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Friday January 27th, 2023 6:50PM

AP Top News at 2:33 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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Russia launches war games with China, others
Russia has launched weeklong war games that involve forces from China and other nations in a show of growing defense cooperation between Moscow and Beijing as they both face tensions with the U.S. The maneuvers are also intended to demonstrate that Moscow has a sufficient capability for massive drills even as its troops are engaged in military action in Ukraine
2:31AM ( 21 minutes ago )
China rejects UN report on Uyghur rights abuses in Xinjiang
China has denounced a long-delayed U.N. report that was released over its protest and that says the government’s arbitrary detention of Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim ethnic groups in the western region of Xinjiang may constitute crimes against humanity
2:29AM ( 22 minutes ago )
'Crushed' by 2 papacies, John Paul I's death eclipsed life
Pope John Paul I is widely recalled not so much for his life but for the murky circumstances of his abrupt death, 33 days after being elected pontiff in 1978, Now, admirers of the so-called "smiling pope” are using his approaching beatification to focus on the accomplishments of the pope instead of the intrigue surrounding his demise at age 65 which spawned best-sellers alleging he was poisoned or his health was neglected by detractors in the Vatican
2:21AM ( 30 minutes ago )
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Watering while Black: anatomy of a pastor's Alabama arrest
A Black pastor plans to sue an Alabama town whose white police officers placed him in handcuffs after he refused to identify himself while watering flowers for his neighbor on private property
1:28AM ( 1 hour ago )
New York to restrict gun carrying after Supreme Court ruling
New York City will begin posting signs proclaiming the iconic tourist destination Times Square as a “Gun Free Zone.”
12:58AM ( 1 hour ago )
Serena beats No. 2 seed Kontaveit at US Open to reach 3rd Rd
Serena Williams has eliminated No. 2 seed Anett Kontaveit 7-6 (4), 2-6, 6-2 in the U.S. Open’s second round to ensure that the 23-time Grand Slam champion will play at least one more singles match
12:55AM ( 1 hour ago )
AP National News
Serena beats No. 2 seed Kontaveit at US Open to reach 3rd Rd
Serena Williams has eliminated No. 2 seed Anett Kontaveit 7-6 (4), 2-6, 6-2 in the U.S. Open’s second round to ensure that the 23-time Grand Slam champion will play at least one more singles match
11:53PM ( 2 hours ago )
UN cites possible crimes vs. humanity in China's Xinjiang
A long-awaited report from the U.N. human rights office says China’s discriminatory detention of Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim ethnic groups in the western region of Xinjiang may constitute crimes against humanity
11:43PM ( 3 hours ago )
Peltola beats Palin, wins Alaska House special election
Democrat Mary Peltola has won the special election for Alaska’s only U.S. House seat, besting a field that included Republican Sarah Palin
10:45PM ( 4 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Russia launches war games with China, others
Russia has launched weeklong war games that involve forces from China and other nations in a show of growing defense cooperation between Moscow and Beijing as they both face tensions with the U.S. The maneuvers are also intended to demonstrate that Moscow has a sufficient capability for massive drills even as its troops are engaged in military action in Ukraine
2:31AM ( 21 minutes ago )
China rejects UN report on Uyghur rights abuses in Xinjiang
China has denounced a long-delayed U.N. report that was released over its protest and that says the government’s arbitrary detention of Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim ethnic groups in the western region of Xinjiang may constitute crimes against humanity
2:29AM ( 22 minutes ago )
'Crushed' by 2 papacies, John Paul I's death eclipsed life
Pope John Paul I is widely recalled not so much for his life but for the murky circumstances of his abrupt death, 33 days after being elected pontiff in 1978, Now, admirers of the so-called "smiling pope” are using his approaching beatification to focus on the accomplishments of the pope instead of the intrigue surrounding his demise at age 65 which spawned best-sellers alleging he was poisoned or his health was neglected by detractors in the Vatican
2:21AM ( 31 minutes ago )
Asian shares track Wall Street slide on expected rate raises
Asian shares are trading lower, tracking the broad slide on Wall Street, as investors braced for higher interest rates and inflation worries for some time
2:19AM ( 32 minutes ago )
IMF set to provide $2.9 billion to help crisis-hit Sri Lanka
The International Monetary Fund says it has reached a preliminary agreement to provide $2.9 billion over four years to help crisis-hit Sri Lanka
2:16AM ( 36 minutes ago )