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  • Thousands face US travel misery after visa glitch

    WASHINGTON: Thousands of travellers may face frustrating delays in visiting the United States in coming weeks because of a technical failure that halted US visa processing around the world...

    A team of about 100 computer experts is working to resolve a hardware failure which emerged at a State Department facility in the US on June 9, but State Department officials have acknowledged that full service will not be resumed this week
  • Facebook apologises for Safety Check glitch after Lahore attack

    Facebook apologised on Sunday for a bug that sent a Safety Check notification to users around the world following a deadly suicide bombing in Pakistan...

    Facebook users from Honolulu to Brussels and Cairo to Hong Kong were baffled by the notification, a feature that lets users signal to friends that they are safe following an event in their area like a terror attack or natural disaster
  • US visa processing back to normal after computer glitch

    WASHINGTON: US visa processing has returned to full strength after hardware problems, the State Department said on Monday, noting that 410,000 visas were issued in a week as officials scrambled to clear a huge backlog...

    Deputy spokesman Mark Toner said the State Department does “regret the inconvenience to travellers who are waiting for visas as well as their families and US businesses that have been affected by this problem”
  • Rosberg on pole as Hamilton hits trouble

    SOCHI: Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg secured pole position for the Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix after Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton suffered more misfortune in Saturday’s qualifying...

    With Hamilton out of contention, Rosberg secured pole with ease in one minute and 35...

  • Sprint on foot sees Marquez grab pole

    AUSTIN (Texas): Not even a stopped motorcycle and a ‘sprint’ on foot could keep MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez off the pole at the Grand Prix of the Americas...

    With time running out, he clambered over a wall, scampered back about 50 yards to hop on a replacement bike before delivering a blistering final lap at the Circuit of the Americas to claim pole position for the third straight year...

  • Bottas denies Hamilton the final pole of 2017

    ABU DHABI: Valtteri Bottas denied quadruple world champion team mate Lewis Hamilton the final pole position of the Formula One season on Saturday, leading a Mercedes one-two in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying...

    The pole was the Finn’s second in a row, and fourth of the campaign, and he said he was determined to convert it into a victory after the disappointment of missing out in Brazil two weeks ago...

  • Hamilton equals Schumacher’s pole record on eve of 200th career race

    SPA -FRANCORCHAMPS: Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton equalled Formula One great Michael Schumacher’s all-time record of 68 pole positions on Saturday with a dominant performance in Belgian Grand Prix qualifying...

    The Mercedes driver, who will be starting his 200th race on Sunday, was fastest in every phase of the hour-long session to take the pole position with a time of one minute 42...

  • Pedrosa takes pole in Malaysia MotoGP

    SEPANG: Honda rider Dani Pedrosa grabbed his third pole position of the season at the Malaysia Grand Prix here on Saturday while MotoGP leader Marc Marquez qualified seventh after crashing on his first flying lap...

    “I did a couple of mistakes still in my last run but I am very happy because [my] third pole of the year is quite positive,” Pedrosa said trackside...

  • Zarco grabs shock Japan MotoGP pole, Marquez third

    MOTEGI: Yamaha’s Johann Zarco produced a sizzling lap Saturday to claim a surprise pole for the Japanese Grand Prix with MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez qualifying in third...

    469 seconds for his second career pole in the MotoGP class, pipping Ducati’s Danilo Petrucci and championship leader Marquez...

  • Vinales on pole for San Marino GP as Marquez crashes

    MISANO ADRIATICO: Maverick Vinales put Yamaha on pole position for the San Marino Grand Prix on Saturday while reigning champion Marc Marquez crashed in the dying seconds of qualifying at the Misano circuit...

    It was his fourth career MotoGP pole position and he secured it with a late lap of one minute 32...

  • Hamilton takes pole for Malaysian GP; powerless Vettel last

    SEPANG: Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix with another brilliant drive under pressure on Saturday, while title rival Sebastian Vettel’s miserable luck continued as he quit early in qualifying after losing power on a straight...

    Having struggled in all three practice sessions, finishing no higher than fifth, Mercedes driver Hamilton suddenly found the pace he needed to take the 70th pole of his career ahead...

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