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In this July 8, 2015, file photo, United Airlines planes are parked at their gates as another plane, top, taxis past them at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. United Airlines says it will raise the limit to $10,000 on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his seat. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

United Airlines raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10,000

- Associated Press

United Airlines says it will raise the limit — to $10,000 — on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights. It’s also increasing training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his seat.

After the Run for the Roses in Kentucky, the Round Robin Bar at the Willard InterContinental Hotel will be busy mixing drinks and starting its
Race to the 200th Cup, with a release 100 limited-edition commemorative mint julep cups. (The Washington Times/File)

D.C. culinary scene springs to life in May with Kentucky Derby, Cinco de Mayo and more

Upon selling 200 mint juleps in the Round Robin Bar, The Willard InterContinental will release 100 limited-edition commemorative mint julep cups. These handcrafted pewter cups pay tribute to the mint julep first introduced to Washington by Kentucky statesman Henry Clay in the hotel’s bar in the 1840s. The purchaser of the 200th mint julep will receive the first commemorative cup.

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Trump repeats criticism of court that halted 1st travel ban

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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, file photo, Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly speaks during a preview of the new international concourse at Houston Hobby Airport in Houston. Southwest Airlines says it plans to stop overbooking flights, an industry practice implicated in an ugly incident on a United Express flight that has damaged United's reputation with the flying public. In 2016, Southwest bumped 15,000 passengers off flights, more than any other U.S. airline. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)

Southwest Airlines to end practice of overbooking flights

- Associated Press

Southwest Airlines plans to stop overbooking flights - an industry practice implicated in an ugly incident on a United Airlines flight that has damaged United's reputation with the flying public.

In this photo taken on Thursday, March 16, 2017, Georgy Nissky's "En Route," left, is on display in the Institute of Russian Realist Art, a private museum in Moscow, Russia. A sale of Soviet-era masterpieces at auction in London in 2014, one selling for $2 million, has triggered a criminal investigation in Russia and a push to re-nationalize the collection that once belonged to a Soviet artists' trade union. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Auction of Soviet art triggers probe; art market on guard

- Associated Press

The sale of nine Soviet-era masterpieces that fetched $3 million at a London auction in 2014 is causing uproar in Moscow's art community, where it was largely perceived as a theft of the family jewels.