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Monday May 17th, 2021 9:39PM

AP Top News at 4:31 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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Myanmar ambassador to UK says he is locked out of embassy
Myanmar’s ambassador to the United Kingdom, who has criticized the military coup in his country, says he has been locked out of his London office by colleagues
4:07AM ( 38 minutes ago )
N Ireland leaders call for calm after night of rioting
Rioters set a hijacked bus on fire and hurled gasoline bombs at police in Belfast in the fourth night of violence in a week in Northern Ireland, where Brexit has unsettled an uneasy political balance
3:14AM ( 1 hour ago )
LEADING OFF: Blue Jays play home opener in new Florida nest
The Toronto Blue Jays are set to become the first team in Major League Baseball history to play home openers in three different cities over three consecutive seasons
3:03AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Afghans work to stem polio rise amid violence, pandemic
Afghanistan is inoculating millions of children against polio after pandemic lockdowns stalled the effort to eradicate the crippling disease
2:08AM ( 2 hours ago )
Holocaust survivors harness social media to spread knowledge
Alarmed by the rise of online anti-Semitism in the coronavirus pandemic, coupled with studies indicating younger generations lack even basic knowledge of the Nazi genocide, Holocaust survivors are taking to social media to share their experience of how hate speech paved the way for mass murder
12:37AM ( 4 hours ago )
Summoning seniors: Big new push to vaccinate older Americans
The Biden administration and allies in the states are combating vaccine hesitancy among older Americans, one person at a time
12:12AM ( 4 hours ago )
AP National News
Expert: Chauvin never took knee off Floyd's neck area
A use-of-force expert says Derek Chauvin had his knee on George Floyd’s neck area the entire time that he was handcuffed behind his back and lying facedown
11:40PM ( 5 hours 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
11:05PM ( 5 hours ago )
Texas investigating abuse allegations at migrant facility
Texas child welfare officials say they've received three reports of abuse and neglect at a San Antonio coliseum that is holding more than 1,600 immigrant teenagers who crossed the southern border
10:40PM ( 6 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Myanmar ambassador to UK says he is locked out of embassy
Myanmar’s ambassador to the United Kingdom, who has criticized the military coup in his country, says he has been locked out of his London office by colleagues
4:07AM ( 38 minutes ago )
N Ireland leaders call for calm after night of rioting
Rioters set a hijacked bus on fire and hurled gasoline bombs at police in Belfast in the fourth night of violence in a week in Northern Ireland, where Brexit has unsettled an uneasy political balance
3:14AM ( 1 hour ago )
LEADING OFF: Blue Jays play home opener in new Florida nest
The Toronto Blue Jays are set to become the first team in Major League Baseball history to play home openers in three different cities over three consecutive seasons
3:03AM ( 1 hour ago )
Are some COVID-19 vaccines more effective than others?
COVID-19 vaccines rolling out around the world weren't compared to each other in studies, so it's hard to tell how they might differ in effectiveness
3:02AM ( 1 hour ago )
Asian shares mostly higher; Tokyo slips as virus cases surge
Shares are mostly higher in Asia though Tokyo's benchmark fell as reports of rising coronavirus cases raised alarm over another setback in the recovery from the pandemic
3:00AM ( 1 hour ago )