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Police: Stolen car crashes in Wilmington following pursuit

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 07:08

 Stolen car crashes in Wilmington following pursuitWilmington police say the driver of a stolen vehicle crashed injuring two innocent people and another suspect.


Montana declares state of emergency as U.S. Northwest battles blazes

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 06:57
By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - Montana declared a state of emergency on Sunday to battle more than a dozen wildfires as blazes, fueled by drought and winds, also raged in Oregon, Idaho and the California wine region north of San Francisco. Wildfires have destroyed 50 homes in north central Idaho while a fire in north-central Washington nearly doubled in size, almost encircling the town of Chelan and forcing the evacuation of some 1,500. The Reach fire, sparked on Friday by lightning strikes and high winds, had doubled to 55,000 acres (22,250 hectares) by Sunday, fire incident spokesman Wayne Patterson said.

Jerusalem Fire in Lake, Napa counties now 82 percent contained

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 06:55

Jerusalem Fire in Lake, Napa counties now 82 percent containedMore than 13,000 firefighters are working to control the 17 wildfires that continue to burn throughout California. The 25,000-acre Jerusalem Fire is now 82 percent contained, with full containment expected Monday.


Julian Bond remembered as civil rights champion

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 06:54

En esta imagen de archivo del 8 de julio de 2007, el entonces presidente de NAACP Julian Bond en una intervención en la convención anual de la organización de derechos civiles en Detroit. Bond, activista de derechos civiles y expresidente de NAACP, murió el sábado 15 de agosto de 2015. (AP Foto/Paul Sancya, File)ATLANTA (AP) — Reaction to the death of civil rights activist Julian Bond:


US, Japanese cities mark WWII end with Pearl Harbor ceremony

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 06:49

US, Japanese cities mark WWII end with Pearl Harbor ceremonyJapanese and U.S. cities marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II with a ceremony in Pearl Harbor.


3 injured in hot air balloon accident in Lancaster County

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 06:49

3 injured in hot air balloon accident in Lancaster CountyA deflating hot air balloon struck overhead electrical wires after landing in a Pennsylvania field, shocking three people including one who was given CPR by a bystander, authorities said Sunday.


'Straight Outta Compton' goes to the top of the box office

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 06:41

'Straight Outta Compton' goes to the top of the box officeThe boys from Compton smashed opening weekend expectations, while the stylish "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." struggled to find its footing.


Julian Bond, former NAACP chairman and activist, dies at 75

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 06:38

FILE- In this July 8, 2007, file photo shows NAACP Chairman Julian Bond addresses the civil rights organization's annual convention in Detroit. Bond, a civil rights activist and longtime board chairman of the NAACP, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. He was 75. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)ATLANTA (AP) — Julian Bond's life traced the arc of the civil rights movement, from his efforts as a militant young man to start a student protest group all the way to the top leadership post at the NAACP.


Police: Missouri robber left his heart monitor at the scene

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 06:36
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man in a southeast Missouri auto part store burglary after he left his heart monitor in front of the cash register.

Milwaukee Brewers minor-league baseball player comes out as gay: report

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 06:35
(Reuters) - A first baseman for the minor league Helena Brewers, a rookie affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, has come out publicly as gay, a first for an active player connected with Major League Baseball, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel newspaper. David Denson, 20, came out publicly to the newspaper with the help of former major leaguer Billy Bean, who last year was named MLB's first "Ambassador for Inclusion," the Sentinel reported on Sunday. Only two major league players have ever come out publicly as gay - Bean and Glenn Burke - and both had already left the game, the paper reported.

Woman rescued from burning home in Camden

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 06:35

Woman rescued from burning home in CamdenFirefighters rescued a woman from the roof of her burning home in Camden.


Wild ride ends in fiery gas station crash in Brooklawn, NJ, police say

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 06:33

Wild ride ends in fiery gas station crash in Brooklawn, NJ, police sayPolice say a pickup truck that flew past a patrol car going an estimated 100 m.p.h. slammed into gas pumps on Route 130 in Brooklawn, touching off a fire and leaving the driver critically injured.


Friend lost sight of swimmer before Manayunk drowning, police say

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 06:30

Friend lost sight of swimmer before Manayunk drowning, police sayA witness told arriving officers that his friend, a 52-year-old man, had been swimming in the Schuylkill River on his back and did not look distressed.


Granddaughter of actor Morgan Freeman stabbed to death

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 06:06
Police responded to a 911 call just before 3 a.m. EDT on Sunday and found a woman later identified as Hines lying in the street in the Harlem section of New York, said police spokesman George Tsourovakas. Hines was an actor, writer and acting instructor in New York, according to her website. “I want to acknowledge the tremendous outpouring of love and support my family has received regarding the tragic and senseless passing of my granddaughter Edena Hines,” Freeman said in a posting on his Facebook page.

Four killed in a two-plane collision near San Diego

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 06:05
(Reuters) - Four people were killed on Sunday morning when two small planes collided in mid-air about 15 miles (24 km) southeast of downtown San Diego, authorities said. The crash occurred at around 11 a.m. when a twin-engine Sabreliner collided with a single-engine Cessna 172 over an area located two miles (3 km) from Brown Field Airport in San Diego county, said a spokesman for the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. At least four passengers were found dead at the scene, Cal Fire spokesman Nick Schuller said.

Target of 18-day manhunt killed in California

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 06:04

This undated photo provided by the Kern County Sheriff Department shows Benjamin Peter Ashley. Sheriff's deputies in California said that they have shot and killed a man believed to be the target of a 2-week-long manhunt in the rugged, mountainous high desert of Central California on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015. Dozens of officers have been searching in remote terrain about 30 miles east of Bakersfield, Calif., for Ashley. (Kern County Sheriff Department/The Bakersfield Californian via AP)RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — An 18-day manhunt in the mountainous high desert of central California ended when two deputies opened fire on a man who pulled out a handgun during a confrontation on a rural road, authorities said Sunday.


Eagles fans give Tim Tebow standing ovation; QB dives for late TD

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 05:42
Tim Tebow made his return to the NFL on Sunday, playing quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles in their preseason opener against the Indianapolis Colts.

'Straight Outta Compton' goes to the top of the box office

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 05:39

This photo provided by Universal Pictures shows, Aldis Hodge, from left, as MC Ren, Neil Brown, Jr. as DJ Yella, Jason Mitchell as Eazy-E, O’Shea Jackson, Jr. as Ice Cube and Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre, in the film, “Straight Outta Compton." The movie released in U.S. theaters on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015. (Jaimie Trueblood/Universal Pictures via AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The boys from Compton smashed opening weekend expectations, while the stylish "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." struggled to find its footing.


4 Killed as 2 Small Planes Collide in San Diego County

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 05:29
No injuries were reported on the ground.

Morgan Freeman's granddaughter stabbed to death in Manhattan

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 05:25

Morgan Freeman's granddaughter stabbed to death in ManhattanActor Morgan Freeman is mourning the death of his granddaughter. She was found stabbed to death Sunday on a Manhattan street.