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Brazil's top court: Lula can be jailed for upheld conviction

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 9:25pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- A sharply divided top court voted early Thursday to reject an attempt by former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio da Silva to stay out of jail while he appeals a corruption conviction, delivering a hard blow to the front-running candidate in this year's presidential election in Latin America's largest nation....
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The face of bloody protests in Venezuela moves on in NY

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 9:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Wuilly Arteaga takes his violin out of its brown case and starts playing Rihanna's "This Is What You Came For" near the platform of a busy Manhattan subway station, several passersby stop to listen or shoot video with their phones. Then someone recognizes the violinist and runs to greet him....
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Trump signs proclamation directing troops to secure border

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 8:19pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Asserting the situation had reached "a point of crisis," President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a proclamation directing the deployment of the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border to fight illegal immigration....
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The Latest: Facebook CEO to testify in the Senate, too

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 5:56pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal (all times local):...
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The Latest: Trump signs order to send troops to US border

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 5:56pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local):...
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Dems, GOP using immigration in House races, but differently

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 4:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Both Democrats and Republicans think the stalemate between President Donald Trump and Congress over immigration can help them in November's congressional elections. Each could be right....
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Latest: Shooter's relatives praying for YouTube victims

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 3:41pm
SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on a shooting at YouTube headquarters (all times local):...
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Dems, GOP using immigration in House races, but differently

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 3:41pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Both Democrats and Republicans think the stalemate between President Donald Trump and Congress over immigration can help them in November's congressional elections, and each could be right....
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On the brink: US and China threaten tariffs as fears rise

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 3:41pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The world's two biggest economies stand at the edge of the most perilous trade conflict since World War II. Yet there's still time to pull back from the brink....
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Facebook scandal affected more users than thought: up to 87M

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 2:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook revealed Wednesday that tens of millions more people might have been exposed in the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal than previously thought and said it will restrict the user data that outsiders can access....
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Congress' challenge: How to tame industry giant Facebook

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 2:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Facebook isn't just a company. It's a behemoth, with 2.1 billion monthly users, $40 billion in revenue and more than 25,000 employees worldwide....
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AP Was There: The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 2:40pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- In the spring of 1968, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. had won victories on desegregation and voting rights and had been planning his Poor People's Campaign when he turned his attention to Memphis, the gritty city by the Mississippi River. In his support for striking sanitation workers, King wanted to lead marches and show that nonviolent protest still worked....
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Gauchos make the Pirates walk the plank as Saddleback defeats OCC 8-1

Lariat Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 2:12pm
Tanner Brubaker pitches complete game in another dominant performance. The Saddleback Gauchos opened up a three game series at Doug Fritz Field with an 8-1 victory over the Orange Coast College Pirates. On the bump for Saddleback, was their ace Tanner Brubaker. He tossed a complete game to push the Gauchos to victory and improve […]
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Facebook scandal affected more users than thought: up to 87M

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 1:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook revealed Wednesday that tens of millions more people might have been exposed in the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal than previously thought and said it will restrict the user data that outsiders can access....
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At the brink: US and China threaten tariffs as fears rise

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 1:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The world's two biggest economies stand at the edge of the most perilous trade conflict since World War II. Yet there's still time to pull back from the brink....
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The Latest: Facebook curbs outsiders' access to user data

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal (all times local):...
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The center of the Milky Way is teeming with black holes

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The center of our galaxy is teeming with black holes, sort of like a Times Square for strange super gravity objects, astronomers discovered....
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US forces in Syria seen setting up new front-line positions

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:38am
MANBIJ, Syria (AP) -- A week ago, there was just a single house where U.S. soldiers had hoisted an American flag on a hill not far from a tense front line in Syria....
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What's at stake in China-US trade dispute

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 9:26am
BEIJING (AP) -- Beijing has announced a $50 billion list of U.S. goods for possible tariff hikes in a spiraling technology dispute with Washington....
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Survey: Partisan divide in US on views of sexual harassment

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 9:26am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Democrats and Republicans, on the whole, have markedly different views about sexual harassment in the workplace, according to a new, large-scale survey by the Pew Research Center conducted against the backdrop of the #MeToo movement....
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