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United cuts overbooking, hikes compensation after passenger fiasco

United cuts overbooking, hikes compensation after passenger fiasco

United Airlines will offer up to US$10,000 compensation to passengers who voluntarily give up their seat when a flight has been overbooked . Later Thursday, United released a statement saying it was pleased there had been an "amicable resolution" to the incident.



Macron keeps his lead, four days to the election, polls show

Fillon told Europe 1 radio on Tuesday that Le Pen's moratorium idea was nonsensical, and that while numbers should come down, the key was to impose the country's values and identity. Melenchon's popularity surged after strong performances in two televised debates. He also said that that if France remained in the European Union, he would leave the EU's stability pact and that he would erase French government debt, a situation likely to send the Euro spinning lower.


Woman's body found near road in Clear Creek County

Woman's body found near road in Clear Creek County

The body was found on April 8 in an area near Colorado 103 by a passing motorist. She woman's body was found April 8 off State Highway 103 somewhere in Clear Creek County. A computer-generated sketch of the female victim is attached with this release. Both of her ear lobes were double-pierced. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation said Thursday that law enforcement have searched local, state and nationwide databases trying to figure out who she is, but have come up empty.


Russian Federation relations 'may be at an all-time low', says Donald Trump

Russian Federation relations 'may be at an all-time low', says Donald Trump

Russian Federation blocks a Western effort at the U.N. Security Council to condemn last week's deadly gas attack in Syria. "We may be at an all-time low in terms of relationship with Russian Federation", said Trump. The allegation is grave, even by the standards of the now dismal U.S. Until the chemical attack, the Trump administration had sought to step back from the US position that Assad should leave power.



Ivanka Trump vows 'never again' on Holocaust Remembrance Day

We will never ever be silent in the face of evil again", he said. The Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremonies began at the Yad Vashem museum and memorial in Jerusalem on Sunday evening, with six survivors lighting beacons - one for every million Jews slain.



U.S. to tighten sanctions on North Korea

Harris said that the visit of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who made South Korea and Japan his first worldwide trip, and Vice President Mike Pence sends the "right signal" to allies in the region. The officials weren't authorized to speak publicly about plans for the closed-doors briefings and requested anonymity. The United States and South Korea agreed previous year to deploy the THAAD to counter the threat of missile launches by North Korea .