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December 10, 2017 6:25 PM Swiss woman angry over champagne refusal ejected from plane

German police say the pilot of a passenger jet destined for Zurich made an unscheduled stop at Stuttgart airport because a Swiss passenger become aggressive after being denied champagne. (REUTERS/Eric Gaillard ) German police say the pilot of a passenger jet destined for Zurich made an unscheduled stop at Stuttgart airport because a Swiss passenger become 21

December 10, 2017 4:23 PM Delta Air Lines cancels 625 flights because of snowstorm

The severity of the storm have forced Delta Air Lines to cancel 625 scheduled flights in Atlanta – the world’s busiest airport. The Georgia-based airliner had to increase cancellations throughout Friday as crews worked to remove ice from aircrafts. Atlanta is under a winter storm warning until 10 a.m. Saturday morning according to the National Weather 23

December 10, 2017 2:33 AM The Latest: Stormtroopers, droids start 'Last Jedi' carpet

The Latest: Stormtroopers, droids start 'Last Jedi' carpet The world premiere event of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" has begun with a squad of Stormtroopers and droids among the early arrivals. In addition to the Stormtroopers, a group of elite guards clad in red and some of the franchise's most recognizable droids, C-3PO, R2-D2 and BB-8 made their way down the red carpet 18

December 9, 2017 8:41 PM Boyega on way to 'Star Wars' premiere, despite Atlanta snow

Boyega on way to 'Star Wars' premiere, despite Atlanta snow After tweeting that snow in Atlanta might keep him from making the "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" premiere in Los Angeles, actor John Boyega is apparently on his way. Publicist Lindsay Galin tells The Associated Press that Boyega's flight did take off Saturday morning and that he was "on schedule" 19

December 9, 2017 6:01 PM John Boyega says he is stranded in Atlanta and may not make movie 'Star Wars' premiere

John Boyega said he is stranded in Atlanta and may not make movie it to the “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” premiere. (Reuters) Actor John Boyega tweeted he was stuck in Atlanta Saturday due to an abnormal snowstorm and may not make the premiere of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” in Los Angeles. Boyega tweeted Saturday morning: “Wow ATL (Atlanta). Looks like no one’s 31

December 8, 2017 10:10 AM Cameroon detains US writer who criticized government

DOUALA, Cameroon – An advocacy group says a Cameroonian-American writer who criticized the government over months of Anglophone protests has been detained in the Central African nation. Patrice Nganang had written an article for Jeune Afrique in which he was critical of how Cameroon has handled a sometimes violent secessionist movement in some English-speaking 20

December 7, 2017 1:03 PM Senegal opens new international airport with economic hopes

DIASS, Senegal – Senegal's new international airport is opening its runways as the West African country hopes to become a travel hub for the region. Airport International Blaise-Diagne, which had faced more than 10 years of delays, is meant to anchor Senegal's economic and tech center. The government is aiming for 5 million passengers in 2023 and 10 million 20

December 6, 2017 2:52 PM Your New Business-Class Seat Isn’t Ready, But Here’s a Pillow

United has been marketing its improved Polaris service for over a year, but has been slow installing seats and upgrading airport clubs The biggest delay for airlines isn’t your flight or your luggage. It’s their long-promised new business-class seats. United Airlines trumpeted its new Polaris business class in June 2016 with a roadshow to let top customers 14

December 5, 2017 5:21 PM US family dies in car crash while attending funeral in Ireland

Four members of an American family were killed in Ireland on Monday when the rental car they were driving crashed into a truck. The victims were identified as Doug and Lily Alexander, both 75; and their adult sons Steve Alexander, 49, and Doug Alexander Jr., 42, according to local reports. The BBC reported the family had traveled to County Wexford, Ireland 45

December 4, 2017 1:08 PM 2 American Airlines planes come into contact at Miami airport

Two planes that just landed come ‘into contact’ at Miami airport Two American Airlines planes that had just landed touched on the tarmac over the weekend at Miami International Airport. The wingtip of an Airbus A319 “came into contact” with a Boeing 737 as they were both taxiing to the gate just after 6 p.m. Sunday, according to American Airlines 13