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Supreme Court conservatives on rise as important term begins

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 6:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Disputes over a wedding cake for a same-sex couple and partisan electoral maps top the Supreme Court's agenda in the first full term of the Trump presidency. Conservatives will look for a boost from the newest justice, Neil Gorsuch, in a year that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has said will be momentous....
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O.J. Simpson out of prison after 9 years for armed robbery

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 5:54am
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Former football legend O.J. Simpson became a free man Sunday after serving nine years for a botched hotel room heist in Las Vegas that brought the conviction and prison time he avoided in the killings of his ex-wife and her friend after his 1995 acquittal in the "trial of the century" in Los Angeles....
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Supreme Court conservatives on rise as important term begins

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 4:52am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Disputes over a wedding cake for a same-sex couple and partisan electoral maps top the Supreme Court's agenda in the first full term of the Trump presidency. Conservatives will look for a boost from the newest justice, Neil Gorsuch, in a year that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has said will be momentous....
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Marilyn Manson hurt onstage during NYC show

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 3:52am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Marilyn Manson's representative says the singer was injured in a mishap on stage during a New York City performance and taken to a hospital....
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OJ Simpson freed from Nevada prison after serving 9 years

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 2:50am
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Former football legend O.J. Simpson became a free man again Sunday after serving nine years for a botched hotel-room heist in Las Vegas that brought the conviction and prison time he avoided in the killings of his ex-wife and her friend after his 1995 acquittal in the "trial of the century" in Los Angeles....
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Video games in the Olympics? Here's how it might work

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 2:50am
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) -- The future of the Olympics may just be in a basement in Turkmenistan....
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Spain riot police smash way into Catalan voting center

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 1:49am
SANT JULIA DE RAMIS, Spain (AP) -- Spanish riot police smashed their way into the polling station where Catalonia's regional leader was due to vote in the disputed independence referendum on Sunday. Scuffles erupted outside between police and people waiting to vote....
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Hugh Hefner's company lives on, though as a shadow of itself

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 12:48am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Playboy Enterprises has outlived the founder of its iconic magazine, though largely as a shadow of its former self....
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In hurricane-hit Puerto Rico, a stunning silence

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 11:47pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- I was stunned as I walked through the darkened and humid arrivals terminal at San Juan's International Airport two days after Hurricane Maria blasted its way across Puerto Rico....
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Officer's death intensifies scrutiny of herbal supplement

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 11:47pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Matt Dana was known around the Adirondack Mountain town where he grew up as a promising young police sergeant who worked hard to root out narcotics dealers. So it came as a shock to friends and co-workers when he died suddenly this summer and an autopsy attributed it to an overdose....
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New season of 'SNL' roars back by mocking Donald Trump early

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 10:47pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The new season of "Saturday Night Live" wasted no time getting topical - or mocking Donald Trump - with an opening sketch that featured Alec Baldwin skewering the president for his response to the hurricane that devastated Puerto Rico, threatening Attorney General Jeff Sessions' job and mentioning his stand-off with the NFL....
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Kelly Bryant leads No. 2 Clemson past No. 12 Hokies, 31-17

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 10:47pm
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Kelly Bryant left Virginia Tech defenders grasping at air, laying on the ground and wondering how they'd missed him....
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Trump criticizes media, San Juan mayor in Puerto Rico tweets

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 9:45pm
BRANCHBURG, N.J. (AP) -- President Donald Trump on Saturday lashed out at the mayor of San Juan and other officials in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico, contemptuous of their claims of a laggard U.S. response to the natural disaster that has imperiled the island's future....
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Prison official: OJ Simpson moving toward release in Nevada

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 9:45pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- O.J. Simpson was apparently in transit Saturday, ahead of his release on parole as early as Monday - possibly in Las Vegas, a Nevada prisons official said....
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New season of 'SNL' roars back by mocking Trump at the top

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 9:45pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The new season of "Saturday Night Live" wastes no time getting topical - or mocking Donald Trump - with an opening sketch that features Alec Baldwin as the president in the Oval Office feuding with the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, over aid, threatening Attorney General Jeff Sessions' job and mentioning his stand-off with the NFL....
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In a replay, Trump tweets anew about NFL players and protest

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 9:45pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump on Saturday night stoked the controversy over his call for punitive action against NFL players who take a knee or otherwise protest during the national anthem, tweeting anew that they should remain standing out of respect for the nation and its flag....
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'Let's Make a Deal' host, philanthropist Monty Hall dies

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 9:45pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Monty Hall, the genial TV game show host whose long-running "Let's Make a Deal" traded on love of money and merchandise and the mystery of which door had the car behind it, has died. He was 96....
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Released sea turtle carries oceanographer's ashes out to sea

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 9:45pm
PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) -- A rescued green sea turtle named Picasso was released back into the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, carrying the ashes of a self-taught Texas oceanographer who founded the rehabilitation center that helped nurse it back to health....
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'Let's Make a Deal' host, philanthropist Monty Hall dies

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 7:40pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Monty Hall, the genial TV game show host whose long-running "Let's Make a Deal" traded on love of money and merchandise and the mystery of which door had the car behind it, has died. He was 96....
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Cavs owner gets 'vile' voicemails after LeBron's 'bum' tweet

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 7:40pm
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert received "vile, disgusting" voicemails after LeBron James called President Donald Trump a "bum" on Twitter....
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