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Ex-tabloid news editor jailed for hacking

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 21:32
LONDON (AP) — A judge has sentenced former News of the World news editor Ian Edmondson to eight months in prison for conspiring to hack the phones of celebrities, politicians and royals.

Lawyer: Afghan should have been allowed in Canada

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 21:20

This undated photo provided by Razmeen Joya shows Afghan Capt. Mohammad Nasir Askarzada. Lawyers for Askarzada, one of three Afghan military officers facing deportation after sneaking away from a military training exercise in Massachusetts say he was improperly denied entry into Canada when he arrived at the border seeking refugee status, Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Razmeen Joya)BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Lawyers for one of three Afghan military officers facing deportation after sneaking away from a military training exercise in Massachusetts said he was improperly denied entry into Canada when he arrived at the border seeking refugee status.


NYC's 25 mph speed limit law goes into effect

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 21:17
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's 25 mph speed limit is now the law.

Poconos businesses struggle after Eric Frein manhunt

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 21:15

Poconos businesses struggle after Eric Frein manhuntThe search for accused cop killer Eric Frein may be over, but businesses in the Poconos are still feeling the pinch.


Pa. man pleads guilty to LI art thefts

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 21:13
NEW YORK (AP) — A Pennsylvania man charged with stealing $100,000 worth of artwork, including a Pablo Picasso etching, from a suburban New York City estate has pleaded guilty in a deal that sentenced him to time served.

2 hospitalized after shooting in Allentown, Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 21:10

2 hospitalized after shooting in Allentown, Pa.Two people who were shot in Allentown, Pennsylvania are recovering in the hospital Friday morning.


Size 36NNN woman undergoes massive breast reduction

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 21:02

Size 36NNN woman undergoes massive breast reductionOne of Houston's most renowned plastic surgeons recently performed one of the biggest breast reductions he has ever done.


Kitchen fire forces residents from West Philadelphia apartments

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 20:42

Kitchen fire forces residents from West Philadelphia apartmentsA kitchen blaze forced several residents from an apartment building in West Philadelphia early Friday morning.


Rock attack victim given special welcome by school

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 20:24
MASSILLON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio middle school teacher who was severely injured when a rock was dropped from a Pennsylvania highway overpass onto her vehicle was welcomed by excited students as she visited the school for the first time since the accident.

2 JFK air traffic controllers arrested

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 20:12
NEW YORK (AP) — Two air traffic controllers at Kennedy Airport in New York have been charged with allegedly stealing more than $170,000 by manipulating payroll records.

2 JFK air traffic controllers arrested

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 20:12
NEW YORK (AP) — Two air traffic controllers at Kennedy Airport in New York have been charged with allegedly stealing more than $170,000 by manipulating payroll records.

Turkey recovers 2 bodies from flooded coal mine

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 20:12
ISTANBUL (AP) — Authorities in southern Turkey have retrieved the bodies of two miners who were among 18 trapped in a coal mine that flooded 10 days ago, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency.

Turkey recovers 2 bodies from flooded coal mine

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 20:12
ISTANBUL (AP) — Authorities in southern Turkey have retrieved the bodies of two miners who were among 18 trapped in a coal mine that flooded 10 days ago, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency.

New Jersey teens killed in double fatal crash identified

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 20:11

New Jersey teens killed in double fatal crash identifiedPolice have identified the two teens who were killed after a driver lost control on a slick road in Pilesgrove Township, New Jersey.


New Jersey teens killed in double fatal crash identified

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 20:11

New Jersey teens killed in double fatal crash identifiedPolice have identified the two teens who were killed after a driver lost control on a slick road in Pilesgrove Township, New Jersey.


Timeline in Philadelphia woman's abduction, rescue

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 20:09

This photo provided by the Philadelphia Police Department shows Delvin Barnes, 37. Barnes was arrested Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, in reference to the abduction of Carlesha Freeland Gaither. (AP Photo/Philadelphia Police Department)Timeline in the abduction of a woman from a Philadelphia street, and her rescue three days later in Maryland, based on FBI affidavit:


Man shot and critically wounded in Juniata Park

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 19:56

Man shot and critically wounded in Juniata ParkPolice say a 21-year-old man was shot and critically wounded in the Juniata Park section of Philadelphia Thursday evening.


OK given to restart nuclear plant in Japan

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 19:36

Flashing "No" signs, anti-nuclear citizens shout their opposition at the gallery as the prefectural assembly adopted a petition that agrees to resume the Sendai Nuclear Power Station, in Kagoshima, Kagoshima Pref., southern Japan Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. Kagoshima Prefectural governor has given final approval to restart the nuclear power plant in Satsumasendai, the first to resume operations in the country under new safety rules imposed in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi meltdowns caused by a tsunami. Kagoshima Gov. Yuichiro Ito said restarting the two reactors would go ahead even though some local residents have concerns. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORYTOKYO (AP) — A governor gave final approval Friday for a nuclear power plant to restart in southern Japan, the first to resume operations under new safety rules imposed in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi meltdowns caused by an earthquake and tsunami.


Home Depot: Hackers also stole 53M email addresses

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 19:35

 Hackers also stole 53M email addressesHackers stole 53 million email addresses in addition to customers' card data, Home Depot said Thursday.


Kitchen fire forces residents from West Philadelphia apartments

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 19:22

Kitchen fire forces residents from West Philadelphia apartmentsA kitchen blaze forced several residents from an apartment building in West Philadelphia early Friday morning.