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Saturday September 25th, 2021 9:10PM

AP Top News at 2:26 a.m. EST

By The Associated Press
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Testing times: Organizers say Aussie Open will start on time
The Australian Open tournament director expects the year’s first tennis major to start as scheduled next week despite 160 players being among the 507 people forced back into isolation after a hotel quarantine worker tested positive for COVID-19
2:37AM ( 25 minutes ago )
WHO team in Wuhan says discussions open, meetings frank
One of the World Health Organization investigators looking for clues into the origin of the coronavirus in the central Chinese city of Wuhan says the Chinese side has provided a high level of cooperation
2:28AM ( 34 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
2:26AM ( 35 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
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 ( 2 hours 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 ( 2 hours ago )
Prayer breakfast gives Biden fresh chance to call for unity
President Joe Biden is expected to address the National Prayer Breakfast, a Washington tradition that calls on political combatants to set aside their differences for one morning
12:09AM ( 2 hours ago )
AP National News
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 ( 3 hours 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 ( 4 hours ago )
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 ( 4 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Testing times: Organizers say Aussie Open will start on time
The Australian Open tournament director expects the year’s first tennis major to start as scheduled next week despite 160 players being among the 507 people forced back into isolation after a hotel quarantine worker tested positive for COVID-19
2:37AM ( 25 minutes ago )
WHO team in Wuhan says discussions open, meetings frank
One of the World Health Organization investigators looking for clues into the origin of the coronavirus in the central Chinese city of Wuhan says the Chinese side has provided a high level of cooperation
2:28AM ( 34 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
2:26AM ( 35 minutes ago )
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
2:22AM ( 39 minutes ago )
Asian shares down on caution after modest US gains
Asian shares are lower as caution sets in over company earnings reports, recent choppy trading in technology stocks and prospects for more economic stimulus for a world battling a pandemic
1:57AM ( 1 hour ago )