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Police: Man breaks into New Jersey home, camps out for 3 days, charges 4 phones

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 07:00

 Man breaks into New Jersey home, camps out for 3 days, charges 4 phonesAuthorities say the suspect, Jason Hubbard, broke into a home on Ellenel Boulevard in Spotswood and camped out under the bed in a spare room for three days.


House approves bill to tweak coal ash standards

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 06:57
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying a White House veto threat, the Republican-controlled House on Wednesday approved a bill granting states authority to regulate waste generated from coal burned for electricity.

The Latest: Colorado shooting jurors to review Holmes video

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 06:56

While her 6-year-old grandson, Ace, stays by her side, Kathi Darciprette, right, hangs a marker back on the cross for Micayla Medek, one of the victims of the massacre in a nearby movie theatre, after writing a message on a heart handing from the cross as mourners mark the day of the third anniversary of the shooting spree Monday, July 20, 2015, in Aurora, Colo. James Holmes, who had been working toward his Ph.D. in neuroscience, could get the death penalty for the massacre that left 12 people dead and dozens of others wounded early Friday, July 20, 2012. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):


Two killed when their small plane crashes after Wyoming candy drop

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 06:56
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office identified the two men who died in the crash on Tuesday evening as Bard Lefevre, 22, and Chad Burton, 64. The aircraft was dropping candy from the sky at an event in the Auburn area before the accident, the statement said. A dispatcher with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said it was a church event but gave no further details.

Former employees of Florida high school accused of sex with students

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 06:52
Authorities in Jacksonville, Florida, said on Wednesday they are investigating allegations that three male employees of a local high school were having sex separately with three different female students. Jacksonville police are investigating a former dean of students, a former math teacher and a former part-time football coach at Westside High School over the allegations, according to reports by Duval County Public Schools.

Authorities find human remains found in car after 43 years

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 06:49
LENOIR, N.C. (AP) — Investigators following up on leads going back 43 years have found human remains in a 1968 Pontiac recovered from a lake in North Carolina.

Smoke from New Jersey warehouse fire visible from space

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 06:49

Firefighters battle a multiple-alarm fire at a large warehouse in North Brunswick, N.J., Wednesday, July 22, 2015. The fire in central New Jersey that was fueled by plastics, autos and household goods sent plumes of black smoke into the air that were visible from space. (Mark R. Sullivan/Home News Tribune via AP)NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A large warehouse fire fueled by plastics, autos and household goods sent plumes of black smoke into the air Wednesday that were visible from space.


Arizona officer who crashed into suspect is cleared of wrongdoing

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 06:49
An Arizona police officer has been cleared of wrongdoing after he crashed his cruiser into an armed suspect in an incident that was captured by dashcam video and went viral online. A six-member police review board found that Officer Michael Rapiejko's actions during the arrest in February were "appropriate, reasonable and timely" under the circumstances, a Marana Police Department report said on Wednesday. Footage of the incident recorded by a camera on another officer's vehicle showed the 36-year-old suspect, Mario Miranda Valencia, apparently shooting a rifle in the air while walking down a street in the town of Marana, about 25 miles northwest of Tucson.

Patience sought as fatal shooting of black teen is probed

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 06:42
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Departing from their routine protocol, state investigators in Tennessee said Wednesday they will publicly release details they discover as they investigate the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer.

Shell gets permits for limited oil drilling in Arctic waters

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 06:34

FILE - In this April 17, 2015 file photo, with the Olympic Mountains in the background, a small boat crosses in front of an oil drilling rig as it arrives in Port Angeles, Wash., aboard a transport ship after traveling across the Pacific. The Obama administration has given Royal Dutch Shell PLC approval to begin limited exploratory oil drilling off Alaska's northwest coast. The two permits issued Wednesday, July 22, 2015, clear the way for drilling in Chukchi Sea, but with conditions. (Daniella Beccaria/seattlepi.com via AP, File) MAGS OUT; NO SALES; SEATTLE TIMES OUT; TV OUT; MANDATORY CREDITANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Obama administration has given Royal Dutch Shell PLC approval to begin limited exploratory oil drilling off Alaska's northwest coast.


USDA: Bird flu vaccine works on chickens; testing on turkeys

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 06:32
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Scientists have developed a vaccine strain that has tested 100 percent effective in protecting chickens from bird flu and testing is underway to see if it also protects turkeys, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told the House Agriculture Committee at a hearing on Wednesday.

First use of 'bionic eye' for macular degeneration

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 06:31

First use of 'bionic eye' for macular degenerationBritish man who'd lost central vision now "sees" electronically


California panel proposes guidelines for legalizing marijuana

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 06:29

A jar of medical marijuana is displayed at the medical marijuana farmers market in Los AngelesCalifornia should set clear guidelines for legalizing marijuana to stop the pot trade being dominated by powerful interests similar to Big Tobacco, a report from a panel overseen by the state's lieutenant governor said on Wednesday. California voters blazed a new trail in 1996 when they approved a ballot measure that made the most populous U.S. state the first to allow medical marijuana.


Mom's boyfriend charged with murder in birthday cake beating

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 06:27
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A grand jury on Wednesday added murder to the charges facing a man accused of fatally beating a 9-year-old boy over a missing piece of birthday cake.

Middletown, Del. siblings charged with elder abuse

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 06:22

Middletown, Del. siblings charged with elder abuseNew Castle County police have charged siblings from Middletown, Delaware with elder abuse.


ATM explodes in Hunting Park; 2nd blast in recent weeks

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 06:18

ATM explodes in Hunting Park; 2nd blast in recent weeksPolice investigating the explosion of an ATM in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia say this is the second time in recent weeks an ATM has been targeted this way in the city.


Woman who died in Texas jail disclosed past suicide attempt: police

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 06:16

Still image of a Waller County Department of Public Safety officer opening the driver's side door as he orders Sandra Bland out of her vehicle in Prairie ViewBy Michael Lansu LISLE, Ill. (Reuters) - A black woman who was found hanging dead in her Texas jail cell after her arrest following a minor traffic violation said she had attempted to commit suicide in the past year, the county sheriff said on Wednesday. "On the first initial questionnaire when she came in, she told (the jailers) she had tried to commit suicide last year," Waller County Sheriff Glenn Smith said in a telephone interview. "This family has no evidence" she ever tried to commit suicide, attorney Cannon Lambert said.


Armed man arrested in LA where Biden was due to speak

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 06:14
A man with a loaded handgun was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday as he tried to drive through a security checkpoint outside a business where U.S. Vice President Joe Biden was due to speak a few hours later, police said. Biden was not at the venue when the man was taken into custody at about 9:15 a.m. in the city's North Hollywood area, just west of the Bob Hope Airport in neighboring Burbank, according to Los Angeles police Sergeant Kyle Kirkman. Law enforcement officers confronting the man were alerted to the possibility of a gun when he "advised them that he had a loaded weapon in the vehicle," a Secret Service spokeswoman in Washington, Nicole Mainor, told Reuters.

Chiding Congress, Obama urges fast Ex-Im Bank renewal

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 06:13

President Barack Obama, right, with Paul Sullivan, left, Vice President of International Business Development at Acrow Bridge, speaks during a meeting with small business owners to discuss the importance of the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Obama is ramping up pressure on Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, the obscure federal agency's charter expired last month after lawmakers refused to reauthorize it. The bank underwrites loans to foreign companies purchasing American products, but conservatives call it corporate welfare. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON (AP) — Chiding Congress in no uncertain terms, President Barack Obama warned Wednesday that American businesses are suffering while the Export-Import Bank lapses, and called on lawmakers to reauthorize the bank within days.


New Jersey prepares for pope's visit to Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 06:11

New Jersey prepares for pope's visit to PhiladelphiaThe Pope will not be coming to New Jersey.