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6 friends shattered by Florida shooting forge new bond

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:40pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- It was the final period of the day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High and Jonathan Blank was in history class, learning about the Holocaust. Across campus, five of his friends, pals since grade school, sat in different classrooms watching the clock. In 19 minutes, school would be out and the buddies had plans this Valentine's Day: a little basketball and boys' time....
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Hansdotter wins Olympic slalom title; Shiffrin finishes 4th

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:40pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- Frida Hansdotter held off the conservative-skiing Mikaela Shiffrin and the rest of a tightly bunched field to win the Olympic slalom title Friday at the Pyeongchang Games....
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Civilians have no place to run as Turkey offensive drags on

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:40pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- One-month-old Heyim Hassan was receiving treatment for a chest infection in the Afrin general hospital in northern Syria when a shell landed a few meters (feet) away. His panicked father whisked him out of the building and spent hours looking for nebulizers to aid the infant's breathing. No one was killed in the attack, but 30 children had to be evacuated to safety....
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911 calls about Oregon climbing death reveal terror, heroism

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:40pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The first thing that Braton Jurasevich noticed as he clambered down Mount Hood toward his fallen fellow mountain climber was the blood - a lot of it....
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In many US states, 18 is old enough to buy a semiautomatic

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 9:40pm
Just months after his 18th birthday, Nikolas Cruz went to a Florida gun store to buy a weapon. But there were limits on what he could purchase at his age....
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Afghans submitted 1.17 million war crimes claims to court

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 9:40pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Since the International Criminal Court began collecting material three months ago for a possible war crimes case involving Afghanistan, it has gotten a staggering 1.17 million statements from Afghans who say they were victims....
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Sweet Distraction? North Korea's feminine touch at Olympics

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 8:39pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- To pour on the charm at the Pyeongchang Olympics, North Korea has turned to ball-gown clad singers, pompom-waving cheerleaders and two of its most influential women. And the media, the South Korean public and the Olympic audience worldwide seem to be thoroughly enjoying the spectacle....
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Annual college book program meets TED

Lariat Top Headlines - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 5:22pm
 Saddleback College hosted its first One Book, One College event of the year at the Associated Student Government’s TED Talk Tuesday on Feb. 6 in the Student Services Center, Room 212. The 2017 through 2018 committee chose Dan-el Padilla Peralta’s “Undocumented: A Dominican Boy’s Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League” as their […]
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Florida shooting revives debate over gun age requirement

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 4:36pm
Just months after his 18th birthday, Nikolas Cruz went to a Florida gun store to buy a weapon. But there were limits on what he could purchase at his age....
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These are the lives lost in the Florida high school shooting

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 3:35pm
When a gunman opened fire with an AR-15 at a large high school in south Florida, the 17 dead included students and school workers, young and old. Here is a look at some of some of those who lost their lives in the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School:...
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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announce separation

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 3:35pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are separating....
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Bandit caricature covered in the SSC

Lariat Top Headlines - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 1:47pm
Faculty, students reign victory as Academic Senate aims to completely eliminate image of ex-mascot Saddleback College said goodbye to its long time gaucho caricature in the Student Services Building after being painted over Jan. 4, upon the request from the Academic Senate Equity and Diversity committee. A new committee has been arranged by Saddleback President […]
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Flu shot only 36 percent effective, making bad year worse

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 1:31pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that's causing most illnesses....
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From comfort to high-tech: Food a serious quest at Olympics

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 1:31pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- First, U.S. snowboarding star Chloe Kim tweeted about being "down for some ice cream" while competing in Pyeongchang, then about being "hangry" because she hadn't finished her breakfast sandwich....
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Court received 1.17 million war crimes claims from Afghans

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 1:31pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Since the International Criminal Court began collecting material three months ago for a possible war crimes case involving Afghanistan, it has gotten a staggering 1.17 million statements from Afghans who say they were victims....
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From comfort to high-tech: Food a serious quest at Olympics

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:31pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- First, U.S. snowboarding star Chloe Kim tweeted about being "down for some ice cream" while competing in Pyeongchang, then about being "hangry" because she hadn't finished her breakfast sandwich....
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Flu shot only 36 percent effective, making bad year worse

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:31am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that's causing most illnesses....
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Russian mother grieves for son killed by US strike in Syria

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:31am
KEDROVOYE, Russia (AP) -- For Russian mother Farkhanur Gavrilova, the blow came a week ago when an acquaintance called her to say that her son was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria that pitted Russian and U.S. combatants against each other for the first time in the Syrian war....
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Grammys defends itself about women representation

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:31am
NEW YORK (AP) -- After a few missteps, The Recording Academy is reassuring its members that it is not lagging behind the music industry when it comes to female representation....
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Topless Tongan set to ski but not dressed for success

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:31am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- Tongan cross-country skier Pita Taufatofua joked that he has two immediate goals when he competes in his first Winter Olympic event on Friday: Don't hit a tree and finish before they turn off the lights....
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