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Police: 9 dead in Texas shooting all members of biker gangs

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 13:58
WACO, Texas (AP) — A shootout among rival motorcycle gangs at a popular Central Texas restaurant left nine bikers dead and 18 injured, and it sent panicked patrons and bystanders fleeing for safety, a police spokesman said Sunday.

Extreme athlete Dean Potter dies in BASE jumping accident

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 13:35
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme athlete Dean Potter, renowned for his daring and sometimes rogue climbs and BASE jumps, was one of two men killed while attempting a wingsuit flight in Yosemite National Park, a park spokesman said Sunday.

Team de Blasio: Mayor's inner circle has outside advisers

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 13:05

In this April 16, 2015, file photo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks about income inequality during a visit to Drake University, Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. De Balsio's unofficial cabinet includes about a half-dozen outside political strategists, many of whom he has known for decades. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Bill de Blasio's inner circle isn't contained by the walls of City Hall.


Taylor Swift wins 8 at Billboard Awards; Kanye gets booed

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 12:24

Taylor Swift poses in the press room with the awards for top Billboard 200 album for “1989”, top female artist, chart achievement, top artist, top Billboard 200 artist, top hot 100 artist, top digital song artist, and top streaming song (video) for “Shake It Off” at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Taylor Swift dominated the Billboard Music Awards with eight wins, including top artist, while Kanye West was booed during his performance that closed the three-hour event.


Police: 9 dead in shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco, Texas

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 11:55

 9 dead in shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco, TexasNine people were killed Sunday and some others injured after a shootout erupted among rival biker gangs at a Central Texas restaurant, sending patrons and bystanders fleeing for safety, a police spokesman said.


Lower Moreland HS to ropen Monday after deadly crash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 11:34

Lower Moreland HS to ropen Monday after deadly crashLower Moreland High School will open on a normal schedule on Monday, following this weekend's deadly crash.


Moment of reflection remembers Amtrak 188 victims

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 11:34

Moment of reflection remembers Amtrak 188 victimsJust a short distance away from one of the largest tragedies in this Philadelphia's recent history - a moment of reflection.


Last minute campaigning ahead of Philadelphia mayoral primary

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 11:30

Last minute campaigning ahead of Philadelphia mayoral primaryJust days away from Tuesday's Philadelphia mayoral primary, Action News caught up with candidates out for some last minute campaigning.


Nine killed in gun battle among Texas biker gangs

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 11:23

Police escort a man at the scene of a shooting in WacoNine people were killed and 18 were injured on Sunday when a simmering feud among rival biker gangs boiled over at a sports bar in Waco, Texas, leading to a gun battle in the parking lot, police said. The clash took place outside the Twin Peaks Sports Bar and Grill at a shopping mall in the central Texas city, police said. Eighteen people were taken to area hospitals with injuries that included gunshots and stab wounds, said Waco Police Sgt. Patrick Swanton. The fight, which involved members of at least three gangs, erupted shortly after noon and quickly escalated into a brawl involving clubs, knives and chains, Swanton said.


1 Marine killed, 21 injured after aircraft makes hard landing in Hawaii

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 10:48

1 Marine killed, 21 injured after aircraft makes hard landing in HawaiiOfficials say one Marine was killed and 21 others were injured when their aircraft made a hard landing in Hawaii.


1 dead in fiery crash that shut down Rt. 295, Rt. 73 in Mt. Laurel

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 10:46

1 dead in fiery crash that shut down Rt. 295 in Mt. LaurelOne person is dead in a fiery crash involving a tractor-trailer and the accident has shut down both Route 295 and Route 73 in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey.


10 Things to Know for Monday

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 10:40

Bikers congregate against a wall while authorities investigate a Twin Peaks restaurant Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Waco, Texas. Waco Police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton told KWTX-TV there were "multiple victims" after gunfire erupted between rival biker gangs at the restaurant. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:


Police: Florida officer shot searching for shooting suspect

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 09:59
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — According to St. Petersburg police an officer shot and killed a suspect after the suspect shot and injured him Sunday evening.

Crash, truck fire shuts down Rt. 295, Rt. 73 in Mt. Laurel

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 09:47

1 dead in fiery crash that shut down Rt. 295 in Mt. LaurelA crash involving a tractor-trailer and another vehicle shut down both Route 295 and Route 73 in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey.


Amtrak to restore full Northeast Corridor service Monday

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 09:39

Police officers and members of the Red Cross listen during a service of reflection near the site of an Amtrak train derailment Sunday May 17, 2015, in Philadelphia. The U.S. passenger train operator Amtrak will resume full service in the Northeast Corridor on Monday in "complete compliance" with federal safety orders following last week's deadly derailment, officials announced Sunday. (AP Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amtrak's Northeast Corridor trains will resume service Monday in "complete compliance" with federal safety orders following last week's deadly derailment, officials announced Sunday.


One U.S. marine dead, others injured in Hawaii accident: news reports

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 09:31
(Reuters) - One U.S. marine was killed and 12 were hospitalized after their aircraft suffered a "hard landing," on Sunday during a training exercise in Hawaii, ABC News and local media reported. The other 21 marines on board were taken to a hospital, and at least 12 were admitted for their injuries, according to ABC News and local news outlet Hawaii News Now. The marines were members of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, participating in training in an MV-22 Osprey at the time of the accident, the local news outlet reported. Honolulu firefighters and emergency crews responded to Bellows Air Force Station in Windward Oahu, Hawaii, where plumes of black smoke rose from the site.

Hundreds attend 'family picnic' for San Francisco archbishop

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 08:35

In this Saturday, May 16, 2015 photo, a dove from a supporter lands on the head of San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone during a picnic at Sue Bierman Park in San Francisco. Hundreds turned out for a "family support picnic" held for Cordileone, who is the subject of heated debate over policy changes for Catholic high school teachers. (Michael Macor/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds turned out for a "family support picnic" held for a Northern California religious leader who is the subject of heated debate over policy changes for Catholic high school teachers.


End of Marathon Galveston Bay strike uncertain ahead of vote

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 08:35
Acceptance of a new contract proposal to end a three-and-a-half- month strike by workers at Marathon Petroleum Corp's Galveston Bay, Texas, Refinery was uncertain on Sunday, one day ahead of a vote on the offered pact, workers said. Several workers leaving a briefing that United Steelworkers union (USW) Local 13-1 conducted on Sunday in the LaMarque, Texas, High School auditorium said they would vote against it. "We've been out too long to let them win." The new contract proposal was developed by a federal mediator working with Marathon and Local 13-1 to end the work stoppage, which began on Feb. 1. The 1,100 striking workers are scheduled to vote by secret ballot on Monday at their union hall in Texas City, Texas.

Storm system pushes east after drenching Plains

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 08:32
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A powerful storm system stretched from Texas to Minnesota on Sunday, bringing heavy rains, flash flooding and the possibility of more severe weather.