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Firefighters battle house blaze in Cherry Hill

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 00:15

Firefighters battle house blaze in Cherry HillFirefighters are battling a house blaze in Cherry Hill, New Jersey Thursday morning.


4 injured in house fire in Hockessin

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 00:12

Burning candle sparks house fire in Hockessin, 4 hurtFour people were hurt in a house fire in Hockessin, Delaware.


AP sources: Panel proposes ban on air shipments of batteries

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 00:09

FILE - This file frame grab from video, provided by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) shows a test at the FAAs technical center in Atlantic City, N.J. last April, where a cargo container was packed with 5,000 rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. Officials say Jan. 27, 2016, a U.N. aviation panel is recommending a ban on shipping rechargeable batteries as cargo on passenger airliners because the batteries can create fires capable of destroying planes. (AP Photo/FAA, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.N. panel has recommended that cargo shipments of rechargeable lithium batteries be banned from passenger airliners because the batteries can create fires capable of destroying planes, said aviation officials familiar with the decision.


U.S. failed to protect migrant children from traffickers: Senate probe

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 00:07

Rob Portman speaks at the Wall Street Journal's CEO Council meeting in WashingtonU.S. authorities failed to conduct proper background checks before releasing undocumented migrant children to guardians, who in some cases exploited them, a bipartisan U.S. Senate investigation found. Republican Senator Rob Portman opened a Thursday hearing on the findings saying the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) lacked proper procedures to protect undocumented children entering the United States without an accompanying adult. The Senate investigation was prompted by a case in Portman's home state of Ohio in which at least six children from Guatemala were forced to work long hours on egg farms in Marion County.


Police: NJ woman hid heroin, cocaine inside child's car seat

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 00:07

 NJ woman hid heroin, cocaine inside child's car seatA New Jersey woman is accused of hiding heroin and crack cocaine in her year-old child's car seat during a traffic stop.


The Latest: Trump makes new attack on Fox host Megyn Kelly

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:49
WASHINGTON (AP) — Here are the latest developments from the 2016 race for president, less than a week out from the Iowa caucuses. All times local.

Trump Says He 'Was Pushed Away' From Debate

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:45
Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump appeared Wednesday night on Fox News.

A coffee named 'Death Wish' wins a Super Bowl commercial

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:26

In this Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, photo, provided by QuickBooks, Michael Brown, owner of Death Wish Coffee Company, poses for a picture during Intuit QuickBooks Small Business Big Game finalists tour, in Round Lake, N.Y. Death Wish Coffee Co. won a competition held by software maker Intuit for a 30-second spot during the third quarter of the Super Bowl on Feb. 7, 2016. The Round Lake, N.Y., company beat more than 15,000 companies in voting by the public and Intuit employees. (Hans Pennink/QuickBooks via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — A coffee with an edgy name and made by a small business is getting a commercial in Super Bowl 50.


Rihanna releases new album, 'ANTI,' on Jay Z's Tidal service

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:13

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, file photo, singer Rihanna poses before Christian Dior's Spring-Summer 2016 ready-to-wear fashion collection to be presented during the Paris Fashion Week, in Paris. Rihanna has released her much anticipated new album through Jay Z’s Tidal streaming service, which she co-owns. Rihanna released “ANTI” on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, on the streaming service. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna has released her much anticipated new album through Jay Z's Tidal streaming service, which she co-owns.


NASA remembers somber anniversary of Challenger explosion

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:12

NASA remembers somber anniversary of Challenger explosionThe Challenger accident happened 30 years ago Thursday. NASA is honoring the victims of that accident across multiple states.


3 injured in house fire in Hockessin

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:51

Burning candle sparks house fire in Hockessin, 4 hurtThree people were hurt in a house fire in Hockessin, Delaware.


30 years since Challenger: New voice at astronauts' memorial

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:30

 New voice at astronauts' memorialAs families of the lost Challenger astronauts gather with NASA to mark the space shuttle accident's 30th anniversary, there's a new voice to address the crowd.


Driver injured in head-on crash in Juniata Park

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:24

Driver injured in head-on crash in Juniata ParkA driver lost control and crashed a vehicle head-on into a parked car in the Juniata Park section of Philadelphia.


Shootout leaves man injured in North Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:22

Shootout leaves man injured in North PhiladelphiaA man was left injured after a shootout in North Philadelphia.


Runnemede school crossing guard suspended after contacting mayor about snow covered crosswalk

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:16

Runnemede school crossing guard suspended after contacting mayor about snow covered crosswalkParents are rallying behind Runnemede crossing guard Gina Bowne, demanding her two-day suspension be overturned.


Coast guard rescues 22 sailors off coast of Spain

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 22:03

Coast guard rescues 22 sailors off coast of SpainThe coast guard rescued 22 sailors off a ship that was sinking off the coast of Spain.


Project aims to mark dozens of American slave trade ports

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 21:31

 Rhode Island, where some 1,000 slave-trading voyages were launched. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A project aimed at memorializing America's slave-trade ports is moving to Rhode Island, where some 1,000 slave-trading voyages were launched.


Small fire damages church in Brewerytown

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 21:16

Small fire damages church in BrewerytownFire damages a Philadelphia church in the Brewerytown neighborhood.


How Planned Parenthood's accusers became the accused in Texas case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:56

A sign is pictured at the entrance to a Planned Parenthood building in New YorkAn aggressive legal strategy pursued by U.S. women's healthcare provider Planned Parenthood may have been critical in turning the tables on opponents who were seeking to prosecute it in Texas for allegedly profiting from sales of aborted fetal tissue. In a surprise move disclosed on Monday, a grand jury in Harris County not only cleared Planned Parenthood's Gulf Coast affiliate but also indicted the two anti-abortion activists, David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt, who had prompted the probe in the first place.


VIDEO: Philadelphia shooting victims crash into car, house in Hunting Park

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:49

 Philadelphia shooting victims crash into car, house in Hunting ParkTwo parked cars and a house were heavily damaged by an out-of-control minivan after both men in the vehicle had been shot, police say - and it was all caught on camera.