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Uganda: Hope for oil production by 2018 after pipeline deal

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:07

FILE - In this 2010 file photo, an oil well undergoes testing in the Lake Albertine region of western Uganda. Uganda's hopes to produce crude oil by 2018 have been boosted by an agreement to build a pipeline to Tanzania's Tanga port, a government official said Tuesday, April 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Monitor Publications Ltd, File)KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's hopes to produce crude oil by 2018 have been boosted by an agreement to build a pipeline to Tanzania's Tanga port, a government official said Tuesday.


Police: Virginia man killed after he fired at officers

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:06
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Authorities are identifying a man fatally shot by Norfolk police after they say he fired at officers.

Police: Man chokes Uber driver on I-95 in Chesterfield

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:03
CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — A Massachusetts man is behind bars in Virginia after police say he choked an Uber driver on Interstate 95 in Chesterfield.

Escort's alleged murder-for-hire case to be heard by court

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 22:52
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — An appeals court will hear the arguments of a former escort charged with trying to hire a hit man to kill her newlywed husband.

Doctor: Dad accused of tossing child off bridge incompetent

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 22:50
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A doctor says a 26-year-old Florida man charged with killing his young daughter by throwing her off a bridge over Tampa Bay remains incompetent to stand trial.

Man shot by deputy charged with shooting into VFW hall

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 22:34
HALIFAX, Va. (AP) — Authorities have charged a man they say shot at a Veterans of Foreign Wars hall in Virginia, injuring four people, and was then shot by a sheriff's deputy.

Lufthansa cancels flights as strike hits Munich, Frankfurt

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 22:28
BERLIN (AP) — Lufthansa has cancelled 895 flights scheduled for Wednesday from six German airports as government workers call short-term strikes in the run-up to wage discussions later this week.

Danish group says abducted Angola employee freed

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 22:18
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish shipping and energy group A.P. Moller-Maersk says an employee in Angola has been released unharmed, four days after he was abducted.

Camp Lejeune Marine charged in crash that killed biker

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 22:14
SNEADS FERRY, N.C. (AP) — A Marine stationed at Camp Lejeune has been charged in a wreck that killed a motorcycle driver.

Emirates CEO not worried about next US leader amid air row

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 21:59
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The chairman and CEO of long-haul airline Emirates says he's not worried about the next U.S. president being more protectionist amid an ongoing row with American carriers.

Man pleads not guilty after wife's body found in well

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 21:56
MONTICELLO, Ky. (AP) — A south-central Kentucky man accused of killing his wife and then hiding her body in a well has pleaded not guilty to murder.

Deadly Erika, Joaquin dumped with Patricia as storm names

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 21:49
MIAMI (AP) — The organization that names tropical storms and hurricanes says it will retire the names Erika, Joaquin and Patricia following the 2015 season.

Albania mention by Brexit supporters surprises premier

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 21:46
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's prime minister said he has been surprised that supporters of a British exit from the European Union would want to join his country in a small trading bloc of non-EU countries.

Police: Former UConn health official forged prescriptions

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 21:38
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The former pharmacy supervisor of the University of Connecticut's Student Health Services faces 173 charges for allegedly forging prescriptions and ordering items through the pharmacy for his personal use.

7 charged after drug party raid at storage facility in Langhorne, Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 21:37

7 charged after drug party raid at storage facility in Langhorne, Pa.Seven people have been charged with drug offenses after police raided a party at a storage facility in Langhorne.


Report uncovers new racist texts allegedly sent by former SF police officer

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 21:32

Report uncovers new racist texts allegedly sent by former SF police officerNew homophobic and racist text messages allegedly sent by a San Francisco police officer are coming to light in a report. The text messages are at the center of an ongoing scandal for the SFPD.


Livermore High School students taunted anonymously over Twitter

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 21:13

Livermore High School students taunted anonymously over TwitterA high school in Livermore is taking action after a series of mean posts appeared on social media. Cyberbullies mocked and even threatened some students.


Cops: School bus driver asked boy to move downed power line

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 21:10
HARRISON CITY, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania school bus driver asked an 11-year-old student to get off the bus and move a downed, live power line.

Union says Volkswagen staff won't pay price for Dieselgate in wage talks

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 21:07

A Volkswagen logo is pictured at Volkswagen's headquarters in WolfsburgVolkswagen has no right to use the crisis over its emissions test cheating to deny workers a reasonable wage increase, the IG Metall union said, reiterating its call for a 5 percent pay hike for about 120,000 VW staff in western Germany. VW plunged to the biggest loss in its history last year after it set aside 16.2 billion euros ($18.3 billion) to help meet costs arising from its cheating. A "measured settlement is more important than ever," VW brand human resources chief Martin Rosik said on Tuesday after the first set of wage talks with IG Metall in Hanover, also citing costs of new technologies and regulation.


Parents seek answers after Delaware school death

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 20:53

Parents seek answers after Delaware school deathThe conversations were candid and at times heated as parents and community members came to get answers after a student was killed during an assault in a high school bathroom.