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Sister Jean switches sports, tosses out 1st ball at Wrigley

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 3:40pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- Sister Jean did just fine on the diamond, too....
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The Latest: Additional accuser takes stand at Cosby retrial

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 3:40pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on the Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial (all times local):...
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NBA teams paying closer attention to players' wingspan

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 1:25pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Not until Nate McMillan began being fitted for custom-made suits a few years into his NBA career three decades ago did he understand just how far his arms reached....
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BRIEF: Interim Chancellor Thomas Fallo announces Saddleback College’s temporary appointment of James Buysse as Acting President

Lariat Top Headlines - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:38pm
Thomas M. Fallo, South Orange County Community College District Interim Chancellor, sent this email this morning to the Saddleback College community. Please note the temporary appointment of Dr. James Buysse as the Acting President of Saddleback College pending further consideration by the Board of Trustees. Effective immediately, please address any college issues directly with Dr. […]
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More organic than thou? Rebel farmers create new food label

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:25pm
THETFORD, Vt. (AP) -- Was your tomato grown in dirt or water? Organic shoppers might notice additional labels this summer that will give them the answer - and tell them whether their choices align with what a rebellious group of farmers and scientists deem the true spirit of the organic movement....
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More organic than thou? Rebel farmers create new food label

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:10am
THETFORD, Vt. (AP) -- Was your tomato grown in dirt or water? Organic shoppers might notice additional labels this summer that will give them the answer - and tell them whether their choices align with what a rebellious group of farmers and scientists deem the true spirit of the organic movement....
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Actor T.J. Miller charged with making bomb report on train

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:10am
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- Actor T.J. Miller has been charged with calling 911 to falsely claim that a woman on the same train as him had a bomb in her luggage....
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Memory boxes capture Afghans' pain of war, attempt to heal

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 8:55am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- It was an evening like many others. Faisal teased his mother Adila before leaving for the Kabul pharmacy where he worked to earn enough money to pay for math and English classes. The 17-year-old dreamed of becoming a doctor....
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Harry and Meghan don't have to invite politicians to wedding

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 8:55am
LONDON (AP) -- It will be friends and family, rather than politicians and world leaders, at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding....
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China's president offers US possible trade concessions

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 6:55am
BEIJING (AP) -- President Xi Jinping promised Tuesday to cut China's auto tariffs and improve intellectual property protection in possible concessions aimed at defusing a worsening dispute with Washington over trade and technology that investors worry could set back the global economic recovery....
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Free-range parenting law eyed around US after Utah gets buzz

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 5:44am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- After Utah passed the country's first law legalizing so-called free-range parenting, groups in states from New York to Texas are pushing for similar steps to bolster the idea that supporters say is an antidote for anxiety-plagued parents and overscheduled kids....
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Conservative TV host resigns after Parkland survivor threat

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 5:44am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A conservative commentator who tweeted that he would use "a hot poker" to sexually assault a 17-year-old survivor of a Florida high school shooting has resigned from a St. Louis TV station....
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Oldest man likes soaking in Japan hot springs, eating sweets

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 5:44am
TOKYO (AP) -- Masazo Nonaka has enjoyed soaking in northern Japan's hot springs for many years - probably longer than most people....
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China files trade complaint against US over steel tariffs

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 2:01am
GENEVA (AP) -- China is filing a complaint with the World Trade Organization against U.S. tariffs on steel, aluminum products....
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China's president offers US possible trade concessions

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:46am
BEIJING (AP) -- President Xi Jinping promised Tuesday to cut China's auto tariffs and improve intellectual property protection in possible concessions aimed at defusing a worsening dispute with Washington over trade and technology that investors worry could set back the global economic recovery....
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Is Facebook really changing? Or just trimming its data haul?

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:46am
Lost amid a flurry of Facebook announcements about privacy settings and data access is a much more fundamental question: Is Facebook really changing its relationship with users, or just tinkering around the edges of a deeper problem - its insatiable appetite for the data it uses to sell ads?...
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Enforcement actions at watchdog agency halt under Trump

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:46am
NEW YORK (AP) -- In the 135 days since the Trump administration took control of the nation's consumer watchdog agency, it has not recorded a single enforcement action against banks, credit card companies, debt collectors or any finance companies whatsoever....
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New way of defining Alzheimer's aims to find disease sooner

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:46am
Government and other scientists are proposing a new way to define Alzheimer's disease - basing it on biological signs, such as brain changes, rather than memory loss and other symptoms of dementia that are used today....
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Venus, Serena Williams join Billie Jean King equal pay push

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:46am
A day before playing in the 2005 final at the All England Club, Venus Williams addressed a meeting of the Grand Slam Board, urging Wimbledon and the French Open to offer equal pay to male and female players....
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New way of defining Alzheimer's aims to find disease sooner

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 10:23pm
Government and other scientists are proposing a new way to define Alzheimer's disease - basing it on biological signs, such as brain changes, rather than memory loss and other symptoms of dementia that are used today....
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