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UPDATE: Fillmore fire doused

FILLMORE (AP) - Easing winds on Tuesday gave firefighters a chance to douse a 170-acre wildfire that burned two homes and threatened 160 others in rural Ventura County. The wind-whipped blaze that began Monday afternoon calmed with the dying winds at nightfall, and evacuation orders were lifted at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, county fire spokesman Mike Lindbery said.

April 09, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


N. Korea urges foreigners to leave S. Korea

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea on Tuesday urged all foreign companies and tourists in South Korea to evacuate, saying the two countries are on the verge of a nuclear war. The new threat appeared to be an attempt to scare foreigners into pressing their governments to pressure Washington and Seoul to act to avert a conflict.

April 09, 2013 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Factories that ran on Korean cooperation go silent

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A factory complex that is North Korea's last major economic link with the South was a virtual ghost town Tuesday after Pyongyang suspended its operations and recalled all 53,000 of its workers, cutting off jobs and a source of hard currency in its war of words and provocations against Seoul and Washington.

April 09, 2013 | Associated Press | Signal AP


10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

April 08, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Calif. hiker: 4 days missing felt like a dream

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) - One of two hikers who got lost in the Southern California wilderness last week said Monday she remembers little about her four-day ordeal because she began hallucinating on the first night after the pair finished the three bottles of water they had and darkness fell.

April 08, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Autopsy: Rick Warren's son died from gunshot wound

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say autopsy results show that the son of popular megachurch pastor Rick Warren died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

April 08, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


SD Sen. Johnson says he now supports gay marriage

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota Sen. Tim Johnson says he now supports legalizing gay marriage.

April 08, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


OC deputy injured during hiker search recovering

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A reserve deputy who was seriously injured when he fell down a Southern California canyon during a search for two lost hikers is out of intensive care.

April 08, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Girl next door Annette Funicello dies at 70

NEW YORK (AP) - She was the first crush for a generation of boys, the perfect playmate for a generation of girls.

April 08, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


'Evil Dead' revival possesses fans with $25.8M

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The horror remake "Evil Dead" has opened as the top draw at theaters with a first weekend of $25.8 million.

April 08, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Hospital group says 'alarm fatigue' can be deadly

CHICAGO (AP) - Constantly beeping alarms from devices that monitor the vital signs of the critically ill have "desensitized" hospital workers who sometimes ignore the noise, leading to at least two dozen deaths a year on average, a hospital accrediting group said Monday.

April 08, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Obama to bring some Sandy Hook families on AF1

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is providing rides to 11 relatives of those killed in the shooting at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School so they can attend his gun control speech Monday before heading to Washington on Air Force One to personally encourage senators to back gun legislation that faces tough opposition.

April 08, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Adam Levine to receive BMI's pop President's Award

NEW YORK (AP) - Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine for president? Sort of.

April 08, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Rutgers commissioning review of basketball scandal

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Rutgers University announced Monday that it's commissioning an independent review of the conduct of fired basketball coach Mike Rice and the way the university handled the situation when it learned that he was kicking and shoving players and berating them with gay slurs in practice.

April 08, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


6 boys stuck hiking in LA, airlifted out uninjured

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angles fire officials say six boys got stuck on a precarious hillside while hiking and had to be hoisted out by helicopter.

April 08, 2013 | Associated Press | Signal AP


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LA to receive list of possibly dangerous buildings

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Researchers have decided to hand the city of Los Angeles a list of older concrete buildings, some of which may be prone to collapse during a strong earthquake.

January 19, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Tucson police look at potential tips in abduction

A door-to-door effort launched this week in the case of a Tucson girl who disappeared from her bedroom more than 18 months ago has yielded some possible tips, police said Saturday

January 19, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


As LA-area fire wanes, dangerous conditions remain

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) - Hundreds of residents who fled a wildfire in the suburbs of Los Angeles returned home Saturday as red-flag warnings of extremely dangerous fire conditions expired, but officials say that bone-dry winter conditions remain a threat for the region.

January 19, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Teen charged as adult in Philly school shooting

Police charged a boy with aggravated assault and related crimes on Saturday in connection with a shooting that wounded two students inside a Philadelphia high school gymnasium, but released a second boy from custody without charging him.

January 18, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Nyong'o and Leto win SAG awards

Lupita Nyong'o and Jared Leto established themselves as Oscar favorites with supporting acting wins at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

January 18, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Mayor: Christie aides tied Sandy funds to project

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The Christie administration withheld millions of dollars in Superstorm Sandy recovery grants from a New Jersey city because its mayor refused to sign off on a politically connected commercial development, the mayor said Saturday.

January 18, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


As LA-area fire wanes, dangerous conditions remain

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) - A wildfire in the suburbs of Los Angeles was a smoldering shadow of its former self, but hundreds of residents of a foothill neighborhood remained evacuated and extremely dangerous fire conditions were expected to last well into Saturday.

January 18, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


California nut farmers band together to fight theft

ESCALON, Calif. (AP) - The soaring value of California's nut crops is attracting a new breed of thieves who have been making off with the pricey commodities by the truckload, recalling images of cattle rustlers of bygone days.

January 18, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


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