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Family kicked off Jet Blue flight over birthday cake

Family kicked off Jet Blue flight over birthday cake

Speaking with ABC7 , Minta Burke says she and her family were removed and rebooked by JetBlue due to a carry-on buttercream cake. Cameron Burke was told to move the cake and he put it under the seat in front of him. When one of the officers turns back around, he tells the family that it appears nothing is wrong but that he'll need to make a report because they were called on board.



US health policy tax cut for rich: Buffett

While Munoz " apologized many times", his first response could have been a bit more proactive than just a simple apology, as "your first reaction is going to get a lot of attention", Buffett said. "Whether it's a better tax system or not depends on how it's constructed", he said. The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday narrowly approved a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, a victory for Republican President Donald Trump who has called the 2010 law a "disaster".



FBI chief sacking: Trump warns Comey over leaks to media

Trump began by acknowledging the FBI investigation into Clinton helped him as a presidential candidate. But Trump's own history of self-surveillance invites the possibility that these "tapes" could very well exist. Nick Ackerman, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of NY and an assistant Watergate prosecutor, told MSNBC that the situation reminds him of Watergate and makes him wonder if Trump recorded Comey or if the president is trying to intimidate him by implying ...


Trump to visit Saudi Arabia, the Vatican and Israel

Trump to visit Saudi Arabia, the Vatican and Israel

The stop in Brussels is notable as Trump will visit North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters after reversing his position that the organization was obsolete . It sends a strong signal to Israel and the world about Trump's willingness to work on peace between the Israelis and Palestinians. On the other hand, the official channel Al-Arabiya and the state agency SPA stressed that the visit of May 23 to Riyadh could mark the beginning of the construction of the new foundations to combat ...


Macron takes power as president of France

Macron takes power as president of France

Macron also held a private meeting on May 14 with outgoing Socialist President Francois Hollande on state affairs, including the transfer of access to France's nuclear missile launch codes. "The world and Europe need France now more than ever and they need a strong France with a sense of its own destiny". Richard Ferrand, the secretary-general of Macron's Republic on the Move, attends a press conference for the upcoming National Assembly elections, at the party headquarters in Paris, ...



C-919: China's first passenger plane completes maiden flight

Even as China says it has 570 orders for its homemade jet which makes its maiden flight today, its state media is downplaying, by a great extent, expectations of its success. "The C919's debut flight is a complete success", said Cai Jun, captain of the flight. China's high-speed railway has been an important market theme, and there is no reason why the home-grown jet story can not become another powerful trading concept.