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The Real Drama In Russia’s Election Comes After The Vote

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - March 17, 2018 - 5:01am

Russia's election on Sunday is a mere formality, lacking any serious

Miami bridge collapse: engineer's answerphone message about crack not heard

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - March 17, 2018 - 4:55am

Homicide detectives opened an investigation on Friday into the collapse of a new footbridge that killed at least six people at Miami’s Florida International University (FIU), as questions began to swirl about the companies behind the structure’s controversial design and construction. Juan Perez, the director of Miami-Dade police department, said criminal charges were possible once exhaustive inquiries by his detectives and state and federal authorities were complete.

Donald Trump Hails Andrew McCabe's Firing As 'A Great Day For Democracy'

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - March 17, 2018 - 1:06am

President Donald Trump wrote a celebratory tweet hours after former FBI deputy

Trump’s Legal Team Says It Can Sue Stormy Daniels For $20 Million

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - March 16, 2018 - 9:07pm

President Donald Trump has jumped into the lawsuit filed against him by an

United Flight Diverted After Dog Loaded On Plane By Mistake

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - March 16, 2018 - 8:42pm

In the latest bad pet news to hit United Airlines this week, a flight was

Read Andrew McCabe's Response To Being Fired Two Days Before His Retirement

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - March 16, 2018 - 8:33pm

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Friday evening that he had fired

Homeless family of 4 found dead in parked van in California

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - March 16, 2018 - 7:19pm

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — A homeless couple and their two young children, all dressed for bed, were found dead from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning in a parked van that had its windows covered with blankets and a shade to block out the light outside a Southern California strip mall, police said Friday.

My Lai ceremony highlights peace, but dark memories recalled

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - March 16, 2018 - 6:45pm

MY LAI, Vietnam (AP) — Talk of peace dominated the 50th anniversary commemoration of the My Lai massacre in Vietnam, but among the hundreds in the audience were survivors and a former U.S. Army photographer whose gruesome images galvanized anti-war opinion.

Report: Abortion is safe but barriers reduce quality of care

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - March 16, 2018 - 6:30pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortions in the U.S. are very safe but getting one without facing delays and false medical information depends on where women live, says a broad examination of the nation's abortion services.

Sean Hannity Slams Shepard Smith For Calling His Kind Of Fox Show Strictly Entertainment

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - March 16, 2018 - 6:07pm

Fox News host Sean Hannity ripped colleague Shepard Smith on Friday after

Georgia Ski Lift Malfunction Hurls People Into Air, Injuring 11

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - March 16, 2018 - 5:49pm

A chairlift at a ski resort in the country of Georgia malfunctioned on Friday,

Adrian Lamo, hacker who turned in Chelsea Manning, dies aged 37

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - March 16, 2018 - 5:35pm

Adrian Lamo, picture in Long Island, met Manning online in 2010 and eventually reported her to authorities. Adrian Lamo, the computer hacker who turned in whistleblower Chelsea Manning to law enforcement, has died at the age of 37, according to authorities in Kansas.

Clarification: California Adviser-Immigrant story

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - March 16, 2018 - 5:27pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a story March 15 about a statewide appointment in California, The Associated Press reported based on information from the California state Senate that Lizbeth Mateo was the first person living in the U.S. illegally to receive a statewide appointment. Gov. Jerry Brown in 2016 appointed to a state board a recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which gives protection from deportation to people brought the U.S. illegally as children.

Chopper flights with open doors, tight restraints grounded

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - March 16, 2018 - 5:17pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators, spurred by a deadly helicopter crash into a river, ordered a temporary nationwide ban on open-door flights that have tight seat restraints that could trap people during emergencies.

Seoul aims for more talks about talks with North Korea this month

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - March 16, 2018 - 4:09pm

By Christine Kim and Steve Holland SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - South Korea said on Friday it was seeking high-level talks this month with North Korea to prepare for a summit and that South Korean President Moon Jae-in may meet Donald Trump before the U.S. president's planned meeting with the North Korean leader. Amid a flurry of diplomacy from Asia to Europe to Washington, Trump reaffirmed his plan to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong Un by the end of May during a phone call on Friday with Moon and both voiced "cautious optimism" about efforts to resolve the crisis over North Korea's nuclear weapons.

Court Just Found Black Victim Of White Supremacist Assault Not Guilty Of... Assault

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - March 16, 2018 - 3:58pm

Anti-racist protester DeAndre Harris, who was brutally beaten by a group of

Academy 'launches sexual harassment investigation into its president John Bailey' days after the Oscars

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - March 16, 2018 - 3:51pm

The head of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is reportedly under investigation for sexual harassment. The academy, which oversees the Oscars, is responding to multiple allegations against president John Bailey, according to reports in the Hollywood Reporter and Variety. In a statement, the Academy said it “treats any complaints confidentially to protect all parties”.

Lawyers call US gun charges for Mexican man 'vindictive'

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - March 16, 2018 - 3:48pm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Attorneys for a Mexican man acquitted of murder in a San Francisco shooting that helped fuel the U.S. immigration debate are pressing for documents to help them argue that his U.S. gun charges are vindictive.

Missing teen may have flown to Cancun with 45-year-old man

Yahoo Top Stories Feed - March 16, 2018 - 2:58pm

Police say a 16-year-old Pennsylvania teen, who went missing after she was signed out of school by a 45-year-old man, may have flown to Cancun with him. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).