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Two teens injured in shark attacks at North Carolina island resort

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 10:27
A girl about 14 years old was attacked shortly after 4 p.m. local time, suffering grave wounds to her left arm and leg before a man swimming nearby heard her screams and came to her aid, Mayor Betty Wallace told Reuters.

2 teens are severely injured in shark attacks in N. Carolina

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 10:06

Emergency responders assist a teenage girl at the scene of a shark attack in Oak Island, N.C., Sunday, June 14, 2015. Mayor Betty Wallace of Oak Island, a seaside town bordered to the south by the Atlantic Ocean, said that hours after the teenage girl suffered severe injuries in a shark attack Sunday a teenage boy was also severely injured. (Steve Bouser/The Pilot, Southern Pines, N.C. via AP) MANDATORY CREDITOAK ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — Two teenagers were seriously injured in two separate shark attacks in the same North Carolina town on Sunday, terrifying beach goers and prompting one shocked witness to compare the scene to the movie "Jaws."


Teenager arrested in fatal shooting of 4 at Ohio home

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 10:04
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police investigating the fatal shootings of four people at an Ohio home say they have arrested a teenager on murder and kidnapping charges.

Community questions Kentucky officer's use of deadly force

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 10:00

This photo provided by the Louisville (Ky.) Police Department shows Louisville Metro Police Officer Nathan Blanford. An African man was shot and killed by Blanford, a Louisville Metro Police officer Saturday afternoon, June 13, 2015 after police say he grabbed a flagpole and swung it at the officer. (Louisville (Ky.) Police Department via AP)LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The surveillance video shows a man stagger away from a police officer and out of the frame. He charges back into view seconds later, a 7-foot flagpole reared over his shoulder, and he swings it wildly at the officer.


Shots fired at Cleveland police in foot chase of suspect

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 09:19
Shots were fired Sunday at Cleveland police officers in a foot chase of a suspect near the site of a boy's fatal encounter with officers last year, police said.

Burial set for American killed fighting Islamic State

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 09:07

Kurdish people waving flags flash the V-sign and applaud while lining the road, as the convoy carrying the body of U.S. citizen Keith Broomfield, killed in fighting with the militants of the Islamic State group in Kobani, Syria, is driven by through Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border, Thursday, June 11, 2015. Broomfield, 20 from Massachusetts, died June 3 in battle in a Syrian village near Kobani, making him likely the first U.S. citizen to die fighting alongside Kurds against the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)BOSTON (AP) — Funeral arrangements for an American killed in Syria while fighting the Islamic State group have been set for later this week.


Low near Yucatan brewing storms for Texas, Louisiana

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 08:51
MIAMI (AP) — The National Hurricane Center says a broad area of low pressure near the Yucatan Peninsula could brew nasty weather along the Texas and Louisiana coasts and inland Monday night and Tuesday.

Spokane NAACP leader cancels meeting amid furor

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 08:50

FILE- In this March 2, 2015 file photo, Rachel Dolezal, president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP, poses for a photo in her Spokane, Wash. home. Dolezal is facing questions about whether she lied about her racial identity, with her family saying she is white but has portrayed herself as black, Friday, June 12, 2015. (Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review via AP, File) COEUR D'ALENE PRESS OUTSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The leader of the Spokane NAACP, Rachel Dolezal, has canceled a chapter meeting Monday where she was expected to speak about the furor sparked over her racial identity.


Prosecutor says escaped killers used contractors' tools

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 08:38

This Friday, June 12, 2015 photo provided by the New York State Police shows Joyce Mitchell. Mitchell is accused of helping inmates David Sweat and Richard Matt escape from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, N.Y. on June 6, 2015. Authorities say that Mitchell, a tailor shop instructor at the prison provided some of the tools that the men used in their escape. They are still at large. (New York State Police via AP)DANNEMORA, N.Y. (AP) — The two killers who cut their way out of a maximum-security prison apparently used tools routinely stored there by contractors, taking care to return them to their toolboxes after each night's work so that no one would notice, a prosecutor said Sunday.


Levee breaks, floods Louisiana ATV park, 113 evacuated

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 08:23
COLFAX, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Police say 113 people were rescued from an all-terrain vehicle park in central Louisiana after a temporary private levee broke, trapping festival-goers on high ground.

NY Gov: Escaped inmates could be close or 'in Mexico by now'

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 07:48

 Escaped inmates could be close or 'in Mexico by now'Two convicted murderers who used power tools to cut their way out of a prison near the Canadian border could be nearby or "in Mexico by now," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday.


Suspect killed in attack on Dallas police building

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 07:47

Suspect killed in attack on Dallas police buildingA man who authorities say opened fire outside Dallas police headquarters from his parked van, with bullets piercing the glass at the entrance and causing damage inside, was the only person killed after the gunfire turned into a street battle and standoff.


Rita Moreno dances with Cardinal Dolan at NYC parade

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 07:16

Jayda Vazquez, 12, left, and Kaylee Vazquez, 8, wave from atop a convertible in the procession as the annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade makes its way up New York's Fifth Ave., Sunday, June 14, 2015. Hundreds of thousands of people turned out for the parade which celebrates the heritage and identity of Puerto Ricans living in New York. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)NEW YORK (AP) — Entertainer Rita Moreno took Roman Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan for a dancing spin Sunday in the middle of Fifth Avenue by St. Patrick's Cathedral.


Two charged in shooting mishap at New York's Waldorf Astoria

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 06:56
Two brothers have been criminally charged in connection with an accidental shooting during a weekend wedding reception in which four people were slightly wounded in the lobby of New York's Waldorf Astoria hotel, police said on Sunday. One suspect, a wedding guest named Vladimir Gotlibovsky, 42, was apparently handling a 9-mm pistol he had concealed in his pants pocket when the gun inadvertently went off as he approached a table that bore seating-arrangement cards for the occasion, police said.

2-alarm house fire in Northeast Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 06:51

2-alarm house fire in Northeast PhiladelphiaA townhome was damaged after a 2-alarm fire broke out in Northeast Philadelphia.


Delware County man arrested in South Philadelphia hit-and-run

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 06:51

Delware County man arrested in South Philadelphia hit-and-runPolice have made an arrest in a hit-and-run in South Philadelphia that sent a 63-year-old woman to the hospital.


No charges filed after toddler found alone at Clementon, NJ amusement park

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 06:50

No charges filed after toddler found alone at Clementon, NJ amusement parkAuthorities say the parents of a young girl found wandering by herself at Clementon Park and Splash World will not be charged because the incident is the result of a misunderstanding.


Sources: Despite setback, Joel Embiid won't require 2nd surgery

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 06:49

 Despite setback, Joel Embiid won't require 2nd surgeryBad news and good news for Sixers center Joel Embiid - a scan on his right foot reveals less healing than anticipated but sources say it won't require a second surgery.


NJ police shoot, kill bear after it wanders into yard sale

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 06:33

NJ police shoot, kill bear after it wanders into yard salePolice have shot and killed a black bear that wandered into the backyard of a New Jersey home where a yard sale was being staged.