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California highway to stay shut another week after mudslides

Jan 16 2018 - 12:06am || Comments

LOS ANGELES — Crews working around the clock cleared boulders, trees and crushed cars from all lanes of U.S. 101, but California officials said Monday the key coastal highway would remain closed for another week after being inundated during mudslides that killed 20 people.

  • | Posted: Jan 16 2018 - 12:06am

    LOS ANGELES — Crews working around the clock cleared boulders, trees and crushed cars from all lanes of U.S. 101, but California officials said Monday the key coastal highway would remain closed for another week after being inundated during mudslides that killed 20 people.

  • | Posted: Jan 16 2018 - 12:06am

    ATLANTA — 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.

  • | Posted: Jan 16 2018 - 12:06am

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump turned his Twitter torment Monday on the Democrat in the room where immigration talks with lawmakers took a famously coarse turn, saying Sen. Dick Durbin misrepresented what he had said about African nations and Haiti and, in the process, undermined the trust needed to make a deal.

  • Posted: Jan 16 2018 - 12:06am

    In Chile, pope met with protests, passion and skepticism

  • Posted: Jan 15 2018 - 12:05am

    Prayers for Calif. mudslide victims; death toll hits 20

  • | Posted: Jan 15 2018 - 12:05am

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump, on the defensive in the wake of recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations that have revived questions about whether the leader of the world’s melting pot is a racist, declared Sunday that he is not one.

  • | Posted: Jan 15 2018 - 12:05am

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump, on the defensive in the wake of recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations that have revived questions about whether the leader of the world’s melting pot is a racist, declared Sunday that he is not one.

  • | Posted: Jan 14 2018 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump offered a partial denial in public but privately defended his extraordinary remarks disparaging Haitians and African countries.

  • | Posted: Jan 14 2018 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — Donald Trump’s vulgar remarks questioning why the U.S. should admit immigrants from Haiti and Africa have spotlighted the bitter divide among American evangelicals about his presidency.

  • | Posted: Jan 14 2018 - 12:06am

    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Lawmakers can expect face-to-face meetings with Girl Scouts from across Georgia next month at the state Capitol, where the young scouts plan on treating legislators to a milk-and-cookie reception.

  • | Posted: Jan 14 2018 - 12:06am

    MONTECITO, Calif. — The death toll from the mudslides in a California coastal town rose to 19 on Saturday but a man who had also been on the list of missing persons was located alive, authorities said.

  • | Posted: Jan 13 2018 - 12:06am

    MONTECITO, Calif. — 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.

  • Posted: Jan 13 2018 - 12:06am

    Trump hands nuke deal ‘last chance,’ waives Iran sanctions

  • | Posted: Jan 13 2018 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — More than 150 years after the abolition of slavery and more than 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, President Donald Trump’s incendiary comments about immigrants have ripped open a jarring debate in the United States and around the world: Is the American president racist?

  • | Posted: Jan 13 2018 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — More than 150 years after the abolition of slavery and more than 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, President Donald Trump’s incendiary comments about immigrants have ripped open a jarring debate in the United States and around the world: Is the American president racist?