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Republicans weigh government shutdown to stop Obama on immigration

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 02:37

A woman holds U.S. flag during the oath of allegiance to the United States during a naturalization ceremony in New YorkWASHINGTON (Reuters) - One Republican leader on Sunday held open the possibility that his party could move to shut down the government in an attempt to stop President Barack Obama from taking executive action on immigration policy. A vocal group of conservatives in the House of Representatives is pressing to use government funding as leverage to prevent any White House moves that would allow millions of undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the United States. ...


Bragg troops leave to help in fight against Ebola

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 02:26
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Fort Bragg soldiers flying to West Africa to help in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus say they're eager to serve in a humanitarian mission.

Bill Cosby will not discuss sex assault allegations: lawyer

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 02:24

Actor Cosby speaks at the National Action Network's 20th annual Keepers of the Dream Awards gala in New YorkBy Jonathan Kaminsky (Reuters) - Comedian Bill Cosby will not comment on "discredited" accusations of sexual assault that have resurfaced in recent weeks against him, his lawyer said on Sunday. Allegations that Cosby, 77, drugged and sexually assaulted several young women decades ago gained renewed attention after comedian Hannibal Buress called him a rapist during a stand-up comedy routine last month. "Over the last several weeks, decade-old, discredited allegations against Mr. Cosby have resurfaced," said John P. Schmitt, Cosby's attorney, in a statement. ...


Mom charged after boy accidentally shoots sister

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 02:18
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A 9-year-old girl was shot and seriously wounded by her 12-year-old brother as he played with a handgun in their Newark, New Jersey home, and the children's mother faces child endangerment charges.

US Hospital: Surgeon with Ebola 'extremely ill'

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 02:12
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone was in extremely critical condition Sunday at a Nebraska hospital, his doctors said.

New Jersey's land-lovin' seal bound for Detroit

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 02:00

A female grey seal swims in a holding tank at the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine N.J. on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. The land-loving seal, which has come ashore repeatedly in New York and New Jersey since march, is being sent to a zoo in Detroit because it has become too accustomed to humans. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) — A seal with a fondness for New Jersey beaches — and the food-sharing fishermen and beachgoers that come with them — is headed for Detroit after becoming a little too friendly with the locals.


Administration says HealthCare.gov working well

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 01:49

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell smiles while answering a reporters question following her tour of the Greater Prince William Community Health Center, Evergreen Terrace Site, in Manassas, Va., Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. The second sign-up season under President Barack Obama’s health overhaul starts Saturday with hopes that consumers will have a positive experience this time and fears that entrenched political opposition and renewed legal challenges may yet collapse the program. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)WASHINGTON (AP) — As a crucial second sign-up season gears up, the Obama administration said Sunday that HealthCare.gov is stable and working well, a far cry from last year's frozen computer screens and frustrated customers.


Building collapse in French Quarter frays nerves

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 01:36

In this Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 photo, pedestrians watch down the street from where a three-story, brick-and-cypress building collapsed in the historic French Quarter section of New Orleans. The collapse of the 210-year-old building is raising warning flags about decay and a lack of rigorous inspections in one of America’s oldest and most fragile neighborhoods. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The collapse of a 210-year-old building in the heart of the French Quarter is raising warning flags about decay and a lack of rigorous inspections in one of America's oldest and most fragile neighborhoods.


Boy hospitalized after shooting self in face

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 01:28
SHARON HILL, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a 10-year-old boy has been hospitalized after accidentally shooting himself in the face with a gun he found while sitting in a car in southeastern Pennsylvania.

Boy falls from Ferris wheel at Arizona carnival

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 01:25
EL MIRAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the fall of a teenage boy from a Ferris wheel in suburban Phoenix.

2 brothers burned after gas is thrown onto bonfire

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 00:56
FITCHBURG, Mass. (AP) — Two Massachusetts boys who were roasting marshmallows suffered serious burns when one of them threw gasoline onto a bonfire.

Hunting club may cancel endangered rhino hunt

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 00:54

FILE - This Aug. 28, 2013 file photo provided by Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo shows an Eastern black rhinoceros calf and its mother, 8-year-old Kapuki, at the zoo in Chicago. A Texas hunting club that auctioned off a permit to shoot an endangered black rhinoceros in Africa said it will cancel the hunt if a the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service denies the winning bidder’s request to bring the dead animal back to the U.S. as a trophy. (AP Photo/Lincoln Park Zoo, Todd Rosenberg, File)DALLAS (AP) — A Texas hunting club that auctioned off a permit to shoot an endangered black rhinoceros in Africa said it will cancel the hunt if a federal agency denies the winning bidder's request to bring the dead animal back to the U.S. as a trophy.


Lion gives birth to 3 cubs at Cincinnati Zoo

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 00:51

In this Nov. 14, 2014, photo provided by the Cincinnati Zoo, an African lion named Imani watches over her three cubs in an enclosure at the zoo in Cincinnati. The first-time mom gave birth Thursday. (AP Photo/Cincinnati Zoo)CINCINNATI (AP) — An African lion named Imani has given birth to three cubs at the Cincinnati Zoo.


Teen driver caught after 35-mile, wrong-way chase

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 00:46
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire authorities say a teen driving in the wrong lanes of Interstate 93 at speeds of more than 100 mph traveled about 35 miles before troopers used spike strips to stop her car.

Graphic ISIS video claims US aid worker beheaded

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 00:46

Graphic ISIS video claims US aid worker beheadedISIS released a graphic video on Sunday in which a black-clad militant claimed to have beheaded U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig, who was captured last year.


Widening of Ohio Turnpike finally comes to a close

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 00:20
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Transportation workers have finally finished a plan to add a third lane to both directions along much of the Ohio Turnpike.

Florida residents alarmed over monkey business

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 23:58
By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - Unhappy at the idea of sharing their rural county with 3,200 macaque monkeys destined for research labs, a group of Florida residents have gone to court to try to stop the building of a breeding facility for the primates. Some inhabitants of Hendry County, better known for producing beef cattle and sugar cane, are complaining they only recently learned that the project was signed off in 2012 and is now under construction about a mile from their neighborhood. ...

3rd sinkhole forms, swallows part of car

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 23:47
HOLIDAY, Fla. (AP) — A third hole has formed in in the driveway of a Tampa Bay-area neighborhood and swallowed a car to its bumper.

Ebola Patient's Wife Will Pay for Evacuation to Nebraska

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 23:12
The wife of an Ebola-infected patient will pay for his medical evacuation from Sierra Leone to Nebraska.

Driver critical after Lower Providence crash

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 22:45

Driver critical after Lower Providence crashAn early morning one-car crash on a Montgomery County road has left the driver in critical condition.