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  • Southwest Airlines Flight from New Orleans Lands Safely After Engine Failure

    Southwest flight makes emergency landing after engine fails

    A Southwest Airlines flight from New Orleans to Orlando was forced to make an emergency landing when one of the engines failed, the airline said. A woman who was on the plane with her husband and three children told CNN affiliate KOCO that the engine was right outside her window. “It was just a big explosion. There was some smoke and then nothing,” she told the Oklahoma City station . “I saw parts flapping in the wind.” The plane started […]

  • Stephen K. Bannon talks with callers about Donald Trump officially becoming the Republican Presidential nominee while hosting Brietbart News Daily on SiriusXM Patriot at Quicken Loans Arena on July 20, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

    Trump aide’s ex-wife claims he made anti-Semitic remarks

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s new campaign CEO, Steve Bannon, once told his ex-wife he didn’t want his daughters attending a girls school under consideration because of the number of Jews who attended it, she said in a court statement. “He said he doesn’t like Jews and that he doesn’t like they raise their kids to be ‘whiney brats’ and that he didn’t want the girls going to school with Jews,” she said in a 2007 court declaration. “The biggest problem […]

  • A Syrian rescue worker carries children in the Maadi district of eastern Aleppo after regime aircrafts reportedly dropped explosive-packed barrel bombs on August 27, 2016. 

At least 15 civilians were reported killed when two bombs fell several minutes apart, near a tent where people were receiving condolences for those killed this week.

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    Bomb hits wake for children in Syria, at least 16 dead

    A helicopter dropped two barrel bombs on a funeral wake for children in the Syrian city of Aleppo, killing at least 16 people, Syrian monitoring groups said. The wake was being held Saturday in the rebel-controlled neighborhood of Bab al-Nayrab, the same area where 15 people were killed in a barrel bombing Thursday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Another group, the Aleppo Media Center, reported a higher death toll of 24 people killed and 30 others injured in […]

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    Amid Zika fears, Florida theme parks offer mosquito repellent

    ORLANDO, Fla. – It probably was only a matter of time, but mosquito repellent has joined hand sanitizer as a must-have health accessory at Florida theme parks. Walt Disney World, Sea World and Universal Orlando are spearheading the movement in hope of sidelining any fears tourists may have of being exposed to Zika-carrying mosquitoes. So far, no case of the dangerous Zika virus has been found that far north — Orlando is 228 miles on the Florida Turnpike from Miami. […]

  • Silver medalist Piotr Malachowski of Poland celebrates on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men's Discus Throw Final on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

    Olympian sells medal to fund child’s cancer treatment

    For an athlete, an Olympic medal is a priceless possession. But for Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski, his winning medal may be an opportunity for something bigger. Malachowski took home a silver medal during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, but he didn’t hold on to it for long. The athlete auctioned off his award this week to help a cancer-stricken boy. The money raised from the auction will go toward funding treatment for 3-year-old Olek’s eye cancer. “For an athlete, […]

  • Gov. Paul LePage speaks during a news conference on Friday Jan. 8, 2016 in the State House cabinet room. (Photo by Joe Phelan/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images)

    Maine governor unleashes obscenities on lawmaker’s voicemail

    WASHINGTON — The state lawmaker who received an expletive-laced voicemail from Maine Gov. Paul LePage said Friday he did not call LePage a racist, as the governor claims. “I’ve never received a voicemail like that before,” Democratic State Rep. Drew Gattine told CNN’s Jim Scuitto on “OutFront.” “Every time you think he’s crossed a line — you think he can’t go any further — but then he draws a different line, and he crosses it.” LePage left a message goading […]

  • Domino Delivers Pizza Drone New Zealand

    Domino’s unveils pizza-delivery drone

    WASHINGTON — In New Zealand, pizzas will soon be dropping from the heavens. Domino’s demonstrated its ability to deliver food via a drone Thursday in New Zealand and plans to test actual deliveries to customers next month. “It doesn’t add up to deliver a two kilogram package in a two-ton vehicle,” said Scott Bush, a general manager for Domino’s Pizza Enterprises, which is independent of the U.S. chain and operates in seven countries. “In Auckland, we have such massive traffic […]

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    ‘Dark twin’ of the Milky Way galaxy discovered

    Welcome to the dark side of the universe. In a direct contrast with the beautifully bright Milky Way galaxy, a “dark twin” called Dragonfly 44 has been discovered 300 million light-years away in the Coma constellation, according to a new study. But don’t cue “Star Wars’ ” Imperial March theme music or Darth Vader breathing just yet (even if the closeup image looks like a slightly creepy emoji). Although it’s massive and mysterious, Dragonfly 44 is really just misunderstood. Dragonfly […]

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    Disturbing new details emerge in ‘horrific’ killing, rape of New Mexico girl (warning: graphic content)

    ALBUQUERQUE – Candles, flowers and stuffed animals mark the memorial for a 10-year old girl, who New Mexico police said was brutally murdered. Three people arrested in the case include her own mother. Victoria Martens had just started fourth grade at an Albuquerque elementary school and celebrated her 10th birthday Tuesday. On Wednesday, she was killed in what police described as a “horrific” crime. Friends and family honored the victim during a vigil Thursday, with one person saying Victoria Martens […]

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    Ban on ‘burkinis’ suspended by French court

    FRANCE — Mayors do not have the right to ban burkinis, France’s highest administrative court ruled Friday. The Council of State’s ruling suspends a ban in the town of Villeneuve-Loubet, near Nice, and could affect cities around the country that have prohibited the full-length swimsuit. More than 30 French towns have banned burkinis, which cover the whole body except for the face, hands and feet. Officials say the ban on the burkini — worn mostly by Muslim women — was […]