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Feds cite Fogle's quest for teens for sex in appeal reply

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:06
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors have replied to former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle's appeal of his more than 15-year sentence with a court filing that includes text messages illustrating his efforts to find teenagers for sex.

Student driver hits, kills school superintendent out jogging

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:06
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey community was in mourning after a school superintendent out jogging with his dog was struck and killed Tuesday by a car driven by a student in his district, police said.

Train carrying Ringling Bros. animals hits car on tracks

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:05
CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Police say a train carrying animals from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus hit a car on the tracks in Virginia.

Train carrying Ringling Bros. animals hits car on tracks

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:05
CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Police say a train carrying animals from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus hit a car on the tracks in Virginia.

Apple refused China request for source code in last two years: lawyer

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:05

Logo of U.S. technology company Apple is seen in ZurichBy Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apple has been asked by Chinese authorities within the last two years to hand over its source code but refused to do so, the company's top lawyer told U.S. lawmakers at a hearing on Tuesday. Apple general counsel Bruce Sewell made the statement in response to a line of attack from law enforcement officials who have attempted to portray Apple as complicit in handing over information to Chinese authorities for business reasons while refusing to cooperate with U.S. requests for access to private data in criminal investigations. Apple Inc and the FBI returned to Washington to testify before lawmakers about their heated disagreement over law enforcement access to encrypted devices, highlighted in the case of a locked iPhone linked to a gunman in last December's Islamist militant-inspired shootings in San Bernardino, California.


Apple refused China request for source code in last two years: lawyer

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:05

Logo of U.S. technology company Apple is seen in ZurichBy Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apple has been asked by Chinese authorities within the last two years to hand over its source code but refused to do so, the company's top lawyer told U.S. lawmakers at a hearing on Tuesday. Apple general counsel Bruce Sewell made the statement in response to a line of attack from law enforcement officials who have attempted to portray Apple as complicit in handing over information to Chinese authorities for business reasons while refusing to cooperate with U.S. requests for access to private data in criminal investigations. Apple Inc and the FBI returned to Washington to testify before lawmakers about their heated disagreement over law enforcement access to encrypted devices, highlighted in the case of a locked iPhone linked to a gunman in last December's Islamist militant-inspired shootings in San Bernardino, California.


The Latest: Professor mauled by bear in critical condition

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:01
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a University of Alaska educator mauled by a bear (all times local):

Email goes to wrong Verona but helps save suicidal woman

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:00
VERONA, N.J. (AP) — An email from a concerned friend of a suicidal student in Verona, Italy, mistakenly went to a police department of the same name in New Jersey, but authorities said it helped save a life.

Email goes to wrong Verona but helps save suicidal woman

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:00
VERONA, N.J. (AP) — An email from a concerned friend of a suicidal student in Verona, Italy, mistakenly went to a police department of the same name in New Jersey, but authorities said it helped save a life.

Man pleads guilty to making online threats toward Mizzou

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:49
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A man charged with posting threats online last year that he would shoot black students and faculty at the University of Missouri's Columbia campus has changed his plea to guilty.

Aryan Brotherhood members convicted of racketeering, murder

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:48
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two members of the Aryan Brotherhood of Mississippi have been convicted on charges including racketeering and murder.

Alabama governor sued in latest fallout from scandal

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:46
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's former law enforcement secretary is now suing his former boss, claiming he was wrongly fired.

School superintendent struck and killed by 17-year-old driver in Robbinsville Twp., NJ

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:45

School superintendent struck and killed by 17-year-old driver in Robbinsville Twp., NJSources tell Action News the accident happened as the driver, a female student at Robbinsville High School, was rushing to get to school for a class trip.


Cosby's wife due to give second deposition in defamation lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:42

Comedian Bill Cosby and his wife Camille arrive at the Kennedy Center For the Performing Arts in WashingtonBill Cosby's wife of 52 years is due on Tuesday to sit for a second day of questioning in Boston by lawyers for seven women who have accused the comedian of sexual assault and have sued him for defamation for denying their claims. Camille Cosby's lawyers asked a federal magistrate judge last week to spare her a second day of questioning, saying an earlier deposition was mainly aimed at embarrassing her by delving into her sexual past and matters she is not obligated to testify about due to her marriage with the accused actor. U.S. Magistrate Judge David Hennessy rejected that request but admonished lawyers for both sides to be better behaved when they meet at a Boston hotel, where Camille Cosby, 72, will face five hours and 45 minutes of questioning.


Cosby's wife due to give second deposition in defamation lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:42

Comedian Bill Cosby and his wife Camille arrive at the Kennedy Center For the Performing Arts in WashingtonBill Cosby's wife of 52 years is due on Tuesday to sit for a second day of questioning in Boston by lawyers for seven women who have accused the comedian of sexual assault and have sued him for defamation for denying their claims. Camille Cosby's lawyers asked a federal magistrate judge last week to spare her a second day of questioning, saying an earlier deposition was mainly aimed at embarrassing her by delving into her sexual past and matters she is not obligated to testify about due to her marriage with the accused actor. U.S. Magistrate Judge David Hennessy rejected that request but admonished lawyers for both sides to be better behaved when they meet at a Boston hotel, where Camille Cosby, 72, will face five hours and 45 minutes of questioning.


Teamsters recommends members approve new Costco contract

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:37

Costco shopping carts shown in CaliforniaThe new agreement allows Costco employees on a 401(k) pension plan on the East Coast to join the defined benefit pension plan provided to 12,500 Teamsters members in California, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters said on Tuesday. "Language changes and economic changes were made that enabled the committee to reverse its position from a rejection to a positive recommendation of the latest offer," the union said.


Teamsters recommends members approve new Costco contract

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:37

Costco shopping carts shown in CaliforniaThe new agreement allows Costco employees on a 401(k) pension plan on the East Coast to join the defined benefit pension plan provided to 12,500 Teamsters members in California, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters said on Tuesday. "Language changes and economic changes were made that enabled the committee to reverse its position from a rejection to a positive recommendation of the latest offer," the union said.


FDA campaign takes aim at chewing tobacco use by rural teens

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:28
WASHINGTON (AP) — Government health officials will team up with minor league baseball as part of a new $36 million campaign to discourage rural teenagers from using chewing tobacco.

Michael Strahan leaving 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael,' joining GMA full time

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:28

Michael Strahan leaving 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael,' joining GMA full timeThe television star and former NFL player will join "Good Morning America" full time in September.


US stock indexes move mostly lower; oil price rebounds

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:26

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, the statue of George Washington on the steps of Federal Hall faces the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock indexes moved mostly higher in early trading Tuesday, April 19, 2016, as investors pored through the latest batch of company earnings. Mining and energy companies were among the biggest gainers, while technology stocks lagged the most. Oil prices rebounded. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)U.S. stock indexes veered mostly lower in midday trading Tuesday, weighed down by a slide in technology companies. Investors were poring through the latest company earnings news. Mining and energy stocks were among the biggest gainers as the price of oil rebounded.