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GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 23:35

FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2006 file photo, a trio of unsold 2006 Buick Rainier sports utility vehicles sits in front of a Buick dealership in the southeast Denver suburb of Lone Tree, Colo. General Motors' troubles with safety recalls have surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs, including the 2006 Buick Rainier, for a third time to fix power window switches that can catch fire. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)General Motors' troubles with safety recalls has surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third time to fix power window switches that can catch fire.


Husband set on fire by wife faces child molestation charges

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 23:34

Husband set on fire by wife faces child molestation chargesPolice say the woman told them she set her husband on fire after accusing him of molesting her 7-year-old daughter because shooting him ''was too nice.''


Police: Teacher found at school drunk and pantless

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 23:31

 Teacher found at school drunk and pantlessAn Oklahoma high school teacher was arrested on her first day on the job after allegedly appearing at school drunk and without wearing pants.


Fla. wants US Supreme Court to decide gay marriage

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 23:13
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's attorney general is asking state courts to stop considering same-sex marriage cases until the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether states have the right to ban gay marriage.

Reward up to $36K in Pennypack Park murder case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 23:01

Reward up to $36K in Pennypack Park murder caseA total of $36,000 in reward money is now being offered in connection with the murder of a mother of two in Pennypack Park.


Eye of Tropical Storm Iselle makes landfall on Hawaii: NOAA

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 23:01
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The eye of Tropical Storm Iselle made landfall on Hawaii's Big Island on Friday with strong winds and heavy rain, the U.S. Central Pacific Hurricane Center said. The center said Iselle had weakened to a tropical storm as it moved over Hawaii. Iselle is being closely followed by Julio, a Category 3 hurricane set to reach Hawaii on Monday. (Reporting by Sandra Maler; Editing by Bill Trott)

New Medicaid enrollments top 7 million under Obamacare

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:55

Supporters of the Affordable Care Act gather outside the Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center in Jackson, MississippiMore than seven million Americans have gained health coverage through government programs including Medicaid since enrollment in Obamacare health insurance was launched October 1, the U.S. administration said on Friday. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said 7.2 million new participants in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program by June brought overall Medicaid enrollment to 66 million people. The enrollees include uninsured Americans who gained coverage through traditional Medicaid, as well as a special Medicaid expansion in 26 of the 50 U.S. states under President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act.


Man charged with starting massive California blaze

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:38
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — While the flames still raced through California's Sierra Nevada last year, investigators zeroed in on a deer hunter they had rescued by helicopter an hour after the first report of the wildfire that would become the mountain range's largest in its recorded history.

Gay Games 9 to begin Saturday in Ohio

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:31

A man looks over Gay Games t-shirts for sale in the downtown convention center in Cleveland Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. Cleveland and Akron might seem like odd choices to host the 9th International Gay Games, but organizers of the weeklong, Olympic-style event say that’s exactly the point. There are hopes that bringing the Games to the Rust Belt will help chip away at barriers that persist between the gay and straight communities. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)CLEVELAND (AP) — If Cleveland and Akron seem like odd choices to host the international Gay Games, that's because they are. The eight previous hosts for this quadrennial affair have been gay-friendly cities where those who identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered feel comfortable.


US wholesale inventories rise 0.3 pct. in June

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:28

In this June 17, 2014 photo, a stocker rolls product to restock at a Kroger grocery store in Richardson, Texas. The Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for June on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/LM Otero)WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesalers restocked their warehouses at a modest pace in June for a second straight month, a sign they may anticipate slower growth ahead.


A guide for fliers worried about Ebola outbreak

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:26

FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2014 file photo, a South Korean quarantine officer, right, checks the body temperature of a passenger against the possible infection of Ebola virus at Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea. South Korea has been stepping up monitoring of its citizens returning from trips to West Africa and other areas affected by the deadly Ebola virus. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Shin Jun-hee, File) KOREA OUTNEW YORK (AP) — As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa worsens, airlines around the globe are closely monitoring the situation but have yet to make any drastic changes. Below are some key questions about the disease, what airlines are doing and how safe it is to fly.


Mother of 3 kids killed in Pa. carjacking dies

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:15

Johnathan Rosa Cornelius CrawfordPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The mother of three children killed when a sport utility vehicle that police said was carjacked crashed into a group on a north Philadelphia corner last month has died, officials said Friday.


US wholesale inventories grow at modest pace in June for 2nd month, as sales slow

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:02
WASHINGTON (AP) — US wholesale inventories grow at modest pace in June for 2nd month, as sales slow.

US markets open slightly higher

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:56
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as investors weigh gains in productivity against worsening geopolitical concerns.

Police: Duo used door-to-door scam for drug money

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:22
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple is accused of going door-to-door selling "pizza kits" supposedly to raise money for their young daughter's ballet lessons, but police say they really used the money to buy drugs.

US launches first airstrikes in Iraq

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:12

US launches airstrikes, re-engages in IraqThe Pentagon says two U.S. fighter jets dropped bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq towing artillery outside Irbil near U.S. personnel.


Tropical Storm Iselle weakens on Hawaii approach

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:07
HONOLULU (AP) — The first storm in a one-two punch heading for Hawaii was rapidly weakening on its approach to the state, while a second system close behind it strengthened and was on track to pass north of the islands.

Fast-moving flames damage house in Kensington

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:56

Fast-moving flames damage house in KensingtonOfficials say a fast-moving fire damaged a house in Philadelphia's Kensington section early Friday morning.


US productivity recovers after steep 1Q fall

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:54

In this Friday, June 6, 2014 photo, Anthony Scharf dries a car at a car wash in Woodmere Village, Ohio. The Labor Department releases second-quarter productivity data on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. workers were more productive in the April-June quarter and labor costs rose slightly, a sharp turnaround from grim first-quarter figures.


Jim Gardner talks one-on-one with PSU coach James Franklin

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:52

Jim Gardner talks one-on-one with PSU coach James FranklinJim Gardner's one-on-one series continues with new Penn State head football coach James Franklin.