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Sunday September 20th, 2020 4:31AM

AP Top News at 1:18 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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Asia Today: India has record spike of 95K new virus cases
India reported another record spike of 95,735 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours as the virus spreads beyond its major cities
1:55AM ( 8 minutes ago )
Chiefs nix headdresses, face paint to start NFL season
Kansas City Chiefs fans who file into Arrowhead stadium for a masked and socially distanced start to the NFL season won’t be wearing headdresses or face paint amid a nationwide push for racial justice following the police-custody death of George Floyd in Minneapolis
1:54AM ( 9 minutes ago )
Fires without precedent rage in usually cool, wet Northwest
Numerous wildfires burned in Oregon’s forested valleys and along the coast, destroying hundreds of homes and causing mass evacuations
1:28AM ( 35 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
High alert: Deadly Northwest fires burn hundreds of homes
Deadly windblown wildfires raging across the Pacific Northwest destroyed hundreds of homes in Oregon, prompting the governor to say it could be the greatest loss of life and property from wildfire in state history
12:57AM ( 1 hour ago )
California wildfires growing bigger, moving faster than ever
Fire experts say California is seeing more extreme fire behavior driven by drought and warming temperatures that can spread flames far more rapidly, leaving less time for warnings or evacuations
12:50AM ( 1 hour ago )
Official claims pressure to alter Homeland Security intel
An official at the Department of Homeland Security says he was pressured by agency leaders to make his intelligence reports reflect the priorities of the Trump administration
12:27AM ( 1 hour ago )
AP National News
Book: Trump said of virus, 'I wanted to always play it down'
A new book reveals that President Donald Trump seemed to understand the severity of the coronavirus threat even as he was telling the nation it was no worse than the flu and insisting the government had it totally under control
10:18PM ( 3 hours ago )
Justice Dept. push into Trump case could prompt dismissal
Attorney General William Barr is defending the Justice Department’s move to intervene in a defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump
10:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
Massive smoke clouds from wildfires darken West Coast sky
Hazy clouds of smoke from dozens of wildfires have darkened the sky to an eerie orange glow over much of the West Coast
8:53PM ( 5 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Asia Today: India has record spike of 95K new virus cases
India reported another record spike of 95,735 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours as the virus spreads beyond its major cities
1:55AM ( 8 minutes ago )
Chiefs nix headdresses, face paint to start NFL season
Kansas City Chiefs fans who file into Arrowhead stadium for a masked and socially distanced start to the NFL season won’t be wearing headdresses or face paint amid a nationwide push for racial justice following the police-custody death of George Floyd in Minneapolis
1:54AM ( 9 minutes ago )
Fires without precedent rage in usually cool, wet Northwest
Numerous wildfires burned in Oregon’s forested valleys and along the coast, destroying hundreds of homes and causing mass evacuations
1:28AM ( 35 minutes ago )
California fire that killed 3 threatens thousands of homes
A Northern California wildfire is threatening thousands of homes after winds whipped it into a monster that incinerated houses in a small mountain community and killed at least three people
1:09AM ( 54 minutes ago )
For the 'Great One'; Pirates, MLB honor Roberto Clemente
The Pittsburgh Pirates celebrated the legacy of Hall of Fame outfielder Roberto Clemente by wearing his iconic No. 21 against the Chicago White Sox
1:07AM ( 57 minutes ago )