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Around 1,000 US flights canceled as wintry weather rumbles

Editor’s note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about opening destinations, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. CNN — More than 1,000 Monday flights have been canceled across the United States as wintry weather shifts to …

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Adani Group slams ‘Hindenburg’s attack on India’ as stock rout hits $70bn

New Delhi CNN — The Adani Group has accused a US investment firm of launching “a calculated attack” on India by publishing a report alleging widespread fraud at the ports-electricity conglomerate. Hindenburg Research published its report on the affairs of billionaire Gautam Adani last week, accusing the group or “brazen stock manipulation and accounting fraud …

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Kansas City Chiefs to face Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LVII

CNN — The Kansas City Chiefs are advancing to Super Bowl LVII following a 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Championship game on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. After suffering a high ankle sprain last week in the Chiefs’ Divisional Round win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, Patrick Mahomes led …

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In Japan, pet fish playing Nintendo Switch run up bill on owner’s credit card

CNN — Here’s something you don’t see everyday. Pet fish playing a video game in Japan managed to log on to the Nintendo Switch store, change their owner’s avatar, set up a Pay Pal account and rack up a credit card bill. And it was all seemingly livestreamed, in real time, on the internet. The …

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Flybe flights canceled after British airline ceases operations

London CNN — British airline Flybe has “ceased operations” and canceled all scheduled flights, the company and Britain’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced on Saturday. “Flybe, which operated scheduled services from Belfast City, Birmingham and Heathrow to UK airports and to Amsterdam and Geneva, has ceased operations,” the CAA wrote in a statement. “We urge …

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Novak Djokovic’s father poses with fan wearing pro-Russia ‘Z’ symbol at the Australian Open

CNN — The Australian Open told CNN it has “briefed and reminded” players and their entourages about the tournament’s “policy regarding flags and symbols” on Thursday after video emerged on Wednesday of Novak Djokovic’s father, Srdjan, pictured at a demonstration with fans holding Russian flags, voicing his support for Russia. In a video posted on …

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McDonald’s, In-N-Out and Chipotle are spending millions to block employee raises

New York CNN — California voters will decide next year on a referendum that could overturn a landmark new law setting working conditions and minimum wages of up to $22 an hour for fast-food workers in the world’s largest state. country. Chipotle, Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, McDonald’s, In-N-Out Burger and the owner of KFC Yum! The brands …

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DOJ sues Google for its dominance in the online advertising market

CNN — The Justice Department and eight states sued Google on Tuesday, accusing the company of harming competition with its dominance in the online advertising market and calling for its dissolution. The decision marks the Biden administration’s first successful antitrust case against a Big Tech company. The eight states joining the lawsuit are California, Colorado, …

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Recently Identified Inflammatory Disease VEXAS Syndrome May Be More Common Than Predicted, Study Finds

CNN — David Adams spent half a decade battling an illness he couldn’t name. He came and went to the hospital several times a year. His inflamed joints felt like he had been squeezed into gloves – and he could no longer play his beloved classical and jazz guitars. He had constant fevers and fatigue. …

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Blizzard China: Millions of players lose access to ‘World of Warcraft’ and other games as it goes dark

hong kong CNN — Millions of players in China have lost access to the iconic “World of Warcraft” franchise and other popular video games, as Blizzard Entertainment’s servers in the country went offline after two decades. The company’s services in China were suspended at midnight local time on Tuesday, marking the end of an era …

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