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New dinosaur looks like odd mix of duck, croc, ostrich, swan

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 11:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With a bill like a duck but teeth like a croc's, a swanlike neck and killer claws, a new dinosaur species uncovered by scientists looks like something Dr. Seuss could have dreamed up....
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Saddleback Arts kicks of the holidays with ‘A Feast of Lights’

Lariat Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 11:35am
Saddleback College’s Choir and Symphony performed A Feast of Lights in the McKinney Theatre from December 1-3.  This holiday concert kicked off December with different Christmas songs in which the choir and symphony performed both together and separately. There were two separate conductors for the night, Yorgos Kouritas and Scott Farthing. Kouritas is the Director […]
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Franken's support fades as female Democrats seek resignation

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:52am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Al Franken's support among his fellow Democrats appeared to collapse Wednesday as a group of female Democratic senators called upon him to resign amid sexual misconduct allegations. His office said he would make an announcement Thursday, but did not specify the subject....
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Super big black hole from early universe farthest ever found

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:52am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Astronomers have discovered a super-size black hole harkening back to almost the dawn of creation....
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The Latest: Franken announcement Thursday, calls to resign

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 9:52am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Sen. Al Franken and sexual misconduct allegations (all times local):...
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APNewsBreak: Accusers take on toxic culture in TV newsrooms

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 9:52am
Women who say they were sexually harassed or mistreated by powerful men in television news have banded together to form a support network aimed at changing a newsroom culture they say has given men a free pass to misbehave for decades....
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Hatch denounces Bannon attack on Romney, Mormon church

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 9:52am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah is lashing out at former White House adviser Steve Bannon for his attack on Mitt Romney and the Mormon Church....
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Viagra goes generic: Pfizer to launch own little white pill

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 9:52am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- The little blue pill that's helped millions of men in the bedroom is turning white. Drugmaker Pfizer is launching its own cheaper generic version of Viagra rather than lose most sales when the impotence pill gets its first generic competition next week....
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6 women claim Weinstein cover up was racketeering

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 8:51am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Six women filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday, claiming that the movie mogul's actions to cover up assaults amounted to civil racketeering....
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Viagra goes generic: Pfizer to launch own little white pill

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 8:51am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- The little blue pill that's helped millions of men in the bedroom is turning white. Drugmaker Pfizer is launching its own cheaper generic version of Viagra rather than lose most sales when the impotence pill gets its first generic competition next week....
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'The Last Jedi' aims to capture that old Star Wars feeling

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 8:51am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Han Solo is dead. Luke Skywalker is back, but changed. And Leia Organa's story will soon be coming to an end....
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Rare skeleton shown of human ancestor, 3.6 million years old

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 7:51am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Researchers in South Africa have unveiled what they call "by far the most complete skeleton of a human ancestor older than 1.5 million years ever found."...
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Amid warnings, Trump forges ahead on Jerusalem-as-capital

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 5:51am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend decades of U.S. policy and risk potentially violent protests....
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Silence Breakers named Time magazine's Person of the Year

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 5:51am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The silence breakers have been named Time magazine's Person of the Year....
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Doctors identify brain abnormalities in Cuba attack patients

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 3:48am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Doctors treating the U.S. Embassy victims of mysterious, invisible attacks in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues to explain the hearing, vision, balance and memory damage, The Associated Press has learned....
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Kremlin to analyze IOC ban before taking any steps

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 2:43am
MOSCOW (AP) -- The Kremlin needs to analyze the International Olympic Committee's ruling to bar Russia and its sports officials from the upcoming Pyeongchang Games before making any decisions regarding the country's participation, a spokesman for President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday....
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Nigerian migrants return from Libya with tales of horror

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 2:43am
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Some knelt and placed their foreheads to the ground in prayer. Several carried small children. After being stranded in Libya on a failed attempt to reach Europe, more than 250 Nigerian migrants were brought home and began sharing stories of abuse and fear....
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As UN envoy visits, a look at N.Korea's diplomatic pipelines

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 1:43am
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea's decision to hold talks with a senior United Nations official, who is also an American citizen and former U.S. diplomat, presents a rare opportunity for both sides to sound each other out in the increasingly isolated North Korean capital....
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Under Olympic flag, Russia can win medals

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 1:43am
MOSCOW (AP) -- The International Olympic Committee has barred the Russian team from competing in Pyeongchang in February over widespread doping at the last edition of the Winter Games in 2014....
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West Coast crisis leads to rise in US homeless population

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 12:42am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The nation's homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living on the streets in Los Angeles and other West Coast cities....
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