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Iran to boost oil output by 500,000 barrels

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 20:31
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran plans to increase oil production by 500,000 barrels per day now that sanctions have been lifted under a landmark nuclear deal with world powers.

Missing U.S. citizens were kidnapped in Baghdad, two Iraqi MPs says

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 19:58
The three U.S. citizens that were reported missing in Baghdad have been abducted, two members of parliament told Reuters on Monday.The three were invited on Friday to a private event in the Dora district southeast of the capital when they were kidnapped by unknown gunmen, said Mohammed al-Karbouli who sits on the security and defense panel of parliament. Another member of the same panel, Iskandar Witwit, gave a similar account, saying that they were kidnapped from the Sihha apartment buildings in the Dora district. Iraqi police and U.S. authorities earlier said three U.S. nationals had been reported missing in Baghdad.

St. Louis united against common enemy: Stan Kroenke

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 19:25

 Rams owner Stan Kroenke and the NFL executives who helped take away the team. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis football fans don't have the 49ers or Seahawks to hate anymore. They have a new nemesis: Rams owner Stan Kroenke and the NFL executives who helped take away the team.


Woman assaulted in Germantown section of Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 19:16

Woman assaulted in Germantown section of PhiladelphiaPolice are investigating an assault on a woman in the Germantown section of Philadelphia.


Bitter cold arrives after blast of light snow

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 18:56

Bitter cold, icy roads follow blast of light snowResidents woke up to a bitter blast of cold Monday morning after snow showers from Delaware County to Atlantic City left some roads slick and treacherous.


Poland's currency, stock market down after lowered rating

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 18:08
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Warsaw Stock Exchange's main index has fallen and the local currency is losing to major foreign currencies in reaction to a rating agency lowering Poland's debt rating.

Latest: SpaceX: ice buildup may have led rocket to tip over

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 15:10

This undated artist rendering provided by NASA shows the Jason-3 satellite. The latest in a series of U.S.-European satellites designed to detect ocean events like El Nino is scheduled for launch Sunday, Jan. 17, from California. If successful, the Jason 3 satellite will continue more than two decades of sea level measurements. (NASA via AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The latest on the launch of an ocean-monitoring satellite from California (all times local):


NYC deal reached to keep some horse-drawn carriages

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 13:43
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials announced Sunday that a deal has been reached to keep some horse-drawn carriages in Central Park and build a new in-park stable for the horses rather than ban them altogether.

After 3 days of searching, no sign of missing ski instructor

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 13:24

This undated photo provided by the Placer County Sheriff's Office shows missing ski instructor, Carson May, 23, Rescue crews are searching for May, who went missing after skiing at a Northern California ski resort. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says 43 people on skiers, snowmobiles and a snowcat resumed their search Saturday for May at Sugar Bowl Ski Resort near Norden, Calif. (Placer County Sheriff's Office via AP)NORDEN, Calif. (AP) — The search for a ski instructor who went missing at a Northern California ski resort has been suspended until morning, following a day hampered by bad weather.


China expected to report slower but still strong growth

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 13:22
BEIJING (AP) — As international markets watch anxiously, China is due to release a flood of data Tuesday that are likely to show economic growth slowed in the latest quarter but still is among the world's strongest.

Debate Takeaways: Gloves come off between Clinton, Sanders

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 13:20

Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton and Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speak during a break following an exchange about President Bill Clinton during the NBC, YouTube Democratic presidential debate at the Gaillard Center, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — In their final debate before the Iowa caucuses, the gloves came off between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.


The Latest: Massachusetts man freed from Iran returns home

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 13:18

An unidentified man leaves a Dassault Falcon jet of Swiss air force at the airport in Geneva, Switzerland, Sunday, Jan 17, 2016. A US government plane waited nearby to bring back to the US the men who were left from imprisonment in Iran the day before. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The latest developments as Iran and world powers implement a landmark deal reached last year to curb Iran's nuclear activities in exchange for the lifting of international sanctions (all times local).


Woman, 85, killed in Salem County house fire

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 13:03

Woman, 85, killed in Salem County house fireNew Jersey State Police are investigating after a woman was killed in a house fire in Salem County.


Bitter blast after surprising, snowy Sunday

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 12:40

Bitter cold arrives after blast of light snowAfternoon snow showers from Delaware County to Atlantic City left roads in the region soaked and targets for black ice.


Sharp exchanges in fourth Democratic primary debate

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 12:37

Sharp exchanges in fourth Democratic primary debateTurning up the temperature, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tangled repeatedly in Sunday's presidential debate over who's tougher on gun control and Wall Street and who's got a better vision for the future of health care in America.


Vigil held for victim of Torresdale hit-and-run

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 12:34

Vigil held for victim of Torresdale hit-and-runA small group of people braved the cold Sunday night with the hopes of solving a hit-and-run case after 5 years.


2 injured in garage fire at Mercer County home

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 12:31

2 injured in garage fire at Mercer County homeTwo people were injured in a garage fire at a home in Mercer County.


Surprising, snowy Sunday becomes bitter blast

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 12:28

Bitter cold arrives after blast of light snowAfternoon snow showers from Delaware County to Atlantic City left roads in the region soaked and targets for black ice.


Police ID suspect as father of students after threat prompts dorm lockdown

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 12:22

Police ID suspect as father of students after threat prompts dorm lockdownPenn State officials said a suspect is in custody following a lockdown at Hamilton Hall after a reported threat to two students Sunday evening.


St. Louis police: Officer fatally shoots KFC robbery suspect

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 12:19
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police say an officer fatally shot a suspect in an armed robbery of a St. Louis fast-food restaurant.