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Diplomats: Iran nuke deal could come Sunday

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 22:00

 Iran nuke deal could come SundayNegotiators at the Iran nuclear talks could reach a provisional agreement Sunday on a historic deal capping nearly a decade of diplomacy that would curb the country's atomic program in return for sanctions relief, diplomats told The Associated Press.


U.S. military drills stoke politics of suspicion in Texas

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 21:58

The headquarters of the Bastrop County Republican Party are seen in Bastrop, TexasTo hear the conspiracy theorists tell it, a labyrinth of tunnels is being built under Walmart stores for military attacks on civilians, and an orchestrated financial crisis will lead to martial law, U.S. troops patrolling chaotic streets, and a dictatorship under President Barack Obama. While such views represent the fringes of American political opinion, they reflect a broader suspicion of the federal government that has run deep in Texas for years. The U.S. Army Special Operations Command exercise, called Jade Helm 15, has brought these fears to a crescendo, particularly in Bastrop.


Dying woman tells police 'he killed me,' boyfriend charged

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 21:51

Dying woman tells police 'he killed me,' boyfriend chargedAuthorities say a woman who had been stabbed pointed the finger at her boyfriend before she died, saying "He killed me."


Mexican Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Again Escapes From Prison

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 21:01
He escaped once before in 2001.

Emergency vehicle dedicated to fallen Philadelphia firefighters, police officers

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 20:57

Emergency vehicle dedicated to fallen Philadelphia firefighters, police officersA new emergency response vehicle was dedicated Saturday to Philadelphia firefighters and police officers who were killed in the line of duty.


Woman sexually assaulted at Cobbs Creek Golf Course

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 20:48

Woman sexually assaulted at Cobbs Creek Golf CoursePolice say a woman on her way to work was sexually assaulted on the grounds of a golf course in Philadelphia's Cobbs Creek Park section.


AccuWeather: Heating Up Sunday

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 20:43

 Heating Up SundayMeteorologist Chris Sowers says the humidity returns this week along with the threat of thunderstorms.


Motorcyclist killed in Hunting Park accident

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 19:07

Motorcyclist killed in Hunting Park accidentA motorcyclist is dead after an accident in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia.


Man shot and killed at Philadelphia playground

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 18:51

Man shot and killed at Philadelphia playgroundPolice are searching for a suspect who shot and killed a man at a playground in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia.


Driver crashes into 3 cars, rolls over in Port Richmond

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 18:49

Driver crashes into 3 cars, rolls over in Port RichmondA driver lost control and struck several parked cars before rolling over his vehicle on a Port Richmond street, Philadelphia police say.


Police: Man received phone call prior to fatal shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 18:48

 Man received phone call prior to fatal shootingA man was shot to death in North Philadelphia and police are looking into a phone call he received in the final moments of his life.


Rhode Island beach to reopen after mysterious blast

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 14:28
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Officials do not know what caused a blast that knocked a Rhode Island beachgoer to the ground but concluded there is no public threat and no reason to keep the beach closed.

Manhunt launched for father of missing baby in California

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 14:21

A Redding police officer aids in the search for Matthew Graham at the entrance to the parking lot near the Diestelhorst Bridge and the Sacramento River Trail, Saturday, July 11, 2015, in Redding, Calif. Graham, the subject of a manhunt after he stole a gun and fled, is considered a person of interest in the disappearance of his 6-month-old daughter in Northern California, authorities said. (Greg Barnette/The Record Searchlight via AP) MANDATORY CREDITONO, Calif. (AP) — A father considered a person of interest in the disappearance of his 6-month-old daughter in Northern California became the subject of a manhunt after he stole a gun and fled, authorities said Saturday.


Los Angeles sheriff relieves jail employees of duty over inmate neglect complaint

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 11:54
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has relieved 10 jail employees of duty and reassigned others over an inmate's complaint that he was denied food for more than a day, the sheriff said in a statement on Saturday. The officers relieved of duty include two lieutenants and one sergeant, according to the sheriff's department. The action by Sheriff Jim McDonnell, who was elected to the position last year, follows several scandals at the department's jails that have drawn increased scrutiny of detention facilities that collectively rank as the nation's largest jail system, with about 20,000 inmates.

Crime Fighters: Who killed Lee Stanley?

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 11:40

 Who killed Lee Stanley?Last year, a 65-year-old man was found dead in his Center City home, and now up to $25,000 is being offered to find his killer.


At convention in Philadelphia, NAACP votes to end economic boycott of South Carolina

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 11:37

At convention in Philadelphia, NAACP votes to end economic boycott of South CarolinaAfter a vote at their national convention being held in Philadelphia, the NAACP has lifted its 15-year economic boycott of South Carolina.


76ers center Joel Embiid needs more surgery, likely will be out next season

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 09:48

76ers center Joel Embiid needs more surgery, likely will be out next seasonJoel Embiid will need more surgery to fix his right foot, and the Philadelphia 76ers say he is expected to miss the entire 2015-16 season.


NAACP votes to end boycott of South Carolina over Confederate flag

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 09:33

The Confederate battle flag is permanently removed from the South Carolina statehouse grounds during a ceremony in ColumbiaThe resolution was approved during the NAACP's annual convention in Philadelphia. South Carolina removed the flag on Friday to chants of "USA, USA!," after three weeks of emotional debate over the banner, a symbol of slavery and racism to many, but of Southern heritage and pride to others. The Confederate flag was raised atop the South Carolina State House dome in 1961 as part of centennial commemorations of the American Civil War.


76ers center Joel Embiid needs more surgery, will be out for next season

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 09:19

76ers center Joel Embiid needs more surgery, likely will be out next seasonJoel Embiid will need more surgery to fix his right foot, and the Philadelphia 76ers say he is expected to miss the entire 2015-16 season.


Man charged in New Jersey crash on I-80 that killed 2 adults, baby

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 08:56

Man charged in New Jersey crash on I-80 that killed 2 adults, babyNew Jersey state police say a man driving on a suspended license caused a chain-reaction crash that killed two adults and a baby.