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California farmers to get more water
FRESNO — Drought-stricken California farmers and cities are set to get more water as state and federal officials ease cutbacks due to recent rain and snow, officials announced on Friday. The Department of Water Resources said it is increasing water allotments from the State Water Project from zer...
By Scott Smith The Associated Press FULL STORY
More Latino than white students admitted to UC
SAN FRANCISCO — More Latino than white students in California have been offered admission to the state’s premier public universities for the first time, officials said Friday, a milestone that reflects the diverse racial makeup of a state where Latino children represent a majority of students in...
By Lisa Leff The Associated Press FULL STORY
NASA’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more. Flight controllers confirmed that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon Friday as planned, avoiding the precious historic artifacts left behind by moonwalkers. LADEE’s annihilation occurred jus...
By Marcia Dunn The Associated Press FULL STORY
Homeland Security reissues immigrant asylum rules
WASHINGTON — The Homeland Security Department has reissued asylum rules to immigration officials amid concerns that they are misinterpreting how to decide which immigrants get to see a judge for asylum claims. The chief of the asylum division at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has told ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
From Clinton to Obama, many parallels
WASHINGTON — Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton’s White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same. As Clinton prepared for an August 1994 news conference in which he hoped to build public support for his struggling — and ultim...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12
KATMANDU, Nepa — An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world’s highest peak. Several more were injured. The Sherpa guides had gone to fix ropes for other climbers whe...
By Binaj Gurbacharya The Associated Press FULL STORY
Diplomacy doesn’t move insurgents in Ukraine
DONETSK, Ukraine — Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, despite a diplomatic accord reached in Geneva and overtures from the government in Kiev. Denis Pushilin of the self-appointed Donetsk People’s Republ...
By Peter Leonard and Nataliya Vasilyeva The Associated Press FULL STORY
Captain of sunken South Korean ferry arrested
MOKPO, South Korea — Police arrested the captain and two other crew members of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving more than 270 people missing and 29 people dead, the Yonhap news agency reported Saturday. As the last bit of the sunken ferry’s hull slipped Friday beneath the ...
By Youkyung Lee and Foster Klug The Associated Press FULL STORY
Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
ACAPULCO, Mexico — A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake at about 9:30 a.m. (10:30 a...
By Jose Antonio Rivera The Associated Press FULL STORY

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