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Delaware student killed remembered as driven, feisty

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 01:06

Delaware student killed remembered as driven, feistyThe University of Delaware community is remembering a student killed in a car accident as an ambitious, hard-working young woman who liked to sit in the front row, and had an infectious and feisty personality.


U.S. government says 462,125 people signed up for 2015 Obamacare plans

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 01:04

A man looks over the Affordable Care Act signup page on the HealthCare.gov website in New York in this photo illustration(Reuters) - Open enrollment for the second year of Obamacare individual health coverage brought in 462,125 people who chose their health plans in its first week, nearly half of whom were first-time customers, the U.S. government said on Wednesday. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has set a goal of 9 million people for 2015 individual plans. This new coverage was introduced in 2014 for the first time as part of President Barack Obama's national healthcare law, often called Obamacare. ...


Rodgers has three weeks - Grobbelaar

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 01:04
Liverpool legend Bruce Grobbelaar criticises Simon Mignolet and says Brendan Rodgers has "three weeks" to save his job.
Categories: BBC World News

Art school blaze caused by foam can

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 01:01
Fire service report says the Glasgow School of Art blaze was caused by gases from a foam canister coming into contact with a projector.
Categories: BBC World News

Richard Sherman and cutout Doug Baldwin criticize NFL policies

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:46
Seahawks Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin, with Baldwin speaking from behind a lifesize cardboard cutout of himself, were critical of NFL policies on Tuesday, particularly the league’s $100,000 fine of teammate Marshawn Lynch.
Categories: Sports Center

VIDEO: Polio workers killed in Pakistan

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:43
Authorities in Balochistan, Pakistan, have suspended a campaign against polio after four workers were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the city of Quetta.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: 'I found rare Shakespeare Folio'

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:41
Librarian and Medieval literature expert Rémy Cordonnier tells the BBC about the moment he discovered a rare and valuable William Shakespeare First Folio.
Categories: BBC World News

7 Hong Kong Police Officers Arrested in Beating of Protester

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:30
The arrests for the October beating were announced after the police cleared one of Hong Kong’s busiest shopping streets of encamped pro-democracy protesters.






Obama's immigration move disappoints businesses

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:30

President Barack Obama tries to quiet one of three hecklers as he addresses the crowd after meeting with community leaders about the executive actions he is taking to fix the immigration system Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration left out some of the business community's top priorities, disappointing business leaders who might have stepped up to defend his policies in the face of Republican attacks.


Concerns over terror exclusion plans

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:27
The UK's reviewer of terrorism laws raises concerns about plans to exclude people from the UK if they go abroad to fight with extremist groups, as a new counter-terror bill is published
Categories: BBC World News

Jihadi 'hostage murderer' killed

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:27
The Algerian army has killed one of the militants responsible for the beheading of a French hiker in September, the justice minister says.
Categories: BBC World News

PHOTOS: NJ hiker photographed bear before it killed him

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:22

 NJ hiker photographed bear before it killed himPhotos of the bear that killed a hiker in Apshawa Preserve in West Milford, New Jersey in September 2014.


Body of Canadian found in Montana lake; 2 missing

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:21
CUT BANK, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a Canadian man has been found in a northern Montana lake days after he and two other foreign visitors failed to return from a weekend fishing trip.

2 teens shot by hunter unloading rifle near school

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:21
TAMAQUA, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say two teenagers were shot in eastern Pennsylvania by a man who says his rifle accidentally discharged while he was unloading it.

3 Reasons holiday shoppers will spend cautiously

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:19

FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, file photo, shoppers enter a Best Buy as the store opens on Thanksgiving Day, in Overland Park, Kan. Despite positive economic signs, holiday shoppers will only spend if they get big discounts. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)Falling gas prices. Soaring stock market. Unemployment at a six-year-low.


PHOTOS: Bear that killed New Jersey hiker

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:17

 NJ hiker photographed bear before it killed himPhotos of the bear that killed a hiker in Apshawa Preserve in West Milford, New Jersey in September 2014.


Thanksgiving travelers contend with rain, snow

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:16

Thanksgiving travelers contend with rain, snowOne of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year posed special challenges in the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contended with a nor'easter packing rain and snow.


Ferguson protesters across US peaceful, disruptive

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:16
People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis suburb.

ArtsBeat: Tate Museums Offer Minecraft Maps of Famous Artworks

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:12
Tate Worlds presents virtual environments, like those found in the video game Minecraft, based on notable artworks from the museum’s collection.

US new home sales up 0.7 percent in October

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:08
Sales of new U.S. homes edged up modestly in October, led by a big jump in activity in the Midwest.