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Conn. girl placed in Mass. custody in care dispute

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:03
BOSTON (AP) — A Connecticut girl has been placed in the permanent custody of Massachusetts child welfare officials amid a legal dispute involving different medical diagnoses by two hospitals.

Conn. girl placed in Mass. custody in care dispute

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:03
BOSTON (AP) — A Connecticut girl has been placed in the permanent custody of Massachusetts child welfare officials amid a legal dispute involving different medical diagnoses by two hospitals.

Father: Military policeman was shooting victim

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:03

FILE - In this May 3, 2004 file photo, security personnel wait to inspect vehicles entering Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va. A sailor was fatally shot at the world's largest naval base late Monday, March 24, 2014, and security forces killed a male civilian suspect, base spokeswoman Terri Davis said. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Mort Fryman)NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Navy officials are searching for answers about what might have motivated a civilian to approach a docked destroyer, struggle with security personnel, disarm a sailor, then shoot and kill a military policeman coming to help.


Father: Military policeman was shooting victim

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:03

FILE - In this May 3, 2004 file photo, security personnel wait to inspect vehicles entering Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va. A sailor was fatally shot at the world's largest naval base late Monday, March 24, 2014, and security forces killed a male civilian suspect, base spokeswoman Terri Davis said. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Mort Fryman)NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Navy officials are searching for answers about what might have motivated a civilian to approach a docked destroyer, struggle with security personnel, disarm a sailor, then shoot and kill a military policeman coming to help.


More ships waiting on Houston Channel cleanup: Coast Guard

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 21:58

Firefighters work to extinguish a five-alarm blaze at a massive multi-story luxury apartment complex under construction in HoustonMore ships were waiting on Wednesday morning to sail through the Houston Ship Channel as the cleanup of a Saturday fuel oil spill in Galveston Bay continued, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The number of ships waiting to move to the port of Houston through the channel, the waterway through which more than a tenth of U.S. refining capacity receives crude oil, had risen by 12 overnight to 87, the Coast Guard said. To limit the spread of fuel oil floating in Galveston Bay, the Coast Guard stopped ship movements overnight when darkness would prevent crews from seeing the thick, black substance in the channel. As of Wednesday morning, 51 ships were waiting to sail to the port of Houston and 36 were waiting to sail outbound.


20-year sentence for 2003 murder in Ephrata

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 21:46
EPHRATA, Wash. (AP) — A killer at the age of 12, the now 23-year-old Evan Savoie has been sentenced in Ephrata, Wash., to 20 years in prison.

Secret Service agent found drunk in hotel room

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 21:43

Members of the US Secret Service's Counter Assault Team, known in the agency as CAT, are seen before boarding helicopters at a landing zone in Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Monday, March 24, 2014. The Secret Service sent three agents home from the Netherlands just before Obama's arrival after one agent was found inebriated in an Amsterdam hotel, the Secret Service said Tuesday. The three agents were benched for "disciplinary reasons," said Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan, declining to elaborate. Donovan said the incident was prior to Obama's arrival Monday in the country and did not compromise the president's security in any way.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON (AP) — A Secret Service agent found drunk by staff at a Dutch hotel was recalled to the U.S. along with two of his colleagues, the day before President Barack Obama was set to arrive in the Netherlands.


NYC police remove barricades from Wall Street bull

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 21:31
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Wall Street bull has been freed from his corral.