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Delta hits reset button as it recovers from crippling power outage

Customers traveling should check the status of their flight at delta.com or the Fly Delta App, the company said. Around 3 a.m. Tuesday morning, Delta said more than 200 flights were expected to be delayed and the number could climb throughout the day because of residual effects from yesterday.

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White Sox starter Gonzalez leaves with groin strain

Tim Anderson delivered a run-producing single with two outs in the 11th to give the White Sox a 2-1 lead, but closer David Robertson failed to hold it. Dyson was initially called out trying to steal second, but the Royals appealed and the call was overturned. He started 24 of the 30 contests in which he appeared a year ago and went 7-8 with his first career save and a 2.97 ERA.

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Kashmir unrest: Will Modi govt's dialogue with Pakistan involve LeT, terrorism?

Raja of the CPI, CPI (M) boss Sitaram Yechury, the RJD's Ram Jethmalani and representatives from other parties speaking, acknowledging its seriousness. "They have just killed believers of Islam", Rajnath Singh said in the Rajya Sabha. "The issue of Kashmir is an internal matter of India and Indians".

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It's the last post for media founder Arianna Huffington

AOL's takeover of the Huffington Post had its rocky moments, in part because of tensions between AOL Chief Executive Tim Armstrong and Huffington over issues such as allocation of resources, Reuters has reported. "There's a reason to fear that it wouldn't be as solid as it has been", said Jeff Cohen, an associate professor of journalism at Ithaca College, who started blogging on the site shortly after it was founded.

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Christopher Biggins defends controversial comments

Speaking to The Sun , the 67-year-old TV host revealed he will be visiting Auschwitz in the Autumn. "On Monday, in a conversation with Katie, where she remarked she was not in the house to represent the Jewish community, your comment was plainly capable of causing offence to Katie and the viewing public".

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Markets Right Now: Stocks closing lower on Wall Street

Shares in Macy's jumped 17% after the department store chain said like-for-like sales fell by less than expected in the most recent quarter and announced plans to shut 100 stores. Utilities, which traded lower for most of the day, broke higher to close up 0.1%. Japan's stock exchange was closed for a holiday. South Korea's KOSPI edged up 0.2 percent to 2,048.80.

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US stocks open higher as oil prices attempt to stabilize

The S&P 500 was up 8.07 points, or 0.37 per cent, at 2,183.56. The Nasdaq Composite was up 26.41 points, or 0.51%, at 5,230.99. A rally since late June has taken the S&P 500 up over 6 percent in 2016, as continued low interest rates encourage investors to buy US equities, although many investors are concerned about high valuations.

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Hillary Clinton's Economic Speech

McCrory is not only continuing to support Trump, but is defending his unsafe rhetoric", Cooper spokesman Jamal Little said in a news release. Like Trump, Clinton says she wants to crack down on China's currency manipulation and theft of U.S.

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Fish with 'human-like teeth' found in Michigan lakes

That's definitely the case with some recent catches from Lake St. Clair and Lake Huron. They advise anyone who has a pacu that has outgrown its tank to consider donating it or trading with a hobbyist, environmental learning center, an aquarium, or a zoo.

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Arianna Huffington is leaving The Huffingt

Arianna says she didn't set out to leave HuffPost-which in 2012 became the first digital media website to win a Pulitzer Prize-it just happened. It's a lesson she has to remind herself of even today, and one that has motivated her decision to step down from The Huffington Post .

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German economy grows 0.4 percent in 2nd quarter

In national data released late last month, the French economy, the eurozone's second largest, stagnated in the second quarter, while Spain's expanded by 0.7%, a slight slowdown from the 0.8% pick up recorded in the first quarter. There was, however, a weaker reading for capital spending with weakness in machinery, equipment and spending, which will cause some longer-term concerns over the outlook.

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Raghuram Rajan leaves repo rate unchanged, says he had a productive term

He said, "Whenever we've had to say "no", I was never anxious about re-appointment or future prospects". Now as his three-year term ends on September 4, he intends to return to academia as professor at the University of Chicago - from where he is on a three-year leave.

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Eurostar passengers face disruption after workers vote to strike

Another commentator, @somersetlevel, said: "RMT dinosaurs announce 7 days of Eurostar strikes over work/life balance". The dispute is over unsocial hours and duty rosters for about 80 train managers, the RMT union said Wednesday. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) backed walkouts by 84%, with nine out of 10 supporting other forms of industrial action. RMT members voted massively in favour of strike action on the basis that Eurostar had failed to honour their ...

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Arianna Huffington steps down from HuffPost

The site has since vastly expanded its staff across 14 countries devoted to original reporting, and won a Pulitzer Prize in 2012 for a series on wounded veterans and their families. Now she's off to focus full time on what she says is the good news about wellness. For now, Huffington will be replaced by an interim editorial committee made up of five people, according to an internal memo posted on the site.

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Vail Resorts to buy ski resort Whistler Blackcomb

Brownlie will stay on as Whistler Blackcomb's chief operating officer and will become a member of the senior leadership team of Vail Resorts' mountain division, the companies said. Vail will also assume about $132 million in Whistler Blackcomb's outstanding debt. Vail's financial support and broad network of customers will go a long way to boosting business at Whistler Blackcomb , he said.

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Hillary Clinton to release 2015 tax returns this week

The controversy erupted on Tuesday when Trump said at a rally that Second Amendment defenders might be able to stop Clinton from appointing justices to the Supreme Court who could weaken gun rights. "I don't know." Some saw the remarks as a joke about Clinton being assassinated, a claim that the Trump campaign has denied. Trump's campaign says that he was merely speaking about the political resolve of Second Amendment supporters.

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Thailand: At least six blasts hit two cities within hours

The bombings hit Hua Hin ahead of a long holiday weekend in the kingdom, with Thais set to celebrate Queen Sirikit s birthday on Friday. The popular upscale tourist resort of Hua Hin has been hit by four explosions, two late on Thursday and two more early on Friday.

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New batch of Clinton emails raises big questions

The billionaire and donor, Gilbert Chagoury , wanted to speak to the State Department's top official on Lebanon, Band wrote in the April 2009 email to the two aides, Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills. Polls show Clinton leading Trump in all-important Virginia. "This is yet more evidence that Hillary Clinton lacks the judgment, character, stability and temperament to be within 1,000 miles of public power", Stephen Miller, Trump's national policy director, told CNN .

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Huffington Post co-founder to step down, build startup

But now she realized she can not run both projects and made a decision. Arianna Huffington, chairwoman, president, and editor in chief of the Huffington Post, will be these things no longer. Ms Huffington made the announcement about her imminent departure on Twitter , where she has more than 2.3 million followers. But her outside interests have also raised questions about her commitment to her publication and whether she was using it to promote her interests.

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United States company gets historic nod to send lander to moon

The Florida-based company added that the approval begins "a new era of ongoing commercial lunar exploration and discovery, unlocking the enormous potential of the moon's valuable resources". A commercial company based in Florida has just received permission from the US government to fly to the moon, a feat which has only been achieved by the government itself.

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Macy's says it'll shut 100 more stores, and its stock jumps

Macy's said the upcoming store closings would not affect its Bloomingdale's division. Macy's announced Thursday it will close 100 stores nationwide, although the company didn't say if the Beaver Valley Mall location would be on the list.

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Antonio Brown almost ejected from practice for arguing with official

Whether or not Antonio Brown will encounter Terry Brown during the regular season remains to be seen. It's just fantastic that with all the technology they could not get a football field ready to play an NFL nationally televised game. Receiver Markus Wheaton, cornerback Artie Burn, linebacker Travis Feeney and defensive tackle Roy Philon may not play, because they have had limited time on the field due to injuries.

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IKEA plans 25 stores in India over 10 years

IKEA India CEO Juvencio Maeztu told reporters that this will be followed by opening more stores in Bengaluru and Delhi NCR. The company is in its expansion spree in India and now, it is aggressively looking for land in major cities of the country.

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Wal-Mart to buy Jet.com for $3.3B

Our customers will win. Walmart President and Chief Executive Doug McMillon called the acquisition "another jolt of entrepreneurial spirit being injected into Wal-Mart". Meanwhile, Amazon's overall sales have rocketed above $100 billion annually. Both Walmart and Jet will continue to develop new technology solutions and products aimed at offering consumers a faster discount shopping experience.

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Chinese Energy Firm Backing Hinkley Point Accused Of Nuclear Espionage

Hinkley opponents argue Chinese investment could pose a national security concern. As a result the Prime Minister is being urged to pull the British project immediately. To suggest that China would try to kidnap the countries' electricity network for ulterior motive is absurd and nearly comical, since it is widely recognized in the world that business reputation is critical to any corporate activity.

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Huffington Post Founder Moves On To New Online Startup

In a note to employees Thursday, Huffington said that she would be focusing on her new venture, a health-and-wellness startup called Thrive Global . The Huffington Post , for nearly five months in late 2015, covered Trump as entertainment news rather than politics.

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International Olympic Committee decision banning Russian athletes from Rio unenforceable - CAS

WADA says Canadian law professor Richard McLaren's report was based on "corroborated evidence of state manipulation in the Russian anti-doping system that is beyond a reasonable doubt ". Russia's 271-strong team will still be one of the biggest at the Games, with only hosts Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Spain and the United States sending larger teams.

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Macy's, Inc. Is Closing a Boatload of Stores (Again)

Most of the stores will close early in 2017, company officials said, with the balance winding down as leases and other operating agreements expire or are amended or waived. But the size of this newest consolidation and the fact Macy's says that almost all of the to-be-closed stores are now profitable, suggests MI might not emerge unscathed this time.

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Rajan Hands Over India Inflation Battle With Legacy in Balance

The Governor's focus has been on the transmission of rate cuts, rather than rate cuts. "In hindsight, all mistakes have been because we were too pliant". "What matters is how these (measures) play out in the longer run for stronger and sustainable growth for the country, for job creation, movement into middle income (country)", he said while presenting his last bi-monthly monetary policy review.

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Text from ex-Christie aide: 'He just flat out lied' about Bridgegate

The court filing in the case concerns a text message allegedly sent by Christina Renna , former director of Mr Christie's intergovernmental affairs office, during the press conference to Peter Sheridan , a member of the governor;s re-election campaign.

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Doanld Trump stands by false claim Obama founded ISIS

The statement doubles down on an assertion he made at a Florida rally on August 10 in a radio interview with conservative radio news host Hugh Hewitt , and in a phone interview with CNBC's The Squawk Box on Thursday. The White House has not responded to Trump . "The leadership of President Obama and Hillary Clinton that saw the irresponsible withdrawal of USA forces without a status of forces agreement, created a vacuum in which terrorist group ISIS was able to spawn".

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Oil stable as Venezuela calls for producer meeting

USA crude settled at $43.49 per barrel, up $1.78 or 4.3 percent, while Brent crude closed $1.99 or 4.5 percent higher at $46.04, after both jumped more than 5 percent during the session. The figure is still an increase of 190,000 barrels per day in year-on-year terms. The agency warned that the continued oversupply will limit gains on oil prices.

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Yelp users can soon virtually line up at restaurants

Nowait is a Pittsburgh-based company that lets you browse nearby restaurants (within 60 miles, to be precise) and their wait times before leaving your house. Baking Company, P.J. Clarke's on the Hudson, and Penelope. Sykes says the goal is to make Nowait a win-win experience for both restaurants and customers.

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Arianna Huffington to leave Huffington Post to start new venture

She told The Wall Street Journal on Thursday that "I really thought I could do both, but as we started building it up, I realized that it really needed my full attention". After fainting and breaking a cheekbone from burnout in 2007, Ms Huffington wrote two books promoting a sustainable work-life balance. Huffington said that she had been thinking about her future in the website for a while and was only waiting for a closing funding round for Thrive Global.

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Rio 2016: US Gymnast Simone Biles Wins Women's All-Around Gold

Harrison, 26, is expected to retire from judo and has said she's contemplating joining the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Biles was so dominant that she could have fallen twice and still romped to the all-around title. Biles' greatness starts at the point where she can see her body doing things that no one has done before. In qualifying, team and all-around competition she's been tops in the vault, the balance beam and the floor exercise all three times.


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