sunny.png
Thursday June 20th, 2019 1:19PM

AP Top News at 5:39 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
  • Associated Categories: Associated Press (AP), AP National News, Top General short headlines
© Copyright 2019 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water as protest escalates
Hong Kong police fire tear gas and water hoses against protesters who had massed outside government headquarters in opposition to legislation that has become a lightning rod for concern over Chinese control and erosion of civil liberties in the territory
5:45AM ( 2 minutes ago )
1st defendant faces sentencing in college admissions scandal
Prosecutors plan to seek more than a year in prison for a former Stanford sailing coach who admitted to participating in the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme
5:39AM ( 8 minutes ago )
The Latest: Yemen rebels target Saudi airport, 26 wounded
The Latest: Saudi-led coalition says 26 people wounded as Yemen's Houthi rebels target airport in kingdom's southwest
5:15AM ( 32 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Biden, Trump trade jabs in possible 2020 election preview
President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are unleashing the kind of verbal attacks that feel more appropriate for the final weeks before Election Day than a lazy summer day about 17 months before voters go to the polls
3:59AM ( 1 hour ago )
Hong Kong delays bill debate as protest crowds amass at HQ
Hong Kong delayed a legislative session to debate extradition bill as protesters amassed to block entry to the building out of concern the measure signaled greater Chinese control and further erosion of civil liberties
3:56AM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Hong Kong officials call on protesters to leave
Hong Kong officials are calling on protesters to leave the area where huge crowds are blocking streets to government headquarters and have delayed debate over a contentious extradition bill
3:43AM ( 2 hours ago )
AP National News
Openings set at Illinois trial in slaying of Chinese scholar
Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar
12:31AM ( 5 hours ago )
The Latest: Hong Kong session delayed as protest gathers
The start of a Hong Kong legislative session on a contentious extradition bill has been delayed as protesters massed outside to block entry to the chamber and government headquarters
11:25PM ( 6 hours ago )
Virginia primary has lots of surprise, no clear message
Virginia's closely watched off-year primary contest produced plenty of surprises Tuesday, but no clear message
11:22PM ( 6 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water as protest escalates
Hong Kong police fire tear gas and water hoses against protesters who had massed outside government headquarters in opposition to legislation that has become a lightning rod for concern over Chinese control and erosion of civil liberties in the territory
5:45AM ( 2 minutes ago )
1st defendant faces sentencing in college admissions scandal
Prosecutors plan to seek more than a year in prison for a former Stanford sailing coach who admitted to participating in the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme
5:39AM ( 8 minutes ago )
The Latest: Yemen rebels target Saudi airport, 26 wounded
The Latest: Saudi-led coalition says 26 people wounded as Yemen's Houthi rebels target airport in kingdom's southwest
5:15AM ( 32 minutes ago )
World shares fall as protests shake up Hong Kong
Shares have fallen in Asia, led by Hong Kong decline as protests persist
5:07AM ( 40 minutes ago )
The Latest: Hong Kong police search protesters, bags
Hong Kong police have been searching some protesters and their bags as the left the scene of massive protests against widely unpopular extradition legislation
5:05AM ( 43 minutes ago )