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James Webb space telescope launch date pushed to 2020

NASA has announced a further delay to the James Webb Space Telescope’s launch. The agency had been targeting March-June 2019 for the much-heralded telescope’s liftoff, but technical problems and "avoidable errors" have pushed the launch date to 2020.

Falcon Heavy test-fire on hold due to government shutdown

Cape Canaveral - SpaceX will be unable to do a static-fire test of all 27 of its Falcon Heavy rocket's engines at Kennedy Space Center due to the government shutdown, further delaying the setting of a definitive launch date for the massive rocket.

Snow shuts runways, disrupts flights across UK

London - The heaviest snowfall to hit Britain in four years caused widespread disruption on Sunday, with roads becoming hazardous and flights grounded following runway closures.

Delta says it can't predict when schedule will be back to normal

Atlanta - Delta Air Lines still was forced to cancel nearly 700 flights Tuesday, even as operations began to normalize following a massive computer outage on Monday that stranded thousands of passengers worldwide.

Delta Air Lines digging out of delays from massive computer crash

San Francisco - Delta Air Lines continued to recover Tuesday from a massive computer outage that grounded flights and stranded passengers at the San Francisco Bay Area's three major airports.

Drivers play football on UK motorway as coach catches fire

A coach on fire on the M25 motorway around London has led to long queues and very heavy traffic. Drivers fed-up with the situation are reported to have started an impromptu game of football on the road, prompting a police warning.

White House still undecided over what to do on immigration ruling

The White House was dealt a hard blow on Monday night when federal court Judge Andrew Hanen blocked President Obama's executive action on immigration. Still reeling from the blow, administration lawyers are debating how to proceed.

Angry passengers loot Ryanair flight over lengthy delays

Paris - Anyone who has flown on Ryanair, or any other so-called “low cost” airline would probably sympathize, at least a little, with the plight of these passengers. They got so fed up by the endless delays, they actually rebelled and looted the plane.

Continuing heavy rains hinder clean-up after floods in Japan

With fears of more landslides, the flood clean-up operation in Japan is being delayed. More torrential rains hit the country's south-west on Monday. Authorities are saying that if it rains again, clean-up work may have to be put on hold.

Heathrow boss refuses to take bonus due to snow delay chaos

London - The boss at Heathrow airport in London announced he'll forego his holiday bonus. He stressed how his staff is focused on recovering from the massive delays swamping the British airport after a snowstorm rocked the country.

Washington oil spill causes road closings, accidents and injuries Special

Washington - Yesterday morning at 5 a.m, a sticky, gooey mess was discovered on U Street, one of the well known historical areas of the District. It was an oily substance and was being spread for miles by cars on the way into the city.

Snow storm causes delays across central United States

Snow is blanketing much of Colorado and the western Plains on Thursday closing schools and businesses and delaying numerous flights. Roads across much of Colorado and Wyoming are dangerous as they are packed with snow and ice.

Exclusive: Lenovo Still Suffering From Faulty Order System, Causing Lengthy Delays

In a follow-up to a story we broke in January, DigitalJournal.com has learned Lenovo customers continue to experience delays with computer orders. Lenovo Canada implemented a faulty IT system that is still not working almost four months later.

Exclusive: Terrible Customer Experience Uncovers Nationwide Internal Flaws at Lenovo

What began as a simple purchase of a laptop has led to DigitalJournal.com uncovering national, widespread problems within Lenovo's ordering system. The faulty system was rolled out in Canada but is poised to go global.

Airline glitches top cause of delays

More delays have been put into effect due to airline glitches. When you thought long lines was due to security another element is adding to the equation. Flight delays will continue because of these glitches and creating longer passenger slowdowns.

Accident delays Airbus A380 test flight to Chiang Mai

Bangkok - An Airbus A380 test flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai was delayed Saturday after the mammoth aircraft's left winglet was crushed while backing out of its parking space at Suvarnabhumi Airport.

NASA delays picking launch date

NASA has not yet decided its launch date of the year's first space shuttle mission.

JetBlue Cancels More Flights Into Monday

JetBlue called off almost a quarter of its flights for Monday but hoped that would be the last round of cancellations as it struggles to recover from the snowstorm that saw some travelers sitting on grounded planes for hours. A BIG MESS!

Passport processing delays

A heads-up for Canadians who need a passport in a hurry.
 

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