Posted: Jan 13, 2013 11:57 PM
Updated: Jan 13, 2013 11:57 PM
UNDATED (AP) Alerts predicting freezing temperatures and frost have become familiar in much of California where the temperature dipped for a fourth night. High wind warnings are in place for the mountains around Los Angeles beginning early Monday. Residents remained bundled up and growers again took measures to protect their citrus crops.
CHICAGO (AP) United Airlines is about to be sued by the Regional Transportation Agency in Illinois. The agency alleges that United is falsely claiming to buy huge amounts of jet fuel out of a small, rural Illinois office that has one part time employee and no computer. The agency says the goal is tax avoidance in Chicago.
WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama says U.S. forces provided limited technical support to French forces leading an ultimately unsuccessful attempt to rescue a French citizen in Somalia. The president says the Americans had no direct role in the assault on the compound where a French intelligence agent was believed to be held hostage.
LOS ANGELES (AP) Police in California made arrests over the weekend in a store robbery that involved hostages. Three men are in custody, suspected of storming into a Southern California department store, taking 14 employees hostage and attacking two of the captives. Authorities say there will be more details Monday.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) "Argo" is in big with the Golden Globes, winning for best drama and director for Ben Affleck. "Lincoln" was mostly left out in the cold. On the TV side, premium cable networks HBO and Showtime fought for supremacy. They got three honors each for the CIA thriller "Homeland and "Game Change," about Sarah Palin. HBO won the day with two more awards for "Girls." The commercial networks were shut out.