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Business May hopes to tap Saudi 'immense potential' to boost United Kingdom economy
Author: 0 May hopes to tap Saudi 'immense potential' to boost United Kingdom economy

Rolet, who travelled to the Saudi capital independently of May, accompanied the prime minister to a meeting with Aramco's chief executive Khalid Al-Falih, who is also the kingdom's energy minister. The prime minister "pointed out that security relationships between the two counties had saved many lives in the UK", her office said. May will set out a package of measures to boost cooperation between British forces and the Royal Jordanian Air Force, which along with Britain is part of the ...

Author: 0 Twitter Drops Suit After US Gives Up on Unmasking Trump Critic

Twitter says the USA government backed down on a request for records that could identify users behind an account opposed to President Donald Trump. The Justice Department, which defends federal agencies in court, declined to comment . "We are very heartened that Twitter is standing up for its users and making such full-throated defense of their free-speech rights", Bhandari said.

Business United Airlines changes crew booking policy after passenger dragged off plane
Author: 0 United Airlines changes crew booking policy after passenger dragged off plane

The passenger and three other customers had to leave the plane to leave their seats to four employees of the airline who were applying for seats in order to be in Louisville, Kentucky the next day. Whatever your opinions on the matter, we can all safely agree that the incident should have never occurred, and we sincerely hope that United is reviewing all internal policies that led to the occurrence.

Business Last day to file taxes is Tuesday
Author: 0 Last day to file taxes is Tuesday

On April 16, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln freed more than 3,000 slaves in the District with the stroke of a pen. The District of Columbia observes the holiday and, by law, holidays observed by the District impact tax deadlines for the nation.

Business Nintendo Switch Mini Will Release by 2019, Analysts Predict
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Mini Will Release by 2019, Analysts Predict

Breath of the Wild , which launched alongside the Switch on March 3, also set internal records at Nintendo. A greater-than-100% attach rate is no joke. We also can't discount the possibility that some consumers have gone out looking for a Switch, found it sold out, and soothed themselves by picking up Breath of the Wild while they wait for the system to come back in stock.

Author: 0 Most Recent Analysts Ratings Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras (PBR)

The company is expecting to attain earnings per share (EPS) growth of -37.50% in this year and the earnings per share (EPS) growth estimated to be 56.90% in the next year. The Average Volume (3 months) is 19.67 Million. Shares of Banco Bradesco SA (ADR) (NYSE: BBD ) declined -2.88%, trading last session at $9.79 with a total trading volume of 12.76 million shares.

Author: 0 Delta woes continue because of staffing; 100+ flights canceled Sunday

The wild weather may be over but hundreds of passengers at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport remain stranded after another round of cancellations on Saturday. Under US airline rules, most delays caused by bad weather are defined as a "force majeure" or act of God, which means Delta was not contractually responsible for providing food and drink while passengers were stranded.

Business Trump admin declines to brand China a currency manipulator
Author: 0 Trump admin declines to brand China a currency manipulator

The semi-annual US Treasury currency report released yesterday did not name any major trading partner as a currency manipulator, although it seemed to leave open the option for action in the future. China was labeled a currency manipulator between 1992 and 1994. The Treasury report said that for a decade China engaged in one-way large-scale interventions to hold down the currency, and then only allowed it to strengthen gradually - a practice that imposed "significant and long-lasting ...

Author: 0 North Korea warns against US "hysteria" or else 'face retaliation'

Near the birthplace of Kim Il Sung, a pilgrimage spot for North Koreans, commuters moved briskly on and off the subway, young women holding umbrellas walked by, clasping arms, while two children in blue school uniforms shuffled down the street holding a flower basket nearly their own size.

Author: 0 United Airlines adds insult to injury for beaten passenger

He described the incident as "horrible", and he was also of the view that United should have made a better offer to the passengers in the first place. The National Consumers League blames airline consolidation - with four big carriers ( United , Delta , American , and Southwest) flying 80 percent of US passengers - for more crowded planes, shrinking seats, extra fees, and reduced flight service to smaller cities.

Author: 0 Tesla shares rise after Musk tweets unveiling of truck in September

Previous year when Tesla CEO Elon Musk disclosed the company's intention to acquire solar installer SolarCity, the board of directors came under fire for having close relations with him. Despite all the trash-talk from his detractors, which are many, Tesla's market valuation continues to go upward, surpassing all rationality, recently surpassing Ford Motor Company and briefly General Motors, despite selling a mere fraction of the number of vehicles the Detroit titans do.

Author: 0 Apple is going to test self-driving cars

Apple hinted at its self-driving vehicle ambitions in November, when the technology giant sent a letter to us regulators asking for clearer policies around self-driving auto safety. The secretive company that it is, little is known about the autonomous skills of Apple's software, but in a letter past year to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Apple said it was " investing heavily in the study of machine learning and automation, and is excited about the potential of ...

Business Russia vetoes UN resolution on Syria attack, China abstains
Author: 0 Russia vetoes UN resolution on Syria attack, China abstains

United States relations with Russian Federation "may be at an all-time low" said Donald Trump as he moved ever further away from his campaign promises to establish better ties with Moscow . -Russia ties. Earlier on Wednesday Tillerson had a similar tone after an nearly two-hour meeting with Putin, saying the two countries had reached a "low point" in relations.

Author: 0 Lawyer: United will save evidence in dragged passenger case

Jason Powell, a passenger on the same United Airlines flight as David Dao, said that one of the three officers was "laughing" as he dragged the 69-year-old doctor off the plane. United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz had since issued a controversial statement defending staff's actions, which was followed by others apologising for the incident.

Author: 0 Sculptor of Wall Street's 'Charging Bull' wants 'Fearless Girl' statue removed

NY city's Mayor Bill de Blasio recently extended the girl's statue permit, amid rising public clamour for it to be made permanent. While he has yet to say what action he'll take, his attorney Norman Siegel says that Di Modica will explain how he'll "challenge" the city's decision at a press conference later today.

Author: 0 Musk Lays Out Timeline for Tesla Semi Truck, Electric Pickup

He offered no other details about the semi, such as whether it will be equipped with Tesla's partially self-driving Autopilot mode. The idea of a Tesla truck isn't completely new: Musk did mention it in one of his " master plan " posts a year ago.

Author: 0 How United Airlines added insult to injury in Dr David Dao case

In an unrelated incident, a United passenger complained that a scorpion stung him during a flight from Texas, also on Sunday. United Airlines has confirmed that on the same day a doctor was dragged off a plane in Chicago, a scorpion fell from an overhead bin and stung a Canadian man on a United flight from Houston to Calgary.

Business United Airlines doctor dragged off flight begins legal action
Author: 0 United Airlines doctor dragged off flight begins legal action

Dao, a 69-year-old doctor, has also hired Thomas Demetrio, a high-powered personal injury lawyer, according to a statement from Demetrio. David Dao's attorneys have asked United to hold onto surveillance videos, cockpit voice recordings, incident reports, and passenger, crew and employee lists, the report said.

Author: 0 Bellway plc (BWY) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages

Therefore 35% are positive. The company was initiated on Tuesday, March 15 by Stifel Nicolaus. Today there are 642,230,000 shares in issue of Ascent Resources PLC which are now trading at 2.28 which brings the business's market capitalisation to 14.61M GBP.

Business Braves top Padres 4-2 as Dickey pitches in 3rd Atlanta park
Author: 0 Braves top Padres 4-2 as Dickey pitches in 3rd Atlanta park

Tom and Elizabeth Shinall of Cartersville said they made it to their tailgating spot around 1:30, when the lot was about 30 percent full. "We've just got to keep the momentum". Phillips hit the first one - his first as a courageous - and was followed by a soaring homer to center by Adonis Garcia , putting Atlanta up by two.

Author: 0 United Airlines Is Changing Its Customer Displacement Policies Following The Recent Debacle

Since the United Airlines passenger did not receive any life-threatening injuries after being stung by a scorpion, he will not move forward with a lawsuit. They have treated us less than we deserve. "They can say, 'Look, we're already solving the problem'". Bumping passengers is permitted by the US Department of Transportation as long as airlines provide some compensation - typically a voucher for future purchase - and a seat on a later flight.

Author: 0 'Worst is over' for Wells Fargo stock, analyst says

The fake-accounts scandal broke a year ago when it was discovered that Wells Fargo employees, under constant pressure to increase sales numbers, had opened 2 million unauthorized accounts. Altogether, Stumpf lost $69 million in compensation and Tolstedt $67 million, which previously include $41 million from Stumpf and $19 million from Tolstedt in forfeited unvested equity awards.

Author: 0 North Korea warns against U.S. 'hysteria'

Flanked by senior party and military officials, Kim inspected the choreographed military pageant, returning a salute by goose-stepping soldiers marching at the square, according to live footage aired by the state TV broadcaster. "We are ready to hit back with nuclear attacks of our own style against any nuclear attacks", he said. And all this recent activity shows signs that the North is getting ready for another one, which, like all the others, is a clear breach of U.N.

Author: 0 Biloxi church holds annual Easter egg hunt

Almost 2,000 people of all ages came out to the hunt. Organizers said more than 15,000 eggs were stuffed with candy and prize tickets for children to find. Families enjoyed a free meal after the hunt. "It's a lot of fun". "I like it that they separated by age (group)". This year's Easter-themed festivities was the first time in two years, Samuel said, following reports that parents were seen jumping over children.

Author: 0 Hamilton hopeful Red Bull can join title battle

Having finally passed his team-mate on the 20th lap, Vettel lost little time in dispatching Ricciardo on the 22nd, though the Australian fought back briefly to the point where they touched gently. 'The ultimate fighter always wants the best battle that you can have because when you come out on top it is so much more satisfying. Lewis Hamilton has won the Chinese GP to draw level with Sebastian Vettel at the top of the Formula 1 Drivers' Championship leaderboard.

Author: 0 Fear and grief mar Easter Mass celebrations in Egypt

The Egyptian government needs to do more to protect the country's Coptic Christians from a "wave of persecution " following bombings that killed dozens during the church's most solemn week of the year, a senior bishop said. "Why would any Egyptian do this to his country?" Egypt's Coptic Church is the largest in the Middle East-numbering between 8 to 10 million. While the Christian population of the city has had to flee from threats before, their plight has taken a dark turn in 2017.

Business Man dragged from United flight launches legal action
Author: 0 Man dragged from United flight launches legal action

Dao was forcibly removed and injured after boarding a United Airlines flight out of Chicago. The airline has been in the midst of a fierce media storm after 69-year-old David Dao was forcibly removed from an oversold Louisville-bound flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

Business Nintendo Will Launch Nintendo Switch Mini In FY2018, Citigroup Predicts
Author: 0 Nintendo Will Launch Nintendo Switch Mini In FY2018, Citigroup Predicts

Citing numbers from NPD (so we're talking North America here), the Switch sold over 906,000 consoles in March, with Breath of the Wild moving 925,000+ copies for Switch and nearly 460,000 for Wii U-also not a bad number, considering that the (roughly ten million) Wii U owners are mostly Nintendo diehards who were likely to buy a Switch anyway.

Author: 0 Fox host Bill O'Reilly taking vacation amid sex harassment furore

Meanwhile, civil rights lawyer Lisa Bloom issued a letter to the New York State Division of Human Rights, calling for an investigation into the sexual harassment allegations. The New York Times reported last week that five women received payments from either 21st Century Fox or from O'Reilly in exchange for agreeing not to sue or talk about their allegations that O'Reilly verbally abused them, subjected them to unwanted advances or made lewd comments.

Business United Airlines passenger 'stung by scorpion' on flight
Author: 0 United Airlines passenger 'stung by scorpion' on flight

In an internal memo, Delta Air Lines said gate agents can offer up to US$2,000, up from a previous maximum of US$800, and supervisors can offer up to US$9,950, up from US$1,350. The airline also said all passengers on the flight would get a refund. When nobody offered, the airline randomly chose passengers. United is also reviewing its policies in the wake of the scandal to try to prevent a similar incident from happening in the future.

Author: 0 Tesla Announces Plan For Semi-Trailer Truck

Elon Musk has some advice for investors who say they're fed up with his iron grip over Tesla's board: buy Ford shares instead. He added that Tesla had already committed a year ago to adding more independent members during the process of acquiring SolarCity Corp., where he had also previously served as chairman prior.

Author: 0 NYC mayor to 'Charging Bull' artist: 'Fearless Girl is staying put'

The piece, which has been standing for more than 27 years, was intended as a message of " freedom in the world, peace, strength, power and love ". The Italian artist has also argued that Fearless Girl statue is not a legitimate work of art, but rather an " advertising trick " as it was sponsored by investment firm State Street Global Advisers, and installed by advertising firm McCann .

Business Gorsuch Confirmed By The Senate To the Supreme Court
Author: 0 Gorsuch Confirmed By The Senate To the Supreme Court

Associate Justice Antonin Scalia a year ago. Trump nominee voted into Supreme Court after Republicans unilaterally rewrite Senate rules to assure his ascension. Supreme Court. "The Supreme Court vacancy after the death of Justice Scalia became a defining issue of the 2016 presidential election". "The practical result of where we are now is we're back to where we were as late as 2000", said McConnell, pointing out that even Clarence Thomas got onto the court without a filibuster, despite ...

Author: 0 United Amends Crew Booking Policy After Man Dragged off Plane

A United spokesperson told TMZ the change was made "to make sure crews traveling on our aircraft are booked at least 60 minutes prior to departure". But it's quite rare that a legitimate, ticketed customer already seated and ready for take-off is forced to de-plane. Previously, they could offer $800 (£640).

Author: 0 Scorpion stings passenger on United Airlines flight

Flight attendants said overbooking should never result "in a passenger being physically injured by airport security". United Airlines, now experiencing a public relations disaster following a viral video that showed a passenger being violently removed from one of its flights, is reviewing its own procedures with an announcement of proposed changes expected before April 30.

Author: 0 Here's Why It's Not Really Equal Pay Day Today After All

Edie Ignacio Neumiller of the Kauai Committee on the Status of Women said women in every state experience the pay gap Tuesday at the Moikeha Building. Equal Pay Day was first recognized in 1996. "#EqualPayDay is a reminder that women deserve equal pay for equal work". As TIME reports, "Hispanic women are not projected to achieve equal pay until 2248 ".

Business Fugitive Who Threatened Churches With Easter Attacks Taken Into Custody
Author: 0 Fugitive Who Threatened Churches With Easter Attacks Taken Into Custody

More than 150 law enforcement officials had been searching for Jakubowski. At the press conference, local and federal law enforcement authorities said they were grateful for a safe resolution to a public safety threat. MILWAUKEE (AP) - Fearing a mass shooting, authorities chased almost 800 leads in search of a Wisconsin man they believed had a cache of stolen firearms and had written of his desire to commit violent acts against the government.

Author: 0 North Korea Tries A Missile Launch & Fails

South Korea says the North launched a ballistic missile near Sinpo, on its east coast. US Pacific Command detected and tracked what it assessed to be a North Korean ballistic missile launch at 11:21 a.m. It was now time for North Korea and the USA to strike a "grand bargain", Xinhua said. North Korea has in turn warned of a nuclear strike against the United States if provoked.

Author: 0 Saturn's moon Enceladus harbours chemical energy for life

Hunter Waite, lead author of a paper published Thursday in the journal Science , said the calories represented by the hydrogen seen in the plume is roughly equivalent to 300 pizzas per hour. 90% of the gas found from the plans observed by the Cassini mission, the Cassini spacecraft mission, is water as well as 1% hydrogen with a mix of other elements such as ammonia, carbon dioxide, and methane.

Author: 0 Apple gets permit to test self-drive cars in California

Till then, Apple will probably be busy taking its autonomous cars to the streets. The business around autonomous vehicles is likely to be worth trillions, so experts have expected Apple to formally dive into the field. Alphabet Inc.'s Waymo and Uber Technologies Inc.'s self-driving test cars also have people behind the wheel during tests. And Apple has been searching for its next act for a while, one that will take it beyond its mainstay phones, tablets and personal computers.

Author: 0 Apple approved to test Self-Driving cars in California

Late past year, Apple revealed it is investing heavily in autonomous vehicles in a letter asking the government to make it easier to develop self-driving cars. "This does confirm what's always been rumored: that Apple is at least toying with the idea of getting into the autonomous game in some capacity", said Chris Theodore, president of consultancy Theodore & Associates, and a former executive at Ford Motor Co (F) and Chrysler.

Author: 0 Delta Is Now Offering Up To TEN GRAND To Take Your Seat!

This incident was yet another symptom of the often toxic nature of air travel and its dehumanizing effects, but there appears to be a silver lining for frequent fliers. The attorney, Thomas Demetrio, also stated that Dao suffered a broken nose, a concussion, and two broken teeth. "That is not who our family at United is.