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School shooting: A gun jams, and a student tries to help

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 1:10am
ROCKFORD, Wash. (AP) -- Armed with a pistol and rifle, classmates say the shooter's face "was passive" in the hallway of a high school in a tiny Washington state town. He tried to fire a weapon, but it jammed, and another boy confronted him....
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US set to extend Iran sanctions relief under nuclear deal

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 1:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration is poised to extend sanctions relief to Iran, avoiding imminent action that could implode the landmark 2015 nuclear deal....
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Malaysia fire blocks lone exit to Islamic dormitory; 24 dead

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:09am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- A fire that blocked the only exit to an Islamic school dormitory killed 24 people, mostly teenagers, on the outskirts of Malaysia's capital early Thursday, officials said. A government official said a wall separating the victims from a second exit "shouldn't have been there."...
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Sean Spicer pressed (gently) as 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' guest

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:09am
NEW YORK (AP) -- It was a different Sean Spicer who paid a visit to ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Wednesday night....
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Bruce

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:09am
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Just a little more than a month ago, Jay Bruce was in New York sinking with the Mets as a season that began with promise and a richness of pitching was undermined by injuries....
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Iraqi Kurds to vote on independence despite region's fears

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:08pm
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's Kurds vote this month on whether or not they support independence for their enclave in the country's north, a step toward their long-held dream of statehood. The outcome, almost certain to be "yes," will further rattle a region still engulfed in the fight against the Islamic State group....
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Officials: Student killed confronting shooter at high school

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 9:02pm
ROCKFORD, Wash. (AP) -- A student who opened fire in a hallway at a Washington state high school killed a classmate who confronted him Wednesday and wounded three others before being stopped by a custodian, authorities said....
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Fire at Islamic school in Malaysia kills 24, mostly teens

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 9:02pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- A fire killed 24 people, mostly teenagers, trapped behind barred windows and a blocked exit in an Islamic school dormitory on the outskirts of Malaysia's capital early Thursday, officials said....
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'Sopranos' mobster, veteran actor Frank Vincent dies at 80

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 6:56pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Frank Vincent, a veteran character actor who often played tough guys, including mob boss Phil Leotardo on "The Sopranos," has died. He was 80....
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White House: ESPN could justify firing Hill for Trump tweets

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 5:55pm
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that sports anchor Jemele Hill could justifiably be fired from ESPN for tweets calling President Donald Trump a "white supremacist" and "a bigot."...
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Irma's fury in the Keys: High winds, waves, then devastation

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 5:55pm
SUMMERLAND KEY, Fla. (AP) -- Huge waves crashed down on this tropical paradise, pounding the white sands of Summerland Key with brute fury. Then came bomb-blast winds as Hurricane Irma slammed ashore....
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Study prompts call to examine flu vaccine and miscarriage

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 5:55pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots that included protection against swine flu....
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Missouri lawmaker censured over Trump assassination post

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 5:55pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri's Republican-led Senate on Wednesday formally reprimanded a Democratic colleague for a Facebook post hoping for President Donald Trump's assassination, while the House took the less serious step of opening an ethics review of a Republican's post calling for a Confederate monument vandal to be hanged....
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Irma's life and demise: 2 weeks of destruction and fear

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 3:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Irma, which flattened some Caribbean islands and enveloped nearly all of Florida in its fury, no longer exists. The open Atlantic's most powerful hurricane on record finally sputtered out as an ordinary rainstorm over Ohio and Indiana....
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Jazz Guest Artist: The Matt Smith Neu Jazz Trio

Lariat Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 3:45pm
Jazz Studies at Saddleback College presented the Matt Smith Neu Jazz Trio in the McKinney Theatre the evening of September 11. From San Diego, the trio was assembled in 2013 and they’ve made two albums already. The most current release “RETROgrade” came out September of 2016 and had some of its songs featured during the […]
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Saddleback College Associated Student Government lends a hand to Houston students in need

Lariat Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 2:53pm
A new donation option is added to established ASG pancake breakfast Saddleback College’s Associated Student Government hosted a pancake breakfast where students and faculty could come to the quad and buy breakfast where the proceeds would go mainly towards the Student Emergency Fund Wednesday, Sept 6.  Specifically for this month, there was an additional donation […]
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Mission Viejo coffee shop hosts comedy nights

Lariat Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 2:28pm
Comedians get personal and lighten the mood in a cozy coffee house setting Comedians entertained customers at It’s A Grind Coffee House on opening night last Friday. Half & Laugh Comedy Show is the only comedy show in Mission Viejo, and will be open to the public every other Friday each month for free. Owner […]
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6 die at Florida nursing home in Irma's sweltering aftermath

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 1:55pm
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) -- Six patients at a sweltering nursing home died after Hurricane Irma knocked out the air conditioning, raising fears Wednesday about the safety of Florida's 4 million senior citizens amid widespread power outages that could go on for days....
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US agencies ordered to stop using Russian company's software

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 1:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. on Wednesday banned federal agencies from using computer software supplied by Kaspersky Lab because of concerns about the company's ties to the Kremlin and Russian spy operations....
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