Sunday September 23rd, 2018 3:20AM

AP Top News at 5:13 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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Turkish troops and allies say they besieged Syria's Afrin
Turkey's military says its troops and Turkish-backed Syrian opposition fighters have begun a siege of the Syrian Kurdish-held northern town of Afrin
5:17AM ( 20 minutes ago )
World shares mixed on trade outlook, tighter China oversight
World shares mixed on uncertainty over trade, China regulatory revamp
4:47AM ( 51 minutes ago )
No honeymoon: US relations, EU future challenge Merkel
A record 171 days after Germany's election, Angela Merkel is set to pledge for the fourth time to dedicate her efforts to Germans' well-being and "protect them from harm"
4:40AM ( 57 minutes ago )
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China's Xi further expanding power with anti-corruption body
Following passage of a constitutional amendment potentially making him president-for-life, China's Xi Jinping has moved to further expand his powers with the establishment of a powerful new anti-corruption agency
4:06AM ( 1 hour ago )
Rebel group vows to fight and not leave Syria's Ghouta
Largest rebel group in besieged suburbs of the Syrian capital Damascus vows not to leave the area and to continue fight advancing government forces
3:28AM ( 2 hours ago )
Protests to await Trump's visit to California border
Numerous demonstrations planned to mark Trump's first visit to California border as president
2:19AM ( 3 hours ago )
AP National News
Latest nor'easter starts to slam storm-battered Northeast
The third major nor'easter in two weeks is starting to slam the storm-battered Northeast with more than a foot of snow and high winds expected in some areas
12:10AM ( 5 hours ago )
49 dead from plane that crashed while landing in Nepal
Nepal officials say the plane crash at Kathmandu's airport a day earlier killed 49 people among the 71 on board; government orders investigation into cause of the crash
12:02AM ( 5 hours ago )
National Geographic acknowledges past racist coverage
National Geographic magazine acknowledges its past racist coverage of the world in its April issue about race
11:34PM ( 6 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Turkish troops and allies say they besieged Syria's Afrin
Turkey's military says its troops and Turkish-backed Syrian opposition fighters have begun a siege of the Syrian Kurdish-held northern town of Afrin
5:17AM ( 20 minutes ago )
World shares mixed on trade outlook, tighter China oversight
World shares mixed on uncertainty over trade, China regulatory revamp
4:47AM ( 51 minutes ago )
No honeymoon: US relations, EU future challenge Merkel
A record 171 days after Germany's election, Angela Merkel is set to pledge for the fourth time to dedicate her efforts to Germans' well-being and "protect them from harm"
4:40AM ( 57 minutes ago )
Nepal crash followed apparent confusion over plane's path
Police say a plane crash at Nepal's main airport killed 50 of the 71 people on board, as an investigation was ordered into the cause of an accident that occurred after apparent confusion over landing instructions
4:35AM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Turkey says it has laid siege to Afrin in Syria
Turkey's military says its troops and Turkish-backed Syrian opposition fighters have begun siege of the Syrian Kurdish-held northern town of Afrin
4:13AM ( 1 hour ago )