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Thursday May 26th, 2022 7:46PM

AP Top News at 6:50 a.m. EST

By The Associated Press
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Cyberattack in Ukraine targets government websites
Ukrainian officials say a huge cyberattack has left a number of government websites temporarily unavailable
7:15AM ( 6 minutes ago )
Ethiopia objects to alleged "misconduct" of WHO chief Tedros
The government of Ethiopia has sent a letter to the World Health Organization accusing its Ethiopian director-general of “misconduct” after his sharp criticism of the war and humanitarian crisis in the country
6:53AM ( 28 minutes ago )
Double-fault: Visa revoked again, Djokovic faces deportation
Tennis star Novak Djokovic faces deportation again after the Australian government revoked his visa for a second time
6:50AM ( 31 minutes ago )
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Masks rules get tighter in Europe in winter's COVID-19 wave
Italy, Spain and other European countries are reinstating or stiffening mask mandates as their hospitals struggle with mounting numbers of COVID-19 patients
5:33AM ( 1 hour ago )
N. Korea fires fresh missiles in response to US sanctions
North Korea has fired what appears to be two short-range ballistic missiles in its third weapons launch this month in an apparent reprisal for fresh sanctions imposed by the Biden administration
4:32AM ( 2 hours ago )
Djokovic ruling fits with Australia's tough immigration line
To people watching from afar, the treatment of tennis star Novak Djokovic by Australian immigration officials might have seemed harsh
4:30AM ( 2 hours ago )
AP National News
Biden all but concedes defeat on voting, election bills
President Joe Biden is all but conceding defeat for this year on the Democrats' big elections and voting rights legislation
1:24AM ( 5 hours ago )
SKorea slightly eases distancing but warns of omicron surge
South Korea will slightly ease its coronavirus gathering restrictions starting next week but continue to maintain a 9 p.m. curfew on restaurants and entertainment venues as it braces for a possible surge in infections driven by the contagious omicron variant
12:49AM ( 6 hours ago )
Biden chooses 3 for Fed board, including first Black woman
President Joe Biden will nominate three people for the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, including Sarah Bloom Raskin, a former Fed and Treasury official, for the top regulatory slot and Lisa Cook, who would be the first Black woman to serve on the Fed’s board
12:05AM ( 7 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Double-fault: Visa revoked again, Djokovic faces deportation
Tennis star Novak Djokovic faces deportation again after the Australian government revoked his visa for a second time
6:50AM ( 31 minutes ago )
Hong Kong bans transit flights from over 150 countries
Hong Kong International Airport is banning transit passengers from 150 countries and territories starting Sunday, tightening stringent travel controls in an effort to stem the spread of the highly contagious omicron variant
6:47AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Ex-Johnson aide says sorry for party on eve of royal funeral
Boris Johnson’s former communications chief has apologized “unreservedly” for a lockdown-breaching party in Downing Street last year
6:26AM ( 54 minutes ago )
Ukraine's government websites targeted in a hacking attack
Ukrainian officials and media reports say a number of government websites in Ukraine are down after a massive hacking attack
6:21AM ( 1 hour ago )
Goodbye 'godsend': Expiration of child tax credits hits home
For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit
6:20AM ( 1 hour ago )