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Thursday October 21st, 2021 3:39AM

AP Top News at 1:31 a.m. EST

By The Associated Press
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Myanmar lawmakers say they're under house arrest after coup
Hundreds of members of Myanmar’s Parliament remain confined inside their government housing in the country’s capital, a day after the military staged a coup and detained senior politicians including Nobel laureate and de facto government leader Aung San Suu Kyi
1:50AM ( 17 minutes ago )
WHO team visits animal disease center in Wuhan, China
World Health Organization experts visited an animal disease center in the Chinese city of Wuhan as part of their investigation into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic
1:45AM ( 23 minutes ago )
Asian stocks follow Wall St up, silver eases off high
Asian stocks have followed Wall Street higher after President Joe Biden invited Republicans to a meeting to discuss economic aid
1:41AM ( 26 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Myanmar, Russia pose early tests for Biden's foreign policy
A military coup in Myanmar and a mass crackdown on dissidents in Russia are presenting early tests for the Biden administration as it tries to reestablish American primacy as a worldwide pro-democracy leader
12:29AM ( 1 hour ago )
Biden tries to show US as democracy beacon post-Capitol riot
President Joe Biden is facing two critical tests of whether the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol has damaged America’s standing as a beacon for democracy
12:23AM ( 1 hour ago )
Senate set to confirm Buttigieg for transportation secretary
The Senate is poised to approve Pete Buttigieg to be transportation secretary, which would make him the first openly gay person ever confirmed to a Cabinet post
12:20AM ( 1 hour ago )
AP National News
GOP's McConnell blasts 'loony lies' by Ga. Rep. Greene
Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell is blasting newly elected Rep_ Marjorie Taylor Greene, calling the far-right Georgia Republican’s embrace of conspiracy theories and “loony lies” a “cancer for the Republican Party.”
9:29PM ( 4 hours ago )
'A long two days': Major storm pummels Northeast with snow
A sprawling winter storm is walloping the Eastern U.S., shutting down coronavirus vaccination sites, closing schools and halting transit
8:12PM ( 5 hours ago )
A decade after junta's end, Myanmar military back in control
The man installed by army leaders as Myanmar's new president after Monday's military coup is best known abroad for his role in the crackdown on 2007 pro-democracy protests
8:09PM ( 5 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Myanmar lawmakers say they're under house arrest after coup
Hundreds of members of Myanmar’s Parliament remain confined inside their government housing in the country’s capital, a day after the military staged a coup and detained senior politicians including Nobel laureate and de facto government leader Aung San Suu Kyi
1:50AM ( 17 minutes ago )
WHO team visits animal disease center in Wuhan, China
World Health Organization experts visited an animal disease center in the Chinese city of Wuhan as part of their investigation into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic
1:45AM ( 23 minutes ago )
Asian stocks follow Wall St up, silver eases off high
Asian stocks have followed Wall Street higher after President Joe Biden invited Republicans to a meeting to discuss economic aid
1:41AM ( 26 minutes ago )
30 homes estimated to have been lost in Australian wildfire
An out-of-control wildfire has destroyed an estimated 30 homes and threatens more near the Australian city of Perth
1:25AM ( 43 minutes ago )
Report: Coach, ex-manager Callaway pursued women in media
Los Angeles Angels pitching coach Mickey Callaway, former manager of the New York Mets, “aggressively pursued” several women who work in sports media and sent three of them inappropriate photos, The Athletic reported Monday night
1:11AM ( 57 minutes ago )