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Saddleback College ceramics and horticulture departments collaborate for Plant Sale

Lariat Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:36pm
Saddleback College’s ceramics and horticulture departments hosted a semi-annual plant sale at the on-campus greenhouse Thursday, Nov. 16 and Friday, Nov. 17. The greenhouse is located across from the Technology and Applied Science Building, towards the end of campus, opposite of the freeway. All profits go towards scholarship funding for the department’s students, with last […]
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Roy Moore stands with homophobic supporters

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 10:40am
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- A smiling Roy Moore stood shoulder to shoulder with his fiercest religious allies....
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Winners and losers under the Senate tax overhaul proposal

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 10:40am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses - like President Donald Trump and his family - do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House....
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FBI report on black 'extremists' raises new monitoring fears

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 8:40am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An FBI report on the rise of black "extremists" is stirring fears of a return to practices used during the civil rights movement, when the bureau spied on activist groups without evidence they had broken any laws....
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As sex harassment scandal grows, minorities seldom involved

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 7:40am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- In the weeks since dozens of women have accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of rape or sexual, unleashing an avalanche of similar charges against other prominent men across American life, women and men of color have been largely absent from the national furor....
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Tax filers in most states claim deduction targeted by GOP

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 7:40am
ATLANTA (AP) -- A popular deduction targeted in the GOP's overhaul of the tax code is used by more than a quarter of all filers in a majority of states, including many led by Republicans where some residents eventually could see their federal tax bills rise....
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100 full moons: Blazing fireball lights up Arctic sky

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 6:40am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A blazing fireball lit up the dark skies of Arctic Finland for five seconds, giving off what scientists said was "the glow of 100 full moons" and igniting hurried attempts to find the reported meteorite....
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The Latest: Hariri meets Macron for talks on Lebanon crisis

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 4:38am
PARIS (AP) -- The Latest on developments surrounding Lebanon's crisis with Saudi Arabia in the wake of Prime Minister Saad Hariri's resignation (all times local):...
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Winners and losers under the Senate tax overhaul proposal

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 4:38am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses - like President Donald Trump and his family - do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House....
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Mladic trial to end, where will next war crimes court start?

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 4:38am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- When a panel of U.N. judges hands down a verdict next week in the trial of former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic, it will mark the end of a ground-breaking era in international law. Yet a new age of international justice is already underway, with other temporary courts and tribunals springing up around the world to prosecute atrocities....
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AP PHOTOS: Many Bosnian war victims still unidentified

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 4:38am
TUZLA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) -- It's been 22 years since Bosnia's bloody 1992-95 war ended, yet the remains of numerous victims of genocide and war crimes still await identification....
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Woman must pay Katy Perry for interfering with convent sale

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 4:38am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A jury has found that a businesswoman must pay $5 million to singer Katy Perry and the archdiocese of Los Angeles, finding that the woman intentionally interfered with the sale to Perry of a hilltop property that was once a convent....
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Sexual misconduct claims roil Alabama campaign, divide women

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 2:36am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Standing on the white marble steps of Alabama's Capitol, Kayla Moore surrounded herself with two dozen other women to defend husband Roy Moore against accusations of sexual misconduct that are dividing Republicans, and women in particular....
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Fighting scandal, Moore stands with homophobic supporters

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:35am
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- A smiling Roy Moore stood shoulder to shoulder with his fiercest religious allies....
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Sexual misconduct claims roil Alabama campaign, divide women

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 9:32pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Standing on the white marble steps of Alabama's Capitol, Kayla Moore surrounded herself with two dozen other women to defend husband Roy Moore against accusations of sexual misconduct that are dividing Republicans, and women in particular....
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Love game: Serena Williams reportedly marries in New Orleans

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 8:30pm
The game is love for tennis star Serena Williams and her new husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian....
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Trump delays new policy on importing elephant parts

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:29pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Friday he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts."...
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US puts Palestinians on notice: DC office may be shuttered

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:29pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration put the Palestinians on notice Friday that it will shutter their office in Washington unless they've entered serious peace talks with Israel, U.S. officials said, potentially giving President Donald Trump more leverage as he seeks an elusive Mideast peace deal....
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Montana congressman misled authorities on reporter's assault

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:29pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A Montana congressman misled investigators about his assault on a reporter the day before he was elected and claimed that the "liberal media" was "trying to make a story" out of it, according to documents released Friday....
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Earnhardt ready to say a final goodbye to NASCAR career

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:29pm
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. bounded out of the media center and was instantly swarmed by fans snapping photos and shoving Sharpies in his face. Earnhardt was tailed until he walked up the steps to another TV interview....
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