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Puerto Rico gov seeks to cancel $300M Whitefish contract

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/29/2017 - 8:22am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Puerto Rico's governor is demanding that the island's power company cancel the $300M contract with Whitefish Energy Holdings amid increased scrutiny of the Montana company following Hurricane Maria....
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'Penance': NC congressman writes to families of dead troops

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/29/2017 - 7:15am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- On a Sunday morning more than two weeks after four U.S. soldiers were ambushed and killed in Niger, Rep. Walter Jones sat at the desk in his North Carolina office, doing what he's done more than 11,000 times in 14 years: signing letters to families of the dead troops....
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Nursing homes struggled with choice to evacuate in hurricane

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/29/2017 - 7:15am
DALLAS (AP) -- Murky water started seeping into a Port Arthur, Texas, nursing home four days after administrators decided to shelter in place. Volunteers - one even brandishing a gun - demanded relocation of the elderly residents, at least two of whom died in the days after police ultimately ordered the evacuation....
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FBI's use of foreign intelligence driving privacy debate

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/29/2017 - 6:14am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's 3 a.m. when a security guard notices a man taking photographs of the Key Bridge a few miles from the White House. There's been no crime, but the guard is suspicious and passes the man's license plate number to the FBI....
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For Spanish and Catalan economies, no winners from standoff

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/29/2017 - 2:09am
MADRID (AP) -- Xavier Gabriel can take some credit if the tiny Catalan mountain town of Sort is one of the most famous in Spain....
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Their caliphate in ruins, IS militants melt into the desert

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/29/2017 - 12:06am
BEIRUT (AP) -- Islamic State militants, routed from one urban stronghold after another in Syria, have recently been moving deeper into Syria's remote desert, where experts say they are regrouping and preparing their next incarnation....
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AP sources: DeVos may only partly forgive some student loans

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 10/28/2017 - 8:05pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Education Department is considering only partially forgiving federal loans for students defrauded by for-profit colleges, according to department officials, abandoning the Obama administration's policy of erasing that debt....
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Comeback! No. 6 Ohio State rallies to beat No. 2 Penn State

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 10/28/2017 - 7:04pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- In the tunnel at Ohio Stadium that leads from locker room to the field, J.T. Barrett was posing for pictures with friends, receiving handshakes and hugs and thanking one older man with a scratchy voice for screaming himself hoarse....
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Comeback! No. 6 Ohio State rallies to beat No. 2 Penn State

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 10/28/2017 - 6:03pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio State coach Urban Meyer called it the best he has ever seen a quarterback play....
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AP sources: DeVos may only partly forgive some student loans

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 10/28/2017 - 4:03pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Education Department is considering only partially forgiving federal loans for students defrauded by for-profit colleges, according to department officials, abandoning the Obama administration's policy of erasing that debt....
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Gurriel banned 5 games in 2018 for racist gesture at Darvish

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 10/28/2017 - 4:03pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Yuli Gurriel will have to sit out for making a racist gesture toward Yu Darvish - but not during the World Series....
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Delta: Bird likely caused damage to plane carrying Thunder

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 10/28/2017 - 3:00pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- Delta Air Lines says a charter flight carrying the Oklahoma City Thunder from Minneapolis to Chicago apparently encountered a bird early Saturday when it was landing, causing damage that prompted some players to post photos on social media showing the caved-in nose of the plane....
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Gurriel banned 5 games in 2018 for racist gesture at Darvish

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 10/28/2017 - 3:00pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Yuli Gurriel will have to sit out for making a racist gesture toward Yu Darvish - but not during the World Series....
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Pentagon chief says North Korea engages in 'outlaw' behavior

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 10/28/2017 - 3:00pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The threat of nuclear missile attack by North Korea is accelerating, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday, accusing the North of illegal and unnecessary missile and nuclear programs and pledging to repel any strike....
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Gurriel banned 5 games in 2018 for racist gesture at Darvish

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 10/28/2017 - 2:00pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Yuli Gurriel of the Houston Astros was suspended Saturday for the first five games of next season for making a racist gesture at Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish during the World Series....
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Gauchos cross-country advance to regionals

Lariat Top Headlines - Sat, 10/28/2017 - 1:56pm
Saddleback College hosted the Orange Empire Conference Cross Country Championship Thursday morning in Mission Viejo, it is the first time hosting in 7 years. In addition to Saddleback, five schools participated in the meet including Riverside City College, Orange Coast College, Fullerton College, Santa Ana College and Golden West College. “We rotate hosting responsibilities for […]
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