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Coast Guard calls off search for passenger missing from cruise ship off Texas

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 13:10

The large seawall that protects Galveston from major storms and the rising waters of the Gulf of Mexico is seen on Galveston IslandThe cruise ship alerted the Coast Guard on Friday that Samantha Broberg, 33, was missing and might have fallen overboard about 195 miles (315 km) from the Texas coast. The Coast Guard said in a statement that its 8th District command center had coordinated 20 hours of aerial searching with a combined search area of more than 4,300 square miles.


Trump aide dismisses audio tape as Democrats raise character issue

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 12:56

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Eugene OregonBy Ginger Gibson and David Lawder WASHINGTON, 2016 - A top aide to Donald Trump said on Sunday he did not believe the Republican presidential front-runner posed as his own spokesman to brag about his personal life, a controversy that came as Democrats sharpen their attacks on the billionaire's character. The Washington Post released an audio recording on Friday of a man who identified himself as Trump publicist "John Miller" and talked about the real estate tycoon's romantic encounters in a 1991 conversation with a People magazine reporter. After listening to the tape while appearing on CNN's "State of the Union" show, senior Trump adviser Paul Manafort said he did not believe it was the Republican candidate's voice despite his past admissions of sometimes using a pseudonym.


Kenyan runners win San Francisco's Bay to Breakers race

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 12:55

Kenyan runners win San Francisco's Bay to Breakers raceKenya's Isaac Mukundi Mwangi was the first racer to cross the finish line in San Francisco's 105th annual Bay to Breakers race Sunday, followed by female winner Caroline Chepkoech who also from Kenya.


Pittsburg officials consider installing cameras along Highway 4 after shootings

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 12:34

Pittsburg officials consider installing cameras along Highway 4 after shootingsShootings are a problem throughout the East Bay, so the Pittsburg City Council will vote Monday whether to install cameras along Highway 4 to help keep the community safe.


Coast Guard halts search for missing cruise ship passenger

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 12:14
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended a search in the Gulf of Mexico for a passenger missing from a cruise ship that sailed out of Galveston, Texas.

Nintendo eyeing filmmaking for growth after Mariners sale

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 11:52
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co. is eyeing the movie business for growth.

Interstate in Arizona closed due to 100-mile police chase

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 11:45
ASH FORK, Ariz. (AP) — Interstate 40 near Ash Fork was closed in both directions Sunday afternoon after a tractor-trailer rig led police on a 100-mile chase.

Senator Schumer urges TSA to put more dogs on security line

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 11:42

Senator Schumer urges TSA to put more dogs on security lineSenator Charles Schumer is urging the Transportation Security Administration to put more dogs on the passenger-screening line to reduce long delays for travelers going through security at New York City airports.


Man in critical condition after being stabbed multiple times by roommate in Harlem

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 11:39

Man in critical condition after being stabbed multiple times by roommate in HarlemThe stabbing happened shortly after 6 a.m. in a building on Frederick Douglass Boulevard Near West 149th Street.


Texas bus company in crash has faced vehicle problems before

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 11:34

Texas bus company in crash has faced vehicle problems beforeThe small South Texas bus company involved in a rollover crash that killed eight people and injured 44 others had twice been ordered by Louisiana state inspectors in 2015 to take one of its buses off the ...


EXCLUSIVE: Ride along with NYPD commander during crackdown on ATVs, illegal motorcycles

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 11:31

 Ride along with NYPD commander during crackdown on ATVs, illegal motorcyclesTeams of NYPD officers are looking for roving bands of motorcyclists and individuals who they say could possibly pose a danger to the public. In recent months, they have sought to end what they describe as 'reckless driving' by individuals and groups.


Trump, Biden at Penn graduation as parent, grandparent

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 11:19

Trump, Biden at Penn graduation as parent, grandparentBoth Donald Trump and Joe Biden are scheduled to attend a graduation ceremony at the University of Pennsylvania, but not on the stage as politicians - they'll be in the audience as parent and grandparent.


WATCH: Driver narrowly misses tractor trailer overturning on Tappan Zee Bridge

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 11:15

 Driver narrowly misses tractor trailer overturning on Tappan Zee BridgeImagine narrowly missing a tractor trailer as it overturns on the Tappan Zee? One driver had a terrifying close call on Friday during the height of the morning rush.


Driver killed in fiery Hammonton crash identified

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 10:01

Driver killed in fiery Hammonton crash identifiedPolice have identified the man killed after a fiery crash in Hammonton, New Jersey on Saturday night.


2 dogs killed in angry bee attack in California

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 09:02

2 dogs killed in angry bee attack in CaliforniaThe bees are suspected of killing two dogs. They also stung a child, a postal worker, news reporters and Lott.


Cox, Carey talk importance of GLAAD at annual awards

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 08:36

Honoree Robert De Niro accepts his award from Jennifer Lawrence at the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Waldorf Astoria on Saturday, May 14, 2016, in New York. The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mariah Carey is no stranger to honors and awards, but the pop star said that her GLAAD Ally Award, which she received at the annual event on Saturday in New York, was something more.


Police: Man threw gas on woman as she smoked, killing her

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 08:10
BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities on Sunday charged a Philadelphia man accused of throwing a cup of gasoline on his girlfriend while she was smoking, starting a fire that killed her after a dispute between the two.

Wilmington man charged with DUI for 7th time after crash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 08:00

Wilmington man charged with DUI for 7th time after crashPolice say a Wilmington man is facing drunken-driving charges for the seventh time after a crash that injured him and two others.


Obama meets with Eric LeGrand before Rutgers speech

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 07:49
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Paralyzed former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand says President Barack Obama told him his story is inspiring and he should keep up the good work.

VIDEO: Reds' Joey Votto teases Phillies fans

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 07:47

 Reds' Joey Votto teases Phillies fansReds first baseman Joey Votto became a trending topic in Philadelphia for teasing fans, including kids.