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Carrie Fisher in ICU ... Vikings off the plane ... 'Fake milk'



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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Carrie Fisher is hospitalized in intensive care in Los Angeles after suffering a medical emergency on a flight from London. Her brother says many details about her condition or what caused the medical emergency are unknown. A large gathering of media personnel is camped outside Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, where TMZ and the Los Angeles Times report Fisher has been taken.

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings' official Twitter account reports that the team is at its hotel in Wisconsin, "all snug in their beds." The team plane slid off a runway in snowy conditions Friday and became stuck in the grass, leaving players waiting for hours to get off the aircraft. No injuries reported. The Vikings will play the Green Bay Packers on Saturday.

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Twenty-five members of Congress say milk made from soybeans, almond or rice should not be labeled as milk. Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are leading the charge against so-called "fake milk." They want the FDA to require plant-based products to adopt a more appropriate name. The FDA says it's received the letter and plans to respond.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nine managers fired by Whole Foods supermarkets for allegedly manipulating a bonus program have filed a class-action lawsuit against the chain. The lawsuit says the managers were fired for blowing the whistle on a company-wide practice of not paying bonuses earned by employees. The former managers accuse Whole Foods of defamation for telling media outlets they were stealing bonuses. Each plaintiff is seeking $25 million in damages.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Something smells in Philadelphia. Authorities say the acrid odor of rotten eggs that wafted over the city Friday evening sent utility crews searching for a source. About 90 minutes later, city officials determined the smell was caused by a kind of sulfur-based additive. They say it isn't dangerous. WCAU-TV reports officials say too much of the chemical was used at a plant in south Philadelphia.

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