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Parents of slain Israeli teen speak out

Yahoo News Exclusive Interview with the Parents of Israeli Teen Gil-Ad ShaerThe parents of one of three teens murdered last month speak exclusively to Yahoo News.

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:54:19 -0400
U.S. says Russia violated nuclear treaty, urges immediate talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin oversees a military exercise involving Russian nuclear forces in Defense Ministry's situation room outside Moscow, Thursday, May 8, 2014. President Vladimir Putin on Thursday oversaw a military exercise involving Russia's nuclear forces amid escalating tensions over Ukraine. Putin said that the maneuvers involved the military across the entire Russian territory, including the nation's nuclear forces. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service)By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In another sign of deteriorating relations between the United States and Russia, the U.S. government said on Monday that Moscow had violated the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces treaty, and urged immediate bilateral talks on the issue. "This is a very serious matter which we have attempted to address with Russia for some time now," an administration official said in a statement. "We encourage Russia to return to compliance with its obligations under the treaty and to eliminate any prohibited items in a verifiable manner," the official said. The official did not describe how Russia violated the treaty.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:42:04 -0400
Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?

Maine Gov. Paul LePage speaks to the media at a homeless shelter Monday, July 28, 2014, in Lewiston, Maine. LePage, the governor of the state with the largest percentage of white people, placed thousands of miles from the southern border, has thrust the issue of immigration to the forefront with his criticism over the federal government's placement of eight immigrants in the state. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)LEWISTON, Maine (AP) In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:56:20 -0400
2 tank shells hit fuel tank at Gaza power plant

In this image taken from video an explosion hits the media complex that houses the offices of Hamas-run Al Aqsa television and radio in central Gaza City early on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. The building also houses offices of a number of Arab satellite television news channels. (AP Photo/APTN)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) Israeli tank shells hit a fuel tank of the Gaza Strip's only power plant on Tuesday, forcing the plant to shut down, a spokesman for Gaza's electricity distribution company said. A huge cloud of black smoke rose over the coastal city.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:27:46 -0400
US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

FILE - Int this Dec. 8, 1987, file photo, U.S. President Ronald Reagan, right, shakes hands with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev after the two leaders signed the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty to eliminate intermediate-range missiles during a ceremony in the White House East Room in Washington. In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on July 28, 2014, of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach "a very serious matter" and going public with allegations that have simmered for some time. The treaty confrontation comes at a highly strained time between President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin over Russia's intervention in Ukraine and Russia's grant of asylum to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.(AP Photo/Bob Daugherty, File)WASHINGTON (AP) In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach "a very serious matter" and going public with allegations that have simmered for some time.

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:55:06 -0400
Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

WASHINGTON (AP) More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 02:49:19 -0400
$1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice

This undated handout photo provided by Gilead Sciences shows the Hepatitis-C medication Sovaldi. A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans. In less than six months, prescriptions for Sovaldi have eclipsed all other hepatitis-C pills combined, according to new data from IMS Health. (AP Photo/Gilead Sciences)WASHINGTON (AP) A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:11:39 -0400
Annoying minor floods are increasing on US coasts

FILE - Thsi Oct. 30, 2012 file photo shows Sveinn Storm, owner of Storm Bros. Ice Cream Factory measuring flood waters outside his store in Annapolis, Md. in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy that passed through the East Coast. A new federal report says that along much of Americas coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years. And scientists blame rising seas, saying this is one of the ways global warming is changing everyday lives. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration studied nuisance flooding, where no one is hurt but people have to deal with flooded roads and buildings. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)WASHINGTON (AP) Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday.

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:10:14 -0400
AP PHOTOS: NKorea opens summer camp for kids

Young North Korean girls hold up signboards with the names of participating countries during an opening ceremony at the Songdowon International Children's Camp, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Wonsan, North Korea. The camp, which has been operating for nearly 30 years, was originally intended mainly to deepen relations with friendly countries in the Communist or non-aligned world. But officials say they are willing to accept youth from anywhere - even the United States. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)WONSAN, North Korea (AP) Summer camp in North Korea? It's got one and it's got everything from giant water slides and a private beach to video games and volleyball courts. Oh, and, of course, a big bronze statue of the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il surrounded by adoring children.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 02:45:20 -0400
Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

This undated photo provided by the City of Coronado Police Department shows Charles Richard Thomas Mozdir, 32, a San Diego County sex-assault suspect who got into a shootout Monday in New York's Greenwich Village, leaving the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police detective wounded, authorities said. The shooting happened when a fugitive apprehension task force tried to serve a warrant to Mozdir, who was inside a smoke shop just north of a busy subway station. The wounded officers were in stable condition, Police Commissioner William Bratton and Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters. (AP Photo/City of Coronado Police Department)NEW YORK (AP) A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New York's most bustling neighborhoods, officials said Monday.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:29:49 -0400
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