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Report: Death of Penn student investigated as act of rage

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 09:00
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The death of a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student who was stabbed nearly two dozen times and whose body was found buried in a shallow grave at a California park is being investigated as an act of rage, a newspaper reported. 2018-01-16T02:25:00-05:00 2018-01-16T07:25:34-05:00
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NYC sets affordable homes record: 24,500 financed in 2017

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 09:00
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City created or preserved over 24,500 affordable homes last year, breaking a record for the nation's biggest city, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. 2018-01-16T02:42:00-05:00 2018-01-16T07:42:54-05:00
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Kids chained in Calif. house of horrors; parents arrested

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 03:00
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults. 2018-01-15T21:37:00-05:00 2018-01-16T02:37:39-05:00
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Slow-moving landslide has Washington town on high alert

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 03:00
UNION GAP, Wash. (AP) — A slow-moving landslide in a fertile farming region in Washington state has forced evacuations as officials prepare for what they say is inevitable — the collapse of a ridge that sits above a few dozen homes and a key highway. 2018-01-15T21:13:00-05:00 2018-01-16T02:13:57-05:00
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California teen leads deputies to parents' house of horrors

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:00
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults. 2018-01-15T19:22:00-05:00 2018-01-16T00:22:17-05:00
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Casino company: Boat that caught fire had no past problems

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:00
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A casino company said Monday it never had a problem with the shuttle boat that burst into flames off Florida's Gulf Coast, leading to the death of a female passenger. 2018-01-15T18:52:00-05:00 2018-01-15T23:52:08-05:00
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On King day, Trump mentioned as much as civil rights leader

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:00
ATLANTA (AP) — They had gathered to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr., but many of those who delivered speeches on the national holiday created to honor the slain civil rights leaders focused their remarks on another man: President Donald Trump. 2018-01-15T18:19:00-05:00 2018-01-15T23:19:20-05:00
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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from MLK holiday

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:00
At gatherings across the nation, activists, residents and teachers honored Martin Luther King Jr., the late civil rights leader, on what would have been his 89th birthday and ahead of the 50th anniversary of his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee. King's daughter, the Rev. Bernice King, urged people to remember her father by doing "an act of kindness toward someone of another race" between now and April 4, the day the Rev. Martin Luther King was assassinated in 1968. 2018-01-15T18:00:00-05:00 2018-01-15T23:00:37-05:00
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California teen leads deputies to parents' house of horrors

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:00
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults. 2018-01-15T17:20:00-05:00 2018-01-15T22:20:14-05:00
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King children criticize Trump, decry racism on MLK holiday

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 21:00
ATLANTA (AP) — Two of Martin Luther King Jr.'s children and the pastor of his historic Atlanta church marked the national King holiday Monday with sharp denunciations of President Donald Trump, focusing on disparaging remarks he is said to have made about African countries and Haitian immigrants. Angry pro-Haiti protesters and Trump supporters yelled at each other from opposite sides of a street near the president's Florida resort. 2018-01-15T15:06:00-05:00 2018-01-15T20:06:25-05:00
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King children criticize Trump, decry racism on MLK holiday

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:00
ATLANTA (AP) — Martin Luther King Jr.'s children and the pastor of an Atlanta church where he preached decried disparaging remarks President Donald Trump is said to have made about African countries, while protests between Haitian immigrants and Trump supporters broke out near the president's Florida resort Monday, the official federal holiday honoring King. 2018-01-15T11:59:00-05:00 2018-01-15T16:59:15-05:00
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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from MLK holiday

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:00
At gatherings across the nation, activists, residents and teachers honored Martin Luther King Jr., the late civil rights leader, on what would have been his 89th birthday and ahead of the 50th anniversary of his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee. King's daughter, the Rev. Bernice King, urged people to remember her father by doing "an act of kindness toward someone of another race" between now and April 4, the day the Rev. Martin Luther King was assassinated in 1968. 2018-01-15T13:32:00-05:00 2018-01-15T18:32:45-05:00
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MLK day marked by Trump criticism, pledges to fight racism

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:00
ATLANTA (AP) — Martin Luther King Jr.'s children and the pastor of an Atlanta church where he preached decried disparaging remarks President Donald Trump is said to have made about African countries, while protests between Haitian immigrants and Trump supporters broke out near the president's Florida resort Monday, the official federal holiday honoring King. 2018-01-15T11:22:00-05:00 2018-01-15T16:22:00-05:00
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Casino company: Boat that caught fire had no past problems

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:00
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A casino company said Monday it never had a problem with the shuttle boat that burst into flames off Florida's Gulf Coast, leading to the death of a female passenger. 2018-01-15T11:36:00-05:00 2018-01-15T16:36:20-05:00
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Mystery shrouds civil rights-era murder of New Mexico jailer

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:00
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The murder of a Hispanic New Mexico jailer in 1968 — a year of unrest in the U.S. — has divided residents, scholars and civil rights advocates for decades. Fifty years and two investigations later, one of the most dramatic conflicts of the civil rights era remains unsolved. 2018-01-15T09:32:00-05:00 2018-01-15T14:32:39-05:00
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Crews struggle to clear California highway after mudslides

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:00
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews working around the clock cleared boulders, trees and crushed cars from all lanes of U.S. 101, but California officials still weren't sure Monday when the key coastal highway might reopen after being inundated during mudslides that killed 20 people. 2018-01-15T09:37:00-05:00 2018-01-15T14:37:51-05:00
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Christie leaving governor's office as Democrat takes over

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:00
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey will say farewell to blunt-talking Republican Gov. Chris Christie as a wealthy former Obama administration diplomat and businessman is sworn in as governor. 2018-01-15T06:03:00-05:00 2018-01-15T11:03:59-05:00
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MLK day marked by Trump criticism, pledges to fight racism

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:00
ATLANTA (AP) — Martin Luther King Jr.'s children and the pastor of an Atlanta church where he preached decried disparaging remarks President Donald Trump is said to have made about African countries, while protests between Haitian immigrants and Trump supporters broke out near the president's Florida resort Monday, the official federal holiday honoring King. 2018-01-15T10:27:00-05:00 2018-01-15T15:27:53-05:00
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MLK day marked by Trump criticism, pledges to fight racism

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:00
Leaders of the Cherokee Nation marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by welcoming the descendants of slaves into their tribe after years of exclusion, while King's children and the pastor of an Atlanta church where King preached passionately decried disparaging remarks President Donald J. Trump is said to have made about African countries. 2018-01-15T08:17:00-05:00 2018-01-15T13:17:11-05:00
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Future floods will be in mind as California town rebuilds

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:00
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — After power and drinking water return, and cleanup crews haul away the last of the boulders and muck that splintered homes like a battering ram, the wealthy seaside hideaway of Montecito, California, will start rebuilding with the possibility of another catastrophic flood in mind. 2018-01-15T07:54:00-05:00 2018-01-15T12:54:24-05:00
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