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Monday May 17th, 2021 8:58PM

AP Top News at 5:52 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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Iran sets coronavirus infection record for 3rd straight day
Iran has hit a new coronavirus infection record for the third straight day, reporting 22,586 new cases as the country grapples with a severe spike following the Persian New Year holiday
6:17AM ( 17 minutes ago )
N Ireland leaders call for calm after night of violence
Young people set a hijacked bus on fire and hurled gasoline bombs at police in Belfast in at least the fourth night of serious violence in a week in Northern Ireland, where Britain's exit from the European Union has unsettled an uneasy political balance
6:16AM ( 17 minutes ago )
Turkey rejects claim it snubbed von der Leyen, blames EU
Turkey is rejecting accusations that it snubbed Ursula von der Leyen — one of the European Union’s most powerful executives — during a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan because of her gender
6:12AM ( 21 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Cambodia's Angkor site shut for 2 weeks to curb coronavirus
Cambodia is shutting its most popular tourist destination, the centuries-old Angkor temple complex, to visitors for two weeks to help curb the country’s coronavirus outbreak
4:50AM ( 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 ( 3 hours ago )
Nepal’s God of Sight eye doctor to expand work beyond border
Nepal’s “God of Sight” eye doctor renowned for his innovative and inexpensive cataract surgery for the poor is taking his work beyond the Himalayan mountains so there is no more unnecessary blindness in the world
2:27AM ( 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 ( 6 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 ( 7 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 ( 7 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Iran sets coronavirus infection record for 3rd straight day
Iran has hit a new coronavirus infection record for the third straight day, reporting 22,586 new cases as the country grapples with a severe spike following the Persian New Year holiday
6:17AM ( 17 minutes ago )
N Ireland leaders call for calm after night of violence
Young people set a hijacked bus on fire and hurled gasoline bombs at police in Belfast in at least the fourth night of serious violence in a week in Northern Ireland, where Britain's exit from the European Union has unsettled an uneasy political balance
6:16AM ( 17 minutes ago )
Turkey rejects claim it snubbed von der Leyen, blames EU
Turkey is rejecting accusations that it snubbed Ursula von der Leyen — one of the European Union’s most powerful executives — during a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan because of her gender
6:12AM ( 21 minutes ago )
French Open postponed by 1 week because of pandemic
The traditional French Open schedule is being disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic for the second year in a row
5:54AM ( 39 minutes ago )
The Latest: EU won't order Russia's Sputnik V virus vaccine
Germany’s health minister says the European Union won’t order Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine and his country will hold bilateral talks with Russia on whether an order makes sense
5:52AM ( 41 minutes ago )