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Former star pitcher Halladay killed in Florida plane crash

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 1:46pm
HOLIDAY, Fla. (AP) -- Roy Halladay, a two-time Cy Young Award winner who pitched a perfect game and a playoff no-hitter, died Tuesday when his private plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. He was 40....
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Twitter doubles character limit to 280 for (nearly) everyone

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 1:46pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Twitter says it's ending its iconic 140-character limit - and giving nearly everyone 280 characters....
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Idea at the heart of GOP tax plan: 'trickle-down' economics

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 1:46pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House Republicans' tax-cut plan springs from a core argument: What's good for big business and the moneyed elite is inevitably good for the economy and everyone else....
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APNewsBreak: Anti-gay-marriage clerk to seek re-election

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 1:46pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- The Kentucky county clerk jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples will run for re-election in 2018, facing voters for the first time since her protest against gay marriage launched a national uproar from rural Appalachia....
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Apollo 12 astronaut Richard Gordon, who circled moon, dies

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 1:46pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Apollo 12 astronaut Richard Gordon, one of a dozen men who flew around the moon but didn't land there, has died, NASA said. He was 88....
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Texas massacre is seized on by both sides in gun debate

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:45pm
Gun-rights supporters have seized on the Texas church massacre as proof of the well-worn saying that the best answer to a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. Gun-control advocates, meanwhile, say the tragedy shows once more that it is too easy to get a weapon in the U.S....
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Book: Hackers pursued Democrats into last days of election

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:45pm
Hackers hounded the Democratic Party into the final days of the 2016 election, breaking into a server carrying critical voter data, according to a book published Tuesday....
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APNewsBreak: Anti-gay-marriage clerk to seek re-election

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:45pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- The Kentucky county clerk jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples will run for re-election in 2018, facing voters for the first time since her protest against gay marriage launched a national uproar from rural Appalachia....
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ASG presents Move Well workshop

Lariat Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:05pm
Saddleback College’s Associated Student Government collaborated with Dr. Shervin Tabrizi, a volunteer wellness expert and one of Costa Mesa’s top chiropractors, to supply students with a better understanding of how to manage stress for the final week of Mental Health Awareness Month. “A lot of the emotional stressors actually manifest because of how we’re physically […]
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Pentagon has known of crime reporting lapses for 20 years

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:44am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon has known for at least two decades about failures to give military criminal history information to the FBI, including the type the Air Force didn't report about the accused Texas church killer who assaulted his then-wife and stepson while serving as an enlisted airman....
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Texas massacre is seized on by both sides in gun debate

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:44am
Gun-rights supporters have seized on the Texas church massacre as proof of the well-worn saying that the best answer to a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. Gun-control advocates, meanwhile, say the tragedy shows once more that it is too easy to get a weapon in the U.S....
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Trump says tougher gun laws not answer after Texas shooting

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:44am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- President Donald Trump says tougher gun laws would not have prevented a mass shooting at a south Texas church, arguing that more restrictions might have led to more casualties....
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New Jersey, Virginia picking new governors in test for Trump

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:44am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Voters in New Jersey and Virginia cast ballots Tuesday for new governors in contests that were widely seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump's first year in office....
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Friend says Rand Paul does not know what prompted attack

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:44am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Rand Paul does not know why a longtime neighbor tackled him in his yard and broke five of his ribs, sidelining him from the Senate, a close friend of the lawmaker said Tuesday....
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Florida State becomes 3rd university to suspend Greek life

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:44am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State becomes at least the third university this year to suspend Greek life because of alcohol-related tragedies....
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AP Exclusive: Oldest map to use word 'America' up for sale

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:44am
LONDON (AP) -- Christie's auction house said Tuesday it has discovered a previously unknown copy of a 510-year-old map dubbed "America's birth certificate" because it gave the New World its name....
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Move over, dodgeball: Schools pump up phys ed with choices

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:44am
You won't find gym class on the schedule in upstate New York's Victor school district....
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Schiff to AP: Trump, Russia threaten democracy

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 8:40am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee says "democracy is under threat" from Russia - and also from President Donald Trump....
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A year on, Trump makes election win a key topic on Asia trip

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 8:40am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- While President Donald Trump contends with the looming threat from North Korea, thorny trade disputes and the delicate dance of international diplomacy, he has had another thing on his mind: last year's Election Day....
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Drugstore pain pills as effective as opioids in ER patients

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 8:40am
CHICAGO (AP) -- Emergency rooms are where many patients are first introduced to powerful opioid painkillers, but what if doctors offered over-the-counter pills instead? A new study tested that approach on patients with broken bones and sprains and found pain relievers sold as Tylenol and Motrin worked as well as opioids at reducing severe pain....
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