Hope fades for those still buried by Montecito mudslide

At least 18 people have died in the Montecito mudslides and seven people were still unaccounted for Friday, as hope waned that any survivors remained amid muck, boulders and toppled trees. Rescuers continued to dig through the tangled wreckage of vehicles and homes, searching for human remains…

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Denver Nuggets beat Memphis Grizzlies

Nikola Jokic gave a matter-of-fact instant analysis of Friday’s style of play between his Nuggets and Memphis. “It was kind of an ugly game,” Jokic said. “Not many nice moves. A lot of fouls.” But the Nuggets won’t nitpick the end result. Denver used stout defense to grind their way …

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The day in pictures — January 12, 2018

Jaafar Ashtiyeh, AFP/Getty Images A Palestinian Sheikh mourns over the body of Ali Omar Qino, 16, during his funeral in the village of Burin, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, on Jan. 12, 2018. Two Palestinian teenagers were shot dead in clashes with Israel’s military the previous, Palestinian officials said, amid …

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Republicans in immigrant-rich Florida scramble in wake of Trump’s “shithole” remark – The Denver Post

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – President Donald Trump’s vulgar comments disparaging Haiti, El Salvador and African countries reverberated across the country Friday – including one immigrant-rich state central to the GOP’s political fortunes where the party was already facing head winds: Florida. Trump’s description of “shithole countries” in an Oval …

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Notable 5A, 4A performances for the week of Jan. 13

Here’s a list of notable performances in Class 5A and Class 4A boys/girls basketball for the week culminating on Saturday, Jan. 13. Class 5A Boys No. 3 ThunderRidge 68, No. 6 Regis Jesuit 58 on Friday: The Grizzlies (13-1) handed the Raiders (10-3) their second straight ten-point loss to a ranked foe …

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