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Elderly pedestrian struck, killed by tour bus in San Francisco

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 10:51

Elderly pedestrian struck, killed by tour bus in San FranciscoAn elderly pedestrian was reportedly struck and killed by a Hop-on Hop-off Tour Bus in San Francisco's Pacific Heights neighborhood this afternoon.


2 suspects sought in Camden gas station robbery

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 10:24

2 suspects sought in Camden gas station robberyPolice are asking the public's help in identifying the suspects allegedly involved in an armed robbery at a gas station in Camden, New Jersey


Suspects sought in Camden gas station robbery

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 10:22

2 suspects sought in Camden gas station robberyPolice are asking the public's help in identifying the suspects allegedly involved in an armed robbery at a gas station in Camden, New Jersey


Drug investigation leads to arrest of father, son in Delaware

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 10:20

Drug investigation leads to arrest of father, son in DelawarePolice have arrested a father and son after a two-month-long drug investigation in Felton, Delaware.


Iran releases Americans in breakthrough prisoner exchange

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 10:10

FILE - In this photo April 11, 2013 file photo, Jason Rezaian, an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post, smiles as he attends a presidential campaign of President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran, Iran. A source close to Iran's judiciary confirmed to The Associated Press, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 that jailed Washington Post bureau chief Jason Rezaian is one of four dual-national prisoners freed by Iran's government and previously announced on Iranian state television without naming those released. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)VIENNA (AP) — Four Americans detained in Iran will be coming home and seven Iranians in U.S. custody also will win their freedom in a breakthrough swap negotiated by the longtime foes, officials in both countries said. As well, a fifth American was freed separately.


The American 'Left Behind' in Iranian Prisoner Release

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 09:29
Iran "committed" to helping find Robert Levinson, disappeared of Kish Island.

Baby born in Hawaii with brain damage confirmed to have Zika infection

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 09:10

Male Aedes albopictus mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia bacteria are seen before released to the wild, in GuangzhouThe mother became ill with the Zika virus while living in Brazil in May 2015 and the baby was likely infected in the womb, Hawaiian state health officials and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. "There's no indication at this point that there's any Zika virus circulating in Hawaii," CDC spokesman Tom Skinner told Reuters.


VIDEO: Bradford's future with Pederson up in air

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 08:51

 Bradford's future with Pederson up in airWith Doug Pederson confirmed as the Eagles soon-to-be boss, some fans may be wondering if Sam Bradford's time with the Eagles is over.


Victims call for police to seek other Bourbon Street shooter

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 08:51
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Victims of a 2014 Bourbon Street shooting spree express satisfaction at the conviction of Trung Le, who fired the first four bullets.

Police: Arrest made after man gunned down on Thanksgiving

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 08:22

Suspect charged after man gunned down on ThanksgivingPolice said a suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of a man on Thanksgiving morning in the city's Port Richmond section.


Chiefs fans weigh in on Pederson's return to Eagles as head coach

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 08:17

Chiefs fans weigh in on Pederson's return to Eagles as head coachAt Big Charlie's Saloon on Saturday, Kansas City fans were talking playoffs and the Eagles new head coach in South Philadelphia.


Armed group occupying refuge clash with environmentalists

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 07:31
BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The armed activists occupying a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon clashed with environmentalists Saturday as a standoff stretched into a 15th day.

37 displaced, 1 injured in Yeadon apartment fire

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 07:28

37 displaced, 1 injured in Yeadon apartment fireAn apartment fire left 37 people displaced and one woman hospitalized Saturday morning in Yeadon, Pennsylvania.


Kerry: US lifts economic sanctions against Iran

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 07:21

US, EU lift sanctions against Iran amid landmark nuke dealU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Iran has met its obligations to the U.N. atomic watchdog and has ordered that nuclear-related U.S. economic sanctions against Iran be lifted.


Ex-DA expected to be key defense witness at Cosby hearing

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 07:19

Ex-DA expected to be key defense witness at Cosby hearingAn ex-prosecutor is expected to testify that he promised Bill Cosby would never be charged over a Pennsylvania sex-assault complaint, but a judge must decide if that constitutes an immunity deal.


The Latest: US official says binding provisions now in force

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 07:17

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, right, after the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) verified that Iran has met all conditions under the nuclear deal, in Vienna, Saturday Jan. 16, 2016. (Kevin Lamarque/Pool via AP)VIENNA (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).


Panda cub Bei Bei making debut at National Zoo

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 07:16

Giant panda cub Bei Bei, seen through glass, tries to get out of his box as he awakes at the National Zoo in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016. The cub, born Aug. 22, made his public debut Saturday, though zoo members have been able to see him since Jan. 8. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)WASHINGTON (AP) — Panda cub Bei Bei is making his public debut at the National Zoo in Washington.


Man critical after being shot in head in North Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 06:55

Man shot in head in North PhiladelphiaA man is in critical condition after a shooting in North Philadelphia.


Obama signs emergency order over Flint water

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 06:25

In this photo taken De. 18, 2015, President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the briefing room at the White House in Washington. On Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, the president signed emergency declaration and ordered federal aid for Flint, Mich., authorizing the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Homeland Security Department to coordinate relief efforts. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)DETROIT (AP) — President Barack Obama signed an emergency declaration Saturday that clears the way for federal aid for Flint, Michigan, which is undergoing a drinking water crisis.


The Latest: Michael Moore returns to Flint amid water crisis

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 06:20

In a photo from Jan. 2, 2016, Rabecka Cordell picks up a case of bottled water outside the fire station in Flint, Mich. “We both have lead poisoning,” said Cordell, who learned that two weeks ago from her doctor. She says she has leukemia and her son has learning and speech disabilities. She will not even bathe in Flint water and won’t wash her son in it. (AP Photo/Roger Schneider)Documentary filmmaker and former Flint-area resident Michael Moore has returned to his hometown to call for President Barack Obama to come see the water crisis for himself.