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Suit: Breasts burned at Philadelphia hookah lounge

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 02:40
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman says her breasts were burned by hot coals as people danced around a stripper pole at a Philadelphia hookah lounge.

Man who vanished from Denver NFL game said he 'had his fill of football'

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 02:36
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A man who vanished during a National Football League game in Denver last week only to be found safe days later told police afterward that he had had his "fill of football" and had wanted to go somewhere warmer, authorities said on Wednesday. Paul Kitterman made national headlines this week when his family and friends asked the public for help in finding the 53-year-old who failed to return to his seat after halftime of the Denver Broncos-San Diego Chargers game last Thursday. ...

Ex-student: I didn't report harassment out of fear

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 02:24
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A man who accuses a former state university administrator of groping him said Wednesday he didn't report it out of fear he'd be perceived as gay.

Murray adds 100M tons to Illinois' coal holdings

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 02:24
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A leading U.S. coal company is adding roughly 100 million more tons of reserves and other resources to its southern Illinois portfolio, broadening its operations months after decrying federal regulation of the industry.

Los Angeles officer who joined '60s protests dies

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 02:08
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Hannon, who as a Los Angeles police officer was suspended for off-duty participation in 1960s civil rights and peace protests, has died.

Services set for 2 slain California deputies

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 02:06

Flowers surround the photo of slain Sacramento County Deputy Sheriff Daniel Oliver,at the Sacramento County Sheriff's office in Sacramento, Calif. Tuesday, Oct, 28, 2014. Luis Enrique Monroy-Bracamonte, who was booked into jail under the pseudonym Marcelo Marquez, and his wife, Janelle Marquez Monroy made their first appearance in Sacramento Superior Court, Tuesday, to face murder charges related to the death of Oliver, Placer County homicide detective Michael Davis, and the wounding of another deputy and a bystander during a crime spree that spread over two Northern California counties last week.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Memorial services have been scheduled for two Northern California sheriff's deputies who were killed last week during a shooting rampage.

NY police investigate woman's beheading, man's train death

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 02:04

NY police investigate woman's beheading, man's train deathAuthorities are investigating whether there's a link between the deaths of a woman found outside a suburban New York apartment building and a man struck by a train.

PHOTOS: Suspects arrested in Camden drug bust

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 02:00

 Suspects arrested in Camden drug bustAuthorities in Camden County charged 40 people after a months-long investigation dubbed Operation Southern District.

Why the Vanished Broncos Fan Says He Wandered Off

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:51
"The family is happy to report Paul has been found and they are now with him and he is safe," relatives wrote in a statement posted on the Facebook page dedicated to Paul Kitterman's recovery.

Chicago high school evacuated, nine taken to hospital after gas leak

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:45
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Chicago high school was evacuated on Wednesday due to a natural gas leak and nine students were taken to local hospitals as a precautionary measure, all in good condition, police said. Harper High School in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side was evacuated shortly after 10 a.m., said Jose Estrada in the Chicago Police Department news affairs office. The school will remain closed the rest of the day, the media relations office at Chicago Public Schools said. (Reporting by Fiona Oritz in Chicago; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)

Man let go in courthouse shooting because of alibi

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:43

Law enforcement officials confer outside the courthouse in Nashville, N.C., where two men were shot Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. A manhunt is on for two suspects in the shooting of two men outside the Nash County Courthouse Tuesday, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jonathan Drew)RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The man once identified as the suspected gunman in a courthouse shooting in North Carolina had a credible alibi that led to his release, the police chief said Wednesday as investigators sought a another man for questioning.

SodaStream to move its West Bank factory in 2015

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:41

FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2010 file photo, workers stand at the entrance to the Soda Club factory in the Mishor Adumim industrial zone near the Jewish West Bank settlement of Maaleh Adumim. Israeli drink maker SodaStream International Ltd. is to relocate its factory in an Israeli Maaleh Adumim settlement in the West Bank next year to southern Israel, a representative said Wednesday saying the move is strictly for commercial reasons and not due to pressure by pro-Palestinian activists. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli drink maker SodaStream International Ltd. said Wednesday it will close a West Bank factory that has been targeted by boycott activists and move the facility to a location inside Israel.

Halloween season rides a shriek-filled draw for theme parks

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:34

A man reacts to one of the exhibits in the "Alien vs. Predator" haunted house at Universal Orlando Resort in OrlandoBy Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - Chainsaw-wielding ghouls draw screaming crowds so large to Universal Orlando's "Halloween Horror Nights" that traffic snarls around the Florida theme park on fall evenings, just another nightmare in the industry's soaring thrill season. "It is just like everybody goes," said Steffanie Weisman, a horror buff who celebrated her 37th birthday this month at Universal's Halloween, the only time she and her husband visit the Orlando park, less than an hour from their home. Today, theme parks drawing mostly regional crowds look to Halloween for as much as 20 percent of their annual attendance, said Dennis Speigel, president of International Theme Park Services, a global consultant based in Cincinnati.

Jose Canseco shoots self in hand

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:31
Former major league slugger Jose Canseco is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home.

Purdue University shooter found dead in Indiana prison

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:29

Cody Cousins is seen in an undated picture released by the Indiana Department of Corrections in Indianapolis, Indiana(Reuters) - A former Purdue University student who admitted killing a fellow student on campus in January has been found dead in prison of an apparent suicide, a state prison official said on Wednesday. Cody Cousins, 24, was found unresponsive Tuesday night in his cell at the prison in Michigan City with self-inflicted lacerations to his neck and arms, Indiana State Prison Superintendent Ron Neal said in a statement. Attempts were made to revive Cousins, who was alone in the cell, but he was pronounced dead about 25 minutes after being found during a routine check, Neal said. ...

100-year-old time capsule to be moved to museum

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:28
BALTIMORE (AP) — A 100-year-old time capsule discovered during the renovation of the original Washington Monument in Baltimore is being moved to a nearby museum.

AccuWeather: Day of Change with Clouds, Spotty Shower

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:07

 Day of Change with Clouds, Spotty ShowerMeteorologist David Murphy says much cooler weather arrives tonight and tomorrow.

Jefferson, Abington Health set to move closer toward merger

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:04

Jefferson, Abington Health set to move closer toward mergerLeaders of two Philadelphia-area health systems plan to sign a letter of intent to move toward merging the organizations.

Unmanned balloon a bust in Pennsylvania manhunt

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 00:48
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police say an unmanned balloon brought in from Ohio has not been helpful in the search for a suspect in the killing of a state trooper.

Not guilty pleas for suspect in 7 Indiana deaths

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 00:46
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A judge recorded not guilty pleas Wednesday for a former Marine who is charged with murder in the strangulation deaths of two women found in northwestern Indiana and is suspected of killing five others.