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Sunday August 1st, 2021 10:40PM

AP Top News at 8:46 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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The Latest: ICU cases continue to grow in French virus surge
France’s health minister warned Monday that the number of COVID-19 patients in the country’s intensive care units could reach levels seen during the first crisis a year ago
9:16AM ( 7 minutes ago )
McBride, Trethewey among winners of Anisfield-Wolf awards
This year's winners of the Anisfield-Wolf awards include novelist James McBride, former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey and science fiction great Samuel R
8:57AM ( 26 minutes ago )
Myanmar junta charges celebrities with promoting protests
Myanmar’s ruling junta has stepped up its campaign against celebrities who support nationwide protests against its February seizure of power, publishing illustrated wanted lists in the state press and warning against using their work
8:57AM ( 27 minutes ago )
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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 ( 1 hour ago )
Latest attack pushes US Capitol Police further toward crisis
The death of another U.S. Capitol Police officer has exacerbated problems for a department months after the worst moment in its history — the storming of the Capitol by violent insurrectionists — and placed new urgency on lawmakers considering proposals to bolster the agency
7:23AM ( 2 hours ago )
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 )
AP National News
New to DC, Buttigieg looks to build bridges with Biden plan
Two months into his job, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is forging a fresh path for his Cabinet role and in his life that could bridge gaps with Republicans when it comes to President Joe Biden’s agenda
12:03AM ( 9 hours ago )
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 ( 9 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 )
Top General short headlines
The Latest: ICU cases continue to grow in French virus surge
France’s health minister warned Monday that the number of COVID-19 patients in the country’s intensive care units could reach levels seen during the first crisis a year ago
9:16AM ( 7 minutes ago )
Myanmar junta charges celebrities with promoting protests
Myanmar’s ruling junta has stepped up its campaign against celebrities who support nationwide protests against its February seizure of power, publishing illustrated wanted lists in the state press and warning against using their work
8:57AM ( 27 minutes ago )
Utah dads to be required to pay half of pregnancy costs
Utah’s governor has signed a law requiring biological fathers to pay half of a woman’s out-of-pocket pregnancy costs
8:47AM ( 36 minutes ago )
Stores in Greece open amid virus surge to help save economy
Retail stores across most of Greece have been allowed to reopen
8:46AM ( 38 minutes ago )
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 ( 1 hour ago )