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Equifax breach exposes 143 million people to identity theft

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 5:55pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Credit monitoring company Equifax has been hit by a high-tech heist that exposed the Social Security numbers and other sensitive information about 143 million Americans. Now the unwitting victims have to worry about the threat of having their identities stolen....
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This US wildfire season is among the worst: Here's why

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 5:55pm
DENVER (AP) -- Acrid yellow smoke clogs the skies of major Western U.S. cities, a human-caused fire in the Columbia River Gorge rains ash on Portland, Oregon, and a century-old backcountry chalet burns to the ground in Montana's Glacier National Park....
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Equifax breach exposes 143 million people to identity theft

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 4:55pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Credit monitoring company Equifax has been hit by a high-tech heist that exposed the Social Security numbers and other sensitive information about 143 million Americans. Now the unwitting victims have to worry about the threat of having their identities stolen....
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Gauchos soar over Seahawks

Lariat Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 4:16pm
The Saddleback College women’s volleyball team triumphed in its debut at the Brummer Dome on Wednesday evening with an impressive 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Harbor College Seahawks. This was the Gauchos first three game sweep of the season. Prior to the game, the Seahawks were undefeated at 2-0 on the season. The Gauchos […]
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Harvey's floodwaters give way to steaming piles of garbage

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 3:55pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Roiling waters in the streets have given way to steaming piles of garbage on the curbs....
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Prosecutors: Minnesota girl held 29 days, tied up and raped

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 3:55pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A 15-year-old Minnesota girl who thought she was helping a friend's dad was instead kidnapped and held captive for 29 days during which she was repeatedly raped, tied up with zip ties and locked in a closet before escaping and swimming across a lake to safety, prosecutors said Thursday in announcing charges against three men....
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Irma looms as the mythical 'Big One' Florida has long feared

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 2:55pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- They call it the Big One - a mythic, massive hurricane that would obliterate the densely populated southeast coast. And it has long been the stuff of Florida's nightmares....
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Lack of technology left officials in dark during dam crisis

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 2:55pm
A towering spillway at the nation's tallest dam was crumbling, and tens of thousands of people were fleeing for their lives. But as darkness fell, state officials realized dealing with the unfolding crisis in Northern California was about to get even worse: They couldn't see....
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Prosecutors: Minnesota girl held 29 days, tied up and raped

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 2:55pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A Minnesota teenager was held captive for 29 days, repeatedly raped, locked in a closet and bound by zip ties before she escaped and swam across a lake to safety, according to criminal charges filed Thursday against three men....
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The Latest: Harvey telethon to now include Irma victims

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 1:52pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local):...
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Irma looms as the mythical 'Big One' Florida has long feared

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 1:52pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- They call it the Big One - a mythic, massive hurricane that would obliterate the densely populated southeast coast. And it has long been the stuff of Florida's nightmares....
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Navy says tight budget, stress on fleet don't excuse crashes

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 1:52pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A senior U.S. Navy officer told a congressional oversight panel Thursday that the hectic pace of military operations and a constrained military budget don't excuse two warship accidents in the Pacific region that killed 17 American sailors and led the sea-going service to order a broad investigation into its performance and readiness....
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SpaceX launches Air Force's super-secret minishuttle

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 1:52pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- SpaceX launched the Air Force's super-secret space shuttle on Thursday, a technology tester capable of spending years in orbit....
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Kate Millett, feminist author of 'Sexual Politics,' dies

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 12:51pm
PARIS (AP) -- Kate Millett, the activist, artist and educator whose best-selling work "Sexual Politics" was a landmark of cultural criticism and a manifesto for the modern feminist movement, has died at 82....
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AP Exclusive: 'Is risk gone?' Confusion as dam crisis grew

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:51am
A towering spillway at the nation's tallest dam was crumbling, and tens of thousands of people were fleeing for their lives. But as darkness fell, state officials realized dealing with the unfolding crisis in Northern California was about to get even worse: They couldn't see....
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Gene Michael, who built Yankees' 1990s dynasty, dies at 79

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:51am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Gene Michael, the slick-fielding shortstop nicknamed Stick who went on to manage the New York Yankees and then as an executive built a power that won four World Series in five years, died Thursday. He was 79....
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James Franco doubles up for '70s New York drama 'The Deuce'

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 10:49am
NEW YORK (AP) -- You don't have to look far to find a New Yorker who beefs about what 42nd Street has become....
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Gene Michael, who built Yankees' 1990s champions, dies at 79

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 10:49am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former Yankees shortstop, manager and executive Gene Michael has died at 79....
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AP Exclusive: Most Florida flood zone property not insured

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 8:45am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida, an Associated Press analysis shows a steep drop in flood insurance across the state, including the areas most endangered by what could be a devastating storm surge....
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