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American flight attendant to angry passenger: 'Hit me'

When a stranger came to her defence he became embroiled in a fight with an American Airlines employee. "We are deeply sorry for the pain we have caused this passenger and her family and to any customers affected by the incident". "You do that to me and I'll knock you flat." American may have taken a page from United's public relations response. They were able to connect to Buenos Aires on their originally scheduled flight.



Donald Trump Weighs In On French Election With Comments On Paris Attack

I think people in France will start to vote like people in Israel - that is for candidates who give us the biggest feeling of security, especially after the era of President Francois Hollande, which was full of attacks. The Champs Elysees shooting is the latest in a series of attacks either claimed or inspired by ISIS in France in recent years. Police patrol at the Trocadero near the Eiffel Tower after the attack in Paris .



May on course for sweeping UK election win

Tajani's comments are at odds with May's remarks that the snap general election which she called for on Tuesday would not influence the outcome of last July's European Union referendum, which saw a majority of Britons voting for independence from the bloc.



North Korea threatens Australia with nuclear strike over sanctions comments

According to the Courier Mail , Australia has been warned that if it keeps "blindly and zealously toeing the USA line" it would be akin to a "suicidal act". North Korea's state new agency (KCNA) quoted a foreign ministry spokesman castigating Australian foreign minister, Julie Bishop, after she said the rogue nation would be subject to further Australian sanctions and for "spouting a string of rubbish against the DPRK over its entirely just steps for self-defence".



USS Carl Vinson Wasn't Sailing to Deter N. Korea as Announced

On Wednesday, after it was revealed that the carrier strike group was actually thousands of miles away and had been sailing in the opposite direction, toward the Indian Ocean, leaving South Koreans feeling bewildered, cheated and even manipulated by the United States, their country's most important ally.



Theresa May accused of 'opportunism' over election by EU Brexit negotiator

In Scotland, voters previous year favored staying in the European Union, compared with overall 52-48 percent British support to depart the organization. Under the terms of the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act Mrs May needed to secure at least a two-thirds majority of MPs to make her plan become a reality.