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Lawmaker seeks home school oversight after 13 found captive

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:00
LOS ANGELES (AP) — City officials couldn't find any records that the fire marshal conducted required annual inspections at a California home that doubled as a private school where authorities say 13 malnourished siblings were kept captive in filthy conditions by their parents. 2018-01-17T12:39:00-05:00 2018-01-17T17:39:44-05:00
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Heed old shelter signs? If nuke is REALLY coming, maybe not

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:00
NEW YORK (AP) — A generation of Americans knew just what to do in the event of a nuclear attack — or during a major false alarm, like the one over the weekend in Hawaii. Take cover in a building bearing a yellow fallout shelter symbol. 2018-01-17T13:01:00-05:00 2018-01-17T18:01:29-05:00
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Snow, ice and record cold grip the South; at least 10 dead

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:00
ATLANTA (AP) — Snow, ice and a record-breaking blast of cold closed runways, highways, schools and government offices across the South and sent cars sliding off roads Wednesday in a corner of the country ill-equipped to deal with wintry weather. At least 10 people died, including a baby in a car that plunged off a slippery overpass into a Louisiana canal. 2018-01-17T12:19:00-05:00 2018-01-17T17:19:25-05:00
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No fire inspection records where 13 children held captive

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:00
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — City officials could find no records that the fire department conducted required annual inspections at a California home that doubled as a private school where authorities say 13 malnourished siblings were kept captive in filthy conditions by their parents. 2018-01-17T10:32:00-05:00 2018-01-17T15:32:46-05:00
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Snow, ice and record cold grip the South; at least 8 dead

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:00
ATLANTA (AP) — A layer of snow and ice and a record-breaking blast of cold closed runways, highways, schools and government offices across the South and sent cars sliding off roads Wednesday in a swath of the country ill-equipped to deal with wintry weather. At least eight people died, including a baby in a car that plunged off an icy overpass into a Louisiana canal. 2018-01-17T11:14:00-05:00 2018-01-17T16:14:26-05:00
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Snow, ice and record cold grip the South; at least 5 dead

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 15:00
ATLANTA (AP) — A thin layer of snow and ice across the South closed runways, highways, schools and government offices and sent cars sliding off roads Wednesday, while a blast of cold air broke records as far south as the Gulf Coast. At least five deaths were blamed on the weather. 2018-01-17T09:23:00-05:00 2018-01-17T14:23:49-05:00
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Aunt: 13 captive children denied contact with relatives

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 13:00
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — Thirteen malnourished siblings allegedly kept captive in filthy conditions by their parents in a Southern California home lived a strict existence with no social lives and no contact with extended family, two of their aunts said Wednesday. 2018-01-17T06:02:00-05:00 2018-01-17T11:02:18-05:00
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Across the South, it's snow, ice and record-breaking cold

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 13:00
ATLANTA (AP) — A thin layer of snow and ice across the South closed highways, schools and government offices and sent cars sliding off the road Wednesday, while a blast of cold air broke records as far south as the Gulf Coast. 2018-01-17T07:31:00-05:00 2018-01-17T12:31:56-05:00
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Christie ends term unpopular, but with legs left unbroken

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 13:00
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican Chris Christie left the New Jersey governor's office with his popularity in tatters, but at least he didn't break a leg. 2018-01-17T07:43:00-05:00 2018-01-17T12:43:17-05:00
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Girl jumps out window, reveals that 13 siblings kept captive

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:00
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl who looked closer to 10 jumped out a window, called 911, and showed the world the strange and secret horror she and her 12 brothers and sisters had been living through. 2018-01-17T04:36:00-05:00 2018-01-17T09:36:43-05:00
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Across the South, it's snow, ice and record-breaking cold

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:00
ATLANTA (AP) — The South awoke Wednesday to a two-part Arctic mess that caused problems as far south as the Gulf Coast. First came a thin blanket of snow and ice, then came below-zero wind chills and record-breaking low temperatures in New Orleans and other cities. 2018-01-17T05:31:00-05:00 2018-01-17T10:31:32-05:00
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'Mama warrior' in Miami aids children of deported migrants

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:00
MIAMI (AP) — The 29-year-old Mexican farmworker was stressed and afraid. Her husband had just been detained by immigration authorities as he left a South Florida construction site and was about to be deported. She feared the same would soon happen to her. What would become of her two kids? 2018-01-17T05:20:00-05:00 2018-01-17T10:20:55-05:00
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Frigid temperatures trail storm dropping more snow on South

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 05:00
ATLANTA (AP) — A wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain blanketed a large swath of the South, trailed by a blast of frigid air that could approach record low temperatures Wednesday. 2018-01-16T21:19:00-05:00 2018-01-17T02:19:30-05:00
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Girl's escape exposes horror of 13 siblings kept captive

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 03:00
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl who looked closer to 10 jumped out a window, called 911, and showed the world the secret horror she and her 12 brothers and sisters had been living through. 2018-01-16T21:38:00-05:00 2018-01-17T02:38:12-05:00
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No rules for California home schools, where 13 found captive

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 03:00
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Southern California home where authorities say two parents tortured their 13 children had doubled as a private school for the siblings but faced no government oversight and was never inspected by education officials. 2018-01-16T21:50:00-05:00 2018-01-17T02:50:47-05:00
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'Mama warrior' in Miami aids children of deported migrants

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 03:00
MIAMI (AP) — The 29-year-old Mexican farmworker was stressed and afraid. Her husband had just been detained by immigration authorities as he left a South Florida construction site and was about to be deported. She feared the same would soon happen to her. What would become of her two kids? 2018-01-16T19:05:00-05:00 2018-01-17T00:05:25-05:00
Categories: National News

FEMA: Hawaii didn't need approval to retract missile alert

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 01:00
HONOLULU (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency said the state of Hawaii didn't need federal approval to retract a cellphone alert mistakenly sent over the weekend warning of a ballistic missile attack. 2018-01-16T18:36:00-05:00 2018-01-16T23:36:17-05:00
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No rules for California home schools, where 13 found captive

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:00
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Southern California home where authorities say two parents tortured their 13 children had doubled as a private school for the siblings but faced no government oversight and was never inspected by education officials. 2018-01-16T15:45:00-05:00 2018-01-16T20:45:11-05:00
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Prosecutors: New Jersey bomber tried to corrupt inmates

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:00
NEW YORK (AP) — An unrepentant New Jersey man who injured 30 people in a Manhattan bombing and then promoted his extremist ideology to other prisoners deserves the mandatory life in prison as required by his conviction, prosecutors told a judge on Tuesday. 2018-01-16T15:12:00-05:00 2018-01-16T20:12:26-05:00
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California couple's ordinary home held torture chamber

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:00
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — From the outside, the brown-and-beige four-bedroom home looked fairly orderly. Inside, it was a veritable torture chamber for 13 siblings who lived with their parents, police said. 2018-01-16T15:34:00-05:00 2018-01-16T20:34:49-05:00
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