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Sanders wins Democratic presidential caucuses in Wyoming

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 04:52

Bernie Sanders wins Democratic presidential caucuses in WyomingBernie Sanders wins the Democratic presidential caucuses in Wyoming, adding another state to his victory total in his race for the nomination against front-runner Hillary Clinton.


Mexico to consider extradition of suspect in Texas slaying

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 04:47

FILE - This undated handout file photo provided by the FBI shows Brenda Delgado. Mexican prosecutors on Friday, April 8, 2016, said they have detained, Delgado, a woman on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted fugitives list for the killing of a dentist in Texas. Delgado was detained at a house in the city of Torreon, in northern Coahuila state, according to the Attorney General's Office. (FBI via AP, File)MEXICO CITY (AP) — A ruling on extraditing a woman who is on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted fugitives list for the killing of her ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend in Texas could come anywhere from two to 12 months from now, a Mexican official said Saturday.


Home Depot says electronic outage slowed card purchases

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 04:28
WASHINGTON (AP) — Home Depot reported an internal outage with its system for processing payment cards on Saturday, slowing purchases at stores across the U.S.

Man who scaled cliff to propose arrested for drugs

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 04:12

Man who scaled cliff to propose arrested for drugsA man who had to be rescued when he climbed a California cliff to propose to his girlfriend later was found to be high on methamphetamine.


Comedian Andy Richter recalls Hastert's locker room chair

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 03:57
CHICAGO (AP) — Comedian Andy Richter says he remembers the chair facing the showers that Dennis Hastert placed in the boys' locker room at the high school where Hastert coached wrestling before becoming an Illinois congressman.

Pedestrians among 5 hurt in West Philadelphia crash

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 03:52

Pedestrians among 5 hurt in West Philadelphia crashA total of five people were injured after a crash in West Philadelphia.


Woman found dead in Staples store bathroom

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 03:51

Woman found dead in Staples store bathroomPhiladelphia police are investigating the death of a woman found inside a Staples store bathroom with nearly a dozen empty cans of an aerosol keyboard cleaner.


Body recovered from car submerged in Schuylkill River

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 03:41

Body recovered from car submerged in Schuylkill RiverRescuers have recovered a body from a Volkswagen that was submerged in the Schuylkill River after a crash.


Off-duty police officer shoots robbery suspect in Olney

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 03:32

3-year-old girl killed in Lehigh County car crashPolice are investigating after an off-duty officer shot a robbery suspect in Philadelphia's Olney section.


Florida ex-sheriff's deputy acquitted in excessive force case

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 03:21
A Florida jury acquitted a former sheriff's deputy on Friday of a civil rights charge stemming from a 2014 arrest in which five officers were accused of beating a black man during an arrest, local media reported. Former Marion County sheriff's deputy Jesse Terrell, 33, was charged with depriving the man of his civil rights by repeatedly striking, kicking and kneeing him.

Ruling coming for probation request in false threats case

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 03:21
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A decision on whether a woman accused of tweeting anonymous threats against fellow black college students will be entered into a probation program will come next week, a New Jersey judge said.

Jury acquits white ex-deputy in black suspect's 2014 beating

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 03:14
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — An all-white federal jury has found a white Florida sheriff's deputy not guilty in the beating of an unarmed black man who was being arrested.

Officer shoots hatchet-wielding woman in Wisconsin Wal-Mart

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 03:09
LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer fatally shot a developmentally disabled woman inside a western Wisconsin Wal-Mart after she wouldn't drop a hatchet she grabbed from a shelf.

Tear gas, clashes mar French protests over labor law reforms

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 02:37

Demonstrators walk in the smoke of tear gas during a protest against proposed changes to France's work week and layoff practices, in Paris, Saturday, April 9, 2016. Protesters across France are marching to voice their anger at labor reforms being championed by the country's Socialist government. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)PARIS (AP) — French police clashed with protesters rejecting labor law changes in several cities Saturday, sending clouds of tear gas across the Place de la Nation in Paris and torrents of water against demonstrators in Nantes.


Minnesota Burger King workers smash windows after prank call

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 02:27
COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — A prank caller tricked workers at a Minnesota Burger King into smashing the windows of the restaurant to keep it from exploding, police said Saturday, mirroring similar deceptions at Burger Kings and other fast-food restaurants in other states in recent months.

California wildfire 'selfie' arsonist gets 20 years, $60 million fine

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 02:17

File photo of firefighters battling the King Fire watch as a backfire burns along Highway 50 in Fresh PondA man who took a video of himself surrounded by flames that erupted into one of the worst California wildfires of 2014 was fined $60 million and sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to arson on Friday, officials said. Wayne Allen Huntsman, who initially pleaded not guilty to setting the nearly month-long King Fire, changed his plea and admitted to three counts of arson to forest land with enhancements for causing injury to firefighters and destruction of property. "I plead guilty because I did it," Huntsman told the court on Friday, according to assistant district attorney Dave Stevenson.


Authorities working to extradite suspect in triple slaying

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 02:14

Law enforcement is seen at the scene of a triple slaying in the small town of Belfry, Mont. on Friday, April 8, 2016. A man accused of killing three people he was living with in a tiny Montana town was arrested early Friday after authorities tracked him to Washington state. Robert James LeCou faces three counts of deliberate homicide in the shooting deaths of two women and one man, whose bodies were discovered in a home in the tight-knit town of Belfry. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)BELFRY, Mont. (AP) — A Montana sheriff says authorities are working to extradite a man from Washington state who is accused of killing three people.


Candidates for next UN chief to face nations for first time

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 02:05

FILE - In this April 4, 2016 file photo, Helen Clark, the former Prime Minister of New Zealand and senior United Nations official, speaks during an interview in New York. For the first time in the 70-year history of the United Nations, all 193 member states will get a chance this week to question the eight candidates to succeed Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in the world's top diplomatic post, in a move to make the usually secret selection process more transparent. Clark has announced she is running for the top position at the U.N. with the backing of the New Zealand government. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — For the first time in the 70-year history of the United Nations, all the member states will get a chance to question the candidates for Secretary-General, in a move to make the usually secret selection process for the world's top diplomatic post more transparent.


Naked Break-in: Bare burglar sneaks into home to do laundry

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 02:00
WOODSTOCK, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a naked man was arrested after breaking into a north Georgia home through a pet door.

Turkmen president fires 2 ministers, head of tax service

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 01:30
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — The president of Turkmenistan has fired two ministers responsible for the economy and trade and also the head of the tax service.