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UniCredit net profit hit by restructuring costs

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 20:53
MILAN (AP) — Italy's largest bank by assets, UniCredit, says net profit dropped by 21 percent in the first quarter due mainly to restructuring costs in Italy and Austria.

Brawl breaks out on Mother's Day at Atlanta area restaurant

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 20:49
EAST POINT, Ga. (AP) — An Atlanta area restaurant had to close early on Mother's Day due to a brawl that started because an employee was smiling.

Traveling prom dress sisterhood honors friend lost to cancer

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 20:48

In this Wednesday, May 4, 2016 photo Emma Schambers, 18, of East Greenwich, R.I., wears a prom dress once belonging to her late friend Catherine Malatesta, in front of Schambers' home in East Greenwich. Malatesta died Aug. 2, 2015 eight months after she was diagnosed with a rare cancer. Schambers, who plans to wear the dress in her upcoming prom, is sharing the dress with three other friends of Catherine's who are also wearing the dress at their respective proms as part of an effort to keep the memory of Catherine alive. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)ARLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" now has a real-life version: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Prom Dress.


A long-closed section of New York's Central Park reopens

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 20:39
NEW YORK (AP) — A four-acre sanctuary in New York's Central Park that's been fenced off since the 1930s will open to the public this summer.

Prosecutor asks for sentences below the maximum in LuxLeaks trial

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 20:31

Former PwC employee Deltour and his lawyer Bourdon are escorted by police as they leave the court after the first day of the LuxLeaks trial in LuxembourgLuxembourg's prosecutor asked on Tuesday for penalties well below the maximum for two former accounting firm employees who leaked data about its tax deals with large corporations in the so-called "LuxLeaks" affair. The prosecutor requested 18-month prison sentences and fines for Antoine Deltour and Raphael Halet, both French citizens and former employees of accounting firm PwC. "I would not oppose a suspended sentence," state prosecutor David Lentz told a court in Luxembourg's eponymous capital.


Mom fatally shot in front of 8-year-old son on Mother's Day

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 19:54
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky woman was fatally shot on Mother's Day in front of her 8-year-old son, who had yet to give her the necklace he had bought for her.

Scanner scandal: Prices changing from shelf to register

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 19:43

 Prices changing from shelf to registerAction News is looking after your dollars and cents, uncovering how you might be paying more at the register than you're supposed to.


Man pleads not guilty after boat, trailer kills cyclist

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 19:41
NEW YORK (AP) — A Staten Island man has denied charges in the death of a woman killed after a boat became detached from a trailer and hit her while she was riding a bicycle.

Man shoots self but doesn't realize it until 3 days later

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 19:40
DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man shot himself in the arm while cleaning a handgun, but didn't realize it until three days later when he finally changed shirts and found a bullet hole.

UK court says police can't make hacker hand over passwords

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 19:36
LONDON (AP) — A judge has rejected an attempt by Britain's security services to force an alleged hacker to hand over the passwords to his encrypted computers.

8 injured when JetBlue flight from San Juan hits turbulence

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 19:36
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Officials say at least eight passengers were injured when a JetBlue flight experienced turbulence while flying from San Juan, Puerto Rico; to Orlando, Florida.

Emirates airline says profits are up amid lower oil prices

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 19:17
The Middle East's biggest airline, Emirates, said Tuesday its profits were up by about 56 percent to $1.9 billion in the last fiscal year largely due to lower oil prices that drove down fuel operating ...

Chinese man loses in country's 1st transgender labor dispute

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 19:16

Chinese man loses in country's 1st transgender labor disputeA Chinese transgender man said he was disappointed but will continue to fight for equality after a labor arbitration panel on Tuesday rejected his complaint that he was fired unfairly, in China's first ...


Official: No indication of ride malfunction when girl hurt

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 19:07
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska official says investigators have found no indication that a spinning carnival ride was malfunctioning when an 11-year-old girl's hair got caught in it, ripping her scalp.

The Latest: Russia distances itself from Panama Papers

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 18:56
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the release of a database listing offshore companies named in the so-called Panama Papers (all times local):

2 Kentucky governors, past and present, in acrid public feud

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 18:41

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2015, file photo, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin gives his inaugural address as former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, lower left, listens on the steps of the State Capitol in Frankfort, Ky. Kentucky's two most recent governors are feuding and have verbally attacked each other more than any other governors in recent memory. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's two most recent governors are feuding, but they can agree on one thing: the FBI is investigating.


Eight passengers taken to hospital in Orlando after turbulent flight

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 18:35
Flight 1134 landed safely at 8:45 p.m. local time in Orlando where it was met by emergency medical personnel, the airline said in a brief statement. A CBS affiliate in Orlando reported that eight passengers were taken to Florida East Hospital after they suffered injuries from turbulence.

Man shot twice in back in North Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 17:50

Man shot twice in back in North PhiladelphiaA man is in critical condition after being shot twice in the back in North Philadelphia.


Numerous shots fired in Kensington; vehicles damaged

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 17:45

Numerous shots fired in Kensington; vehicles damagedTwo cars and a motorcycle were damaged after someone fired shots in Philadelphia's Kensington neighborhood.


Paris signs 3 new sponsorship deals for 2024 Olympic bid

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 17:37
PARIS (AP) — Leaders of the Paris bid for the 2024 Olympics have signed up three new sponsors to bring total sponsorship revenue so far to 20 million euros ($22.8 million).