Yahoo! News 2013 State of the Union Address

  • George H.W. Bush Tells Michelle Nunn to Leave Him Alone Again

    What is a Senate candidate to do when a former president tells her not to use his image in her campaigns ads? Ignore him, apparently.

    The Atlantic
  • Oregon man said missing after answering Craigslist ad; police probing

    (Reuters) - Oregon authorities are looking into the disappearance of a 19-year-old Portland man, police said on Monday, and an advocacy group said he went missing after he responded to a Craigslist job ad posted by a couple seeking a caregiver. Ian Biggs was dropped off at a downtown Portland train…

    Reuters
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    Citizen Pulls Over Police Officer

    In an attempt to bring attention to the issue of unlawful traffic stops by police impersonators, Gavin Seim of Washington state flagged down a police officer on the side of the road.

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  • Mom accused of killing 6 babies appears in court

    PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah judge will get his first chance in December to hear the evidence against a woman accused of killing six of her seven newborns and storing all of their bodies in her garage.

    Associated Press
  • Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's biggest submarine hunt since the dying days of the Soviet Union has put countries around the Baltic Sea on edge.

    Associated Press
  • Toddler beaten and choked to death for soiling pants: police

    By Karen Brooks (Reuters) - A man accused in the death of his 3-year-old stepdaughter was being held in a New York City hospital on Sunday after police found him in an apartment with self-inflicted stab wounds, authorities said. Kelsey Smith, 20, is charged with assault and endangering the welfare…

    Reuters
  • NBC's Snyderman faces credibility issues

    NEW YORK (AP) — The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren't over for NBC News' chief medical editor.

    Associated Press
  • Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings

    GARY, Ind. (AP) — Police investigating the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend said Monday they believe it is the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has indicated there could be more victims going back 20 years.

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  • Oscar Pistorius to finally learn his sentence

    STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius will finally learn his fate Tuesday when a judge is expected to announce the Olympic runner's sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

    Associated Press
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    Photos of the day - October 20, 2014 (22 photos)

    Two two-day-old white lion cubs sit in their enclosure at Zoo Safari in Borysew, Poland, crowds gather to wait for Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Jakarta and shadows of servicemen of battalion Kiev-1, holding a flag as they stand guard near of Ukrainian Parliament in Kiev, Ukraine are some of…

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  • N.Korea warns of 'unpredictable' retaliation

    North Korea warned Monday of an "unpredictable" retaliatory strike against South Korea following a series of minor border skirmishes that have raised military tensions ahead of planned high-level talks.

    AFP
  • Two arrested in death of Saudi student in California: report

    (Reuters) - Two people have been arrested in the death of a college student from Saudi Arabia whose remains were found alongside a freeway in a Southern California desert city, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi, 23, was last seen at his home in the Los Angeles suburb…

    Reuters
  • New York man hired to assist suicide sentenced to 12 years

    By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York man convicted of helping a debt-ridden motivational speaker commit suicide to make the death look like a robbery was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Monday, prosecutors said. Kenneth Minor, 42, pleaded guilty to manslaughter last month in the…

    Reuters
  • Blood sample tests negative for Pennsylvania police ambush suspect

    By Joe McDonald EAST STROUDSBURG Pa. (Reuters) - Blood drops found by a homeowner in northeastern Pennsylvania, where police have spent five weeks searching for a sniper who killed a state trooper and wounded another, have tested negative for the main suspect in the case, police said on Monday. Two…

    Reuters
  • Polish ex-minister quoted saying Putin offered to divide Ukraine with Poland

    WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's parliamentary speaker, Radoslaw Sikorski, has been quoted as saying that Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to Poland's then leader in 2008 that they divide Ukraine between themselves. Sikorski, who until September served as Poland's foreign minister, was quoted…

    Reuters
  • Jihadists kill at least 10 in attack on Kurdish-held Iraq town

    Baquba (Iraq) (AFP) - The Islamic State jihadist group on Monday attacked the Kurdish-controlled town of Qara Tapah, northeast of Baghdad, killing at least seven peshmerga troops and three civilians, officials said.

    AFP
  • Killer in the honeymoon murder trial dies

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The man convicted for the murder of a woman killed on honeymoon in Cape Town has died, announced South Africa's Department of Correctional Services.

    Associated Press