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Alaska Airlines plane makes emergency landing after engine issue: report

An Alaska Airlines plane was forced to return to Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday after suffering from right engine trouble that one passenger described as “terrifying.”
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Tom Cotton Calls Biden's Olympic Diplomatic Boycott 'Half Measure,' Wants Athletes Pulled
"The United States should fully boycott the Genocide Games in Beijing," said Cotton, an Arkansas Republican.
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Kamala, swallow your pride and other commentary
Liberal: Kamala, Swallow Your Pride The “entrenched dysfunction and lack of focus” marking Vice President Kamala Harris and her staff “were entirely predictable,” laments the San Francisco Examiner’s Gil Duran. “Harris’ 2020 campaign also unraveled in an ugly war between rival staffers, each side publicly blaming the other for her failure” as “she dropped out...
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Colin Farrell to Reprise Role as The Penguin in ‘The Batman’ Spinoff Series at HBO Max
Farrell is waddling his way over to more villainy on HBO Max.
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Jacqueline Avant death has celebrities, communities in fear over brazen home invasions
The death of Jacqueline Avant, a well-known philanthropist and wife of legendary music executive Clarence Avant, in her Beverly Hills home last week has furthered fears about the uptick in brazen home invasion robberies in and around Los Angeles amid an outpouring of grief.
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Where Does Succession Go After That Big Cliffhanger?
Does Kendall survive? And can the show survive without him?
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WH flags art market as money laundering haven amid Hunter Biden shows
The Biden administration described the art and antiquities market as a hotbed of shady financial dealings — weeks after first son Hunter Biden's work went on display in Soho.
Opinion: Diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics is right way for US to protest abuses
Citing "ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity" U.S. government announces it will not send diplomatic delegation to Beijing Olympics
Nets’ Kyrie Irving might be swayed to take plant-based COVID vaccine in works
It is possible, according to a report Monday that sourced “people close to” him, that Kyrie Irving could be swayed into getting vaccinated when a plant-based COVID-19 vaccine has been approved.
Man charged in slayings of two Virginia women under scrutiny in D.C. missing person case, police say
Cheyenne Brown, 29, left her home in the Benning neighborhood on Sept. 30, boarded a bus and never returned, her mother said.
‘Scandal’ actor slams Mel Gibson, says ‘cancel culture simply does not exist’
Actor Joshua Malina criticized the "Mad Max" star for past allegations of racism aimed at him.
WATCH: Streets of Honolulu flooded amid storms
Motorists navigated flooded streets in Honolulu as Hawaii braced for heavy rainfall, with major flash flooding and landslides possible across multiple islands.
WATCH: Cow stops traffic on Illinois road
Drivers in Elgin, Illinois, were met with a bit of traffic due to a cow on the loose, but officers and handlers worked together to round up the animal.
New Oklahoma coach Brent Venables turns attention to players
Brent Venables already has received two Oklahoma welcomes fit for a king.
Senate GOP rejects debt limit fix on must-pass defense bill
It's a strategy that Democratic leaders have floated to rescue Congress from a borrowing-limit box canyon. But many upper-chamber Republicans are not impressed.
10-Year-Old Shoots 13-Year-Old Relative in Face While Playing With Unattended Gun in Bedroom
They'd been shooting a gun under adult supervision earlier in the day, according to family members.
Texas Non-Profit Announces $50K Annual Fund for Each Offensive Linemen Amid Recruiting Need
According to "Horns with Hearts," their scholarship fund—"The Pancake Factory"—will cover up to 16 University of Texas scholarship linemen.
Defense Bill Would Require Women to Sign Up for Draft, Despite GOP Objections
"It is wrong to force our daughters, mothers, wives, and sisters to fight our wars," Republican Missouri Senator Josh Hawley has said.
Emmett Till's Family Informed Justice Department Has Concluded Investigation Spurred By Book
Carolyn Donham is quoted in "The Blood of Emmett Till" by Timothy B. Tyson saying that she lied about Till grabbing her, whistling and making sexual advances.
Boomer Esiason: Antonio Brown made Bruce Arians ‘look like an idiot’
This all could very well come down to a tug-of-war between Bruce Arians and Tom Brady.
GOP Rep. Devin Nunes stepping down to join Trump Media & Technology Group
Rep. Devin Nunes of California, former chair of the House Intelligence Committee, is leaving Congress.
The Justice Department closes its investigation into the lynching of Emmett Till
The department reopened its investigation in 2017 of the 1955 lynching of the Black teenager who was abducted, tortured and killed after witnesses said he whistled at a white woman in Mississippi.
Swiss Catholic Church Appoints Professors to Delve Into Past Sexual Abuse, Produce Report
The church said it will give researchers "free access to their files and archives where possible and authorized under canonical and state law."
Elderly Man Killed in Horrific Blaze Set by Daughter’s Roommate, Police Say
Josh Edelson/GettyA Pennsylvania man has been accused of stealing his roommate’s car and driving two hours to her parents’ home to set a trio of fires that killed the woman’s father, authorities said.During a news conference on Monday, a top prosecutor in Bucks County said that Christopher Gillie, 61, had driven to the home of his roommate’s elderly parents and set a group of fires which snuffed out the life of 81-year-old Julius Drelick, who was unable to escape the blaze. Gillie has been slapped with several charges, including criminal homicide, arson, and burglary.“I cannot imagine the terror that they both must have felt as they were separated by the fire," Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub said during a news conference on Monday. “Now, forever.”Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here
WATCH: Orcas breach off coast of Southern California
Passengers on board a whale watching boat were thrilled to see orcas in the wild, breaching off Laguna Beach, California.
Tyson rewards workers with over $50M in year-end bonuses
Fossil hunters unearth what MO dinosaur looked like
Exhibit helps tell story of Wisconsin agriculture
Minnesota DNR certifies new muskie state record
PD: Love triangle led to murder of airport employee
$50M lawsuit filed in Flint home explosion
Man gets life sentence for murder of HPD sergeant
DOJ closes Emmett Till investigation after reopening 1955 murder case for new evidence
Justice's action comes after the feds reopened the inquiry into the 1955 killing. The Black teen's murder energized the civil rights movement.
Ridiculous winds could have wild effect on Bills-Patriots clash
The weather in Buffalo could make for a wild contest between the Bills and Patriots on "Monday Night Football."
William Knight had no doubts about decision over Alonzo Menifield
Take a look inside William Knight's win over Alonzo Menifield at UFC on ESPN 31 in Las Vegas.      Related StoriesClaudio Puelles addresses Daniel Cormier's criticism after setting UFC record winVince Morales says he can do better despite quick knockout win at UFC on ESPN 31Cheyanne Vlismas bet on herself in battling personal, health challenges
Pro-Trump scam PAC operator, PPP fraudster sentenced to nearly 4 years in prison
James Kyle Bell, 45, stole government pandemic relief aid while also conning supporters of both Trump and Biden in the 2020 election.
CNN Exclusive: Top Pence aide cooperating with January 6 committee
Marc Short, the former chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, is cooperating with the January 6 committee, a significant development that will give investigators insight from one of the highest-ranking Trump officials, according to three sources with knowledge of the committee's activities.
Jussie Smollett testifies at his trial, saying he did not stage a hoax attack
Two brothers have already told the court that Smollett orchestrated a hoax to get publicity, instructing them to place a noose around his neck and yell homophobic slurs.
D.C. Housing Authority scrambles to extend terms of three members
Their seats expired Oct. 1, after the agency failed to hold elections.
K Street’s Dole alums remember late senator
Mitch Rose, now the top lobbyist for Comcast, remembered that in 1985 when he was a “lowly press assistant,” Dole called him into the office and gave him a $500 raise to buy a winter coat after seeing Rose walking through the snow into the office several times.
Elective Surgeries Halted at Over 30 NY Hospitals Due to COVID Surge
Governor Hochul said the state will avoid a "one-size-fits-all approach" as it decides which hospitals will stop performing elective surgeries.
Hawks fans troll Hornets’ PJ Washington with ‘Brittany Renner’ chant
It seems Atlanta Hawks fans were eager to get under P.J. Washington's skin on Sunday.
Alleged kidnapper and teen stopped at Canadian border over lack of COVID-19 tests
Christopher Costanzo was nabbed at the border with a 16-year-old girl who told authorities he had tied her up with a shoelace and forced her at knifepoint into the car's trunk.
Biden Says Prescription Drugs 'Outrageously Expensive' But Chance for Change Faces Fight
"I'm committed to using every tool I have to lower prescription drug costs for Americans...," the president said Monday.
Jim Banks: Biden projecting weakness, Putin sees opportunity in Ukraine
Indiana congressman Jim Banks said President Biden is projecting weakness on the world stage, which our adversaries see as an opportunity.
Biologists Concerned After Rare Whale Gives Birth While Entangled in Fishing Rope
An endangered North Atlantic right whale with a 20-foot fishing rope in its mouth was seen with a newborn calf off the coast of Georgia on Thursday.
Undoing Racism Means Undoing Race | Opinion
To embrace our shared humanity and, perhaps, our shared Americanness, to undo racism, we must undo the idea of "race."
Sports parents are horrible and referees are finally doing something about it — quitting
One of the pandemic labor shortages is happening in youth sports, where games are being cancelled every week because there aren't enough referees. Time off from the games made a lot of refs realize how abusive parents and coaches are, and they've had enough.
Justice Department closes its investigation into 1955 killing of Emmett Till
The Justice Department is closing its investigation into the 1955 killing of Emmett Till, a Black teenager from Chicago who was abducted and killed while visiting family in Mississippi after witnesses accused him of making sexual advances at a White woman, the Associated Press reports.