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February 08, 2018 - 5:34 pm
Here are the government's rankings of the leading U.S. airlines and their on-time performance for December. The federal government counts a flight as on time if it arrives no more than 14 minutes behind schedule. 1. United Airlines, 84.6 percent 2. Delta Air Lines 83.5 percent 3. Alaska Airlines,...
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February 08, 2018 - 5:19 pm
Airlines bumped passengers off flights at the lowest rate on record last year after United Airlines was pilloried when a passenger was dragged off a full plane. The Transportation Department said Thursday that airlines bumped about one passenger in every 29,000 in 2017, roughly half the rate of the...
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February 08, 2018 - 5:16 pm
Airlines bumped passengers off flights at the lowest rate on record last year after United Airlines was pilloried when a passenger was dragged off a full plane. The Transportation Department said Thursday that airlines bumped about one passenger in every 29,000 in 2017, roughly half the rate of the...
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February 08, 2018 - 11:33 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska Airlines flight to Seattle was forced to return to Anchorage early Wednesday after a passenger locked himself in the bathroom, took off all his clothes, and refused to follow crew instructions. Kate Danyluk, a passenger on the flight, told The Associated Press she...
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February 07, 2018 - 7:48 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska Airlines flight to Seattle was forced to return to Anchorage early Wednesday after a passenger locked himself in the bathroom, took off all his clothes, and refused to follow crew instructions. Kate Danyluk, a passenger on the flight, told The Associated Press she...
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Policemen arrest former Maldives president and opposition leader Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, center, after the government declared a 15-day state of emergency in Male, Maldives, early Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. The Maldives government declared a 15-day state of emergency Monday as the political crisis deepened in the Indian Ocean nation amid an increasingly bitter standoff between the president and the Supreme Court. Hours after the emergency was declared, soldiers forced their way into the Supreme Court building, where the judges were believed to be taking shelter, said Ahmed Maloof, an opposition member of Parliament. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sharuhaan)
February 07, 2018 - 2:24 pm
MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in the Maldives after the country's supreme court ordered imprisoned politicians released and the president declared a state of emergency (all times local): 12:20 a.m. The government of the Maldives is inviting representatives of foreign...
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In this late Sunday, Feb.4, 2018 photo, Maldivian opposition supporters shout slogans during a protest as they the urge the government to obey a Supreme Court order to release and retry political prisoners, including an ex-president in Male, Maldives. The political crisis in the Maldives deepened Monday, as the government of the island nation said it would not obey a Supreme Court order to free a group of imprisoned opposition leaders. Placards in Divehi language from left, to right, read, "protect the citizens , carry out the supreme court's order, free political prisoners and to uphold justice". (AP Photo/ Mohamed Sharuhaan)
February 07, 2018 - 1:40 pm
MALE, Maldives (AP) — Two supreme court justices who have been arrested amid a deep political crisis in the Maldives took millions of dollars in bribes in return for issuing a ruling ordering the release of imprisoned politicians that sparked the crisis, the country's acting police chief said...
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FILE - In a Sept. 12, 2017 file photo, Brandon Bostian, the Amtrak engineer charged in a Philadelphia derailment that killed eight in 2015, arrives for a preliminary hearing at the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia. Bostian has been ordered to stand trial on criminal charges for the deadly 2015 derailment in Philadelphia. A judge on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 reinstated involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment charges against Bostian. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
February 06, 2018 - 4:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian sat stunned Tuesday as a judge reinstated twice-rejected criminal charges and ordered him to stand trial for a deadly 2015 train wreck in Philadelphia. Judge Kathryn S. Lewis ruled that another judge erred in dismissing the reckless endangerment...
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FILE - In this July 21, 2015 file photo, South Korean girl group Girls' Generation pose for the media during a presentation to promote their new reality TV program "Channel Girls' Generation" in Seoul, South Korea. The clothes, the hair, the confidence , the look of Korean pop-music, or K-pop, can either feel like high fashion or just plain quirky. But that’s what draws in fans to South Korea’s most famous export. It will be hard to bypass this cultural phenomenon during the upcoming 2018 Olympic Winter Games.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
February 06, 2018 - 1:37 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The clothes, the hair, the confidence — the look of Korean pop music can feel like high fashion or just plain quirky. But that's what draws fans to South Korea's most famous musical export. As much as the music and lyrics themselves, the perfectly symmetrical stars and the meticulous...
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FILE - In this July 21, 2015 file photo, South Korean girl group Girls' Generation pose for the media during a presentation to promote their new reality TV program "Channel Girls' Generation" in Seoul, South Korea. The clothes, the hair, the confidence , the look of Korean pop-music, or K-pop, can either feel like high fashion or just plain quirky. But that’s what draws in fans to South Korea’s most famous export. It will be hard to bypass this cultural phenomenon during the upcoming 2018 Olympic Winter Games.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
February 06, 2018 - 12:53 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The clothes, the hair, the confidence — the look of Korean pop music can feel like high fashion or just plain quirky. But that's what draws fans to South Korea's most famous musical export. As much as the music and lyrics themselves, the perfectly symmetrical stars and the meticulous...
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