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Santa Clarita couple arrested for lewd acts with children; additional victims sought

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 10:05

Santa Clarita couple arrested for lewd acts with children; additional victims soughtA Santa Clarita couple has been arrested for allegedly engaging in lewd acts with at least 10 children, and sheriff's deputies fear there could be additional victims.


South Korean president's party suffers election setback

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 09:58

A local resident with her child comes out of a polling booth to cast her ballot for parliamentary elections at a polling station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 13, 2016. South Koreans on Wednesday voted in the parliamentary election that many predict will hand President Park Geun-hye's conservative party a decisive win, despite frustrations over a sluggish economy. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean voters handed President Park Geun-hye a stunning political setback by denying her conservative party a majority in the next National Assembly, poll results showed Thursday.


The Latest: Cruz defends 'deputy delegate' fundraiser

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 09:57

A supporter waves a sign as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, April 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Campaign 2016 ahead of the Democratic presidential debate on Thursday and the New York State primaries April 19 (all times Eastern Daylight Time):


Trump Campaign Manager Will Not Be Prosecuted: Source

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 09:53

 SourceFollowing a run-in with a reporter, Corey Lewandowski won't face charges.


Naked burglar found sleeping in Redlands house

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 09:50

Naked burglar found sleeping in Redlands houseA Redlands woman woke up in the middle of the night and was shocked to find a nude man sleeping in her home.


Calif. university spent $175,000 to counter negative Internet posts: newspaper

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 09:46

File photo of University of California Davis police officer pepper-spraying students during their sit-in at an "Occupy UCD" demonstration in DavisA California university has paid consultants at least $175,000 to counteract the effects of negative Internet posts about the school and its chancellor after campus police sparked outrage in 2011 by pepper-spraying student protesters, the Sacramento Bee reported on Wednesday. The incident led the University of California, Davis, to replace its police chief and briefly thrust the campus near the state capital, Sacramento, to the forefront of national anti-Wall Street demonstrations. UC Davis released the documents to the newspaper in response to a Freedom of Information Act request.


Lawyers disagree on whether Smith handled gun at shooting

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 09:37

FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2009, file photo, New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith sits on the bench during the NFL football game in New Orleans. An attorney for the family of Smith said Wednesday, April 13, 2016, that the former Saints star did not brandish a gun or have it on him before he was shot to death last weekend. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An enraged Hummer driver chased down former Saints defensive end Will Smith's Mercedes, deliberately rammed the SUV from behind, angrily confronted him in the street and then shot him eight times, yelling over his dying body as his wounded wife tried to crawl away, the Smith family's lawyer said Wednesday.


Three lucky Oakland students win Golden State Warrirors tickets

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 09:25

Three lucky Oakland students win Golden State Warrirors ticketsA West Oakland high school student who got free tickets from All-Star forward Draymond Green to go to tonight's Warriors game is taking his friend who is battling Leukemia.


Court sides with Argentina, speeding along bond settlements

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 09:20
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court cleared the way Wednesday for Argentina to settle its debts and strengthen its ability to maneuver in worldwide markets.

10 Things to Know for Thursday

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 09:19

 New York in New York. Donald Trump met with Fox News Channel anchor Megyn Kelly on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, who he has been bad-mouthing on social media since he was angered by a question she asked him last summer. Fox says the meeting, in New York's Trump Tower, will be discussed on Kelly's Fox show Wednesday night. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:


Medical marijuana bill passes Pa. House, will be sent to Gov. Wolf

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 09:17

Medical marijuana bill passes Pa. House, will be sent to Gov. WolfThe Pennsylvania House passed the bill Wednesday, 149-46, approving legislation that had bounced between the House and Senate starting last May.


San Francisco chief: Accounts conflict on fatal shooting

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 09:12

Matt Castro wipes his eye while talking about his friend Luis Gongora, who was shot by police, during a town hall meeting to provide an update on the investigation of an officer involved shooting Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's police chief says an officer reported that he told a homeless Latino man in Spanish to drop his knife before police officers fatally shot him.


Some big US banks have 6 months to shape up plans

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 09:01

Some big US banks have 6 months to shape up plansWASHINGTON (AP) — Five of the biggest U.S. banks have six months to get their disaster plans in shape. That's the message regulators issued Wednesday after giving the banks failing grades for the strategies they would deploy if they tumbled into bankruptcy.


Atlanta Braves' outfielder Olivera charged in hotel assault

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 09:00

Atlanta Braves baseball player Hector Olivera is seen in this Arlington County Sheriff's Office photoAtlanta Braves outfielder Hector Olivera has been charged with assault following a dispute with a woman at a Virginia hotel, police said on Wednesday, and has been suspended from play while the incident is investigated. Police arrived at the Ritz-Carlton just outside of Washington at 6:51 a.m. on Wednesday after a woman reported she was assaulted by a man, according to a statement by the Arlington County Police Department. The man, later identified by a police spokeswoman as Olivera, had been staying at the hotel and was taken into custody and later charged with assault and battery.


Darby Township's new police chief making history

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 08:41

Darby Township's new police chief making historyA Delaware County township's new police chief is about to make history just by taking office.


Jury convicts Texas doctor in biggest home health care fraud

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 08:38

FILE- This March 1, 2012, file photo shows the office window of Medistat Group Associates in DeSoto, Texas. Dr. Jacques Roy owned Medistat Group Associates in the southern Dallas suburb of DeSoto. A federal jury deliberated for 14 hours over two days before finding Roy, guilty of eight counts of committing health care fraud, one of conspiracy, two of making a false statement and one of obstructing justice. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)DALLAS (AP) — A jury on Wednesday convicted a Dallas-area doctor of fraud for allegedly "selling his signature" to process almost $375 million in false Medicare and Medicaid claims in what investigators called the biggest home health care fraud case in the history of both programs.


Police reports: Details on prep school sex encounters differ

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 08:30
EXETER, N.H. (AP) — A student who had a sexual relationship decades ago with a teacher at an elite prep school described it as consensual while another student accused the teacher of sexual abuse, according to police reports obtained by The Associated Press that represent the first details from them. The school said Wednesday that another teacher had been fired for having sexual encounters with a student decades ago.

The Latest: Hayes' lawyer says witness saw Smith with gun

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 08:27

Gabriella Ortiz, of New Orleans, pauses at a makeshift memorial in New Orleans, Tuesday, April 12, 2016, near the spot where former New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith was shot and killed, and his wife wounded by gunfire, after a traffic accident last Saturday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting death of football star Will Smith (all times local):


Rialto Marine's irreplaceable mementos stolen from home

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 08:27

Rialto Marine's irreplaceable mementos stolen from homeBurglars hit a Rialto Marine's home, making off with precious mementos and a 400-pound safe holding two rifles.


EPA, other agencies seek more careful review of oil pipeline

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 08:23
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency and two other federal agencies have asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to more carefully review and revise its preliminary plan for the Dakota Access oil pipeline, saying it should pay closer attention to the impact a spill would have on drinking water for Native American tribes.