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Fatal crash on Route 55 South in Deptford Twp., N.J.

Yahoo! National News - 4 hours 11 min ago

Fatal crash on Route 55 South in Deptford Twp., N.J.Action News is told a sedan went off the highway and hit a tree. One person was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.


TOPS the priority as House lawmakers work on the budget

Yahoo! National News - 4 hours 14 min ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — As House lawmakers work to craft their version of next year's budget, House leaders say the main focus is on protecting the state's TOPS free college tuition program from cuts.

Amid FBI probe, Miami suburb verges on financial collapse

Yahoo! National News - 4 hours 18 min ago
OPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — Amid an FBI corruption investigation, authorities say the Miami suburb of Opa-locka is teetering toward financial collapse.

Canadian billionaire sells majority stake in Adriatic marina

Yahoo! National News - 4 hours 19 min ago
TIVAT, Montenegro (AP) — Canadian billionaire Peter Munk has sold his majority stake in Porto Montenegro, one of world's largest marinas for super yachts, to Dubai's sovereign wealth fund for a reported 200 million euros ($228 million).

US attorney: 2 Belarusians took in $1.35M from phishing scam

Yahoo! National News - 4 hours 20 min ago
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Federal authorities in Pittsburgh say two men have been charged by authorities in Belarus with receiving $1.35 million stolen in a phishing scheme from the bank account of a Pennsylvania oil and gas drilling company.

Police may charge school official for chokehold

Yahoo! National News - 4 hours 40 min ago
KINGSTREE, S.C. (AP) — A high school employee in South Carolina who was caught on cellphone video using a chokehold on a 15-year-old student could face a criminal charge.

Big art auctions open in NYC next week

Yahoo! National News - 4 hours 41 min ago

In this Friday, April 29, 2016 photo, "Mandolin with Partition (The Banjo)," center, by Georges Braque is on display next to 'Young Woman with a Rose," right by Amedeo Modigliani, and "Seated Woman" by Pablo Picasso during the press preview of "Bound to Fail" at Christie's auction house in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)NEW YORK (AP) — A sculpture of a kneeling Hitler and two rare Fauve period paintings are among the offerings at the impressionist, modern and contemporary evening art auctions in New York next week.


Trump says Britain would be better off outside EU

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 6 min ago

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Trump speaks at a campaign event at The Palladium at the Center for Performing Arts in Carmel, IndianaWASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Thursday he thought Britain would be better off out of the European Union, the opposite stance to that taken by his likely rival Hillary Clinton and by many political leaders around the world. Britons will vote in a referendum on June 23 on whether to leave the 28-member EU, a momentous decision with trade, investment, defense and political ramifications that stretch far beyond Britain's borders. "I would say that they're better off without it personally, but I'm not making that as a recommendation - just my feeling," Trump said in an interview with Fox News television, adding that he wanted Britons to make their own decision.


Chagrined anti-Trump Republicans seek to recruit third-party candidate

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 6 min ago

Senator Ben Sasse speaks at the American Conservative Union 2016 annual conference in MarylandWASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Now that Donald Trump is the last man standing in the Republican presidential race, his critics in the party are intensifying their search for a candidate they could back as a serious third-party alternative. "This is as much as anything a battle for the future of American party politics," said Republican strategist Joel Searby, who is working with conservative writer Bill Kristol, among others, to identify a third-party candidate for the Nov. 8 presidential election. The group Conservatives Against Trump, which includes blogger Erick Erickson, has been holding calls and meetings to discuss third-party candidates as well as other options to stop the New York billionaire from winning the White House.


Route vegetables: Highway blocked after truck spills spuds

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 9 min ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Potatoes are everywhere on a North Carolina road, but these spuds aren't loaded or mashed and ready to eat.

Markets Right Now: Stocks waver following weak jobs report

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 11 min ago

 Soft US jobs report weighs on stocksNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Financial Markets (all times local):


Man shot to death outside Camden funeral home

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 13 min ago

Man shot to death outside Camden funeral homeFamily members tell us the 22-year-old victim was getting ready to go inside the funeral home to pay his respects to his grandmother when he was gunned down.


Triplets born prematurely set to graduate at top of class

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 30 min ago

This April 30, 2016 photo shows Baye Lee, Allie and Jenna Braschler in their home in Grand Rapids, Mich. Triplets born 15 weeks premature in 1997 are set to graduate at their top of their class at Saugatuck High School in late May. The trio has also served as class president, vice president and treasurer in their senior year, among other activities. (Nick Gonzales/The Grand Rapids Press via AP) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT; MANDATORY CREDITSAUGATUCK, Mich. (AP) — Triplets born 15 weeks premature in 1997 are set to graduate at their top of their class at a western Michigan high school.


Man accused of killing family makes shrine in jail cell

Yahoo! National News - 6 hours 2 min ago
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A "Santeria" shrine was discovered in the Florida jail cell of a man accused of killing his wife and her two young children.

Nevada company to pursue purchase of unfinished nuke

Yahoo! National News - 6 hours 6 min ago
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A Nevada company says it will try to purchase an unfinished nuclear power plant in northern Alabama.

2 Atlanta police vehicles crash while responding to call

Yahoo! National News - 6 hours 12 min ago
ATLANTA (AP) — Two Atlanta police vehicles crashed while officers were responding to the same call.

JC Penney cuts employee hours after 'expense challenge': NY Post

Yahoo! National News - 6 hours 18 min ago

Customers ride the escalator at a J.C. Penney store in New York(Reuters) - Department store operator J.C. Penney Co Inc faced "an expense challenge" in April and in response cut payroll, froze overtime for its employees and took other cost-cutting measures, the New York Post reported, citing an internal memo.


More details emerge in deadly shooting near school bus stop

Yahoo! National News - 6 hours 23 min ago
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. (AP) — More details have been released involving a deadly shooting that happened near a school bus stop in Virginia.

Aquino's pick for Philippine president banks on clean image

Yahoo! National News - 6 hours 29 min ago

FILE - In this April 28, 2016, file photo, Philippine Presidential Mar Roxas, former Interior and local government secretary, reaches out to greet supporters during a campaign sortie in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines. A U.S.-educated investment banker and the richest Philippine presidential aspirant, Roxas lacks the dramatic life stories of his rivals, including a tough-talking mayor with a public vow to dump criminals in Manila Bay and a foundling who made it big in politics. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A U.S.-educated investment banker and the richest Philippine presidential aspirant, Mar Roxas lacks the dramatic life stories of his rivals, including a tough-talking mayor with a public vow to dump criminals in Manila Bay and a foundling who made it big in politics.


Services in Greece grind to halt in 3-day strike

Yahoo! National News - 6 hours 29 min ago

Protesters from communist-affiliated party PAME chant anti austerity slogans during a protest in central Athens, on Friday, May 6, 2016 . Services have ground to a halt in Greece as workers start a three-day general strike protesting new bailout austerity measures they say will further decimate incomes, in a sign of growing discontent with the left-led coalition government.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Services in Greece, from garbage collection to public transport, shut down Friday as workers kicked off three days of strikes to protest new bailout austerity measures that they say will further reduce incomes.