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.
Among today’s coverage highlights as we see them at 10:15 a.m. EDT:
— CAMPAIGN 2016-TRUMP (sent; developing)
— CAMPAIGN 2016-CLINTON-ECONOMY (sent; developing)
— CAMPAIGN 2016-TRUMP-MONEY (sent; developing)
— NIGHTCLUB SHOOTING-FLORIDA (sent; developing)
— COMMERCIAL DRONES (sent; developing)
— TRUMP-ATTEMPTED ATTACK (sent; developing)
— WESTERN WILDFIRES (sent; developing)
— IOC DOPING SUMMIT (sent; developing)
— BRITAIN-EU (sent; developing)
— BRITAIN-EU RULES (sent)
— IRAN-BOEING (sent; developing)
WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT:
— EXTREME HEAT (sent; developing)
— FLINT WATER (sent; developing)
— NEW ORLEANS JAIL REFORMS (sent; developing)
— LOS ANGELES JAILS INVESTIGATION (sent; developing)
— DANCE MOMS-CURRENCY CHARGE (sent)
Here are details of those stories, plus others we have in the works for today (all times EDT):
CAMPAIGN 2016-TRUMP — Donald Trump is facing a cash disparity with Hillary Clinton, wants more support from Republicans. SENT: 880 words, photos.
CAMPAIGN 2016-CLINTON-ECONOMY — Hillary Clinton to use a speech in Ohio on Tuesday to portray Republican Donald Trump as an erratic and unfit steward of the nation’s economy. SENT: 680 words. UPCOMING: Developing from 11:30 a.m. remarks, 750 words by 3 p.m., photo. Fact check planned.
CAMPAIGN 2016-TRUMP-MONEY — Donald Trump’s campaign is cycling $6 million into his companies through use of his properties; meanwhile, Trump has been on an urgent fundraising quest. SENT: 730 words, photo. UPCOMING: Developing. With CAMPAIGN 2016-MONEY-NEWS GUIDE — Trump’s fundraising falling far short of Clinton’s. SENT: 820 words, photo.
CAMPAIGN 2016-CLINTON-RUNNING MATE – Hillary Clinton’s search for a running mate is moving into a more intense phase, with a pared-down pool of candidates; among them: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Tim Kaine and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro of Texas. SENT: 840 words, photo.
BRITAIN-EU – Former London Mayor Boris Johnson expresses disapproval over a poster showing a column of migrants wishing to enter the European Union – a view that underscores a deepening rift among campaigners promoting Britain’s exit from the 28-nation bloc. SENT: 670 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.
BRITAIN-EU-BORIS JOHNSON — Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party rebel leading the “leave” campaign, has a lot riding on the referendum, with one eye (or both) on his political future as a possible prime minister. UPCOMING: 850 words by 3 p.m., photos.
BRITAIN-EU-RULES — The good, the bad and the ugly of the EU’s infamous regulations. SENT: 750 words, photos.
JORDAN-ATTACK – A pick-up truck rigged with explosives blows up near a Jordanian army post on the sealed border with war-ravaged Syria, killing six members of Jordan’s security forces and raising new questions about the pro-Western kingdom’s vulnerability to spillovers from long-running conflicts next door. SENT: 600 words. UPCOMING: New approach with 800 words by 2 p.m.
BELGIUM-SECURITY – A man claiming to have been kidnapped and outfitted with a bomb belt shuts down a section of central Brussels during the morning rush hour but a bomb squad finds only salt and cookies in the belt, the Brussels prosecutor’s office says. SENT: 450 words, photos. UPCOMING: May develop.
AFGHANISTAN – The Taliban ambushes a series of buses and cars in southern Afghanistan’s Helmand province, forcing people out of the vehicles and abducting around 60 passengers, an Afghan official says. SENT: 390 words, photo. UPCOMING: May develop.
IRAQ – The U.S.-led coalition says Fallujah is approximately one-third “cleared” of the Islamic State group, days after the Iraqi government declared victory in the city west of Baghdad. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.
COMMERCIAL DRONES — The Obama administration has cleared the way for routine commercial use of small drones. The decision comes after years of struggling to write rules that would both protect public safety and free the benefits of a new technology. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing; 750 words by 2 p.m., photo.
HOUSE-BENGHAZI INVESTIGATION — Benghazi panel misses self-imposed deadline to issue report. SENT: 780 words. UPCOMING: May develop.
NIGHTCLUB SHOOTING-FLORIDA — Attorney General Loretta Lynch is visiting Orlando to meet with prosecutors, first responders and families of the victims of the June 12 nightclub shooting. SENT: 900 words, photo. UPCOMING: Updates from 2:15 p.m. event, 800 words by 5 p.m., photos.
TRUMP-ATTEMPTED ATTACK – A British man arrested at a weekend Donald Trump rally in Las Vegas tried to grab a police officer’s gun so he could kill the presidential candidate after planning an assassination for about a year, according to authorities. SENT: 630 words, photo. UPCOMING: Developing.
WESTERN WILDFIRES – Two wildfires that together burned 7 square miles and drove several hundred people from their homes in foothill suburbs of Los Angeles are growing fast and surging closer to each other. SENT: 520 words, photos, video.
DANCE MOMS-CURRENCY CHARGE – “Dance Moms” star Abby Lee Miller plans to accept responsibility for federal charges filed in Pittsburgh accusing her of failing to report Australian currency she brought into the country in 2014 and bankruptcy fraud charges, she said in a statement Tuesday. SENT: 480 words.
EXTREME HEAT – The Southwest is about to get some heat relief — if you can call it that. Temperatures in the region are forecast to begin dipping from unbearable to merely sweltering starting Tuesday. SENT: 780 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: Developing.
LOS ANGELES JAILS INVESTIGATION – Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca has been diagnosed with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease, according to court documents filed Monday.The diagnosis was revealed less than a month before Baca’s sentencing in federal court for lying to authorities investigating corruption in the sheriff’s department. SENT: 450 words, photo. UPCOMING: Developing.
FLINT WATER – The Michigan city of Flint will get water from the Karegnondi Water Authority system as soon as it’s ready, even though the mayor had threatened to break an agreement in the aftermath of its crisis with lead-tainted water. SENT: 340 words. UPCOMING: May develop.
NEW ORLEANS JAIL REFORMS – A compromise has been announced in federal court in New Orleans that will keep the local sheriff in charge of the city’s long-troubled jail. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.
MISSISSIPPI KILLINGS – One day short of the 52nd anniversary of three civil rights workers’ disappearance during Mississippi’s “Freedom Summer,” state and federal prosecutors said Monday that the investigation into the slayings is over. SENT: 830 words, photo.
SKYWALK GHOST TOWNS – Skywalk systems that have enabled workers and residents cities traverse downtowns without battling the elements have also meant barren sidewalks and struggling street-level businesses – now some places are looking to tear them down. UPCOMING: 780 words by noon, photos.
IRAN-BOEING — Boeing Co. says it signed an agreement with Iran Air “expressing the airline’s intent” to buy its aircraft — the Islamic Republic’s first major deal with an American company following its landmark nuclear accord last year with world powers. SENT: 890 words, photos. UPCOMING: May develop.
LOCAL NEWS STARTUPS — Startups are trying to figure out what Patch under AOL couldn’t: How to cover local news in different cities and make money. UPCOMING: 700 words by noon, photo.
YELLEN-CONGRESS — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives her semiannual report to Congress, beginning with testimony to the Senate Banking Committee. UPCOMING: 130 words after embargo on prepared remarks lifts at 10 a.m. 500 words by 10:45 a.m.
IOC-DOPING SUMMIT – Olympic leaders meet to consider further measures to crack down on doping ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in the wake of the ban on Russian track and field athletes. SENT: 790 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.
ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
LED ZEPPELIN-COPYRIGHT SUIT – Led Zeppelin lawyers ask judge to toss “Stairway to Heaven” copyright case. SENT: 310 words, photo. UPCOMING: Developing from morning court hearing. With LED ZEPPELIN-COPYRIGHT SUIT-THINGS TO KNOW.
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