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Charges announced against firefighter accused of posing as cop

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 00:53

Charges announced against firefighter accused of posing as copAction News has learned that a high ranking member of the Philadelphia Fire Department is in police custody, accused of posing as a police officer and sexually assaulting a young woman.


Judge raises questions about bankrupt Detroit's future

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 00:51

The word 'Bankruptcy' is seen painted on the side of a vacant building by street artists as a statement on the financial affairs of the city on Grand River Avenue in DetroitBy Karen Pierog DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes asked pointed questions on Friday about how Detroit will fare after it exits its historic bankruptcy, expressing concerns about a commission intended to oversee city finances and a settlement with Syncora Guarantee Inc. ...


Judge raises questions about bankrupt Detroit's future

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 00:51

The word 'Bankruptcy' is seen painted on the side of a vacant building by street artists as a statement on the financial affairs of the city on Grand River Avenue in DetroitBy Karen Pierog DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes asked pointed questions on Friday about how Detroit will fare after it exits its historic bankruptcy, expressing concerns about a commission intended to oversee city finances and a settlement with Syncora Guarantee Inc. ...


Firefighter accused of impersonating a police officer, sexual assault

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 00:48

Charges announced against firefighter accused of posing as copAction News has learned that a high ranking member of the Philadelphia Fire Department is in police custody, accused of posing as a police officer and sexually assaulting a young woman.


Secret Service scandal sparks rare bipartisanship

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 00:46

Secret Service agents surround President Barack Obama as he greets guests after speaking about the economy, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. Obama is looking to frame the closing economic arguments of the midterm campaign. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON (AP) — The scandal that's rocked the once-proud Secret Service and raised questions about the president's safety has also produced rare bipartisan unity on Capitol Hill.


AccuWeather: Rain and chilly temps on the way

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 00:45

 Rain and chilly temps on the wayAccuWeather says a brief blast of chilly air arrives after Saturday morning rain.


Rescue puppies found after going missing from NE Philly yard

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 00:26

Rescue puppies found after going missing from NE Philly yardElsa and Anna are home safe after the two rescue puppies vanished from the yard of a home in Northeast Philadelphia.


Vehicle slams into Rite Aid store in Voorhees, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 00:22

Vehicle slams into Rite Aid store in Voorhees, N.J.First responders were on the scene of crash in Voorhees, New Jersey after a vehicle slammed into a Rite Aid store.


Damages slashed to $34.6 million in Boston Scientific mesh trial

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 00:14
By Jessica Dye (Reuters) - A jury award of $73.4 million to a woman who said she was injured by a Boston Scientific Corp transvaginal mesh device has been cut to $34.6 million, thanks to a Texas law that caps how much companies must pay in punitive damages. Last month, jurors in Dallas found Boston Scientific liable for selling a defective Obtryx sling that was implanted in plaintiff Martha Salazar to treat urinary leakage. ...

Washington hospital admits patient with possible Ebola symptoms

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 00:04
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Howard University Hospital has admitted a patient with possible symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus "in an abundance of caution," it said in a statement on Friday. The patient, who had recently traveled to Nigeria, is in stable condition and is being treated in isolation, a hospital spokeswoman said, adding that she could not provide additional details about the case because of patient privacy. CNN and NBC News had earlier reported the news. (Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Bill Trott)

Burst of hiring sends US stocks higher; Bonds sink

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 23:58

Fairmount Santrol Chairman William Conway, CEO and President Jennifer Deckard, and company director Charles Fowlerl, second left to right, celebrate as their IPO begins trading, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Specialist John Alatzas is at left. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising sharply as investors were encouraged by a burst of hiring last month.


British teen obsessed with TV's 'Dexter' sentenced to prison after stabbing and dismembering girlfriend

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 23:50

British teen obsessed with TV's 'Dexter' sentenced to prison after stabbing and dismembering girlfriendThe murder is believed to be inspired by the fictional serial killer 'Dexter.'


Detroit manager: Art sale would have been harmful

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 23:46

Detroit Emergency Financial Manager Kevyn Orr, right, followed by the media, leaves U.S. District Court in Detroit, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Orr is expected to testify Wednesday afternoon and again Thursday in the city's federal bankruptcy trial (AP Photo/Detroit News, Daniel Mears) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT; MANDATORY CREDITDETROIT (AP) — Detroit's emergency manager says an art museum would have been irreparably harmed if the city had tried to sell art to get out of bankruptcy.


Cameraman had done nonprofit work in Liberia

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 23:43
NEW YORK (AP) — An American cameraman diagnosed with Ebola had been doing nonprofit development work in Liberia before outbreak of the disease.

Police: 19 bags of heroin found on man after violent crash in Wilmington

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 23:43

 19 bags of heroin found on man after violent crash in WilmingtonOfficials say two people fleeing police crashed into another vehicle in Wilmington, Delaware Thursday night.


2 fleeing police crash into vehicle in Wilmington

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 23:36

 19 bags of heroin found on man after violent crash in WilmingtonOfficials say two people fleeing police crashed into another vehicle in Wilmington, Delaware Thursday night.


Woman says she dug up dead dad seeking 'real will'

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 22:59

Woman says she dug up dead dad seeking 'real will'A lawyer for a woman accused of ransacking the New Hampshire grave of her father in search of his "real will" wants a judge to suppress her written statement to police that she dug it up "with respect" and he "would be OK with it."


After heiress's push, DC memorial to be dedicated

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 22:49

FILE- In this undated handout photo provided by Dan Klores Communications shows Lois Pope of Florida. Pope donated $10 million to build the American Veteran's Disabled for Life Memorial which will be dedicated in Washington, DC., on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Dan Klores Communications)WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A former Broadway singer and heiress to the National Enquirer fortune will see her yearslong fight for a memorial to disabled veterans come to an end this weekend, with a dedication ceremony in Washington.


California girl's brain-death ruling back in court

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 22:45

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the McMath family and Omari Sealey shows Jahi McMath. The family of Jahi McMath, who was declared brain dead in December 2013 after suffering complications from surgery, is seeking an unprecedented court order declaring her alive. The family’s attorney argued in court papers filed Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 that 13-year-old Jahi McMath is no longer brain-dead and shows significant signs of life. Lawyers for UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital say the evidence in Jahi's case still supports the determination that she is legally dead. (AP Photo/Courtesy of McMath Family and Omari Sealey, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An attorney for the family of a California teenager who was declared brain-dead says doctors have found signs of brain functions and is seeking an unprecedented court order declaring her alive.


British retail boss sorry for anti-French remarks

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 22:45

FILE In this March 17, 2013 file photo, managing Director of John Lewis Andy Street speaks, in Birmingham, England. The boss of British retail chain John Lewis apologized Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 for saying France is "in decline" and "finished. The Times newspaper reported that Street had made the critical comments at an event for entrepreneurs in London this week. (AP Photo/PA, Rui Vieira, File) UNITED KINGDOM OUT PHOTOGRAPH CAN NOT BE STORED OR USED FOR MORE THAN 14 DAYS AFTER THE DAY OF TRANSMISSIONLONDON (AP) — It was a speech that got lost in translation.