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SFPD continues search for missing toddler after mother found dead

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 11:10

SFPD continues search for missing toddler after mother found deadPolice said a missing toddler's mother was found dead at John McLaren Park in San Francisco Friday, but aren't releasing details about how she died at this time. They continue to search for her missing toddler, 2-year-old Arianna Fitts.


World Bank: China's growth to ease to 6.7 % in 2016

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 10:35
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — China will remain the main driver of growth in Asia this year despite its prolonged slowdown, helped by sustained expansions in other developing countries in the region, the World Bank said Monday.

Small plane crashes on Long Island street, 2 hurt

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 10:30
BAYPORT, N.Y. (AP) — A pilot and a passenger were injured when a single-engine airplane heading to upstate New York crashed on a street in a residential area on Long Island shortly after taking off from a nearby airport.

Schwarzenegger ally's son freed from California prison

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 10:25

FILE - This April 7, 2016 file photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Esteban Nunez. Nunez, the son of former California state Assembly speaker Fabian Nunez, was freed from prison after his manslaughter sentence in the stabbing death of college student Luis Santos in San Diego was significantly reduced in 2011 by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. The CDCR said Sunday, April 10, 2016, that Esteban Nunez was released to parole supervision. (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP, File)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The son of a former California state Assembly speaker has been freed from prison after his manslaughter sentence was dramatically reduced in 2011 by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, prison officials said Sunday.


Trump calls Boston Globe "worthless" in response to satire

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 10:05

This image shows a portion of a satirical front page of The Boston Globe published on the newspaper's website on Saturday, April 9, 2016. The editorial board of The Boston Globe used the parody to express its uneasiness with a potential Donald Trump presidency. (The Boston Globe via AP)BOSTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has derided The Boston Globe as "stupid" and "worthless" in response to a satirical front page printed by the newspaper Sunday that lampoons a potential Trump presidency.


Retired NFL star Will Smith shot dead in New Orleans

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 10:01

Cardell Hayes is seen in a booking photo released by the New Orleans Police DepartmentInvestigators were trying to determine whether the shooting, which also wounded Smith's wife, was a case of road rage or whether there was some other motive, police said. The suspect, Cardell Hayes, 28, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, the New Orleans Police Department said in a Twitter message. "Our investigation continues as to the motive of this shooting and whether or not Smith and Hayes knew each other prior to this incident," Police Superintendent Michael Harrison said during a news conference on Sunday.


Man critical after being shot in head in Port Richmond

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 09:36

Man critical after being shot in head in Port RichmondA man is critical after being shot in the head in Philadelphia's Port Richmond section.


Goat roams strip mall, walks into Calif. Starbucks

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 09:14

Goat roams strip mall, walks into Calif. StarbucksTo many people's surprise, a goat appears to have needed a caffeine fix when it wandered into a Starbucks in Northern California.


Teen, 3-year-old among 5 killed in California head-on crash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 09:07

In this April 9, 2016 photo provided by KCRA-TV, an investigator views the wreckage of a Honda Civic that slammed head-on into an oncoming Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, killing all five occupants, on a two-land highway in Rio Vista, Calif., about 40 miles southwest of Sacramento.(Tom Miller/KCRA-TV via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT TV OUTRIO VISTA, Calif. (AP) — A 3-year-old child and a teenager were among the five people killed when their small car slammed into an oncoming pickup truck on a two-lane highway in Northern California, authorities said Sunday.


UK's Daily Mail circles Yahoo

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 08:55

FILE - This Jan. 14, 2015, file photo shows a sign outside Yahoo's headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. The owner of Britain’s Daily Mail is in early discussions over a bid for ailing U.S. internet company Yahoo. The Wall Street Journal first reported Sunday, April 10, 2016, that the media company is speaking with private equity firms about an offer. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)The owner of Britain's Daily Mail is in early discussions over a bid for the ailing U.S. internet company Yahoo.


Bryan Colangelo named 76ers President of Basketball Operations

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 08:35

Bryan Colangelo named 76ers President of Basketball OperationsThe Philadelphia 76ers have named Bryan Colangelo as President of Basketball Operations replacing Sam Hinkie, the team announced Sunday.


Police ID woman found dead inside car in Salem County creek

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 08:05

Police ID woman found dead inside car in Salem County creekPolice say a 60-year-old woman was found dead inside a car after she accidentally crashed into a creek in Carneys Point Township, New Jersey.


Jury selection set in case of man accused in hot SUV death

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 07:59
ATLANTA (AP) — Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in the case of a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler to die in a hot SUV.

Woman shot in Bucks County; suspect in custody

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 07:57

Woman shot in Bucks County; suspect in custodyPolice say a man is in custody after a shooting that left a woman injured in Bucks County.


Retired NFL star Will Smith shot dead in New Orleans

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 07:38

Former American footballer Will Smith shot dead in New OrleansBy Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - Will Smith, a prominent member of the New Orleans Saints team that won the NFL's Super Bowl in 2010, was killed by a gunman who shot the retired football player after ramming his car near the city's famed French Quarter, police said on Sunday. Investigators were trying to determine whether the shooting, which also wounded Smith's wife, was a case of road rage or whether there was some other motive, police said. The suspect, Cardell Hayes, 28, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, the New Orleans Police Department said in a Twitter message.


DA: Weather likely a factor in crash that killed 3-year-old girl in Lehigh County

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 07:37

 Weather likely a factor in crash that killed 3-year-old girl in Lehigh CountyAn eastern Pennsylvania prosecutor says weather conditions likely played a role in a crash that claimed the life of a 3-year-old girl.


Driver flees after crashing into Bensalem home

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 07:36

Driver flees after crashing into Bensalem homePolice in Bucks County are searching for the driver who crashed into a Bensalem home early Sunday morning.


Aunt hopeful missing San Francisco toddler will be found

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 07:31

This undated photo released by the San Francisco Police Department shows Arianna Fitts. Police in San Francisco say they're looking for Arianna Fitts whose mother, Nicole Fitts, was found slain Friday, April 8, 2016, after being reported missing a week earlier. (San Francisco Police Department via AP)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The sister of a woman found slain last week and whose 2-year-old girl is missing said Sunday she is hopeful her niece will be found safe.


Police investigate death in West Conshohocken home

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 07:19

Police investigate death in West Conshohocken homeAction News has learned of a death investigation in West Conshohocken.


Willett wins the Masters after Spieth collapses

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 07:18

Willett wins the Masters after Spieth collapsesDanny Willett has won the Masters after a stunning collapse by Jordan Spieth.