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Thousands of air passengers stranded in New Zealand after fuel pipeline bursts

Flights have been affected, with airlines told to fill plane tanks to capacity at other airports before flying to Auckland , and long-haul global flights told to plan for re-fueling stops in Australia and the Pacific Islands, according to Air New Ze...

Leishman backs up good start with a low score at BMW

Fowler got off on the right foot by sinking a 25-foot eagle putt on the opening hole, but mustered just one birdie the rest of the day. Jason Day holes out as he takes the lead in PGA Tour playoffs event. After a rocky 16 months without a victo...

FTC is investigating the Equifax breach

The FTC said it's investigating Equifax's breach on Thursday. Equifax may not be the largest data breach ever in terms of the number of people affected, but it may be more significant because of the sensitive information at risk: social security ...

Air Berlin cancels 100 flights after 200 pilots call in sick

Lufthansa's low cost subsidiary, Eurowings , which is renting aircraft and pilots from Air Berlin , also had to cancel flights. Passengers booked to travel on the cancelled services as part of a package deal should contact their tour operator, ...

Tesla Extends EV Range For Hurricane Irma Evacuees

If 60kWh buyers found they needed more range and wanted to upgrade later, they could... or if Tesla wanted to suddenly bestow owners with some extra range in case of an emergency, they could. On Sunday, a Tesla spokesperson confirmed that the upd...

Equifax changes fine print for TrustedID Premier free credit monitoring

That detail, which has gotten a little overblown in its rounds on social media, has inspired nearly as much anger as the hack itself. "You need to take more action", one consumer wrote on Twitter to Equifax . Each company will require you to f...

Miami's Tower Construction Cranes Pose 'Potential Danger' During Hurricane

Based on current projections, the affected branches are expected to reopen by Sunday . Only a few contractors are certified to remove those cranes, and they would not have had enough time to move them out of harm's way even if they all were workin...

Nikki Haley lays out argument to say Iran not abiding nuclear deal

Haley criticized specifics of the deal and said Iran is trying to duck scrutiny by insisting that the United Nations nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency , can not inspect military sites at will. Haley argues that Iran's conti...

The European court obliged Slovakia and Hungary to accept refugees

Poland backed the Hungarian and Slovak complaint . EU Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos noted that the judiciary is independent in all EU states in which there is rule of law. Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano tweeted "the European Court of Justic...

Suspect in Temple University student's murder has criminal past

A man has been charged with the murder of a missing Temple University student whose body was found over the weekend in northeastern Pennsylvania. He is charged with murder , abuse of a corpse, tampering with evidence and related charges.

Apple defends the open internet in a letter to the FCC

After President Donald Trump appointed Pai chairman, he's been moving to throw out existing net-neutrality rules. Late yesterday, a group of over 500 small businesses and trade associations from across the country signed an open letter raising co...

U.S. economic growth hits 3% rate in second quarter

Quarterly growth, however, can vary widely from the annual average; GDP growth exceeded 3 percent in five quarters since mid-2013, but the overall growth rate each year was ultimately tempered by lax growth in other quarters. Fallout from Hurricane ...

LEADING OFF: Astros play 'home' game, KC nears futility mark

Despite a published report that indicated a decision on the Mets series was final, Ryan stopped short of announcing the Astros' plans past the Rangers series. "We had agreed to play the series no matter the place that the Astros and major leagu...

Jailing of Samsung heir raises questions over company's outlook

This week, Samsung's billionaire heir-apparent Lee Jae-yong sentenced to five years in prison for bribery. In return, they were promised of government support in the merger of two Samsung Group entities that ended up cementing the younger Lee's...

Trump comments on NAFTA talks put some Arizona businesses on edge

Donald Trump has threatened to cancel NAFTA less than one week into the renegotiation of the trade agreement, providing an early indication that the upcoming talks might occur under a cloud of menace. With few domestic drivers to move the currency ...

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade could reunite with Cavaliers

Earlier in the offseason, Wade opted in to the final year of his contract with the Bulls and is set to collect almost $24 million. Friedell says those players didn't appreciate Wade questioning their desire to win when Wade himself was not walking ...

Watch Secret Superstar first song Main Kaun Hoon

Main Kaun Hoon is her first song, which garners her much appreciation for her voice. The song was launched in the presence of Aamir Khan along with director Advait Chandan and music composer Amit Trivedi , lyricist Kausar Munir and Zee music co...

Total to Buy Maersk's Oil and Gas Business for $4.95 Billion

The Maersk assets will boost the French giant's business in the North Sea, adding to deals earlier this year that expanded its presence in Uganda and Brazil . In addition, the acquisition allows Total to gain a stronger position in the U.S. Gu...

Flag mistake: Foreign Ministry extends apology to Indonesian government, people

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo also called for an apology but cautioned against exaggerating the incident. Indonesia's flag has a red stripe above a white stripe, but it was printed with the white stripe on top - which made it look like the flag ...

Sensex gains 70 points, Nifty regains 9900 mark

Other gainers were Reliance Industries at Rs 1,589.90 per piece up 1.46%, followed by Tata Steel at Rs 635.10 (0.85%), Bharti Airtel at Rs 409.70 per piece (0.75%), Dr Reddy's Laboratories at Rs 2,011.60 per piece (0.64%) and Lupin at Rs 966.15...

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McIlroy is happy with display in comeback round

The four-time major victor called an early end to his winless campaign - just the second of his professional career - in October, but reaped the rewards of some hard work over the...

China dings Medtronic over Taiwan reference

USA -based hotel corporation Marriott International, who categorized Chinese territories as countries in a mail questionnaire, was ordered to remove all related content from its w...

East Coast locked in wickedly cold weekend of subzero temps

By the time the storm reaches the ocean waters east of Long Island and eastern New England on Thursday, it will be explosively intensifying. Scattered fatalities were reported ,...

Finally KQ to fly Nairobi-New York direct

He said the flights will see Kenya Airways employ more pilots and more crew to facilitate the functionality of the new flight route launched. The flight will depart every day from ...

Price of gas up by 15 cents

The national average price for regular unleaded was $2.49, AAA said, down a half-cent over the week. In Rhode Island, gas is four cents above the national average of $2.49, whi...

Storm system brings snow, ice to Florida

Winter Storm Grayson caused small flurries to fall in the notoriously warm state, putting a total of 0.1 inches of snow on the ground, reports Time . The coating of white stuff ov...

Fired Engineer Says Google Discriminated Based on His 'Male Gender,' 'Caucasian Race'

Damore was sacked from Google, and while many people cheered this move, some conservative onlookers claimed the engineer actually had a legal case against the tech giant. Go...

China's Geely buying stake in Mack Trucks' parent company

They did not disclose the value of the transaction, which makes Geely Volvo's largest owner by capital and the second biggest by voting rights after investment firm Industrivarde...

Obama beats Trump in America's Most Admired Man poll

However, a quarter of those surveyed failed to name any man or woman who they admired, while 10% of people opted to nominate a friend or family member. Billy Graham, U.S. Sen. Wh...

Coinbase Investigates Insider Trading Following Launch Of Bitcoin Cash

In the meantime, Coinbase launched an internal probe of insider trading in the run-up to Tuesday's launch. As the announcement was published, the price of Bitcoin Cash spiked...

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Give the Christmas Spirit at a Red Kettle Near You!

Give the Christmas Spirit at a Red Kettle Near You!

The 1 percent drop, however, compares favorably with the previous year, when donations declined by 10 percent. With one week left, The Salvation Army, is hoping Calgarians can co...

Introducing Snooze to Give You More Control Of Your News Feed

Introducing Snooze to Give You More Control Of Your News Feed

The new " Snooze' feature differs from the existing option to Unfollow because it allows you to see your friends posts again after 30 days, without manual interaction". Chamath Pa...

Starbucks Partners with Alibaba in Opening AR Roastery

Starbucks Partners with Alibaba in Opening AR Roastery

On Tuesday, Starbucks opened the 30,000-square-foot Starbucks Reserve Roastery Shanghai. Customers at this attractive outlet settled on the West Nanjing Road shopping strip, now c...

Uber Hack 'Raises Huge Concerns' With UK Data Regulator

Uber Hack 'Raises Huge Concerns' With UK Data Regulator

Uber's chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi (pictured) explained in a release that the hackers found 57 million names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers, in which around...

Sonia: 'Arrogant' govt has cast dark shadow on Parliamentary democracy

Sonia: 'Arrogant' govt has cast dark shadow on Parliamentary democracy

Assembly polls are due to be held in Gujarat in two phases on December 9 nd 14. "The government is forcefully trying to change history of modern India by erasing contributions...