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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, unclaimed baggage sits at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport after a water pipe burst following several days of weather-related delays in the wake of a powerful winter storm. Over a week after winter weather woes snowballed into a long weekend of dysfunction at the airport, some passengers are still waiting for their baggage. The still-missing luggage is a fraction of the thousands of unclaimed bags that accumulated during the chaos. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 18, 2018 - 4:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of a snowstorm at New York's JFK Airport (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The agency that runs New York's Kennedy Airport is asking airlines, terminal operators and baggage delivery companies to beef up their efforts to reunite travelers with lost baggage...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, file photo, an Amazon employee gives her dog a biscuit as the pair head into a company building, where dogs are welcome, in Seattle. Amazon announced Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, that it has narrowed its hunt for a second headquarters to 20 locations, concentrated among cities in the U.S. East and Midwest. Toronto made the list as well, keeping the company’s international options open. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
January 18, 2018 - 4:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's second home could be in an already tech-heavy city, such as Boston, New York or Austin, Texas. Or it could be in the Midwest, say, Indianapolis or Columbus, Ohio. Or the company could go outside the U.S. altogether and set up shop in Toronto. Those six locations, as well as...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, unclaimed baggage sits at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport after a water pipe burst following several days of weather-related delays in the wake of a powerful winter storm. Over a week after winter weather woes snowballed into a long weekend of dysfunction at the airport, some passengers are still waiting for their baggage. The still-missing luggage is a fraction of the thousands of unclaimed bags that accumulated during the chaos. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 18, 2018 - 4:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Newlywed Ziad Dallal and his wife arrived home in New York, with wedding keepsakes in their bags, to find John F. Kennedy International Airport paralyzed by winter weather woes that canceled flights, froze equipment and separated thousands of passengers from their luggage. Eleven...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2015, file photo, driver Danica Patrick greets fans as she is introduced before the start of the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. GoDaddy tells The Associated Press it is partnering with Patrick as she closes her career with the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
January 18, 2018 - 2:37 pm
The original "GoDaddy Girl" is back with sponsorship intact to push forward with her "Danica Double." Danica Patrick has secured the money needed to race in both the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500. Now she just needs to find the rides to get her back on racing's two biggest stages. GoDaddy...
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An agricultural building is collapsed during a heavy storm in Meimbressen, central Germany, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. A powerful storm lashed Europe with high winds and snow, killing at least four people in three countries, grounding flights, halting trains, ripping roofs off buildings and flipping over trucks. (Uwe Zucchi/dpa via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 2:05 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A powerful storm pummeled Europe with high winds and snow Thursday, killing at least seven people in three countries, grounding flights, halting trains, ripping roofs off buildings and flipping over trucks. The Dutch national weather service recorded wind gusts of up...
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January 18, 2018 - 1:35 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines will begin operating hourly shuttle flights between Chicago and New York this spring. That's a highly competitive route favored by business travelers. American said Thursday that it will run 15 shuttle flights each weekday between Chicago's O'Hare Airport...
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January 18, 2018 - 12:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — HuffPost is shutting down its contributor platform, which has allowed more than 100,000 people to post opinions on its site since it was introduced in 2005. The site's top editor, Lydia Polgreen, says HuffPost needs to take ownership of what it publishes. HuffPost will cast a wide...
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This Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, photo, shows an existing home for sale in Walpole, Mass. On Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, Freddie Mac reports on the week’s average U.S. mortgage rates. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
January 18, 2018 - 10:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on long-term home loans rose this week. The rate on the benchmark 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage hit the highest level since May 2017. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the 30-year rate rose to 4.04 percent this week from 3.99 percent last week. The rate on 15-year,...
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FILE - In this June 18 2015 file photo, vapor forms across the wings of an Airbus A380 as it performs a demonstration flight at the Paris Air Show, Le Bourget airport, north of Paris. Emirates airline said in a statement Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, that they are purchasing 20 A380 aircraft with the option for 16 more in a deal worth $16 billion, throwing a lifeline to the European-made double-decker jumbo jets. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
January 18, 2018 - 10:28 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Middle East's largest airline, Emirates, is throwing Airbus a lifeline for its troubled A380 jumbo jet. The carrier said Thursday it struck a deal with Airbus to buy 20 of its A380 double-decker jets, with the option to buy 16 more, in a deal worth $16 billion...
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January 18, 2018 - 10:05 am
Here's a list of the 20 places still in contention for Amazon's second headquarters: Atlanta Austin, Texas Boston Chicago Columbus, Ohio Dallas Denver Indianapolis Los Angeles Miami Montgomery County, Maryland Nashville, Tennessee Newark, New Jersey New York Northern Virginia, Virginia Philadelphia...
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