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Atlantic City's Taj Mahal files for bankruptcy

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 20:29
Atlantic City's Taj Mahal files for bankruptcy

Business group says China needs to speed up reform

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 20:04
BEIJING (AP) — Beijing needs to speed up economic reform and curb the dominance of state companies or risk an economic slowdown and a possible crisis, the biggest European business group in China said Tuesday.

Viral video: Woman runs over husband's wheelchair twice

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 19:43

 Woman runs over husband's wheelchair twiceA nasty fight by Huntington Beach neighbors has taken social media by storm.


NYC gets women-only taxi service: newspaper

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 19:36

A woman exits a taxiBy Lisa Anderson NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New York is about to get a new taxi app service – with cabs driven by women for women, according to a report in the New York Times. Serving New York City, suburban Westchester and Long Island, the latest Uber-like taxi app will be available through an Apple application for smartphones as of Sept. 16, with an Android app to follow. It will be called SheTaxis in the suburbs and SheRides in New York City, due to regulations barring the use of “taxi” in the name.


Bank of England signals rates to rise in spring

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 19:26
LONDON (AP) — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has signaled that Britain's interest rates could start rising early next year.

Bank of England signals rates to rise in spring

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 19:26
LONDON (AP) — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has signaled that Britain's interest rates could start rising early next year.

'There's no control': Hawaii watches lava's creep

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 19:26

In this Sept. 6, 2014 aerial photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava advances from the Kilauea volcano in Pahoa, Hawaii. Lava issued from several spots along a deep ground crack earlier this week, as shown by the distinct fingers of lava making up the flow front. The thick smoke plumes show the flow front moving downslope towards the north. Lava from one of the world's most active volcanos has been advancing at a slower pace the past few days and is now moving parallel to a sparsely populated subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island. Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira says the lava from Kilauea volcano is still at least a mile away from any homes in Kaohe Homesteads. (AP Photo/Tim Orr, U.S. Geological Survey)PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Lava from one of the world's most active volcanos has been advancing at a slower pace the past few days and is now moving parallel to a sparsely populated subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island.


'There's no control': Hawaii watches lava's creep

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 19:26

In this Sept. 6, 2014 aerial photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava advances from the Kilauea volcano in Pahoa, Hawaii. Lava issued from several spots along a deep ground crack earlier this week, as shown by the distinct fingers of lava making up the flow front. The thick smoke plumes show the flow front moving downslope towards the north. Lava from one of the world's most active volcanos has been advancing at a slower pace the past few days and is now moving parallel to a sparsely populated subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island. Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira says the lava from Kilauea volcano is still at least a mile away from any homes in Kaohe Homesteads. (AP Photo/Tim Orr, U.S. Geological Survey)PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Lava from one of the world's most active volcanos has been advancing at a slower pace the past few days and is now moving parallel to a sparsely populated subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island.


Final 2014 U.S. primaries to pick contenders for governor, Senate

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 19:25

A U.S. flag hangs on the Friends School House in WeareBOSTON (Reuters) - Voters in five eastern states are set to vote in the final primary elections of 2014 to pick gubernatorial candidates in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York and U.S. Senate challengers in New Hampshire and Delaware. The incumbent Democratic governors of Massachusetts and Rhode Island opted not to seek re-election, setting the stage for two competitive party primaries in each state. ...


Convicted terror plotter faces longer prison term

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 19:22
MIAMI (AP) — Convicted terrorism plotter Jose Padilla is going before a Florida federal judge to face a longer prison term after a federal appeals court ruled his original sentence was too lenient.

Crash jams traffic on Northeast Extension of Pa. Turnpike

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 19:21

Crash jams traffic on Northeast Extension of Pa. TurnpikeA 2-vehicle crash is slowing southbound traffic on the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.


Q&A about court case involving Gov. Scott Walker

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 19:19
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is to hear arguments Tuesday to decide if prosecutors can eventually continue a "John Doe" investigation of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's dealings with conservative groups during recall elections in 2011 and 2012.

New Hampshire voters to pick Republican challenger for U.S. Senate

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 19:10

Scott Brown, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, answers a question from the audience during a town hall campaign stop at a VFW post in HudsonSenator Scott Brown aims to complete his rebranding as a native son of New Hampshire on Tuesday by winning the Republican nomination to run against incumbent U.S. Brown faces a three-way primary with former state Senator Jim Rubens, whose campaign has won the backing of a new super-PAC aimed at reducing the role of money in U.S. Republicans including Arizona Senator John McCain, former Massachusetts Governor and failed 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush have all thrown their weight beyond Brown, seeing his candidacy as a chance for their party to retake a majority in the U.S.


New Hampshire voters to pick Republican challenger for U.S. Senate

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 19:10

Scott Brown, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, answers a question from the audience during a town hall campaign stop at a VFW post in HudsonSenator Scott Brown aims to complete his rebranding as a native son of New Hampshire on Tuesday by winning the Republican nomination to run against incumbent U.S. Brown faces a three-way primary with former state Senator Jim Rubens, whose campaign has won the backing of a new super-PAC aimed at reducing the role of money in U.S. Republicans including Arizona Senator John McCain, former Massachusetts Governor and failed 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush have all thrown their weight beyond Brown, seeing his candidacy as a chance for their party to retake a majority in the U.S.


2 killed when small plane crashes into rail car

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 18:33
BETHLEHEM, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a student pilot and an instructor have been killed after their small plane crashed into a freight train at an Albany-area railroad yard.

Pedestrian struck, injured in Williamstown, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 18:25

Pedestrian struck, injured in Williamstown, N.J.A pedestrian is hospitalized with serious injuries after being struck by a car in Gloucester County.


Florida deputy's son accidentally fires dad's gun

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 18:24
MIDDLEBURG, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say the 2-year-old son of a north Florida sheriff's deputy accidentally fired his father's personal handgun inside a fast food restaurant.

Jury selection begins in trial of Florida 'race war' planner

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 18:16

A combination photo shows handout booking mugshots of eight members of the American FrontBy Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - Jury selection is set to begin on Tuesday in the Florida trial of an alleged ringleader of a white supremacist group that was broken up in 2012 while training near Orlando and Disney World for a "race war". Marcus Faella, 41, is charged with paramilitary training and shooting into a structure in Osceola County. Prosecutors said Faella is a member of the American Front, a nationwide, military-style, skinhead organization, which is modeled on Britain's far right, whites-only National Front. Faella was arrested in 2012 after an informant infiltrated his heavily fortified center for the AF on his isolated property in St. Cloud, about 11 miles from the Walt Disney World theme parks, according to an arrest affidavit.


Argument between 2 men ends in stabbing in North Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 18:15

Argument between 2 men ends in stabbing in North PhiladelphiaAn argument between two men ended in a stabbing in North Philadelphia early Tuesday morning, police say.


Japan Rakuten to buy cash-back site Ebates for $1B

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 17:52
TOKYO (AP) — Rakuten Inc. announced Tuesday it plans to buy U.S. based cash-back site Ebates for $1 billion, part of a series of overseas acquisitions aimed at building what the Japanese e-commerce company says will be the "world's largest product line-up."