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The Latest: Pennsylvania bridge reopens after wall collapse

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 06:00
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the wall collapse near a Harrisburg bridge (all times local):

The Latest: Pair IDs fire deaths as 4 grandkids, son, nephew

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 05:58
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the house fire in Syracuse that has killed six members of the same family (all times local):

Arizona joins rest of nation with children's insurance plan

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 05:58
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is poised to join 49 other states that offer a federal health insurance program for low-income children after backers of the plan pushed it through the Legislature Friday and Republican Gov. Doug Ducey pledged to sign it immediately.

Arizona joins rest of nation with children's insurance plan

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 05:58
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is poised to join 49 other states that offer a federal health insurance program for low-income children after backers of the plan pushed it through the Legislature Friday and Republican Gov. Doug Ducey pledged to sign it immediately.

Obama administration proposes rules aimed at tax evasion

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 05:56

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking in the White House briefing room in Washington, Friday, May 6, 2016, about the economy and new steps to strengthen financial transparency and combat money laundering, corruption, and tax evasion. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)WASHINGTON (AP) — New financial regulations would force companies to disclose more information about their owners, as part of a crackdown on tax evaders and money launderers, the Obama administration announced on Friday.


Obama administration proposes rules aimed at tax evasion

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 05:56

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking in the White House briefing room in Washington, Friday, May 6, 2016, about the economy and new steps to strengthen financial transparency and combat money laundering, corruption, and tax evasion. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)WASHINGTON (AP) — New financial regulations would force companies to disclose more information about their owners, as part of a crackdown on tax evaders and money launderers, the Obama administration announced on Friday.


Bystander attacked by dog amid dispute in North Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 05:55

Bystander attacked by dog amid dispute in North PhiladelphiaPolice say a woman in the wrong place at the wrong time was viciously attacked by a dog on Thursday night in North Philadelphia.


AccuWeather: Rain Moves Out, Gradual Improvement This Weekend

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

 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.


Man sought after shot fired in Blue Route road rage incident

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 05:52

Man sought after shot fired in Blue Route road rage incidentDetectives spent the day Friday are looking for security footage not only from along the Blue Route, but also from off the Conshohocken exit, where the shooter was last seen driving.


Woman gets 3 years for role in $200M credit card fraud scam

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 05:46
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Philadelphia woman has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for her role in a $200 million credit card fraud scheme the U.S. Department of Justice calls the largest it has prosecuted.

Woman gets 3 years for role in $200M credit card fraud scam

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 05:46
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Philadelphia woman has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for her role in a $200 million credit card fraud scheme the U.S. Department of Justice calls the largest it has prosecuted.

Founder of shoe giveaway company Toms looks back on 10 years

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 05:40

Founder of shoe giveaway company Toms looks back on 10 yearsIn Argentina, South Africa, Rwanda and elsewhere around the globe, there's something that sticks out for Blake Mycoskie about the one-for-one shoe company, Toms, he started in his Venice, California, apartment 10 years ago.


Founder of shoe giveaway company Toms looks back on 10 years

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 05:40

Founder of shoe giveaway company Toms looks back on 10 yearsIn Argentina, South Africa, Rwanda and elsewhere around the globe, there's something that sticks out for Blake Mycoskie about the one-for-one shoe company, Toms, he started in his Venice, California, apartment 10 years ago.


Prosecutors rule out charging deputies in deadly shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 05:39

FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2016 file photo, Barbara Noel, mother of Michael Noel, discusses the fatal shooting of her son in St. Martinville, La. Prosecutors in Louisiana on Friday, May 6, 2016, ruled out criminal charges in the death of Michael Noel, a mentally ill man who was shot and killed during a confrontation with sheriff's deputies last year. (AP Photo/Paul Kieu, File)BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Two sheriff's deputies were acting in self-defense when one of them shot and killed a mentally ill man during a violent "onslaught" in his Louisiana home last year, prosecutors said Friday as they ruled out any criminal charges against the deputies.


Records show Vegas stunt plane company had safety concerns

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 05:39

Records show Vegas stunt plane company had safety concernsLAS VEGAS (AP) — Before a recent stunt plane crash killed an instructor pilot and student passenger, records show that federal authorities had noted multiple safety issues on similar acrobatic flights offered by a Las Vegas tourism company that allows paying customers — even those without any previous flight experience — to fly and control planes.


Records show Vegas stunt plane company had safety concerns

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 05:39

Records show Vegas stunt plane company had safety concernsLAS VEGAS (AP) — Before a recent stunt plane crash killed an instructor pilot and student passenger, records show that federal authorities had noted multiple safety issues on similar acrobatic flights offered by a Las Vegas tourism company that allows paying customers — even those without any previous flight experience — to fly and control planes.


DA: 3 family members rigged illegal gaming machines to never pay out

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 05:28

 3 family members rigged illegal gaming machines to never pay outThree people from the same family are accused of running illegal gaming machines in Chester County.


Two charged in killing of New Jersey student

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 05:26
Two New Jersey men were charged on Friday in the murder of a college student who was fatally shot this week at a Newark fraternity house, prosecutors said. Authorities said that Taquan Harris of Newark and Nafee Cotman of Irvington, New Jersey, have been charged with murder, felony murder, robbery, and burglary and weapons offenses. Cotman, 18, was arrested in Irvington and bail was set at $1 million.

The Latest: Lawyer says DA correct for ruling out charges

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 05:25
ST. MARTINVILLE, La. (AP) — The latest on a decision by prosecutors in south Louisiana to rule out criminal charges against sheriff's deputies in the fatal shooting of a mentally ill man last year (all times local):

AccuWeather: Rain Today, Weekend Improvement

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 05:22

 Rain Today, Weekend ImprovementMeteorologist David Murphy says a few light showers are possible over the weekend, but it's milder and much nicer. Sunday afternoon looks great.