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The Latest: Fire that led to deadly slides finally contained

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on deadly debris flows that devastated Montecito, California (all times local): 10:50 a.m. The huge wildfire that led to this week's devastating debris flows...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:24

Atlantic City casino revenue rose in 2017 for 2nd year

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's casinos saw their gambling revenue increase in 2017 for the second year in a row. Figures released Friday by the state Division of...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:23

The Latest: Iran nuke deal survives with Trump waivers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Iran sanctions and the 2015 nuclear deal (all times local): 2:15 p.m. President Donald Trump has extended waivers of nuclear sanctions against Iran. That...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:21

The Latest: White House: Trump didn't reject UK state visit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump deciding to cancel an upcoming trip to London (all times local): 2:15 p.m. The White House says that President Donald Trump's...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:19

Trump waives key sanctions on Iran, keeping nuke deal alive for now, but says, 'This is the last chance' to fix accord

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump waives key sanctions on Iran, keeping nuke deal alive for now, but says, 'This is the last chance' to fix accord.
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:15

Spain, UK hold first talks on Brexit's fallout in Gibraltar

MADRID (AP) — Britain and Spain say they have held their first informal Brexit-related talks this week in Madrid touching on how Britain's future departure from the European Union could...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:14

Significant delays at Newark airport after manhole fire

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Officials at Newark Liberty International Airport are working to fully restore power and service at one of its terminals after a manhole fire forced an evacuation...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:13

Trump: No trip to London since embassy site is a 'bad deal'

LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump has canceled a trip to London to open the new $1 billion U.S. Embassy in the British capital, avoiding protests promised by political opponents...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:09

The Latest: Durbin says Graham defended immigrants to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and immigration (all times local): 2 p.m. The lone Democrat in a White House immigration meeting says talks were "combative at times"...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:08

Man seeks dismissal of charges in wife's Lake Erie death

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A man accused of shooting his wife and tossing her into Lake Erie and then reporting she'd accidentally fallen overboard from his commercial fishing boat is...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:02

Texas father charged with murder in death of Indian orphan

DALLAS (AP) — The father of a 3-year-old girl whose body was found near their suburban Dallas home less than a year after she was adopted from an Indian orphanage...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:00

Groups sue to block construction of Louisiana oil pipeline

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Environmental groups have sued the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in a bid to block construction of a 162-mile-long (261-kilometer) crude oil pipeline across south...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 11:58

Texas father indicted on capital murder charge in killing of 3-year-old girl adopted from Indian orphanage

DALLAS (AP) — Texas father indicted on capital murder charge in killing of 3-year-old girl adopted from Indian orphanage.
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 11:58

3 Chile churches firebombed, president calls for 'respect'

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — President Michelle Bachelet asked Chileans on Friday to receive Pope Francis in a "climate of respect," hours after three Roman Catholic Churches were firebombed and a...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 11:56

Myrlie Evers tours Mississippi civil rights, history museums

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — If you haven't visited the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the History of Mississippi Museum, you can attend Saturday through Tuesday, free of charge. The Clarion-Ledger...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 11:54

Religious group accused of child labor in fish markets

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities investigating the use of child labor by what they're calling an "alternative religious group" have arrested four more people. Cumberland County Sheriff Ennis...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 11:52

The Latest: Trump arrives for 1st medical exam as president

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's physical (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Donald Trump has arrived for his first medical checkup as president at Walter Reed military...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 11:52

Pipeline protester won't get more details on FBI informant

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Denver woman accused of shooting at law officers during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline won't receive more information about an...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 11:51

Tunisian govt hopes that days of food protests are subsiding

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's government said protests over rising food prices appeared to be subsiding Friday following days of clashes with police that left one person dead and scores...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 11:51

Texas trying to fix 'illegal' special education system

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Department of Education investigation has found that Texas violated federal law for more than a decade by capping the percentage of students allowed to...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 11:50

Ballerina turned real estate agent among mudslide victims

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...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 11:50

Trump goes for 1st medical checkup since becoming president

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived for his first medical checkup as president at Walter Reed military hospital on Friday, undergoing a physical examination amid suggestions in a recent...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 11:48

Q&A: What Facebook's shift could mean to users, businesses

NEW YORK (AP) — In coming days, Facebook users will see fewer posts from publishers, businesses and celebs they follow. Instead, Facebook wants people to see more stuff from friends,...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 11:47

Judge blasts lawyers in upholding $15M police shooting award

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge has upheld a $15 million verdict against police in a small Washington state city who shot and killed an unarmed black man, in a...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 11:43

Air France rejects report into 2009 crash that blames pilots

PARIS (AP) — Air France has dismissed the conclusions of a new report into the 2009 Rio-to-Paris Air France plane crash that blames the pilots for failing to apply correct...
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 11:43