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What would it cost to leave EU? UK slaps a price tag on it

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:18

Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan, left, sits with Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne during the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) conference at the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings at IMF headquarters in Washington, Saturday, April 16, 2016. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)LONDON (AP) — Britain's Treasury chief has put a price tag on it: Leaving the European Union would cost Britain the equivalent of $6,100 per household.


GameStop to launch video game publishing division

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:18

FILE - This Aug. 28, 2013, file photo shows signage at GameStop Vegas 2013, in Las Vegas. GameStop is diving into the video game publishing business. The retailer best known for selling games announced plans Monday, April 18, 2016, to launch a new division called GameTrust that will help distribute and market them. (Photo by Al Powers/Invision/AP, File)BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — GameStop is diving into the video game publishing business.


Fire damages home in Upper Darby

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:11

Fire damages home in Upper DarbyFirefighters battled a blaze early Monday in Upper Darby.


Rent Due: Florida landlord fatally shoots tenant over $550

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:58
HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida landlord is accused of fatally shooting a tenant following an argument over rent.

Malta's Parliament debates no-confidence motion

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:21
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Malta's Parliament is debating a motion of no confidence against the government, filed by the opposition Nationalist Party after it was revealed that the health and energy minister has a company in Panama.

Police ID officer shot after stopping car theft in West Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:20

Police ID officer shot after stopping car theft in West PhiladelphiaTwo suspects are in custody after a police officer was shot while stopping a car theft in West Philadelphia.


VIDEO: Police radio calls from officer shooting

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:07

 Police radio calls from officer shootingAction News has obtained the dramatic police radio calls made by the partner of a police officer shot and wounded in West Philadelphia.


VIDEO: 911 call from officer shooting

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 17:46

 Police radio calls from officer shootingAction News has obtained the dramatic police radio calls made by the partner of a police officer shot and wounded in West Philadelphia.


Elizabeth Warren, comic book hero? Senator is latest to star

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 17:30

 Elizabeth Warren" featuring a likeness of Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren. The publication is one in a series called Female Force, which celebrates female empowerment in the comic book medium. (Darren G. Davis/Storm Entertainment via AP)BOSTON (AP) — Her parents didn't hail from the planet Krypton, and she was never bitten by a radioactive spider, but that hasn't stopped Elizabeth Warren from starring as a comic book hero.


Oculus reacts to virtual reality privacy questions

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 17:30

FILE - This Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, file photo shows a sign on the front door to the Oculus Story Studio, a hub for digital animators and experimental filmmakers in San Francisco's trendy South of Market district. An executive from virtual reality company Oculus said consumers shouldn't be concerned about their privacy when using the Oculus Rift system. Sen. Al Franken penned an open letter to the company in early April 2016, asking for details about user data collected by the new VR system. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — An executive from virtual reality company Oculus says consumers shouldn't be concerned about an invasion of their privacy when using the Oculus Rift.


Last Oregon occupier still talking on YouTube _ from jail

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:53

FILE- This Jan. 10, 2016, file photo shows David Fry in Burns, Ore. Fry was the last occupier of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon to surrender to federal authorities. Before he left the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, he launched into an incoherent tirade that was heard by thousands as he used a digital camera to send it out on the Internet. (Thomas Boyd/The Oregonian via AP, File) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; NO LOCAL INTERNET; THE MERCURY OUT; WILLAMETTE WEEK OUT; PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP OUT; MANDATORY CREDITPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — David Fry, a college dropout from Ohio, had a taste of fame as the last occupier of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon.


Quotations in the News

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:00
"We managed to see his arms and legs. They're his, they're buried, but the police kicked us out because they say there's a risk the rest of the building will collapse. We're not afraid. We're desperate. We want to pull out our family." — Manuel Quijije, 27, standing next to a wrecked building where he said his brother and two other relatives were trapped after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake in Ecuador.

Denver International Airport back on track after snowstorm

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 14:43
DENVER (AP) — The latest on Rocky Mountain weather (all times local):

1 killed, 8 injured as SUV, van collide in Los Angeles

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 14:25

This image made from video provided by KABC-TV shows a minivan involved in a deadly collision with an SUV in which multiple people were injured including children in the North Hills area of Los Angeles, Sunday, April 17, 2016. Helicopters were used to fly the children to hospitals and ground ambulances took the other patients to emergency rooms. (KABC-TV via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; TV OUTLOS ANGELES (AP) — An SUV fleeing from a previous crash ran a red light and collided with a minivan that had three adults and four children inside, killing one of the adults and sending all the rest to hospitals, authorities said.


World Bank urges donors to fulfill Gaza pledges

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 13:38

FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2014 photo, Palestinian Ziad Rizk sits with others in a shelter made of a blanket stretched over four boles next to one of the destroyed Nada Towers, where he lost his apartment and clothes shop, in the town of Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip. A new report released Monday, April 18, 2016, by the World Bank shows that Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and other Arab donors have delivered only a small fraction of aid that was promised to help the devastated seaside enclave after Israel’s war against Gaza militants in 2014. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra, File)JERUSALEM (AP) — After Israel's war against Gaza militants in 2014, Arab countries led the way in pledging reconstruction aid to the devastated seaside enclave. But a new report released Monday by the World Bank shows that Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and other Arab donors have delivered only a small fraction of what was promised.


Police ID man charged in fatal shooting of 4-year-old in Kensington home

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:48

Police ID man charged in fatal shooting of 4-year-old in Kensington homePolice say a man has admitted to accidentally shooting and killing his 4-year-old girl daughter in the Kensington section of Philadelphia after it was originally believed her 5-year-old sibling pulled the trigger.


Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prize

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:45

In this Feb. 3, 2016 photo, Cambodian environmentalist Ouch Leng speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh. Ouch Leng, a former government official who has spent two decades helping poor villagers fight poaching of precious tropical forests, is among this year's winners of the $175,000 Goldman Environmental Prize. (AP Photo/Elaine Kurtenbach)PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The latest crackdown on illegal logging in Cambodia is "just a game" and big timber traders are winning, says Ouch Leng, a former government official who has spent two decades helping poor villagers fight poaching of precious tropical forests.


Man whose conviction vacated in 1957 killing intends to sue

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:44

FILE - In this March 29, 2016, file photo, Jack McCullough appears in court for a hearing on his petition for post-conviction relief at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore, Ill. McCullough, who a prosecutor says was wrongly convicted in the abduction and killing of a 7-year-old Illinois schoolgirl in 1957 will be released from prison, a judge ordered Friday, April 15, 2016. (Danielle Guerra/Daily Chronicle via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDIT, CHICAGO TRIBUNE OUT(/Daily Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; CHICAGO TRIBUNE OUTCHICAGO (AP) — A 76-year-old Washington state man released from prison after a prosecutor concluded he was wrongly convicted in the 1957 killing of a schoolgirl says he intends to sue Illinois.


VIDEO: Gymnastics coach catches falling girl before she hits mat head-on

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:40

 Gymnastics coach catches falling girl before she hits mat head-onA gymnastics coach made quite a save recently, and it was caught on camera.


Philadelphia police seize 60 vehicles, arrest 3 in citywide crackdown

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:37

Philadelphia police seize 60 vehicles, arrest 3 in citywide crackdownPhiladelphia police seized 60 vehicles and made three arrests during a citywide crackdown Sunday to get illegal dirt bikes and ATVs off the streets.