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Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 07:41

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The Latest: 2nd arrest in fatal fraternity house shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 07:37
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting at a New Jersey fraternity house (all times local):

The Latest: Suspect charged with murder in wife's shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 07:31

A police officer with his gun drawn runs for cover as Eulalio Tordil, 62, a suspect in three fatal shootings in the Washington, D.C., area is taken into custody nearby, in Silver Spring, Md., Friday, May 6, 2016. Tordil is an employee of the Federal Protective Service, which provides security at federal properties. He was put on administrative duties in March after a protective order was issued against him. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the three fatal shootings in the Washington suburbs (all times local):


Strawberries damaged by storm

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 07:25

Strawberries damaged by stormAg inspectors were spread out all over the Valley checking on farms and various crops after Thursday's storm.


1 dead, 4 injured in Interstate 5 crash near Coalinga

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 07:19

1 dead, 4 injured in Interstate 5 crash near CoalingaOne person died in what the California Highway Patrol is calling a tragic accident along Interstate 5 in Fresno County. Four others were injured.


Judge's order reopens questions about what Paterno knew when

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 07:12

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2011 file photo, Scott Paterno, left, looks on as students greet his father Penn State football coach Joe Paterno as he arrives at his home in State College, Pa. Scott Paterno said in a tweet sent May 6, 2016 that an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is “bunk.” (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A new legal document that claims a boy told Joe Paterno in 1976 that Jerry Sandusky had molested him has dropped like a bombshell and reignited debate about what the Penn State coach knew about his longtime assistant decades before his arrest.


Little Rock settles lawsuit over 2010 police shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 07:08

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Little Rock Police Department shows Little Rock police Officer Donna Lesher. On Friday, May 6, 2016, the city of Little Rock agreed to settle a lawsuit from the family of 67-year-old black man Eugene Ellison, who was fatally shot in 2010 after Lesher and Tabitha McCrillis, two off-duty, white police officers entered his apartment without a warrant, a city official told The Associated Press. The city agreed to settle the years-old case, which was scheduled to go to trial on Monday, May 9, in part because of years of possible appeals. (Little Rock Police Department via AP, File)LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Little Rock settled a lawsuit Friday with relatives of a 67-year-old black man who was killed after a struggle with two white, off-duty police officers who entered his home without a warrant in 2010, marking what the family's attorney said was a record settlement of about $1.5 million.


AccuWeather: Rain Moves Out, Gradual Improvement This Weekend

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 07:05

 Rain Moves Out, Gradual Improvement This WeekendMeteorologist Cecily Tynan says a few scattered showers are possible this weekend, but sunshine is back in full force on Mother's Day.


Michigan driver clinging to life after highway murder attempt

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 06:56
State police said a 28-year-old man from Detroit was deliberately targeted by at least one shooter from an encroaching vehicle during a dispute that ended on the highway, though the motivation behind the shooting was not fully clear. A 25-year-old woman passenger was injured by broken glass and pieces of metal as several bullets were fired into their car, said Calvin Hart, a Michigan State Police spokesman. The gunfire came as the cars were traveling side by side for more than a hundred feet along Interstate 94 near the Lodge Freeway in Detroit on Friday afternoon, Hart said.

The Latest: Little Rock settles lawsuit over police shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 06:54
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on the settlement in a lawsuit filed by the family of a black man fatally shot in 2010 after two off-duty Little Rock police officers entered his home without a warrant (all times local):

Harvard to bar members of all-male clubs from leading groups

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 06:53

FILE - In this June 30, 2009, file photo, Harvard University President Drew Faust, the university's first female president, poses for a photograph on the university's campus in Cambridge, Mass. Faust announced Friday, May 6, 2016, that students who join Harvard's male-only social clubs won’t be able to serve as sports captains or leaders of other campus groups starting in fall 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)BOSTON (AP) — Students who join Harvard's male-only social clubs won't be able to serve as sports captains or leaders of other campus groups starting in fall 2017.


Exclusive: State education chief opts against Chicago schools takeover

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 06:53

Republican Bruce Rauner smiles after winning the midterm elections in Chicago, IllinoisChicago's cash-strapped public school district is not in sufficiently bad financial shape to warrant a state takeover, according to an Illinois State Board of Education staff report. Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner launched a probe of the nation's third-largest school system in February, contending it could lead to state oversight and a suspension of borrowing at debt-dependent Chicago Public Schools (CPS).


Coast Guard: Pilot rescued after ejecting into ocean

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 06:49
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a pilot was rescued in the Atlantic Ocean off the North Carolina coast after he parachuted from what they believe was a Harrier jet as it went down in flames.

Workers are losing ground as Atlantic City casinos struggle

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 06:48

Workers are losing ground as Atlantic City casinos struggleATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's casino workers are making only 80 cents an hour more now than they did 12 years ago, having opted instead to secure benefits like health insurance and retirement plans as the casino industry shrunk and four properties went out of business.


The Latest: Union workers protest outside Tropicana casino

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 06:46

 Union workers protest outside Tropicana casinoATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a protest by casino workers at the Tropicana (all times local):


Kerry: Diverse graduating class is 'Trump's worst nightmare'

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 06:46

Secretary of State John Kerry stands for the national anthem during Northeastern University's commencement ceremonies in Boston, Friday, May 6, 2016. Kerry delivered the keynote address during which he told the graduating class that their diversity makes them "Donald Trump's worst nightmare." (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told college graduates on Friday their diversity is "Donald Trump's worst nightmare" and it's their job to confront global issues ranging from terrorism to climate change.


Brick thrown from overpass hits trucker in face

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 06:44

Brick thrown from overpass hits trucker in facePolice in Bucks County are looking for the person who sent one trucker to the hospital and put several others in danger.


Brick thrown from overpass hits trucker in face

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 06:44

Brick thrown from overpass hits trucker in facePolice in Bucks County are looking for the person who sent one trucker to the hospital and put several others in danger.


Wind, dust close long freeway stretch in Arizona-New Mexico

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 06:37
SAN SIMON, Ariz. (AP) — A weather front that produced thunderstorms and strong winds over parts of the West on Friday whipped up dust that once again closed a 62-mile stretch of a major freeway on both sides of the Arizona-New Mexico border.

6 relatives, including 4 kids, found dead in burning NY home

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 06:32
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A predawn fire quickly engulfed a two-story house Friday, killing a couple's four grandchildren, a son and a nephew, authorities and family said.