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California couple charged after woman found locked in shed

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 08:18
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman found locked in a storage shed behind a Los Angeles County home appeared malnourished and had old and fresh wounds, investigators said Tuesday as the woman's brother and his girlfriend remained held on charges of torture, abuse and false imprisonment.

Casino group says do not confuse it with illegal gambling

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 08:08

Geoff Freeman, president and CEO of the American Gaming Association, attends a roundtable on illegal gambling during the Global Gaming Expo, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)LAS VEGAS (AP) — The industry group representing casinos, racetracks and sports books in 40 states where gambling is legal wants there to be no confusing it for illegal gambling linked to violent organized crime.

Abe: Japan ready to help refugees, but not take them in

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 08:08

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a news conference, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Japan's prime minister said Tuesday that his nation needs to attend to its own demographic challenges posed by falling birth rates and an aging population before opening its doors to refugees.

Heartburn in New Orleans: Brazen robbers hit posh eateries

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 08:02

A patron enters the Monkey Hill Bar, which was the scene of a robbery Monday night, in which armed masked men burst in and robbed patrons as well as the business itself, in New Orleans, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015. Two similar robberies took place in recent weeks at popular neighborhood restaurants. U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite joined Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Tuesday to pledge support in solving the crimes. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The latest headache for the beleaguered New Orleans Police Department: late-night robberies in which gunmen burst into tony establishments in normally quiet areas, making off with the night's take and the wallets of terrorized patrons. It's happened at two restaurants in recent weeks and at an upscale bar on Monday night.

Keystone XL developer drops landowner lawsuits in Nebraska

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 07:57
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline is shifting course in Nebraska and will withdraw lawsuits seeking to gain access to the property of landowners who oppose the project, the company announced Tuesday.

Group seeks review of mining site near Teddy Roosevelt ranch

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 07:56
An environmental group filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the U.S. Forest Service over the agency's decision to allow a man to mine gravel near former President Theodore Roosevelt's historic western North Dakota ranch.

Woman receives probation in DuPont economic espionage case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 07:54
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A woman accused with her husband and former DuPont employees of stealing and selling trade secrets to China for a highly coveted whitener has been sentenced to three years of probation.

Mom accused of tossing baby to death from window is arrested

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 07:54
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who apparently hid her pregnancy from her boyfriend, gave birth in his home and then tossed her newborn daughter out a seventh-story window to her death was arrested Tuesday on murder and manslaughter charges, police said.

Feds: Guard's beating caused 2012 Rikers Island inmate death

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 07:41
NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City jail guard faces up to life in prison after federal prosecutors upgraded charges against him in the 2012 beating death of a Rikers Island inmate.

Texas county denies excessive-force claims in man's death

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 07:40
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Authorities in Texas are denying allegations that sheriff's deputies used excessive force when they fatally shot a man who appeared in a video of the incident to have his hands raised.

Judge revokes bail for Chinese billionaire's chief assistant

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 07:33
NEW YORK (AP) — Bail has been revoked for the chief assistant to a billionaire Chinese real estate mogul at the center of a Democratic campaign fundraising scandal in the 1990s.

Father of Washington high school shooter who killed 4 classmates found guilty of gun charges

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 07:15
SEATTLE (AP) — Father of Washington high school shooter who killed 4 classmates found guilty of gun charges.

PopeBot returns home after papal journey

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 07:11

PopeBot returns home after papal journeyPhiladelphia's PopeBot has survived its journey across the Delaware Valley.

Correction: Freeway Shootings-Charges story

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 07:08

FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 file photo, Leslie Allen Merritt Jr., makes his initial appearance before a judge at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, in Phoenix. Republican Gov. Doug Ducey's tweet sent out a tweet "We got him!" came just five minutes after a state police SWAT team arrested the 21-year-old father of two, and Ducey has been criticized for implying that Leslie Allen Merritt Jr. was guilty of the shootings before he had even been booked into jail or appeared in court. (Rob Schumacher/The Arizona Republic via AP, Pool, File)PHOENIX (AP) — In a story Sept. 25 about the indictment of the Phoenix freeway shooting suspect, The Associated Press reported erroneously on the timeline of shootings tied to Leslie Allen Merritt Jr. The indictment says the first shooting may have occurred as early as Aug. 22.

2 constables convicted in woman's arrest over unpaid ticket

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 07:08
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A judge has ruled two Pittsburgh constables "abused their power" when they handcuffed a woman and dragged her by her legs out of her home over an unpaid parking ticket.

Kansas officer's gesture brings homeless man to tears

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 07:03
ROELAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Touched by the plight of a homeless man forced to walk several hours a day to his job, a Kansas police officer stepped up with a gesture that brought the man to tears.

Authorities ask family of missing persons for DNA, records

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 06:56

Tiffany Williams, senior deputy coroner in Orange County, speaks with reporters about an upcoming event to help identify missing persons at the California Coroner Training Center in Santa Ana, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015. The goal is to encourage relatives of the missing to bring photographs and dental records of their loved ones and provide their own DNA samples to help try to find a match among unidentified remains. (AP Photo/ Amy Taxin)SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are urging Southern California residents with missing family members to give DNA samples to try to find them among unidentified human remains.

Police: Man stumbles during robbery attempt, kills partner

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 06:51
PHOENIX (AP) — A man planned to rob a Phoenix home but stumbled walking up to it — setting off his revolver and fatally shooting his co-conspirator, police say.

Texas officer who pinned black teen had disciplinary record

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 06:51

FILE - In this June 8, 2015 file photo, demonstrators gather near a community pool during a protest in response to an incident at the pool involving McKinney police officers in McKinney, Texas. Police records provided to The Associated Press show that Officer Eric Casebolt, who forced a black teen to the ground in June, was disciplined three times during a 10-year career with the police department. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A white suburban Dallas police officer who resigned after video showed him forcing a bikini-clad black 15-year-old girl to the ground in June was disciplined three previous times during his 10-year career with the department, police records show.

Oklahoma set to execute man despite claims of innocence

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 06:50

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows death row inmate Richard Glossip. In a 3-2 decision, the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, denied Glossip's request for an evidentiary hearing and an emergency stay of execution. The court ruled the state can proceed with Glossip's execution. (AP Photo/Oklahoma Department of Corrections, File)OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma death row inmate is scheduled to be executed Wednesday for his role in a 1997 killing despite his claim of innocence and a last-minute scramble by his attorneys to have a hearing on new evidence they say proves a co-defendant acted alone.