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Cold front headed toward Glacier park fire zone

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 01:12
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A cold front is heading toward the Northern Rocky Mountains this weekend, giving firefighters hope for a break from the hot, dry and windy conditions that have hampered their efforts to contain a wildfire burning through Montana's Glacier National Park.

Man convicted in German student's death settles lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 00:53
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A man who is serving a 70-year prison sentence for killing a German exchange student in his garage has settled a lawsuit filed by the victim's family, in part by surrendering all his guns to the boy's parents.

Theater Survivor Describes 'Strange Calm' After 1st Gunshot

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 00:48
"I think it could have been any of us," Emily Mann said.

Obama Kicks Off Trip to Kenya, Says Africa Is 'On the Move'

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 00:48
The president kicks off his historic trip with a summit and family dinner.

New hunt for oil in Florida raises environmental concerns

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 00:00
MIAMI (AP) — Renewed hunts for oil in sensitive Florida ecosystems have environmental groups raising questions about the state's regulation of the oil and gas industry.

3 women arrested after purse snatching in Prices Corner

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 23:47

3 women arrested after purse snatching in Prices CornerThree women have been arrested following a purse snatching in the parking lot of a grocery store in Prices Corner, Delaware.


Killing may imperil possible gunpowder plant retrial

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 23:45

FILE - In this May 14, 2010 file photo, rescue vehicles stand outside the Black Mag gunpowder plant after an explosion at the plant killed two people in Colebrook, N.H. The owner of the plant, Craig Sanborn, 64, of Maidstone, Vt., was convicted of negligent homicide on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. In June 2015, the New Hampshire Supreme Court heard arguments appealing Sanborn's conviction. David Oldham, a key witness whose testimony helped convict Sanborn, was shot dead in a home invasion in July 2015. (AP Photo/Steve Legge, File)CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The owner of a gunpowder plant convicted in an explosion that left two workers dead could soon walk free after a home invasion left the key witness against him dead.


Magnitude 4.2 quake rattles inland Southern California

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 23:45
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude 4.2 earthquake rattled inland Southern California but there were no reports of damage or injury.

Hillary Clinton to testify before Benghazi panel in October

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 23:17

Hillary Clinton to testify before Benghazi panel in OctoberHillary Rodham Clinton will testify Oct. 22 before the House committee investigating the deaths of four Americans in the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, her presidential campaign said Saturday.


Anthropologist killed in crash left NY for jungle adventures

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 20:57

In this undated photo provided by Jean Sullivan, shows Nancy Sullivan, second from left, a well-known anthropologist and activist in Papua New Guinea in the southwest Pacific, who was killed in a crash last week on a New York highway. (Jean Sullivan via AP)ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — During her nearly quarter-century living in one of the most remote places on earth, Nancy Sullivan explored crocodile-infested rivers, endured numerous bouts of malaria and advocated for tribal societies threatened by encroaching development.


Pedestrian struck, killed near Millsboro, Del.

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 20:56

Pedestrian struck, killed near Millsboro, Del.A pedestrian was struck and killed early Saturday morning near Millsboro, Delaware.


Driver involved in crash with tow truck in Wilmington has died

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 19:48

Driver involved in crash with tow truck in Wilmington has diedThe driver involved in a crash with a tow truck in Wilmington, Delaware last week has died.


AccuWeather: A Warmer Weekend

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 19:27

 A Warmer WeekendMeteorologist Chris Sowers says hot and humid air is returning.


Survivor Says 'Strange Calm' After 1st Shot in Lafayette

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 18:26
"I think it could have been any of us," Emily Mann said.

Philadelphia restaurateur facing child porn charges

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 18:18

Philadelphia restaurateur facing child porn chargesA Philadelphia restaurateur is under arrest and charged as part of a federal child pornography investigation.


Police in Oklahoma say motive unclear in 5 fatal stabbings

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 17:06

This Friday, July 24, 2015 booking photo provided by the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office shows Robert Bever. A booking document filed by police in the Tulsa suburb of Broken Arrow, Okla., accuses Bever, of five counts of first-degree murder and a count of aggravated assault in the attack Wednesday night that left five family members dead. (Tulsa County Sheriff's Office via AP)BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — Police in Oklahoma say they have turned to social media posts for clues about the motive of a teenager accused in the stabbing deaths of his parents and three siblings during a late-night attack that left bodies strewn through the family's home.


California to review video targeting Planned Parenthood

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 16:35
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Attorney General Kamala Harris said Friday that she plans to review two undercover videos released by anti-abortion activists aimed at discrediting Planned Parenthood's procedures for providing fetal tissue to researchers, to see if any laws were broken.

AP Exclusive: Teen's killing by friend goes to special jury

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 15:50

In this Wednesday, July 22, 2015 photo, Regina Culver stands outside the window of her Billings, Mont., home through which her 17-year-old son shot and killed a friend who was knocking on her son's window late at night. Culver says she doesn't think criminal charges are warranted in a case that prosecutors plan to put before a special coroner's jury. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The parents of a Montana teenager who shot and killed a friend knocking on his bedroom window late at night say he shouldn't face criminal charges over what they describe as a tragic accident.


Quotations in the News

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 15:05
"That was a horrific scene in there — the blood on the floor, sticks in the seats (showing the trajectory of the bullets), the smell." — Louisiana State Police Col. Michael Edmonson after top officials got a look inside the movie theater in Lafayette where a gunman fatally shot two people and injured nine others.

Theater gunman built reputation as an angry provocateur

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 14:46

In this April 27, 2001 photo, Pub owner John Russell Houser walks down a street under a banner he is displaying to compare a recent LaGrange City Council decision to pull his alcohol license to Nazi tactics. Houser, 59, stood up about 20 minutes into the "Trainwreck" movie and fired first at two people sitting in front of him, then aimed his handgun at others Thursday, July 23, 2015, Police said Friday they found 13 shell casings.(Nat Gurley/LaGrange Daily News via AP)In 2014, facing eviction from his Alabama home, John Russell Houser set out to make sure no one else could ever live in that house. He poured concrete down the drains and cemented the fuse box shut. He splattered paint and human waste all over the walls.