• Family of United passenger holds press conference

    Family of United passenger holds press conference

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    The airline offered passengers up to $800 to give up their seats before it began choosing people to leave, according to other passengers. But in a letter to United staff obtained by CNBC on Monday, Munoz said that staff had "followed established procedures" for dealing with overbooked flights and said that the passenger had become "disruptive and belligerent" after refusing to get off the plane.
  • Russian Federation opens to dialogue with US

    Russian Federation opens to dialogue with US

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    U.S. President Donald Trump ordered missile strikes on a Syrian airbase in response, and administration officials have said evidence clearly shows that Assad's forces were behind the attack. "A report by Reuters May 8 said that OPCW inspectors had found traces of sarin and VX nerve agent at the site in separate inspections in December and January".
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    NBC's "The Voice" Reveals Final Three Contestants For Team Gwen, Team Adam

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    Tonight is Team Adam and Team Gwen . Since she's the one who earned him one of the only critiques of the evening from her co-coach, she kinda owes it him to wave him through for another shot. Team Adam's first artist was Johnny Hayes, who came back from season 11. Adam predicts that he'll be one to easily glide into the mainstream after this season is all said and done, and I can't help but agree that he's got something to offer a lot of listeners right now.
  • US judge puts hold on Arkansas plan for successive executions

    US judge puts hold on Arkansas plan for successive executions

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    Arkansas officials are contesting legal rulings that blocked the state from carrying out its plan to put to death at least half a dozen inmates within a span of days. A spokesman for Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge had no immediate comment on the latest stays, saying the office was still reviewing the court's order.
  • Lady Gaga FaceTimes with Prince William to Discuss Mental Health

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    William, along with his brother Prince Harry and wife Kate Middleton have spearheaded a campaign to dispel the stigma that usually surrounds mental health. The prince was 12 at the time of his mother's death, which came less than a year after Diana's ugly divorce from Prince Charles. Both William and Harry have been increasingly vocal about the importance of openness around mental health.
  • Lady Gaga talks mental health with Prince William

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    Lady Gaga says that talking more openly about mental health would allow people to feel like "we are not hiding anymore". "It's only going to make you sad, it's not going to bring her back", he said in an interview published on Monday. "I have my own reasons for being involved in mental health: What happened to me and my mother when I was younger", he says. [It] will help young men feel that it's a sign of strength to talk about and look after your mind as well as your body.
  • Things The Atlanta Hawks Could Do Better In Game 2

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    Morris also was the main defender against Atlanta's top frontcourt scorer, Paul Millsap . It was a 48-minute feeling-out process, and the Wizards triumphed because they were at home, because they have the best player on the floor in Wall and because Morris set a physical tone against Millsap.
  • Prince had prescriptions made out to other people

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    Prince was found dead in the lift of his home in Chanhassen, Minnesota, on April 21 previous year, by Mr Johnson and others after he ingested a fatal amount of fentanyl, which is often used to manufacture counterfeit pills that are sold on the black market as oxycodone and other pain relievers.
  • Man to be sentenced in 1979 Etan Patz missing-child case

    Man to be sentenced in 1979 Etan Patz missing-child case

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    The 1979 infamous case of Etan's disappearance reopened years later after a relative provided NY police with a tip that turned their heads toward a new suspect, Hernandez, who came to the United States from Puerto Rico in the 1970s. "So many years went by". "Now I know what the face of evil looks like". Stanley Patz, Etan's father, with his wife, Julie Patz at his side, spoke before Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Max Wiley.
  • What Happens If No Candidate Wins The Majority In Georgia's Special Election?

    What Happens If No Candidate Wins The Majority In Georgia's Special Election?

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    Buzz around Ossoff has focused largely on Republicans' worry that his victory could have a chilling effect on congressional races in the midterm elections if Trump's approval ratings continue to stay low. Ossoff, plus four other Democrats, 11 Republicans and one Independent, are all seeking at least 50 percent of the vote in today's primary in order to capture the seat.
  • UK police name suspect in east London nightclub acid attack

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    Ferne McCann and boyfriend Arthur Collins were planning an "unconventional" wedding, despite having yet to get engaged. "Two other men are also wanted for questioning in connection with this incident". Australian Prue Fraser, who along with her sister Isobella were two of the 16 victims, on Tuesday queried the club's security. O'Hara, a former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder, described the acid attack as "sick" after his cousin Sadie was left with burns.