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N. Korea to quarantine foreigners over Ebola fears

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:29

Quarantine officials distribute leaflets explaining Ebola Virus and its symptoms to passengers at a departure terminal of the Beijing Capital International AirportNorth Korean officials have announced they will quarantine foreigners for 21 days over fears of the spread of the Ebola virus. An announcement distributed to foreign diplomatic missions in Pyongyang said ...


Bird strike forces flight to return to Los Angeles

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:16
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Spirit Airlines flight forced to return to Los Angeles International Airport because of a bird strike is back on its way to Florida.

Americans face post-foreclosure hell as wages garnished, assets seized

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:03

A lock secures a chain on the steel fence of a foreclosed home previously owned by U.S. Bancorp in Los AngelesBy Michelle Conlin NEW YORK (Reuters) - (This corrects paragraph 28 to show financial institutions in Maryland have 27 years, not 36, to collect deficiency judgments) Many thousands of Americans who lost their homes in the housing bust, but have since begun to rebuild their finances, are suddenly facing a new foreclosure nightmare: debt collectors are chasing them down for the money they still owe by freezing their bank accounts, garnishing their wages and seizing their assets.     By now, banks have usually sold the houses. ...


Memorial underway for Cleveland killer's victims

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 21:56
CLEVELAND (AP) — Relatives of the 11 victims of a convicted Cleveland serial killer broke ground on a memorial at the site where those victims' remains were found and the man's home was later demolished.

Accused of stealing campaign signs, Delaware lawmaker's husband turns himself in

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 21:55

Accused of stealing campaign signs, Delaware lawmaker's husband turns himself inThe husband of a Delaware state senator is accused of stealing a rival's campaign signs. Campaign workers say they caught it all on camera.


Correction: Superstorm-Mental Health story

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 21:54

a couple surveys the remains of the home owned by the woman’s parentsLONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — In a story Oct. 29 about Superstorm Sandy victims experiencing mental health issues, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of an organization helping with disaster distress response. The organization is the Visiting Nurse Service, not the Visiting Nurse System.


Nurse defies Ebola quarantine in Maine

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 21:52

Nurse defies Ebola quarantine in MaineA nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her promise Thursday, leaving her home for a bike ride.


Volkswagen Q3 profits jump 56 percent

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 21:36

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2012 file photo worker Michael Keil checks a Golf VII car during a press tour at the plant of the German car manufacturer Volkswagen AG (VW) in Zwickau, central Germany. Volkswagen AG says Thursday, Oct. 30, 2013, that net profit jumped 56 percent in the third quarter as the company sees continuing sales growth in China and Europe. Net profit rose to 2.97 billion euros (US dollar 3.8 billion) from 1.91 billion euros in the same quarter a year ago. Sales revenue rose 4.1 percent to 48.9 billion euros (US dollar 62.4 billion). (AP Photo/Jens Meyer,File)FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen AG says net profit jumped 56 percent in the third quarter as the company saw more sales growth in China and a slowly recovering European auto market.


Some Rhode Island voters face 40 ballot questions

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 21:10
BARRINGTON, R.I. (AP) — Voting in one Rhode Island town next Tuesday won't be quick.

Roosevelt Boulevard reopens after tanker, sedan collide in fog

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 20:42

Roosevelt Boulevard reopens after tanker, sedan collide in fogAll lanes are back open on the southbound Roosevelt Boulevard after an earlier crash involving a gasoline tanker and a sedan.


Viral video documents New York street harassment

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 20:16

CORRECTS SPELLING OF ACTRESS'S NAME Actress Shoshana Roberts is seen during an interview at Associated Press headquarters in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Roberts starred in a video discretely made by man walking in front of her as she walked the streets of New York City and endured dozens of unsolicited catcalls during the course of a single day. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)NEW YORK (AP) — A video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation's biggest city is a testament to the pervasiveness of street harassment women face, its creators said.


2 female suspected burglars shot, seriously injured by homeowner in Texas

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 20:03

2 female suspected burglars shot, seriously injured by homeowner in TexasOne woman may be paralyzed and the other may lose an arm after they were shot by a Texas homeowner during an alleged break-in.


2 female suspected burglars shot, seriously injured by homeowner in Texas

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 20:03

2 female suspected burglars shot, seriously injured by homeowner in TexasOne woman may be paralyzed and the other may lose an arm after they were shot by a Texas homeowner during an alleged break-in.


Crash in fog causes delays on southbound Roosevelt Boulevard

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:37

Crash in fog causes delays on southbound Roosevelt BoulevardA crash is causing major delays on the southbound Roosevelt Boulevard in the East Falls section of Philadelphia.


Crash in fog causes delays on southbound Roosevelt Boulevard

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:37

Roosevelt Boulevard reopens after tanker, sedan collide in fogA crash is causing major delays on the southbound Roosevelt Boulevard in the East Falls section of Philadelphia.


Search for gunman in dollar store robbery in Montco

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:32

Search for gunman in dollar store robbery in MontcoTwo police departments in Montgomery County are teaming up to find an armed robber.


Search for gunman in dollar store robbery in Montco

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:32

Search for gunman in dollar store robbery in MontcoTwo police departments in Montgomery County are teaming up to find an armed robber.


Lenovo wraps up purchase of Motorola phone unit

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:19
BEIJING (AP) — Lenovo Group announced the completion of its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google Inc. on Thursday in a move aimed at making the Chinese computer maker a global smartphone brand.

Lenovo wraps up purchase of Motorola phone unit

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:19
BEIJING (AP) — Lenovo Group announced the completion of its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google Inc. on Thursday in a move aimed at making the Chinese computer maker a global smartphone brand.

Memorial underway for Cleveland killer's victims

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:16
CLEVELAND (AP) — Relatives of the 11 victims of a convicted Cleveland serial killer have broken ground on a memorial at the site where those victims' remains were found and the man's home was later demolished.