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Images released of debris from EgyptAir flight 804

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 00:08

Images released of debris from EgyptAir flight 804The Egyptian Armed Forces on Saturday morning released the first photos of debris from EgyptAir flight 804 recovered from the Mediterranean Sea.


Indiana court to hear woman's appeal of feticide conviction

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

FILE - In this March 30, 2015 file photo, Purvi Patel is taken into custody after being sentenced to 20 years in prison for feticide and neglect of a dependent on at the St. Joseph County Courthouse in South Bend, Ind. Attorneys for Patel will urge the Indiana Court of Appeals on Monday, May 23, 2016 to reverse her 2015 convictions on charges of feticide and neglect of a dependent resulting in death. The state's attorney general's office will defend the northern Indiana jury's decision. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDITINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for an Indiana woman found guilty of killing the premature infant she delivered after ingesting abortion-inducing drugs will soon ask an appeals court to throw out the convictions that led to her 20-year prison sentence.


Wedding guest says that newlyweds suggested her gift was not enough

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 23:50

Wedding guest says that newlyweds suggested her gift was not enoughA wedding guest says they received a message from the newlywed couple suggesting their gift was not enough.


5 North lanes blocked after big rig fiery crash

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 23:26

5 North lanes blocked after big rig fiery crashAll lanes on the northbound 5 Freeway were blocked for hours Saturday morning after a fiery crash between a pickup and a semi-truck in Norwalk overnight.


Map experts prep for unpredictable National Geographic Bee

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 23:19
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kapil Nathan knows how unpredictable the National Geographic Bee can be.

Experts say perfect security is elusive at all airports

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 23:16

French soldiers patrol at Charles de Gaulle airport, outside of Paris, Friday, May 20, 2016. The search continued on Friday for missing EgyptAir flight 804, which disappeared from the radar while carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)PARIS (AP) — Explosives in the form of paper, or concealed in a medicine-sized bottle and looking like salt. Tiny electric detonators. Security agents at the main airport in Paris are trained to detect all manner of increasingly sophisticated devices that could doom a flight.


Yale's gender neutral bathrooms part of changing climate

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 23:01
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Visitors at Yale University's 315th commencement will notice something new on campus this year — gender-neutral bathrooms in 23 buildings.

Survivors of tornado that leveled Missouri city look back

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 22:40

FILE - In this May 22, 2011 file photo, emergency personnel walk through a severely damaged neighborhood after a tornado hit Joplin, Mo. A sky-darkening storm was working its way into southwest Missouri around dinnertime on a Sunday evening of May 22, 2011, zeroing in on the city of Joplin. Forecasters knew the storm's potential was fierce and gave early warnings. Then, as storm sirens blared, one of the nation's deadliest tornados hit _ leveling a miles-wide swath of Joplin and leaving 161 people dead. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A sky-darkening storm was working its way into southwest Missouri around dinnertime on a Sunday evening, zeroing in on the city of Joplin.


First Photos of EgyptAir 804 Debris Released

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 22:36

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.


Fate of primeval forest in balance as Poland plans logging

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 20:36

Fate of primeval forest in balance as Poland plans loggingWARSAW, Poland (AP) — It is the last remaining relic of an ancient forest that stretched for millennia across the lowlands of Europe and Russia, a shadowy, mossy woodland where bison and lynx roam beneath towering oak trees up to 600 years old.


Correction: Mary Lincoln-Funeral story

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 20:26

This May 18, 2016, photo shows an itemized list of expenses believed to be from the 1882 funeral of Mary Todd Lincoln at the Boardman-Smith Funeral Home in Springfield, Ill. The list was included in stacks of fragile ledgers acquired by Butler Funeral Homes of Springfield through the buyout last year of Boardman-Smith Funeral Home. Butler Funeral Homes is creating a "Lincoln Room" where the Mary Lincoln Todd ledger entry will be displayed with other documents tied to Springfield's funeral history. (Rich Saal/The State Journal-Register via AP) MANDATORY CREDITSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — In a story May 20 about the funeral ledger President Abraham Lincoln's wife kept, The Associated Press erroneously reported the year of his death. Lincoln died in 1865, not 1965.


Blimp makes emergency landing in Fishtown

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 20:04

Blimp makes emergency landing in FishtownA deflating blimp made an emergency landing Friday night in Fishtown.


1 killed, 4 injured in multi-vehicle crash on Route 30 in Chester County

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 19:51

1 killed, 4 injured in multi-vehicle crash on Route 30 in Chester CountyThe Route 30 bypass has reopened in both directions between Route 340 and Reeseville Road.


Teen celebrating birthday killed in North Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 18:59

Teen killed in triple shooting in North PhiladelphiaA triple shooting has left an 18-year-old male dead, and two others wounded in North Philadelphia.


AccuWeather: After a Sunny and Warm Friday, Rain moves in Saturday

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 18:50

 A Saturday SoakerMeteorologist Chris Sowers says Sunday is also unsettled, but the weather pattern makes a dramatic change next week.


Woman makes history as first female K-9 officer in Camden

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 18:23

Woman makes history as first female K-9 officer in CamdenOfficer Gabrielle Camacho is the first woman to become a K-9 officer in Camden's history.


Man shot dead at famed Buffalo bar: police

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 16:35
The attacker entered the kitchen at the Anchor Bar on Main Street, Buffalo, fatally wounded a 32-year-old man then fled, a CBS affiliate reported. It appeared the victim was specifically targeted, Buffalo police said on their Twitter feed. The Anchor Bar says it was the first place to cook chicken wings in a spicy sauce and sell them as "Buffalo Wings".

Unloved bull market: It's been a year since latest record

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 15:41

FILE - In this Monday, May 9, 2016, file photo, specialist Meric Greenbaum works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Saturday, May 21, is the one-year anniversary of the stock market’s record high. And no, you didn’t miss the party, because no one seems to be in the mood to celebrate. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Saturday is the one-year anniversary of the stock market's record high. And no, you didn't miss the party, because no one seems to be in the mood to celebrate.


AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 15:31

Two survivors hold their sandals as they stand in the mud after a landslide in Elangipitiya village in Aranayaka, Sri Lanka, about 72 kilometers (45 miles) northeast of Colombo, on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Weeklong rains have caused chaos across the island, unleashing deadly landslides and driving tens of thousands from their homes. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.


Quotations in the News

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 15:01
"I had a panic attack. I'm doing OK now, but it was pretty freaky to be right there a second before it happened." — Sightseer Jenna Noelle of Austin, Texas, who was outside the White House on Friday when a man with a gun approached a checkpoint. The man was shot by a Secret Service officer and critically wounded.