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Federal complaint filed against man over flight diversion

MORRISVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A federal criminal complaint has been filed against a disruptive passenger who prompted a flight from New York to Florida to divert to a North Carolina airport. ...

Man accused of trying to open airplane door during flight

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland, Oregon, man who authorities said tried to open an emergency exit door during a commercial flight from Salt Lake City to Portland made his first appearance in court Mo...

Flight diverted to Kansas City due to unruly passenger

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An American Airlines plane was diverted to Kansas City, Missouri, when a large, unruly passenger tried to force open a door before he was subdued by a coffee pot across the hea...

Business Highlights: Wall Street drop, Super Bowl ads

___ Stocks fall, this time on Ukraine worries, to cap rough week NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks tumbled again Friday, and this time bond yields joined in the swoon as worri...

Virginia man faces prison after disrupting flight in April

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A 29-year-old man who struck a flight attendant and tried to open the cockpit door during a flight to Florida has pleaded guilty to interfering with a flight crew and could face...

Faith in the metaverse: A VR quest for community, fellowship

Under quarantine for COVID-19 exposure, Garret Bernal and his family missed a recent Sunday church service. So he strapped on a virtual reality headset and explored what it would be like to worship in...

Omicron amps up concerns about long COVID and its causes

More than a year after a bout with COVID-19, Rebekah Hogan still suffers from severe brain fog, pain and fatigue that leave her unable to do her nursing job or handle household activities. ...

Canadian man gets 6 months for groping flight attendant

MIAMI (AP) — A Canadian man has been sentenced to six months in U.S. federal prison for groping an American Airlines flight attendant. Enio Socorro Zayas, 50, was sentenced Monday in...

Man who exposed buttocks on flight charged for plane ruckus

NEW YORK (AP) — An Irish man on a Delta flight from Dublin to New York refused to wear a mask, threw a can that hit another passenger, and pulled down his pants and exposed his buttocks to a flight at...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2022. There are 352 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 1...

Duchess of Cambridge, the reliable royal, turns 40

LONDON (AP) — At least there’s Kate. The Duchess of Cambridge, who turns 40 on Sunday, has emerged as Britain’s reliable royal. After Prince Harry and Meghan’s sto...

Anatomy of TV hit 'You': right book, creators, global reach

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When veteran TV producer Greg Berlanti was invited to adapt the novel “You" about a seductive charmer with a murderous streak, he immediately fixed on former “Supernatural” producer...

Taiwanese flight attendant at Qatar Airways diagnosed as Omicron case in Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese flight attendant working for Qatar Airways was diagnosed as Vietnam’s 25th Omicron case, reports said Wednesday (Jan. 5). The individual arrived at Ho...

Flight to LA diverted to Oklahoma due to unruly passenger

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A flight from Washington, D.C., to Los Angeles was diverted to Oklahoma City after an unruly passenger assaulted a flight attendant, police said. An air marshal ...

Business Highlights: Powell's second term, methane fee

___ Biden to keep Powell as Fed chair, Brainard gets vice chair WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced he’s nominating Jerome Powell for a second term as F...