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Wednesday August 12th, 2020 8:03PM

AP Top U.S. News at 10:01 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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Hurricane Isaias lashes Bahamas while Florida battens down
Hurricane Isaias has snapped trees and knocked out power while blowing through the Bahamas on Saturday
12:02PM ( 7 minutes ago )
SEC contenders must navigate 10 games versus league foes
The Southeastern Conference has long touted itself as the nation’s toughest football league from top to the bottom
11:52AM ( 17 minutes ago )
AP source: Cards-Brewers off; 4 more St. Louis positives
A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that the St. Louis Cardinals-Milwaukee Brewers game Saturday has been postponed
11:48AM ( 21 minutes ago )
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Financially struggling zoos could be latest pandemic victims
Zoos and aquariums from Florida to Alaska are struggling financially because of closures due to the coronavirus pandemic
11:01AM ( 1 hour ago )
No new positives for Marlins, Phils; 2B Isan Diaz opts out
A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that the Miami Marlins have received no new positive results in their latest round of coronavirus testing
10:45AM ( 1 hour ago )
Negotiators huddle in Capitol after $600 benefit expires
Washington talks on a huge COVID relief bill have resumed, focused on restoring a newly expired $600-per-week supplemental unemployment benefit, a fresh $1,200 direct payment to most Americans, and hundreds of billions of dollars in other aid to states, businesses, and the poor
10:34AM ( 1 hour ago )
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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 ( 11 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 ( 14 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 ( 14 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
SEC contenders must navigate 10 games versus league foes
The Southeastern Conference has long touted itself as the nation’s toughest football league from top to the bottom
11:52AM ( 17 minutes ago )
AP source: Cards-Brewers off; 4 more St. Louis positives
A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that the St. Louis Cardinals-Milwaukee Brewers game Saturday has been postponed
11:48AM ( 21 minutes ago )
France starts testing travelers from 16 nations for virus
Travelers entering France from 16 countries where the coronavirus is circulating widely are having to undergo virus tests upon arrival at French airports and ports
11:21AM ( 48 minutes ago )
Mexico No. 3 in virus deaths; storm could hinder US response
Mexico now has the third most COVID-19 deaths in the world, behind Brazil and the United States
11:19AM ( 50 minutes ago )
Astronauts face final leg of SpaceX test flight: coming home
A pair of NASA astronauts face the final and most important part of their SpaceX test flight: returning to Earth with a rare splashdown
11:14AM ( 56 minutes ago )