Top US News: Administrator For Prince’s Will Appointed; American Airlines Flight Forced To Land After Hitting Bird During Take Off; & More

Top US News: Administrator For Prince’s Will Appointed; American Airlines Flight Forced To Land After Hitting Bird During Take Off; & More
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Administrator for Prince’s will appointed


An administrator has been appointed by a Carver County District court for the estate of Prince. The music legend had left no will, Newsday reports. Bremer Trust, National Association, from Prince’s financial services provider, has been appointed as the administrator. The appointment of the administrator is for six months – or until a petition of a personal representative is filed.

American Airlines flight forced to land after hitting bird during take off

As a result of hitting at least one bird as it took off, an American Airlines flight was forced to return to Seattle on Wednesday, as reported by the Huffington Post. The nose of the Airbus 321 was damaged in the incident. The plane was carrying 150 passengers in addition to six crew members, but no injuries were reported. Spokesman for the airport, Ross Feinstein, said the aircraft “landed safely and taxied to the gate.”

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Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert sentenced to 15 months

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison for a bank fraud case, USA Today reports. The charge against Hastert, who was a contender for the presidency less than a decade ago, was linked to allegations of child molestation. In addition, he was also fined $250,000 and will serve two years of supervised release following release from prison.

Dog who killed 3-day-old baby euthanized

Polo, the 2-year-old dog that killed a 3-day-old baby, was euthanized on Wednesday upon the owners’ request, as reported by FOX News. The incident occurred when the dog was in bed with the baby and the parents. The dog, startled after the mother of the baby coughed, bit the baby on the head. The baby was pronounced dead after arriving to the hospital.

Weapon used by toddler who shot mother was borrowed from security guard

The weapon that a toddler had shot his mother with on a Milwaukee highway had been borrowed from a security guard, NBC News reports. At the time of the incident, the child and Patrice Price’s mother were in the car. It has not been made clear whether the gun was owned by the security guard or the company.

Employee found dead at Apple’s Cupertino headquarters

The dead body of an Apple employee was found at the company’s headquarters in Cupertino, as reported by NBC Bay Area. The call was received by the Sheriff’s deputies at 8:35 a.m. on Wednesday. While there are no suspects, no one is known to be in any danger. The cause of death has not been made clear. The incident is being investigated by the county coroner.

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