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Stunt plane crashes ahead of NY air show, killing pilot

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 06:01

This image taken from video and provided by WABC/abc7NY.com, shows the wreckage of a stunt plane from the air of WABC TV’s NewsCopter7 as it flies near Stuart Air Force Base in New Windsor, N.Y., Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. A pilot was killed after his propeller-driven stunt plane crashed while he was practicing tricks for a weekend air show in New York's Hudson Valley, state police said Friday. (WABC/abc7NY.com via AP)NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — A pilot died when his propeller-driven stunt plane crashed while he was practicing tricks for a weekend air show in New York's Hudson Valley, state police said Friday.


Disciplinary Board trying to get Kathleen Kane's law license suspended

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 06:00

Disciplinary Board trying to get Kathleen Kane's law license suspendedAction News has learned that the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania is trying to force Attorney General Kathleen Kane to abandon her job.


Montgomery Co. pushes for Nat'l Guard troops during papal visit

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 05:55

Montgomery Co. pushes for Nat'l Guard troops during papal visitOfficials in Montgomery County are pushing for more security when Pope Francis visits Philadelphia next month.


Firearms instructor who killed Pennsylvania trooper gets 2 weeks in jail

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 05:52

Firearms instructor who killed Pennsylvania trooper gets 2 weeks in jailA former Pennsylvania State Police firearms instructor will spend two weeks in jail for accidentally shooting and killing a colleague.


UN warns South Sudan of sanctions if peace deal isn't kept

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 05:41
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council warned South Sudan's feuding president and ex-vice president that it is ready to impose an arms embargo and sanctions if they don't immediately stop fighting and implement a new peace agreement.

The Latest: Tropical Storm Erica expected to be downgraded

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 05:32
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The latest on storm preparations for Erika (all times local):

Authorities investigating shooting by Dover police officer

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 05:29

Authorities investigating shooting by Dover police officerAuthorities are investigating a shooting involving a police officer in downtown Dover that left a man hospitalized with undetermined injuries.


Ex-deputy treasurer who fled to Pakistan heads to US prison

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 05:28
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio deputy treasurer who fled to Pakistan in the face of a 15-year prison sentence for a kickback scheme delivered a public apology before a federal judge on Friday and was sent to begin his time in U.S. prison.

SUV lands on top of overturned SUV in Bustleton crash

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 05:19

SUV lands on top of overturned SUV in Bustleton crashAn SUV landed on top of an overturned SUV after a crash on Friday morning in the Bustleton neighborhood.


Pentagon funding new high-tech venture

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 05:18
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built into clothing or the skins of ships and aircraft.

Appeals court reverses ruling that found NSA program illegal

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 05:13
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans.

TSA officer accused of molesting passenger at airport, fired

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 05:12
NEW YORK (AP) — A Transportation Security Administration officer has been accused of luring a passenger into a bathroom at New York's LaGuardia Airport and molesting her.

The Latest: Defense says ex-senior's boasts were 'damning'

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 05:03

Owen Labrie weeps in court as his verdict is read at Merrimack County Superior Court on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 in Concord, N.H. Labrie was cleared of felony rape but convicted of misdemeanor sex offenses Friday against a 15-year-old girl in a case that exposed a campus tradition in which the oldest students competed to see how many younger students they could have sex with. Each count carries up to a year behind bars. Labrie could get as much as 11 years in prison at sentencing Oct. 29. He will also have to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life. (Geoff Forester/The Concord Monitor via AP) MANDATORY CREDITCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute (all times local):


Northwest fire crews hope for a break in the weather

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 04:56

A helicopter makes a water bucket drop as it flies through smoky air while fighting a wildfire that flared up in the late afternoon near Omak, Wash., Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Firefighters were holding their own Thursday against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising temperatures and increased winds stoked the flames. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Northwest fire officials told U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that incoming cooler weather could help calm the massive blazes that threaten thousands of homes, but wind storms may cause extreme fire behavior in the interim.


Suspect ID'd in hit-and-run that left 2-year-old dead in West Kensington

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 04:51

Suspect ID'd in hit-and-run that left 2-year-old dead in West KensingtonPhiladelphia police have identified the suspect wanted for a hit-and-run that left a 2-year-old boy dead.


Chemical leak reported at Delaware City refinery

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 04:49

Chemical leak reported at Delaware City refineryRescuers were called to a reported chemical leak at a refinery in Delaware City, Delaware.


Planned Parenthood goes to court to fight funding cuts in Alabama

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 04:47

A Planned Parenthood clinic is seen in Vista, CaliforniaPlanned Parenthood filed a complaint in Alabama federal on Friday seeking to stop the state from defunding its health clinics after the release of covertly recorded videos attacking the organization's handling of aborted fetal tissue. The reproductive-health organization took similar legal action earlier this week in Louisiana, which also plans to terminate its contract with Planned Parenthood to provide medical services to low-income residents. Planned Parenthood, joined in the suit by the American Civil Liberties Union, said in court filings that Alabama's Republican governor illegally terminated its contract to provide health services under Medicaid, a federal and state healthcare program for the poor.


AP National News Calendar

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 04:43
Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of August 30 - September 5. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute.

Colorado theater shooter being assessed for prison

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 04:39
DENVER (AP) — Colorado theater shooter James Holmes is being assessed at a Denver facility to determine where he should begin serving his lifelong prison sentence.

Former New Hampshire prep school student not guilty of rape

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 04:37

A sign marks the entrance to St. Paul's School in ConcordOwen Labrie, 19, was found not guilty of three felony counts of sexually assaulting a fellow student at St. Paul's School in Concord. Labrie closed his eyes and began to sob as the first verdict, finding him guilty of computer-related seduction, was read but regained his composure as the jury forewoman read out the three not guilty verdicts.