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Saturday June 19th, 2021 4:58PM

AP Top News at 1:52 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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Japan, US to share China worry as ministers meet in Tokyo
Defense and foreign ministers from the U.S. and Japan are meeting to discuss their concern over China’s growing influence in the Indo-Pacific region as the President Joe Biden’s administration tries to reaffirm engagement with its key regional allies
1:53AM ( 13 minutes ago )
Thailand PM gets AstraZeneca jab, 1 Asian country suspends
Thailand’s prime minister has received a shot of the COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by AstraZeneca, as much of Asia shrugged off concerns about reports of blood clots in some recipients in Europe, saying that so far there is no evidence to link the two
1:42AM ( 24 minutes ago )
China state TV raps Kohler, BMW for using facial recognition
Chinese state TV has criticized bathroom fixtures brand Kohler and automaker BMW for using facial recognition to identify customers in a possible violation of privacy rules that took effect this year
1:32AM ( 33 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
OxyContin maker Purdue proposes $10B plan to exit bankruptcy
The company that makes the prescription painkiller OxyContin would be transformed into a new entity that would funnel profits into combatting the U.S. opioid crisis under a $10 billion plan submitted to a federal bankruptcy judge late Monday
12:35AM ( 1 hour ago )
Once held in Iranian jail, ex-Marine fights espionage claims
A former U.S. Marine freed from Iranian custody five years ago is in court with the American government over whether he can collect a multimillion-dollar payment from a special fund for victims of international terrorism
12:13AM ( 1 hour ago )
Advocates seek Biden push on gun bills, but prospects iffy
The House recently passed legislation that would require background checks for gun purchases, a signature Democratic issue for decades
12:10AM ( 1 hour ago )
AP National News
EXPLAINER: What is the impact of racially diverse juries?
Questions around race have been central to the murder case against the former Minneapolis police officer who leaned on George Floyd’s neck while the Black man pleaded for air
11:45PM ( 2 hours ago )
The road show begins: VP Harris, Jill Biden promote aid plan
From a vaccination site in the desert West to a school on the Eastern Seaboard, President Joe Biden’s top messengers have led off an effort to highlight the benefits of his huge COVID relief plan
9:43PM ( 4 hours ago )
Stanford tops NCAA women's field; NC State gets No. 1 seed
North Carolina State, Connecticut, South Carolina and Stanford are the No. 1 seeds for the women's NCAA Tournament
9:03PM ( 5 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Japan, US to share China worry as ministers meet in Tokyo
Defense and foreign ministers from the U.S. and Japan are meeting to discuss their concern over China’s growing influence in the Indo-Pacific region as the President Joe Biden’s administration tries to reaffirm engagement with its key regional allies
1:53AM ( 13 minutes ago )
Thailand PM gets AstraZeneca jab, 1 Asian country suspends
Thailand’s prime minister has received a shot of the COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by AstraZeneca, as much of Asia shrugged off concerns about reports of blood clots in some recipients in Europe, saying that so far there is no evidence to link the two
1:42AM ( 24 minutes ago )
China state TV raps Kohler, BMW for using facial recognition
Chinese state TV has criticized bathroom fixtures brand Kohler and automaker BMW for using facial recognition to identify customers in a possible violation of privacy rules that took effect this year
1:32AM ( 33 minutes ago )
LeBron, short-handed Lakers beat up on Warriors 128-97
LeBron James had a triple-double with 22 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, leading the injury-depleted Los Angeles Lakers past the Golden State Warriors 128-97
1:24AM ( 42 minutes ago )
China approves a fourth COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use
China has approved a new COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, one that was developed by the head of its Center for Disease Control, adding to its arsenal
12:42AM ( 1 hour ago )