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Retired justice urges repeal of Second Amendment

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment to allow for significant gun control legislation....
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Designer of deadly waterslide charged along with park owner

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:40pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- A water park company co-owner accused of making a spur of the moment decision to build the world's tallest waterslide and rushing it into service, and a designer accused of shoddy planning, were charged Tuesday in the 2016 death of a 10-year-old boy who was decapitated on the ride when the raft he was on went airborne and hit an overhead hoop....
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Black teens view Parkland gun debate with frustration, hope

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 11:40am
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Imani Holt was just 10 when she saw a neighbor get fatally shot by a triggerman riding a bicycle. The African-American girl from a gritty section of Baltimore was so traumatized by the drug-fueled bloodshed she refused to leave her family's apartment for weeks....
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Latest: Prosecutor: School official failed to watch Nassar

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:35am
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- The Latest on the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case (all times local):...
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Decision to add citizenship question to census draws protest

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:35am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The 2020 U.S. Census will add a question about citizenship status, a move that brought swift condemnation from Democrats who said it would intimidate immigrants and discourage them from participating....
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2 officers in black man's fatal shooting won't be charged

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:35am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Louisiana's attorney general ruled out criminal charges Tuesday against two white Baton Rouge police officers in the fatal shooting of a black man during a struggle outside a convenience store....
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AP-NORC Poll: Trump benefiting from economic policies

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:35am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A growing American economy and passage of a Republican tax overhaul appear to be helping President Donald Trump lift his approval ratings from historic lows, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research....
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Retired justice urges repeal of Second Amendment

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:35am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment to allow for significant gun control legislation....
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For North Korean leaders, a train unlike any other

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:35am
TOKYO (AP) -- When North Korea's leaders need to travel, they've got a train that's unlike any other....
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Expert says Brexit campaign used data mined from Facebook

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:35am
LONDON (AP) -- The computer expert who sparked a global debate over electronic privacy said Tuesday that the official campaign backing Britain's exit from the European Union had access to data that was inappropriately collected from millions of Facebook users....
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Report: Many NYC sex assault cases not properly investigated

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:35am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Police Department's special victims division, tasked with investigating rape allegations against media mogul Harvey Weinstein, is chronically understaffed and many sexual assault cases are not properly reviewed, according to a report Tuesday by a city watchdog agency....
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Yucky ducky? Study reveals bath-time toy's dirty secret

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:35am
BERN, Switzerland (AP) -- Scientists now have the dirt on the rubber ducky: Those cute yellow bath-time toys are - as some parents have long suspected - a haven for nasty bugs....
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Traveling across the pond to the Emerald Isle

Lariat Top Headlines - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 12:03pm
This summer, from June 30 to July 31, Saddleback students have to opportunity to visit Ireland to experience and explore Irish culture. The excursion will be lead by Saddleback College instructor Bill McGuire.  The three week course will be split between three destinations, one week will be spent in the capital city of  Dublin and […]
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Saddleback baseball shutdowns Fullerton in opener

Lariat Top Headlines - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 10:32pm
The Gauchos took a “W” on Tuesday afternoon at Doug Fritz Field to land them tied for first place in the Orange Empire Conference. Tanner Brubaker pitched eight strong innings. Saddleback trailed for first place against Fullerton coming into the three-game series. They knew it was going to be a tough battle. The Hornets started […]
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Volunteering at the Shea Center for Therapeutic Riding

Lariat Top Headlines - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 8:53pm
Horses, clients, and volunteers have bonding experiences The goal of the Shea Center for Therapeutic Riding is to enrich the lives of individuals with disabilities through therapeutic horse-associated programs in San Juan Capistrano. Over 850 community volunteers donate their time serving special needs clients as barn crew, horse leader, fitness volunteer and horse side walker. […]
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The admission cost of happiness

Lariat Top Headlines - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 10:29pm
In a trend that’s reoccurring about as often as new iPhones debut, Disneyland increased the price of their general admission and annual passes again in February 2018. Coming only 12 months since their last increase in February 2017 and little more than a year since the previous increase before that in October 2015, apparently you […]
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‘Love, Simon’ Review: Gay Teen Romance

Lariat Top Headlines - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 1:54pm
A touching love story that is moving, sensitive and a complete winner. There has been some recent high points of gay cinema on the indie circuit. The Oscars had “Moonlight” and “Call Me By Your Name” being the most high profile examples. It’s a shock to learn that director Greg Berlanti’s film is the first […]
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#Enough students and instructors speak out against gun violence

Lariat Top Headlines - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 4:19pm
  In solidarity of thousands of schools participating in the social movement sweeping the nation Wednesday morning, Saddleback College Associated Student Government President Erica Delamare led students in a peaceful protest to end gun violence, following a moment of silence to honor the 17 lives lost in the Parkland, Florida tragedy one month ago. “We […]
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The Saddleback College Walkout honors Parkland, Florida victims

Lariat Top Headlines - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 11:08am
Saddleback College ASG encourages college walkout participants to write letters to politicians, register to vote and sign petitions on Wednesday, March 14. The Associated Student Government participated in organizing the Women’s March Youth Empower’s country-wide #Enough! National School Walkout in the Saddleback campus quad on Wednesday, March 14. The 17 minute demonstration featured a speech […]
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National Panda Day

Lariat Top Headlines - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:39am
  On March 16, conservationist and animal lovers come together to spread the word about one of the species that are facing a high risk in extinction in the wild. This peaceful creature with a distinctive black and white coat is adored by the world and considered a national treasure in China, according to the […]
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