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Tuesday August 16th, 2022 8:16AM

AP Top U.S. News at 8:24 a.m. EDT

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San Francisco could vote out progressive DA in heated recall
Politically liberal San Francisco could vote out one of the most progressive prosecutors in the country not even three years after he was elected
8:24AM ( 1 hour ago )
Police fatally shoot Texas fugitive after family of 5 killed
Texas prison officials say a convicted murderer on the run since escaping a prison bus after stabbing its driver last month has been fatally shot by law enforcement after he killed a family of five and took their truck
8:19AM ( 1 hour ago )
Tropical storm warning for parts of Florida, Cuba, Bahamas
Much of the Florida peninsula, along with parts of Cuba and the Bahamas, are under a tropical storm warning as a system that battered Mexico moves through the Gulf of Mexico, bringing threats of heavy rain and wind for the weekend
8:17AM ( 1 hour ago )
U.S. News
German lawmakers expected to approve huge fund for military
German lawmakers are expected to approve a 100 billion-euro ($107 billion) special fund to strengthen the country’s military
9:15AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Wall Street shrugs at another strong jobs report
Wall Street pointed lower ahead of the opening bell Friday after the U.S. government’s monthly jobs report showed a still-healthy job market despite concerns that the economy would weaken as the Federal Reserve raises interest rates to fight inflation
9:10AM ( 22 minutes ago )
Officials: Man fatally shot 2 women, self in Iowa church lot
Authorities plan to release more details about a shooting outside an Iowa church in which a man fatally shot two women before apparently killing himself
9:06AM ( 26 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Russia may be in Ukraine to stay after 100 days of war
When Vladimir Putin sent troops into Ukraine in late February, the Russian president vowed his forces would not occupy the neighboring country
7:50AM ( 1 hour ago )
Queen Elizabeth II skips Platinum Jubilee church service
Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, joined other members of Britain’s royal family Friday at a church service honoring Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne
6:54AM ( 2 hours ago )
Live updates | EU formally approves embargo on Russia oil
The European Union has formally approved an embargo on Russian oil and other sanctions targeting major banks and broadcasters over Moscow’s war on Ukraine
4:58AM ( 4 hours ago )
AP National News
Police: Tulsa gunman targeted surgeon he blamed for pain
Police say a man who blamed his surgeon for ongoing pain after a recent back surgery bought an AR-style rifle hours before opening fire at a Tulsa medical office, killing the surgeon and three other people before fatally shooting himself
8:45PM ( 12 hours ago )
Coal pile slide buries, kills 2 at Colorado power plant
Two workers have been killed in a slide on a coal pile at a southern Colorado electricity generating plant
7:40PM ( 13 hours ago )
Arizona woman admits guilt in ballot collection scheme
An Arizona woman accused of illegally collecting early ballots during the 2020 primary election has pleaded guilty in an agreement with state prosecutors that saw more serious forgery and conspiracy charges dismissed
7:21PM ( 14 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
San Francisco could vote out progressive DA in heated recall
Politically liberal San Francisco could vote out one of the most progressive prosecutors in the country not even three years after he was elected
8:24AM ( 1 hour ago )
Police fatally shoot Texas fugitive after family of 5 killed
Texas prison officials say a convicted murderer on the run since escaping a prison bus after stabbing its driver last month has been fatally shot by law enforcement after he killed a family of five and took their truck
8:19AM ( 1 hour ago )
Tropical storm warning for parts of Florida, Cuba, Bahamas
Much of the Florida peninsula, along with parts of Cuba and the Bahamas, are under a tropical storm warning as a system that battered Mexico moves through the Gulf of Mexico, bringing threats of heavy rain and wind for the weekend
8:17AM ( 1 hour ago )
Security concerns leave Afghan evacuees stuck in Balkan camp
Some Afghans who were evacuated from their country as it fell to the Taliban last summer have found their journey to the United States stalled at a cluster of tents and temporary housing at a military base in the Balkans
6:23AM ( 3 hours ago )
The Revenant: Harini Logan rallies for spelling bee title
Harini Logan has won the Scripps National Spelling Bee, defeating Vikram Raju in the bee's first-ever lightning-round tiebreaker
1:27AM ( 8 hours ago )