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The Latest: 1 fatally struck by falling tree in California

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 11:04
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a wet winter storm hitting Southern California (all times local):

Former Trump campaign staffer files discrimination complaint: NYT

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 10:44

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks in the Orpheum Theatre during a campaign event in Sioux CityA 26-year-old former campaign staffer for Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has accused the campaign of sex discrimination, the New York Times reported on Sunday. Elizabeth Mae Davidson, who worked as an organizer in Iowa for the New York businessman, filed a complaint with the Davenport, Iowa, Civil Rights Commission, claiming female staffers were paid less than male staffers, according to the report. Davidson also claimed that Trump had addressed her and a young female volunteer with a remark that referred to the women's appearances, saying "you guys could do a lot of damage," the Times report said.


2 in custody after 2 teens wounded in Bethlehem shooting

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 09:29

2 in custody after 2 teens wounded in Bethlehem shootingPolice say a male and a female have been taken into custody in connection with the shooting of two teens in Northampton County.


The Latest: Attorney says corrections officer fired gun

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 09:26

Denver Police Chief Robert White, front, talks while Stephanie O'Malley, manager of safety, looks on about a shooting and stabbing incident at a motorcycle expo during a news conference Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Denver. Police say that multiple people were injured in the incident, which took place at The Colorado Motorcycle Expo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a Denver shooting and stabbing incident that left one dead and seven others injured at a motorcycle expo (all times local):


Attorney: Corrections officer fired during deadly brawl

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 09:26

Denver Police Chief Robert White, front, talks while Stephanie O'Malley, manager of safety, looks on about a shooting and stabbing incident at a motorcycle expo during a news conference Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Denver. Police say that multiple people were injured in the incident, which took place at The Colorado Motorcycle Expo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)DENVER (AP) — A Colorado Department of Corrections officer fired his gun during a weekend brawl at Denver motorcycle show that left one dead and seven others injured, an attorney said Sunday.


Philadelphia police search for missing endangered man

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:45

Philadelphia police search for missing endangered manPhiladelphia police are seeking the public's assistance in locating 46-year-old Richard Kelly.


NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman signed contract through 2022

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:08

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman takes a question during a news conference before the NHL All-Star hockey game skills competition Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gary Bettman said his relationship with the union has never been better.


Falls Bridge closure begins Monday for repairs

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:08

Falls Bridge closure begins Monday for repairsThousands of drivers who use the Falls Bridge each day will need to find another way to get around starting Monday.


Decades-long search for "Mr. Wonder" ends with arrest

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:05

In this Jan. 25 2016, photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows Frank Szeles after his arrest in Bonita, Calif. Louisiana authorities claim Szeles is 76-year old fugitive Frank John Selas III, a children's TV show host known as "Mr. Wonder" who fled Louisiana in 1979 amid allegations that he sexually abused several kids during a camping retreat. Szeles told a judge Wednesday he is not Selas. (U.S. Marshals Service via AP)BONITA, Calif. (AP) — Neighbors in a well-to-do section of this San Diego suburb knew him as Frank Szeles, a friendly Cub Scouts leader who frequently gave swimming lessons to young children in his backyard pool.


Police: Armed robber may have posed as cop

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:02

 Armed robber may have posed as copPhiladelphia police are looking for a pair of armed robbers, one of whom may have posed as an officer.


Bush doing whatever it takes to stay relevant

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 07:52

Republican presidential candidate, Jeb Bush greets the crowd after a campaign event at the Jeb 2016 field office, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, in Hiawatha, Iowa. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)HIAWATHA, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush's supporters have spent $15 million on slickly produced ads to win over Iowa voters. Barely registering in the polls and increasingly desperate in the shadow of the Iowa caucuses, he's now trying a cost-free, personal tactic: hugs.


Philadelphia police officers assaulted outside Bustleton bar

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 07:52

Philadelphia police officers assaulted outside Bustleton barThree Philadelphia police officers were assaulted while trying to break up an early morning fight outside a Bustleton bar.


3 displaced in Olney house fire

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 07:43

3 displaced in Olney house fireA house fire in the Olney section of Philadelphia has left three people homeless.


Police: Person of interest in custody in SEPTA bus stabbing

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 07:34

 Man charged in SEPTA bus stabbingPolice say they have a person of interest in custody in connection with a stabbing on a bus in the city's Frankford section.


Investigation starts into huge fire at Lexington stockyard

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 07:24

Firefighters work to extinguish a fire at Viking Wholesale after it had spread from the neighboring Bluegrass Stockyards on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Lexington, Ky. Lexington Fire Department spokesman Joe Best said Saturday the blaze was one of the largest he has seen in his 25 years with the department.(AP Photo/David Stephenson)LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Investigators say they are interviewing witnesses to a massive fire that destroyed a beef cattle auction business in Kentucky.


Banks reach $154.3 million settlement on "dark pool" fraud

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 07:04

FILE - A July 29, 2015 file photo shows the sign on a branch of Barclays Bank in London. The Securities and Exchange Commission said Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, that two major global banks, Barclays and Credit Suisse, will pay a combined $154.3 million to settle state and federal investigations that they misled clients about the safety of trading on their "dark pool" financial exchanges. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Two major global banks, Barclays and Credit Suisse, are paying a combined $154.3 million to settle government investigations that they misled clients about being able to safely trade on their "dark pool" financial exchanges, the Securities and Exchange Commission said Sunday.


Things to know about the Oregon wildlife refuge occupation

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 07:01

Mourners gather Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at roadside memorial for rancher LaVoy Finicum near Burns, Oregon. Finicum was killed Tuesday night in a confrontation with the FBI and Oregon State Police on a remote road. Four people still occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge held their position Sunday. They have demanded that they be allowed to leave without being arrested. (AP Photo/Nick K. Geranios)BURNS, Ore. (AP) — A monthlong occupation by armed protesters of a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon started out with demands that two jailed ranchers be freed and that the federal government relinquish 300 square miles to local control for ranching, mining, logging and other uses.


Police: Truck spills hundreds of heads of cabbage on I-95

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 07:01
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a tractor-trailer crash overturned on Interstate 95 in North Carolina and spilled hundreds of heads of cabbage that took hours to clear away.

Greece, creditors start new round of bailout talks Monday

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 06:31
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek government enters a new round of talks with its creditors, skeptical about the depth and efficacy of its pension reform plans, facing protests over those plans from a broad spectrum of professions.

A look at the escape and re-arrests of 3 California inmates

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 06:30
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Three escaped inmates are back in custody more than a week after cutting through a grate, climbing through plumbing tunnels and rappelling to the ground from the roof of a Southern California jail.