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Eagles deal with fire alarm

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 22:25

Eagles deal with fire alarmTalk about a wake-up call.


George Clooney marries human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin in Venice

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 22:03

George Clooney marries human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin in VeniceGeorge Clooney married human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Saturday, the actor's representative said, out of sight of pursuing paparazzi and adoring crowds.


PHOTOS: George Clooney gets married

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 21:55

 George Clooney gets marriedGeorge Clooney married Amal Alamuddin this weeked, the actor's representative said, out of sight of pursuing paparazzi and adoring crowds.


Japanese volcano eruption kills more than 30 people, officials say

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 20:01

At least 31 believed dead at Japanese volcanoRescue workers have found 30 or more people unconscious and believed to be dead near the peak of an erupting volcano in central Japan, local government and police said Sunday.


Obesity research takes high-tech twist at Florida school

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 19:22
By Letitia Stein ST. PETERSBURG Fla. (Reuters) - Freshmen at Florida's Lakewood High School lined up against gold and black gymnasium mats on Friday to have their height and weight measured, an assessment to launch a novel study on fighting teenage obesity with trendy new technology. Researchers affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine, whose network includes a Florida children's hospital near the school, plan to use results of the screening to select about 50 overweight students and track their activity levels using the Fitbit, a connected wristband. ...

Man, 29, critical after Logan shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 18:46

Man, 29, critical after Logan shootingPhiladelphia police are investigating a shooting in Logan that critically injured a 29-year-old man.


Man shot several times outside Rite Aid in Wilmington

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 18:37

Man shot several times outside Rite Aid in WilmingtonPolice in Wilmington, Delaware are investigating a shooting that left a man fighting for his life.


China lists industries to free up in Shanghai zone

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 18:29
BEIJING (AP) — China announced Sunday the lifting of restrictions on foreign investment for several industries, from green tea to civil airplane engines, in a special free trade zone in the business hub of Shanghai.

Suspicious fire traps residents in East Oak Lane

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 18:24

Suspicious fire traps residents in East Oak LanePolice are investigating a suspicious fire that injured two people at an apartment building in the East Oak Lane section of Philadelphia.


AccuWeather: Sunny And Beautiful

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 17:45

 Sunny And BeautifulMeteorologist Chris Sowers says enjoy today because the clouds will thicken this week, showers return.


NIH to treat US doctor exposed to Ebola virus

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 16:49

FILE - This Jan. 14, 2014 file photo shows Daniel Bennett quarantined in an isolation unit at the National Institute of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Md., during research for a better flu vaccine. The NIH is preparing to care for an American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone. As early as Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, the physician is expected to be admitted to the same special isolation unit at NIH's hospital out of what the agency called "an abundance of caution," for observation. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Institutes of Health is preparing to care for an American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone.


Five family members found dead of unknown causes in Utah home

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 15:57
(Reuters) - Authorities on Saturday night found two parents and their three children dead of unknown causes inside their Utah home, officials said. Officers arrived at the Springville home and discovered the bodies of the mother and father, both in their thirties, along with their three children aged between 11 and 14 years old, Springville Police Department Lieutenant Dave Caron said. There were no signs of trauma on any of the bodies, prompting officials to believe that the family may have succumb to carbon monoxide poisoning, Caron said. ...

Five family members found dead of unknown causes in Utah home

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 15:57
(Reuters) - Authorities on Saturday night found two parents and their three children dead of unknown causes inside their Utah home, officials said. Officers arrived at the Springville home and discovered the bodies of the mother and father, both in their thirties, along with their three children aged between 11 and 14 years old, Springville Police Department Lieutenant Dave Caron said. There were no signs of trauma on any of the bodies, prompting officials to believe that the family may have succumb to carbon monoxide poisoning, Caron said. ...

California protesters block Israeli-owned ship

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 15:35
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a group of pro-Palestinian protesters are again blocking an Israeli-owned ship from unloading its cargo at a port in California.

Bodies of 2 parents, 3 children found in Utah home

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 15:27

Springville Police investigate the scene where five people were found dead in a home in Springville, Utah, on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/The Salt Lake Tribune, Rick Egan) DESERET NEWS OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; MAGS OUTSPRINGVILLE, Utah (AP) — Two parents and three of their children were found dead in a home near Provo, and authorities said early Sunday they were trying to determine the cause of death.


Police: Ferguson officer shot; 2 suspects wanted

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 15:14

Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers stand posted at the corner of Chambers Road and West Florissant Avenue on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo., as police search for a suspect in the shooting of a Ferguson police officer. Authorities say a police officer has been shot in Ferguson, the U.S. city that has been the scene of unrest since the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed, black 18-year-old, by a white police officer. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Christian Gooden) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUTFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A Ferguson police officer was shot in the arm Saturday night after encountering two men at a community center who ran from him and then opened fire during a foot chase, authorities said.


Police: 1 shot at Indiana State University dorm

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 14:58
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Campus police at Indiana State University in Terre Haute say a student who was shot on campus was the sole intended target of the attack.

Police: 5 bodies found in home south of Provo

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 14:39

Springville Police investigate the scene where five people were found dead in a home in Springville, Utah, on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/The Salt Lake Tribune, Rick Egan) DESERET NEWS OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; MAGS OUTSPRINGVILLE, Utah (AP) — Five members of a family were found dead Saturday night in a home near Provo, authorities said.


Syrian rescuer, on a break, recalls horror of war

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 14:37

In this photo posted on August 28, 2014, provided by Civil Defense Idlib, a group of volunteers in northern Syria which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, show a Syrian civil defense worker with his white helmet, treats a girl, in Idlib province, northern Syria. Thousands of miles from his ravaged hometown of Idlib in the comfort and security of midtown Manhattan, Raed Saleh chokes up as he recalls some of the horrors he has witnessed as a rescue worker in northern Syria. He feels angry, cheated and most of all, deeply sad for his country. "We were rescuing people from Syrian regime strikes. Today we are rescuing people from coalition strikes," he says. (AP Photo/Civil Defense Idlib)NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of miles from his ravaged homeland in the comfort and security of midtown Manhattan, Raed Saleh chokes up as he recalls some of the horrors he has witnessed as a rescue worker in northern Syria.


Southwest storms knock over trees, drench Phoenix

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 14:32

A shopper pushes a cart as he runs to his vehicle during a storm in Phoenix on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. National Weather Service meteorologist Marvin Percha says the weather is a mix of Phoenix's first fall storm and leftover monsoon moisture. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Rob Schumacher)PHOENIX (AP) — Intense storms swept through the Southwest on Saturday, snapping trees and shrouding metropolitan Phoenix in cascading showers while also bringing flooding to parts of Nevada.