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Funeral set for 2nd NYPD officer killed in ambush

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 23:13
NEW YORK (AP) — The second of two New York City police officers to be buried after a daylight ambush will be mourned at a funeral this weekend.

Funeral set for 2nd NYPD officer killed in ambush

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 23:13
NEW YORK (AP) — The second of two New York City police officers to be buried after a daylight ambush will be mourned at a funeral this weekend.

Settlement reached in horse deaths caused by tainted feed

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 23:09

FILE- In this Dec. 16, 2014 file photo, Ava Exelbirt hugs one of the remaining horses at the Masterpiece Equestrian Center in Davie, Fla., Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Ava lost the horse she rode to poisoned feed. The Masterpiece Equestrian Center, where 22 horses were poisoned by tainted feed, has reached a settlement with the company that produced and sold the feed. Andy Yaffa, the attorney representing the equestrian center and the owners of 20 of the horses said Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, that the terms of the settlement are confidential, but his clients will be able to care for their ailing horses and purchase new horses. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File)MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida equestrian center where 22 horses were poisoned by tainted feed has reached a settlement with the company that produced and sold the feed.


Sex trafficking shelter filled with survivor tales

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 23:03
BALTIMORE (AP) — Squatting in the grass and squinting in the sun, 25-year-old Song takes in the scene: a greenhouse, a farm, rows of heirloom tomatoes, clusters of herbs and flowering zucchini, squash and cucumber plants.

Police: Man jailed for Facebook police threats

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 22:51
MCDONALD, Pa. (AP) — A southwestern Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he posted Facebook comments encouraging people to kill police the same day a man fatally shot two New York City officers.

With no snow, governor can't promote snowmobiling

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 22:28
LOWVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is canceling his trip to a popular snowmobiling destination because of the lack of snow.

Italian premier: Evacuation of fire-ravaged Greek ferry is complete

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 22:23

 Evacuation of fire-ravaged Greek ferry is completeHelicopters defied high winds and stormy seas Monday to evacuate hundreds of passengers and staff from Greek ferry that caught fire off Albania. Five people died and survivors told of a frantic rush to escape the flames and pelting rain.


Authorities investigating after 4 found dead in Texas home

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 21:59

This image provided by WFAA-TV shows the scene outside of a home in Crowley,Texas, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, where officers responding to a report of a suicide attempt found four people dead inside, according to police. Authorities are still investigating. (AP Photo/WFAA-TV.com) MANDATORY CREDITCROWLEY, Texas (AP) — Officers responding to a report of a suicide attempt found four people dead inside a North Texas home Sunday afternoon, police said.


Unclear whether oil, objects found in sea linked to lost jet

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 21:40

Unclear whether oil, objects found in sea linked to lost jetAn Indonesian helicopter searching for the missing AirAsia jetliner saw two oily spots in the water Monday, and an Australian search plane spotted objects elsewhere in the Java Sea.


Hard to Find Missing Planes, Even With Advanced Technology

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 21:28
The search for AirAsia Flight QZ8501 has again drawn attention to how difficult it can be to find a missing plane despite advanced technology.

Death toll from Greek ferry fire now at 5

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 19:30

 Evacuation of fire-ravaged Greek ferry is completeThe Greek coast guard says the death toll from a fire on board a Greek ferry in the Adriatic between Albania and Italy has increased to five.


Child fatally struck by police cruiser in Franklin Township

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 19:25

Child fatally struck by police cruiser in Franklin TownshipA young boy, on his way to a sleepover, was struck and killed by a police cruiser while crossing the street with friends in Franklin Township, New Jersey.


2 officers hurt in fire, explosion at garage in Frankford

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 19:19

2 officers hurt in fire, explosion at garage in FrankfordTwo Philadelphia police officers are recovering from injuries they sustained while responding to a garage fire.


Burglary suspect shot by apartment resident in Bensalem, police say

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 18:41

Burglary suspect shot by apartment resident in Bensalem, police sayPolice say a burglary suspect is hospitalized in critical condition after being shot by a resident at an apartment complex in Bensalem.


Chris Rock and wife Malaak Compton-Rock headed for divorce

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 18:11
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Rock filed for divorce from his wife Malaak Compton-Rock, a statement from his representative confirmed Sunday.

Nevada goats help eat, recycle Christmas trees

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 17:53

Several goats munch on a pine tree in Reno on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2015. They are owned by Vince Thomas, founder of Goat Grazers, who along with his 40 goats are teaming up with the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District to help recycle Christmas trees and keep them out of landfills. (AP Photo/Reno Gazette-Journal, Marcella Corona)RENO, Nev. (AP) — Goats are known to eat just about anything, but it didn't dawn on Vince Thomas until recently that the menu might include Christmas trees.


Grand Ole Opry's Little Jimmy Dickens hospitalized

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 15:30

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2006 file photo, Grand Ole Opry star Little Jimmy Dickens arrives at the 40th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Dickens has been hospitalized with an undisclosed illness. Jessie Schmidt, a publicist for the Opry, said in a news release Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, that Dickens was admitted to a Nashville-area hospital on Dec. 25 and that he's in "critical care." (AP Photo/Chitose Suzuki, File)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grand Ole Opry legend Little Jimmy Dickens has been hospitalized with an undisclosed illness.


A look at Mayor de Blasio's successes, challenges

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 14:38

 an open rebellion from police officers who don’t believe the mayor supports them. (AP Photo/Vanessa A. Alvarez, File)Bill de Blasio, New York City's first Democratic mayor in a generation, is in the final days of his first year in office. A look back at his successes and challenges from 2014:


Police boss: Less rhetoric, more dialogue needed

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 13:21

Police officers turn their backs as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the funeral of New York City police officer Rafael Ramos in the Glendale section of Queens, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York. Ramos and his partner, officer Wenjian Liu, were killed Dec. 20 as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, later killed himself. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)NEW YORK (AP) — A day after the funeral of one of two police officers gunned down in their patrol car, the city's police commissioner called Sunday for a "lot less rhetoric and a lot more dialogue" to defuse the tension between police officers and the population they protect.


An old plant, tainted land, and worried homeowners

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 13:02
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Developer Richard Green had nearly everything in place to build upscale homes on the heavily polluted land next to an old electronic components plant in the mountains outside Asheville. All he needed was a permit.