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Confederate's grave has wrong name; VA won't fix

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:58
ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) — A descendant of a Confederate soldier who died in a Civil War prison camp in New York says the wrong name is on his gravestone, and the Department of Veterans Affairs won't fix it.

Maine police searching for fake cops after marijuana robbery

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:48
By Dave Sherwood AUGUSTA Maine (Reuters) - Police are searching for three armed men who dressed as law enforcement officers to steal medical marijuana plants from a licensed grower in the small central Maine town of Winterport. Wearing outfits bearing a 'sheriff' insignia, American flag patches and tactical vests with the 'SWAT' logo, which real police said were widely sold online, normally to buyers seeking Halloween costumes, the three men stormed the grower's backyard garden on Sunday and were caught on surveillance video. ...

Treasury targets those tied to Pakistan extremists

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:38
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department is taking action against individuals and networks linked to two terrorist groups based in Pakistan.

Bill allows families to seek gun restraining order

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:18
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California would become the first state to allow family members to petition judges to take away relatives' guns if they are deemed to be dangerous under a bill facing a Tuesday deadline for action by the governor.

Records, photos of famed US WWII bombers go online

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:16

In this Sept. 18, 2014 photo, World War II veterans, from left, Earl McGuire, Jack Palmer and Tom Pelle talk about their service with the 307th Bombardment Group during a reunion in Santa Fe, N.M. Pelle and the few other remaining members of the 13th Air Force's famous 307th Bombardment Group, their family members and Ancestry.com’s military records site Fold3 are working to keep alive the group’s memory by collecting and digitizing thousands of photographs, military orders and other memorabilia. The records are being posted online as part of a searchable database. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Thousands of feet above the Pacific Ocean, the bullets were coming fast and the flak was flying. Japanese fighter planes whizzed around like bees as the American forces in their lumbering B-24 bombers tried everything to reach their targets, save fuel and stay airborne for the long trip home.


1 student shot; 2nd in custody at NC high school

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:11
ALBEMARLE, N.C. (AP) — Police say a student was shot after an argument at a central North Carolina high school just before school began.

Ex-governor's pension unaffected by conviction

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:36
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland's state pension of nearly $53,000 a year will not be affected by his second felony conviction.

Psych hospital nixes teen school stabbing suspect

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:30
UPPER ST. CLAIR, Pa. (AP) — A Pittsburgh-area psychiatric hospital has refused to treat a 16-year-old boy awaiting trial on charges he stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard at his western Pennsylvania high school in April.

Police: Woman killed while walking with daughter in Strawberry Mansion was targeted

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:25

 Woman killed while walking with daughter in Strawberry Mansion was targetedA woman was shot multiple times while out walking her dog with her teenage daughter in the Strawberry Mansion section of Philadelphia.


Shooing birds from bridge could cost millions

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:07

This 2012 photo released by the California Department of Transportation shows cormorant birds under the old eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in San Francisco. Transportation officials are trying to move hundreds of double-crested cormorants and other birds that nest in the 10,000-foot-long steel structure, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/California Department of Transportation, William Hall) MANDATORY CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Efforts to relocate protected birds so the old eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge can be torn down could cost the state more than $30 million, a newspaper said Monday.


Falcon has cataract surgery, gets new lenses

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:59
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A falcon in New Hampshire has undergone eye surgery to remove cataracts and has received new synthetic lenses.

Jim Gardner One-On-One with Philadelphia Orchestra's Yannick Nezet-Seguin

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:54

Jim Gardner One-On-One with Philadelphia Orchestra's Yannick Nezet-SeguinWe continue our One on One series, this time with one of the most extraordinary people I've met in a long time, Yannick Nezet-Seguin, the Music Director of the Philadelphia Orchestra.


AP PHOTOS: Rush-hour keeps billions on the move

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:37

In this Sept. 18, 2014, photo, train commuters hold on to the front and side of an overcrowded passenger train in Soweto, South Africa. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)On packed subways and crowded highways, billions of people participate in a short-distance population shift twice a day: the rhythmic ritual of the daily commute to and from work.


ECB under pressure as inflation falls again

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:31

French Economy and Industry Minister Emmanuel Macron, center, listens to the explanations of PSA Peugeot research director Gilles Le Borgne, left, as they watch the EB turbo pure tech engine during his visit to the PSA Peugeot Citroen headquarters in Paris, Tuesday Sept. 30, 2014. Watching at right is PSA Peugeot Citroen chairman Carlos Tavares. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)LONDON (AP) — Inflation across the 18 euro countries dipped further toward zero in September, piling pressure on the European Central Bank to pull the trigger on its biggest stimulus weapon — a large-scale program to create new money.


Missing realtor's body found in Arkansas

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 19:57

Missing realtor's body found in ArkansasPolice discovered the body of a missing Arkansas real estate agent in a shallow grave at a concrete company early Tuesday.


Police: Body of Arkansas real estate agent found

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 19:49

Missing realtor's body found in ArkansasPolice discovered the body of a missing Arkansas real estate agent in a shallow grave at a concrete company early Tuesday.


Off-duty police officer shoots suspect in Edgewater Park, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 19:40

Off-duty police officer shoots suspect in Edgewater Park, N.J.Police tell Action News the off-duty officer works for the Delanco Police Department. The suspect was critically injured.


Resident stabs robber during apartment burglary in Chinatown

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:17

Resident stabs robber during apartment burglary in ChinatownThe unlawful entry happened on the unit block of North 9th Street near Filbert Street in Chinatown at 1:00 a.m. Tuesday.


Albania borrows $150 million to improve power grid

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:10

A general view of a power distribution center in Tirana, Albania, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. The World Bank agreed to give Albania a $150 million (€118 million) loan to help the recovery of its power sector suffering from consumers’ non-payment and technical losses in distribution network. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The World Bank is lending Albania $150 million (€118 million) to help overhaul its dysfunctional state-run power sector and pay for electricity imports from other Balkan states.


Police officer shoots suspect in Edgewater Park, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:06

Off-duty police officer shoots suspect in Edgewater Park, N.J.The suspect was critically injured in the early morning shooting. A full investigation is underway.