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Delta flight cancellations pile up for second day

According to Delta's news website news.delta.com, Delta will provide $200 in travel vouchers to all customers who experienced a delay of greater than three hours or a cancelled flight as a result of the systemwide outage. Delta CEO Ed Bastian released a video Monday apologizing for inconveniencing passengers. Delta also said it was extending a "travel waiver" into a second day allowing passengers to alter flight arrangements free of charge.

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Year Old Man Killed Playing Pokemon GO In San Francisco

According to family members, Riley was playing the game when someone came up and shot him and ran away. This was disclosed by John Kirby, a friend of Riley. This is not the first time tragedy has stemmed from playing "Pokemon Go ". Riley attended Immaculate Conception School in Lowell before moving to San Matteo, California with his family.

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Delta cancelling nearly 250 flights August 9 morning

The airline was back online after a few hours Monday, but the ripple effects could be felt a day later. Delta is canceling almost 250 flights on Tuesday as it recovers from a systemwide computer outage . The airline is also offering compensation to customers affected by the delays or cancellations. Airlines have been putting more people in each plane, so when a system of a major carrier crashes, as has happened with others before Delta , finding a new seat for the waylaid becomes more ...

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United States of America women romp to Rio Olympics gymnastics team gold

Mahsa Javar of the Islamic Republic of Iran competes during the Women's Single Sculls Semifinal on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Lagoa Stadium on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil. "I've done it before meets at pretty much every meet I go to", he said. Le Clos was unperturbed and will aim to get Phelps' blood boiling again by retaining his title in an eagerly-awaited showdown at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre.

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Donald Trump says 'Second Amendment people' could stop Hillary Clinton's judicial nominations

Although the 2 Amendment people, maybe there is. He was pointing out the differences between himself and Clinton when he said: "Hillary wants to essentially abolish the Second Amendment". What Trump is saying is unsafe". Both campaigns have released statements on Trump's remarks. Within the Trask Coliseum, a man seated behind Trump on stage reacted in surprise, his mouth popping open.

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Man Arrested In Connection With Weekend Tainted Candy Incident

The edibles looked like Nerds candy. THC is the chemical in marijuana that intoxicates users. Soon after indulging in treats, twenty-four people had to be rushed from the event to the nearest hospital for an emergency shot of the overdose antidote naloxone.

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Year-old suffers head injury in Ferris wheel fall

Tim Davis of the Greeneville Police Department. He said those injured are now alert and talking. The 3 children - whose names have not been released - were transported to the nearby Johnson City Medical Center. A few people who fell 30 to 45 feet from a Ferris wheel in Tennessee were responsive and answering questions Monday night, police said. The third child was rushed to Johnson City by ambulance.

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Reagan Shooter John Hinckley Jr. Released From Prison

While Reagan's daughter Patti Davis says she's forgiven Hinckley, she thinks he should remain detained in the mental hospital. A judge has ruled he's no longer a danger to society. "Contrary to the judge's decision, we believe John Hinckley is still a threat to others, and we strongly oppose his release". U.S. District Judge Paul Friedman said the 61-year-old Hinckley is no longer a threat to himself and others and will be allowed to live with his mother in Williamsburg, Virginia as early ...

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Trump surprises with crack on guns, Clinton

Former Rep. Gabby Giffords on Tuesday blasted Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump promises press conference on Melania's immigration story Giffords blasts Trump's 2nd Amendment comments Giuliani: Trump meant you have "power to vote against her" MORE over his apparent joke about the possibility of Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTrump promises press conference on Melania's immigration story Giffords blasts Trump's 2nd Amendment comments Giuliani: Trump meant you have "power to vote against ...

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Donald Trump: 'Second Amendment People' Could Stop Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton's campaign manager had his own interpretation. Hillary Clinton has pulled clearly ahead in Pennsylvania and holds a slight lead over Donald Trump in OH, but the two are in a tight race in the crucial battleground of Florida, according to new Quinnipiac University polls of likely voters in the key swing states show.

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FACT CHECK: Clinton's New Email Clarifications Fall Short

Despite being thoroughly rebuked by fact-checkers and the FBI, Hillary Clinton continues to give her critics fresh ammunition by claiming she never sent or received any information marked classified in her private email account, keeping alive a controversy that's dogged her throughout her presidential bid.

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Kaine says Clinton has learned from her 'mistake'

Comey had defended a much narrower set of Clinton's remarks, made in the context of an interview with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and effectively confirmed that Clinton had made factually false statements about the classified material being transmitted over her personal email system.

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Wildfires burn more than 35000 acres in California

It's coming right at me!' he told dispatchers". They were back at home Sunday, "breathing a big sigh of relief", she said. The fire rolls up and down the canyon walls, raining fire from the sky. Besides the financial burden, there's also the human cost. Fire officials have said the Southland already has one of the largest fleets of firefighting aircraft in the country, and Antonovich said 28 aircraft were being used to battle the Sand Fire .

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Girls Injured In Fall From Ferris Wheel At Tennessee Fair

All three were rushed to Johnson City Medical Center. Fair officials did not immediately have comment but said today that they do not know when the ride was last inspected. In a follow-up to the audit past year, the agency said Tennessee law does not require the state to hire its own inspectors. The fair opened Monday and ends Saturday.

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Maine GOP senator: "I will not be voting for Donald Trump"

But rejecting the conventions of political correctness is different from showing complete disregard for common decency. Striking back, Trump, in a statement issued late night, said, "We thank them for coming forward so everyone in the country knows who deserves the blame for making the world such a unsafe place".

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Trump Fires Back at Critics Over National Security Fears

Democrat Hillary Clinton will participate in the three presidential debates as scheduled, her campaign said Monday in response to complaints from Republican Donald Trump that the dates are unsuitable. Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse and South Carolina Sen. "It is concerning that the Trump campaign is already engaged in shenanigans around these debates", he said.

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Clinton attacks Trump's economic proposal

As she is wont to do, Warren responded on Twitter . In an interview with the New Yorker in June she said it was unlikely she would vote for Clinton, but did note, "I worked very well with Hillary when she was my colleague in the Senate and when she was Secretary of State".

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Vail Resorts to buy Whistler Blackcomb in $1.1 billion deal

In Colorado, the company is a frequent target of environmentalists, who criticize Vail's terrain expansions into what they consider critical wildlife habitat, notably a 2012 dust-up over Breckenridge ski area's "Peak 6" expansion. Both stocks were up in early trading Monday, with Vail Resorts shares rising about 4.9% to $151. and Whistler Blackcomb soaring 43% to C$36.00.

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Paul Ryan asked about Packers, not primary, in Wisconsin

The political standoff between the party's nominee and the party's highest ranking elected official showed no signs of easing, with Ryan opting to skip a scheduled Trump campaign event on his home turf Friday night. "It's about Paul Ryan's policies". He lives in the district, he's there every weekend, he's got plenty of money and he doesn't take anything for granted.

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Reward for information in Queens jogger Karina Vetrano's death rises to $20000

Investigators have found DNA evidence at the crime scene and are processing it to see if it matches any suspects in city, state or federal databases. "The whole world (will) know what a pathetic, puny, weak piece of filth you are", Cathy Vetrano said outside the family's Howard Beach home.

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US preparing to announce findings on Baltimore police force

Findings of a Justice Department investigation into alleged systemic constitutional violations by Baltimore's police department are to be announced Wednesday, according to a person familiar with the matter. For example, the people said, the department lacks systems to deter and detect improper conduct, and it fails to collect and analyze data that might root out abuses or abusers.

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Google Now adds extra customization with new "Explore Interests" feature

However, it seems the feature is about to become much more customizable. For example, if you select Game of Thrones , you'll probably see a card for the time the HBO series is airing, and perhaps an option to Cast it to your Chromecast if it detects one.

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Trump hoping his speech on economy steadies campaign

Mr Trump this week refused to endorse Ryan when he told The Washington Post he was "not quite there yet" - using the same phrase Mr Ryan had used about Mr Trump before finally endorsing him. "And we may disagree on a couple of things, but mostly we agree and we're going to get it done", Trump added. "We get along with Russian Federation, we go out together - with others - and we knock the hell out of ISIS?Wouldn't that be great?", asked Trump.

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Trump, Seeking to End Republican Row, Supports House Speaker

Instead, he acknowledged that while he and the Ryan "may disagree on a couple of things", the Speaker is ultimately "a good man" and "a good guy". "That's how I think about it and that's how I'm going to try in this campaign to respond to and rebuke all of the terrible things he (Trump) says on a pretty regular basis, but not about me, I could care less about that", Clinton said responding to a question about her Republican rival.

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Donald Trump competitive in Florida, but collapsing in Pennsylvania

During the event, he said falsely that Clinton "essentially wants to abolish the Second Amendment". Trump was riffing on the Second Amendment when he started drifting into the subject of Supreme Court picks. Clinton's OH lead is the first recorded by the Quinnipiac poll since Clinton and Trump emerged as the Democratic and Republican nominees, respectively.

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Paul Ryan faces challenger Paul Nehlen in Tuesday's primary

Nehlen, who has resisted criticizing Trump for the endorsement, experienced the cold reality of the nominee's turn up close, when he drove three hours north Friday to Green Bay. Ryan rejected the suggestion that House Republicans may use "A Better Way" to build a national campaign that's detached from Trump, should the billionaire's poll numbers continue to slide.

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Judge imposes same 14-year prison term for Blagojevich at resentencing

Senate seat in exchange for campaign cash. In 2015, a federal appeals court set aside almost a third of the convictions, ruling that improper jury instructions could have allowed jurors to convict Blagojevich merely for seeking a White House appointment from Obama in exchange for naming presidential aide Valerie Jarrett to the open U.S.

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Airline to hand out refunds and travel vouches after flight cancellations

The outage, which knocked out Delta's computer system, led to the cancellation of about 1,000 of the 6,000 flights scheduled for Monday, as well as delays for many more. Tens of thousands of Delta passengers are hoping to get where they need to go Tuesday, a day after a computer outage resulted in their flights being scrubbed .

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GOP voters pick Jewish candidate for Missouri governor

Koster, who once served as a Republican state senator, describes himself as a conservative Democrat. Greitens, a first-time candidate, has highlighted his military service while casting himself as a political outsider. "Let's take back Missouri". Goguen has denied the abuse allegations, which were cited in the attack ad. In the final days of the race, Greitens went after Democratic party interests for allegedly funding attack ads targeting his ties to Goguen, in tactics similar to 2012, ...

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Republicans Ryan, Walker not attending Trump events in battleground Wisconsin

And while he did not shy away from the disagreements he has had with Ryan, McCain and Ayotte - all of whom have not hesitated to criticize Trump at times - the Republican nominee leaned on a GOP icon to massage his endorsement. The charges came soon after Clinton addressed her own political vulnerabilities while facing a group of minority journalists in Washington. "I may have short circuited and for that I will try to clarify", Clinton said, though still insisting that she "never sent or ...

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Donald Trump Cracks Hillary Clinton Assassination Joke

Still, the data appear to reveal doubts about Trump triggered last week by his feud with the parents of fallen Muslim solider Capt. Humayun Khan, attacks on Republican Party leaders and his missteps on foreign policy. Susan Collins doesn't want Donald Trump to be president. Missing from the letter were former secretaries of state Henry Kissinger, George Shultz, James Baker, Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice.

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US boy, 10, dies on world's tallest water slide

Castaneda told ABC News that he had ridden the slide earlier in the day with his cousin's 14-year-old daughter and she told him that her safety belt's Velcro came undone toward the end of her ride. When it happened, I'm thinking thank God that it wasn't my best friend because I'm the one who invited him there that day and I would have felt like it was my fault.

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GOP officials warn Trump would put nation's security 'at risk'

On Tuesday, the intra-party bleeding continued. Some of the latest letter's signatories plan to vote for Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton while others will refuse to vote, but "all agree Trump is not qualified and would be unsafe", said John B Bellinger III, a former legal adviser to Ms Rice who drafted the letter.

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Texas Infant With Zika Dies

The 15th case, reported in NY earlier this month, was the first in which a woman transmitted the disease to a man. Panamanian authorities announced on Monday that 50 cases of the Zika virus infection have been detected in Panama's sparsely populated Guna Yala indigenous area along the Caribbean coast.

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Chicago police released footage of Paul O'Neal fatal shooting

The city's quick moves after O'Neal's shooting show how much has changed in the eight months since the release of video of a white police officer shooting black 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times . The McDonald shooting video prompted accusations that Mayor Rahm Emanuel had delayed its release until after his re-election and some protesters called for him to resign.


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