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Victim search expands as California storm, mudslides kill 13

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Montecito, Jan 10 (AP) - A storm that slammed a California coastal community is over. The search for its vic-tims is not.
Authorities in Santa Barbara County were still trying to reach new areas and dig into the destruction to find dead, injured or trapped people after a powerful mud flow swept away dozens of homes.
At least 13 people were confirmed dead Tuesday, at least 25 were injured and at least 50 had to be rescued by helicopters.
Those numbers could increase when the search is deepened...
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Exiled Iranian prince backs regime change, new coalition

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Washington, Jan 10 (AP) - Reza Pahlavi concentrates intently on the little cellphone in his hand, scrolling through clips of chanting Iranians and explaining why the protests unsettling his homeland are different this time. Even as the latest reports suggest the unrest may be ebbing, the scion of...
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Lawmakers seek deal on immigration, border security

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Washington, Jan 10 (AP) - Bargainers seeking a bipartisan immigration accord planned talks as soon as Wednesday as President Donald Trump and leading lawmakers sought to parlay an extraordinary White House meeting into momentum for resolving a politically blistering issue.
Facing a Jan. 19...
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Iran firm says there may be survivors from tanker crash

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Tehran, Jan 10 (AP) - The Iranian company whose oil tanker burst into flames after a collision in the East China Sea says there is still hope of finding survivors as 31 crew members remain missing and rescue efforts contin-ued Wednesday.
As the stricken Sanchin still lists after colliding with...
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Reuters journalists charged with violating Myanmar law

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Bangkok, Jan 10 (AP) - Prosecutors in Myanmar formally charged two journalists from the Reuters news agency on Wednesday with violating the Official Secrets Act, signaling the case will go forward despite interna-tional condemnation.
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested Dec. 12 after police...
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