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Correction: Declawing Cats story

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 23:44

In this May 19, 2016 photo provided by Lisa Fernandez, school children interact with "Rubio," who is a poster cat for The Paw Project, an advocacy organization against feline declawing. Fernandez, a Brooklyn elementary school principal, leads a program to teach the schoolchildren about declawing and help them stage action against it. At rear left is Jacques Cadeau, Suleila Clarke, is in the foreground and Brandon Blue is at right. (Lisa Fernandez via AP)ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In a story May 22 about a New York legislative proposal to prohibit declawing cats, The Associated Press misspelled the first name of a veterinarian. Her name is Jennifer, not Jenner, Conrad.


Police K9 finds missing 11-year-old boy in Delaware

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 23:41

Police K9 finds missing 11-year-old boy in DelawareAn 11-year-old boy in New Castle, Delaware has been found safe thanks to the work of a police K9.


VIDEO: Assault, robbery outside Jim's Steaks on South Street

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 23:36

 Assault, robbery outside Jim's Steaks on South StreetPhiladelphia police have released a video showing a man being assaulted, and robbed outside Jim's Steaks. The search for the suspects continues.


Eurozone economy displaying mixed signals

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 23:34

A man, right, speaks on his mobile phone as people use ATM machines outside a bank of Cyprus' branch in central capital Nicosia, eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus, on Friday, May, 20, 2016. Knuckling down and doing away with wasteful spending while avoiding burdening working folks with more taxes helped Cyprus wrap up a three-year, multibillion euro rescue plan and emerge with solid growth and a dropping, but still high unemployment rate. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)LONDON (AP) — Mixed economic signals emerged Monday about the state of the eurozone economy.


Dressed to Protest: Greek anger spreads to middle class

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 23:27

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 file photo, a lawyer waves his tie as others shout shout slogans during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in Athens. Greek lawyers have been on strike for four months against austerity measures that impose heavy taxes on self-employed professionals. Greek lawyers have been on strike for four months against austerity measures that impose heavy taxes on self-employed professionals. Prime minister Alexis Tsipras won a vote in parliament early Monday May 23, 2016, that will heap more taxes on a dwindling number of Greeks able to pay them. Whereas previous protests against austerity cuts drew violent street demonstrations featuring hooded youths throwing firebombs, this time it’s suited middle classes professionals revolting in what’s been dubbed the “necktie movement”. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Alexis Tsipras doesn't wear a tie, but a growing number of his critics do.


Statesville police release name of man hit by officer

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 23:20
STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina have released the name of a pedestrian who was struck and killed by a Statesville police officer.

Appeals court reverses fraud finding against Bank of America

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 23:17
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has reversed a jury's finding that Bank of America Corp. was liable for fraud for its actions before the economy collapsed in 2008. It also negated a more than $1.2 billion penalty imposed after trial.

Deputies search for 2 suspects after elderly woman's death

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 23:13
HANCOCK, Md. (AP) — Police are searching for two suspects in connection with the death of an 81-year-old Maryland woman.

Deputies: Chattanooga lawyer and son dead after shooting

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 23:04
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A retired Chattanooga attorney and his son are dead in what authorities are calling a domestic incident.

Cabrini College professor struck, killed by car in Wayne

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 22:49

Cabrini College professor struck, killed by car in WayneA Cabrini College professor has died after he was hit by a motor vehicle.


Prostitute gets 20 years in prison in child's beating death

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 22:43

Prostitute gets 20 years in prison in child's beating deathA prostitute who admitted to beating her 4-year-old daughter to death in a Delaware motel room has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.


Woman, girl hospitalized following separate shark attacks

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 22:42
Officials say an 11-year-old girl and a 57-year-old woman were taken to hospitals after they were bitten by sharks at separate locations in Florida.

Romania prosecutors probe car death tied to pharma scam

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 22:38

In this May 10, 2016 picture the Dan Condrea, the head of pharmaceutical company Hexi Pharma walks surrounded by media to the prosecutor's office in Bucharest, Romania. A person who was killed when a car slammed into a tree Sunday, May 22, 2016, hasn’t been identified but police say they found identity documents in the car belonging to the CEO of the pharmaceutical company Hexi Pharma.(AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru) ROMANIA OUTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's general prosecutor's office on Monday ordered an investigation of a car crash fatality which has been connected to a high-profile pharmaceutical scam.


UK restaurant owner guilty of manslaughter in allergy death

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 22:37
LONDON (AP) — A British man was sentenced to six years in prison on Monday after being convicted of manslaughter because a customer at his Indian restaurant died of a peanut allergy.

Man robbed, beaten outside South Philadelphia cheesesteak place

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 22:31

 Assault, robbery outside Jim's Steaks on South StreetPolice are looking for the suspect who allegedly robbed, and beat a man outside of Jim's Steaks.


Connecticut police come to the rescue of a baby deer

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 22:24

In a photo provided by the Hartford, Conn., Police Department, a fawn that was rescued by a resident is curled up in a police car in Hartford, Conn.,after it was found on the highway next to its mother, who had been hit by a car. The resident brought the fawn to the front door of the Hartford Police Department. Police turned the deer over to the state’s environmental department. It has been brought to a rescue farm. (Hartford Police Department via AP)HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have come to the rescue of a baby deer whose mother died.


Clinton email probe winding down as GOP tries to up pressure

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 22:20

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2011, file-pool photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton hands off her mobile phone after arriving for a meeting in The Hague, Netherlands. FBI agents probing whether Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server imperiled government secrets appear close to completing their work, a process experts say will likely culminate in a sit-down with the former secretary of state. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI agents probing whether Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server imperiled government secrets appear close to completing their work, a process experts say will likely culminate in a sit-down with the former secretary of state.


Police: Burglary suspect, crashes car; passenger killed

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 22:11
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana say a burglary suspect who was being chased by his victim ended up wrecking his car and killing a female passenger.

Officials: 2 people wounded in shooting near park

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 22:04
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Police in Birmingham, Alabama, say a boy playing basketball in a public park was grazed by a bullet and a man was shot in the shoulder when the occupants of two nearby vehicles opened fire on each other.

Police in North Carolina release name of man hit by officer

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 21:59
STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed by a marked police car in North Carolina.