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France's Orange offers $4.4B for Spain's Jazztel

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 16:53
MADRID (AP) — France's Orange has offered 3.4 billion euros ($4.4 billion) to buy the operations of Spanish telecommunications company Jazztel.

World Bank: Palestinian economy to shrink in 2014

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 16:30
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The World Bank says the Palestinian economy is expected to shrink by 4 percent in 2014 after seven years of largely aid-driven growth.

Northern California wildfire burns 100 homes

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 15:41

Smoke and haze from a wildfire more than 50 miles away darkens the sky over a shopping center parking lot in Sparks, Nev., late Sunday afternoon, Sept. 14, 2014. The wildfire, about 60 miles east of Sacramento, forced the evacuation of 133 homes. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)WEED, Calif. (AP) — A fire driven by fierce winds raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people, authorities said.


Concerns raised over 'Obamacare' abortion coverage

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 15:14
WASHINGTON (AP) — A nonpartisan congressional agency is raising new questions about compliance with a key compromise on abortion that allowed the federal health care law to pass in 2010.

Quotations in the News

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 15:02
"Neither today, nor yesterday, nor in the previous days did Ukrainian forces shell any residential areas." — Col. Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council, commenting on fresh shelling that killed six people and wounded 15 others in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk.

Asia stocks lower on caution over Fed meeting

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 14:01

FILE - This March 4, 2013 file photo shows a sign for Wall Street on the side of building near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. World stock markets sank Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, on weak Chinese economic data as investors looked ahead to a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting and Scotland's independence referendum. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday as jittery investors played it safe ahead of a potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting.


Street gangs tone down use of colors, tattoos

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:31

In this Sept. 5, 2014 photo, a reputed member of the Los Solidos street gang shows his tattoo to police in Hartford, Conn. Police said the tattoo of a theater mask with the words "laugh now cry later" is a tell-tale sign of the Los Solidos street gang. Although they still wear tattoos, police said gang members are shying away from wearing their colors in an effort to avoid being detected by authorities. (AP Photo/Dave Collins)HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Nearly gone are the gang days of the 1980s and '90s, when the Bloods wore head-to-toe red, the Crips wore blue and Latin Kings wore black and gold.


Fatal police shooting in Utah fuels racial controversy

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:24
By Alex Dobuzinskis (Reuters) - A private autopsy has found a 22-year-old black man shot dead by police in Utah was fired at from behind six times, said a lawyer for the man's family. Authorities say the man was shot dead when he lunged at officers with a sword. The fatal shooting of Darrien Hunt in Saratoga Springs last Wednesday has raised tensions in the mostly white, fast-growing community 30 miles south of Salt Lake City. Last month police shot dead unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, leading to a wave of violent protests in the community. ...

Rapper Common's father, Lonnie Lynn, dies at 71

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:40
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lonnie Lynn, known to hip-hop fans for his soulful spoken-word poems on rapper son Common's albums, has died.

Sproles, Foles, Parkey lead Eagles to 30-27 win against Colts

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:59

Sproles, Foles, Parkey lead Eagles to 30-27 win against ColtsNick Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, and then set up Cody Parkey for the winning 36-yard field goal as time expired, lifting Philadelphia to a 30-27 win at Indianapolis on Monday night.


1 injured in 2 shootings outside North Philadelphia school

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:34

1 injured in 2 shootings outside North Philadelphia schoolGunfire erupted near Kipp Philadelphia Charter School in North Philadelphia, alarming teachers and students.


Authorities: 2 escaped inmates captured

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:27

 2 escaped inmates capturedAuthorities say two inmates who escaped from a youth detention center in southern New Jersey over the weekend have been captured.


NJ cheerleading squad regroups after major theft

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:22

NJ cheerleading squad regroups after major theftA South Jersey cheerleading squad is taking its first steps on the long road back after a member of the organization's board was arrested for stealing more than $9,000 from the group.


Police: 16-year-old shoots 13-year-old in stomach

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:21

 16-year-old shoots 13-year-old in stomachA 13-year-old boy was shot by a 16-year-old boy in North Philadelphia in what police are calling an accidental shooting.


Police: Girl, 15, found unconscious in Northeast Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:19

 Girl, 15, found unconscious in Northeast PhiladelphiaA 15-year-old girl was discovered in a wooded area of Northeast Philadelphia with bruises on her body, police say.


NJ cheerleading squad regroups of major theft

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:39

NJ cheerleading squad regroups after major theftA South Jersey cheerleading squad is taking its first steps on the long road back after a member of the organization's board was arrested for stealing more than $9,000 from the group.


Alibaba raises IPO price range on strong demand

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:18
NEW YORK (AP) — Alibaba now plans to raise up to $25.03 billion in its upcoming IPO, making what was expected to be the biggest stock market debut even bigger.

Man shot inside Juniata bar

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:10

Man fatally shot inside Juniata barPhiladelphia police are investigating a shooting that took place inside a Juniata bar Monday night.


FBI probes traffic stop that left Missouri teen in critical condition

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:08
By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY Mo. (Reuters) - The FBI is investigating allegations of excessive force by a Missouri police officer during a traffic stop that left a teenage motorist in critical condition, authorities said on Monday. The FBI said in a statement that it is investigating whether police officer Tim Runnels overstepped his authority and violated the civil rights of Bryce Masters when he pulled over the 17-year-old and used a stun gun on him on Sunday in Independence, Missouri, a Kansas City suburb. ...

Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon suspended 7 games after lewd gesture

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 09:21

Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon suspended 7 games after lewd gesturePhiladelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has been suspended for 7 games after making a lewd gesture to fans during Sunday's game.