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Monday October 18th, 2021 9:43AM

AP Top News at 12:47 a.m. EST

By The Associated Press
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In shock move, Facebook blocks news access in Australia
Australia’s government has condemned Facebook over its shocking move to prevent Australians from sharing news that also blocked some government communications and commercial pages
12:58AM ( 10 minutes ago )
Trump-McConnell feud threatens Republicans' path to power
Former President Donald Trump is stepping up a political war within the Republican Party that could undermine the GOP’s ability to fight President Joe Biden’s agenda and ultimately return the party to power
12:17AM ( 51 minutes ago )
Muddled promises on schools pose political problem for Biden
Republicans have seized on confusion surrounding President Joe Biden’s goal to reopen a majority of schools within his first 100 days, painting the president as beholden to teachers’ unions at the expense of American families
12:15AM ( 52 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Power outages linger for millions as another icy storm looms
Millions of Americans endured another frigid day without electricity or heat in the aftermath of a deadly winter storm
11:44PM ( 1 hour ago )
Facebook blocks Australians from accessing news on platform
Facebook has announced it has blocked Australians from viewing and sharing news on the platform because of proposed laws in the country to make digital giants pay for journalism
8:17PM ( 4 hours ago )
California lawmakers propose ban on fracking by 2027
New legislation would ban all fracking in California by 2027, taking aim at the powerful oil and gas industry in the state that's been a leader in combating climate change
7:47PM ( 5 hours ago )
AP National News
EXPLAINER: Why the power grid failed in Texas and beyond
The power outages tormenting Texas and other states are exposing weaknesses in an electricity system designed when the weather’s seasonal shifts were more consistent and predictable
7:12PM ( 5 hours ago )
Players return to COVID protocols as spring training opens
Pitchers and catchers around baseball reported to spring training Wednesday appreciating what’s at stake as they try to follow COVID-19 protocols make sure the season runs with minimal interruptions
6:57PM ( 6 hours ago )
Crippling weather hampers vaccine deliveries, distribution
Just as vaccine efforts ramp up and gain speed, the icy blast across much of the United States has injected more confusion and frustration into the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination drive
6:39PM ( 6 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
In shock move, Facebook blocks news access in Australia
Australia’s government has condemned Facebook over its shocking move to prevent Australians from sharing news that also blocked some government communications and commercial pages
12:58AM ( 10 minutes ago )
Trump-McConnell feud threatens Republicans' path to power
Former President Donald Trump is stepping up a political war within the Republican Party that could undermine the GOP’s ability to fight President Joe Biden’s agenda and ultimately return the party to power
12:17AM ( 51 minutes ago )
Muddled promises on schools pose political problem for Biden
Republicans have seized on confusion surrounding President Joe Biden’s goal to reopen a majority of schools within his first 100 days, painting the president as beholden to teachers’ unions at the expense of American families
12:15AM ( 52 minutes ago )
US needs to brace itself for more deadly storms, experts say
The deadly winter storms that knocked out power for millions in Texas and other states have exceeded the worst-case scenarios of many U.S. utilities
12:12AM ( 55 minutes ago )
Asian shares mostly lower after mixed day on Wall Street
Shares are mostly lower in Asia after a mixed session on Wall Street as losses by technology and industrial companies offset other gains
12:08AM ( 59 minutes ago )