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Defendant in Jewish site shootings trial seeks postponement

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 02:27
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A white supremacist charged with killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City has asked a judge to postpone his murder trial after prosecutors finish presenting their case because evidence he wants mailed to him hasn't arrived.

2 shot outside apartments near Glenolden business

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 02:23

2 shot outside apartments near Glenolden businessTwo people were shot outside an apartment complex in Glenolden, Pa. on Tuesday.


UN: China arms firm sold $20M in weapons to South Sudan

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 02:13
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. panel of experts said that a major Chinese state-owned arms supplier sold more than $20 million of weapons to South Sudan's government last year, several months into the country's deadly internal conflict.

Court: Second Amendment also covers those in US illegally

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 02:10
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — People living in the United States illegally have a constitutional right to bear arms but are still barred from doing so by a separate law, a federal appeals court ruled.

3 shot outside apartments near Glenolden business

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 02:09

2 shot outside apartments near Glenolden businessThree people were shot outside an apartment complex in Glenolden, Pa. on Tuesday.


Suspect shot, killed by deputy at Chester County Justice Center; believed to be White House fence jumper

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 01:56

 White House fence jumper killed at Chester Co. Justice CenterAuthorities say a man who attacked a deputy at the Chester County Justice Center was shot and killed by another deputy on Tuesday.


Hearing delayed for man charged with killing 7 in 2 states

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 01:52
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A hearing for a man accused of killing seven people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania over a seven-week period has been postponed.

Police: Car driver cut off NYC casino bus before it crashed

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 01:47

A bus remains on the scene after crashing into a building in the Rego Park neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. The New York Fire Department says the Resorts World Casino bus driver swerved to avoid hitting a car when he crashed into the building Monday. (Judy Ausuebel via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — A driver who cut off a casino bus before it jumped a curb and slammed into a brick building, injuring six people, has been ticketed, police said Tuesday.


UN to 'act immediately' if South Sudan doesn't sign deal

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 01:42
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council says it is ready to "act immediately" if South Sudan's president doesn't sign a peace deal Wednesday.

Arkansas boy, 14, pleads not guilty in death of guardians

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 01:39
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy from central Arkansas pleaded not guilty Tuesday to two counts of capital murder in the July 21 shooting deaths of a couple who raised him as their grandson.

Shooting reported in area of business in Glenolden, Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 01:36

Shooting reported in area of business in Glenolden, Pa.Police are on the scene of a shooting in the area of a business in Glenolden, Pa.


U.S. Army nears high-stakes award for Humvee replacement

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 01:35
The U.S. Army is expected to award a contract on Tuesday for a new armored truck to replace thousands of aging Humvees, a long-awaited deal that could be worth up to $30 billion for the winning team. Analysts see specialty truck maker Oshkosh Corp as the top contender to win a contract to build 55,000 new Joint Light Tactical Vehicles, or JLTVs, given its record in cranking out thousands of tailor-made mine-resistant, ambush-protected all-terrain vehicles, or M-ATV for U.S. troops in Afghanistan. The Pentagon's Defense Acquisition Board, led by chief arms buyer Frank Kendall, met on Tuesday to review the acquisition strategy for the vehicles developed by the U.S. Army, clearing the way for the expected Army announcement.

UN chief says 422,000 besieged Syrians got no UN aid in July

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 01:32
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is accusing all parties in the Syrian conflict of "indiscriminate and disproportionate attacks" on civilians and says the U.N. and its partners couldn't deliver any food to 422,000 people in besieged areas in July.

Gunfire at Chester County Justice Center; at least one person shot

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 01:24

Gunfire at Chester County Justice Center; at least one person shotA violent confrontation at the Chester County Justice Center in West Chester has reportedly left a man and a sheriff;s deputy injured.


Shooting reported at business in Glenolden, Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 01:17

Shooting reported in area of business in Glenolden, Pa.Police and medics have responded to a business in Glenolden, Pa. for reports of a shooting.


Maryland sets first U.S. state profiling guidelines for police

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 01:13
Maryland's attorney general on Tuesday issued the first U.S. state guidelines that bar arbitrary police profiling of races and minority groups. The guidelines from Attorney General Brian Frosh are aimed at helping repair relations with minorities. The guidance comes amid a national and local debate about police treatment of minorities.

Large sinkhole shuts down Kensington road

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 01:11

Large sinkhole shuts down Kensington roadA large sinkhole has closed one road and is partially blocking another in the Kensington section of Philadelphia.


VIDEO: Witness describes Chesco shooting scene

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 01:03

 Witness describes Chesco shooting sceneWitness David Widdowson tells Action News what he heard and saw as the Chester County Justice Center was evacuated.


VIDEO: Witness describes Chesco courthouse shooting scene

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 01:00

 Witness describes Chesco shooting sceneWitness David Widdowson tells Action News what he saw as the Chester County Justice Center was evacuated.


Defendant denied New Hampshire prep school rape, wept: detective

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 00:59

A sign marks the entrance to St. Paul's School in ConcordA popular former student at an elite New Hampshire boarding school wept when a detective called him to say she wanted to interview him about allegations he raped a younger teenager and denied the charges, the detective testified on Tuesday. Owen Labrie, now 19, initially reacted to inquiries about the alleged May 2014 attack by emphasizing his accomplishments at St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire, said Concord Police Detective Julie Curtin during the fifth day of his trial. Labrie denied having had sex with the alleged victim, who was 15 at the time, Curtin said.