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Reports: Eagles QB Nick Foles broke collarbone, LB DeMeco Ryans suffered Achilles tear

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 02:15

 Eagles QB Nick Foles cracks clavicle, LB DeMeco Ryans injures AchillesReports indicate that injuries to Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles and lineback DeMeco Ryans were more serious than initially thought.


Lower gas prices boost US SUV sales in October

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 02:11

This Oct. 1, 2014 photo shows Jeep, Dodge Ram and Chevrolet logos on signs at Bill DeLuca's dealerships in Haverhill, Mass. Chrysler, Nissan and Honda on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, all reported U.S. sales gains last month as low gas prices and booming SUV and pickup truck sales drove people into dealerships. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)DETROIT (AP) — Falling gas prices improved buyers' moods and boosted sales of SUVs and trucks in October.


Skip check-in; latest hotel room key is your phone

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 02:06

Skip check-in; latest hotel room key is your phoneHotels don't want guests to have to linger at the front desk — or even stop by at all. New programs are helping speed up the check-in process for busy travelers, or in at least one case, letting them go ...


Ebola nurse, Maine settle quarantine suit

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 02:05
By Dave Sherwood and Colleen Jenkins BRUNSWICK Maine/WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - The state of Maine and a nurse who had treated victims of the Ebola virus in West Africa reached a settlement deal on Monday, allowing her to travel freely in public but requiring her to monitor her health closely and report any symptoms. The settlement, filed in nurse Kaci Hickox's home town of Fort Kent, in Maine's far north, where she returned after being briefly quarantined in New Jersey, keeps in effect through Nov. 10 the terms of an order issued by a Maine judge on Friday. ...

Police: Teen killed man for not buying him beer

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 01:53
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old boy struck and killed a man with his car outside of a West Texas convenience store after the man refused to buy him beer.

Police testing rifle found at Frein hideout

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 01:53

Police testing rifle found at Frein hideoutPennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan says investigators are testing a .308 caliber rifle recovered from an abandoned airport hangar to determine if it is the weapon used to kill a trooper and critically wound another officer in the September ambush on a police barracks.


Wolf, Corbett cross Pennsylvania in final-day campaigning

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 01:44

Wolf, Corbett cross Pennsylvania in final-day campaigningDemocrat Tom Wolf and Republican Gov. Tom Corbett are heading across Pennsylvania in their final day of campaigning before voters decide who will be governor for the next four years.


Dutch killer van der Sloot stabbed in prison, lawyer claims

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 01:34

Joran van der SlootLIMA (Reuters) - The lawyer of convicted killer Joran van der Sloot said on Monday that the Dutch citizen had been stabbed repeatedly in a Peruvian prison in recent days, but local penitentiary authorities deny the attacks took place. Van der Sloot, the main suspect in the 2005 disappearance of U.S. teenager Natalee Holloway, was stabbed three times on Oct. 27 and then again in his kidney on Sunday in the Challapalca prison, his lawyer Maximo Altez told Reuters by telephone, without giving further details. ...


Police: Shotgun traps found in North Philadelphia home disabled

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 01:33

 Traps rigged to shotgun shells in North Philadelphia warehousePolice are at a warehouse in North Philadelphia after it was found to be booby-trapped with two shotguns.


Woman screamed, tried to escape kidnapper in Germantown, police say

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 01:28

Woman screamed, tried to escape kidnapper in Germantown, police sayPhiladelphia police say a woman forced into a car and kidnapped Sunday night tried to fight off her abductor.


Police: Shotgun traps found in North Philly home

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 01:14

 Shotgun traps found in North Philly homePolice are at a home in North Philadelphia after it was found to be booby-trapped with two shotguns.


Police: North Philly home booby-trapped with shotguns

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 01:07

 Shotgun traps found in North Philly homePolice are at a home in North Philadelphia after it was found to be booby-trapped with two shotguns.


Police: North Philly home boobie trapped with shotguns

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 01:01

 Shotgun traps found in North Philly homePolice: North Philly home boobie trapped with shotguns


P&G says it pays all tax after Argentina dust-up

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 00:43
Procter & Gamble says it pays all the taxes it owes in every country it operates, a day after Argentina claimed it suspended its operations in the country and accused the company of tax fraud.

Police: Ohio girl, 3, shot by 4-year-old brother

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 00:38

Close-up Crime SceneLORAIN, Ohio (AP) — Police say a 3-year-old Ohio girl is in critical condition after being shot in the head by her 4-year-old brother, who found a gun in a dresser.


Father, daughter charged in South Philadelphia baseball bat attack, shooting

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 00:06

Father, daughter charged in South Philadelphia baseball bat attack, shootingPolice have arrested and charged a father and daughter duo in a violent attack on a man in South Philadelphia that was caught on surveillance video.


Malware locks up computer files until ransom paid

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 00:02

Malware locks up computer files until ransom paidA new type of malicious software is spreading across the world. It locks up computer files until a ransom is paid.


Rare early season storm brings record-setting snowfall to Maine

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 23:40

heavy snowfall in the northeastern portions of MaineBy Dave Sherwood BRUNSWICK Maine (Reuters) - A rare early season snowstorm brought 50-miles-per-hour (80-kph) winds and record-breaking snowfall to parts of Maine overnight, leaving more than 140,000 homes and businesses without power on Monday. Governor Paul LePage declared a limited state of emergency as slippery driving conditions, downed trees and white-out conditions led to a spike in accidents and shut down many local roads. ...


Red Lobster goes back into its shell

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 23:38

This undated product image provided by Red Lobster shows its new Wood-Grilled Lobster, Shrimp and Salmon dish. Red Lobster on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 plans to announce another revamped menu that removes dishes including Spicy Tortilla Soup and a Wood-Grilled Pork Chop, while tacking on more dishes featuring lobster. (AP Photo/Red Lobster)NEW YORK (AP) — It turns out people go to Red Lobster for the seafood.


TroubleShooters: Car accident victim's wheelchair returned

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 23:29

 Car accident victim's wheelchair returnedA Delaware County man says he felt stranded without his power wheelchair. It was sent to a repair company but after months of waiting for it to be returned, he felt helpless - that is until Action News TroubleShooters got involved.