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2 in custody after Levittown gun shop standoff

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 23:10

2 in custody after Levittown gun shop standoffPolice say they now have two people in custody following an overnight burglary and standoff at a gun shop in Levittown.


13-year-old shot in the legs in Wilmington

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 22:42

13-year-old shot in the legs in WilmingtonPolice in Wilmington, Delaware say a 13-year-old boy is recovering after being shot in the legs.


Sources: Assault leads to fatal officer-involved shooting in Allentown

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 22:41

 Assault leads to fatal officer-involved shooting in AllentownA man is reportedly dead following an officer-involved shooting in Allentown Monday morning.


Ergen takes CEO job back at Dish as Clayton to retire

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 22:27

In this Thursday, May 20, 2010 photo, Dish Network CEO Charles Ergen speaks at the Google conference in San Francisco. Dish Network said Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, that President and CEO Joseph Clayton will be stepping down on March 31. Co-founder and Chairman Ergen, who previously served as CEO and president, will take over again. Clayton, who has been CEO since June 2011, will also retire from the board. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Dish Network co-founder and Chairman Charles Ergen is returning to the helm of the satellite TV provider as the company faces declining subscribers and a changing pay-TV industry.


Sources: Man killed in officer-involved shooting in Allentown

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 22:27

 Assault leads to fatal officer-involved shooting in AllentownA man is reportedly dead following an officer-involved shooting in Allentown Monday morning.


Four dead, one seriously injured in Texas shooting

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 22:26
(Reuters) - Four people were dead and one woman was in serious condition on Monday after gunfire erupted at two homes in Killeen, Texas, according to local police. The dead included a 30-year-old man suspected of shooting three people in one home before forcing his wife back to their neighboring house, where the two were later found with fatal gunshot wounds, Killeen police said in a statement.

Hollande: French Muslims have both rights, responsibilities

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 22:15

French president, Francois Hollande, delivers a speech as he visits the Arab Institute building in Paris, France, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. President Francois Hollande says France’s millions of Muslims should be protected and respected, but should also respect the nation’s strict secular policies. Hollande spoke Thursday after three radical Muslim gunmen killed 17 people in France’s worst attacks in decades. (AP Photo/Ian Langsdon, Pool)PARIS (AP) — President Francois Hollande says France's millions of Muslims should be protected and respected and in turn they should also respect the nation's strict secular policies.


Prosecutor: Inmate killed cellmate so he'd have his own cell

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 22:07
CLEARFIELD, Pa. (AP) — A prosecutor says an inmate killed his cellmate at a Pennsylvania prison because he wanted his own private cell.

Top 5 Moments From the 2015 Oscars

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 22:05
The top 5 moments from the 2015 Oscars.

'Birdman' tops Oscars defined by advocacy, originality

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 22:00

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu attends the 87th Academy Awards - 21st Century Fox and Fox Searchlight Oscar Party at BOA Steakhouse on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Omar Vega/Invision/AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood is smarter than you thought. Whether by design or chance, the 87th Academy Awards elegantly and subtly shifted the tone of the season from a reductive fixation on snubs and fact-checking to a positive celebration of original filmmaking and purposeful advocacy for causes as diverse as immigration, suicide and equal rights.


Oscars 2015: The complete list of winners

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 21:46

 The complete list of winnersBest picture, best actor, best actress and more. Check out all the winners for the 87th Oscars!


1 suspect in custody, 1 believed surrounded in Levittown gun shop standoff

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 21:42

2 in custody after Levittown gun shop standoffPolice say they have one person in custody and believe another remains surrounded following an overnight burglary and standoff at a gun shop in Levittown.


Workplace shooting at security company in Moorestown, NJ

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 21:28

1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at Moorestown, NJ security companyIt happened at a security company. Images from Chopper 6 HD showed at least one person about to be airlifted from the scene by state police helicopter.


Longtime Johnsonville Sausage CEO retiring

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 20:43
SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis. (AP) — The former president of Oscar Mayer will become the new CEO at Johnsonville Sausage.

Dozens gather for vigil for Ohio boy fatally shot by police

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 20:28
CLEVELAND (AP) — Groups in northeast Ohio gathered for a protest and evening vigil to honor the 12-year-old boy who was holding a pellet gun when he was fatally shot by police three months ago.

Gun shop standoff with police delays school openings in Levittown area

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 19:55

1 suspect in custody, 1 believed surrounded in Levittown gun shop standoffA police standoff with a burglary suspect at a gun shop in Levittown has prompted authorities to delay the opening of all schools in the Pennsbury School District by 2 hours.


Serious crash involving ambulance in Magnolia, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 19:53

Serious crash involving ambulance in Magnolia, N.J.First responders are on the scene of a serious crash involving an ambulance in Magnolia, Camden County.


Phased Iran-US nuclear deal taking shape

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 19:31

US Secretary of State John Kerry, center, arrives at the hotel prior to a bilateral meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for a new round of Nuclear Talks, in Geneva, Switzerland, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Keystone,Salvatore Di Nolfi)GENEVA (AP) — The United States and Iran are shaping the contours of a deal that would initially freeze Tehran's nuclear program but would allow it to slowly ramp up activities that could be used to make nuclear arms over the last years of the agreement's duration.


Apple invests $1.9 billion in data hub in Denmark, Ireland

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 19:23
HELSINKI (AP) — Apple says it's investing 1.7 billion euros ($1.92 billion) in data centers in Denmark and Ireland that will be powered by renewable energy, its largest such project in Europe to date.

Burglary suspect trapped on roof of gun shop in Levittown, police say

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 19:00

Gun shop standoff with police delays school openings in Levittown areaSWAT teams have surrounded a gun shop at a shopping center in Levittown, Bucks County, where they believe a burglary suspect is trapped on the roof.