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Man arrested, charged with threatening to bomb Trump rally

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 23:44

This Saturday, April 23, 2016 photo provided by the Connecticut State Police shows Sean Morkys, who is charged with threatening to bomb a Donald Trump rally in the state Saturday. Connecticut State Police say the U.S. Secret Service contacted them Saturday afternoon after they say Morkys posted on Twitter. (Connecticut State Police via AP)WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A 20-year-old Connecticut man is facing charges after authorities say he tweeted out a bomb threat during a Donald Trump rally Saturday.


Zoo: Tiger attacked, killed employee who didn't follow rules

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 23:39
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida zoo official says an employee who was killed by a tiger earlier this month didn't follow zoo policy.

Police ID teen accused of Wisconsin prom attack

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 23:38

 Teen shoots 2 outside prom before cop kills himAuthorities have identified a man who they say shot and wounded two students outside of their northern Wisconsin prom as 18-year-old Jakob E. Wagner.


Connecticut man made threat on Twitter to bomb Trump rally: police

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 23:21

Connecticut State Police photo of Sean Taylor Morkys after his arrestA 20-year-old Connecticut man was arrested after being accused of sending threats on Twitter to bomb a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, authorities said on Sunday. Sean Morkys of Waterbury, Connecticut, was charged with threatening, inciting injury and breach of peace.


Man arrested, charged with threatening to bomb Trump rally

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 22:08

Man arrested, charged with threatening to bomb Trump rallyA 20-year-old Connecticut man is facing charges after authorities say he tweeted out a bomb threat during a Donald Trump rally Saturday.


Legal defeat only emboldens 'food sovereignty' soldiers

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 22:01

In this Friday, April 15, 2016 photo, Heather Retberg feeds chickens at the Quill's End Farm in Penobscot, Maine. The farm represents a way of life she said needs to be protected from an aggressive regulatory structure that keeps small farms from getting food to local people. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)PENOBSCOT, Maine (AP) — Heather and Phil Retberg's Quill's End Farm is idyllic to the point of New England cliche. Dairy cows, milked by hand, share space with goats and ducks near a wooden barn that overlooks a rolling green field and the summit of nearby Blue Hill.


Police: Chicago boy stabbed by mother during argument

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 20:55

 Chicago boy stabbed by mother during argumentChicago police say a 12-year-old boy was stabbed twice by his mother during an argument between her and her boyfriend.


Prom shooting in Wisconsin leaves 3 people injured

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 20:51

Police ID teen accused of Wisconsin prom attackA person toting a rifle opened fire outside a high school prom, leaving three people injured, Wisconsin police said.


Pedestrian struck near Washington Township Carnival

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 20:42

Teenager struck near Washington Township CarnivalA pedestrian was seriously injured after getting hit by a vehicle on a South Jersey street.


Woman injured in Burlington County birthday party shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 20:29

Shooting at Burlington County birthday party, 1 deadA woman is hospitalized after a shooting at a birthday party in Burlington County, New Jersey.


Solar-powered plane completes journey across Pacific Ocean

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 19:59

Solar-powered plane completes journey across Pacific OceanA solar-powered airplane landed in California on Saturday, completing a risky, three-day flight across the Pacific Ocean as part of its journey around the world.


Pennsylvania voters torn over calls for a fracking ban

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 19:47

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters during a campaign rally in Oaks, PennsylvaniaFor some Democratic voters in Pennsylvania, Tuesday's primary election will be more than just a chance to pick preferred candidates for public office - it will be a mini-referendum on the future of the state's downtrodden fracking industry. Three candidates on the ballot, including Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders and two Democratic U.S. Senate hopefuls, want to ban or pause the controversial oil and gas drilling technique, splitting an electorate in parts of the state concerned about both jobs and the environment. A debate over fracking emerged between Sanders and Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton over the last month, with Sanders calling for a nationwide ban and Clinton pushing a middle-of-the road approach that would allow it with caveats - a stance that has been criticized by more progressive democrats.


Driver ejected, killed in Millville crash

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 19:42

Driver killed in Millville crashA driver was killed after being ejected from a vehicle in Millville, Cumberland County.


AP PHOTOS: Solar-powered plane finishes flight over Pacific

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 19:41

Solar Impulse 2 flies over San Francisco, Saturday, April 23, 2016. The solar-powered airplane, which is attempting to circumnavigate the globe to promote clean energy and the spirit of innovation, arrived from Hawaii after a three-day journey across the Pacific Ocean. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — That wasn't just any plane on a fly-by over the Golden Gate Bridge.


'I am here' - Silenced by autism, young man finds his voice

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 19:30

In this Wednesday, March 2, 2016 photo, Ben Alexander listens to a lecture during a class for screenwriting at Tulane University in New Orleans. Alexander has nonverbal autism, a condition that became apparent when he was 2 years old. He has found his voice through writing using what is known as “facilitated communication,” a method in which another person supports the hand of the autistic person so he or she can communicate through typing. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Though he cannot speak, Benjamin Alexander has much to say, one typed word at a time.


French government says it supports UK nuclear plant project

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 18:33
PARIS (AP) — France's economy minister has confirmed the government supports French energy company EDF's nuclear power plant project in southwest England.

Obama: UK-US trade deal could take a decade after Brexit

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 18:01

U.S. President Barack Obama takes a question as he speaks to a town hall meeting at Lindley Hall, the Royal Horticultural Society, in London, Saturday, April 23, 2016. Obama held the town hall-style event in London taking questions on diverse subjects from the predominantly young people in the audience. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)LONDON (AP) — President Barack Obama flew out of Britain Sunday after warning that it could take a decade for the U.K. to negotiate a new trade agreement with the United States if it leaves the European Union.


Firefighter injured in five-alarm fire in Arizona

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 16:18

Fire crews battle a blaze in the Phoenix suburb of Gilbert, Ariz., Saturday, April 23, 2016. Evacuations have been ordered for homes near the major fire. (Cheryl Evans/The Arizona Republic via AP) MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDITGILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Some residents who had been evacuated near a major fire in the Phoenix suburb of Gilbert returned home early Sunday.


The Latest: Some return home after major fire in Arizona

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 15:35

Fire crews battle a blaze in the Phoenix suburb of Gilbert, Ariz., Saturday, April 23, 2016. Evacuations have been ordered for homes near the major fire. (Cheryl Evans/The Arizona Republic via AP) MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDITGILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a five-alarm fire in the Phoenix suburb of Gilbert (all times local):


Solar-powered plane completes journey across Pacific Ocean

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 14:52
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — A solar-powered airplane on a journey around the world has landed in California, completing a risky, three-day flight across the Pacific Ocean from Hawaii.