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Defense calls 1 witness in Indianapolis home explosion trial

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:17
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — More than 160 witnesses testified for the prosecution in the monthlong trial of a man accused of planning a home explosion that gutted an Indianapolis subdivision in 2012, killing two neighbors.

DA: Grand jury says officer justified in shooting man

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:17
ATLANTA (AP) — A grand jury found that a police officer was justified in shooting a man outside a metro Atlanta tire store where he worked, recommending no further action in the case, a prosecutor said Thursday.

Arrest made in massive Upper Darby business fire

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:16

Arrest made in massive Upper Darby business fireA homeless man is now in police custody, charged in connection with the 4-alarm fire in the Upper Darby business district.


Appeals court rips state attorney for misconduct at trial

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:15
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California appeals court overturned a jury verdict because of egregious misconduct by a state Department of Transportation lawyer who portrayed an injured motorcyclist minister as a low-life Nazi biker.

British man denies being disorderly, hitting woman on plane

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:14
BOSTON (AP) — A British man accused of becoming belligerent on an international flight, hitting a woman traveling with him and urinating on the plane's seats and floor pleaded not guilty on Thursday.

Lockheed says trying to assess impact of U.S. hack on its workers

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:14
Lockheed Martin Corp , the Pentagon's top supplier, on Thursday said it was trying to assess the impact on its workers from a massive breach of U.S. personnel and security clearance records held by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. The government agency on Thursday said the stolen data included Social Security numbers and other sensitive information on 21.5 million people who have undergone background checks for security clearances, millions more than previously reported. “Our cyber and counterintelligence teams have been in constant contact with several government agencies to determine the impact to our employees," Lockheed spokesman Steve Field told Reuters.

Maryland right-to-die doctor's license revocation stands

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:12

Dr. Lawrence Egbert walks outside the courthouse, early Thursday, July 9, 2015, in Baltimore. Egbert, a right-to-die advocate, is asking a judge to reinstate his Maryland medical license, which was revoked in December after the state medical board contended he assisted in the suicides of six people who died from inhaling helium. (AP Photo/David Dishneau)BALTIMORE (AP) — A sympathetic judge on Thursday let a founder of the Final Exit Network explain his role in six Maryland suicides but refused to reinstate his medical license, saying the law left him no choice.


Jury continues deliberations in federal cyberstalking case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:10
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Jurors in the federal conspiracy and cyberstalking case against the widow and children of a man who killed his ex-daughter-in-law at a Delaware courthouse in 2013 ended a second day of deliberations Thursday after asking for several pieces of evidence and clarification of their instructions from the judge.

Earrings added to computer image of girl found dead on beach

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:09

This updated flyer released Thursday, July 9, 2015, by the Suffolk County Massachusetts District Attorney includes a computer-generated composite image depicting the possible likeness of a young girl wearing earrings, whose body was found on the shore of Deer Island in Boston Harbor on June 25, inside a bag that also contained a black and white zebra-print blanket. She was wearing white leggings with black polka dots. Officials believe the brown-haired, brown-eyed girl was about 4 years old and are hoping the information generates clues about her identity. (Suffolk County District Attorney via AP)BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts police have added earrings to the computer-generated image of a young girl whose remains were found in a trash bag on a Boston Harbor beach, continuing their quest to learn the girl's identity.


Irish student injured in balcony collapse emerges from coma

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:07
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The 21-year-old Irish woman who was celebrating her birthday with a group of friends when a balcony collapsed in Berkeley, California, killing six people and injuring seven others, has come out of her coma and is no longer in critical condition.

No charges filed in the death of 6-year-old mauled by dog

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:06
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Henderson County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday that no charges will be filed in the death of a 6-year-old boy mauled by a pit bull in western North Carolina.

Another bird flu casualty: Rita's pulls frozen custard

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:04
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The latest casualty of bird flu? Frozen custard.

Boehner, other U.S. Republicans want Obama to fire OPM leadership

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:04
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday that President Barack Obama should replace top officials at the federal Office of Personnel Management following a massive hack of its data. "After today's announcement, I have no confidence that the current leadership at OPM is able to take on the enormous task of repairing our national security," Boehner said in a statement after OPM announced that millions more people had been affected in recent cyber attacks than previously estimated. ...

US threatens to quit nuke talks; Iran blames West for divide

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 06:03

German Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier, left, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, 2nd left, European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, 5th right,, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, 3rd right and British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, right, meet along with representatives from China and Russia at an hotel in Vienna, Thursday, July 9, 2015. Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program lurched toward another deadline on Thursday with diplomats reconvening amid persistent uncertainty and vague but seemingly hopeful pronouncements from participants. (Carlos Barria/Pool Photo via AP)VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry threatened Thursday to walk away from nuclear talks as he signaled that diplomats won't conclude an agreement with Iran over the coming hours — another delay that this time could complicate American efforts to quickly implement any deal. The Iranians immediately fired back, accusing the U.S. and its European allies of causing the deadlock.


Rhode Island prosecutor links classified website to crimes against women

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 05:48
By John Larrabee PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Reuters) - With two suspects in custody charged with killing women they allegedly met through Backpage.com, Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin is calling on Congress to shut down the adult services page of the classified ad website. Kilmartin's office announced an indictment against Daniel Tejeda, 28, of Providence earlier this week, charging him with first-degree murder. The second murder suspect, James Adams of Warwick, is now facing trial in Providence Superior Court.

Minnesota boy who got brain infection after swimming dies

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 05:47
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 14-year-old boy who developed a rare brain infection after swimming in a Minnesota lake died Thursday, his family said in a statement as health officials worked to determine whether it was caused by a water parasite that's more common in warmer southern states.

U.S. to halt legal steps vs Corinthian student loan defaults

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 05:47
Corinthian abruptly closed its remaining 28 schools in April and left 16,000 students without classes, becoming the largest failure in for-profit higher education. The company filed for bankruptcy in May and soon after the U.S. Department of Education announced a plan under which tens of thousands of former Corinthian students could seek relief from their federal student loans. Under Thursday's agreement, the Department of Education will suspend judicial debt collection efforts for 120 days against former Corinthian students who are in default, according to Scott Gautier, a lawyer for an official committee of students in the Corinthian bankruptcy.

Kentucky governor tells clerk to issue gay-marriage licenses

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 05:46
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's governor told a county clerk of court Thursday that he should either issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples or resign.

Search for serial female bank robber in Northeast Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 05:46

Search for serial female bank robber in Northeast PhiladelphiaThe FBI has joined the search for a female suspect wanted for several bank robberies in Northeast Philadelphia.


FBI head: Potential violence plots stopped ahead of July 4

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 05:40
WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey said Thursday that the agency believes it stopped potential acts of violence in the month before the July 4 holiday.