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Man charged with burning grave site American flags

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 07:30

Man charged with burning grave site American flagsA Bucks County man is under arrest this Veterans Day after allegedly burning grave site American flags.


New York doctor now free of Ebola discharged from hospital

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 07:26

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio hugs Dr. Craig Spencer as he is discharged from Bellevue Hospital after being stricken by Ebola in New YorkBy Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York doctor who has recovered from Ebola left the hospital on Tuesday and urged support for U.S. health workers treating patients in West Africa so they do not face "stigma and threats" when they return home. The discharge of Dr. Craig Spencer, who worked with Ebola patients in Guinea and had been held in isolation at Bellevue Hospital Center since he was diagnosed with the virus on Oct. 23, means no one in the United States is being treated for the disease. ...


School says unaware of abuse at beaten boy's home

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 07:24
COATESVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Suburban Philadelphia school staff tried contacting the parents and visiting the home of a 3-year-old around the time prosecutors say he was beaten to death by his mother and her boyfriend. But the school wasn't aware of any abuse, school officials say.

Snow buries parts of Rockies, Upper Midwest

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 07:22

A man holds his dog as he rushes across the street in downtown St. Paul, Minn., during the first snowstorm of the season on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014. Though the snow will largely stop in Minnesota by Tuesday afternoon, said Joe Calderone, senior forecaster at the National Weather Service office in Chanhassen, Minnesota, the state won’t be “seeing any warm up any time soon.” (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Leila Navidi) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUTPIERRE, S.D. (AP) — People in the Upper Midwest and Rockies woke up to frigid temperatures Tuesday, with heavy snow blanketing some areas. Other parts of the country are expecting a dose of the icy weather later this week from a powerful storm that hit Alaska with hurricane-force winds over the weekend.


Tenn. governor downplays VW labor policy on UAW

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 07:09

FILE - In this June 12, 2013, file photo, workers assemble Volkswagen Passat sedans at the German automaker's plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. UAW officials in a letter to plant workers on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, said a upcoming policy change by Volkswagen will clear the way to for the union to gain its first recognition agreement with a foreign automaker in the South. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig, file)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is downplaying the significance of a new policy that the United Auto Workers has characterized as an avenue toward union recognition the Chattanooga Volkswagen factory.


Port problems endanger apple exports

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 06:59

An empty container ship is moored at the Port of Seattle's seaport and in view of stacked containers ashore on the Duwamish Waterway, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, in Seattle. Labor woes at major West Coast seaports are slowing exports of the record crop of Washington apples and endangering big Christmas season shipments of the fruit to Central American nations. Delays in deliveries of apples, autos, iPhones and other products are part of a labor dispute between longshoremen and operators of 29 West Coast ports as they try to hammer out a new contract. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Labor woes at major West Coast sea ports have slowed the export of a record crop of Washington apples and endangered big Christmas season shipments of the fruit to Central American nations.


Delvin Barnes arrives in Philadelphia to face charges

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 06:52

Delvin Barnes arrives in Philadelphia to face chargesKidnapping suspect Delvin Barnes traveled from Virginia to Philadelphia today to be tried in the abduction of Carlesha Freeland Gaither.


U.S. airlines sue Port of Seattle over airport workers wage hikes

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 06:45
By Mica Rosenberg (Reuters) - U.S. airlines are suing the Port of Seattle to block planned pay increases for airport workers, in the latest legal battle over efforts to better compensate workers in a state with the highest minimum wage in the country. The Port commission, which runs the Seattle-Tacoma airport, voted in July to hike the wage floor to $11.22 per hour in January 2015 and $13.00 per hour in 2017 for airport employees. ...

Goodbye, snow days: Students study from home

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 06:34
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — She's no Grinch about it, but Lynn Grewing is the principal who stole snow days.

Arias trial to resume after a nearly 2-week break

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 06:34
PHOENIX (AP) — The sentencing retrial of Jodi Arias is scheduled to resume Wednesday after a nearly two-week break during which news organizations protested a decision to let a skittish defense witness testify in private and authorities were accused of destroying evidence.

California nurses strike over patient care, Ebola

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 06:33

Registered nurse Anca Bahlaquisd takes a seat for a moment while joining more than 100 other nurses and supporters picketing outside a Kaiser Permanente facility in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday Nov. 11, 2014. As many as 18,000 nurses are participating in a statewide two-day strike to call attention to what they say is an erosion in patient care and lack of preparation for treating Ebola at Kaiser facilities. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As many as 18,000 nurses went on strike Tuesday and picketed in front of Kaiser Permanente facilities in Northern California to express their concerns about patient-care standards and Ebola.


Veterans Day means freebies for those who served

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 06:28

Retired U.S. Navy Vietnam veteran Larry Woodrome, orders a free lunch at Denny's, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 in Gilbert, Ariz. Denny's is giving away free lunches to military veterans on Veteran's Day. (AP Photo/Matt York)SAN DIEGO (AP) — Army reservist Dennis Rances had a general idea of how he would spend Veterans Day with his military friends, and none of it required money.


Missouri governor vows to stop any violence after Ferguson decision

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 06:24

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon declares a state of emergency and curfew in response to looting the previous night in Ferguson, MissouriBy Kenny Bahr WELDON SPRINGS Mo. (Reuters) - Missouri Governor Jay Nixon said on Tuesday the National Guard would be on standby to respond to any violence after a grand jury decides whether or not to indict a white police officer for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson. In addition to the National Guard, police officers from across the state could be called on to restore order if protests get out of hand, Nixon told a news conference. A decision by the grand jury is expected in mid-to-late November. ...


Gas leak reported in Bristol, Bucks County

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 06:24

Gas leak reported in Bristol, Bucks CountyOfficials were called to the scene of a gas leak in Bristol, Bucks County.


Police ID man accused of driving wife's Corvette into Delaware River

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 06:12

Police ID man accused of driving wife's Corvette into Delaware RiverOfficials thought they were dealing with a rescue operation in the Delaware River Monday evening. But soon it became apparent the only thing in trouble was a marriage.


Police ID man wanted for driving wife's Corvette into Delaware River

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 06:10

Police ID man accused of driving wife's Corvette into Delaware RiverOfficials thought they were dealing with a rescue operation in the Delaware River Monday evening. But soon it became apparent the only thing in trouble was a marriage.


Tight-knit community mourns family's death in fire

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 06:10

A man walks by a house destroyed by fire in New Orleans, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. New Orleans firefighters say a grandmother, three grandchildren and the children's mother died in the two-story house fire. Fire Department spokesman Michael Williams said it appears the fire started on the first floor in the rear of the home. Williams said it took firefighters about an hour and a half to bring the fire under control. (AP Photo/Kevin McGill)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The deaths of three children, their mother and grandmother in a New Orleans house fire Tuesday stunned a community of neighbors that included students and staff at the school the young victims attended just steps away from their front door.


Hole in Florida swallows car, forces evacuations of homes

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 06:04
By Letitia Stein TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - Residents in a central Florida community watched anxiously on Tuesday after two holes opened in the ground, including one that swallowed a car, forcing six families to evacuate their homes. The first of the two holes opened on Monday morning in the Holiday Travel Park, a community for people aged 55 and over about 35 miles northwest of Tampa that houses some 500 residents during the peak winter months. The hole was only 4 feet on each side when Pasco County Fire Rescue arrived on Monday at the property, authorities said in a statement. ...

Fire at New Jersey safari park under investigation

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 06:03
JACKSON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are investigating what caused a fire that destroyed an animal enclosure in the safari park at New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure.

Former, current Grand Canyon workers allege abuses

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 06:00
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Federal investigators are looking into allegations of discrimination, retaliation and a sexually hostile work environment in the Grand Canyon's river corridor.