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Woman shot while walking dog in Strawberry Mansion

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:46

Woman shot while walking dog in Strawberry MansionA woman was shot multiple times while out walking her dog in the Strawberry Mansion section of Philadelphia.


Why teens don't care about cars anymore (OZY)

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:42

A profound shift in teen car culture is taking place today.

       

VIDEO: Passenger captures Channel ferry fire

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:37
A fire has broken out on a cross-Channel ferry, operator P&O has confirmed.
Categories: BBC World News

Anti-Islamic ads depicting Foley pulled in NYC

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:33
NEW YORK (AP) — A group running a series of anti-Islamic ads in New York City's transit system is pulling an ad that shows James Foley with the masked militant who killed him.

US consumer spending climbed healthy 0.5 percent in August, while income up 0.3 percent

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:31
WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending climbed healthy 0.5 percent in August, while income up 0.3 percent.

New Afghan president sworn in after disputed vote

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:31
Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai was sworn in Monday as Afghanistan's new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country's first democratic transfer of power since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion toppled the Taliban.

China busts smugglers of iPhone 6 in Shanghai

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:31
China in recent days has busted a slew of smugglers bringing Apple iPhone 6 models into the country ahead of their official release here, with officials on Sunday reporting the latest seizure of 453 smartphones in Shanghai.

California adopts 'yes means yes' sex-assault rule

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:31
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when "yes means yes" and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports.

Madoff son was under scrutiny until day he died

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:31
Bernard Madoff's last surviving son was under investigation for possible involvement in his father's multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme until the day he died from cancer earlier this month, but scrutiny over his $16 million estate lives on.

For some gays abroad, social networking poses risk

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:31
For gay men in the dozens of countries that criminalize their sex lives, social networking can be a blessing or a curse.

Air France pilots end strike after 14 days

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:31
Despite no deal in sight, Air France' s main pilots union on Sunday unilaterally ended a 14-day strike that grounded roughly half of the airline's flights, stranded passengers worldwide, cost tens of millions of dollars and led France's prime minister to decry a "selfish" walkout.

Constant phone calls allowed on European flights

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:31
European skies may soon be alive with the sound of small talk with new safety rules allowing the use of all portable electronics, including cell phones, at any time during flights.

US-led airstrikes hit 4 Syrian provinces

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:31
U.S.-led coalition warplanes bombed Islamic State group positions overnight across four provinces in northern and eastern Syria, hitting a grain silo as well as the country's largest gas plant, activists said Monday.

Police: Many minors at site of nightclub shooting

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:31
Why so many minors were present at a nightclub during a pre-dawn shooting is among several mysteries Miami Police are trying to solve as they interview dozens of witnesses to the weekend chaos that left 15 people wounded.

5 more bodies found at Japan volcano; toll now 36

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:31
Five more bodies were found near the summit of a Japanese volcano on Monday, bringing the total presumed dead to 36, police said, as toxic gases and ash from the still-erupting mountain forced rescue workers to halt efforts to recover the victims.

'Umbrella Revolution' protests spread in Hong Kong

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:31
Pro-democracy protesters wearing masks and wielding umbrellas to protect against pepper spray and tear gas expanded their rallies throughout Hong Kong on Monday, defying calls to disperse in a major pushback against Beijing's decision to limit democratic reforms in the Asian financial hub.

Teen killed in Port Richmond house blaze

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:20

Teen killed in Port Richmond house blazePolice say an 18-year-old male died in a house blaze in Philadelphia's Port Richmond section Monday morning.


Love triangle: Teen gets life for killing foster mom

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:17

Foster dad planned the murder, got proceeds of life insurance.

       

Holder: Mixed record on national security issues

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:16
Attorney General Eric Holder was just months into the job when he announced plans to prosecute the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and other alleged co-conspirators in a New York courtroom, rather than through the Guantanamo Bay military commission process.

Obama: 'Contradictory' Syria policy helps Assad

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:16
President Barack Obama is acknowledging that the U.S.-led military campaign against the Islamic State group and al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria is helping Syrian dictator Bashar Assad, a man the United Nations has accused of war crimes.