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Saturday August 15th, 2020 3:03PM

AP Top U.S. News at 1:14 a.m. EDT

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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 ( 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 ( 3 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 ( 4 hours ago )
U.S. News
Foreign threats loom ahead of US presidential election
As the Nov. 3 presidential vote nears, there are fresh signs that the United States' electoral system is again under attack from foreign adversaries
1:25AM ( 24 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 anti-virus measures after thousands of worshippers were infected in February and March
1:23AM ( 27 minutes ago )
The Latest: India records highest daily jump of 57,000 cases
India has recorded the steepest spike of 57,118 new cases in the past 24 hours, taking its coronavirus caseload close to 1.7 million, with July alone accounting for nearly 1.1 million infections
1:17AM ( 32 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 ( 2 hours ago )
Delayed election results? Maybe, but not because of fraud
Delays caused by an increase in voting by mail may contribute to public doubts about the results
8:46PM ( 5 hours ago )
US astronauts pack up for rare splashdown in SpaceX capsule
Two U.S. astronauts about to make the first splashdown in 45 years say they have seasick bags ready to use if needed
7:08PM ( 6 hours ago )
AP National News
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
6:33PM ( 7 hours ago )
Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg released from hospital
The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been discharged from a hospital in New York City and has returned home
5:41PM ( 8 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 ( 8 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
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 ( 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 ( 3 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 ( 4 hours ago )
Midair collision kills state legislator, 6 others in Alaska
Seven people, including an Alaska state lawmaker, died Friday when two small airplanes collided in midair near the airport in Soldotna, on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula
9:08PM ( 4 hours ago )
Change laws that shield police, Missouri prosecutor says
After a third review has failed to uncover enough evidence to charge the Missouri police officer who fatally shot Black 18-year-old Michael Brown, some prosecutors and civil rights leaders agree it’s time to focus on changing the laws that shield police
7:53PM ( 5 hours ago )