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Friday December 4th, 2020 12:13AM

AP Top News at 5:07 a.m. EST

By The Associated Press
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Singapore-Hong Kong air travel bubble postponed
Singapore and Hong Kong have postponed a planned air travel bubble meant to boost tourism for both cities, amid a spike in coronavirus infections in Hong Kong
5:07AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Mortar shells hit Kabul residential areas; at least 8 dead
An Afghan official says at least 23 mortar shells targeted different residential areas in Kabul, killing at least eight people and wounding 31 others
4:09AM ( 1 hour ago )
Asia Today: South Korea mulls steps as new virus cases rise
South Korea has reported 386 new cases of the coronavirus in a resurgence that could force authorities to reimpose stronger social distancing restrictions after easing them in October to spur a faltering economy
4:01AM ( 1 hour ago )
Associated Press (AP)
California enacts nighttime curfew as COVID-19 cases spike
California is enacting a nighttime curfew Saturday as spiking coronavirus cases threaten to swamp health care systems
12:49AM ( 4 hours ago )
Asia Today: South Korea, Japan mull steps as new cases rise
South Korea has reported 386 new cases of the coronavirus in a resurgence that could force authorities to reimpose stronger social distancing restrictions after easing them in October to spur a faltering economy
12:43AM ( 4 hours ago )
'Something very historical': Push for diverse Biden Cabinet
Native Americans are urging President-elect Joe Biden to make history by selecting one of their own to lead the Interior Department, which oversees the nation’s tribes
12:36AM ( 5 hours ago )
AP National News
Free agency opens: Fox and Kings agree on $163 million deal
Free agency in the NBA has started
9:59PM ( 7 hours ago )
Mexico tops 100,000 COVID-19 deaths, 4th country to do so
A day after Mexico passed the 100,000 mark in confirmed COVID-19 deaths, becoming only the fourth country to do so, its president and the mayor of its capital struck dramatically different tones
9:06PM ( 8 hours ago )
Birthday time: Biden turns 78, will be oldest U.S. president
President-elect Joe Biden turned 78 Friday, and he'll soon take the reins of a politically fractured nation facing the worst public health crisis in a century, high unemployment and a reckoning on racial injustice
8:08PM ( 9 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Singapore-Hong Kong air travel bubble postponed
Singapore and Hong Kong have postponed a planned air travel bubble meant to boost tourism for both cities, amid a spike in coronavirus infections in Hong Kong
5:07AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Mortar shells hit Kabul residential areas; at least 8 dead
An Afghan official says at least 23 mortar shells targeted different residential areas in Kabul, killing at least eight people and wounding 31 others
4:09AM ( 1 hour ago )
Asia Today: South Korea mulls steps as new virus cases rise
South Korea has reported 386 new cases of the coronavirus in a resurgence that could force authorities to reimpose stronger social distancing restrictions after easing them in October to spur a faltering economy
4:01AM ( 1 hour ago )
She fled Ethiopia's fighting. Now she warns of 'catastrophe'
One of the few hundred evacuees from Ethiopia's sealed-off Tigray region in an interview with The Associated Press offers rare details of anger, desperation and growing hunger as the warring sides reject international calls for dialogue or even a humanitarian corridor for aid
3:31AM ( 2 hours ago )
Biden could announce Cabinet picks as soon as next week
President-elect Joe Biden is moving quickly to fill out his administration and could name top Cabinet nominations as early as next week
1:58AM ( 3 hours ago )