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Police: Woman killed while walking with daughter in Strawberry Mansion was targeted

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:25

 Woman killed while walking with daughter in Strawberry Mansion was targetedA woman was shot multiple times while out walking her dog with her teenage daughter in the Strawberry Mansion section of Philadelphia.


Shooing birds from bridge could cost millions

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:07

This 2012 photo released by the California Department of Transportation shows cormorant birds under the old eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in San Francisco. Transportation officials are trying to move hundreds of double-crested cormorants and other birds that nest in the 10,000-foot-long steel structure, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/California Department of Transportation, William Hall) MANDATORY CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Efforts to relocate protected birds so the old eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge can be torn down could cost the state more than $30 million, a newspaper said Monday.


Falcon has cataract surgery, gets new lenses

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:59
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A falcon in New Hampshire has undergone eye surgery to remove cataracts and has received new synthetic lenses.

Jim Gardner One-On-One with Philadelphia Orchestra's Yannick Nezet-Seguin

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:54

Jim Gardner One-On-One with Philadelphia Orchestra's Yannick Nezet-SeguinWe continue our One on One series, this time with one of the most extraordinary people I've met in a long time, Yannick Nezet-Seguin, the Music Director of the Philadelphia Orchestra.


AP PHOTOS: Rush-hour keeps billions on the move

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:37

In this Sept. 18, 2014, photo, train commuters hold on to the front and side of an overcrowded passenger train in Soweto, South Africa. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)On packed subways and crowded highways, billions of people participate in a short-distance population shift twice a day: the rhythmic ritual of the daily commute to and from work.


ECB under pressure as inflation falls again

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:31

French Economy and Industry Minister Emmanuel Macron, center, listens to the explanations of PSA Peugeot research director Gilles Le Borgne, left, as they watch the EB turbo pure tech engine during his visit to the PSA Peugeot Citroen headquarters in Paris, Tuesday Sept. 30, 2014. Watching at right is PSA Peugeot Citroen chairman Carlos Tavares. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)LONDON (AP) — Inflation across the 18 euro countries dipped further toward zero in September, piling pressure on the European Central Bank to pull the trigger on its biggest stimulus weapon — a large-scale program to create new money.


Missing realtor's body found in Arkansas

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 19:57

Missing realtor's body found in ArkansasPolice discovered the body of a missing Arkansas real estate agent in a shallow grave at a concrete company early Tuesday.


Police: Body of Arkansas real estate agent found

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 19:49

Missing realtor's body found in ArkansasPolice discovered the body of a missing Arkansas real estate agent in a shallow grave at a concrete company early Tuesday.


Off-duty police officer shoots suspect in Edgewater Park, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 19:40

Off-duty police officer shoots suspect in Edgewater Park, N.J.Police tell Action News the off-duty officer works for the Delanco Police Department. The suspect was critically injured.


Resident stabs robber during apartment burglary in Chinatown

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:17

Resident stabs robber during apartment burglary in ChinatownThe unlawful entry happened on the unit block of North 9th Street near Filbert Street in Chinatown at 1:00 a.m. Tuesday.


Albania borrows $150 million to improve power grid

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:10

A general view of a power distribution center in Tirana, Albania, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. The World Bank agreed to give Albania a $150 million (€118 million) loan to help the recovery of its power sector suffering from consumers’ non-payment and technical losses in distribution network. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The World Bank is lending Albania $150 million (€118 million) to help overhaul its dysfunctional state-run power sector and pay for electricity imports from other Balkan states.


Police officer shoots suspect in Edgewater Park, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:06

Off-duty police officer shoots suspect in Edgewater Park, N.J.The suspect was critically injured in the early morning shooting. A full investigation is underway.


UK revises up Q2 economic growth to 0.9 percent

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 17:57
LONDON (AP) — The U.K. economy grew faster in the second quarter than previously estimated, with official figures revising up the quarter-on-quarter growth rate by 0.1 percentage points to 0.9 percent.

10 Things to Know for Today

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 17:48

L'Niyah Graham smiles while holding a script during a performance of "The Trial of the Big Bad Wolf" at Clinton Elementary School in Columbus, Ohio, on Thursday, July 17, 2014. This was the final part of a five-week summer reading program to help failing third-graders improve their skills so they can be tested again and move on to the fourth grade. Across the U.S., third-graders are increasingly facing the possibility they’ll be held back for missing state reading proficiency targets. (AP Photo/Mike Munden)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


China approves iPhone 6 after security assurances

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 17:46

In this Sept. 5, 2014 photo, a Chinese woman holds an iPhone walks past an Apple store in Beijing, China. China's phone regulator said Tuesday, Sept. 30, it has approved Apple Inc.'s iPhone 6 for use on Chinese networks after the company promised never to allow other governments access to users' information. Apple said sales start on Oct. 17. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)BEIJING (AP) — China's phone regulator said Tuesday it has approved Apple Inc.'s iPhone 6 for use on Chinese networks after the company promised never to install "backdoors" to give other governments access to users' information. Apple said sales start Oct. 17.


German jobless rate down to 6.5 percent

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 16:53
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's unemployment rate dipped to 6.5 percent in September as hiring picked up after the summer break.

Global stocks mostly higher after US declines

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 16:20

A specialist works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. The U.S. stock market slid to start the week, following European markets lower. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)BANGKOK (AP) — Global stocks were mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street declined and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, a major financial center, added to political risk worries.


AEG asks for more time to lure pro football team back to Los Angeles

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 16:16
By Eric M. Johnson (Reuters) - Developer Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) asked Los Angeles on Monday to give it more time to lure a pro football team back to the city and start building a $1.2 billion stadium downtown. Los Angeles has been without professional football since 1994 when the Rams and the Raiders both left, to the dismay of legions of fans. AEG signed a deal with city authorities in 2012 to sign up a National Football League (NFL) team by Oct. 18 this year, build the new "Farmer's Field" stadium and improve the aging Los Angeles Convention Center. ...

U.S. courts deny trafficking victims lost wages: study

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 15:15
By Stella Dawson WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Most victims of sex and labor trafficking in the United States fail to get any back pay, despite a U.S. law requiring courts to order convicted traffickers to pay their lost wages, a new study has found. Sex trafficking victims are the least likely to win any monetary award, even if prosecutors petition the judge, and are awarded far less money than labor victims, according to the review of cases by the law firm Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale and Dorr LLP. ...

Lufthansa long-haul pilots start 15-hour strike

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 14:56
BERLIN (AP) — Pilots on Lufthansa's long-haul fleet have started a 15-hour walkout at the airline's main Frankfurt hub in a festering contract dispute.