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Crime Fighters: $10,000 reward offered in murder of David Alston

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 13:21

 $10,000 reward offered in murder of David AlstonDetectives are seeking the public's help in the murder of a man found fatally shot inside his car in Chester, Pennsylvania.


Rubio under fire in GOP debate after rise in polls

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 13:10

Rubio under fire in GOP debate after rise in pollsMarco Rubio, a first-term senator on the rise in the presidential race, faced a barrage of attacks in Saturday night's Republican debate.


North Korea praises launch, others see as covert missile test

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 13:09

North Korea praises launch, others see as covert missile testNorth Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike the U.S. mainland.


Cause of deadly New York crane collapse under investigation

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 13:00

Cause of deadly New York crane collapse under investigationIt may take weeks to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered during strong winds came crashing down onto a street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of parked cars, city officials said Saturday.


AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 12:57

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, answers a question during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News at the St. Anselm College Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)WASHINGTON (AP) — Viewers of the latest Republican presidential debate didn't get a straight story from the candidates on U.S. taxes vs. the world, the state of the health insurance marketplace under "Obamacare" or what might happen if that law is taken away.


Temple University seeks person of interest after racial slur, symbol found written on car

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 12:47

Temple University seeks person of interest after racial slur, symbol found written on carTemple University officials say they are seeking the public's help in identifying a person of interest after someone drew a swastika on a snow-covered, parked car.


1 displaced after 3-alarm blaze destroys tavern in Millville, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 12:43

1 displaced after 3-alarm blaze destroys tavern in Millville, N.J.Fire crews are battling a three-alarm blaze at a tavern in Cumberland County.


1 displaced after 3-alarm blaze at N.J. tavern

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 12:40

1 displaced after 3-alarm blaze destroys tavern in Millville, N.J.Fire crews are battling a three-alarm blaze at a tavern in Cumberland County.


VIDEO: Baltimore fight ends with SUV ramming through cars, people

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 12:39

 Baltimore fight ends with SUV ramming through cars, peopleThe SUV rammed into two nearby cars, then reverses wildly onto a sidewalk. The van then struck a 27-year-old woman. The woman got lodged beneath the van's tires when it barreled down the sidewalk and almost crashed into another vehicle.


Construction worker injured at Madison Avenue building site

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 12:32

Construction worker injured at Madison Avenue building siteAround 2:30 p.m. Saturday, officials say the worker was performing demolition work on 317 Madison Avenue. The worker was secured by a rope, when a large chunk of concrete came down on him, striking him in the head.


GOP candidates square off in debate ahead of New Hampshire primary

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 12:29

GOP candidates square off in debate ahead of New Hampshire primaryMarco Rubio, a first-term senator on the rise in the U.S. presidential race, faced a barrage of attacks in Saturday night's Republican debate, with rivals vigorously challenging his readiness to be president and the depth of his expertise as they sought to salvage their own White House hopes.


North Korea fires rocket seen as covert missile test

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 12:27

North Korea fires rocket seen as covert missile testNorth Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike the U.S. mainland.


Officials seek man possibly exposed to rabies after saving girl from raccoon attack

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 12:25

Officials seek man possibly exposed to rabies after saving girl from raccoon attackMontgomery County Health Department officials are asking for a Good Samaritan, who came to the aid of a young girl being attacked by a rabid raccoon, to come forward and identify himself.


Crews work to remove pieces of crane after TriBeCa collapse

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 12:19

Crews work to remove pieces of crane after TriBeCa collapseIn order for the crane to be hauled away, it had to be cut up into dozens of pieces, but it had to be done so without compromising its integrity, so investigators can examine it for clues.


Oregon police officer shot while serving warrant on suspect

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 12:09
SEASIDE, Ore. (AP) — A police officer in Seaside, Oregon, was fatally shot as he was serving an arrest warrant Friday night, authorities said.

Dover, NJ police officer taken to hospital after being struck while responding to incident

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 11:45

Dover, NJ police officer taken to hospital after being struck while responding to incidentThe officer from the Dover Police Department responded to the car around 4:10 p.m. Saturday. As the officer was walking over to the car, the driver of the Jeep placed the vehicle in drive, and went directly at the officer.


Firefighters believe Bronx elderly man died 'hours' before fire started

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 11:43

Firefighters believe Bronx elderly man died 'hours' before fire startedFirefighters found heavy fire when they arrived at the one-family row house in Wakefield about 7:50 p.m.


Former aircraft company executive killed in Arizona crash

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 11:32
MARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) — A former president of a major aircraft manufacturer was one of the two people killed after their World War II-era plane crashed and burned near the town of Maricopa.

New York moves to stop gay conversion therapy for youths

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 11:30

In this Jan. 16, 2016 photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference at Madison Square Garden in New York. On Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, Cuomo announced that New York is taking steps to stop therapists from trying to change young people's sexual orientation. The state is joining a number of states that have acted against what's known as gay conversion therapy. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)NEW YORK (AP) — New York is taking steps to stop therapists from trying to change young people's sexual orientation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday, joining a number of states that have acted against what's known as gay conversion therapy.


Mardi Gras season rolls into last big weekend in New Orleans

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 11:30

Grammy Award winning recording artist Irma Thomas, known as the "soul Queen of New Orleans," performs on the front porch of a home on Orleans Ave., as crowds wait for the Krewe of Endymion Mardi Gras parade to pass in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Mardi Gras season entered its last big weekend of parades and galas in New Orleans before its end at midnight Fat Tuesday, when Ash Wednesday ushers in the period of Lent leading to Easter.