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Fiat Chrysler CEO sees future for Alfa Romeo in China

Yahoo! National News - 11 hours 29 min ago
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says that the automaker will try to reach full-employment in its Italian plants before the 2018 goal as it relaunches the Alfa Romeo brand internationally.

High court to hear patent fight over adult diapers

Yahoo! National News - 11 hours 32 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will resolve a patent dispute between companies that make adult diapers.

Man stopped for DUI; sister pulls up to argue, also arrested

Yahoo! National News - 11 hours 32 min ago
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A 41-year-old Florida woman defending her younger brother during a DUI arrest also was charged with drunken driving.

Hungary aiming to drive Uber ride-hailing app out of country

Yahoo! National News - 11 hours 35 min ago
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Hungarian government wants to drive out ride-hailing app Uber from the country while proposing new legislation to crack down on unlicensed passenger transport, officials said Monday.

Driver arrested after car crashes into Bensalem home

Yahoo! National News - 11 hours 37 min ago

Driver arrested after car crashes into Bensalem homePolice have arrested a motorist who they say crashed into a Bensalem home then fled the scene.


Arrests in Seattle as May Day marchers take to streets

Yahoo! National News - 12 hours 3 min ago

Arrests in Seattle as May Day marchers take to streetsSeattle police used pepper spray to disperse black-clad anti-capitalist protesters authorities say threw rocks, flares, bricks and Molotov cocktails at officers during a rowdy May Day gathering.


Raging fire destroys historic New York City church

Yahoo! National News - 12 hours 26 min ago

Firefighters battle flames at the historic Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava, Sunday, May 1, 2016, in New York. The church that was constructed in the early 1850s and was designated a New York City landmark in 1968. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)NEW YORK (AP) — A historic church in New York City was destroyed in a raging fire just hours after its Orthodox worshippers celebrated Easter.


Detroit public schools shut with teachers in 'sickout' protest over pay

Yahoo! National News - 12 hours 48 min ago
The shutdown due to "teacher sickouts" was announced on the website for Michigan's largest public school system with 45,786 students, which has been under state control since 2009. Detroit Federation of Teachers Interim President Ivy Bailey said in a statement on Sunday that the district was "effectively locking our members out of the classrooms" by failing to guarantee that teachers will be paid once the fiscal year wraps up on June 30. The Michigan legislature approved $48.7 million in supplemental funding but that will allow the district to meet payroll only through the end of June, said Steven Rhodes, a former federal bankruptcy judge who is the schools' emergency manager.

Alabama governor, senator urge TVA to sell unfinished nuke

Yahoo! National News - 12 hours 55 min ago
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and Sen. Richard Shelby are among those urging the Tennessee Valley Authority to sell its unfinished Bellefonte Nuclear Plant, where more than four decades of work hasn't produced a watt of electricity.

Driver hospitalized after crash in Mayfair

Yahoo! National News - 12 hours 56 min ago

Driver hospitalized after crash in MayfairPhiladelphia police are investigating a crash in Mayfair.


The Latest: Solar plane leaves California for Arizona

Yahoo! National News - 12 hours 59 min ago

FILE - In this April 23, 2016 file photo, Solar Impulse 2 flies over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco at the end of its journey from Hawaii, part of its attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The next leg of the solar-powered around-the-world flight is scheduled to start from Mountain View, Calif., Monday, May 2, 2016, at 5 a.m. PDT, bound for Phoenix.(AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the flight of a solar-powered airplane from California to Arizona in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe (all times local):


Authorities investigate after suspect stunned by police dies

Yahoo! National News - 13 hours 25 min ago
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating after a suspect, who police say was intoxicated, died at a hospital after being stunned by officers during his arrest.

Helicopter gives no mayday call before fatal crash in Norway

Yahoo! National News - 13 hours 34 min ago

Police and rescue workers investigate at the scene following the Friday April 29 helicopter crash on the coast of Norway near Bergen, Sunday May 1, 2016. Emergency crews salvaged the wrecked fuselage of the Airbus helicopter from the sea Saturday, along with the flight recorders, and retrieved the rotor blades following the crash which killed the 13 people on board. (Torstein Boe / NTB Scanpix via AP) NORWAY OUTHELSINKI (AP) — A Norwegian investigator says the oil-rig helicopter that crashed in Norway, killing 13 people, gave no mayday call or indicated it was in trouble.


Prosecutor: Death penalty possible for man in boater's death

Yahoo! National News - 13 hours 59 min ago
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A 36-year-old man could face the death penalty in the death of a boater who went missing while traveling from Gulf Shores, Alabama, to the Florida Panhandle.

Buffett praises Fed but warns of unintended consequences

Yahoo! National News - 14 hours 23 min ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett says the Federal Reserve and other policymakers are generally doing a good job, but it's difficult to predict all the effects of interest rates remaining low for this long.

Fire damages vacant apartment building in Point Breeze

Yahoo! National News - 14 hours 24 min ago

Fire damages vacant apartment building in Point BreezePhiladelphia firefighters knocked down a blaze inside a vacant apartment building.


Teenage girl stabbed in the back in Burlington, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - 14 hours 39 min ago

Teenage girl stabbed in the back in Burlington, N.J.A 17-year-old girl is hospitalized after suffering a stab wound.


1st cruise from a US port in decades leaves Miami for Cuba

Yahoo! National News - 15 hours 5 min ago

A woman from Cuba waves Adonia leaves port in Miami, Sunday, May 1, 2016, en route to Cuba. After a half-century of waiting, passengers finally set sail on Sunday from Miami on an historic cruise to Cuba. Carnival's Cuba cruises, operating under its Fathom band, will visit the ports of Havana, Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba. (Patrick Farrell/The Miami Herald via AP) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDITMIAMI (AP) — Passengers have set sail from Miami on a historic cruise to Cuba, the first in decades to depart from a U.S. seaport for the communist island nation.


Japan announces $7 billion plan to develop Mekong region

Yahoo! National News - 15 hours 34 min ago

Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, right, meets with Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida at Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, May 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Baker,Pool)BANGKOK (AP) — Japan's foreign minister announced a $7 billion initiative Monday to promote development in Southeast Asia's Mekong region, which encompasses parts of Vietnam, Laos and Thailand through which the river flows.


Arrests in Seattle as May Day marchers take to streets

Yahoo! National News - 16 hours 24 min ago

People march during an anti-capitalism protest Sunday, May 1, 2016, in Seattle. (Grant Hindsley/seattlepi.com via AP) MAGS OUT; NO SALES; SEATTLE TIMES OUT; TV OUT; MANDATORY CREDITSEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police used pepper spray to disperse black-clad anti-capitalist protesters authorities say threw rocks, flares, bricks and Molotov cocktails at officers during a rowdy May Day gathering.