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Tracking service FlightAware.com says Delta had canceled more than 400 flights by midday. Delta teams are working around the clock to get customers safely to their destinations while bringing our operation back to normal following Wednesday's record series of severe thunderstorms that resulted in a almost all-day ground stop in Atlanta - Delta's largest and busiest hub.
  • Advertisers flee Fox's Bill O'Reilly Show amid sexual harassment lawsuits

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    They were swiftly followed by fellow manufacturers Mitsubishi Motors and Lexus , as well as finance company T. Rowe Price, furniture retailer Wayfair, pharmaceutical company Bayer, and personal finance company Credit Karma. And weight loss and nutrition company Jenny Craig told BuzzFeed News it condemns all forms of sexual assault, but refused to publicly comment on its advertising strategy.
  • Assange Expected to Be Safe Following Ruling Party Winning Election in Ecuador

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    With 99.33 percent of votes counted by Ecuador's National Electoral Council (CNE), Lenin Moreno, from the ruling PAIS Alliance, is winning with 51.16 percent, against 48.84 percent for Lasso. Special Envoy on Disability and Accessibility. He had said he would evict the Australian activist, who is wanted for extradition by Sweden, within 30 days of taking office, while Mr Moreno said he would allow him to stay.
  • Boris Johnson Urges Russia to Stop Supporting Bashar Assad

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    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov gives his opening statement during a bilateral meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the Osobnyak Guest House April 12, 2017 in Moscow , Russia. The U.S. cruise-missile attack on a Syrian air base last week escalated tensions in the Syrian conflict, Lavrov said. "It can be said that the level of trust at the working level, especially at the military level, has not become better, but most likely has degraded", Putin said.
  • Inciarte homers twice as Braves end 5-game skid

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    The beverage is a lower alcohol version of the brewery's flagship brew, Hopsecutioner, and a nod to the Braves famous "Tomahawk Chop" gesture performed by fans. His first-ever game was a Reds-Cubs matchup in Chicago as a kid (he can't remember exactly what age) and boasts that he and his dad once saw four games in one day - two doubleheaders in Chicago, then up the road in Milwaukee.
  • China warning as tensions over North Korea rise

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    The United States has warned that a policy of "strategic patience" is over. As NBC News pointed out, a reckless military operation by Trump in North Korea could encourage North Korean madman Kim Jong-un to launch an attack on American ally South Korea, triggering an all-out war in the region that could have global ramifications.
  • Tax Day And Health Insurance Under Trump

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    Otherwise, she said, premiums will rise 20% across the market, and more insurers would drop out of the exchanges. On April 13 a group led by former Senate Majority Leaders Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) and Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) joined health insurers, medical providers and employer groups in calling for definite funding of subsidies for low-income enrollees through 2018.
  • United States stock indexes edge higher in early trading; oil rises

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    USA stocks opened slightly lower on Wednesday amid lingering fears of geopolitical risks and as investors prepared for the first rush of corporate earnings on Thursday. The euro sank to its lowest in five months at 115.91 yen and was on track for 12 straight sessions of losses, a record for the single currency . Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index was in similar territory, declining by 0.31 percent.
  • Why taxes aren't due on April 15

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    Of course, if you still can't get everything filed on time, you should file for an automatic six-month extension by April 18. "By law, filing and payment deadlines that fall on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday are timely satisfied if met on the next business day".
  • British Columbia New Democrats promise balanced budget, higher corporate tax

    British Columbia New Democrats promise balanced budget, higher corporate tax

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    Also in Vancouver Wednesday, B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver unveiled a plan to increase income assistance, disability assistance and shelter allowance by 10 per cent a year, starting this fall and continuing for five years. Both Horgan and Robertson call for a budget increase for the province's Residential Tenancy Office, which they say has been cut by the B.C. Liberals to the point where access for renters is too hard.