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Father, stepmother of found boy due in court

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 19:04
DETROIT (AP) — The father and stepmother of a 12-year-old Detroit boy who was found in his basement after an 11-day disappearance are due back in court.

One dead after five people shot in Feltonville

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 18:59

One dead after five people shot in FeltonvilleA shooting in a Philadelphia neighborhood left one person dead and four others wounded.


Porch shooter back in court for 3rd day of trial

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 18:58

Theodore Wafer sits in court at his second-degree murder trial in Detroit on Wednesday July 23, 2014. Wafer isaccused of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Renisha McBride on the front-porch of his Dearborn Heights, Mich., home.(AP Photo/Detroit News, David Coates) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUTDETROIT (AP) — The trial of a Detroit-area man who killed a young unarmed woman on his porch is entering its first full week of testimony.


Small plane crash on Fla. beach; 2 on ground hit

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 18:49
VENICE, Fla. (AP) — A small plane crash-landed on a remote Florida Gulf Coast beach, killing a Georgia man and critically injuring his 9-year-old daughter as they walked along the shore.

Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 18:39
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone in the latest setback to the company's ambition to create a mobile platform to rival Google's Android or Apple's iOS.

PHOTOS: Damage from overnight storms

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 18:22

 Damage from overnight stormsThe Action Cam was on the scene after heavy rain, wind and lightning damaged homes and knocked out power.


AccuWeather: Windy, Spotty Storm Today

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 17:23

 Windy, Spotty Storm TodayMeteorologist David Murphy says refreshing weather returns tomorrow.


Powerful storm causes damage across the region

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 17:06

Powerful storms cause damage across the regionA powerful line of thunderstorms ripped across the Delaware and Lehigh Valleys overnight Sunday into Monday, causing damage in several areas.


Hernan weakens to a tropical storm in the Pacific

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 17:02
MIAMI (AP) — Hernan has weakened to a tropical storm far off Mexico's Pacific coast.

Should the condemned suffer? Victim families torn

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 16:51

FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2011, file photo, Clara Taylor, right, pauses before answering a question with Louvon Harris, left, both sisters of James Byrd Jr., after witnessing the execution of Lawrence Russell Brewer in Huntsville, Texas. In debate over slow executions, victim families wrestle with whether those condemned should suffer. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)Randy Browning watched from behind the glass as Kimberly McCarthy slipped quietly into unconsciousness, snored briefly, then finally stopped breathing. It didn't matter to him that this woman — who'd brutally stabbed and mutilated his beloved godmother and mentor — was allowed a peaceful, painless death.


5 things to know about coal trade, global warming

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 16:46

In this May 22, 2014, photo, sunlight reflects off of a chunk of coal at Dominion Terminal Associates' coal terminal in Newport News, Va. As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off polluting fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off polluting fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution. Here are five things to know about the issue:


Trial in salmonella outbreak set to begin in Ga.

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 16:41
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — The trial for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago is set to begin.

Memorial at sea for Ind. pilots after deadly crash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 16:29

Two members of the Suleman family prepare to lay the wreaths during a memorial service honoring the U.S. teenager who died and his father who is missing after their plane crashed during an attempt to circumnavigate the world, Sunday, July 27, 2014, where nearly a hundred people gathered on a ferry off the coast of American Samoa. The body of 17-year-old Haris Suleman was found shortly after his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday after leaving Pago Pago. U.S. Coast Guard officials on Sunday said they were suspending the search for 58-year-old Babar Suleman. (AP Photo/Fili Sagapolutele)PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — Nearly a hundred people gathered on a ferry Sunday off the coast of American Samoa during a memorial service honoring the Indiana teenager who died and his father who is missing after their plane crashed during an attempt to circumnavigate the world.


Flames from California wildfire claim 13 homes

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 16:21
PLYMOUTH, California (AP) — Wildfires burning near Northern California vineyards and in the Yosemite National Park area were threatening hundreds of homes even as crews worked to contain them.

Reporter recalls Soviet evasion in '83 jet downing

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 15:44

 The Kremlin at the time dodged, weaved and obfuscated. Today, we still don’t know what exactly happened to Korean Airlines Flight 007. (AP Photo/Mikami, File)Those searching for the truth about what happened in the shoot-down of the Malaysia airliner over Ukraine can take little comfort from the history of another passenger jet that was blasted out of the sky over the Soviet Union more than three decades ago: The Kremlin at the time dodged, weaved and obfuscated. Today, we still don't know what exactly happened to Korean Airlines Flight 007.


Man dies after lightning hits California beach

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 15:41

Lifeguards assist a person who was in the water and apparently struck by lightening Sunday July 27, 2014 in Los Angeles. Authorities said lightning struck 14 people, leaving two critically injured, as rare summer thunderstorms swept through Southern California on Sunday. (AP Photo/Steve Christensen)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 20-year-old man died after lightning from a rare summer thunderstorm jolted a Southern California beach, injuring or rattling more than a dozen people, authorities said.


California governor to meet with Mexican president

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 15:32

Gov. Jerry Brown, right, and Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena leave a news conference after talking with reporters Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. Brown and Meade attended a luncheon hosted by the California Chamber of Commerce, where they discussed Brown's upcoming visit to Mexico.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown travels to Mexico for three days of meetings starting Monday and will discuss immigration in separate sit-downs with President Enrique Pena Nieto and Central American diplomatic and religious leaders.


Tanker with Iraqi Kurdish crude cleared to unload cargo off Texas

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 15:27
By Erwin Seba and Terry Wade HOUSTON (Reuters) - A tanker carrying crude oil from Iraqi Kurdistan was cleared by the U.S. Coast Guard to unload its cargo at sea off Texas on Sunday as a State Department official signaled Washington would not intervene to block delivery of the controversial crude. Coast Guard officials went aboard the tanker United Kalavrvta on Sunday and verified the ship and crew's ability to safely offload the oil, a Coast Guard spokesman said. The ship set sail from the Turkish port of Ceyhan in June with a load of crude oil supplied by a new pipeline from the Kurdish oilfields.

US exports help Germany increase coal, pollution

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:27

U.S. coal exports,LUENEN, Germany (AP) — One of Germany's newest coal-fired power plants rises here from the banks of a 100-year-old canal that once shipped coal mined from the Ruhr Valley to the world.


Chinese portal Sohu reports $45 million loss

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:26
BEIJING (AP) — Sohu.com Inc., operator of a popular Chinese Internet portal, said Monday it lost $45 million in the latest quarter while revenue rose 18 percent to $400 million.