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NY teen gets 5 to 15 years for wreck that killed 4

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 01:28

FILE - In this Tuesday, July 29, 2014, file photo, Joseph Beer is escorted from the courtroom in Mineola, N.Y., where he reached a plea deal. Beer, a New York City teenager who admitted smoking marijuana and speeding before crashing into a tree in 2012, killing four of his friends, is due to be sentenced in a Long Island courtroom. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman, File)MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A New York City man who was high on marijuana and speeding at over 100 mph when he crashed his brand-new sports car into a tree on a Long Island highway, killing four of his friends, has been sentenced to 5-to-15 years in prison.


CEO named for HealthCare.gov

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 01:27

This undated handout photo provided by Access Health CT shows Access Health CT CEO Kevin Counihan. The Obama administration has picked Counihan to run HealthCare.gov ahead of a second open enrollment season looming as a test of competence for the feds. (AP Photo/Access Health CT)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has picked a Connecticut official to run HealthCare.gov ahead of a second open enrollment season looming as a test of competence for the feds.


Study: Social media users shy away from opinions

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 01:19

FILE - This May 21, 2013 file photo shows an iPhone in Washington with Twitter, Facebook, and other apps. Tired of that friend or relative who won't stop posting or tweeting political opinions? Online loudmouths may be annoying, but a new survey suggests they are in the minority. In a report released Tuesday, the Pew Research Center found that most people who regularly use social media sites were actually less likely to share their opinions, even offline. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — People who use Facebook and Twitter are less likely than others to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center.


'1,400 children abused' in Rotherham

BBC World News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 01:17
At least 1,400 children were subjected to appalling sexual exploitation in Rotherham between 1997 and 2013, a report finds.
Categories: BBC World News

Emmys 2014: ‘Breaking Bad’ and ‘Modern Family’ Take Top Honors

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 01:13
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles included expected wins for the final season of “Breaking Bad” and yet another top comedy honor for “Modern Family.”






Day in pictures: 26 August 2014

BBC World News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 01:11
Images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours
Categories: BBC World News

Day in pictures: 26 August 2014

BBC World News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 01:11
Images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours
Categories: BBC World News

Taney Dragons parade set for tomorrow

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 01:08

Taney Dragons parade set for tomorrowAn afternoon parade has been scheduled for Wednesday in Philadelphia to celebrate the Mid-Atlantic Little League champions Taney Dragons.


Lehigh County man dies after assault in Ocean City, Md.

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 01:06

Lehigh County man dies after assault in Ocean City, Md.Police in Ocean City are investigating the death of a Pennsylvania man after he was apparently assaulted.


Harrowing video now used to remind drivers to stop for school bus

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 01:06

Harrowing video now used to remind drivers to stop for school busStopping for a school bus takes only a moment, and this video illustrates just how important that moment can be.


New York teen gets five to 15 years in fatal drugged driving crash

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 01:05
A New York teenager was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison on Tuesday, a month after he admitted he had been high on marijuana when he smashed his car into a tree, killing four of his friends, said a spokesman for the Nassau County District Attorney. Joseph Beer of the New York City borough of Queens, who was 17 at the time of the October 2012 crash on Long Island, pleaded guilty in July to aggravated vehicular homicide and operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs. Prosecutors asked Nassau County Court Judge David Sullivan to sentence Beer to five to 15 years, reading aloud a letter written by the uncle of one of the victims, Peter Kanhai, 18.

New York teen gets five to 15 years in fatal drugged driving crash

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 01:05
A New York teenager was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison on Tuesday, a month after he admitted he had been high on marijuana when he smashed his car into a tree, killing four of his friends, said a spokesman for the Nassau County District Attorney. Joseph Beer of the New York City borough of Queens, who was 17 at the time of the October 2012 crash on Long Island, pleaded guilty in July to aggravated vehicular homicide and operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs. Prosecutors asked Nassau County Court Judge David Sullivan to sentence Beer to five to 15 years, reading aloud a letter written by the uncle of one of the victims, Peter Kanhai, 18.

Watson loses to Cirstea in US Open

BBC World News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 01:04
Heather Watson suffers a 6-1 6-1 defeat against world ranked 80 Sorana Cirstea in the first round at the US Open.
Categories: BBC World News

UN health agency urges crackdown on e-cigarettes

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 01:01

UN health agency urges crackdown on e-cigarettesGENEVA (AP) — Governments should have tougher rules for electronic cigarettes — banning their use indoors and putting them off limits for minors — until more evidence can be gathered about their risks, the U.N. health agency said Tuesday.


Police ID woman found murdered in NJ woods

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 01:01

Police ID woman found murdered in NJ woodsState Police detectives are seeking help as they investigate the murder of a woman found beaten to death in Cumberland County, New Jersey.


Police ID woman found murdered in NJ woods

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 01:01

Police ID woman found murdered in NJ woodsState Police detectives are seeking help as they investigate the murder of a woman found beaten to death in Cumberland County, New Jersey.


NY financier charged with insider trading

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 00:59
NEW YORK (AP) — The director of market intelligence at an investor relations firm has been arrested in New York on insider trading charges after authorities said he earned more than a half-million dollars trading illegally.

More testimony in Philly child rape case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 00:59

More testimony in Philly child rape casePhiladelphia prosecutors are calling more trial witnesses to describe the ordeal a 5-year-old suffered after she was abducted from school.


Hollande names new French cabinet

BBC World News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 00:56
French President Francois Hollande names a new government under Prime Minister Manual Valls, dropping ministers who rebelled against spending cuts.
Categories: BBC World News

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