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Lockheed cites issue with F-35 software, no delay in Marine target combat use

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:58

Executive Vice President of Lockheed Aeronautics Carvalho waves during the Reuters Aerospace and Defense Summit in WashingtonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp may need to update the 2B software needed for the F-35 fighter jet to deal with issues that arose during testing, but that should not delay the Marine Corp's plan to declare the jet ready for combat use in July, the head of the company's aeronautics division said Wednesday. Orlando Carvalho, who heads the aeronautics division, said issues came up, but they were "manageable" within the time remaining before that target date. (Reporting by Andrea Shalal; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)


Philadelphia man to stand trial in boss' bus stop killing

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:57
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man accused of killing his supervisor as she waited for a bus because he feared she would out him as a thief has been ordered to stand trial on a first-degree murder charge.

91-year-old who killed wife as act of mercy leaves prison

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:43
ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A 91-year-old Ohio man who said he killed his ailing wife to end her suffering has been released from prison early after serving six months.

Boston College under investigation over access for disabled

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:31
BOSTON (AP) — Boston College has become more difficult to navigate for people with disabilities in recent years, according to former and current students whose complaints have prompted an investigation into whether the school is violating accessibility laws.

1 dead, 1 in custody after double stabbing at meat packing plant

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:07

1 dead, 1 in custody after double stabbing at meat processing plantMontgomery County authorities have responded to a fatal double stabbing incident at a meat packing plant in Franconia Township.


Texas judge's immigration rebuke may be hard to challenge

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:06

Obama speaks at the Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection in Palo Alto, CaliforniaBy David Ingram and Mica Rosenberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's administration faces a difficult and possibly lengthy legal battle to overturn a Texas court ruling that blocked his landmark immigration overhaul, since the judge based his decision on an obscure and unsettled area of administrative law, lawyers said. In his ruling on Monday that upended plans to shield millions of people from deportation, U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen avoided diving into sweeping constitutional questions or tackling presidential powers head-on. The failure to do so, Hanen wrote, was a violation of the 1946 Administrative Procedure Act, which requires notice in a publication called the Federal Register as well as an opportunity for people to submit views in writing.


Saladworks files for bankruptcy, says stores will stay open

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:05

Saladworks files for bankruptcy, says stores will stay openThe restaurant chain Saladworks has filed for bankruptcy but says its customers don't have to worry.


More police departments choosing restraint over quick action

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:01
DENVER (AP) — Denver's police chief told officers not to intervene but to stand by and watch as protesters threw red paint on a memorial for fallen officers during a weekend march against police brutality.

Fact sheet: 2015 VW Jetta

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 23:48
2015 Volkswagen Jetta TDI SEL automatic

Who needs a hybrid when there's a diesel Jetta?

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 23:47

This undated photo made available by Volkswagen shows a 2015 VW Jetta TDI. (AP Photo/Volkswagen)For 2015, Volkswagen's best-selling vehicle, the Jetta compact sedan, builds on its fine road handling character and adds a nicer interior, freshened front and rear styling, new safety features and a more fuel thrifty diesel engine.


Police: Woman fatally shot self while adjusting bra holster

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 23:18
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — Police say a 55-year-old southwestern Michigan woman who died after accidentally shooting herself in the head in January was adjusting a handgun in her bra holster at the time.

Tennessee man charged with fraud for fake Newtown charity

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 23:00
By Richard Weizel MILFORD, Conn. (Reuters) - A Tennessee man who U.S. prosecutors contend set up a fraudulent charity tied to the 2012 massacre at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school will face wire-fraud charges, federal officials said. Robert Bruce, a 34-year-old personal trainer from Nashville, will be indicted in U.S. District Court in Hartford, Connecticut, on six counts of wire fraud on Monday for what prosecutors contend was a scheme in which he collected an unspecified amount of donations intended for victims' families and school safety that he spent on himself. Adam Lanza, 20, killed 26 children and educators in the December 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown before turning a gun on himself.

Saladworks files for bankruptcy, says stores will stay open

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 22:58
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) — The restaurant chain Saladworks has filed for bankruptcy but says its customers don't have to worry.

California weighs new drought rules at restaurants, hotels

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 22:57
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials are considering new water restrictions as California's drought drags on, possibly forcing residents to ask for water at restaurants and for fresh towels and sheets at hotels.

2 stabbed at Montgomery County meat packing plant

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 22:41

1 dead, 1 in custody after double stabbing at meat packing plantMontgomery County authorities have responded to a double stabbing incident at a meat packing plant in Franconia Township.


NY antiquities collection donated to Israel Museum

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 22:25

In this Feb. 12, 2015 photo provided by the Israel Museum is a first century Roman marble head of a youth. It is part of a major collection of ancient Greco-Roman and Near-Eastern objects that New York philanthropists Robert and Renee Belfer are giving to the Jerusalem museum. (AP Photo/Israel Museum, Elie Posner)NEW YORK (AP) — Two New York philanthropists are donating a major collection of more than 300 ancient Greco-Roman and Near-Eastern glass vessels to The Israel Museum in Jerusalem.


Construction firm offers to demolish shooter's home for free

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 22:18
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A construction company has offered to demolish at no cost the Newtown home of the Sandy Hook school shooter, a town official said Tuesday.

Police arrest man they say left 91-year-old woman tied up

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 22:18

Police arrest man they say left 91-year-old woman tied upDelaware State Police have arrested a man they say left a 91-year-old woman tied up after a home invasion in Milford.


'Road Rage' Victim Went Looking for Suspect: Police

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 21:30
The Las Vegas woman who was fatally shot after an apparent "road rage" incident went looking for the suspect with her armed son, police said.

Bond set at $1M for Ohio man charged in 3-month-old's death

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 21:16
STOW, Ohio (AP) — A judge has set a $1 million bond for an Ohio man charged with murder in the death of his 3-month old daughter.