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‘Unprecedented’ mid-week storms in Atlanta force 3,000 Delta cancellations

(CNN)Storms that blew through the eastern US on Wednesday left a trail of disruption at Delta Air Lines that the carrier was still mopping up more than 72 hours later. The No. 2 US airline said it had canceled around 3,000 flights in the wake of Wednesday’s storms that left passengers stranded and frustrated during one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. Wednesday’s storms in Atlanta, the mid-Atlantic…

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The full specs for Microsoft’s Xbox Scorpio look like a big improvement

Image: Microsoft The name, the price, and the look are all still a mystery, but we do know one thing about Microsoft’s souped-up 4K Xbox with the cool “Project Scorpio” codename: It’s a beast of a machine. A peek inside the upcoming console compliments of Digital Foundry reveals the down-and-dirty hardware specs that Microsoft’s been openly teasing since E3 2016. And in terms of raw power, Scorpio appears to exceed…

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Where social media meets hard rock, a tale of two Mastodons

Rock and roll and social mediaImage: Mashable composite: Photo of Mastodon the band: Jimmy Hubbard/Warner Bros, Mastodon Logo/Mastodon As the buzz about new open-source social platform Mastodon spread round the internet, some not in the know might have been puzzled and asked themselves, “Wait, noted metal band Mastodon has their own social network?” SEE ALSO: No way out: You can’t delete a Mastodon account Rest assured, no, the platform and…

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When pranked, State Department proves as humorless as Rex Tillerson’s face

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stares into the blank abyss of his future.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Rex Tillerson’s State Department is a cold and humorless vacuum, in which laughter suffocates, and smiles are forbidden. And we know this how? Because there was an April Fool’s joke, that the State Department did not like. Like all April Fool’s joke, it was innocuous and silly. Unlike all April Fool’s jokes, however, it was…

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Jeff Bezos is going to sell off a ton of Amazon stock to fund Blue Origin

Jeff and his rocket nozzleImage: Blankinship/AP/REX/Shutterstock So many people have dreams of going to space, surrounded by the cosmos, and so close to the planetsthose shining, glorious jewels hanging in the black vastness of spacethat it feels like we can reach out, grab them, and hold them in the palms of our hands. So does Jeff Bezos. And lucky for him, he actually has the money to do it. And…

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CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017 In today’s show, you’ll learn about some of the history and significance of the nuclear option, which was employed after a filibuster yesterday in the U.S. Senate. Following a sweep of severe storms across the U.S., we’re explaining the difference between a tornado watch and warning. And we’re looking at a method by which birdlike drones are keeping their natural counterparts away from airports. WEEKLY NEWSQUIZ Click…

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Penn Jillette: Don Rickles was the kindest man on earth

(CNN)I first saw Don Rickles live in 1975 at the Latin Casino outside of Philadelphia. I was a punk. I cared about The Ramones and Iggy Pop, but I worked in comedy, so I was going to see a Vegas comic: Rickles. I expected to see a kind of cynical, laid back, phone-it-in, old pro performance. What I saw was more energy and power than I would see a few…

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Social airline concepts make flying more fun

(CNN)Flying is about to get a lot more fun. The latest design concepts feature customizable group-seating pods, sleek lounge bars and, soon enough, co-working spaces — all at 35,000 feet. These changes come with a trend toward experiential travel, in which “authenticity and personalized experiences” are key components of a fulfilling journey, according to a 2016 US Experiential Traveler Survey by travel industry intelligence platform Skift.

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David Schwimmer and wife Zoe Buckman ‘taking time apart’

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Brexit negotiations: How will Poland behave towards the UK? – BBC News

Why? It is because of Brexit. BBC News: Brexit Brexit: Article 50 has been triggered – what now? Theresa May ‘wants and expects’ to protect rights of Poles in UK Poland cries blackmail at EU summit There is a widespread perception Britain is no longer a friendly place. I am told Polish TV and radio has been full of a story about a Polish teenager being attacked. It may not…

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Is the humble Lada now a classic car? – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Lada owner who’d turn down a Ferrari The classic car speeds through the English countrywide, a lovingly-maintained example of motoring heritage. It rounds a left-hand bend, negotiates a tight right corner, and gracefully dips out of view, a petrol-fuelled gazelle. This is a collectible automobile that has seen its value soar in recent years. Proud owner Ed Hughes is a very…

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Proof That Sean Spicer Treats The Press Like Rowdy Kindergarteners

On Wednesday,The Daily Show aired a mashup of the White House press secretary fielding questions not from anxious journalists but from a classroom full of rambunctious 5-year-olds. You dont get to just yell out questions. Were going to raise our hand like big boys and girls, Spicer snaps when one boy, looking like hes about to have an accident, asks to use the bathroom. Its my turn! a student named…

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How to photograph Hanoi like the city’s Instagram stars

(CNN)From food-fueled itineraries to quiet cultural corners, Hanoi is a photographer’s dream destination. With a penchant for side streets and quiet lakes, these Instagram stars explore the city’s rooftops, coffee shops and the French colonial Old Quarter. The night owl #MyHanoi: Photojournalist Linh Pham “In Vietnam, life happens on the streets — just walking around provides you with glimpses about how people are and have always been living,” he says….

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Barry Manilow on coming out and his secret marriage

(CNN)For years Barry Manilow kept his sexuality a secret, fearful of how fans might react. “I thought I would be disappointing them if they knew I was gay,” the legendary singer recently told People magazine. “So I never did anything.” These days Manilow is not only out but on the cover of People talking about his private life and love of 39 years, his manager Garry Kief.

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Amid tension, cultural exchange and appreciation at the Russian embassy

Washington (CNN)US-Russia relations are facing considerable scrutiny during President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office, filled with scandal over communications between key Trump aides and Russian officials and allegations of Moscow meddling in the 2016 election. But all of that was a world away Tuesday evening at the Russian embassy in Washington, as high school students from middle America participated in a rich cultural exchange. About 200 high school…

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Foul-mouthed chatbot wants to help women close the pay gap

Image: Ryzhi / shutterstock If you’re a woman who gets tongue-tied when asking for a raise or is too nervous to even bring up the subject with your boss it’s time to meet this new equal pay chatbot. SEE ALSO: The mentors and the role they play in Silicon Valley She’s your new foul-mouthed best friend on Facebook who can quickly guide you through the practical and professional terrors of…

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Spotify’s new deal means you’ll need to pay for those hot new albums

We're as shocked as you are, Katy.Image: kevin winter/getty All good things must come to long, brutal, contractually negotiated end. Spotify announced on Tuesday a new deal that includes the provision that some new albums will only be available to paying subscribers for the first two weeks. SEE ALSO: Spotify has tapped an unexpected source to build you the perfect playlist The news stands as a turning point in the…

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Someone put Creme Eggs on a pizza and we’re not sure how to feel about it

Image: deliveroo  There are some things that should remain sacred and untouched. Pizza is one of them. But not everyone got the memo about leaving pizza alone, because a food delivery company just created a Creme Egg pizza. And we’re not sure how to feel about it. SEE ALSO: Creme egg ‘crodoughs’ have hit London and they look amazing Deliveroo has just unveiled a limited-edition pizza called the Fior-egg-tina, a…

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Some people are upset about Cadbury’s Egg event because of the word ‘Easter’

Image: Cadbury  As Easter approaches, children in the UK are looking forward to the annual Cadbury Egg Hunt, which will take place at around 300 National Trust properties. The year the festivities have been hit by a religious controversy led by the Church of England and the Archbishop of York. The chocolate giant has been accused of “airbrushing faith” from the annual event after dropping the word Easter. According to…

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The 5 best beauty buys for spring 2017

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The women who sleep with a stranger to save their marriage – BBC News

“I was at home with the children and he was at work. During a heated discussion he sent me a text saying, ‘talaq, talaq, talaq’.” “Triple talaq” – where a man says “talaq”, or divorce, to his wife three times in a row – is a practice which some Muslims believe ends an Islamic marriage instantly. It is banned in most Muslim countries but still happens, though it is impossible…

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Why women are taking to YouTube in Saudi Arabia

(CNN)Al-Juhara Sajer is a 25-year-old lifestyle and makeup vlogger from Saudi Arabia. With nearly half a million subscribers on YouTube, Sajer (pictured below) is part of a media revolution that has seen the Kingdom achieve the highest YouTube watch time per capita of any country in the world, according to analytics agency Tubular Labs. In a country where movie theaters are illegal and music concerts are seldom permitted, young Saudis…

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Facebook’s new News Feed: Your go-to destination for spam, probably

"We heard you like news, so we put a feed near your feed so you can read while you read."Image: LUKE LEONARD/Mashable There’s nothing quite like a clean slate especially one that’s pre-populated with a generous helping of algorithmically generated spam. Perhaps realizing that the News Feed has over the years morphed into a cluttered mess, Facebook has started testing an entirely new feed with a subset of its users….

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All of those deleted tweets are going on Donald Trump’s permanent record

President Trump and Twitter go together like peanut butter and turpentineImage: AP/REX/Shutterstock Every time Trump deletes a typo-filled tweet, a kitten dies. But at least the White House is keeping a record of those deleted tweets. Allegedly. SEE ALSO: How to predict the president’s next bogus tweet: Just watch Fox News David S. Ferriero, head of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), sent a letter to Democratic senators Tom…

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People are selling old girl scout cookies on Amazon. Not cool.

A beautiful pile of delicious Girl Scout cookies.Image: The Washington Post/Getty Images Winter, spring, summer, and fall are nice, but for many, Girl Scout cookie season is the best season of all. But there’s an important question: where do you buy your cookies? If you’re got a tendency for Tagalongs or you can’t help savoring Samoas, listen up, we’ve got some good and bad news: Girl Scout cookies are now…

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Even Julian Assange is thirsty enough to tweet at Trump

A good way for Assange to get Trump to notice him: keep appearing on TVImage: Ken McKay/ITV/REX/Shutterstock Not only is WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange now tweeting, he, like you, is replying to President Trump’s (many) tweets. SEE ALSO: Julian Assange ducks the tough questions in video Reddit AMA During Trump’s routine morning Twitter spasm, Assange jumped into the fray by replying to the president, who has previously implied that Assange…

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