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3 federal agents injured during shootout at Kansas motel

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 04:18
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities found a body in a Kansas hotel room that erupted in flames during a shootout in which three federal agents were injured while trying to arrest a robbery suspect, the FBI said Sunday.

Obama pushes for global trade deals in face of opposition

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 04:05

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a speech during the opening of the Hannover Messe industry fair in Hannover, northern Germany, Sunday, April 24, 2016. Obama is on a two-day official visit to Germany. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)HANNOVER, Germany (AP) — President Barack Obama mounted a strong defense of international trade deals Sunday in the face of domestic and foreign opposition, saying it's "indisputable" that such agreements strengthen the economy and make U.S. businesses more competitive worldwide. But he acknowledged that the clock is ticking on his faltering trade agenda.


No injuries in grease fire at Las Vegas Palms Hotel

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 03:59
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Firefighters say nobody was injured when a grease fire broke out in a Las Vegas hotel.

Investigators finish work at Ohio homes where 8 fatally shot

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 03:44

Media and emergency personnel stand at the perimeter of a crime scene as investigation vehicles drive up Union Hill Road, Friday, April 22, 2016, in Pike County, Ohio. Shootings with multiple fatalities were reported along a road in rural Ohio on Friday morning, but details on the number of deaths and the whereabouts of the suspect or suspects weren't immediately clear. The attorney general's office said a dozen Bureau of Criminal Investigation agents had been called to Pike County, an economically struggling area in the Appalachian region some 80 miles east of Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Investigators have finished collecting evidence at the four homes in rural southern Ohio where eight family members were fatally shot, but the crime scenes remain under law enforcement custody, a spokeswoman with the attorney general's office said Sunday.


1 dead, 1 in custody after North Wales, Montgomery County church shooting

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 03:43

Man killed in North Wales, Montgomery County church shooting ID'dA suspect is in custody following a deadly shooting at a church in North Wales, Montgomery County.


The Latest: Authorities plan to give update in Ohio slayings

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 03:21

Media and emergency personnel stand at the perimeter of a crime scene as investigation vehicles drive up Union Hill Road, Friday, April 22, 2016, in Pike County, Ohio. Shootings with multiple fatalities were reported along a road in rural Ohio on Friday morning, but details on the number of deaths and the whereabouts of the suspect or suspects weren't immediately clear. The attorney general's office said a dozen Bureau of Criminal Investigation agents had been called to Pike County, an economically struggling area in the Appalachian region some 80 miles east of Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the slayings of members of one southern Ohio family (all times local):


Ohio woman fatally struck by train in Kentucky

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 02:58
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities have released the identity of a woman who was fatally struck by a train on a trestle in Kentucky.

Prosecutors appeal judge's order to release 7 jail inmates

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 02:55
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans prosecutors are appealing a judge's order to release seven jail inmates because their cases have stalled amid uncertain funding for their defense.

Motorcyclist dies in accident involving Tennessee officer

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 02:54
HALETOWN, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Highway Patrol says an accident involving a patrol officer has left a motorcyclist dead.

Florida police officer shoots and kills motorist

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 02:52
FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in a coastal Florida county are investigating the shooting of a motorist by a Fort Pierce police officer.

Cause sought in Arizona fire that injured 2 firefighters

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 02:48

Fire crews battle a blaze in the Phoenix suburb of Gilbert, Ariz., Saturday, April 23, 2016. Evacuations have been ordered for homes near the major fire. (Cheryl Evans/The Arizona Republic via AP) MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDITGILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Fire officials are trying to determine what caused a major fire at a construction site in a Phoenix suburb that led to dozens of evacuations.


Passenger train hits, kills man in North Carolina

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 02:40
BENSON, N.C. (AP) — A man has died after being struck overnight by a passenger train in North Carolina.

Gas prices jump by 8 cents over past 2 weeks, averages $2.18

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 02:34
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of gasoline has jumped by 8 cents over the past three weeks to $2.18 a gallon for regular grade.

Moldovan anti-government protesters scuffle with police

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 02:34
CHSINAU, Moldova (AP) — Protesters scuffled with police who fired tear gas at them Sunday during a march in the Moldovan capital attended by thousands who were demanding the resignation of the government and early elections. More than a dozen people were injured.

Pottstown woman ID'd as Millville crash victim

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 02:18

Pottstown woman ID'd as Millville crash victimNew Jersey State Police have identified the victim of a fatal crash in Millville, Cumberland County.


4 injured in Delaware City crash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 01:48

4 injured in Delaware City crashSeveral people were injured after a multi-vehicle crash along Route 1 in Delaware City.


Hillary Clinton visits 2 Philadelphia churches

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 01:38

Hillary Clinton visits 2 Philadelphia churchesHillary Clinton visited two churches in Philadelphia on the Sunday before the April 26 Pennsylvania primary.


Suspect in Wisconsin prom shooting dies in hospital

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 01:33
An 18-year-old man suspected of opening fire on two students outside a Wisconsin high school prom died in a nearby hospital early Sunday morning after he was shot and wounded by a police officer, authorities said. Jakob Wagner was pronounced dead shortly after 1 a.m. CDT (0600 GMT), about two hours after he shot the two people with a rifle outside the entrance to a building at Antigo High School, Antigo police said. The two students were shot as they exited the building.

Authorities: Teen shoots 2 outside prom before cop kills him

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 01:30

 Teen shoots 2 outside prom before cop kills himAn 18-year-old gunman opened fire outside of a high school prom in northern Wisconsin, wounding two students before a police officer who was in the parking lot fatally shot him, authorities said Sunday.


NTSB concludes fact-finding in Md. helicopter-plane crash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 01:29
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board has concluded the fact-finding portion of its investigation into a midair collision between a helicopter and a small plane near Frederick Municipal Airport in 2014.