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Millionaire who hid treasure in Rocky Mountains says it could be 1,000 years before someone finds it

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - 9 hours 10 min ago

An eccentric art dealer who claims to have hidden treasure worth millions of pounds in the Rocky Mountains says 350,000 people have tried and failed to find to find the riches. Forrest Fenn, 87, warned it could be “1,000 years from now” before hunters discover the whereabouts of the chest filled with gold nuggets and precious gems. Four men have died looking for the treasure, thought to be worth about about $2m (£1.4m).


Southwest victim was a "beautiful person from the inside out"

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - 11 hours 30 min ago

Jennifer Riordan died from her injuries after one of the engines on a Southwest flight exploded and shattered a window by her seat Tuesday. The 43-year-old's family and friends describe her as passionate and giving.


Queen puts foward son as next head of Commonwealth

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - 12 hours 18 min ago

Queen Elizabeth II, the Head of the Commonwealth, opened the Commonwealth summit for what may be the last time on Thursday voicing hope that her son would be allowed to carry on her role. Queen Elizabeth, who turns 92 on Saturday, welcomed leaders from the 53 Commonwealth nations -- mostly former colonies -- to Buckingham Palace for two days of talks that will include discussions on trade, marine protection and tackling cyber crime. In her opening speech, Queen Elizabeth spoke of her own "extraordinary journey" as head of the Commonwealth, which started under her father King George VI with the London Declaration of 1949.


2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel Returns 30 MPG Highway

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - April 18, 2018 - 11:00pm

The fuel economy numbers are in, and Ford says these are best in class.


Three Former U.S. Soldiers Have Been Convicted for the Contract Killing of a Filipino Woman

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - April 18, 2018 - 8:15pm

The 12-day trial offered a window into the clandestine world of private mercenaries


Nanny who killed kids while parents away convicted of murder

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - April 18, 2018 - 6:35pm

NEW YORK (AP) — A once-trusted nanny who butchered two children in her care while their parents were away was convicted of murder by a jury that didn't believe her claims she was too insane at the time of the crime to be held responsible.


Military Officers Punished After One Appears To Re-Enlist Using Dinosaur Puppet

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - April 18, 2018 - 6:10pm

An officer in the Tennessee National Guard has been removed from her position


Fresno gang member arrested for murdering baby

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - April 18, 2018 - 5:50pm

Fresno gang member arrested for murdering baby


Woman Partially Sucked Out Of Southwest Plane Died Of Impact Trauma: Report

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - April 18, 2018 - 5:43pm

An airline passenger who was killed Tuesday when an engine explosion caused a


House Republicans call for investigation of Comey, Clinton

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - April 18, 2018 - 5:13pm

11 House Republicans are calling for an investigation into Obama-era officials' roles in the Clinton investigation; Catherine Herridge reports.


EPA's Pruitt under spending probe; senators urge his ouster

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - April 18, 2018 - 4:28pm

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House budget office said on Wednesday it was probing whether a $43,000 soundproof phone booth installed for Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt violated the law, while dozens of Democratic senators called for him to resign over allegations of ethics lapses. Pruitt has been under fire for potential ethics lapses, including flying first class, excessive spending on security, and the rental of a room in a Washington condominium owned by the wife of an energy lobbyist. The Office of Management and Budget is reviewing whether spending on the booth installed in Pruitt's office broke a law prohibiting federal agencies from incurring expenses in excess of available funds, known as the Anti-Deficiency Act.


Iran's Khamenei quits Telegram

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - April 18, 2018 - 1:51pm

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei announced Wednesday that he would no longer use the hugely popular messaging app Telegram, shifting instead to domestic services. President Hassan Rouhani quickly followed suit, announcing that he too was giving up Telegram shortly after issuing a directive banning the government and administration workers from using foreign messenger apps to communicate, according to the official IRNA news agency. The announcements came as rumours continued that Iran would soon block Telegram, built by Russian tech guru Pavel Durov and the most popular social media service in the country with some 40 million users -- roughly half the population.


New York governor to allow 35,000 paroled felons to vote

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - April 18, 2018 - 1:46pm

New York State plans to restore voting rights to about 35,000 New York felons on parole who previously were barred from casting a ballot until they completed their parole, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday. Cuomo will issue an executive order to restore voting rights to those felons already on parole as well as those who enter the parole system each month, a spokesman said. Most convicted felons in the United States face hurdles and roadblocks to voting, which vary by state.


GOP Spending Against Obamacare Plummets In 2018 Elections

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - April 18, 2018 - 1:38pm

WASHINGTON ― Since the Affordable Care Act's passage in 2010, repealing


Republicans Say People Would Kick Themselves Off Food Stamps Under Their New Bill

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - April 18, 2018 - 12:38pm

WASHINGTON ― The Republican food stamp bill would cut benefit spending by


Israeli PM issues veiled warning to Iran over Syria tensions

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - April 18, 2018 - 12:37pm

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday issued a veiled warning to Iran, saying in a Memorial Day speech that his country will defend itself against anyone that tries to harm it.


Lois Riess on the Run: Authorities Ramp Up Search for Alleged Look-Alike Killer

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - April 18, 2018 - 11:50am

U.S. Marshals have joined in the investigation of the woman wanted in two slayings.


The Navy's Stealth Destroyer is a Giant Missile 'Carrier' (And It Will Soon Fire Some Missiles)

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - April 18, 2018 - 10:39am

In preparation for all of this, the ship is now going through combat activation in San Diego, Calif., to pave the way toward preparing the weapons systems for the ship’s planned move to operational status in 2020, Navy officials say. This process will also carefully refine many of the ship’s other technologies, such as its advanced Integrated Power System and Total Ship Computing Environment, multi-function, volume-search SPY-3 radar and sonar systems. Navy developers of the new high-tech, stealthy USS Zumwalt destroyer are widening the mission envelope for the ship, exploring new ammunition for its guns and preparing to fire its first missiles next year.


Unarmed Black Man Killed In 'Mind-Boggling,' Unjustified Barrage Of Police Gunfire: Lawyer

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - April 18, 2018 - 10:07am

A lawyer representing relatives of an unarmed black man killed in a hail of


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