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The Training Exercise Causing Jitters in Texas

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 18:24
The military training exercise "Jade Helm 15" has forced the Pentagon to go public saying it doesn't, in fact, want to invade Texas.

Tropical storm Ana, a bit weaker, near coast of Carolinas

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 17:09

People gather on the beach to watch the big surf from Tropical Storm Ana in Wrightsville Beach, N.C. Saturday, May 9, 2015. Beachgoers were warned away, emergency officials kept a watchful eye and at least one graduation ceremony was forced indoors as Tropical Storm Ana plodded toward the Carolinas on Saturday in an early heaping of rough weather weeks ahead of the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season. (Matt Born/The Star-News via AP)NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Tropical Storm Ana weakened slightly as it lumbered just off the coast of South Carolina, sending pounding surf crashing against Atlantic beaches as it prepared to bluster inland, forecasters said.


Tornado kills one in north Texas, several twisters touch down in Colorado

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 12:42

A tornado is seen in Cisco, Texas in this handout photoA tornado killed one person in a rural part of north Texas on Saturday and destroyed at least two houses, a local emergency official said, just days after a series of twisters tore through several Great Plains states. The twister touched down about 5 miles (8 km) south of the town of Cisco, an area of farms and small ranches, where it traveled in a straight line and tore through several houses in its path, said Eastland County Judge Rex Fields, the local emergency management coordinator. "We don’t even have everybody accounted for." In eastern Colorado, three tornadoes touched down in rural areas on Saturday, said National Weather Service meteorologist Jim Kalina. There were no reports of injuries or property damage from the weak twisters, he said.


2 Mississippi officers fatally shot; suspect being sought

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 11:59
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A coroner says two Mississippi police officers have died after being shot in the line of duty.

British Airways flight diverted to Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 11:50

British Airways flight diverted to PhiladelphiaBritish Airways flight 183 was scheduled to land Friday night in New York but was diverted to Philadelphia due to bad weather.


Coroner: 2 Mississippi police officers die after shootings; authorities searching for suspect

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 11:42
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Coroner: 2 Mississippi police officers die after shootings; authorities searching for suspect.

Falling cemetery headstone kills toddler in Texas

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 11:38
(Reuters) - A 4-year-old boy died when he was visiting the a Texas cemetery with his family and a nearly 100-year-old headstone fell over and struck him in the head, authorities said. The child, whose named was not released, was brought to the Odessa Regional Medical Center on Friday where he was pronounced dead, Corporal Steve LeSueur, a spokesman for the Odessa, Texas, Police Department said on Saturday.

Assisted living facility patient found dead in West Deptford

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 11:27

Assisted living facility patient found dead in West DeptfordA patient of an assisted living facility was found dead in a ravine in West Deptford, New Jersey.


West Philly girl, shot in apparent road rage, released from hospital

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 11:27

West Philly girl, shot in apparent road rage, released from hospitalAn 8-year-old West Philadelphia girl, who was shot in a case of apparent road rage, has been released from the hospital.


Allentown baby, allegedly thrown in river by mom, dies

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 11:26

Allentown baby, allegedly thrown in river by mom, diesThe 1-year-old baby boy, who police say was thrown into an Allentown river last weekend at the hands of his own mother, has died.


APNewsBreak: Prison guard sexually assaulted in Arizona

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 11:11

This photo provided by Arizona Department of Corrections shows Fernandes Masters. Corrections officials said a female prison guard was sexually assaulted last month by Masters, a state prison inmate. It is the second such attack on a state prison employee in the last 18 months.(Arizona Department of Corrections via AP)PHOENIX (AP) — A female guard was sexually assaulted by a male inmate at an Arizona prison in the second such attack on an employee in the last 18 months, corrections officials said.


At least 1 dead as tornadoes move through North Texas

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 11:02

Rain clouds hang over the press box during a delay in the Sprint Cup Series auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, May 9, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)CISCO, Texas (AP) — Multiple tornadoes tore through North Texas on Saturday, leaving one person dead and others unaccounted for in a sparsely populated farming and ranching area as the system slowly weakened while advancing toward Fort Worth, officials said.


Man critical in Strawberry Mansion shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 10:57

Man critical in Strawberry Mansion shootingA man was hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in Philadelphia's Strawberry Mansion section.


Rehab facility resident found dead in West Deptford

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 10:39

Assisted living facility patient found dead in West DeptfordA resident of a nursing and rehabilitation facility was found dead in a ravine in West Deptford, New Jersey.


Police: Son accidentally struck, killed by dad in Drexel Hill

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 10:04

 Son accidentally struck, killed by dad in Drexel HillPolice say a father lost control of his vehicle and accidentally struck and killed his 17-year-old son in Drexel Hill, Delaware County.


Transformer fire shuts down part of Indian Point power plant

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 10:02

Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks to reporters near the main entrance of the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, N.Y. on Saturday, May 9, 2015 after an Entergy company spokesperson said a transformer failed and caused a fire at the Unit 3 nuclear power plant. The fire was extinguished and the unit shut down automatically according to the company. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)BUCHANAN, N.Y. (AP) — A transformer failed Saturday at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in suburban New York, causing a fire that forced an automatic shutdown of a reactor. The fire was quickly extinguished and the reactor was deemed safe and stable, said a spokesman for owner Entergy Corp.


Transformer fire causes shut-down of nuclear reactor north of New York City

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 09:51

Smoke is seen over the Indian Point nuclear power plant in New YorkBy Scott DiSavino and Lisa Lambert NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A nuclear power reactor 40 miles (65 km) north of New York City was shut down on Saturday after a transformer fire, but officials said the Indian Point plant was stable and there was no threat to residents nearby. People in the area reported an explosion and smoke coming from the plant at Buchanan in New York state. They are not unheard of and the plant responded as designed," NRC spokesman Eliot Brenner said in a statement. The NRC designated the incident an "unusual event," which is the lowest of four categories the agency gives to potential safety or security threats at nuclear plants.


Indian point nuclear plant fire not a high risk: nuclear regulator

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 09:51
The transformer fire at the Indian Point nuclear power plant north of New York City is not a high-level risk and does not pose a threat to the people nearby, according to the U.S. regulator for nuclear power. "There is no threat to area residents," said Eliot Brenner, director of public affairs for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Woman charged with tossing hot oil at children

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 09:48

Woman charged with tossing hot oil at childrenA 23-year-old New York woman is under arrest after she allegedly tossed hot cooking oil at her son and her cousin's son - both 2 years old.