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Presidential super PACs lost steam in second half of 2015

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 12:24

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, center, waves to church members after attending a service at First Christian Church with his wife, Melania, top left, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has opened his wallet in a big way for his presidential bid. Billionaires are filling the coffers of super political action committees helping Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Jeb Bush. And small, online contributions are powering some of the candidates.


In final Iowa blitz, an outraged Clinton channels Sanders

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 12:19

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally at Washington High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)AMES, Iowa (AP) — Seeking victory in Iowa, Hillary Clinton has begun channeling the economic indignation of her rival Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, whose unapologetically liberal campaign has tightened the race ahead of Monday's caucuses and given him a lead in the New Hampshire contest that follows.


Lockdown prompted by police chase lifted at Oklahoma college

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 12:16
SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) — An hourslong lockdown at a central Oklahoma university has been lifted after police say they believe an armed suspect left the area.

Juvenile charged after text message threat to Cherry Hill High School East

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 12:12

Juvenile charged after text message threat to Cherry Hill High School EastPolice say a juvenile has been charged in connection with a threat made to a high school in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.


Ban doubles down on Israel comments in NY Times

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 12:06
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called Israeli criticism of attacks on its settlement policy unsustainable in an opinion piece published Sunday by The New York Times, doubling down on comments earlier in the week that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said encouraged terrorism.

Juvenile charged after text message threat to Cherry Hill East High School

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 11:25

Juvenile charged after text message threat to Cherry Hill High School EastPolice say a juvenile has been charged in connection with a threat made to a high school in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.


Juvenile charged after text message threat to Cherry Hill high school

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 11:14

Juvenile charged after text message threat to Cherry Hill High School EastPolice say a juvenile has been charged in connection with a threat made to a high school in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.


Juvenile charged after threat to Cherry Hill high school

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 11:09

Juvenile charged after text message threat to Cherry Hill High School EastPolice say a juvenile has been charged in connection with a threat made to a high school in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.


The Latest: 1 fatally struck by falling tree in California

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 11:04
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a wet winter storm hitting Southern California (all times local):

Former Trump campaign staffer files discrimination complaint: NYT

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 10:44

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks in the Orpheum Theatre during a campaign event in Sioux CityA 26-year-old former campaign staffer for Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has accused the campaign of sex discrimination, the New York Times reported on Sunday. Elizabeth Mae Davidson, who worked as an organizer in Iowa for the New York businessman, filed a complaint with the Davenport, Iowa, Civil Rights Commission, claiming female staffers were paid less than male staffers, according to the report. Davidson also claimed that Trump had addressed her and a young female volunteer with a remark that referred to the women's appearances, saying "you guys could do a lot of damage," the Times report said.


2 in custody after 2 teens wounded in Bethlehem shooting

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 09:29

2 in custody after 2 teens wounded in Bethlehem shootingPolice say a male and a female have been taken into custody in connection with the shooting of two teens in Northampton County.


The Latest: Attorney says corrections officer fired gun

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 09:26

Denver Police Chief Robert White, front, talks while Stephanie O'Malley, manager of safety, looks on about a shooting and stabbing incident at a motorcycle expo during a news conference Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Denver. Police say that multiple people were injured in the incident, which took place at The Colorado Motorcycle Expo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a Denver shooting and stabbing incident that left one dead and seven others injured at a motorcycle expo (all times local):


Attorney: Corrections officer fired during deadly brawl

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 09:26

Denver Police Chief Robert White, front, talks while Stephanie O'Malley, manager of safety, looks on about a shooting and stabbing incident at a motorcycle expo during a news conference Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Denver. Police say that multiple people were injured in the incident, which took place at The Colorado Motorcycle Expo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)DENVER (AP) — A Colorado Department of Corrections officer fired his gun during a weekend brawl at Denver motorcycle show that left one dead and seven others injured, an attorney said Sunday.


Philadelphia police search for missing endangered man

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:45

Philadelphia police search for missing endangered manPhiladelphia police are seeking the public's assistance in locating 46-year-old Richard Kelly.


NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman signed contract through 2022

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:08

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman takes a question during a news conference before the NHL All-Star hockey game skills competition Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gary Bettman said his relationship with the union has never been better.


Falls Bridge closure begins Monday for repairs

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:08

Falls Bridge closure begins Monday for repairsThousands of drivers who use the Falls Bridge each day will need to find another way to get around starting Monday.


Decades-long search for "Mr. Wonder" ends with arrest

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:05

In this Jan. 25 2016, photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows Frank Szeles after his arrest in Bonita, Calif. Louisiana authorities claim Szeles is 76-year old fugitive Frank John Selas III, a children's TV show host known as "Mr. Wonder" who fled Louisiana in 1979 amid allegations that he sexually abused several kids during a camping retreat. Szeles told a judge Wednesday he is not Selas. (U.S. Marshals Service via AP)BONITA, Calif. (AP) — Neighbors in a well-to-do section of this San Diego suburb knew him as Frank Szeles, a friendly Cub Scouts leader who frequently gave swimming lessons to young children in his backyard pool.


Police: Armed robber may have posed as cop

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:02

 Armed robber may have posed as copPhiladelphia police are looking for a pair of armed robbers, one of whom may have posed as an officer.


Bush doing whatever it takes to stay relevant

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 07:52

Republican presidential candidate, Jeb Bush greets the crowd after a campaign event at the Jeb 2016 field office, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, in Hiawatha, Iowa. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)HIAWATHA, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush's supporters have spent $15 million on slickly produced ads to win over Iowa voters. Barely registering in the polls and increasingly desperate in the shadow of the Iowa caucuses, he's now trying a cost-free, personal tactic: hugs.


Philadelphia police officers assaulted outside Bustleton bar

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 07:52

Philadelphia police officers assaulted outside Bustleton barThree Philadelphia police officers were assaulted while trying to break up an early morning fight outside a Bustleton bar.