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When a 'bloodless correction' smells like a coup

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 1:24pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- No one likes to own up to a coup. It's usually nasty business and it can bring frowns and punishment from abroad (even when nations might be rooting for the coup leaders)....
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The king is coming to the big screens

Lariat Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 1:02pm
On Oct. 16, Marvel Entertainment released the second trailer and official movie poster for “Black Panther” which will hit the theaters on Feb. 16, 2018. “Black Panther” is played by Chadwick Boseman, teamed with Lupita Nyong’o playing Nakia and Michael B. Jordan playing Killmonger, the villain. T’Challa, played by Boseman, returns home to Wakanda to […]
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'Obamacare' mandate repeal would remake market for consumers

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:24pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Millions are expected to forgo coverage if Congress repeals the unpopular requirement that Americans get health insurance, gambling that they won't get sick and boosting premiums for others in a sharp break with the idea that everyone should contribute toward health care....
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Pre-Med society hosts USC’s Keck School of Medicine

Lariat Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:49am
The Saddleback College Pre-Med Society hosted guest speaker Michael Richards on Monday night to lecture students and answer questions on what is necessary to get into the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. Richards discussed the candidate competencies, the types of personal statements, and other things the admissions office looks for […]
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Lawyer: Freedom sweet for man wrongfully convicted in 1974

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:24am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Nearly 50 years after he was arrested in the kidnapping and rape of a nurse, a Louisiana man walked out of prison on Wednesday, his life sentence and conviction overturned by a judge who said the case against him was "weak at best."...
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New money: Mnuchin and Carranza now on the dollar bill

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:24am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza are now on the money, literally....
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Hundreds line up for Texas church shooting family funeral

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:24am
DALLAS (AP) -- Hundreds of mourners lined up to enter a funeral service Wednesday for eight members of a family who were among the more than two dozen killed in a shooting at a small Texas church....
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Dangerous Hawaii psychiatric patient flew to California

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:21am
HONOLULU (AP) -- A man acquitted of a 1979 murder by reason of insanity escaped from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital over the weekend, took a taxi to a chartered plane in Honolulu bound for the island of Maui and then boarded another plane to San Jose, California, police said....
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Mnuchin and Carranza now on $1 bills

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:21am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza are now on the money, literally....
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Close new Earth-size world, where year lasts under 10 days

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:21am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Astronomers have discovered a close new world about the size of Earth, where a year lasts just under 10 days....
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MLB hopes for new Japan posting deal by early December

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:21am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Major League Baseball hopes to reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a deal that would allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani to start negotiations with big league teams....
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Ohio calls off execution after failing to find inmate's vein

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 9:19am
LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio called off the execution of a condemned killer with multiple health problems on Wednesday, because members of the state's execution team were unable to find a vein to insert an IV that would administer the lethal drugs....
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6 Czechs fined for sporting Borat mankinis in Kazakhstan

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 8:19am
PRAGUE (AP) -- Six Czech tourists who dressed up in skimpy swimsuits made famous by Sacha Baron Cohen's "Borat" have reportedly been detained by authorities in Kazakhstan's capital Astana....
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Mugabe latest leader over years taken into custody

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 7:19am
Zimbabwe's army has taken President Robert Mugabe and his wife into custody, triggering speculation of a military coup, though the military's supporters have called it a "bloodless correction." It wasn't clear exactly where the 93-year-old Mugabe and his wife were, but army Major Gen. Sibusiso Moyo said they were being held by the military....
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5 House Dems introduce impeachment articles against Trump

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 7:19am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Five Democrats have introduced articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, a long-shot effort that stands little chance in the Republican-led House....
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Dangerous Hawaii psychiatric patient flew to California

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 7:19am
HONOLULU (AP) -- A man acquitted of a 1979 murder by reason of insanity escaped from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital over the weekend, took a taxi to a chartered plane in Honolulu bound for the island of Maui and then boarded another plane to San Jose, California, police said....
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Plummer calls his replacement of Spacey in film 'ironic'

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 7:19am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Christopher Plummer says he doesn't feel like he's replacing Kevin Spacey in the upcoming Ridley Scott film "All the Money in the World" because he was up for the part when the movie was being cast....
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Trump returns to GOP panic. Will he try to push Moore out?

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 6:15am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump spent five days in Asia largely keeping the Alabama Senate scandal at bay. He won't be so lucky on U.S. soil....
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Experts: Bush groping allegations would be hard to prosecute

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 6:15am
HOUSTON (AP) -- Allegations that former President George H.W. Bush inappropriately touched six women involve potential crimes punishable by fines or jail time, if they had been prosecuted....
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AP Exclusive: US scientists try 1st gene editing in the body

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 5:14am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to try to cure a disease....
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