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Susan Smith tells paper she never planned to kill sons

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 22:34
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina mother sentenced to life in prison for killing her two young sons never planned to kill them and instead intended to end her own life, according to a letter she wrote to a Columbia newspaper.

Bicyclist struck by vehicle in Wilmington

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 22:33

Bicyclist struck by vehicle in WilmingtonA bicyclist is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle in Wilmington, Delaware.


The Latest: Georgia fatal shooting of 4 was domestic-related

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 22:19
SUWANEE, Ga. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting at a home in metro Atlanta (all times local):

Sheriff: Fatal shooting of 4, including 2 children, was domestic-related; shooter is dead

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 22:12
SUWANEE, Ga. (AP) — Sheriff: Fatal shooting of 4, including 2 children, was domestic-related; shooter is dead.

Sheriff: Fatal shooting of 4, including 2 children, was domestic-related; shooter is dead

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 22:12
SUWANEE, Ga. (AP) — Sheriff: Fatal shooting of 4, including 2 children, was domestic-related; shooter is dead.

Black official says KKK member was simply a man needing help

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 22:09

FILE - In this July 18, 2015 photo provided by Rob Godfrey, police officer Leroy Smith, left, helps a man wearing National Socialist Movement attire up the stairs during a rally in Columbia, S.C. Smith, the director of South Carolina’s public safety agency, said Monday, July 20, 2015, he hopes the photo that shows him helping the white man wearing a racist T-shirt will be a catalyst for people to work toward overcoming hate and violence. (Rob Godfrey via AP, file)COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The black director of South Carolina public safety agency says he never flinched before helping a white man suffering from the heat at Saturday's Ku Klux Klan rally.


South Florida bank signs agreement with Cuban bank

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 22:00
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida bank announced it is setting up a correspondent banking relationship with a Cuban financial institution.

South Florida bank signs agreement with Cuban bank

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 22:00
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida bank announced it is setting up a correspondent banking relationship with a Cuban financial institution.

Suspect in pregnant woman's death killed, officer wounded in Northeast Philadelphia shooting

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:49

Suspect in pregnant woman's death killed, officer wounded in Northeast Philadelphia shootingPolice say 26-year-old Devon Guisherd was wanted for the death of a pregnant woman last year. The wounded officer who was protected by a bulletproof vest has been released from the hospital.


Suspect in pregnant woman's death killed, officer wounded in Northeast Philadelphia shooting

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:49

Suspect in pregnant woman's death killed, officer wounded in Northeast Philadelphia shootingPolice say 26-year-old Devon Guisherd was wanted for the death of a pregnant woman last year. The wounded officer who was protected by a bulletproof vest has been released from the hospital.


Officer hurt, homicide suspect dead in NE Philadelphia shooting

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:41

Suspect in pregnant woman's death killed, officer wounded in Northeast Philadelphia shootingPolice say 26-year-old Devon Guisherd was wanted for the death of a pregnant woman last year. The wounded officer who was protected by a bulletproof vest has been released from the hospital.


Officer hurt, homicide suspect dead in NE Philadelphia shooting

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:41

Suspect in pregnant woman's death killed, officer wounded in Northeast Philadelphia shootingPolice say 26-year-old Devon Guisherd was wanted for the death of a pregnant woman last year. The wounded officer who was protected by a bulletproof vest has been released from the hospital.


Turkey briefly blocks access to Twitter over bombing images

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:35
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey briefly blocked access to Twitter on Wednesday to prevent images of Monday's deadly bombing from being broadcast and to stop Twitter users from calling for protests against the government, which they blamed for not doing enough to prevent the attack, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

Turkey briefly blocks access to Twitter over bombing images

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:35
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey briefly blocked access to Twitter on Wednesday to prevent images of Monday's deadly bombing from being broadcast and to stop Twitter users from calling for protests against the government, which they blamed for not doing enough to prevent the attack, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

52-story tower proposed on former Trump site in Tampa

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:31
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ten years after Donald Trump announced plans for a 52-story tower on the Hillsborough River, a developer has filed plans for a 52-story tower on the same site.

Police officer hurt, suspect dead in Northeast Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:24

Suspect in pregnant woman's death killed, officer wounded in Northeast Philadelphia shootingPPolice say 26-year-old Devon Guisherd was wanted for the death of a pregnant woman last year. The wounded officer who was protected by a bulletproof vest has been released from the hospital.


'Bicycle bandit' suspect wants trial moved

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:23
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A man accused of being the "bicycle bandit" who fled a dozen Virginia bank robberies on two wheels wants his trial moved after his high-profile alleged escape.

Drone seized in Poland after near-collision with plane

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:19
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish authorities confiscated a drone and questioned a man after a Lufthansa passenger plane approaching Warsaw's international airport nearly collided with a flying object, police said Wednesday.

Police: Man drove drunk, carried box of beer on lawn tractor

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 20:58
WASHINGTONVILLE, Pa. (AP) — State troopers say they had to use a rope to corral a man who was driving drunk on his lawn mower with a box of beer.

U.S. team in Jordan to interrogate uncle of Tennessee shooter: lawyer

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 20:45

U.S. flag flies alongside a sign in honor of the four Marines killed in Chattanooga, TennesseeU.S. investigators are in Jordan to interrogate the Jordanian-American uncle of a suspect in the fatal shooting of five U.S. servicemen in Tennessee last week, the uncle's lawyer said on Wednesday. The suspected gunman, 24-year-old Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, was killed in a gunfight with police on July 16 after he sprayed gunfire at a military recruitment center in Chattanooga and then at a nearby Naval Reserve Center. The engineer's family say he had long-standing psychological and substance abuse issues and was taken to stay with his uncle, Assad Ibrahim Abdulazeez Haj Ali, in Amman for a short visit last year to help his recovery.