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Tuesday July 5th, 2022 9:21PM

AP Top U.S. News at 12:21 p.m. EST

By The Associated Press
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Status hearing set for 3 cops charged in Floyd's death
Three former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights during an arrest that ended in his death are scheduled to appear in federal court for a pretrial conference
2:31PM ( 25 minutes ago )
Hospital helper nearly overlooks brother after NYC fire
A New York man who helped take people to the hospital after a deadly New York City fire nearly overlooked his own brother in the aftermath of the blaze
2:30PM ( 25 minutes ago )
Brrr! Some schools close as extreme cold grips US Northeast
A mass of arctic air swept into the Northeast, bringing bone-chilling sub-zero temperatures and closing schools across the region for the second time in less than a week
2:26PM ( 30 minutes ago )
U.S. News
Argentina protests Iranian suspect at Nicaragua event
The presence of a senior Iranian official at the investiture of Nicaragua’s president has angered Argentina, which alleges the official was involved in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires that killed 85 people
2:39PM ( 16 minutes ago )
Quebec to force unvaccinated to pay financial penalty
The premier of the French-speaking Canadian province of Quebec says adult residents who refuse to get vaccinated against COVID-19 will be charged a financial penalty
2:38PM ( 18 minutes ago )
Macron warns against fake news ahead of French election
French President Emmanuel Macron says people spreading fake news online should be held accountable and possibly brought to justice
2:34PM ( 22 minutes ago )
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Kremlin: Not much optimism after Russia-US talks on Ukraine
The Kremlin says the security talks with the U.S. over tensions in Ukraine have given little reason for optimism, adding that Russia would wait for the outcome of other meetings this week before deciding whether it’s worth to continue negotiations
1:46PM ( 1 hour ago )
Bone in SUV is from Ohio mom missing since 2002 with 2 kids
DNA testing has confirmed that a bone found in an SUV pulled last fall from the Ohio River in Indiana is from an Ohio woman who vanished with her two young children in 2002
1:28PM ( 1 hour ago )
Biden to back Senate rule change to pass voting rights bill
President Joe Biden will use a speech in Georgia to endorse changing Senate filibuster rules that have stalled voting rights legislation, saying it’s time to choose “democracy over autocracy.”
1:23PM ( 1 hour ago )
AP National News
Georgia snaps 41-year title drought with 33-18 win over Bama
Stetson Bennett delivered the biggest throws of his storybook career and Georgia’s defense sealed the sweetest victory in program history, vanquishing rival Alabama 33-18 to win the College Football Playoff title game
10:49AM ( 4 hours ago )
Chicago union leaders OK plan to resume in-person class
Students in the nation's third-largest school district will resume classes this week after leaders of the Chicago Teachers Union accepted a proposal with the district over COVID-19 safety protocols
10:39AM ( 4 hours ago )
How fleeting choices, circumstances doomed 17 in Bronx fire
A series of fleeting choices and troubling circumstances fueled a staggering tragedy — the fire at a Bronx apartment building that left 17 people dead
10:21AM ( 4 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
Status hearing set for 3 cops charged in Floyd's death
Three former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights during an arrest that ended in his death are scheduled to appear in federal court for a pretrial conference
2:31PM ( 25 minutes ago )
Hospital helper nearly overlooks brother after NYC fire
A New York man who helped take people to the hospital after a deadly New York City fire nearly overlooked his own brother in the aftermath of the blaze
2:30PM ( 25 minutes ago )
Brrr! Some schools close as extreme cold grips US Northeast
A mass of arctic air swept into the Northeast, bringing bone-chilling sub-zero temperatures and closing schools across the region for the second time in less than a week
2:26PM ( 30 minutes ago )
Special rescues help ailing owners find pets' next home
Who will take your pet when you die
12:58PM ( 1 hour ago )
California lawmakers debate universal health care proposal
California lawmakers are set to debate whether to create the nation's first universal health care system
12:20PM ( 2 hours ago )