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Mudslides cut off access for hundreds in Calif.

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 13:34

An official of Forest Home Christian Conference Center in Forest Falls, Calif., inspects damage on the property following thunderstorms on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. About 1,500 residents of Oak Glen, and another 1,000 residents of Forest Falls in the San Bernardino Mountains were unable to get out because the roads were covered with mud, rock and debris, authorities said. (AP Photo/The Press-Enterprise, David Bauman)OAK GLEN, Calif. (AP) — Thunderstorms across Southern California on Sunday brought flash floods that led to a few rescues, while thick debris flows cut off access to two mountain towns and stranded more than 2,000 people people.


Report: Suspect in custody in toddler's slaying

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 13:32
CANNON BEACH, Ore. (AP) — A suspect was taken into custody Sunday in the case of a toddler found dead at a coastal Oregon resort, authorities said.

Body-paint artist blends models into NYC landmarks

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 13:20

In this July 29, 2014 photo, artist Trina Merry, left, paints model Jessica Mellow in colors of the Manhattan Bridge in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The city’s streets are Merry’s studio, and the naked body is her canvas. She creates images that seamlessly camouflage her mostly nude models into New York City’s skyline, blending them into the details of the Empire State Building, the Manhattan Bridge, Central Park and other landmarks. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's streets are Trina Merry's studio, and the naked body is her canvas.


In NY giveaway, Pez dispensers filled with cash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 13:13
NEW YORK (AP) — Pez dispensers buried on New York City beaches this weekend contained something even sweeter than candy: cold, hard cash.

Remains found of man sought in family's slayings

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 13:12

FILE - This undated photo released by the Shasta County Sheriff's office shows Shane Miller, 45. Officials say their search for Miller, a man suspected of killing his wife and two young daughters last year has ended with the discovery of skeletal remains on a Northern California riverbank. Shasta County sheriff's Detective Dave Eoff said dental records confirmed Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014 that the remains belonged to Shane Miller. (AP Photo/Shasta County Sheriff, file)PETROLIA, Calif. (AP) — The extensive search for an ex-convict suspected of killing his wife and two young daughters last year ended with the discovery of skeletal remains on a Northern California riverbank that officials confirmed Sunday as those of the fugitive.


Affectionate graffiti mars sacred Indian site

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 12:40
CHIMACUM, Wash. (AP) — Graffiti expressing affection for someone named Miranda has marred one of the most sacred sites for an American Indian tribe in Washington state.

US missionary with Ebola leaving Liberia Tuesday

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 12:30

An ambulance departs Dobbins Air Reserve Base near Interstate 75, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Marietta, Ga. Officials at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta expect an American that was infected with the Ebola virus to be transported today.(AP Photo/John Bazemore)ATLANTA (AP) — A second American missionary stricken with Ebola is expected to fly Tuesday to the U.S. for treatment, following a colleague who was admitted over the weekend to Emory University Hospital's infectious disease unit.


Second Maryland concertgoer dies of suspected overdose

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 12:15
A second person has died of a suspected drug overdose following a Maryland pop and dance music festival that left another dead and more than a dozen hospitalized with drug-related illnesses, police said on Sunday. The person, a 17-year-old from Woodbridge, Virginia, died at an area hospital following the all-day Mad Decent Block Party in Columbia, about 20 miles (32 km) southwest of Baltimore, the Howard County Police Department said in a statement. On Friday, Tyler Fox Viscardi, 20, of Raleigh, North Carolina, who also attended the concert, died of a suspected drug overdose after being taken to the hospital at around 9 p.m. local time, police said. The Mad Decent Block Party travels throughout the United States.

Strong quake kills 367 in southern China

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:47

Strong quake kills 367 in southern ChinaA strong earthquake in southern China's Yunnan province toppled thousands of homes on Sunday, killing at least 367 people and injuring more than 1,800.


Ohio's 4th largest city has no drinking water

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:47

Ohio's 4th largest city has no drinking waterLong lines formed at water distribution centers and store shelves were quickly emptied of bottled water after Ohio's fourth-largest city told residents not to drink from its water supply that was fouled by toxins possibly from algae on Lake Erie.


Husband sought in 'suspicious' death of Upper Darby woman

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:33

Husband sought in 'suspicious' death of Upper Darby womanPolice are looking for the husband of a woman who was found dead in a home in Upper Darby.


Man critical in Wilmington shooting

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:31

Man critical in Wilmington shootingA man in his 20s was found shot multiple times in Wilmington, Delaware.


Chaos, several arrests at birthday party in Strawberry Mansion

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:28

Chaos, several arrests at birthday party in Strawberry MansionA police investigation turned into a chaotic scene with multiple arrests at a birthday party celebration in Strawberry Mansion and it was caught on video.


Teen found shot multiple times in Cobbs Creek

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:28

Teen found shot multiple times in Cobbs CreekPolice are investigating a shooting in the Cobbs Creek section of Philadelphia that sent a teenager to the hospital.


Hypothermic man rescued after boat catches fire

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:20

In this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, a 25-foot pleasure craft is engulfed in flames 3 miles north of Neah Bay, Wash., Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. The man had been on the raft for nearly an hour Sunday when an agency helicopter hoisted him up and transported him to a hospital. Petty Officer 3rd Class Katelyn Shearer says she didn’t know his condition, but he was able to walk into the facility. It’s not yet known what caused the fire on the vessel that split in half and sank. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard)SEATTLE (AP) — The Coast Guard said Sunday it rescued a severely hypothermic man clinging to his partially submerged life raft off Washington state's northwestern tip after his boat caught fire and he abandoned it.


Tropical storm Bertha strengthens as it moves away from the Bahamas: NHC

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:20

Villalba Mayor Ortiz and Bonilla, director of the Emergency Management Agency, stop to check damages affecting improvements to the aqueduct infrastructure in the sector after heavy rain, in Aceituna town(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Bertha, the second named storm of the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season, is strengthening quickly as it moves away from the Bahamas, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday. The storm was located about 190 miles (305 km) east of the Eleuthera Island in the Bahamas, with maximum sustained winds of 65 miles per hour (100 kph), the Miami-based weather forecasters said.


Ebola fear prompts South Korea university to cancel Nigerians' invitation

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:56
A South Korean university rescinded an invitation for three Nigerians to attend a conference and a group of South Korean medical volunteers called off a trip to West Africa amid growing concerns about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. The Duksung Women's University in Seoul said in a statement the school "politely withdrew" its invitation for three Nigerian students to attend an international conference that it is co-hosting with the United Nations starting from Monday. Since February, more than 700 people in West Africa have died from Ebola, a hemorrhagic virus with a death rate of up to 90 percent of those infected. South Korea on Monday issued a special travel advisory asking people to refrain from visiting Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, while a group of South Korean medical volunteer workers scrapped an annual trip to African countries including Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana scheduled for August.

Lake Erie's algae woes began building a decade ago

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:44

Algae is seen near the City of Toledo water intake crib, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Lake Erie, about 2.5 miles off the shore of Curtice, Ohio. More tests are needed to ensure that toxins are out of Toledo's water supply, the mayor said Sunday, instructing the 400,000 people in the region to avoid drinking tap water for a second day. Toledo officials issued the warning early Saturday after tests at one treatment plant showed two sample readings for microcystin above the standard for consumption, possibly because of algae on Lake Erie. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The toxins that contaminated the drinking water supply of 400,000 people in northwest Ohio didn't just suddenly appear.


Ohio State band director's firing sets off clash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:41
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The new president of Ohio State University and supporters of the school's storied marching band are clashing over the unexpected firing of a band director with deep roots in the organization.

Fla. Legislature to meet this week to pass new map

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 09:59
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Confronted with a judge's ruling to swiftly redraw the state's congressional districts, Florida's House speaker disclosed extraordinary plans late Sunday to convene a rare summer special session to devise a new map.