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Wednesday August 12th, 2020 8:05PM

AP Top News at 2:09 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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Joe Biden nears final decision on running mate
Joe Biden is nearing a final decision on his running mate and is expected to announce his pick the week of Aug. 10
1:40AM ( 1 hour ago )
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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 1 hour ago )
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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 ( 2 hours 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 ( 2 hours 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 ( 2 hours ago )
AP National News
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 ( 4 hours 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 ( 5 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 ( 5 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Joe Biden nears final decision on running mate
Joe Biden is nearing a final decision on his running mate and is expected to announce his pick the week of Aug. 10
1:40AM ( 1 hour ago )
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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 1 hour ago )
'Rebuilding Paradise' looks at emotional toll of deadly fire
A new documentary by director Ron Howard captures a town's tough recovery following one of the most devastating wildfires in California's history
1:11AM ( 1 hour ago )