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Search off Hawaii finds life rafts but no sign of 12 Marines

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 08:00

RETRANSMIT FOR IMPROVED TONING - A search vessel cruises the waters off the beach at Haleiwa, Hawaii, Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. Two Marine helicopters carrying 12 crew members collided off the island of Oahu during a nighttime training mission, and rescuers are searching a debris field in choppy waters, military officials said. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)HONOLULU (AP) — Authorities searching the area where two Marine helicopters crashed off Hawaii have found some life rafts that were carried aboard the aircraft, but still no sign of the 12 crew members who were on board.


Trader Joe's recalls raw cashew pieces over possible salmonella contamination

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 07:56

Trader Joe's recalls raw cashew pieces over possible salmonella contaminationTrader Joe's is recalling its store-brand raw cashew pieces over possible salmonella contamination.


Fmr. Lions coach Jim Schwartz arrives in Philadelphia, expected to be Eagles defensive coordinator

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 07:42

Fmr. Lions coach Jim Schwartz arrives in Philadelphia, expected to be Eagles defensive coordinatorAction News has learned there's a strong possibility the Philadelphia Eagles will name former Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz as defensive coordinator.


Young man found frozen thanks those who saved his life

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 07:37

Young man found frozen thanks those who saved his lifeA doctor's hunch and a hospitals' determination bring a frozen man back to life.


Utah officer was paying off cancer bills when he was killed

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 07:35

Police talk at the scene of an officer-involved shooting, in Holladay, Utah, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016. Utah police officer Douglas Barney was killed Sunday, after he was shot by a suspect who was later killed by police. (Scott Sommerdorf/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP) DESERET NEWS OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDITSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The veteran Utah police officer who was shot to death over the weekend was working overtime to pay for his cancer treatments when he encountered a fugitive who went missing from a drug rehab center for parolees, officials said.


St. Louis police identify suspected robber killed by officer

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 07:25
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police identified the 52-year-old man killed by an officer after a reported fast-food restaurant robbery.

Orange County residents turn kitchen scraps to power source

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 07:19
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Some Orange County residents are learning how citrus peels, lawn clippings — even chicken bones — have a second life as a clean energy source.

Man arrested in fatal stabbing with replica Civil War sword

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 07:18
SPLUNGE, Miss. (AP) — Authorities have arrested an Alabama man accused of fatally stabbing another man with a replica Civil War sword after a fight at a mobile home in Mississippi.

Eagles Co-Founder Glenn Frey, Who Sang 'Take It Easy,' Dies

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 07:03

Eagles Co-Founder Glenn Frey, Who Sang 'Take It Easy,' DiesGlenn Frey, who co-founded the Eagles and with Don Henley became one of history’s most successful songwriting teams with such hits as “Hotel California” and “Life in the Fast Lane,” has died. Frey, who was 67, died of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia, the band said on its website. “The Frey family would like to thank everyone who joined Glenn to fight this fight and hoped and prayed for his recovery,” a statement on the band’s website said.


Support leg breaks as SpaceX rocket lands on ocean barge

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 06:57

This undated artist rendering provided by NASA shows the Jason-3 satellite. The latest in a series of U.S.-European satellites designed to detect ocean events like El Nino is scheduled for launch Sunday, Jan. 17, from California. If successful, the Jason 3 satellite will continue more than two decades of sea level measurements. (NASA via AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — After successfully delivering a U.S.-European ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit, a Space X rocket made a hard landing on a floating barge in the roiling Pacific, breaking a support leg and toppling over.


Homeless suspect surrenders in slaying of shelter worker

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 06:52
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A homeless man suspected of killing a shelter worker and wounding another a day after he was evicted has surrendered to police.

Delaware man charged with 6th DUI after traffic stop

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 06:49
LAUREL, Del. (AP) — Police have charged a Delaware man with his sixth DUI after he was stopped for speeding.

Lowe's will drop joint-venture business in Australia

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 06:37
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Lowe's says it's getting out of a joint venture that runs more than 60 home-improvement stores in Australia.

Emergency responder dies after helping teen daughter in crash in New Jersey

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 06:30

Emergency responder dies after helping teen daughter in crash in New JerseyCaptain Danielson was on duty Saturday when a call came in at about 3:30 p.m. for a crash on Route 206 near the Byram/Andover line, said Chief Danielson, when he learned his 19-year-old daughter was involved.


Homeless shelter shooting suspect ID'd; remains at large

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 06:15

Suspect in double shooting at homeless shelter in custodyThe man wanted for killing one homeless shelter worker, and wounding another, has been identified.


Popular Bridgeton tavern reduced to rubble after fire

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 06:14

Popular Bridgeton tavern reduced to rubble after fireA popular tavern that has been a part the Bridgeton community for hundreds of years is now just a pile of rubble.


Strong possibility Eagles will name Jim Schwartz as defensive coordinator

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 06:03

Fmr. Lions coach Jim Schwartz arrives in Philadelphia, expected to be Eagles defensive coordinatorAction News has learned there's a strong possibility the Philadelphia Eagles will name former Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz as defensive coordinator.


Who's defending Bill Cosby? A look at his criminal team

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 05:58

In this Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015 photo Bill Cosby, center, accompanied by his attorneys Brian McMonagle, left, and Monique Pressley, arrives at court to face a felony charge of aggravated indecent assault, in Elkins Park, Pa. The attorneys hired to defend Cosby in the sex-assault case are a study in contrasts. McMonagle, 57, is expected to lead the defense arguments inside the courtroom when Cosby, 78, returns to court Feb. 2 in a crucial bid to have the case dismissed. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — At his only criminal court appearance to date, aging TV icon Bill Cosby stumbled past a scrum of photographers while two lawyers held him up on either side, walking him into a suburban Philadelphia courtroom.


U.S. marks MLK holiday with speeches, service, Oscar boycott

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 05:49

Members of the Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir perform during the 30th Annual Brooklyn Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. in the Brooklyn borough of New YorkBy Rich McKay ATLANTA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama packed books for schoolchildren on Monday to commemorate slain civil rights leader the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., and King's daughter said his dream of equality had yet to be realized. The visit by the president and first lady Michelle Obama to a Washington school was among a raft of speeches, tributes and parades on the 30th anniversary of the U.S. holiday commemorating King. Bernice King, daughter of the Nobel Peace Prize winner, told a standing room-only crowd at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, where her father had preached, that blacks faced the erosion of voting rights, environmental injustice and rising gun deaths.


Sheriff: Ohio police officer found dead; suspect in custody

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 05:30
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man whose ex-girlfriend reported that he was armed and looking to kill police was in custody on Monday suspected in the death of an officer whose body was found behind the municipal building of a small Ohio town, authorities said.