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Missouri lawmakers enact 72-hour abortion waiting period by overriding governor's veto.

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:38
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers enact 72-hour abortion waiting period by overriding governor's veto.

Missouri lawmakers enact 72-hour abortion waiting period by overriding governor's veto.

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:38
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers enact 72-hour abortion waiting period by overriding governor's veto.

Highway shutdown averted at Ferguson protests

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:27

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2014 file photo, police wait to advance after tear gas was used to disperse a crowd during a protest for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo. The Ferguson City Council, set to meet Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, for the first time since the fatal shooting of Brown, said it plans to establish a review board to help guide the police department and make other changes aimed at improving community relations. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)Authorities arrested protesters who were planning to block part of Interstate 70 on Wednesday near the St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black 18-year-old was fatally shot by a white police officer.


China's inflation in August eases to 2 percent

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:25
BEIJING (AP) — China's consumer inflation eased in August amid signs of cooling economic growth.

China's inflation in August eases to 2 percent

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:25
BEIJING (AP) — China's consumer inflation eased in August amid signs of cooling economic growth.

AccuWeather: Summer Warmth, Humidity and Storms on the Way

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:10

 Warm and Humid, Late StormsMeteorologist Cecily Tynan is tracking a one day surge of muggy air followed by evening thunderstorms.


Investigation: Is healthcare sign up program worth tax dollars?

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:00

 Is healthcare sign up program worth tax dollars?The federal government has just announced plans to spend another $60 million dollars this year to fund the controversial Healthcare Navigator program.


Former FBI director to lead probe of NFL's handling of Ray Rice case: league

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:59
(Reuters) - Former FBI director Robert Mueller will lead an investigation into the National Football League's handling of former Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice's domestic violence case, the league said on Wednesday. Mueller's probe will be overseen by NFL owners John Mara of the New York Giants and Art Rooney of the Pittsburgh Steelers, the league said in a statement. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Mueller will have access to league records and personnel and that the final report would be made public.

NFL: Former FBI director will probe Ray Rice case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:49

 Former FBI director will probe Ray Rice caseA law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive five months ago, while league executives have insisted they didn't see the violent images until this week.


Woman in wheelchair stabbed, robbed in Southwest Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:45

Woman in wheelchair stabbed, robbed in Southwest PhiladelphiaA woman in a wheelchair was stabbed and robbed in Southwest Philadelphia and it's the third attack on a disabled person in the area in the last week.


Children, ages 7 and 10, struck by car in NE Phila.

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:43

Children, ages 7 and 10, struck by car in NE Phila.Police say a pair of siblings, ages 7 and 10, are in critical condition after they were struck by a car in Northeast Philadelphia.


President Obama orders "broad military campaign" to combat ISIS

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:32

President Obama orders "broad military campaign" to combat ISISPresident Barack Obama ordered the United States into a broad military campaign Wednesday night to "degrade and ultimately destroy" ISIS in Syria and Iraq.


1 wounded in Glasgow, Delaware shooting

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:58

1 wounded in Glasgow, Delaware shootingA man in his 20s was shot and wounded in Glasgow, Delaware.


Detroit bankruptcy trial delayed until Monday by U.S. judge

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:50

File of a boarded up vacant home is seen with General Motors World Headquarters and the Detroit skylineBy Lisa Lambert DETROIT (Reuters) - A federal judge has put a landmark trial on Detroit's plan to exit bankruptcy on hold until Monday, as the city neared a deal with bond insurer Syncora Guarantee Inc, one of its most formidable hold-out creditors. If approved, the deal will see Syncora drop its objection to the restructuring and the trial - which is studying the feasibility of Detroit's plan to exit bankruptcy - could get a swift approval from U.S. Detroit's city council must approve the terms and is set to meet on Monday. Rhodes began a confirmation hearing on Detroit's plan to adjust $18 billion of debt last week and had scheduled hearing dates through Oct. 17.


Former WWE wrestler O'Haire found dead in SC home

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:46
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Sean Christopher Haire, known to professional wrestling fans as Sean O'Haire, has been found dead in his South Carolina home.

Former WWE wrestler O'Haire found dead in SC home

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:46
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Sean Christopher Haire, known to professional wrestling fans as Sean O'Haire, has been found dead in his South Carolina home.

$31,000 stolen from check cashing agency in Juniata Park

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:43

$31,000 stolen from check cashing agency in Juniata ParkPolice are looking for the armed bandit who got away with $31,000 from a check-cashing business in Philadelphia's Juniata Park section.


Nevada crews aim to repair Interstate 15 by Friday

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:40

Melanie Vallet, left, and Madison Bush rescue a mule caught in floodwater Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Overton, Nev. The flood water came from heavy rain Monday that also washed out parts of Interstate 15. (AP Photo/John Locher)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Road crews hoped to have one lane repaired in each direction Friday on a closed stretch of busy Interstate 15 in southern Nevada that crumbled during intense flash flooding, a state transportation official said Wednesday.


Wheelchair bound woman stabbed, robbed in Southwest Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:28

Woman in wheelchair stabbed, robbed in Southwest PhiladelphiaA wheelchair bound woman was stabbed and robbed in Southwest Philadelphia and it's the third attack on a disabled person in the area in the last week.


Authorities arrest 35 in protest over Missouri shooting

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:22
More than 100 demonstrators tried to block a U.S. Protesters sitting or standing in the road around Interstate 70 on-ramps near where Michael Brown, 18, was shot and killed by Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9 were arrested, St. Louis County Police spokesman Brian Schellman said. Four people were arrested on charges they assaulted police officers, and 32 faced charges of unlawful assembly. Police closed the highway on-ramp to traffic and told demonstrators not to enter the highway, Missouri Department of Public Safety spokesman Mike O'Connell said.