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Detroit police seek men who robbed couples, raped the women

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 07:58

A sketch provided by the Detroit Police Department shows one of several suspects who allegedly robbed young couples in separate attacks in Detroit Thursday, July 16, 2015 and gang-raped the women while forcing their male victims to watch. The attacks happened Thursday night along the same major east-west street on Detroit’s northwest side, police said, and in both cases, the attackers had handguns. (Detroit Police Department via AP)DETROIT (AP) — Police in Detroit are searching for men who allegedly robbed two young couples at gunpoint in separate attacks two hours apart and gang-raped the women while forcing the male victims to watch.


Key details of Bill Cosby's decade-old deposition

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 07:52

FILE- In this Nov. 6, 2014, file photo, entertainer Bill Cosby pauses during a news conference about the upcoming exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art in Washington. Cosby detailed his efforts to keep his exploits from his wife in a transcript of a 2005-06 deposition taken in Philadelphia. It is the only publicly available testimony he has given in response to accusations he drugged and sexually assaulted dozens of women over four decades. Cosby has denied the allegations, calling the sexual contact consensual. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)Key details from a deposition Bill Cosby gave in a civil suit filed by a woman who has publicly accused him of drugging and molesting her:


Man visits Illinois animal hospital, suddenly becomes patient

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 07:32

Man visits Illinois animal hospital, suddenly becomes patientThe staff at a Illinois veterinary office is trained to handle all kinds of medical emergencies for dogs, cats and other pets. But this week they used the same training to help save a human life.


3 members of family die as mobile home swept into Ohio creek

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 07:26

Jeff Downing, walks around his property in Ripley, Ohio, Sunday, July 19, 2015. Downing's mobile home had previously been in the foreground where the bricks are prior to a late evening flash flood. The flood swept away a mobile home late Saturday, killing three members of a family of six huddling for safety inside, authorities said. (Liz Dufour/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; NO SALESRIPLEY, Ohio (AP) — A creek that flooded during a torrential downpour in southern Ohio swept away a mobile home late Saturday, killing three members of a family of six huddling for safety inside, authorities said.


Car stolen from Hamilton Twp. with baby still inside

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 07:25

Car stolen from Hamilton Twp. with baby still insideAuthorities say a car with a baby still inside was stolen from Hamilton Township but was later found in Trenton.


4 hurt when small plane crashes outside Nevada airport

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 07:15
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — A small plane crashed near Henderson Executive Airport on Sunday, leaving two people critically hurt and two others with minor injuries.

'Suspicious' 3-alarm South Philadelphia fire displaces 17

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 07:08

'Suspicious' 3-alarm South Philadelphia fire displaces 17Authorities are calling an early morning fire in South Philadelphia that displaced 17 residents suspicious.


Songwriter, music producer 'Buddy' Buie dies in Alabama

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 07:08
ATLANTA (AP) — Perry "Buddy" Buie, a songwriter and producer who helped form the Atlanta Rhythm Section and then fuel its success with the lyrics he wrote for the band, has died. He was 74.

1 dead, 1 injured in shooting at Wyoming detox center

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 06:45
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — A gunman walked into a rear door at an alcohol detoxification center in Riverton and began shooting, killing one person and seriously injuring another, authorities said.

Search suspended for missing swimmer in Delaware River

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 06:24

Search suspended for missing swimmer in Delaware River in BristolCrews have suspended their search for a man who never resurfaced after jumping into the Delaware River in Bristol, Bucks County.


Rain calms California fire that jumped freeway, burned cars

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 06:02
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A rare summer storm allowed firefighters to contain 60 percent of a wildfire that swept across a California interstate, torching vehicles and sending people running for their lives.

Burst of summer rain dampens car-torching California blaze

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 05:46

Thick smoke fills the skies from the North Fire near Phelan(Reuters) - Firefighters in Southern California, aided by an unusually long burst of rainfall, have dug containment lines around 60 percent of a brush fire that torched 20 vehicles and destroyed eleven homes and outbuildings, the U.S. Forest Service said on Sunday. The wildfire, which broke out on Friday afternoon in the drought-parched foothills of San Bernardino County, grew from 500 acres (200 hectares) to 3,500 acres (1,416 hectares) in a matter of hours, the U.S. Forest Service said. It held that footprint through Sunday, dampened by a day of light rainfall on Saturday, U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Lyn Sieliet said.


Men, blacks most likely to get tickets for Seattle pot use

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 05:31
SEATTLE (AP) — A second police study of marijuana-use tickets in Seattle has found men and blacks are most likely to be ticketed.

Police: New Jersey man sees robbery video of himself, turns himself in

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 04:49

 New Jersey man sees robbery video of himself, turns himself inPolice say a man shown in a surveillance video trying to rob a New Jersey business later watched the recording online and turned himself in


Woman caught trying to buy antifreeze to poison dog

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 04:47

Woman caught trying to buy antifreeze to poison dogA woman was seen on video, saying she wanted to buy antifreeze to poison a stray dog in her neighborhood


Report: Family orders independent autopsy in jail death

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 04:13
CHICAGO (AP) — An attorney says Sandra Bland's family has ordered an independent autopsy to determine how the Chicago-area woman died in a Texas jail cell.

Woman hit by car driven by 11-year-old boy in Maui

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 04:10
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Police say a pedestrian has life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car driven by an 11-year-old boy in Kahului.

'Ant-Man' debuts with $58M, 'Trainwreck' opens with $30.2M

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 03:30

This photo provided by Disney shows Paul Rudd as Scott Lang/Ant-Man in a scene from Marvel's "Ant-Man." The film releases in the U.S. on Friday, July 17, 2015. (Zade Rosenthal/Disney/Marvel via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Marvel's "Ant-Man" punched above its weight at the weekend box office, debuting with an estimated $58 million, while Amy Schumer's "Trainwreck" also opened strongly with $30.2 million.


Shooter's family says he suffered from depression

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 03:19

Teen Challenge member, Carol Parker, center, becomes emotional during a memorial service at River Park Saturday, July 18, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tenn., for the victims of the Tennessee shootings. The U.S. Navy says a sailor who was shot in the attack on a military facility in Chattanooga has died, raising the death toll to five people. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The family of the gunman who killed four Marines and a sailor in Chattanooga says he had suffered from depression for many years and "was not the son we knew and loved."


Trump Says He Does Not Owe McCain Apology

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 03:01
The real estate mogul has come under bipartisan criticism.