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Dubai Air Show opens with Emirates' $15.1B Boeing buy

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 3:36am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The biennial Dubai Air Show opened Sunday with hometown long-haul carrier Emirates making a $15.1 billion buy of American-made Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners, as the world's biggest defense companies promoted their weapons amid heightened tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran....
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Water world: Dutch flood expertise is big export business

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 2:36am
SPAKENBURG, Netherlands (AP) -- On a calm, clear morning, historic wooden fishing boats float tranquilly on the glassy waters of the Dutch harbor of Spakenburg. Yet just over a century ago, they were slamming through the houses lining the harbor as a powerful storm unleashed flooding that devastated this picturesque fishing village....
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Miami in a rout: No. 7 Hurricanes roll No. 3 Irish, 41-8

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 2:36am
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- Miami is getting championship rings when this season is over....
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Saddleback College stands with Dreamers at DACA Day event

Lariat Top Headlines - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:50pm
  On Wednesday, Nov. 8, the Saddleback College Pre-Law Society hosted an informational event in the student quad regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program . The DACA Day event featured several guest speakers including two immigration attorneys and Saddleback President Gregory Anderson. The Saddleback College Culinary Arts Department provided food for guests and […]
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Tiny Texas town turns inward in wake of mass shooting

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 9:26pm
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) -- The people of Sutherland Springs have not held news conferences, they haven't made appearances on network morning television shows, and while they've been polite to the media, they're not exactly forthcoming. Instead, this rural community is turning to the one thing that has buoyed them in good times, and sustains them now: an unshakeable faith in God....
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Australia's croc hunter is unlikely gay-rights champion

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 7:21pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- As a self-described straight crocodile hunter from the country's rugged and socially conservative far north, Australian lawmaker Warren Entsch doesn't fit many people's mold of a gay-rights activist....
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Q&A: US, Saudi Arabia accuse Iran over Yemen missile launch

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 6:19pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Both Saudi Arabia and the U.S. now accuse Iran of supplying ballistic missiles to Shiite rebels in Yemen, including one that targeted the kingdom's capital of Riyadh and its international airport....
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Saddleback College women’s soccer team wins SOCC Cup

Lariat Top Headlines - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 6:14pm
The Saddleback College women’s soccer team won the South Orange County College Cup after defeating the Irvine Valley College Lasers 2-0 at Saddleback’s Stadium on Thursday, Nov. 9. The SOCC trophy is awarded to the team with the best record, only involving games between the two district rivals. This provided an intense atmosphere, as the […]
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A look at Trump's business associates across Asia

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 5:15pm
President Donald Trump has temporarily put his sons in charge of his company, but the Trump Organization still does business abroad. That has prompted questions about whether that might influence Trump's official decisions....
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Allegations against Roy Moore roil US evangelical ranks

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 3:13pm
For many evangelicals, fiery Alabama politician and judge Roy Moore has been a longtime hero. Others have sometimes cringed at his heated rhetoric and bellicose style....
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Veterans Day marked with parades, somber ceremonies

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 2:11pm
Americans honored their military veterans Saturday with a parade in the wintry cold of New York City, where one World War II vet thanked onlookers for remembering, and in a somber ceremony in a Texas community bloodied by a church massacre where almost half of those killed had ties to the U.S. Air Force....
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US cities, states defy Trump, still back Paris climate deal

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 12:11pm
BONN, Germany (AP) -- A group of U.S. states, cities, businesses and universities said Saturday they are still committed to curbing global warming even as U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is walking away from the Paris climate accord....
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Lawmakers question whether key CIA nominee misled Congress

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 12:11pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two former CIA employees are accusing the Trump administration's choice for CIA chief watchdog of being less than candid when he told Congress he didn't know about any active whistleblower complaints against him....
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Will Alabama pick a Democrat over Moore? Suburbs will decide

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:11am
ALABASTER, Ala. (AP) -- It's no secret that if Roy Moore is going to lose his race for U.S. Senate, it's going to happen in Alabama's suburbs. And on Friday, a day after allegations emerged that the outspoken Christian conservative had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl decades ago, at least a few Republicans in one Birmingham suburb were having second thoughts about their party's nominee....
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AP Interview: UN food chief says to end hunger, end conflict

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 9:11am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The head of the U.N. food agency is telling world leaders that the only way to end global hunger is to end conflicts, which would also free up billions of dollars to build roads and infrastructure and promote economic growth in all developing countries....
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11th day of 11th month: War dead honored on Armistice Day

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 9:11am
LONDON (AP) -- Millions of people in Britain and France paused to remember the victims of war Saturday on Armistice Day, which marks the anniversary of the end of World War I....
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Tiny Texas town turns inward in wake of mass shooting

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 8:09am
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) -- The people of Sutherland Springs haven't held a news conference or appeared on network morning television shows since last weekend's mass shooting at a local church that killed more than two dozen people and wounded many others....
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Frustration sets in after coal mine health study suspended

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 7:07am
GLEN DANIEL, W.Va. (AP) -- Chuck Nelson spent his life in this corner of Appalachia, working for years in the coal mines - a good job in the economically depressed area. But he says the industry that helped him earn a living cost him his health, and his wife's, too....
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Trump opposition inspires Dem focus on statehouse wins

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 3:05am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- President Donald Trump said he would "drain the swamp" in Washington. Progressives are hoping to make good on that vow, leveraging anti-Trump feeling to limit corporate influence in statehouses across the country....
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