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Search resumes in Virginia for pilot of crashed U.S. fighter plane

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 00:41
Search resumed on Thursday for the pilot of a Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C fighter that crashed in mountainous western Virginia, officials said. The plane went down on Wednesday in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests about 100 miles (160 km) southwest of Washington, sending up a thick plume of smoke. More than 100 police and rescue personnel searched the rugged area on Wednesday, backed by helicopters and other aircraft, Massachusetts' Barnes Air National Guard Base said in a statement. The single-seat, twin-engine plane was part of the 104th Fighter Wing of the Massachusetts Air National Guard, stationed at the Barnes base in Westfield, Massachusetts.

Source: Joan Rivers hospitalized in critical condition

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 00:34

 Joan Rivers hospitalized, upgraded to stableComedienne Joan Rivers is hospitalized in critical condition, a law enforcement source tells ABC News.


Sources ID survivor of Philly abductions, stabbings

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 00:33

Buckets similar to anchors on Schuylkill River bodies foundInvestigators say drug gangs may be at the center of a case in which three victims were abducted, stabbed and thrown in the Schuylkill River.


Israeli police find body in search for missing U.S. student

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 00:32

Concern Growing For New Jersey Yeshiva Student Missing In IsraelIsraeli police and volunteers found a body near a forest in Jerusalem on Thursday while searching for a 23-year-old American student who went missing last week, but said no formal identification had yet been made. Aaron Sofer, a Jewish seminary student from New Jersey, vanished on Friday while walking in woods not far from Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust museum, Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said. In June, three Israeli seminary students, all teenagers, were kidnapped while hitch-hiking in the occupied West Bank, some 30 km (20 miles) south of Jerusalem, and later found dead. The Palestinian militant group Hamas later acknowledged responsibility for the killings, which helped precipitate seven weeks of war between militants in Gaza and Israel that ended with an open-ended ceasefire on Tuesday.


USDA launches new dairy insurance program

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 00:30
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Dairy farmers squeezed in recent years by low milk prices and high feed costs can begin signing up next week for a new program replacing old subsidies that didn't factor in the price of corn.

Spokesman: Body found in Jerusalem forest is NJ man Aharon Sofer

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 00:25

 Body found in Jerusalem forest is NJ man Aharon SoferA police spokesman in Jerusalem has confirmed that a body found near a forest there is that of Lakewood, New Jersey man Aharon Sofer.


US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 00:12
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus.

Texas abuzz about possible Perry-Cruz 2016 battle

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 00:07

In this Aug. 8, 2014 photo Governor Rick Perry pauses as he addresses attendees at the 2014 Red State convention in Fort Worth, Texas. Two Texans, one White House. Is the 2016 Republican campaign trail big enough? After plummeting from a front-runner to political punchline three years ago, Governor Perry appears poised to run again _ hoping to convince conservatives he can better cope with the national spotlight. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two Texans, one White House. Is the 2016 Republican campaign trail big enough?


10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 23:44

10ThingsToSee - Hotel security officers guard at an entrance door of a hotel room set aside for relatives or friends of passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, in Beijing, China Wednesday, March 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.


CDC worker flown home to US over Ebola concerns

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 23:40
ATLANTA (AP) — A CDC staff member who worked in close proximity to someone infected by the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa has been flown by charter jet back home to Atlanta to monitor potential symptoms, officials said Thursday.

In town halls, U.S. lawmakers hear voter anger over illegal migrants

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 23:39

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Hensarling speaks during the testimony of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Cordray in WashingtonBy Gabriel Debenedetti DALLAS (Reuters) - When Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling sat down with colleagues and constituents at a recent Chamber of Commerce lunch in Dallas, the first question he faced was whether Congress planned to address immigration policy and a burgeoning border crisis. While he was optimistic about long-term prospects for dealing with border security and immigration, he said, "between now and the end of this Congress, I'm a little less sanguine about it." It has been a question heard repeatedly by lawmakers this month in "town hall" district meetings punctuated - and sometimes dominated - by concerns and angry outbursts over immigration policy and the crisis caused by a flood of child migrants at the southwestern border in recent months.


Fall, head trauma killed Russian hiker

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 23:25
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say a 20-year-old Russian man found dead in Grand Teton National Park died of blunt force trauma from a fall.

Man accused of spreading HIV intentionally

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 23:15

Man accused of spreading HIV intentionallyA California man, with strong ties to the Central Valley, is being accused of spreading HIV intentionally.


Broken engagement leads to reception-turned-fundraiser

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 23:13

Broken engagement leads to reception-turned-fundraiserWhat do you do if your wedding engagement falls apart? Do you cry, turn to despair or retreat?


Man arrested after friend's Russian roulette death

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 23:11
VERNON, Conn. (AP) — A man fatally shot himself in the head earlier this month during a game of Russian roulette that was seen by a friend during a video chat, according to an arrest warrant affidavit released this week.

Flight returns, 2 women facing charges

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 23:08

Canadian Forces CF-18 fighter jets take part in military exercises near Keflavik, IcelandTORONTO (AP) — Two Canadian women are facing charges after authorities say they drank their duty free alcohol in the flight's bathroom, triggered the fire alarm with a cigarette and got into a fight each other, forcing a Sunwing flight bound for Cuba to return to Toronto under a military escort.


FBI probes hacking attack on JPMorgan, 1 other bank

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 22:57

FBI probes hacking attack on JPMorgan, 1 other bankThe FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase and at least one other bank, according to reports citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter.


Body found in Jerusalem forest where NJ man vanished

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 22:48

 Body found in Jerusalem forest is NJ man Aharon SoferA body has been found in a Jerusalem forest where Lakewood, New Jersey man Aharon Sofer vanished, a local official says.


Ohio driver accused of hot-bus punishment resigns

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 22:34
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio school bus driver has resigned after being accused of making elementary-age students sit with the windows up in hot weather as a punishment.

U.S. rapper Pras Michel heads to North Korea for wrestling match

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 22:05
By James Pearson SEOUL (Reuters) - American rapper Pras Michel, who topped the charts in the 1990s with his band the 'Fugees', and is a friend of President Barack Obama, heads to North Korea on Friday to watch a wrestling match hosted by a Japanese politician and former pro wrestler. The trip comes six months after a series of visits to the isolated country by flamboyant NBA star Dennis Rodman, who made headlines when he watched a basketball match and shared drinks and cigars with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. "Honestly, I don't know if Obama knows I'm going to North Korea.