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Hungarian journalists resign over undisclosed payments

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 00:14
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Around a dozen journalists at Hungarian news website Vs.hu, including the chief editor, say they have resigned after revelations that the website's publishing company received large sums from foundations set up by the National Bank of Hungary.

Hungarian journalists resign over undisclosed payments

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 00:14
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Around a dozen journalists at Hungarian news website Vs.hu, including the chief editor, say they have resigned after revelations that the website's publishing company received large sums from foundations set up by the National Bank of Hungary.

Human skull uncovered in New Jersey during Earth Day cleanup

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 00:01
PENNSAUKEN, N.J. (AP) — An Earth Day effort to clean up a trash-ridden New Jersey river took a grisly turn when a volunteer uncovered a human skull.

Appeals court: QB Tom Brady must serve 'Deflategate' penalty

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 23:48

 QB Tom Brady must serve 'Deflategate' penaltyA federal appeals court has ruled that New England Patriots Tom Brady must serve a four-game "Deflategate" suspension imposed by the NFL, overturning a lower judge and siding with the league in a battle with the players union.


Appeals court: QB Tom Brady must serve 'Deflategate' penalty

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 23:48

 QB Tom Brady must serve 'Deflategate' penaltyA federal appeals court has ruled that New England Patriots Tom Brady must serve a four-game "Deflategate" suspension imposed by the NFL, overturning a lower judge and siding with the league in a battle with the players union.


Agencies' reports into Virginia inmate's death scrutinized

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 23:36
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two state agencies' reports into the death of a mentally ill Virginia inmate have come under scrutiny over whether their investigations were thorough enough.

Proposed Louisiana food inspection cuts may pose health risk

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 23:32
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — More Louisiana residents and visitors could be exposed to food borne illnesses if lawmakers approve a budget proposed by Gov. John Bel Edwards for next year calling for fewer inspections of the retail food industry.

Girl, 16, shot while riding in minivan in Trenton

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 23:31

Girl, 16, shot while riding in minivan in TrentonA 16-year-old girl was shot and seriously injured while riding in a minivan in Trenton, New Jersey.


Justice Department asks US judge to appoint outside management for troubled New Orleans jail

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 23:26
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Justice Department asks US judge to appoint outside management for troubled New Orleans jail.

US new-home sales fall in March for third straight month

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 23:25

FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, file photo, a "Sold" sign sits in front of a house under the final stages of construction in Plano, Texas. On Monday, April 25, 2016, the Commerce Department reports on sales of new homes in March. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans stepped back from buying new homes in March, the third straight monthly decline as sales plunged sharply in the Western states.


Fed will likely keep rates unchanged in face of global slump

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 23:18

FILE - In this Wednesday, March 16, 2016, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. Despite a healthy U.S. job market, with the global economy struggling and U.S. inflation still subpar, many economists see little likelihood of a rate hike even before the second half of the year. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. job market is healthy. The stock market is up. Home prices are rising. Yet as the Federal Reserve prepares to meet this week, it seems in no mood to resume raising interest rates from ultra-lows.


Missouri boy sells lemonade to help pay for his adoption

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 23:17

In this April 22, 2016 photo, Tristan Jacobson sits on a water cooler in front of his lemonade stand outside his home in Springfield, Mo. Tristan has been living with with Donnie and Jimmy Davis, who have been Tristan's kinship guardians. They have been holding a yard sale and set up a lemonade stand to raise money for his adoption. (Andrew Jansen/The Springfield News-Leader via AP) NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDITSPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A third-grader in Missouri has been selling lemonade to help pay for his adoption.


Delaware high school resumes classes after student's death

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 23:15
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Classes at Howard High School in Delaware are set to resume after a 16-year-old student was killed in a fight at the school.

VW to go to U.S. court to keep 160 Tennessee plant workers from UAW

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:47

The Volkswagen Chattanooga Assembly Plant in ChattanoogaVolkswagen AG said on Monday it would go to a U.S. federal appeals court in an effort to keep the United Auto Workers union from representing a portion of the company's plant workers in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Earlier this month, the National Labor Relations Board upheld a December vote of about 160 skilled trades workers at the plant who voted to join the UAW. The plant has fewer than 1,500 hourly workers.


Nepalese temple, 4 other sites receive funding totaling $1M

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:42

In this May 3, 2015 photo provided by the World Monuments Fund, soldiers help rescue materials from the Char Narayen Temple that was destroyed in a massive earthquake, in Patan, Nepal. One year to the day after the earthquake claimed 9,000 lives, the New York-based preservation group, the World Monuments Fund, has announced grants totaling $1 million for five historic sites, including the 16th century temple that will be 90 percent rebuilt with salvaged pieces and seismically retrofitted. (Rohit Ranjitkar/Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust & World Monuments Fund via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — The World Monuments Fund announced grants Monday totaling $1 million for five historic sites, including a 16th-century Nepalese temple destroyed in last year's massive earthquake.


CVS recalls herbal tea due to possible Salmonella risk

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:40

CVS recalls herbal tea due to possible Salmonella riskCVS Pharmacy is recalling spiced herbal tea because one of the ingredients is potentially contaminated with Salmonella.


2 killed in Cedarbrook ID'd; One killed in front of candidate

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:32

2 killed in Cedarbrook ID'd; One killed near candidatePolice say gang rivalry may have led to a pair of deadly shootings in Philadelphia's Cedarbrook section, one of which happened in front of a candidate for the Pennsylvania legislature.


Man accused of stealing slain trooper's donation jar

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:21
YORKTOWN, Va. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man in connection with the theft of a donations jar intended for the family of a slain Virginia State Trooper.

Husband arrested after wife's body found in well

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:15
MONTICELLO, Ky. (AP) — Authorities have arrested the husband of a woman whose body was found in a well in south-central Kentucky.

Beleaguered department store BHS goes into administration

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 21:54

The headquarters of British Home Stores in Marylebone Road, London, Monday April 25, 2016. The troubled British department store chain BHS has called in administrators after failing to secure a rescue package, putting 11,000 jobs are at risk. A fixture on Britain's high streets, the firm has suffered from a chronic lack of investment recently. It has debts of more than 1.3 billion pounds ($1.8 billion), including a pension fund deficit of 571 million pounds. (Lauren Hurley/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUTLONDON (AP) — The troubled British department store chain BHS has called in administrators after failing to secure a rescue package, putting 11,000 jobs are at risk.