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California may restrict common pesticide

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:58
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California farmers who spray a widely used insecticide on some of the state's most abundant crops may soon have to overcome the nation's steepest restrictions or find another pest killer, officials said Thursday.

Police: Trooper killing suspect Eric Frein making manhunt a 'game'

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:52

 Trooper killing suspect Eric Frein making manhunt a 'game'The suspected killer of a state trooper, who has eluded a massive dragnet for nearly two weeks, might be treating the manhunt in the Pennsylvania woods as a game against law enforcement, according to police.


Leaky roof at NJ high school prompts questions, concerns ahead of vote

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:51

Leaky roof at NJ high school prompts questions, concerns ahead of voteRain poured into Delsea Regional High School in Franklinville, New Jersey on Thursday morning. More rain means more problems for the school that already has a leaky roof.


Another snake seized from man arrested with python

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:51
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A second snake — this one a sickly boa constrictor — has been seized from a San Diego man who had a python around his neck when he was arrested a week ago on suspicion of driving his pedicab while drunk.

Mentally ill North Carolina prisoner died of dehydration during transfer

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:51
By Colleen Jenkins WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - A mentally ill North Carolina inmate died from dehydration during a prison transfer last spring, according to an autopsy report released on Thursday about an incident that led to several prison employees losing their jobs. Michael Anthony Kerr, 53, was found unresponsive in March after being transported about three hours by van from a corrections facility in the western part of the state to the Central Prison in Raleigh for medical attention. ...

Navajo to get $554 million in settlement with US

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:49

From left, Dennis Niez Sr., Ray Curley and Charley Singer sit in the shade at Little Singer Community School Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, on the Navajo Nation in Birdsprings, Ariz. The Navajo Nation is poised to receive $554 million from the federal government over mismanagement of tribal resources in the largest single settlement of it's kind for a single America Indian tribe. (AP Photo/John Locher)FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is poised to receive $554 million from the federal government over allegations of mismanagement of tribal resources in the largest settlement of its kind for an American Indian tribe.


Utah opens criminal probe into Stericycle medical waste incinerator

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:48
(Reuters) - Utah Governor Gary Herbert asked the state's attorney general on Thursday to open a criminal probe into allegations of misconduct at a medical waste incinerator that environmental activists have accused of polluting the air. The criminal investigation comes in addition to separate probes launched last week by the state's Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and its Labor Commission into activities at the plant owned by Stericycle in North Salt Lake. Herbert's office said the governor had directed that all the investigations be completed as soon as possible. ...

Ex-Seattle coach accused of filming scantily clad girls on trips

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:47
SEATTLE (Reuters) - A former Seattle private school coach has been indicted on child pornography related charges over accusations he secretly filmed teenage girls changing clothes or exiting the shower on annual cross-border ski trips, a U.S. Attorney's Office official said on Thursday. Jason Paur, 44, was arrested by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in December 2013 at Silver Star ski area in British Columbia after the girls found a camera hidden in their bedroom, U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan said in a statement. ...

Guilty plea in Spokane Valley crash that killed 2

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:46
The teen who was driving in a Spokane Valley crash that killed two 15-year-old classmates pleaded guilty Thursday to vehicular homicide.

Novo Nordisk plans Seattle obesity research center

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:46
Novo Nordisk said Thursday it will establish a new obesity research unit in Seattle, growing by the end of 2016 to 60 employees.

VIDEO: British jihadist 'was normal lad'

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:41
A British jihadist who knew Ibrahim Kamara, the 19-year-old from Brighton believed to have been killed in a US airstrike on Aleppo earlier this week, speaks about their time in Syria.
Categories: BBC World News

Arrest site for abduction suspect at road's end

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:40

Jill Howard points down the beach in the direction where Leroy Matthew Jr. was arrested Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, near Gilchrist, Texas, on the Bolivar Peninsula. Matthew Jr. was arrested on a beach in the Texas community of Gilchrist by Galveston County Sheriff's authorities, Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo announced Wednesday night Sept. 24, 2014. He is charged with abducting missing University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham and is awaiting extradition. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)GILCHRIST, Texas (AP) — If kidnap suspect Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. was looking to hide from authorities, he picked what would seem to be a good spot with the remote Bolivar Peninsula, a finger of Gulf of Mexico barrier sand and scrub vegetation barely above sea level.


Vail to build lift linking its 2 Utah ski areas

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:37
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Vail Resorts Inc. is planning to begin building lifts next summer to connect Canyons Resort and its newest acquisition, Park City Mountain Resort.

One killed in incident at Oklahoma food distribution center: police

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:36
(Reuters) - One woman has been killed and a man transported to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds on Thursday in what police said was a fight at a Moore, Oklahoma, food distribution center. A Moore police spokesman said the incident appeared to be over and the man who was shot "is believed to be the suspect in the stabbing." "We believe that the shooting is over," spokesman Jeremy Lewis told broadcaster KOCO. The man was shot by an off-duty officer responding to the emergency call, he added. The incident took place at Vaughan Foods in Moore, a suburb of Oklahoma City. ...

US may have identified man in beheading videos

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:32
The FBI director says the U.S. believes it has identified the British-accented masked man in the videos depicting the beheadings of two American journalists and a British aid worker.

Suspect arrested in West Philadelphia shooting that left victim paralyzed

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:32

Suspect arrested in West Philadelphia shooting that left victim paralyzedPolice announced the arrest of a suspect who they say shot a father of four in West Philadelphia, leaving him paralyzed.


2 former Philadelphia School District principals charged with PSSA cheating

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:31

2 former Philadelphia School District principals charged with PSSA cheatingTwo former Philadelphia School District principals have been arrested for allegedly changing answers on the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) from wrong-to-right to boost test scores, Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced Thursday.


E:60 to feature Richard Sherman; and Sherman to be a guest analyst on NFL Network

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:31
The Seahawks may be off this weekend. But you'll be able to see Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman in a couple of different spots over the next few days.
Categories: Sports Center

Bleak future for New England thoroughbred racing

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:30

Gate crew members watch the start of a race at Suffolk Downs in Boston, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. The last thoroughbred horse racing track in New England is closing this year, as the once grand Suffolk Downs yields to growing competition from casinos, lotteries and other forms of gambling. Experts say the local breeding industry could all but vanish. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)BOSTON (AP) — New England's storied thoroughbred racing industry looks like it's trotting to a close.


Anti-hate crime rally held in Love Park

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:29

Anti-hate crime rally held in Love ParkTwo weeks after a gay couple was attacked in Center City allegedly because of their sexual orientation, a rally was held in Love Park to draw attention to the issue.