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Police: Car plows into outside diners in Miami

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 08:44
MIAMI (AP) — Miami Police say a car plowed into seven people who were sitting at a pizza parlor's outside tables.

Heat from north to south smothers California

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 08:34

Tom Hor, originally from Cambodia, relaxes under a tree shade at Echo Park in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. As high temperatures were ranging from the low 100s in Southern California to the 90s in the normally more temperate San Francisco Bay Area on Friday, National Weather Service forecasters warned it was just a warm-up for what lies ahead this weekend. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Temperatures approached triple digits in much of California on Saturday afternoon and surpassed 100 degrees in inland areas as a steaming autumn in the state seemed more like an endless summer.


Parents of missing UVa student ask for information

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 08:28

Parents of missing UVa student ask for informationNoting their heart-wrenching wait for answers, the parents of a missing University of Virginia student appealed Saturday for whoever is responsible for her disappearance three weeks ago to help them find their daughter.


UCLA study: Non-drug treatment may reverse memory loss in Alzheimer's patients

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 08:25

 Non-drug treatment may reverse memory loss in Alzheimer's patientsResearchers at UCLA say they've developed a program that shows for the first time memory loss being reversed in some patients.


US Rep. Ralph Hall injured in Texas car accident

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 08:07
PLANO, Texas (AP) — The oldest-ever member of the U.S. House has been airlifted to a Texas hospital due to injuries from a car accident, though a spokesman says the congressman is expected to recover.

Honolulu councilmen propose Obama beach park

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 07:57

FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2008 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama body surfs at Sandy Beach while on vacation in Honolulu, Hawaii. Two Honolulu city councilmen are proposing to name a popular beach park after President Barack Obama. Hawaii News Now reported Councilmen Stanley Chang and Ernest Martin introduced a resolution on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, to change the name of Sandy Beach Park. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)HONOLULU (AP) — Two Honolulu city councilmen are proposing to name a popular beach park after President Barack Obama.


Smoker bypasses security at JFK; flights delayed

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 07:46
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say an airline passenger who took a cigarette break caused a security scare at New York City's Kennedy Airport that led to some flights delays.

Report: Suspect texted 'all is good' before Pa. trooper ambush

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 07:44

 Suspect texted 'all is good' before Pa. trooper ambushCourt documents say that police ambush suspect Eric Frein wrote "all is good" in a text message less than five hours before he allegedly opened fire outside a state police barracks in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains.


Winds Of Change Sunday

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 07:41

Winds Of Change SundayMeteorologist Melissa Magee says much colder air arrives for the second half of the weekend.


New Jersey Department of Health: Passengers on Newark flight do not have Ebola

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 07:38

 Passengers on Newark flight do not have EbolaThe New Jersey Health Department has confirmed that two passengers on a Newark flight were tested and do not have Ebola.


Fatal fire at Chester home that was once firebombed

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 07:35

Fatal fire at Chester home that was once firebombedA 52-year-old man was killed in a house fire in Chester and authorities say the home was firebombed in the past.


Residents deal with more tire slashings in Port Richmond

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 07:32

Residents deal with more tire slashings in Port RichmondTires were slashed on at several vehicles in Port Richmond, including a City of Philadelphia van.


Ebola apartment items hauled away to be destroyed

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 06:57
DALLAS (AP) — The items removed by a decontamination crew from the Dallas apartment where an Ebola patient was staying have been hauled away for disposal.

Blown tires stop takeoff at Los Angeles airport

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 06:51
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A National Transportation Safety Board official says an Aeromexico jetliner blew two tires as it was preparing to take off from the Los Angeles airport, forcing the pilots to stop the plane on the runway.

Official: Enterovirus 68 virus caused boy's death

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 06:31
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A virus that has been causing severe respiratory illness across the country is responsible for the death of a 4-year-old boy, a state medical examiner determined.

Flag that flew over U.S. Capitol on 9/11 destroyed in memorial fire

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 06:20

A fire burns Friday Oct. 3, 2014 about 3 p.m. and grew to include both the Flight 93 park office and park headquarters, according to a Somerset County emergency dispatcher. (AP Photo/Courtesy National Park Foundation)(Reuters) - The flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 11, 2001, was destroyed in a fire at a 9/11 memorial complex in Pennsylvania, authorities said Saturday. In addition to the American flag, also lost in the fire were personal items of the passengers and crew members who were on board United Airlines Flight 93 when it went down in a field as one of four hijackings by al Qaeda militants on Sept. 11, 2001, the National Park Service said in a statement Saturday. ...


Flag from 9/11 is lost in Flight 93 Memorial fire

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 06:16

A fire began about 3 p.m. and grew to include both the Flight 93 park office and park headquarters, according to a Somerset County emergency dispatcher. (AP Photo/Courtesy of National Park Foundation)SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 11, 2001, was consumed in a fire at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania, the National Park Service said Saturday.


Indiana aid worker's parents plead for his release

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 06:14

This undated photo provided by Kassig Family shows Peter Kassig standing in front of a truck filled with supplies for Syrian refugees. A video purportedly produced by militants in Syria released Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, shows Kassig, of Indianapolis, kneeling on the ground as a masked militant says he will be killed next. (AP Photo/Courtesy Kassig Family)INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parents of an Indiana man threatened with beheading by the Islamic State group are pleading with his captors to free him, saying in a video statement Saturday that their son has devoted his life to humanitarian work and aiding Syria's war refugees.


U.S. disease control agents escort man off flight in Newark: report

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 06:13

A worker wearing a hazardous material suit arrives at the apartment unit where a man diagnosed with the Ebola virus was staying in DallasBy Victoria Cavaliere (Reuters) - U.S. disease-control agents in biohazard suits removed a sick passenger and his daughter from a United Airlines jet that landed on Saturday in Newark, New Jersey, but local media said the man was not believed by federal health officials to have Ebola. ...


Report: Suspect texted 'all is good' before ambush

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 05:53

 Suspect texted 'all is good' before Pa. trooper ambushCourt documents say that police ambush suspect Eric Frein wrote "all is good" in a text message less than five hours before he allegedly opened fire outside a state police barracks in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains.