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AccuWeather: Showers, Storms Possible

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 11:33

 Humid, Spotty Storms TodayMeteorologist Melissa Magee says thunderstorms are possible for the start of the work week.


6 tubers missing; rescuers searching Delaware River

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:53

Missing tubers found safe after search in Delaware RiverPolice, fire and marine rescue units are on the Delaware River search for six missing tubers.


Las Vegas hotel reopens pool where fire started

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:47

Smoke is seen from a fire at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas hotel on Saturday, July 25, 2015. Clark County fire officials say the blaze was burning in an outdoor swimming pool area. No injuries have been reported, and the cause of the fire has not been determined. Emergency vehicles were called to the resort shortly after noon. (AP Photo/Juliet Williams)LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas high-rise hotel has reopened its rooftop swimming pool a day after a fire sent patrons running and black smoke billowing above the Strip.


Two men en route to Wisconsin air show killed in plane crash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:41
The Zenith CH601XL plane, which came down in a field in Bristol Village in Kenosha County, was found by searchers on Sunday after the two men were reported to be 20 hours late to the annual Experimental Aircraft Association Air Show in Oshkosh, Kenosha County Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Dan Ruth said in a press release. Several agencies plan to investigate the incident, including the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board, he said.

Obama: Kenya at 'crossroads' between peril and promise

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:37
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Declaring Kenya at a "crossroads" between promise and peril, President Barack Obama on Sunday pressed the nation of his father's birth to root out corruption, treat women and minorities as equal citizens, and take responsibility for its future.

Man shot and killed in Port Richmond; 1 in custody

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 09:57

Man shot and killed in Port Richmond; 1 in custodyA man was shot and killed on Sunday evening in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia.


Tires slashed on 18 vehicles in Queen Village

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 09:50

Tires slashed on 18 vehicles in Queen VillageTires were slashed on 18 vehicles in the Queen Village section of Philadelphia.


PHOTOS: Bobbi Kristina Brown

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 09:36

 Bobbi Kristina BrownBobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston has died at age 22.


Fiat Chrysler to buy back 500,000 pickups in recall deal

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 09:32

Fiat Chrysler to buy back 500,000 pickups in recall dealFiat Chrysler will buy back from customers more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a costly deal with U.S. safety regulators to settle legal problems in about two-dozen recalls.


Senior Republicans rebuke Cruz over his attacks on McConnell

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 09:17

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., left, accompanied by Secretary for the Majority of the Senate Laura Dove, heads into the Senate chamber as the Senate convenes for a Sunday session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sunday, July 26, 2015. On the agenda are efforts to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law and reviving the federal Export-Import Bank. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Senate Republicans lined up Sunday to rebuke Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz for harshly criticizing Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, an extraordinary display of intraparty division played out live on the Senate floor.


Possible links between dead man, missing women investigated

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 08:23
CINCINNATI (AP) — West Virginia police said Sunday they are sharing information with authorities investigating suspicious deaths and missing women in southern Ohio.

Husband sought after wife, child stabbed in West Oak Lane

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 08:21

Husband in custody after wife, child stabbed in West Oak LaneA woman and her 21-month-old daughter were stabbed in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia early Sunday morning, and police say her husband is wanted for questioning.


Wildfire watching: Rangers in towers are out, cameras are in

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 07:40

This undated photo provided by the University of Nevada Reno, shows smoke from the King Fire in a view north across Lake Tahoe in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. University researchers are helping federal forest and range managers expand the use of cameras to spot wildfires at Lake Tahoe to the tops of mountains in remote parts of northeast and central Nevada, including one north of Battle Mountain that gave an early warning of a fire more than 100 miles away in Oregon. (University of Nevada Reno via AP)RENO, Nev. (AP) — For decades, forest rangers in wooden towers across the West scanned the horizon with binoculars for smoke that could signal the start of a wildfire.


Some Guantanamo inmates would go to U.S. under new plan: Obama aide

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 07:30

To match feature USA-GUANTANAMO/GUARDSA plan being drafted for closing the Guantanamo military jail will call for the transfer to U.S. prisons of possibly dozens of inmates deemed too dangerous to release, President Barack Obama’s counter terrorism adviser said, setting up a fight with congressional opponents. Outlining the White House proposal that will soon be sent to Congress, Lisa Monaco, one of Obama’s top national security aides, told the Aspen Security Conference on Saturday that the United States would step up the transfers of 52 detainees cleared for resettlement in other countries. The plan calls for the rest of the inmates at the U.S. naval base in Cuba to be brought to the United States to "Supermax" or military prisons for trials or continued military detention, Monaco said.


Waitress' kindness to firefighters leads to outpouring of charity

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 06:52

Waitress' kindness to firefighters leads to outpouring of charityThe two New Jersey firefighters who have been trying to raise money for a waitress and her sick father, after she treated them to breakfast, met the family they're trying to help.


Employees tied up in CVS robbery in Aston

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 06:46

Employees tied up in CVS robbery in AstonPolice are searching for robbers who tied up two CVS employees in Delaware County.


AccuWeather: Evening Thunderstorm Possible

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 06:45

 Showers, Storms PossibleMeteorologist Melissa Magee says thunderstorms are possible for the start of the work week.


Massive Chester County fire blamed on smoking; pets found alive

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 06:43

Massive Chester County fire blamed on smoking; pets found aliveIn a remarkable turn of events, pets thought to have perished after a fire ripped through a home in East Fallowfield Township, Chester County, were found alive Sunday.


Mother and baby stabbed in West Oak Lane; mother ID'd

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 06:42

Husband sought after wife, child stabbed in West Oak LaneA mother and her young daughter were stabbed and left critically wounded in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia.


Firefighters make progress against Western U.S. wildfires

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 06:22

Firefighters look on as smoke from the Wagg Fire rises near Lake BerryessaFirefighters made progress Sunday against three wildfires burning in Montana and California, aided by cooler temperatures overnight. A blaze in the Sierra foothills near Lake Tahoe in California was burning rapidly toward the north despite calming overnight, and evacuation orders remained in place for several communities, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said. Investigators do not yet know the cause of the blaze, dubbed the Lowell Fire, which started Saturday and prompted evacuation orders for the communities of You Bet, Red Dog, Lowell Hill and Chalk Bluff, the agency said.