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The Associated Press to move to new NYC headquarters in 2017

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 00:37
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press plans to move its global headquarters from Manhattan's far west side to a smaller, less-expensive space adjacent to the World Trade Center site, the news cooperative's president said Wednesday.

Bond hearing delayed for ex-officer charged with murder

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 00:34
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A bond hearing has been delayed for a white former North Charleston police officer charged in the shooting death of a black motorist.

Mayor Nutter to provide update on papal visit preparations

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 00:27

Mayor Nutter to provide update on papal visit preparationsPhiladelphia Mayor Nutter will lay out more plans for the World Meeting of Families and for the pope's visit Wednesday beginning at 1:00 p.m.


Blaze destroys home in Logan

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 00:22

Blaze destroys home in LoganA fire destroyed a home in the Logan section of Philadelphia Wednesday morning.


The Latest: Top prosecutor says investigation 'manufactured'

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 00:18
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The latest on grand jury documents being unsealed related to the investigation against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane (all times local):

Suspect identified in killing of Virginia reporter, photographer

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 00:05

Suspect identified in killing of Virginia reporter, photographerA person with a gun fired shots during a local television station's live report. The station reported that the photographer and reporter were killed.


Fact sheet: 2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 00:02

This undated photo made available by Audi shows the 2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet. It has a $36,525 starting retail price. (Audi via AP)2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet 1.8T FWD S tronic


Audi A3 Cabrio provides drivers with low-priced luxury

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 00:01

This undated photo made available by Audi shows the 2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet. It has a $36,525 starting retail price. (Audi via AP)Those looking for a luxury-branded convertible with a low price tag should turn toward Audi's A3 Cabriolet.


Worker dies, second injured at Minnesota stadium construction site

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 23:58
One worker has died and another was seriously injured when they fell on Wednesday while performing roofing work on a football stadium being built in downtown Minneapolis for the Minnesota Vikings, an official with the stadium contractor said. The workers immediately received medical attention at the U.S. Bank Stadium site and were taken to a hospital, John Wood, a Mortenson Construction senior vice president, said in a statement. All work on the stadium has stopped, Wood said.

Man shot outside bar in Port Richmond

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 23:49

Man shot outside bar in Port RichmondPolice say a suspect is in custody after an argument led to a shooting outside a bar in Port Richmond.


Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson dies at 104

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 23:45
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist who nearly died while helping lead the "Bloody Sunday" civil rights march in 1965, championed voting rights for blacks and was the first black woman to run for Congress in Alabama, died early Wednesday at age 104, her son Bruce Boynton said.

The Latest: Judge in Holmes case prepares to hand down term

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 23:44

Defense attorneys Daniel King, left, and Katherine Spengler, sits at a table with James Holmes, right, as he appears in court for the sentencing phase of his trial Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at Arapahoe County District Court in Centennial, Colo. Victims and their families were given the opportunity to speak about the shooting and its effects on their lives. Holmes was convicted Aug. 7 of murdering 12 people when he opened fire on a crowded movie theater in 2012. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP, Pool)CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):


Cops: Assault suspect tried to collect reward for crime tip

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 23:40
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Massachusetts man suspected of assaulting a woman went into a police station to try to collect a reward for offering a tip on the crime.

Cops: Assault suspect tried to collect reward for crime tip

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 23:40
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Massachusetts man suspected of assaulting a woman went into a police station to try to collect a reward for offering a tip on the crime.

Robbery suspect shot during alleged police ambush in West Philadelphia identified

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 23:36

Robbery suspect shot during alleged police ambush in West Philadelphia identifiedPolice have identified a robbery suspect shot by police in West Philadelphia. It happened, police say, as the man was waiting to ambush an officer who was pursuing him on foot.


Reporter, photographer dead in Virginia after shots fired during live report

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 23:27

Suspect identified in killing of Virginia reporter, photographerA person with a gun fired shots during a local television station's live report. The station reported that the photographer and reporter were killed.


Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson dies at 104 after suffering multiple strokes

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 23:24
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson dies at 104 after suffering multiple strokes.

Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson dies at 104 after suffering multiple strokes

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 23:24
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson dies at 104 after suffering multiple strokes.

Robbery suspect shot while trying ambush officer in West Philadelphia, police say

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 23:14

Robbery suspect shot during alleged police ambush in West Philadelphia identifiedA robbery suspect was shot and critically wounded by police in West Philadelphia while, police say, he was trying to ambush an officer who was pursuing him on foot.


1st enlisted female sub sailors start training in Groton

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 23:14
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The first four of the female enlisted sailors selected for the Navy's "silent service" began training this week at submarine school in Groton, the latest milestone in the elimination of one of the U.S. military's few remaining gender barriers.