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Saturday February 23rd, 2019 1:59AM

AP Top U.S. News at 12:31 a.m. EST

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Virginia lieutenant governor wants accusations investigated
Virginia's embattled lieutenant governor on Saturday called for authorities to investigate sexual assault allegations made against him while defying widespread calls for his resignation
12:37AM ( 9 minutes ago )
The Latest: Accuser willing to testify to Virginia lawmakers
Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax is reaffirming his decision to not resign after two women came forward with accusations of sexual assault
12:30AM ( 15 minutes ago )
Black Virginia voters feel betrayed, left in no-win scenario
Black voters in Virginia feel a deep sense of betrayal over two top leaders admitting their wore blackface
8:07PM ( 4 hours ago )
U.S. News
Whittaker pulls out with injury, Adesanya wins at UFC 234
Robert Whittaker provided most of the early drama at UFC 234 in Australia and Israel Adesanya quite a lot at the end
12:44AM ( 1 minute ago )
Playing without Antetokounmpo, Bucks lose to Magic 103-83
Jonathan Isaac scored 17 points and Nikola Vucevic and Terrence Ross each added 15 as the Orlando Magic cruised past the Milwaukee Bucks 103-83
11:34PM ( 1 hour ago )
Clippers rally from 28 down, beat Celtics 123-112
Montrezl Harrell scored 21 points to help the retooled Los Angeles Clippers overcome a 28-point, first-half deficit and beat the Celtics 123-112
11:32PM ( 1 hour ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Warren makes presidential bid official with call for change
Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren makes bid for the presidency official, grounding her 2020 campaign in a populist call to fight economic inequality and build "an America that works for everyone."
9:58PM ( 2 hours ago )
Snowstorm buries Pacific Northwest, with more on the way
Residents of the Northwest are dealing with a heavy snowfall, and meteorologists say more is likely on the way
9:12PM ( 3 hours ago )
Thailand puzzles over political surprises from royals
Thai political party swears loyalty to the king after its stunning decision to nominate the monarch's sister as its candidate for prime minister backfired when the king called the move inappropriate and unconstitutional
7:35PM ( 5 hours ago )
AP National News
Calls mount for Virginia lieutenant governor's resignation
The head of Virginia's House of Delegates has joined the chorus of calls for the resignation of Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax
2:12PM ( 10 hours ago )
The Latest: Va. Dems call on Lt. Gov. Fairfax to resign
The Democratic Party of Virginia is calling for Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax to resign
12:25PM ( 12 hours ago )
More states adopting gun-seizure laws after Parkland tragedy
In the year since the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school, nine states have passed laws making it easier to take guns away from people who may be suicidal or bent on violence against others
9:31AM ( 15 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
Virginia lieutenant governor wants accusations investigated
Virginia's embattled lieutenant governor on Saturday called for authorities to investigate sexual assault allegations made against him while defying widespread calls for his resignation
12:37AM ( 9 minutes ago )
The Latest: Accuser willing to testify to Virginia lawmakers
Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax is reaffirming his decision to not resign after two women came forward with accusations of sexual assault
12:30AM ( 15 minutes ago )
Black Virginia voters feel betrayed, left in no-win scenario
Black voters in Virginia feel a deep sense of betrayal over two top leaders admitting their wore blackface
8:07PM ( 4 hours ago )
The Latest: Virginia's Fairfax again denies allegations
Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax is reaffirming his decision to not resign after two women came forward with accusations of sexual assault
6:40PM ( 6 hours ago )
Virginia's governor pledges to work toward racial healing
Virginia's governor pledged to work at healing the state's racial divide, capping an astonishing week that saw all three of the state's top elected officials embroiled in potentially career-ending scandals
4:06PM ( 8 hours ago )