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Doctor offers to help Fresno woman with facial reconstruction to fix birth defect

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:56

Doctor offers to help Fresno woman with facial reconstruction to fix birth defectAni Kalboune enjoys making her clients look good when they sit in her chair at a Fresno hair salon. But looking at her own reflection in the mirror has been difficult at times.


Hateful words causing pain and frustration at Clovis High

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:08

Hateful words causing pain and frustration at Clovis HighLast week, racist graffiti was found scribbled on the walls of a bathroom and some students say it's part of a bigger problem.


New evidence and family drama during trial of Fresno man accused of killing 2 brothers

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:05

New evidence and family drama during trial of Fresno man accused of killing 2 brothersDomenek Greenberry is on trial for shooting and killing brothers Denzel and Willie Ford. But on Monday, new evidence shows there was a fourth gun involved.


Many Vietnam vets say they support lifting of arms embargo

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 09:45

In this image made from a May 23, 2016, video, Army veteran Willie Guzman, who served in Vietnam from 1969 to 1971, talks to a reporter in Marietta, Ga., as he says that, as commander in chief, President Barack Obama had the right to lift the half-century-old arms embargo against Vietnam. (AP Photo/Johnny Clark)CHICAGO (AP) — The way Terry Neilen sees it, lifting the ban on U.S. arms sales to Vietnam makes sense in the face of China's growing influence in the region.


Arizona city bars Satanic Temple prayer at council meeting

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 09:27
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Officials say Scottsdale will bar the Satanic Temple from leading a scheduled prayer at a City Council meeting in July.

New statewide poll reveals Clinton strength

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 09:27

New statewide poll reveals Clinton strengthIn addition to Hillary Clinton supporters, Bill Clinton's appearance in Fresno also drew loyal supporters of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump.


Alarming new details in the sex assault case against a former teacher turned cop in the North Valley

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 09:20

Alarming new details in the sex assault case against a former teacher turned cop in the North ValleyLos Banos police officer Dusty Norris is charged with having a sexual relationship with a student.


Victims in Planned Parenthood attack say it was preventable

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 09:13
DENVER (AP) — Victims of a mass shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic say more should have been done to prevent the attack, given the long history of violence against the reproductive health organization.

New report says health facilities attacked in 19 countries

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 08:53
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Deliberate or indiscriminate attacks have decimated health facilities, killed medical workers and patients, and deprived countless civilians of care in 19 countries during 2015 and the first three months of 2016, a coalition of more than 30 health and humanitarian organizations said in a new report released Monday.

Former president Bill Clinton campaigns for Hillary at Fresno State

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 08:48

Former president Bill Clinton campaigns for Hillary at Fresno StateFormer president Bill Clinton reached out to Valley voters Monday. He took Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign to Fresno State.


Parlier High basketball coach, arrested on sex charges, out on bail

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 08:44

Parlier High basketball coach, arrested on sex charges, out on bailA Parlier High School basketball coach arrested for having sex with a minor this weekend is out on bail.


Official: Feds investigate Virginia gov's campaign donations

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 08:38

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2016 file photo, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe gestures as he delivers his State of the Commonwealth Address before a joint session of the 2016 Virginia Assembly at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. A U.S. law enforcement official says Gov. McAuliffe is a subject of a federal investigation looking at donations to his gubernatorial campaign. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly about an ongoing investigation. CNN first reported the story Monday, May 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is a subject of a federal investigation looking at donations to his gubernatorial campaign, according to a U.S. law enforcement official.


Subscription box made by Fresno company aims at helping traveling women dress well

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 08:30

Subscription box made by Fresno company aims at helping traveling women dress wellEvery day women across the country travel to their destinations with luggage, but a Fresno-based company wants to help you lose the baggage and still travel in style.


Inmate: Drew Peterson admitted to killing missing wife

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 08:19

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. Opening statements are to begin Monday, May 23, 2016, in Chester, Ill., in the murder-for-hire trial of Peterson, the former suburban Chicago police officer accused of plotting to kill the state's attorney who prosecuted Peterson in his third wife's death. (Illinois Department of Corrections via AP, File)CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — A prison inmate Drew Peterson is accused of enlisting to arrange the killing of a state's attorney says the imprisoned former suburban Chicago police officer also admitted to killing his missing fourth wife.


Indiana court hears woman's appeal of feticide conviction

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 08:12

FILE - In this March 30, 2015 file photo, Purvi Patel is taken into custody after being sentenced to 20 years in prison for feticide and neglect of a dependent on at the St. Joseph County Courthouse in South Bend, Ind. Attorneys for Patel will urge the Indiana Court of Appeals on Monday, May 23, 2016 to reverse her 2015 convictions on charges of feticide and neglect of a dependent resulting in death. The state's attorney general's office will defend the northern Indiana jury's decision. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDITINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana appeals court judges grilled an attorney for the state Monday over whether there was evidence a woman found guilty of neglect and feticide in a self-induced abortion knew she had given birth to a live child.


Pittsburgh man convicted in killings of Iowa lawmaker's sisters

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 08:08
Allen Darrell Wade was found guilty on all charges related to the deaths, including two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of robbery and three counts of theft, Alleghany County District Attorney spokesman Mike Manko said. Wade, 45, was charged with the murder of Susan and Sarah Wolfe, the sisters of Iowa state Representative Mary Wolfe. Mary Wolfe is a Democrat serving her third term in the Iowa House of Representatives.

Bensalem firefighter recovering after falling through roof battling fire

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 08:05

Bensalem firefighter recovering after falling through roof battling fireA firefighter injured after falling through a roof while battling a fire in Bucks County this past weekend is recovering in the hospital.


Resignations sought after goatee blocks grad from ceremony

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 08:02
AMITE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana chapter of the NAACP wants a school superintendent and three school board members to resign after a high school valedictorian was blocked from participating in graduation for refusing to shave his beard.

Flooding shuts down Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 08:01

Lanes reopen after flooding shuts down Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast PhiladelphiaHeavy rains have shut down a portion of the Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia.


Bus leaving church retreat flips, seriously injuring 6

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 08:00

People were injured after a small tour bus crashed and rolled over on highway 330 approximately 2 miles north of the 210 freeway Sunday, May 22, 2016. Both directions of the 330 are currently closed. Cause of the crash is under investigation. (Will Lester /The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin via AP) MANDATORY CREDITHIGHLAND, Calif. (AP) — A shuttle bus returning from a women's church retreat flipped over on a highway in California's San Bernardino Mountains, seriously injuring six people and leaving 14 others with minor injuries.