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Eagles QB Mark Sanchez greets diehard fans in postgame Philly cheesesteak stop

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 03:20

Eagles QB Mark Sanchez greets diehard fans in postgame Philly cheesesteak stopOnly Action News was there as diehard fans caught up with a triumphant Mark Sanchez, fresh from his blowout victory over the Panthers.


Trooper hurt in barracks ambush taken to hospital

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 03:17
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state police trooper who was shot and wounded by a sniper two months ago has been taken to a hospital in New York City.

Businesses cash in as women chase bigger butts

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 02:43

In this Oct. 30, 2014 photo, Kelly Brabants, foreground, leads her "Booty by Brabants" class at The Club by George Foreman III gym in Boston. The class, started by Brabants a year ago, fits in 120 squats in 45 minutes. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)NEW YORK (AP) — Gym classes that promise a plump posterior are in high demand. A surgery that pumps fat into the buttocks is gaining popularity. And padded panties that give the appearance of a rounder rump are selling out.


Woman found dead on park trail, son alive nearby

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 02:32
CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — Investigators are looking at surveillance video and conducting interviews, but they have yet to identify any suspects in the killing of a 23-year-old woman whose body was found at a New Mexico park.

Man struck and killed in parking lot of Wendy's in Winslow Township

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 02:29

Man struck and killed in parking lot of Wendy's in Winslow TownshipAuthorities say a man was struck and killed by a car while he walked in the parking lot of a fast-food restaurant in southern New Jersey.


Justices review racial makeup of Alabama districts

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 02:01

FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2013 file photo, people wait in line outside the Supreme Court in Washington to listen to oral arguments in a voting rights case. In last week’s elections, Alabama Republicans shrank their once-powerful Democratic opponents to just eight seats in the state Senate, all of them from districts in which African-Americans are a majority.Black Democrats say the GOP did it by misusing a landmark voting-rights law, intended to ensure the right to vote for southern blacks, to instead limit their voting strength. Republicans, they argue, relied too heavily on race to draw new electoral maps following the 2010 census.The case goes before the Supreme Court Wednesday. Last year a conservative majority on the court effectively blocked a key component of the Voting Rights Act, and this case will be watched closely for signs that the rest of the law could be in peril. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — In last week's elections, Alabama Republicans shrank their once-powerful Democratic opponents to just eight seats in the state Senate, all of them from districts in which African-Americans are a majority.


African grey parrot stolen from zoo found unharmed

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 01:32
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. (AP) — An African grey parrot that was reported stolen from a southern New Jersey zoo was found unharmed, walking along a local roadway.

NY farm pays fine for refusing lesbian wedding

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 01:31
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A rural New York wedding venue whose owners were fined $13,000 for refusing to host a lesbian wedding has stopped booking ceremonies.

$3M awarded after addict dies in California jail

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 01:30
SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego County must pay $3 million to the family of a heroin addict who died of an asthma attack while detoxing in jail, a federal jury determined.

15-year-old cancer patient shot and killed outside home

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 01:28

15-year-old cancer patient shot and killed outside homeA teenager suffering from cancer was killed while moving his family's car on Saturday night.


Body found in Wilmington park; death ruled 'suspicious'

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 01:27

Body found in Wilmington park; death ruled 'suspicious'Wilmington police are investigating the discovery of a body in a park Tuesday morning.


Barnes being extradited to Philadelphia today

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 01:26

Barnes being extradited to Philadelphia todayKidnapping suspect Delvin Barnes is on his way from Virginia to Philadelphia today to be tried in the abduction of Carlesha Freeland Gaither.


Boy survives 230-foot fall from California cliff

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 01:25
BODEGA BAY, Calif. (AP) — A 4-year-old boy suffered broken bones but survived falling more than 200 feet from a seaside cliff and landing on a rocky beach in Northern California, authorities and his family said.

Fire shuts down child care at the YMCA in Abington

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 01:23

Fire shuts down child care at the YMCA in AbingtonAn early morning fire shut down child care services Tuesday at the YMCA in Abington, Montgomery County.


Biden: Military veterans are 'spine of the nation'

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 01:22

Vice President Joe Biden lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. in honor of Veterans Day. Americans marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with parades, speeches and military discounts, while in Europe the holiday known as Armistice Day held special meaning in the centennial year of the start of World War I. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is saluting military veterans, calling them not only the heart and soul, but the spine of the nation.


WWII veteran, 92, fought 'don't ask, don't tell'

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 01:17

In this Oct. 22, 2014 photo, Rupert "Twink" Starr adjusts a flag at his house in Upper Arlington, Ohio. Starr, 92, who is gay, is a World War II veteran and ex-POW who told his story to aid in the 2011 repeal of the Pentagon's "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy and continues to advocate for gays serving in the military. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh-Huggins)UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Like thousands of other young men in the 1940s, Rupert Starr joined the Army, fought overseas and saw his share of hardship, including several weeks as a German prisoner of war. He returned to Ohio with a Bronze Star for heroism and a secret.


NY woman celebrates 100th birthday with sky dive

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 00:57

In this Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 photo, Eleanor "Nanny" Cunningham, left, with tandem master Dean McDonald, come in for a landing after their skydive in Gansevoort, N.Y, a day after her 100th birthday. It was Cunningham's third jump, after taking up the sport at age 90. (AP Photo/The Albany Times Union, Michael P. Farrell) TROY, SCHENECTADY; SARATOGA SPRINGS; ALBANY OUTGANSEVOORT, N.Y. (AP) — Eleanor Cunningham of Howes Cave, New York, has bested former President George H.W. Bush.


Dutch to test solar panels on bicycle path

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 00:50

Bicyclists are forced to use the pavement passing a stretch of bicycle path where a solar panel roadway is being constructed in Krommenie, north of Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. A project dubbed "SolaRoad" gets underway in the Netherlands this week, testing roadways as a potential canvas to collect solar energy. Fittingly for the cycle-crazy Dutch, the first SolaRoad is a bike path not far from Amsterdam. The path is built of large modules of solar panels, each with heavy-duty glass protecting them from wear. An additional rough translucent plastic coating on top ensures bikers don't slip. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)KROMMENIE, Netherlands (AP) — A project dubbed "SolaRoad" gets underway in the Netherlands this week, testing roadways as a potential canvas to collect solar energy. Fittingly for the cycle-crazy Dutch, the first SolaRoad is a bike path not far from Amsterdam.


Driver injured after car rolls over in Port Richmond

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 00:43

Driver injured after car rolls over in Port RichmondPolice say a driver was injured after his car rolled over in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia early Tuesday morning.


Fire shuts down child care at the YMCA in Abington

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 00:42

Fire shuts down child care at the YMCA in AbingtonAn early morning fire shut down child care services Tuesday at the YMCA in Abington, Montgomery County.