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Correction: Immigration Protection-Haiti story

WASHINGTON (AP) – In a story May 22 about US extending a humanitarian program for Haitians , The Associated Press reported erroneously that Omarosa Manigault said the president was “making his promise.” This was a typo. The correct quote was “this is him keeping his promise.” A corrected version of …

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Parched Cape Town imposes water restrictions due to drought

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – The South African city of Cape Town is instructing people to severely restrict water use because of the area’s worst drought in more than a century. The city, a major international tourist destination, says it is experiencing the impact of climate change and predicts little rain in …

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Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) – California authorities say they will wait for a stretch of Highway 1 to stabilize again before going in to assess damage from a massive new landslide along the iconic coast road. Department of Transportation spokesman Colin Jones said late Monday that a massive weekend landslide …

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US to extend protections for Haitians 6 months

By ALICIA A. CALDWELLAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration said Monday it will extend until January a humanitarian program that has allowed roughly 58,000 Haitians to live in the United States, but it is hinting that further extensions are unlikely. Temporary Protected Status was given to Haitians living …

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US doctor killed on Everest was climbing tallest peaks

By JAY REEVESAssociated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – An American physician killed while climbing Mount Everest was a global adventurer when he wasn’t practicing medicine in small-town Alabama. Dr. Roland Yearwood of Georgiana, Alabama, was among four people who died on the world’s highest peak this weekend. A biography posted …

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Trump admin to extend protections for Haitians 6 months

By ALICIA A. CALDWELL and MICHAEL BALSAMOAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration is extending humanitarian protections for Haitian immigrants living in the United States until at least January. The Temporary Protected Status for 50,000 Haitians was set to expire in July. A U.S. government official says the Trump …

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Wyclef Jean urges fans to support Haitian immigrants

By JENNIFER KAYAssociated Press MIAMI (AP) – Tying a bandanna printed with the red-and-blue Haitian flag around his head, Grammy-winning musician Wyclef Jean joked Friday that he hoped no Los Angeles police officers were watching and mistaking him again for a gang member. The former Fugees star said he had …

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