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Vigil for slain biker leads to dangerous ride through Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:07

Vigil for slain biker leads to dangerous ride through PhiladelphiaIt was supposed to be a vigil in memory of a slain biker, but on Tuesday afternoon, it quickly turned into a dangerous ride of 100 men.


Famed Texas oilman Nelson Bunker Hunt dead at 88

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:07

FILE - This undated file photo, shows multi-millionaire brothers Hunt, W. Herbert Hunt, left, and Nelson Bunker Hunt. Nelson Bunker Hunt, a Texas oilman who once tried to corner the silver market with one of his brothers only to see the move end in financial disaster, has died. He was 88. Hunt died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at a Dallas assisted-living center after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, his brother, W. Herbert Hunt, said. (AP Photo/File)By Bill Trott (Reuters) - Nelson Bunker Hunt, the Texas oilman once considered the world's richest man before his fortunes were undone by Muammar Gaddafi and his own epic overreaching in the silver market, died on Tuesday at age 88. The Dallas Morning News reported that Hunt died at an assisted-living center in Dallas suffering from dementia and cancer. Hunt's sister-in-law, Nancy Hunt, confirmed the death on Tuesday night. Hunt, born in El Dorado, Arkansas, on Feb. 22, 1926, was one of seven children in the "first family" of H.L. ...


Canada's Parliament locked down after gunfire

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:02

 Shots fired at 3 places in OttawaA gunman shot a Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday, then entered Parliament and shots rang out, police and witnesses said.


Judge imposes gag order in Indiana slayings case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:01
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say investigators can no longer interview a man suspected of killing seven women in Indiana unless they first get his permission through his attorney.

U.S. CDC announces new Ebola monitoring steps for travelers

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:01

A Moroccan health worker uses a thermometer to screen a passenger(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday announced new measures to monitor for Ebola anyone entering the United States from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea for a 21-day period. Under the measures starting Monday, travelers from the three West African countries will be expected to check in with health officials every day and report their temperatures and any Ebola symptoms through the 21-day period, the CDC said. (Reporting by Bill Berkrot; Editing by Grant McCool)


Researchers find German U-boat, ship it sank off U.S. coast

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:59
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The wreck of a World War Two German U-boat and a freighter it sank 72 years ago have been discovered off the North Carolina coast by U.S. researchers, officials said. The submarine, the U-576, and the Nicaraguan-flagged freighter Bluefields were found about 30 miles (48 km) off Cape Hatteras in an area known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic for its number of wrecks, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on Tuesday. The discovery underscores how close the battle for the Atlantic Ocean came to U.S. ...

Kerry says no deal made with North Korea in release of American

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:58

Jeffrey Fowle, who was detained for more than seven months in North Korea, is greeted by his family after arriving at Wright Patterson Air Force BaseBERLIN/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday there had been no deal with North Korea in the release of one of three detained Americans but that Washington was willing to resume talks if the reclusive country took steps towards denuclearization. Jeffrey Fowle, 56, was arrested in May for leaving a Bible at a sailor's club in the North Korean city of Chongjin. He was freed on Tuesday and flown home on a U.S. government plane. ...


Jim Gardner One-on-One with Malala Yousafzai tonight on Action News

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:54

Jim Gardner One-on-One with Malala Yousafzai tonight on Action NewsTune in to Action News at 6 and 11 as our own Jim Gardner sits down with Liberty Medal and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Malala Yousafzai.


FedEx predicts increase in holiday deliveries

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:52

In this July 9, 2014 photo, David Demeter sorts packages at the FedEx Express station in Nashville, Tenn. FedEx on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 forecast that deliveries between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve will rise 8.8 percent over last year, to 290 million shipments. That's a more subdued forecast than a year ago, when FedEx predicted 13 percent growth for the season. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — FedEx expects another record for holiday-season deliveries.


Canadian soldier shot at war memorial

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:47

 Shots fired at 3 places in OttawaA gunman shot a Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday, then entered Parliament and shots rang out, police and witnesses said.


U.S. regulators expand number of vehicles affected by Takata recalls

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:47

File photo of the Takata logo at its factory near MonclovaBy Ben Klayman DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators on Wednesday expanded the number of vehicles in the United States that may be affected by recalls for potentially defective Takata Corp air bags that could spray shrapnel at occupants. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said in a statement the number of vehicles from 10 automakers covered by recalls this year and in 2013 is now 7.8 million, up 28 percent from the 6.1 million announced on Tuesday. ...


Fowle back at Ohio home 'in good health' after detention in North Korea

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:45

Jeffrey Fowle, who was detained for more than seven months in North Korea, greets his son after arriving at Wright Patterson Air Force BaseBy Jon Herskovitz (Reuters) - American Jeffrey Fowle returned to his home in southern Ohio on Wednesday, with his lawyer saying he was in good health after a nearly half-year detention in reclusive North Korea. Fowle, 56, had been one of three Americans held by Pyongyang, which typically has tried to use the release of foreign captives as a way to build domestic political support for its leaders. ...


EPA: Gas mileage inflated on 4 Mini Cooper models

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:32
The U.S. government has told BMW to reduce the gas mileage estimates on the window stickers on four of its Mini Cooper models after an audit found the figures were overstated. The discrepancy, which varies ...

Gay pride parade arrestee pleads to tickets, fined

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:31
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman who was punched in the side as she was arrested at Pittsburgh's gay pride parade has pleaded guilty to summary harassment citations after prosecutors dropped charges she assaulted the officer.

Embassy bombing trial in NY postponed until 2015

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:28
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has postponed the trial of two men charged in the 1998 deadly bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa.

Jury deliberates for second day over accused Boston bomber friend

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:27

Robel Phillipos, a friend of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is charged with lying to investigators, leaves the federal courthouse after a hearing in his case in BostonBy Daniel Lovering BOSTON (Reuters) - A jury deliberated for a second day on Wednesday over whether a friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect was too high on marijuana to have intentionally lied to investigators about his role in the aftermath of the 2013 attack. Federal prosecutors said Robel Phillipos, 21, repeatedly lied when questioned by the FBI after two homemade bombs exploded near the finish line of the race, killing three people and injuring more than 260 - the worst attack in the United States since Sept. 11, 2001. ...


Doctors differ on preteen suspect's mental state

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:19

FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2014 file photo, one of the two girls accused of stabbing another girl is led into the courtroom during court proceedings at Waukesha County Court in Waukesha, Mich. A Wisconsin judge is deciding whether one of two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please a fictional online horror character is mentally fit to stand trial. (AP Photo/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Michael Sears, Pool, file)WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Doctors disagree over whether the second of two 12-year-old girls charged with stabbing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man is fit to stand trial, a judge and attorneys said Wednesday.


Wisconsin judge orders competency hearing for girl in 'Slenderman' case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:17
By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A judge on Wednesday ordered a competency hearing for one of two Wisconsin pre-teen girls accused of stabbing a friend in an attempt to please the fictional Internet character "Slenderman." A Wisconsin Forensic Unit psychiatrist had already concluded that Anissa Weier was competent to stand trial, according to the results of mental evaluations disclosed in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Wednesday. ...

Experts: Autopsy shows close-range wound for Brown

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:13

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Brown family is Michael Brown, 18, who was shot and killed in a confrontation with a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Brown Family, File)ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Brown's official autopsy shows the 18-year-old was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle with the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot him, two experts said in a published report Wednesday.


Bobcat that escaped from New Jersey home captured

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:07

Bobcat that escaped from New Jersey home capturedA pet bobcat has been recaptured after its latest escape from its owner's southern New Jersey home.