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United Express flights are operated by one of eight regional airlines which partner with United. "Flight 3411 from Chicago to Louisville was overbooked". According to the U.S. Department of Transportation , United forced almost 3,765 people off oversold flights. United called the airport police, who came aboard the plane and dragged him away.
  • Israel slams Marine Le Pen over Vel d'Hiv roundup claim

    Israel slams Marine Le Pen over Vel d'Hiv roundup claim

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    Analysts say forecasting the French two-stage election is even more hard than usual, with an unusually high number of voters saying they do not plan to cast their ballots, or have not made up their minds. The CRIF umbrella grouping of French Jewish organizations and the Jewish students' union (UEJF) both blasted Le Pen for the comments, describing them as "revisionist".
  • Fox Investigating Sexual Harrassment Claims Against Bill O'Reilly

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    In July, the Murdoch family, owners of 21st Century, hired a NY law firm to probe whether longtime Fox News president Roger Ailes had sexually harassed former host Gretchen Carlson. "I actually see a lot of myself in you, Bill", Baldwin's Trump said. A recording of the call was also uploaded to YouTube. Now that his alleged perverse behavior is in the spotlight, it is unclear what Fox News will do now to their top earner.
  • Indian news anchor learns of her husband's death live on air

    Indian news anchor learns of her husband's death live on air

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    A Indian news anchor stayed on the air for several minutes after receiving the heartbreaking news that her husband had died. But she continued her broadcasting till the end of the reporting, according to the Guardian. An editor for the news channel said: "It speaks volumes about her sense of duty and professionalism that she continued and kept calm for another 10 minutes".
  • United Kingdom defence minister: Russian Federation responsible by proxy for Syria chemical deaths

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    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson denied in an interview on CBS's "Face the Nation" that the strikes signaled an overhaul of American policy, saying its priority remained to defeat Islamic State militants in the Middle East. "We've seen what that looks like when you undertake a violent regime change in Libya, and the situation in Libya continues to be very chaotic, and I would argue that the life of the Libyan people is not all that well off today", Tillerson said Sunday .
  • USA warships are sent to the Korean peninsula

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    Maybe they didn't want to test their S-300 and S-400 air defence missile systems they say are world beaters. "We look forward to being together many times in the future and I believe lots of very potentially bad problems will be going away", he said , without specifying whether those problems include North Korea.
  • Hold United 'accountable' for pulling passenger off plane: airport workers union

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    Then, she said, a manager came aboard the plane and said a computer would select four people to be taken off the flight. United Continental Holdings Inc. "I think it's highly inappropriate for them to physically grab someone and drag them off the plane", said Shannon Hawkyard. Two officers tried to reason with the man before a third came aboard and pointed at the man "basically saying, 'Sir, you have to get off the plane , '" Bridges said.
  • U.K.'s Boris Johnson cancels Moscow trip over Syria

    U.K.'s Boris Johnson cancels Moscow trip over Syria

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    He said he planned to gather a group of other "like-minded partners" in order to "explore next steps soon". Shortly after the United States attacks, Isis death cult fighters launched two assaults on Syrian army defences in the Palmyra area, resulting in a fierce two-hour battle.