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Coaches Suspended in NJ High School Football Hazing Scandal

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 19:13
Seven players face criminal charges in the alleged hazing

U.S. hospitals gird for Ebola panic as flu season looms

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 19:04
By Bill Berkrot and Yasmeen Abutaleb NEW YORK (Reuters) - A young woman complaining of abdominal pain and nausea who had traveled to Africa arrived at a Long Island hospital fearful that she had contracted Ebola. She did not have the virus, but the pregnancy test was positive. The woman had been to South Africa, more than 3,400 miles (5,400 km) from the three West African countries enduring the worst Ebola outbreak on record, and the trip ended six weeks prior, or twice the potential incubation period for Ebola infection. "It tells you how ready for panic we can get ourselves," said Dr. ...

Police investigate deadly Trenton shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 18:40

Police investigate deadly Trenton shootingTrenton police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead.


UK adds Qatari financier to terror sanctions list

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 18:21
LONDON (AP) — The British government has banned a Qatari financier it accuses of funding al-Qaida from doing business in the U.K.

Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 14:18
HONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Ana was on course Saturday to miss Hawaii by more than a hundred miles while generating strong winds and heavy rains that prompted flash-flood warnings and lured surfers with high waves.

Crimefighters: Who killed Royon Price?

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 12:50

 Who killed Royon Price?A father from Camden is still reeling from the death of his son in February and a reward is being offered to help find the killer.


Person struck by car in Northfield, New Jersey

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:24

Person struck by car in Northfield, New JerseyAuthorities say a person was struck by a car in Northfield, Atlantic County.


Container ship towed away from Canadian coast

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:09

In this aerial photo provided by the Department of National Defense Maritime Forces Pacific, a Canadian Coast Guard helicopter flies near a Russian container ship, carrying hundreds of tons of fuel drifting without power in rough seas off British Columbia's northern coast on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. The Canadian Forces' joint rescue coordination center in Victoria said the Russian carrier Simushir lost power late Thursday night off Haida Gwaii, also known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, as it was making its way from Washington state to Russia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Department of National Defense Maritime Forces Pacific)PRINCE RUPERT, British Columbia (AP) — A large tug boat was pulling a disabled Russian cargo ship along British Columbia's coast, ending fears that the vessel carrying hundreds of tons of fuel would drift ashore, hit rocks and spill.


Bermuda clears trees, power lines hit by Gonzalo

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 10:56
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — Crews cleared away downed trees and power lines Saturday after Hurricane Gonzalo battered this tiny, wealthy British territory for several hours but caused no deaths or serious injuries.

College: Arrests, injuries during pumpkin fest

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 10:47

In this photo provided by Seth Meyer police officers line up. Local police, firefighters and ambulances in New Hampshire responded to large crowds of students as the annual Pumpkin Festival is underway near Keene State College Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Media report several people have been injured in an apparent Saturday afternoon melee. (AP Photo/Seth Meyer)KEENE, N.H. (AP) — Huge crowds including Keene State College students and visitors to an annual pumpkin festival in New Hampshire became unruly Saturday, leading to injuries and arrests.


Ebola monitoring inconsistent as virus spread

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 10:25

This Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Dallas, photographs shows an excerpt from a Texas Department of State Health Services document that healthcare workers with possible exposure to Ebola are being asked to sign. The document is signed by David L. Lakey, M.D., Commissioner, TDSHS. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)DALLAS (AP) — The top administrator in Dallas County rushed to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital this week responding to urgent news: One of its nurses had caught Ebola from a patient. He quickly asked for the hospital's watch list to find out who else might be at risk.


Cops: Remains may be those of missing UVa. student

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 10:19

Charlottesville Police Chief, Tim Longo, wipes his eyes as he and Albermarle County police Col. Steve Sellers, brief the media on the discovery of remains in Albermarle County during a news conference in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Searchers found human remains on Saturday that could be those of a University of Virginia sophomore who has been missing since Sept. 13, police said. Further forensic tests are needed to confirm whether the remains are those of Hannah Graham, Chief Longo told a news conference. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police searchers found human remains on Saturday that could be those of a University of Virginia sophomore who has been missing since Sept. 13.


Ebola lapses persisted for days at Dallas hospital

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 09:50

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, a sign points to the emergency room entrance at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, where U.S. Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan was being treated, in Dallas. Duncan's records show that for days after he was admitted for Ebola, his caregivers were vulnerable to the deadly virus. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)DALLAS (AP) — Just minutes after Thomas Eric Duncan arrived for a second time at the emergency room, the word is on his chart: "Ebola." But despite all the warnings that the deadly virus could arrive unannounced at an American hospital, for days after the admission, his caregivers are vulnerable.


Police: Remains may be those of missing UVa. student

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 09:39

 Remains may be those of missing UVa. studentPolice say they have found human remains that could be those of a University of Virginia sophomore who has been missing since Sept. 13.


3 hurt after NY university chemistry lab explosion

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 09:25
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Police in upstate New York say three students were rushed to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a chemical explosion at the University of Rochester.

Parents of fatal shooting victim give son's killer home, job

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 09:11

Parents of fatal shooting victim give son's killer home, jobThe parents of a shooting victim say they will provide a home and a job for the man who took their son's life.


Human remains found in search for missing Virginia student

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 08:41
By Gary Robertson RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) - Searchers looking for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham found human remains at an abandoned property in a rural area on Saturday, five weeks after she was last seen in the university town of Charlottesville, police said. Authorities, who notified the girl's parents of the grim discovery, must conduct forensic tests on the remains to determine the person's identity, Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo told a news conference. ...

Aspiring model, pilot arrested in OC drug bust

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 08:25
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An aspiring model and a private pilot, both from Canada, have been arrested on federal drug charges in Southern California after authorities say they arrived from Las Vegas in a private jet carrying drugs worth roughly $2 million.

$3,000 reward for dog stolen from parked car in South Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 07:23

$3,000 reward for dog stolen from parked car in South PhiladelphiaA beloved dog was stolen from his owner's car in a parking lot in South Philadelphia and now a $3,000 reward is being offered to help find the pooch.


Police: Eric Frein possibly spotted near school

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 07:21

 Eric Frein possibly spotted near schoolPennsylvania State Police say a sighting of accused cop killer Eric Frein near a school is being treated as 'Highly Credible.'