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U.S. should stump up billions to curb Central America migration: Perez

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 01:11

Guatemala's President Perez speaks during the 5th Esquipulas Forum in Guatemala CityBy Dave Graham and Sofia Menchu GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - The United States should provide billions of dollars to help Central American nations curb the flow of illegal migrants, Guatemalan President Otto Perez said, and his government warns the problem will get worse if Washington fails to help. Fleeing violence, trying to reach relatives already in the United States or seeking jobs, record numbers of child migrants from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador have been stopped at the southern U.S. border this year, causing widespread alarm. ...


Citigroup to exit 11 markets in restructuring

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 01:02

FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2014, file photo, a person walks past a Citibank location in Philadelphia. Citigroup reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Citigroup customers across Central America and parts of Eastern Europe will be looking for a new place to bank next year.


JPMorgan CEO says more to be done on cyberattacks

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:58

FILE - In this June 13, 2012 file photo, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon testifies before the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dimon on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 said that more coordination between businesses and government is needed to combat the rising threat of cyberattacks. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase's CEO Jamie Dimon says that more coordination between businesses and government is needed to combat the rising threat of cyberattacks.


Two firefighters hurt in Tacony blaze

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:57

Two firefighters hurt in Tacony blazeTwo Philadelphia firefighters were hospitalized after fighting a fire in Tacony.


Former Charlotte, NC, mayor Cannon sentenced to nearly 4 years in federal corruption case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:56
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Former Charlotte, NC, mayor Cannon sentenced to nearly 4 years in federal corruption case .

AccuWeather: Summer Temperatures This Afternoon

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:55

 Summer Temperatures This AfternoonMeteorologist David Murphy says it's warm again on Wednesday with gusty afternoon thunderstorms possible.


Too soon? How about not at all for Ebola Halloween

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:46

Too soon? How about not at all for Ebola HalloweenNo holiday screams pop culture controversy quite like Halloween.


Extremely malnourished dog discovered in Chester, Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:44

Extremely malnourished dog discovered in Chester, Pa.A dog is being nursed back to health after being found extremely malnourished in Chester, Delaware County.


UN worker dies of Ebola in Germany

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:36

UN worker dies of Ebola in GermanyA United Nations medical worker who was infected with Ebola in Liberia has died despite "intensive medical procedures," a German hospital said Tuesday.


Greek bourse plunges below 1,000 amid uncertainty

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:31
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Stocks have been hammered in Greece and borrowing costs continued to rise, amid renewed political uncertainty over the future of the country's bailout program.

Italian nurse accused of killing 38 patients she found 'annoying'

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:31

Italian nurse accused of killing 38 patients she found 'annoying'Italian nurse accused of killing 38 patients she found 'annoying'


$1 million bail set for Massachusetts woman found living with dead babies

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:27
By Daniel Lovering UXBRIDGE Mass. (Reuters) - A Massachusetts judge on Tuesday ordered a 31-year-old woman found living last month with the bodies of three dead infants in a rodent-infested house held on $1 million cash bail.The woman, Erika Murray, was arrested last month and charged with fetal death concealment, witness intimidation and animal cruelty after state officials removed four living children, ranging in age from 3 months to 13 years, from the house where they had been living in Blackstone, Massachusetts. ...

WTO sides with US farmers in dispute with India

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:17
WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Trade Organization ruled in favor of U.S. poultry and egg farmers Tuesday in a dispute with India.

Gonzalo to become major hurricane over open Atlantic waters on Tuesday

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:10

Tropical Storm Gonzalo is seen over the Caribbean Ocean in this NOAA satellite imageSAN JUAN Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Gonzalo is expected to become a major hurricane on Tuesday as it moves over the open Atlantic waters and swirls away from the northern Caribbean islands, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. The center of Gonzalo, a Category 2 hurricane, was moving northwest, away from the British and U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, prompting storm alerts for those areas to be lifted. The French government also listed tropical storm warnings for the islands of St. Martin and St. Barthelemy, the Miami-based hurricane center said. ...


Ohio groom, friend killed in crash on wedding day

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 23:56
UPPER SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man was killed on his wedding day when a pickup truck carrying him, his new wife and friends crashed.

Oklahoma newspaper publisher, wife, daughter found dead in family home

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 23:52
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - The publisher of a newspaper in a small Oklahoma city, his wife and their 17-year-old daughter were found dead inside their home on Monday and the local prosecutor is treating their deaths as homicides, according to police and newspapers. The bodies of John Hruby; his wife, Katherine "Tinker" Hruby; and their daughter, Katherine, were found by a housekeeper around 9 a.m. on Monday, police in the southern Oklahoma city of Duncan said. ...

Historic church bell missing in upstate New York

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 23:46
GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police are looking for the thieves who stole a more than 1-ton brass church bell that was going to be placed in front of an upstate New York museum.

At least a dozen injured in Indiana bus crash

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 23:26
(Reuters) - At least a dozen people suffered injuries ranging from cuts and bruises to broken bones when a double-decker bus traveling from Atlanta to Chicago crashed outside Indianapolis on Tuesday, state police said. The bus, operated by Megabus, was about 8 miles south of Indianapolis when it flipped on its side at about 4:30 a.m. local time on northbound Interstate 65, said Indiana State Police Captain David Bursten. He said the driver lost control trying to avoid the location of a previous crash. At least a dozen of the 50-60 people on the bus suffered moderate injuries, Bursten said. ...

Hazmat crews at scene of crude spill in Louisiana: report

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 22:15
(Reuters) - A crude oil spill at Mooringsport village in Caddo Parish, Louisiana, led to the evacuation of at least one family, according to a report on KSLA television website. The spill happened at 11:45 a.m. local time on Monday, when a pipeline broke and was detected by Mid-Valley Pipeline employees, according to the report. Hazmat crews were on the scene of the spill, it added. (Source: http://bit.ly/1D9oXLZ) (Reporting by Vijaykumar Vedala in Bangalore; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)

PHOTOS: Deadly crash on I-95 in Bensalem

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 21:59

 Deadly crash on I-95 in BensalemPennsylvania State Police are searching for a motorist following a crash on I-95 that left a woman dead.