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Analysis: Progress by China envoy in N. Korea won't be easy

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 4:13am
TOKYO (AP) -- With all the verbal barbs flying between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump these days, China's decision to send its most senior official to North Korea in more than two years could be a welcome opportunity to defuse the growing tensions between Washington and Pyongyang....
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Airbus to sell 430 planes to Indigo for $49.5 billion

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 2:09am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Airbus signed a $49.5 billion deal on Wednesday to sell 430 airplanes to the Phoenix-based private equity firm that owns Frontier Airlines, striking the European aerospace company's biggest deal ever at the Dubai Air Show....
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Trump returns, faces Alabama Senate scandal

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 1:08am
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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Analysis: Sessions seeks balance in pondering Clinton probe

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 1:08am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In asking senior federal prosecutors to examine a number of Republican grievances, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is trying to strike a balance....
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Allen leads No. 1 Duke past No. 2 Michigan State 88-81

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 1:08am
CHICAGO (AP) -- Forget about Marvin Bagley III and the rest of Duke's talented freshmen for a moment....
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Papa John's apologizes for criticizing NFL anthem protests

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:06am
Papa John's is apologizing for comments made by CEO John Schnatter blaming sluggish pizza sales on NFL players kneeling during the national anthem....
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AP Exclusive: US scientists try 1st gene editing in the body

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:04pm
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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China sending envoy to North Korea following Trump visit

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:04pm
BEIJING (AP) -- Following President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing, China said Wednesday that it would send a high-level special envoy to North Korea amid an extended chill in relations between the neighbors over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile programs....
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The Latest: Zimbabwe's war vets praise army's actions

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 9:03pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local):...
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Following Trump visit, China sending envoy to North Korea

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 9:03pm
BEIJING (AP) -- Following President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing, China said Wednesday it is sending a high-level special envoy to North Korea amid an extended chill in relations between the neighbors over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile programs....
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Saddleback College presents Master Class with Andrew Park

Lariat Top Headlines - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 7:33pm
The Saddleback Fine Arts Department began its Reflections of the Ocean Classical Keyboard Series last night when they welcomed concert pianist Andrew Park, member of the Park Trio.  Park performed pieces by the infamous Bach, Scarlatti, Chopin, De Falla and Khatchaturian. Park is a renowned solo pianist, chamber musician and pedagogue who won  first prize […]
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3 UCLA players face punishment at home after China incident

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 6:57pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting returned home, where they may be disciplined by the school as a result of the international scandal....
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When child sex isn't rape: French to set age of consent

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 3:55pm
PARIS (AP) -- Is a 13-year-old old enough to agree to sex with an adult? That's a question France is asking as the government prepares to set a legal age for sexual consent for the first time....
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Gunman picking random targets kills 4 in Northern California

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 2:52pm
RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP) -- A gunman choosing targets at random opened fire in a rural Northern California town Tuesday, killing four people at several sites and wounding others at an elementary school before police shot him dead, authorities said....
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Q&A: Donald Trump Jr.'s private messages with WikiLeaks

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 1:51pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Evidence that President Donald Trump's eldest son exchanged private messages on Twitter with WikiLeaks has raised new questions about the Trump campaign's communications....
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Is gun-maker liable for Newtown? Court takes up the case

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:51pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza heard the message loud and clear when gun-maker Remington Arms marketed an AR-15-style rifle as an overpowering weapon favored by elite military forces, a lawyer for relatives of some victims of the massacre told the Connecticut Supreme Court on Tuesday....
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Sessions defends himself to Congress, says he never lied

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:51am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A defiant Attorney General Jeff Sessions told Congress on Tuesday he never lied under oath about Russian interference in the 2016 election and said sleep deprivation and the "chaos" of the Trump campaign clouded his recollections of campaign contacts with Russians....
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Shootings at multiple sites kill 3, wound kids at school

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:51am
RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP) -- A series of shootings at multiple locations in rural Northern California left three people dead and several others wounded Tuesday, including students at an elementary school, authorities said....
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Is gun-maker liable for Newtown? Court takes up the case

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:51am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza heard the message loud and clear when gun-maker Remington Arms marketed an AR-15-style rifle as an overpowering weapon favored by elite military forces, a lawyer for relatives of some victims of the massacre told the Connecticut Supreme Court on Tuesday....
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Military outside Zimbabwe capital after army chief's threat

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:51am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe was on edge Tuesday as armored personnel carriers were seen outside the capital a day after the army commander threatened to "step in" to calm political tensions over the president's firing of his deputy, and the ruling party accused the commander of "treasonable conduct."...
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