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Virgin Galactic partners with Ted Turner lodge

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:11
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (AP) — Virgin Galactic is expanding lodging and entertainment options in New Mexico for its roster of passengers who hope to one day take flight into space.

Teen driver in fiery California crash that killed five lacked license

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:07
(Reuters) - A 16-year-old boy behind the wheel in a fiery Los Angeles-area car crash that killed five teenage passengers over the weekend did not have a driver's license, the California Highway Patrol said on Monday. Bradley Morales, who survived the crash, was driving a BMW on a highway in Irvine early on Saturday when the car hit a guard rail, dipped into an embankment and erupted in flames, California Highway Patrol spokeswoman Denise Quesada said. Five teens were found charred inside the vehicle, she said. ...

Methodist clergy escape sanctions over gay wedding

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:07
Dozens of United Methodist ministers who blessed a same-sex wedding in Philadelphia will face no discipline for breaking church law, but acknowledge they could be punished if they do it again, according to a settlement announced by the denomination.

US Journalist Believes He Got Ebola While Cleaning Infected Car

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:00
The American journalist with Ebola who arrived at a Nebraska hospital today said that his son believes that he may have gotten infected when he got splashed while spray-washing a vehicle where someone had died from the disease.

5 things to know about Pentagon giveaway program

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 00:58

Kim Clark, senior investigator for the Wyoming Livestock Board, shows off his Colt .45 semi-automatic pistol on Oct. 2, 2014 in Cokeville, Wyo. Clark's law enforcement unit which investigates cattle thefts and other industry related crimes were given seven .45-caliber handguns from a military surplus program roughly three years ago. (AP Photo/George Frey)Police departments and sheriff's offices aren't the only law-enforcement agencies arming themselves with free military-grade weapons from a controversial Defense Department program. Here are five things to know about the 1033 Program, which also has supplied weapons and other surplus military equipment to a diverse array of state and local agencies with limited policing powers:


Claims for compensation from GM for faulty switch rise 30 percent

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 00:55

A recalled Chevy Cobalt ignition switch is seen at Raymond Chevrolet in AntiochBy Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of claims of injury and death linked to a faulty ignition switch in General Motors Co cars rose 30 percent last week to 1,130, according to a report on Monday from the lawyer overseeing a program set up to compensate accident victims. Since Aug. 1, claims related to 24 deaths and 16 injuries have been deemed eligible for compensation by the program, which is being overseen by lawyer Kenneth Feinberg. The number of eligible deaths is up one from last week. Claims for less serious injuries led the rise in claims, reaching 886 from 644. ...


Masked man sought in connection with 3 bank robberies

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 00:51

Masked man sought in connection with 3 bank robberiesAuthorities are asking for the public's help in their hunt for an armed robbery suspect who held up a bank in Bucks County.


PHOTOS: Masked man robs bank in Chalfont, Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 00:50

 Masked man robs bank in Chalfont, Pa.Police in Bucks County have released images of a man they say robbed a bank in Chalfont, and may be connected to at least two other robberies.


Parents urged journalist with Ebola not to go

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 00:42
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The parents of an American video journalist who contracted Ebola in Liberia say they tried to talk him out of going there last month.

Jail time ordered for Florida clinic owner in baseball doping scandal

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 00:35
By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) - A federal judge on Monday revoked the bail of the former anti-aging clinic owner at the center of a Major League Baseball doping scandal after he twice tested positive for cocaine. Anthony Bosch was charged with a felony count of conspiracy to distribute testosterone and released on a $100,000 bond in August, when the first federal criminal charges were filed in one of U.S. sports' biggest doping scandals, which led to the suspension of superstar Alex Rodriguez. ...

Supreme Court denies gay marriage appeals

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 00:23

Supreme Court denies gay marriage appealsThe Supreme Court turned away appeals Monday from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions.


Philadelphia schools ax teachers' contract

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 00:21
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The cash-strapped Philadelphia school district abruptly canceled its teachers' contract Monday, a bold move designed to force health care contributions and make other benefit cuts.

Concern running high after NJ preschooler dies of enterovirus

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 00:18

Concern running high after NJ preschooler dies of enterovirusClasses resume this morning at a school in Mercer County after health officials confirmed that a 4-year-old student died of Enterovirus D-68.


Supreme Court legalizes gay marriage in Wisconsin

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 00:15
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Garth Wangemann dreamed of marrying his partner, Roy Badger, on their 30th anniversary together — but just six weeks ago acknowledged it was a faint hope as the two waited to see whether the U.S. Supreme Court would legalize same-sex marriage. On Monday, the court granted Wangemann's wish, rejecting appeals from Wisconsin and four other states seeking to prohibit gay marriage.

Hot air balloon dips into California sea; 3 saved

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 00:14

In this Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 photo provided by Jenny Parsons, a hot air balloon dips into the ocean in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, a beach community in Encinitas, Calif. A man was proposing to his girlfriend during their sunset ride Sunday when the balloon drifted off course and hovered over the water, prompting a rescue by lifeguards and surfers. (AP Photo/Jenny Parsons)ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) — A romantic ride in a hot air balloon turned into a rescue operation, with lifeguards and surfers saving three people after the basket dipped into the ocean off a Southern California beach.


Pregnant woman says Starbucks wouldn't let her use bathroom

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 23:58
The woman, who is eight months pregnant, was told she had to buy something first if she wanted to use the restroom. When she offered to pay for something, she was still told no.

Journalist with Ebola arrives at Nebraska hospital

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 23:57

The father of Ashoka Mukpo, a freelance cameraman who is diagnosed with EbolaOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American video journalist who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia has arrived at a Nebraska hospital, where he will be treated for the deadly disease.


PHOTOS: Fmr. Flyer Ilya Bryzgalov selling $3.9M home in Haddonfield, New Jersey

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 23:44

 Fmr. Flyer Ilya Bryzgalov selling $3.9M home in Haddonfield, New JerseyThe home of former Philadelphia Flyer Ilya Bryzgalov in Haddonfield, New Jersey is on the market for $3.9 million.


2 suspects sought in deadly shooting in West Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 23:30

2 suspects sought in deadly shooting in West PhiladelphiaPolice are searching for two suspects in a deadly shooting in West Philadelphia.


Police officer injured in motorcycle crash on I-95 in Northeast Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 23:26

Police officer injured in motorcycle crash on I-95 in Northeast PhiladelphiaA police officer is hospitalized following a motorcycle accident in Northeast Philadelphia Sunday evening.