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2 injured in house fire in East Mount Airy

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 23:33

2 injured in house fire in East Mount AiryTwo females were injured in a blaze inside a home in Philadelphia's East Mount Airy section.


Lawyers for Colorado movie gunman James Holmes to wrap up case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 23:27

James Holmes sits in court for an advisement hearing at the Arapahoe County Justice Center in CentennialLawyers trying to avoid the death penalty for Colorado movie massacre gunman James Holmes are due to wrap up their case on Friday, hoping they have convinced jurors he was legally insane when he carried out one of the worst U.S. mass shootings. Prosecutors say Holmes is a cold-blooded murderer who aimed to kill all 400 people in the packed midnight premiere of a Batman film at the Century 16 cinema in Aurora, a Denver suburb. Defense attorneys have called a succession of psychiatrists and psychologists who studied Holmes, as well as jail staff who met him after he was arrested at the scene dressed head-to-toe in body armor, a gas mask and a helmet.


PHOTOS: US Women's World Cup Parade

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 23:09

 US Women's World Cup ParadeOn Friday morning, the World Cup champion U.S. women's soccer team will make their way up the Canyon of Heroes, along Broadway from the Battery to City Hall in New York City.


Sharks, fascinating and scary, capture our attention

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 22:59

In this photo taken, Tuesday, July 7, 2015,beachgoers avoid the ocean on a beautiful summer day in Avon, N.C. ?In a 28-day span, eight people have been bitten by sharks in N.C., with three of the attacks happening on the barrier islands of the Outer Banks. (AP Photo/Tamara Lush)AVON, N.C. (AP) — It's the golden hour, right before sunset, when the light is soft and pretty. The landscape looks like a postcard. Tourists stroll, kids run.


American Samoa questions gay marriage validity in territory

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 22:52

In this Jan. 10, 2015 photo, American Samoa Attorney General Talauega Eleasalo Ale poses for a photo during an event honoring teachers in Pago Pago, American Samoa. Ale is reviewing the Supreme Court’s decision legalizing same sex marriage, making American Samoa the only territory that has yet to voluntarily comply with marriage equality law. (AP Photo/Fili Sagapolutele).PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — American Samoa is the only U.S. territory to hold out against the recent Supreme Court ruling that legalized gay marriage.


Colleges in Cuba, US build ties as diplomatic tensions ease

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 22:42

FILE - In this July 11, 2014 file photo, Cuban students exit Marta Abreu Central University in Santa Clara, Cuba. Since the U.S. eased travel restrictions in 2015, several colleges have struck agreements with Cuban schools to create exchange programs for students and faculty. More American colleges are planning study trips to Cuba. Both sides are exploring research collaborations. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes, File)BOSTON (AP) — As the U.S. and Cuba mend ties, colleges in both countries are forming partnerships that once were heavily restricted.


10 Things to Know for Today

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 22:30

A bank employee distributes tags with queue positions to pensioners as they wait outside the main gate of the national bank of Greece to withdraw a maximum of 120 euros ($134) in central Athens, Friday, July 10, 2015. Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will seek backing for a harsh new austerity package from his party Friday to keep his country in the euro. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


Woman pleads not guilty to helping mom dump sister's body

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 22:07
ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — The younger sister of a woman who authorities say was killed by their mother has pleaded not guilty to charges that she helped dump the body in a field in Ohio.

Philadelphia-bound Southwest flight aborts takeoff at Chicago's Midway

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 22:03

Philadelphia-bound Southwest flight aborts takeoff at Chicago's MidwayFor the second time this week, a Southwest Airlines plane has aborted a takeoff at Chicago's Midway International Airport.


Pa. school destroyed by storm on Thursday night

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 21:54

Pa. school destroyed by storm on Thursday nightAn elementary school in Hamburg, Berks County was left in ruins after strong storms hit the area on Thursday night.


Another Southwest flight aborts takeoff at Chicago's Midway

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 21:53
CHICAGO (AP) — For the second time this week, a Southwest Airlines plane has aborted a takeoff at Chicago's Midway International Airport.

Day 3 of jury deliberations in federal cyberstalking case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 21:49
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Jurors have begun a third day of deliberations in the federal conspiracy and stalking case against the widow and children of a man who killed his ex-daughter-in-law at a Delaware courthouse in 2013.

Police seeking Florida man suspected of abusing baby

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 21:43
PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a 31-year-old Tampa Bay area man suspected of kicking, punching and biting an 11-month old boy.

Detained immigrants sue over getting $1 a day for work

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 21:42

Alejandro Menocal, 53, a legal permanent resident in the United States who emigrated from Mexico in 1973, stands near one of the machines he operates as an employee of a tree trimming business, in Golden, Colo, Thursday, July 9, 2015. Menocal is one of a group of immigrants who were detained at a suburban Denver facility who are filing a lawsuit against GEO, the private company that held them, alleging that they were paid $1 a day to do janitorial work, sometimes under threat of solitary confinement. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)DENVER (AP) — Immigrants who were detained at a suburban Denver facility while they awaited deportation proceedings are suing the private company that held them, alleging they were paid $1 a day to do janitorial work, sometimes under threat of solitary confinement.


Area storms bring funnel clouds, strong winds and flooding

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 21:39

Area storms bring funnel clouds, strong winds and floodingSevere thunderstorms brought funnel clouds, heavy rain and strong winds to the area on Thursday.


Prosecutors: Boyfriend pushed mom charged with leaving baby

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 21:23
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Prosecutors say the boyfriend of a Maryland mother charged with leaving her weeks-old daughter on the side of a road is accused of pushing the woman during an argument before the baby was left.

US Marshals employee caught having sex on courthouse roof

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 21:04
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The U.S. Marshals Service says one of its employees was photographed having sex on the roof of a federal courthouse in Pennsylvania.

2 hurt after 2-vehicles collide in Glen Mills, Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 20:46

2 hurt after 2-vehicles collide in Glen Mills, Pa.Two people were hurt after two cars slammed into one another in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania.


PHOTOS: Pa. school destroyed during Thursday's storm

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 20:44

 Pa. school destroyed during Thursday's stormThe Blue Mountain Elementary School in Hamburg, Pa. was in ruins after strong storms on Thursday evening.


First chapter of new Harper Lee novel is previewed

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 20:34

First chapter of new Harper Lee novel is previewedWe know this much so far about Harper Lee's new book: Atticus Finch is 72 and suffering from rheumatoid arthritis; Scout is a grown woman who has a suitor most anxious to marry her. And Scout's older brother, ...