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Yahoo US Shoplifter extortion case against Walmart, other retailers is dismissed

In a decision late on Friday, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California, found no proof of a nationwide conspiracy to steer accused shoplifters into paying $400 up front or $500 in installments for the classes from Utah-based Corrective Education Co, and admitting guilt, to avoid prosecution

Yahoo US Five minors charged with murder of Nashville musician

The three boys and two girls, ranging in age from 12 to 16, were in a stolen pickup truck when they encountered Kyle Yorlets, 24, outside his home on Thursday and took his wallet, the Metropolitan Nashville Police said. Yorlets was a graduate of Nashville's Belmont University and was a singer and

Yahoo US Blizzard blankets Seattle, more snow forecast

Seattle residents woke on Saturday to the rare sight of their city covered in white as the National Weather Service kept winter storm warnings in effect for much of the region. Washington Governor Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency on Friday as the first powerful winter storm approached, warning

Yahoo US Seven mumps cases confirmed at Houston ICE detention facility

"Since these individuals were isolated inside the facility during the period they were infectious, we do not anticipate these cases posing a threat to the community," Dr. David Persse, Houston's local health authority and emergency medical services medical director, said in a statement.

Yahoo US Virginia governor appears at funeral as pressure grows on his No. 2

Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, the state's second-highest elected official, faces the prospect of impeachment proceedings at the hands of another Democrat next week after two women separately accused him of sexual crimes, including rape. Fairfax has denied both claims and called them a "