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Egypt's pound flops on black market amid exchange crackdown

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:26
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's currency fell to new lows on the black market this week, with traders selling it on Thursday from between 11 and 11.15 Egyptian pounds to the dollar amid speculation it will be officially devalued further.

The Latest: Judge: VW owners get option of buybacks, fixes

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:22

FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2013, file photo, the Volkswagen logo is seen on the grill of a Volkswagen on display in Pittsburgh. A person briefed on the matter said Wednesday, April 20, 2016, that Volkswagen has reached an agreement with the U.S. government to spend just over $1 billion to compensate owners of diesel-powered cars that cheat on emissions tests. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on an agreement in the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal (all times local):


Judge: Volkswagen owners can pick buybacks, fixes in emissions deal

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:07

 Volkswagen owners can pick buybacks, fixes in emissions dealAn agreement will give consumers who bought nearly 600,000 Volkswagen vehicles rigged to cheat on emissions tests the option of having the automaker buy back the cars or fix them, a judge said Thursday.


Camden man charged in double fatal shooting inside home

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:00

Camden man charged in double fatal shooting inside homeAuthorities say a Camden man has been arrested and charged in one of the two double fatal shootings in Camden this month.


Correction: Harvey Milk Boulevard-Salt Lake City story

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:58

Cars ride along 900 South, Tuesday, April 19, 2016, in Salt Lake City. The Salt Lake City Council has voted to hold a public hearing on whether to name a street after pioneering gay leader Harvey Milk alongside thoroughfares honoring civil rights icons like Martin Luther King Jr. and Cesar Chavez. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In a story April 21 about a street named for gay leader Harvey Milk, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Milk was the first openly gay person elected to public office in the U.S. He was one of the first.


One-time star in solar energy, SunEdison seeks protection

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:51

FILE - In this Tuesday, March 8, 2016, file photo, specialist Gregg Maloney works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, adjacent to the SunEdison post. SunEdison, a one-time star in the alternative energy field, filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday, April 21, 2016, after years of rapid-fire acquisitions left the solar company in a desperate cash situation. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK (AP) — SunEdison, a one-time star in the alternative energy field, filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday after years of rapid-fire acquisitions left the solar company in a desperate cash situation.


Judge: Volkswagen owners get option of buybacks, fixes

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:46

 Volkswagen owners can pick buybacks, fixes in emissions dealA judge says an agreement will give consumers who bought nearly 600,000 Volkswagen vehicles rigged to cheat on emissions tests the option of having the automaker buy back the cars or fix them.


Volkswagen owners get option of buybacks, fixes

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:40

 Volkswagen owners can pick buybacks, fixes in emissions dealA judge says an agreement will give consumers who bought nearly 600,000 Volkswagen vehicles rigged to cheat on emissions tests the option of having the automaker buy back the cars or fix them.


AP NewsAlert

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:23
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Judge: Agreement over Volkswagen emissions scandal will give consumers options of buybacks, fixing vehicles.

AP PHOTOS: Life in Baltimore 1 year after Freddie Gray death

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:16

This combination of photos shows a demonstrator raising his fist on April 27, 2015, in front of police and a burning building during unrest following Freddie Gray's funeral, top, and a man walking children across the same street on April 19, 2016, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)A year after Freddie Gray's death, and the riots that followed, daily life in Baltimore has largely returned to its old ways.


The Latest: In 911 call, prosecutor accused of sex assault

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:10

Harry Morel, a former district attorney for St. Charles Parish, La., arrives with his attorney Ralph Capitelli, right, at Federal Court in New Orleans, Wednesday, April 20, 2016. Morel is charged with obstructing a federal investigation. A bill of information filed by prosecutors said he harassed an unidentified witness in a federal grand jury investigation. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)HAHNVILLE, La. (AP) — The Latest on the case of a former Louisiana district attorney who pleaded guilty Wednesday to obstructing a federal investigation of allegations that he solicited sex from at least 20 women in exchange for leniency from his office (all times local):


The Latest: Emanuel won't cut police-investigation agency

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:07
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the recommendations for Chicago Police reform (all times local):

ACLU defends New Jersey man ticketed for Donald Trump flags

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 22:56
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's American Civil Liberties Union is defending a man who is facing a fine for flying flags supporting Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

The Latest: Lawmaker defends taking family on campaign trip

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 22:45

Indiana Republican candidates for U.S. Senate Marlin Stutzman, right, shakes hands with opponent Todd Young following their debate in Indianapolis, Monday, April 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Indiana Senate candidate Marlin Stutzman's travel expenses (all times local):


2 hurt in 2-vehicle, SEPTA bus chain reaction crash in West Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 22:40

2 hurt in 2-vehicle, SEPTA bus chain reaction crash in West PhiladelphiaTwo people were hurt after two vehicles collided, and then one struck a SEPTA bus in West Philadelphia.


$1 subs on Jimmy John's Customer Appreciation Day

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 22:36

$1 subs on Jimmy John's Customer Appreciation DayJimmy John's is offering $1 sandwiches for its Customer Appreciation Day.


Flight diverts to Phoenix after bird strike cracks window

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 22:22
PHOENIX (AP) — An American Airlines plane diverted to Phoenix after a bird strike cracked a cockpit window during takeoff from Las Vegas.

2 Virginia officers charged with assault in man's arrest

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 22:20
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Two Virginia police officers have been charged with assault following the arrest of a man in October.

Anderson man sentenced to 12 years in beating death

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 22:09
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man has been sentenced to a dozen years in prison for beating a man to death and leaving him to choke on his own dentures.

Massachusetts giving tuition rebate in groundbreaking offer

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 21:54
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts will offer tuition rebates to full-time, qualifying students who begin their studies at a community college and go on to earn a bachelor's degree at a state university.