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Official: US to expel Haitians from border, fly to Haiti Official: US to expel Haitians from border, fly to Haiti 09/17/2021 06:52pm • DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — The Biden administration plans the widescale expulsion of Haitian migrants from a small Texas border city by putting them on on flights to Haiti starting Sunday, an official said Friday, representing a swift and dramatic response to thousands who suddenly crossed the border f The Latest: American Samoa reports first case of coronavirus The Latest: American Samoa reports first case of coronavirus 09/17/2021 05:44pm • PAGO PAGO, AMERICAN SAMOA -- American Samoa reported its first case of coronavirus on Friday. The U.S. territory’s acting governor and health officials said the islands’ first case of COVID-19 was of a resident who returned to America Samoa from Hawaii this week. The infected traveler flew in o Navy doing deep sea-search for sailors' remains, helicopter 09/17/2021 02:21pm • SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Navy is conducting a deep-sea search for the remains of five sailors and the wreckage of a Navy helicopter that hit the deck of an aircraft carrier off the San Diego coast on Aug. 31 and plunged into the Pacific ocean. The Navy launched the search Wednesday, bring in sailors f Tom Cruise gets sneak preview from SpaceX's 1st private crew Tom Cruise gets sneak preview from SpaceX's 1st private crew 09/17/2021 02:17pm • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Tom Cruise got a sneak preview of what it’s like to circle Earth in a SpaceX capsule. Representatives for SpaceX’s first privately chartered flight revealed Friday that the actor took part in a call with the four space tourists orbiting more than 360 miles up. Thur Grandad defends taking boy from cable car crash to Israel Grandad defends taking boy from cable car crash to Israel 09/17/2021 12:04pm • JERUSALEM (AP) — The grandfather of a 6-year-old boy who survived a cable car crash in Italy that killed his immediate family and is now the target of a bitter custody battle on Friday defended his decision to spirit the child off to Israel. Eitan Biran's parents and younger sibling were among 14 US envoy: Qatar plane takes more Americans from Afghanistan US envoy: Qatar plane takes more Americans from Afghanistan 09/17/2021 11:05am • KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Qatar Airways flight on Friday took more Americans out of Afghanistan, according to Washington's peace envoy, the third such airlift by the Mideast carrier since the Taliban takeover and the frantic U.S. troop pullout from the country. The development came amid rising Investigator: 3 killed in helicopter crash in Georgia forest 09/17/2021 09:33am • MONTICELLO, Ga. (AP) — Three people were killed when a helicopter crashed in the dense woods of a national wildlife preserve in central Georgia, a federal investigator said Friday. The Robinson R66 helicopter scattered debris over a path 125 feet (38 meters) long, indicating a “high-energy impac The Latest: UN says Taliban must form inclusive Afghan govt The Latest: UN says Taliban must form inclusive Afghan govt 09/17/2021 09:20am • UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution stressing that Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers need to establish an inclusive government with “the full, equal and meaningful participation of women and upholding human rights.” The resolution adopted by the U. Payton: Saints to spend Week 3 at TCU, then return home. Payton: Saints to spend Week 3 at TCU, then return home. 09/17/2021 09:03am • NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have decided to continue practicing at TCU next week in preparation for their Week 3 game at New England before returning to their New Orleans-area headquarters in Week 4, when they will host the New York Giants in the Superdome, coach Sean Payton said Fri Detroit-area woman charged in assault on airline flight 09/17/2021 08:44am • ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — A woman accused of assaulting a woman and calling her a racial slur on a Spirit Airlines flight to Detroitwas arraigned Friday. Alexandra Farr, 39, of Roseville, faces ethnic intimidation and assault charges. The victim was a Black, Muslim woman. Farr appeared in 34th Distric Somalia accuses Djibouti of detaining ex-intelligence chief 09/17/2021 07:04am • NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A tense political dispute between Somalia's president and prime minister threatened to broaden into a regional crisis on Friday after the president accused neighboring Djibouti of unlawfully detaining his former national intelligence chief. Djibouti’s foreign minister, Mahm United launches nonstops from Dulles to Lagos, Nigeria United launches nonstops from Dulles to Lagos, Nigeria 09/17/2021 06:26am • United Airlines will fly from Dulles International Airport to Lagos, Nigeria, nonstop starting Nov. 29. (Courtesy United Airlines) United Airlines is adding Lagos, Nigeria, to its international itinerary from Dulles International Airport, with the only nonstops from the D.C. region to Lagos. Israeli FM to visit Bahrain in first after diplomatic accord 09/17/2021 06:23am • JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's foreign minister said Friday that he will visit Bahrain later this month, the first such visit by an Israeli minister to the Gulf country following a diplomatic agreement reached last year. Yair Lapid announced the visit in a conference call with U.S. Secretary of State A Rising numbers of migrants risk lives crossing Darien Gap Rising numbers of migrants risk lives crossing Darien Gap 09/17/2021 04:53am • ACANDI, Colombia (AP) — It was 5 a.m. and in dozens of small tents around 500 migrants began showing signs of life, rising, packing their bags and preparing to cross the Darien Gap, the thick jungle teeming with snakes, bandits and treacherous rivers that separates Colombia from Panama. Over a fi System outage grounds United flights briefly System outage grounds United flights briefly 09/17/2021 04:34am • NEW YORK (AP) — United Airlines suffered a brief system outage early Friday and the Federal Aviation Administration issued a ground stop of less than an hour for all United flights. The ground stop order was lifted before 8 a.m. at the airline's request, according to an advisory issued by the FAA
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