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Wednesday June 3rd, 2020 3:28PM

AP Top U.S. News at 9:39 a.m. EST

By The Associated Press
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Valentine's Day brings love and some worry in Iraq holy city
This Valentine’s season, Hasanain al-Rufaye is busy in his Najaf, Iraq, flower shop, wrapping bouquets and stuffing dolls into gift boxes
10:17AM ( 14 minutes ago )
Bitter cold in Midwest, Northeast to ease during weekend
Bitterly cold temperatures persisted from the Northern Plains to parts of the Great Lakes and northern New England
10:13AM ( 19 minutes ago )
Florida 'red flag' gun law used 3,500 times since Parkland
A Florida law that allows judges to bar anyone deemed dangerous from possessing firearms has been used 3,500 times since its enactment after a 2018 high school massacre
9:24AM ( 1 hour ago )
U.S. News
Negative interest rates turn saving, borrowing upside down
These are strange times for borrowers and savers
9:55AM ( 36 minutes ago )
Trump ignores AG Barr's request to stop tweeting about DOJ
President Donald Trump is ignoring his attorney general's public request to stop tweeting about the Justice Department
9:50AM ( 42 minutes ago )
US stocks rise slightly, on track for weekly gains
Stocks are opening mostly higher on Wall Street, with technology,and retail companies leading  he gainers
9:49AM ( 43 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Trump wants $1.5B over 10 years to revive US uranium mining
The Trump administration wants to spend $1.5 billion over 10 years to create a U.S. uranium reserve, claiming that reliance on cheaper uranium imports threatens the country's energy security
9:07AM ( 1 hour ago )
Virus infects more than 1,700 health workers in China, 6 die
A Chinese health official says more than 1,700 medical workers have been infected by the new virus and six have died
8:49AM ( 1 hour ago )
With virus, shops in China suffer a star-crossed Valentines
In virus-stricken China, couples can celebrate Valentine's Day with a roast beef salad, hot chocolate, a rose and a note, all delivered to their door
8:42AM ( 1 hour ago )
AP National News
Smollett case could complicate reelection of top prosecutor
The decision by a grand jury to restore charges against Jussie Smollett could bedevil the reelection bid of the first black woman to hold Chicago's top law enforcement job
7:56PM ( 14 hours ago )
New Mexico bid for recreational marijuana is all but doomed
New Mexico's bid to become the 12th U.S. state to legalize recreational use of marijuana abruptly fell flat after state senators in a legislature dominated by Democrats rejected a bill that would have forced permission for sales in all of the state's cities and towns
7:49PM ( 14 hours ago )
Smollett case could complicate career of top prosecutor
The decision by a grand jury to restore charges against Jussie Smollett could bedevil the reelection bid of the first black woman to hold Chicago's top law enforcement job
7:21PM ( 15 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
Valentine's Day brings love and some worry in Iraq holy city
This Valentine’s season, Hasanain al-Rufaye is busy in his Najaf, Iraq, flower shop, wrapping bouquets and stuffing dolls into gift boxes
10:17AM ( 14 minutes ago )
Bitter cold in Midwest, Northeast to ease during weekend
Bitterly cold temperatures persisted from the Northern Plains to parts of the Great Lakes and northern New England
10:13AM ( 19 minutes ago )
Florida 'red flag' gun law used 3,500 times since Parkland
A Florida law that allows judges to bar anyone deemed dangerous from possessing firearms has been used 3,500 times since its enactment after a 2018 high school massacre
9:24AM ( 1 hour ago )
Prosecutors get final word at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial
Prosecutors are giving their closing argument Friday at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial
5:52AM ( 4 hours ago )
Prepping straw bedding for dogs signals Iditarod is near
Volunteers slinging bales of hay signaled the first volunteer event for this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race
4:38AM ( 5 hours ago )