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United Airlines plane forced to land due to passenger's faeces

Flight 895 from Chicago to Hong Kong was diverted to Alaska after a man smeared faeces all over two of the aircraft's lavatories. The flight landed in Anchorage about 6:30 p.m. An airline was forced to divert a flight, making an unexpected landing, after a passenger ruined both bathrooms due to extreme defecation, as reported by ABC 7 .


Saakashvili intends to continue fighting corruption, oligarchs in Ukraine, Georgia

Saakashvili intends to continue fighting corruption, oligarchs in Ukraine, Georgia

The Ukrainian leader a year ago stripped Saakashvili of his citizenship while he was overseas; Saakashvili returned to Ukraine in September and has led a series of protests against the government. In 2014, Georgian prosecution pressed criminal charges against Saakashvili in absentia, accusing the former leader of the republic of involvement in a number of criminal cases, including in the 2006 murder of Sandro Girgvliani , who worked in the United Georgian Bank.


Trump disbands controversial voting commission, citing 'endless legal battles'

Trump disbands controversial voting commission, citing 'endless legal battles'

But the co-chairman of the panel, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach , said the investigation into alleged voter fraud would continue - and could pick up speed without the formalities of a commission. "Stopping voter fraud is one of the most important things the Secretary of State's office can do", said Kobach. Trump attacked Democrats for the failure of his maligned voter fraud commission.


US Treasury Department sanctions Iranian firms

US Treasury Department sanctions Iranian firms

President Trump, who is reconsidering the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, which traded sanction relief for a rollback of Iran's nuclear program, has said he would ratchet up non-nuclear sanctions, with a special focus on missile delivery systems. Ahead of the meeting, Corker said he hoped enough progress had been made that Trump might not restore the sanctions. US citizens are also barred from dealing with them.


Powerball Jackpot drawing Wednesday

Powerball Jackpot drawing Wednesday

The winning numbers were 2, 18, 37, 39, 42 and Powerball number 12 with a jackpot of $460 million. Leach won the game's $310.5 million jackpot on September 30, 2015. Tickets for that game are also $2. But the longer odds haven't been stopping people from buying tickets. On Aug. 15, 2012, Donald Lawson, of Lapeer, won a $337 million Powerball jackpot.