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Services set for 5-year-old boy slain last week

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 20:17

This undated photo provided by the Albany County Sheriff's Office shows Kenneth White, who was found by a sheriff's K-9 unit conducting a search in the rural hamlet of Clarksville, 10 miles southwest of Albany, N.Y. New York police said Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, that a caretaker's initial report that the 5-year-old boy was abducted from a mobile home on a rural road in Berne, N.Y., before being found dead nearby hours later, was false. (AP Photo/Albany County Sheriff's Office)KNOX, N.Y. (AP) — Funeral services are set for this weekend for the 5-year-old boy who was killed while living with relatives near Albany, New York.


Family looks to federal investigation in Milwaukee shooting

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 20:16

Dontre Hamilton's brother, Nate Hamilton yells on the steps of the federal courthouse Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, in Milwaukee. Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm announced earlier in the day that there would be no charges against former police office Christopher Manney in the fatal shooting of Dontre Hamilton. At right is Maria Hamilton, mother of Dontre Hamilton. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)MILWAUKEE (AP) — The family of a Milwaukee man who was fatally shot by a city police officer say they aren't giving up hope that the officer will be charged.


Police raid home in Northampton County, Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 20:14

Police raid home in Northampton County, Pa.Law enforcers presented what they believe is a big dent in the Lehigh Valley drug trade.


Man shot in the back in South Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 20:06

Man shot in the back in South PhiladelphiaPolice say a 33-year-old man was shot in the back after walking home from a store in South Philadelphia early Tuesday morning.


Mexican drug cartel member sentenced to 9 years

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 19:56
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A member of the Sinaloa drug cartel who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess cocaine has been sentenced in New Hampshire to nine years in prison.

Embalmed head found in Beaver County, Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 19:49

Embalmed head found in Beaver County, Pa.The strange discovery of an embalmed head in the woods of western Pennsylvania has police mystified.


Motion for contempt denied as daughter sues parents for tuition

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 19:33

Motion for contempt denied as daughter sues parents for tuitionThe 21-year-old New Jersey girl who is suing her parents was back in court Monday, asking a judge to hold her parents in contempt for failing to pay for her out of state college tuition at Temple University.


10 Things to Know for Today

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 19:09

United Kingdom U.N. Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant, left, listens as Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, speaks during a meeting of the U.N. Security Council Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, at the United Nations headquarters. The U.N. Security Council placed North Korea's bleak human rights situation on its agenda Monday, a groundbreaking step toward possibly holding the nuclear-armed but desperately poor country and leader Kim Jong Un accountable for alleged crimes against humanity. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


Rolling Stone magazine requests audit of discredited gang rape story

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 18:53
(Reuters) - Rolling Stone magazine has asked Columbia University's journalism school to investigate a discredited article it ran in November alleging gang rape at a campus fraternity, the New York-based school said. In a rare move for a publisher, the music magazine will get the journalism school to produce an independent review of how it handled the story, which it said showed editorial missteps and discrepancies. ...

Light Showers Today

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 18:46

 Light Showers TodayMeteorologist Karen Rogers is tracking two rounds of rain this week.


30 years later, Cabbage Patch Kids still have fans

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 18:30

In this Nov. 21, 2014 photo, collector Dianne Adcock, of Senoia, Ga., carries out three Cabbage Patch Kids from circa 1980, after they received a bath at Babyland General Hospital, the birthplace of Cabbage Patch Kids, in Cleveland, Ga. Adcock routinely brings in her babies for a cleaning at "bath camp" in which they are cleaned and their cheeks receive a fresh tinting of rosiness. (AP Photo/David Goldman)CLEVELAND, Ga. (AP) — Standing in a loose circle with one hand raised, a group of about five dozen adults recited an oath to be the best adoptive parent in the world. Then, when the word was given, they scrambled around the room to find the perfect baby.


Flames damage home in Darby, Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 18:20

Flames damage home in Darby, Pa.A fast-moving blaze damaged a home in Darby, Pennsylvania early Tuesday morning.


Drizzle, Fog Tonight

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 18:09

 Light Showers TodayMeteorologist Karen Rogers is tracking two rounds of rain this week.


NY police union leader well known for his bite

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 17:30

File- In this file photo of Oct. 28, 2011, Patrick Lynch, head of the nation’s largest police union, speaks at a news conference in support of the police officers indicted in a ticket-fixing scandal at the Bronx Supreme Court in New York. Theatrics aren’t a new tactic for Lynch, but an ongoing war of words with Mayor Bill de Blasio is a notch up even for Lynch, who is usually the most outspoken, the most amped up in the room. The 51-year-old has lead the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association since 1999 and is up for re-election next year. (AP Photo/David Karp, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Lynch was hollering.


PG&E discloses more emails with state regulators

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 16:16
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's largest power utility released a dozen more emails Monday that it said showed improper back-channel discussions between the utility and top state regulators.

Family looks to federal investigation in Milwaukee shooting

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 16:15

Dontre Hamilton's brother, Nate Hamilton yells on the steps of the federal courthouse Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, in Milwaukee. Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm announced earlier in the day that there would be no charges against former police office Christopher Manney in the fatal shooting of Dontre Hamilton. At right is Maria Hamilton, mother of Dontre Hamilton. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)MILWAUKEE (AP) — Family members of a Milwaukee man a city police officer shot and killed say they aren't giving up hope that the officer will be charged.


FDA going after sellers of pure caffeine powder

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 16:15
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is building a legal case against companies that sell pure powdered caffeine, which can be fatal even in small doses.

How the AP-GfK poll was conducted

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 15:12
The Associated Press-GfK poll on seasonal greetings and gifts was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Dec. 4-8. It is based on online interviews of 1,010 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.

Young immigrants get Arizona driver's licenses

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 15:11

A line stretches outside an a Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division office, as many young immigrants protected from deportation under new Obama administration policies begin pursuing Arizona driver's licenses, Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, in Phoenix. Monday marked the first day that about 20,000 immigrants in the country illegally who have received protection from deportation could apply for Arizona licenses. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)PHOENIX (AP) — They waited in line in the dark outside motor vehicle offices, cheered when the doors opened and celebrated again upon passing their driving tests.


AP-GfK Poll: Cards, gifts cross religious lines

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 15:11

In this Dec. 15, 2014 photo, First lady Michelle Obama, reads “Twas the night before Christmas” to patients, families, and staff at Children’s National Health System in Washington. According to the Associated Press-GfK poll, 77 percent of Americans plan to exchange gifts this holiday season and 48 percent will send greeting cards. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)WASHINGTON (AP) — Christmastime is here and a new poll reveals the cards and gifts that are part of celebrating the holiday are ubiquitous, even among those who don't share the Christian beliefs behind the story of the Magi who gave the first Christmas gifts.