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Wyoming man accused of stealing train in work dispute

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 04:18
(Reuters) - A Wyoming rail worker could face felony charges for protesting working conditions by stealing a train and taking it on a 13-mile joy ride before crashing it into another locomotive, local media and law enforcement said Sunday. Derek Skyler Brux, 22, was being held in the Campbell County Detention Center in Gillette, Wyoming, following his Thursday arrest for commandeering a train at the North Antelope Rochelle mine, according to a law enforcement official at the jail. ...

Family reports actress Misty Upham missing

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 04:07

 Osage County,” “Frozen River” and “Django Unchained,” has been missing since Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP, File)SEATTLE (AP) — Police in Washington state say an actress known for her roles in "August: Osage County," ''Frozen River" and "Django Unchained" is missing.


Creepy clown sightings trouble California city

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 03:54

Creepy clown sightings trouble California cityPeople dressed as clowns are causing quite a stir for a California city.


Colorado mountains brace for snow

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 03:43
VAIL, Colo. (AP) — The calendar may say it's the fall season, but the weatherman says it's time to brace for some wintery weather in Colorado.

Khodorkovsky warns against strict Russia sanctions

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 03:04

Russian former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky smiles prior his speech at an opening of the Forum 2000 conference in Prague, Czech Republic, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. The Forum 2000 Foundation pursues the legacy of Vaclav Havel by supporting the values of democracy and respect for human rights. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)PRAGUE (AP) — Former Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has warned against the use of excessive sanctions against Russia by the West.


3 men sought toddler's stray bullet death

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 02:54
IRVINGTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are searching for three men in connection with the death of a toddler who was killed by a stray bullet that entered her family's northern New Jersey apartment.

After-dark clown sightings trouble California city

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 02:50
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — People dressed as clowns are causing a stir in California's San Joaquin Valley.

Rats! Official says NYC is failing at rat control

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 02:43

FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2005 file photo, a rat comes briefly out of its hole at a subway stop in the Brooklyn borough of New York, before retreating at the arrival of the F train. City Comptroller Scott Stringer said Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 that New York is losing the rat race. He said citizen complaints about pests to the 311 hotline plus online reports went from 22,300 in fiscal year 2012 to 24,586 the next year. (AP Photo Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)NEW YORK (AP) — New York is losing the rat race.


One killed, two hurt when train hits them on California trestle

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 02:32
(Reuters) - One woman was killed and two other people were badly hurt when they were struck by a train while taking photographs of the sunset from a California railroad trestle, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department said on Sunday. A group of four people had perched on a Union Pacific Railroad trestle overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Santa Barbara on Saturday evening when an Amtrak train traveling at a normal clip came around the corner, said fire spokesman Mike Eliason. "They tried to outrun the train off the trestle but one female was struck and thrown from the trestle," he said. ...

Seventh New Jersey high school student surrenders in sex abuse case

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 02:31
By Victoria Cavaliere (Reuters) - A seventh New Jersey high school student has turned himself into authorities to face charges of sex abuse stemming from a hazing scandal that led to the cancellation of the remainder of the school's football season, authorities said Sunday. The teenagers from Sayreville War Memorial High School are accused of sexual assaults on four different victims on four different occasions in September, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Sayreville Police Chief John Zebrowski. Six of the students were arrested on Friday. ...

Glacier National Park breaks attendance record

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 02:10
WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — Glacier National Park has broken its record for most visitors in a single year.

Obama calls for action to ensure U.S. medical system can handle Ebola

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 02:04

Obama gets an update on the response to the Ebola diagnosis in Dallas during a call with Burwell, in the Oval Office in WashingtonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama wants federal authorities to take additional steps to ensure the American medical system is prepared to follow correct protocols in dealing with Ebola following news of an apparent breach in Dallas, the White House said in a statement Sunday. Obama was briefed about the diagnosis of a second case of Ebola in Texas, where a healthcare worker has contracted the virus after treating a Liberian who died of the disease at a Dallas hospital last week. Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. ...


Disgruntled employee takes off with Wyoming train

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 02:02

Disgruntled employee takes off with Wyoming trainAuthorities say a disgruntled employee commandeered a locomotive from a northeast Wyoming coal mine and later plowed it into another train before he was apprehended.


One dead, two injured in Maine Halloween hayride accident

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 01:59
(Reuters) - A teenager was killed and two people remain in serious condition on Sunday after a Jeep towing a hay wagon packed with people lost control and careened down a hill, local authorities said. All 22 passengers and the driver were injured in the accident late Saturday, Maine's Office of State Fire Marshal said in a statement. A 17-year-old girl, who has not been identified, died from her injuries and two others, the jeep's driver and a teenage boy, remain in a serious condition, the statement said. ...

Young victims of New York quadruple killing named

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 01:51
GUILDERLAND, N.Y. (AP) — Two young brothers found slain with their parents last week in a suburban Albany home have been identified by school officials, with their principal describing them as "kind, gentle and joyful" boys.

Cops: 4 Pennsylvania men smuggled drugs in Xboxes

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 01:48

 4 Pennsylvania men smuggled drugs in XboxesFour men have been jailed on charges they smuggled cocaine from the Dominican Republic to eastern Pennsylvania inside Xbox video game systems.


Disgruntled employee takes off with Wyoming train

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 01:29
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say a disgruntled employee commandeered a locomotive from a northeast Wyoming coal mine and later plowed it into another train before he was apprehended.

Southwest looks for spark from expansion in Dallas

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 01:16
DALLAS (AP) — When Southwest Airlines recently introduced a new paint job for its planes, a senior executive joked that at 43 years old and being from Dallas, it was time for the airline to get a face-lift.

Police: 17-year-old punches cab driver

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 00:55

Disgruntled employee takes off with Wyoming trainRobbery charges have been filed against a woman and a juvenile girl who allegedly attacked a cabdriver and robbed him in southern New Jersey.


Measuring MLK's peace prophecy, 50 years later

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 00:49

In this Dec. 10, 1964, file photo, through the smoke and fire from hundreds of torches, U.S. civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., arrives with his wife Coretta to deliver the traditional Nobel address at the University of Oslo Festival Hall. (AP Photo, File)The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. dedicated his life to much more than achieving racial equality. That goal, he said again and again, was inseparable from alleviating poverty and stopping war. And he reiterated this theme after being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 50 years ago this week.