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Faulty Landing Gear Forces Jet Off Runway

A Continental Airlines jet skidded on its belly off a runway Monday while landing at Intercontinental Airport, apparently when its landing gear collapsed.

Authorities said none of the 82 passengers and five crew members aboard Flight 1943 was seriously injured. One man was hospitalized with back pain.

Passengers aboard the DC-9, en route from Washington’s National Airport and due to continue to Las Vegas, said the landing gear appeared to collapse seconds after hitting the runway on a clear morning.



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Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

UPDATED: 5:25 p.m.

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face charges involving at least one of the women who have accused him of sexual assault, two law enforcement officials told the Associated Press.