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The city of Atlanta opened the Georgia International Convention Center and offered shuttle services there for stranded passengers who needed a place to stay for the night, according to the city's verified twitter account. "People are calm, laughing, joking", she said. Passengers on the two flights scheduled to leave Fort Wayne for Atlanta were rebooked on other flights, Neild said.
  • We can't allow net neutrality to die

    We can't allow net neutrality to die

    Economy

    That's what locals were saying Thursday as they turned out to protest the possible end of net neutrality. Protestors targeted Verizon stores because Ajit Pai , the current chairman of the FCC, previously served as associate general counsel at Verizon, which has been a longtime opponent of net neutrality.
  • New Death Stranding trailer is the weirdest thing you'll see today

    New Death Stranding trailer is the weirdest thing you'll see today

    Economy

    Now this is a game that is mind fucking everyone when it first got announced. Shown off at today's The Game Awards show, the eight-minute trailer begins in the middle of an arid plateau on what might be an alien planet - or at least it looks that way judging by the crashed rover and the sleek bodysuits both Mads Mikkelsen and Norman Reedus are wearing.
  • National Hockey League to consider Seattle expansion bid

    National Hockey League to consider Seattle expansion bid

    Economy

    The NHL's board of governors met for two days this week at a beachside resort in Southern Florida. "We've agreed as a league to take and consider an expansion application, and to let them run in the next few months, a season-ticket drive", Bettman said.
  • VW Exec Gets 7 Years In Jail For Role In Emissions Scandal

    VW Exec Gets 7 Years In Jail For Role In Emissions Scandal

    Economy

    You saw this as your opportunity to shine. and climb the corporate ladder at VW". Schmidt apologized in court and broke down while detailing what his family had been through since his arrest in January. investigators and destroyed documents. But his lawyers point out that he wasn't involved when the scheme was hatched years earlier by the company. Liang and Schmidt are among eight VW executives criminally charged for their alleged roles in the scheme.
  • NH schools gear up for Hour of Code

    NH schools gear up for Hour of Code

    Economy

    Jean Yang, a computer scientist and technology blogger, explains that "computer science is the study of what machines can do for us". Monday marked the beginning of Computer Science Education Week , an annual worldwide program dedicated to encouraging K-12 students to engage with coding and computer science.
  • Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOX) Just Reaches 52-Week High?

    Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOX) Just Reaches 52-Week High?

    Economy

    Blue Ridge Capital Llc sold 5.16 million shares as the company's stock declined 17.26% while stock markets rallied. Lee Danner & Bass stated it has 0.34% of its portfolio in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc . Comcast fell 1%. Verizon sank 0.9% to 51.27, slipping just below a 51.28 buy point cleared on Monday. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, August 18 by Wells Fargo.
  • Apple Inks $15B Deal with Ireland To Clear Up Back Taxes

    Apple Inks $15B Deal with Ireland To Clear Up Back Taxes

    Economy

    In 2016, the European Union decided that a sweetheart tax deal in which Apple routed its European profits through Ireland broke the law, saying the arrangement constituted illegal state aid as similar tax rates were not made available to Apple's competitors.
  • Free cookies! Where to celebrate National Cookie Day in Greater Cincinnati

    Free cookies! Where to celebrate National Cookie Day in Greater Cincinnati

    Economy

    DoubleTree : The Hilton hotel brand known for its warm cookies announced in a National Cookie Day news release that its U.S. DoubleTree locations will celebrate the holiday with the 12 Days of Cookies Dec. Great American Cookies: No purchase necessary on this one. Americans in 31 states say versions of chocolate chip cookies best reflect their state.
  • Amazon officially launches in Australia today

    Amazon officially launches in Australia today

    Economy

    One of Australia's leading retailers, Gerry Harvey of Harvey Norman told Sunrise that he's concerned Amazon will "break all the rules" and employ a predatory pricing strategy that means businesses such as his were financially incapable of matching their heavily discounted items.
  • Winklevoss Twins Used Facebook Payout to Become Bitcoin Billionaires

    Winklevoss Twins Used Facebook Payout to Become Bitcoin Billionaires

    Economy

    The Winklevoss twins are now the first Bitcoin billionaires. After surging past $11,000 on 29 November, bitcoin's value fell to almost $9,000 in volatile trading, before recovering at the weekend. Like billionaire technology angel investor Tim Draper, the Winklevoss twins have allocated a significant portion of their resources and capital in providing a better infrastructure for the bitcoin market, specifically for investors in the traditional finance market.
  • American Airlines says holiday 'scheduling error' is being resolved

    American Airlines says holiday 'scheduling error' is being resolved

    Economy

    American Airlines is looking to calm passengers who've booked flights in December, with the carrier saying its crews will be ready for lift off. The carrier and the Allied Pilots Association didn't immediately disclose details of their pact on Friday but said it should ensure that American, the world's largest carrier, will maintain a full December flight schedule.
  • Canada Adds 79500 Jobs in November; Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.9%

    Canada Adds 79500 Jobs in November; Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.9%

    Economy

    The rate went down provincially, as well, with B.C. reporting an unemployment rate of 4.8 per cent in November, one basis point below October's rate and the lowest mark among all provinces. Party's approach of cutting important programs and services and giving tax breaks to the wealthy and well-connected is doing nothing to create or even protect Saskatchewan jobs".
  • RBI Given Ammunition To Hold Rates As Indian Economy Recovers

    RBI Given Ammunition To Hold Rates As Indian Economy Recovers

    Economy

    On the other hand, Moody's predicts that India would be the world's seventh-largest economy to grow at 6.7 per cent in 2017-18 and at 7.5 per cent in the next fiscal. "The September quarter GDP growth, he added, is quite a significant trend reversal and has been driven by pick-up in manufacturing". The growth in construction sector was projected at 2.6% compared to 4.3% in the same quarter past year.
  • Poland Manufacturing Growth Strongest In 9 Months

    Poland Manufacturing Growth Strongest In 9 Months

    Economy

    Activity in the United Kingdom manufacturing sector picked up in November, hitting its highest level since August 2013, according to data released on Friday. A broadening of price pressures represented a downside in the latest PMI, with factories facing extra costs from supply chain bottlenecks, overtaking sterling's weakness as the main driver of price increases.