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$7,500 reward offered in armed robbery of TD Bank in Wayne

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 06:22

$7,500 reward offered in armed robbery of TD Bank in WayneA $7,500 reward has been posted to find the armed men who police say robbed a TD Bank in Wayne, Delaware County.


Republicans to spend $1M on ads in South Dakota

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 06:17
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The National Republican Senatorial Committee plans to reserve $1 million worth of television advertising time in South Dakota, a spokeswoman for the committee said Saturday, days after national Democrats announced the same.

AP Enterprise: Records chronicle how Ebola kills

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 06:14

FILE - This Oct. 7, 2014, file photo shows Karsiah Duncan, left, son of ebola patient Eric Duncan, after a news conference in Dallas. Grieving and angry family members wonder whether the man they called Eric might have survived had health care workers not sent him home when he first presented himself at the hospital, Sept. 25, and whether doctors really did everything in their power to save him. Hundreds of pages of medical records provided to The Associated Press chart the disease's relentlessness march through Duncan's body and provide an unprecedented look at how Ebola killed despite the aggressive efforts doctors made to save him. At right is an unidentified friend. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)Despite five days of intensive treatment, Thomas Eric Duncan's condition was deteriorating.


1 injured in 3-vehicle crash on Roosevelt Boulevard

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 06:04

1 injured in 3-vehicle crash on Roosevelt BoulevardOne person was injured in a three-vehicle crash on Roosevelt Boulevard extension in Philadelphia's Logan section.


New Jersey officials order 'symptom-less' NBC News crew into Ebola quarantine

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 06:02
(Reuters) - Members of an NBC News crew who worked with a cameraman who contracted Ebola in Liberia have been quarantined, New Jersey health officials said on Saturday. Officials said the order was issued late Friday after the crew members violated an agreement to voluntarily confine themselves. They said none of the team has exhibited symptoms of the often fatal disease since returning from Liberia, one of three West African countries at the epicenter of the outbreak. Meanwhile, the condition of the freelance American cameraman continued to improve. ...

Ebola patient shows modest improvement for 2nd day

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 06:01
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — For a second straight day, an American video journalist being treated for Ebola has shown modest improvement.

Zombie attraction turns fatal at corn maze on Idaho-Washington border

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 05:47
By Letitia Stein (Reuters) - A teenager playing a zombie at a Halloween-themed corn maze was killed after falling under the event's "Zombie Slayer Paintball Bus," authorities said on Saturday, as the northwestern Idaho attraction's patrons thought it was just part of the act. Jeremy T. McSpadden Jr., 18, appeared to die instantly after falling under the rear passenger wheels of the bus on Friday night, stumbling as he emerged wearing a mask and hockey gloves to run toward the bus from his hiding place in the maze. ...

Woman pulled from wreckage of New Castle County hit-and-run

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 05:44

Woman pulled from wreckage of New Castle County hit-and-runA woman was hospitalized in critical condition after she had to be pulled from the wreckage of a hit-and-run crash in Pike Creek, Delaware.


Facebook page for 'Bucket List Baby' gets hacked

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 05:21

Facebook page for 'Bucket List Baby' gets hackedThe family of a Drexel Hill couple, who created a bucket list for their unborn son, says the Facebook page dedicated to their journey was hacked.


Flashy NYC lawyer now focus of rape investigation

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 04:52

FILE - In this July 12, 2001, file photo, Abner Louima, second from left, stands with his attorneys Johnnie Cochran, far left, Peter Neufeld, to the right of Louima, Sanford Rubenstein, second from right, and Barry Scheck, far right, while speaking during a news conference in New York. Rubenstein is focused on a new police investigation, a potential rape suspect. In a turn that’s whiplash-inducing even for a city where the outlandish is ordinary, the suddenly scarce Rubenstein is under scrutiny from the police force he’s lambasted for years as he built a flamboyant persona and a fortune. (AP Photo/Beth A. Keiser, File)NEW YORK (AP) — He's been a loud, inescapable and expensive adversary of the New York Police Department for years: the publicity-loving lawyer who got huge settlements, and headlines, in some of the city's most notorious brutality cases.


Maine couple captures wife-carrying championship

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 04:18

This photo courtesy of Sunday River Communications, Jesse Wall and Christina Arsenault weigh in during the the North American Wife Carrying Championship on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, in Newry, Maine. Wall carried Christina Arsenault over a 278-yard course that was bedeviled by log hurdles, sand traps and a "widow maker" water hazard at Sunday River ski resort on Saturday to claim the crown in a time of 1 minute, 4.1 seconds. About 50 couples competed. (AP Photo/Courtesy Sunday River Communications, Nick Lambert)NEWRY, Maine (AP) — Four times they've been bridesmaids but now two people from Maine are champions of the North American Wife Carrying Championship.


Child falls into Jaguar exhibit at Arkansas zoo

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 04:05

Child falls into Jaguar exhibit at Arkansas zooA child was rescued after falling into the jaguar exhibit at the Little Rock Zoo this morning, city and zoo officials said in a statement.


Child Pulled From Zoo's Jaguar Exhibit

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 04:02

Child falls into Jaguar exhibit at Arkansas zooA child was rescued after falling into the jaguar exhibit at the Little Rock Zoo this morning, city and zoo officials said in a statement.


Washington man killed by bus at Idaho corn maze

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 03:59
HAUSER, Idaho (AP) — A bus carrying paintball players struck and killed a Washington state man inside a zombie attraction at a corn maze in northern Idaho, authorities said Saturday.

Financial leaders pledge 'bold' action on recovery

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 03:55

 South Korea's Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde, IMFC Chair and Singapore's Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)WASHINGTON (AP) — World financial leaders on Saturday promised "bold and ambitious" action to boost a global recovery that has shown recent disturbing signs of weakness.


Thousands march in St. Louis to protest police violence

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 03:44
By Kenny Bahr FERGUSON Mo (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters marched through St. Louis on Saturday as part of a weekend of demonstrations against police violence organized after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white officer last summer. After a peaceful, 1/2-mile march through downtown, protesters rallied at Keiner Plaza. Organizers included Hands Up Unite, an activist group that emerged after the Aug. 9 shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in suburban Ferguson, Missouri. ...

Ashes from Ebola victim's belongings to be buried

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 03:43
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — The ashes of items taken from the Dallas apartment where the man who died from the Ebola virus first became ill will be taken to a Louisiana hazardous waste landfill for burial.

Man sought for smoke-bombing trendy Greenwich Village restaurant

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 03:08
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York police are searching for a man seen hurling a smoke bomb at diners seated outdoors at a trendy Italian restaurant frequented by celebrities in Manhattan's Greenwich Village. The New York Police Department said in a statement that a man wearing a baseball cap and black gloves emerged from a sidewalk subway grate late on Friday and tossed a smoke canister at guests of Bar Pitti before fleeing back underground. ...

Man shot outside West Philadelphia grocery store

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 02:52

Man shot outside West Philadelphia grocery storePolice say an unidentified man was shot several times outside a grocery store in West Philadelphia Friday night.


Dollars declared at US ports of entry from Mexico

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 02:38
CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) — A Mexican anti-money laundering measure that severely limited the amount of dollars that banks could accept in cash led cartels to bring money back to the United States to be deposited in American banks and wired back in pesos under the guise of international trade.