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More info sought from Md. women in class-action lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 01:55
BALTIMORE (AP) — About 2,000 women who claim a Maryland gynecologist secretly recorded them during pelvic exams have been told to provide more information to participate in a $190 million lawsuit settlement.

Fireworks stolen from CSX freight train recovered in Detroit

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 01:52
The heist was discovered after a CSX Corp train that originated in Chicago arrived in Detroit on Wednesday and was immediately reported to the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), CSX spokesman Rob Doolittle said in an email. ATF spokeswoman Cherie Duvall-Jones said the explosives, 2-inch by 5.5-inch aerial fireworks, were discovered in southwest Detroit after someone called in with a tip.

Report: Maintenance failure led to Coast Guard plane crash

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 01:32
CRESSKILL, N.J. (AP) — Federal investigators say the crash of a Coast Guard Auxiliary plane near busy New Jersey athletic fields last year was probably caused by a maintenance failure.

French police, protesters clash; 12 arrests in eastern Paris

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 01:25
PARIS (AP) — Overnight clashes between French police and about 100 people have led to 12 arrests in eastern Paris.

Party spurns US Senate candidate who almost won in 2010

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 00:57

FILE - In this March 28, 2015, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak passes a sign marking the Pennsylvania-Ohio state border as he completes his "Walking In Other Pennsylvanian's Shoes" walking tour across Pennsylvania in Ohioville, Pa. Sestak, 64, is one of four candidates campaigning for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania's primary on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, seeking to challenge Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey's bid for re-election. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrat Joe Sestak came tantalizingly close to winning a seat in the U.S. Senate six years ago and is hoping Tuesday to secure a rematch, but the party establishment wants nothing to do with him, pouring millions into the campaign of his chief rival.


One man dead, two police officers wounded in Arizona shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 00:56
Both officers were listed in stable condition and one was in surgery, said Detective Seth Tyler of the Chandler Police Department. Walmart had previously reported the suspect as a trespasser and called police again early Saturday morning, Tyler said.

6 rushed to hospital for overdoses on Skid Row

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 00:47

6 rushed to hospital for overdoses on Skid RowSix people were treated for drug overdoses on Skid Row Friday evening, according to officials.


Teenagers get surprise chance to confess sins to the pope

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 00:33

Teenagers get surprise chance to confess sins to the popeSixteen teenagers have gotten an unexpected opportunity to confess sins to Pope Francis.


Man killed in shooting at Southwest Philadelphia apartments

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 00:11

Man killed in shooting at Southwest Philadelphia apartmentsA 25-year-old man was killed in a shooting in Southwest Philadelphia.


Thousands of families in limbo 2 months after gas blowout

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 00:10

Andrew Krowne, left, checks his phone his wife Jennifer brings the rest of their groceries into their hotel room, Thursday, April 21, 2016, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. It's been two months since a natural gas well blowout that uprooted thousands of Los Angeles families was capped and officials spoke of residents returning to their normal lives. Andrew is still wondering when that will happen. Like the 3,700 families who have yet to move home, Krowne, his wife, toddler and four other young children, are still in limbo. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's been two months since a blown-out natural gas well was capped and officials spoke of thousands of uprooted families returning to their normal lives.


Pasadena woman leads police on hours-long chase; strips naked on street

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 23:54

Pasadena woman leads police on hours-long chase; strips naked on streetIt was a wild end to an hours-long pursuit as a female suspect was arrested overnight after stripping naked on the street in downtown Los Angeles.


Officials: 5 people dead in 2 shootings in Georgia

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 23:46

 5 people dead in 2 shootings in GeorgiaA man who shot and killed five people during two separate shootings as part of a domestic dispute in Georgia was found dead in his home early Saturday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities said.


Officials: 5 people dead in 2 shootings in Georgia

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 23:46

 5 people dead in 2 shootings in GeorgiaA man who shot and killed five people during two separate shootings as part of a domestic dispute in Georgia was found dead in his home early Saturday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities said.


2 officers shot, suspect dead at Walmart n Phoenix suburb

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 23:39
CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in a Phoenix suburb say two officers have been shot and a suspect is dead.

Georgia to carry out its 5th execution of the year this week

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 23:21

In this undated photo released by the Georgia Department of Corrections, death row inmate Daniel Anthony Lucas is seen. Lucas, 37, was sentenced to die in 1999 for the killings of Steven Moss, 37, his 11-year-old son Bryan and 15-year-old daughter Kristin, who interrupted a burglary at their home near Macon in central Georgia. Lucas is scheduled to be executed Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at the state prison in Jackson. (Georgia Department of Corrections via AP)ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia plans to carry out its fifth execution of the year on Wednesday when a man convicted in the 1998 killings of a trucking company owner and his two children is set to die.


Two vehicles collide on Schuylkill Expressway

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 23:17

Two vehicles collide on Schuylkill ExpresswayA bad crash on the Schuylkill Expressway sent two people to the hospital early Saturday morning.


North Carolina GOP's careful plan could be in jeopardy

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 23:10
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A decade ago, GOP leaders developed a strategy to take over North Carolina's state government for the first time since 1870: Aggressively pursue the seats of vulnerable Democratic lawmakers and win House and Senate majorities by 2010; use those majorities to redistrict the state in Republicans' favor; and push a business-friendly, socially conservative agenda in a Southern state where progressive policies once held sway.

How early is too early for word that tornadoes may come?

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 23:02

FILE - In this May 31, 2013 file photo, a tornado forms near Banner Road and Praire Circle in El Reno, Okla. Forecasters are finding that the human mind is more difficult to predict than a stormy atmosphere. As the nation's midsection braces for bad weather Tuesday, April 26, 2016, researchers are still trying to determine when to raise a general alarm with the public, so warnings will be more effective. The National Weather Service has even brought on a social scientist to help. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams, File)NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Meteorologists are finding something much tougher to forecast than a stormy atmosphere: the human mind.


How early is too early for word that tornadoes may come?

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 23:02

FILE - In this May 31, 2013 file photo, a tornado forms near Banner Road and Praire Circle in El Reno, Okla. Forecasters are finding that the human mind is more difficult to predict than a stormy atmosphere. As the nation's midsection braces for bad weather Tuesday, April 26, 2016, researchers are still trying to determine when to raise a general alarm with the public, so warnings will be more effective. The National Weather Service has even brought on a social scientist to help. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams, File)NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Meteorologists are finding something much tougher to forecast than a stormy atmosphere: the human mind.


Jurors unmoved by former Va. governor's appeal arguments

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 23:02

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2015 file photo, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, center, hugs his daughters Cailin Young, left, and Jeanine McDonnell Zubowsky, right, after he was sentenced outside federal court in Richmond, Va. The Supreme Court will decide how far politicians can go in doing favors for people who give them money as it takes up the public corruption case of McDonnell. In the court's final argument of the term on Wednesday, April 27, the justices will consider the appeal of McDonnell, who was convicted along with his wife Maureen of accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from a wealthy businessman in exchange for promoting a dietary supplement. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's public corruption case goes before the U.S. Supreme Court, three of the jurors who convicted him say they remain certain they did the right thing.