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Michigan Uber driver accused of murder interrupts hearing

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 00:28

Jason Dalton is seen on closed circuit television during his arraignment in Kalamazoo CountyA Michigan Uber driver accused of killing six people in a February shooting spree will participate in a hearing on Friday via a video hookup from jail after he was hauled out of court for a verbal outburst while a witness was testifying. Kalamazoo County District Judge Christopher Haenicke said the hearing would resume at noon EDT (1600 GMT) after Jason Dalton, 45, was removed from the courtroom. Dalton is charged with shooting eight people and killing six of them within five hours on Feb. 20, in between driving customers for the Uber car service in Kalamazoo, Michigan.


Classroom aide charged after student found dangling from chalkboard

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 00:27
A former teacher assistant faces a charge of reckless conduct over an incident involving a five-year-old special needs student found hanging by his belt from a classroom chalkboard at a suburban Atlanta school, his lawyer said on Friday. Antonio Cammon, 43, was to turn himself into authorities on the misdemeanor charge by Friday evening, his attorney Jackie Patterson said in a phone interview. Tiwon Toney, the principal at the elementary school where Cammon previously worked in Rockdale County, Georgia said at a court hearing on Thursday that he went to the room after hearing screams during the May 5 incident.

Hearing set for suspect in killing of former Saints star

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 23:52

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2012, file photo, New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith appears before an NFL football game against the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J. The suspect in the April shooting death of Smith is set for a court hearing. More details in the case against Cardell Hayes may be revealed at the hearing on Friday, May 20, 2016, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With work still being done on the autopsy report on retired Saints defensive end Will Smith, attorneys in the criminal case against the man charged in his death agreed Friday to reschedule an evidence hearing.


High school freshman fatally shot in Wilmington

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 23:41
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A 15-year-old Delaware high school student has been fatally shot, the second student at his school to die in recent weeks.

Diego Rivera painting sells privately for $15.7 million

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 23:40

This undated photo provided by the Phillips Auction House shows Diego Rivera's "Baile en Tehuantepec." Phillips Auction House says that the painting that has sold privately for $15,7 million dollars sets a world record price for any work of Latin American art. The figure nearly duplicates the previous record of Latin American art set for Frida Kahlo's "Dos desnudos en el bosque," which sold for more than $8 million dollars at a Sotheby's public auction on May 12, 2016.. (2016 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Phillips Auction House via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — A Diego Rivera painting has sold privately for $15.7 million, setting a world record price for any Latin American work of art, Phillips auction house said Friday.


Teacher charged with hanging child by belt on chalkboard

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 23:18
CONYERS, Ga. (AP) — A former Atlanta-area elementary school paraprofessional who's accused of hanging a child by his belt from the classroom's chalkboard has been charged with misdemeanor reckless conduct.

World Bank ends suspension of development aid to Cambodia

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 23:17
The World Bank has announced it is resuming direct financing for new development projects in Cambodia, after suspending such funding five years ago. The Washington-based international financial institution ...

Gas stations closed in north-western France amid strike

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 23:12

A CGT union member burns tyros at the blockade of a fuel depot in Douchy-les-Mines, northern France, Friday, May 20, 2016. Junior minister for Transports said 20 percent of gas stations in north-western France are closed Friday due to protests against a labor law that have disrupted the country’s fuel supplies. CGT stands for General Confederation for Work. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)PARIS (AP) — A French official says 20 percent of gas stations in north-western France are closed Friday due to protests against a labor law that has disrupted the country's fuel supplies.


New owner wants to make Trump's Taj Mahal casino great again

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 23:05
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The name on the front still reads "Trump," but a different flamboyant billionaire now wants to make the Taj Mahal casino great again.

Frozen food recall covers hundreds of items from many stores

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 23:00
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Amid a massive frozen foods recall involving millions of packages of fruits and vegetables that were shipped to all 50 U.S. states, Canada and Mexico, authorities who want to stem the listeria-linked illnesses and deaths worry it'll be difficult to get consumers to dig through their freezers and check for products they may have bought as far back as 2014.

The Latest: Greece sends 51 migrants back to Turkey

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 23:00

A woman hangs her clothes to dry on a barbed wire fence at the migrants camp in Idomeni, Greece, Thursday, May 19, 2016. Thousands of stranded refugees and migrants have camped in Idomeni for months after the border was closed. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):


Video shows deputies using stun guns on man who later died

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 23:00
ATLANTA (AP) — Body camera video shows Georgia sheriff's deputies using stun guns multiple times on an unarmed man in the back of a vehicle who died shortly after the struggle.

The Latest: Detectives suspicious of fatal fire from outset

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 22:59
MOULTRIE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the killings of five people whose bodies were found after a south Georgia house fire (all times local):

The Latest: Detectives suspicious of fatal fire from outset

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 22:59
MOULTRIE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the killings of five people whose bodies were found after a south Georgia house fire (all times local):

Xerox says Ursula Burns won't be CEO after company splits

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 22:58

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, file photo, Ursula Burns, president and chief executive officer of Xerox, talks as Alan Mulally, president and chief executive officer of Ford, looks on during a Power Panel discussion at the 2012 International CES in Las Vegas. Xerox says Burns won’t be CEO after the company splits in two later in 2016. Burns became CEO of Xerox in 2009, becoming the first black woman to lead a Fortune 500 company. Xerox says after the split she will become chairman of a newly formed document technology company. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Xerox says Ursula Burns, the first black woman to run a Fortune 500 company, won't be CEO after the company splits in two later this year.


Xerox says Ursula Burns won't be CEO after company splits

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 22:58

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, file photo, Ursula Burns, president and chief executive officer of Xerox, talks as Alan Mulally, president and chief executive officer of Ford, looks on during a Power Panel discussion at the 2012 International CES in Las Vegas. Xerox says Burns won’t be CEO after the company splits in two later in 2016. Burns became CEO of Xerox in 2009, becoming the first black woman to lead a Fortune 500 company. Xerox says after the split she will become chairman of a newly formed document technology company. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Xerox says Ursula Burns, the first black woman to run a Fortune 500 company, won't be CEO after the company splits in two later this year.


Complete View: Walkway will encircle USS North Carolina

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 22:56
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Work is underway on a new walkway that will enable visitors to stroll around the entire USS North Carolina in Wilmington, providing unprecedented views of the huge battleship.

The Latest: EgyptAir says more wreckage found in plane crash

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 22:55

00 CEST). The 2 km-long slick is located about 40 km southeast of the last known location of the aircraft. (ESA via AP)CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the crash of EgyptAir flight 804 (all times local):


District: Teacher violated protocol in fiery lab experiment

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 22:54
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia school district says a high school teacher violated safety protocols during an open-flame chemistry lab demonstration that injured the teacher and five students last year.

Man in car shot and killed in Grays Ferry ID'd

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 22:52

Man in car shot and killed in Grays Ferry ID'dPhiladelphia police have identified the victim in a deadly shooting in Grays Ferry.