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BC-AP News Coverage Advisory 1445 GMT

BC-AP News Coverage Advisory 1445 GMT

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 1445 GMT:

-- EUROPE-MIGRANTS (sent, upcoming)

-- ISLAMIC STATE (sent; developing)

-- YEMEN (sent; developing)


-- EUROPE-GOOGLE (sent, developing)





-- BOSTON MARATHON BOMBINGS- 2 YEARS (sent; developing)




-- PETS-CAT TALK (sent)



-- OBIT-HOMARO CANTU (sent; developing)











CHINA-SEGWAY - Chinese Segway salesman shows how to ride it. SENT: 130 words.

EDIBLE INSECTS - Worms try to escape from a strainer before being cooked. SENT: 9 photos, 820 words, video.

SKOREA-SHIP SINKS-PHOTO GALLERY - South Korean relatives weep and toss flowers to mark ferry anniversary. Eleven photos, 170 words text.

IRAQ-YAZIDI NEW YEAR-PHOTO GALLERY - Iraq's ancient Yazidi sect, haunted by raging Islamic State war, marks its New Year. SENT: Thirteen photos. 300 words text.

ASIA PHOTO SHOWCASE - Image of Asia: Opening an account book for the new year. SENT: One photo, 100 words text.




GERMANY G7 KERRY - At a meeting of G7 ministers in Germany, Secretary of State John Kerry said he is still confident that the U.S. administration can conclude a nuclear deal with Iran. (sent).

US CUBA TERRORISM LIST REAX - Officials and ordinary citizens in Cuba are welcoming President Obama's decision to remove the nation from the list of state sponsors of terrorism. Some Cuban exiles in the US object to the move. (sent)

US CA EDIBLE INSECTS - A growing number of "entopreneurs" are launching businesses that sell foods made from crickets, mealworms and other edible insects. The demand is straining supplies of crickets and other bugs but not everyone is hooked on the edible treats. (sent)

US AZ CRUISER HITS SUSPECT - Police in a Tucson suburb have released a video showing an officer using his cruiser to ram an armed suspect. (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:




EUROPE-MIGRANTS - The presumed drowning of 400 migrants in the Mediterranean is one of the deadliest known migrant tragedies in a decade, the U.N. refugee agency says, part of an unprecedented wave of immigration toward Europe from Africa and the Middle East. UPCOMING: 750 words by 1700 GMT, photos, video. With EUROPE-MIGRANTS-TRAGEDIES and EUROPE-MIGRANTS-NEWS GUIDE.

CUBA-UNITED STATES - Cubans hail removal of their island from US government's list of state sponsors of terrorism. SENT: 830 words, photos. With video US CUBA TERRORISM LIST REAX.

ISLAMIC STATE - The Islamic State group launches an offensive in Iraq's western Anbar province, capturing three villages near the provincial capital of Ramadi, where fierce clashes are underway between the extremists and government troops. SENT: 340 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

YEMEN - Egypt and Saudi Arabia consider joint military exercises as airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition pound Shiite rebels in Yemen. SENT: 300 words.

SKOREA-SHIP SINKS-A YEAR LATER - It's hard to see any change in South Korea a year later the disaster that prompted an outpouring of grief and soul-searching. SENT: 1,110 words, photos. With SKOREA-SHIP SINKS-PHOTO GALLERY; SKOREA-BY THE NUMBERS; SKOREA-SHIP SINKS-THE LIVING -- How the tragedy alters the lives of three young women (both sent).

ISRAEL-ANTI-SEMITISM - Israeli researchers say attacks against Jews spiked in 2014. SENT: 660 words.

TURKEY-POPE - Turkish PM says pope joined 'evil front' against Turkey. SENT: 300 words.

SERBIA-MIGRANTS - Human Rights Watch: Serbia harassing migrants during their exodus to Western Europe. SENT: 320 words.

INDIA-FARMERS' WOES - Unseasonal rain in northern India destroys crops, causing heartache for debt-ridden farmers. SENT: 730 words, photos.




CONGRESS-IRAN-NUCLEAR - White House standoff with Congress over Iran deal clears hurdle, but is far from over. SENT: 1,060 words, photos.

CLEAN AIR LAWSUIT - Centerpiece of the Obama administration's effort to tackle climate change faces a high-stakes legal test. UPCOMING: 600 words by 2100 GMT, photos.

PRESIDENTIAL RACE-CLINTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton searches for a second chance in the state that delivered the first blow to her failed presidential campaign eight years ago. SENT: 350 words. UPCOMING: Updates from 0045 GMT event, photos.

AARON HERNANDEZ - The New England Patriots star is found guilty of first-degree murder in a deadly late-night shooting. SENT: 600 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.

CRUISER HITS SUSPECT - Video shows Arizona police officer using his cruiser to ram armed robbery suspect. SENT: 300 words, photos. With video US AZ CRUISER HITS SUSPECT.

BOSTON MARATHON BOMBINGS- 2 YEARS - Boston marks 2nd anniversary of marathon bombings; convicted bomber Tsarnaev faces sentencing. SENT: 200 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: Updates after 1850 GMT moment of silence.

GUAM-GAY MARRIAGE - Guam attorney general orders gay marriage license applications processed; official refuses. SENT: 340 words, photos.

LINCOLN TOMB - Lincoln tomb caretakers reel from negative critique, budget cuts on assassination anniversary. SENT: 650 words, photos, video.

TEXAS-QUINTUPLETS - Woman's Hospital of Texas says woman has given birth to all-girl set of quintuplets. SENT: 120 words.

OBIT-HOMARO CANTU - Chicago chef Homaro Cantu found dead. SENT: 200 words. UPCOMING: Developing, photos.

USS OKLAHOMA REMAINS - Pentagon plans to exhume, identify hundreds of Marines, sailors killed in Pearl Harbor. SENT: 570 words, photos.




SMARTPHONES IN MEDICINE - Your smartphone could be a valuable tool for medical research -- and for treating a variety of ailments. SENT: 800 words, photos.

DIGITAL LIFE-REVIEW-ADOBE PDF TOOLS - Do you need Adobe's PDF subscription package when there are now plenty of free and cheap options? SENT: 700 words, photos.




BONDING WITH DOGS - Study suggests that a brain hormone that helps form bonds between mother and baby is doing the same thing for dogs and their owners. UPCOMING: HOLD FOR RELEASE AT 1800 GMT, 400 words, photo.

CANCER GENES, HFR - Doctors increasingly target cancer treatment to the genes in a patient's tumor. Now a large study looks at results. UPCOMING: 700 words by 1800 GMT. Hold for release at 1800 GMT.

PREGNANCY SPACING, HFR - Having babies less than 18 months apart can cause health problems for the younger sibling, a study says. HOLD FOR RELEASE AT 0001 GMT. UPCOMING: 350 words.




GROWTH OF ORGANICS - A pair of new reports looks at the growth of organic products. UPCOMING: 650 words by noon.

PETS-CAT TALK - With each purr, yowl or even blink, cats are saying, "Hello," ''Let's snuggle" or "Beat it, Mom," says a new guide. SENT: 650 words, photos.

EDIBLE INSECTS - An increasing number of "entopreneurs" are launching businesses to feed a growing appetite for crickets, mealworms and other edible insects. SENT: 750 GMT words, photos, video.




WORLD BANK SURVEY - The World Bank estimates 700 million adults opened some sort of bank or payment account in the last three years, meaning roughly two-thirds of the world's adult population now has a bank or payment account. UPCOMING: 700 words by 2100 GMT, photos.

EUROPE-GOOGLE - EU Competition Commissioner files antitrust complaint saying Google abuses dominant position. SENT: 500 words, photos.

DOLLAR-GLOBAL IMPACT - In Europe and Japan, the strong dollar is providing relief to ailing economies. And in the emerging markets of Latin America and Asia, it is threatening financial stability. UPCOMING: 800 words by 1500 GMT.

EURO-TOURISM BOOST - Europe is becoming a cheaper destination for tourists from across the world after the euro dropped in currency. SENT: 800 words, photos.

FINLAND-NOKIA-ALCATEL-LUCENT - Nokia to buy ailing French telecoms company Alcatel-Lucent in bid to become networks giant. SENT: 300 words, photos.

CHINA-SEGWAY - China's Ninebot buys US personal scooter maker Segway. SENT: 300 words, photos.




APNEWSBREAK: STERLING-STIVIANO SUIT - The woman who cost Sterling ownership of Clippers must return $2.6M in gifts to the ex-owner's wife. SENT: 660 words, photos.




TRIBECA-OPENING NIGHT - The Tribeca Film Festival kicks off its 14th edition with the premiere of "Live From New York!" a documentary about "Saturday Night Live." UPCOMING: 500 words by 1530 GMT, photos.

PHILIPPINES-PACQUIAO FILM - Ahead of Mayweather fight, film depicts Pacquiao's crushing poverty before global fame. SENT: 900 words, photos.

Updated : 2021-09-24 19:16 GMT+08:00