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BC-AP News Coverage Advisory

BC-AP News Coverage Advisory

Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change.


Among today's coverage highlights as we see them at 1615 GMT:

-- FRANCE ATTACKS (sent; developing)

-- FRANCE ATTACKS-CHARLIE HEBDO (sent; developing)


-- OBAMA-CONGRESS (sent; developing)


-- POPE-ASIA (sent)

-- EGYPT-MUBARAK (sent; developing)

-- METRO STATION-SMOKE (sent; developing)


-- UKRAINE (sent; developing)


-- METRO STATION-SMOKE (sent; developing)





-- WOODY ALLEN-AMAZON (sent; developing)

-- BUS-RIDING DOG (sent)




-- ISRAEL-FRANCE-VICTIMS-GLANCE (sent; developing)

-- POPE WATCH (sent)

-- TAXES-BY THE NUMBERS (upcoming)




VIDEO: FRANCE ATTACKS coverage (sent; developing); POPE-ASIA COVERAGE (sent)

Here are details of those stories, plus others we have in the works for today and notable pieces that we sent in the past 10 hours (all times EST):


FRANCE-ATTACKS - With a printing press, medals of honor and ceremonies thousands of miles apart, France and Israel paid tribute Tuesday to those killed in the Paris terrorist attacks. In Bulgaria, authorities said a Frenchman already under arrest had ties to the Paris gunmen who left 17 victims in their wake. SENT: 890 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: BREAKING: Police official: Arms for Paris attacks came from abroad, seeking source of outside financing.

FRANCE ATTACKS-CHARLIE HEBDO - Charlie Hebdo's defiant issue is in print, with a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad on the cover and a double-page spread claiming that more turned out Sunday to back the satirical weekly "than for Mass." SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

EUROPE-MUSLIMS UNDER PRESSURE - Europe's Muslims feel heat of backlash after terror spree in Paris; authorities urge calm. SENT: 900 words, photos.

FRANCE-ATTACKS-VICTIMS - Jews, Muslims, atheists. Women and men in the police force. Cartoonists, shoppers, a cleaning worker. Here are short biographies of the 17 victims killed in the terrorist attacks last week in France by three extremists later shot to death by police. UPCOMING: 1,000 words by 1900 GMT, photos.

ISRAEL-FRANCE-VICTIMS-GLANCE - A look at 4 Jewish victims of Paris supermarket attack buried in Israel. SENT: 240 words, photo. POPE-ASIA - Pope Francis brings calls for reconciliation as well as justice as he arrives in at the start of a weeklong Asian tour. At the airport, children serenade him. SENT: 1,120 words, photos, video.

ISRAEL-FRANCE-FUNERALS - The bodies of four Jewish victims are taken from Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport to Jerusalem, where a funeral ceremony is to be attended by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other public figures. SENT: 830 words, photos, video.

FRANCE ATTACKS-PRESIDENT - The French president has shown himself as a comforting leader and emerged stronger from Paris' deadly attacks. SENT: 680 words, photos.

POPE-ASIA - Pope Francis brought calls for reconciliation and justice to Sri Lanka on Tuesday as he began a weeklong Asian tour, saying the island nation can't fully heal from a quarter-century of brutal civil war without pursuing the truth about abuses that were committed. SENT: 1200 words, photos, video.

- POPE WATCH: Glimpses of Francis' trip as it unfolds. SENT: 1,010 words, photos.

POPE-ASIA-PHILIPPINE FRENZY - Pope mania sweeps Asia's bastion of Catholic faith ahead of Pope Francis' visit. SENT: 800 words, photos.

UKRAINE - A bus driving near an army checkpoint in eastern Ukraine was hit by a rebel shell, killing at least 10 civilians and wounding a further 13, local officials said. SENT: 330 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

EGYPT-MUBARAK - Egyptian authorities have exhausted all legal grounds to keep deposed President Hosni Mubarak in detention after an appeals court on Tuesday ordered his retrial in a corruption case, a judicial official said. SENT: 440 words, photos.

INDONESIA-PLANE - Divers retrieve the crashed AirAsia plane's second black box from the bottom of the Java Sea on Tuesday, giving experts essential tools to piece together what brought Flight 8501 down. SENT: 550 words, photos.

CAMEROON-BOKO HARAM BATTLE - Cameroon's government said Tuesday that its military killed 143 militants from the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram, which has been waging war in neighboring Nigeria. SENT: 250 words.

INDIA-UBER-RAPE -- A New Delhi court charges an Uber cab driver with rape and kidnapping in a case that renews a national fury over sexual violence in India. SENT: 390 words, photos.

SPAIN-CUBA-US SPY - The Cuban spy traded to the U.S. for jailed Cuban intelligence agents but out of contact with his family for nearly a month is in the U.S. and is doing fine, his sister told The Associated Press in a brief interview Tuesday. SENT: 420 words.

RUSSIA-POLAND - Putin will not travel to a ceremony in Poland marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi Auschwitz death camp, the Kremlin said Tuesday, a decision that reflects a chill in Russian ties with the West. SENT: 480 words, photos.

MOZAMBIQUE - DEADLY BEER - Fatalities after drinking contaminated beer rise to 72 in Mozambique; police investigate. SENT: 340 words, photos.

PALESTINIANS-ABBAS-10 YEARS - After a decade in power, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is no closer to a deal on Palestinian statehood, has failed to reclaim the Gaza Strip from political rival Hamas and is being disparaged by some as a pliant guardian of Israeli security needs in the West Bank. SENT: 920 words, photos.

TURKEY-UNIVERSITY FOR SYRIANS - Education entrepreneur hopes to start a university for Syrian refugees in Turkey. SENT: 750 words, photos.

JAPAN-47 RONIN-CONDOMINIUM - Condo construction to overshadow graves of '47 ronin' samurai in Japan, spurring protests. SENT: 940 words, photos.

INDIA-DEADLY LIQUOR - A bad batch of bootleg liquor kills at least 28 people and sends 160 others to hospitals in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. SENT: 290 words, photos.

MALAYSIA-MONGOLIAN MURDER - Malaysia's top court sentences two police officers to death by hanging for the killing of a Mongolian woman who had an affair with a friend of the prime minister. SENT: 400 words, photos.

NEPAL-STRIKE -- A general strike called by opposition parties cripples life in Nepal's capital region by shutting down schools, market and transportation. SENT: 180 words, photos.

TONGA-VOLCANIC ERUPTION - All international flights to the small island nation of Tonga are canceled after a volcanic eruption sends plumes of ash into the sky. SENT: 350 words.


OBAMA-CONGRESS - Obama sits down with House and Senate leaders from both parties, his first such meeting since the new, fully Republican-run Congress was seated last week. SENT: 340 words. UPCOMING: Developing from 1600 GMT meeting, 500 words by 2000 GMT, photo.

OBAMA-CYBERSECURITY - Obama renews his call for Congress to pass cyber security legislation, including a proposal that encourages companies to share threat information with the government and protects them from potential lawsuits if they do. SENT: 200 words.

PAKISTAN-INDIA- Kerry urges India and Pakistan to move their relationship forward through dialogue, saying the U.S. was concerned about recent violence along their disputed border. SENT: 330 words.


CALIFORNIA SENATE - California Attorney General Kamala Harris plans to become the first prominent Democrat to enter what's expected to be a full field in the 2016 race to replace Barbara Boxer in the U.S. Senate. SENT: 420 words, photo.


METRO STATION-SMOKE - The transit network in the U.S. capital remained hobbled following an electrical malfunction that filled a busy subway station with smoke, killing one woman and sending dozens of people to hospitals. SENT: 440 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: Developing.

ALBUQUERQUE POLICE SHOOTINGS - A New Mexico district attorney who decided this week to seek murder charges against two Albuquerque officers in the shooting death of a homeless camper has been thrust into the national spotlight. UPCOMING: 500 words by 1900 GMT.

NYPD INTELLIGENCE-MUSLIMS - Federal circuit court weighs appeal of New Jersey decision that allows New York City police to spy on Muslim communities in the city and elsewhere. SENT: 300 words; updates from 1500 GMT arguments, then 450 words by 2000 GMT.

DRUG WEBSITE SHUTDOWN - Jury selection starts for Internet entrepreneur Ross Ulbricht, who's accused of being the mastermind behind an online marketplace for illegal drug sales called the Silk Road. SENT: 400 words.

PLO LAWSUIT -- Trial starts in $1 billion lawsuit brought by U.S. terrorism victims against the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization. UPCOMING: 400 words by 1900 GMT; updates from morning arguments, then 500 words by 2200 GMT, photo.

CIA LEAK -- A trial begins for a CIA officer charged with leaking classified information about a botched operation in Iran to New York Times reporter James Risen. UPCOMING: 500 words by 2200 GMT.

GEORGIA EXECUTION -- A Georgia man convicted in the 1998 killing of a sheriff's deputy is set to be executed Tuesday. UPCOMING: 600 words after 00 GMT execution.

MLK CHILDREN-LEGAL BATTLE -- A motions hearing is set for Tuesday in the legal dispute over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Nobel Peace Prize medal and traveling Bible. UPCOMING: On merits, depending on what happens in court.

CHEMICAL LEAK - State records indicate that employees at a Houston-area pesticide plant where a poisonous gas leak killed four workers in November may have been periodically exposed to the dangerous fumes for years. SENT: 290 words, photo.

YOSEMITE CLIMBERS - One of two climbers attempting a grueling ascent up a half-mile of sheer granite in California's Yosemite National Park caught up with his partner Monday night. SENT: 350 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.


AP POLL-GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS: A large majority of Americans support labeling of genetically modified foods, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll, but fewer Americans say genetically modified ingredients are important to them when judging whether a food is healthy. SENT: 830 words, photo.


FACEBOOK-AMBER ALERTS - Facebook users in the U.S. will soon receive Amber Alerts to help find missing children who may be located near them. SENT: 300 words.


HOUSE-BANK REGULATIONS - The House opens debate Tuesday on a bill that would alter sections of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial overhaul and give U.S. banks another two years -- until 2019 -- to ensure that their holdings of certain complex and risky securities don't put them afoul of a new banking rule. SENT: 460 words. UPCOMING: Updates during the day.

SHRINKING SODAS - As Americans cut back on soda, Coke and Pepsi are pushing smaller cans and bottles they say contain fewer calories and induce less guilt. SENT: 930 words, photo.

FREE TRADE-UNIONS - Just over two decades after lobbying unsuccessfully against the North American Free Trade Agreement, U.S. labor unions are again voicing strong reservations to a proposed major trade-liberalization deal. SENT: 720 words, photos.

AUTO SHOW-CARS FROM CHINA - GAC, one of China's biggest automakers, shows off an autonomous car and an SUV. SENT: 700 words, photos.

- AUTO SHOW-CHINA-BIGGEST AUTOMAKERS - A look at the five largest Chinese automakers: UPCOMING: 450 words.

RUSSIA-ECONOMY - The Russian ruble accelerated its fall on Tuesday amid a renewed decline in the price of the country's valuable oil exports. SENT: 380 words, photo.

AIRBUS SALES - Airbus took in more plane orders than Boeing in 2014, but lagged in deliveries. SENT: 240 words, photos.


BUS-RIDING DOG - Black lab in Seattle likes to hop on bus, take solo ride to her dog park stop. SENT: 180 words, photos.

JACQUELINE KENNEDY-FASHION LETTERS - An archive of correspondence between Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and the designer who dressed her from the 1980s through her death in 1994 is going up for auction in Florida. UPCOMING: 400 words by 2 p.m., photos.


WOODY ALLEN-AMAZON - Amazon Studios signs Woody Allen to create his first TV series, set to premiere in 2016. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

BOOKS-SUBSCRIPTIONS - Macmillan enters book subscription market, reaches deal with Oyster. SENT: 300 words.

MUSIC-KATY PERRY-SUPER BOWL - Katy Perry says her "female empowerment" anthems make her the perfect Super Bowl halftime performer after an NFL season that has been shadowed by highly publicized domestic violence cases involving players. UPCOMING: 500 words by 2 p.m., photos, video.

EMINEM-DYING WISH - Eminem fulfills wish of terminally ill fan by surprising him at his Detroit-area home. SENT: 130 words.

Updated : 2021-09-20 08:32 GMT+08:00