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Texas ground beef recalled due to possible metal pieces

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:33
(Reuters) - Texas groceries had likely removed by Sunday morning all ground beef from store shelves that was subject to a recall due to possible contamination from tiny pieces of metal, an executive at the company which recalled the product said. Sam Kane Beef Processors, based in Corpus Christi, Texas, recalled nearly 91,000 pounds of ground beef shipped between Sept. 9 and Sept. 18 to Texas retail outlets, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said in a news release on Saturday. ...

Fire truck crashes on way to Delaware barn fire

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:32

Fire truck crashes on way to Delaware barn fireA Delaware fire truck crashed on the way to a large barn fire in Leipsic, Kent County.


Officials look for homeles person in connection to Ebola case

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:19

Officials look for homeles person in connection to Ebola caseAuthorities in Dallas are searching for a homeless person who might have had contact with the lone Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States, officials said Sunday.


Ebola drugs apparently not being used on Dallas patient: CDC

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:19
(Reuters) - The first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United States has apparently not received any of the experimental treatments for the disease, a top U.S. health official said on Sunday. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told reporters in a briefing that "as far as we understand" experimental medicine is not being used on the patient, who is being cared for at a Dallas hospital. (Reporting by Lewis Krauskopf and Sharon Begley in New York; Editing by Dominic Evans)

Apology follows threat to hundreds at Harvard

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:07
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Hundreds of students and other people affiliated with Harvard University who got a threatening email have received a second message with an apology that apparently came from the same email account.

Dog named 'Lazarus' survives euthanasia attempt

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 01:03

Dog named 'Lazarus' survives euthanasia attemptAnimal control officer Wanda Snell knows what she saw: A veterinarian injected the black-and-brown mixed-breed dog with a deadly chemical, seeking to euthanize the 4-year-old dog no one had adopted. The animal moved some and then faded.


Man floating in bubble rescued by Coast Guard

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:35

Man floating in bubble rescued by Coast GuardA man trying to reach Bermuda in an inflatable bubble was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard after he began suffering from fatigue.


Dog named 'Lazarus' survives euthanasia attempt

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:30

Lazarus, a mixed-breed dog who survived a euthanasia attempt and a car accident, sits by his new owner, Jane Holston, in Helena, Ala., on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Turned in to an animal shelter by his previous owner, a volunteer found the dog alive in the shelter the morning after he was injected with deadly chemicals. Holston adopted the dog from Two by Two Animal Rescue, which named him Lazarus after the man the Bible says Jesus raised from the dead. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)OZARK, Ala. (AP) — Animal control officer Wanda Snell knows what she saw: A veterinarian inserted a needle into the black-and-brown mutt and injected a chemical meant to euthanize the dog no one had adopted. The animal moved a bit and was still and quiet by the time she left the shelter for home.


Game Preview: Eagles vs. Rams

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:28

 Eagles vs. RamsJeff Fisher nearly replaced Buddy Ryan when the popular coach was fired by the Philadelphia Eagles.


NY Times reporter allowed back into Afghanistan

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:28
NEW YORK (AP) — A correspondent for The New York Times expelled from Afghanistan over a story he wrote about that country's recent presidential election can return after its newly inaugurated president ordered the previous administration's decision reversed.

5 injured in Philadelphia club shootings

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:16

5 injured in Philadelphia club shootingsFive people are injured after separate shootings outside two Philadelphia clubs overnight.


Winds stop Balloon Fiesta launch in Albuquerque

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:04
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The mass ascension of hundreds of hot air balloons has been called off on the second day of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

Nebraska hospital prepares for arrival of Ebola patient

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:03

Dr. Mark Rupp, chief of the division of infectious diseases in the department of internal medicine at the Nebraska Medical Center, speaks at a news conference in Omaha, Neb., Friday Sept. 5, 2014, on the condition of ebola patient Dr. Rick Sacra, 51, who is treated at the center. Sacra, who served with North Carolina-based charity SIM, is the third American aid worker infected by the Ebola virus. He will begin treatment in the hospital's 10-bed special isolation unit, the largest of four such units in the U.S. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)(Reuters) - A Nebraska hospital is preparing for the expected arrival of an Ebola patient who contracted the disease in Liberia, a spokesman said on Sunday. Nebraska Medical Center spokesman Taylor Wilson would only identify the patient as a male U.S. citizen expected to arrive on Monday. But the father of Ashoka Mukpo, a freelance NBC cameraman who contracted Ebola in Liberia, told Reuters on Friday that his son was going to Nebraska for treatment. The Nebraska hospital last month treated and released Dr. Rick Sacra, an American missionary who also contracted Ebola in Liberia. ...


Police find big crowd at house party near campus

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 23:45
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say some people threw bottles and tore down street signs after police encountered a crowd of 300 or 400 people at the scene of a house party near a Colorado campus.

Showdown expected at Revel sale hearing

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 23:37

Showdown expected at Revel sale hearingThe losing bidder in a bankruptcy court auction for Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel isn't read to fold just yet.


Airliner's tires blow at Los Angeles airport

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 23:33

In this photo provided by Sara Seligman, authorities work on the tarmac of Los Angeles International Airport after a Mexico City-bound Aeromexico airplane's left landing gear collapsed while it was preparing to depart from a runway Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. No injuries were reported. (AP Photo/Sara Seligman)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Passengers' nerves were tested but they remained mostly calm as a pair of tires blew out on an Aeromexico jetliner about to take off from Los Angeles International airport.


No challenge expected on Missouri abortion law

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 23:29
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new Missouri law requiring a 72-hour abortion waiting period is set to take effect this week, and the state's only licensed abortion clinic isn't planning to try to stop it.

Ex-Mayor Cianci's legacy debated amid comeback bid

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 23:29

FILE - In this October 1998 file photo, Mayor Vincent "Buddy" Cianci Jr., poses along in front of the city's skyline in Providence, R.I. Cianci, who served a total of 21 years as mayor, was twice driven from office due to felony convictions. He is making another comeback bid in the Nov. 4, 2014 election. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Depending on who you ask, Buddy Cianci is either a visionary who transformed the city of Providence during 21 years as mayor or a corrupt bully whose two felony convictions and prison stint make him an embarrassment.


Chicago pedicabs run into rough headwinds from City Hall

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 23:24

T.C. O'Rourke sits in his pedicab outside Wrigley Field in the Wrigleyville neighborhood in ChicagoBy Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - T.C. O'Rourke has encountered plenty of nasty weather in his years as a Chicago pedicab operator - rain, snow and steamy summer heat. But he has never pedaled into a headwind as rough as this year's blast from City Hall, which has imposed some of the toughest rules in the nation against the foot-powered tricycle taxis. A city ordinance that passed in June, just at the start of pedicabs' busiest season, bans them from downtown Chicago during rush hour, and from Michigan and State streets, which are home to dozens of stores and restaurants, at all times. ...


Pa. ironworkers case details arsons, intimidation

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 23:21
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After the economy tanked in 2008 and took construction work with it, a goon squad of ironworkers flexed their muscles at non-union work sites in and around Philadelphia, threatening builders, smashing beams and even burning down a Quaker meeting house days before Christmas.