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PHOTOS: Car breaks apart in fatal Hatfield, Pa. crash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:51

 Car breaks apart in fatal Hatfield, Pa. crashA violent, fatal crash left a car in pieces overnight in Hatfield, Pa.


Active shooter reported at Fort Lee Army base in central Virginia; base put on lockdown

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:40
FORT LEE, Va. (AP) — Active shooter reported at Fort Lee Army base in central Virginia; base put on lockdown.

10 things to know about Florida citrus, greening

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:30
LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) — A disease called greening is threatening to wipe out a vital part of Florida's economy and identity: the state's $9 billion citrus industry. Here are 10 things to know about Florida citrus, its history and the disease now imperiling the industry:

Mimicking the airlines, hotels get fee-happy

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:30

In this Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 photo, people walk by the Bellagio, in Las Vegas. This year, hotels will take in a record $2.25 billion in revenue from fees and surcharges, 6 percent more than in 2013 and nearly double that of a decade ago, according to a new study. Nearly half of the increase can be attributed to new surcharges and hotels increasing the amounts of existing fees. (AP Photo/John Locher)NEW YORK (AP) — Forget bad weather, traffic jams and kids asking, "Are we there yet?" The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use.


Tribe's casino plan roils quaint Martha's Vineyard

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:17
AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) — On the western tip of Martha's Vineyard, bright clay cliffs and a red brick lighthouse draw visitors as they pile out of cars and tour buses and head up to this town's scenic overlook.

Legal questions arise for fantasy day game biz

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:13
Some of the newest incarnations of fantasy football look a lot more like gambling than intricate, outsmart-your-opponent strategy games.

Four bodies found floating off Florida coast prompt search, questions

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:09

154346906JR001_U_S_COAST_GUThe bodies were discovered in debris in the Atlantic Ocean near Hollywood, Florida, on Sunday, but no boat or boat wreckage was seen in the area, about 20 nautical miles (37 km) off the coast, the U.S. Coast Guard said. A Coast Guard vessel searched overnight for any signs of a boat, additional bodies or people in distress, and a search by air was to resume early on Monday, said Chief Petty Officer Ryan Doss. Two people boating near Hollywood between Miami and Fort Lauderdale spotted two male bodies early on Sunday and alerted the Coast Guard, which began a search.


Library without books debuts at Florida’s newest college

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:45

Handout photo shows the exterior of Florida Polytechnic University's Innovation, Science and Technology building pictured in LakelandBy Letitia Stein TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - The library opening with the first day of classes on Monday at Florida's newest college features a sunlit arched roof and cozy reading chairs - but not a single book. A fully digital library is among the futuristic features of Florida Polytechnic University's striking dome-shaped building, designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. "It's a boldly relevant decision to go forward without books," said Kathryn Miller, the university's director of libraries. Rising along a drab stretch of highway between Tampa and Orlando, Florida Polytechnic envisions building a technology corridor in the image of Silicon Valley.


Plane diverted during online Sony PlayStation gaming attack

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:38

Plane diverted during online Sony PlayStation gaming attackAn American Airlines flight carrying a Sony Online Entertainment executive was diverted at the same time as hackers were targeting Sony's PlayStation Network.


On video: Mother, children mistakenly pulled over by Texas police at gunpoint

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:09

 Mother, children mistakenly pulled over by Texas police at gunpointPolice were looking for a tan-colored Toyota driven by four adult male suspects. With their guns drawn, the officers instead pulled over a burgundy-colored Nissan driven by a mother with four young children inside


Woman, children mistakenly pulled over by Texas police at gunpoint

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:07

 Mother, children mistakenly pulled over by Texas police at gunpointPolice were looking for a tan-colored Toyota driven by four adult male suspects. With their guns drawn, the officers instead pulled over a burgundy-colored Nissan driven by a mother with four young children inside


No deal yet in Market Basket feud

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 19:55
TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) — The family feud that has brought the Market Basket supermarket chain to its knees may be nearing its end.

4 found dead in water off South Florida coast

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 19:39
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Officials are still trying to determine the identities of four men whose bodies were found floating off the South Florida coastline.

Michael Brown's family prepares to lay him to rest

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 19:39

Michael Brown's family prepares to lay him to restSince Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer, protesters have taken to the streets of a St. Louis suburb night after night, calling for change and drawing national attention to issues surrounding race and policing.


Search for clues after 2 women found murdered in Mayfair home

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 18:59

Search for clues after 2 women found murdered in Mayfair homePhiladelphia police are investigating a double-murder mystery in Mayfair, after two women were found shot execution-style in a home.


LG bets on pricey OLED technology as future of TVs

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 18:55

Models pose with LG Electronics' 77-inch Ultra organic light-emitting diode (OLED) TV during a press unveiling in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. LG Electronics Inc. is sticking with its strategy of using the exceptionally expensive OLED display technology for TVs, announcing two new giant models with ultra-high definition screens. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. announced two new giant OLED TVs with ultra-high definition screens Monday, sticking with its strategy of using the exceptionally expensive OLED display technology.


Rape, robbery reported in North Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 18:42

Rape, robbery reported in North PhiladelphiaPolice are investigating a reported rape and robbery in North Philadelphia.


Minivan crashes, burns in Mt. Laurel

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 18:00

Minivan crashes, burns in Mt. LaurelAn out-of-control minivan crashed in a parking lot in Burlington County and then burst into flames.


Strong California earthquake causes injuries, damage

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 17:40

Strong California earthquake causes injuries, damageThe largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years sent scores of people to hospitals, ignited fires, damaged multiple historic buildings and knocked out power to tens of thousands in California's wine country on Sunday.


Bottle shock: Napa Valley quake shatters prized wine collections

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 17:19

Fallen wine bottles are seen at Cult Following Wine Bar after an earthquake in Napa, CaliforniaBy Jim Christie NAPA Calif. (Reuters) - Prized collections and wooden casks crashed to cellar floors when a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Napa Valley on Sunday, but damage to the famous wine region at the start of harvest time might be limited to a handful of wineries and warehouses. Wineries closest to the city of Napa and the earthquake's epicenter reported the most serious losses after the pre-dawn jolt, but the extent of damage was still unclear. At Saintsbury, around a mile (1.6 km) from the epicenter, co-founder Richard Ward said "we saw a lot of action." The wine library with samples of Saintsbury vintages since 1981 was hit hard and about 400 bottles were destroyed, while empty barrels came crashing down, creating a big mess. Ward's wife, Linda Reiff, said "this whole thing was knee deep with solid broken glass." Harvest at Saintsbury was due to start Monday and Ward said "We'll probably put that off a couple of days." The quake that struck at 3:20 a.m. (1020 GMT) was centered 6 miles (10 km) south of Napa and injured dozens of people, damaged historic buildings, set some homes on fire and caused extensive power outages around the picturesque town of Napa.