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Delta apologizes for threatening to jail dad who wouldn't give up seat

Delta apologizes for threatening to jail dad who wouldn't give up seat

Schear said the airline told him that because his oldest son wasn't using the ticket, they needed to give the seat to another passenger. "You and your whole family?" the agent asked. Video of the incident shows Brian Schear arguing with a police officer and presumably a Delta employee over a seat he'd originally purchased for his teenage son.



Oil spikes as USA inventories tumble by more than expected

The EIA now estimates USA commercial crude oil inventories declined by 7.4 million barrels during April, compared with an average increase of 7.4 million barrels over the past five years. "Based on consultations that I've had with participating members, I am confident the agreement will be extended into the second half of the year and possibly beyond", Saudi Oil Minister Khalid Al Falih said at an industry event in Kuala Lumpur .



UK interior minister says health system has recovered from cyber attack

Cybersecurity firm Avast said it had identified more than 75,000 ransomware attacks in 99 countries on Friday, making it one of the broadest and most damaging cyberattacks in history. But computers and networks that didn't update their systems were still at risk. Ministry spokeswoman Irina Volk told Russian news agencies it had "recorded a virus attack on the ministry's personal computers controlled by a Windows operating system".


Hundreds protest in Miami over Haitian immigration status

Hundreds protest in Miami over Haitian immigration status

In 2010, the Obama administration granted the status to Haiti after a massive natural disaster struck the country, killing an estimated 220,000 and displacing 1.5 million. "What we will see if that happens is we will see people coming on boats". Ira Mehlman, media director at the restrictionist Federation for American Immigration Reform, said Temporary Protected Status originally had some merit, but he questions what the program has become.



Oil producers have consensus to extend cuts, 2 OPEC members say

Crude inventories in the U.S. fell 5.2 million barrels in the week through May 5, the Energy Information Administration reported. Oil prices had already been trading higher on a report that Saudi Arabia was cutting exports to the key Asian market and on earlier industry data pointing to a sharp decline in weekly USA inventories.



Cyberattack hit German rail schedule boards

Aside from the disruption was the scope of the attack. The Government later clarified that it had seen "no evidence" of data loss. Amid suggestions outdated software left some health service systems vulnerable after a security package was stopped in 2015, Ms Rudd said it is important to remember the NHS alone had not been affected.