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Wednesday August 12th, 2020 8:28PM

AP Top News at 3:20 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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Asia Today: SKorea arrests leader of church with big cluster
South Korean prosecutors have arrested the elderly leader of a secretive religious sect as part of an investigation into allegations that the church hampered anti-virus measures after thousands of worshippers were infected in February and March
3:22AM ( 7 minutes ago )
The Latest: Tokyo reports 3rd day of record numbers with 472
 Japan’s capital has recorded 472 new coronavirus cases, the third straight day of record numbers
3:19AM ( 11 minutes ago )
LEADING OFF: Cards, Brews try again after virus postponement
The Cardinals will see if they can begin their series at Milwaukee after St. Louis became the latest team to get shut down by the coronavirus
2:21AM ( 1 hour ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Mexico 3rd in global pandemic deaths, Vietnam struggles anew
Mexico now has the third most COVID-19 deaths in the world, behind the United States and Brazil, while former success story Vietnam is struggling to control an outbreak spreading in its most famous beach resort
12:45AM ( 2 hours ago )
Trump, GOP soften on opposition to $600 jobless benefit
The White House and its GOP allies appear to be retreating from their opposition to a $600-per-week supplemental unemployment benefit that has propped up both the economy and family budgets but expired Friday
12:43AM ( 2 hours ago )
Trump says he'll act to ban TikTok in US as soon as Saturday
President Donald Trump says he will take action as soon as Saturday to ban TikTok, a popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of national security and censorship concerns
12:26AM ( 3 hours ago )
AP National News
Joe Biden's search for a running mate enters final stretch
Joe Biden is nearing a final decision on his running mate and is expected to announce his pick the week of Aug. 10
10:55PM ( 4 hours ago )
Marine vehicle deep under sea, complicating rescue search
Officials say a military seafaring assault vehicle that sank off the coast of Southern California is under hundreds of feet of water, complicating efforts to reach the landing craft as crews search for eight missing troops
9:54PM ( 5 hours ago )
Court overturns Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence
A federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, saying the judge who oversaw the case didn't adequately screen jurors for potential biases
9:11PM ( 6 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Asia Today: SKorea arrests leader of church with big cluster
South Korean prosecutors have arrested the elderly leader of a secretive religious sect as part of an investigation into allegations that the church hampered anti-virus measures after thousands of worshippers were infected in February and March
3:22AM ( 7 minutes ago )
The Latest: Tokyo reports 3rd day of record numbers with 472
 Japan’s capital has recorded 472 new coronavirus cases, the third straight day of record numbers
3:19AM ( 11 minutes ago )
LEADING OFF: Cards, Brews try again after virus postponement
The Cardinals will see if they can begin their series at Milwaukee after St. Louis became the latest team to get shut down by the coronavirus
2:21AM ( 1 hour ago )
Hurricane Isaias lashes Bahamas while Florida battens down
Hurricane Isaias is ripping shingles off roofs and blowing over trees as it carves its way through the Bahamas and heads toward the Florida coast, where officials in Miami are closing beaches, marinas and parks
2:14AM ( 1 hour ago )
Joe Biden nears final decision on running mate
Joe Biden is nearing a final decision on his running mate and is expected to announce his pick the week of Aug. 10
1:40AM ( 1 hour ago )