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White supremacist charged in Kansas murders makes court appearance

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 00:49

Frazier Glenn Cross appears in court on murder charges in Olathe, KansasBy Kevin Murphy OLATHE Kan. (Reuters) - A white supremacist accused of killing three people at two Jewish facilities in Kansas will be evaluated for his competency to stand trial on capital murder charges, a judge ruled Wednesday. Former Ku Klux Klan member Frazier Glenn Cross Jr., 73, also known as Glenn Miller, is charged in the shooting deaths of Reat Underwood, 14, Underwood's grandfather, William Corporon, 69, and Terri LaManno, 53, in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park, Kansas. He could be sentenced to death if convicted. ...


Dallas-area teacher suspended over Ferguson tweets

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 00:46
DUNCANVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Dallas-area school district has suspended a teacher over what administrators call "reprehensible" and racially charged tweets about the killing of a black Missouri 18-year-old by a white police officer.

Armed suspect robs Center City pizza shop, trips over table

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 00:42

Armed suspect robs Center City pizza shop, trips over tablePhiladelphia police are searching for a gunman who robbed a pizza shop in Center City, but didn't leave unscathed.


Maryland man dies from storage shed blast injuries

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 00:35
(Reuters) - A Maryland man has died from injuries suffered in a storage shed explosion last week that damaged nearby houses, a fire official said on Wednesday. Bernard Toporzycki, 56, of Westminster, Maryland, died on Tuesday at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, according to Maryland State Fire Marshal Brian Geraci. Toporzycki suffered massive injuries on Saturday when a storage shed behind his home blew up as he entered the shed. The blast is believed to be accidental and is under investigation. The explosion damaged 11 nearby houses, breaking windows and ripping siding. ...

Father of LA Lakers player shot and killed in Germantown

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 00:33

Father of LA Lakers player shot and killed in GermantownAction News has learned that a man shot and killed over the weekend in Germantown was the father of a Los Angeles Lakers player.


What US, China agreed to do to limit emissions

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 00:31

U.S. President Barack Obama, left, shakes hands with Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) Zhang Dejiang during a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Petar Kujundzic, Pool)The United States and China are pledging to move faster to reduce or limit emissions of heat-trapping gases blamed for global warming. China and the U.S. are the world's two largest polluters, and by taking action together, leaders from both countries hope to spur other nations to be equally aggressive as they work to finalize a worldwide climate treaty next year.


Ambushed state police barracks reopening to public

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 00:19
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — A state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania has reopened to the public exactly two months after a sniper opened fire, killing a trooper and seriously wounding another.

Small plane lands on Arizona freeway; no one hurt

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 23:37
MARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) — A small plane reporting mechanical trouble made an emergency landing on a highway in south-central Arizona, but none of the three people aboard were injured.

Startup working to turn hoverboards into reality

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 23:12

In this Oct. 30, 2014 photo, Arx Pax engineer Shauna Moran demonstrates riding a Hendo Hoverboard in Los Gatos, Calif. Skateboarding is going airborne this fall with the launch of the first real commercially marketed hoverboard which uses magnetics to float about an inch off the ground. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)LOS GATOS, Calif. (AP) — The more your knees quiver, the more the 90 pound board you're perched on, floating above a pillow of air, seems about to shoot out from under your feet. A high-pitched engine scream bounces from the sheet of copper as you swivel and glide your way a few feet forward.


William Boyd writes Land Rover-sponsored book

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 23:01

FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2013, file photo, William Boyd, the author of the new James Bond novel "Solo" poses for photographers outside the Dorchester Hotel in London. Boyd's nearly 17,000-word story, "The Vanishing Game," comes out Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, as a free download through Amazon.com, Apple and www.thevanishinggame.com. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Soon after turning out the latest James Bond novel, British author William Boyd agreed to write another thriller based on a world famous brand.


GOP win in Alaska adds to party's US Senate sweep

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 22:51

Bo Brownfield examines ballots at the Division of Elections office in Anchorage, Alaska, on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. Brownfield is an observer for Republican Dan Sullivan, who had about an 8,100-vote lead over U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, before thousands of absentee and questioned ballots were counted Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Republican Dan Sullivan won Alaska's U.S. Senate seat in a hotly contested race, beating a first-term incumbent as voter disapproval of President Barack Obama swept Democrats out of office and allowed the GOP to seize control of the Senate.


Ohio man jumps from bridge to avoid crash, dies

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 22:31
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio authorities say a man who jumped from a bridge while trying to avoid being struck by an oncoming tractor-trailer has died from injuries he suffered in the fall.

Woman struck, killed on Route 1 in Bensalem

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 22:12

Woman ID'd in fatal Route 1 accident in BensalemPolice say a woman was struck and killed while trying to cross Route 1 South in Bensalem.


Pedestrian struck, killed on Route 1 in Bensalem

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 22:11

Woman ID'd in fatal Route 1 accident in BensalemA deadly crash involving a pedestrian has shut down Route 1 South in Bensalem.


Md. district strips religious names from calendar

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 21:52
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Maryland's largest school district has voted to strip religious labels from holidays on next year's school calendar after Muslims sought recognition of a holy day.

U.S. states' pot legalization not in line with international law: U.N. agency

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 21:19

Melvin Clay of the DC Cannabis Campaign holds a sign urging voters to legalize marijuana, in WashingtonVIENNA (Reuters) - Moves by some U.S. states to legalize marijuana are not in line with international drugs conventions, the U.N. anti-narcotics chief said on Wednesday, adding he would discuss the issue in Washington next week. Residents of Oregon, Alaska, and the U.S. capital voted this month to allow the use of marijuana, boosting the legalization movement as cannabis usage is increasingly recognized by the American mainstream. ...


Police seek 2 men in NYC jewelry store robbery

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 21:15

This image provided by the New York City Police Department shows surveillance video images the two men who are suspected of robbing a New York City jewelry store at gunpoint in broad daylight Tuesday Nov. 11, 2014. Deputy Chief of Detectives William Aubry says one of the store's co-owners was pistol whipped by one of the suspects and suffered minor injuries. (AP Photo/New York City Police Department)NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say the search is on for two men who robbed a jewelry store at gunpoint in New York City's Diamond District.


Vermont man asks for new trial in teacher death

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 20:35
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — A man convicted of luring a prep-school teacher out of her Vermont home and then killing her is asking for a new trial.

Blaze forces residents from Delaware Co. apartments

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 20:33

Blaze forces residents from Delaware Co. apartmentsOfficials say a fast-moving fire forced several residents from a Marple Township, Pennsylvania apartment building early Wednesday morning.


Judge to review competency of Wisconsin girl in Slenderman case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 20:08
By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A Wisconsin judge on Wednesday is scheduled to review the mental competency of a girl accused of luring a classmate into the woods and repeatedly stabbing her to please Slenderman, a fictional Internet character. The girl, Morgan Geyser, and her friend, Anissa Weier, were both 12 when they were charged as adults with first-degree attempted homicide in the attack on a friend the morning after a sleepover in late May in Waukesha, a suburb west of Milwaukee. ...