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SEPTA: Sales of pope visit passes won't resume this week

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 05:00

 Sales of pope visit passes won't resume this weekSEPTA is not yet ready to resume sales of Regional Rail passes for the weekend of Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia.


Wife of National Guardsman sentenced in case linked to 're-homing'

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 04:59
At the time of the abuse, Emily Kruse, 37, was participating in an underground network used to send unwanted adopted children from family to family. A Haitian girl sent to live with Kruse and her husband, Jean Paul Kruse, helped expose the abuse in 2012. In June, a Union County Court of Common Pleas judge sentenced Jean Paul Kruse, 42, to life in prison without parole for raping and sexually abusing the three girls.

A 2nd covert video targets Planned Parenthood on fetal parts

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 04:51
NEW YORK (AP) — Anti-abortion activists on Tuesday released a second undercover video aimed at discrediting Planned Parenthood's procedures for providing fetal tissue to researchers.

Beer in Wawa vote delayed in Delaware County

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 04:04

Beer in Wawa vote delayed in Delaware CountyWawa is looking to add beer to the list of items for sale at one Delaware County store.


Man shot, killed inside California police station

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 04:04
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — An official says a man was shot and killed by police inside a California police station after he tried to grab a gun from an officer.

Highway reopens in Washington state after wildfire, but a second blaze sparks evacuations

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 03:57
A U.S. interstate re-opened in central Washington state on Tuesday after firefighters beat back a brush fire that had threatened area houses, while another blaze sparked evacuations and destroyed a home in an eastern agricultural region, officials said. Interstate 90 opened on Tuesday morning as firefighters aided by softer winds managed to contain 40 percent of the blaze, Grant County Sheriff's Office spokesman Kyle Foreman said. In an agricultural and wine-producing region farther east, a helicopter pilot dropping water on a blaze burning unchecked made an emergency landing amid a mechanical failure, Walla Walla County Emergency Management spokeswoman Patty Courson said.

Facebook must hand over New York users' info to prosecutors, court rules

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 03:47

A 3D plastic representation of the Facebook logo is seen in this illustration in ZenicaFacebook Inc cannot challenge search warrants New York prosecutors used to get information from its site on hundreds of users suspected of Social Security fraud, a state appeals court said on Tuesday, in a decision likely making it harder for New Yorkers to keep their digital lives private. The warrants, which applied to 381 users' photos, private messages and other account information, could only be challenged by individual defendants after prosecutors gathered evidence, the Manhattan-based court unanimously ruled. Facebook was backed in the case by a group of large Internet companies including Google Inc and Microsoft Corp, which argued the case could set a troubling precedent giving prosecutors access to all kinds of digital information.


Postal worker rescues man who fell, lay injured for 10 days

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 03:46
HOPE HULL, Ala. (AP) — A man rescued by a postal worker after falling in his house and lying wounded on the floor for 10 days is in the hospital recovering from his injuries.

NJ trooper taken to hospital after cruiser hit by lightning

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 03:40

2 NJ police vehicles hit by lightning; trooper taken to hospitalA New Jersey State Police trooper was taken to the hospital after his cruiser was struck by lightning on Tuesday afternoon.


Ted Turner Drive unveiled in downtown Atlanta

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 03:39
ATLANTA (AP) — Media mogul, environmental crusader and America's Cup winner Ted Turner now has his name on street signs.

National Guard Armory evacuated in Florida after bomb report

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 03:36
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The National Guard Armory in Florida capital was evacuated Tuesday after a call to police reporting that a man said he had planted a bomb there.

Scientists record explosion at Alaska's Cleveland Volcano

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 03:32
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An explosion Tuesday morning rocked Alaska's Cleveland Volcano but scientists have detected no ash cloud that could threaten jets crossing the Pacific Ocean.

Equipment operator pleads in building collapse, 6 deaths

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 03:27
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A heavy equipment operator charged in a building collapse that killed six people and injured 12 during a demolition project in downtown Philadelphia pleaded guilty Tuesday to manslaughter and other charges.

Mexican man leaves Denver church sanctuary after 9 months

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 03:26

FILE - In an Oct. 27, 2014 file photo, Arturo Hernandez Garcia flips through his bible before an interview at the First Unitarian Church of Denver in Denver. Garcia, who has been living in the Denver church's basement for nine months to avoid deportation, walked away Tuesday, July 21, 2015, saying immigration officials told him he is no longer a priority for deportation. (AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda, File)DENVER (AP) — A Mexican man who has been living in a Denver church's basement for nine months to avoid deportation walked away Tuesday, saying immigration officials told him he is no longer a priority for deportation.


Man indicted in killing of his caregiver with a guitar

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 03:21
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a North Carolina man on a first-degree murder charge after police say he told officers he killed his 72-year-old caregiver with a guitar.

Man indicted in killing of his caregiver with a guitar

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 03:21
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a North Carolina man on a first-degree murder charge after police say he told officers he killed his 72-year-old caregiver with a guitar.

Court tosses some Senate-seat convictions of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 03:19
CHICAGO (AP) — Court tosses some Senate-seat convictions of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

A 2nd covert video targets Planned Parenthood on fetal parts

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 03:17
NEW YORK (AP) — Anti-abortion activists on Tuesday released a second undercover video aimed at discrediting Planned Parenthood's procedures for providing fetal tissue to researchers.

A 2nd covert video targets Planned Parenthood on fetal parts

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 03:17
NEW YORK (AP) — Anti-abortion activists on Tuesday released a second undercover video aimed at discrediting Planned Parenthood's procedures for providing fetal tissue to researchers.

Suspect identified in wild Delaware County police chase

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 03:14

Suspect identified in wild Delaware County police chaseA wild police chase through Delaware County ended in gunfire after the suspect allegedly tried to run down officers with his vehicle.