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New Videos Show Cop After Fatally Shooting Michael Brown

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 03:41
New surveillance videos show Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson leaving for the hospital hours after he fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown, sparking weeks of protest in the Missouri city.

2nd attempt at PNB letter removal set for Sunday; road closures announced

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 03:33

2nd attempt at PNB letter removal set for Sunday; road closures announcedFor the second time in three months, demolition crews will focus their attention on the top of a landmark building in Center City Philadelphia.


More tests needed in woman's death

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 03:14
PITTSBURGH (AP) — More tests are needed to determine what caused a woman's death that officials suggested earlier may have involved cyanide, authorities in western Pennsylvania said.

Suspect in young couple's murder found in Colorado

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 03:14

This photo provided by the Santa Fe County Adult Detention Facility, Ricardo "Ricky" Martinez is shown. Martinez, 20, suspected of fatally shooting a teenage couple found in a car in Santa Fe last month has been arrested in Colorado. Martinez was located Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at an apartment complex in Colorado Springs. He was taken into custody without incident. The U.S. Marshals Service, which assisted in a surveillance operation, had added Martinez to its list of New Mexico's Most Wanted Violent fugitives. (AP Photo/Santa Fe County Adult Detention Facility) (AP Photo/Santa Fe County Adult Detention Facility)SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A 20-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting a teenage couple found in a car in Santa Fe last month has been arrested in Colorado.


Navajo lawmakers approve junk food tax

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 03:09
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation Council approved a tax on junk food sold on the country's largest reservation, tribal officials announced Friday.

2nd attempt to remove PNB letters from building in Center City Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 03:07

2nd attempt at PNB letter removal set for Sunday; road closures announcedFor the second time in three months, demolition crews will focus their attention on the top a landmark building in Center City Philadelphia.


Amateurs learning how to clown around for parade

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 02:56

Malt Shop clown Sharmaine Harrison, a Macy's buyer, works with Big Apple Circus clown Peety backstage, other volunteers, other Macy's employees and Big Apple Circus clowns at the Big Apple Circus, in New York's Lincoln Center, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. A one-day training session was held for people who want to be among the thousand or so clowns in the Thanksgiving Day Parade. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)NEW YORK (AP) — If you're going to be a clown in the Thanksgiving Day Parade, you can't just go out there and fool around. There are rules.


Murder suspect locked in California tea house

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 02:47
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California tea house employee locked a murder suspect inside the business and called the police.

Sherman's March at 150: 5 questions and answers

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 02:38

In this undated photo provided by the Library of Congress Gen. William T. Sherman poses for a photo. On Nov. 16, 1864, Sherman watched his army pull out of Atlanta, and marched with 62,000 veteran troops to the Atlantic coast at Savannah, conquering territory and making a point to the enemy in what would be known as Sherman's March to the Sea during the American Civil War. (AP Photo/Library of Congress)A turning point in the Civil War came 150 years ago this week, when Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman left the smoking ruins of Atlanta and launched his scorching March to the Sea. Here are five questions and answers about the commander whose name, even today, evokes admiration or hatred — and about his march, which hastened the war's end:


Settlement in accidental Wild West show shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 02:29
NEWTON, N.J. (AP) — The legal battle over an accidental shooting at a Wild West theme park in New Jersey that left an actor partially paralyzed has ended with a settlement of nearly $2 million.

Federal ban sought for animal testing on cosmetics

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 01:59

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2014 file photo, Rep.-elect, Don Beyer, D-Va. celebrates during an election party in Arlington, Va. Hoping to build off recent bans in Europe and India, opponents of animal testing for cosmetics plan to make a big push for a similar prohibition in the US. The effort could be a tough sell in a Republican-controlled Congress. Beyer plans to take the lead when the new Congress takes office next January. He is succeeding retiring Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va., who has introduced legislation that would prohibit testing cosmetic products on animals, as well as the sale of any new cosmetics if the final product or any component was developed using animal testing. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Hoping to build off recent bans in Europe and India, opponents of animal testing for cosmetics plan to make a big push for a similar prohibition in the United States. The effort could be a tough sell in a Republican-controlled Congress.


New Chicago archbishop brings Francis-like message

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 01:57

FILE -In this Nov. 13, 2013 file photo, Incoming Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich speaks at a news conference at O'Hare International Airport upon his arrival in Chicago before assuming leadership of one of the largest and most high-profile archdioceses in the U.S. When appointed the new archbishop of Chicago, Blase Cupich argued that Pope Francis was sending a mere pastor and not a message. But Cupich has been sending Francis-like messages of his own as he prepares to officially assume leadership Tuesday, Nov. Nov. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)CHICAGO (AP) — When Blase Cupich was named the next archbishop of Chicago, he insisted that Pope Francis was sending the area a mere pastor, not a message.


Dad furious after newborn given to wrong mom in California hospital

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 01:46

Dad furious after newborn given to wrong mom in California hospitalA California hospital is taking steps to protect newborns after a mix-up involving a preemie.


White Democrats dwindling in Alabama Legislature

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 01:38

 Sen. Billy Beasley, D-Clayton, Sen. Hank Sanders, D-Selma, and Sen. Quinton Ross, D-Montgomery, talk with reporters at the Alabama Statehouse in Montgomery, Ala. The 74-year-old Clayton pharmacist could soon have another title, the only white Democrat remaining in the Alabama Senate. Sen.Beasley said a friend recently called him a “true Democrat,” a term Beasley said he considered the highest of compliments. The result is that Democrats in the Alabama Legislature are almost entirely black. And white legislators are almost entirely Republican.(AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — State Sen. Billy Beasley says it was the highest of compliments when a friend recently called him a "true Democrat."


March trial expected in Vt. teacher death

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 01:12
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont woman charged with her husband in the kidnapping and killing of a St. Johnsbury teacher is scheduled to go on trial in March.

Death penalty off table in Va. officer's slaying

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 01:12
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has taken the death penalty off the table for four people charged in the gang-related slaying of a reserve Virginia police officer.

Foul play suspected in Millville, NJ death

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 01:10

Foul play suspected in Millville, NJ deathPolice say foul play is suspected in the death of a man in Millville, Cumberland County.


Arkansas trots to No. 2 turkey-producing state

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 00:49
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Arkansas has trotted into second place among turkey-producing states after North Carolina's gobbler population fell sharply as U.S. turkey numbers hit a 28-year low.

Turkey production down, wholesale prices up

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 00:46

A Standard Bronze turkey roams a pasture near Trimble, Mo., Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. The Bronze has been the most popular turkey variety for most of American history. It originated from crosses between the domestic turkeys brought by European colonists to the Americas and the eastern wild turkeys they found upon their arrival. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Turkey production is at its lowest level in nearly three decades and wholesale prices are at an all-time high, but Thanksgiving cooks probably won't see much difference in the price they pay at the stores for their frozen birds.


Bane of the Northeast Corridor is due for upgrade

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 00:40

In this photo taken Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, shrubs are backdropped by a portal bridge in Kearny, N.J. A plan to replace the bridge has pushed forward and could be finished in less than four years _ provided about $940 million can be found to complete the project. Amtrak and New Jersey Transit carry between 150,000 and 200,000 people across the bridge each day. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — For tens of thousands of rail travelers in the Northeast each day, making a curtain time or simply getting to work can hinge on a bridge built two years before the Titanic sank.