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Police: Parent says he accidentally shot, killed 4-year-old

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 09:14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The parent of a 4-year-old girl who was killed in a Philadelphia neighborhood has confessed to accidentally shooting her, police said.

Police officer shot in West Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 09:12

Police officer shot in leg in West PhiladelphiaPolice say the officer was chasing a suspect when the suspect opened fire.


The Latest: Man charged in fatal shooting of 4-year-old girl

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 09:07
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a 4-year-old Philadelphia girl (all times local):

10 Things to Know for Monday

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 09:06

In this photo taken Feb. 10, 2016, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Millions of taxpayers face a midnight deadline Monday, March 18, 2016, to file their tax returns, while millions of other Americans seek more time, a six-month extension. The filing deadline was delayed three days beyond the traditional April 15 deadline, because Friday was a legal holiday in the District of Columbia. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:


Police: Suspect shoots officer in West Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 09:06

 Suspect shoots officer in West PhiladelphiaPolice say the officer was chasing a suspect when the suspect opened fire.


Philadelphia man killed in Pa. Turnpike crash; 2 others injured

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 08:59

Philadelphia man killed in Pa. Turnpike crash; 2 others injuredA 21-year-old Philadelphia man was killed and two others were injured in a single-vehicle crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Carbon County.


Long-living Sumatran tiger euthanized at Honolulu Zoo

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 08:32
HONOLULU (AP) — Officials say a female Sumatran tiger at the Honolulu Zoo that is thought to be the longest-living one in captivity has been euthanized at age 25.

Italian referendum on oil concessions fails to reach quorum

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 08:28

Co-founder of 5-Star Movement Beppe Grillo casts his ballot for a referendum on the duration of offshore drilling concessions, in Rome, Sunday, April 17, 2016. Italians are voting in a referendum on the duration of offshore drilling concessions in territorial waters, as nine regional governments seek to wrestle some influence over energy policy away from the central government in Rome. (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP)MILAN (AP) — Italian Premier Matteo Renzi says the jobs of oil workers have been preserved by the failure of a referendum that aimed to curtail the duration of existing drilling concessions in territorial waters.


Father charged in fatal shooting of 4-year-old inside Kensington home

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 08:01

Police ID man charged in fatal shooting of 4-year-old in Kensington homePolice say a man has admitted to accidentally shooting and killing his 4-year-old stepdaughter in the Kensington section of Philadelphia after it was originally believed her 5-year-old sibling pulled the trigger.


Gov. Wolf signs Pennsylvania medical marijuana bill into law

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 07:54

Gov. Wolf signs Pennsylvania medical marijuana bill into lawGov. Tom Wolf has signed a bill legalizing medical marijuana in Pennsylvania into law. The bill will go into effect in the next month.


'Jungle Book' roars with $103.6 million debut

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 07:48

In this image released by Disney, Shere Khan the tiger, voiced by Idris Elba, appears in a scene from, "The Jungle Book." (Disney via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co.'s "The Jungle Book" opened with $103.6 million in North America, making it one of the biggest April debuts ever at the box office and continuing the studio's streak of unearthing live-action riches buried in its animated classics.


Target's Marimekko launch fails to ignite shopping frenzy

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 07:40

This image provided by Target shows examples of the company's new Marimekko Collection, launched on Sunday, April 17, 2016. The launch comes as Target is getting back its fashion mojo under CEO Brian Cornell, who took the helm in August 2014. (Target via AP) MANDATORY CREDITNEW YORK (AP) — It was hardly a Lilly-lollapalooza.


McDonald's restaurant trying out all-you-can-eat fries

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 07:18

McDonald's restaurant trying out all-you-can-eat friesForget super-size. How about all-you-can-eat fries? That's exactly what one McDonald's restaurant is trying out in St. Joseph, Missouri.


John Legend, Chrissy Teigen welcome baby girl

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 07:17

John Legend, Chrissy Teigen welcome baby girlA Legend has arrived. Model Chrissy Teigen and Grammy-winning singer John Legend announced the arrival of their baby girl on Instagram Sunday.


'Moral Monday' leader removed from American Airlines flight

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 07:14

FILE - In a Jan. 18, 2016 file photo, Rev. Dr. William Barber, II, delivers his keynote address during the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday commemorative service at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. Barber, the architect of the progressive movement known as "Moral Monday", said in a statement that he was removed Friday, April 15, 2016, from an American Airlines flight from Washington Reagan to Raleigh-Durham after he responded to a passenger who made disparaging remarks. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The architect of the progressive movement known as "Moral Monday" said he was removed from an American Airlines flight after he responded to a passenger who made disparaging remarks.


Florida zoo to reopen after deadly tiger attack

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 07:04

FILE- In this April 15, 2016, file photo, police officers enter the administration building at the Palm Beach Zoo after zookeeper Stacey Konwiser died while being attacked by a tiger in West Palm Beach, Fla. The zoo is reopening Monday, April 18, as authorities from several local, state and federal agencies continue investigating what led to Friday’s deadly attack. (Damon Higgins/Palm Beach Post via AP, File) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDITMIAMI (AP) — The South Florida zoo where a veteran keeper was attacked and killed by a Malayan tiger is reopening Monday as authorities from several local, state and federal agencies continue investigating what led to Friday's deadly attack.


Philadelphia police investigating multiple overnight shootings

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 07:04

Philadelphia police investigating multiple overnight shootingsMultiple shootings kept Philadelphia police busy overnight.


Galvis, Phils beat Papelbon in 10, end Nats' win streak at 7

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 06:50

Galvis, Phils beat Papelbon in 10, end Nats' win streak at 7Freddy Galvis hit an RBI double off Jonathan Papelbon with two outs in the 10th inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies over Washington 3-2 Sunday, ending the Nationals' seven-game winning streak.


Police: Father admits to shooting, killing 4-year-old; says sibling not involved

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 06:48

Police ID man charged in fatal shooting of 4-year-old in Kensington homePolice say a man has admitted to accidentally shooting and killing his 4-year-old stepdaughter in the Kensington section of Philadelphia after it was originally believed her 5-year-old sibling pulled the trigger.


State proposals on LGBT rights push business into spotlight

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 06:46

FILE- In this Oct. 20, 2014 file photo, CEO of Vanguard Furniture John Bray, left, leads North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory on a tour of the Vanguard showroom in High Point, NC. Gov. McCrory said it's up to individual companies to decide how to deal with a new law that requires transgender people to use bathrooms that conform to the sex listed on their birth certificates. The governor made the comments Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at a high school in Jamestown, just hours after PayPal said it was withdrawing its commitment to Charlotte. PayPal had planned to expand and create 400 jobs there. (Laura Greene/ The Enterprise via AP, File)ATLANTA (AP) — Major corporations invested in Southern states have become some of the staunchest opponents of bills they consider discriminatory, facing off against Republican lawmakers eager to portray their states as the best home for global brands.