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Gravedigger hurt while falling into newly dug hole

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 22:17
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City gravedigger has been injured while falling backward into a freshly dug plot.

2-car crash on I-95 NB in Tinicum Township, Pa.; 2 lanes reopened

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 22:05

2-car crash on I-95 NB in Tinicum Township, Pa.; 2 lanes reopenedAll lanes are now open after an accident on Intersate-95 in Tinicum Township, Delaware County Saturday morning.


2-car crash on I-95 NB in Tinicum Township, Pa.; 2 lanes closed

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 21:53

2-car crash on I-95 NB in Tinicum Township, Pa.; 2 lanes reopenedAn accident has shut down two northbound lanes on Intersate-95 in Tinicum Township, Delaware County Saturday morning.


Friends mourn woman who died napping between jobs

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 21:33

Friends gather to say their goodbyes during a funeral service for Maria Fernandes, 32, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in Newark, N.J. Fernandes died while napping in her car between jobs. Elizabeth police believe Fernandes pulled over for a nap after a shift at a Dunkin Donuts in Linden. She also worked at Dunkin Donuts in Harrison and Newark. Police say it appears Fernandes was overcome by a deadly mixture of carbon monoxide and fumes from an overturned gasoline container. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — In news reports, Maria Fernandes was the hardworking New Jersey woman who died in her car when she pulled over for a nap between shifts, likely overwhelmed by fumes. But family and friends who laid her to rest recalled the 32-year-old Fernandes as so much more.


1 person injured in Sicklerville, N.J. shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 21:31

1 person injured in Sicklerville, N.J. shootingPolice say one person was injured in a shooting in Sicklerville, New Jersey early Saturday morning.


Police: Argument between neighbors ends in stabbing in Pennsauken, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 19:28

 Argument between neighbors ends in stabbing in Pennsauken, N.J.Police say an argument between neighbors ended in a stabbing in Pennsauken, New Jersey early Saturday morning.


Officer's police car collides with vehicle in Camden

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 19:00

Officer's police car collides with vehicle in CamdenOfficials say a Camden metro police officer collided his patrol car with another vehicle in Camden, New Jersey late Friday night.


German train drivers go on strike for better pay

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 18:41

A train approaches to a train station as train drivers across Germany went on a three-hour warning strike to demand wage hike in Frankfurt, Germany, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)BERLIN (AP) — A strike by train drivers across Germany has brought hundreds of long-distance and commuter trains across the country to a standstill.


Biden promotes economics for nation's middle class

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 18:08

Vice President Joe Biden greets patrons at the Old Ferry Landing restaurant while making a stop for lunch in Portsmouth, N.H. Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says the August jobs report, which underwhelmed many economists, is another step forward in the nation's economic recovery.


11 hurt as bus crashes into SF Bay Area house

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 16:42
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — A commuter bus was hit by a stolen car and smashed into a San Francisco Bay area home as a mother and two small children sat inside, sending 11 people to the hospital but none with serious injuries, police said.

Oklahoma policeman accused of rape while on patrol released on bond

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 16:19
(Reuters) - An Oklahoma City police officer accused of raping or sexually assaulting at least six women while on patrol was released from jail after posting $500,000 bond on Friday, officials said. Daniel Holtzclaw, 27, a three-year veteran of the Oklahoma City police force was arrested last month and charged with 16 counts of burglary and sexual assault including two counts of first-degree rape and sexual battery, among other crimes, court records show. ...

French president in trouble, in public and private

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 16:05

French President Francois Hollande gestures as he speaks during a press conference at the end of the NATO summit at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)PARIS (AP) — Things can't get much worse for French President Francois Hollande: The economy is lagging; his new government is already under fire; and his private life has just been exposed in a ravaging book by the former first lady.


Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 15:55
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

US doctor infected with Ebola in stable condition

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 15:54

Ali S. Khan, dean of the Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health, center, speaks at a news conference in Omaha, Neb., Friday Sept. 5, 2014, on the condition of ebola patient Dr. Rick Sacra, 51, who is treated at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb., with Rosanna Morris, Chief Operating Officer of the Nebraska Medical Center, right. Sacra, who served with North Carolina-based charity SIM, is the third American aid worker infected by the Ebola virus. He will begin treatment in the hospital's 10-bed special isolation unit, the largest of four such units in the U.S. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A doctor who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia — the third American aid worker sickened with the virus — is sick but in stable condition and communicating with his caregivers at the Nebraska Medical Center.


11 hurt as bus crashes into SF Bay Area house

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:35
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — A commuter bus was hit by a stolen car and smashed into a San Francisco Bay area home as a mother and two small children sat inside Friday evening, sending 11 people to the hospital but none with serious injuries, police said.

Nearly dozen injured after bus crashes into California home

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:32
Nearly a dozen people were injured when a bus crashed into a San Francisco Bay Area home on Friday after being hit by a stolen car, police said. Eight passengers, as well as three residents inside the home, were hurt in the crash around 5:35 p.m. local time in Richmond and were taken to a hospital, Richmond Police Department Lieutenant Andre Hill said. A police officer driving behind a Honda station wagon determined that it had been stolen when the driver darted off recklessly, Hill said. Footage from local television news stations showed the front end of the bus lodged into the side of the peach-colored home some 17 miles (27.4 kilometers) northeast of San Francisco, next to a tattered chain-link fence.

Northridge college finds hazing in hiking death

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:30

California State University, Northridge, CSUN president Dr. Dianne Harrison, right, holds a report regarding Pi Kappa Phi fraternity hazing activities that lead to the death of CSUN student Armando Villa, during a news conference at the CSUN campus in Northridge, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. CSUN President Harrison released the results Friday of an investigation into the July death of 19-year-old Armando Villa, who passed out during a hike with Pi Kappa Phi pledges in the Angeles National Forest. Illegal hazing was involved in a fraternity hike that killed a freshman. Harrison said there wasn't enough water during the 18-mile hike. At left, CSUN Police Chief, Anne Glavin. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hazing was involved in the death of a California State University, Northridge, student who collapsed during an 18-mile fraternity pledge hike, the school's president announced Friday.


2 deer tie up traffic on Golden Gate bridge

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:04

In this photo provided by Rebecca Abbey, deer cross the Golden Gate bridge, in San Francisco, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that two deer headed north on the Golden Gate bridge to Marin snarled traffic during the evening commute. (AP Photo/Rebecca Abbey) MANDATORY CREDITSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say a pair of deer on the Golden Gate bridge snarled traffic in and out of San Francisco during the evening commute.


Colorado town becomes Bud Light commercial set

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 11:28

This Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 photo shows Elk Avenue as it is slowly transformed into a beer commercial set for ``Bud Light Blue,’’ in Crested Butte, Colo. Anheuser-Busch agreed to pay $500,000 to convert the town into a set for a Bud Light commercial, a sequel to the company’s ``Up for Whatever’’ Super Bowl ad that included Arnold Schwarzenegger. (AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda)CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. (AP) — Up for whatever? For some in the tiny and tony Colorado resort town of Crested Butte, that would be a no.


Plane with unresponsive pilot crashes off Jamaica

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 11:28

Plane with unresponsive pilot crashes off JamaicaShadowed by two U.S. fighter jets, a small plane with its windows frosted and its pilot slumped over flew a ghostly 1,700-mile journey down the Atlantic Coast and beyond Friday before finally crashing in the waters off Jamaica.