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Police: Man who killed brother, 2 others in Kensington ID'd

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 01:06

 Man who killed brother, 2 others in Kensington ID'dPhiladelphia police have arrested a man who they say shot and killed his brother, his brother's girlfriend and another man in Kensington Sunday morning.


Indiana boy snubbed by peers gets 1,000 birthday cards

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 00:58
LAKE STATION, Ind. (AP) — More than a 1,000 birthday cards have arrived for an Indiana boy who was disappointed when none of the classmates he invited came to his birthday party.

Police: Man kills brother, 2 others in Kensington shooting

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 00:58

 Man kills brother, 2 others in Kensington shootingPhiladelphia police have arrested a man who they say shot and killed his brother, his brother's girlfriend and another man in Kensington Sunday morning.


Stepmom of scalded Ohio boy who died is charged with murder

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 00:49
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman accused of killing her 4-year-old stepson by putting him in scalding water as punishment the day before he was found dead has been indicted on murder and other charges.

Efforts begin to restore President Harding's home in Ohio

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 00:44

FILE - This July 21, 2008, file photo shows the Harding home, the residence of Warren G. Harding and his wife Florence Harding from 1891 until his presidential inauguration in 1921, in Marion, Ohio. Fundraising began in April 2016 for a $7.3 million Harding 2020 project to restore the home and grounds, build a new parking lot and open a 15,000-square-foot presidential center to coincide with the 100th anniversary of Harding's successful 1920 presidential run, when then-U.S. Sen. Warren G. Harding, R-Ohio, delivered campaign speeches from the house's front porch that attracted more than 600,000 visitors. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon, File)MARION, Ohio (AP) — Fundraising efforts have begun to restore President Warren G. Harding's home and build a 15,000-square-foot presidential center at the property by 2020.


Ex-cop pleads to involuntary manslaughter in 2013 shooting

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 00:41
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A former Fairfax County police officer accused of fatally shooting a man who had his hands up during a 2013 standoff pleaded guilty Monday to involuntary manslaughter.

Protesters acquitted of blockading London arms fair

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 00:39
LONDON (AP) — A British judge has acquitted eight protesters who blockaded the entrance to an arms fair, accepting their argument that they acted to stop illegal weapons trading.

L'Oreal sales rise 1.8 percent as developed markets hold up

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 00:34
PARIS (AP) — French cosmetics maker L'Oreal says its sales edged up 1.8 percent in the first three months of the year to 6.55 billion euros ($7.41 billion) as gains in its main markets in Western Europe and North America offset a decline in Latin America.

Lanes reopen after tractor-trailer hauling bricks overturns at I-95/I-295 merger

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 00:32

Lanes reopen after tractor-trailer hauling bricks overturns at I-95/I-295 mergerAll lanes are back open after a tractor-trailer carrying bricks overturned in Lawrence Twp., Mercer County.


Suspect in shooting of Philadelphia police officer remains at large

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 00:28

 Suspect in shooting of Philadelphia police officer caughtAction News has learned that two suspects remain at large after a Philadelphia police officer was shot and wounded, including the suspect involved in the shooting.


Tractor-trailer hauling bricks overturns at I-95/I-295 merger

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 00:28

Lanes reopen after tractor-trailer hauling bricks overturns at I-95/I-295 mergerA tractor-trailer carrying bricks has overturned in Lawrence Twp., N.J., causing major delays on I-295 South.


Police search national park for missing Virginia firefighter

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 00:23
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a paramedic-firefighter whose car was found in a parking lot in the Shenandoah National Park.

Poland, Denmark plan new gas pipeline to diversify energy

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 00:20

Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen, left, and his host, Poland's Prime Minister Beata Szydlo shake hands before talks, before Szydlo's office in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, April 18, 2016. Their talks will focus on a Baltic Pipeline that is to supply Poland with gas from Scandinavia, about European security and policy toward Russia and Ukraine. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's prime minister says a new gas pipeline with Denmark will help diversify the nation's energy sources and curb their prices.


Tree falls on SUV in Mt. Airy

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 00:15

Couple escapes injury after tree falls on SUV in Mt. AiryTwo people appear to have escaped serious injury after a tree landed on their SUV in the Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia.


NYC monitoring of some mentally ill sparks rights concerns

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 00:14

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio testifies during a joint legislative budget hearing on local government in Albany, N.Y. New York City's effort to monitor mentally ill people considered potentially violent has stirred unease among civil liberties and mental health advocates but de Blasio has said the program aims to protect public safety and provide treatment. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)NEW YORK (AP) — When a homeless man was taken for a psychiatric evaluation because he argued with shelter police, doctors found no reason to commit him. Then City Hall stepped in.


Officials: Man killed in standoff hit by officers' gunfire

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 00:07
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The State Bureau of Investigation said a man found dead in his North Carolina home after a shootout with police last month did not kill himself.

Florida teen's science project catches Obama's eye

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 00:03
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A 14-year-old Florida girl's science project caught the eye of President Obama during the White House Science Fair.

Man in police custody dies while waiting in emergency room

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:45
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama shoplifting suspect who was in police custody following his arrest at a Wal-Mart store died during a two-hour wait in a hospital emergency room, police said Monday.

Drone collision with jet highlights growing aviation danger

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:41

FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 file photo, aircraft wait on the tarmac at Heathrow Airport in London. A collision between a British Airways passenger jet and a drone left the plane undamaged, but the aviation industry shaken. British police and air-accident authorities are investigating the incident which occurred on Sunday, April 17, 2016, in which an Airbus A320 carrying 137 people struck an object believed to be a drone while it was approaching Heathrow Airport. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, file)LONDON (AP) — A collision between a British Airways passenger jet and a drone over London has left the plane undamaged but the aviation industry deeply shaken.


Justices extend ruling on repeat offenders' prison terms

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 22:27
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has extended its year-old ruling that makes people convicted of repeated violent crimes eligible for reduced prison terms.