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January 19, 2018


Body found, increasing California mudslides death toll to 20

MONTECITO, Calif. — The death toll at the scene of devastating mudslides in a Southern California community rose to 20 Sunday as the list of those still missing shrunk to four. Santa Barbara County spokesman Justin Cooper said authorities located a body but did not give any other information, only saying the coroner’s office would

Trump says program to protect 'Dreamers' is 'probably dead'

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump said Sunday that a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children is “probably dead,” casting a cloud over already tenuous negotiations just days before a deadline on a government funding deal that Democrats have tied to immigration. Source: Boston Herald

One win from 1,000, Bentley’s Barbara Stevens cherishes job, players

Barbara Stevens doesn’t like to be in the spotlight, but as she approaches history she’s allowed herself to do some reflecting. And as she’s about to join exclusive company, the Bentley coach isn’t thinking about herself. Instead, she’s cherishing the journey, the people and relationships that made it all possible. Source: Boston Herald

Cape Cod Scallop Festival canceled for 2018

BOURNE, Mass. — A nearly half-century old Cape Cod tradition is ending. Organizers say the Cape Cod Scallop Festival will not take place in 2018. Marie Oliva, executive director of the Cape Cod Canal Regional Chamber of Commerce, says there are many reasons for the cancellation but called it a “risky and expensive” event. She

The Latest: Federal probe under way of Hawaii alert mistake

HONOLULU — The Latest on a missile threat mistakenly sent by Hawaii officials (all times local): 8:30 a.m. The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission says it appears the government of Hawaii didn’t have reasonable safeguards in place that would have prevented the transmission of a false alert about an imminent missile strike. Source: Boston

Federico Pellegrino wins again at cross-country World Cup

DRESDEN, Germany — Italy’s Federico Pellegrino claimed his second cross-country World Cup win in as many days with victory in the team sprint with Dietmar Noeckler on Sunday. Pellegrino and Noeckler completed the 6×1.3-kilometer course in a combined time of 12 minutes, 18.31 seconds, beating Sweden’s Emil Joensson and Teodor Peterson by 1 minute, 7

Ex-MIT prof pleads not guilty to scheme to swindle family

SALEM, Mass. — A former business professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has pleaded not guilty to accusations that he tried to swindle his dead son’s family out of millions. The Salem News reports that 75-year-old John Donovan Sr., of Hamilton, pleaded not guilty in Salem Superior Court on Friday to charges including larceny,

Czech president will face runoff election with strong lead

PRAGUE — Czech President Milos Zeman failed to win re-election during the first round of a presidential election Saturday and will face a runoff in two weeks against the former head of the country’s Academy of Sciences. Zeman and Jiri Drahos advanced to a second round of voting because none of the nine candidates seeking

Thauvin stars as Marseille wins at Rennes 3-0 in Ligue 1

PARIS — Winger Florian Thauvin joined Neymar as the best passer in the French league and added a goal as Marseille won at Rennes 3-0 on Saturday. He almost got an incredible fourth goal for Marseille in injury time, hitting the crossbar with a delightful floating chip from near the halfway line. Thauvin has nine

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