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Shares of United Continental Holdings were down 4.1 percent in afternoon trading, despite earnings that outperformed analyst expectations on several key metrics. "The buck stops here, and I'm sure there was lots of conjecture about me personally", Munoz said, saying he'd had "fulsome" conversations with United's board of directors in the wake of the incident.
  • Amazon Fire TV Stick Launched In India At Rs 3999

    Amazon Fire TV Stick Launched In India At Rs 3999

    Economy

    The new device is upgraded with support from Amazon's voice assistant Alexa which also adorns the company's smart home Echo devices. Underneath the hood, the Amazon Fire TV Stick is powered by a 1.3GHz MediaTek quad-core processor accompanied with a Mali 450-MP4.
  • United Airlines will not use police to remove overbooked passengers

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    Since the video has gone viral and sparked controversy over how airlines treat their passengers, competitors Emirates and Royal Jordanian Airlines did not hesitate to throw major shade at United. His attorneys, along with some of his family members, are scheduled to talk to reporters Thursday. "It's not a question in my opinion as to whether you overbook; it's how you manage an overbook situation", he said.
  • Apple Granted Self-Driving Vehicle Testing Permit In California

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    The companies permitted to test autonomous vehicles on public roads are required to submit annual reports "summarizing the disengagements" of the autonomous driving technology. "These rules expand our existing autonomous vehicle testing program to include testing vehicles where no driver is present", DMV Director Jean Shiomoto said then.
  • Demand to see Trump's tax returns will only grow

    Demand to see Trump's tax returns will only grow

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    Although Nixon didn't resign due to his abuse of power over the IRS to prevent them from performing audits of his returns, his tax returns were as big a scandal as Watergate. "We have a tradition in this country of seeing what the interests - the business interests, the financial interests - of the person leading the free world (are)", Kinzinger said.
  • Trump, May speak about British election plans

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    But, after thinking "long and hard" during a walking holiday, she decided it was necessary to try to stop the opposition "jeopardising" her work on Brexit. "If the MP fails to win the trigger ballot, he/ she shall be eligible for nomination for selection as the prospective parliamentary candidate, and s/he shall be included in the shortlist of candidates from whom the selection shall be made".
  • Pence kicks off Japan talks, seeking to boost trade

    Pence kicks off Japan talks, seeking to boost trade

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    Pence's visit to Northeast Asia comes at a time of heightened tensions over North Korea's defiant efforts to ultimately develop a nuclear tipped intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the US mainland, and the Trump administration's determination to prevent that from happening.
  • Trump targets visa program he says hurts American workers

    Economy

    While some experts believe Trump's executive order could potentially allow more high-skilled foreign engineers to work in the U.S. - although they will have to jump through the hoops to prove their skill levels given more rigorous certification requirements - others are warning that the upshot of the executive order will accelerate outsourcing.
  • Revised refinery MoU to save Rajasthan from losses: Pradhan

    Revised refinery MoU to save Rajasthan from losses: Pradhan

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    Earlier, a MoU was signed with HPCL to establish a refinery-cum-petrochemical complex in Barmer in 2013 by the then Ashok Gehlot government. At that point, HPCL had asked the state government to extend fiscal benefits like the ones extended by Gujarat and Odisha to new refinery projects to make the Barmer unit viable.
  • Melania, Barron will move to the White House this summer

    Melania, Barron will move to the White House this summer

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    This was the first time First Lady Melania Trump hosted this event in one of the first few events in the Presidential house, and she never dissatisfied spectators of her gorgeous outfits. The White House is facing new criticism over its lack of transparency, as President Trump is refusing to release his tax returns as well as logs of White House visitors.
  • Rock Hall of Fame Adds Pearl Jam, ELO, Journey & More

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    The late rapper Tupac Shakur , 1960s protest singer Joan Baez and grunge legends Pearl Jam have all entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. A tribute to Berry, the first musician ever inducted into the Rock Hall, opened the event, followed by new inductee Electric Light Orchestra's version of "Roll Over Beethoven".