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Wild swings occur in numbers of California mudslide missing

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 13:00
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The number of missing after a California mudslide has fluctuated wildly, due to shifting definitions, the inherent uncertainty that follows a natural disaster, and just plain human error. 2018-01-12T07:12:00-05:00 2018-01-12T12:12:11-05:00
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Mudslides claim couple married 50 years, real estate agent

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 13:00
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. 2018-01-12T06:52:00-05:00 2018-01-12T11:52:00-05:00
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'Mississippi Burning' KKK leader Killen dies in prison at 92

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 13:00
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Edgar Ray Killen, a former Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted in the 1964 "Mississippi Burning" slayings of three civil rights workers, has died in prison at the age of 92, the state's corrections department announced Friday. 2018-01-12T07:46:00-05:00 2018-01-12T12:46:16-05:00
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California mudslide takes lives of elderly, young; 5 missing

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:00
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. 2018-01-12T05:22:00-05:00 2018-01-12T10:22:32-05:00
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Wild swings occur in numbers of California mudslide missing

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:00
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The number of missing after a California mudslide has fluctuated wildly, due to shifting definitions, the inherent uncertainty that follows a natural disaster, and just plain human error. 2018-01-11T21:43:00-05:00 2018-01-12T02:43:44-05:00
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What will the #MeToo movement mean for Cosby's next trial?

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:00
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jurors couldn't agree the first time around whether to accept a woman's story that "America's Dad," Bill Cosby, sexually assaulted her over a decade ago. Now he faces a retrial in less than 90 days in a vastly different cultural climate, one in which powerful men from Hollywood to the U.S. Senate are being toppled by allegations of sexual misconduct. 2018-01-12T05:41:00-05:00 2018-01-12T10:41:08-05:00
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What will the #MeToo movement mean for Cosby's next trial?

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:00
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jurors couldn't agree the first time around whether to accept a woman's story that "America's Dad," Bill Cosby, sexually assaulted her over a decade ago. Now he faces a retrial in less than 90 days in a vastly different cultural climate, one in which powerful men from Hollywood to the U.S. Senate are being toppled by allegations of sexual misconduct. 2018-01-12T04:37:00-05:00 2018-01-12T09:37:58-05:00
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Torrential California mudslide takes lives of elderly, young

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 07:00
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. 2018-01-12T00:25:00-05:00 2018-01-12T05:25:40-05:00
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Man who aided hospital patient discharged in gown shocked

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 07:00
BALTIMORE (AP) — The man who said he came to the aid of a woman discharged from a Baltimore hospital wearing only a gown and socks on a cold winter's night, says he was left outraged and stunned at how she was treated. 2018-01-12T01:31:00-05:00 2018-01-12T06:31:10-05:00
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Torrential California mudslide takes lives of elderly, young

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 03:00
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. 2018-01-11T21:33:00-05:00 2018-01-12T02:33:50-05:00
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Man who aided hospital patient discharged in gown shocked

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 02:00
BALTIMORE (AP) — The man who said he came to the aid of a woman discharged from a Baltimore hospital wearing only a gown and socks on a cold winter's night, says he was left outraged and stunned at how she was treated. 2018-01-11T20:38:00-05:00 2018-01-12T01:38:08-05:00
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Rescuers 'searching for a miracle' in California mudslides

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 00:00
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — More than two full days after mudslides ravaged the coastal town of Montecito, the search for the missing became an increasingly desperate exercise Thursday, with growing doubts about whether anyone would be found alive. Seventeen people from ages 3 to 89 were confirmed dead, and more than 40 others were unaccounted for. 2018-01-11T18:44:00-05:00 2018-01-11T23:44:07-05:00
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Man who aided hospital patient discharged in gown shocked

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 00:00
BALTIMORE (AP) — The man who said he came to the aid of a woman discharged from a Baltimore hospital wearing only a gown and socks on a cold winter's night, says he was left outraged and stunned at how she was treated. 2018-01-11T18:40:00-05:00 2018-01-11T23:40:25-05:00
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Teacher: Lawsuit over her forcible removal seems likely

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 00:00
ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana teacher ejected from a school board meeting and roughly handcuffed in a video-recorded arrest after she questioned her superintendent's pay raise said she thinks a lawsuit is likely in the case. 2018-01-11T17:57:00-05:00 2018-01-11T22:57:00-05:00
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Rescuers 'searching for a miracle' in California mudslides

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 22:00
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — More than two full days after mudslides ravaged the coastal town of Montecito, the search for the missing became an increasingly desperate exercise Thursday, with growing doubts about whether anyone would be found alive. Seventeen people from ages 3 to 89 were confirmed dead, and more than 40 others were unaccounted for. 2018-01-11T16:15:00-05:00 2018-01-11T21:15:30-05:00
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Hopes of finding survivors drop after California mudslides

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 20:00
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — More than two full days after mudslides ravaged the coastal town of Montecito, the search for the missing became an increasingly desperate exercise Thursday, with growing doubts about whether anyone would be found alive. Seventeen people from ages 3 to 89 were confirmed dead, and eight others were unaccounted for. 2018-01-11T13:14:00-05:00 2018-01-11T18:14:38-05:00
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California's Montecito has drawn celebrities since Chaplin

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 20:00
Montecito, the California coastal enclave devastated by this week's deadly mudslides, is known as Oprah's hometown. But it was Charlie Chaplin, the biggest star of another era, who helped make it a haven for celebrities. 2018-01-11T14:50:00-05:00 2018-01-11T19:50:28-05:00
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California mudslides happened as cellphone alerts went out

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 20:00
Many Californians in the area hit hardest by this week's deadly mudslides did not heed warnings for hours and days by emergency officials encouraging them to evacuate their homes — and then received cellphone alerts of imminent slides when the massive streams of debris were already heading toward them or had already hit their neighborhoods. 2018-01-11T14:53:00-05:00 2018-01-11T19:53:51-05:00
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Sexual misconduct allegations topple many state lawmakers

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 20:00
State lawmakers across the country have been accused of sexual harassment or misconduct over the past year as part of a national reckoning on the topic. A look at those who have resigned or faced other consequences: 2018-01-11T12:39:00-05:00 2018-01-11T17:39:43-05:00
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Teen rescued from mudslides that killed real estate agent

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 18:00
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — One of the victims of the deadly mudslides in California is a teenager who was pulled covered in mud from a collapsed house where she was trapped for hours. 2018-01-11T12:10:00-05:00 2018-01-11T17:10:45-05:00
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