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BC-AP News Coverage Advisory 1430 GMT,ADVISORY

BC-AP News Coverage Advisory 1430 GMT,ADVISORY

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

HIGHLIGHTING:

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-- SYRIA (sent; developing)

-- ISRAEL-PALESTINIANS (sent; developing)

-- PRESIDENTIAL RACE-BIDEN (sent; developing)

-- PRESIDENTIAL RACE-CLINTON FUNDRAISING (upcoming)

-- UNITED STATES-SOUTH KOREA (sent; developing)

-- CHURCH KILLING (sent; developing)

-- FEMALE SEX PILL (upcoming)

-- GOOGLE BOOK BATTLE (sent; developing)

-- CBS-TRUTH FILM (sent)

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WHAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT

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-- CUBS FANS-THE CURSE (upcoming)

-- HANDICAPPED SIGNS (upcoming)

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PHOTOS:

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ISRAEL-PALESTINIANS (sent; developing)

GREECE-MIGRANTS BELONGINGS-PHOTO GALLERY - Objects left behind on the beach by migrants who reached shores of Lesbos. SENT: 12 photos, 140 words.

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VIDEO:

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US VT HEROIN AND HOPE - Rutland, Vermont, wants to shed its image as 'heroin city.' Here's how it's doing it. SENT, with 1,080 words and photos.

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Here are details of those stories, plus others we have in the works for today:

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WORLD

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SYRIA - Turkish jets shot down an unidentified drone that flew into Turkey's airspace at the border with Syria Friday, an incident that comes as Syrian troops under Russian air cover are pressing their offensive against rebels in central and northern Syria. SENT: 1,000 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.

ISRAEL-PALESTINIANS - A Palestinian man wearing a T-shirt with the word "press" written on it in large letters stabbed and wounded an Israeli soldier in the West Bank city of Hebron on Friday before being shot dead by troops, the latest in a monthlong spate of attacks. SENT: 700 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: Developing through the day. With ISRAEL-PALESTINIANS-THE LATEST.

UNITED STATES-SOUTH KOREA - Obama welcomes the leader of South Korea to the White House in a show of unity between close allies looking to deter nuclear-armed North Korea while leaving the door open to negotiations. SENT: 480 words, photos. UPCOMING: 600 words after 11:55 a.m. meeting.

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US

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CHURCH KILLING - Six members of an upstate New York church accused of savagely beating two young men during a session of what they called spiritual "counseling" are due in court Friday afternoon. UPCOMING: Developing from 1700 GMT, hearing, photos, video.

HANDICAPPED SIGNS - Movement to modernize handicapped symbol expands across the country, but opposition persists. UPCOMING: 700 words by 1500 GMT, photos.

UNITED STATES-SOUTH KOREA -- President Barack Obama welcomes the leader of South Korea to the White House in a show of unity between close allies looking to deter nuclear-armed North Korea while leaving the door open to negotiations. SENT: 480 words, photos. UPCOMING: 600 words after 1555 GMT. meeting.

BENGHAZI-MILITANT - Ahmed Abu Khattala, charged in the 2012 attacks on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi and extradited to the United States, appears in court for the first time in months as his lawyers ask a judge to dismiss the case against him. UPCOMING: Developing from 1400 GMT hearing in U.S. District Court.

CONGRESS-BENGHAZI - Huma Abedin, a top aide and confidante of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, testifies behind closed doors before the House panel investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks. SENT: 470 words, photos. UPCOMING: Updates from meeting beginning at 1400 GMT.

PRESIDENTIAL RACE--BIDEN - Democratic reaction to Vice President Joe Biden aide's don't-forget-him plea. SENT: 710 words, photos. UPCOMING: 650 words by 2000 GMT, photos.

CLINTON-FUNDAISING - Hillary Rodham Clinton has outraised her Democratic presidential rivals in far more states than any other presidential candidate, according to an Associated Press analysis. UPCOMING: 400 words by 2200 GMT., photos.

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BUSINESS/ECONOMY

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GOOGLE BOOK BATTLE - A federal appeals court says Google is not violating copyright laws by digitizing books for a massive online library. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

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HEALTH

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FEMALE SEX PILL - The first sex pill for women can't be taken with alcohol, which will likely limit its use widely. But experts believe its shortcomings will finally spur development of better treatments for women's sexual problems after more than a decade of the drug industry neglecting such efforts. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos by 1430 GMT.

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ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

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CBS-TRUTH-FILM -- CBS has refused to run advertising for "Truth," the film starring Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford that revisits a painful episode in the network's past involving a discredited 2004 news story on former President George W. Bush's military service record, and has denounced the movie, which opens Friday, as a disservice to the public and journalists. SENT: 830 words, photos.

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SPORTS

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CUBS FANS-THE CURSE - Goats. Cats. After so many years of futility, exhausted Chicago Cubs fans wonder if maybe, just maybe, this is the season they no longer have to fear that inevitable moment when it all falls apart. A young team and a fun-loving manager seemingly not beholden to the curses of past failures have captured the city's imagination and appear to have cured fans of their crisis of confidence. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos.

OLYMPIC HOPEFULS-DAY JOBS - The fencer worked as a barista. One martial artist drove a prison truck, and the other went door-to-door selling pizza coupons. The paracyclist was also a starving musician. And as if five sports didn't keep the modern pentathlete busy enough, she also worked part-time at a clothes store. One of the overlooked realities for Olympic hopefuls in the United States is that, in addition to grinding through a six-day-a-week, eight-hour-a-day training schedule, they also have to follow this well-worn piece of advice: Don't quit your day job. UPCOMING: 900 words, photos.

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Updated : 2021-09-21 17:24 GMT+08:00