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April 14, 2017 - 2:22 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Delta is giving airport employees permission to offer passengers up to almost $10,000 in compensation to give up their seats on overbooked flights. Delta's move comes as United Airlines struggles to recover from images of a passenger's forced removal from a sold-out flight. In an...
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FILE - In this March 25, 2009 file photo, an Alitalia Airbus A320 is seen at the Linate airport in Milan. Premier Paolo Gentiloni urged Alitalia workers on Friday to approve a compromise deal to relaunch Italy's struggling flagship airline that was reached in last-ditch, government-mediated negotiations between unions and Alitalia management. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
April 14, 2017 - 11:42 am
ROME (AP) — Premier Paolo Gentiloni urged Alitalia workers on Friday to approve a compromise deal to relaunch Italy's struggling flagship airline that was reached in last-ditch, government-mediated negotiations between unions and Alitalia management. The deal reached early Friday reduces proposed...
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April 14, 2017 - 6:56 am
ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni is urging Alitalia workers to approve a compromise deal to relaunch Italy's struggling flagship airline that was reached in last-ditch negotiations between unions and Alitalia management. The government-mediated deal reached early Friday reduces proposed...
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April 14, 2017 - 6:28 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Police at airports in the New York City metropolitan area are taking a hands-off approach when it comes to removing passengers from overbooked flights. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Superintendent Michael Fedorko on Thursday issued a new policy after a...
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April 14, 2017 - 3:05 am
SEATTLE (AP) — An Afghan family that traveled to the U.S. on special visas and was detained by immigration officials at the Los Angeles airport in March received status as permanent residents Thursday, their attorneys said. A spokesman for the law firm representing the family, Joshua Busch of...
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FILE - In this April 19, 1930 file photo, veteran marathoner Clarence DeMar, of the Melrose American Legion Post, crosses the finish line to win the Boston Marathon in the last of his record seven wins in Boston. A new film that captures much of the Boston Marathon's colorful history premieres Saturday, April 15, 2017, in conjunction with the 121st running of the race on Monday. (AP Photo, File)
April 14, 2017 - 12:23 am
BOSTON (AP) — What's the planet's most legendary marathon? Probably that fabled first one Pheidippides ran in 490 B.C., breathlessly proclaiming a great military victory before dropping dead from his effort. Next in line? Surely the Boston Marathon, whose colorful 121-year history is captured in a...
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FILE - In this April 19, 1930 file photo, veteran marathoner Clarence DeMar, of the Melrose American Legion Post, crosses the finish line to win the Boston Marathon in the last of his record seven wins in Boston. A new film that captures much of the Boston Marathon's colorful history premieres Saturday, April 15, 2017, in conjunction with the 121st running of the race on Monday. (AP Photo, File)
April 14, 2017 - 12:20 am
BOSTON (AP) — A film about the Boston Marathon premieres this weekend, and it captures much of the race's colorful 121-year history. "Boston" is the first feature-length documentary about the planet's most venerable footrace. Matt Damon narrates the film, which chronicles how the race started with...
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Trisha Yearwood unveils her wax figure at Madame Tussauds at Opry Mills on Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Al Wagner/Invision/AP)
April 13, 2017 - 10:11 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two new attractions opening this month in Nashville will give fans a chance to get closer to some of their favorite country music icons. The legendary vocalist Patsy Cline gets an overdue honor with a new museum blocks from the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. And...
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Trisha Yearwood unveils her wax figure at Madame Tussauds at Opry Mills on Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Al Wagner/Invision/AP)
April 13, 2017 - 10:03 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two new attractions opening this month in Nashville will give fans a chance to get closer to some of their favorite country music icons. The legendary vocalist Patsy Cline gets an overdue honor with a new museum blocks from the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. And...
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FILE - In this June 25, 2003, file photo, bison wander along a hillside at the National Bison Range near Moiese, Mont. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said he will reverse plans that would have led to the transfer management of the range from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. (AP Photo/Jack Sullivan, File)
April 13, 2017 - 3:28 pm
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has reversed plans to give management of Montana's National Bison Range to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, saying that he is committed to not selling or transferring public lands. Zinke, a former Montana congressman, told the...
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