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Friday August 7th, 2020 2:25PM

AP Top News at 12:19 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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Trump says he'll act to ban TikTok in US as soon as Saturday
President Donald Trump says he will take action as soon as Saturday to ban TikTok, a popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of national security and censorship concerns
12:26AM ( 27 minutes ago )
Florida teen arrested as mastermind of Twitter hack
A Florida teen arrested Friday was named by authorities as the mastermind of the takeover earlier this month of Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls that scammed people around globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin
12:17AM ( 36 minutes ago )
Asia Today: SKorea arrests leader of church with big cluster
South Korean prosecutors have arrested the elderly leader of a secretive religious sect as part of an investigation into allegations that the church hampered the government’s anti-virus response after thousands of worshippers were infected in February and March
12:06AM ( 47 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Joe Biden's search for a running mate enters final stretch
Joe Biden is nearing a final decision on his running mate and is expected to announce his pick the week of Aug. 10
10:55PM ( 1 hour ago )
Marine vehicle deep under sea, complicating rescue search
Officials say a military seafaring assault vehicle that sank off the coast of Southern California is under hundreds of feet of water, complicating efforts to reach the landing craft as crews search for eight missing troops
9:54PM ( 2 hours ago )
Court overturns Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence
A federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, saying the judge who oversaw the case didn't adequately screen jurors for potential biases
9:11PM ( 3 hours ago )
AP National News
Rent's due, again: Monthly anxieties deepen as aid falls off
The coronavirus pandemic is entering a new month, meaning Americans struggling amid the economic fallout once again have to worry about paying their rent
6:35PM ( 6 hours ago )
Court overturns Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence
A federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, saying the judge who oversaw the case didn't adequately screen jurors for potential biases
5:37PM ( 7 hours ago )
3 charged in massive Twitter hack, Bitcoin scam
A British man, a Florida man and a Florida teen have been identified by authorities as the hackers who earlier this month took over Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls to scam people around globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin
5:35PM ( 7 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Trump says he'll act to ban TikTok in US as soon as Saturday
President Donald Trump says he will take action as soon as Saturday to ban TikTok, a popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of national security and censorship concerns
12:26AM ( 27 minutes ago )
Florida teen arrested as mastermind of Twitter hack
A Florida teen arrested Friday was named by authorities as the mastermind of the takeover earlier this month of Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls that scammed people around globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin
12:17AM ( 36 minutes ago )
Asia Today: SKorea arrests leader of church with big cluster
South Korean prosecutors have arrested the elderly leader of a secretive religious sect as part of an investigation into allegations that the church hampered the government’s anti-virus response after thousands of worshippers were infected in February and March
12:06AM ( 47 minutes ago )
Hurricane Isaias lashes Bahamas while Florida battens down
Hurricane Isaias is ripping shingles off roofs and blowing over trees as it carves its way through the Bahamas and heads toward the Florida coast, where officials in Miami are closing beaches, marinas and parks
12:04AM ( 49 minutes ago )
The Latest: SKorea holds leader of church with virus cluster
South Korean prosecutors have arrested the elderly leader of a secretive religious sect as part of an investigation into allegations the church hampered the government’s anti-corfonavirus response after thousands of worshipers were infected in February and March
11:56PM ( 57 minutes ago )