Listen Live Follow Us On:
For Email Marketing you can trust

 

Yahoo! National News

SC apartment shooting kills deputy, 2nd man

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 04:28

This picture released on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 by the Charleston County, S.C., Sheriff's Department shows Deputy Joseph Matuskovic, 45, who was shot and killed on Sept. 8, 2014 at an apartment complex in Charleston, S.C. Authorities say the deputy was shot when a gun was fired through the door of an apartment. A second deputy was wounded and a man was later found dead inside the apartment. (AP Photo/Charleston County Sheriff's Department)NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A spray of bullets fired from behind a closed apartment door killed a South Carolina deputy and wounded another and led more than 100 officers to descend on the complex before they determined the person inside was also dead.


Woman runs down man with car following dispute

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 04:27

Woman runs down man with car following disputePolice in Delaware say a domestic dispute ended with a woman hitting a man with her car, and they say there was a child in the vehicle when she did it.


Apple Introduces 'One More Thing': Apple Watch

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 04:24
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) introduced its latest tech products.

Fourth American Ebola patient arrives in U.S. for care

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 04:23

A general view of Emory University Hospital in AtlantaAn American doctor infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone arrived at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Tuesday, the fourth patient with the virus to be taken to the United States from West Africa for treatment, the hospital said. A fourth American, missionary Dr. Rick Sacra, was being treated in Omaha after becoming infected with Ebola in Liberia.


Maine agency backtracks on no-resuscitate order

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 04:22

This December, 2013 booking photo provided by the Kennebec County Jail shows Kevin Peaslee, 22, after his arrest. Peaslee is due to stand trial in October, 2014 on charges of aggravated assault on his infant daughter. Peaslee’s daughter is the subject of a legal fight over a state-imposed do not resuscitate order. (AP Photo/Kennebec County Jail)PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The child welfare agency that won the right to make medical decisions on behalf of a brain-injured infant is backtracking, saying it will defer to the wishes of the child's teenage mother.


Nike, others end business relationship with Rice

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 04:21

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2013, file photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, center, is surrounded by fans in the stands as he celebrates winning the NFL football AFC Championship football game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass. Rice was let go by the Ravens on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, and suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video was released that appears to show the running back striking his then-fiancee in February. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)Ray Rice's indefinite suspension from the NFL for domestic violence will cost him income from endorsements in addition to his $4 million in salary.


Gulf secures $19 billion in West African projects

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 04:18

 Benin, Burkina-Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea- Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal, and Togo at the West African Investment Forum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Dubai Media Office)DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Eight West African nations agreed Tuesday to $19 billion worth of infrastructure deals, with the lion's share going toward a massive road and railway project by a company in the United Arab Emirates.


Police: Boyfriend shoots girlfriend in the face in Queen Village

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 04:10

 Boyfriend shoots girlfriend in the face in Queen VillagePolice say a man shot his girlfriend in the face Monday night in Philadelphia's Queen Village section then took off.


Report: CEO made wrong decision before plane crash

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 04:08

FILE - In this March 2003 file photo, Micron Technology CEO Steve Appleton, left, speaks accompanied by Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo in Idaho. A report released Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 says the likely causes of a 2012 airplane crash that killed the head of the memory chip maker are a decrease in engine power during takeoff and the Appleton's ill-fated decision to turn the experimental plane around rather than make an emergency landing, federal investigators say. (AP Photo/The Idaho Statesman, Chris Butler)BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The likely causes of a 2012 airplane crash that killed the head of memory chip maker Micron are a decrease in engine power during takeoff and the man's ill-fated decision to turn the experimental plane around rather than make an emergency landing, federal investigators say.


Woman runs down man with car following dispute, police say

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 04:06

Woman runs down man with car following disputePolice in Delaware say a domestic dispute ended with a woman hitting a man with her car, and they say there was a child in the vehicle when she did it.


Crash jams traffic on Northeast Extension of Pa. Turnpike

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 04:05

Crash jams traffic on Northeast Extension of Pa. TurnpikeA 2-vehicle crash slowed southbound traffic on the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Tuesday morning.


US job openings stay near 13-year high; hiring up

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 04:00

In this photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, job seeker Stephen Watson, of Fort Lauderdale, second from left, reviews the job qualifications during a job fair in Sunrise. Fla. The Labor Department reports on job openings and labor turnover in July on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of U.S. job openings remained near the highest level in 13 years in July, and companies also stepped up hiring that month to the fastest pace in nearly seven years, two signs the job market is slowly healing.


Searchers comb Montana valley for missing college student

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 04:00
By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) - Dozens of law enforcement officials and volunteers scoured the winding canyons and trout streams of western Montana on Tuesday in a search for a University of Montana student who is the second to go missing in recent weeks. August Kramer, 21, who grew up in a suburb of St. Paul, Minnesota, vanished over the weekend after telling another student on the campus in Missoula that he was going fly fishing, a recently acquired sport, authorities said. Outgoing and incoming calls on his cell phone appeared to end about 10 p.m. ...

Ray Rice breaks silence, "I have to be strong for my wife."

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 03:55

Ray Rice breaks silence, "I have to be strong for my wife."The embattled running back speaks out in phone interview with ESPN


Indiana asks Supreme Court to settle gay marriage

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 03:55
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether gay marriage should be legal in all 50 states.

Remains of Tennessee student found three years after her disappearance

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 03:53

Holly Bobo remains ID'd 3 years after she went missingThe partial remains of missing Tennessee student Holly Bobo, a cousin of country music singer Whitney Duncan, have been found in Tennessee more than three years after she disappeared, officials said. A human skull was discovered on Sunday by two men searching for ginseng in the woods in Decatur County, just miles from property owned by one of the men charged in her kidnapping and murder. Investigators said late on Monday the remains were identified as Bobo's through dental records. The University of Tennessee's forensic anthropology team was working on Tuesday at the site where the skull was found.


U.S. judge re-sentences Jose Padilla to 21 years on terrorism charges

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 03:46

A sketch of Jose Padilla appearing at a courthouse in MiamiPadilla, an al Qaeda recruit and the first U.S. Federal prosecutors agreed not to seek more than 30 years in prison for Padilla as long as his lawyers did not introduce records related to alleged harsh conditions he endured during the 3-1/2 years spent in a South Carolina military prison. District Judge Marcia Cooke said on Tuesday before handing down the stiffer sentence.


Reform candidate closes gap in race to be California schools chief: poll

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 03:34
By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - A former charter school executive aiming to unseat California's education chief is in a statistical tie in a race shaping up to be a proxy war between school reform advocates and the state's powerful teachers unions, a poll showed on Tuesday. The poll conducted last month by San Francisco-based Field Research Corp had challenger Marshall Tuck three percentage points ahead of incumbent Tom Torlakson - but was within the survey's margin of error and thus represented a dead heat in the contest.

Holly Bobo remains ID'd 3 years after she went missing

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 03:33

Holly Bobo remains ID'd 3 years after she went missingHuman remains discovered in a rural Tennessee county are those of a missing nursing student who disappeared from her home in April 2011, investigators said late Monday.


Appeals court sets quick date on NC voting law

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 03:31
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal appeals court is hurrying to hear arguments in a case challenging changes to North Carolina voting law.