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Girls series finale recap: 'Latching'


Title card. Five months later. Adam is terrible, Jessa is very bad, they're all really really gross and I cannot relate to any of it. Girls is overwhelmingly centered on the white, cisgender, upper-middle class experience, a disappointment given it's based in one of the most diverse cities in the nation - an unfortunate oversight which should've been flagged and subsequently fixed prior to the launch of the project, and one I will not make excuses for despite my love of the show. Read More »

Trump son-in-law Kushner withheld Russian Federation meetings on security form

Bannon served as chief executive of Trump's presidential campaign after leaving his former role as executive chairman of the conservative Breitbart News a year ago. While he's aligned with other White House aides, including Trump's senior policy adviser Stephen Miller, Bannon has been criticized for the troubled rollout of the president's executive order on immigration and the failed attempt in March to pass health care legislation. Read More »

After Days Of Tension, North Korean Missile Test Fails

Pence's visit comes amid incredibly high tensions between the U.S. and neighbor North Korea . Always high animosity has risen on the Korean Peninsula in recent months, as the United States and South Korea conduct annual war games that North Korea claims are invasion preparation and the North prepared for Saturday's anniversary celebrations. Read More »

USA unemployment down, but job growth cools

The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced Friday in its regular monthly employment situation report that the US economy generated 98,000 new jobs in March, 89,000 in the private sector, 9,000 in the public sector. Thursday's claims report also showed the number of people still receiving benefits after an initial week of aid decreased 24,000 to 2.03 million in the week ended March 25. Read More »

4 statements by United on passenger's removal from flight

His lawyer later said that Dr Dao found the experience "more horrifying and harrowing than what he experienced when leaving Vietnam". Munoz himself said on Wednesday that he had left a message for Dao. "This is an upsetting event to all of us here at United". In an interview with Business Insider , aviation analyst Henry Harteveldt questioned why United didn't try to offer a bigger incentive when the situation started to escalate. Read More »

BJP releases manifesto for upcoming municipal polls


After a close-fought battle in Ater, Congress' Hemant Katare emerged victorious by polling 49,382 votes to BJP candidate Arvind Singh Bhadoria's 41,829 votes. He, however, tried to sound confident that the Rajouri Garden won't have any effect on MCD elections. However, its attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) continued, with barbs on Narendra Modi. Read More »

EPL Title Race Heats Up as Chelsea Lose to Mourinho's Man United


But when they tried to play counterattack we were always in control . Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera (C) celebrates scoring the second goal with teammates during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford in Manchester , north west England, on April 16, 2017 . Read More »

Durant shines in playoff win

But we need everybody. "It still made some tough shots, which it is going to do". "They were just able to finish, but over the course of 48 you just try to wear them down". If a historic outing from one of the league's hottest tandems is not enough to overcome the Warriors' defense, there probably isn't an answer. "We haven't done that all season, but this is the right time to do it". Read More »

Tax deadline pushed to Tuesday

When in doubt, check with your state tax department. But for people who do still mail income tax forms , the last collection time at the Perrin Beitel site - and San Antonio - will be midnight Tuesday, for both inside and outside collection boxes. Read More »

Pence visiting military camp near Korean DMZ

Pacific military alliances in Japan, where he will meet again with U.S. service members, but much of his visit there will be devoted to economic and trade issues, chiefly in a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso, who also serves as finance minister. Read More »

'Worst is over' for Wells Fargo stock, analyst says

Others accused the board of window dressing tactics ahead of its April 25 shareholder meeting. However, Sloan said that the bank was still reviewing records and some management has been fired in recent months. The report reveals that the Wells Fargo board at the time was asleep and lazy and didn't heed warnings from down the line staff and ignored reports of the fake accounts scam well before they reached the desks of regulators in California and Washington. Read More »

USA jobless claims tumble at close of March


This divergence sometimes occurs because the data come from two surveys. "Additionally, there was a larger than normal discrepancy between the modest gains in the payroll survey and those of the household survey and ADP estimate, which were far stronger". Read More »

Blues top Wild 3-1, grab 3-0 series lead


The Blues will not win this series if they allow the Wild to dominate possession the way they did in Game 1. He converted a pass from Alexander Steen from behind the net to snap a 1-1 tie at 15:19 of the second period while the Wild's Ryan White was serving a minor high-sticking penalty against Schwartz. Read More »

Egypt Coptic Church cuts back Easter celebrations after attacks

The ministry did not mention if this group belongs to the Islamic State (IS) group which claimed responsibility on Sunday for the bombings of two churches. Since October 2014, a state of emergency has been imposed on the restive Sinai peninsula, where a local branch of the Islamic State has intensified attacks against security forces and Christians. Read More »

CT's equal pay gap costs women $15B a year

While the pay gap is extreme when comparing women to men, the numbers are excruciatingly painful for Black women, who at best make 69 percent of what white men earn. But, basically, any Equal Pay Day for most minority women will be much later in the year than the original date. But EPI researchers Elise Gould and Teresa Kroeger said that, on average, women are paid less than their male colleagues in nearly every occupation, regardless of whether it's a male- or female-dominated industry. Read More »

Pence: North Korea 'provocation' shows the risk to military

The United States tried, but failed, to deploy a version of the Stuxnet virus to attack North Korea's nuclear weapons program in 2009-2010, Reuters reported in 2015. It has repeatedly called for talks while appearing increasingly frustrated with the North. The latest launch came amid rising tensions with the United States that is sending an aircraft carrier strike group to waters off the Korean Peninsula to deter potential North Korean provocations, such as a nuclear test. Read More »

United will not use police to remove overbooked passengers


Alderman Ed Burke played cellphone video of the Sunday incident that has been seen worldwide, as well as other videos he said were of people being removed from United flights. Attorney Thomas Demetrio says Dao came to the 1975. In a statement issued on the airline's website yesterday, Munoz said "It's never too late to do the right thing". Read More »

United changes crew booking policy after passenger dragged off plane

Just when you thought passenger challenges for United Airlines could not have gotten worse, they did. "I can absolutely see other airlines following suit", he told The Independent. This means that the staff and crew were not technically United Airlines employees, and United pilots believe this is an important distinction. David Dao, the 69-year old Kentucky physician yanked off the fully booked flight after refusing to give up his seat for a crew member, sustained injuries and may need ... Read More »

Anti-Trump, pro-Trump groups clash at protest in Berkeley


Though they further reported that prior to the events, city leaders "banned pipes, bats, bricks, rocks, glass bottles, shields, pepper spray, sticks and other potentially unsafe items", many of these items have been confiscated by police following the violence in the park - including a knife, stun gun, flagpoles and "other contraband". Read More »

Delta to offer up to $10K to passengers on overbooked flights

The doctor from Kentucky is expected to sue the airline. Demetrio said the video showed an extraordinary instance of something that happens too routinely: Airlines overbooking flights then bumping paying customers. Last year Delta got more passengers to give up their seats than any other US airline, partly by paying more than most of the others. Whatever your opinions on the matter, we can all safely agree that the incident should have never occurred, and we sincerely hope that United ... Read More »

Wells Fargo Slips; Internal Probe Blames Sales Scandal On Two Executives

Moreover, this decentralized nature led to a conflict between the business unit which engaged in fraud, Wells Fargo's Community Bank group and the company's self-espoused cultural values of not breaking the law. The report, undertaken by the Wells Fargo board and with help from the Shearman & Sterling law firm, said ex-CEO Stumpf "was too slow to investigate or critically challenge sales practices in the Community Bank", nor did he "appreciate the seriousness of the problem and the ... Read More »

Cillizza: Being president is hard: The education of Donald Trump


China has aligned itself with Russian Federation and, since the beginning of the Syrian civil war, vetoed six Security Council measures on it. "It shows Xi desires to have a good relationship with Trump , but it could come at the expense of undermining ties with Russia", Shi said. Read More »

What next? Scorpion stings passenger on United Airlines flight

However, a year ago Delta Airlines bumped more passengers from flights than any of its competitors, partly because of its generous incentive system. The United chief, who was awarded "Communicator of the Year" by PRWeek about a month ago, acknowledged Wednesday on ABC News's "Good Morning America" that his immediate response to the incident "fell short of truly expressing the shame" he felt after seeing the videos. Read More »

Next Time Your Flight Is Overbooked, Hold out for the Big Bucks

In the wake of United Airlines' disastrous, forced "re-accommodation" of Kentucky doctor David Dao , Delta has authorized payments of up to nearly $10,000 per overbooked passenger, the Associated Press reported . "We are supporting Oscar and his team as they work to assure that something like this does not happen again", says Robert Milton, chairman of the board at United , in a letter to employees today. Read More »

Manhunt for Wisconsin Fugitive Ends without Violence

Friday Joseph Jakubowski was taken into custody near the Richland and Vernon County border. Janesville Police Chief David Moore also credits the success of the investigation to the help of southern Wisconsin residents. Readstown is about 125 miles northwest of Janesville. His burned-out auto was found a short time later. Police captured a Wisconsin man early Friday, ending an intense manhunt launched after he allegedly robbed a gun shop and sent an anti-government manifesto to US ... Read More »

Fugitive accused of robbing gun shop/sending manifesto to president — CAPTURED


The hunt continues Monday, April 10, . "That's the trusting environment that we are able to have here in Rock County and Janesville Wisconsin", he added. Jakubowski looked disheveled and sleep-deprived and didn't put up a fight when officers arrested him, said Rock County Sheriff Robert Spoden . Gorn says he wasn't scared of Jakubowski, but that he could tell something was wrong. Read More »

Two More Officers In United Passenger Removal Placed On Leave


Video taken by passengers shows the man screaming while being dragged by police officers down the aisles where he ends up bloodied and bruised. Dao was one of four people randomly selected to get off the overbooked flight before it was set to take off from O'Hare International Airport to Louisville. Read More »

Delta Can Now Offer More To Customers Who Give Up Seats

The National Consumers League blames airline consolidation - with four big carriers (United, Delta , American , and Southwest) flying 80 percent of USA passengers - for more crowded planes, shrinking seats, extra fees, and reduced flight service to smaller cities. Read More »

Thousands in NYC Call for President to Release Tax Returns

Much like the " Pussyhats " symbolized by the Women's March in January, the hallmark of this protest are giant inflatable chickens. "Paying your taxes is an American thing to do", said Claudia Stroie, 49, a mechanical engineer from CT who attended the rally in NY. Read More »