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11 year old rape victim denied abortion by Paraguay government

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 22:40

11 year old rape victim denied abortion by Paraguay government11 year old Paraguay girl denied abortion by government, gives birth


AccuWeather: Sunny and hot this weekend!

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 22:33

 Sunny and hot this weekend!Meteorologist Chris Sowers says our fourth heat wave of the year is on the way.


U.S. military looks into moving some Guantanamo detainees to military sites: media

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 22:28

Guantanamo detainees exercise at Camp Delta.The U.S. Department of Defense is sending a team to military installations in Kansas and South Carolina to investigate the possibility of relocating some Guantanamo Bay prisoners to U.S. soil, media outlets reported on Saturday. Fox News and CNN said the Pentagon on Friday notified the U.S. Congress that the team was already visiting the disciplinary barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and would then survey the naval brig at Charleston, South Carolina, in the coming weeks. Republicans, who control Congress, swiftly condemned the idea of moving detainees into the United States and close to major military posts, according to Fox News.


Gunman sought for shooting of 2 young people in Chester, Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 21:33

Gunman sought for shooting of 2 young people in Chester, Pa.Police are searching for the gunman who opened fire and left two young people shot and wounded in Chester, Pennsylvania.


Questions and answers about the war wound 'moral injury'

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 21:25

FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009 file photo, U.S. Marines patrol the Nawa district, Helmand province, southern Afghanistan. A psychological wound known as moral injury is gaining attention in the aftermath of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, with veterans now being treated for these injuries to the soul — even as medical experts debate whether moral injury is a condition unto itself or a subset of post-traumatic stress disorder. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)A psychological wound known as moral injury is gaining attention in the aftermath of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, with veterans now being treated for these injuries to the soul — even as medical experts debate whether moral injury is a condition unto itself or a subset of post-traumatic stress disorder.


Soldier's journey to heal spotlights 'soul wounds' of war

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 21:04

This March 17, 2015 photo shows a photgraph of now-retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Marshall Powell standing with a U.S. Army MEDEVAC helicopter in Iraq during his last tour to the country, at Powell's brother's house in Crescent, Okla. Powell, who served as a military nurse in Iraq and Afghanistan, was deeply haunted by his experiences, and nearly lost his own internal war with depression before finding meaningful help. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)SAN DIEGO (AP) — "It was just another day in Mosul," the soldier began, his voice shaking. Sgt. 1st Class Marshall Powell took a deep breath. He couldn't look at the other three servicemen seated around him in the therapy session.


Race car driver killed in crash at Pennsylvania speedway

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 20:52

Race car driver killed in crash at Pennsylvania speedwaySprint car driver James Campbell Jr. was killed Friday night in a crash at Williams Grove Speedway.


With hot dogs and hugs, mothers take stand against Chicago violence

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 20:09

Mothers Against Senseless Killings founder Tamar Manasseh and Eric "Loco" Gilbert serve food to residents in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, United States,Every afternoon this summer, on a street corner in one of Chicago's most violent neighborhoods, visitors have been able to find an unusual block party. A dozen volunteers armed with lawn chairs, a barbecue grill and canopies have taken over the corner of 75th and Stewart in Englewood, a roughly three square mile neighborhood that has averaged almost one shooting a day this year. Across Chicago, violence has reached alarming levels this year, confounding city leaders and activists, particularly in the poorest neighborhoods.


Fire breaks out inside Lansdale restaurant

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 18:58

Fire breaks out inside Lansdale restaurantMontgomery County fire crews battled a blaze in Lansdale Friday night.


Woman injured in 3 alarm fire in Trenton

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 18:55

Woman burned in Trenton fire after celebrating birthdayFire crews battled a multi-alarm house fire Friday night in Trenton, New Jersey.


Quotations in the News

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 18:29
"There was no chance to escape, and that's why the casualties were so severe. We're now doing all we can to rescue the missing." — Zhou Tian, fire department head in Tianjin, China, as the death toll from the explosions at a chemical warehouse rose to at least 85 — including 21 firefighters.

Western wildfires: Wind, heat, dry land fueling large blazes

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 17:06

The steep slope above U.S. Highway 12 and right up to the Clearwater River west of Kamiah, Idaho, smolders Thursday, Aug.. 13, 2015, while firefighters battle a fire complex. Wildfire season accelerated in Idaho on Thursday as evacuations were ordered in the northern part of the state. (Barry Kough/Lewiston Tribune via AP)Winds in the West are helping stoke wildfires sweeping across the Northern Rocky Mountains, Pacific Northwest and elsewhere, posing problems for firefighters trying to contain the flames fed by drought.


Disney teases 'Finding Dory,' 'Toy Story 4' at fan event

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 16:30

Carson Van Osten, right, who helped bring Disney characters to life in a variety of media, all around the world, for three decades accepts the Disney Legend Award honor from Disney CEO Bob Iger, second from left, on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. The Walt Disney Company honors those who have made significant contributions to the Disney legacy by naming them Disney Legends. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Beanstalks will grow, animals will walk upright, oceans will part, a forgetful fish will remember her family, and toys will fall in love in Disney and Pixar Animation's upcoming films.


He may be a mystery, but Kasich challenges Bush in NH

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 15:22

In this Aug. 12, 2015, photo, Republican presidential candidate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks to a packed crowd during a campaign stop at the VFW in Derry, N.H. Even at his own rallies, Kasich is a stranger to some New Hampshire voters. Even as a mystery, Kasich has emerged as a threat to his better-known Republican rivals. He is among those betting they can capitalize on New Hampshire’s tendency to favor pragmatists over ideologues. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)PETERBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) — Even at his own rallies, Republican presidential candidate John Kasich is a stranger to some New Hampshire voters.


Zach Ertz has 'core muscle' surgery

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 14:08
Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz had surgery Friday to repair a torn "core muscle," the team announced. A league source told ESPN's Adam Caplan that Ertz had suffered a groin injury.

U.S. female hostage raped by Islamic State leader before death: U.S. officials

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 13:58

Eric Mueller reads a poem about his late sister aid worker Kayla Mueller at the Prescott's Courthouse Square in Prescott, ArizonaKayla Mueller, the U.S. aid worker killed this year while being held hostage by Islamic State militants, was raped repeatedly by the group's leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, while in captivity in Syria, U.S. officials said on Friday. Mueller was 26 at the time of her death and would have turned 27 on Friday.


California defense attorney, three state highway police arrested for murder

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 13:14
A California defense attorney and three state highway patrol officers were arrested on Friday in connection with the 2012 killing of a man thought to be stealing scrap metal and other items from private property, police said. A total of nine people were arrested near the city of Modesto, about 92 miles (68 km) east of San Francisco, on a string of charges related to the murder of 26-year-old Korey Kauffman, according to the Stanislaus County sheriff's office. Criminal defense attorney Frank Carson, who last year made an unsuccessful run for Stanislaus County district attorney, was named as ringleader of the plot and charged with first degree murder, conspiracy and the special circumstance of lying in wait, which could qualify for the death penalty under California law.

California Highway Patrol officers, others eyed in killing

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 13:11
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three current and former California Highway Patrol officers, a prominent criminal defense lawyer and five other people were arrested Friday in connection with the disappearance and killing of a Central Valley man.

US attorney says no truth to stolen baby claim in St. Louis

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 13:11

U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan speaks at a press conference on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, to reveal contradictory findings regarding the stolen baby claims at Homer G. Phillips Hospital. Recently discovered medical files further dispute a St. Louis woman's allegations that her baby was stolen from a hospital here five decades ago and a federal investigation into the matter has now been closed, a U.S. attorney said Friday. (Cristina M. Fletes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)ST. LOUIS (AP) — Recently discovered medical files further dispute a St. Louis woman's allegations that her baby was stolen from a hospital here five decades ago and a federal investigation into the case has now been closed.


Islamic State leader raped American hostage, US finds

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/15/2015 - 13:07

In this May 30, 2013, photo, Kayla Mueller is shown after speaking to a group in Prescott, Ariz. The parents of the late American hostage Kayla Mueller say they were told by American officials that their daughter was repeatedly forced to have sex with Abu Bakr Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/The Daily Courier, Jo. L. Keener ) MANDATORY CREDITWASHINGTON (AP) — American hostage Kayla Mueller was repeatedly forced to have sex with Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group, U.S. intelligence officials told her family in June.