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Newsstand owner in Times Square says teens stealing candy, beating him

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 12:28

Newsstand owner in Times Square says teens stealing candy, beating himThere's a newsstand in the heart of New York City where the owner says some young thugs are ripping him off, stealing, and even hitting him.


10-year-old Kinnelon girl and classmates targeted by online predator

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 12:26

10-year-old Kinnelon girl and classmates targeted by online predatorThe stranger, posing as a 13-year-old boy from Ohio, sent several direct messages and elicit photos on Instagram to a 10-year-old girl.


Husband arrested in murder of wife in North Arlington apartment

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 12:19

Husband arrested in murder of wife in North Arlington apartmentWhen officers arrived at apartment 28K, investigators say they found 45-year-old Eric Pleger in the same room with the lifeless body of his wife, 47-year-old Luisa, who had apparently been dead since Thursday.


CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Attempted luring of 10-year-old girl in Jackson Heights; suspect in custody

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 12:12

 Attempted luring of 10-year-old girl in Jackson Heights; suspect in custodyIt happened on Friday around 7:40 a.m. on 81 Street in Jackson Heights. Police say a 10-year-old girl was walking when she spotted a man on the other side of the street and he motioned for her to come to him.


Air Canada flight from Newark to Vancouver diverted to Toronto after pressurization issue

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 11:55

Air Canada flight from Newark to Vancouver diverted to Toronto after pressurization issueAC 549 went from 32,000 feet to 10,000 in a span of five minutes over Northeastern Pennsylvania.


Port Newark/Port Elizabeth longshoremen work stoppage resolved after labor dispute

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 11:50

Port Newark/Port Elizabeth longshoremen work stoppage resolved after labor disputeThe NYSA's Beverly Fedorko said both sides agreed to "expeditiously seek solutions to ...longstanding issues" that include hiring and technology.


Utah lawmakers consider $14 million public lands lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 11:46
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A legal consulting team hired by the state told lawmakers this week that they've devised a credible way to sue the federal government to get the state control over public lands, but Gov. Gary Herbert said the potential $14 million price tag is making some state officials pause.

Pope's Philadelphia Fiat sold at auction for $82K

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 11:43
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The popemobile is staying in Philadelphia.

Escaped California Inmate in Police Custody

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 11:38
One of the three inmates who escaped a California prison has been caught.

Police ID man shot dead in Juniata Park; 2 suspects sought

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 11:34

Police ID man shot dead in Juniata Park; 2 suspects soughtA 20-year-old man who was shot and killed in the Juniata Park section of Philadelphia Wednesday evening has been identified.


Longshoremen set to return to ports in New York, New Jersey

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 11:29

FILE - This Monday, June 30, 2008 file photo shows a cargo ship near Port Newark in Newark, N.J. On Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, more than 1,000 longshoremen walked off the job at ports in New York and New Jersey, putting ship unloading at a standstill. It wasn't immediately known what prompted the action. No ships were being unloaded and no trucks were being allowed to enter the port. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Longshoremen are expected to return to the job at ports in New York and New Jersey after a surprise walkout on Friday put a halt to the unloading of ships at the nation's third-busiest port.


Treasure hunter disappears searching for $2 million in gold

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 11:21

This undated photo provided by Forrest Fenn shows an estimated 2 million dollars of gold jewelry and other artifacts that Fenn has hidden for treasures hunters to find. Thousands have set off into the wilds of the West in search for Forrest Fenn’s cache of gold, jewelry and artifacts. But until now, none of the treasure hunters has been in such a dangerous predicament as Randy Bilyeu, who has gone missing along Rio Grande in northern New Mexico. (Forrest Fenn via AP)ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An antiquities dealer who inspired tens of thousands to search the Rocky Mountains for $2 million in hidden treasure now leads an increasingly desperate mission to find one of his fans.


FBI weapons stolen from vehicle in latest Bay Area incident

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 11:11
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three handguns and an FBI agent's badge were stolen early Friday from a locked and alarmed vehicle in the latest such incident in the San Francisco Bay Area, the FBI said.

The Latest: New Jersey port operations to resume

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 11:10
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on striking longshoremen at ports in New York and New Jersey (all times local):

The Latest: Pope's Philadelphia Fiat sold for $82K

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 11:06
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on an auction for a Fiat used by Pope Francis during his visit to Philadelphia (all times local):

Facebook will prohibit gun sales

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 10:54

Facebook will prohibit gun salesFacebook says it's cracking down on online gun sales, with a new policy that bars private individuals from advertising or selling firearms on the world's largest social network.


The Latest: Sanders says don't politicize Clinton emails

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 10:51

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., shakes hands during a campaign rally, on Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, in Davenport, Iowa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on developments from the 2016 Republican race for president, just days out from the Iowa caucuses (all times local):


Correction officer attacked by inmate at Rikers Island

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 10:35

Correction officer attacked by inmate at Rikers IslandInvestigators say the officer was slashed on the ear Friday afternoon by an inmate who refused to take off unauthorized footwear.


Cruz and Clinton feel pressure in final Iowa stretch

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 10:31

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds up an editorial that also lists his talking points as he speaks during a campaign stop at the Radisson Hotel, Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)RINGSTED, Iowa (AP) — Lagging Republicans jostled for second place in their crowded field, while Hillary Clinton faced more email troubles Friday as the presidential contenders barreled toward a final weekend of campaigning before Iowa's crucial caucuses.


Judge rules 'affluenza' teen can stay in juvenile facility

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 10:27

This frame grab from a Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 taken from a video provided by Mexico's Instituto Nacional de Migracion, INM, shows a hooded Ethan Couch, as he is processed by Mexican immigration agents, in Mexico City. INM said that Couch, who used an "affluenza" defense in a 2013 fatal drunken-driving accident in Texas, was taken to the Mexico City airport from an immigration holding center, ending his month-long stay in Mexico. Couch was escorted onto a commercial plane, en route to Dallas, Thursday morning. (Instituto Nacional de Migracion, INM via AP)FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck won't be moved to an adult jail as he awaits a hearing to determine whether his case will be transferred to adult court, where he could face time behind bars, a judge ruled Friday.