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Monday May 20th, 2019 10:42PM

AP Top News at 1:14 a.m. EST

By The Associated Press
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Catalan separatists transferred to Madrid as key trial nears
Spanish authorities transferred Friday nine politicians and activists from prisons in Catalonia to the country's capital, Madrid, ahead of a high-stakes rebellion trial for their parts in an attempt to secede from Spain
2:54AM ( 16 minutes ago )
January was officially Australia's hottest month on record
Australia has sweltered through its hottest month on record in January and the summer of extremes continues with wildfires razing the drought-parched south while expanses of the tropical north are flooded
2:40AM ( 30 minutes ago )
Facebook removes 783 fake pages, accounts tied to Iran
Facebook says it has removed 783 Iran-linked pages, accounts and groups from its service for what it calls "coordinated inauthentic behavior."
2:39AM ( 31 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Woman enslaved by Japan's military mourned near protest site
Funeral of a woman sexually enslaved by Japanese soldiers as a girl during WWII ends near embassy site where Kim Bok-dong protested for decades to try to get a fuller acknowledgement from Japan of its wartime brutality
1:49AM ( 1 hour ago )
Schultz faces hometown protests as he eyes 2020 bid
Sonics fans, worried Democrats will greet talk by former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz as he returns to Seattle
1:35AM ( 1 hour ago )
AP WAS THERE: Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Iran
AP WAS THERE: Exiled Shiite leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, returns to Iran in 1979, ahead of Islamic Revolution
1:25AM ( 1 hour ago )
AP National News
US expected to announce treaty withdrawal as soon as Friday
The Trump administration is poised to announce Friday that it is withdrawing from a nuclear arms treaty that has been a centerpiece of superpower arms control since the waning days of the Cold War
11:33PM ( 3 hours ago )
Throngs gather near Japan embassy to mourn SKorean sex slave
Hundreds are gathering near the Japanese Embassy for the funeral of a South Korean woman forced as a girl into a brothel and sexually enslaved by the Japanese military in WWII
11:27PM ( 3 hours ago )
Venezuela opposition leader to police: Leave my family alone
The Venezuelan opposition leader challenging Nicolas Maduro's claim to the presidency warned officers from a feared state security unit Thursday to stay away from his family after he accused them of showing up at his apartment
10:38PM ( 4 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Facebook removes 783 fake pages, accounts tied to Iran
Facebook says it has removed 783 Iran-linked pages, accounts and groups from its service for what it calls "coordinated inauthentic behavior."
2:39AM ( 31 minutes ago )
India budget announces handouts for poor farmers, workers
India's government announces a cash handout for small farmers, an informal employment pension scheme and tax relief for small traders in an interim budget to prop up popular support before elections
2:18AM ( 52 minutes ago )
Women will surround Trump at State of the Union address
Women, powerful Democrats. Immigrants _ all living reminders of the 2018 election, will surround Trump as he delivers the State of the Union
2:09AM ( 1 hour ago )
Higher learning: Boarder Chloe Kim aims to soar at Princeton
Snowboarder Chloe Kim is heading back to school after soaring to an Olympic gold medal in the halfpipe last February
2:05AM ( 1 hour ago )
Cardinal Moment: Jeff Walz and Louisville finally beat UConn
Jeff Walz and Louisville finally beat UConn
2:03AM ( 1 hour ago )