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As Olympics wrap up, still no coverage in North Korea

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 2:14am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- While hundreds of millions of the world's people get ready to watch the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Sunday, North Koreans are still waiting to see the first event....
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Trump talks new gun measures, gun owners talk 'betrayal'

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 1:13am
DENVER (AP) -- As President Donald Trump talked this week about banning "bump stocks" and curbing young people's access to guns, the gun owners and advocates who helped propel his political rise talked about desertion and betrayal....
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Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:12pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions of dollars against his New York real estate in recent years....
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As deadly shells fall, fear spreads anew in Syrian capital

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:12pm
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- As the Syrian government escalates its attacks on opposition-held suburbs of Damascus, rebels in outlying towns are retaliating with volleys of mortar shells and rockets into the capital, killing more than 25 civilians in the past two weeks and spreading fear among its 4 million residents....
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White House locked down after vehicle strikes barrier

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:12pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House was on lockdown for about an hour Friday after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier. Local media reported that the driver was armed....
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Trump talks new gun measures, gun owners talk 'betrayal'

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:12pm
DENVER (AP) -- As President Donald Trump talked this week about banning "bump stocks" and curbing young people's access to guns, the gun owners and advocates who helped propel his political rise talked about desertion and betrayal....
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US gymnasts tell AP sport rife with verbal, emotional abuse

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 9:11pm
They were little girls with dreams of Olympic gold when they started in gymnastics. Now they're women with lifelong injuries, suffocating anxiety and debilitating eating disorders....
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Official: Suicide bomber kills 1 in diplomatic area in Kabul

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 9:11pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan official says a suicide bomber killed at least one person in an attack in the diplomatic area of Afghanistan's capital....
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US visa boss insists mission statement isn't anti-immigrant

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 7:10pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The head of the federal agency that grants citizenship and immigration benefits said Friday that he had a message for anyone who considers his new mission statement anti-immigrant: "A thousand times no."...
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Caller told FBI Florida shooting suspect 'going to explode'

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 5:10pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A woman close to the man charged with killing 17 people at a Florida high school warned the FBI in chilling detail that he had a growing collection of guns and a temper so uncontrollable she worried about him "getting into a school and just shooting the place up."...
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US visa boss insists mission statement isn't anti-immigrant

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 5:10pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The head of the federal agency that grants visas said Friday that he had a message for anyone who considers his new mission statement anti-immigrant: "A thousand times no."...
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US gymnasts tell AP sport rife with verbal, emotional abuse

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 3:10pm
They were little girls with dreams of Olympic gold when they started in gymnastics. Now they're women with lifelong injuries, suffocating anxiety and debilitating eating disorders....
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US companies distance themselves from NRA as pressure mounts

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 1:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the National Rifle Association, after the latest school massacre....
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Billy Graham and North Carolina: The affection was mutual

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 1:10pm
MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) -- While the Rev. Billy Graham's travels took him as far away as the Soviet Union and China, he always came back to his native North Carolina, a place of refuge, reflection and spiritual refueling....
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Shiffrin jokes about whether Vonn's Olympic career is over

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 1:10pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- Mikaela Shiffrin is not quite convinced Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career is done....
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5 things you probably didn't know about the Oscars

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 1:10pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- You have a firm grip on this year's Oscar nominees, last year's winners and what host Jimmy Kimmel will undoubtedly joke about (and the best picture award goes to ... oops)....
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US companies distance themselves from NRA as pressure mounts

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:10am
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the National Rifle Association, after the latest school massacre....
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Your Mind Matters initiative expected to help faculty address mental health concerns

Lariat Top Headlines - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:07am
Saddleback College received funding for Your Mind Matters: Breaking Down Barriers for Mental Health Wellness The South Orange County Community College District, along with 15 other community college districts in California were awarded a $350,000 California Community College Mental Health Services Program grant on Feb. 15. The grant will be utilized by Saddleback College and […]
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Ivanka Trump to push for 'maximum pressure' on North Korea

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:09am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Ivanka Trump told South Korea's president on Friday that she will use her visit to the Winter Olympics to advocate maximum pressure on North Korea to halt its nuclear program....
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