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Man charged with butt injections that killed patient

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 04:36
MIAMI (AP) — A Venezuelan man was charged with administering buttocks-enhancement injections that killed a Miami woman in 2013.

NY police apprehend suspect in death of woman seen on dolly in Staten Island

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 04:29
Acting on a tip, police found the man in the East Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, said spokesman Brian Magoolaghan of the New York Police Department. On Friday morning, a man was seen wheeling a woman's body on a metal dolly in Staten Island, the NYPD said in a statement. The woman, identified as Obiamaka Aduba, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene and a medical examiner was asked to determine the cause of her death, the police statement said.

Man held in couple's disappearance returns to Washington

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 04:18
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — One of the two brothers who were charged with murder in the presumed killing of a missing Washington couple has returned to the state after his arrest in San Diego earlier this week.

ET-94 space shuttle fuel tank begins move to California Science Center

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 04:00

ET-94 space shuttle fuel tank begins move to California Science CenterIt was moving day Saturday for NASA space shuttle fuel tank ET-94 as it began to make its way from Marina del Rey to the California Science Center in Exposition Park.


Suspect in custody after police chase in Logan

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 04:00

Suspect in custody after police chase in LoganA suspect is in custody after a high-speed chase in Philadelphia's Logan section.


First Photos of EgyptAir 804 Debris Released

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 03:52

First Photos of EgyptAir 804 Debris ReleasedThe Egyptian Armed Forces on Saturday morning released the first photos of debris from EgyptAir flight 804 recovered from the Mediterranean Sea.


LA's 'May Gray' heavier than previous years, experts say

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 03:50

LA's 'May Gray' heavier than previous years, experts saySouthern California is usually the envy of most of the country when it comes to the weather, but visitors this week might wonder what all the hype is about as Los Angeles' "May Gray" has stuck around.


2 horses die in first 4 races on Preakness Day undercard

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 03:49

Exaggerator wins 141st Preakness Stakes, ending Nyquist's Triple Crown bidIn a tragic start to Preakness day, two horses died at Pimlico Race Course and a jockey broke a collarbone after a spill on a damp, rainy Saturday.


Heavy flames damage house in Bensalem; firefighter injured

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 03:36

Heavy flames damage house in Bensalem; 2 firemen injuredA firefighter was injured while battling a house blaze in Bensalem, Pennsylvania.


Rosalie Chris Lerman, Holocaust survivor, dies at 90

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 03:32

This March 5, 2016 photo provided by Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer shows Rosalie Chris Lerman. Lerman, a survivor of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp who was the wife of the founder of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and a passionate advocate of Holocaust remembrance has died. She was 90. Her daughter Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer said her mother passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016 of natural causes. (Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer via AP)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rosalie Chris Lerman, a survivor of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp who was the wife of the founder of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and a passionate advocate of Holocaust remembrance, has died. She was 90.


U.S. agency probes blimp emergency landing in Philadelphia neighborhood

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 03:24

A deflated blimp is seen after an emergency landing at a construction site in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania(Reuters) - The emergency landing of a blimp near a highway in a Philadelphia neighborhood is under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration, an agency official said on Saturday. The blimp lost power before the emergency landing on Friday, FAA spokesman Rick Breitenfeldt said in an email. Lt. David Bonk, a Philadelphia police officer in a helicopter tactical unit, posted a Twitter message with an aerial photo of the blimp lying mostly deflated in what appeared to be a construction zone.


2nd-oldest known female orangutan dies at Chicago zoo

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 03:06

CORRECTS TO SECOND OLDEST, NOT OLDEST - This undated photo provided by the Chicago Zoological Society shows Maggie, an orangutan at the Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Ill. On Saturday, May 21, 2016, zoo officials announced that the “staff made the difficult decision” to euthanize the world’s second oldest known female Bornean orangutan on Friday because her age-related ailments had “severely impacted” her quality of life. Maggie was 54. (Jim Schulz/Chicago Zoological Society via AP)CHICAGO (AP) — A 54-year-old orangutan named Maggie who was the second-oldest known female of her species has died at Chicago's Brookfield Zoo following weeks of declining health.


Restored vintage World War II bomber certified to fly

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 03:03
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A World War II aircraft that took nearly 16 years to restore might be flying over Kansas in the next few weeks after receiving a certificate of airworthiness from the Federal Aviation Administration.

2 horses die on Preakness Day undercard; jockey injured

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 02:52

2 horses die on Preakness Day undercard; jockey injuredIn a tragic start to Preakness day, two horses died at Pimlico Race Course and a jockey broke a collarbone after a spill on a damp, rainy Saturday.


Biden: Diverse military of women, gays strengthens US forces

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 02:41

FILE - In this March 7, 2016 file photo, Joe Biden, the U.S. Vice President talks to the U.S. military personnel at an Air Base in United Arab Emirates. Biden is set to deliver the commencement speech at the graduation ceremony for the U.S. Military Academy’s class of 2016. The graduation ceremony starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Michie Stadium on the West Point grounds along the Hudson River 50 miles north of New York City. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden told the U.S. Military Academy's class of 2016 on Saturday that greater diversity, including more women and openly gay soldiers, will strengthen the country's armed forces.


Judge wants Chicago mayor to testify on code of silence

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 02:13
CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys for the city of Chicago have told a federal judge they are prepared to admit to a jury that a code of silence exists within the police department in an attempt to keep Mayor Rahm Emanuel off the witness stand.

Oklahoma senator weighing options after abortion ban veto

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 01:57

In this May 18, 2016, file photo, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin walks on the floor of the Oklahoma House in Oklahoma City. Gov. Fallin has vetoed legislation that would make it a felony for doctors to perform an abortion, a measure that would have effectively outlawed the procedure in the state. The Republican governor issued her veto Friday, May 20, 2016, saying the bill was vague and would not withstand a legal challenge. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Republican state senator who authored the bill that would effectively outlaw abortion in the state said Saturday that he hasn't decided whether he'll try to override the governor's veto.


Obama is off to Asia to boost trade, cooperation

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 01:43

President Barack Obama walks from Marine One to board Air Force One, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md, Saturday, May 21, 2016, on his way to Vietnam. He'll spend three days in Vietnam, with stops in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon, before heading to Japan for a summit of the Group of Seven industrialized nations and a historic visit to Hiroshima. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama departed Saturday on a weeklong, 16,000-mile trip to Asia, part of his effort to pay more attention to the region and boost economic and security cooperation.


54 arrested in 'Operation Good Time' prostitution bust

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 01:36
SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Police say 54 people have been arrested in South Carolina during a prostitution bust dubbed "Operation Good Time."

3 more bikers file suit over Waco shooting involving police

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 01:30
WACO, Texas (AP) — Three bikers arrested after a shooting involving police outside a Waco restaurant have filed lawsuits against local officials, alleging civil rights violations.