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    United Airlines Flights Grounded Temporarily

    They’re having technical difficulties. United announced Wednesday morning that all its flights were grounded due an “automation error” in its computer system that meant flights couldn’t verify passenger lists, an FAA no-no. That means delays — and more delays, as flights scheduled for later times will have to make room for those delayed earlier, in a ripple effect that’s expected to affect about 3,500 flights. The total operations halt began lifting around 10 a.m. Eastern time, but airports are likely to be catching up for some time. 

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