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APNewsBreak: Web filter lifts block on gay sites

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 00:07
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A popular online safe-search filter is ending its practice of blocking links to mainstream gay and lesbian advocacy groups for users hoping to avoid obscene sites.

Questions, answers about Missouri grand juries

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 23:56
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A grand jury is considering evidence to determine whether police officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown on Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Missouri. A judge has extended the grand jury's term into January.

Man gets 10 years in girlfriend's explosives death

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 23:48
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — A 41-year-old man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for setting off a homemade cannon-like device that killed his longtime girlfriend in Southern California.

Ex-prosecutor, wife sentenced in abuse of adoptees

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 23:48
PITTSBURGH (AP) — An ex-prosecutor and his wife have been sentenced for endangering the welfare of two adopted Ethiopian children after county welfare officials found the boy had been underfed and the girl physically abused.

Trump Plaza: 4th Atlantic City casino shutdown

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 23:38

 4th Atlantic City casino shutdownTrump Plaza Hotel & Casino closed its doors early Tuesday, the fourth Atlantic City casino to go belly-up so far this year.


Virginia police search for missing college student

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 23:35
(Reuters) - Police on Tuesday searched for a University of Virginia student missing since the weekend, a police spokesman said. Hannah Graham, 18, was last heard from in a text message early on Saturday. About 50 officers and other personnel had looked for Graham on Monday and the search had restarted off the university campus, Charlottesville police spokesman Lieutenant Ronnie Roberts said. Graham was last seen off the university campus. Asked if there was any sign of foul play, Roberts said: "It's still a missing persons case. ...

Capt. Citrus, face of Florida OJ, gets a makeover

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 23:22

In this cover illustration released by Marvel Comics shows superhero Captain Citrus. Captain Citrus, the mascot of the Florida Department of Citrus, was redesigned from a talking orange to a superhero by Marvel Comics. The new muscular Captain Citrus will appear with Marvel's popular Avenger Assemble characters in a series of custom comic books. (AP Photo/Marvel Comics)TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Captain Citrus was born in 2011 as a big, fat talking orange wearing a green cape. Now he's being transformed into a buff Marvel Comics superhero who will fight evil alongside the likes of Captain America.


Police: Girl, 15, found unconscious in Northeast Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 23:10

 Girl, 15, found unconscious in Northeast PhiladelphiaA 15-year-old girl was discovered in a wooded area of Northeast Philadelphia with bruises on her body, police say.


Man gunned down playing pool in Juniata bar identified

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 23:07

Man gunned down playing pool in Juniata bar identifiedPolice have identified the man shot and killed while playing pool at a bar in Philadelphia's Juniata section.


Edouard becomes first major hurricane of 2014 Atlantic season: NHC

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 23:04

Three images of Edouard are shown as it transitions into a hurricane, from September 12, to September 13 and as a hurricane on September 14 in the Atlantic Ocean(Reuters) - Edouard strengthened into the first major hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season on Tuesday but posed no threat to land, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. Edouard, a Category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, had top sustained winds of 115 miles per hour (185 km/hr) by 11 a.m. AST (1500 GMT) and was swirling 420 miles (675 km) east of Bermuda, the Miami-based agency said. (Reporting by Arpan Varghese in Bangalore, Editing by Franklin Paul)


Another Atlantic City bust: Trump Plaza closes

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 22:59

Ruth Hardrick, a dealer who worked at Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino for 26 years, stands with friend, Anthony Powell, on The Boardwalk, as she answers a question after the casino closed early Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Atlantic City, N.J. Trump Plaza is the fourth Atlantic City casino to go belly-up so far this year. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino closed its doors early Tuesday, the fourth Atlantic City casino to go belly-up so far this year.


Police: Pizza shop worker touched food with body part

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 22:52

 Pizza shop worker touched food with body partAn 18-year-old pizza store employee in Texas has been charged with a felony after police say he rubbed his genitals on food he was preparing for a customer.


Lilly, AstraZeneca team up on Alzheimer's drug

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 22:36
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Eli Lilly and Co. plans to pay up to $500 million to fellow drugmaker AstraZeneca as part of a collaboration to develop and sell a potential Alzheimer's disease treatment that is in the early stages of clinical testing.

Lenape Middle School band teacher accused of sex with student

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 22:25

Fmr. Lenape Middle School band teacher accused of sex with studentA middle school band teacher has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old student.


Defense tries to show ex-governor did real work

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 22:24
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — An executive for a nursing home company has testified that former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland did legitimate consulting work.

St. Louis grand jury term extended as it hears Ferguson evidence

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 22:22
By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - The St. Louis grand jury hearing evidence in the case of the white police officer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown last month has been given an extra four months to weigh possible criminal charges against the officer, officials said on Tuesday. The prosecutor's office still hopes to conclude its presentation of evidence to the grand jury in October but now has until Jan. 7 to do, said Edward Magee, a spokesman for St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch. ...

German court lifts injunction banning Uber

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 22:13
BERLIN (AP) — A court in Germany has lifted an emergency injunction that banned the ridesharing service Uber from operating anywhere in the country.

Man fatally shot inside Juniata bar

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 22:09

Man fatally shot inside Juniata barPhiladelphia police are investigating a deadly shooting that took place inside a Juniata bar Monday night.


More accusations for Adrian Peterson

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 22:04
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, already facing felony charges in Texas for child abuse, was accused in a separate incident involving another son who is 4 years old, KHOU-TV in Houston has reported.

Kansas election law looms large in US Senate race

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 22:03

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, center, walks with members of his staff and legal team into the Kansas Judicial Center to file documents in a legal dispute before the state Supreme Court over the Democratic nominee's attempt to get off the ballot in the U.S. Senate race, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Topeka, Kan. With Kobach are, to his left, special projects coordinator Jameson Beckner and attorney Bradley Scholzman and, to his right, attorney Thomas Knutzen. (AP Photo/John Hanna)TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday over whether the Democrat who wants to drop out of the U.S. Senate race must stay on the ballot, a dispute that could have a big effect on Republicans recapturing a Senate majority.