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Southern California rain eases; north facing renewed storm

A huge Pacific storm that parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least three people, eased off Saturday. But it was only a temporary reprieve as new storms took aim farther north.

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Equal pay for women is ‘bad for families’ and society, a Utah lawmaker says

James Green said in a letter that men make more than women because they’re “the primary breadwinners” of their families, and paying women equally would somehow ruin the makeup of a traditional family where “the Mother” remains at home raising children. Green, a Republican, later apologized and resigned from his post as vice chair of the Wasatch County Republican Party.

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Despite high scores, NBA Dunk Contest falls flat for most fans

In Saturday’s NBA Dunk Contest, Indiana Pacers guard Glenn Robinson III topped relative unknown Derrick Jones Jr. of the Phoenix Suns with several highlight reel dunks that got the New Orleans crowd on its feet, also beating Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan and Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon.

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Raw: Sinkhole swallows cars amid storms

A massive sinkhole in the Studio City section of Los Angeles swallowed two vehicles as Southern California wrestled with a huge weekend Pacific storm. Authorities say the severe weather has left at least two people dead. (Associated Press/Feb. 18, 2017)

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Raw: Sinkhole swallows cars amid storms

A massive sinkhole in the Studio City section of Los Angeles swallowed two vehicles as Southern California wrestled with a huge weekend Pacific storm. Authorities say the severe weather has left at least two people dead. (Associated Press/Feb. 18, 2017)
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Raw: Sinkhole swallows cars amid storms 1:27

Raw: Sinkhole swallows cars amid storms

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Baby chimp adds a lot of cuteness to zoo exhibit

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Rider leaps for his life as train bears down

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Awww! See what pops out of the trunk of this tree

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