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Teen boy shot, wounded in Wilmington

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:39

Teen boy shot, wounded in WilmingtonOfficials say a 16-year-old boy was shot in Wilmington, Delaware.


Clorox: Venezuelan seizure of plant risks safety

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:13

A man rides his bicycle past the main gate of a Clorox factory in Guacara, Venezuela, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. Venezuela's government has occupied the factory just days after the U.S. company announced it was shutting down operations in the country due to its economic crisis. The homemade sign on the gate read in Spanish; "Clorox, you took the people's dollars."( (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Hernandez)CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — U.S.-based Clorox Co. warns that the Venezuelan government's decision to seize the company's shuttered facilities near Caracas may pose safety risks for workers and nearby residents.


Iran-6 power talks turn into mostly Iran-US show

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 10:39

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, left, greets U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry before the seventh Ministerial Meeting of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) during the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. The meeting was co-organized by Australia, Canada, Finland, Germany, Japan and the Netherlands. (AP Photo/Pool, Jason Szenes)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — First there were three nations negotiating with Tehran over its nuclear program. Then six. And now, mostly one — the United States.


Student reports being shot at Indiana State University

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 10:04
(Reuters) - A student at Indiana State University, Terre Haute, reported to police on Saturday that he had been shot, police said, without giving details on any injuries the student may suffered. The student was conscious and alert when officers arrived, the university's police division said in a statement on its website. "It is believed this is an isolated shooting incident," the statement said. "There is a heavy police presence on campus though it is believed that the shooter has left the area." The university police chief could not be immediately reached for comment. ...

Convicted killer with implanted horns: 'I'll see you all in hell'

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 09:49

 'I'll see you all in hell'A man who has bumps resembling horns implanted in his forehead was found guilty of murder and other charges Friday for his role in the kidnapping and slaying of three Massachusetts men in 2011.


Texas college grieves after 4 killed in bus crash

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 09:44

In this photo provided by The National Transportation Safety Board, officials examine part of the wreckage involved in a fatal highway accident in Davis, Okla. The collision late Friday badly damaged the driver's side of the North Central Texas College Softball team bus driven by a coach with 15 players aboard as they returned from a scrimmage against Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Okla. Four women's softball players were killed. (AP Photo/National Transportation Safety Board)A North Texas community college brought in counselors to comfort grieving students Saturday and canceled athletic competitions after four women's softball players were killed when an 18-wheel truck veered into oncoming traffic on a major interstate highway and crashed into the side of their team bus.


American football growing quickly in Brazil

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 09:42

American football growing quickly in BrazilSAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilians are starting to pay attention to a different type of football — the one played with the hands.


Police: Man accused in Oklahoma beheading is awake

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 09:32

This Oct. 18, 2011 photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Alton Nolen, of Moore, Okla. Prison records indicate that Nolen, the suspect in the beheading of a co-worker at an Oklahoma food processing plant Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, had spent time in prison and was on probation for assaulting a police officer. (AP Photo/Oklahoma Department of Corrections)OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man who was shot after authorities say he beheaded one woman and attacked another at an Oklahoma food processing plant from which he had just been fired has regained consciousness and was interviewed by detectives Saturday.


5-Year-Old Tests Positive for Cocaine After Parents' Drug Bust

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 09:05
The child was sitting next to a half-pound bag of cocaine.

Fire at industrial glass factory in Millville, New Jersey

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 09:01

Fire at industrial glass factory in Millville, New JerseyA fire broke out at an industrial glass factory in Millville, New Jersey.


Police: Bucks County man fired shot into neighbor's home to unload gun

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 08:52

 Bucks County man fired shot into neighbor's home to unload gunPolice in Bucks County say a man accused of shooting a bullet through a neighbor's window told a judge he fired the gun because it was the only way he knew how to unload it.


California sets up fund for legal representation of immigrant children

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 08:50
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California will spend $3 million to provide legal representation for unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America who have arrived in the state, under a bill signed into law on Saturday by Governor Jerry Brown. With the measure, California becomes the only U.S. state along the Mexican border to provide special funds for the legal representation in federal immigration court of children from an influx of unaccompanied, Central American minors who began crossing the border last year. ...

Man, 14-year-old boy die in New York state plane collision: police

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 08:46
By Alex Dobuzinskis (Reuters) - The pilot of a small plane and his 14-year-old passenger died on Saturday when their aircraft struck another plane and crashed during an event in upstate New York to introduce young people to aviation, officials said. A Cessna 172, single-engine plane, and a Searey amateur-built aircraft collided about 6 miles (10 kms) southeast of Buffalo-Lancaster Regional Airport, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement. The Cessna then crashed in a wooded area in Lancaster, police said. ...

U.S. flight woes linger after Chicago air traffic center fire

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 08:20

A view of an exterior of the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration in AuroraBy Laila Kearney (Reuters) - U.S. airports reported hundreds of residual flight cancellations on Saturday, a day after a fire at a Chicago-area air traffic control center that authorities said was set by an employee who then tried to take his own life. The incident forced the evacuation of the Federal Aviation Administration control center in Aurora, Illinois, and severely snarled air traffic on Friday, when an estimated 2,100 flights were canceled at major airports across the country. ...


Man once declared dead sentenced to die for murder

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 08:18

Man once declared dead sentenced to die for murderA Mississippi man who was once declared dead, only to resurface as a suspect in a kidnapping and killing, was sentenced to death Friday after a jury earlier convicted him of murder.


Correction: Roland Burris-Allegation story

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:57

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, file photo, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee member Sen. Roland Burris, D-Ill., left, sits next to fellow member Sen. Robert Bennett, R-Utah, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Allegations against Burris, 77, who held a Senate seat from 2009 to 2010, arose during a pre-trial hearing Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, for a Chicago man charged with illegally lobbying U.S. lawmakers to lift sanctions against Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)CHICAGO (AP) — In a Sept. 26 story about allegations against former U.S. Sen. Roland Burris of Illinois, The Associated Press misidentified Burris in a headline. He is Roland Burris, not Ronald Burris.


Students protest Mormon university's beard ban

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:53
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A group of Brigham Young University students is protesting the Mormon church-owned school's ban on something its namesake once sported: a beard.

Fiancee testifies in loud-music killing retrial

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:52
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The fiancee of a man accused of shooting a teenager during an argument over loud music outside a north Florida convenience store testified Saturday that she didn't know the teen was dead until the next day.

Pa. trooper killing suspect still on run 15 days after ambush

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:32

Pa. trooper killing suspect still on run 15 days after ambushAuthorities hunting for a survivalist suspected of killing a state trooper at a police barracks remained in the thick woods near his parents' house Saturday to further narrow down the search area more than two weeks after the ambush.


Girl, 8, critically injured by pit bull in Del.

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:29
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Delaware authorities say an 8-year-old girl received life-threatening injuries when she was mauled by her family's pit bull.