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Despite outside protests, Cosby welcomed by Denver audience

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 19:22

Despite outside protests, Cosby welcomed by Denver audienceBill Cosby performed to a welcoming Denver audience, despite a protest by some 100 people chanting "Rape is not a joke!" and "No means no!" outside the theater.


Despite outside protests, Cosby welcomed by Denver audience

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 18:42

Comedian Bill Cosby performs at the Buell Theater in Denver, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. Cosby, 77, is facing sexual assault accusations from at least 15 women, with some of the claims dating back decades. He has denied the allegations through his attorney and has never been charged with a crime. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)DENVER (AP) — Bill Cosby performed to a welcoming Denver audience, despite a protest by some 100 people chanting "Rape is not a joke!" and "No means no!" outside the theater.


Cosby takes stage despite protest over sex-assault claims

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 16:05

Comedian Bill Cosby performs at the Buell Theater in Denver, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. Cosby, 77, is facing sexual assault accusations from at least 15 women, with some of the claims dating back decades. He has denied the allegations through his attorney and has never been charged with a crime. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)DENVER (AP) — About 100 people chanting "Rape is not a joke!" and "No means no!" protested outside a theater in Denver before comedian Bill Cosby took the stage on Saturday, but his performance night went on without a disturbance.


Woman held in shooting on Indian reservation near San Diego

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 14:39
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A woman was arrested on suspicion of murder after sheriff's deputies found her boyfriend fatally shot and her 3-year-old son's body stuffed in the freezer at her home on an Indian reservation in Southern California, authorities said Saturday.

12 injured in massive Interstate 84 crash in eastern Oregon

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 14:14

This photo provided by the Oregon Department of Transportation shows the scene of an accident on I-84 in Oregon Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. Black ice is believed to be the cause of a freeway pileup involving more than a dozen tractor-trailers Saturday morning in eastern Oregon, police said.(AP Photo/Oregon Department of Transportation)BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) — Black ice is believed to be the cause of a freeway pileup involving more than a dozen tractor-trailers that left 12 people injured Saturday in eastern Oregon, police said.


Police: 2 dead, 1 wounded in central Florida mall shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 13:30
MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who had "several pockets full of ammunition" targeted his wife in a shooting that killed two people at a mall food court where the woman worked, police said.

3-vehicle accident on I-95 in Newport, Del.

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 12:40

3-vehicle accident on I-95 in Newport, Del.Police are investigating a three vehicle crash on I-95 in Newport, Delaware.


Wet Sunday

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 12:38

Heavy RainMeteorologist Melissa Magee is tracking heavy rain for the second half oft he weekend.


Police: Mom charged with killing newborn by setting her on fire

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 12:20

 Mom charged with killing newborn by setting her on fireAuthorities have charged a woman with killing her newborn daughter by setting the baby on fire in the middle of a road in Burlington County, New Jersey.


Loews Hotel without water after Center City main break

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 12:20

Water restored at Loews Hotel in Center CityA water main break in Center City has left a number of properties, including the Loews Hotel, without water service.


Democratic lawmakers visit Cuba amid changes in US relations

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 12:16

U.S. delegation leader Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) talks with reporters as he leaves the Hotel Saratoga, in Havana, Cuba, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. Leahy is heading the first congressional delegation visit to Cuba since President Barack Obama restored diplomatic relations in December. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)WASHINGTON (AP) — A delegation of congressional Democrats began a three-day visit to Cuba on Saturday to discuss expectations for the normalization of relations between the United States and the island nation.


Obama seeking tax increases on wealthy to help middle class

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 12:06

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2014 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio listens as President Barack Obama gives his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington. For the first time in his presidency, Obama stands before a Republican dominated Congress angry over his growing list of veto threats and opposed to the agenda he presents to them. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will call for increasing taxes on the wealthiest Americans by raising the capital gains rate and eliminating a tax break on inheritances, then using the revenue to fund new tax credits and other cost-saving measures for the middle class.


Bill Cosby thanks Denver fans as protesters chant 'shame!'

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 12:04

Comedian Bill Cosby performs at The Temple Buell Theatre in DenverBy Daniel Wallis DENVER (Reuters) - Bill Cosby thanked hundreds of fans who turned out for shows in Denver on Saturday as a small gathering of protesters outside the theater denounced the comedian, who has been accused of sexual assault by more than a dozen women in the past three months. The star of NBC hit 1980s family sitcom "The Cosby Show" denies the allegations, many of which are decades old and fall outside the statute of limitations for criminal or civil cases. His lawyer has called the claims "discredited" and "defamatory." Cosby has never been charged over any of the allegations. Outside the Buell Theatre in downtown Denver, about 40 protesters chanted "No more jokes!" and some pointed and shouted "Shame on you!" and "Rape supporters!" at ticket holders as they lined up to get in for the first of two shows.


Suspect wanted in M&T Bank robbery in Wilmington

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 11:55

Suspect wanted in M&T Bank robbery in WilmingtonPolice are asking for the public's help in nabbing a bank robbery suspect in Wilmington, Delaware.


Phoenix woman dies after giving birth to quadruplets

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 11:46

This photo provided by Nicole Todman shows one of quadruplets born prematurely to Erica Morales at a Phoenix hospital on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. Morales died hours after giving birth and did not get to hold any of her newborns, according to a family friend. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Nicole Todman)PHOENIX (AP) — A woman died hours after giving birth to quadruplets at a Phoenix hospital, a close friend of the family said Saturday.


'American Idol' talks of working with 'Empire'

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 11:35

Jennifer Lopez speaks on stage during the "American Idol" panel at the Fox 2015 Winter TCA on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — "American Idol" producers have talked about a cross-promotion with "Empire," Fox's hot new series about a music industry family, perhaps getting some of the contestants on the scripted show, producers said Saturday.


Notes, photos of Jacqueline Onassis auctioned for $28,400

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 11:25

In this Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 photo, groups of photos of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis by Bob Davidoff, who spent decades as the Kennedy family’s photographer in Palm Beach, and other personal correspondence written by Kennedy Onassis appear on display before they are auctioned off in West Palm Beach, Fla. The auction will include a few dozen pieces including handwritten notes that were sent throughout the 1980s and early 1990s to interior designer Richard Keith Langham and Bill Hamilton, who at the time was the design director at Carolina Herrera. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)MIAMI (AP) — A few dozen pieces of personal correspondence by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, along with photographs of the former first lady in Palm Beach, sold at a Florida auction Saturday for a total of $28,400.


Tentative deal averts strike at New York City's largest produce market

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 11:16
Workers at New York City's largest wholesale produce market said on Saturday they had reached a tentative contract agreement, putting off a strike that could have disrupted produce supplies to thousands of restaurants. The members of Teamsters Local 202 who handle produce on the loading platforms and storage facilities at the Hunts Point Produce Market in the South Bronx said they will vote on the tentative labor contract on Jan. 21. "Our members stood strong and the market knew we were serious," said Daniel Kane, Jr., president of Teamsters Local 202.

Loews Hotel without water after Center City water main break

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 10:57

Water restored at Loews Hotel in Center CityA water main break in Center City has left a number of properties, including the Loews Hotel, without water service.


Loews Hotel without water, electricity after Center City water main break

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 10:53

Water restored at Loews Hotel in Center CityThe Loews Hotel has been left without water service or electricity after a water main break in Center City.