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Maple Leafs coach grieves, along with Canada and NHL

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 2:25pm
TORONTO (AP) -- Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock stood at the podium and fought back tears, the grief resonating across Canada and the NHL....
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Hannity vows to bash Kimmel until he apologizes to 1st lady

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 1:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity is vowing to continue his attacks on ABC late-night comic Jimmy Kimmel until Kimmel apologizes for a segment in which he joked about first lady Melania Trump's accent....
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2020 census test has critics counting concerns, not people

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 10:55am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The success of the 2020 census, which will be the first to include an online survey, could hinge on a single "dress rehearsal" underway right now in Rhode Island - and so far, many locals aren't impressed....
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For-profit colleges struggle despite assist from DeVos

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 10:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The for-profit college industry is struggling under the weight of declining enrollment, stiff competition from traditional universities and an image battered by past misdeeds, even as the Trump administration tries to offer a helping hand....
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Democrats even in GOP country shift toward gun restrictions

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 9:55am
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) -- Just 18 months after declaring his opposition to banning assault weapons, Nebraska Democrat Brad Ashford has changed his mind....
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Photos reveal, recognize black work camps during Depression

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 9:55am
DETROIT (AP) -- A striking, sepia-toned picture recently acquired by the University of Michigan jumps out from the past and begs to tell a story: A man dressed in a heavy coat and hat is as big as the cabin door whose knob he is reaching to turn and enter....
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The Latest: Merkel offers condolences to victims of crash

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 8:55am
BERLIN (AP) -- The Latest on the vehicle that has crashed into a crowd in the German city of Muenster (all times local):...
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Police: Vehicle crashes into crowd in German city, some dead

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 8:55am
BERLIN (AP) -- Police in the western German city of Muenster say a vehicle has crashed into a crowd there, killing several people and injuring others....
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Lawyers: Prosecutors withheld evidence of teen's innocence

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 8:55am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- A legal team has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its claim that Louisiana prosecutors withheld evidence for a murder trial that ended in a guilty verdict against an intellectually disabled teenager accused of killing a pizza deliveryman....
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Lawyers: Prosecutors withheld evidence of teen's innocence

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 7:55am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- A legal team has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its claim that Louisiana prosecutors withheld evidence for a murder trial that ended in a guilty verdict against an intellectually disabled teenager accused of killing a pizza deliveryman....
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Russell Crowe's 'Gladiator' armor sells for $96K at auction

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 6:54am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- The torso armor Russell Crowe wore for his Oscar-winning role in "Gladiator" eclipsed expectations at a Sydney auction on Saturday, selling for 125,000 Australian dollars ($96,000)....
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White House sends mixed signals on trade fight; markets dive

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 5:41am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The trade clash between President Donald Trump and China's government is escalating, with Beijing pledging 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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Canada police say 14 dead after hockey bus crash

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 5:41am
NIPAWIN, Saskatchewan (AP) -- Canadian police said early Saturday 14 people were killed and 14 people were injured after a truck collided with a bus carrying a junior hockey team to a playoff game in Western Canada....
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South Carolina congressman draws gun at constituent meeting

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 5:41am
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) -- A South Carolina congressman pulled out his own loaded handgun during a meeting with constituents Friday to make a point that guns are dangerous only in the hands of criminals....
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Despite DeVos help, for-profit colleges yet to see a rebound

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 5:41am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The for-profit college industry is struggling under the weight of declining enrollment, stiff competition from traditional universities and an image battered by past misdeeds, even as the Trump administration tries to offer a helping hand....
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House's Steny Hoyer takes a last shot at the top spot

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 3:52am
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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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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