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Aid begins to flow in after earthquake kills 246 in Ecuador

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:01

Aid begins to flow in after earthquake kills 246 in EcuadorAid began to flow in Sunday to areas devastated by Ecuador's strongest earthquake in decades and the death toll continued to rise as people left homeless hunkered down for another night outside in the dark.


UC Berkeley kicked off Southwest flight after speaking Arabic

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 11:55

UC Berkeley kicked off Southwest flight after speaking ArabicA UC Berkeley student was kicked off a Southwest flight saying, "they thought I was a terrorist" because of what a passenger told security.


Oil meeting in Qatar collapses without freeze as Iran absent

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 11:51

Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi, center right, arrives at an oil-producers' meeting in Doha, Qatar, on Sunday, April 17, 2016. Oil-producing countries are meeting in Qatar to discuss a possible freeze of production to counter low global prices, but Iran's last-minute decision to stay home could dilute the impact of any agreement. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)DOHA, Qatar (AP) — A meeting of oil-rich countries in Qatar that had been expected to boost crude prices by freezing production fell apart Sunday as Iran stayed home and vowed to increase its output despite threats by Saudi Arabia.


1 killed, 8 injured as minivan, SUV crash in Los Angeles

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 11:24

This image made from video provided by KABC-TV shows a minivan involved in a deadly collision with an SUV in which multiple people were injured including children in the North Hills area of Los Angeles, Sunday, April 17, 2016. Helicopters were used to fly the children to hospitals and ground ambulances took the other patients to emergency rooms. (KABC-TV via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; TV OUTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A 37-year-old man was killed and eight people, including four children, were injured Sunday when an SUV fleeing a previous crash ran a red light and collided with a minivan in Los Angeles, authorities said.


Police ID officer shot after thwarting car theft in West Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 11:03

Police ID officer shot after stopping car theft in West PhiladelphiaTwo suspects are in custody after a police officer was shot stopping a car theft in West Philadelphia.


Police officer shot after thwarting car theft in West Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 10:53

Police ID officer shot after stopping car theft in West PhiladelphiaTwo suspects are in custody after a police officer was shot stopping a car theft in West Philadelphia.


Police officer injured in West Philadelphia shootout; 2 suspects in custody

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 10:18

Police ID officer shot after stopping car theft in West PhiladelphiaPolice say two suspects are in custody after an officer was injured during a shootout in West Philadelphia. A third suspect may be on the loose.


Fire at LA junkyard sends huge black plume over city

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 10:07

Firefighters work a fire at an auto wrecking yard in the Sun Valley section of Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley as a huge plume of thick, black smoke rises over them on Sunday, April 17, 2016. The Fire Department is calling the fire a major emergency but no injuries have been reported and no buildings are threatened. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fire at an auto wrecking yard in the San Fernando Valley sent a huge plume of thick, black smoke over Los Angeles that could be seen for miles around before the blaze was brought under control.


2 suspects in custody after police officer shot in West Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 10:03

Police ID officer shot after stopping car theft in West PhiladelphiaPolice say two suspects are in custody after an officer was shot in West Philadelphia.


California student says airline removed him for Arabic

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 09:38
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A University of California, Berkeley student who came to the U.S. as an Iraqi refugee says he was unfairly removed from a flight at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this month because a fellow passenger was alarmed by an innocent conversation he was having in Arabic.

Police officer shot in leg in West Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 09:25

Police ID officer shot after stopping car theft in West PhiladelphiaMultiple suspects are being sought after a police officer was shot in West Philadelphia.


Kalamazoo shooting victim praised at church, gets cash gift

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 09:19
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A survivor of a series of shootings in southwestern Michigan that killed six people has been honored at a church with prayer, praise and $19,200.

Police: Parent says he accidentally shot, killed 4-year-old

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 09:14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The parent of a 4-year-old girl who was killed in a Philadelphia neighborhood has confessed to accidentally shooting her, police said.

Police officer shot in West Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 09:12

Police officer shot in leg in West PhiladelphiaPolice say the officer was chasing a suspect when the suspect opened fire.


The Latest: Man charged in fatal shooting of 4-year-old girl

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 09:07
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a 4-year-old Philadelphia girl (all times local):

10 Things to Know for Monday

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 09:06

In this photo taken Feb. 10, 2016, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Millions of taxpayers face a midnight deadline Monday, March 18, 2016, to file their tax returns, while millions of other Americans seek more time, a six-month extension. The filing deadline was delayed three days beyond the traditional April 15 deadline, because Friday was a legal holiday in the District of Columbia. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:


Police: Suspect shoots officer in West Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 09:06

 Suspect shoots officer in West PhiladelphiaPolice say the officer was chasing a suspect when the suspect opened fire.


Philadelphia man killed in Pa. Turnpike crash; 2 others injured

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 08:59

Philadelphia man killed in Pa. Turnpike crash; 2 others injuredA 21-year-old Philadelphia man was killed and two others were injured in a single-vehicle crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Carbon County.


Long-living Sumatran tiger euthanized at Honolulu Zoo

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 08:32
HONOLULU (AP) — Officials say a female Sumatran tiger at the Honolulu Zoo that is thought to be the longest-living one in captivity has been euthanized at age 25.

Italian referendum on oil concessions fails to reach quorum

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 08:28

Co-founder of 5-Star Movement Beppe Grillo casts his ballot for a referendum on the duration of offshore drilling concessions, in Rome, Sunday, April 17, 2016. Italians are voting in a referendum on the duration of offshore drilling concessions in territorial waters, as nine regional governments seek to wrestle some influence over energy policy away from the central government in Rome. (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP)MILAN (AP) — Italian Premier Matteo Renzi says the jobs of oil workers have been preserved by the failure of a referendum that aimed to curtail the duration of existing drilling concessions in territorial waters.