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Virginia woman sentenced to 4½ years in terror case

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 23:12
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman has been sentenced to 4 ½ years in prison for lying to investigators about supporting the Islamic State militant group.

Man attacked inside Darling's Diner in Northern Liberties

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 23:05

Man attacked inside Darling's Diner in Northern LibertiesPhiladelphia detectives are looking for the suspect who attacked a man with a bottle inside a popular eatery.


1 person killed in gunfire; pregnant woman among the injured

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 22:53
CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities have identified a 47-year-old man killed during a shooting in Cleveland that left four people injured, including a pregnant woman.

Frein's lawyers withdraw request to move trial, for now

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 22:46
Lawyers for the man charged in an ambush outside a Pennsylvania State Police barracks that killed one trooper and seriously wounded another have withdrawn their request to have his trial moved, but said Monday they plan to refile it at a later date.

Authorities investigate shooting at Pennsylvania mall

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 22:42
(Reuters) - Police were investigating a shooting on Monday morning at a shopping center south of Pittsburgh, authorities said. The shooting was reported at the Tri-County Plaza in Rostraver Township, said Chris Tantlinger, a spokesman for the Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety. He also said the Westmoreland County Coroner had been called to the scene.

Man caught on camera stealing a camera

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 22:42

Man caught on camera stealing a cameraPolice in South Philadelphia are looking for the man who was caught on camera while stealing a surveillance camera.


Woman arrested for selling tickets to fake Sheryl Crow concert

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 22:32

Woman accused of selling tickets to fake Sheryl Crow concertPolice in Burlington County have arrested a woman who they say sold tickets to a fake concert featuring a Grammy-winning artist.


10 Things to Know for Today

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 22:17

Area residents pay their respects at a makeshift memorial, near the site where two Mississippi police officers were killed, Sunday, May 10, 2015, in Hattiesburg, Miss. The officers were shot to death during an evening traffic stop turned violent, a state law enforcement spokesman said Sunday. Three suspects were in custody, including two who are charged with capital murder. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


Activists threaten to sue for captive whale Lolita’s freedom

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 22:07

Lolita the Killer Whale is fed a fish by a trainer during a show at the Miami SeaquariumBy Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) - Activists said on Monday they would sue a Florida aquarium for violating the Endangered Species Act if it does not improve living conditions for Lolita, a killer whale in captivity for more than four decades. The Miami Seaquarium has 60 days to address the facility’s alleged shortfalls that include a small enclosure, life without another whale, and twice-daily performances in the searing Florida sun, said activists from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and the Animal Legal Defense Fund. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration added Lolita to the endangered species list in early February, opening the door to potential lawsuits.


Car slams into construction equipment in Milltown, Del.

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 22:03

Car slams into construction equipment in Milltown, Del.A woman was seriously injured when her car struck a piece of heavy construction equipment in New Castle County.


Oregon family upset after being removed from flight

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 21:30
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman says her family was removed from a United Airlines flight because her autistic teen daughter was deemed "disruptive."

No rating improvement for New York City jail health provider

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 21:18

FILE - In this May 17, 2011, file photo, a bus drives past the the entrance to Rikers Island in New York. Overall performance of the private health care provider for New York City's jails failed to improve last year amid heightened scrutiny over inmate deaths that put the company's contract under review, according to an evaluation obtained by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Overall performance of the private health care provider for New York City's jails failed to improve last year amid heightened scrutiny over inmate deaths that put the company's contract under review, according to an evaluation obtained by The Associated Press.


Fox's new schedule for next season

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 21:11
Fox network's prime-time schedule for the fall, all times Eastern:

1 dead in apartment fire in Kensington

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 21:04

1 dead in apartment fire in KensingtonOne person is dead and 3 people injured following a fire in the Kensington section of Philadelphia.


US defends record before top UN human rights body

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 20:58
BERLIN (AP) — The United States heard widespread concern Monday over excessive use of force by law-enforcement officials against minorities as it faced the U.N.'s main human rights body for a review of its record.

4 hurt in apartment fire in Kensington

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 20:22

1 dead in apartment fire in KensingtonFour people have been taken to area hospitals following a fire in the Kensington section of Philadelphia.


School principal apologizes for controversial graduation outburst

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 20:13

School principal apologizes for controversial graduation outburstThe principal of a private school in Georgia is apologizing for what some people are calling racist comments caught on camera during a graduation ceremony.


Former CIA officer could face long prison term in leaks case

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 19:34
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former CIA officer convicted of leaking details of a secret mission to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions is making his final pitch for a lenient sentence.

4th Suspect Arrested in Fatal Shooting of 2 Mississippi Cops

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 19:15
4 charged in fatal shooting.

2 hurt in fast-moving apartment fire in East Windsor Twp., N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 19:06

2 hurt in fast-moving apartment fire in East Windsor Twp., N.J.A witness reported seeing one resident jumping from a second floor apartment. That man and a firefighter were taken to an area hospital.