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DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines struggled to recover Thursday from a massive computer outage, as several hundred more flights were canceled or delayed around the country for a second straight day. Airline executives said a router breakdown set off a chain of failures in critical technology systems a day earlier. Chief Operating Officer Mike Van de Ven said when a router failed Wednesday, it slowed the airline's technology systems so much that ...
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BERLIN (AP) — A manhunt was underway Friday for a shooter or shooters who opened fire at a shopping mall in Munich, killing and wounding several people, a Munich police spokeswoman said. Munich police spokeswoman Claudia Kuenzel told The Associated Press there had been "several dead and wounded" in the shooting at Olympia Einkaufszentrum mall. Munich police spokesman Thomas Baumann told German news agency dpa the attack started at a fast food r...
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Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow already has said he expects to be able to make some sort of trade before the Aug. 1 non-waiver trade deadline, but the question remains: What kind of deal is out there?
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Patrol car video shows a white Austin, Texas, police officer violently throwing a black woman to the ground during a traffic stop, followed by another white officer telling her black people have "violent tendencies" and whites are justifiably afraid. Acevedo called a news conference hours later and said both officers have been taken off street patrol and are on desk duty pending new internal investigations, which he said wil...
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Airline executives said a router breakdown set off a chain of failures in critical technology systems a day earlier. The company's website crashed — Kelly estimated that Southwest might have lost between $5 million and $10 million in ticket sales because customers couldn't book flights. Chief operating officer Mike Van de Ven said when a router failed Wednesday, it slowed the airline's technology systems so much that other functions weren't usa...
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The first copperhead was not a big deal; if you live in the country surrounded by healthy oak/pine forest you expect to come across one of these common, smallish, generally non-aggressive but potentially dangerous pit vipers whose cryptic camouflage gives them their name. Our chickens regularly catch, kill and eat these venomous snakes when the fowl find them under the duff or rotted logs or other cover when they are foraging in the woods surrou...
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CLEVELAND (AP) — A day after accepting the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump pivoted back to the GOP primaries on Friday, choosing to re-litigate a pair of months-old battles with rival Ted Cruz. In what should have been a feel-good victory lap the morning after his thundering acceptance speech, Trump instead defended his decision to retweet an unflattering photo of Cruz's wife, Heidi, and returned to wondering about possible link...
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Defensive lineman already has started rehab after surgery to repair herniated disk
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According to CNBC, a deal could be announced as early as next week. Sources told the network that Verizon’s bid to buy Yahoo’s core business includes real estate, but not the intellectual property portfolio. Yahoo reported a revenue of $1.3 billion, up 5 percent year over year, while revenue excluding traffic acquisition costs dropped 19 percent to $842 million with adjusted earnings per share of nine cents. Wall Street analysts expected Yaho...
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The University of Houston picked up a pair of endorsements Thursday in its bid to join the Big 12.
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Starbucks cuts sales forecast after growth slows The Seattle-based company said global sales rose 4 percent at established locations, including in its flagship U.S. market, for its fiscal third quarter. [...] Johnson said the overhaul — which now rewards people based on spending rather than transactions — has led to fewer customers splitting their purchases to collect more points.
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Schlumberger, the world's largest oilfield services company, cut more than 8,000 jobs while recording a $2.16 billion loss in the second quarter. Schlumberger, Houston's largest energy employer as of
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