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Pilot avoids beach crowd, crash-lands in ocean

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 00:13
HONOLULU (AP) — A former Alaska bush pilot safely avoided beachgoers when he crash-landed his small airplane in the ocean just off a beach on Oahu's North Shore after running out of fuel.

Clear Channel Spectacolor takes producing steps

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 00:03

 The Musical," at the St. James Theatre in New York. Clear Channel Spectacolor, an outdoor advertising giant with massive billboards and digital screens across Times Square, has taken the unprecedented step of helping produce "Side Show." The show, about a pair of conjoined twins during the vaudeville era, opens this fall at the St. James Theatre, fresh off a well-received run in Washington, D.C. The show has been reimagined and directed by Bill Condon. (AP Photo/Side Show, Bruce Glikas)NEW YORK (AP) — The new Broadway revival of "Side Show" has a new producer and it's not hard to guess where they'll want to promote the show.


Chase, police shooting snarl San Francisco traffic

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 23:52
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A high-speed car chase ended with a crash and the fatal shooting of a carjacking suspect in downtown San Francisco, where morning traffic was snarled while police investigated.

Connecticut ex-governor sentencing postponed

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 23:52
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge has agreed to postpone the sentencing of former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland until January.

Iraqi PM: Plot to attack New York, Paris subways imminent

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 23:45

 Plot to attack US, Paris SubwaysIraq's prime minister says his country's intelligence operation has uncovered a plot for an imminent attack on subway systems in United States and Paris.


Police: Man armed with hypodermic needle robs Old City Dunkin Donuts

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 23:40

 Man armed with hypodermic needle robs Old City Dunkin DonutsPhiladelphia police are searching for man armed with a hypodermic needle who robbed an Old City Dunkin Donuts.


3rd American aid worker who contracted Ebola has been released from Nebraska hospital

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 23:39
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — 3rd American aid worker who contracted Ebola has been released from Nebraska hospital.

Nuremberg stenographer's mementos to be auctioned

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 23:36

This photo dated Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, shows medals and Nazi armbands at an auction house in Anchorage, Alaska. Those items are among World War II items, including carbon copies of Nuremberg trial transcripts, that are being auctioned off Saturday through the Alaska Auction Co. (AP Photo/Rachel D'Oro)ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Carbon copies of transcripts and other mementos from the Nuremberg trials following World War II are being auctioned off in Alaska on Saturday.


Woman hit by California officer gets $1.5 million

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 23:20

This Aug. 10, 2014 file photo shows Marlene Pinnock during an interview in Los Angeles. A woman punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer in an incident caught on video will receive $1.5 million under a newly reached settlement, and the officer has agreed to resign. CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow confirmed the settlement in an emailed statement Wednesday night Sept. 24, 2014 and an attorney for Marlene Pinnock confirmed the terms for The Associated Press. (AP Photo/John Hopper, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a freeway in an incident caught on video will receive $1.5 million under a settlement, and the officer has agreed to resign.


Police: Shoplifting suspects stole TVs from Shoprite

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 23:19

 Shoplifting suspects stole TVs from ShopriteEgg Harbor Township police are searching for two shoplifting suspects who stole two televisions from a supermarket.


Prime minister says Iraq has uncovered plot to attack subways in Paris and the United States

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 23:16
NEW YORK (AP) — Prime minister says Iraq has uncovered plot to attack subways in Paris and the United States.

Turf restoration work continues on National Mall

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 22:45
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service is starting the second phase of a restoration project to allow grass to grow on the National Mall.

Police: Grandma leaves baby in car to watch movie

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 22:37
TYLER, Texas (AP) — An East Texas woman is accused of going to a movie and leaving her five-month-old granddaughter in a locked car in the parking lot.

Illegal activities boost Spain's GDP by $11 bln

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 22:25
MADRID (AP) — Spain's National Statistics Institute says money generated by drug trafficking, prostitution, smuggling and illegal gambling contributed some 9 billion euros ($11.4 billion) to the national economy last year.

Bodies found during search for source of odor

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 22:04
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Authorities investigating a noxious odor that prompted evacuations in a San Francisco Bay Area city discovered two bodies inside a residence.

Person rescued from burning home in Darby

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 21:55

Person rescued from burning home in DarbyThe fast-moving fire broke out at 1:00 a.m. Thursday on Pine Street near Poplar Street in Darby.


Suspect captured but UVa student still missing

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 21:52

Suspect captured but UVa student still missingA man charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia sophomore has been captured in Texas and is awaiting extradition - but there is still no sign of the student, authorities said.


Suspect captured, but UVa student still missing

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 21:45

Hannah GrahamGALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A man charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia sophomore has been captured in Texas and is awaiting extradition — but there is still no sign of the student, authorities said.


Federal court: Walker campaign probe a state issue

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 21:15

Gov. Scott Walker mingles with veterans after giving a speech in Milwaukee on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. On Wednesday, a federal appeals court removed one barrier to restarting an investigation into possible illegal coordination between Walker and more than two dozen conservative groups, a legal setback for the Republican who is locked in a tough re-election campaign. (AP Photo/M.L. Johnson)MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday removed one barrier to restarting an investigation into possible illegal coordination between Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's campaign and more than two dozen conservative groups, a legal setback for the Republican who is locked in a tough re-election campaign.


'Eau de Revolution': Cuba scents honor Che, Chavez

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 21:00

Two bottles of cologne, one called "Ernesto" honors guerrilla leader Ernesto "Che" Guevara, and "Hugo," for the late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez are shown in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. The two scents so far have generic bottles and simple printed labels bearing only their names. But the colognes developer, Labiofam, is developing more attractive bottles and labels with hopes of putting the colognes on sale in Cuba and internationally. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)HAVANA (AP) — Call it "Eau de Revolution."