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Crossing guard struck and killed in Trenton ID'd

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:52

Crossing guard struck and killed in Trenton ID'dPolice have identified the crossing guard who was struck and killed by a pickup truck in Trenton on Monday afternoon.


Blood-testing startup Theranos says it is being investigated

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:51
NEW YORK (AP) — Troubled blood-testing startup Theranos acknowledged that it is under investigation by several regulators and agencies.

Court overturns Virginia school's transgender bathroom rule

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:47
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A policy barring a transgender student from using the boys' restrooms at his Virginia high school is discriminatory, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

Clinton aides traveling to Puerto Rico for Zika meetings

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:36

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton waits before taking the stage at the North America's Building Trades Unions 2016 Legislative ConferenceU.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is dispatching two top aides to Puerto Rico this weekend for a fact-finding trip to learn more about the Zika virus, her campaign said on Tuesday. Clinton aides Amanda Renteria and Ann O'Leary will meet with officials on the island territory, which has become a breeding ground for the virus in the United States. In Puerto Rico, there are some 400 confirmed cases of Zika, which is spread by mosquitoes and through sexual contact, and public health experts predict that eventually as many as 80 percent of the island's 3.5 million residents could become infected.


Hearing delayed in police ambush case after judge bars media

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:35
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A judge postponed a hearing Tuesday for a man charged with ambushing two troopers outside a Pennsylvania State Police barracks after reporters objected to being excluded from part of it.

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:33
Audible.com best-sellers for week ending April 15:

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:29
iBook charts for week ending April 17, 2016 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ):

Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:28
The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Friday April 7, to Thursday, April 14, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:27
App Store Official Charts for the week ending April 17, 2016:

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:23
iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending April. 17, 2016:

Designers Costa, Zucchelli out at Calvin Klein

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:09

FILE - In this June 1, 2015 file photo, Italo Zucchelli arrives at the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall in New York. Designers Francisco Costa and Zucchelli are leaving Calvin Klein as part of what it describes as a global creative strategy to unify all of the company’s brands under one vision. In a company release Tuesday, April 19, 2016, Calvin Klein said the new strategy “comes as part pf a global revolution in the direction of the Calvin Klein brand.” (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Designers Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli are leaving Calvin Klein as part of what the company describes as a global creative strategy to unify all of its brands under one vision.


Navy scraps mailer over sexism accusations

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:09
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Navy has scrapped a recruiting mailer that promised women they could join while staying in touch with their feminine side.

Feds cite Fogle's quest for teens for sex in appeal reply

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:06
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors have replied to former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle's appeal of his more than 15-year sentence with a court filing that includes text messages illustrating his efforts to find teenagers for sex.

Student driver hits, kills school superintendent out jogging

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:06
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey community was in mourning after a school superintendent out jogging with his dog was struck and killed Tuesday by a car driven by a student in his district, police said.

Train carrying Ringling Bros. animals hits car on tracks

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:05
CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Police say a train carrying animals from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus hit a car on the tracks in Virginia.

Train carrying Ringling Bros. animals hits car on tracks

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:05
CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Police say a train carrying animals from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus hit a car on the tracks in Virginia.

Apple refused China request for source code in last two years: lawyer

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:05

Logo of U.S. technology company Apple is seen in ZurichBy Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apple has been asked by Chinese authorities within the last two years to hand over its source code but refused to do so, the company's top lawyer told U.S. lawmakers at a hearing on Tuesday. Apple general counsel Bruce Sewell made the statement in response to a line of attack from law enforcement officials who have attempted to portray Apple as complicit in handing over information to Chinese authorities for business reasons while refusing to cooperate with U.S. requests for access to private data in criminal investigations. Apple Inc and the FBI returned to Washington to testify before lawmakers about their heated disagreement over law enforcement access to encrypted devices, highlighted in the case of a locked iPhone linked to a gunman in last December's Islamist militant-inspired shootings in San Bernardino, California.


Apple refused China request for source code in last two years: lawyer

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:05

Logo of U.S. technology company Apple is seen in ZurichBy Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apple has been asked by Chinese authorities within the last two years to hand over its source code but refused to do so, the company's top lawyer told U.S. lawmakers at a hearing on Tuesday. Apple general counsel Bruce Sewell made the statement in response to a line of attack from law enforcement officials who have attempted to portray Apple as complicit in handing over information to Chinese authorities for business reasons while refusing to cooperate with U.S. requests for access to private data in criminal investigations. Apple Inc and the FBI returned to Washington to testify before lawmakers about their heated disagreement over law enforcement access to encrypted devices, highlighted in the case of a locked iPhone linked to a gunman in last December's Islamist militant-inspired shootings in San Bernardino, California.


The Latest: Professor mauled by bear in critical condition

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:01
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a University of Alaska educator mauled by a bear (all times local):

Email goes to wrong Verona but helps save suicidal woman

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 01:00
VERONA, N.J. (AP) — An email from a concerned friend of a suicidal student in Verona, Italy, mistakenly went to a police department of the same name in New Jersey, but authorities said it helped save a life.