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Kelly Ripa, on 'Live,' says uproar over exiting co-host settled

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:27

Kelly Ripa, on 'Live,' says uproar over exiting co-host settledKelly Ripa returned to her daytime talk show Tuesday after time off to "gather (her) thoughts" after learning her co-host Michael Strahan was leaving, saying the incident had started a conversation about workplace respect.


Union: Tamir Rice settlement money should help educate kids

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:13

FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2014, file photo, demonstrators block Public Square in Cleveland, during a protest over the police shooting of Tamir Rice. The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement Monday, April 25, 2016, in a lawsuit over the death of Rice, a black boy shot by a white police officer while playing with a pellet gun. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)CLEVELAND (AP) — The head of a Cleveland police union said the family of a 12-year-old black boy shot dead by a white police officer while playing with a pellet gun should use money from a $6 million settlement to educate children about the dangers of handling real and replica firearms, while an attorney representing the boy's family blasted the comments.


Police: Suspects sought in NJ Gap store theft

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:13

 Suspects sought in NJ Gap store theftGloucester Township Police are searching for the persons who allegedly shoplifted $5,000 worth of merchandise from the Gap Store on January 14 and 31, 2016.


Battle over N.C. transgender law intensifies as lawmakers reconvene

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:12

Protesters march to show their opposition against what they called 'Hate Bill 2'? in Raleigh, North CarolinaBy Marti Maguire RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) - Thousands of people flocked to North Carolina's capital on Monday to show both support and disdain for a law that has thrust the state into the international spotlight over its restrictions on transgender bathroom access and gay rights. North Carolina became the first U.S. state to require transgender people to use restrooms in public buildings and schools that match the sex on their birth certificate rather than their gender identity. "Our state is a state of crisis," Chris Sgro, executive director of the Equality North Carolina advocacy group, said earlier in the day before activists delivered petitions to Republican Governor Pat McCrory's office demanding the law's repeal.


Uganda: Hope for oil production by 2018 after pipeline deal

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:07

FILE - In this 2010 file photo, an oil well undergoes testing in the Lake Albertine region of western Uganda. Uganda's hopes to produce crude oil by 2018 have been boosted by an agreement to build a pipeline to Tanzania's Tanga port, a government official said Tuesday, April 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Monitor Publications Ltd, File)KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's hopes to produce crude oil by 2018 have been boosted by an agreement to build a pipeline to Tanzania's Tanga port, a government official said Tuesday.


Police: Virginia man killed after he fired at officers

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:06
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Authorities are identifying a man fatally shot by Norfolk police after they say he fired at officers.

Police: Man chokes Uber driver on I-95 in Chesterfield

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:03
CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — A Massachusetts man is behind bars in Virginia after police say he choked an Uber driver on Interstate 95 in Chesterfield.

Escort's alleged murder-for-hire case to be heard by court

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 22:52
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — An appeals court will hear the arguments of a former escort charged with trying to hire a hit man to kill her newlywed husband.

Doctor: Dad accused of tossing child off bridge incompetent

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 22:50
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A doctor says a 26-year-old Florida man charged with killing his young daughter by throwing her off a bridge over Tampa Bay remains incompetent to stand trial.

Man shot by deputy charged with shooting into VFW hall

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 22:34
HALIFAX, Va. (AP) — Authorities have charged a man they say shot at a Veterans of Foreign Wars hall in Virginia, injuring four people, and was then shot by a sheriff's deputy.

Lufthansa cancels flights as strike hits Munich, Frankfurt

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 22:28
BERLIN (AP) — Lufthansa has cancelled 895 flights scheduled for Wednesday from six German airports as government workers call short-term strikes in the run-up to wage discussions later this week.

Danish group says abducted Angola employee freed

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 22:18
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish shipping and energy group A.P. Moller-Maersk says an employee in Angola has been released unharmed, four days after he was abducted.

Camp Lejeune Marine charged in crash that killed biker

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 22:14
SNEADS FERRY, N.C. (AP) — A Marine stationed at Camp Lejeune has been charged in a wreck that killed a motorcycle driver.

Emirates CEO not worried about next US leader amid air row

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 21:59
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The chairman and CEO of long-haul airline Emirates says he's not worried about the next U.S. president being more protectionist amid an ongoing row with American carriers.

Man pleads not guilty after wife's body found in well

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 21:56
MONTICELLO, Ky. (AP) — A south-central Kentucky man accused of killing his wife and then hiding her body in a well has pleaded not guilty to murder.

Deadly Erika, Joaquin dumped with Patricia as storm names

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 21:49
MIAMI (AP) — The organization that names tropical storms and hurricanes says it will retire the names Erika, Joaquin and Patricia following the 2015 season.

Albania mention by Brexit supporters surprises premier

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 21:46
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's prime minister said he has been surprised that supporters of a British exit from the European Union would want to join his country in a small trading bloc of non-EU countries.

Police: Former UConn health official forged prescriptions

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 21:38
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The former pharmacy supervisor of the University of Connecticut's Student Health Services faces 173 charges for allegedly forging prescriptions and ordering items through the pharmacy for his personal use.

7 charged after drug party raid at storage facility in Langhorne, Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 21:37

7 charged after drug party raid at storage facility in Langhorne, Pa.Seven people have been charged with drug offenses after police raided a party at a storage facility in Langhorne.


Report uncovers new racist texts allegedly sent by former SF police officer

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 21:32

Report uncovers new racist texts allegedly sent by former SF police officerNew homophobic and racist text messages allegedly sent by a San Francisco police officer are coming to light in a report. The text messages are at the center of an ongoing scandal for the SFPD.