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Nitrogen leak at LG Display factory kills 2, sickens 4

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 18:08

An area where a nitrogen leak occurred at LG Display's factory in Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. LG Display said two people were killed and four others sickened by the nitrogen leak. LG Display Co. said in a statement Monday that the victims, employed by a LG contractor, were carrying out a regular repair and maintenance work when the nitrogen leak occurred not long after midday at the factory. (AP Photo/ Kwon Sook-hee, Yonhap) KOREA OUTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Display said Monday two people were killed and four others sickened by a nitrogen leak at its factory north of Seoul.


NYPD overseer reviews suspected chokehold cases

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 16:30
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department and an independent agency tasked with investigating excessive force claims are inconsistent in determining how and when officers are held accountable for using prohibited chokeholds, according a report being released Monday by the city's new inspector general for police.

Obama drops the tempered tone of his economic message

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 16:20

In this Jan. 6 2015 photo, President Barack Obama speaks to media in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. Obama is dropping the qualifications that tempered his economic message last year, choosing a bullish new pitch that the recovery is strong and widespread. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)WASHINGTON (AP) — For most of last year, President Barack Obama tempered his pitch on the economy: It may be improving, he would say, but millions of Americans had yet to benefit from the rebound.


SHOW BITS: Freshening up for party time

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 14:55

Michael Keaton arrives at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Show Bits brings you the 72nd annual Golden Globes in Beverly Hills, California, through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item.


Golden Gate Bridge reopens after safety barrier installed

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 14:37

FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 file photo, Golden Gate Bridge workers shift traffic lanes during the end of the morning commute in San Francisco. The Golden Gate Bridge will close to vehicles for 52 hours starting early Saturday morning, Jan. 10, 2014 to install a steel and concrete moveable median barrier that will help make the iconic bridge safer to commuters. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Golden Gate Bridge reopened to traffic Sunday night following a weekend closure to install a safety barrier designed to reduce dangers of head-on crashes.


Police: Woman finds boyfriend, 2 others murdered in Mayfair

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 12:54

 Woman finds boyfriend, 2 others murdered in MayfairPhiladelphia police say three men were shot execution style in the Mayfair section of the city.


Winter Weather Advisory

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 12:51

 Wintry Mix To Rain TodayMeteorologist Melissa Magee is tracking a wintry mix for the start of the morning commute.


Millions rally for unity against terrorism in France

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 12:49

Millions rally for unity against terrorism in FranceMore than a million people surged through the boulevards of Paris behind dozens of world leaders walking arm-in-arm Sunday in a rally for unity described as the largest demonstration in French history.


Obama to call for laws on data hacking, student privacy

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 12:47

File- This Jan. 9, 2015, file photo shows President Barack Obama speaking about the France newspaper attack. President Obama wants Congress to pass legislation requiring companies to inform customers within 30 days if their data has been hacked. Obama will also propose a bill that would prevent companies from selling student data to third parties. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama wants Congress to pass legislation requiring companies to inform customers within 30 days if their data has been hacked, a move that follows high-profile breaches at retailers including Target, Home Depot and Neiman Marcus.


Divers retrieve 1 of 2 black boxes from crashed AirAsia jet

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 12:47

Divers find black boxes in AirAsia crash, retrieve 1 of themAn official says divers have retrieved one of the black boxes from the AirAsia plane that crashed more than two weeks ago into the Java Sea, a major breakthrough in the slow-moving hunt.


Crews locate body of missing worker in Bristol silo collapse

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 12:36

Crews locate body of missing worker in Bristol silo collapseAuthorities say they have discovered the body of a worker who went missing when a silo collapsed at an industrial site in Bristol Township.


Dog missing after bizarre Bensalem incident reunited with owners

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 12:34

Dog missing after bizarre Bensalem incident reunited with ownersLast month, a dog went missing after a bizarre incident in Bensalem, Bucks County - now the pup has been happily reunited with his owners.


Road crews ready for Monday morning's wintry mix

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 12:22

Road crews ready for Monday morning's wintry mixA wintry mix is headed out way during the morning commute Monday and road crews are already prepared to treat the roads.


4 charged in deadly Kansas gun shop robbery attempt

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 12:14
SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — Four suspects in a deadly robbery attempt at a Kansas gun shop have been charged with first-degree murder, according to court records.

2 Tuskegee Airmen die in Los Angeles at 91 on the same day

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 11:46

This April 7, 2011 photo by Bruce Talamon shows Clarence E. "Buddy" Huntley Jr., a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, the famed all-black squadron that flew in World War II, posing with a P-51C Mustang fighter plane similar to the one that he was a crew chief on while overseas during the war, at Torrance, Calif., Airport. Huntley and fellow Tuskegee Airman Joseph Shambrey, lifelong friends who enlisted together, both died on the same day, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in their Los Angeles homes, relatives said Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015. Both were 91. Huntley and Shambrey enlisted in 1942 and were shipped overseas to Italy in 1944 with the 100th Fighter Squadron of the Army Air Force's 332nd Fighter Group. As mechanics, they kept the combat planes flying.(AP Photo/Bruce Talamon (c) 2011 All Rights Reserved)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two members of the Tuskegee Airmen — the famed all-black squadron that flew in World War II — died on the same day. The men, lifelong friends who enlisted together, were 91.


2 Tuskegee Airmen die in Los Angeles at 91 on the same day

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 11:22

2 Tuskegee Airmen die in Los Angeles at 91 on the same dayTwo members of the Tuskegee Airmen - the famed all-black squadron that flew in World War II - died on the same day. The men, lifelong friends who enlisted together, were 91.


Divers retrieve 1 black box from crashed AirAsia jet

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 10:57

Divers retrieve 1 of 2 black boxes from crashed AirAsia jetAn official says divers have retrieved one of the black boxes from the AirAsia plane that crashed more than two weeks ago into the Java Sea, a major breakthrough in the slow-moving hunt.


Authorities: 2 killed, 5 injured at party in North Carolina

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 10:46
Police in North Carolina are investigating a weekend shooting that has left two people dead and five injured at a party.

10 Things to Know for Monday

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 10:23

People demonstrate with a banner reading in Spanish "Down with death" and a man holds a poster at centre reading "bubbles must remain stronger than bullets" while a large puppet depicting French symbol Marianne wounded and overlooking the crowd, in Paris, France, Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015. A rally of defiance and sorrow, protected by an unparalleled level of security, on Sunday will honor the 17 victims of three days of bloodshed in Paris that left France on alert for more violence. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:


2 killed in 2 separate crashes in Delaware

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 10:03

2 killed in 2 separate crashes in DelawareDelaware state police are investigating unrelated fatal crashes in different parts of the state.