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Passenger is dragged off overbooked United flight

Every paying passenger is at the mercy of the airline if it wants your seat-and when push comes to pull, as was the case on United Airlines Flight 3411, they'll seemingly even resort to force by dragging passengers from the plane. A young couple was told to leave first, Bridges recalled. "Everyone was shocked and appalled", Bridges said. United has said that the plane was overbooked and after fruitlessly asking for volunteers to leave the plane, employees selected four passengers at ...

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Charleston shooter pleads guilty in state case

Dylann Roof pleaded guilty to murder and attempted murder charges in a SC court Monday. Roof was sentenced to death in January by a federal jury for the June 2015 massacre at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. "I'd like to say loudly and repeatedly and constantly, we're sorry". "We regret it - it's ruined lives and I can not put those back together". State prosecutors originally pursued the same penalty against him before reaching the plea agreement.

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5 injured when wind flips bounce houses

The children were all taken to the hospital. "My kids yelled at me and said 'Look, Daddy, ' and I saw the bouncy house caught up in the power lines". Wentel says, "It just took off like a kite into the sky". "This guy and I dove onto it and held on", he said. We will update this article as more information becomes available. The carnival began at 1:00 this afternoon.

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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes Recuses Himself From Russia Investigation

The inquiry into Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., marks the first time in more than two decades that the ethics panel has publicly acknowledged investigating possible misuse of classified information by a House member . "I did have plenty reason to think that [Nunes] should not be in that role, both because of his role in the Trump transition and because of his erratic and weird behavior as chairman of the committee", she said on Thursday.

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Missed call helps UNC in final minute of NCAA title game

Forward Isaiah Hicks made a hanging jumper in the lane with 26 seconds left for a 68-65 North Carolina lead before Williams-Goss, who had scored eight consecutive points for Gonzaga, was blocked on the other end. By Tuesday morning, according to a screenshot posted on Twitter by guard Nate Britt, the group had a new name. "We got off to a good start, and it goes back and forth, and with three minutes to play we have the timeout", Williams said.

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Trump Says "It is an exciting time" For United States

While even Democrat stalwarts like Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) have praised Gorsuch , Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has vowed to filibuster his nomination. "But Judge Gorsuch's nomination is about more than his incredible qualifications". But, like I said, that may be just a coincidence. "The Republican caucus, in the end, if they have to change the rules, it's their decision, but I think they will do that if they need to do it".