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100 full moons: Blazing fireball lights up Arctic sky

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 6:40am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A blazing fireball lit up the dark skies of Arctic Finland for five seconds, giving off what scientists said was "the glow of 100 full moons" and igniting hurried attempts to find the reported meteorite....
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The Latest: Hariri meets Macron for talks on Lebanon crisis

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 4:38am
PARIS (AP) -- The Latest on developments surrounding Lebanon's crisis with Saudi Arabia in the wake of Prime Minister Saad Hariri's resignation (all times local):...
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Winners and losers under the Senate tax overhaul proposal

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 4:38am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses - like President Donald Trump and his family - do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House....
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Mladic trial to end, where will next war crimes court start?

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 4:38am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- When a panel of U.N. judges hands down a verdict next week in the trial of former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic, it will mark the end of a ground-breaking era in international law. Yet a new age of international justice is already underway, with other temporary courts and tribunals springing up around the world to prosecute atrocities....
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AP PHOTOS: Many Bosnian war victims still unidentified

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 4:38am
TUZLA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) -- It's been 22 years since Bosnia's bloody 1992-95 war ended, yet the remains of numerous victims of genocide and war crimes still await identification....
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Woman must pay Katy Perry for interfering with convent sale

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 4:38am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A jury has found that a businesswoman must pay $5 million to singer Katy Perry and the archdiocese of Los Angeles, finding that the woman intentionally interfered with the sale to Perry of a hilltop property that was once a convent....
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Sexual misconduct claims roil Alabama campaign, divide women

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 2:36am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Standing on the white marble steps of Alabama's Capitol, Kayla Moore surrounded herself with two dozen other women to defend husband Roy Moore against accusations of sexual misconduct that are dividing Republicans, and women in particular....
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Fighting scandal, Moore stands with homophobic supporters

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:35am
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- A smiling Roy Moore stood shoulder to shoulder with his fiercest religious allies....
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Sexual misconduct claims roil Alabama campaign, divide women

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 9:32pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Standing on the white marble steps of Alabama's Capitol, Kayla Moore surrounded herself with two dozen other women to defend husband Roy Moore against accusations of sexual misconduct that are dividing Republicans, and women in particular....
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Love game: Serena Williams reportedly marries in New Orleans

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 8:30pm
The game is love for tennis star Serena Williams and her new husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian....
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Trump delays new policy on importing elephant parts

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:29pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Friday he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts."...
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US puts Palestinians on notice: DC office may be shuttered

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:29pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration put the Palestinians on notice Friday that it will shutter their office in Washington unless they've entered serious peace talks with Israel, U.S. officials said, potentially giving President Donald Trump more leverage as he seeks an elusive Mideast peace deal....
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Montana congressman misled authorities on reporter's assault

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:29pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A Montana congressman misled investigators about his assault on a reporter the day before he was elected and claimed that the "liberal media" was "trying to make a story" out of it, according to documents released Friday....
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Earnhardt ready to say a final goodbye to NASCAR career

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:29pm
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. bounded out of the media center and was instantly swarmed by fans snapping photos and shoving Sharpies in his face. Earnhardt was tailed until he walked up the steps to another TV interview....
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Danica Patrick to end racing career at next year's Indy 500

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 5:25pm
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) -- She started in go-karts when she was 10, and was a national champion two years later. By the time Danica Patrick turned 16, she was on her own in Europe, pursuing a racing career....
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As sex scandals topple the powerful: Why not Trump?

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 4:23pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- "You can do anything," Donald Trump once boasted, speaking of groping and kissing unsuspecting women....
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SOCCCD disapproves Canvas Conversion Stipend for teachers

Lariat Top Headlines - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 2:49pm
The South Orange County Community College District disapproved the Canvas Conversion Stipend at the Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, Nov. 13. This meeting took place in the Ronald Reagan Board of Trustees Room, in the Health Sciences Building at Saddleback College. The disallowed stipend, which was offered by the district administration, requested compensation for […]
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Candidate for Ohio governor reveals sexual past on Facebook

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 2:20pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A state Supreme Court justice running for Ohio governor volunteered candid details of his sexual past on Facebook, saying Friday that he was taking a swipe at the "media frenzy" over sexual misconduct....
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Keystone pipeline leak won't affect last regulatory hurdle

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 2:20pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Discovery of a 210,000-gallon oil leak from the Keystone pipeline would seem to be poor timing four days before regulators in Nebraska decide whether to allow a major expansion of the system, but officials say state law does not allow pipeline safety to be a factor in their decision....
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