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Police investigate road rage incident in Bristol Twp.

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 01:29

Police investigate road rage incident in Bristol Twp.Police in Bucks County are investigating a road rage incident in Bristol Twp.


Gov. Snyder tasks board with eliminating child lead exposure

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 01:25
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder created a new board on Friday to eliminate children's exposure to lead statewide, saying the state needs to do more than just reduce exposure to the harmful chemical in the wake of the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint.

Gov. Snyder tasks board with eliminating child lead exposure

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 01:25
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder created a new board on Friday to eliminate children's exposure to lead statewide, saying the state needs to do more than just reduce exposure to the harmful chemical in the wake of the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint.

Gov. Snyder tasks board with eliminating child lead exposure

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 01:25
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder created a new board on Friday to eliminate children's exposure to lead statewide, saying the state needs to do more than just reduce exposure to the harmful chemical in the wake of the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint.

Samaritans thwart man trying to carjack mom, 4-year-old son

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 01:20
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Several good Samaritans stepped in to help after a man tried to carjack a woman and her 4-year-old son at knifepoint in a Wal-Mart parking lot, police said.

Samaritans thwart man trying to carjack mom, 4-year-old son

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 01:20
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Several good Samaritans stepped in to help after a man tried to carjack a woman and her 4-year-old son at knifepoint in a Wal-Mart parking lot, police said.

Samaritans thwart man trying to carjack mom, 4-year-old son

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 01:20
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Several good Samaritans stepped in to help after a man tried to carjack a woman and her 4-year-old son at knifepoint in a Wal-Mart parking lot, police said.

Ex-academy director sentenced for not reporting sex abuse

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 01:16
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The former leader of a military-style academy for teenagers in Kentucky has been sentenced to 90 days of home confinement for failing to report sexual child abuse.

PES battles refinery fire in Philadelphia, sources say reformer shut

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 01:16

A general view shows the Philadelphia Energy Solutions petroleum refinery in PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Energy Solutions Inc emergency crews battled a refinery fire in Philadelphia on Friday, on a heating unit associated with a reformer that two sources familiar with the plant said workers were shutting down in the Point Breeze section of the 335,000 barrel-per-day complex. The reformer shutdown was for 10 days of planned work, the sources said.


The Latest: Text messages cited in Virginia teen-slaying

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 01:14

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Blacksburg Police Department shows Virginia Tech student David Eisenhauer, who was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Nicole Lovell. Prosecutors may reveal more details Friday, May 20, 2016, during a hearing in the case against Natalie Keepers and Eisenhauer accused of plotting to kidnap and murder Lovell, who authorities say climbed out a window to rendezvous with them last January. (Blacksburg Police Department via AP, File)CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — The Latest on two former Virginia Tech students charged with kidnapping and killing a 13-year-old girl (all times local):


Jury selection begins in Peterson murder-for-hire trial

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 01:13

FILE - In this May 8, 2009 file photo, former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson arrives for court in Joliet, Ill. Jury selection is set to begin Friday, May 20, 2016, in Chester, Ill., in the murder-for-hire trial of Peterson, who is accused of plotting to kill the prosecutor who put him behind bars in his third wife's death. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jury selection started Friday in the murder-for-hire trial of Drew Peterson, the former suburban Chicago police officer accused of plotting to kill the prosecutor who put him behind bars in his third wife's death.


Makeover coming for food nutrition labels

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 01:12

First lady Michelle Obama announces a makeover for food nutrition labels with calories listed in bigger, bolder type and a new line for added sugars, while speaking to the Building a Healthier Future Summit in Washington, Friday, May 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)WASHINGTON (AP) — Nutrition facts labels on food packages are getting a long-awaited makeover, with calories listed in bigger, bolder type and a new line for added sugars.


Man who allegedly rammed cop car sought in Ridley park

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 01:10

Person of interest in cop car ramming sought in Ridley parkPolice are searching Ridley Creek State Park for the man who allegedly rammed a cop car.


With austerity light on taxes, Cyprus sees economy rebound

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 01:07

A man, right, speaks on his mobile phone as people use ATM machines outside a bank of Cyprus' branch in central capital Nicosia, eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus, on Friday, May, 20, 2016. Knuckling down and doing away with wasteful spending while avoiding burdening working folks with more taxes helped Cyprus wrap up a three-year, multibillion euro rescue plan and emerge with solid growth and a dropping, but still high unemployment rate. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Less than two years ago, amid Cyprus' worst economic crisis in decades, a charity shop run by the Orthodox Church in the heart of medieval Nicosia was awash with jobless people looking for free food.


The Latest: Michigan shooting survivor implicates defendant

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 01:05

Kalamazoo County Deputies remove Jason Dalton after an outburst during his preliminary examination in district court on Friday, May 20, 2016 in Kalamazoo, Mich. Prosecutors say Dalton gunned down six people and wounded two others in the Kalamazoo area over several hours on Feb. 20 while driving for Uber that night. ( Mark Bugnaski/Kalamazoo Gazette-MLive Media Group via AP, Pool)KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing to determine if Jason Dalton goes to trial for the fatal shootings of six people in Michigan (all times local):


Police: 5 people believed killed in fire were actually shot

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 01:03
ATLANTA (AP) — Five people found dead in a south Georgia house fire were actually shot, and the blaze was set intentionally as a cover-up, state law officers said Friday.

AccuWeather: Sunny and Warm Today, Rain Saturday

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 00:49

 Sunny and Warm Today, Rain SaturdayMeteorologist Melissa Magee says Sunday is also unsettled. Things improve next week.


The Latest: Fire dies down on California pier

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 00:46
SEAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a fire in a vacant restaurant on Southern California's Seal Beach Pier (all times local):

Man suspected of killing girlfriend, her unborn child placed on FBI's 'Ten Most Wanted' list

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 00:42

Man suspected of killing girlfriend, her unborn child placed on FBI's 'Ten Most Wanted' listA Southern California man has been added to the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list for his suspected involvement in the death of his pregnant girlfriend and her unborn child.


'Superfly' Snuka due back in court for competency hearing

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 00:41

'Superfly' Snuka due back in court for competency hearingJimmy "Superfly" Snuka is due back in court for day three of a hearing to determine if he's competent to stand trial on charges he killed his girlfriend in 1983.