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  • 3 churches firebombed in Chile during pope visit3 churches firebombed in Chile during pope visit

    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) – The Latest on the pope’s visit to Chile (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Three churches have been firebombed in Chile on the first full day of Pope Francis’ visit to the Andean nation. Authorities say two churches were burned in the early hours of Tuesday in the southern Araucania region. The pope is set to visit with indigenous Mapuches Wednesday in Temuco, the capital of Araucania. The third church attacked was in Puento Alto, just south of Santiago. Including the latest firebombings, nine churches have been attacked in Chile since Friday. In recent years, the Mapuche have burned churches to agitate for the return of ancestral lands and recognition of their language. It’s not clear who has been behind the spate of recent burnings. ___ 9 a.m. Pope Francis is begging the forgiveness of Chileans for the “irreparable damage” done to children who have been sexually abused by priests. Francis opened his visit to Chile on Tuesday by referring directly to the abuse scandal in a speech to President Michelle Bachelet, lawmakers, justices and other Chilean authorities. The scandal has eroded the credibility of the Catholic Church here and cast a shadow over his visit, the first by a pope in three decades. Francis said he felt “bound to express my pain and shame at the irreprarable damage caused to children by some ministers of the church.” He said he joined his fellow bishops in asking forgiveness, supporting victims and ensuring abuse doesn’t happen again. Chile’s Catholic Church had already begun losing relevance when in 2010 it was found to have covered up for a prominent and powerful priest who sexually abused minors in his posh Santiago parish. The Vatican eventually sanctioned the priest, the Rev. Fernando Karadima, in 2011, but the church has yet to recover from the scandal. ___ 6 a.m. Pope Francis will be under pressure Tuesday to confront a priest sex abuse scandal during his first full day in Chile, an Andean nation where the majority identifies as Roman Catholic but strong currents of skepticism and even contempt for the church are increasingly present. Many Chileans are still furious over his 2015 decision to appoint a bishop close to the Rev. Fernando Karadima, a priest found guilty by the Vatican in 2011 of abusing dozens of minors over decades. Bishop Juan Barros of the southern city of Osorno has always denied he knew what Karadima was doing when he was the priest’s protege, but many Chileans have a hard time believing that. “Sex abuse is Pope Francis’ weakest spot in terms of his credibility,” said Massimo Faggioli, a Vatican expert and theology professor at Villanova University in Philadelphia. “It is surprising that the pope and his entourage don’t understand that they need to be more forthcoming on this issue.” (Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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  • UK police say death of Dolores O’Riordan is not suspiciousUK police say death of Dolores O’Riordan is not suspicious

    LONDON (AP) – Police say they are not treating the death of Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan as suspicious. O’Riordan was found dead Monday morning at a London hotel. Police initially called the death “unexplained,” but said Tuesday that nothing suspicious had been found. The case is being passed to a coroner to determine the cause of death. O’Riordan had suffered mental and physical health problems over the years. The Cranberries cut short a world tour in 2017 because of the singer’s back problems. The 46-year-old Irish singer was in London to record vocals for a cover of The Cranberries’ hit “Zombie” by Los Angeles rock band Bad Wolves. Dan Waite of music label Eleven Seven said O’Riordan left him a voice message early Monday saying she was looking forward to the recording. He said “she sounded full of life, was joking and excited to see me and my wife this week.” “The news of her passing is devastating and my thoughts are with Don, her ex-husband, her children, and her mother,” Waite said. The Cranberries formed in Limerick at the end of the 1980s and had international hits in the 90s with songs including “Dream,” ”Linger” and “Zombie.” Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said that “for anyone who grew up in Ireland in the 1990s, Dolores O’Riordan was the voice of a generation.” Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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  • Lebanon bans ‘The Post’ over Spielberg’s support for IsraelLebanon bans ‘The Post’ over Spielberg’s support for Israel

    BEIRUT (AP) – Lebanon’s censorship authorities are recommending a ban on Steven Spielberg’s newspaper drama “The Post” ahead of its planned opening this week in movie theaters in Beirut. The recommendation still needs to be signed by Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk to enter into effect but that is considered a formality that’s unlikely to stop the ban. It remains unclear why “The Post” is being banned __ recent Spielberg movies have been shown in Lebanon – but a leaked U.S. State Department memo from 2007 revealed that Spielberg was blacklisted by the Arab League for supporting Israel. Lebanon and Israel are technically at war, and Lebanon sometimes follows the League’s blacklist. Cinemas around Beirut have taken down posters promoting the film, which was set to premiere on Thursday. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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  • State police: 4 officers hurt in shooting in South CarolinaState police: 4 officers hurt in shooting in South Carolina

    YORK, S.C. (AP) – Four officers, including three deputies, were shot and wounded while responding to a domestic call in South Carolina. State Law Enforcement Division spokesman Thom Berry said by telephone early Tuesday that York County sheriff’s deputies answered the call near York late Monday. Berry said deputies said the suspect was gone when officers arrived. A York police officer was shot and wounded during the search. Berry said as officers searched some woods, three deputies were hit by a barrage of gunfire. He said the suspect also was wounded and was taken to a hospital. Sheriff’s spokesman Trent Faris told a news conference that the wounded officers were taken to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. He did not know their conditions early Tuesday. SLED agents and Charlotte-Mecklenburg police participated in the search. York is about 25 miles (40 kilometers) southwest of Charlotte. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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  • Djokovic: Players held meeting, but boycott not discussedDjokovic: Players held meeting, but boycott not discussed

    By JUSTIN BERGMANAssociated Press MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) – Novak Djokovic has rejected reports that leading men could potentially boycott future Grand Slams over prize money, though he did confirm that players held an hour-long private meeting on the eve of the Australian Open to discuss issues pertinent to the ATP Tour. Djokovic, who is president of the ATP Player Council, didn’t specify what issues were raised at the meeting, but said media reports stating that he proposed forming a tennis players’ union to push for a greater share of revenue generated by tournaments were exaggerated or largely incorrect. “I saw that you’ve portrayed me as someone who is very greedy, asks for more money and wants to boycott,” Djokovic told a news conference following his first-round win over Donald Young on Tuesday. “What happened is that we, players, just wanted to have us players talk about certain topics. I don’t think there is anything unhealthy about that.” Most other players have declined to talk about what was discussed at the meeting, though Kevin Anderson, the player council vice president, told British media on Monday that the topic of prize money was raised. No. 4-ranked Alexander Zverev said Djokovic did most of the talking at the meeting, which was attended by all of the top male players at the season’s first major. “I don’t really have a position (on the subject) because that was the first time it was mentioned,” he said. “Everybody listened to it. That’s about it.” According to the Daily Mail newspaper, which first reported the meeting on Monday, Djokovic was said to have asked all non-players to leave the room and then gave a lengthy speech from the stage about forming a players’ union, accompanied by an Australian lawyer. On Tuesday, however, Djokovic denied that any lawyer was present or that he raised other issues related to equal prize money for men and women or the prospect of boycotting future Grand Slams if player demands weren’t met. “I know that you guys are trying to take this forward several steps,” said Djokovic, who was returning from six months on the sidelines with a right elbow injury. “Obviously you’re talking about union, you’re talking about boycott, you’re talking about radical decisions to make … so we can get financial compensations the way we deserve it. But there was no talks about that.” Total prize money for the Australian Open reached 55 million Australian dollars ($42 million) this year, a 10 percent increase over 2017. The men’s and women’s singles champions will both take home AU$4 million ($3 million), while first-round losers will make AU$60,000 ($45,700). While players at the top of the sport are making more at the Grand Slams, those ranked below 100 who play primarily on the lower-tier Challenger Tour and don’t automatically qualify for the majors still struggle to get by. Six years ago, when Federer was president of the ATP Player Council, the top male players put pressure on the Grand Slams to dramatically increase prize money – and the tournaments responded. The total purse at the 2013 Australian Open rose significantly, with the biggest jumps going to early-round losers. First-round losers that year earned AU$27,600, a 32 percent increase from the year before. While players at this year’s Australian Open were staying quiet on talk of starting a players’ union, others connected with the sport weighed in on social media. Former No. 1-ranked Andy Roddick tweeted that “it’s been a good idea for a long time,” while Andy Murray’s mother, Judy, said she “totally agreed.” “What about an umbrella union that represents men and women? That would give the players a much stronger voice to challenge the Slams and the joint ATP/WTA events. Better together,” she wrote. Djokovic acknowledged the sport is moving in the right direction on issues related to prize money, though work remains to be done. “I’m part of the council, but I don’t sit on these negotiation tables,” he said. “I’m just glad that I’m part of it, that I can contribute to a better sport today, and the future.” Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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  • Banana Drama Gets Much Attention At Australian OpenBanana Drama Gets Much Attention At Australian Open

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  • UK police say death of Dolores O’Riordan not suspiciousUK police say death of Dolores O’Riordan not suspicious

    LONDON (AP) – Police say they are not treating the death of Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan as suspicious. O’Riordan was found dead Monday morning at a London hotel. Police initially called the death “unexplained,” but said Tuesday that nothing suspicious had been found. The case is being passed to a coroner to determine the cause of death. The 46-year-old Irish singer was in London to record vocals for a cover of Cranberries hit “Zombie” by Los Angeles rock band Bad Wolves. Dan Waite of music label Eleven Seven said O’Riordan left him a voice message early Monday saying she was looking forward to the recording. He said “she sounded full of life, was joking and excited to see me and my wife this week.” The Cranberries’ 1990s hits included “Dream,” ”Linger” and “Zombie.” Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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  • NYC sets affordable homes record: 24,500 financed in 2017NYC sets affordable homes record: 24,500 financed in 2017

    NEW YORK (AP) – Officials say New York City created or preserved over 24,500 affordable homes last year, breaking a record for the nation’s biggest city. Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH’-zee-oh) is announcing the statistic Tuesday. The previous record was just over 23,100, set in 1989. De Blasio has made affordable housing a centerpiece of his two mayoral campaigns. The Democrat was re-elected last year. The city invested over $1 billion in affordable apartments last year. The effort mostly preserved affordable homes – over 17,300 of them. Another 7,200 new ones were created. Nearly half the homes financed rent at levels affordable to an individual making about $33,400 per year, or $43,000 for a family of three. The city has preserved or created over 87,500 affordable homes in the last four years. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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  • Koreas Hold Border Talks, U.S., Canada Hold Summit On Nuclear ThreatKoreas Hold Border Talks, U.S., Canada Hold Summit On Nuclear Threat

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  • Calif. Couple Arrested After Siblings Found Chained To BedsCalif. Couple Arrested After Siblings Found Chained To Beds

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  • Dolores O'Riordan, Cranberries Lead Singer, Dies At 46Dolores O'Riordan, Cranberries Lead Singer, Dies At 46

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  • It's An Easy Crime To Get Away With, But Prosecutors Are Trying To Change ThatIt's An Easy Crime To Get Away With, But Prosecutors Are Trying To Change That

    Editor's note: This report includes graphic and disturbing descriptions of sexual assault. There's a trial scheduled in March at the marble courthouse in Newark, N.J., of a man charged with kidnapping and raping a young woman with an intellectual disability. That trial is likely to be a quiet one, with little attention, nothing like the feverish national press coverage 25 years ago of the trial — in that same courthouse — in another case of sexual assault of another young woman with an intellectual disability. That case, known as the Glen Ridge rape case, was the first time a sexual assault of a woman with an intellectual disability captured widespread national attention. In 1989, in Glen Ridge, N.J., an affluent suburban town of broad front yards and stone mansions, a group of popular high school athletes persuaded a young woman from the special education classes to come into a basement. They promised that if she did, she would get to go on a date with the football player she had a

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  • Food Stamp Program Makes Fresh Produce More AffordableFood Stamp Program Makes Fresh Produce More Affordable

    Rebeca Gonzalez grew up eating artichokes from her grandmother's farm in the central Mexican state of Tlaxcala. But for years after emigrating to the U.S., she did not feed them to her own kids because the spiky, fibrous vegetables were too expensive on this side of the border. When she prepared meals at her family's home in Garden Grove, Calif., Gonzalez would also omit avocados, a staple of Mexican cuisine that is often costly here. "I saw the prices and I said, 'No, never mind,'" says Gonzalez, a 47-year-old child care worker who receives about $500 a month in food stamps. But those items are no longer out of reach for her family. Since enrolling last year in a program that rewards food stamp beneficiaries for buying more fresh produce, Gonzalez has regularly filled her shopping cart with the fruits and vegetables of her childhood — not only avocados and artichokes, but pomegranates, various types of squash and more. Participation in the program, called "Más Fresco" — "More Fresh"

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  • On Visit To Chile, Pope Faces Anger Over Sex-Abuse ScandalOn Visit To Chile, Pope Faces Anger Over Sex-Abuse Scandal

    Updated at 4:10 a.m. ET Pope Francis has arrived in Chile to begin a three-day visit, but the Argentinian-born pontiff is likely to receive a less-than-warm reception from a country still reeling from the repercussions of a local priest-abuse scandal. As Emily Green reports for NPR from the Chilean capital, "Around half a million people are expected to attend Pope Francis' open-air mass in central Santiago. From there, he will visit a women's prison in Santiago, followed by a trip to southern Chile where he will address the struggle of the Mapuche people – an indigenous group – to recuperate ancestral land from the Chilean government." While once a stronghold of the Catholic Church, Chile is now among Latin America's most secular nations, and the image of the Church has taken a severe hit over what many see as a cover up. In 2011, the Rev. Fernando Karadima, who served in the southern city of Osorno was found guilty and dismissed for abusing dozens of minors over a decades-long period

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  • 100 years ago in Spokane: Federal officials determine accused spy was not German spy - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 PST100 years ago in Spokane: Federal officials determine accused spy was not German spy - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 PST

    Elizabeth Guistorff (also spelled Guistorf) was most definitely not Madame H, the mysterious German spy. In fact, she was not a spy of any kind. Federal authorities in California, where she was arrested, concluded that she simply suffered from “mental aberration.”

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    The dirty secret of economics is how much economists don’t know. Their ignorance is increasingly relevant, because there is growing agitation among economists to stage a grand debate over the role of monetary policy – how the Fed influences interest rates, credit conditions and the money supply.

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  • Native American veterans will be honored with memorial on National Mall - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 PSTNative American veterans will be honored with memorial on National Mall - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 PST

    WASHINGTON – The National Mall is studded with monuments to iconic people and events, from presidents to wars to civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Later this month, finalists will be announced for a memorial to a group with less name recognition: Native American veterans. In the 20th century, Native Americans served in the United States military at a higher per capita rate than any other ethnic group, and their service stretches back to the Revolutionary War. This might sound surprising, given their fraught history with the U.S. government. Why would so many choose to fight and sacrifice for a country that has often treated native tribes so badly?

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  • Shutdown looms as Republicans seek short-term spending deal for government - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 PSTShutdown looms as Republicans seek short-term spending deal for government - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 PST

    Chances of a government shutdown grew Monday as Republicans concluded that they would be unable to reach a long-term spending accord by the Friday deadline.

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  • Signe Wilkinson: No Norwegians, please, Mr. President!!! - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 PSTSigne Wilkinson: No Norwegians, please, Mr. President!!! - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 PST

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  • South African government wants to know why Trump thinks its people are ‘undesirable’ immigrants - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 PSTSouth African government wants to know why Trump thinks its people are ‘undesirable’ immigrants - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 PST

    South Africa is among a growing number of countries taking action against President Donald Trump’s remarks last week that Haiti, El Salvador and African nations are “(expletive) countries” whose inhabitants are not desirable for U.S. immigration.

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  • The Slice: Some selections are not currently on the menu - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 PSTThe Slice: Some selections are not currently on the menu - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 PST

    Readers’ recollections of having breakfast at their grandparents’ homes reminded Jeff Neuberger of a treasured family story. “When our daughter was learning to talk she would mispronounce words, like most kids. For a while we thought she’d need a speech therapist. My parents thought she needed counseling after a short discussion at breakfast one morning.”

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  • Slow-moving landslide has Washington town on high alertSlow-moving landslide has Washington town on high alert

    By ELAINE THOMPSON and NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSAssociated Press UNION GAP, Wash. (AP) – A slow-moving landslide in a fertile farming region in Washington state has forced evacuations as officials prepare for what they say is inevitable – the collapse of a ridge that sits above a few dozen homes and a key highway. People in Washington are especially wary of landslides following one in 2014 north of Seattle that swept through a tiny community and across a state road, killing dozens. Experts say the slide could happen as soon as late January or early February above Union Gap, a small agricultural town in the rolling brown foothills of the Cascade Range. A chunk of one ridge about the size of 24 football fields is expected to break off, spilling an estimated 4 million cubic yards of rocks and dirt. Opinions on the impact vary widely, ranging from little damage to widespread flooding, especially in Union Gap. Some worry floodwaters will stretch into Yakima, which has 94,000 residents and sits just a few miles away. Also nearby are the Yakima River and Interstate 82, which connects Oregon to busy Interstate 90. I82 is the main route through central Washington’s Yakima Valley, which produces many of America’s hops, cherries, apples and mint. The state has deemed it safe to remain open but has placed 44 shipping containers – filled with concrete barriers and weighing 9 to 14 tons each – at the bottom of the ridge to keep random rocks from tumbling into traffic. The hillside has been sliding since at least October, when authorities began monitoring huge cracks in Rattlesnake Ridge’s western slope. At that time, the landslide was moving at less than an inch (25 millimeters) per day. More recently, it has been measured sliding at 2.5 inches (64 millimeters) per day. Looming over all this are memories of a massive March 22, 2014, landslide in the community of Oso. That slide killed 43 people and covered 1 square mile with mud and debris. And more recently this month’s deadly landslide in Southern California. Authorities have already evacuated about 60 residents who live in trailers and a few buildings near Union Gap, population 6,000. They are staying in paid hotel rooms for five weeks, although their future accommodations are up in the air. Alejandro Mejia has lived below the ridge for about 14 years, and last week helped family members move some of their belongings. “I feel kind of terrible … that the hill is going to fall,” Mejia said, calling it a “life or death situation.” Mejia said he has climbed up the ridge to look at the fracture in the ground. “It’s pretty wide, the crack up there,” Mejia said. “It’s way, way deep.” Flooding is a worst-case scenario, said Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who toured the site earlier this month. “It is not predicted for this to happen,” Inslee said, noting emergency preparations are nonetheless in place for Union Gap. Asked about the possibility of the slide reaching and damming the Yakima River, Inslee said geologists have indicated that is unlikely. Still, “we have to make sure we monitor this on an hourly basis because if something changes, we want to be able to respond on a minute-by-minute response plan,” the governor said. “That is the very, very worst case scenario,” Lisa Freund, spokeswoman for the Yakima Valley Office of Emergency Management, said of the river being dammed by a slide. Freund said officials do not know what triggered the cracking. Other experts disagree about potential damage from a major slide. Bruce Bjornstad, a retired geologist and independent consultant, has contended a sudden landslide could wipe dozens of cars off the interstate and dam the river, causing flooding in portions of the urban area. But an engineering firm hired by Columbia Asphalt & Gravel, which operates a quarry below the slide area, concluded any slide is likely to be slow-moving and mostly contained by the quarry. Some residents have suggested using explosives to trigger the landslide, but Inslee said that is not an option. “The state does not have enough confidence that that wouldn’t create a larger problem,” the governor said. Patience is paramount, he added. “We are treating this slide with extreme caution, with extreme sensitivity and the nth degree of evaluation,” Inslee said. ___ Geranios reported from Spokane. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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  • Kids chained in Calif. house of horrors; parents arrestedKids chained in Calif. house of horrors; parents arrested

    PERRIS, Calif. (AP) – A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family’s home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults. The girl, who was so small officers initially believed she was only 10, called 911 and was met by police who interviewed her and then went to the family home in Perris, about 70 miles southeast of Los Angeles. They found several children shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks in dark, foul-smelling surroundings, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. The children, ages 2 to 29, “appeared to be malnourished and very dirty,” according to a press release announcing Sunday’s arrest of the parents. “The victims were provided with food and beverages after they claimed to be starving.” David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Anna Turpin, 49, each were held on $9 million bail and could face charges including torture and child endangerment. It wasn’t immediately known if they had attorneys. State Department of Education records show the family home has the same address as Sandcastle Day School, where David Turpin is listed as principal. In the 2016-17 school year it had an enrollment of six with one student in each of the fifth, sixth, eighth, ninth, 10th and 12th grades. Neighbors said they were stunned by the arrests. Andrew Santillan, who lives around the corner, heard about the case from a friend. “I had no idea this was going on,” he told the Press-Enterprise of Riverside. “I didn’t know there were kids in the house.” Other neighbors described the family as intensely private. A few years ago, Robert Perkins said he and his mother saw a few family members constructing a Nativity scene in the Turpins’ front yard. Perkins said he complimented them on it. “They didn’t say a word,” he said. The Turpins filed for bankruptcy in 2011, stating in court documents they owed between $100,000 and $500,000, The New York Times reported. At that time, Turpin worked as an engineer at Northrop Grumman and earned $140,000 annually and his wife was a homemaker, records showed. Their bankruptcy lawyer, Ivan Trahan, told the Times he never met the children but the couple “spoke about them highly.” “We remember them as a very nice couple,” Trahan said, adding that Louise Turpin told him the family loved Disneyland and visited often. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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  • Couple Arrested After Children Found 'Shackled To Their Beds' In California Home Couple Arrested After Children Found 'Shackled To Their Beds' In California Home

    Updated at 6:55 a.m. ET A Southern California couple are in custody after one of their daughters contacted 911 and led authorities to their home, where 12 of her siblings were inside, including "several children shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks in dark and foul-smelling surroundings." The discovery in Perris, Calif., came after the 17-year-old daughter — who police described as emaciated and appearing to be just 10 — escaped the home of her parents, David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Anna Turpin, 49, on Sunday and called police with a cell phone she found at the residence. The Riverside County Sheriff's Department said in a statement that the 13 victims – the youngest just 2 years old — were so malnourished that officers "were shocked to discover that 7 of them were actually adults, ranging in age from 18 to 29." The parents told police that six of the couple's children are minors and seven over the age of 18, according to The Associated Press. The victims, the statement

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  • 125-unit apartment complex planned for east Valley - Sun, 14 Jan 2018 PST125-unit apartment complex planned for east Valley - Sun, 14 Jan 2018 PST

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    Coeur d’Alene-based real estate investment lending company Cogo Capital LLC says it plans to re-enter the Spokane market and open an office on downtown’s periphery in February. Cogo Capital CEO Lee Arnold says the company purchased a building at 217

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  • Spokane Tribe to open casino early next monthSpokane Tribe to open casino early next month

    The Spokane Tribe of Indians says it will debut its new 38,000-square-foot casino in Airway Heights to the public at 7 p.m on Jan. 8. Spokane Tribe chairwoman Carol Evans says the casino will open with 450 slot machines and 12 table games, which will inc

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  • Sexual harassment training increases in SpokaneSexual harassment training increases in Spokane

    As sexual harassment scandals continue to dominate national headlines, Spokane-area employers have begun to take notice, with many looking to revisit policies and training, some employment law and policy advisers here are observing. “The number of requ

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  • HiTest Sand seeks power services for smelterHiTest Sand seeks power services for smelter

    Silica Investments Inc., the parent company of Canada-based HiTest Sand Inc., earlier this week submitted to the Pend Oreille County Public Utility District a formal request for power services for its proposed silicon smelter south of Newport, Wash., says

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  • Garco submits apparent low bid for Mead school projectGarco submits apparent low bid for Mead school project

    Garco Construction Inc., of Spokane, is the apparent low bidder for the big Shilo Hills Elementary School modernization and expansion project, says Ned Wendle, director of facilities and planning for the Mead School District. Garco’s bid came in at $14

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  • Spokane gets wheels turning on bike-share programSpokane gets wheels turning on bike-share program

    The city of Spokane hopes to select a company to research and design a potential bike-share program here this week. Bike-sharing programs are designed to provide users the ability to pick up a bicycle at any self-serve bike-station and return it to any

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  • Reflections Stained Glass: A cut aboveReflections Stained Glass: A cut above

    Susan Kim began designing and cutting stained glass a little more than three decades ago and hasn’t stopped yet. Kim, the owner of Reflections Stained Glass LLC, at 9405 E. Sprague in Spokane Valley, has completed work across Spokane, with many of he

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  • Ponderosa Village proposed on Dishman-Mica RoadPonderosa Village proposed on Dishman-Mica Road

    A Spokane development company is planning a multi-building retail center surrounding the Barney’s Harvest Foods in south Spokane Valley. To be called Ponderosa Village, the project will involve construction of five new buildings with roughly 25,500 squ

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  • Small Business WatchSmall Business Watch

    A Seattle-based entrepreneur has hired what could be considered the equivalent of a travelling mechanic for the Spokane market. Now with a full-time mechanic here, Wrench Inc. seeks to remove the logistical challenges of its customers having to leave hom

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  • SmaK Plastics grows in North IdahoSmaK Plastics grows in North Idaho

    ince leasing a shuttered Coeur d’Alene facility and moving in last April, Vancouver, Wash.-based SmaK Plastics Inc. subsidiary SmaK Products Inc. has grown its North Idaho workforce. Jonathan Smalley, company president, says SmaK Products plans next m

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