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April 11, 2017 9:28 AM US Air Force tests air-to-ground strikes with unmanned F-16 combat jet

An unmanned system, functioning as an autonomous wingman successfully flew a fighter jet. New tests conducted by the US Air Force saw an AI-powered unmanned system autonomously flying an F-16 combat jet. The unmanned aircraft functioned as an autonomous wingman to a human pilot, flying a separate aircraft. The system successfully accomplished all its goals 61

April 11, 2017 5:49 AM Boris Johnson: Russia facing `big strategic choice´ over Assad support

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said Russia faces a “big strategic choice” as America’s top diplomat prepared to confront Moscow over its support for Syria’s President Bashar Assad. Following a meeting of G7 foreign ministers in Italy, Italian foreign minister Angeline Alfano said there had been “no consensus” on a British call for new targeted sanctions 25

April 11, 2017 5:00 AM The Russian and Iranian ties that the U.S. can’t seem to break

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. In the first few weeks of the Trump administration, some senior figures began floating a new plan: President Trump's improved relations with Moscow would help the White 62

April 11, 2017 4:37 AM 'I want to commend you for continuing to go above and beyond': Defiant United Airlines CEO pens 'tone deaf' email defending staff after 'belligerent' passenger was viciously dragged from overbooked flight

United CEO Oscar Munoz has doubled down on his airline crew's decision to remove an elderly passenger, claiming he was 'disruptive and belligerent'. The airline is facing a furious backlash after footage emerged of a the 69-year-old, bleeding heavily after he dragged off an overbooked flight to Louisville on Sunday night. But in a private email to employees 42

April 11, 2017 2:47 AM United CEO defends employees as uproar continues

CHICAGO (AP) — Video of police officers dragging a passenger from an overbooked United Airlines flight sparked an uproar Monday on social media, but United’s CEO defended his employees, saying they followed proper procedures and had no choice but to call authorities and remove the man. As the flight waited to depart from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, officers 73

April 10, 2017 11:24 PM United Airlines passenger, picked at random, is dragged off overbooked flight to make room for staff

United Airlines is under fire for the violent handling of a seated passenger, who was dragged off a flight by police after the airline mistakenly overbooked the flight and randomly chose him to leave to make room for airline employees who wanted seats. Officers pulled him from his window seat and then dragged the bleeding man down the aisle as other 100

April 10, 2017 9:52 PM Larsson, Arruabarrena earn comeback wins in Bogota

Johanna Larsson and Lara Arruabarrena each overcame scares to reach round two of the Copa Colsanitas on Monday. Third seed Larsson surprisingly lost the first set of her match against Belgian-born French youngster Fiona Ferro, a player 158 places below her in the WTA rankings. However, Ferro was unable to capitalise on her strong start as Larsson hit back emphatically 34

April 10, 2017 8:51 PM United Airlines incident: What went wrong?

A common overbooking problem on a United Airlines flight on Sunday ended with a man being bloodied and dragged from his seat and an already troubled airline earning more bad press. How did it all go so wrong? Overbooking on flights happens all the time. Empty seats cost airlines money, so they offset the number of passengers who miss flights by selling 59

April 10, 2017 4:24 PM Ryan Giggs´ estranged wife seeks swift end to court fight over money

The estranged wife of former Manchester United and Wales star Ryan Giggs has said she wants their divorce court fight over money to end as “swiftly and amicably as possible”. Stacey Giggs said she is “disappointed” to have needed the “assistance” of a judge. A lawyer outlined her thoughts after a judge analysed the latest stage of the dispute at a private 24

April 10, 2017 2:59 PM The moment a screaming 'doctor' was KNOCKED OUT by cops and dragged off an overbooked United flight after he refused to leave when he was picked to give up his seat

This is the moment a screaming man was knocked out and forcibly dragged off an overbooked United flight by cops while fellow passengers yelled in distress on Sunday night. Three officers were filmed yanking the man from his seat in Chicago, bashing his head against an arm rest and dragging the seemingly unconscious man down the aisle as he bled from the mouth 50