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Sunday August 1st, 2021 11:40PM

AP Top News at 8:25 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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France: Ministers accused of dining at secret restaurants
French authorities are investigating accusations that government ministers and others dined in secret restaurants in violation of pandemic restrictions
8:08AM ( 38 minutes ago )
Turkey detains ex-admirals over statement on straits treaty
Turkish authorities have detained 10 former admirals after more than 100 retired navy officers issued a midnight statement that government officials said evoked Turkey’s history of military coups
8:06AM ( 39 minutes ago )
The Latest: Kyiv faces tighter lockdowns as infections spike
Authorities in Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, introduced tighter lockdown restrictions on Monday following a recent spike in coronavirus cases
8:06AM ( 40 minutes ago )
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UK eyes mass testing as it takes next steps out of lockdown
The British government says all adults and children in England will be able to get coronavirus tests twice a week as a way to stamp out new outbreaks
6:27AM ( 2 hours ago )
Corporations gave over $50M to voting restriction backers
Corporations have given more than $50 million in recent years to state lawmakers who have seized on Donald Trump’s lies about a stolen 2020 election to push for new restrictions on the right to vote
6:10AM ( 2 hours ago )
Greece: Stores open amid virus surge to help rescue economy
Retail stores across most of Greece have been allowed to reopen despite an ongoing surge in COVID-19 infections, as the country battles to emerge from deep recession
6:05AM ( 2 hours ago )
AP National News
Trial in Floyd's death expected to turn to ex-cop's training
The trial of a former Minneapolis police officer in George Floyd’s death is expected Monday to turn toward the fired officer’s training after a first week dominated by emotional testimony from eyewitnesses and devastating video of his arrest
11:46PM ( 8 hours ago )
'Trial of the Chicago 7' takes top honors at SAG Awards
The starry cast of Aaron Sorkin’s 1960s courtroom drama “The Trial of the Chicago 7” took the top prize Sunday at a virtual, pre-taped Screen Actors Guild Awards that saw Netflix snag Hollywood actors’ highest honor for the first time
10:35PM ( 10 hours ago )
Minorities in Myanmar borderlands face fresh fear since coup
The Myanmar military’s lethal crackdown on protesters in large central cities has received much of the attention since the coup two months ago
9:37PM ( 11 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
France: Ministers accused of dining at secret restaurants
French authorities are investigating accusations that government ministers and others dined in secret restaurants in violation of pandemic restrictions
8:34AM ( 11 minutes ago )
Turkey detains ex-admirals over statement on straits treaty
Turkish authorities have detained 10 former admirals after more than 100 retired navy officers issued a midnight statement that government officials said evoked Turkey’s history of military coups
8:06AM ( 39 minutes ago )
The Latest: Kyiv faces tighter lockdowns as infections spike
Authorities in Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, introduced tighter lockdown restrictions on Monday following a recent spike in coronavirus cases
8:06AM ( 40 minutes ago )
McBride, Trethewey among winners of Anisfeld-Wolf awards
This year's winners of the Anisfeld-Wolf awards include novelist James McBride, former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey and science fiction great Samuel R
8:01AM ( 44 minutes ago )
AP-NORC poll: Border woes dent Biden approval on immigration
More Americans disapprove than approve of how President Joe Biden is handling waves of unaccompanied migrant children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, and approval of his efforts on larger immigration policy falls short of other top issues
8:00AM ( 46 minutes ago )