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Sunday May 16th, 2021 11:59AM

AP Top News at 6:12 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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Myanmar security forces attack town that resisted with arms
Security forces in Myanmar have stormed a town where some residents had used homemade hunting rifles to resist the military’s February seizure of power, reportedly killing at least seven civilians and injuring many others
6:09AM ( 37 minutes ago )
Russia to boost ties with Pakistan, supply military gear
Russia’s foreign minister says Moscow and Islamabad will boost ties in the fight against terrorism
6:05AM ( 40 minutes ago )
China warns Washington not to boycott Winter Olympics
China’s government has warned Washington not to boycott next year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing after the Biden administration said it was talking with allies about a joint approach to complaints of human rights abuses
6:04AM ( 41 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
EXPLAINER: Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and some options
The U.S. State Department says it’s talking with allies about China’s human rights record and how to handle next year’s Beijing Winter Olympics
5:36AM ( 1 hour ago )
Indonesia landslides death toll rises to 126, dozens missing
The death toll from mudslides in eastern Indonesia has risen to 126 with scores still missing as rain continues to pound the region and hamper the search
4:42AM ( 2 hours ago )
'We failed the test' of COVID-19, says human rights champion
A leading human rights expert who is taking over leadership at Amnesty International is tackling vaccine equity as one of the major issues confronting the world today
4:16AM ( 2 hours ago )
AP National News
Senate gives Biden a big tool to work around GOP filibuster
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has fresh options for advancing President Joe Biden’s priorities over Republican obstruction in the 50-50 split Senate
12:11AM ( 6 hours ago )
Biden makes all adults eligible for a vaccine on April 19
President Joe Biden says he's bumping up his deadline by two weeks for states to make all adults eligible for coronavirus vaccines
12:09AM ( 6 hours ago )
EXPLAINER: Senate eyes budget rule to push past filibuster
With the Senate split 50-50, leaders of the Democratic majority are looking for ways to advance their priorities past opponents
12:07AM ( 6 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Myanmar security forces attack town that resisted with arms
Security forces in Myanmar have stormed a town where some residents had used homemade hunting rifles to resist the military’s February seizure of power, reportedly killing at least seven civilians and injuring many others
6:09AM ( 37 minutes ago )
Russia to boost ties with Pakistan, supply military gear
Russia’s foreign minister says Moscow and Islamabad will boost ties in the fight against terrorism
6:05AM ( 40 minutes ago )
China warns Washington not to boycott Winter Olympics
China’s government has warned Washington not to boycott next year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing after the Biden administration said it was talking with allies about a joint approach to complaints of human rights abuses
6:04AM ( 41 minutes ago )
'Grim reaper' Berlin artist protests Brazil's virus stance
A Brazilian activist dressed as the grim reaper is taking to the dark streets of Berlin every night in a one-man protest against what he calls the “deadly health policies” pursued by his homeland’s president in the coronavirus pandemic
5:55AM ( 50 minutes ago )
Osaka issues virus spike warning, wants torch relay rerouted
Japan’s Osaka prefecture has issued a special warning that a rapid surge in coronavirus cases is placing medical systems in the region at the verge of collapse and requested the cancellation of the Olympic torch relay along all public roads in the prefecture
5:55AM ( 50 minutes ago )