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US back on track for World Cup, Pulisic leads rout of Panama

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 7:05pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Teenage star Christian Pulisic scored with a brilliant touch to complete a field-length attack just eight minutes in, then split the defense with a pass that set up Jozy Altidore for the first of the forward's two goals and put the United States back on track for next year's World Cup with a 4-0 rout of Panama on Friday night....
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Ham for a watch: Venezuelans struggle with cash shortages

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 7:05pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuelans already struggling to find food, medicine and other basic necessities have a new shortage to worry about: cash....
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In Pacific, rising tensions evoke troubling nuclear legacy

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 5:59pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- As a young boy growing up on Bikini Atoll, Alson Kelen spent idyllic days playing on the beach and fishing....
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A casino regular, quiet but prickly, unleashes a rampage

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 4:59pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Stephen Paddock usually kept a cigar at hand, even though he didn't smoke. But he was quick to notice when somebody sat down beside him and lit up....
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A casino regular, quiet but prickly, unleashes a rampage

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 3:59pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Stephen Paddock usually kept a cigar at hand, even though he didn't smoke. But he was quick to notice when somebody sat down beside him and lit up....
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US Chamber of Commerce sounds alarm about a NAFTA pullout

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 2:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- America's biggest business group is warning the Trump administration that a withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement would be a "political and economic debacle" that would cost hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs....
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A pair of crises tests Trump's presidential empathy

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 1:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As the death toll from the shooting in Las Vegas rapidly rose, White House officials urged President Donald Trump to show restraint in his response: No speculative tweets, please. No over-the-top bluster....
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Trump's one-two punch hits birth control, LGBT rights

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 1:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a one-two punch elating religious conservatives, President Donald Trump's administration is allowing more employers to opt out of no-cost birth control for workers and issuing sweeping religious-freedom directions that could override many anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people and others....
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AP FACT CHECK: Really? GOP thinks Dems soft on gun control?

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 1:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's not every day - or every year or every decade - you see Republicans raising questions about whether Democrats were tough enough on gun control when they were in power....
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Mass shooting in Las Vegas brings debate on gun control back into the spotlight

Lariat Top Headlines - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 1:44pm
The recent mass shooting in Las Vegas by domestic terrorist Stephen Paddock, in which he murdered 59 people and wounded more than 500 others, has reignited debate from all sides regarding gun control and possible actions by the government to place restrictions on certain firearms accessories. A federal regulation bans all fully automatic weapons for […]
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ASG serves waffle breakfast

Lariat Top Headlines - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 1:36pm
At Saddleback College, the first Wednesday of every month will now be “Waffle Wednesday.” Located in the quad from eight to eleven a.m., ASG will now provide a waffle breakfast to raise money for the Emergency Relief Fund, which is used for Saddleback students in need of help. Along with that there is also a […]
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A casino regular, quiet but prickly, unleashes a rampage

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 12:54pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Stephen Paddock usually kept a cigar at hand, even though he didn't smoke. But he was quick to notice when somebody sat down beside him and lit up....
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Attorney finds herself on a different side in Weinstein case

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 12:54pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Celebrity attorney Lisa Bloom has built a career representing victims of sexual harassment and assault. Now she says she's trying to "make a difference here on the other side" by defending movie mogul Harvey Weinstein....
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AP Poll: Just 24 percent say US heading in right direction

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:52am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Just 24 percent of Americans believe the country is heading in the right direction after a tumultuous stretch for President Donald Trump that included the threat of war with North Korea, stormy complaints about hurricane relief and Trump's equivocating about white supremacists. That's a 10-point drop since June, according to a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research....
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EPA moves to rescind Obama plan to slow global warming

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:52am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration is moving to repeal the centerpiece of former President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming, seeking to ease restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants....
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Tyrese calls Dwayne Johnson 'a clown' for 'Fast' spinoff

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:52am
Tyrese is calling out his "Fast & Furious" franchise co-star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson for breaking up the cast amid reports of a spinoff film starring Johnson....
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Largest ever mass shooting in U.S. at the Route 91 Harvest Festival

Lariat Top Headlines - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:31am
Sunday night marks the single largest mass shooting incident in the United States, leaving 59 dead and well over 500 people injured or in critical condition. Fear and uncertainty have overwhelmed Las Vegas and the nation, leaving us begging for answers and wondering how something so evil could have occurred just a state away. As information unfolds, […]
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APNewsBreak: Guilty plea expected from Bergdahl; no trial

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 10:51am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for half a decade after abandoning his Afghanistan post, is expected to plead guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, two individuals with knowledge of the case said....
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Moscow faces 130 fake bomb calls, evacuates 100,000 people

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 10:51am
MOSCOW (AP) -- Moscow on Friday faced over 130 fake bomb calls that prompted the evacuation of some 100,000 people from shopping malls, schools, railway stations and office buildings....
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