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Wednesday October 17th, 2018 10:38AM

AP Top News at 5:14 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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Man at center of Nobel Literature scandal convicted of rape
The man at the center of a sex-abuse and financial crimes scandal that is tarnishing the academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, has been found guilty and given a two-year jail sentence for a rape in 2011
5:14AM ( 12 minutes ago )
Burials begin in Indonesia as survivors' desperation grows
Burials begin in a mass grave dug in hard-hit Indonesia city as desperation grows for the survivors still trapped or lacking food and other supplies 3 days after earthquake and tsunami
5:12AM ( 13 minutes ago )
'Tragedy of grand scale': Events mark date of Vegas shooting
It's been a year since the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, and a scheduled speaker at a sunrise ceremony in Las Vegas is calling it a tragedy of grand scale
4:56AM ( 30 minutes ago )
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Yale classmate recalls Kavanaugh as frequent, heavy drinker
Yale University classmate of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh disputes his characterization of his past drinking
3:42AM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Catalan activists return to scene of violence
Catalonia's regional government has returned to a school in northern Catalonia where police stormed in to bar people from voting in a banned independence referendum one year ago
3:16AM ( 2 hours ago )
The Latest: Toll exceeds 840 in Indonesia disaster
Indonesia's disaster agency says the death toll from the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit the island of Sulawesi has increased slightly to 844, and nearly 50,000 people have been displaced
3:12AM ( 2 hours ago )
AP National News
Canada-US reach free trade deal with Mexico
Canada and the United States reach a deal for Canada to stay in a free trade pact with the U.S. and Mexico
12:22AM ( 5 hours ago )
Flacco throws 2 TD passes, Ravens trip up Steelers 26-14
Joe Flacco threw a pair of early touchdown passes, Justin Tucker kicked four second-half field goals and the Baltimore Ravens pulled away from the Pittsburgh Steelers 26-14
12:13AM ( 5 hours ago )
One and not done: Brews-Cubs, Rockies-Dodgers in tiebreakers
Major League Baseball is set to hold two tiebreakers on the same day for the first time
11:50PM ( 5 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Man at center of Nobel Literature scandal convicted of rape
The man at the center of a sex-abuse and financial crimes scandal that is tarnishing the academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, has been found guilty and given a two-year jail sentence for a rape in 2011
5:14AM ( 12 minutes ago )
Burials begin in Indonesia as survivors' desperation grows
Burials begin in a mass grave dug in hard-hit Indonesia city as desperation grows for the survivors still trapped or lacking food and other supplies 3 days after earthquake and tsunami
5:12AM ( 14 minutes ago )
'Tragedy of grand scale': Events mark date of Vegas shooting
It's been a year since the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, and a scheduled speaker at a sunrise ceremony in Las Vegas is calling it a tragedy of grand scale
4:56AM ( 30 minutes ago )
The Latest: Puigdemont urges unity in Catalan action
Separatist leader Carles Puigdemont says people in Catalonia should remain united in their goal to break away from Spain, one year after a crushed secession referendum in the prosperous region
4:55AM ( 31 minutes ago )
Divided separatists remember quashed Catalan vote 1 year ago
Activists advocating for Catalonia's secession from Spain have blocked major highways, train lines and avenues across the northeastern region, one year after a banned referendum crushed by police failed to deliver an independent state
4:51AM ( 34 minutes ago )