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Abe hailed Pence's visit as "extremely timely given the severe state of the situation surrounding North Korea". Trump, in Washington, and Pence at the tense Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, signaled a forceful USA stance on North Korea's recent actions and threats.
  • North Korea puts its might on parade

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    Kim Jong Un, wearing a suit and tie, was greeted with thunderous applause, but did not speak during the parade. American intelligence officials have reportedly said the USA is ready to launch a preemptive strike with conventional weapons against North Korea if it is sure Pyongyang is about to stage another nuclear weapons test.
  • New video shows Dr Dao stay on flight to treat patients

    New video shows Dr Dao stay on flight to treat patients

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    Oscar Munoz, the company's chief executive, told ABC News on Wednesday morning that he felt "shame" over the violent treatment Dao had received. The video of a man being dragged off a United Express flight shined an unwanted spotlight on the police force that guards Chicago's two main airports and could threaten the agency's future.
  • Massive fire breaks out in Braampark office park

    Massive fire breaks out in Braampark office park

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    He said they were alerted to the fire around 1.45pm. At this point it is uncertain what started the fire. Fortunately there were no injuries but we have started moving all vehicles outside the office park because we are anxious about the structural integrity of the building.
  • United kicks bride and groom heading for their wedding off flight

    United kicks bride and groom heading for their wedding off flight

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    As the plane was only about half full, they chose to move up three rows to 21B and 21C. "We thought not a big deal, it's not like we are trying to jump up into a first-class seat", Mr Hohl told KHOU. We're nominated for a Webby Award-but we need your vote to win! But the couple denied to several news outlets that they were trying to sit in a better section of the plane.
  • United will save evidence in dragged passenger case

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    After the uproar over the mistreatment of Dao, who suffered a concussion, a broken nose , and lost two teeth, other US carriers are looking at their policies, said Henry Harteveldt, a travel-industry analyst. United Continental CEO Oscar Munoz's initial attempts to apologize were roundly criticized. Munoz himself said on Wednesday that he had left a message for Dao.
  • Chinese-origin doctor dragged off UA flight files court papers

    Chinese-origin doctor dragged off UA flight files court papers

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    After the man was taken away, the four United employees boarded the flight. "We're not going to put a law-enforcement official on to remove a booked, paid, seated passenger", Munoz said in an interview Wednesday with ABC. The attorneys also want United's protocol for the removal of passengers, as well as the personnel files of the officers from the Chicago Department of Aviation who removed Dao from the plane.
  • Woodleigh MRT station shut down due to 'security incident'

    Woodleigh MRT station shut down due to 'security incident'

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    The police stated that they are at the scene with the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers and that the station is temporarily closed. In their statement, the Singapore Police Force said the man was arrested for an offence of public nuisance after his actions, which triggered a temporary closure of the MRT station for about three hours.
  • 5 things to know about Tax Day: refunds are up, audits down

    5 things to know about Tax Day: refunds are up, audits down

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    To be sure, tax preparation software like Intuit's TurboTax has been a huge leap forward, but this annual exercise still has some challenges. Lawmakers are now looking at the 2016 House Ways and Means Committee Republication Blueprint and Representative Camp's 2014 Tax Reform Proposal as templates for tax reform; both of which advocate lowering the corporate income tax rate to as little as 15%, while also making specific alterations to long standing Code sections and changes to existing ...
  • Police ministry warns of legal action if Ntlemeza refuses to leave office

    Police ministry warns of legal action if Ntlemeza refuses to leave office

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    Last week the Pretoria High Court ordered that an earlier order for Ntlemeza's appointment to be reviewed, be enforced. Mbalula has even called for Ntlemeza to respect the court's decision and not report for duty. Sunday newspaper City Press reported that Ntlemeza had no intentions of quitting, and in fact meant to stay on until 2022, when the 61-year-old's term officially ends.
  • Nigeria says capital airport reopening after runway repairs

    Nigeria says capital airport reopening after runway repairs

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    The African carrier was the only foreign carrier that stood by Nigeria during the closure of the Abuja airport to repairs and diversion of Abuja bound flights to Kaduna airport. There have been no official estimates of the economic impact of the closure, but Abuja International Airport handled 812 flights in December 2015, the last month for which the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has figures.