Author: 0 Officer who removed passenger from United Airlines flight is now on leave

United's CEO called it an "upsetting event" and said the airline is now trying to reach the passenger. Much of the online uproar surrounded the appropriateness of removing a paying customer in order to accommodate airline staff. The airline called for police back-up. The officers dragged him down the aisle by the arms and legs while another passenger screams in protest. "It's ultimately the captain's discretion, but when there is an involuntary denied boarding - somebody getting bumped ...

Business Transportation Committee Dem Wants Hearing on United Airlines Incident
Author: 0 Transportation Committee Dem Wants Hearing on United Airlines Incident

The Sunday flight from Chicago to Louisville was overbooked so the flight crew asked passengers to voluntarily take another flight, according to the airline. In a statement , United confirmed that the flight was overbooked and a man refused to removed from the plane. "They bloodied a senior citizen & dragged him off the plane so THEIR OWN STAFF could take his seat", one Twitter user wrote .

Author: 0 Activist Investor May Pressure Whole Foods to Sell Itself

Activist investor Jana Partners LLC has amassed a almost 9% stake in Whole Foods Market Inc. and wants the upscale organic grocer to speed up its turnaround efforts while also exploring a possible sale. Jana's filing suggested Whole Foods explore taking distribution in-house or pursuing a strategy that would "diversify" and limit influence from its current distribution partner, an apparent reference to United Natural Foods Inc.

Author: 0 Jana Partners takes 8.3 percent stake in Whole Foods

The report sent Whole Foods' shares up 9%, giving the company a stock market value of almost $11 billion. Jana is asking the company to upgrade technology and operations to better compete, the paper reported. KR, +1.11% and Inc. That activists took a stake in Whole Foods comes as little surprise to some analysts, given the chain's recent performance and attractive assets.

Business USA officials say Russian inaction enabled Syria chemical attack
Author: 0 USA officials say Russian inaction enabled Syria chemical attack

Russia condemned the missile strike as illegal and Putin said it would harm US-Russia ties. On Sunday, Trudeau was on hand for commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, before flying to Juno to pay homage to Canada's role in D-Day on June 6, 1944, during the Second World War.

Author: 0 Officer on leave after dragging United Airlines passenger off plane

The 31-second clip shows three men wearing radio equipment and security jackets speaking with a man seated on the plane. Volunteers were reportedly offered $800 and hotel accommodations. "We are also reaching out to this passenger to talk directly to him and further address and resolve this situation", he said. According to United's Contract of Carriage , "If a flight is oversold, no one may be denied boarding against his/her will until UA or other carrier personnel first ask for ...

Author: 0 Getting up to speed on the Wells Fargo sales scandal

The Wells Fargo board of directors has completed its investigation into the bank's fake account fiasco, which saw Wells employees open more than two million bogus accounts in customers' names. The 113-page report, prepared by the law firm Shearman & Sterling, relates how Stumpf nurtured and protected Tolstedt even as evidence mounted that her division's behavior posed an enormous risk to the company.

Author: 0 Garcia's Masters win gives Spain new golfing glory

Both missed makeable birdie putts on the 72nd hole, Rose from seven feet and Garcia from five feet, setting up the playoff. It looked like the same old Sergio. He cited his new-found calmness on the course attributed it to his fiancée, Texas beauty Angela Akins. That notion was reinforced at 14, where Garcia made birdie, and 15, where Garcia - who routinely out-drove Rose by 40 and 50 yards, absolute missiles - hit a monstrous tee shot, then drilled his approach from 177 yards toward the ...

Author: 0 Samsung expects record profit in first quarter

With 30,000 mileage points, members can purchase the phones at a reduced price, according to ZDNet. But with the company gearing up to release its first flagship phone since the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7, it seems as though Samsung could certainly benefit from undistracted leadership at this contentious time.

Business What the internet privacy rule changes mean for you
Author: 0 What the internet privacy rule changes mean for you

We'd been holding out some hope that the House of Representatives would have our backs, but that's not the case. The Center for Democracy and Technology, however, argued that Congress " voted today to erase basic privacy protections for Americans in favor of the internet service providers' (ISPs) bottom line", calling the regulations "common-sense privacy and security protections for some of their most sensitive personal information".

Author: 0 Fallon: Russia responsible for 'every death' in Syria gas attack

The US missile strikes on the Syrian airbase drew support from many nations, including United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. "The American strikes did nothing for us". American officials had predicted that the missile strike would result in a major shift in Assad's calculus, but the U.S. attack appeared to be symbolic in reality.

Author: 0 Dotdigital Group plc's (DOTD) Corporate Rating Reaffirmed at N+1 Singer

Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Ladbrokes Coral Group PLC (LON:LAD) in a research report report published on Thursday morning, reports. If you are viewing this article on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide trademark & copyright laws.

Business Shares rise in mining giant BHP Billiton after call for structural reform
Author: 0 Shares rise in mining giant BHP Billiton after call for structural reform

BHP Billiton came under fresh pressure to restructure on Monday as activist hedge fund Elliott Advisors urged the miner to scrap its dual-corporate system, split off its USA oil arm and revise its capital return policy. A logo for mining company BHP Billiton adorns a sign outside the Perth Convention Centre where their annual general meeting was being held in Perth, Western Australia, November 19, 2015.

Business Muslim youths, police link hands to mark London terror attack
Author: 0 Muslim youths, police link hands to mark London terror attack

Dr Wilcox said to the families who were there "I wish you all well" and asked the families to pass on her condolences to those who were unable to attend. Also, the theory that Masood was radicalized during a spell in prison is doubted by detectives. "Most importantly, so do the victims and families", he said.

Author: 0 After Trump-Xi meeting, bilateral relationship back on track

THAAD missile defense system led to a diplomatic row between Beijing and Seoul . But South Korea and the U.S. say the sole goal of the THAAD system is to guard against potential missile threats from North Korea. Liberal presidential candidate Moon Jae-in vowed to speak directly with North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un to resolve military tensions on the Korean Peninsula, if elected, in an interview with The Korea Herald on Monday.

Business FinnCap Reaffirms
Author: 0 FinnCap Reaffirms "Corporate" Rating for Redcentric PLC (RCN)

Macquarie restated a "neutral" rating and issued a GBX 270 ($3.39) price objective on shares of BT Group plc in a report on Monday, February 6th. The share price of the stock surged 40.71% for the year. This represents a dividend yield of 2.73%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 11th. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT) Receives "Buy" Rating from Liberum Capital" was originally published by Community Financial News and is owned by of Community Financial ...

Author: 0 China's Xi meets Trump, urges trade cooperation

The Republican president tweeted last week that the United States could no longer tolerate massive trade deficits and job losses and that his meeting with Xi "will be a very hard one". - Agreed to draw up a 100-day plan to reduce the USA trade deficit with China. A day before the two-day summit between the leaders of the world's two most powerful economies, which ended Friday, Pyongyang launched its fourth missile test of the year, in what appeared to be part of an effort to develop a ...

Business ARU delays axes decision on Force, Rebels
Author: 0 ARU delays axes decision on Force, Rebels

Clyne responded on Tuesday by saying the ARU would "undertake due process" to ensure both clubs had adequate time to "present their business case" before the decision was made. RugbyWA encouraged people to get behind their "Own the Force" campaign to "strengthen our negotiating position with the Australian Rugby Union to ultimately secure the".

Author: 0 Syria strikes: Site of chemical attack hit again

Donald Trump , he started to show Assad the real America", he added. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had said Assad's long-term future would depend on the Syrian people. Russian Federation is waging its own bombing campaign in support of President Bashar Assad's forces, while the Syrian government has its own air force and air defence systems.

Author: 0 Delta Cancelled 3000 Flights This Week...and People Are Pissed

Delta has had the most cancellations of any airline since early Thursday as the airline axed about 2,000 flights in that time , according to FlightAware, following storms that hit the Southeastern U.S. Delta canceled almost 3,000 flights this week for weather related issues. 'When Delta doesn't fly aircraft, not only do customers not get to their destination, but flight crews don't get to where they are scheduled to be.

Business Wells Fargo Reports On Sales Scandal
Author: 0 Wells Fargo Reports On Sales Scandal

Senator Warren questioned Stumpf on why he had not taken action on Tolstedt saying, "You found out that one of your divisions had created 2 million fake accounts, had fired thousands of employees for improper behaviour, and had cheated thousands of your own customers, and you didn't even once consider firing her ahead of her retirement?".

Author: 0 Delta flight delays and cancellations continue into fifth day

On Sunday, about 130 flights were canceled, with a statement from Delta Sunday citing the "availability of flight crews to operate within federally mandated crew rest and duty day guidelines". A major nightmare for Delta passengers across the country. The airline has struggled to get back on its feet after thousands of travelers were stranded when thunderstorms hit the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic.

Author: 0 Daily News, ProPublica win Pulitzer for eviction scandal

The Pulitzers, the most prestigious honors in American journalism, have been awarded since 1917, often going to famed publications such as The New York Times , The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal . The Washington Post's David Fahrenthold won the Pulitzer for national reporting for his work on Trump's charitable donations. The two Süddeutsche Zeitung reporters shared the secret records through the ICIJ with hundreds of reporters including Irish Times legal affairs ...

Author: 0 Passangers' rights: Federal laws allow for overbooking on flights

Videos and images from both events spread rapidly on social media and high-level officials from the airline, including CEO Oscar Munoz , have been tasked with cleaning up the public-relations nightmares. Late last month , two teenage girls dressed in leggings were denied boarding on a United flight from Denver to Minneapolis due to their form-fitting trousers.

Business Sotheby's auctions 59.6 carat pink diamond for $71.2 million
Author: 0 Sotheby's auctions 59.6 carat pink diamond for $71.2 million

It was reportedly 132.5 carats when it mined in its raw form by De Beers in South Africa in 1999. In 2013, it sold for $ 83 million but the buyer couldn't come up with the money to complete the sale. "The Pink Star has returned to rock the diamond world, for all the right reasons", said Tobias Kormind, managing director of , Europe's largest online seller of diamond jewelry.

Business Fed Chair Yellen says economy close to achieving Fed goals
Author: 0 Fed Chair Yellen says economy close to achieving Fed goals

Yellen, who is serving in the final year of her four-year term that ends in February 2018, said interest rates are aimed at sustaining full employment and near-2-percent rate - a goal the Fed is "reasonably close" to reaching. Yellen did not specifically address the timing for future rate hikes, but her remarks support the view that future hikes are coming. She also cited a proposal to require the Fed to follow a specific formula for setting interest rates with any deviation from that formula ...

Business United States warships divert from Australia to Korea
Author: 0 United States warships divert from Australia to Korea

Chinese state media criticized the return of the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier to Korean waters, calling the move an "act that could heighten tensions on the Korean peninsula". The military vessels will operate in the western Pacific rather than making previously planned port visits to Australia, it said. He added the move is aimed at beefing up the defense posture against North Korea's strategic provocations, such as a nuclear test and missile launches.

Author: 0 Hundreds stranded as Delta cancellations reach 4th day

But West also acknowledged that the airline's recovery effort has not been "ideal" and apologized to customers. 'When Delta doesn't fly aircraft, not only do customers not get to their destination, but flight crews don't get to where they are scheduled to be.

Business Wells Fargo Takes Back $75 Million From Former Executives For Scandal
Author: 0 Wells Fargo Takes Back $75 Million From Former Executives For Scandal

It indicates that the problems at Wells Fargo went on for far longer than originally acknowledged and likely involved more employees and customers. Stumpf also received his share of criticism. That year, 13 fired Wells Fargo bankers and tellers at a California branch "charged management with being aware of, encouraging and benefiting from their conduct" and wrote a letter to Stumpf, the report said.

Business US, Canada and Mexico Submit Joint Bid for 2026 World Cup
Author: 0 US, Canada and Mexico Submit Joint Bid for 2026 World Cup

And while Trump would not be in office in 2026, he may well be in charge still when the vote takes place in May 2020. "We looked at bidding alone and decided in the end we wanted to bid with our partners in North America, and we have a strong encouragement from President Trump to that very end".

Author: 0 United CEO says upset by man dragged off plane

Nikki Haley refuses to play "gotcha" with Jake Tapper: 'The only surprises are going to be ...' In a separate tweet, Bridges wrote that the man was removed because additional United crew needed to get to Louisville. Airlines such as United select passengers to be involuntarily denied boarding based on a number of factors, including the fare class of their tickets, frequent-flyer status, their itinerary, and when they checked in to the flight.

Business Wells Fargo chops execs' pay $75 million more: accounts scandal
Author: 0 Wells Fargo chops execs' pay $75 million more: accounts scandal

Stumpf and former retail bank leader Carrie Tolstedt will forfeit more of their pay in the wake of the investigation. But still, not everyone is convinced this is enough. The brunt of the blame, however, seems to fall to Tolstedt, whom the report asserts was the source of numerous unrealistic sales goals that led to branch managers unscrupulous tactics over multiple years.

Business North America World Cup on the cards in 2026
Author: 0 North America World Cup on the cards in 2026

The proposal for the first World Cup with the field expanded from 32 to 48 teams is that the US hosts all the games from the quarterfinals, the AP reported. But it will all be fine, Gulati said . "I don't think that we're going to have to spend the types of funds that other countries do when they bid", Gulati said.

Author: 0 Lewis Lewis: Last 20 laps in China 'what racing is all about'

The Mercedes AMG Petronas driver took his 54th Formula One victory in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix , his fifth at the Shanghai International Circuit . The championship now appears a straight shootout between Hamilton, in Mercedes silver, and Vettel, of Ferrari red, after the former joined his rival at the top of the standings with victory here in China.

Author: 0 United States 'prepared to do more' against Syria atrocities

Russian Federation has consistently denied that Syrian forces used chemical weapons, claiming the incident at Khan Sheikhoun was caused by a hit on a rebel chemical weapons plant, a claim dismissed by the West. The Syrian military and Russian Federation have called the airstrike an act of aggression. Referring to the deconfliction line, a senior official told reporters at the Pentagon that for now, it remained operational.

Author: 0 Gorsuch takes first of two oaths in private ceremony

Then, in a nod to the complications he has run into throughout his first 80 days in office and the looming symbolic 100-day deadline for his presidency, Trump gave himself a pat on the back. It was the second of two oaths - the first was conducted privately in the Justices' Conference Room by Chief Justice John Roberts. And with the court's five-judge conservative bloc restored, it could rule in decidedly right-leaning fashion in upcoming cases pertaining to hotbed issues like religious ...

Business Foxconn could bid up to $27 billion for Toshiba's chip business - Bbg
Author: 0 Foxconn could bid up to $27 billion for Toshiba's chip business - Bbg

Yukihito Uchida, a Toshiba spokesman, declined to comment. Gou still won the auction and has made progress in turning around Sharp. Japan is concerned Hon Hai would transfer Toshiba intellectual property to China, the people said. Toshiba , which sold the first Japan-made color television in 1960, now appears to want to sell its TV business. The firms already work closely together with WDC operating a chip plant with Toshiba in Japan.

Author: 0 US Official Says Assad Must Go as Syria's Leader

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the Assad regime must be brought into line after last week's chemical gas attack. Since taking office in February, the former Exxon Mobil CEO has admittedly shunned the spotlight and the press. DICKERSON: This was the first crisis that started in and was carried through on this president's watch. Joining Trump at the president's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, Tillerson was supposed to focus on the informal summit with Xi.

Business Companies 'unprepared for pay gap reporting'
Author: 0 Companies 'unprepared for pay gap reporting'

That's supposed to represent how far into the next workweek a woman has to work to earn a man's weekly pay. Unless the gap is closed, a typical 20-year-old woman starting full-time work today will make $418,800 less than her male counterpart over a 40-year career.

Author: 0 Formula One: Hamilton Expects Year-Long Brawl with Ferrari

The Briton, who started on pole, steered his Mercedes to his fifth Chinese Grand Prix win, beating Vettel's Ferrari by just over six seconds with Red Bull's Max Verstappen finishing third after early safety auto drama. Hamilton and Vettel are now tied at the top spot on driver standings with 43 points each as both of them have won a race each. Bottas added: "I'm very disappointed, I made a good start but it didn't go so well from there".

Author: 0 Wichita 26th worst city for dog attacks on postal workers

A total of 6,755 postal employees across the nation were attacked by dogs in calendar year 2016 - more than 200 higher than the year before. "Sometimes dogs have been known to burst through screen doors, or, you know, glass windows, to attack".

Business More Unbelievable Footage From Bloodied United Airlines Passenger
Author: 0 More Unbelievable Footage From Bloodied United Airlines Passenger

The man was dragged off kicking and screaming when he refused to give up his seat - and was recorded by passengers outraged at his treatment, reports the New York Post. No one volunteered. Next, a manager came on board the aircraft and announced a computer would select four people to be taken off the flight. "Flight 3411 from Chicago to Louiville was overbooked ", said the statement.

Author: 0 Tesla just had its most productive quarter ever

Tesla revealed that it was able to deliver 25,000 electric vehicles in the first quarter, which is a record number and a 69 percent increase compared with the delivery figures of the first quarter of previous year. With pre-orders for the Model 3 in the hundreds of thousands, Tesla has a significant obstacle in its past. It compares to 396 vehicles, all Model S, during the same period in 2016.

Author: 0 Vettel Second In China After Ferrari Falters On Strategy

Ferrari's Vettel won the season-opening race in Melbourne with Hamilton second, but the positions were reversed on this occasion. Sebastian Vettel, who won the opening race of the season in Australia two weeks ago, finished in second place, with Red Bull's Max Verstappen coming in third.

Author: 0 BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Receives $40.35 Consensus Price Target from Analysts

Revising BHP's structure "probably has some merit", but wouldn't be easy, said Andy Forster, senior investment officer at Argo Investments Ltd., which manages more than A$5 billion ($3.7 billion) and holds BHP's Sydney-listed shares. While most of its investments aren't activist - where it amasses shares and seeks changes to boost shareholder returns - it's those campaigns that often attract the most attention.

Business Wells claws back $75 million from top execs in sales scandal
Author: 0 Wells claws back $75 million from top execs in sales scandal

In a 2004 email to Stumpf , Tolstedt noted the importance of setting compensation plans that incentivize appropriate behavior, saying that many other banks had built products that encouraged the wrong sales behavior. In addition, a decentralised structure gave "too much autonomy to the Community Bank's senior leadership, who were unwilling to change the sales model or even recognise it as the root cause of the problem".

Business USA aircraft carrier-led strike group headed toward Korean Peninsula
Author: 0 USA aircraft carrier-led strike group headed toward Korean Peninsula

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson strike group is heading to the Sea of Japan amid heightened tensions between the us and North Korea and following multiple missile tests conducted by the regime this year. The missile strike on Syria demonstrates "President Trump is willing to act when governments and actors cross the line", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson explained after the strikes.

Author: 0 Video of passenger getting dragged off flight sparks uproar

He managed to get back on the plane and ran to the back, where he seemed disoriented. Three of them did but the fourth refused. The officers dragged him down the aisle by the arms and legs while another passenger screams in protest. Another video shows the distressed man, still disheveled from the wrangle, returned to the cabin, clinging onto a curtain at the back of the plane and repeating: "Just kill me".