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Pennsylvania toddler shoots self in leg while adults shower

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 01:03
MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Police say a 2-year-old Pennsylvania boy found a handgun on a bed and shot himself in the leg while his mother and her boyfriend were showering.

AP PHOTOS: NYC firefighters battle huge fire after explosion

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 00:53

Firefighters spray water on a collapsed building in New York's East Village, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in New York. An apparent gas explosion leveled an apartment building, partially destroyed another and launched rubble and shards of glass across streets in the heart of Manhattan on Thursday, injuring at least a dozen people. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)NEW YORK (AP) — A powerful blast in Manhattan's East Village sent flames soaring, launched debris into the air and caused the collapse of three five-story buildings.


Federal charge for ex-cop in confrontation with Indian man

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 00:47
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama police officer has been charged with violating the civil rights of an Indian man who was injured during a violent confrontation in February, authorities said Friday.

Investigations begin in blaze that led to firefighter death

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 00:33

Lauren Brown stands with other residents outside her King Towers apartment in Cincinnati on Thursday, March 26, 2015, after an early morning fire which resulted in the death of veteran Cincinnati firefighter Daryl Gordon. Authorities in Cincinnati say Gordon, a 29-year veteran firefighter, died of injuries suffered during rescue efforts in the southwest Ohio apartment complex blaze. (AP Photo/The Enquirer, Cameron Knight) MANDATORY CREDIT; NO SALESCINCINNATI (AP) — Multiple investigations are probing the cause of an apartment blaze and the "heartbreaking" death of a veteran Cincinnati firefighter, the city's fire chief said Friday.


Former Alabama police officer indicted on federal charge in confrontation with Indian man

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 00:22
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Former Alabama police officer indicted on federal charge in confrontation with Indian man.

Sen. Harry Reid Will Retire in 2016

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 00:19
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will not seek re-election in 2016, ending a Senate career that has spanned three decades.

Correction: Death-Pot Candy story

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 00:09
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — In a story March 26 about authorities investigating the possible role of marijuana candy in the apparent suicide of an Oklahoma man, The Associated Press reported erroneously the gender of Summit Coroner Regan Goodman. She is a woman, not a man.

At Least 2 Unaccounted for After NYC Building Fire, Official Says

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 00:00
Two people were unaccounted for after a massive building fire in New York City, according to a New York City police official.

Pennsylvania toddler shoots self in leg as adults shower

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 23:58

Pennsylvania toddler shoots self in leg as adults showerPolice say a 2-year-old central Pennsylvania boy found a handgun on a bed and shot himself in the leg while his mother and her boyfriend were showering.


Ski lift firm issues safety warning after chairlift accident

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 23:52

Repair work is underway on the King Pine chairlift at Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Resort on Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Carrabassett Valley, Maine. Partek Ski Lifts company is warning ski resort operators of a potential design flaw believed to have contributed to an accident that injured seven people (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A chairlift company is warning U.S. ski resorts to check about 170 lifts for potential problems after engineers announced that a design flaw likely contributed to a weekend accident that injured seven skiers in Maine.


Comedy group accountant named employee of month stole $240K

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 23:50

Comedy group accountant named employee of month stole $240KAn accountant for a famous Princeton University musical-comedy group who was once named by Esquire magazine as an "employee of the month" has admitted embezzling $240,000.


Toilets, lingerie, shacking up: Some of Florida's odd bills

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 23:41
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida legislators filed more than 1,700 bills for consideration during their two-month session that ends in May. Some are routine, some deal with high-profile issues such as abortion and guns, and some are just odd. Here's a look at a few that fall into the last category:

Technology to look inside Fukushima reactors faces challenge

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 23:36

Muon drift tubes are seen on an equipment shown to journalists by Toshiba officials at its research center in Yokohama near Tokyo Friday, March 27, 2015. Toshiba says the drift tubes detect muons and send data to electronic boards to map an image of the melted fuel at the Fukushima reactors, using subatomic particles called muons. The cutting-edge technology was billed as a way to decipher where exactly the morass of nuclear fuel might sit at the bottom of the Japanese power plant that went into multiple meltdowns four years ago. But what went wrong, even in a simple demonstration for reporters Friday for the 500 million yen ($5 million) project, was a sobering reminder of the enormous challenges that lie for the decommissioning of Fukushima Dai-ichi. (AP Photo/Emily Wang)YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — The cutting-edge technology was billed as a way to decipher where exactly the morass of nuclear fuel might sit at the bottom of reactors in the Japanese power plant that went into multiple meltdowns four years ago.


Germanwings Co-Pilot May Have Hidden Illness: Prosecutor

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 23:32
There are indications that the co-pilot of the Germanwings aircraft that crashed into the French Alps on Tuesday hid an illness from his employers, prosecutors said.

Boy killed, 2 sisters hurt after SUV hits horse-drawn buggy

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 23:21
WHEELING, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a 10-year-old boy has died after an SUV crashed into the back of his Mennonite family's horse-drawn carriage in northwest Missouri.

Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 23:04

ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson delivers remarks on the release of a report by the National Petroleum Council on oil drilling in the Arctic, on Friday, March 27, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. should immediately begin a push to exploit its enormous trove of oil in the Arctic waters off of Alaska, or risk a renewed reliance on imported oil in the future, an Energy Department advisory council says in a study submitted Friday.


Child found alone by SEPTA bus driver in Tacony, reunited with mother

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 23:02

Child found alone by SEPTA bus driver in Tacony, reunited with motherPolice say a SEPTA bus driver found a 4-year-old girl alone in the rain in the Tacony section of Philadelphia early Friday morning.


Father, daughter guilty of felony incest sentenced to 10 days in jail

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 23:01

Father, daughter guilty of felony incest sentenced to 10 days in jailA father and his biological daughter were both sentenced to jail time after having a consensual relationship that produced two children.


SEPTA bus driver finds girl, 4, alone in Tacony

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 23:00

Child found alone by SEPTA bus driver in Tacony, reunited with motherPolice say a SEPTA bus driver found a 4-year-old girl alone in the rain in the Tacony section of Philadelphia early Friday morning.


State to deny permit for Ohio pair's toothless black bear

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 22:57
LODI, Ohio (AP) — A toothless black bear caged on a northeast Ohio property for decades is old and unlikely to escape and should be allowed to stay there instead of being relocated, according to the owners fighting to keep it even though they didn't get the permit now required by state law.