Federation Internationale de Football Association nominate Nigerian for Best Coach Award
Wall St extends losses on Trump policy worries
Foot Locker Earnings Slump Pushes Shares to Multiyear Low
The myth of the alt-left
South Korean Premier Rejects Opposition's Call For Nuclear Armament
American Airlines passenger detained after in-flight disturbance
20 May 2017, 02:23 | Kelvin Horton
Two U.S. fighter jets were summoned Friday to escort a flight from Los Angeles to Hawaii after an unruly man was subdued by passengers and flight attendants, who had to use a drink cart to block him from the front of the plane.
Federal authorities were preparing a criminal complaint to charge Turkish national Anil Uskanil, 25, with interference with a flight crew, Federal Bureau of Investigation special-agent-in charge Paul Delacourt said at a Honolulu news conference.
But Forburger said the cart was already in the way as the flight attendants were picking up dishes from first-class passengers who had just finished lunch.
American Airlines said its Honolulu-bound flight, an Airbus A321, was carrying 181 passengers and six crew members.
Los Angeles International Airport Police Division responded to a radio call of a passenger going through a door from the Terminal 5 concourse that led out onto the airfield ramp, according to a statement from LAX.
Los Angeles airport police spokesman Rob Pedregon said Uskanil was a ticketed American Airlines passenger with a boarding pass who had cleared security screening but claimed that he lost his way because he was tipsy from drinking. He was given a date to appear in court and released for his flight to Honolulu.
American Airlines says there were 191 passengers and 6 crew members on the plane, which landed around 11:30 a.m. They found some duct tape.
Fellow passengers told TheDCNF's Barton that the suspect had been pacing in a odd way before the flight left Los Angeles, and upon boarding the plane had sat in the front row of first class, before being told to move further back. The plane was escorted by two F-22 fighter jets for the duration of the flight following the disturbance, U.S. Pacific Command said in a statement.
The Department of Homeland Security was briefed on the incident. The man attempted to use a door off limits to the public in the middle of the night while waiting for his flight.
Law enforcement officers were requested to meet a plane that landed Friday in Honolulu because of a passenger disturbance. "We were greeted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation". "DHS is prepared to assist other federal and local law enforcement agencies as they investigate the incident", DHS said.
Trump opens first presidential trip overseas in Saudi Arabia
Trump made Saudi Arabia his initial stop Saturday on his first official trip overseas, before visiting Israel and the Vatican. Trump and Salman spoke through an interpreter inside the airport terminal after the president stepped off Air Force One.
Trump brags to Russians about firing 'nut job' Comey
He added, "The investigation would have always continued, and obviously, the termination of Comey would not have ended it". The Justice Department on Friday issued the text of Rosenstein's opening remarks for the briefings on Capitol Hill.
Penguins knot series with 3-2 win over Senators
Marc-Andre Fleury has allowed 37 goals on 490 shots faced and Matt Murray has given up three goals on 46 shots. Murray was the better regular-season goaltender, and Fleury was only playing because of injury.
France's Macron holds 1st Cabinet meeting; half are women
Mr Philippe and Mr Macron chose experienced politicians from the left, the centre and the right for the main positions. Alexis Kohler , Macron's new general secretary at the presidential Elysee Palace , made the announcement Wednesday.