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Airlines cancel over 700 U.S. flights as labor crunch, bad weather weigh

Airlines cancel over 700 U.S. flights as labor crunch, bad weather weigh

June 27 (Reuters) – Airlines canceled more than 700 flights in the United States on Monday as bad weather and staff shortages hit their ability to keep up with surging demand for summer travel. Total flight cancellations into, into or out of the United States as of 1:07 p.m. ET was 747, according to flight-tracking …

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Afghan quake kills at least 920; toll expected to rise

Afghan quake kills at least 920; toll expected to rise

KABUL, June 22 (Reuters) – A 6.1-magnitude earthquake killed 920 people in Afghanistan early on Wednesday, disaster management officials said, with more than 600 injured and the death toll expected to rise as information arrives from remote mountain villages. Photographs in the Afghan media showed houses reduced to rubble, with bodies wrapped in blankets lying …

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