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Suspect sought after woman killed in Kensington

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 23:16

Suspect sought after woman killed in KensingtonPolice are looking for a suspect after a woman was killed on Saturday night in the Kensington section of Philadelphia.


Madison bans discrimination against atheists, non-religious

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 23:15
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — While conservatives in Indiana and Arkansas were explaining last month why their new religious objections laws weren't invitations to discriminate against gays, the leaders of Wisconsin's capital city were busy protecting the rights of another group: atheists.

Baltimore mayor announces end of city-wide night curfew

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 22:57

Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake speaks at church in Baltimore, Maryland(Reuters) - Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced on Sunday she has ended a city-wide night curfew that she imposed last Tuesday after violence erupted during protests over the death of a black man who suffered fatal injuries while in police custody. "My goal has always been to not have the curfew in place a single day longer than was necessary. I believe we have reached that point today," Rawlings-Blake said on Twitter. (Reporting by Emily Stephenson; Editing by Frances Kerry)


Baltimore mayor lifts citywide curfew

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 22:53

Baltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riotsBaltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake today lifted the citywide curfew that was instituted after riots erupted Monday following the funeral of Freddie Gray.


Fishermen fear looming cost of at-sea monitors this summer

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 22:44
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — New England fishermen of important food species like cod and haddock say the looming cost of paying for at-sea monitors could put them out of business this year.

Low milk prices, glutted market put strain on dairy farmers

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 21:15

In this Thursday, April 30, 2015 photo, a farm worker moves cows to chutes leading to the milk parlor before they are milked at Eildon Tweed Farm in West Charlton, N.Y. This is shaping up as a challenging year for all U.S. dairy farmers, who enjoyed record high milk prices and low feed prices last year. But it’s especially challenging for farmers in small marketing groups independent from regional or national dairy cooperatives. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)WEST CHARLTON, N.Y. (AP) — In an online profile of "Our Farmers," New York City milk bottler Elmhurst Dairy tells the story of how David Wood bought his first two calves as a part-time hobby in 1970 and grew his Saratoga County farm to more than a thousand Holsteins, whose milk is trucked every day to its plant in Queens.


First runner crosses Broad Street Run finish line

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 21:14

Runners cross Broad Street Run finish lineThe first runner has crossed the finish line at the 2015 Blue Cross Broad Street Run.


VIDEO: 2015 Broad Street Run gets underway

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 21:13

 2015 Broad Street Run gets underwayThe Action Cam captured the start of the 2015 Blue Cross Broad Street Run.


PHOTOS: 2015 Blue Cross Broad Street Run

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 20:47

 2015 Blue Cross Broad Street RunThe images from the 2015 Blue Cross Broad Street Run.


Magnitude-3.9 quake shakes buildings across Los Angeles

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 20:31
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A small earthquake has rattled the greater Los Angeles area, shaking buildings and waking residents. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

3.9M Earthquake Strikes Near LA

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 20:18
LAFD reported no damage.

And they're off! Broad Street Run underway

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 20:15

 2015 Broad Street Run gets underwayThe Blue Cross Broad Street Run has begun in North Philadelphia.


In Congress, income inequality comes with breakfast, lunch

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 19:59

In this photo taken on Friday, May 1, 2015, Abraham Tesfahun, 21, who works in food service at the Senate and makes $10.70 an hour, poses for a portrait at the Capitol in Washington. Income inequality is more than a political sound bite to workers in the Capitol. It's their life. Many of the Capitol's food servers, who make the meals, bus the tables and run the cash registers in the restaurants and carryouts that serve lawmakers, earn less than $11 an hour. Some make nothing at all when Congress is in recess. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)WASHINGTON (AP) — Income inequality is more than a political sound bite to workers in the Capitol. It's their life.


Cincinnati Bengals draft Downingtown's Tyler Kroft

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 19:45

Cincinnati Bengals draft Downingtown's Tyler KroftFacing questions at tight end, the Cincinnati Bengals chose Downingtown, Chester County native Tyler Kroft with their third-round pick on Friday night.


All set for the Broad Street Run

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 19:15

And they're off! Broad Street Run underwayThe Blue Cross Broad Street Run is about to take off in North Philadelphia.


Police investigate Upper Darby shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 18:51

Police investigate Upper Darby shootingPolice in Delaware County are looking for a gunman that sent at least one person to the hospital.


NYPD officer shot in head recovering; suspect in custody

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 18:39

NYPD officer shot in head recovering; suspect in custodyA New York City police officer shot in the head while attempting to stop a man he suspected of carrying a handgun was recovering Sunday as detectives continued to gather evidence in the case, the fifth shooting of an officer in as many months, officials said.


Manny Pacquiao fought with injured shoulder, was denied shot in locker room

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 17:42
Manny Pacquiao said a right shoulder injury prevented him from fighting at his best in his loss to Floyd Mayweather.

NYPD plainclothes officer shot in head; suspect arrested

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 14:12

Police work in a neighborhood in the Queens borough of New York on Saturday, May 2, 2015 after an NYPD officer was shot. He was taken to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Queens. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)NEW YORK (AP) — A plainclothes New York City police officer was shot in the head and critically injured while in an unmarked police car Saturday as he and his partner attempted to stop and question a man they suspected of carrying a gun, officials said.