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The Latest: Violent protests on campus after student's death

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 7:12pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia Tech student by campus police (all times local):...
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Trump calls for UN reform, but with more restrained tones

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 7:12pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Donald Trump used his United Nations debut on Monday to prod the international organization to cut its bloated bureaucracy and fulfill its mission. But he pledged U.S. support for the world body he had excoriated as a candidate, and his criticisms were more restrained than in years past....
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New misconduct allegations hang over UN meeting on sex abuse

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 7:12pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said sexual abuse is a problem that goes beyond peacekeeping missions and plagues the entire United Nations, pledging Monday to root out the problem "once and for all."...
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Rohingya Muslims being wiped off Myanmar's map

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 7:12pm
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, they are, quite literally, being wiped off the map....
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AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 5:10pm
PASADENA, Texas (AP) -- The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped. Aerial photos reviewed by The Associated Press show dark-colored water surrounding the site as the floods receded, flowing through Vince Bayou and into the city's ship channel....
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Senate backs bill to pump $700 billion into military

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 5:10pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping defense policy bill that would pump $700 billion into the military, putting the U.S. armed forces on track for a budget greater than at any time during the decade-plus wars in Iraq and Afghanistan....
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NASA contractor guest speaks about working on Apollo Project

Lariat Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 4:15pm
Over two dozen students came to hear aerospace engineer Michael Matoni, 73, share his experiences working with the Project Apollo Lunar Modules last Friday. The engineer, who worked for Northrup Gumman as a NASA contractor, displayed industry tools and handed out advice to inquiring students. Drawing on his long-lasting career spanning decades, Matoni highlighted his […]
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The Latest: Maria develops 'dreaded pinhole eye'

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 4:06pm
MIAMI (AP) -- The Latest on tropical weather (all times local):...
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REM cycles are responsible for a refreshing sleep

Lariat Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 4:04pm
College is full homework, coffee and late nights, resulting in a lack of sleep. Students average 6-6.9 hours of sleep per night, according to the University Health Center at the University of Georgia. Unfortunately, Saddleback College students are no stranger to this nightmare. “I usually sleep at about 1 o’clock in the morning,” said Saddleback […]
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Floods, fires, other disasters add stress to state budgets

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 3:05pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding....
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In 'Battle of the Sexes,' King passes a baton to Emma Stone

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 3:05pm
TORONTO (AP) -- Walking through the tunnel to Arthur Ashe Stadium alongside Billie Jean King, Emma Stone gasped at the size of the U.S. Open's main court....
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Protesters make good on threat to disrupt St. Louis business

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 2:05pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- When a former police officer was acquitted in the fatal shooting of a black suspect, protesters vowed to show their disdain by disrupting business in downtown St. Louis. They quickly succeeded....
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Spicer suggests critics of Emmy appearance should lighten up

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 2:05pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sean Spicer says his surprise Emmy Awards appearance was a chance to have some fun, and suggested that people who were upset by it were taking things too seriously....
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Lingerie noire

Lariat Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 1:29pm
It was a Monday like any other Monday. I was on my way to the library, taking the outside staircase that leads to the east side of Saddleback College’s LRC building and that’s when I saw it. There before me was a piece of a woman’s lingerie, a lace fuchsia bikini bottom. I didn’t know […]
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Fate of Dreamers uncertain as Trump and Congress clash over DACA and border wall

Lariat Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 1:14pm
On September 5, 2017, U.S. Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, on behalf of President Donald J. Trump, announced the suspension of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. There are currently 788,000 people in the DACA program that could potentially lose their jobs, access to education and health care if Congress doesn’t pass […]
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UPDATE: Dr. Gregory Anderson selected as the president of Saddleback College

Lariat Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:18pm
Saddleback College started its search for a new president March 24 after former president Todd Burnett announced his retirement during the spring semester of 2017. Applicants faced various screenings, in depth reference checks and three rounds of interviews until there were four finalists. The South Orange County Community College Board of Trustees unanimously voted  to […]
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Students in France acid attack show compassion for assailant

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:04pm
BOSTON (AP) -- American college students attacked with acid at a train station in France have offered compassion and prayers for their assailant, who authorities say suffers from a mental illness....
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Women won big at Emmys, in front of and behind the camera

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:04pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Emmy statuette depicts a winged woman, and this year's Emmy telecast celebrated a TV season in which women, as never before, were able to soar....
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Smashing: MLB home run record on track to fall Tuesday

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:04pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Giancarlo Stanton's smacks, Aaron Judge's jolts and all those dizzying long balls helped Major League Baseball move another poke closer to the inevitable....
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The Latest: New York puts storm aid on hold

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:03am
MIAMI (AP) -- The Latest on tropical weather (all times local):...
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