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Father sought after boy killed in mother's arms in St. Louis

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 20:58

Father sought after boy killed in mother's arms in St. LouisAn 8-month-old boy was shot to death in his mother's arms Tuesday, and the suspected shooter - the boy's father - remained at large, St. Louis police said.


Sheriff's deputies: Kiln man dies after fight with 3 sons

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 20:43
KILN, Miss. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies say a 75-year-old Mississippi man has died after he was brutally beaten during a fight last week with three of his sons.

Report: Suspect arrested in Phoenix-area shootings

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 20:43
Gunfire erupted around a northeast Phoenix-area highway that left one motorist hit, another wounded in a carjacking, and a patrol cruiser struck by a bullet. Authorities said early Wednesday that a suspect had been arrested.

North Carolina inmate says officers beat him for no reason

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 20:37
LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A 65-year-old state prison inmate says he was handcuffed when officers attacked him, causing him to be hospitalized for four days.

High school student charged in teen's drug-related death

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 20:22
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Police say a high school student in northern Virginia has been charged with giving drugs to a classmate who died.

Detroit-area cop delivers pizza after takeout driver hurt

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 20:14
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit police officer stepped in after a pizza delivery driver was injured in a car crash to make sure a still-warm order made it to its destination.

The Latest: 40 percent of Paris gas stations see shortages

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 20:14

Drivers line up as they wait to buy gas in a station, in Paris, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. A two-month protest movement against a bill weakening France's famed worker protections reached a new level this week as fuel industry workers joined in. Strikes have spread to all eight of France's refineries, and one in five gas stations are now dry or running low. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's strikes and protests against the government's labor reforms (all times local):


Microsoft cuts more jobs in troubled mobile unit

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 20:01

FILE - This July 3, 2014, file photo, shows the Microsoft Corp. logo outside the Microsoft Visitor Center in Redmond, Wash. Microsoft is cutting jobs announced Wednesday, May 25, 2016, as the company continues its attempts to salvage a rocky entrance into the smartphone market. (AP Photo Ted S. Warren, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft will cut up to 1,850 jobs and book an approximately $950 million writedown as it attempts to salvage its rocky entrance into the smartphone market.


Dad of missing teen fishermen recalls 'gut-wrenching' search

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 20:00
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The father of one of two missing teenage fishermen detailed the "gut-wrenching" search for the boys during an interview with investigators from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Man accused of Metro assault was indecent exposure suspect

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 19:48
WASHINGTON (AP) — Records show a man charged with trying to rape a woman last month on a Metro train outside the nation's capital had been identified as a suspect in an indecent-exposure incident that occurred earlier in April.

Fire marshal: cause of Ohio fire that killed teen unknown

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 19:47
WOODSTOCK, Ohio (AP) — The state fire marshal's office says the cause of a fire that killed a 16-year-old boy and injured four other people in western Ohio remains undetermined.

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Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 19:41

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EU moves to ease online shopping, protect European films

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 19:40

European Commission Vice-President and Commissioner for the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip, left, speaks during a media conference in Brussels on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. The European Union has unveiled proposals to make it easier to buy online across borders, oblige providers like Netflix to offer European films and protect children from harmful content. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Wednesday unveiled a raft of proposals to make it easier to buy online across its borders, set quotas for European films with providers like Netflix and protect children from harmful content.


Global stock markets rally on US recovery hopes

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 19:37

A currency trader watches computer monitors near screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rates between the U.S. dollar and South Korean won, right at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Asian stock markets rallied Wednesday as solid U.S. housing sales data and overnight gains on Wall Street raised expectations for a strong recovery in the world's largest economy. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets rallied Wednesday as solid U.S. data raised expectations for a strong recovery in the world's largest economy. European stocks were buoyed also by a deal to get Greece more rescue loans.


Chief: Slain Massachusetts officer shot in the back

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 19:36

Mourners, including Jennifer Bohn, kneeling, her husband Randy Bohn, center, and Scott Veau, left, pause before a memorial set up for slain police Officer Ronald Tarentino outside the police station, Monday, May 23, 2016, in Auburn, Mass. Tarentino was fatally shot during a traffic stop in Auburn on Sunday morning, authorities said. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)AUBURN, Mass. (AP) — Officials say the Massachusetts police officer killed during a traffic stop last weekend was shot in the back.


Top 10 highest-paid CEOs

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 19:35

This photo provided by Expedia, Inc. shows CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. Khosrowshahi was one of the highest-paid CEOs for 2015, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. (Expedia, Inc. via AP) MANDATORY CREDITHere are the 10 highest-paid CEOs for 2015, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.


Health care CEOs lead the way in 2015 compensation

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 19:30
It pays to be healthy. Chief executives at health care companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 index made millions more in compensation last year than their counterparts in other industries. A look at the top and bottom-paid CEOs last year, by industry, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.

Mom recovering while mourning death of child struck by car

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 19:07
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Daytona Beach mother is recovering from injuries suffered in a crash while mourning the death of her 1-year-old daughter.

S&P: Britain's EU vote could jeopardize pound's standing

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 18:56
LONDON (AP) — Ratings agency Standard & Poor's says a vote to leave the European Union could jeopardize the pound's standing as an international reserve currency, potentially threatening the country's credit rating.

Driver loses control, crashes car through guardrail in Oaks

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 18:42

Driver loses control, crashes car through guardrail in OaksCrews are on the scene of a car crash in Oaks, Pennsylvania early Wednesday morning.