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Frustrations, tragedy mount for California mudslide town

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 07:00
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Frustrations and dark discoveries mounted for a California town ravaged by a deadly and destructive mudslide. 2018-01-13T00:31:00-05:00 2018-01-13T05:31:24-05:00
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Trump comments highlight racial impact of migration platform

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 07:00
DENVER (AP) — For years, a movement to limit the number of migrants into the U.S. and end a system that favors family members of legal residents has had to fend off criticism that it's as a poorly veiled attempt to produce a whiter America. 2018-01-13T00:23:00-05:00 2018-01-13T05:23:08-05:00
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Deadly California slide swept mother, daughter to deaths

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 05:00
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — A young mother asleep with her 3-year-old daughter as her 10-year-old nephew slumbered nearby were among the 18 people killed in a devastating mudslide that brought tragedy and sorrow to the small, wealthy California enclave of Montecito. 2018-01-12T21:05:00-05:00 2018-01-13T02:05:40-05:00
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Trump comments highlight racial impact of migration platform

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 03:00
DENVER (AP) — For years, a movement to limit the number of migrants into the U.S. and end a system that favors family members of legal residents has had to fend off criticism that it's as a poorly veiled attempt to produce a whiter America. 2018-01-12T21:02:00-05:00 2018-01-13T02:02:45-05:00
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Mudslide brings economic shock to area built on tourism

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 03:00
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The California mudslide that killed at least 18 people is causing distress miles from where the torrent of muck and boulders stopped, as a local economy that thrives on tourism and the lure of sun-soaked beaches was left reeling. 2018-01-12T21:07:00-05:00 2018-01-13T02:07:09-05:00
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Florida man wins $451 million Mega Millions jackpot

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 02:00
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A 20-year-old Florida man claimed the $451 million Mega Millions jackpot on Friday, choosing to get $282 million at once instead of more in annual installments. 2018-01-12T10:44:00-05:00 2018-01-12T15:44:51-05:00
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Most of mudslide-stricken California town told to empty out

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 00:00
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Most residents of mudslide-ravaged Montecito were under orders to clear out Friday as the search for victims dragged on and crews labored to clean up massive debris and repair power, water and gas lines. 2018-01-12T17:34:00-05:00 2018-01-12T22:34:07-05:00
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Mudslide-stricken California town is all but emptied out

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 21:00
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Most residents of mudslide-ravaged Montecito were under orders to clear out Friday as the search for victims dragged on and crews labored to repair power, water and gas lines as well as clean up massive debris. 2018-01-12T15:16:00-05:00 2018-01-12T20:16:23-05:00
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Mudslide brings economic shock to area built on tourism

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 21:00
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The California mudslide that killed at least 18 people is causing distress miles from where the torrent of muck and boulders stopped, as a local economy that thrives on tourism and the lure of sun-soaked beaches was left reeling. 2018-01-12T15:07:00-05:00 2018-01-12T20:07:40-05:00
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FBI knew Las Vegas gunman had big gun stashes, records say

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 21:00
LAS VEGAS (AP) — FBI agents knew the gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left behind big caches of guns, ammunition and explosives when they sought warrants to search his properties and online accounts, according to court documents released Friday. 2018-01-12T15:15:00-05:00 2018-01-12T20:15:50-05:00
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Deadly California slide swept mother, daughter from beds

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 21:00
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — The 18 victims confirmed dead in the California mudslides included a mother asleep with her 3-year-old daughter and the woman's 10-year-old nephew, who was sleeping nearby. 2018-01-12T15:26:00-05:00 2018-01-12T20:26:02-05:00
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Deadly California slide swept mother, daughter from beds

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 19:00
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — The 17 victims confirmed dead in this week's deadly Montecito mudslides included a mother asleep with her 3-year-old daughter, a tragedy that also claimed the life of the woman's 10-year-old nephew, who was sleeping nearby. 2018-01-12T13:51:00-05:00 2018-01-12T18:51:25-05:00
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Kentucky is first to get OK for Medicaid work requirement

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 19:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has become the first state to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work to receive coverage, part of an unprecedented change to the nation's largest health insurance program under the Trump administration. 2018-01-12T12:12:00-05:00 2018-01-12T17:12:27-05:00
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Mudslide-stricken California town is all but emptied out

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 17:00
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Most residents of mudslide-ravaged Montecito were under orders to clear out Friday as the search for victims dragged on and crews labored to clean up the muck and repair power, water and gas lines. 2018-01-12T11:48:00-05:00 2018-01-12T16:48:19-05:00
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Mudslide victim's final words to partner: 'Don't let go'

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 17:00
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — One of the victims of Southern California's deadly mudslides had just enough time to shout to his partner to grab onto something and try to save himself as both were swept out of their home. The man died but his partner survived with only minor injuries. 2018-01-12T11:26:00-05:00 2018-01-12T16:26:13-05:00
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Police: 'Dignitaries' disrupted Sandy Hook massacre scene

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 17:00
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — After the 2012 school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, police officials not involved in the investigation and "dignitaries" were allowed into the building and potentially contaminated the crime scene by stepping on bullet casings and glass shards that had yet to be processed as evidence, according to a report state police released Friday on their response to the mass shooting. 2018-01-12T11:45:00-05:00 2018-01-12T16:45:58-05:00
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Kentucky is first to get OK for Medicaid work requirement

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 17:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has become the first state to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work to receive coverage, part of an unprecedented change to the nation's largest health insurance program under the Trump administration. 2018-01-12T11:03:00-05:00 2018-01-12T16:03:31-05:00
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California mudslide takes lives of elderly, young; 5 missing

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 15:00
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — The oldest victim swept away in a California mudslide was Jim Mitchell, who had celebrated his 89th birthday the day before. He died with his wife of more than 50 years, Alice. 2018-01-12T09:38:00-05:00 2018-01-12T14:38:44-05:00
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Ballerina turned real estate agent among mudslide victims

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 15:00
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — A victim of California's deadly mudslides had celebrated his 89th birthday just hours earlier, while another was a ballerina turned real estate agent known as "The First Lady of Luxury Real Estate" in parts of Montecito, an enclave for the wealthy and famous. 2018-01-12T08:50:00-05:00 2018-01-12T13:50:39-05:00
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'Mississippi Burning' KKK leader Killen dies in prison at 92

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 15:00
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Edgar Ray Killen, a 1960s Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted decades later in the "Mississippi Burning" slayings of three civil rights workers, has died in prison at the age of 92, the state's corrections department announced Friday. 2018-01-12T08:26:00-05:00 2018-01-12T13:26:52-05:00
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