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Beijing evicts Chinese migrants in droves, prompting outcry

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 12:33am
BEIJING (AP) -- Authorities in Beijing have launched sweeping evictions of workers who have migrated from elsewhere in the country, triggering a public outcry over the treatment of people the city depends on to build skyscrapers, care for children and take on other lowly-paid work....
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Families of Navajo Code Talkers decry Trump's political jab

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 12:33am
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Families of Navajo war veterans who were honored Monday at the White House say they were dumbfounded that President Donald Trump used the event to take a political jab at a Massachusetts senator, demeaning their work with an unbreakable code that helped the U.S. win World War II....
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Ivanka Trump's India visit raises questions about her brand

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:33pm
HYDERABAD, India (AP) -- Ivanka Trump is making a significant solo outing by headlining a business conference in India, but her trip highlights questions about whether her message of empowering poor women matches her actions....
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Thousands of foreign troops in Syria _ but will they leave?

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 10:32pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syria's long-running civil war may be winding down slowly, but the country is awash in weapons and a confounding array of local militias and thousands of foreign troops, some of which may never leave....
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Powell casts himself as a figure of stability for the Fed

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 10:32pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jerome Powell says that if confirmed as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve, he expects the Fed to continue raising interest rates gradually to support its twin goals of maximum employment and stable prices....
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At Capitol, Franken apologizes and sees long fight for trust

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 10:32pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Al Franken apologized Monday to "everyone who has counted on me to be a champion for women" as the Minnesota Democrat fought to bolster his support with his first Capitol public appearance since being drawn into a wave of sexual harassment accusations buffeting Congress....
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Meghan Markle has advocated for women since the age of 11

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 10:32pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Meghan Markle became an advocate for women when she was an 11-year-old elementary school student, and achieving gender equality remains a driving force for the fiancée of Britain's Prince Harry and self-described "feminist."...
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Meghan Markle has advocated for women since the age of 11

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 9:32pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Meghan Markle became an advocate for women when she was an 11-year-old elementary school student, and achieving gender equality remains a driving force for the fiance of Britain's Prince Harry and self-described "feminist."...
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Suggs, Ravens get defensive in 23-16 win over Texans

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 9:32pm
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Terrell Suggs led an aggressive Baltimore defense that kept Houston out of the end zone for the final 51 minutes, and the Ravens went deep in the playbook on offense to squeeze out a 23-16 victory on Monday night....
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Conservative group linked to woman who falsely accused Moore

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 5:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A conservative group known for undercover investigations has been linked to a woman who falsely told The Washington Post that Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore impregnated her as a teenager, the newspaper reported....
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Trump, honoring Navajos, revives 'Pocohontas' jab at Warren

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 3:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump returned to his own kind of code talking Monday by deriding Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren as "Pocahontas" at a White House event honoring Native American war heroes....
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Powell, in prepared remarks, backs further slow rate hikes

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 3:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jerome Powell says that if confirmed as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve, he expects the Fed to continue raising interest rates gradually to support its twin goals of maximum employment and stable prices....
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2 fight for control of consumer watchdog; court to weigh in

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 2:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump's pick as leader of the nation's top financial watchdog agency, said Monday that he was imposing a 30-day freeze on hiring and new rulemaking as he moves to take control of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau....
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Trump, honoring Navajos, revives 'Pocohontas' jab at Warren

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 2:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump used an event honoring Native American veterans Monday to take a shot at Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren, whom he has long derided as "Pocahontas."...
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Weeks after Election Day, Virginia House still in dispute

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 2:25pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A Democratic tidal wave on Election Day in Virginia three weeks ago has left chaos in its wake, with control of the House of Delegates still undecided and no end in sight to the dispute....
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Annual Feast of Lights returns to McKinney Theatre

Lariat Top Headlines - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 1:32pm
The Saddleback College music department will present Feast of Lights this coming weekend in the McKinney Theatre. Choral ensembles under the direction of Dr. Scott Farthing and symphony orchestra under direction by Dr. Yorgos Kouritas will come together for a special holiday program featuring holiday classics as well as new favorites. Feast of Lights has […]
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Effort to oust Trump name, management in luxury Panama hotel

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 12:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Owners of the Trump International Hotel in Panama are working to strip President Donald Trump's name from the 70-story building and fire the hotel management company run by Trump's family. The property once paid at least $32 million to associate with Trump....
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How Powell could differ from Yellen: Nominee faces hearing

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 12:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jerome Powell's confirmation to be chairman of the Federal Reserve is considered all but certain. Yet when a Senate committee holds a hearing Tuesday on Powell's nomination, one question will hover above the discussions:...
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Dancing ballerinas help kick off Christmas at White House

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:23am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ballerinas leaping to the strains of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" helped to launch this year's Christmas at the White House, featuring a traditional decor that Melania Trump chose for her family's first holiday season in the White House....
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