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Man seen with UVa student faces driving charge

Yahoo! National News - 32 min 27 sec ago
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police say a man seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared is being sought on an arrest warrant charging him with reckless driving.

Police say rifle carried by ambush suspect found

Yahoo! National News - 37 min 23 sec ago
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Nine days after a gunman opened fire in a deadly ambush at a Pennsylvania state police barracks, authorities said Sunday they have recovered one of the weapons he was carrying and believe they are hot on his trail.

Arrest warrant issued for man seen with missing Virginia student: police

Yahoo! National News - 38 min 17 sec ago
(Reuters) - An arrest warrant has been issued for the 32-year-old man police have identified as a person of interest in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student, Charlottesville Police Chief Tim Longo said on Sunday. The man, Jesse Leroy Matthew, presented himself at the police station on Saturday after officials said they were looking for him. After departing the station house following a brief discussion with police, he led law enforcement officials on a high-speed chase. ...

Western Mexico state reports new mine spill

Yahoo! National News - 41 min 47 sec ago
HERMOSILLO, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in northern Mexico have issued a new alert of a river spill from a copper mine operated by Grupo Mexico, the state director of civil protection said Sunday.

Ex-school custodian in NJ sentenced for hidden cameras

Yahoo! National News - 51 min 11 sec ago

Ex-school custodian in NJ sentenced for hidden camerasA former custodian who videotaped students and teachers with hidden cameras in a southern New Jersey high school won't have to serve a prison sentence.


New York climate march draws hundreds of thousands

Yahoo! National News - 52 min 59 sec ago

 What is the Biggest Climate Change Protest in History All About?By Barbara Goldberg and Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK (Reuters) - An international day of action on climate change brought hundreds of thousands of people onto the streets of New York City on Sunday, easily exceeding organizers' hopes for the largest protest on the issue in history. Organizers estimated that some 310,000 people, including United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, former U.S. ...


Clementi family become advocates after suicide

Yahoo! National News - 59 min 37 sec ago

FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 file photograph, Jane Clementi, right, answers a question as she sits with husband, Joseph Clementi in their home in Ridgewood, N.J. Tyler Clementi’s decision to jump off the George Washington Bridge after learning that his college roommate was spying on his relationship with another man sparked a national conversation about the treatment of young gay people and brought the spotlight associated with it to his family’s front door. (AP Photo/Mel Evans,file)NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Tyler Clementi's family could have stayed silent after he killed himself.


32 structures destroyed in California wildfire

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 3 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly three-dozen structures were destroyed in a massive Northern California wildfire that continues to spread more than a week after it started, officials said Sunday.

Southwest flight makes emergency landing at LAX

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 8 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southwest Airlines flight from Sacramento, California, had to make an emergency landing in Los Angeles Saturday after its wing flaps malfunctioned.

Ex-stepson: White House intruder meant no harm

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 8 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The former stepson of a man accused of sneaking into the White House says the Iraq war veteran owns "plenty of firepower" that he could have brought with him if he meant any harm.

Prosecutor: Rutgers student's death may be alcohol-related

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 16 min ago

 Rutgers student's death may be alcohol-relatedProsecutors say a Rutgers University student has died after she "became distressed" while attending a small gathering at a fraternity house.


9 days in, no contact with Pa. trooper ambush suspect

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 24 min ago

9 days in, no contact with Pa. trooper ambush suspectNine days into the search for the man who police say shot and killed a Pa. State Trooper and wounded another, authorities say they have had no contact with the suspect.


Authorities: Islamic State group an online threat

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 37 min ago

US Marshall's lead Mufid A. Elfgeeh, 30, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Yemen, out of Federal Court following a hearing Monday, June 1, 2014 in Rochester. The Rochester man was indicted Tuesday Sept. 16, 2014 on charges that he tried to provide material support to the Islamic State by helping three men who said they would travel to Syria to “engage in violent jihad” alongside the group’s militants, according to the Justice Department. (AP Photo/Democrat & Chronicle, Shawn Dowd)NEW YORK (AP) — The latest issue of the digital magazine "Dabiq" features glossy photos of smiling militants from the Islamic State group, mutilated bodies on the battlefield and articles with titles such as, "There is No Life Without Jihad" and "Foley's Blood is on Obama's Hands."


US Secretary of State Kerry meets Iran's Zarif

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 45 min ago

FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 file photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks during a joint news conference with his Iraqi counterpart in Baghdad. With little more than two months to deadline, Iran and six world powers on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, launched a fresh effort at narrowing stubborn differences on what nuclear concessions Tehran must agree to in exchange for full sanctions relief. (AP Photo/Ahmed Saad, Pool)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif for talks expected to focus on the prospects of reaching an agreement on reducing Tehran's atomic activities in exchange for an end to nuclear-related sanctions on the Tehran.


U.S. senator says no place for violence in NFL

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 48 min ago

Feinstein talks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol in WashingtonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Women of the U.S. Senate have taken notice and will speak up about how the National Football League has handled domestic abuse cases involving its players, a leading lawmaker said on Sunday. Several recent cases involving NFL players harming their partners or children have embarrassed the league, prompting NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to apologize on Friday and promise reforms. That has not silenced the criticism. ...


Thousands fill NYC streets for climate march

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 50 min ago

Thousands fill NYC streets for climate marchDemonstrators are making their way through Manhattan's streets as part of a series of global marches over climate change.


Woman gives birth on California freeway shoulder

Yahoo! National News - 1 hour 53 min ago

In this Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 photo, Bolivar, left, and Sandra Vilchez, of Wildomar, rest with their newborn daughter, Savannah, at Kaiser Permanente in Anaheim, Calif. Bolivar helped his wife deliver the couple's fourth child on the shoulder of the 91 freeway early Saturday morning after Sandra began having contractions while driving to her mother's home. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Nick Agro) MAGS OUT; LOS ANGELES TIMES OUTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Marine Corps veteran Bolivar Vilchez was terrified as he helped his wife deliver their daughter on the side of a Southern California freeway.


NYPD: 1 officer killed, 8 hurt in van crash

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 25 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says a 25-year-old officer was killed and either others hurt when the van they were in crashed into a concrete barrier.

'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 5 min ago

In this image released by 20th Century Fox, Dylan O'Brien appears in a scene from the film, "The Maze Runner." (AP Photo/20th Century Fox, Ben Rothstein)NEW YORK (AP) — The young-adult thriller "The Maze Runner" raced to the box-office top spot with $32.5 million, sprinting past Liam Neeson's "A Walk Among the Tombstones."


Thousands march in NYC, around globe over climate

Yahoo! National News - 2 hours 20 min ago

People fill 58th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue in New York before a climate change protest march Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Thousands of people from across the nation are expected in New York City to participate in what's billed as the largest march ever on global warming. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)NEW YORK (AP) — Accompanied by drumbeats, wearing costumes and carrying signs, thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Manhattan and other cities around the world on Sunday to urge policy makers to take action on climate change.