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  • CHICAGO, April 27- United Airlines and the passenger who was dragged from a Chicago flight earlier this month have reached a settlement for an undisclosed sum, they said on Thursday, in the carrier's latest step to contain damage from an incident that sparked international outrage. Dao, a 69- year-old Vietnamese-American doctor, was injured when Chicago...

  • CHICAGO, April 27- United Airlines and the passenger who was dragged from a Chicago flight earlier this month have reached a settlement for an undisclosed sum, they said on Thursday, in the carrier's latest step to contain damage from an incident that sparked international outrage. Dao, a 69- year-old Vietnamese-American doctor, was injured when Chicago...

  • CHICAGO, April 27- United Airlines and the passenger who was dragged from a Chicago flight earlier this month have reached a settlement for an undisclosed sum, they said on Thursday, in the carrier's latest step to contain damage from an incident which has sparked international outrage. David Dao being dragged down the aisle of a United jet and Chief Executive...

  • CHICAGO, April 27- United Airlines and the passenger who was dragged from a Chicago flight earlier this month have reached a settlement for an undisclosed sum, they said on Thursday, in the carrier's latest step to contain damage from an incident which has sparked international outrage. David Dao being dragged down the aisle of a United jet and Chief Executive...

  • David Dao, a 69- year-old Vietnamese-American doctor, was hospitalized after Chicago aviation police dragged him from the plane to make space for four crew members on the flight from the city's O'Hare International Airport to Louisville, Kentucky.

  • NEW YORK, April 27- United Airlines said on Thursday it would offer passengers who volunteer to forfeit their seats on overbooked flights up to $10,000 as part of the carrier's efforts to repair the damage from the rough removal of a passenger. The offer came after rival Delta Air Lines Inc outlined plans to offer up to $9,950 in such cases. United had spent the last...

  • NEW YORK, April 27- United Airlines said on Thursday it would offer passengers who volunteer to forfeit their seats on overbooked flights up to $10,000 as part of the carrier's efforts to repair the damage from the rough removal of a passenger. The offer came after rival Delta outlined plans to offer up to $9,950 in such cases. United had spent the last two weeks...

  • LONDON, April 26- A 3- foot-long giant rabbit died at a United Airlines pet holding facility in Chicago following a flight from London, in another embarrassment for the airline as it struggles with a global backlash this month over a passenger dragged from his seat. The 10- month-old Continental Giant breed rabbit named Simon, who was tipped to become one of the...

  • WASHINGTON, April 26- The U.S. Congress inched toward a deal to fund the government through September but was preparing to possibly extend a midnight Friday deadline in order to wrap up negotiations and avoid an imminent government shutdown. The arduous talks have produced at least two major victories for Democrats so far, even though they are the minority...

  • WASHINGTON, April 26- The U.S. Congress inched toward a deal to fund the government through September but was preparing to possibly extend a midnight Friday deadline in order to wrap up negotiations and avoid an imminent government shutdown. The one-week extension would give leading Republicans and Democrats "a little breathing room" to finish negotiations...

  • WASHINGTON, April 26- The U.S. Congress inched toward a deal to fund the government through September but was preparing to possibly extend a midnight Friday deadline in order to wrap up negotiations and avoid an imminent government shutdown. The one-week extension would give leading Republicans and Democrats "a little breathing room" to finish their...

  • WASHINGTON, April 26- The U.S. Congress moved closer to a deal to avoid a government shutdown at the stroke of midnight on Friday, as negotiators worked to clear away remaining disputes in a massive spending bill. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan told reporters on Wednesday that he hoped there would be no need to pass a short, stopgap bill continuing...

  • LONDON, April 26- A 3- foot giant rabbit has died on a United Airlines flight from London, prompting a review at the Chicago- based airline which faced a global backlash this month over its treatment of a passenger who was dragged from his seat. The 10- month old rabbit named Simon, who was tipped to become one of the world's largest rabbits, was travelling to O'Hare in...

  • *Russia may lift output- Russian deputy PM tells Interfax. NEW YORK, April 25- Oil prices settled slightly higher on Tuesday in volatile trading, then were mixed after hours when an industry group's preliminary report showed a surprise build in U.S. crude inventories. Weve seen rigs increase for the last 14 weeks and if we continue to see that it could put pressure on...

  • OTTAWA/ WINNIPEG, April 25- From cherries to wine and oil, Canada has a range of tools to retaliate against any Trump administration trade attacks but they are either too limited or too painful to invoke. Ottawa is keen to avoid a costly trade war with the United States as NAFTA renegotiations loom, given the U.S. economy is ten times larger than Canada's.

  • *Russia may lift output- Russian deputy PM tells Interfax. The figures are a precursor to data from the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration. Brent is down about 5 percent since early December, when the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and Russia agreed to cut output by 1.8 million barrels per day in the first half of the...

  • *Russia says its oil output could hit a 30- year high. Brent is down about 5 percent since early December, when the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and Russia agreed to cut output by 1.8 million barrels per day in the first half of the year. With oil supplies still around record highs, Stephen Schork of the Schork report said on Tuesday that " OPEC has...

  • CHICAGO, April 25- One of the police officers who forcibly removed a passenger from a United Airlines flight said "minimal but necessary force" was used in the incident that became a public relations disaster for the carrier, according to a report released by the city. Video recorded by other passengers showed David Dao, a 69- year-old doctor, being dragged down the...

  • ADDIS ABABA, April 25- U.S. fast-food giant Yum Brands Inc. has signed a deal with Ethiopia's Belayab Foods and Franchise PLC to open 10 Pizza Hut restaurants in the Horn of Africa country as part of an expansion on the continent. Pizza Hut will be the first major restaurant franchise to open an outlet in Ethiopia, Africa's second most-populous nation, which has...

  • April 25- Hyland Software Inc, a U.S. business software company owned by buyout firm Thoma Bravo LLC, is nearing a deal to acquire the software division of printer maker Lexmark International Inc for nearly $1.5 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. The deal would bring Lexmark's owners, China's Apex Technology Co Ltd and PAG Asia Capital, closer...