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Doctor: No health risk from 2 US Ebola patients

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 23:28

2 American Ebola patients released from hospitalA doctor at the hospital that treated two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa says their discharge poses no public health risk.


Jury: Woman downloaded child porn to frame husband

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 23:22
INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman has been found guilty of downloading child pornography in a failed attempt to frame her estranged husband.

Discharge of patients who were infected with Ebola poses no public health threat, doctor says

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 23:14
ATLANTA (AP) — Discharge of patients who were infected with Ebola poses no public health threat, doctor says.

Card cheat who used invisible ink gets casino ban

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 23:12
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A New Jersey man who marked cards with invisible ink that he could see with special contact lenses has been banned from Connecticut's casinos.

Toms River man accused of killing dog by attaching crate to car exhaust

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 23:07

Toms River man accused of killing dog by attaching crate to car exhaustProsecutors say 75-year-old Clifford Robbins, of Toms River, was taken into custody Thursday morning and charged with third degree cruelty to animals.


New restrictions on hydrocodone to take effect

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 23:06
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is finalizing new restrictions on hundreds of medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S.

Mongolia, China pledge $10 billion in annual trade

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 23:01

In this photo released by China's Xinhua news agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping, center left, and his wife Peng Liyuan, center right, pose for a photo with Mongolian Prime Minister Norov Altankhuyag and his wife Khonichin Selenge at Ulan Bator airport, Mongolia, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. Landlocked Mongolia is hoping to secure better access to Chinese ports as Xi became the first Chinese head of state in more than a decade to visit this sprawling nation sandwiched between China and Russia. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Ju Peng) NO SALESULAN BATOR, Mongolia (AP) — China and Mongolia pledged Thursday to almost double their annual two-way trade to $10 billion by 2020 as President Xi Jinping became the first Chinese head of state in more than a decade to visit this sprawling resource-rich nation sandwiched between China and Russia.


Ford tells U.S. dealers to stop selling some C-Max, Focus models

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 22:56

The new Ford Focus C-Max Flexifuel car is displayed on media day at the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile in ParisFord Motor Co has told its U.S. A Ford spokeswoman said Thursday none of the affected vehicles were sold to customers and that less than 50 were on U.S. Some C-Max and Focus models built at the Michigan Assembly Plant outside of Detroit from Aug. 8 to Aug. 15 may not have enough ball bearings in the steering gear assembly, the notice to dealers obtained by Reuters said.


Dad left young kids in car while gambling at Sands Casino, police say

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 22:46

Dad left young kids in car while gambling at Sands Casino, police sayA Lehigh Valley father is behind bars, after authorities say he locked his young children in his car while he gambled.


Penn State opener in Ireland threatened by volcano

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 22:42

Penn State opener in Ireland threatened by volcanoPenn State's season opener in Ireland next week against UCF may be in peril because of a possible volcanic eruption in Iceland.


One dead, one injured in New York boat explosion

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 22:28
(Reuters) - One person was killed and another was injured in a boat explosion at a New York marina fuel station, police said on Thursday. The 33-foot (10 meter) Carver motor boat burst into flames while being refueled at the Manhasset Bay Marina in the Long Island community of Port Washington on Wednesday, Nassau County police said in a statement.

Stocks move higher for fourth day

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 22:17

China manufacturing drags on Asia, but Europe upNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were mostly higher in early trading Thursday, helped by a report that showed the number of people seeking unemployment benefits remains at a multi-year low.


Dortmund hopes to raise cash in stock issue

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 22:04
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund is hoping to raise fresh capital with a stock issue expected to bring in 114.4 million euros ($151.72 million) in an effort to reduce debt and give the club more financial clout.

US existing home sales rise for 4th straight month as supply grows, price gains moderate

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 22:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — US existing home sales rise for 4th straight month as supply grows, price gains moderate.

Cardinal Edmund Szoka, former Vatican City governor, head of Detroit archdiocese, dies at 86

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 21:34
DETROIT (AP) — Cardinal Edmund Szoka, former Vatican City governor, head of Detroit archdiocese, dies at 86.

American doctor who had Ebola being released today

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 20:30

 No health risk from 2 US Ebola patientsA spokeswoman for Samaritan's Purse says an American doctor who was infected with Ebola will be released from an Atlanta hospital Thursday.


Houston woman with massive water bill made one key mistake

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 20:25

Houston woman with massive water bill made one key mistakeApril Cardwell hasn't had running water for nearly three months. But it could have been avoided.


Drug supplier for 'Monsignor Meth' gets 5 years

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 20:24
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A woman who authorities say helped supply nearly 10 pounds of methamphetamine to a drug operation in Connecticut run by a Catholic priest dubbed "Monsignor Meth" has been sentenced to five years in prison.

Child struck by hit-and-run driver in Bristol Township

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 20:13

Child struck by hit-and-run driver in Bristol TownshipPolice in Bucks County are investigating a hit-and-run accident that injured a child.


Ohio woman sent to prison for school outburst

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 19:39
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for assaulting a teacher, principal and cafeteria worker at her son's elementary school after being told she needed a visitor's badge.