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White supremacist aiming to kill Jews convicted in three Kansas murders

2 hours 31 min ago

A man who admitted in court to wanting to kill Jews was found guilty on Monday of murdering three people, including a teenage boy, outside two Jewish centers in Kansas last year. A seven-man, five-woman jury took less than two hours to convict Frazier Glenn Cross, 74, on the three murders as well as on three counts of attempted murder for firing at other people during the same shooting spree in April 2014. Jurors will next decide if Cross should get the death penalty.

State Department says 150 more Clinton emails have classified information

2 hours 40 min ago

About 150 more of Hillary Clinton's work emails have recently been designated as containing classified information, the U.S. State Department said on Monday ahead of the public release of the latest batch of emails Clinton handed over last year. The department does not know for sure if any information was classified at the time it was sent or received on the private email server Clinton used for work, department spokesman Mark Toner told reporters. "It's not an exact science," Toner said in a media briefing, where he described the 150 emails as being "upgraded." "When we've upgraded, we've always said that that certainly does not speak to whether it was classified at the time it was sent." The latest finding brings the total number of Clinton emails considered to contain classified information to more than 200 when prior batches are included.

A look at Trump University and a growing immigration crisis

5 hours 10 min ago

Yahoo News Live has an investigation into Donald Trump’s one time Trump University. Yahoo News Global Anchor Katie Couric speaks to Yahoo’s Chief Investigative...

'Deflategate' judge to rule soon after Brady, NFL talks fail

8 hours 10 min ago

By Nate Raymond and Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - The National Football League and its players union failed to reach a settlement in their dispute over New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game "Deflategate" suspension despite weeks of talks, leaving a federal judge to resolve the issue in the coming days. Following a final round of unsuccessful private discussions, U.S. District Judge Richard Berman said at a brief court hearing on Monday that he will likely decide whether to uphold or throw out the suspension within one or two days. The Patriots open their season on Sept. 10 at home against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Judge to rule on deflate-gate 'in next day or two'

8 hours 19 min ago

The NFL and Tom Brady failed to reach a settlement in their deflate-gate court proceedings, and the judge will rule soon.

Suspect in Houston deputy shooting to appear in court

9 hours 29 min ago

Shannon Miles was due to appear at 9 a.m. EDT in Harris County District Court, records show. Miles is accused of shooting Deputy Darren Goforth in the back on Friday evening at a Houston-area gas station as Goforth fueled his patrol car, sheriff's officials said. Texas Governor Greg Abbott ordered on Monday state flags in Harris County to be lowered to half-staff in honor of Goforth.

White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip

11 hours 8 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Alaska.

Nicki Minaj makes up with Taylor Swift at VMAs

14 hours 10 min ago

Unfortunately, she also escalated her beef with Miley.

Fred becomes second hurricane of 2015 Atlantic season

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 22:13
(Reuters) - Fred, formerly a tropical storm, has strengthened into the second hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic season, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday. Fred, now a Category 1 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Wind Scale, is located about 70 miles (115 km) east-northeast of Praia, Cape Verde Islands, with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour (120 kph), the NHC said. Fred will move through the Cape Verde Islands this afternoon and tonight, the Miami-based weather forecaster said. Hurricanes range in severity from Category 1 to catastrophic Category 5. ...

Arizona mother accused of drowning twin sons in bathtub

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 22:03
An Arizona woman was arrested for murder on Sunday on suspicion of drowning her two-year-old twin sons in a bathtub and attempting to do the same with another child, authorities said. Mireya Lopez, 22, was taken into custody at the suburban residence west of Phoenix facing two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder, police said. "She was very open and honest with our investigators that she did it," said Sergeant Brandon Busse, an Avondale, Arizona, police spokesman.

Director Wes Craven dies at 76

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 19:27

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wes Craven, the prolific writer-director who thrilled audiences with iconic and bloody suburban slashers like "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" that made his name synonymous with horror, has died. He was 76.

White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 15:26

President Barack Obama will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of the president's historic visit to Alaska.

Suspect in Houston officer shooting to appear in court Monday

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 10:44

The accused man, Shannon Miles, is scheduled to appear in Harris County District Court, records show. Miles is accused of shooting deputy Darren Goforth on Friday evening at a Houston gas station, sheriff's officials said. Goforth's wife, Kathleen, described her late husband as "an incredibly intricate blend of toughness and gentility" in a statement released to NBC affiliate KPRC in Houston.

'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 09:55

NEW YORK (AP) — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat.

Hurricane Ignacio at peak strength, moves closer to Hawaii

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 09:10
HONOLULU (AP) — The Big Island and Maui are under a tropical storm watch as a Category 4 hurricane approaches Hawaii.

Walker says wall along Canadian border worth reviewing

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 07:40

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is putting a new twist on the topic of securing the border, a staple among the GOP candidates running for president, by pointing north.

Two dead, massive outages after windstorm slams Washington state

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 07:34
(Reuters) - A powerful windstorm toppled trees, killing two people in Washington state as work crews scrambled on Sunday to restore power to 450,000 customers, a TV report showed. A father driving with his three-year-old daughter in Gig Harbor, just west of Tacoma, was killed on Saturday when a tree fell on his car, KOMO 4 TV reported. Within two hours, a falling branch struck and killed a 10-year-old girl in Federal Way, just east of Tacoma, the television station reported. Gusting winds were blamed for massive power outages affecting as many as 450,000 customers. ...

Sharper forecasts may help avert repeat of Katrina disaster

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 04:09

By David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) - The science of predicting hurricanes has come a long way since Katrina caught New Orleans officials off guard 10 years ago. A range of technological advances, from a new generation of satellites to supercomputers and unmanned drones, promises more-accurate forecasts that would increase public officials' confidence in weather experts' advice. If authorities were quicker to heed warnings about the devastating potential of Katrina before it made landfall in Louisiana on Monday, Aug. 29, 2005, some of the nearly 1,800 lives that were lost may have been saved, forecasters speculate.

Houston police officer killed because of uniform: county sheriff

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 02:04

(Reuters) - The killing of a U.S. police officer on Friday in a Houston suburb was unprovoked, a county sheriff said, saying the victim was a target because of his uniform. "It appears to be clearly unprovoked," said Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman on Saturday, speaking of Friday's shooting of Darren Goforth at a gas station. Sheriff's deputies on Saturday arrested Shannon Miles, 30, who will be charged with capital murder for the shooting, which Hickman said was captured on surveillance video.