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  • Co-pilot sucked halfway out of cockpit window on Sichuan Airlines flight

    A Sichuan Airlines co-pilot was sucked halfway out of an aircraft’s cockpit when its windshield shattered during a flight, Chinese state media has reported. Captain Liu Chuanjian and his crew were praised for making an emergency landing after the incident, which occurred Monday morning at 30,000 feet on an Airbus A319 flight from the southern city of Chongqing to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. “The situation was very critical. The windshield was blown off at a 10,000-meter-high altitude. The aircraft […]

  • North Korea warns US as it suspends South Korea talks over military drills

    (CNN) — North Korea says the US should carefully consider the fate of the North Korea-US summit, in view of what it calls “provocative military disturbances with South Korea,” North Korea’s state news agency reported early Wednesday local time. The warning comes as KCNA reported North Korea has suspended talks with South Korea because of a joint military drill conducted by South Korea and the US. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert defended joint US-South Korean military exercises Tuesday and said […]

  • American Airlines bans insects, hedgehogs and goats as emotional support animals

    (CNN Money) — American Airlines is making it very clear: Insects, goats and hedgehogs cannot be brought on planes as emotional support animals. The airline revised its guidelines on Monday for comfort animals on flights. Those who want to bring such an animal on board now have to file paperwork 48 hours before a flight, and there are new restrictions on which types of animals are permitted. “We support the rights of customers, from veterans to people with disabilities, with […]

  • Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery at Walter Reed medical center

    (CNN) — First lady Melania Trump underwent kidney surgery Monday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center near Washington, DC, according to a statement from her office. Trump had been experiencing an issue with her kidney that her office described as benign but requiring medical attention. “This morning, first lady Melania Trump underwent an embolization procedure to treat a benign kidney condition. The procedure was successful, and there were no complications,” the first lady’s communications director, Stephanie Grisham, said in a […]

  • Facebook suspends 200 apps over possible data misuse

    (CNN Money) — Facebook has suspended 200 apps for possible misuse of user data in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Facebook said in a blog post on Monday that it has investigated thousands of apps after it emerged that Cambridge Analytica had harvested information on about 87 million users without their knowledge. It did not name the apps that have been suspended but said they would be subject to a more thorough investigation into how they handle user data. Facebook […]

  • The woman who invented Mother’s Day came to hate it

    (CNN) — Mother’s Day means big business for retailers. This year is no different — shoppers will spend an average of $180 per mom. If you hate all of the commercialization behind the day that celebrates moms, imagine how Anna Jarvis would feel now. The holiday’s founder worked so hard to get the world to stop and give moms everywhere a shoutout. But before her death, even she had to admit she had some regrets about starting Mother’s Day. If […]

  • Parkland shooter’s brother says he wants to start an anti-bullying campaign

    (CNN) — The brother of the gunman who killed 17 people at a Florida high school says he wants to dedicate himself to ending bullying, and that he believes bullying contributed to his brother’s actions. “Because my brother didn’t really fit in with a lot of people and I saw the effects of that, like, firsthand,” Zachary Cruz told CNN affiliate WPEC outside of an animal boarding house in Green Acres, Florida, on Sunday morning. “It’s a real issue so […]

  • New York dog recovering after eating food stuffed with pins

    Manhattan, NY (WPIX) — A golden retriever ate inch-long pins buried deep in discarded food, intended to harm her, at a Fort Tryon Park in Manhattan, but now she’s fighting back in her recovery. Owner Terence Doherty said the 6-year-old English cream golden retriever named Murphy is alert and happy, a day after surgery to remove eight sharp pins from her stomach. “I opened her mouth and there was a pin stuck to the roof of her mouth,” Doherty said. […]

  • Attacker yells ‘Allahu Akbar,’ stabs five in Paris before police take him down

    PARIS (CNN) — The person who stabbed five people in Paris on Saturday night, killing one, yelled the Arabic phrase “Allahu Akbar,” meaning “God is great,” during the attack, city prosecutor François Molins told reporters at the scene. Authorities have opened a terrorism investigation, he said. Four people were wounded during the knife attack in the touristy 2nd arrondissement, or district, of Paris. It happened around 9 p.m. (3 p.m. ET) , a time when streets and sidewalks were filled […]

  • Buckingham Palace shares image of Queen’s official consent for Prince Harry’s marriage

    (CNN) — An image of Queen Elizabeth II’s elaborate notice of consent to the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was released Saturday. Markle and the prince plan to marry next Saturday in St. George’s Chapel in the grounds of Windsor Castle, about 20 miles (32 km) west of central London. Known as the “Instrument of Consent,” the document in which the Queen officially recognizes the marriage is “hand-written and illuminated on vellum by one of a panel of […]

  • Delaware becomes first US state to fully ban child marriage

    (CNN) — Delaware has made history as the first state in the nation to ban child marriage under all circumstances. Democratic Gov. John Carney signed a bill this week making it illegal for anyone under age 18 to get married, even with parental consent. Before this, minors in Delaware could get married at any age with parental consent and a judge’s approval, officials said. Despite most US state laws setting the age of marital consent at 18, every other state […]

  • An astronaut aboard the International Space Station got a degree at Purdue’s graduation

    (CNN) — NASA astronaut Andrew Feustel is over the moon after he received an honorary doctoral degree Friday from Purdue University — and he didn’t even have to leave the International Space Station. Feustel, who’s on the ISS as part of Expedition 55/56, was beamed into the commencement program via live video so other graduates could watch the zero-gravity hooding ceremony, according to the Indiana University. An academic dean usually places the hood on a recipient of an honorary degree, […]