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SEPTA buses collide in Oxford Circle

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 01:49

SEPTA buses collide in Oxford CirclePolice are investigating an accident involving two SEPTA buses in the Oxford Circle section of Philadelphia.


Puerto Ricans struggle moving to central Florida

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 01:34

In this Thursday, July 16, 2015 photo, Mayra Rios, center, talks with her sons, Abdiel, 13, right, and Jonatan, 15, at their home in Orlando, Fla. Rios recently left her native Puerto Rico because of constant bullying her autistic son faced at school and the lack of services available for him. As Puerto Rico struggles with an unpayable debt, an unemployment rate over 12 percent, rising violence and a stagnant economy that offers little opportunity to thrive, thousands of its residents are abandoning the island for central Florida. (AP Photo/John Raoux)MIAMI (AP) — Mayra Rios didn't want to leave her native Puerto Rico. But the constant bullying that her autistic son faced at school and the lack of services available to him were the last blow.


Ex-President George H.W. Bush leaves hospital after fall

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 01:33

FILE- In this March 29, 2015, file photo, former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara Bush speak before the first half of an NCAAA college basketball game in Houston. A spokesman says doctors are pleased with the progress the former president is making since he fractured a bone in his neck during a fall. Jim McGrath said Sunday, July 19, 2015, that Bush is doing better and his spirits are good. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush was released from a Maine hospital on Sunday, four days after the 91-year-old fell at his summer home and broke a bone in his neck.


Former President George H.W. Bush released from hospital: report

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 01:23

Former U.S. President George Bush speaks at the World Leadership Summit in Abu DhabiWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush was released from a hospital in Maine on Sunday after being treated for a broken bone in his neck, spokesman Jim McGrath said according to USA Today.


George H.W. Bush Released From Hospital

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 01:15
Bush was treated for a fractured vertebrae, a spokesman said.

Search for man in Delaware River near Bristol Wharf

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 01:13

Search for man in Delaware River near Bristol WharfOfficials say a young man from Virginia jumped into a river in Bristol, Bucks County has not resurfaced.


Virginian man does not resurface from Bucks County river

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 00:59

Search for man in Delaware River near Bristol WharfOfficials say a young man from Virginia jumped into a river in Bristol, Bucks County has not resurfaced.


Chattanooga stirs U.S. Muslims' concerns about radicalization

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 00:58

Handout of police tape and a makeshift memorial sit on the lawn in front of an Armed Forces Career Center in this handout photo provided by the U.S. Navy, where earlier in the day a gunman opened fire, injuring one U.S. Marine in ChattanoogaAddressing his congregation on the Eid al-Fitr holiday celebrating the end of Ramadan, Imam Mohamed Abdul-Azeez implored worshipers to combat Muslim extremism in the aftermath of a shooting rampage that killed five servicemen in Tennessee. The suspect, a young Muslim who grew up in the Chattanooga area, also died in the gunfight on Thursday, the last day of Islam's holy month of fasting. It was the latest reminder to American Muslims of the need to find ways to keep teenagers and young adults from being drawn to ideologies promoted by such groups as Islamic State, the militants also known as ISIS who control part of Syria.


NYC's Kennedy airport building luxury animal terminal

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 00:56

This undated artist rendering provided by Classic Communications courtesy of ARK Development depicts Paradise 4 Paws, a holding area for dogs in a new luxury terminal at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. The privately owned ARK, as it's called, will handle the more than 70,000 animals that pass through JFK each year, including dogs, cats, horses, cows, birds, sloths and aardvarks. It will sit on the site of an unused cargo terminal leased from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey that runs the airport. (Classic Communications courtesy of ARK Development via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Jet-setting stallions and high-flying hounds at New York's Kennedy Airport can look forward to a new luxury terminal that will handle the more than 70,000 animals flying in and out every year.


Small plane crash north of Buffalo Bill Reservoir

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 00:51
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — The Park County Sheriff's Office says there appear to be no survivors after a small twin-engine plane crashed in northwest Wyoming.

Deposition: Cosby paid women to keep affairs secret

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 00:51

 Cosby paid women to keep affairs secretBill Cosby, in sworn testimony a decade ago, said he had paid women after sex to keep the affairs from his wife, suggested he was skilled at understanding nonverbal cues for sexual consent and called one of his accusers a liar.


Rescue crews respond to Bristol Wharf

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 00:39

Search for man in Delaware River near Bristol WharfOfficials are on scene of a water rescue in Bristol, Bucks County.


Chattanooga shattered: A single gunshot, silence, and terror

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 00:34

Members of Teen Challenge, gather for a memorial service at River Park Saturday, July 18, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tenn., for the victims of the Tennessee shootings. Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, of Hixson, Tenn., attacked two military facilities on Thursday, in a shooting rampage that killed four Marines and one U.S. Navy sailor. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A single "pop" cut through the quiet morning. Those who heard it had a moment to ponder the noise.


Newport Folk marks 50th anniversary of Dylan going electric

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 00:14

FILE - In this 1963 file photo, Joan Baez and Bob Dylan perform at the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, R.I. Two years later, on the night of July 25, 1965, Dylan strode onto a stage at the Newport Folk Festival, plugged in an electric guitar and gave the music world a shock. Fifty years later, it’s considered one of the most important events in rock history, the high-voltage moment when Dylan broke from folk and helped show his fellow musicians the poetic possibilities of rock. (AP Photo, File)PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — On the night of July 25, 1965, Bob Dylan strode onto a stage at the Newport Folk Festival, plugged in an electric guitar and gave the music world a shock.


Plan for second trial for marathon bomber prompts backlash

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/19/2015 - 23:54
BOSTON (AP) — After a federal jury gave Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev the death penalty for his crimes, survivors of the 2013 attack expressed relief that at least the four-month trial was over.

Texas residents condemn plan for Muslim cemetery

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/19/2015 - 23:21

Alia Salem, executive director of the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations poses for a photo by an open-air pavilion in the Islamic Garden, a burial site for members of the Muslim faith that is part of the Restland Cemetery, Friday, July 17, 2015, in Dallas. A proposal to bring a Muslim cemetery to Farmersville has stoked fears among residents who are vehemently trying to convince community leaders to block the project. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)DALLAS (AP) — Muslims say they're looking for a place to bury their dead. Locals say it's a plot to gain a foothold in their small rural Texas town.


3 years after theater attack, grieving families face future

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/19/2015 - 23:14

In this July 16, 2015 photo, Caren Teves, right, who lost her son Alex in the 2012 Aurora movie theatre massacre, sits with her friend Sandy Phillips, left, whose daughter Jessica Ghawi was killed in the attack, during an interview with The Associated Press, at a park near the Arapahoe County District Court, in Centennial, Colo. Phillips and Teves have become particularly close in the years since they suffered similar loses, sharing phone calls and text messages at moments they instinctually know will be difficult. With the Colorado theater shooter convicted of murder, survivors and relatives of the dead face an uncertain future after the trial comes to an end. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Each morning for nearly three months, Sandy Phillips would wake at dawn, drive seven minutes to the courthouse, down a cup of coffee and wait an hour to listen to testimony about why her daughter was shot to death in a Colorado movie theater.


Officials recover body of pilot killed in Alaska plane crash

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/19/2015 - 23:04
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of the pilot who died in a plane crash in a rugged area of southeast Alaska.

Grand jury to begin probe of Tulsa County sheriff's office

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/19/2015 - 22:57

FILE - In this Monday, July 13, 2015 file photo, Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz listens to proceedings of a county commissioners meeting in Tulsa, Okla., Monday, July 13, 2015. A grand jury to investigate allegations of wrongdoing in the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office after a then-reserve deputy killed an unarmed man in April, is scheduled to meet on Monday, July 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A grand jury will begin investigating allegations of wrongdoing against the Tulsa County sheriff's office, which came under scrutiny after a reserve deputy shot and killed an unarmed and restrained suspect because he says he mistook his firearm for a stun gun.


Small plane crashes in Lancaster cornfield; no injuries

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/19/2015 - 22:53

Small plane crashes in Lancaster cornfield; no injuriesAuthorities say a small plane went down in a central Pennsylvania cornfield overnight, but the two people aboard walked away from the crash.