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Police pursuit ends when suspects crash in Frankford

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 11:44

Police pursuit ends when suspects crash in FrankfordPhiladelphia police have arrested two suspects after a brief police pursuit that spanned from Oxford Circle to Frankford.


Suspected rapist, US Marshal impersonator captured in Colwyn

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 11:40

Suspected rapist, US Marshal impersonator captured in ColwynA dramatic arrest of a suspected rapist and police impostor in Delaware County was captured on video.


Surprise inspection at Yangming finds 'deplorable conditions'

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 11:38

Surprise inspection at Yangming finds 'deplorable conditions'On Wednesday health inspectors made a surprise visit to the Main Line restaurant that is shut down due to a roach infestation.


San Francisco's sky-high rents send businesses packing to Oakland

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 11:35

San Francisco's sky-high rents send businesses packing to OaklandSan Francisco's sky high rents are not only pushing out some renters, but businesses as well.


Ex-sheriff's captain pleads guilty in corruption case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 11:18
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former captain with the nation's largest sheriff's department pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying on the witness stand during a widespread misconduct investigation into abuse within the Los Angeles County jail system.

Cuomo, Washington fight over Hudson rail tunnel funding

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 11:08
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's dispute with the federal government over how to pay for a new Hudson River rail tunnel boiled over into a war of words Wednesday between him and President Barack Obama's transportation secretary.

Official: Phillies trade Chase Utley to Dodgers

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:58

Phillies trade Chase Utley to DodgersThe Philadelphia Phillies have agreed on a deal to trade second baseman Chase Utley to the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to multiple reports.


Tropical Storm Danny heads slowly westward over the Atlantic

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:52
MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Danny is moving slowly westward, far out over the Atlantic, and could still become a hurricane.

Oakland police reveal body cam video of fatal shooting

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:50

Oakland police reveal body cam video of fatal shootingFor the first time, the Oakland Police Department is revealing officer body camera video from two recent deadly officer-involved shooting cases that sparked protests across the city.


Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:46

Graphic shows adult obesity rates; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm;Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise.


US proposes UN arms embargo on South Sudan

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:45

South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar, center-left with back to camera, shakes hands with South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, center-right wearing a black hat, after lengthy peace negotiations in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Monday, Aug. 17, 2015. South Sudan's President Salva Kiir refused to sign a peace agreement Monday with rebel forces, saying he needs 15 days before he will sign, although rebel leader Riek Machar had signed the accord before Kiir refused. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is proposing that the U.N. Security Council impose an arms embargo on South Sudan after its president shocked rebels and observers by refusing to sign a peace deal.


Date set for ex-first lady's appeal of corruption conviction

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:32
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A court hearing has been set for Virginia ex-first lady Maureen McDonnell's appeal of her corruption conviction.

Jared Fogle to plead guilty to sex acts with minors, child porn

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:31

Jared Fogle to plead guilty to sex acts with minors, child pornLongtime Subway pitchman Jared Fogle agreed Wednesday to plead guilty to allegations that he paid for sex acts with minors and received child pornography.


Scientists create 360-degree images of Hawaii coral reefs

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:31

In this Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 photo provided by XL Catlin Seaview Survey, Dr. Manuel Gonzalez-Rivero, a postdoctoral research fellow at the The University of Queensland and a member of the survey crew, uses a 360-degree underwater camera to photograph coral reefs in Kaneohe Bay off the east coast of Oahu, Hawaii. Abnormally warm water caused by a powerful El Nino pattern is heating up the Pacific Ocean to the point that coral reefs in the waters off Hawaii have already begun to show signs of coral bleaching. (XL Catlin Seaview Survey via AP)HONOLULU (AP) — Alongside the lush and steep windward coast of the Hawaii island of Oahu researchers are creating images of coral reefs that are in danger of dying because of warm ocean waters.


Alleged Rape Victim Says She Was 'Wary' of 'Senior Salute'

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:26
The victim, who was 15 at the time, has taken the stand for the second day.

Jared Fogle's Life From Jet Setter to Likely Prison Term

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:26
Former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle, who faces charges that he paid for sex with minors and received child pornography, was once called a "local hero."

Clinton lawyer says her email server was wiped clean

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:21

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at a town hall meeting Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, in North Las Vegas, Nev. (AP Photo/John Locher)WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's personal lawyer has told a Senate committee that emails and all other data stored on her computer server were erased before the device was turned over to federal authorities.


Plaintiffs seek $750 million in Fort Detrick pollution suit

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:17
BALTIMORE (AP) — A $750 million wrongful death lawsuit filed against Fort Detrick charges that the Army's handling of chemical and biological toxins was reckless and responsible for a number of deaths and illnesses.

US Marshal impersonator, suspected rapist captured in Colwyn

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:12

Suspected rapist, US Marshal impersonator captured in ColwynA dramatic arrest of a suspected rapist and police impostor in Delaware County was captured on video.


US Marshal impersonator, rapist captured in Colwyn

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:10

Suspected rapist, US Marshal impersonator captured in ColwynA dramatic arrest of a suspected rapist and police impostor in Delaware County was captured on video.