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  • ISTANBUL— Turkey's official news agency says the FBI has detained a Turkish man who attempted to sit in first class on a Los Angeles- Honolulu flight. Uskanli was taken into custody after the plane, escorted by two fighters, landed in Honolulu. Anadolu said Uskanli studied film and journalism in California and London.

  • HONOLULU— A man on a Hawaii- bound flight described as unruly and disheveled was subdued by passengers and a flight attendant who used an airplane drink cart to block him from getting to the front of the jet. He was taken into custody after the plane landed and given a medical evaluation before facing a possible federal charge of interference with a flight crew,...

  • In a story May 19 about a flight disturbance on a flight from Los Angeles to Hawaii, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a man who was restrained and taken into custody. Two U.S. fighter jets were summoned Friday to escort a flight from Los Angeles to Hawaii after an unruly man was subdued by passengers and flight attendants, who used a drink cart to block...

  • HONOLULU— Two U.S. fighter jets were summoned Friday to escort a flight from Los Angeles to Hawaii after an unruly man was subdued by passengers and flight attendants, who used a drink cart to block him from the front of the plane. The man, identified by law enforcement officials as Anil Uskanil, 25, of Turkey, was duct-taped to his seat until the plane landed in...

  • A significant number of the job gains occurred in nine states, led by Texas, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Arkansas, Colorado and Oregon reported the lowest unemployment rates since 1976. Colorado's rate, at 2.3 percent, was the nation's lowest. Hawaii, New Hampshire, North Dakota and South Dakota each had jobless rates below 3 percent.

  • WASHINGTON, May 17- A bill proposed in Congress on Wednesday would require the U.S. National Security Agency to inform representatives of other government agencies about security holes it finds in software like the one that allowed last week's "ransomware" attacks. It also calls for the review process to be chaired by the defense-oriented Department of...

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    For burgeoning chefs and entrepreneurs, the 'open kitchen' is becoming an invaluable business tool, USA Today reports.

  • President Donald Trump signs a revised executive order for a U.S. travel ban on Monday, leaving Iraq off the list of targeted countries, at the Pentagon in Washington.

    U.S. appeals court judges questioned the lawyer defending President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban about whether it discriminates against Muslims.

  • Protesters rally during a demonstration against the travel ban at John F. Kennedy International Airport on January 28, 2017 in New York City.

    A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments over President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban on people entering the U.S. from six Muslim-majority countries.

  • SEOUL, May 14- North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Sunday in defiance of calls to rein in its weapons programme, South Korean and U.S. officials said, days after a new leader took office in the South, pledging to engage it in dialogue. The missile flew 700 km and reached an altitude of more than 2,000 km, according to officials in South Korea and Japan, further and...

  • SEOUL, May 14- North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Sunday in defiance of calls to rein in its weapons program, South Korean and U.S. officials said, days after a new leader took office in the South, pledging to engage it in dialog. The missile flew 700 km and reached an altitude of more than 2,000 km, according to officials in South Korea and Japan, further and higher...

  • SEOUL, May 14- North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Sunday in defiance of calls to rein in its weapons programme, South Korean and U.S. officials said, days after a new leader took office in the South, pledging to engage it in dialogue. The missile flew 700 km and reached an altitude of more than 2,000 km, according to officials in South Korea and Japan, further and...

  • SEOUL, May 14- North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Sunday in defiance of calls to rein in its weapons program, South Korean and U.S. officials said, days after a new leader took office in the South, pledging to engage it in dialog. The missile flew 700 km and reached an altitude of more than 2,000 km, according to officials in South Korea and Japan, further and higher...

  • WASHINGTON, May 13- The U.S. military's Pacific Command said on Saturday North Korea had fired a missile near Kusong, but added that the flight was not consistent with an intercontinental ballistic missile. The missile launch was detected at approximately 10:30 a.m. Hawaii time, and landed in the Sea of Japan, a U.S. PACOM spokesperson said in a statement.

  • PACIFIC COMMAND DETECTED AND TRACKED A NORTH KOREAN MISSILE LAUNCH AT APPROXIMATELY 10:30 A.M.- U.S.

  • *OPEC- led production curbs expected to be extended. LONDON, May 12- Oil prices rose slightly on Friday, on track for their biggest weekly gain in five weeks, helped by expectations of an extension of OPEC- led output cuts and buoyed by falling U.S. crude inventories. OPEC members and other producers including Russia pledged to reduce their output by almost 1.8...

  • *OPEC- led production curbs expected to be extended. LONDON, May 12- Oil prices on Friday were on track for their biggest weekly gain in five weeks, helped by expectations of an extension of OPEC- led output cuts and buoyed by falling U.S. crude inventories. OPEC members and other producers including Russia pledged to reduce their output by almost 1.8 million barrels...

  • LONDON, May 12- Oil prices traded largely flat on Friday, supported by expectations of an extended OPEC- led production cut and falling U.S. crude inventories but capped by concerns over global oversupply. Analysts said a larger-than-expected fall in U.S. crude inventories last week, by 5.3 million barrels, continued to keep Brent above $50, with the data viewed as...

  • SINGAPORE, May 12- Oil prices rose on Friday as traders expected OPEC- led production cuts to extend beyond the middle of this year, and as U.S. crude inventories fell to their lowest levels since February. "Net length is at its lowest level since November 2016, which could support a significant price rally if OPEC does extend production cuts," Jefferies added.

  • SINGAPORE, May 12- Oil prices were stable on Friday as traders expected OPEC- led production cuts to extend beyond the middle of this year, and as U.S. crude inventories fell to their lowest levels since February. "Net length is at its lowest level since November 2016, which could support a significant price rally if OPEC does extend production cuts," Jefferies added.