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Wealthy eccentric Robert Durst arrested; says he 'killed them all' in HBO finale

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 17:46

Wealthy eccentric Robert Durst arrested; says he 'killed them all' in HBO finaleThe arrest of Robert Durst, a wealthy eccentric linked to two killings and his wife's disappearance, came just before the finale in an HBO show about his life in which he said he "killed them all."


Suspect shoots neighbor, barricades himself in home in Upper Darby

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 17:25

Man shoots neighbor, barricades himself in home in Upper DarbySWAT teams swarmed a neighborhood in Upper Darby, Delaware County after police say a man shot his neighbor then barricaded himself inside his home.


National Guard to speak about chopper crash that killed 11

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 16:41
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Louisiana National Guard was expected Monday to release the names of four members killed last week when a Black Hawk helicopter crashed off Florida's Panhandle during a nighttime training mission.

New York real estate baron Durst arrested on LA murder warrant

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 15:44

Robert Durst is pictured in this booking photoRobert Durst, scion of one of New York's largest real estate empires, has been arrested in New Orleans on a murder warrant issued by Los Angeles County, the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office said. Durst, born in 1943, is known for life twists that led him to be questioned but not charged in the mysterious deaths of his first wife Kathleen Durst in 1982 and a longtime friend in 2000. The New York Times reported last week that the district attorney in Los Angeles had recently reopened an investigation into the December 2000 killing of Durst's friend Susan Berman, and was tying it to the case of Kathleen Durst, who went missing from New York and was eventually pronounced legally dead.


How the AP-NORC Center poll of millennials was conducted

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 15:34
The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and American Press Institute poll of young adults and their news habits was conducted Jan. 5-Feb. 2 as part of the Media Insight Project, a collaboration between the two groups. It is based on online interviews with a nationally representative random sample of 1,046 young adults age 18-34.

5 things to know about Congress' budget debate

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 15:21

FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2015, file photo, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., arrives for a news conference on President Barack Obama's request to Congress to authorize military force against Islamic State fighters at the Capitol in Washington. Republicans now in charge in Congress offer their budget blueprint the week of March 16 with the pledge to balance the nation’s budget within a decade and rein in major programs such as food stamps and Medicare. More pressing for many Republicans, however, is easing automatic budget cuts set to slam the military. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' annual budget debate pits Republicans against Democrats as the newly empowered GOP in the House and Senate offer their alternatives to President Barack Obama's budget. A primer on the key terms and players helps navigate through the complex, arcane process:


Quotations in the News

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 15:01
"We have to negotiate in the end. What we're pushing for is to get him to come and do that, and it may require that there be increased pressure on him of various kinds." — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, expressing willingness to talk with Syrian President Bashar Assad to help broker a political resolution to the country's civil war.

2 police officers wounded by gunfire in South Los Angeles

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 14:25
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two Los Angeles police officers were wounded by gunfire on Sunday, triggering an intense search for two suspects in South Los Angeles.

Two Los Angeles police suffer minor injuries in shooting

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 13:38
(Reuters) - Two Los Angeles police officers suffered minor injuries on Sunday when they were shot at while traveling through south Los Angeles, police and local media reported. The Los Angeles Police Department on its Twitter feed urged citizens to avoid the area around Broadway and 65th Street in the Florence neighborhood in south Los Angeles, which footage posted online showed to be an active crime scene, swarming with police vehicles and heavily armed SWAT teams. A police spokeswoman told the Los Angeles Times the plainclothes officers, who received minor injuries and were treated at the scene, believed they were specifically targeted.

Suspect charged in shooting of police officers in Ferguson, Missouri

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:08

Jeffrey Williams is pictured in this undated booking photoBy Richard Valdmanis FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - A 20-year-old man was charged on Sunday with first-degree assault in last week's shooting of two policemen during a protest rally in Ferguson, Missouri, a crime that shocked a city that has been devastated by months of racial strife. The suspect, Jeffrey L. Williams, has admitted to firing the shots that wounded the officers early on Thursday, said St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch. The gunfire rang out just after midnight at the end of a rally to call for sweeping reforms in Ferguson, where an unarmed black 18-year-old was shot to death by a white officer last summer. Michael Brown's death touched off months of protests against law enforcement's treatment of minority groups, in Ferguson and around the country, and led to a U.S. Justice Department probe that found pervasive racial bias on the part of the city's mostly white police force.


March Madness: Villanova gets in with No. 1 seed, Temple out

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:50

 Villanova gets in with No. 1 seed, Temple outThe Villanova Wildcats are headed to the Big Dance with a No. 1 seed.


Wealthy eccentric Robert Durst says in HBO finale he 'killed them all'

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:37

Wealthy eccentric Robert Durst arrested; says he 'killed them all' in HBO finaleThe arrest of Robert Durst, a wealthy eccentric linked to two killings and his wife's disappearance, came just before the finale in an HBO show about his life in which he said he "killed them all."


70 years later: Local WWII vet returning to Iwo Jima

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:36

 Local WWII vet returning to Iwo JimaA South Jersey World War II veteran who survived the Battle of Iwo Jima is returning to that Japanese island to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the fateful attack.


Camden teen wounded in apparent accidental shooting

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:35

Camden teen wounded in apparent accidental shootingA teen boy was wounded in what appears to be an accidental shooting in Camden.


Ferguson turmoil draws U.S. evangelist's rapid response team

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:58
By Richard Valdmanis FERGUSON, Missouri (Reuters) - Hours after two police officers were shot at a protest in Ferguson, Missouri, last week, a black Kenworth truck in North Carolina hauling a collapsible conference room began rolling down the highway toward the scene, intent on bringing peace and saving souls. The truck, one of Christian evangelist Billy Graham's Rapid Response Team vehicles, sped toward the latest U.S. crisis armed with chaplains trained to help people cope with everything from tornadoes to mass shootings. Ferguson, reeling since the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown seven months ago and subsequent demonstrations, has been thrust into the center of a national debate on race and policing. Tensions flared this month with the release of a U.S. Justice Department report detailing what it called systemic bias in the police force and a court system that disproportionately levied steep fines on Ferguson’s black residents.

Boston gets most winter snow in its recorded history - 108.6 inches

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:47
By Elizabeth Barber BOSTON (Reuters) - After hosting parades through snowy streets and weathering storms that snarled traffic and commerce over the last few months, Boston residents have seen the snowiest winter in the city's recorded history, the National Weather Service said. Boston got 108.6 inches (275.8 cm) of snow over the winter, surpassing the city's previous 1995-1996 record of 107.6 inches. "Boston, you survived the snowiest winter on record!!!," the National Weather Service in Taunton wrote in a message on Facebook. The record-setting inches, the most snowfall of any season since 1872, the first year on record, came after a day of rain began melting snow piles around the city and hinted at the onset of spring.

Wealthy eccentric says in HBO finale he 'killed them all'

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:41

FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2014 file photo, New York City real estate heir Robert Durst leaves a Houston courtroom. Durst was arrested in New Orleans on an extradition warrant to Los Angeles on Saturday, March 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The arrest of Robert Durst, a wealthy eccentric linked to two killings and his wife's disappearance, came on Sunday just before the finale in an HBO show about his life in which he said he "killed them all."


Man, 20, charged with shooting 2 officers in Ferguson

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:25

Man, 20, charged with shooting 2 officers in FergusonA 20-year-old man charged Sunday with shooting two police officers who were keeping watch over a demonstration outside the Ferguson Police Department had participated in the protests earlier that night, police said.


Annual Philadelphia St. Patrick's Day parade full of fun

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:07

Annual Philadelphia St. Patrick's Day parade full of funThe iconic sound of Irish pride flooded the streets of Philadelphia for the city's annual St. Patrick's Day parade.


Boehner Expected to Announce Investigation Into Clinton Emails

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 09:44
Top House Republicans say it should happen this week.