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Woman found with throat slashed in Port Richmond

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 22:21

Woman found with throat slashed in Port RichmondPolice say a woman in her 40s is in critical condition after a stabbing in Philadelphia's Port Richmond neighborhood.


Judge rules US Capitol plot suspect competent to stand trial

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 22:16

This undated photo provided by the Boone County Jail shows Christopher Lee Cornell. Cornell, a suburban Cincinnati man, the beard and long hair he had when arrested gone, has been calling himself again by his birth name and appears competent to stand trial on charges that he plotted to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group, according to testimony Monday, April 18, 2016. (Boone County Jail via AP)CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a suburban Cincinnati man is competent to stand trial on charges that he plotted to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group.


3 brothers plead guilty in NJ drug ring case (PHOTOS)

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 22:10
Three brothers have pleaded guilty to first-degree racketeering charges for running a multi-million dollar cocaine and heroin ring operating in Camden, New Jersey.

States seek ways to regulate steep air-ambulance costs

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 22:04

In this July 15, 2015 photo, an emergency helicopter flies over the scene of a fatal collision on Highway 287, north of Wolf Creek, Mont. Air ambulances are life-savers for many people who live in rural states such as Montana, but as the industry has grown, so too have complaints about soaring bills and the lack of regulations over the sudden influx of private companies that provide helicopter and fixed-wing emergency services. (Thom Bridge/Independent Record via AP) MANDATORY CREDITHELENA, Mont. (AP) — The first time Jason Ebert needed an air ambulance, it saved his life. The second time, it nearly broke the bank.


30 arrests made in New York City gang takedown in projects

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 21:56
NEW YORK (AP) — Law enforcers say they've made about 30 arrests in a New York City gang takedown.

Florida man pleads guilty in $4.8M gold truck heist

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 21:50
MIAMI (AP) — One of three South Florida-based men accused of stealing $4.8 million in gold from a truck along a North Carolina interstate has pleaded guilty.

Trouble in an unused tunnel under New Orleans' Canal Street

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 21:37
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Traffic is being restricted on one of New Orleans' busiest streets because officials noticed a bulging wall in a mostly unused tunnel.

School superintendent struck and killed in Robbinsville Twp., NJ

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 21:36

School superintendent struck and killed in Robbinsville Twp., NJAction News has learned that the superintendent of schools of Robbinsville, New Jersey has been struck and killed by a vehicle.


Abu Dhabi plans $1 billion Warner Bros. theme park

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 21:06
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates has announced plans for a $1 billion Warner Bros. theme park in Abu Dhabi, which will bring to the Middle East the studio's popular superheroes and cartoon characters ranging from Bugs Bunny and Scooby-Doo to Batman and Superman.

Prosecutors: Teen killed man, posed with gun on Facebook

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 20:51
SEATTLE (AP) — Prosecutors have accused a Seattle teen of fatally shooting a man, stealing his money and then posing with the victim's gun in a picture she posted on Facebook after the killing.

'Leave' leader: UK could keep EU free trade after Brexit

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 20:50

 UK could keep EU free trade after BrexitLONDON (AP) — A senior Cabinet minister who wants Britain to leave the European Union accused his opponents Tuesday of treating voters like children and trying to scare them into staying put.


Raleigh bureau: $3 million lost in LGBT law cancellations

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 20:40
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The agency that promotes tourism in Raleigh says losses have reached $3 million because of cancellations prompted by the protests of North Carolina's law on LGBT rights.

Baltimore police probe arrest after video posted online

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 20:37
BALTIMORE (AP) — Police are investigating the arrest of an 18-year-old man at the door of his Baltimore home after video of the encounter appeared online.

Lawmakers favor Golden Retriever as Delaware's state dog

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 20:31

Lawmakers favor Golden Retriever as Delaware's state dogDelaware has an official state flower, a state tree, a state fish and a state bird. Now, it could soon have an official state canine.


Police find partially skeletonized body inside home

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 20:02
WANTAGE, N.J. (AP) — State troopers discovered the decomposed remains of a man and a dead cat inside a northern New Jersey home while responding to a medical assistance call.

Inspectors: Metro must immediately fix new safety concerns

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:51
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal inspectors have highlighted more than 220 defects during an inspection of Washington's subway system, saying the concerns require Metro to take immediate action.

3D printer used to create new feet for duck

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:40
CEDARBURG, Wis. (AP) — A duck who lost its feet to frostbite is waddling again thanks to a Wisconsin middle school teacher and a 3D printer.

Freedom to tell tales? Tour license dispute before judge

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:34
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The latest round in the controversy over licensing tour guides in historic cities is scheduled to play out in a federal courtroom in South Carolina.

Polaris to recall 133,000 recreational off-highway vehicles

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:33
The recall involves RZR 900 and RZR 1000 recreational off-highway vehicles of model years 2013 to 2016, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said in a statement on Tuesday. Polaris has received more than 160 reports of fires involving the models, resulting in the death of a 15-year-old passenger, the CPSC said.

Japan's Asahi to buy Peroni, Grolsch brands from AB InBev

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:33
BRUSSELS (AP) — Japanese drinks group Asahi says it has reached an agreement with brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev to buy the Peroni, Grolsch and Meantime brands and related businesses, excluding certain U.S. rights.