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Sunday August 1st, 2021 11:08PM

AP Top U.S. News at 12:13 a.m. EDT

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AP source: Suspect in Portland death killed by investigators
A man suspected of fatally shooting a supporter of a right-wing group in Portland, Oregon, last week was killed as investigators moved in to arrest him
12:29AM ( 15 minutes ago )
Police use of spit hoods scrutinized after Black man's death
The suffocation of a Black man after police slipped a “spit hood” over his head has drawn new attention to the tactic and the frequent reliance on police to respond to mental health emergencies
12:14AM ( 30 minutes ago )
Mayor suspends officers involved in man's suffocation death
Seven police officers involved in the suffocation death of Daniel Prude last spring in Rochester, New York, have been suspended by the city’s mayor, who said she was misled for months about the circumstances of the fatal encounter
12:00AM ( 44 minutes ago )
U.S. News
Pandemic politicking: Democrats at laptops. GOP at your door
Democrats are betting they can reach more voters without stepping outside while Republicans say political organizing in groups and face to face remains the better way, as both sides cope with reaching out to voters in the age of COVID-19
12:21AM ( 23 minutes ago )
Bahrain to allow Israel flights to UAE over its airspace
Bahrain will allow “all flights coming to and departing from the United Arab Emirates” to cross through the island kingdom’s airspace
12:01AM ( 43 minutes ago )
2nd crew member, dead cows found after ship sank off Japan
Japan's coast guard says rescuers have found a second crew member and multiple dead cows from a livestock ship that sank in stormy weather two days ago
11:56PM ( 48 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
EPA chief pledges more cleanups, less focus on climate
Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler says a second Trump administration term would bring more focus on pollution cleanups and less on climate change
11:38PM ( 1 hour ago )
Report: Trump disparaged US war dead as 'losers,' 'suckers'
A new report details multiple instances of President Donald Trump making disparaging remarks about members of the U_S_ military who have been captured or killed, including referring to the American war dead buried in a cemetery in France as “losers” and “suckers.”
11:08PM ( 1 hour ago )
Biden, in Kenosha, says U.S. confronting 'original sin'
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden told residents in Kenosha, Wisconsin, that the turmoil their city has experienced following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, could help the nation confront centuries of systemic racism
10:46PM ( 1 hour ago )
AP National News
White House faces skepticism over prospects for a vaccine
Could the U.S. really see a coronavirus vaccine before Election Day
4:35PM ( 8 hours ago )
Portland protests set up clash between journalists, police
Journalists have been covering protests in Portland, Oregon, for three months
3:42PM ( 9 hours ago )
Brown U. rebuts 'conspiracy' in fight over women's sports
Brown University is rebutting what the Ivy League school calls “spurious conspiracy claims" as it responds to an allegation that is is failing to comply with a 1998 agreement ensuring gender equity in sports
3:20PM ( 9 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
AP source: Suspect in Portland death killed by investigators
A man suspected of fatally shooting a supporter of a right-wing group in Portland, Oregon, last week was killed as investigators moved in to arrest him
12:29AM ( 15 minutes ago )
Police use of spit hoods scrutinized after Black man's death
The suffocation of a Black man after police slipped a “spit hood” over his head has drawn new attention to the tactic and the frequent reliance on police to respond to mental health emergencies
12:14AM ( 30 minutes ago )
Mayor suspends officers involved in man's suffocation death
Seven police officers involved in the suffocation death of Daniel Prude last spring in Rochester, New York, have been suspended by the city’s mayor, who said she was misled for months about the circumstances of the fatal encounter
12:00AM ( 44 minutes ago )
Nevada governor mulls church changes as court battle resumes
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak says he's pursuing the possibility of easing COVID-19 restrictions on religious gatherings as a rural church pushes forward with its legal effort to strike down the current 50-person cap as unconstitutional
9:49PM ( 2 hours ago )
Fraud concerns over California's unemployment benefits
Concerns are growing about possible fraud at California’s unemployment agency
9:33PM ( 3 hours ago )