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UN Day Celebrations Monday

Posted October 23rd, 2011 at 11:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Monday, October 24 is United Nations Day 2011. United Nations Day is a celebration of the 1945 ratification of the U.N. charter and the founding of the world body. The U.N. Day concert is a traditional part of the celebration at U.N. headquarters in New York. This year’s concert is dedicated to cultural diversity. United […]

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Europe Debt Crisis Could Lead to More EU Financial Control

Posted September 6th, 2011 at 1:11 pm (UTC-5)
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Some European leaders are saying that the difficulty in solving the continent’s debt woes may eventually lead to the creation of a more centralized government to oversee the financial affairs of the 17-nation bloc that uses the euro currency. As it stands now, each of the countries retains a veto power over continent-wide decisions about […]

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Problems Linger for Stranded US Airline Passengers

Posted June 18th, 2011 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Frustrated U.S. travelers faced additional delays Saturday after a computer glitch grounded some flights and delayed others. U.S.-based United Airlines said Saturday a problem with its computer network forced its airport processing and reservation to shut down, starting late Friday. Its website was also affected. The company said it fixed the problem by early Saturday […]

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United ‘Tweets’ Computers Back Up, Flights Still Delayed

Posted June 18th, 2011 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S.-based United Airlines says its computers are back up, but the carrier is still trying to resume normal operations after a glitch that disrupted many flights across the United States. The airline said early Saturday on Twitter that the computer system is running again, several hours after the major disruption that began Friday. United says […]

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Computer Malfunction Leaves U.S Airline Passengers Stranded

Posted June 18th, 2011 at 1:20 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. based United Airlines says it is working to fix a computer problem that has grounded flights and stranded passengers across the United States. United said the problem that started Friday is disrupting departures, booking reservations and maintenance of its website. United has not confirmed how many planes and passengers are impacted by the computer […]

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