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Delta Air facing technical issue with flight bookings, check-ins

11 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Delta Air Lines Inc on Wednesday said it was addressing a technical problem that has affected travelers' ability to book, check-in and board planes, resulting in delays.
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Will humans really be back on the moon by 2024? A Q&A with space experts

Will humans really be back on the moon by 2024? A Q&A with space experts

13 hours ago   |   Politico

When Vice President Mike Pence announced earlier this year that NASA would send humans back to the moon in 2024 - four years earlier than planned - the call evoked President...
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Rory Stewart eliminated from the Conservative leadership contest

Rory Stewart eliminated from the Conservative leadership contest

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

LONDON - Rory Stewart has been eliminated from the race to replace Theresa May as prime minister. He received fewer votes than all of his rivals in a secret ballot on Wednesday...
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10 questions to ask your travel agent to save you money on your vacation

10 questions to ask your travel agent to save you money on your vacation

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Booking your summer vacation through a travel agent can get you exclusive discounts on flights, activities, and accommodation that you wouldn't be able to score when booking...
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Power outage stops service at New York Penn Station

20 hours ago   |   CNBC

All trains travelling in and out of New York Penn Station have been halted because of an Amtrak overhead wire issue, New Jersey Transit said Wednesday.
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American Airlines just ordered 50 new Airbus planes - and it's a huge blow to Boeing

American Airlines just ordered 50 new Airbus planes - and it's a huge blow to Boeing

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

American Airlines has ordered 50 new Airbus A321XLR planes. The new Airbus jet is seen as a competitor to the Boeing 757-200. Both are single-aisle aircraft with a long...
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Opinion: The UN is failing to address to world's biggest problems. Here's how the organization can be fixed

Opinion: The UN is failing to address to world's biggest problems. Here's how the organization can be fixed

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The United Nations has consistently fallen short when addressing major international problems. The UN needs to address its management deficiencies and work with the private...
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The riskiest vacation hot spots in South America, ranked

The riskiest vacation hot spots in South America, ranked

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Before booking your next South American vacation, it's worth checking which countries are the most dangerous and why. The US State Department ranks countries as levels 1...
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Dream job alert: You can get paid $10,000 to be a 'chief grilling officer' and travel across America to find the best BBQ ribs

Dream job alert: You can get paid $10,000 to be a 'chief grilling officer' and travel across America to find the best BBQ ribs

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Reynold's Wrap says it will pay someone $10,000 to spend two weeks in August traveling across the US to find the best BBQ ribs in America. The company will supply the "chief...
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We'll Never Solve Immigration If We Don't Solve Climate Change

1 day ago   |   Fortune

In the recent standoff between the U.S. and Mexico, the Trump administration commingled the issues of trade and immigration. This is the wrong approach, and it ignores one of...
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The FBI is reportedly investigating Deutsche Bank over money laundering...

The FBI is reportedly investigating Deutsche Bank over money laundering regulation compliance, including transactions connected to Jared Kushner

Federal authorities are launching a criminal probe into whether Deutsche Bank failed to properly comply with anti-money laundering regulations, The New York Times reported... Read more ...

Ta-Nehisi Coates ripped into Mitch McConnell during congressional testimony...

Ta-Nehisi Coates ripped into Mitch McConnell during congressional testimony where he made the case for reparations for the descendants of slaves

Influential writer Ta-Nehisi Coates passionately condemned Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell during a Wednesday congressional hearing on reparations for the descendants of... Read more ...

Trump might use a law signed days after 9/11 to justify war with Iran

Trump might use a law signed days after 9/11 to justify war with Iran

There are signs that the Trump administration might attempt to cite a law passed just three days after the September 11, 2001, terror attacks to use military force against... Read more ...

A train carrying grenades and bombs has derailed in Nevada

A train carrying grenades and bombs has derailed in Nevada

A public safety alert from the Elko City and County Public Safety Department posted on Twitter said that the train derailed around 10:20 a.m. on Wednesday. It was reportedly... Read more ...

Fed Ponders When To Cut Interest Rates

Fed Ponders When To Cut Interest Rates

There's an unusual air of suspense surrounding the Federal Reserve's policy meeting, with the possibility that the central bank could cut interest rates for the first time in... Read more ...

The richest man in Hong Kong just pledged to cover 5 years of tuition for an...

The richest man in Hong Kong just pledged to cover 5 years of tuition for an entire college class, and it's going to cost him $14.4 million a year to do it

Li Ka-Shing , the richest man in Hong Kong , announced on June 16 that his foundation will cover the entire cost of the tuition for Shantou University's incoming class for up... Read more ...

Trump Administration Weakens Climate Plan To Help Coal Plants Stay Open

Trump Administration Weakens Climate Plan To Help Coal Plants Stay Open

The Trump administration is replacing one of President Barack Obama's signature plans to address climate change. It may help coal-fired power plants but is unlikely to slow the... Read more ...

Trump Jr. mocked Biden for promising to cure cancer, then President Trump...

Trump Jr. mocked Biden for promising to cure cancer, then President Trump took the stage and promised to cure cancer

Donald Trump Jr. at a rallly Tuesday night mocked Joe Biden over his recent pledge to cure cancer if he's elected president. Trump Jr.'s comments came during his father's... Read more ...

A Facebook content moderator died after suffering a heart attack while on...

A Facebook content moderator died after suffering a heart attack while on the job, according to a new report detailing harsh working conditions

A Facebook content moderator died last year after suffering a heart attack while on the job, according to a new report from The Verge . The report details the harsh working... Read more ...

Amazon's new Kindle Oasis has a color-adjustable front light

Amazon's new Kindle Oasis has a color-adjustable front light

Amazon's new Kindle Oasis has a color-adjustable front light and ships with all-new cases that switch the ereader on when opened. Read more ...