Power restored at Atlanta's airport after fire

After 11 hours with no power and over 1,000 flights cancelled, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta is now open for business again.

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    Nearly 11 hours after an electrical outage shut down parts of one the world's busiest airports, power has been restored at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International.

    More than 1,000 flights were cancelled on Sunday because of the outage.

    Airport authorities say an electrical fire was the cause.


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