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Buffett 'wouldn't raise US rates'

BBC World News - 3 hours 30 min ago
The billionaire investor, Warren Buffett, says if he ran the US Federal Reserve, he wouldn't raise interest rates significantly.
Categories: BBC World News

Del. congressman's son named in hazing death lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 32 min ago

Del. congressman's son named in hazing death lawsuitA Delaware congressman's son has been named as a defendant in a hazing death lawsuit.


Minnesota professor accused of smuggling elephant ivory

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 32 min ago
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A St. Cloud State University philosophy professor was arrested Tuesday on charges of conspiring to smuggle rhinoceros horns and elephant ivory out of the United States and into China.

Judge: Jury can decide Alabama's Gulf-oil-spill claims

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 33 min ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A judge says Alabama's Gulf oil-spill-damage claims under the federal Oil Pollution Act can be heard by a jury.

US lifts Egypt weapons freeze

BBC World News - 3 hours 33 min ago
President Barack Obama has told his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah al Sisi, that the US will resume military aid to Egypt, frozen since 2013.
Categories: BBC World News

Brown grad student dies after jumping off campus building

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 34 min ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Brown University graduate student has died after jumping from the 10th floor of a campus building.

Etan Patz’s Mother Testifies at Murder Trial

New York Times Headlines - 3 hours 36 min ago
Julie Patz said she did not recall the man whom defense lawyers for Pedro Hernandez cast as an alternate suspect in the boy’s death as having ever been in her apartment.






Prosecutors: Medicaid scam exploited poor who needed shoes

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 37 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities investigating allegations of a Medicaid scam involving doctors and others in New York City recall coming across something curious in a lower floor of a clinic: stacks of shoe boxes containing cheap, off-brand sneakers, boots and sandals in a variety of sizes.

Dress-wearing man killed by NSA police had lengthy record

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 38 min ago

In this image made from video and released by WJLA-TV, authorities investigate the scene of a accident near a gate to Fort Meade, Md., on Monday, March 30, 2015. A spokesman at Fort Meade says two people are being treated for injuries at one of the gates of the sprawling Army installation near Baltimore. (AP Photo/WJLA-TV) MANDATORY CREDITFORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who had picked them up and checked into a motel, police said Tuesday.


1 dead after car hits nail salon in Northeast Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 39 min ago

1 dead after car hits nail salon in Northeast PhiladelphiaOne person is dead after a car hit a nail salon, coming to rest inside the store, in Northeast Philadelphia.


Police: Prisoner who stole gun, fled hospital found in DC

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 41 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say a prisoner who escaped custody at a northern Virginia hospital with a guard's gun has been captured in Washington.

Jewelry expert testifies in $20M insurance fraud-fires case

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 42 min ago

FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 photo shows the mansion called “Clairemont,” in New Hope, Pa. The family whose mansion burned three times in five years heads to court for a hearing to determine if they'll face trial in a $20 million insurance fraud case. The state attorney general's office has accused political fundraiser and hostess Claire Risoldi and her family of living large on trumped-up insurance claims. A grand jury report says the home in suburban Philadelphia has had three suspicious fires in five years. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A local GOP fundraiser charged in a $20 million insurance scheme after three mansion fires in five years cursed and discussed the Mafia while meeting with a jewelry appraiser about her claims, the appraiser testified Tuesday.


Who's Who in music streaming: Tidal, Spotify, Pandora & more

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 43 min ago

In this Jan. 6, 2015 photo, a model wears SMS Audio BioSport In-Ear Headphones at the Intel booth during the International CES, in Las Vegas. With paid subscriptions to music streaming services like Tidal, Spotify, Pandora and others, you can listen to as many songs as you want on a variety of personal computers, phones, tablets and other devices. (AP Photo/John Locher)NEW YORK (AP) — Since Apple shook up the music world with iTunes a little more than a decade ago, online music has exploded and become the central way many people enjoy and discover music. Internet services such as Pandora and Spotify have millions of users. Now, several high-profile musicians are behind what's being billed as the first artist-owned music-streaming service.


Who's Who in music streaming: Tidal, Spotify, Pandora & more

Yahoo! Music News - 3 hours 43 min ago

In this Jan. 6, 2015 photo, a model wears SMS Audio BioSport In-Ear Headphones at the Intel booth during the International CES, in Las Vegas. With paid subscriptions to music streaming services like Tidal, Spotify, Pandora and others, you can listen to as many songs as you want on a variety of personal computers, phones, tablets and other devices. (AP Photo/John Locher)NEW YORK (AP) — Since Apple shook up the music world with iTunes a little more than a decade ago, online music has exploded and become the central way many people enjoy and discover music. Internet services such as Pandora and Spotify have millions of users. Now, several high-profile musicians are behind what's being billed as the first artist-owned music-streaming service.


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Watchdog group says 4 2016 prospects dodging finance law

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 43 min ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A watchdog group is accusing four potential 2016 presidential candidates of failing to follow federal campaign finance rules while traveling and raising money as if they were off and running.

Ex-firefighter arrested after holding 4 others hostage

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 44 min ago

Police escort a man away from a firehouse, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Elkins Park, Pa. Police SWAT team members converged on the Philadelphia-area firehouse after a call about an armed man and a report of hostages. There have been no reports of shots being fired or injuries. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)ELKINS PARK, Pa. (AP) — A just-terminated volunteer firefighter returned to his Philadelphia-area firehouse with a 9mm handgun Tuesday and held four firefighters hostage, firing one shot into a wall before surrendering an hour later, police said.


Mom who blamed baby's death on toddler daughter gets prison

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 47 min ago
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An Alabama woman who blamed the death of her infant son on her toddler daughter has been sentenced in Pennsylvania to 15 to 30 years in prison.

Haslam-owned truck-stop company settles 4 rebate fraud cases

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 48 min ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Four trucking companies have settled lawsuits against the truck-stop chain owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam claiming Knoxville-based Pilot Flying J fraudulently withheld fuel rebates and discounts from customers.

Bullet prompts partial evacuation, delays at Alaska airport

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 49 min ago
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Juneau, Alaska, airport was partially evacuated after a bullet was found on a passenger ramp before a flight.

ND to join Wyoming lawsuit against federal fracking rules

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 50 min ago

North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, left, and state Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem discuss joining the state of Wyoming in a lawsuit against Federal fracking rules, during a meeting of the North Dakota State Industrial Commission Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at the state Capitol in Bismarck. N.D. The Obama administration is requiring companies that drill on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing. (AP Photo/The Bismarck Tribune, Tom Stromme)BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota, whose oil riches have been unlocked by the use of hydraulic fracturing, said Tuesday it will join Wyoming in a lawsuit challenging a new federal rule requiring more information about the process when it's used on U.S. government lands.