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Camp Lejeune Marine treated for shark bite off NC coast

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 09:04
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A Marine was bitten by a shark off the North Carolina coast last weekend, the eighth such attack in the past three weeks, medical personnel from Camp Lejeune said Monday.

Join the Action: Multi-alarm fire at Payless in Upper Darby

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 08:59

 Multi-alarm fire at Payless in Upper DarbyAction News viewers joined the action and sent in their photos of the multi-alarm fire at a Payless store in Upper Darby, Pa.


San Francisco status as 'sanctuary' criticized after slaying

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 08:51

Flowers and a candle lay on the ground following a vigil for Kathryn Steinle, Monday, July 6, 2015, on Pier 14 in San Francisco. Steinle was gunned down while out for an evening stroll at Pier 14 with her father and a family friend on Wednesday, July 1. (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The killing of a woman at a sightseeing pier has brought criticism down on this liberal city because the Mexican man under arrest was in the U.S. illegally, had been deported five times and was out on the streets after San Francisco officials disregarded a request from immigration authorities to keep him locked up.


Police: No suspect in disguised man's $75,000 Wal-Mart theft

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 08:47

In this July 4, 2015 frame from surveillance video provided by the Bristow Police Department, a man leaves with more than $75,000 from a Wal-Mart after disguising himself as an armored truck driver in Bristow, Okla. Authorities say the suspect walked to the cash office, signed for the deposit and walked out of the store. (Bristow Police Department via AP)BRISTOW, Okla. (AP) — Investigators were working Monday to identify a man who took more than $75,000 from an Oklahoma Wal-Mart after disguising himself as an armored truck driver.


UN: Goals helped lift 1 billion people from extreme poverty

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 08:40
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A 15-year effort to implement eight goals adopted by world leaders at the start of the new millennium has helped lift more than one billion people out of extreme poverty, enabled more girls to go to school than ever before, and brought unprecedented results in fighting diseases such as HIV/AIDS, the U.N. chief said Monday.

Deported man charged with murder in San Francisco shooting

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 08:36

Flowers and a candle form a makeshift memorial for shooting victim Kathryn Steinle on Pier 14 in San FranciscoA convicted felon who had been deported from the United States to Mexico five times was charged on Monday with murder in the shooting of a woman last week at a tourist area in San Francisco. Francisco Sanchez, 45, was arrested for the shooting of Kathryn Steinle, 32, last Wednesday evening. The case drew national attention after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during the weekend used the killing to decry U.S.-Mexico border security.


Homes, businesses evacued due to 4-alarm Upper Darby fire

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 08:30

Homes, businesses evacuated due to 4-alarm Upper Darby fireNearby homes and businesses have been evacuated after a 4-alarm fire broke out at a Payless shoe store in Upper Darby, Delaware County.


Fire breaks out in 3 buildings on Kentucky's Whiskey Row

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 08:29

Smoke billows out from a fire at a historic row in downtown Louisville, Ky., Monday, July 6, 2015. Some of the Whiskey Row properties were built in the 1850s and used for warehousing barrels of whiskey produced at area distilleries. (Pat McDonogh/The Courier-Journal via AP) NO SALES; MAGS OUT; NO ARCHIVE; MANDATORY CREDITLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Firefighters are working to extinguish a blaze affecting three buildings along Kentucky's historic Whiskey Row.


Upscale Idaho town threatened by fire urged to flee homes

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 08:26

A helicopter carries water to douse the fire that is burning above Bayview, Idaho, Monday, July 6, 2015. The wildfire in northern Idaho has destroyed several homes and forced about hundreds of residents in an upscale lakeside community to evacuate as it ballooned to more than 3 square miles Monday. (Kathy Plonka/The Spokesman-Review, via AP) MANDATORY CREDITBAYVIEW, Idaho (AP) — A wildfire in northern Idaho has destroyed at least six homes and forced about 300 residents in an upscale lakeside community to evacuate as it ballooned to more than 3 square miles Monday.


San Francisco prosecutors charge suspect with murder in waterfront killing of woman

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 08:16
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco prosecutors charge suspect with murder in waterfront killing of woman.

Homes, businesses evacued due to 3-alarm Upper Darby fire

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 08:10

Homes, businesses evacued due to 3-alarm Upper Darby fireNearby homes and businesses have been evacuated after a 3-alarm fire broke out at a Payless shoe store in Upper Darby, Delaware County.


Court overturns ex-Goldman Sachs programmer's conviction

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 07:35

FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2012, file photo, Sergey Aleynikov, center, exits Manhattan federal court in New York. A New York state judge on Monday, July 6, 2015, overturned the conviction of the former Goldman Sachs programmer for stealing confidential computer code — three years after a federal appeals court overturned his conviction on similar charges. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, File)NEW YORK (AP) — A New York state judge on Monday overturned the conviction of a former Goldman Sachs programmer for stealing confidential computer code — three years after a federal appeals court overturned his conviction on similar charges.


Native Americans protest proposed Arizona copper mine

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 07:23
Members of a Native American tribe in Arizona took to the roadways on Monday to protest against a proposal for a massive copper mine at a small town east of Phoenix, vowing to protect sacred lands. A small group from the San Carlos Apache tribe began a scheduled cross-country caravan to Washington, D.C., to try to persuade the U.S. Congress to save an area known as the Oak Flat campground near Superior, Arizona. “This is sacred land to us and what they are doing is a betrayal,” tribal elder Sandra Rambler said in a telephone interview from the caravan.

BMX pioneer Scot Breithaupt found dead; cause undetermined

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 07:21

In this 1976 photo provided by USA BMX, Scot Breithaupt leads the pack in a BMX bicycle race in Las Vegas. Scot Alexander Breithaupt, who organized bicycle races on dirt motorcycle courses in the early 1970s, becoming a founder of BMX and later a champion and one of the cycling sport's best known figures, died in Indio, Calif., authorities said Monday, July 6, 2015. (Courtesy Russ Okawa Archives/USA BMX via AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scot Alexander Breithaupt, who helped turn BMX bike racing from a backyard backwater into an international action sport, has died, authorities said Monday.


Dump truck overturns on Route 1 in Bear, Delaware

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 07:13

Dump truck overturns on Route 1 in Bear, DelawareAn overturned dump truck forced lane closures on a busy highway in Bear, Delaware.


Search resumes for 3 missing after boat capsizes on river

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 07:11

Authorities stand on a Louisville Metro Police Department boat, Sunday, July 5, 2015, on the Ohio River in Louisville, Ky. Authorities say at least three people were killed and multiple people are missing after a boat they were riding in hit the Clark Memorial Bridge and capsized in to the Ohio River on Saturday night. (Marty Pearl/The Courier-Journal via AP)LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Daria Raymore stared into the Ohio River, praying a shoe would float by, or a wallet, or some sign of the people she loved who were swallowed by the muddy, rushing water when their pontoon boat capsized.


3-alarm fire at Upper Darby shopping center

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 07:06

Homes, businesses evacued due to 3-alarm Upper Darby fireFirefighters are battling a 3-alarm blaze at an Upper Darby shopping center.


Judge: Los Angeles chief must take questions in shooting

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 07:05

FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2014 file photo, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck takes a question at the Paradise Baptist Church in Los Angeles during a community forum to discuss the Aug. 11 police shooting of 25-year-old Ezell Ford. A federal judge ruled Monday, July 6, 2015 that Beck must answer questions about the fatal officer-involved shooting of Ford, citing contradictions between the lawman's statements and a commission's finding that the shooting wasn't justified. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles police chief must answer questions about a high-profile officer-involved shooting of a black man last year, a federal judge ruled Monday, citing contradictions between the chief's statements and a commission's finding that the shooting wasn't justified.


AP: Bill Cosby said he got drugs to give women for sex

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 07:03

 Bill Cosby said he obtained drugs to give to women for sexBill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he got quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, and that he gave the sedative to at least one woman and "other people," according to documents obtained Monday by The Associated Press.


San Francisco mayor says 'concerned' over release of suspected gunman

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 06:59
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on Monday expressed concern about the release of a convicted felon who had been deported from the United States to Mexico five times and is now being held in fatal shooting of a woman last week. Francisco Sanchez, 45, who was arrested for the shooting of 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle last Wednesday evening, drew national attention after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump over the weekend used the killing to decry U.S.-Mexico border security. Dozens of so-called sanctuary cities across the U.S. limit the assistance they provide to federal immigration authorities aiming to apprehend or deport individuals.