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Power outage stops flights at Atlanta international airport

Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017|2 p.m.

ATLANTA– A sudden power failure at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday grounded ratings of flights and stranded countless travelers throughout one of the busiest travel times of the year.

Travelers were left in the dark when the lights suddenly headed out in the early afternoon. Airport spokesman Reese McCranie stated all airport operations were affected, and outbound flights were halted. Additionally, the Federal Air travel Administration executed a “ground stop” for flights gone to the airport. That suggests flights going to Atlanta were hung on the ground at their departure airport.

Georgia Power representative John Kraft stated the utility was working to find out the cause and restore electrical power. He might not estimate when the power might be restored.

The United States Customs and Border Protection Service stated on Twitter that due to the power outage, global flights were being diverted to other airports.

The Hartsfield-Jackson airport – serving 104 million guests a year – is the world’s busiest, a difference it has actually held because 1998. The airport serves approximately 275,000 guests daily, according to its site. Almost 2,500 airplanes show up and depart each day.

CBS suspends Rose, PBS stops his program following claims

Monday, Nov. 20, 2017|3:04 p.m.

NEW YORK– PBS states it is immediately stopping distribution of Charlie Rose’s interview program and CBS News suspended him following The Washington Post’s report of 8 ladies who implicated the veteran newsman of numerous unwanted sexual advances and improper behavior.

The women, 3 of whom spoke on the record in the deeply-reported story, implicated Rose of searching them, walking naked in front of them and relating a sensual dream.

Rose informed the Post that he was “deeply ashamed” and excused his behavior.

Rose’s PBS program features his extensive interviews with newsmakers. The 75-year-old reporter is one of 3 hosts of “CBS This Morning” and is likewise a contributor to “60 Minutes.”

Army veteran stops attack on Las Vegas pit bull

Lee Coffman pets Blue on Oct. 6, 2015, after rescuing her from an attack by two men in east Las Vegas. (Rachel Moore/FOX5)Lee Coffman animals Blue on Oct. 6, 2015, after rescuing her from an attack by 2 guys in east Las Vegas. (Rachel Moore/FOX5).

Lee Coffman stated he couldn’t think his eyes Monday night when, during a storm, he saw 2 guys attacking a pit bull.

“I had actually just seen 2 individuals kicking a pet, like up against the wall,” Coffman said.

Coffman, an Army veteran, stated he was driving near the crossway of Flamingo Road and Nellis Boulevard when he saw the awful experience unfolding. He stated he didn’t wish to begin problem with the pair, but he couldn’t allow the attack to continue.

“I jumped out, and I was hollering at them when I was making the u-turn,” Coffman stated. “I returned, opened my door and as soon as I opened my door, they took off.”

Less than a mile away, Erik Morrison was searching for his family’s 9-year-old dog called Blue. He said that the puppy is frightened of storms and aims to leave each time there’s a roll. On Monday, she succeeded.

“I in fact rested outside last night, just hoping she would return, and she never did,” Morrison stated.

Coffman said that Blue was understandably shaken after the attack, so he kept her at his place overnight and took her to the veterinarian on Tuesday. The medical professional treated her and scanned her microchip. Then, she was off to be reunited with the Morrisons.

“She’s a member of the family,” a grateful Morrison said. “You cannot simply abandon a member of the family or quit looking.”

Morrison stated this story serves as an example of the benefits of microchipping animals.

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