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Japan court orders Google to remove search results

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:42

FILE - In this June 5, 2014 file photo, a man walks past a Google sign at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. A Japanese judge has ordered Google to remove search results of a man’s unflattering past in an order the plaintiff’s lawyer compared to Europe’s “right to be forgotten” ruling. The Tokyo District Court ordered Google Japan on Thursday, Oct 9, 2024 to remove search results that hinted at the man’s relations with a criminal organization after he complained his privacy rights were violated. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese judge has ordered Google to remove search results of a man's unflattering past in an order the plaintiff's lawyer compared to Europe's "right to be forgotten" ruling.


Rowan University suspends 2 students over sex video

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:33

Rowan University suspends 2 students over sex videoNew Jersey's Rowan University has suspended two students for posting a sex video online.


U.S. Air Force probed for scrapping costly planes bought for Afghans

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:28

Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force, signs the Department of Defense Human Goals Charter at the Pentagon in WashingtonBy Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. government watchdog agency is asking the Air Force to explain why it destroyed 16 aircraft initially bought for the Afghan air force and turn them into $32,000 of scrap metal instead of finding other ways to salvage nearly $500 million in U.S. funds spent on the program. ...


New York scare house evokes city's 'bad old days'

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:05

 New York,” a haunted house attraction in New York. The “Nightmare” Lower East Side house transports visitors to the city’s “bad old days,” including the demented rat-and-crime infested subway of the 1980s. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's bad old days are here again — in a Halloween haunted house, that is.


Ohio man convicted in 4 slayings wants new trial

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 19:56
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted last week of gunning down four people in a northeast Ohio townhome is asking for a new trial.

Germany limits Air Berlin-Etihad codeshare flights

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 19:42
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's second-biggest airline, Air Berlin, says German authorities have refused to grant permission for 34 codeshare flights with partner Etihad this winter, a decision it says it will challenge.

Police: Man stabbed during family argument in West Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 19:40

 Man stabbed during family argument in West PhiladelphiaPolice say a man was stabbed multiple times during a family argument in West Philadelphia.


Lukoil to restart Romania refinery amid probe

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 19:39
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities say Russian crude producer Lukoil will restart a refinery that was closed amid a probe into tax fraud allegations.

Alaskan gay marriage ban to be debated in federal court

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 19:02
By Steve Quinn JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) - A federal judge will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging Alaska's 16-year-old constitutional ban on gay marriage on Friday, following a week of court rulings backing same-sex unions in seven other states. The hearing comes days after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals legalized the unions in Nevada and Idaho, and the U.S. Supreme Court upheld lower court rulings overturning bans in Virginia, Oklahoma, Utah, Wisconsin and Indiana. The rulings have given new momentum to legal battles to allow same-sex-unions. ...

Europe bank stress test results due Oct 26

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 18:59
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank says it will reveal the results of its much-awaited review of bank finances on Sunday, Oct. 26.

California golf coach sentenced to 27 years for murder plot, abuse

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 18:35
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A San Francisco-area boys' golf coach was sentenced to over 27 years in prison on Thursday on charges of molesting three of his underage students and then plotting to kill his accusers from jail, prosecutors said. Andrew Nisbet, 32, of Livermore was sentenced to 27 years and four months after pleading guilty to seven felony charges including murder solicitation, lewd and lascivious acts on a minor, and possessing child pornography, Alameda County District Attorney spokeswoman Teresa Drenick said. ...

Unlikely Briton who died in Macedonia had Ebola: official

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 18:32
SKOPJE (Reuters) - Macedonian authorities said on Friday there was only a "small probability" a Briton who died in Skopje on Thursday had the Ebola virus, according to an initial analysis. "Based on the epidemiological analysis made yesterday, health authorities are closer to the standpoint that there is a small probability he had Ebola," Dr. Jovanka Kostovska of the health ministry's commission for infectious diseases told a news conference. But she stressed the need to wait for the full results from Germany. ...

Armed suspect sought for Wawa robbery in Northeast Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 18:29

Armed suspect sought for Wawa robbery in Northeast PhiladelphiaPolice are searching for the armed robber who held up a Wawa store in Northeast Philadelphia early Friday morning.


1 injured in 3-car collision in Montgomery County

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 18:27

1 injured in 3-car collision in Montgomery CountyPolice say one person was injured in a 3-car collision in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania early Friday morning.


Police investigate assault and carjacking in Bensalem, Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 18:25

Police investigate assault and carjacking in Bensalem, Pa.Police are investigating an assault and carjacking outside a bar in Bensalem, Pennsylvania early Friday morning.


Fears grow in United States over Ebola's spread outside West Africa

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 18:10

A sign asks patients to inform staff if they have various symptoms and have recently traveled internationally or have had contact with someone who recently traveled internationally at Bellevue Hospital in ManhattanBy Laila Kearney and Patricia Zengerle NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fears are growing in the United States about Ebola with about 200 airline cabin cleaners walking off the job in New York and some lawmakers demanding the government ban travelers from the West African countries hit hardest by the virus. "The nation is frightened, and people are frightened of this disease," the U.S. cabinet secretary for health, Sylvia Burwell, said on Thursday, a day after the death in Texas of the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States. U.S. ...


10 Things to Know for Today

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 18:01

Chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Thorbjorn Jagland, announces at The Norwegian Nobel Institute in Oslo Friday, Oct 10, 2014, that the Nobel Peace Prize 2014 is awarded to children's rights activists Malala Yousafzai, 17, of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India. (AP Photo/Vegard Wivestad Grott, Scanpix)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


Oregon governor's fiancee admits to sham marriage

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 18:00

Cylvia Hayes, fiancee of Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, cries as she speaks at a news conference in Portland, Ore. on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Hayes has admitted that she violated the law when she married an immigrant seeking to retain residency in the United States. She said she was "associating with the wrong people" while struggling to put herself through college and regrets her actions. (AP Photo/Gosia Wozniacka)PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber is considered the front-runner in next month's election, but his fiancee's stunning admission that she was paid to illegally marry an immigrant in 1997 — plus other allegations about her — have suddenly complicated the race.


Malala, Kailash Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 17:53

Malala, Satyarthi win Nobel Peace PrizeMalala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work for children's rights.


1 injured in 3-car collision in Montgomery County

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 17:02

1 injured in 3-car collision in Montgomery CountyPolice say one person was injured in a 3-car collision in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania early Friday morning.