BC-AP News Coverage Advisory 10:15,ADVISORY


Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change; see the 2 p.m. News Digest for updates. You can find our contact info at the bottom of this advisory. All times EDT.

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HIGHLIGHTING:

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Among today’s coverage highlights as we see them at 10:15 a.m. EDT:

— PRINCE folos (specifics TBD; upcoming)

— PRINCE-DEATH INVESTIGATION (sent; developing)

— DEM 2016 (sent; developing)

— GOP 2016-TRUMP (upcoming)

— GOP 2016-CRUZ (upcoming)

— UNITED STATES-IRAN (sent; developing)

— BRITAIN-OBAMA (sent; developing)

— UNITED NATIONS-CLIMATE AGREEMENT (sent; developing)

— BRAZIL-PRESIDENT IN NY (upcoming)

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WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT:

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— BRITAIN-OBAMA (sent; developing)

— 1957 KILLING (sent; developing)

— DIGITAL LIFE-WATCHING BASEBALL ONLINE (upcoming)

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CHUNKY TEXT/ALTERNATIVE FORMATS:

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— CLIMATE AGREEMENT-GLANCE (sent)

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Here are details of those stories, plus others we have in the works for today (all times EDT):

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ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

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PRINCE – A number of follows and angles are being discussed; details TBD. A full coverage advisory is planned around noon.

PRINCE-DEATH INVESTIGATION – As Minnesota officials plan an autopsy to determine a cause of death for Prince, questions about his health history and personal habits come to the fore. UPCOMING: 600 words by noon, with updates throughout the day.

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POLITICS

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GOP 2016-TRUMP – Trump’s advisers are promising a new Trump, but can he deliver? UPCOMING: 600 words by 4 p.m., photos.

GOP 2016-CRUZ – Cruz’s campaign is trying to highlight what aides say is a more affable version of the fiery Texas Republican. Cruz has started working the late-night talk show circuit, his wife is building her own profile, and the campaign is looking for more ways to highlight Cruz as a father to two young girls. UPCOMING: 770 words by 2 p.m., photos.

DEM 2016 – Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are making a final push for delegates in Pennsylvania ahead of the state’s upcoming primary — but even as Clinton gets closer to the number she needs for the nomination, Sanders is showing no signs of letting up. UPCOMING: 700 words by 4 p.m., photos.

SENATE 2016-MARYLAND – Just miles from the U.S. Capitol, two House Democrats are locked in a battle for the future of their party and the legacy of one of the Senate’s most groundbreaking members. The Maryland primary between Reps. Donna Edwards and Chris Van Hollen has become a clash over race, gender and personality. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos.

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WASHINGTON

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BORDER SECURITY – U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has rejected a color-coded scheme to measure border security after hiring a consultant that dismissed the idea as simplistic and misleading. SENT: 750 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.

UNITED STATES-IRAN —-John Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in New York to discuss Iran’s frequently expressed concern that the nuclear deal isn’t as immediately lucrative as Iran had hoped. UPCOMING: Developing from 4 p.m. meeting.

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WORLD

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UNITED NATIONS-CLIMATE AGREEMENT – A record number of countries are expected to sign a landmark climate change agreement at the United Nations on Friday, a rare display of global unity in the face of dire predictions about the potentially catastrophic consequences of rising temperatures. SENT: 700 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing through the day. WITH: CLIMATE AGREEMENT-GLANCE.

OBAMA-BRITISH ROYALS – Obama delivers 90th birthday greetings to Queen Elizabeth II over lunch at Windsor Castle. By Darlene Superville. SENT: 750 words, photos. UPCOMING: 800 words after 8 a.m. lunch.

BRITAIN-OBAMA – London Mayor Boris Johnson, a leader of the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, was facing strong criticism Friday for suggesting Obama may have an “ancestral dislike of the British Empire” because of his Kenyan roots. SENT: 400 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.

INDIA-DEADLY MUDSLIDE – Torrential rains triggered a mudslide that buried a labor camp in India’s remote northeast bordering China early Friday, killing 17 people, police said. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: May develop today.

ECUADOR EARTHQUAKE – Ecuadorians are sleeping outside and struggling to find food and water as aftershocks continue to rock towns flatted by a powerful earthquake. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

BRAZIL-PRESIDENT IN NY – Seeking international support to save her job, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is using a trip to address the U.N. General Assembly to make her case that the impeachment proceedings against her amount to a “coup.” By Michael Astor and Claudia Torrens. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos, video. We don’t know time for speech at U.N. Rousseff meets with reporters at 4:30 p.m.

MEXICO-OIL PLANT EXPLOSION – 24 dead in Mexico petrochemical plant blast, 8 still missing. SENT: 600 words, photos.

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US

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1957 KILLING – A judge will consider a motion to permanently dismiss the case against a 73-year-old man who prosecutors say was wrongly convicted in the 1957 killing of a 7-year-old Illinois girl. SENT: 130 words, photo. UPCOMING: Developing from 10 a.m. hearing.

KALAMAZOO SHOOTINGS – Kalamazoo shooting suspect set for hearing on competency. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing from 11 a.m. court hearing.

CUBA-CRUISES – Carnival Corp. has announced its cruise to Cuba will sail as planned after an agreement was reached with the Havana government allowing Cuban-born people to disembark on the island. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

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SCIENCE

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SOLAR PLANE – A solar plane on an around-the-world journey has reached the point of no return over the Pacific Ocean after departing Hawaii, and now it’s California or bust. SENT: 600 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.

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SPORTS

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DIGITAL LIFE-WATCHING BASEBALL ONLINE — Baseball is easing restrictions on watching video online, but there are still lots of hurdles for fans of hometown teams. We run through their options. UPCOMING: 800 words by 10:30 a.m., photo.

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HOW TO REACH US

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