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Senate prepares vote on removal of Pennsylvania AG Kane

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 22:09

Senate prepares vote on removal of Pennsylvania AG KanePennsylvania's attorney general faces a vote in the state Senate on whether she should be removed from office on grounds that she cannot properly run the office while she lacks a valid law license.


Sources: Arrest warrant likely today for LeSean McCoy

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 21:53

 Arrest warrant likely today for LeSean McCoySources tell Action News they expect arrest warrants to be issued Wednesday for LeSean McCoy.


Staples gets EU approval for acquisition of Office Depot

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 21:12

FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2011, file photo, people walk into a Staples office supply store in Miami. Staples has received European approval Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, for its buyout of Office Depot and in exchange, will split off businesses there to allay monopoly fears. (AP Photo/ Lynne Sladky, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Staples has received European approval for its buyout of Office Depot and in exchange, it said Wednesday that it would split off some operations in Europe to allay monopoly fears.


Despite protests, Greek PM says reforms 'not optional'

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 21:08

A farmer walks by a line of tractors parked in protest at a vital point, on a road that links the international airport with the southern and eastern suburbs of the Greek capital, in Koropi, near Athens, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. Farmers in northern Greece have blocked traffic on the country's main highway, intensifying nationwide protests against austerity measures demanded by bailout lenders. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Protesting farmers said Wednesday they are planning to camp outside parliament and hold a 48-hour protest against government pension reforms.


Pacifica man drowns trying to save wife swept out by big waves

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:56

Pacifica man drowns trying to save wife swept out by big wavesA 60-year-old man drowned attempting to save his wife after she was swept out to sea by strong waves hitting the Pacifica shore.


Steam atop WTC confused for smoke; concern on social media

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:52
NEW YORK (AP) — A combination of steam and the lights atop 1 World Trade Center had some people concerned that smoke was rising from the tower.

Deputies: Teen dies after shooting linked to hoverboard

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:49
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say an 18-year-old lost his balance on a hoverboard and accidentally shot his 13-year-old cousin in the back of the head.

Prosecutors appeal Indianapolis coach's release to parents

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:45
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Federal prosecutors have appealed a judge's decision to allow a former Indianapolis high school boys' basketball coach to live with his parents while he faces charges that he enticed a 15-year-old girl into a sexual relationship.

Snow brings slippery conditions, minor crashes across the region

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:39

Snow leads to slippery conditions, minor crashes across the regionThe region's latest winter storm left snow sticking to untreated surfaces and side roads and led to a number of minor crashes during the Wednesday morning commute.


Police: death of Ohio newborn bitten by dog ruled accidental

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:25
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the mother of a 3-day-old Ohio boy who died after he was bitten by a dog won't face any charges after a coroner ruled the death accidental.

6abc School Closings and Delays

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:16

6abc School Closings and DelaysSee the latest school closings, delays and early dismissals sent to Action News and 6abc.com.


Court: No new trial after judge mistakenly declares mistrial

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:03

This undated photo provided by Fulton County Sheriff’s Office shows Geary Otis. A mistake by a superior court judge may set the Georgia man free without him ever having to stand trial for the stabbing death of a 75-year-old woman. (Fulton County Sheriff’s Office via AP)ATLANTA (AP) — A woman pleaded with the Georgia Supreme Court not to let the man accused of killing her mother go free because of a judge's mistake during his murder trial.


Snow affects side roads, untreated surfaces across the region

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:02

Snow brings slippery conditions, minor crashes across the regionThe region's latest winter storm left snow sticking to untreated surfaces Wednesday morning across many parts of the Delaware and Lehigh Valleys.


IMF chief warns Ukraine over slow pace of reform

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 19:54

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, centre right, stands next to the head of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau Artem Sytnyk, centre left, during a ceremony of oath taking by the officers of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau’s Special Operations Department, in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. (Markiv Mykhailo/Pool Photo via AP)MOSCOW (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has warned Ukraine it would be unable to keep supporting it financially if the country doesn't step up its reforms efforts.


Snow affecting side roads, untreated surfaces across the region

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 19:48

Snow brings slippery conditions, minor crashes across the regionThe region's latest winter storm left snow sticking to untreated surfaces Wednesday morning across many parts of the Delaware and Lehigh Valleys.


England's junior doctors go on strike as contract talks fail

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 19:44

Junior doctors supported by other healthcare workers take part in a 24-hour strike as they stand on a picket line with placards outside St Mary's Hospital, which includes the private wing where the two royal babies were born in recent years, in London, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. Thousands of junior doctors have walked off the job in England in a dispute over pay and working conditions. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)LONDON (AP) — Thousands of junior doctors throughout England have gone on strike after the failure of contract negotiations.


Snow continues to fall lightly in West Chester

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 19:06

Snow brings slippery conditions, minor crashes across the regionThe snow appears to be sticking around in West Chester, Pennsylvania.


Japan Internet company SoftBank's profit suffers over Sprint

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 18:58

A man walks past a sign of SoftBank in Yokohama, near Tokyo, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. Japanese telecommunications and Internet company SoftBank is reporting an 88 percent drop in fiscal third quarter profit as it struggles to turn around its U.S. carrier Sprint. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)TOKYO (AP) — Japanese telecommunications and Internet company SoftBank is reporting an 88 percent drop in fiscal third quarter profit as it struggles to turn around its U.S. carrier Sprint.


AccuWeather: Clouds, Some Sun, Breezy Today

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 18:22

 Snow Ends; Some Sun, Breezy TodayMeteorologist David Murphy says lingering morning snow showers end early. Arctic air roars into our area this weekend.


2 injured in kitchen fire in Point Breeze

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 18:22

2 injured in kitchen fire in Point BreezeTwo people were injured in a kitchen fire in Philadelphia's Point Breeze section.