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For United, the timing of the viral video could hardly have been worse. United is grappling with fallout from the forced removal of a passenger aboard a sold-out flight from Chicago to Louisville on April 9. His lawyers have filed an emergency request with an IL court to make sure the airline preserves evidence such as videos, cockpit voice recordings, passenger and crew lists and other materials related to United Flight 3411.
  • US may need to strengthen defenses against North Korea threat-Admiral

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    He says given the US has no direct diplomatic relations or economic ties to North Korea, he supports President Donald Trump's active outreach to China. North Korea, meanwhile, threatened to sink the aircraft carrier and launch a "super-mighty pre-emptive strike" against what it called U.S. aggression.
  • United CEO: Dragging incident may sway fliers' airline pick

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    The company regretted the death of Simon. Shortly after that, a pet facility employee opened the cage and found the rabbit dead. "Something odd happened and I want to know what that was", she said speaking on the British tabloid The Sun . DOT defines an incident as the injury, death or loss of an animal during air transportation. The airline has had a torrid few weeks of bad publicity, with a passenger left injured after he was forcibly removed from an overbooked flight in Chicago.
  • Gareon Conley, Projected First-Round Pick, Accused Of Rape

    Gareon Conley, Projected First-Round Pick, Accused Of Rape

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    According to TMZ , Conley's attorney vehemently denied the allegations against Conley, saying they're "ludicrous and ridiculous". According to 92.3 the Fan in Cleveland , the alleged victim was taken to Metro Hospital where rape kit evidence was taken, but police were unsuccessful in their attempts to interview the woman.
  • Treasury secretary says Trump 'has no intention' of releasing tax returns

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    Moore, co-founder of the Committee to Unleash Prosperity and a senior fellow at The Heritage Foundation, said Senate Republicans are ecstatic about the tax plan. As such, the more money you earn, the more money you pay - but only on your highest dollars of income. It's a losing argument to convince Americans that government programs which they perceive as providing benefits should be cut.
  • Trump to sign executive order on education

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    Ross says all the irritants recently raised by the White House are interconnected in some way. It was under an executive order signed by Trump on January 23 that the United States pulled out of the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.
  • Armed man arrested on suspicion of terrorism near UK Parliament

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    A BBC Home Affairs correspondent said on Twitter that two knives had been seen on the ground including a large "breadknife" and added a photograph of an officer wearing a blue forensic suit photographing what appeared to be a knife on the sidewalk next to a rucksack.
  • Asia stocks firm as markets mull Trump's taxes, Japan report

    Asia stocks firm as markets mull Trump's taxes, Japan report

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    There were no definite timelines and the question remains on how much will the Federal budget deficit be impacted due to the tax cuts. "I would never, ever bet against this president". While corporate tax changes are a major issue here, much of the focus in the United States plan was on individuals, including scrapping death duties and cutting income tax rates.
  • House Republicans reveal health care amendment details

    House Republicans reveal health care amendment details

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    The deal was brokered by Vice President Mike Pence , centrist Tuesday Group co-chair Tom MacArthur and hard-right Freedom Caucus head Mark Meadows over the past two weeks. "We did not write, did not draft it and did not add it", the Senate aide told Vox . And Rep. Dave Brat, R-Virginia, who was also a critic, said that he is now "looking forward" to voting for the bill.
  • Make your bold 2017 Chiefs Draft prediction!

    Make your bold 2017 Chiefs Draft prediction!

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    Either way, when the Browns make that pick to open the draft, they at least want the player and everyone else to think it's what the team has wanted all along. Betting over that prop then would require one of Texas Tech's Patrick Mahomes or Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer to also be selected Thursday night. Things appear to be getting serious.
  • Trump says Mexico, Canada opposed NAFTA pull-out

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    Trump's top advisers had been embroiled in a debate over how aggressively to proceed on reshaping US participation in Nafta , with hard-liners favoring a threatened withdrawal as soon as this week and others advocating for a more measured approach to reopening negotiations with Canada and Mexico .
  • Jury to begin weighing sentence for police ambush killer

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    After a massive manhunt through the woods of Pike and Monroe Counties, Frein was captured by U.S. Marshals on October 30, 2014, near an abandoned airport hangar at Birchwood-Pocono Airpark in the Tannersville area. In the sentencing phase, defense needed to prove a mitigating circumstance by a preponderance of the evidence, a much lower burden of proof. The defense told jurors that Frein grew up with an angry, domineering and abusive father who imparted his anti-government and anti-police ...