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JetBlue fined $90,000 for violating passenger rights


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:07 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Low-cost carrier JetBlue Airways Corp. has been fined $90,000 by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) after it failed to inform passengers of their right to leave ... Read more...

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Fighter jets intercept two small planes in Obama’s airspace


August 7th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Two F-15 fighter jets intercepted two small airplanes that strayed into President Barack Obama's airspace during a campaign visit to Connecticut and New York on Monday, military ... Read more...

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US sanctions five men linked to kill Saudi envoy (Lead)


October 12th, 2011 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) The US Treasury Department announced Tuesday that it has slapped sanctions on five individuals linked to the assassination attempt on the Saudi ambassador to Washington, Xinhua ... Read more...

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US charges two men for planning to kill Saudi envoy


October 12th, 2011 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) Two men have been charged in the US for their alleged participation in a plot to murder the Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the US with explosives, ... Read more...

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F-16s scrambled as US marked 9/11 anniversary


September 12th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) F-16 fighter jets scrambled twice after reports of air passengers acting suspiciously on two flights as America marked the 10th anniversary of 9/11.However, officials were ... Read more...

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Defiant Nepal Airlines rats on Air India, other peers


September 8th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 8 (IANS) After being forced to halt flights two days in a row following fears that mice were on board and becoming the butt of unflattering reports in ... Read more...

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Hurricane Irene slams Big Apple; leaves 3 mn powerless in US


August 28th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) Hurricane Irene slammed New York city Sunday, leaving the Big Apple without power in some 85,000 homes, including nearly 21,000 in Queens with the largest concentration ... Read more...

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Teen who peed on girl during flight kicked from U.S. Ski Team


August 12th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- A teen was dismissed from a U.S. Ski Team on Friday after news reports emerged he urinated on a young girl during a JetBlue flight from Oregon ... Read more...

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IMF ex-head Strauss-Kahn pleads not guilty


June 6th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who is facing charges of sexual assault, pleaded not guilty at pre-trial hearings in New York ... Read more...

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List of air crashes in residential areas


May 26th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A single-engine aircraft crashed into a residential area of Faridabad, a suburb of the national capital, Wednesday night, killing at least 10 people, including ... Read more...

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EU countries begin talks to propose new IMF chief


May 19th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European Union states have begun talks to agree on a candidate to replace Dominique Strauss-Kahn as the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a ... Read more...

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IMF chief to defend himself against sex charges


May 16th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed to face scientific and forensic tests while intending to "vigorously" defend himself against charges ... Read more...

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IMF ‘fully functioning’ after Strauss-Kahn’s arrest


May 16th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced that it remains "fully functioning and operational" despite the arrest of its Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Xinhua reported Monday.The ... Read more...

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IMF head charged with attempted rape (Fourth Lead)


May 15th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 15 (IANS) The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault of a New York hotel ... Read more...

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IMF chief charged with sexual assault, attempted rape (Third Lead)


May 15th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 15 (IANS) The chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has been formally charged here with a criminal sexual act, attempted rape and unlawful imprisonment following a ... Read more...

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IMF head charged over alleged sex assault (Second Lead)


May 15th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) The head of the International Monetary Fund has been charged with a criminal sexual assault and attempted rape, following allegations made by a hotel maid in ... Read more...

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Hindus Find a Ganges in New York’s Queens area


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr. 22 (ANI): As the Hindu population has grown in Queens, New York, over the last decade, so too has the amount of ritual debris - clothing, statues, even cremation ... Read more...

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Libyan Justice Minister Al-Jleil says Gaddafi ordered Lockerbie bombing


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Libyan Justice Minister Mustafa Mohamed Abud Al Jeleil on Wednesday told a Swedish newspaper that Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi ordered the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, which killed 270 people.Al-Jleil told ... Read more...

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U.S. arrests ‘most wanted’ fugitive at New York airport after extradition from Ukraine


January 28th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) on Thursday arrested one of ICE's top ten fugitives at John F. Kennedy International Airport.Veniamin ... Read more...

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JFK airport guards fired for sleeping on the job


December 28th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Nine private security guards at the John F. Kennedy International Airport have been fired this year for sleeping on the job, a media report said Tuesday. But the ... Read more...

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New York airport bomb plotter gets life sentence


December 16th, 2010 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) A former member of Guyana's parliament was sentenced to life in prison by a US court for his role in a failed plot to blow up fuel tanks ... Read more...

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US senator introduces bill to punish body-scan pics distributors


December 6th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): US Senator Charles Schumer has introduced a bill that would make it a crime to illegally distribute or record revealing images produced by full-body scanners at airports.According to ... Read more...

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US expert hits back at claims of ’safe’ full-body airport scanners


November 12th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
California, Nov 12(ANI): An American professor has hit back at the US Government's claim that full-body scanners at airports do not pose a health risk to travellers.Dr. John Sedat, Professor of Biochemistry ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift To Promote Her Music Album In An Unthinkable Way


October 26th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Singer Taylor Swift is all set to do the unthinkable! If reports are to be believed, the ‘Love Story’ hit maker may soon be spotted on ... Read more...

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‘Full-body scanners’ unveiled at New York’s JFK Airport


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 23(ANI): New hi-tech 'full-body scanners' have been unveiled at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport to help security officials to better detect weapons and explosives.U.S. Department of Homeland ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift takes to the skies and seas for promotion of new album


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): 'Love Story' girl Taylor Swift is taking an unconventional route for the promotion of her new music album - she has scheduled a gig at an airport, on ... Read more...

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Life term for Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad (Second Lead)


October 5th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Oct 5 (IANS) Pakistan-born American Faisal Shahzad, who tried to detonate a car bomb in New York's Times Square at the behest of the Taliban in Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Life term for Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad (Lead)


October 5th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Oct 5 (IANS) Pakistan-born American Faisal Shahzad, who pleaded guilty to trying to detonate a car bomb in New York's Times Square while working with the Taliban ... Read more...

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Failed Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad sentenced to life in prison


October 5th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Faisal Shahzad, the man who attempted to detonate a car bomb in Times Square earlier this year was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Delta Airlines Pilot Makes Emergency One Wheeled Landing at JFK


September 28th, 2010 - 1:36 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Delta Airlines pilot has been dunned a hero after he was able to safely land a passenger jet packed full of families after the right landing gear ... Read more...

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New York Still Recovering From Yesterday’s Storm


September 17th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Sep 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York City is still recovering from the aftereffects of the severe storm that lashed it yesterday evening and left behind a chaotic mess. ... Read more...

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Heavy storm causes chaos in New York


September 17th, 2010 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 17 (DPA) A heavy storm walloped New York in the middle of the evening rush hour Thursday, bringing the city to a stand still and causing traffic to creep ... Read more...

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Flight Attendant Involved In A Squabble With A Traveler Is Listed To Emerge In A Courthouse In New York City


September 7th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 7, 2010 (Just Flashed): Steven Slater happens to be a previous flight attendant of JetBlue. He has been accused of utilizing expletives in his interaction with a traveler in the ... Read more...

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Jet Blue Flight Attendant Steven Slater Arrested


August 10th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Steven Slater, a Jet Blue flight attendant was arrested last Monday and charged with criminal mischief and criminal trespass. The Jet Blue flight attendant had a ... Read more...

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Two found guilty in JFK bomb plot face life in prison


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 3(ANI): Two men charged with plotting to blow up fuel tanks at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport have been found guilty by a federal jury in Brooklyn.The ... Read more...

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