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Delta will now offer up to $9,950 to fliers on overbooked flights

Delta Air Lines began Friday offering its agents greater flexibility for dealing with overbooked flights, including eye-popping compensation up to $9,950 to travelers who agree to give up their seats.<p>While it sounds generous, tickets themselves such as a last-minute fare from Atlanta to …

Aviation

Egyptian president declares state of emergency - CNN Video

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has declared a three-month state of emergency after ISIS claimed responsibility for bombings that killed dozens at two Coptic churches on Palm Sunday.

Turner Broadcasting

Colorado Police Body Slam Woman in 'Standard Arrest Technique'

Video posted Saturday of a Colorado police officer body slamming a 22-year-old woman shows a “standard arrest technique,” a police spokeswoman said.<p>The woman, Michaella Surat, assaulted the Fort Collins officer before he subdued her, the spokeswoman, Kate Kimble, said in a statement.<p>A nine-second …

Fort Collins

'Bear the Pain,' Egyptians Told, as Emergency Measures Declared

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi declared a three-month state of emergency after the worst terrorist attack on civilians under his rule raised …

Economic Reform

We're Hurtling Toward the Worst CO2 Levels the Earth Has Seen in Over 200 Million Years

Warming of Prehistoric Proportions<p>There’s no question that the world is getting warmer. Sure, the history of the Earth’s billions of years of …

The Tomahawk missile, explained: Everything you need to know about Trump's weapon in Syria

On Thursday, the United States launched a military strike at a Syrian government airbase in response to the government of President Bashar Assad …

Widow of Orlando gunman to leave Bay Area to face charges in Florida

OAKLAND — The Rodeo native and widow of Orlando nightclub killer Omar Mateen has agreed to return to Florida to face charges that she aided her …

A Spider-Man Snail: Marine Animal Found In Florida Keys Shoots Web Like Spidey

We have found the real Spider-Man, and it lives on a shipwreck in Florida... it's just not a man at all, though.<p>Scientists are comparing a newly …

Coalition of 17 states challenges Trump over climate change policy

A coalition led by New York state insists the Trump administration has a legal obligation to regulate the emission of carbon pollution: ‘The law is clear’<p>A coalition of 17 US states filed a legal challenge on Wednesday against efforts by Donald Trump’s administration to roll back climate change …

New York State

Trump Chief Strategist Steve Bannon Removed From National Security Council

<b>Updated at 12:59 p.m. ET</b><p>Steve Bannon has been removed from his controversial role on the National Security Council just months after he was elevated to the position.<p>President Trump's chief strategist will no longer be a regular attendee of the principals committee of the NSC, but he will retain his …

Donald Trump

Bannon removed from National Security Council role

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's chief strategist, has been removed from his permanent seat at the National Security Council, multiple sources tell CNN, moving the council into a more traditional structure.<p>The decision, which one source with knowledge said was made by Trump …

Donald Trump

U.S. coal companies ask Trump to stick with Paris climate deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some big American coal companies have advised President Donald Trump's administration to break his promise to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement – arguing that the accord could provide their best forum for protecting their global interests.<p>Remaining in …

Fossil Fuels

The deadly St. Petersburg metro explosion: what we know

A massive explosion tore through a packed commuter train in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Monday, killing 14 people, wounding over 50 more, and raising immediate fears that the country — which has lost hundreds of people to Islamist terror attacks in recent years — may have just been hit again.<p>On …

Colombia: Half a town has disappeared

The people of Mocoa are in shock. The disaster there has claimed around 300 lives, and the full extent of the devastation is only just starting to …

Mexico Ready to Play the Corn Card in Trade Talks

MEXICO CITY — From the hundreds of millions of tortillas consumed every year to the countless tons of corn-enriched feed that fattens livestock and poultry, corn is perhaps Mexico’s most important agricultural commodity, one at the center of its life and culture.<p>Now corn has taken on a new role — …

Mexico

Greenland's Coastal Ice Caps Passed an Unprecedented Tipping Point, And None of Us Even Noticed

There's no turning back now.<p>Greenland's coastal glaciers and ice caps have passed a pivotal tipping point - a new study concludes that they've melted …

Apple, Google and Microsoft will fight Trump's anti-climate order with clean energy

Taking a stance against the anti-climate executive order issued by President Trump earlier this week, Apple, Google, Microsoft and Amazon have stated they will remain committed to using clean energy in their continued efforts to fight climate change.<p>On Tuesday, Trump signed an order telling the …

American Airlines pilot dies on Dallas-Albuquerque flight

<b>A pilot died on Wednesday during a flight from Dallas to Albuquerque, New Mexico, American Airlines have confirmed.</b><p>The Boeing 737-800 was two miles from landing when the captain declared a medical emergency, an Albuquerque airport spokesman confirmed.<p>"They landed without incident, taxied to the …

The small Scottish isle leading the world in electricity

Some 1.3 billion people lack regular access to electricity. With its reliable independent grid powered by wind, water and solar, a remote Scottish island could hold the key to a solution.<p>The Scottish island of Eigg has a precarious connection to the outside world – which I experienced first-hand …

Renewable Energy

Energy Department climate office bans use of phrase ‘climate change’

The Office of International Climate and Clean Energy is the only office at DOE with the words ‘climate’ in its name, and it may be endangered as Trump looks to reorganize government agencies.<p>A supervisor at the Energy Department's international climate office told staff this week not to use the …

Donald Trump

The airstrike in Mosul was potentially one of the worst U.S.-led civilian bombings in 25 years

Even though Iraqi civil defense workers are still sorting through the rubble, the March 17 U.S. airstrike in West Mosul, if confirmed, could potentially rank among one of the most devastating attacks on civilians by American forces in more than two decades.<p>Residents from the neighborhood where the …

Middle East

There's a Russian storm over Trump's struggling presidency

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The darkening storm over Russia is now looming over President Donald Trump's innermost circle.<p>The intrigue now threatening to swamp Washington politics deepened on Monday when Trump's son-in-law and trusted adviser, Jared Kushner, offered to testify to senators about meetings …

Donald Trump

Brexit: everything you need to know about how the UK will leave the EU

Just over nine months after the UK’s historic vote to leave the European Union the government will this week start the formal proceedings for leaving the bloc by triggering article 50.<p><b>What is article 50?</b><p>In just 264 words in five paragraphs, article 50 of the Lisbon treaty sets out how an EU member …

United Kingdom

Britain’s Brexit Nightmare Is About to Become Reality

In less than 48 hours, Theresa May will trigger Article 50, formally beginning the process by which Britain will leave the E.U.<p>Speaking just two days before <b>Theresa May</b> will trigger Article 50, formally beginning the process by which Britain will leave the E.U., <b>Keir Starmer,</b> the shadow Brexit …

United Kingdom

London terror attacker ‘drove at 76mph’ as he aimed car at victims on bridge

<b>Khalid Masood accelerated up to 76mph as he aimed his car at pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, it has been claimed.</b><p>The terror attacker killed four …

North Dakota pipeline spill larger than previously thought

An initial appraisal of the Belle Fourche Pipeline spill in December estimated that 176,000 gallons of oil had been released from the leaking pipe. …

66% of Cancers Are Caused by DNA Error, Not Environment or Lifestyle, Finds Johns Hopkins Study

We usually attribute cancer to inherited genes such as the BRACA1 or BRACA2 mutations, responsible for breast, ovarian, and prostate cancer. Or else, …

Cancer

Poll: Majority of Americans want independent commission to investigate Trump-Russia ties

Most Americans do not support President Donald Trump’s proposed spending cuts, and a majority think that an independent commission should investigate possible links between Trump campaign members and the Russian government, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released …

Donald Trump

It's Never Trump's Fault

Speaking after the collapse of the Republican health-care bill, the president assigned blame to plenty of parties but cast himself as a mere bystander.<p>Speaking in the Oval Office Friday afternoon, President Trump surveyed the wreckage of the Obamacare repeal effort and issued a crisp, definitive …

How the new ‘electronics ban’ serves the Trump agenda

<i>Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter.</i><p><b>Travelers around the world woke up on Tuesday to an alarming new development:</b> a new edict from the …

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