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Celtics take 3-0 series lead with OT win over 76ers

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 9:21pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Al Horford had no use for the premature celebration that showered confetti all over the 76ers' home court at the end of regulation, delaying overtime and prompting an impromptu cleanup job....
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Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day

Lariat Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:44pm
Most people are shocked when I disclose my ethnicity, most assume I’m white, when in reality I’m half Mexican and I identify as Hispanic, even though my mother insists that I refer to myself as ‘American of Latin descent’. Then, I get to play a game called, “prove your ethnic background” because I don’t “look” […]
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Justify wins sloppy Kentucky Derby, Baffert gets 5th title

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 6:25pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- If you want to bust a racing curse, call Bob Baffert....
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Justify wins sloppy Kentucky Derby, Baffert takes 5th title

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 5:10pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Justify splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby by 2½ lengths on Saturday, becoming the first colt in 136 years to wear the roses after not racing as a 2-year-old....
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Jazz Fest lagniappe: interviews, cultural exchange

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 5:10pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A Canadian Celtic band with Acadian roots and two of the grand masters of traditional jazz kicked off the heritage interview stage Saturday at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival....
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The Latest: Lava from Hawaii volcano destroys 5 homes

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:10pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) -- The Latest on a volcanic eruption on the Big Island of Hawaii (all times local):...
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The Latest: Some Derby fans call it a day, head for exits

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 3:10pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- The Latest on Saturday's 144th running of the Kentucky Derby (all times local):...
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Early GOP primaries shaping up as rightward march with Trump

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 12:55pm
As primary season kicks into high gear, Republicans are engaged in nomination fights that are pulling the party to the right, leaving some leaders worried their candidates will be out of a step with the broader electorate in November....
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Rescue workers find 2 coal miners alive in Poland; 5 missing

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 11:40am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Two missing coal miners were found hurt but conscious after a tremor struck a mine Saturday in southern Poland, and rescue crews were still trying to reach five other missing miners, a Polish mining company said....
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California's Orange County could determine Congress control

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 10:40am
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) -- Once considered conservative holy ground, Orange County is starting to look like a last stand for California Republicans....
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Normalcy elusive in community where women were held captive

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 10:40am
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Residents on the Cleveland street where three women were secretly held captive in Ariel Castro's house of horrors for about a decade say they're tired of being eyed by spectators who still visit the site five years after the home was demolished....
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Scientists say fossilized footprints tell tale of sloth hunt

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 9:25am
WHITE SANDS NATIONAL MONUMENT, N.M. (AP) -- Researchers studying fossilized footprints on a New Mexico salt flat say a trail of tracks tells the story of Ice Age hunters stalking a huge sloth....
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Immigration detention prolonged in Alabama's 'black hole'

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:10am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Olusegun Olatunji paid a $40,700 fine, did three months in a halfway house and spent a year on probation for selling counterfeit hats out of an Indianapolis shopping mall. Then, since the Nigerian native had overstayed a work visa 30 years ago, immigration officials detained him to await deportation in 2014....
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Hundreds arrested in Russia amid anti-Putin protests

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:10am
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russians angered by the impending inauguration of Vladimir Putin to a new term as president demonstrated throughout the country on Saturday. Police arrested hundreds, including protest organizer Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is Putin's most prominent foe....
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Early GOP primaries shaping up as rightward march with Trump

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 7:10am
As primary season kicks into high gear, Republicans are engaged in nomination fights that are pulling the party to the right, leaving some leaders worried their candidates will be out of a step with the broader electorate in November....
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AP: Numerous mishaps traced to adults who had guns in school

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 6:09am
They are the "good guys with guns" the National Rifle Association says are needed to protect students from shooters: a school police officer, a teacher who moonlights in law enforcement, a veteran sheriff....
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The Latest: Russia arrests over 350 in anti-Putin protests

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 6:09am
MOSCOW (AP) -- The Latest on anti-Putin protests in Russia (all times local):...
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Trump exit from Iran nuclear deal enters uncharted territory

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's not as simple as just saying "we're out" of the Iran nuclear deal....
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