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Residents flee as flames approach wealthy California enclave

| | Dec 17 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

MONTECITO, Calif. — Residents piled into cars and fled on Saturday, turning downtown Santa Barbara into “a ghost town” as surging winds drove one of the biggest fires in California’s history toward the city and the nearby wealthy enclave of Montecito.

  1. | Posted: Nov 11 2017 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — With his career imploding over allegations of sexual misconduct, comedian Louis C.K. confessed Friday to masturbating in front of women and expressed remorse for wielding his influence “irresponsibly.”

  2. | Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 9:07am

    WASHINGTON — A month before Alabama’s special election, Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore abruptly faced lurid allegations Thursday of sexual misconduct with minors decades ago — and an immediate backlash from party leaders who demanded he get out of the race if the accusations prove true.

  3. | Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 12:06am

    SAN FRANCISCO — Disguised Russian agents on Twitter rushed to deflect scandalous news about Donald Trump just before last year’s presidential election while straining to refocus criticism on the mainstream media and Hillary Clinton’s campaign, according to an Associated Press analysis of since-deleted accounts.

  4. | Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 12:06am

    BEIJING — President Donald Trump set aside his blistering rhetoric in favor of friendly overtures to China on Thursday, trying to flatter his hosts into establishing a more balanced trade relationship and doing more to blunt North Korea’s nuclear ambitions.

  5. Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 12:06am

    GOP leaders bolt after Moore sexual misconduct claim

  6. | Posted: Nov 9 2017 - 12:06am

    LA VERNIA, Texas — By the time Paul Brunner rolled up in his ambulance to the worst mass shooting in Texas history, the First Baptist Church was a chaotic triage scene. Parents cried and kids screamed, and nearly all the victims appeared to have been hit more than once.

  7. Posted: Nov 9 2017 - 12:06am

    Democrats get boost from election wins around the country

  8. | Posted: Nov 8 2017 - 12:01pm

    RICHMOND, Va. — Democrats across America celebrated their party’s first major Trump-era victories on Wednesday, a day after Democrats seized wins in Virginia and New Jersey that tested the power of President Donald Trump’s fiery nationalism against the energy of the Trump resistance.

  9. | Posted: Nov 8 2017 - 12:05am

    Texas church gunman once escaped from mental health center

  10. | Posted: Nov 7 2017 - 7:37pm

    Gun-rights supporters have seized on the Texas church massacre as proof of the well-worn saying that the best answer to a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. Gun-control advocates, meanwhile, say the tragedy shows once more that it is too easy to get a weapon in the U.S.

  11. | Posted: Nov 7 2017 - 7:36pm

    SEOUL, South Korea — President Donald Trump, whose long-distance threats and insults toward North Korea have stoked fears of a nuclear confrontation, brought a message of reassurance to South Korea on Tuesday, moving to bolster an anxious ally.

  12. | Posted: Nov 6 2017 - 8:41pm

    WASHINGTON — An early December government shutdown is a real possibility, since a divided Congress can’t agree on military spending, Democrats insist on help for young immigrants and President Donald Trump’s position can change with each lawmaker he talks to.

  13. | Posted: Nov 6 2017 - 12:06am

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia’s heir to the throne is overseeing an unprecedented wave of arrests of dozens of the country’s most powerful princes, military officers, influential businessmen and government ministers — some potential rivals or critics of the crown prince now consolidating his power.

  14. Posted: Nov 6 2017 - 12:06am

    Prankster tosses yellow dye into Lincoln Center’s fountain

  15. | Posted: Nov 5 2017 - 12:05am

    BEIRUT — Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri resigned from his post in a televised address from the Saudi capital Saturday, accusing Hezbollah of taking the country hostage, in a surprise move that plunged the nation into uncertainty amid heightened regional tensions.