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Fire damages townhome under construction in Marple Twp., Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 23:05

Fire damages townhome under construction in Marple Twp., Pa.Fast-moving flames damaged a townhouse under construction in Marple Township, Delaware County.


3 hurt, 4 homes destroyed in large fire in Burlington City, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 23:01

3 hurt, 4 homes destroyed in large fire in Burlington City, N.J.Action News is told three people have been hurt and a nearby elementary school closed for the day, after a large fire destroyed four homes in Burlington City, N.J.


Which Wheaton? Hate mail rekindles confusion of 2 colleges

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 22:59

In this Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 photo, runners make their way along a sidewalk on the campus of Wheaton College, in Norton, Mass. More than 1,000 miles away there's another Wheaton College, in Wheaton, Ill. Though people often confuse the schools, the two aren't related. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)NORTON, Mass. (AP) — The angry emails came in a flurry to the president's office at Wheaton College, a small, picturesque campus near Boston. But they all shared one simple mistake. They were sent to the wrong Wheaton.


Fiat Chrysler recalls SUVs for 2nd time to fix wiring

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 22:48
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 389,000 Jeep and Dodge SUVs in the U.S. for a second time because an electrical short in the sun visors can cause fires.

Kendrick Lamar to receive key to Compton

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 21:59

Kendrick Lamar to receive key to ComptonA big honor for musician Kendrick Lamar - the Compton native will be receiving the key to the city next month.


Huge new thermal bath-and-spa complex opens in Bucharest

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 21:58

In this picture taken on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, a man checks his mobile phone while waiting to enter a newly opened thermal bath and spa complex in Balotesti commune, north of Bucharest, Romania. Austrian A-Heat Group has opened a giant thermal bath and spa complex in Romania which it says is the largest in Europe. The facility, offering indoor and outdoor pools, saunas and other leisure activities, covers 25-hectares (62 acres). (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru) ROMANIA OUTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Austria's A-Heat Group has opened a giant thermal bath-and-spa complex in Romania that it says is the largest in Europe.


Lawyer: Video disputes Baltimore police account of shooting

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 21:55
BALTIMORE (AP) — A lawyer for a man shot by Baltimore police in 2013 says a newly obtained video of the encounter contradicts an officer's account of the circumstances leading up to the shooting.

Police: Woman had 50 pounds of pot in foosball table

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 21:49
LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a Canadian woman has been caught trying to smuggle more than 50 pounds of marijuana into western New York by hiding it in a foosball table.

US producer prices fell 0.2 percent in December, reflecting a big drop in energy prices

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 21:40
WASHINGTON (AP) — US producer prices fell 0.2 percent in December, reflecting a big drop in energy prices.

US retail sales fell 0.1 pct. in Dec.; low gas prices drove decline as holiday shoppers cut back

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 21:32
WASHINGTON (AP) — US retail sales fell 0.1 pct. in Dec.; low gas prices drove decline as holiday shoppers cut back.

Jeb Bush to win endorsement of South Carolina Sen. Graham

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 21:31
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican president candidate Jeb Bush has scored the endorsement of South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham.

Speeding car hits 2 New York police cars, 4 officers hurt

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 21:23
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a speeding car struck two New York City police cruisers, sending four officers to the hospital with minor injuries.

Man shot by deputy in Santa Clarita dies in hospital

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 21:20

Man shot by deputy in Santa Clarita dies in hospitalA man who was shot by a sheriff's deputy in Santa Clarita died at a hospital, authorities said.


2 Military Choppers Collide in Hawaii

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 20:43
Responders are searching for survivors.

Scandal-hit VW lags rise in European car sales

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 20:38

A Volkswagen Sport Coupe Concept GTE on display during the media day of the 94rd European Motor Show in Brussels on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)MILAN (AP) — Volkswagen lagged while other major automakers cashed in on record European car sales in December as the German company struggled with the fallout from its emissions-cheating scandal.


At least 2 hurt after accident involving school bus and ambulance in Brooklyn

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 20:37

At least 2 hurt after accident involving school bus and ambulance in BrooklynThe accident occurred on the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Bedford Avenue in Crown Heights. Westbound Atlantic Ave towards the Barclays Center is currently shut down.


AccuWeather: Rain on the Way!

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 20:23

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3 hurt, 4 homes destroyed in large fire in Burlington City, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 20:06

3 hurt, 4 homes destroyed in large fire in Burlington City, N.J.Action News is told three people have been hurt in a large fire that has destroyed four homes in Burlington City, N.J.


Donald Trump and Ted Cruz tangle in GOP Debate after Cruz insults 'New York values'

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 19:58

Donald Trump and Ted Cruz tangle in GOP Debate after Cruz insults 'New York values'The rivalry between the Republican Party's two leading candidates for president intensified in Thursday's debate, which featured the most rollicking action to date.


Woman says she was raped inside Port Authority by a man she met on online dating site

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 19:55

Woman says she was raped inside Port Authority by a man she met on online dating siteThe 28-year-old victim met the man, who identified himself on the dating site as "Jeffrey Kent," after she arrived on a bus at the terminal at around 4 p.m. Monday.