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Feds probe power steering in Ford midsize cars

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 23:01

This product image provided by Ford Motor Co. shows a 2011 Ford Fusion. U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints of power-assisted steering failure in 938,000 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ cars from the 2010 through 2012 model years, as well as the 2011 Mercury Milan. (AP Photo/Ford Motor Co.)DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's auto safety regulator has opened an investigation into complaints that the power-assisted steering can suddenly fail on three Ford Motor Co. midsize car models.


Room escape attractions growing in US

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 22:09

In this Sept. 22, 2014 photo, Konstantin Elizarov and Lucy Omelchenko are handcuffed together as they prepare to play a game at Escape the Quest in Miami Beach, Fla. Escape the Quest offers two games; Apartment 101 and Prison Escape, where groups of two to four have an hour to solve a puzzle and win their freedom. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — I like to think of myself as relatively quick-witted, but I started having serious doubts about my cleverness as I stood handcuffed to my new Russian friend, trying get out of a prison cell.


Correction: Republicans-Gay Marriage story

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 22:03

FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 file photo, former Republican Massachusetts state Sen. Richard Tisei speaks to supporters in Wakefield, Mass., as he announces he will run for the state's 6th Congressional District seat currently held by U.S. Rep. John Tierney. Tisei is one of three openly gay Republicans nationwide expected to run in this year's midterm elections for Congress. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)NEW YORK (AP) — In an Oct. 4 story about how the debate over gay marriage is splintering GOP politicians into three camps, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the American Unity PAC had been donating to pro-gay marriage Republican candidates. The political action committee's spending was in support of those candidates who back same-sex marriage, but was not given directly to them.


Cyprus: Turkey gas search could hurt peace talks

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 21:57

Cyprus Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides speaks to the media at the foreign house in divided capital of Nicosia, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. Cyprus' foreign minister says Turkey's stated intention to search for oil and gas in waters where the ethnically-split island nation has licensed an Italian-South Korean consortium to drill could upset reunification talks. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus on Monday warned that plans by Turkey to search for oil and gas in waters where it has already licensed companies to drill could derail reunification talks on the ethnically split island.


Missing Madeleine: alleged online troll found dead

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 21:41

FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011 file photo, Gerry and Kate McCann arrive to testify at the Leveson inquiry at the Royal Courts of Justice in central London. A woman who was accused of sending Internet abuse to the parents of missing girl Madeleine McCann has been found dead in a hotel room in Leicester, central England, on Saturday Oct. 4, 2014. Her death has revived debate about media responsibility and how best to respond to online “trolls.” (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)LONDON (AP) — A woman who was accused of sending Internet abuse to the parents of missing girl Madeleine McCann has been found dead in a hotel room. Her death has revived debate about media responsibility and how best to respond to online "trolls."


Swastikas found at Jewish frat house near Atlanta

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 21:32
ATLANTA (AP) — Swastikas were found painted on the exterior of a historically Jewish fraternity house at Emory University in metro Atlanta over the weekend, according to police and university reports, and officials said the vandalism would not be tolerated as they stepped up patrols at the private school.

Man shot, critically wounded in North Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 20:53

Man shot, critically wounded in North PhiladelphiaPolice say a 20-year old man was shot several times in North Philadelphia early Monday.


Angry man confronts panhandler driving new car

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 19:38

Angry man confronts panhandler driving new carDaniel Ayala lost it after he saw a woman he'd been giving charity to on the street suddenly driving a new car.


Cleanup underway at derailment site in NE La.

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 19:19

This photo courtesy Fourth District attorney Jerry Jones, shows a train derailment, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Mer Rouge, La. Two train engineers were in serious condition Sunday after their freight train hit a transport truck in northeast Louisiana, derailing two engines and 16 tank and hopper cars. (AP Photo/Courtesy Fourth District attorney Jerry Jones)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Cleanup continued early Monday at the site of a train derailment in northeast Louisiana.


Deadly crash shuts down road in Westville, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 18:17

Deadly crash shuts down road in Westville, N.J.A motorist has died after a vehicle slammed into an asphalt tanker truck in Gloucester County.


10 Things to Know for Today

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 17:59

In this Sept. 24, 2014 photo, a cricket player waits his turn to play next to a soccer ball in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Without a national tournament, Cuba has amateur tournaments between Cuban teams and teams of students from cricket-playing countries. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


Concern running high after NJ preschooler dies of enterovirus

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 17:47

Concern running high after NJ preschooler dies of enterovirusClasses resume this morning at a school in Mercer County after health officials confirmed that a 4-year-old student died of Enterovirus D-68.


Two injured as freight train derails in north Louisiana

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 17:31
(Reuters) - The conductor of a Union Pacific freight train and an engineer on board were injured on Sunday when it crashed into a tractor-trailer that was stuck on tracks in northern Louisiana, a spokesman for Union Pacific said. Two locomotives and 17 rail cars were derailed by the collision in Mer Rouge, said spokesman Jeff DeGraff. Two of the cars were carrying argon, a non-flammable refrigerated gas, and a three-block evacuation was put in effect in the area. ...

Officials look for homeless person in connection to Texas Ebola case

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 17:00

Officials look for homeless person in connection to Texas Ebola caseAuthorities in Dallas are searching for a homeless person who might have had contact with the lone Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States, officials said Sunday.


Poll: Americans worry: Can government protect us?

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 16:39

FILE - In the Sept. 21, 2014 file photo thousands of young people fill the streets of Manhattan, New York, carrying banners and calling on policymakers to take action on climate change. According to a new Associated Press-GfK poll, conducted September 25-29, 2014, Americans lack confidence that their government can keep them safe from threats to their safety and economic security. More than half of those polled don’t think the U.S. government can do much to effectively minimize the threat posed by climate change, mass shootings, racial tensions, economic uncertainty on Wall Street and an unstable job market. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans lack confidence in the government's ability to protect their personal safety and economic security, a sign that their widespread unease about the state of the nation extends far beyond politics, according to the latest Associated Press-GfK poll.


Bertelsmann buys remaining stake in Gruner + Jahr

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 16:05
BERLIN (AP) — Media group Bertelsmann AG says it is acquiring the 25.1-percent stake in German publisher Gruner + Jahr that it didn't already own for an undisclosed sum.

New Mexico immigration lockup draws criticism

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 15:55

FILE- In this Sept. 10, 2014 file photo, a woman and child are escorted to a van by detention facility guards inside the Artesia Family Residential Center, a federal detention facility for undocumented immigrant mothers and children in Artesia, N.M, A surge of cases involving immigrants from Central America has backed up federal courts and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The cases have been moved to Denver by judges in Arlington, Va. Officials say it makes more sense to hold the proceedings in the same time zone as the detention center. Hearings are being held by video from Artesia, N.M. starting on Monday, Sept. 29. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca, File)ARTESIA, N.M. (AP) — Trailers have been set up for a school at a federal immigration detention center in an isolated New Mexico desert town. A basketball court and a soccer field have been installed. And detainees are pleading their cases over a video link with judges in Denver.


US Journalist With Ebola Flying to Nebraska for Treatment

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 15:53
The U.S. journalist who tested positive for Ebola while working in Liberia is scheduled to arrive in Nebraska today.

German factory orders down sharply in August

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 14:32
BERLIN (AP) — The German government says factory orders dropped sharply in August — led lower by a big drop in demand from outside the euro area and canceling out a large rise the previous month.

Suspect in deadly ambush still eludes police

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 14:14
PRICE, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police have struck out again after following up on a possible sighting of the suspect in last month's deadly ambush of police barracks in the Pocono Mountains.