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Long lines form at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport after a power outage, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, in Atlanta. A sudden power outage at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday grounded scores of flights and passengers during one of the busiest travel times of the year. (Steve Schaefer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
December 17, 2017 - 11:58 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A sudden power outage caused by a fire in an underground electrical facility brought the world's busiest airport to a standstill Sunday, grounding more than 1,000 flights in Atlanta just days before the start of the Christmas travel rush. More than 10 hours after the blackout began,...
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In this Dec. 14, 2017, photo, a cargo ship waits to be loaded at a port in Tokyo. Japan reported Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 its exports rose 16 percent in November from a year earlier while imports jumped 17 percent. Customs data released Monday showed the trade surplus slipping to 113.4 billion yen ($1 billion) on exports of 6.92 trillion yen ($61.4 billion). Imports totaled 6.81 trillion yen ($60.4 billion). (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
December 17, 2017 - 11:22 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's exports rose 16 percent in November from a year earlier driven by robust overseas demand for cars and manufacturing equipment that is helping to sustain the longest economic expansion in more than 15 years. Customs data released Monday showed the trade surplus for the world's...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. Share prices were mostly higher in Asia on Monday, lifted by robust trade data from Japan that suggest a sustained recovery in demand in China and other major markets. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
December 17, 2017 - 11:10 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Share prices were mostly higher in Asia on Monday, lifted by robust trade data from Japan that suggest a sustained recovery in demand in China and other major markets. Last week's strong finish on Wall Street also helped lift regional benchmarks. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index...
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Long lines form at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport after a power outage, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, in Atlanta. A sudden power outage at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday grounded scores of flights and passengers during one of the busiest travel times of the year. (Steve Schaefer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
December 17, 2017 - 11:00 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A sudden power outage brought the world's busiest airport to a standstill Sunday, grounding more than 1,000 flights in Atlanta just days before the start of the Christmas travel rush. Hours after the blackout began, authorities announced that electricity would be restored at the...
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FILE - This Dec. 8, 2017, file photo shows the Chicago Board Options Exchange website announcing that bitcoin futures will start trading on the Cboe on Sunday evening Dec. 10. The CME Group, another security based on the price of bitcoin, the digital currency that has soared in value and volatility this year, began trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange on Sunday, Dec. 17. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
December 17, 2017 - 10:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Another security based on the price of bitcoin, the digital currency that has soared in value and volatility this year, began trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange on Sunday. The CME Group, which owns the exchange, opened up bitcoin futures for trading at 6 p.m. EST on Sunday...
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In this Dec. 14, 2017, photo, a cargo ship waits to be loaded at a port in Tokyo. Japan reported Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 its exports rose 16 percent in November from a year earlier while imports jumped 17 percent. Customs data released Monday showed the trade surplus slipping to 113.4 billion yen ($1 billion) on exports of 6.92 trillion yen ($61.4 billion). Imports totaled 6.81 trillion yen ($60.4 billion). (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
December 17, 2017 - 10:26 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's exports rose 16 percent in November from a year earlier driven by robust overseas demand for cars and manufacturing equipment that is helping to sustain the longest economic expansion in more than 15 years. Customs data released Monday showed the trade surplus slipping to 113.4...
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FILE - This Dec. 8, 2017, file photo shows the Chicago Board Options Exchange website announcing that bitcoin futures will start trading on the Cboe on Sunday evening Dec. 10. The CME Group, another security based on the price of bitcoin, the digital currency that has soared in value and volatility this year, began trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange on Sunday, Dec. 17. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
December 17, 2017 - 9:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Another security based on the price of bitcoin, the digital currency that has soared in value and volatility this year, began trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange on Sunday. The CME Group, which owns the exchange, opened up bitcoin futures for trading at 6 p.m. EST on Sunday...
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December 17, 2017 - 6:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Another security based on the price of bitcoin, the digital currency that has soared in value and volatility this year, began trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange on Sunday. The CME Group, which owns the exchange, opened up bitcoin futures for trading at 6 p.m. EST on Sunday...
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In this image taken from NASA Television, the robotic arm reaches out and captures the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft for docking to the International Space Station, Sunday Dec. 17, 2017. SpaceX launched the Dragon from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Friday, using a previously flown Falcon rocket. It was the first time SpaceX had flown a recycled rocket with a recycled capsule on top. (NASA via AP)
December 17, 2017 - 4:39 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A recycled SpaceX capsule is back at the International Space Station, just in time for Christmas. NASA astronauts used the space station's big robot arm to grab the Dragon capsule out of orbit Sunday. It's the second visit for this particular supply ship, which made a...
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This image released by Lucasfilm shows Daisy Ridley as Rey in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi." “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is off to a death star-sized start at the box office. Disney says Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, that eighth installment in the space franchise has earned an estimated $45 million from Thursday night showings. (Lucasfilm via AP)
December 17, 2017 - 3:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" will happily settle for second. Rian Johnson's second installment in the third "Star Wars" trilogy rocketed to a debut of $220 million at the North American box office, according to studio estimates Sunday. That gives "The Last Jedi" the second-best...
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