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Searching for ticket fares also brought up error messages. Customers of Southwest Airlines attempting to log onto the company's website are now being greeted by a message requesting patience.
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    Wild weekend weather ahead: rain, heavy storms, and wintry, cold conditions

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    This warning replaces the winter weather advisory issued earlier Saturday. The primary threat will be damaging winds but brief tornadoes are possible. Snow is expected here from 10 a.m. Saturday and continuing into Sunday morning. Slow down on snowy roads and leave extra space between yourself and other vehicles to ensure the safety of you and the other drivers around you, the Weather Service advises.
  • FM Çavuşoğlu talks to Iranian officials to keep Aleppo evacuation on track

    FM Çavuşoğlu talks to Iranian officials to keep Aleppo evacuation on track

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    Syrian State news agency Sana reported on Friday that the evacuation stopped because of a breakdown in the ceasefire when some of the evacuees were caught smuggling weapons and advanced communication devices. Amid the confusion, a convoy of evacuees that had already left the east when the operation was suspended was forced to turn back, an AFP correspondent said.
  • Obama: I told Putin 'cut it out' on hacking

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    President-elect Donald Trump may be unwilling to agree with the CIA's conclusion that Russian Federation hacked into the Democratic National Committee's emails in order to help him and hurt Hillary Clinton, but President Barack Obama is taking those reports seriously - and friction is erupting between the two presidents' teams as a result.
  • Parliament session ends as least productive in last 15 yrs

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    TMC's Sudip Bandyopadhyay said the responsibility to run the Parliament belongs to the ruling party. In the Rajya Sabha, the debate on demonetisation took place on the first day of the session but subsequently the opposition continuously created uproar demanding presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the entire discussion.
  • CDC Warns Against Travel to Texas Border City Over Zika Fears

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    The rate was almost twice as high for women infected early in pregnancy. While researchers have long suspected that Zika infections early in pregnancy were most harmful to developing fetuses, the Brazilian study found that the trimester during which the women were infected did not matter much.
  • Kanye West Breaks Silence on Donald Trump Meeting

    Kanye West Breaks Silence on Donald Trump Meeting

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    Chicago native West - who reportedly suffered a mental health crisis in recent weeks - later tweeted: "I wanted to meet with Trump today to discuss multicultural issues.These issues included bullying, supporting teachers, modernizing curriculums, and violence in Chicago".
  • The Walking Dead's Sasha makes history as actress joins Star Trek show

    The Walking Dead's Sasha makes history as actress joins Star Trek show

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    This is quite unusual compared to the role of the Captain what the other leading ladies have played in Star Trek sequels. Martin-Green will reportedly continue to act on The Walking Dead concurrently with Star Trek: Discovery . She was previously known for her role as Courtney Wells on " The Good Wife ". Star Trek has continued to break social boundaries throughout the years.
  • Alaska Air completes Virgin America acquisition

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    Virgin would lose its "cool factor", they anxious. It's unclear what parts of the Virgin brand will survive, but Alaska Air confirmed this week that there will be no immediate changes to Virgin's "onboard product or experience". The combined airline would control 5.5 percent of domestic passengers, compared to New York-based JetBlue's 4.2 percent. Alaska is more than 80 years old.
  • Syrian troops say they control 98 percent of eastern Aleppo

    Syrian troops say they control 98 percent of eastern Aleppo

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    The war has killed more than 300,000 people and made more than 11 million homeless. New army gains on Sunday south of Aleppo's historic citadel appeared to bring victory closer for Assad, with a rebel official saying world powers seemed to be presenting his side with a choice of "death or surrender".
  • International Monetary Fund chief on trial in France over misuse of public money

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    For those two reasons, the International Monetary Fund chief was formally accused of negligence, a charge that carries a maximum penalty of one year in prison and a fine of 15,000 euros. In that case, Tapie, his lawyer, one of the arbitrators and Lagarde's chief of staff at the ministry, Stephane Richard, now the CEO of the telecom company Orange, were given criminal charges of gang-related fraud, and Lagarde's Paris home was searched by police.
  • Italy judge convicts 2 in sinking that claimed 700 migrants

    Italy judge convicts 2 in sinking that claimed 700 migrants

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    Both men were also handed fines of nine million euros ($9.5 million). Italy jails captain over migrant disaster was posted in World of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on December 14, 2016 and was last updated on December 14, 2016.
  • Federal judge refuses to halt Wisconsin recount

    Federal judge refuses to halt Wisconsin recount

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    The stoppage of the recount concludes that Republican Donald Trump's tapered victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton. The recount began in some MI counties Monday and others on Tuesday as it raised concerns about some voting irregularities and worries over malfunctioning optical scanners.
  • U.S. grounds Osprey aircraft in Japan after Okinawa crash

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    The MV-22B was assigned to one of two Marine Medium Tiltrotor (VMM) Squadrons of Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing. The Osprey is stationed at the Marines' Futenma Air Base. But it comes less than a week after an F/A-18 Hornet deployed from the III MEF crashed off the coast of Japan on December 7. Inada instructed her staff to thoroughly gather information and brief local residents on the incident.
  • Ronaldo crowned Ballon D'Or victor for fourth time

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    A hoarder of personal records and awards, it is Ronaldo's reward for being on the winning side in the Champions League with Real Madrid and captaining Portugal to a first global trophy at Euro 2016. The 31-year-old topped the poll of 173 journalists worldwide. "I'm so happy", said Ronaldo, who won the award in 2008, 2013 and 2014. The first Ballon d'Or was won by Stanley Matthews, at the time with Blackpool, who beat Alfredo Di Stefano for the inaugural title in 1956.
  • Earnings Analysis of: Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX)

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    When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 3.79% whereas Month Volatility is at 2.24%. Oakworth Capital Inc. raised its stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 966.7% in the second quarter. The original version of this report can be accessed at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2016/12/11/express-scripts-holding-co-esrx-stake-raised-by-bank-of-montreal-can.html.
  • South Korean Lawmakers Vote to Impeach President Park Geun-hye

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    At the heart of the case is her relationship with long-time friend Choi Soon-sil, who faces charges of coercion and abuse of power. Park was stripped of her power until the country's Constitutional Court makes a final decision on whether she must permanently step down.
  • Vardy gives Leicester a lift

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    The Foxes found themselves 2-0 up within the first five minutes, with Vardy and then Andy King (with a lovely curling finish) shocking the Citizens. Nolito's late goal spared Guardiola from his joint-heaviest league defeat as a manager, but the game exposed huge flaws in a defence that has registered just one clean sheet in 17 matches.
  • Russian Federation intervened to help Trump win White House: CIA

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    The leaders said they will push "to unify our colleagues around the goal of investigating and stopping the grave threats that cyberattacks conducted by foreign governments pose to our national security". Trump opined on Twitter (stated as "Fact") in September 2014 that Obama "does not read his intelligence briefings." and mocked the president as "Too busy I guess!" His view also puts Republicans in the uncomfortable position of choosing between the incoming president and the intelligence ...
  • AP govt braces to face cyclone Vardah

    AP govt braces to face cyclone Vardah

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    The storm lay centered about 990 km southeast of Visakhapatnam and 1,090 km east-southeast of Machilipatnam. The system is very likely to move west-northwestwards and intensify further during the next 24 hours, the NDMA said. Sea condition would also be "rough to very rough" along and off A&N Islands. With severe cyclone Vardah expected to cross the Bay of Bengal coast in the next two days, the Andhra Pradesh government on Saturday placed the administrative machinery in SPS Nellore, ...