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BC-What We're Talking About,ADVISORY

A selection of AP offerings that are especially good reads, shareable, consumer-friendly, or likely to generate talk or buzz. Please see the News Digest and News Coverage Advisory at 1415 GMT for top stories and other highlights.

GERMANY-JEWISH SPORTS - Europe's largest Jewish sporting event is being held at site of 1936 Nazi-era Olympics in Berlin. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

UNITED STATES-JAPAN-APOLOGY - WWII vet calls it 'glorious day' as Japanese corporation apologizes for using forced laborers. SENT: 640 words, photos. With video US JAPAN APOLOGY WRAP (CR).

NEIL ARMSTRONG SPACESUIT-KICKSTARTER - Smithsonian launches crowdfunding campaign to save Neil Armstrong's spacesuit from moonwalk. SENT: 130 words.

BRITAIN-EXTRATERRESTRIALS - Searching for ET: Stephen Hawking, Russian billionaire launch search for extraterrestrials. SENT: 120 words.

POOL DEATH-DEMI MOORE HOUSE - Demi Moore 'in shock' after man drowns in her backyard pool. SENT: 120 words, photos.

COMET LANDING - Scientists say comet lander Philae may have shifted position, causing communication trouble. SENT: 140 words.

BROADWAY-BAD BEHAVIOR - Ain't misbehavin'? Broadway audience boorishness, smartphone faux pas get spotlight. SENT: 910 words, photos.

ROMANIA-BLOOD DONATIONS - Concert-goers offered free tickets for Transylvania music festival if they donate blood. SENT: 120 words.




GAMES PEOPLE PLAY PHOTO GALLERY - This series of photos show how the allure of simple games endears in a world changed by computers and a shrinking of safe places. SENT: 23 photos, 300 words.




SAF SHARK ATTACK - 3-time world champ Fanning escapes shark attack during surfing competition in South Africa (sent, with 600 words and photos).

US SEE THROUGH STADIUM - The Vikings want to make this clear: The roof of their new stadium will let there be light. (sent, with 900 words and photos).




MARIJUANA-PESTICIDES - Microscopic bugs and mildew are threatening to destroy the new marijuana industry faster than any police raid. And because the crop has been illegal for so long, neither growers nor scientists have any roadmap for curbing the infestations. UPCOMING: developing, photos.

APPLE'S IPHONE BOOM - If the red-hot smartphone market is starting to cool, someone forgot to tell Apple. Analysts expect the California tech giant's quarterly financial report Tuesday will show another powerhouse performance. UPCOMING: 600 words, photo.

Updated : 2021-09-19 04:57 GMT+08:00