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:

— BRITAIN-POLITICS (sent; developing)

— BRITAIN-POLITICS-ANALYSIS (upcoming)

— OBAMA-POLICE SHOOTINGS (sent; developing)

— POLICE SHOOTINGS-LOUISIANA (sent; developing)

— DIVIDED AMERICA-POLICE AND THE POLICED (sent in advance for 12:01 a.m.)

— CAMPAIGN 2016-CLINTON (sent; developing)

— CAMPAIGN 2016-TRUMP-RUNNING MATE (sent; may develop)

— TRUMP UNIVERSITY-LAWSUIT (sent; developing)

— POKEMON GO-TRESPASSING (upcoming)

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WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT:

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— POLICE SHOOTINGS-DALLAS-FUNERALS (sent; developing)

— ITALY-TRAIN CRASH (sent; developing)

— BRITAIN-POLITICS-LARRY THE CAT (upcoming)

— BRADY LAWSUIT-APPEAL (upcoming)

— OBESITY-EARLY DEATH (upcoming)

— FILM-NORTH KOREA MOVIE (upcoming)

— TV-DARRYL & DOC (upcoming)

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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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WORLD

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BRITAIN-POLITICS – David Cameron made his final appearance in Parliament as Britain’s leader on Wednesday, turning the normally raucous prime minister’s questions session into a time for praise, thanks, gentle ribbing, cheers — all spiced with a sprinkle of criticism. SENT: 600 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: Developing.

BRITAIN-POLITICS-ANALYSIS — Theresa May takes over at a supercharged moment. Her challenge is to soothe nerves, calm markets and tamp down passions. UPCOMING: 500 words by 2 p.m., photos.

BRITAIN-POLITICS-LARRY THE CAT – One family member is staying behind on Downing Street by mutual agreement: Larry the Cat. UPCOMING.

JAPAN-EMPEROR – Japan’s 82-year-old Emperor Akihito expresses his intention to retire and relinquish his title in the next few years, Japanese public television says – something that hasn’t happened in nearly two centuries. SENT: 350 words, photos.

SOUTH CHINA SEA-RULING – China moved to warn other countries against threatening its interests in the South China Sea while it sought to extend an olive branch to the new Philippine government, after an international tribunal handed Manila a victory by saying Beijing had no legal basis for its expansive claims there. By Gillian Wong and Jim Gomez. SENT: 1,300 words, photos. UPCOMING: May develop.

IRAN DEAL-YEAR LATER – The Iran nuclear accord is fragile as it reaches its one-year anniversary, threatned by Mideast’s wars and upcoming elections in the U.S. and Iran. SENT: 1,260 words, photos. UPCOMING: May develop. With IRAN DEAL-YEAR LATER-GLANCE – Points of contention. SENT: 610 words. An Abridged version is also available.

ITALY-TRAIN CRASH – Italian officials on Wednesday pointed to delayed, EU-financed rail improvements and the “risky,” antiquated telephone alert system used in parts of Italy as possible underlying causes of a violent head-on train crash that killed some two dozen people. SENT: 680 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.

SOLAR PLANE – An experimental solar-powered airplane flies over Pyramids, lands in Cairo as part of its global voyage. SENT: 200 words

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POLICE SHOOTINGS

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OBAMA-POLICE SHOOTINGS — Obama meets at the White House with police officials, civil rights activists and others as he tries to support law enforcement while addressing concerns of bias from some communities they serve. SENT: 410 words. UPCOMING: 600 words after 2:45 p.m. meeting, 650 words by 5 p.m., photo.

POLICE SHOOTINGS-DALLAS-FUNERALS – Funerals set to begin for police officers slain in Dallas. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

POLICE SHOOTINGS-LOUISIANA – The 15-year-old son of a black man shot and killed by white Louisiana police officers says his father, Alton Sterling, was “a good man” and called for people to come together to deal with violence. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

DIVIDED AMERICA-POLICE AND THE POLICED – Two years after Eric Garner died in a confrontation with officers, Staten Islanders have the dubious distinction of being a step ahead of their countrymen as police and the policed try to coexist. EMBARGOED FOR USE AT 12:01 a.m EDT.

ALL-STAR-CANADIAN ANTHEM – A member of a Canadian singing quartet changed a lyric in his country’s national anthem and held up a sign proclaiming “All Lives Matter” during a pregame performance at the 87th All-Star Game. SENT: 480 words, photo.

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WASHINGTON

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CONGRESS-IRAN — House Republicans mark the one-year anniversary of the Iran nuclear accord with votes on legislation that aims to thwart the landmark agreement, angering Democrats who accused the GOP of jettisoning bipartisanship in favor of election-year politics. UPCOMING: Developing from afternoon votes, 650 words by 5 p.m.

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POLITICS

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AP POLL-YOUNG AMERICANS — Donald Trump is wildly unpopular among young adults, especially young people of color, and nearly two-thirds of Americans between the ages of 18 and 30 believe the presumptive Republican nominee is racist, AP poll finds. SENT: 976 words, photo.

CAMPAIGN 2016-TRUMP-RUNNING MATE — Donald Trump has narrowed his list of potential running mates to three contenders. SENT: 600 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.

CAMPAIGN 2016-CLINTON — Hillary Clinton is embracing the symbolism of Abraham Lincoln’s “House Divided” speech, using the backdrop of the Old State House in Springfield, Illinois, to discuss the importance of uniting the country and healing divisions. SENT: 508 words. UPCOMING: Developing from 11:45 a.m. speech, 700 words by 4 p.m., photos.

TRUMP UNIVERSITY-LAWSUIT — A federal judge who’s been a target of Donald Trump’s scorn must decide whether to release videos of the businessman testifying in a lawsuit about the now-defunct Trump University — images that Trump’s attorneys worry will be used to tarnish his presidential campaign. SENT: 580 words. UPCOMING: 700 words after 4:30 p.m. hearing, photo.

GOP 2016-CLEVELAND – Donald Trump’s effort to unite a splintered Republican Party around his candidacy is about to take center stage in a city that is itself deeply fractured. UPCOMING: 950 words by 3 p.m., photo. With GOP 2016-CLEVELAND-GLANCE.

DEM 2016-PHILADELPHIA – Democratic Party officials chose Philadelphia to host its convention, they picked a city rich in political history and symbolism. But it also symbolizes the country’s most intractable problems, including poverty and gun violence. UPCOMING: 830 words by 3 p.m., photos. With DEM 2016-PHILADELPHIA-GLANCE.

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US

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POKEMON GO-TRESPASSING – A woman in South Carolina calls police, afraid of the suspicious people congregating at all hours of the night at the church parking lot across the street. A worker at a cemetery in Florida has been appointed “chief of the Pokemon Patrol” after dozens of game players walked among the graves. In the week since the game’s launch, authorities are warning players about trespassing – they could end up arrested, or worse. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos.

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HEALTH

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OBESITY-EARLY DEATH (HOLD FOR RELEASE, 6:30 p.m.) – Being too heavy may cost you your life — literally. Scientists say overweight people die one year earlier than expected and that moderately obese people die up to three years earlier. UPCOMING: HOLD FOR RELEASE, 6:30 p.m., 350 words.

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TECH

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DIGITAL LIFE-SHOOTING 360 VIDEO – More companies are offering wacky-looking 360-degree camera setups, which you can use to film video for use with virtual-reality headsets. But they present their own new conundrums, starting with, how do you keep yourself out of the shot? UPCOMING: 800 words, photo, interactive video

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BUSINESS /ECONOMY

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ON THE MONEY-FLYING TO FUNERALS – Bereavement fares have been phased out by most airlines, but travelers can still avoiding adding financial pain to their emotional distress. UPCOMING: 700 words by noon, photos.

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SPORTS

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BRADY LAWSUIT-APPEAL – A federal appeals court has rejected Tom Brady’s attempt to get a new hearing on his “Deflategate” suspension. SENT: 700 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

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POP CULTURE/LIFESTYLES

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GAMES-SPECTATING AS ADVERTISING – LOS ANGELES — The rise of online audiences watching video gamers broadcast themselves as they virtually train to become prizefighters or battle each other to the death isn’t simply a new form of entertainment watched by millions. It’s now driving sales and drawing the attention of the government. A study released Wednesday by live streaming company Twitch attributed 25 percent of sales of releases like the fighting simulator “Punch Club” and the kill-or-be-killed multiplayer game “The Culling” to online broadcasts. UPCOMING: 700 words by noon, photos.

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ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

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FILM-NORTH KOREA MOVIE – By letting the cameras roll longer than the censors wanted, a new documentary gives a rare look into the stage-managing of North Korean life. North Korea believed director Vitaly Mansky was making a propaganda film, but he was smuggling footage for his documentary, “Under the Sun.” By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING: 700 words by 3 p.m., photos.

FILM-GHOSTBUSTERS-CAST — A Q&A with the new “Ghostbusters,” Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones, who manage to crack each other up whether it’s reminiscing about their late night at the wild “SNL” 40th-anniversary party or that incident involving a group text and some ham. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. UPCOMING: 800 words by 2 p.m., photos.

TV-CHELSEA HANDLER — Chelsea Handler is crossing international borders with her new Netflix talk show, which is available in 190 countries. By Entertainment Writer Sandy Cohen. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.

TV-DARRYL & DOC — Former New York baseball stars Darryl Strawberry and Dwight Gooden are forever linked in the public’s mind, but not necessarily their own. That fitting line concludes ESPN’s latest “30 for 30” documentary, “Doc & Darryl,” which examines their relationship. By Television Writer David Bauder. UPCOMING: 750 words by 11 a.m., photos.

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HOW TO REACH US

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