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Ex-chief in Uzi death case denies unrelated gun charges

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 23:17
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — A former Massachusetts police chief acquitted of charges connected to the 2008 death of an 8-year-old boy at a gun show has pleaded not guilty to unrelated weapons charges.

Mom: Man asked to urinate on young son at McDonald's bathroom

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 22:59

 Man asked to urinate on young son at McDonald's bathroomMontgomery County detectives are investigating a bizarre enounter in a McDonald's bathroom that traumatized a nine-year-old boy


Florida day care worker caught on video allegedly abusing toddler

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 22:57

Florida day care worker caught on video allegedly abusing toddlerLinda Klemm, 48, is charged with child abuse. According to police, Klemm was working at Kids Stop and Play in Pasco County, Florida when she was captured on surveillance video kicking a sleeping 18-month-old.


High school coach charged with biting another coach in face

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 22:55

High school coach charged with biting another coach in faceA high school coach in suburban Atlanta is accused of biting another coach's face.


Ad by special-effects master pits cats vs. dogs for a cause

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 22:31

In this image produced on Nov. 19, 2014, provided by the Lucy Foundation, cinematographer Sam Nicholson records quarterback Jack the dog in a scene in a fanciful Cats vs. Dogs football game scheduled to appear on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. It won't be part of the game broadcast but will be an alternative show dubbed the "Kitten Bowl" on the Hallmark Channel, three hours before the Super Bowl game on NBC. (AP Photo/Lucy Foundation, Betsy Martin)LOS ANGELES (AP) — From brain-devouring zombies in "The Walking Dead" to crime-scene bloodshed on "CSI," special-effects wizard Sam Nicholson has delivered gore galore to television viewers. But he says nothing has personally affected him more than the commercial he made for Super Bowl Sunday.


10 Things to Know for Today

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 22:16

A Cuban and U.S. flag wave from the balcony of the Hotel Saratoga where a U.S. Congressional delegation is staying in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. Cuba's foreign minister told the group of U.S. senators and congressmen Monday that his country is open to greater diplomatic and trade ties but the congressional delegation did not meet President Raul Castro, the man who will make many of the key decisions about the new U.S.-Cuban relationship. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


Love for Florida manatees should have limits, regulators say

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 21:13

Snorkelers interact with a Florida Manatee inside of the Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River, FloridaBy Letitia Stein CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. (Reuters) - On winter days, Florida manatees flock by the hundreds to the balmy waters of Three Sisters Springs, drawing crowds of snorkelers and kayakers to the U.S. sanctuary, where people may swim with the endangered species. "It's kind of a madhouse," said Kimberly Sykes, assistant manager of the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, which includes Three Sisters Springs. "People are just bumping into manatees, because they can't see them." Manatees flock to warm water sites when temperatures in other places fall below 68 degrees Fahrenheit (20 degrees Celsius). While they want to preserve an experience that has created countless lovers of the species, they also want to protect the manatees, a beloved state symbol in Florida.


Authorities: Woman gives birth aboard Jordan-NYC flight

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 21:11
NEW YORK (AP) — Airport officials say a 33-year-old woman gave birth to a baby girl on a flight bound to New York from Jordan.

Teen charged with credit card theft

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 21:05

Teen charged with credit card theftA young woman from Berks County is accused of stealing credit card numbers from three Dunkin Dunuts customers.


Iowa Sen. Ernst promises GOP focus on Americans' concerns

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 20:13

Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa rehearses her remarks for the Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union address, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON (AP) — The new Republican Congress understands Americans' suffering from the economy, health care system and Washington gridlock and will steer the country away from President Barack Obama's failed policies, a newly minted GOP senator is promising.


High school coach charged with biting another coach in face

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 20:00
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A high school coach in suburban Atlanta is accused of biting another coach's face.

Police car crashes enroute to hospital in North Philadelphia; 2 officers hurt

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 19:40

Police car crashes enroute to hospital in North Philadelphia; 2 officers hurtTwo Philadelphia police officers are hospitalized after a 3-vehicle crash that happened as they were taking a shooting victim to the hospital.


UPDATED MAPS: Wednesday's expected snowfall

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 19:21

 Wednesday's expected snowfallAccuWeather has updated information on accumulating snow expected in the Delaware and Lehigh Valleys.


Judge sets hearing in fired Ohio State band director lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 19:17
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has scheduled a hearing to weigh Ohio State University's request that the school's ex-band director's wrongful firing lawsuit be tossed out.

2 officers hurt in crash taking shooting victim to hospital

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 18:31

Police car crashes enroute to hospital in North Philadelphia; 2 officers hurtTwo officers were injured in a 3-vehicle crash when they were taking a shooting victim to the hospital in North Philadelphia.


FACT CHECK: Obama claims credit for an incomplete recovery

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 16:22

President Barack Obama waves before giving his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio and Vice President Joe Biden applaud (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. may not have "risen from recession" quite as rousingly as President Barack Obama suggested in his State of the Union speech Tuesday night. Seven years after that severe downturn began, household income hasn't recovered and healthy job growth is complicated by the poor quality, and pay, of many of those jobs.


Quotations in the News

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 16:01
"I have no more campaigns to run... I know, because I won both of them." — President Barack Obama, in an apparently unscripted quip near the end of his State of the Union speech.

2 have minor injuries in National Guard helicopter crash

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 14:43
RAMONA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a pair of California pilots from the Army National Guard had only minor injuries after a helicopter crash-landed during training at the end of a runway in rural San Diego County.

Factbox: Potential 2016 contenders respond to State of the Union

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 13:43
Politicians who are considering jumping into the 2016 presidential contest weighed in on President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday. Obama called for higher taxes on the wealthy and a new authorization of military force against Islamic State militants. Republicans who are expected to vie for their party's nomination bashed Obama's tax plans and said his foreign policy lacked leadership. Here are some of the responses from potential 2016 contenders: Republicans Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush: "While the sluggish recovery has been good for some, far too many people have been left behind.

Boston hospital surgeon dies after shooting

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 13:19

A man in wheelchair is taken away from the building where a shooting occurred at Brigham and Women's hospital in BostonA cardiac surgeon at a major Boston hospital died of gunshot wounds on Tuesday evening, hours after he was shot by a man who opened fire inside the medical center and later killed himself, officials said. Dr. Michael Davidson, the director of endovascular cardiac surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital, died as a result of the morning shooting that occurred at the Shapiro Cardiovascular Center, the hospital said in a statement late on Tuesday. The city's Police Commissioner William Evans told reporters that the shooter, also male, had asked for his victim by name before the attack. Brigham & Women's, located in downtown Boston amid a cluster of major healthcare facilities, is a teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School.