BC-AP News Coverage Advisory 10:15

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-APPRENTICE (sent; developing)

— CAMPAIGN 2016 (upcoming)

— CAMPAIGN 2016-OHIO (sent; developing)


— CAMPAIGN 2016-KAINE-FAITH (upcoming)


— COLOMBIA-PEACE REFERENDUM (sent; developing)

— TROPICAL WEATHER (sent; developing)

— PEOPLE-KIM KARDASHIAN WEST (sent; developing)

— NOBEL-MEDICINE (sent; developing)

— LAPD FATAL SHOOTING (sent; developing)

— HOLIDAY HIRES (sent; developing)












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




CAMPAIGN 2016-TRUMP-APPRENTICE – In his years as a reality TV boss on “The Apprentice,” Donald Trump repeatedly demeaned women with sexist language, according to show insiders who said he rated female contestants by the size of their breasts and talked about which ones he’d like to have sex with. The AP interviewed more than 20 people – former crew members, editors and contestants – who described crass behavior by Trump behind the scenes of the long-running hit show. SENT: 1,900 words, photos by 3:30 a.m.

CAMPAIGN 2016-OHIO — Hillary Clinton makes first campaign in Ohio in a month, reflecting campaign view that she can win the White House without carrying the state. SENT: 910 words. UPCOMING: Developing from 1 p.m. rally, 850 words by 5 p.m., photos. Clinton in Ohio: economy speech, Toledo, 1:30 p.m., voter registration event, Akron, 5:45 p.m; Trump in Virginia: roundtable, Herndon, TBD; Trump in Colorado: rallies, Pueblo, 5 p.m., Loveland, 9 p.m.

AP POLL-CAMPAIGN 2016-YOUNG VOTERS – Hillary Clinton has work to do to among voters age 18-30, an age group that twice helped elected President Barack Obama. UPCOMING: 900 words by 4 p.m. With: AP POLL-CAMPAIGN 2016-YOUNG VOTERS-GLANCE.

CAMPAIGN 2016-KAINE-FAITH – Tim Kaine mentioning speaks candidly about the influence of Catholicism on his public and private life. And at key moments in his career, he’s been forced to reconcile those religious beliefs with his Democratic ones. UPCOMING: 860 words by 4 p.m., photos.

CAMPAIGN 2016-PENCE-EVANGELICALS – Can Mike Pence help attract enough votes from evangelicals to win election for Donald Trump, who thrives on insults and says he typically doesn’t seek God’s forgiveness. UPCOMING: 889 words by 4 p.m., photos.




SUPREME COURT-IMMIGRATION – The Supreme Court has declined an Obama administration request to break its recent tie over plans to protect millions of immigrants, when a ninth justice is on the bench. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

SUPREME COURT-WHITEY BULGER – The Supreme Court has turned away James “Whitey” Bulger’s appeal of his racketeering convictions and life sentence. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

SUPREME COURT-NC DEATH PENALTY – The Supreme Court will not hear an appeal from four former death row inmates in North Carolina who claimed systemic racial bias contributed to their death sentences. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

SUPREME COURT-REDSKINS – The Supreme Court has rejected a long-shot appeal from the Washington Redskins challenging a law that bars offensive trademarks. But the justices could still resolve the same issue in another case the court took up last week. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT-COMMUNITY POLICING — Attorney General Loretta Lynch announcing Justice Department grants to help police departments across the country hire new officers. SENT: 450 words, photo.




COLOMBIA-PEACE REFERENDUM – The stunning referendum defeat of the government’s peace deal with leftist rebels has Colombians asking what comes next for the war-torn country, which like Britain following the Brexit vote has no Plan B for saving an accord that had sought to bring an end to a half century of hostilities. By Joshua Goodman and Andrea Rodriguez. SENT: 1,000 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing. With: COLOMBIA-PEACE REFERENDUM-GLANCE; COLOMBIA-PEACE REFERENDUM-CONFLICT; COLOMBIA-PEACE REFERENDUM-TIMELINE (all sent).

TROPICAL WEATHER – Vulnerable Haiti braces for flash floods and violent winds from the extremely dangerous Hurricane Matthew as the powerful storm kept on a path aiming at the hemisphere’s poorest country. SENT: 810 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: Developing.

RUSSIA-NEMTSOV – A Moscow military court is beginning to hear the case of five people accused in connection to killing of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.




LAPD FATAL SHOOTING – Activists call on Los Angeles police to publicly name the officers involved in the deadly shooting of an 18-year-old black man near his home and to conduct a quick and transparent investigation. SENT: 600 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

TRAIN HITS STATION – The engineer of a commuter train that crashed in New Jersey, killing one person and injuring more than 100, has told investigators he has no memory of the crash. SENT: 630 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.

PROSTITUTION RING-POLICE CHIEF ARRESTED – Ten men, including a South Carolina police chief, have been arrested in an undercover prostitution sting in Columbia. SENT: 110 words.

ALASKA OIL CHECK – The annual sum of money nearly every Alaskan receives just for living in the state starts going out this week. But many are unhappy the governor shrunk this year’s checks from the state’s oil wealth fund to $1,022 because of Alaska’s multibillion-dollar budget deficit. SENT: 684 words, photos.




NOBEL-MEDICINE – Japanese biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries on how cells break down and recycle content, a garbage disposal system that scientists hope to harness in the fight against cancer, Alzheimer’s and other diseases. SENT: 830 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.




HOLIDAY HIRES – Retailers are offering perks like higher wages, bonuses and more flexible schedules to lure temporary holiday workers in a tighter labor market. UPCOMING: 950 words, photos by noon.

FORD RECALLS – U.S. safety regulators have opened two investigations into problems with Ford vehicles that could expand previous recalls. SENT: XXXX

NERDWALLET-LIZ WESTON-BORROWING YOUR WAY OUT OF DEBT — Debt consolidation: Here’s why some succeed and others don’t. By Liz Weston of NerdWallet. UPCOMING: 980 words by 11 a.m., photos, graphics.




PEOPLE-KIM KARDASHIAN WEST – Paris police say Kim Kardashian West was unharmed after being robbed at gunpoint of more than $10 million worth of jewelry inside a private residence.SENT: 500 words, photo. UPCOMING: Developing on several fronts.

PEOPLE-KIM KARDASHIAN WEST-MAJOR HEISTS — A look at some other spectacular heists in recent memory. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos by 2 p.m. EDT.

LINDSAY LOHAN-FINGER – Lindsay Lohan says she had surgery to reattach part of her finger following a boating accident. SENT: 130 words, photo.




PARENTING-DIAPER BANKS: With a push from the White House and a national distribution network, help has grown to counter the ‘diaper divide’ that has low-income families scrambling. UPCOMING: 930 words by 2 p.m., photos.

HAUTE ROUTE BIKING – Agonizingly difficult, biking up one steep, grueling mountain road after another — yet also wonderful: That’s what it was like to take part in the Haute Route race through the Pyrenees, billed as one of “the highest, toughest and most prestigious amateur cycling events in the world.” UPCOMING: 900 words by noon, photos.



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