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Ex-con candidate compounding GOP woes in West Virginia

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 10:22pm
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Republican Don Blankenship doesn't care if his party and his president don't think he can beat Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin this fall....
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AP Explains: A look at DNA-sharing services and privacy

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 10:22pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The use of a genealogy website to track down a suspected California serial killer illustrates both the extraordinary power of DNA-sharing services and the broad privacy concerns that surround the fast-growing commercial market for genetic analysis....
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CRIME LOG: Saddleback College police department

Lariat Top Headlines - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 10:04pm
April’s series of events collected on Saddleback’s police blotter Tuesday, April 3 Officers responded to a reported incident of “disturbing the peace” at the Business and General Science building’s room 338 at 3:07 p.m. A skateboard violation occurred in the Fine Arts building at 3:19 p.m. Wednesday, April 4 Officers responded to a 911 call […]
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BRIEF: Saddleback College participates in Day of Silence

Lariat Top Headlines - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 9:57pm
Associated Student Government and the Equity and Diversity Committee invited students to engage in GLSEN’s sponsored event Saddleback College’s Associated Student Government and the Equity and Diversity Committee coordinated the campus’ participation in GLSEN’s sponsored Day of Silence on Thursday, April 26. The coordinators, including Spanish instructor Carmenmara Hernandez-Bravo, embellished two event tents or canopies […]
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Tom Brokaw 'hurt and unmoored' by sex harassment allegations

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 6:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tom Brokaw denied sexual misconduct charges and told friends in a late-night email that he felt "ambushed and then perp walked" in the media as an avatar of male misogyny and stripped of his honor and achievement....
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Archaeologists find ancient mass child sacrifice in Peru

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 6:25pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Archaeologists in northern Peru say they have found evidence of what could be the world's largest single case of child sacrifice....
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'He's not listening': Teachers and Arizona governor at odds

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 4:10pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- As thousands of teachers and supporters gathered at the Arizona Capitol to protest inadequate public school funding for a second day Friday, Gov. Doug Ducey again skipped the chance to address them....
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Sleep mode? Tech giants' kids' 'fixes' amount to baby steps

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 4:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook is adding a "sleep" mode to its Messenger Kids service to let parents limit when their kids can use it....
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The Latest: Witten's retirement could affect Dallas draft

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 4:10pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Latest on the NFL draft (all times local):...
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GOP-led House panel clears Trump campaign in Russia probe

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 2:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican-led House intelligence committee on Friday released a lengthy report concluding it found no evidence that Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 presidential campaign, drawing praise from the president and rebuttals from Democrats....
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Philadelphia crime boss pleads guilty, avoids retrial

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 2:55pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A notorious Philadelphia mob boss pleaded guilty to an illegal betting charge on Friday before taking the occasion to make a bold prediction about his home town team's chances in the NBA playoffs....
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Romaine lettuce outbreak update: 98 people sick in 22 states

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 2:55pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A nasty strain of bacteria that can cause severe illness is what's driving a food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, health officials said Friday....
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Cosby verdict met with conflicting emotions by some blacks

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 1:55pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- It is difficult to overstate the pride, admiration and sense of ownership many black Americans felt watching Bill Cosby at the height of his career in the 1980s and '90s....
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Tom Brokaw 'hurt and unmoored' by sex harassment allegations

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 1:55pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tom Brokaw denied sexual misconduct charges and told friends in a late-night email that he felt "ambushed and then perp walked" in the media as an avatar of male misogyny and stripped of his honor and achievement....
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ESPN: Cowboys' Witten retiring after 15 seasons for 'MNF'

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 1:55pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten plans to retire after 15 seasons and join ESPN as its lead analyst for the "Monday Night Football" telecast, the network reported Friday....
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Public face no more: Temple rescinds Cosby's honorary degree

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 12:40pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Temple University, where Bill Cosby long served as a leading public face and key fundraiser, said Friday it will rescind the honorary doctorate it awarded to the comedian in 1991 because he was convicted of sexually assaulting a former employee....
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Cosby verdict met with conflicting emotions by some blacks

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 12:40pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- It is difficult to overstate the pride, admiration and sense of ownership many black Americans felt watching Bill Cosby at the height of his career in the 1980s and '90s....
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AP FACT CHECK: MS-13 gang arrests at border are up this year

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 12:40pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is emphasizing the menace of the transnational MS-13 gang in explaining why the National Guard troops requested by President Donald Trump are needed at the border with Mexico....
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Democrats, GOP both target voters behind cracked 'blue wall'

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:40am
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- Automotive engineer Steve Semian credits Barack Obama with rescuing the auto industry and with it, much of Michigan. But the 47-year-old from Macomb County, north of Detroit, says it was the state's Republican governor, Rick Snyder, who "helped us pull through" after a long economic downturn. And now it's President Donald Trump who's fighting to restore the country's manufacturing might....
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