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Man shot in the head behind West Oak Lane home

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 00:22

Man shot in the head behind West Oak Lane homePhiladelphia police are investigating an early morning murder in the city's West Oak Lane section.


Fmr. Harrisburg mayor arrested on corruption charges

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 00:05

Fmr. Harrisburg mayor arrested on corruption chargesThe former mayor of Pennsylvania's capital city faces wide-ranging corruption charges.


Riot-hit Baltimore plans to spend $136 million on recreation centers

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 23:52

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake speaks during a news conference in BaltimoreUnder the proposal, Baltimore would invest in fitness initiatives, community centers, pools and athletic complexes, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said in a statement. Rawlings-Blake said the City Council should hold a hearing on their sale. Baltimore was hit by rioting and looting in April sparked by the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died of an injury suffered in police custody.


Bicyclist struck and killed in Hunting Park identified

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 23:50

Teen bicyclist struck and killed in Hunting Park identifiedPolice have identified the teenage boy struck and killed while riding his bicycle Sunday afternoon in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia.


Woman killed by pit bull had bites, crushing neck injuries

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 23:43
SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A medical examiner says a Cleveland woman who was mauled by a pit bull died from bite wounds and crushing injuries to her neck, throat and body.

NTSB finds engine issues with plane that crashed into house

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 23:42
BOSTON (AP) — The engine of a small plane that crashed into a Massachusetts home last month had a breach in the crankcase, two puncture holes near a cylinder and a fractured oil sump, according to a preliminary report released Tuesday by federal investigators.

In NYC, chokehold case is latest in series of settlements

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 23:35
New York City's $5.9 million settlement with the family of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who died after being put in a white police officer's chokehold, follows several other million-dollar-plus payouts the city has approved in the last two years to resolve claims of police brutality, wrongful conviction and mistreatment in jail. Among them:

Deputies kill father of missing California baby after chase

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 23:33

This undated photo released by the Shasta County Sheriff's Office shows, Matthew Graham, 23, the subject of a manhunt after he stole a gun and fled. Graham is considered a person of interest in the disappearance of his 6-month-old daughter in Northern California, authorities said. (Shasta County Sheriff's Office/The Record Searchlight via AP)REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man who vanished while officials searched for his missing infant daughter stole a car at gunpoint and later died in a shootout with deputies, authorities said.


Americans more successful, confident seeking credit: Fed survey

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 23:32
Americans were more active and successful in securing credit over the last 12 months, and were more likely to seek loans over the coming year, according to a Federal Reserve Bank of New York survey published on Tuesday. The web-based survey, done every four months, found that successful credit applications reached a new high in the nearly two-year old data set, while shares of rejected applicants and discouraged Americans fell to record lows.

Identity released of motorcyclist killed in New Castle crash

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 23:04

Identity released of motorcyclist killed in New Castle crashPolice in New Castle County are on the scene of a deadly crash involving a motorcycle.


82-year-old man charged with molesting home health aide

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 22:18
CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — An 82-year-old Pennsylvania man has been charged with molesting a health care aide who was trying to help him shower at his home.

Obama warns Congress not to stand in way of Iran deal

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 22:16

President Barack Obama, standing with Vice President Joe Biden, delivers remarks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 14, 2015, after an Iran nuclear deal is reached. After 18 days of intense and often fractious negotiation, diplomats Tuesday declared that world powers and Iran had struck a landmark deal to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama heralded a historic nuclear agreement with Iran Tuesday as an opportunity for the longtime foes to move in a "new direction," while sharply warning Congress that it would be irresponsible to block the accord.


Houseparent at Hershey School charged with fondling girl, 8

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 21:54
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — A houseparent at a Pennsylvania school established by the Hershey chocolate company's founder has been charged with fondling an 8-year-old girl while she slept.

Taiwan pledges $1M to help build Eisenhower Memorial in DC

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 21:13

FILE - In this June 19, 2013 file photo, a portion of a model of a memorial honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower is seen during a public meeting of the Eisenhower Memorial Commission on Capitol Hill in Washington. Taiwan is pledging $1 million to help build a memorial honoring U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington as the project organizers begin a fundraising campaign to complete the monument. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Taiwan is pledging $1 million to help build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington as the project organizers begin a fundraising campaign to complete the monument.


US retail sales drop 0.3 pct. in June, as Americans spend less on cars, clothes and furniture

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 20:33
WASHINGTON (AP) — US retail sales drop 0.3 pct. in June, as Americans spend less on cars, clothes and furniture.

AccuWeather: Flash Flood Warning posted in NJ

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 20:28

 Rain, Downpours TodayMeteorologist Karen Rogers says a flash flood warning has been posted until 10am in Salem and Cumberland Counties in New Jersey.


World War II veteran gets diploma from Minnesota high school

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 19:40
MINNETRISTA, Minn. (AP) — An 88-year-old man who left a Minnesota high school before graduating to serve in World War II has finally received his diploma.

Missouri to execute man who killed teenage girl and left body in cemetery

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 19:21

David Zink is seen in an undated photo provided by the Missouri Department of CorrectionsDavid Zink, 55, is scheduled to die by lethal injection after 6 p.m. CDT (1900 ET) at a state prison for the murder of Amanda Morton of Strafford, Missouri. Lawyers for Zink have filed a flurry of appeals seeking to halt the execution, including claims that Missouri officials will be violating federal law by using compounded pentobarbital in the execution. Zink is the named plaintiff in a lawsuit brought by a group of death row inmates in Missouri against state officials alleging its lethal-injection protocol is unconstitutional and creates a substantial risk of severe pain.


Crews battle kitchen fire in Overbrook

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 19:13

Crews battle kitchen fire in OverbrookFirefighters battled a small kitchen blaze in Philadelphia's Overbrook section.


South Korean spy agency explored technology to hack chat app

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 19:11

South Korean National Intelligence Service chief Lee Byoung Ho attends a closed-door briefing at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea Tuesday, July 14, 2015. South Korea’s beleaguered spy agency has acknowledged exploring the purchase of technologies to intercept communication on the popular Kakao Talk smartphone chatting service, lawmakers said Tuesday, but maintains that it only intended to strengthen its monitoring of rival North Korean agents - not South Koreans. (Do Gwang-hwan/Yonhap via AP) KOREA OUTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's beleaguered spy agency has acknowledged exploring the purchase of technologies to intercept communications on the popular Kakao Talk smartphone chatting service, but maintains it only intended to strengthen its monitoring of rival North Korean agents, not South Koreans, lawmakers said Tuesday.