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Europe's bank test aims to strengthen economy

Yahoo! National News - 8 hours 45 min ago

President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi arrives on the second day of an EU summit in Brussels, on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. EU leaders gather for a two-day summit in which they discuss Ebola, climate change and the economy. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank on Sunday will reveal the results of a yearlong search through the books of Europe's 130 biggest banks, a key part of the region's effort to recover from its debt and economic crisis.


Quotations in the News

Yahoo! National News - 8 hours 57 min ago
"He was not a violent person. His family is known all around town. He was very well known. That's what makes it so bizarre." — Shaylee Bass, a classmate of Jaylen Fryberg, who walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria and opened fire, shooting one person dead and injuring four others before turning the gun on himself.

Suspect arrested in death of 2 California deputies

Yahoo! National News - 8 hours 58 min ago

Law enforcement officers gather at the site where a Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy was shot by an assailant who then carjacked two vehicles prompting a manhunt in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. The deputy was taken to a hospital but his condition is not immediately known.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man armed with an assault rifle shot three sheriff's deputies and a civilian, killing two of the deputies and leading dozens of police officers on a wild six-hour chase and manhunt Friday that spanned two Northern California counties before the 34-year-old suspect was taken into custody.


Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

Yahoo! National News - 9 hours 20 min ago

President Barack Obama hugs Ebola survivor Nina Pham in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Washington. Pham, the first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus. The 26-year-old Pham arrived last week at the NIH Clinical Center. She had been flown there from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. Pham's mother Diana, center, and sister Cathy watch. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.


Timeline for New York doctor who has Ebola

Yahoo! National News - 10 hours 47 min ago

People walk past The Meatball Shop, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York. Dr. Craig Spencer, who has been diagnosed with Ebola, recently ate at the restaurant, which was temporarily closed Friday as a precaution. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the recent activities of Dr. Craig Spencer, a New York City physician who treated Ebola patients in West Africa and this week became the fourth person to test positive for the virus in the United States:


School gunman was homecoming prince, students say

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 12:47

Suspected high school gunman was homecoming royaltyMARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Police responded Friday to a high school north of Seattle following reports of a shooting.


Two deputies killed, two others hurt in California shooting spree

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 12:30
SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - Two California sheriff's deputies were killed and two others were wounded in a shooting spree that started in a motel parking lot in Sacramento on Friday, authorities said. Marcelo Marquez, 34, and a female companion, who were described on Twitter by the California Highway Patrol as armed and dangerous, were taken into custody, police said. The incident began on Friday morning in the parking lot of a Motel 6 when a deputy, later identified as Danny Oliver, 47, approached a vehicle considered to be suspicious, said Sacramento County Sheriff Lieutenant R.L. Davis. ...

Reputed ex-mob boss gets extra 4 months in prison

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 12:05

Reputed ex-mob boss gets extra 4 months in prisonA reputed former mob boss was ordered back to prison Friday for violating parole, and his lawyer complained that the FBI would pursue his client "to the grave."


Today in History

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 12:00
Today is Saturday, Oct. 25, the 298th day of 2014. There are 67 days left in the year.

Malvern CEO pitches safety app in Shark Tank

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:57

Malvern CEO pitches safety app in Shark TankDid a Malvern CEO survive the Shark Tank?


Suspect arrested in death of 2 California deputies

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:56

Suspect arrested in death of 2 California deputiesA man armed with an assault rifle shot three sheriff's deputies and a civilian, killing two of the deputies and leading dozens of police officers on a wild six-hour chase and manhunt Friday that spanned two Northern California counties before the 34-year-old suspect was taken into custody.


Lansdale Catholic helps boy's football dream to come true

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:54

Lansdale Catholic helps boy's football dream to come true11-year-old Kevin Smith of Lansdale has a lifetime dream of playing football.


NY, New Jersey issue stronger Ebola quarantine

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:51

NY, New Jersey issue stronger Ebola quarantineAlarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West Africa.


Mom: School bully wrapped cord around girl's neck

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:49

 School bully wrapped cord around girl's neckPolice have become involved in the alleged assault of a student at a middle school in Perkasie, Bucks County.


Two 13-year-old boys arrested in student sex tape scandal

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:45

Two 13-year-old boys arrested in student sex tape scandalPhiladelphia police arrested two 13-year-old boys Friday in a student sex tape scandal.


Pedestrian struck and killed in Trenton

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:39

Pedestrian struck and killed in TrentonMercer County authorities are investigating a fatal accident in Trenton.


Ex-mob boss gets 4 months for meeting friend

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:39
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A reputed former mob boss was ordered back to prison Friday for violating parole, and his lawyer complained that the FBI would pursue his client "to the grave."

School gunman was Homecoming prince, students say

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:38

School gunman was Homecoming prince, students sayA student recently crowned freshman class Homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and opened fire, killing one person and shooting several others in the head before turning the gun on himself, officials and witnesses said.


NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:08

NYC COPS ATTACKED WITH HATCHETNEW YORK (AP) — A brazen daylight hatchet attack against a group of police officers on a busy New York street was a terrorist act by a reclusive Muslim convert who ranted online against America but had no clear ties to international extremists, the police commissioner said Friday.


Union picket lines go up at Taj Mahal casino

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 10:34

Union picket lines go up at Taj Mahal casinoThe battle over the future of the Trump Taj Mahal entered what could be its final phase on Friday as union picket lines went up outside the struggling casino, which even its would-be savior says is likely to close.