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Saturday October 23rd, 2021 8:32AM

AP Top News at 12:17 a.m. EST

By The Associated Press
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Some Asian shares buoyed by news on coronavirus vaccine
Asian shares are mixed, as some indexes lost earlier gains buoyed by optimism a vaccine may soon control the coronavirus and the economic destruction it’s caused
1:38AM ( 43 minutes ago )
Bach: Athletes taking vaccine not just 'individual' decision
IOC President Thomas Bach has said that he is “encouraging” all Olympic “participants” and fans to be vaccinated if they are going to attend next year’s Tokyo Olympics
1:18AM ( 1 hour ago )
Trump campaign lawsuit over Pennsylvania vote heads to court
A hearing on the Trump campaign’s federal lawsuit seeking to prevent Pennsylvania officials from certifying the vote results remains on track
1:06AM ( 1 hour ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Facebook, Twitter CEOs facing questions on election measures
A Senate panel is calling on the CEOs of Facebook and Twitter to defend their handling of disinformation in the contest between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden
12:03AM ( 2 hours ago )
SpaceX capsule with 4 astronauts reaches space station
SpaceX's newly launched capsule with four astronauts has arrived at the International Space Station
11:30PM ( 2 hours ago )
Dangerous Hurricane Iota makes landfall on Nicaragua coast
Powerful Hurricane Iota has made landfall on Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast, threatening catastrophic damage to the same part of Central America already battered by equally strong Hurricane Eta less than two weeks ago
11:19PM ( 3 hours ago )
AP National News
Hurricane Iota's front edge pushing onto Nicaragua coast
The front edge of powerful Hurricane Iota has begun battering Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast, threatening catastrophic damage to the same part of Central America already battered by equally strong Hurricane Eta less than two weeks ago
10:03PM ( 4 hours ago )
Peru's Congress selects centrist lawmaker to be new leader
Peru’s Congress has chosen a new leader expected to become the nation’s third president in the span of a week, a hopeful sign that the political crisis is on the verge of resolution
9:18PM ( 5 hours ago )
Governors ratchet up restrictions ahead of Thanksgiving
More governors and mayors are ratcheting up COVID-19 restrictions ahead of Thanksgiving for fear that holiday travel and family gatherings will only worsen the record-breaking, coast-to-coast resurgence of the virus
8:56PM ( 5 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Some Asian shares buoyed by news on coronavirus vaccine
Asian shares are mixed, as some indexes lost earlier gains buoyed by optimism a vaccine may soon control the coronavirus and the economic destruction it’s caused
1:38AM ( 43 minutes ago )
Bach: Athletes taking vaccine not just 'individual' decision
IOC President Thomas Bach has said that he is “encouraging” all Olympic “participants” and fans to be vaccinated if they are going to attend next year’s Tokyo Olympics
1:18AM ( 1 hour ago )
Trump campaign lawsuit over Pennsylvania vote heads to court
A hearing on the Trump campaign’s federal lawsuit seeking to prevent Pennsylvania officials from certifying the vote results remains on track
1:06AM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: South Korea tightens social distancing rules
South Korea says it will tighten social distancing rules in the greater Seoul area and some parts of eastern Gangwon province to try to suppress a coronavirus resurgence there
12:52AM ( 1 hour ago )
Huawei selling Honor phone brand in face of US sanctions
Chinese tech giant Huawei is selling its Honor smartphone brand in an effort to rescue the struggling business from damaging U.S. sanctions imposed on its parent company
12:50AM ( 1 hour ago )