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Tuesday August 4th, 2020 10:12AM

AP Top News at 6:00 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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The Latest: Berlin protesters rally vs virus restrictions
Protesters against coronavirus restrictions have gathered in Berlin for a demonstration titled “The end of the pandemic — freedom day.”
6:11AM ( 8 minutes 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
5:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
Portland protest strives for peace as U.S. forces drawn down
More than a thousand people are peacefully protesting for a second night in downtown Portland, Oregon
3:32AM ( 2 hours ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Oregon hopes for changes from ongoing Portland protests
Local leaders in Oregon are hopeful that a deal struck to reduce the presence of U.S. agents will continue to ease tensions as Portland tries to move on from over two months of chaotic, nightly protests
1:06AM ( 5 hours ago )
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 ( 5 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 ( 5 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 ( 7 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 ( 8 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 ( 9 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
The Latest: Berlin protesters rally vs virus restrictions
Protesters against coronavirus restrictions have gathered in Berlin for a demonstration titled “The end of the pandemic — freedom day.”
6:11AM ( 8 minutes 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
5:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
Portland protest strives for peace as U.S. forces drawn down
More than a thousand people are peacefully protesting for a second night in downtown Portland, Oregon
3:32AM ( 2 hours ago )
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 ( 2 hours 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 ( 3 hours ago )