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Natalie Portman snubs 'Jewish Nobel,' triggers backlash

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:10am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Actress Natalie Portman has snubbed a prestigious prize known as the "Jewish Nobel" because of "extreme distress" over recent events in Israel, triggering an angry backlash Friday from some in the country's political establishment....
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USA Gymnastics settles sex abuse lawsuit

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 8:55am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- USA Gymnastics has reached a confidential settlement in a Georgia lawsuit that spurred a newspaper investigation into the organization's practices for reporting child abuse....
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Ex-FBI deputy director 'disappointed' in Comey comments

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 7:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A lawyer for fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe says his client is "very upset and disappointed" with some comments by his former boss James Comey....
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Barbara Bush believed literacy could cure other ills

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 6:55am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- On a hot summer day in 1978, as her husband mulled his first presidential run, Barbara Bush headed to Houston's leafy Memorial Park for a jog while she thought about what issues she'd like to focus on should she become first lady....
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Karolyis to NBC: 'No way' they knew about doctor's behavior

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 6:55am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former USA Gymnastics women's national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and husband Bela tell NBC they were unaware of the abusive behavior by a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison....
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EPA head showed penchant for travel, drivers even before DC

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 5:49am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Scott Pruitt's penchant for travel and concerns about security were notable even before he became head of the Environmental Protection Agency, according to newly obtained records that show that as Oklahoma's attorney general he frequently traveled out-of-state for appearances before conservative groups and used an office investigator as a driver....
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Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal after more than 21 years

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 2:23am
LONDON (AP) -- Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he will leave the English club at the end of the season after more than 21 years in charge....
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Moon faces tough challenges ahead of summit with Kim

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:30am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The meeting next week between the leaders of the rival Koreas will be the ultimate test of South Korean President Moon Jae-in's belief that his nation should lead international efforts to deal with North Korea....
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'This is my family': Where the travel ban debate hits home

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:30am
NEW YORK (AP) -- At the New York City convenience store where he works the overnight shift, Radad Alborati takes a sip of coffee and surveys his life....
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Americans reflect on legal pot ahead of 420 holiday

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:30am
America's marijuana supporters have a lot to celebrate on this 420 holiday : Thirty states have legalized some form of medical marijuana, according to a national advocacy group....
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Barbara Bush believed literacy could cure other ills

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:30am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- On a hot summer day in 1978, as her husband mulled his first presidential run, Barbara Bush headed to Houston's leafy Memorial Park for a jog while she thought about what issues she'd like to focus on should she become first lady....
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Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 9:50pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding, marking a key step toward a first-ever statewide strike that builds on a movement for higher pay in other Republican-dominant states....
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Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 9:50pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Kushner Cos. confirmed Thursday it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City....
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Reports: Wells Fargo to be fined $1B as early as Friday

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 9:50pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal regulators plan to fine Wells Fargo as much as $1 billion as early as Friday for abuses tied to its auto-lending and mortgage businesses, The New York Times and other news outlets reported, citing unnamed sources....
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Women come together to speak about equality

Lariat Top Headlines - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 9:16pm
Students, staff and community collectively join to speak up about women’s issues Domestic violence and equal opportunity, particularly for women, was the issue that was addressed at the Start Smart Workshop located on  Saddleback College’s campus on April 10. Speakers from the American Association of University Women and Jane Stoever, the director of Domestic Violence Clinic […]
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Saddleback College women’s soccer student athletes achieve 3.24 team GPA

Lariat Top Headlines - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 8:17pm
Coach BJ McNicol and soccer team discuss academic successes for fall 2017 semester The Saddleback athletic department announced a six percent increase and the largest number of athletic students named onto the Athletic Honor Roll for fall 2017 on March 16. The Saddleback women’s soccer team also executed their best academic year thus far in […]
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Comey memo: Trump complained about Flynn's 'judgment issues'

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 7:30pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, and Trump's chief of staff asked days later if Flynn's communications were being monitored under a secret surveillance warrant, according to memos maintained by Comey and obtained by The Associated Press....
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Columbine, Parkland students unite for voter registration

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 7:30pm
DENVER (AP) -- A planned national high school walkout for gun control on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting Friday won't include student protests at the Colorado school that changed the way the nation viewed shootings....
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