United suffers 2nd major grounding in 2 months

New York • United Airlines temporarily grounded flights across the country for part of Wednesday after experiencing computer problems, causing more than 800 delays. A White House spokesman said President Barack Obama was briefed on the glitch and that it appeared unrelated to an outage hours later at the New York Stock Exchange. “There is no indication at this point either that there is malicious activity involved,” said the spokesman, Josh Earnest. A United spokeswoman confirmed that the glitc...

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