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The Atlanta-based airline canceled close to 700 more flights Tuesday on top of 1,000 Monday, leaving passengers frustrated, exhausted and fed up at Hartsfield-Jackson International and other airports across the globe. Affected travelers took to social media to ask the world's third largest airline for help with complicated travel plans, while customers who chose to call Delta's customer service faced wait times of 30 minutes or longer .
  • Gas prices down 6 cents nationally to $2.16 a gallon

    Gas prices down 6 cents nationally to $2.16 a gallon

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    In Indiana, the city with the cheapest gas was Washington, at $1.79, with the most expensive at a station in Bloomington at $2.69. Last year, the state's motorists were paying an average of $2.459, 48.1 cents more per gallon. In San Diego, the average price is $2.729, a drop of 7.5 cents since last week. Jenkins said the Energy Information Administration recently adjusted its report on May U.S.
  • Bride given away by man who received her dad's donated heart

    Bride given away by man who received her dad's donated heart

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    Arthur, fondly known as 'Tom, ' traveled from New Jersey to walk Jeni down the aisle at St. Anselm church in Swissvale, since her father couldn't be there. "The whole family is here now". The family remained in touch with Thomas and his family since he received the heart. "It was what I needed". "That was really special for us".
  • Berkshire Hathaway Q2 operating earnings rise to $4.6 billion

    Berkshire Hathaway Q2 operating earnings rise to $4.6 billion

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    Its shares have risen 10 percent since the beginning of the year. In addition, the company's book value jumped to $160,009 per share at the end of 2QFY16, compared to $157,369 per share at the end of 1QFY16. The April-to-June period was Precision's first full quarter as a Berkshire unit, after Buffett bought the aircraft parts maker for about US$32.1 billion in January.
  • Trump Acknowledges Mistake Over Iran Video Claims

    Trump Acknowledges Mistake Over Iran Video Claims

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    Obama said that at the time his administration had explained that Iran had taken claims before an global tribunal and, because of litigation risks, the United States made a $1.7 billion settlement with the country to resolve a decades-old arms deal dispute following legal advice and suggestions.
  • Strong June jobs numbers indicate U.S. economy is strengthening

    Strong June jobs numbers indicate U.S. economy is strengthening

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    The jobs report also suggested that employers were unfazed by either Britain's late-June vote to quit the European Union or the US economy's tepid growth in the first half of the year: Just 1 percent at an annual rate. The U.S. Labor Department will report at 8:30 a.m. Friday how many jobs the nation created in July. Similarly, Behravesh suggests that "the strong employment gains in June and July are not sustainable".
  • Oil traders short the market as U.S. crude inventories swell

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    In the previous session, it rose 3 percent, after settling below $40 on Tuesday, the first time since April. On Friday, the Canada GDP declined 0.6 percent m/m in May (worst month in more than 7 years on Alberta wildfires), consensus wad for a 0.4 percent m/m fall, from up 0.1 percent m/m in April.
  • Lok Sabha could take up GST Bill today

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    The party president will also review the executions of decisions taken at the party national executive meeting in Allahabad and take stock of the efforts by the organisation to expand its base in those states where the party has been traditionally weak.
  • Facebook To Challenge US Bill For Back Taxes

    Facebook To Challenge US Bill For Back Taxes

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    Facebook announced that it received a "notice of deficiency" from the IRS , the United States tax authority, over its transfer pricing with foreign subsidiaries. Government investigators accuse Facebook of possibly not charging its Irish subsidiary enough to license its own technology, which has the effect of substantially lowering its tax obligations.
  • Obama Boosts Clinton; Kaine Mocks Trump

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    Demi Lovato talked about the importance of mental health care at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Clinton formally captured the Democratic nomination Tuesday night and declared the barrier keeping women from the presidency almost broken.
  • Durant, Thompson lead Team USA rout of China

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    Andres Nocioni led Argentina with 15 points and Manu Ginobili chipped in 11. "That loss proved the point that on any given night a team that hits their shots, makes their free throws, doesn't turn the ball over and you miss your free throws and turn the ball over (a loss) can happen and it did happen", said Colangelo.
  • Firefighters Make Progress on Sand Fire, Now 40 Percent Contained

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    Crews took advantage of calmer winds and cooler temperatures overnight as they set backfires to curb the spread of a massive wildfire northwest of Los Angeles. More than 3,000 firefighters have been deployed to halt the blaze in the Santa Clarita Valley, according to the department. The wildfire grew slightly overnight to almost 60 square miles.
  • Kim Kardashian West chats with Calvin Harris

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    On tonight's episode of her new show on VH1, Amber Rose finally gives her take onKanye and Kim Kardashian West's epic feud with Taylor Swift! "I think she just tried to get attention by saying she didn't approve of that, but it's the celeb world and it's just entertaining".
  • Chris Sale apologizes but stands by passionate reaction

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    That's what I gathered after reading an interview with Sale that posted on MLB.com on Monday night. "I'm going to show up on Thursday and do what I've always done. He refused to wear them and was subsequently scratched as the starter for the game and sent home. So I put a lot of emphasis on when I play and I take a lot of pride in work that I do.
  • British Gas loses 400000 customers in 'demanding' period for parent Centrica

    British Gas loses 400000 customers in 'demanding' period for parent Centrica

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    Centrica, the owner of British Gas, said that their United Kingdom home operating profit dropped to £516 million in the six months to 30 June. It has recorded £13.38b revenue compared with £15.4bn recorded a year earlier. She added: 'British Gas is the only major supplier to have made three cuts to standard gas prices since the start of a year ago, so its standard variable tariff is the lowest among the big six.
  • McDonald's Japan Shares Soar On News Of Pokemon Go Tie

    McDonald's Japan Shares Soar On News Of Pokemon Go Tie

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    The hugely successful smartphone game is available in the United States and many other countries, but not in Japan yet. "We believe Apple keeps 30% of Pokémon Go's revenue spent on iOS devices, suggesting upside to earnings", Needham analyst Laura Martin wrote in a client note on July 20.
  • Government considering industry suggestions for ideal GST Bill: CBEC official

    Government considering industry suggestions for ideal GST Bill: CBEC official

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    As part of the amendments, the government has dropped a contentious 1 percent additional levy on inter-state movement of goods, and has agreed to compensate states for any revenue losses for five years. The GST bill , intends to convert 29 states into a single market through a new indirect tax regime. Former finance minister P. Chidambaram was also present.
  • After 'amazing' speeches Wednesday, Hillary has tough job

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    There will be inevitable comparisons between what Chelsea says and what Ivanka Trump said in introducing her father at the Republican National Convention, both being given opportunities to reveal the more personal side of their respective parents.
  • Germany is 'at war' with Islamist terrorists, defiant Merkel says

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    Adding: "The basic principle that Germany stands by [is that] its humanitarian responsibility is the right thing". "Those refugees who carry out attacks mock the country that took them in", she said. At the same time, she said Germany must improve the process for repatriation of migrants whose asylum applications had been rejected. "That we are in a struggle and war against Isis is uncontested, we are not in a war against Islam but against..." That attacker was not an asylum seeker , ...
  • Avnet Extends Cash Offer to Acquire Premier Farnell plc

    Avnet Extends Cash Offer to Acquire Premier Farnell plc

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    The Phoenix-based distributor said its $908.4 million offer for Leeds, U.K. -based Premier Farnell and its online services would dramatically accelerate Avnet's digital capabilities, providing the company with stronger pure-play offerings in both the broad-line and high-value space.
  • Amazon sees sales jump by almost a third

    Amazon sees sales jump by almost a third

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    Amazon Web Services , the company's cloud service division, has long provided the infrastructure for vast retail websites and plucky startups alike, from Netflix and Airbnb to Nasa and the Royal Opera House, but is now seen as the company's biggest driver of growth.
  • Colbert Shows Hillary How You Really Break a Glass Ceiling

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    Supporters of Hillary were unsurprisingly delighted at the news. FORMER US PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON , on his wife being the strongest candidate for the White House . Nationwide, media organizations made a decision to run front-page images of either Mr. Clinton or Bernie Sanders. Darrell West, vice president and director of governance studies, of the Brookings Institution told Xinhua that Clinton needs a good convention because national polls now show her running behind Trump.
  • Watch Doctor Strange Presentation At Marvel Studios Comic-Con Panel

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    Oscar-winning Brie Larson meanwhile got a standing ovation as she was confirmed to play the title role in "Captain Marvel", slated to open in 2019. And how we learned about his casting is even stranger: his name was listed with the main actors in the small print of the recent Doctor Strange movie poster that was released during Comic-Con 2016.
  • Bharti Airtel Q1 profit dips 31 pc to Rs 1462 crore

    Bharti Airtel Q1 profit dips 31 pc to Rs 1462 crore

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    In last two years, Bharti Airtel has undertaken tower assets sales in 11 countries (with 9 closed and settled and 2 to be closed shortly) and divested 2 country telecom operations (Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone) - for a sum total consideration of Dollars 3.25 billion (Rs 21,947.25 crore), the company said.
  • Apple powers Wall Street as all eyes turn to the Fed

    Apple powers Wall Street as all eyes turn to the Fed

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    Five of the 10 major S&P sectors rose, while a 1.49 percent drop in the telecom services index weighed heavily. SLOW FOOD: McDonald's shares fell $5.62, or 4.4 percent, to $121.79, making it the biggest decliner in the Dow, after the company's second-quarter earnings showed disappointing sales growth in the U.S.
  • US rolls over China in second men's basketball tuneup

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    Then there's the matter of Durant's decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder as a free agent this summer and create a super team with Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson up in the Bay Area. "Our defense was there pretty much the whole game". However, China tried to pressure the ball against the USA for a good chunk of the first half and even into the second half.
  • Oil hits three-month low on supply glut

    Oil hits three-month low on supply glut

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    Speculation that the U.S. Federal Reserve will keep interest rates unchanged at the conclusion of its policy meeting later in the day also pared early gains in the dollar that had pressured oil. That's because refiners, now running at high levels, will be shutting down for maintenance in the next month or two, using even less oil, as they make a switchover for winter fuel production.
  • Turkey issues detention warrants for 47 journalists

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    The military said the soldiers belonged to the terrorist network led by Fethullah Gülen, the Pennsylvania-based imam who lives in a self-imposed exile and has led a shadowy quasi-religious movement from the USA since 1999. It was at this point that, through FaceTime and using channels that had not been taken over, Erdogan made his now famous call to citizens to defeat the coup, Albayrak explained.
  • Fiat Chrysler profit jumps on Europe strength

    Fiat Chrysler profit jumps on Europe strength

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    The company's Jeep brand continues to lead Fiat Chrysler sales. In revising its methodology on calculating the data, the company now says its streak ended in September 2013, with a year-over-year decline that month of three percent. Ultimately, this was a solid second quarter for FCA, with its margins improving, debt rating being upgraded, and full-year estimates moved higher. FCA will cease producing the Dodge Dart or Chrysler 200 in the U.S.by the first quarter of next year, and will ...
  • Boeing records first quarterly loss in seven years

    Boeing records first quarterly loss in seven years

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    The Chicago-based company said it had a loss of 37 cents per share. That compares with an average analyst estimate of $5.36 a share. Boeing declined to say whether the change had contributed to an 11 percent rise in its cash to $9.3 billion in the quarter, or how it might affect cash generation in the future.
  • White Sox suspend Chris Sale five games for 'destroying team equipment'

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    For the first time since the freaky incident on Saturday in which he shredded a clubhouse full of jerseys , Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale is speaking out, and is standing by his actions. "We understood what happened, but you can't get it back, you can't turn back the clock", third baseman Todd Frazier said before Monday night's game against the North Siders.