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Saddleback honors its veterans and the Marine Corps’ 242nd birthday

Lariat Top Headlines - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 4:39pm
The Saddleback College Veterans Education and Transition Services Program celebrated Veterans Day and the Marine Corps’ 242nd birthday Thursday. Active Marines and veterans were welcomed and honored in celebration of such an important day. The football team also hosted veterans last week at the home game on Saturday, Nov. 4. They offered free admission to […]
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Half of US adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 1:56pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- New guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition, which now plagues nearly half of U.S. adults....
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Saddleback College women’s soccer team advances to the playoffs

Lariat Top Headlines - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 1:02pm
The Saddleback College women’s soccer team won the South Orange County College Cup after defeating the Irvine Valley College Lasers 2-0 at Saddleback’s Stadium on Thursday, Nov. 9. The SOCC trophy is awarded to the team with the best record, only involving games between the two district rivals. This provided an intense atmosphere, as the […]
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Could anyone stop Trump from launching nukes? The answer: No

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Here's a question rarely raised before Donald Trump ran for the White House: If the president ordered a pre-emptive nuclear strike, could anyone stop him?...
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Trump turns to drug industry for his new health secretary

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Turning to an industry he's rebuked, President Donald Trump on Monday picked a former top pharmaceutical and government executive to be his health secretary....
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Half of US adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:55pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- New medical guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition. That means now nearly half of U.S. adults have it....
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Saddleback College Gauchos football heads to the playoffs

Lariat Top Headlines - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:12pm
The Saddleback College football team earned a spot in the playoffs after their 52-27 win over Orange Coast College on Saturday. The Gauchos will be playing the Fullerton College Hornets at Whittier College on Saturday, Nov. 18. The Gauchos finished the season with an 8-2 overall record and a 4-1 conference record. Saddleback lost to […]
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Saudi walks back escalation as dramatic moves backfire

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 11:53am
BEIRUT (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's dramatic moves to counter Iran in the region appear to have backfired, significantly ratcheting up regional tensions and setting off a spiral of reactions and anger that seem to have caught the kingdom off guard....
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Bill Gates gives $50 million to combat Alzheimer's

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 11:53am
SEATTLE (AP) -- Bill Gates says he's giving $50 million to help fight Alzheimer's disease....
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Trump choosing white men as judges, highest rate in decades

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:51am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is nominating white men to America's federal courts at a rate not seen in nearly 30 years, threatening to reverse a slow transformation toward a judiciary that reflects the nation's diversity....
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UK Scrabble group bans star player for breaking tile rule

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:51am
LONDON (AP) -- The Association of British Scrabble players banned one of its star players for three years after an independent investigation concluded that he had broken rules in the popular word game....
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Stalled in Congress, LGBT rights advance at the local level

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 9:51am
At the U.S. Capitol and in most statehouses nationwide, supporters of LGBT rights are unable to make major gains these days. Instead, they're notching victories in seemingly unlikely venues, such as Morgantown, West Virginia, and Birmingham, Alabama....
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Stalled in Congress, LGBT rights advance at the local level

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 8:51am
At the U.S. Capitol and in most statehouses nationwide, supporters of LGBT rights are unable to make major gains these days. Instead, they're notching victories in seemingly unlikely venues, such as Morgantown, West Virginia, and Birmingham, Alabama....
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Colin Kaepernick named GQ magazine's citizen of the year

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 8:51am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been named GQ's magazine's "Citizen of the Year" for his activism....
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Trump names former drug exec as new health secretary

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 7:51am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Turning to an industry he's rebuked, President Donald Trump on Monday picked a former top pharmaceutical and government executive be his health and human services secretary, overseeing a $1 trillion department responsible for major health insurance programs, medical research, food and drug safety, and public health....
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US-targeted IS in Somalia could be a 'significant threat'

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 2:49am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- The Islamic State group's growing presence in Somalia could become a "significant threat" if it attracts fighters fleeing collapsing strongholds in Syria and Iraq, experts say, and already it seems to be influencing local al-Shabab extremists to adopt tactics like beheadings....
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The Latest: Iran raises its death toll to 328 in earthquake

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:47am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- The latest on an earthquake along the Iran-Iraq border (all times local):...
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Brady, Patriots send Broncos to fifth straight loss, 41-16

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:47am
DENVER (AP) -- Denver is no longer Tom Brady's House of Horrors and the Broncos sure don't scare anybody anymore....
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Christian players frustrated by criticism for anthem protest

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 11:46pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Eric Reid and other Christian players who support Colin Kaepernick's social justice movement want believers on the opposite side of the controversial anthem protest to ask themselves a simple but powerful question: What would Jesus do?...
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