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Buffalo buzzing over Bills draft picks, Sabres lottery win

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 12:47am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The Buffalo Bills were so dull during their lean years, comedian Nick Bakay feared his body would fuse to the couch while watching them play....
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Syria's Kurds put IS on trial with focus on reconciliation

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 11:39pm
QAMISHLI, Syria (AP) -- The "Defense of the People" Court is an almost intimate place. Three judges - two men and a woman - sat behind a large desk. The defendant, a former Islamic State group fighter in Syria, faced them in a chair only a yard away, close enough for a conversation. A space heater in the center and mustard-colored couch and armchairs made the room even homier....
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Worry, fear in Iran ahead of Trump's decision on atomic deal

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 11:39pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- On the streets of Tehran, every day seems to bring more worry and fear ahead of President Donald Trump's decision this week on whether to pull America out of the nuclear deal with Iran....
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From Bakersfield to DC, McCarthy's unlikely rise in GOP

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 11:39pm
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) -- People watching Rep. Kevin McCarthy's political rise often marvel at how he got here. He's the not-so-serious guy who used to bop around town selling sandwiches and cars before dipping into politics. He was considered likable and fun, but hardly Bakersfield's star pupil....
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Chelsea Manning: Insurgent bid for US Senate is genuine

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 11:39pm
NORTH BETHESDA, Md. (AP) -- Chelsea Manning is no longer living as a transgender woman in a male military prison, serving the lengthiest sentence ever for revealing U.S. government secrets. She's free to grow out her hair, travel the world, and spend time with whomever she likes....
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AP Explains: Why every vote is not equal in Malaysia polls

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 11:39pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysia's opposition parties have never come close to winning a majority of seats in a national election, even in 2013 when their total vote exceeded the ruling coalition. That year, the ruling National Front won 47 percent of votes but 60 percent of the seats in Parliament. The party has advantages in this election too. Opposition parties and activists have long complained they're unable to compete on equal terms. Here are some reasons why:...
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Springsteen escorts Van Zandt in to New Jersey Hall of Fame

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 11:39pm
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Oh what a night: Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons were inducted Sunday into the New Jersey Hall of Fame, but it was Bruce Springsteen who stole what could have been Meryl Streep's show....
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Jumping the gender wage gap

Lariat Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 10:55pm
The disparity between the remuneration of men and women, with women earning less than men on average, defines the gender wage gap as many know it today. Formal studies have existed since the 1970s after long acknowledging concerns that disparities in pay exist. The Equal Pay Act became law in 1963 targeting this issue and […]
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Guatemala's crusading prosecutor exits amid praise, threats

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 9:50pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- It's been a long time since it was safe for Thelma Aldana to go out in public alone, and perhaps it never will be again....
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Expansion Golden Knights top Sharks to make conference final

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 9:50pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Shortly after the San Jose Sharks were denied by the iron for the fourth time of the night, Marc-Andre Fleury rubbed the goal post to thank it for his good fortune....
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Defining ‘service animal’, according to the ADA

Lariat Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 9:24pm
  Service dogs are not an unusual sight at Saddleback college; they are also not just any ordinary dog. These service dogs are working animals that have had countless hours of socialization and intense behavioral and obedience training. These working animals  are schooled to be mentally and physically ready to assist and help their human […]
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One Author, one college

Lariat Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 9:23pm
Saddleback College held the “One Book, One College” author visit for Dan-el Padilla Peralta’s memoir titled “Undocumented” at the campus McKinney Theater on Tuesday April 24. One Book One College is a shared school-wide read that has the goal to promote a broader understanding of experiences to open up our own viewpoints as a campus. […]
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The Latest: New fissure triggers 230-feet 'lava fountains'

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 2:25pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) -- The Latest on a volcanic eruption on the Big Island of Hawaii (all times local):...
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Lebanon votes in shadow of Syria war, reflecting divisions

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 1:25pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- Voting Sunday for the first time in her life, the young Shiite Muslim woman said she was casting her ballot for the Shiite militant Hezbollah group. One of her relatives was killed while fighting Sunni militants near the border with Syria and she wanted to honor that sacrifice with her vote....
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CIA nominee offered to withdraw over interrogation program

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 12:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Central Intelligence Agency, offered to withdraw her nomination amid concerns that a debate over a harsh interrogation program would tarnish her reputation and that of the CIA....
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Britain hopes to address Trump concerns on Iran nuclear deal

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 11:14am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Britain's ambassador to the U.S. said Sunday his country believes it's still possible to address President Donald Trump's concerns about the Iran nuclear deal in time to prevent him from pulling out of the agreement....
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Egypt says no hidden rooms in King Tut's tomb after all

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 11:14am
CAIRO (AP) -- New radar scans have provided conclusive evidence that there are no hidden rooms inside King Tutankhamun's burial chamber, Egypt's antiquities ministry said Sunday, bringing a disappointing end to years of excitement over the prospect....
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Fatal attack on interracial couple in Arizona heads to trial

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 9:10am
PHOENIX (AP) -- An interracial couple was walking near a Phoenix park when authorities say a shirtless neo-Nazi began angrily yelling a racial slur and harassing the black man in the couple over dating a white woman....
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Families hoping for justice in suit over 1968 mine disaster

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 8:10am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Nearly half a century after an explosion tore through the Farmington No. 9 mine in West Virginia, the families of the 78 men who died there are still looking for justice....
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NYC's historic Trinity Church to partially close for 2 years

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 8:10am
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's Trinity Church, a tourist attraction loved for its ties to colonial America and links to a Broadway hit, will be largely closed to visitors during a two-year renovation intended to brighten the church and improve disabled access....
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