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While Nikki Haley , the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, described regime change in Syria as a USA priority and inevitable, Mr Tillerson suggested that last week's American air strikes in retaliation for the chemical attack had not really changed USA priorities towards ousting Assad.
  • Daily News, ProPublica win Pulitzer for eviction scandal

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    He came to the Journal in 1995, where he covered North Providence and Providence politics and in 1997 won a Livingston Award for International Reporting for a series on the collapse of commercial fishing in the North Atlantic. Investigative Reporting: Eric Eyre , the Charleston Gazette-Mail. He penned a first-person account of what it was like trying to chase down Trump's charitable contributions for Washington Post Magazine .
  • No 'pattern of retaliation' against whistleblowers - Wells Fargo report

    No 'pattern of retaliation' against whistleblowers - Wells Fargo report

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    Late previous year, Wells Fargo was fined $ 185 million for a fake account scandal, where more than 5,000 of the bank's former employees opened more than 2 million fake accounts to get sales bonuses. The investigation, conducted by law firm Shearman & Sterling, found that Wells' corporate structure was also to blame. Altogether, Stumpf lost $69 million in compensation and Tolstedt $67 million, which previously include $41 million from Stumpf and $19 million from Tolstedt in forfeited ...
  • Passenger dragged from United Airlines flight in 'upsetting event'

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    The man was able to get back on the plane after initially being taken off - his face was bloody and he seemed disoriented, Bridges said, and he ran to the back of the plane. After the man was dragged away, the four United employees boarded the flight, he said. One man said he had to get home and refused to voluntarily give up his seat and that's when we are told the police were called to remove him.
  • Comcast is preparing its own online TV streaming service with NBC shows

    Comcast is preparing its own online TV streaming service with NBC shows

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    The service is supposedly going to be coming out some time in the next 12 to 18 months, though restrictions on Comcast's use of services including NBC content, terms that became effective with their purchase of a majority stake in NBCUniversal, will make it hard to roll out the service for a while; those restrictions reportedly expire in September of 2018.
  • China Southern in talks with American Airlines

    China Southern in talks with American Airlines

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    American does not fly to Guangzhou from the US but offers flights from its hub in Dallas/Fort Worth to Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai . In 2016, the company carried 115 million passengers, according to China Southern . The three major USA airlines are collaborating more with their Chinese rivals, not just to increase flights to China, but also to expand over the long-term into Southeast Asia via partner carriers.
  • Delta flight delays and cancellations continue into fifth day

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    The trouble started Wednesday as powerful thunderstorms moved across Georgia and other states in the Southeast, grounding many flights. Local station 11Alive reported that 3,000 Delta flights had been canceled as of Friday, and that another 275 have already been canceled Saturday morning.
  • Wells Fargo board untouched in scandal - so far

    Wells Fargo board untouched in scandal - so far

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    Wells Fargo is seeking a total of $75 million from former chief executive John G. Stumpf and its former head of community banking, Carrie L. Tolstedt . Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 27 on Fortune's 2016 rankings of America's largest corporations. Wells Fargo's report indicates that over 1,800 customers in Minnesota had more than two deposit accounts that were tampered with, while over 250 people had more than two unauthorized credit accounts opened in their names.
  • Three-way bid launched for first 48-team FIFA World Cup

    Three-way bid launched for first 48-team FIFA World Cup

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    The proposal suggests that the United States will host 60 games, including all matches from the quarter-finals onwards, whilst Mexico and Canada will host 10 each. Winning a bid is also about coalition buidling among Federation Internationale de Football Association members, having additional allies in Mexico and Canada could help swing the vote in this bid's favor.
  • Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav awarded death sentence

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    Condemning the death sentence to alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav by the Pakistani military court, political parties across the nation on Tuesday said India needs to stand up straight in front of Islamabad and maintain a safe distance.
  • Few Protections to Avoid Getting Bumped From Overbooking

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    According to the DOT's Consumer Guide to Air Travel , airlines must give all passengers who are bumped involuntarily "a written statement describing their rights and explaining how the carrier decides who gets on an oversold flight and who doesn't".
  • Airlines often oversell flights, end up bumping passengers

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    Audra Bridges told the Louisville Courier-Journal that the flight was overbooked and passengers were offered $400 and a free hotel room in exchange for their seat. @WHAS11 #United overbooked and wanted 4 of us to volunteer to give up our seats for personnel that needed to be at work the next day. The AP was unable to confirm the passenger's identity or ethnicity.