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Italian nurse accused of killing 38 patients she found 'annoying'

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:31

Italian nurse accused of killing 38 patients she found 'annoying'Italian nurse accused of killing 38 patients she found 'annoying'


$1 million bail set for Massachusetts woman found living with dead babies

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:27
By Daniel Lovering UXBRIDGE Mass. (Reuters) - A Massachusetts judge on Tuesday ordered a 31-year-old woman found living last month with the bodies of three dead infants in a rodent-infested house held on $1 million cash bail.The woman, Erika Murray, was arrested last month and charged with fetal death concealment, witness intimidation and animal cruelty after state officials removed four living children, ranging in age from 3 months to 13 years, from the house where they had been living in Blackstone, Massachusetts. ...

WTO sides with US farmers in dispute with India

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:17
WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Trade Organization ruled in favor of U.S. poultry and egg farmers Tuesday in a dispute with India.

Gonzalo to become major hurricane over open Atlantic waters on Tuesday

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:10

Tropical Storm Gonzalo is seen over the Caribbean Ocean in this NOAA satellite imageSAN JUAN Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Gonzalo is expected to become a major hurricane on Tuesday as it moves over the open Atlantic waters and swirls away from the northern Caribbean islands, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. The center of Gonzalo, a Category 2 hurricane, was moving northwest, away from the British and U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, prompting storm alerts for those areas to be lifted. The French government also listed tropical storm warnings for the islands of St. Martin and St. Barthelemy, the Miami-based hurricane center said. ...


Ohio groom, friend killed in crash on wedding day

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 23:56
UPPER SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man was killed on his wedding day when a pickup truck carrying him, his new wife and friends crashed.

Oklahoma newspaper publisher, wife, daughter found dead in family home

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 23:52
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - The publisher of a newspaper in a small Oklahoma city, his wife and their 17-year-old daughter were found dead inside their home on Monday and the local prosecutor is treating their deaths as homicides, according to police and newspapers. The bodies of John Hruby; his wife, Katherine "Tinker" Hruby; and their daughter, Katherine, were found by a housekeeper around 9 a.m. on Monday, police in the southern Oklahoma city of Duncan said. ...

Historic church bell missing in upstate New York

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 23:46
GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police are looking for the thieves who stole a more than 1-ton brass church bell that was going to be placed in front of an upstate New York museum.

At least a dozen injured in Indiana bus crash

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 23:26
(Reuters) - At least a dozen people suffered injuries ranging from cuts and bruises to broken bones when a double-decker bus traveling from Atlanta to Chicago crashed outside Indianapolis on Tuesday, state police said. The bus, operated by Megabus, was about 8 miles south of Indianapolis when it flipped on its side at about 4:30 a.m. local time on northbound Interstate 65, said Indiana State Police Captain David Bursten. He said the driver lost control trying to avoid the location of a previous crash. At least a dozen of the 50-60 people on the bus suffered moderate injuries, Bursten said. ...

Hazmat crews at scene of crude spill in Louisiana: report

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 22:15
(Reuters) - A crude oil spill at Mooringsport village in Caddo Parish, Louisiana, led to the evacuation of at least one family, according to a report on KSLA television website. The spill happened at 11:45 a.m. local time on Monday, when a pipeline broke and was detected by Mid-Valley Pipeline employees, according to the report. Hazmat crews were on the scene of the spill, it added. (Source: http://bit.ly/1D9oXLZ) (Reporting by Vijaykumar Vedala in Bangalore; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)

PHOTOS: Deadly crash on I-95 in Bensalem

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 21:59

 Deadly crash on I-95 in BensalemPennsylvania State Police are searching for a motorist following a crash on I-95 that left a woman dead.


NJ Transit will pay woman $6.5M for amputated leg

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 21:37
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit's board has voted to pay $6.5 million to settle a lawsuit from a woman who had to have her leg amputated after she was hit by a bus.

Wheelchair recalling traffic death stolen in RI

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 21:30
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — A wheelchair placed near a Newport, Rhode Island, intersection as a memorial to a man killed at the site in January has been stolen.

NYPD releases video of smoke canister suspect

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 21:20
NEW YORK (AP) — The NYPD has released a surveillance video that shows a man emerging from a sidewalk vault, hurling a smoke canister into a trendy Manhattan restaurant and then disappearing underground again.

Twitter to be used for payments in France

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 21:14

CEO of Paris-based bank’s e-payment unit S-Money Nicolas Chatillon, left, and CEO of BPCE, France's second largest bank group, Jean-Yves Forel, left, attend a press conference in Paris, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. Group BPCE, which includes Banque Populaire and Caisses d’Epargne, announced the service, called S-money. Users tweet a payment request to S-money, which then requires an authentication code before sending the amount _ and a tweet to the destination confirming payment for all the world to see. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)PARIS (AP) — Did someone spot you money for lunch two weeks ago? In France, Twitter users can now publicly repay debts, donate to charity or chip in for a gift with a new payment service backed by the country's second-largest banking service.


Hillary Clinton: Don't saddle students with debt

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 20:57

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton holds up a shoe during the UNLV Foundation annual dinner Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, in Las Vegas. The shoe was given to her by Las Vegas Sun CEO, Publisher and Editor Brian Greenspun. A woman threw a shoe at Clinton during an appearance in Las Vegas in April. (AP Photo/John Locher)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton told a Las Vegas crowd Monday night that more needs to be done to ensure young people can achieve their dreams and free students from onerous college debt "that can feel like an anchor tied to their feet dragging them down."


Cloud seeding new role for ex-Flying Tiger base

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 20:32

Cloud seeding new role for ex-Flying Tiger baseAn airfield in southern China from which the famed Flying Tigers took off to fight Japanese warplanes is being converted to battle a new enemy: drought. Aircraft equipped for cloud seeding operations began ...


Gay couple says they were kicked out of cab for kissing

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 20:17

Gay couple says they were kicked out of cab for kissingA same-sex couple in Texas claims they were kicked out of a cab for kissing.


Woman killed in crash in I-95 in Bensalem identified

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 19:44

Woman cut off, killed in crash on I-95 in Bensalem, police sayPolice say a sedan cut in front of 44-year-old Lisa DiMaio of Turnersville, NJ, forcing her to slam on the brakes. DiMaio lost control of the vehicle and was killed.


China planner says economy meeting growth target

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 19:29
BEIJING (AP) — Major water conservancy projects and other infrastructure investment will help ensure China meets its economic growth target of 7.5 percent for the year, the country's top economic planner said Tuesday.

Can it be real? Augmented reality melds work, play

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 19:28

An example of what an Augmented Reality app video game would look like being played with the Epson Moverio BT-200 Smart Glasses, is displayed on a tablet from Brooklyn Bridge Park, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, in New York. Players can use their natural surroundings as the backdrop for the game with the game's graphics displayed through the glasses instead of on a screen. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Skwarek is surrounded by infiltrating militants in New York's Central Park. He shoots one, then hearing a noise from behind, spins to take down another. All of a sudden, everything flashes red. He realizes he's been hit. The words "Game Over" appear before his eyes.