BC-AP News Coverage Advisory 1415 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 1415 GMT:
-- IRAN-NUCLEAR TALKS (sent; developing)
-- YEMEN (sent; developing)
-- FRANCE-PLANE CRASH (sent; developing)
-- NIGERIA ELECTION (sent; developing)
-- FLORIDA-FATAL VAN CRASH (sent; developing)
-- BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING TRIAL (sent; developing); also BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING-THE LATEST.
-- ISRAEL-OLMERT (sent)
-- COMEDY CENTRAL-NOAH (sent; developing)
-- RELIGIOUS OBJECTIONS (upcoming)
-- FRANCE-CRASH-THREE EMMAS (sent)
-- BROKERS-STRICTER RULES (sent)
-- OBAMA-KENNEDY (sent; developing)
-- ITALY-KNOX (sent)
-- ROBIN WILLIAMS-FAMILY FIGHT (sent; developing)
-- CHILD ON TRANSIT BUS (sent; with video)
-- BERNANKE BLOGGER (sent)
CHUNKY TEXT/ALTERNATIVE FORMATS:
-- BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING-KEY MOMENTS (upcoming)
-- DAILY APPLES-KEY QUESTIONS (upcoming)
-- TOO MANY SYMBOLS-LIST (upcoming)
FOX HUNTING PHOTO ESSAY - Hounds and horsemen track, chase but not kill foxes in time-honored organized hunts. SENT: 14 photos, 220 words.
AUTO SHOW-LINCOLN CONTINENTAL-PHOTO GALLERY - AP PHOTOS: As Lincoln revives the Continental, a history of the brand from Edsel Ford to JFK. SENT: 19 photos, 200 words.
FRA PLANE - Investigators search for second black box (sent). SENT, with text.
US_PA_PRESCHOOLER - 4-year-old Philadelphia girl leaves home, rides transit bus in search of late-night snack. SENT: 130 words, video.
US_NY_MATZO FACTORY - Century-old Lower East Side matzo factory to move out of city into a high-tech future. SENT: 700 words, photos, video.
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:
IRAN-NUCLEAR TALKS- Negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program enter critical phase, with differences still remaining less than two days before a deadline for the outline of an agreement. SENT: 580 words. UPCOMING: Updates from talks in Switzerland, 750 words by 2100 GMT, photos. With NUCLEAR TALKS-KERRY PIZZA (sent)
IRAN-US-DISPUTED STRIKE - Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says a U.S. drone strike killed two of its advisers near the Iraqi city of Tikrit, though the U.S. said Monday its coalition conducted no airstrikes against the Islamic State group in the area during that time. SENT: 640 words, photo. UPCOMING: Developing.
YEMEN - A series of airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition shakes Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, overnight and early Monday as dozens of families flee the capital seeking safety. SENT: 220 words, photos. With CHINA-YEMEN - China evacuating from Yemen, suspending anti-piracy patrols.
FRANCE-PLANE CRASH - German prosecutors say the co-pilot of the Germanwings passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps had received treatment for suicidal tendencies. SENT: 400 words, photos, video. With FRANCE-CRASH-THREE EMMAS - Spain: 3 generations, all named Emma, die in France crash and AUSTRALIA-GERMANWINGS - Australia mandates at least 2 people stay in cockpits.
TURKEY-PLANE THREAT - Turkish Airlines flight diverts to Casablanca after note with word ‘bomb’ is found in toilet. SENT: 110 words. UPCOMING: Developing.
ISRAEL-OLMERT - Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is convicted Monday of unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter in a retrial on corruption charges. SENT: 930 words, photos. UPCOMING: video. With ISRAEL-OLMERT-GLANCE.
NIGERIA-ELECTION - Nigerians wait in hope and fear for results of the tightest and most bitterly contested presidential election in the nation’s turbulent history. SENT: 270 words, photos. UPCOMING: Ballot counting has begun and a winner could be announced later Monday or Tuesday.
BRITAIN ELECTION - British Prime Minister David Cameron pays a courtesy call on Queen Elizabeth II, then launches a most uncourteous attack on his main political rival, as campaigning formally begins in the most unpredictable U.K. election in decades. SENT: 340 words, photos. UPCOMING: 600 words by 3 pm.
FRANCE-PROSTITUTION - French Senate seeks to thwart landmark bill that would punish clients instead of prostitutes. SENT: 130 words.
JORDAN-TOURISM IN TROUBLE - Jordan sees drop in tourism as country pays the price for its role in Islamic State fight. SENT: 1,100 words, photos.
MALAYSIA-LEE’S ALTER EGO - With Lee’s passing, Malaysia’s Mahathir is last of Southeast Asia’s old guards. SENT: 1,070 words, photos.
MOROCCO-ABORTION - Morocco’s plans to reform abortion law could set example for North Africa. SENT: 890 words, photos.
ITALY-KNOX - Knox’s ex-beau after acquittal: Felt like I was kidnapped for 7 years, treated like a killer. SENT: 430 words, photos.
BRAZIL-RISING RIGHT - Teen libertarian is parlaying YouTube videos into role as face of Brazil’s anti-left protests. SENT: 1,010 words, photos.
BANGLADESH-BLOGGER KILLED - Blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh’s capital, 2 Islamic school students detained. SENT: 340 words.
AP-JOURNALIST SAFETY - AP chief says killing, kidnapping of journalists should be war crimes under international law. SENT: 570 words, photos.
BOSNIA-POPE’S CHAIR - Muslim family carves special chair to seat Pope Francis during his visit to Bosnia. SENT: 130 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.
PACIFIC-EARTHQUAKES — A pair of strong earthquakes strikes off the South Pacific nations of Tonga and Samoa, but there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning. SENT: 280 words.
KASHMIR-FLOODS — Hundreds of Kashmiris in India and Pakistan move to higher ground as rain-swollen rivers swamp parts of the disputed Himalayan region just six months after 600 people died in flooding that left the region in shambles. SENT: 540 words, photos.
NEPAL-KILLER RHINO - Wild rhino rampages through city in southern Nepal, killing woman and injuring several others. SENT: 170 words.
OBAMA-KENNEDY - Obama in Boston to headline dedication of Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the Senate. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing from 1525 GMT Obama remarks, photos.
OBAMA-KENYA - Obama to make first visit as president to Kenya, country of his father’s birth. SENT: 130 words.
SUPREME COURT-SCHOOL CLOTHING FLAP - Supreme Court rejects appeal by students who sought to wear US flag T shirts on Cinco de Mayo. UPCOMING: 130 words.
BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING - Prosecutors near end of case in first phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial. SENT: 280 words. UPCOMING: Updating from 1400 GMT hearing. Also: BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING-THE LATEST, running updates; either may be used. Chunky text BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING-KEY MOMENTS planned after prosecution resets.
FLORIDA-FATAL VAN CRASH - A church van ran through a stop sign, crossed all four lanes of a rural highway and crashed into in a canal, killing eight people and injuring 10 Monday in southwest Florida, authorities said. SENT: 200 words. photo. UPCOMING: Developing, with more photos.
RELIGIOUS OBJECTIONS - Indiana legislative leaders from both parties plan to discuss plans for “clarifying” a new state law that’s garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination against gays and lesbians. SENT: 130 words. Developing from 1430 GMTnews conferences with legislative leaders.
NSA -INJURIES - 2 injured and being treated at gate of NSA hadquarters near Baltimore; how they were hurt unclear. SENT: 120 words. UPCOMING: Developing.
BUILDING COLLAPSE-MANHATTAN - Authorities shift their focus to what caused the massive explosion and fire and the possibility that someone may have improperly tapped a gas line. SENT: 510 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: Developing.
TIM COOK-RELIGIOUS OBJECTIONS - Apple’s Cook calls ‘religious objection’ laws dangerous, bad for business; calls for courage. SENT: 280 words.
NORTHEASTERN-SWASTIKAS - Swastika graffiti found at Northeastern University; president calls it ‘hateful’ act. SENT: 130 words.
ROBIN WILLIAMS-FAMILY FIGHT - Robin Williams’ wife, children head to court in fight over late comedian’s personal belongings. SENT: 280 words, photos. UPCOMING: Updating from noon hearing.
KIDNEY DONATION - Maine woman’s appeal for a kidney donor in rear window of car pays off; stranger steps forward. SENT: 130 words.
HEALTHBEAT-ICU EXERCISE - Helping intensive care patients to exercise may help speed recovery. SENT: 820 words, photo.
EQUAL BEFORE BIRTH (HOLD FOR RELEASE, 1900 GMT) - More boy babies than girl babies are born each year. But a new study says the two sexes are conceived in equal numbers. UPCOMING: HOLD FOR RELEASE AT 1900 GMT, 350 words, photo.
BROKERS-STRICTER RULES - Single mom, retirees say nest eggs hit after they put too much faith in fee-hungry brokers. SENT: 1,600 words, photos. ABRIDGED version of 940 words was also sent.
MORGAN STANLEY-CHINA: Two companies in $1.4 billion Asia investment fund managed by New York banking giant Morgan Stanley unexpectedly told securities regulators they will not file financial statements on time and have frozen trading in their stocks. Some Americans’ pension funds could be in jeopardy. SENT: 845 words, photos.
AUTO SHOW-LINCOLN CONTINENTAL - After 13-year hiatus, Lincoln is embracing its history and bringing back the Continental sedan. SENT: 850 words, photos. With AUTO SHOW-LINCOLN CONTINENTAL-PHOTO GALLERY, including 19 photos, highlighted by NYBZ413.
BERNANKE-BLOGGER - Former Fed chairman Ben Bernanke starting new career in private life as blogger on economics. SENT: 220 words, photo.
JETBLUE-DELAYS - JetBlue computer outage causes delays for passengers; now fixed, company says. SENT: 170 words.
FINAL FOUR-CAMP CALIPARI - One time, at basketball camp: Camp Cal builds a team and keeps NBA prospects alive. SENT: 1,100 words, photos.
ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
TV-COMEDY CENTRAL-NOAH - Comedy Central has named Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa, as Jon Stewart’s replacement on “The Daily Show.” SENT: 380 words. UPCOMING: Developing, with photos.
MUSIC-IHEARTRADIO AWARDS - Taylor Swift big winner at iHeartRadio Music Awards; Justin Timberlake offers positive words. SENT: 710 words, 26 photos, video.
PLAYSTATION SPOTIFY MUSIC - Sony replaces its own Music Unlimited service with Spotify app on PlayStation. SENT: 290 words, photo.
BRITAIN-EMIN’S BED - No napping: Tracey Emin’s messy bed goes on display at London’s Tate Modern. SENT: 260 words, photos.