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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's aggressive immigration enforcement

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 4:29pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- On immigration enforcement, the Trump administration is eager to show that it is getting the "bad dudes" out, the "really bad ones," as the president vowed to do....
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UN: Myanmar's Rohingya likely faced crimes against humanity

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 3:29pm
GENEVA (AP) -- Myanmar's Rohingya minority has "very likely" faced crimes against humanity and possibly genocide at the hands of Myanmar security forces and their helpers, the U.N.'s top human rights body and a top U.N. official said Tuesday....
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Jordan Robart vaults into track

Lariat Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 2:48pm
When talking about a runway most think of a fashion show. Saddleback Freshman Jordan Robart is used to something a little different. A runway nonetheless, but one that is narrow and lead by a giant pole that ends with a trampoline like cushion. “Back in high school I didn’t know what I wanted to do […]
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AP Exclusive: Top gossip editor accused of sexual misconduct

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 2:29pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The top editor for the National Enquirer, Us Weekly and other major gossip publications openly described his sexual partners in the newsroom, discussed female employees' sex lives and forced women to watch or listen to pornographic material, former employees told The Associated Press....
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Discipline starts fallout for cringe-worthy Steelers-Bengals

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 2:29pm
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Two players carted off, two others suspended, many fines to follow. One of the NFL's nastiest rivalries set new lows in prime time, forcing fans to avert their eyes....
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Moore foe: I fought to ensure men who hurt girls go to jail

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 2:29pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Roy Moore's Democratic opponent in the Alabama Senate race said Tuesday that he did his part as a prosecutor to ensure that "men who hurt little girls should go to jail and not the United States Senate."...
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's curious case for shrinking monuments

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 2:29pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump made a curious case for stripping federal protections from vast stretches of two of America's national monument lands....
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Freedom Caucus deals brush-back pitch to House GOP leaders

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 2:29pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House Freedom Caucus has been on its best behavior these past few months. The group of about three dozen hard-right Republicans has a penchant for fighting with GOP leaders over tactics and strategy, and helped topple Speaker John Boehner, but it has played nice in the party's drive this fall to cut taxes....
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Kennedy wrestles with wedding cake case at Supreme Court

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- His vote likely to decide the outcome, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy voiced competing concerns Tuesday about respecting the religious beliefs of a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, and the gay couple's dignity....
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IOC: Russians can compete at Olympics, but without flag

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:25pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Russians will be allowed to compete at the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympics as neutral athletes despite orchestrated doping at the 2014 Sochi Games, the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday....
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Moore foe: I fought to ensure men who hurt girls go to jail

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:25pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Roy Moore's Democratic opponent in the Alabama Senate race said Tuesday that he did his part as a prosecutor to ensure that "men who hurt little girls should go to jail and not the United States Senate."...
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Gun maker's exploding rifle leaves trail of injured hunters

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:25pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- It was the opening day of deer hunting season, and Ronald Hansen says he loaded his rifle the same way he had countless times before, aimed at a target and fired a shot....
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District halts faculty’s compensation

Lariat Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:00am
Controversy in the boardroom, faculty awaits final verdict on the Canvas conversion stipend The South Orange County Community College District’s Board of Trustees amended to postpone voting on the Faculty Association’s campus-wide Course Management System compensation stipend Monday, Nov. 13. This is the second time the board has held off from voting on the agenda […]
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Netflix writes accused actor Masterson out of comedy

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 9:25am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Netflix says it has written actor Danny Masterson out of the comedy "The Ranch" with Los Angeles police investigating sexual assault claims against him that date back to the 2000s....
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APNewsBreak: Border arrests plunge, deportation arrests soar

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 8:22am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Border crossings plunged to a 45-year low while arrests by deportation officers soared during President Donald Trump's first months in office, as his efforts to overhaul the nation's immigration system went into effect....
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ABC says Ross will no longer cover stories involving Trump

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 8:22am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Suspended ABC News reporter Brian Ross will no longer cover stories involving President Donald Trump following his erroneous report last Friday on former national security adviser Michael Flynn....
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Trump science job nominees missing advanced science degrees

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 7:22am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When it comes to filling jobs dealing with complex science, environment and health issues, the Trump administration is nominating people with fewer science academic credentials than their Obama predecessors. And it's moving slower as well....
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After the lights dim, Rockefeller Christmas trees still give

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 6:21am
NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- Old Rockefeller Center Christmas trees never really die, they just get built into the wall frames and floor supports of affordable homes....
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The Latest: Relative says Conyers won't seek re-election

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 4:21am
DETROIT (AP) -- The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against Rep. John Conyers (all times local):...
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Turkey, Palestinians warn of diplomatic cuts over Jerusalem

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 3:20am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Turkey and the Palestinians warned on Tuesday of dire diplomatic repercussions if President Donald Trump goes ahead with a possible recognition of the hotly contested city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital....
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