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Man robbed, beaten outside South Philadelphia cheesesteak place

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 22:31

 Assault, robbery outside Jim's Steaks on South StreetPolice are looking for the suspect who allegedly robbed, and beat a man outside of Jim's Steaks.


Connecticut police come to the rescue of a baby deer

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 22:24

In a photo provided by the Hartford, Conn., Police Department, a fawn that was rescued by a resident is curled up in a police car in Hartford, Conn.,after it was found on the highway next to its mother, who had been hit by a car. The resident brought the fawn to the front door of the Hartford Police Department. Police turned the deer over to the state’s environmental department. It has been brought to a rescue farm. (Hartford Police Department via AP)HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have come to the rescue of a baby deer whose mother died.


Clinton email probe winding down as GOP tries to up pressure

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 22:20

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2011, file-pool photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton hands off her mobile phone after arriving for a meeting in The Hague, Netherlands. FBI agents probing whether Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server imperiled government secrets appear close to completing their work, a process experts say will likely culminate in a sit-down with the former secretary of state. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI agents probing whether Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server imperiled government secrets appear close to completing their work, a process experts say will likely culminate in a sit-down with the former secretary of state.


Police: Burglary suspect, crashes car; passenger killed

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 22:11
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana say a burglary suspect who was being chased by his victim ended up wrecking his car and killing a female passenger.

Officials: 2 people wounded in shooting near park

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 22:04
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Police in Birmingham, Alabama, say a boy playing basketball in a public park was grazed by a bullet and a man was shot in the shoulder when the occupants of two nearby vehicles opened fire on each other.

Police in North Carolina release name of man hit by officer

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 21:59
STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed by a marked police car in North Carolina.

Teen killed ID'd in triple shooting in North Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 21:53

Teen killed ID'd in triple shooting in North PhiladelphiaPolice have identified the 18-year-old man, killed in a triple shooting in North Philadelphia.


Police fatally shoot alleged Florida car burglar

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 21:23
HALLANDALE, Fla. (AP) — A police officer fatally shot a man who was trying to flee from authorities who were investigating reports of car burglaries in the South Florida community of Hallandale Beach, authorities said Monday.

Uber deal shows divide in labor's drive for role in 'gig economy'

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 21:23

An Uber sign is seen in a car in New YorkThe deal falls short of actual union representation, and it has revealed sharp divisions among labor advocates about how to address a central reality of the so-called gig economy: The classification of workers as independent contractors rather than employees. Under the terms of its agreement with Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL], the Machinists will form an “Independent Drivers Guild” that will be able to intervene with the company on behalf of wrongly terminated drivers and negotiate for benefits, such as disability insurance and roadside assistance. The Machinists also agreed to refrain for five years from organizing strikes or unionizing drivers and said they would not push regulators to change the status of drivers from contractors to employees.


Man robbed outside South Philadelphia cheesesteak place

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 21:14

 Assault, robbery outside Jim's Steaks on South StreetPolice are looking for the suspect who allegedly robbed a man outside of Jim's Steaks.


Police: Woman shot, killed husband in North Wales

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:53

 Woman shot, killed husband in North WalesA woman has been arrested after a domestic dispute involving her husband that turned deadly in North Wales, Pennsylvania.


Boeing sells 100 planes worth $11.3B to Vietnam's VietJet

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:50
NEW YORK (AP) — Boeing Co. is selling 100 aircraft worth about $11.3 billion at list prices to Vietnam's VietJet as the airline seeks to expand its international and domestic flights.

2 Spanish factory workers die after inhaling toxic fumes

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:12
MADRID (AP) — An official says two workers in southern Spain have died after inhaling toxic fumes after falling into a tank at an animal feed factory.

IMF visit to focus on Moldova's fragile banking system

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:03
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — An International Monetary Fund mission will focus on developments in the finance and banking system in Moldova, which is seeking a loan after the disappearance of more than $1 billion from Moldovan banks.

Famous Buffalo chicken wing bar reopens after fatal shooting

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:58
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo bar credited with inventing the spicy chicken wings now known as Buffalo-style wings has reopened after one kitchen employee was killed and another was wounded in a shooting.

Pepper spray at graduation party: Police review recordings

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:52
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Police say they're reviewing body camera footage and 911 call audio after officers used pepper spray to break up a University of Maryland graduation party.

Man sentenced for uncle's violent death in watermelon field

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:51
MARDELA SPRINGS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has been sentenced to a decade behind bars for bludgeoning his uncle to death during an argument in a watermelon patch last summer.

Election, court challenge and Zika ignite abortion debate across Americas

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:23
The debate over abortion, a focus of incessant controversy in the Americas, is heating up north and south as the region faces the election of a new U.S. president, a ruling by the highest U.S. court and the risk of the Zika virus in dozens of nations. Abortion plays a role in every U.S. election and this one, to choose a successor to President Barack Obama in November, is no exception. For the Democrats, front-runner Hillary Clinton and candidate Bernie Sanders say they are firmly pro-choice, while presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump has said he opposes abortion except in cases of rape or incest, or to save the life of the mother.

Man dies after falling from Ocean City hotel balcony

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:09
OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after they say a Pennsylvania man died after falling from an eighth-floor balcony at an Ocean City hotel.

Prostitute gets 20 years in prison in child's beating death

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 18:57
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — A prostitute who admitted to beating her 4-year-old daughter to death in a Delaware motel room has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.