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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Secretary-General says a Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlements is "a significant step" to reconfirming the vision of a two-state solution with the Palestinians. The United States abstained from Friday's 14-0 vote. Israel's U.N. ambassador called the vote "a victory for terror" and warned that it will not lead to peace.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Star Wars" actress Carrie Fisher is in the intensive care unit of a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a medical emergency on a flight from London. Her brother, Todd Fisher, said he could not classify her condition. Celebrity website TMZ cited anonymous sources who said Carrie Fisher suffered a heart attack.
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The passengers from a Libyan flight that was hijacked and diverted to Malta left the Mediterranean island today to return home, as authorities prepared to arraign the two hijackers who surrendered. The two Libyan hijackers had diverted the domestic flight on Friday. After hours of negotiations, the standoff ended peacefully with the hijackers freeing all 117 people on board before surrendering.
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serbian flight attendant who miraculously survived a plunge from 30,000 feet after her plane exploded in mid-air in 1972 has died. Vesna Vulovic (VOHL'-oh-vich) was 66. Serbia's state TV says Vulovic was found dead by her friends in her apartment in Belgrade. All 27 of the other people aboard the DC-9 perished.
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — The team plane for the Minnesota Vikings slid off a Wisconsin runway in snowy conditions on Friday and became stuck in the grass, leaving players waiting for hours to get off the aircraft. Shortly before midnight, the team tweeted: "Back at the team hotel, the #Vikings are nestled, all snug in their beds." The Vikings face the Green Bay Packers today.
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