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Sunday July 12th, 2020 2:59AM

AP Top News at 12:25 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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Trump says GOP is pulling convention from North Carolina
President Donald Trump says he is seeking a new state to host the Republican National Convention after North Carolina refused to guarantee the event could be held in Charlotte without restrictions because of ongoing concerns over the coronavirus
12:46AM ( 7 minutes ago )
Trump tries religious gestures to hike support amid protests
President Donald Trump is cloaking himself in religion as he tries to justify his hard line against violent protests over the killing of another black man in police custody
12:42AM ( 11 minutes ago )
Iowa voters oust Rep. King, shunned for insensitive remarks
Longtime Rep. Steve King has been ousted in Iowa’s Republican primary after being ostracized by party leaders for comments about white nationalism
12:41AM ( 12 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Minneapolis police face civil rights probe over Floyd death
The state of Minnesota has launched a civil rights investigation against the Minneapolis Police Department in hopes of forcing widespread changes following the death of George Floyd
11:55PM ( 58 minutes ago )
Thousands remain protesting in NYC streets, defying curfew
Thousands of demonstrators continued protesting the death of George Floyd remained on New York City streets in defiance of an 8 p.m. curfew
11:25PM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Biden sweeps all 7 presidential primaries
Joe Biden has scored a clean sweep of the seven states conducting Democratic presidential primaries on Tuesday, not at all a surprise given that the presumptive Democratic nominee has no active opposition
10:51PM ( 2 hours ago )
AP National News
Curfews, pandemic test voters in primaries held amid unrest
Voters navigated curfews and health concerns in a slate of primary contests that tested the nation’s ability to host elections amid dueling crises
10:24PM ( 2 hours ago )
The Latest: Biden wins Montana presidential primary
Joe Biden has won the Montana presidential primary as he advances toward the goal of earning enough delegates to claim the Democratic Party nomination before the summer convention
10:21PM ( 2 hours ago )
False claims of antifa protesters plague small U.S. cities
In the days since President Donald Trump blamed antifa activists for an eruption of violence at protests over police killings of black people, social media has lit up with false rumors that the far-left-leaning group is transporting people to wreak havoc on cities
9:50PM ( 3 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Trump says GOP is pulling convention from North Carolina
President Donald Trump says he is seeking a new state to host the Republican National Convention after North Carolina refused to guarantee the event could be held in Charlotte without restrictions because of ongoing concerns over the coronavirus
12:46AM ( 7 minutes ago )
Trump tries religious gestures to hike support amid protests
President Donald Trump is cloaking himself in religion as he tries to justify his hard line against violent protests over the killing of another black man in police custody
12:42AM ( 11 minutes ago )
Iowa voters oust Rep. King, shunned for insensitive remarks
Longtime Rep. Steve King has been ousted in Iowa’s Republican primary after being ostracized by party leaders for comments about white nationalism
12:41AM ( 12 minutes ago )
AP sources: White House softens on sending troops to states
President Donald Trump appears to be privately backing off his threat to deploy troops to the states in order to quell protests over police brutality
12:39AM ( 14 minutes ago )
Protesters return to the streets as Trump decries 'lowlifes'
Protesters are streaming back into the nation’s streets despite widespread curfews
12:29AM ( 24 minutes ago )