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Trade dispute between Trump, China grows as markets tumble

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 1:39am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Unwilling to yield, President Donald Trump and China's government escalated their trade clash Friday, with Beijing vowing to "counterattack with great strength" if Trump follows through on threats to impose tariffs on an additional $100 billion in Chinese goods....
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China applies its own maximum pressure policy on Pyongyang

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 1:39am
TOKYO (AP) -- As the U.S.-North Korea summit looms, President Donald Trump's maximum pressure policy on North Korea may be working - thanks to China....
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Gaza violence is latest salvo in war of narratives

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 12:33am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Thousands of Palestinians took part in a mass protest along Gaza's volatile border with Israel, the second large-scale demonstration in what is expected to be a steady turnout over the coming weeks....
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‘Before I Die Wall’ comes to Saddleback

Lariat Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 10:58pm
Saddleback hosted the annual Majors Fair on April 4, with several departments featuring informational booths for their certificate and degree programs. The gerontology department featured a particularly large four-sided chalkboard display on the quad lawn, known as the “Before I Die Wall.” The fair happened to coincide with Careers in Aging Week, which falls on […]
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BRIEF: Saddleback Career Fair returns

Lariat Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 10:52pm
The annual Career Fair will be held at Saddleback College this Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the campus quad, located between the Student Services Center and Business/General Studies buildings. More than 135 employers attended the event in 2017 and more than 100 organizations registered to attend this year. Students and job seekers […]
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EPA chief fights for his job in meeting with Trump

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 9:37pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt has met with President Donald Trump to make his case for why he should remain in his post amid a stream of questions about his ethical standing....
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China applies its own maximum pressure policy on Pyongyang

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 9:37pm
TOKYO (AP) -- As the U.S.-North Korea summit looms, President Donald Trump's maximum pressure policy on North Korea may be working - thanks to China....
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House's No. 2 Dem searches for a last shot at the top spot

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 7:17pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is not welcome in Trump country, which was probably one reason another top Democrat - her long-term rival Steny Hoyer - was zipping through Republican-friendly corners of western Wisconsin this week....
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Reed takes lead as Masters takes shape without Tiger in mix

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 7:17pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Patrick Reed is leading a major championship for the first time, and his confidence is so high that he can only see what's ahead of him....
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Rain shuts Yosemite, threatens problems at tallest US dam

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 6:10pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A fierce Northern California storm Friday shut down Yosemite National Park, threatened mudslides in wildfire-ravaged wine country and could present the first test of a partially repaired offshoot of the nation's tallest dam that nearly collapsed last year....
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Feds seize Backpage.com, websites in enforcement action

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 5:10pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- Federal law enforcement authorities are in the process of seizing online classified site Backpage.com and its affiliated websites....
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AP sources: EPA chief spent millions on security and travel

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 4:10pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- EPA chief Scott Pruitt's concern with personal safety came at a steep cost to taxpayers as his swollen security detail blew through overtime budgets and at times diverted officers away from investigating environmental crimes in order to protect him....
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Governors could be powerless to deny Trump troop request

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 4:10pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's plan to deploy National Guard troops to the Mexico border has drawn resistance from some governors, most of them Democrats, but they could be powerless to deny the commander in chief's request for soldiers....
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GOP Rep. Farenthold resigns after sexual harassment claims

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 4:10pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Texas Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold abruptly resigned Friday, four months after announcing he wouldn't seek re-election amid sexual harassment allegations....
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The Latest: UFC star McGregor arraigned in melee

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 4:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The latest on the New York arrest of ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor (all times local):...
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Feds seizing Backpage.com, websites in enforcement action

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 4:10pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- Federal law enforcement authorities are in the process of seizing Backpage.com and its affiliated websites....
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Texas National Guard says it's preparing to deploy to border

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 2:55pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Texas National Guard says it is preparing to deploy to the U.S.-Mexico border in response to a call from President Donald Trump....
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Governors could be powerless to deny Trump troop request

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 2:55pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's plan to deploy National Guard troops to the border with Mexico has drawn resistance from some governors, most of them Democrats, but they could be powerless to deny the commander in chief's request for soldiers....
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EPA head fights for his job in meeting with Trump

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 1:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Embattled Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt met with President Donald Trump on Friday to lay out his case for why he should remain in his post amid a stream of questions about his ethical standing....
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Hopper Penn, girlfriend released from Nebraska jail

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 1:55pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Actor and model Hopper Penn has been released from jail after he and actress Uma Von Wittkamp were arrested on drug charges earlier this week in Nebraska....
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