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Two arrested in death of Saudi student in California: report

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:10

Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi is pictured in this undated handout photo(Reuters) - Two people have been arrested in the death of a college student from Saudi Arabia whose remains were found alongside a freeway in a Southern California desert city, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi, 23, was last seen at his home in the Los Angeles suburb of Reseda on Sept. 17. Authorities discovered his body in Palm Desert, roughly 125 miles (200 km) to the southeast, on Thursday. His body was identified on Friday. Police declined to release details on the arrests and are planning a news conference on Monday, the newspaper reported. ...


Woman trapped in chimney rescued then arrested

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:55

Woman trapped in chimney rescued then arrestedA woman rescued from a chimney at a California home was allegedly trying to break into the home of a man she had met online.


Students clean up after mayhem near pumpkin fest

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:40

In this photo provided by Seth Meyer police officers line up. Local police, firefighters and ambulances in New Hampshire responded to large crowds of students as the annual Pumpkin Festival is underway near Keene State College Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Media report several people have been injured in an apparent Saturday afternoon melee. (AP Photo/Seth Meyer)CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Keene State College students quickly cleaned up from a chaotic weekend on Sunday after violent parties near the city's annual pumpkin festival led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries.


Clinton seeks to boost Democrats in Arkansas

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:20
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton swept through a second Arkansas campaign swing in as many weeks Sunday, hoping to keep Democrats in power at home and in the U.S. Senate.

Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:17

This July 28, 2014, photo shows Jakob Denzinger's portrait on the tombstone of his empty grave in Cepin eastern Croatia. Denzinger is among dozens of death camp guards and suspected Nazi war criminals who collected millions of dollars in Social Security payments despite being forced out of the United States according to an Associated Press investigation. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) — Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.


SURVEILLANCE VIDEO: Chickie's and Pete's armed robbery

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:10

 Chickie's and Pete's armed robberySurveillance video was released of the armed robbery of the Chickie's and Pete's in Drexel Hill.


10 Things to Know for Monday

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:03

 In this Saturday, Oct. 18, file photo a burial team in protective gear bury the body of a woman suspected to have died from Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia. The disease has ravaged a small part of Africa, but the international image of the whole continent is increasingly under siege, reinforcing some old stereotypes. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh, File)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:


3-year-old girl beaten to death in NYC, police say

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:45
NEW YORK (AP) — A man was under arrest Sunday in the beating death of his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter, whose 5-year-old brother also was assaulted.

Toddler beaten and choked to death for soiling pants: police

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 07:51
By Karen Brooks (Reuters) - A man accused in the death of his 3-year-old stepdaughter was being held in a New York City hospital on Sunday after police found him in an apartment with self-inflicted stab wounds, authorities said. Kelsey Smith, 20, is charged with assault and endangering the welfare of a child after the death of Jeida Torres, who detectives believe was beaten and choked on Saturday because she soiled her pants, said New York Police Lieutenant John Grimpel. Stiffer charges could be filed later, he said. ...

CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 07:15

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, as the House Energy and Commerce Committee's subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing to examine the response to the Ebola outbreak and whether America's hospitals and health care workers are adequately prepared for Ebola patients. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)ATLANTA (AP) — Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed.


Mother confessed to burning infant daughter with lighter, police say

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 07:13

Mother confessed to burning infant daughter with lighter, police sayA California mother is locked up, accused of child abuse. Her boyfriend is defending her while their 5-month-old daughter remains in the hospital with a second-degree burn.


Mother confessed to burning infant daughter with a lighter, police say

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 07:01

Mother confessed to burning infant daughter with a lighter, police sayA California mother is locked up, accused of child abuse. Her boyfriend is defending her while their 5-month-old daughter remains in the hospital with a second-degree burn.


Expo promotes fire safety in Northeast Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 06:38

Expo promotes fire safety in Northeast PhiladelphiaThe Philadelphia Fire Department used flashy tricks and good fun to deliver an important message on fire safety.


Arrest in deadly bar stabbing in Upper Darby

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 06:34

Arrest in deadly bar stabbing in Upper DarbyPolice have arrested the suspect wanted for a deadly stabbing inside an Upper Darby bar.


Robotic device helps paralyzed groom walk aisle

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 06:05
DEWITT, N.Y. (AP) — New York resident Matt Ficarra has been paralyzed from the chest down since an accident three years ago, but that didn't stop him from walking down the aisle.

Man arrested in Indiana killing leads police to three more bodies

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 06:02
By Kevin Murphy (Reuters) - A man arrested in connection with the strangulation death of a woman at an Indiana motel directed police to locations where the bodies of three other women were found, authorities said on Sunday. Police on Saturday arrested the 43-year-old man in Gary, Indiana, as a person of interest after finding a woman on Friday night dead in a room at a Motel 6 in nearby Hammond, said Lt. Richard Hoyda of the Hammond Police Department in an emailed statement. They did not identify the man. ...

Ebola victim's Texas fiance expresses gratitude, sorrow

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 06:00

A worker in a hazardous material suit removes the contents of the apartment unit where a man diagnosed with the Ebola virus was staying in DallasBy Karen Brooks (Reuters) - The fiancée of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian who died of Ebola in Dallas earlier this month, said on Sunday she was grateful to be leaving quarantine without any signs of the disease that killed the man she was to marry, but saddened by the toll the virus has taken. "We are so happy this is coming to an end, and we are so grateful that none of us has shown any sign of illness," Louise Troh said in a statement. "We continue to mourn his loss and grieve the circumstances that led to his death, just at the time we thought we were facing a happy future together. ...


Obama makes rare campaign trail appearance, people leave early

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 05:57

U.S. President Obama waves as he arrives for a campaign rally for Maryland Lt. Gov. Brown at a High School in Upper MarlboroBy Jeff Mason UPPER MARLBORO Md. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama made a rare appearance on the campaign trail on Sunday with a rally to support the Democratic candidate for governor in Maryland, but early departures of crowd members while he spoke underscored his continuing unpopularity. With approval levels hovering around record lows, Obama has spent most of his campaign-related efforts this year raising money for struggling Democrats, who risk losing control of the U.S. Senate in the Nov. 4 midterm election. ...


U.S. to issue new Ebola care guidelines, watch lists to shrink

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 05:39

The Carnival Magic cruise ship is seen after reaching port in Galveston, TexasBy Erwin Seba GALVESTON Texas (Reuters) - The United States will issue strict new guidelines telling American health workers to cover their skin and hair when dealing with Ebola patients, a top health official said on Sunday, while some of the dozens of people being watched for possible exposure to the virus are expected to be cleared. In Texas, a lab worker who spent much of a Caribbean holiday cruise in isolation tested negative for the deadly virus and left the Carnival Magic liner with other passengers after it docked at Galveston early on Sunday morning. ...


Indiana police detain man in deaths of 4 women

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 05:38
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man confessed to killing a woman whose body was found in a Motel 6 and told police where the bodies of three more women could be found, police said Sunday.