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Saturday October 23rd, 2021 6:29AM

AP Top News at 12:53 a.m. EST

By The Associated Press
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St. John's shuts down No. 3 Villanova in 70-59 upset
Posh Alexander scored 16 points and St. John’s smothered No. 3 Villanova, upsetting the ice-cold Wildcats 70-59 to halt their nine-game winning streak
12:49AM ( 12 minutes ago )
CEO of social media app Parler says board fired him
John Matze says he has been fired as CEO of Parler, which was among social media services used to plan the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of then-President Donald Trump
12:39AM ( 22 minutes ago )
Biden flexible on who gets aid, tells lawmakers to 'go big'
President Joe Biden is encouraging Democratic lawmakers to “act fast” on his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 rescue plan but also signaling he’s open to changes, including limiting the proposed $1,400 direct payments to Americans with lower income levels
12:15AM ( 46 minutes ago )
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Myanmar blocks Facebook as resistance grows to coup
Myanmar’s new military government has blocked access to Facebook as resistance to Monday’s coup surged amid calls for civil disobedience to protest the ousting of the elected civilian government and its leader Aung San Suu Kyi
11:57PM ( 1 hour ago )
AP Source: McKinsey to pay $573M for role in opioid crisis
The global business consulting firm McKinsey & Company has agreed to a $573 million settlement over its role in the opioid crisis, according to a person with knowledge of the deal
11:05PM ( 1 hour ago )
Ohio police officer charged with murder in Andre Hill death
A white Ohio police officer has been charged with murder in the latest fallout following the December shooting death of 47-year-old Andre Hill, a Black man, the state’s attorney general says
10:48PM ( 2 hours ago )
AP National News
House GOP keeps Cheney as No. 3 leader, stands by Greene
House Republicans have decided to stand by two GOP lawmakers who have polarized the party, voting to retain Liz Cheney as their No. 3 leader and saying they’d fight a Democratic push to kick Marjorie Taylor Greene off her committees
10:19PM ( 2 hours ago )
Myanmar charges Suu Kyi, giving legal basis to detain her
Allies of Myanmar’s deposed leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, say she has been charged with a crime
9:33PM ( 3 hours ago )
Slain FBI agents worked to protect children from abusers
The FBI has identified the child pornography suspect who fatally shot two FBI agents at a Florida apartment complex as 55-year old David Huber
8:54PM ( 4 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
St. John's shuts down No. 3 Villanova in 70-59 upset
Posh Alexander scored 16 points and St. John’s smothered No. 3 Villanova, upsetting the ice-cold Wildcats 70-59 to halt their nine-game winning streak
12:49AM ( 12 minutes ago )
CEO of social media app Parler says board fired him
John Matze says he has been fired as CEO of Parler, which was among social media services used to plan the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of then-President Donald Trump
12:39AM ( 22 minutes ago )
Biden flexible on who gets aid, tells lawmakers to 'go big'
President Joe Biden is encouraging Democratic lawmakers to “act fast” on his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 rescue plan but also signaling he’s open to changes, including limiting the proposed $1,400 direct payments to Americans with lower income levels
12:15AM ( 46 minutes ago )
Takeaways from legal filings for Trump's impeachment trial
Legal briefs filed in the impeachment case against former President Donald Trump lay out radically different positions ahead of next week’s Senate trial
12:13AM ( 48 minutes ago )
Defend or rebuke? House GOP faces difficult vote over Greene
House Republicans will be forced to go on the record defending or rebuking congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene
12:12AM ( 49 minutes ago )