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Severe storms damage homes in Michigan, Iowa

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 23:51
KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — A severe thunderstorm packing winds estimated at more than 80 mph injured several people and caused significant damage to homes in western Michigan, prompting flooding Monday, and storms that spawned tornadoes damaged some homes in Iowa.

Defense: Friend didn't intend to help Tsarnaev

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 23:49

FILE - In this May 13, 2014 file courtroom sketch, defendant Azamat Tazhayakov, a college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, sits during a hearing in federal court in Boston. His federal trial is set to begin Monday, July 7, 2014 in Boston on obstruction of justice charges. Tazhayakov, of Kazakhstan, is accused with another friend of removing items from Tsarnaev's dorm room, but is not charged with participating in the bombing or knowing about it in advance. (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins, File)BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for a man accused of obstructing the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings said his client isn't a terrorist and never intended to help bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv).


Family of '68 murder victim appeals for info

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 23:38
READING, Pa. (AP) — The family of a teenager whose bullet-riddled remains were recently identified in eastern Pennsylvania 46 years after she ran away from home say they won't be satisfied until they find out the identity of her killer.

Dozens injured, several dead in bloody holiday weekend in Chicago

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 23:35
The July Fourth holiday weekend brought an explosion of gunfire to Chicago, where about 60 people were shot and nearly a dozen killed, authorities said on Monday. The violence was so widespread during the three-day weekend that police were still tallying the dead and wounded, Chicago Police Department spokesman Hector Alfaro said. From Sunday afternoon into Monday morning, 29 people were wounded and four killed by gunfire, according to DNAinfo.com, a Chicago news outlet. The office of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said it had no comment on the violence.

Court halts denial of licenses for immigrants

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 23:34
PHOENIX (AP) — An appeals court blocked Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's policy of denying driver's licenses to young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy.

Court halts denial of licenses for immigrants

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 23:34
PHOENIX (AP) — An appeals court blocked Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's policy of denying driver's licenses to young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy.

Flooding closes 2 Mississippi River bridges

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 23:34
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two Mississippi River bridges are closed due to flooding, and with more storms in the forecast, there is growing concern that conditions could worsen in parts of Missouri and Illinois.

2 sought in Roxborough 7-Eleven robbery

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 23:32

2 sought in Roxborough 7-Eleven robberyPhiladelphia Police want your help in finding two men who robbed a 7-Eleven store in the city's Roxborough section at gunpoint.


Appeals court blocks Arizona's denial of driver's licenses for young immigrants

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 23:22
PHOENIX (AP) — Appeals court blocks Arizona's denial of driver's licenses for young immigrants.

Northern California wildfire challenges crews

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 23:03

30 a.m. and prompted the mandatory evacuation of 200 homes. Firefighters attacked the 150-acre blaze in the air and on the ground. The fire destroyed two homes and an outbuilding and was 15 percent contained at nightfall, state fire Capt. Kendal Bortisser said. (AP Photo/KNSD-TV)WINTERS, Calif. (AP) — Crews battling a wildfire burning in a rugged patch of far Northern California were facing another day of triple-digit temperatures and gusty winds Monday as officials warned that the flames could again threaten homes.


Driver killed in Hunting Park crash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 23:01

Driver killed in Hunting Park crashA driver was killed after crashing into a building in Philadelphia's Hunting Park neighborhood.


Car crashes, hit by truck on Northeast Extension

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 22:52

Car crashes, hit by truck on Northeast ExtensionThe northbound lanes of the Northeast Extension (I-476) is blocked at Lansdale, Pa. for a crash.


Family of '68 murder victim accept her remains

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 22:44
READING, Pa. (AP) — The family of a teenager whose bullet-riddled remains were recently identified in eastern Pennsylvania 46 years after she ran away from home say they won't be satisfied until they find out the identity of her killer.

Man found at Detroit airport with knife in shoe: TSA

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 22:34
A passenger at Detroit's airport was found with a concealed knife in his shoe and was arrested, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said. TSA officers found the knife in the bottom lining of the man's shoe during checkpoint screening at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport on Sunday, the agency said in a statement. Airport police confiscated the knife and arrested the man on a local charge, it said. TSA officers routinely turn up knives and other prohibited objects.

Man gets 6 to 10 years in prison in Detroit attack

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 22:27

FILE - These undated photos provided by the Detroit Police Department on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 shows, from left, Wonzey Saffold, 30; James Davis, 24, and Bruce Wimbush Jr., 17. Saffold pleaded guilty to assault in exchange for having an attempted murder charge dropped. He was sentenced Monday, July 7, 2014, in Wayne County Court to serve six years and four months to 10 years in prison. He was one of five people who pleaded guilty in the attack. Wimbush also is scheduled to be sentenced Monday. Other defendants will be sentenced Thursday.(AP Photo/Detroit Police Department)DETROIT (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to taking part in a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist has been sentenced to prison.


63 abducted females escape extremists in Nigeria

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 22:26

63 abducted females escape extremists in NigeriaMore than 60 Nigerian girls and women abducted by Islamic extremists two weeks ago have managed to escape, officials said Monday.


Severe storm damages homes, hurts 6 in W. Michigan

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 22:17
KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — A severe thunderstorm packing winds estimated at more than 80 mph injured several people and caused significant damage to homes in western Michigan, as officials warned of flash flooding Monday due to heavy rain.

Gehry redesign of art museum yields more space

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 22:06

A model that helps illustrate the Philadelphia Museum of Art's master plan is displayed, Thursday, June 26, 2014, in Philadelphia. A massive renovation, designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, is planned for the Philadelphia Museum of Art that will result in little change to the building's Greek revival facade but a major expansion of gallery space. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Traditionalists can rest easy knowing architect Frank Gehry's vision for the Philadelphia Museum of Art does not include wrapping the neoclassical building in his trademark chunky silver swooshes.


Crews hold line on Northern California wildfire

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 22:06
WINTERS, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials say crews have kept a wildfire burning in rural Northern California from growing dramatically overnight.

Prosecutor: Tsarnaev friend impeded investigation

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 22:00

FILE - In this May 13, 2014 file courtroom sketch, defendant Azamat Tazhayakov, a college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, sits during a hearing in federal court in Boston. His federal trial is set to begin Monday, July 7, 2014 in Boston on obstruction of justice charges. Tazhayakov, of Kazakhstan, is accused with another friend of removing items from Tsarnaev's dorm room, but is not charged with participating in the bombing or knowing about it in advance. (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins, File)BOSTON (AP) — A federal prosecutor has told jurors that a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev impeded the investigation into the bombing for one reason — to help Tsarnaev.