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Woman found dead outside warehouse in South Philadelphia

1 hour 49 min ago

Woman found dead outside warehouse in South PhiladelphiaAuthorities say a woman was found dead, naked and with a trash bag around her head on the side of a warehouse near a busy area of South Philadelphia.


Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

1 hour 50 min ago

FILE - In this July 6, 2009 file photo, former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry attends a news conference in Washington. Barry, who staged comeback after a 1990 crack cocaine arrest, died early Sunday morning Nov. 23, 2014. He was 78. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often overshadows his accomplishments.


Man who ambushed cops had anti-government beliefs

1 hour 53 min ago

This photo shows a home where authorities said a gunman set his house on fire and fatally shot the first deputy who arrived Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 in Tallahasse, Fla. Authorities say the gunman was killed by police. It was not immediately known whether anyone was in the house when it was set on fire. (AP Photo/Brendan Farrington)TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A man who set his house on fire and ambushed responding police officers held "anti-government, anti-establishment" views and had previously threatened law enforcement, authorities said Sunday.


Some 30 horses die in stable fire outside Chicago

2 hours 10 min ago
CHICAGO (AP) — More than 30 horses died in a stable fire in suburban Chicago over the weekend, with distraught owners of the animals arriving Sunday to lay flowers at the site, a fire department official said.

Vatican prosecutor didn't report abusive priest

2 hours 22 min ago
BOSTON (AP) — An American priest named by Pope Francis as the Vatican's sex crimes prosecutor in September was among church officials who failed to report an abusive priest to law enforcement before the now-jailed and defrocked man committed other acts of sexual abuse, according to legal documents reviewed by The Boston Globe.

Obama defends moves on immigration

2 hours 25 min ago

President Barack Obama signs two presidential memoranda associated with his actions on immigration in his office on Air Force One as he arrives at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, before traveling to Del Sol High School to speaks about the steps he will be taking on immigration. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama is shrugging off Republican criticism of his actions to lift the threat of deportation from millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States.


Florida gunman aimed to kill as many officers as he could, police say

2 hours 26 min ago
By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida gunman who gunned down a sheriff’s deputy and wounded another this weekend before being killed in a wild exchange of fire with police wanted to take down as many law-enforcement officers as possible, authorities said on Sunday.    The gunman, Wade Holley, 53, apparently set fire to his home deliberately on Saturday morning to lure police and firefighters to his quiet residential neighborhood in the state capital of Tallahassee. Among those who rushed to the scene was Deputy Christopher L. Smith, 47, who died of multiple gunshot wounds. ...

Newborn baby survives after being left in drain near freeway

2 hours 27 min ago

Newborn baby survives after being left in drain near freewayA baby boy, only a few days old, is still alive after he was found abandoned in a drain near a freeway in Australia.


NC likely to join legislative push on Uber, Lyft

2 hours 43 min ago

This undated combination image shows a frame grab of the mobile application, Uber, left, and Lyft, right. North Carolina has become a prime market for the smartphone-based car services Uber and Lyft and is likely to join a push around the country to regulate the fast-growing businesses. (AP Photo)RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has become an attractive market for smartphone-based car services such as Uber and Lyft, which are drawn to the state's mid-sized cities that have college students and young professionals but lack extensive mass transit. It's also one of many states where little regulation exists outside of traditional cab and limo services.


Eagles lead past Titans 43-24

2 hours 53 min ago

Eagles lead past Titans 43-24Josh Huff got the Philadelphia Eagles started and LeSean McCoy kept them going as the Birds beat the Titans 43-24 on Sunday.


Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

2 hours 56 min ago

FILE - In this July 6, 2009 file photo, former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry attends a news conference in Washington. Barry, who staged comeback after a 1990 crack cocaine arrest, died early Sunday morning Nov. 23, 2014. He was 78. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often overshadows his accomplishments.


Anxieties mount as Ferguson waits on grand jury

3 hours 12 sec ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city already on edge.

Marion Barry remembered for love of DC

3 hours 8 min ago
Marion Barry, who served four terms as the mayor of the District of Columbia and served on the D.C. Council as the representative for the city's Ward 8 until his death Sunday at the age of 78, was remembered for his love for the city he served:

Cleveland boy with pellet gun dies after police shoot him

3 hours 11 min ago
By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) - A 12-year-old boy who was shot by police after he brandished a pellet gun at a Cleveland recreation center died on Sunday from his injuries, officials said. The boy was identified as Tamir E. Rice, 12, of Cleveland by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner. Rice was shot in the abdomen by a city officer at a playground on the city's west side on Saturday, said Timothy Kucharski, an attorney for the boy's family. ...

Evacuation plans readied as Buffalo flooding looms

3 hours 21 min ago

A dump truck waits to dump snow that is being hauled from surrounding neighborhoods on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Orchard Park, N.Y. Western New York continues to dig out from the heavy snow dropped this week by lake-effect snowstorms. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — First came the big storm, then the big dig. Now comes the big melt.


Health care M&A leads global deal surge

3 hours 33 min ago

In this Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 photo, Merck scientist Janet Lineberger conducts research to discover new HIV drugs in West Point, Pa. The health care industry has announced about $438 billion worth of mergers and acquisitions worldwide so far, about 14 percent of the $3.2 trillion total for all industries, according to data provider Dealogic. Merck & Co. agreed in June to pay nearly $4 billion for Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. to combine that company's hepatitis C medicines with its own. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)In a big year for deal making, the health care industry is a standout.


DA to dismiss ticket in wreck that killed family

3 hours 37 min ago
MONROE, La. (AP) — A prosecutor says he is dismissing the ticket issued to a Texas teenager who apparently fell asleep at the wheel and caused a wreck that killed five members of his family as they were headed to Disney World.

Man hunting geese in New Jersey accidentally kills himself: police

3 hours 37 min ago
(Reuters) - A man hunting geese with his father in New Jersey shot and killed himself in what police said Sunday appeared to be an accident. Police in West Windsor Township, about 40 miles northeast of Philadelphia, said the 45-year-old victim and his father were properly licensed to hunt the birds. Investigators said it appears the victim died from a single gunshot wound to the head and neck from his own firearm on Saturday afternoon. "Although incredibly tragic, it is believed that the incident was solely an accident," police said in a statement. ...

2 Children Test Negative for Ebola in Ohio

3 hours 39 min ago
Ohio public health officials are investigating possible cases of Ebola after two children were admitted to a hospital with feverish symptoms.

Boy with fake gun dies after shot by Ohio officer

3 hours 45 min ago

12-year-old boy shot by Cleveland police officer at Cudell recreation center on the west sideCLEVELAND (AP) — A 12-year-old boy shot by police after grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds Sunday, a day after officers responded to a 911 call about someone waving a "probably fake" gun at a playground.