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Dream on Me recalls playpens because of strangulation hazard

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 23:04

LARGE_436AWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Baby products company Dream On Me is recalling about 10,000 Incredible playpens because their rails can collapse and become a strangulation hazard for children, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Tuesday. The South Plainfield, New Jersey, company is recalling two-level deluxe adjustable height playpens with model numbers starting with 436A, 436B, 436G, 436O, 436P and 436R, the commission said in a statement. There have been no reports of injuries or incidents from the devices, it said. ...


Missing dog almost returned to family

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 22:56

Missing dog almost returned to familyA missing dog is missing no more, but that's just where the story begins.


'Die-in' protest reaches the Main Line

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 22:54

'Die-in' protest reaches the Main LineThe marches and 'die-in' protests sparking waves across this country reached the Main line Monday Night starting on busy Lancaster Avenue in Bryn Mawr during the evening commute.


Christie to attend conservative summit in Iowa

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 22:53

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2014 file photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, leaves the Capitol in Washington. A spokesman for the conservative group Citizens United said Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 that Christie, weighing a bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, will attend the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24 in Des Moines. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will attend a conservative summit in Iowa next month, a spokesman for a group sponsoring the event said.


Cooper Hewitt design museum reopens, revamped

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 22:50

This photo provided by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum shows the Rendering of the Pen in use on the interactive tables and the "digital river" of collection objects. The concept, design, and production is by Local Projects LLC. The Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, revamped, restored and seriously expanded after a three-year closure, is reopening at last, all decked out for the 21st century within its historic Carnegie Mansion home. It opens to visitors Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum)NEW YORK (AP) — The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, revamped, restored and expanded after a three-year closure, is reopening at last, all decked out for the 21st century in its historic Carnegie Mansion home just a few blocks up Fifth Avenue from the Guggenheim and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.


N.J. pizza shop owner charged with credit card fraud

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 22:50

N.J. pizza shop owner charged with credit card fraudA South Jersey pizza shop owner has been charged with numerous counts of credit card fraud and forgery.


Katherine Scott reports on the nor'easter from Atlantic City, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 22:48

Katherine Scott reports on the nor'easter from Atlantic City, N.J.Action News reporter Katherine Scott is in Atlantic City, New Jersey with details on the nor'easter early Tuesday morning.


Police: Jogger shot by deer hunter on Cape Cod

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 22:43
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Police on Cape Cod say a deer hunter has been arrested after mistakenly shooting a jogger in the woods.

NASA and Houston hospital work on spacesuit issue

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 22:19

Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano stands beside his space suit sitting under a medical imaging scanner Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, in Houston as he talks about his 2013 space walk when he nearly drowned in his helmet. The imaging technology was demonstrated on the spacesuit for an annual event that brings three of Houston’s biggest industries _ medicine, energy and aerospace _ to discuss ideas and technologies that could be shared by the different fields. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)HOUSTON (AP) — The empty spacesuit that sat on the operating table in a lab at Houston Methodist Hospital's research institute made for an unusual patient.


'I can't breathe!' tops list of notable quotes

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 22:18

FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2014 file photo, a person carries a sign inscribed with, "I can't breathe," during in a protest in response to the grand jury's decision in the Eric Garner case, in Times Square in New York. The exclamation made by Garner, while being placed in a police chokehold, was chosen as the most notable quote of the year in an annual list released Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, by a Yale University librarian. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — "I can't breathe!" — the exclamation made by a black man, Eric Garner, while being placed in a police chokehold — was chosen as the most notable quote of the year in an annual list released by a Yale University librarian.


Vermont man seeks sentence delay in teacher death

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 21:33
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — A man convicted of luring a prep-school teacher out of her Vermont home and then killing her is asking that his sentencing be delayed until after the trial of his wife, who also is charged in the death.

Executions set in Georgia, Missouri for convicted murderers

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 21:14
By David Beasley and Carey Gillam ATLANTA/KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) - A Georgia man due to be executed on Tuesday for the 1995 murder of a sheriff’s deputy is mentally disabled and received inadequate representation from a lawyer who drank heavily at the time of his trial, the death row inmate's current attorneys said. Robert Wayne Holsey, 49, is scheduled to die by injection at 7 p.m. EST. He was convicted of shooting Baldwin County deputy Will Robinson in the head after the officer pulled him over following a convenience store robbery. ...

Western New York's November storm claims 14th life

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 21:07
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities in western New York have attributed a 14th death to last month's lake-effect storms that dumped more than 7 feet of snow on the Buffalo area.

Federal autopsy released in Ferguson shooting

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 20:31

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Brown family shows Michael Brown. Brown, 18, was fatally shot in a confrontation with police in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Brown Family, File)ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal autopsy in the Ferguson police shooting reached similar conclusions to those performed by local officials and a private examiner hired by 18-year-old Michael Brown's family, documents show.


Firefighter killed battling house fire in West Oak Lane

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 20:23

Female firefighter is Philadelphia's first killed in the line of dutyThe 11-year veteran is the Philadelphia Fire Department's first female firefighter to be killed in the line of duty.


University Of Virginia lays out student safety plan

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 19:39
By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - The University of Virginia on Monday set out the first steps of a new student safety plan, especially for survivors of sexual assault, days after Rolling Stone magazine backtracked on its story about an alleged gang rape at a fraternity. The university has been reeling since the publication in November of an account detailing the alleged rape at a UVA fraternity, Phi Kappa Psi, during a party in September 2012. The university suspended Greek activities until Jan. 9, in the wake of the magazine's allegations. ...

Police question Uber after India rape allegation

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 19:37

India’s opposition Congress party’s women activists shout slogans during a protest after a woman was allegedly raped by a taxi driver in New Delhi, India, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. The Indian capital on Monday banned taxi-booking service Uber after a woman accused one of its drivers of raping her.(AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police questioned an Uber executive Tuesday about the company's claim it conducts comprehensive background checks and a top official called for the taxi-booking service to be banned nationwide after one of its New Delhi drivers was accused of rape.


N.J. Pizza shop owner charged with credit fraud

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 19:12

N.J. Pizza shop owner charged with credit fraudA South Jersey pizza shop owner has been charged with numerous counts of credit card fraud and forgery.


Firefighter injured in house blaze in West Oak Lane

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 18:22

Firefighter killed battling house fire in West Oak LaneOfficials say a firefighter was injured in a fast-moving house blaze in Philadelphia's West Oak Lane section early Tuesday morning.


AccuWeather: Rainy Morning, Gusty Afternoon

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 18:19

 Heavy rain this morning, gusty afternoonMeteorologist David Murphy says freezing rain in the NW suburbs changes to rain during the morning.