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Tuesday August 16th, 2022 9:29AM

AP Top News at 12:16 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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2 make deal, leaving just Kim Dotcom facing US extradition
Two men charged by U.S. prosecutors with racketeering and other crimes for their involvement in the once wildly popular file-sharing website Megaupload say they have reached a deal that will see them avoid being extradited to the U.S. in exchange for facing charges in New Zealand
12:15AM ( 17 minutes ago )
1 in 3 fears immigrants influence US elections: AP-NORC poll
With anti-immigrant rhetoric bubbling over in the leadup to this year’s critical midterm elections, about 1 in 3 U.S. adults believes an effort is underway to replace U.S.-born Americans with immigrants for electoral gains
12:14AM ( 18 minutes ago )
2022 midterms: What to watch in Nebraska, West Virginia
The top race in Tuesday’s primary elections in Nebraska and West Virginia is a heavily contested Republican primary for Nebraska governor
12:13AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Marcos Jr. won Philippine presidency, unofficial count shows
The namesake son of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos appears to have been elected Philippine president in an astonishing reversal of the 1986 “People Power” revolt that booted his father into infamy
11:49PM ( 42 minutes ago )
S. Korea’s new leader offers support if North denuclearizes
South Korea’s new president says he’ll present “an audacious plan” to improve North Korea’s economy if it denuclearizes
11:43PM ( 49 minutes ago )
Bodies surfacing in Lake Mead recall mob's time in Las Vegas
Lake Mead is receding and Sin City is awash with mob lore after a second set of human remains emerged within a week from the depths of the drought-stricken Colorado River reservoir just a short drive from the Las Vegas Strip
11:27PM ( 1 hour ago )
AP National News
As Putin marks Victory Day, his troops make little war gains
Russian President Vladimir Putin marked his country’s biggest patriotic holiday without a major new battlefield success in Ukraine, and the Kremlin made little to no progress as the war ground through its 11th week on multiple fronts
10:02PM ( 2 hours ago )
Fugitive inmate, ex-jail officer in custody after manhunt
Authorities say a former Alabama jail official and the murder suspect she is accused of helping escape from custody have been apprehended in Indiana after more than a week on the run
8:38PM ( 3 hours ago )
Ex-jail official, inmate she helped escape caught in Indiana
Authorities say a former Alabama jail official and the murder suspect she is accused of helping escape from custody have been apprehended in Indiana after more than a week on the run
7:40PM ( 4 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
2 make deal, leaving just Kim Dotcom facing US extradition
Two men charged by U.S. prosecutors with racketeering and other crimes for their involvement in the once wildly popular file-sharing website Megaupload say they have reached a deal that will see them avoid being extradited to the U.S. in exchange for facing charges in New Zealand
12:15AM ( 17 minutes ago )
1 in 3 fears immigrants influence US elections: AP-NORC poll
With anti-immigrant rhetoric bubbling over in the leadup to this year’s critical midterm elections, about 1 in 3 U.S. adults believes an effort is underway to replace U.S.-born Americans with immigrants for electoral gains
12:14AM ( 18 minutes ago )
2022 midterms: What to watch in Nebraska, West Virginia
The top race in Tuesday’s primary elections in Nebraska and West Virginia is a heavily contested Republican primary for Nebraska governor
12:13AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Biden signs Ukraine bill, seeks $40B aid, in Putin rejoinder
Washington is seeking to portray a united front against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
12:12AM ( 19 minutes ago )
Trump's clout factors into US House races in W.Va., Nebraska
Roads, bridges and former President Donald Trump will be on West Virginia and Nebraska voters’ minds as they choose candidates in primary elections for Congress
12:10AM ( 21 minutes ago )