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United Fliers, Prepare To Be Bored By This Punishingly Long “Humorous” Safety Video

Even people who haven’t flown are pretty familiar with the basics of the safety spiel the cabin crew gives before takeoff — no smoking, buckle your seatbelt and keep it buckled, know where the exits are, don’t freak the f*#$ out when the oxygen bag thing drops, and if we crash into the water and manage to survive, you can float in the freezing water on your seat cushion. The more concise an airline can make these statements, the better. But United Airlines thinks that the best way to make you give a hoot about airline safety is to make you watch a 4.5-minute video that tries to tickle your funny bone.

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Paul Ryan says Obama administration is 'perpetuating poverty'

Paul Ryan says Obama administration is 'perpetuating poverty' | World news | NewsWire
Paul Ryan, the House of Representatives budget committee chairman, speaking in May this year in Las Vegas. Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters

The House of Representatives budget committee chairman, Paul Ryan, on Sunday accused the Obama administration of “perpetuating poverty” with a benefits programme that does not help the poor find a way to a better life.

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Paul Ryan says Obama administration is 'perpetuating poverty' |

Paul Ryan says Obama administration is 'perpetuating poverty' | World news | NewsWire
Paul Ryan, the House of Representatives budget committee chairman, speaking in May this year in Las Vegas. Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters

The House of Representatives budget committee chairman, Paul Ryan, on Sunday accused the Obama administration of “perpetuating poverty” with a benefits programme that does not help the poor find a way to a better life.

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