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House passes $35B bill for Energy Department, water projects

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 01:07
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans Friday passed the second of 12 spending bills for the upcoming budget year, a $35 billion measure funding the Energy Department and popular water projects constructed by the Army Corps of Engineers.

Man, 21, killed when car slammed into tree in Egg Harbor Township

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 01:05

Man, 21, killed when car slammed into tree in Egg Harbor TownshipOne person is dead and another is hospitalized after a car slammed into a tree overnight in Atlantic County, New Jersey.


Feds drop charges against hunter accused of starting wildfire that burned part of Yosemite

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 01:02
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Feds drop charges against hunter accused of starting wildfire that burned part of Yosemite .

In shift, Taser vows to wait to contract with former chiefs

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 01:01

FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2015 file photo, retired Fort Worth Police Chief Jeffery Halstead, left, talks with attendees about the use of body cameras at a conference hosted by Taser International for law enforcement personal at the California Highway Patrol headquarters in Sacramento, Calif. Abandoning a practice that has faced criticism, Taser International announced Thursday, May 1, 2015 it will no longer hire police chiefs with whom it has business relationships within weeks or months after they leave public service. Halstead's department signed a no-bid contract with taser for body cameras last year and shortly after he retired in January he was hired as a consultant and paid to travel and speak for Taser. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Abandoning a practice that has faced criticism, Taser International will no longer hire police chiefs with whom it has business relationships within weeks or months after they leave public service.


Congo bans Islamic face veil

BBC World News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:58
Congo-Brazzaville bans people from wearing the full-face Islamic veil in public places, saying it is to counter extremism.
Categories: BBC World News

Nepal: 1,000 EU citizens 'missing'

BBC World News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:57
EU officials say they are struggling to locate 1,000 citizens unaccounted after Nepal's earthquake, amid fresh calls for foreign help and humanitarian aid.
Categories: BBC World News

Bridgegate: 1 ex-Christie ally pleads guilty, 2 charged

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:56

 3 former Christie allies charged in scandalThree former allies of Gov. Chris Christie were charged Friday in the George Washington Bridge traffic jam scandal.


VIDEO: 'I want to know if my brother is alive'

BBC World News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:49
One month after the Garissa university attack there are allegations Kenyan security forces have carried out extra-judicial killings in their hunt for members of the al-Shabab group.
Categories: BBC World News

First lady speaks to Detroit students about higher education

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:49

First lady Michelle Obama speaks at Detroit's first-ever citywide College Signing Day, Friday, May 1, 2015, at Wayne State University in Detroit. The rally is part of her "Reach Higher" initiative to encourage American students to commit to education beyond high school. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)DETROIT (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama talked to a rally of more than 2,000 Detroit high school students about the importance of committing to education beyond high school as part of her "Reach Higher" initiative.


Oklahoma will not say if it has returned lethal injection drug

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:49
Oklahoma does not plan to reveal whether it has abided by the request of a drug maker to return a sedative it uses in its executions that is also at the center of a case before the U.S. Supreme Court, officials said on Friday. Akorn Inc sent a letter to the Oklahoma Attorney General in March saying the use of its drug midazolam for executions violated U.S. drug protocols and asked the state to return what it had purchased. Oklahoma officials said the state could not comment due to laws that prohibit discussing the lethal injection drugs.

'Philly is Baltimore' protesters rally for hours; 3 arrests

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:48

'Philly is Baltimore' protesters rally for hours; 3 arrestsA rally called "Philly is Baltimore" that began Thursday afternoon and extended well into the evening ended with only 3 arrests and no damage to property.


A look at Chideo, a new name in online charity fundraising

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:46

FILE - In this Tuesday, April 21, 2015 file photo, Bradley Cooper attends the TIME 100 Gala, celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world, at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, Time Warner Center in New York. Cooper met Michelle Aguda, winner of a Chideo contest, at the March 21, 2015, premiere of the film “Serena.” The actor partnered with Chideo to raise money for a patient care fund established in his father’s memory at a New Jersey cancer treatment hospital. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Online donations account for a fraction of the money given to charities each year, but a new company is hoping to change that with a mix of videos, contests for celebrity meetings and behind-the-scenes access that was once reserved only for top donors. Here's a look at Chideo, the Dallas-based company looking to build what founder Todd Wagner calls a "Cause Network" devoted to raising more awareness for nonprofits, and more money as well.


Istanbul police clash with leftists

BBC World News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:46
Turkish police say they have detained nearly 140 people following clashes during May Day protests in Istanbul.
Categories: BBC World News

Hollywood rolls out red carpet to 'influencer' fans

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:36

 Age of Ultron,” in Los Angeles. Jones is possibly the world’s biggest Marvel movie fan. For the last year, he’s written more than a post a day for fan site Moviepilot about its superhero universe. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clad in his pajamas, Reid Jones often blogs about Marvel superhero movies, with starry ambitions of one day becoming an entertainment journalist.


Obama says vital that truth comes out in Gray investigation

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:34
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday said it is absolutely vital that the truth comes out in the investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, a black Baltimore man who suffered a fatal spine injury while in police custody. Obama said he had not yet seen the charges announced on Friday by a Maryland prosecutor against the officers who detained Gray last month. (Reporting by Julia Edwards; Editing by Susan Heavey)

Shelter director's slaying fuels debate on homeless in NYC

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:20
NEW YORK (AP) — It was bad enough that Ana Charle was killed after leaving her job for the day as director at a homeless shelter for men. But how it happened shocked even seasoned investigators.

Ex-Christie ally pleads guilty in traffic jam scandal

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:17

 1 ex-Christie ally pleads guilty, 2 chargedA former loyalist to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie pleaded guilty Friday to charges related to creating a traffic jam near the George Washington Bridge for political purposes.


Bodies found in Thailand jungle camp

BBC World News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:12
Police in Thailand have found dozens of graves in an abandoned jungle camp in southern Thailand, on a route regularly used by people smugglers.
Categories: BBC World News

Italy opens 'feed the planet' Expo

BBC World News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:10
A major global commercial fair - Milan Expo 2015 - opens in northern Italy, but violence breaks out in the city as protesters clash with police.
Categories: BBC World News