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  • Taylor Hill/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Bonnie Kalanick, the mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, has died in a boating accident near Fresno, California, according to a statement from the ride-sharing company.
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  • Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- British Airways canceled all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick airports in London on Saturday due to a worldwide computer outage that struck at the start of a busy holiday weekend.British Airways said a "major IT system failure" forced the cancellation of all scheduled flights from the two airports for the rest of the day. The airline urged passengers booked on those flights not to go those airports.The global outage has also affected the airline's call centers."We are working hard to get our customers who were due to fly today onto the next available flights over the course of the rest of the weekend. Those unable to fly will be offered a full refund," British Airways said in a statement Saturday.British Airways said it is working to restore services, but noted that some delays and disruptions may continue into Sunday. Most "long-haul flights" set to land in London on Sunday are expected to arrive as scheduled, the airline said.The outage comes amid a busy weekend for travel, with Monday being a holiday in both the United Kingdom and the United States."We are extremely sorry for the inconvenience this is causing our customers during this busy holiday period," British Airways said in its statement.Heathrow Airport also confirmed the issue in a statement posted on Twitter."We are working closely with the airline to assist passengers who have been affected by the British Airways' issue and have extra customer service colleagues in terminals to assist those passengers already at Heathrow," the airport said.This is a developing story. Check back for updates.Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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  • ABCNews.com(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- Satu'li Canteen at Disney's Pandora: The World of Avatar is a quick-service restaurant, but don't expect typical theme park fast food here.With a focus on healthy options and a nod to its "Avatar"-inspired surroundings, the main dish at the newest dining option at Walt Disney World Resort is based on bowls. Pick your base, pick your protein, pick your sauce. In all, there are 48 combinations, according to Chef Richard Meacham, who took ABC News on a culinary tour of the new establishment."There's been very positive comments about the food from guests," Meacham told ABC News, "especially the vegetarian guests. They feel they can order off the menu without feeling like they were specially accommodated because there's such an array to choose from."Among those options: tofu as a protein option in the bowls, quinoa and curry vegetable pods.There's a kids menu too, including a gussied-up hot dog and a cheese quesadilla.But one of the stars at Satu'li Canteen is the dessert: A blueberry cream cheese mousse meant to resemble a Na'vi is a vision as well as delicious.Located inside a former RDA mess hall and now a "peaceful dining facility adorned with Na’vi art and cultural items," according to the Disney Parks website, the Satu’li Canteen has a lively atmosphere. The restaurant will soon allow guests to place orders in advance on the My Disney Experience app, a first for the resort.Pandora: The World of Avatar opens May Saturday.The Walt Disney Company is the parent company of ABC News.
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  • iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Memorial Day holiday weekend traditionally marks the unofficial beginning of summer, but for those seeking to celebrate the holiday by getting out of town, the oncoming warm weather might not be the only thing making them sweat.The weekend promises to be a busy one for travelers according to forecasts, both by road and by air.Traffic and navigation app Waze said it typically sees an increase in traffic jams and accident alerts over the holiday weekend, particularly on Friday as drivers set off on their trips. The accident numbers are supported by data from AAA which shows the company's roadside rescues increasing over the past four years.In 2013, AAA made 295,000 rescues over Memorial Day weekend, climbing to 300,000 in 2014 and 310,000 in 2015. Last year they made 325,000.AAA suggests getting your vehicle inspected before taking a long trip, packing an emergency kit with first aid supplies, tools, jumper cables, water and snacks in case you get stuck and bringing along extra keys to prevent a lockout. They note that battery issues, lockouts and flat tires comprise the top issues encountered by motorists over the holiday weekend.As of Friday morning, the national average gas price is $2.37, according to AAA. The state with the cheapest average price is South Carolina at $2.05, while the most expensive average price is in California at $3.10.For those travelling by air, a number of delays affected the skies on Friday. As of 3 p.m. Flightaware.com reported over 2,500 delays within, into or out of the United States. An additional 481 flights had been cancelled.Fliers departing from ten airports can also expect new security procedures, according to the Transportation Security Administration. In those locations, travelers will be required to remove all electronics larger than a cell phone from their carry-on luggage, for inspection. The TSA says that the change will cut down on bag checks and ultimately speed up lines.For now, the process is being tested at the following locations:
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  • ABCNews.com(PALERMO, Italy) -- First Lady Melania Trump wore an eye-catching multicolored jacket that retails for more than $51,000 while stepping out in Sicily on Friday.The piece was designed by Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana, which posted several photos of Trump arriving at the Chierici Palace City Hall of Catania on its Instagram account.A video shows Trump donning the brightly colored coat while touring Sicily. She appeared to carry a matching clutch as well.Trump is accompanying her husband, President Donald Trump, on his first overseas trip since taking office.Neither Dolce & Gabbana nor the White House have responded to ABC News' request for comment.
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  • iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- U.S. stocks closed mixed ahead of the holiday weekend.The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 2.67 (-0.01 percent) to finish at 21,080.28.The Nasdaq climbed 4.94 (+0.08 percent) to close at 6,210.19, and the S&P 500 finished at 2,415.82, up 0.75 (+0.03 percent) from its open. Despite the small gains, both posted new records.Crude oil was about 2 percent higher with prices under $50 per barrel.Winners and Losers:  Shares of Deckers Outdoor Corporation soared nearly 19 percent after the UGG boots maker beat investors' expectations on earnings in the first-quarter.Despite sales beating analysts' estimates in quarter one, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. reported a wider year-over-year loss, causing the fashion retailer's stock to tumble 6 percent.
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