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California wildfire destroys 10 houses, 22 other structures

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 01:25

A firefighter lights a backfire to prevent the King Fire from spreading in Fresh Pond, CaliforniaBy Kevin Murphy (Reuters) - Ten houses and 22 outbuildings have been destroyed in a wildfire that swept through parts of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California over the past week and continues to burn, a fire official said on Sunday. No residents of the homes were hurt, said Tom Piranio, a spokesman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Firefighters were only recently able to enter the burned areas to tally the structural damage caused by the King Fire, he added. About 12,000 homes have been evacuated since the blaze began on Sept. 13, Piranio said. ...


With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 01:19

Alibaba employees attend the opening bell ceremony during the company's IPO at the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)NEW YORK (AP) — China's e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading its shares Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are ten things to know about Alibaba, and why its initial public offering made history:


Police: 4 kids killed in crash weren't restrained

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 01:19
EFFORT, Pa. (AP) — Four children killed in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania were not in booster seats or wearing seatbelts when the car in which they were traveling caused a high-speed, four-car crash, police said Sunday.

China, US, India push world carbon emissions up

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 01:16

FILE - In this Wednesday, July 31, 2013, file photo, a worker levels the coal on a freight train in Taiyuan in northern China's Shanxi province. Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, as world leaders gather to discuss how to reduce heat-trapping gases. (AP Photo/File) CHINA OUTWASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced Sunday as world leaders gather to discuss how to reduce heat-trapping gases.


Warmer, More Humid!

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 00:53

Warmer, More Humid!Meteorologist Chris Sowers says expect a brief surge of mild air this afternoon before much cooler changes arrive tomorrow.


Judge: Man in 9/11 airport hoax should be freed

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 00:49

FILE - In this file photo provided by the Kansas City Police is Anthony Falco. A federal judge is recommending that Falco, a Pennsylvania man accused of creating a hoax that shut down a busy terminal at Kansas City International Airport on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, be released without ever going to trial on the charges. Falco, 50, has spent much of his time since being arrested in mental health facilities where he was determined not competent to stand trial. (AP Photo/Kansas City Police, File)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man accused of creating a hoax that closed down a busy terminal at Kansas City International Airport on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks might go free without ever standing trial, after a federal judge recommended the court allow the mentally ill man to be released.


9 days in, no contact with trooper slaying suspect

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 00:43

9 days in, no contact with Pa. trooper ambush suspectNine days after a gunman opened fire in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities have had no contact with the suspect they describe as a self-taught survivalist despite an intensive search that shut down the heavily wooded community where he lived with his parents.


More than a dozen dead horses found in barn

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 00:14
BLACK FOREST, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a special unit that responds to animal abuse will handle a case involving more than a dozen dead and malnourished horses found in a Colorado barn.

DeSean Jackson active, Eagles-Redskins preview

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 23:54

DeSean Jackson active, Eagles-Redskins previewDeSean Jackson provided the Eagles and their fans many thrilling moments during his six seasons in Philadelphia before he was abruptly cut.


Delaware attempted arson suspect caught on camera

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 23:51

Delaware attempted arson suspect caught on cameraThe Newark Police Department is investigating two arson attempts.


Ray Rice appeal to cite edited tape

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 23:26
One of the chief arguments that Ray Rice will make in the appeal of his indefinite suspension is that the NFL extended his punishment on the basis of an edited videotape, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

4 kids killed in Pa. crash weren't restrained

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 23:13

 4 kids killed in Pa. crash weren't restrainedAuthorities say four children killed in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania weren't in booster seats or wearing seatbelts.


Facts, questions in fatal Ohio Wal-Mart shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 23:03

This undated photo provided by the family of John Crawford III shows Crawford, right, with his mother, Tressa Sherrod. A special grand jury will look into the fatal shooting of Crawford by police in an Ohio Wal-Mart and will be asked to determine whether any charges should be filed in the case that has drawn national attention to the southwestern Ohio city. (AP Photo/Courtesy family of John Crawford III)CINCINNATI (AP) — A grand jury looking into the fatal shooting of a man by police in an Ohio Wal-Mart will have to sort out conflicting accounts to determine whether charges should be filed in a racially charged case that has drawn national attention.


Former NFL kicker Bironas dies in Nashville car wreck

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 22:45

This May 30, 2013 file photo shows then Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas. Bironas died Saturday night, Sept. 20, 2014 after a car accident near his Nashville home, according to policeBy Kevin Murphy (Reuters) - Former Tennessee Titans’ kicker Rob Bironas died late Saturday in a single-vehicle car crash in Nashville, police said on Sunday. Bironas, 36, lost control of the SUV he was driving at a high rate of speed around a curve in the road, the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department said in a statement. The vehicle veered off the right side of the road, struck a line of trees and stopped upside down in a large culvert, police said. Bironas was taken by ambulance to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said. ...


Former NFL kicker Rob Bironas killed in accident

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 22:40

Former NFL kicker Rob Bironas killed in accidentFormer Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas died Saturday night after a car accident near his home, according to police.


German families to sue Ukraine over MH17 crash

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 21:58
BERLIN (AP) — German relatives of three people killed in the downing of Malaysia Airline Flight 17 plan to sue Ukraine for negligence, a lawyer for the families said Sunday.

Car crashes into utility pole in Kensington, 4 injured

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 21:43

Car crashes into utility pole in Kensington, 4 injuredFour people are hospitalized after an accident in the Kensington section of Philadelphia.


DeSean Jackson set for return to Philly

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 20:15

DeSean Jackson active, Eagles-Redskins previewDeSean Jackson provided the Eagles and their fans many thrilling moments during his six seasons in Philadelphia before he was abruptly cut.


Gang robs security guard outside Berlin Apple shop

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 20:11
BERLIN (AP) — Police are hunting for a gang that robbed a security guard as he was picking up cash from Germany's biggest Apple's store.

California authorities catch 4 of 5 jail escapees

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 20:04

California authorities catch 4 of 5 jail escapeesFour of five inmates have been recaptured a day after their escape from a central California jail, authorities said. The fifth man remained at large.