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BC-AP News Digest 3 am

June 12, 2018

Here are the AP’s latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT.

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TOP STORIES

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TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT — President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un conclude an extraordinary nuclear summit by signing a document in which Trump pledges “security guarantees” to the North and Kim reiterates his commitment to “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.” The leaders also offer lofty promises, with the American president pledging to handle a “very dangerous problem” and Kim forecasting “major change for the world.” By Zeke Miller, Catherine Lucey, Josh Lederman and Foster Klug. SENT: 1,180 words, photos. TOP VIDEO: — SIN Trump Kim Signing (CR) — Trump, Kim sign “comprehensive” document. With TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-THE LATEST; TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT-WHAT HAPPENED TODAY. See MORE ON TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT below. For AP’s comprehensive summit coverage: https://apnews.com/tag/Singaporesummit

TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-THE-HANDSHAKE — Trump approached from the right, striding down the long portico at the colonial-era Singapore resort. Kim Jong Un, dressed in his familiar Mao suit, emerged from the left. They met in the middle, on a red carpet, dozens of cameras recording their every move as the world watched. And counted. By Foster Klug. SENT: 960 words, photos, videos.

PRIMARY RDP-THINGS TO KNOW — Though on the other side of the globe, Trump figures to be a factor in Republican elections in South Carolina, one of five states holding primaries. Elections are also scheduled in Maine, Nevada, North Dakota and Virginia. By Thomas Beaumont and Bill Barrow. SENT: 910 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing throughout the day; first polls close at 7 p.m. Also see NEVADA PRIMARY, MAINE PRIMARY-GOVERNOR and NORTH-DAKOTA-PRIMARY below.

VOTER ROLLS-STATES — The Supreme Court’s decision upholding Ohio’s method of removing people from voter rolls appears unlikely to have a ripple effect. Ohio followed the most aggressive path among states that have laws targeting inactive voters. By Christina A. Cassidy. SENT: 820 words, photos.

DUBAI-MONEY LAUNDERING — War profiteers, terror financiers and drug traffickers sanctioned by the U.S. in recent years have used Dubai’s real-estate market as a haven for their assets, a new report alleges. By Jon Gambrell. SENT: 1,080 words, photos.

COLORADO-WILDFIRES — Extreme fire danger prompts officials to say they are shutting down a sprawling forest that includes some of Colorado’s most stunning mountains in a region that attracts tourists from around the world, a rare tactic also being used in neighboring states as the U.S. Southwest struggles with severe drought. By Colleen Slevin. SENT: 680 words, photos.

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WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT

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MUSIC-U2 — U2 dedicates song to Anthony Bourdain at Apollo show. SENT: 400 words, photos.

CAPITALS-PARADE — Washington honors Stanley Cup-champion Capitals with parade. SENT: 160 words, photo.

ROSE MCGOWAN-DRUG CHARGE — Actress Rose McGowan indicted on cocaine charge in Virginia. SENT: 130 words.

BODE MILLER-DAUGHTER DROWNS — Olympic skier Bode Miller’s toddler daughter drowns in pool. SENT: 380 words, photos.

FOURTEEN-BOYS — Fourteen boys, no regrets: Michigan family happy the way they are. SENT: 540 words, photos.

LARGEST-PAPER-AIRPLANE — Residents try to break world record for largest paper plane. SENT: 140 words.

GEORGE-HW-BUSH-BIRTHDAY — Former President George H.W. Bush celebrates 94th birthday. SENT: 100 words, photos.

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MORE ON TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT

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TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT-GLOBAL REACTION — Cheers in South Korea and a one-page “extra” edition of a Japanese newspaper greet the unprecedented summit between Trump and Kim. SENT: 750 words, photos. With TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-LIMO — Check out my ride: Trump shows Kim “The Beast”; TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-RODMAN — “I’m so happy”: Dennis Rodman weeps as Trump and Kim meet; TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-PRESS-ACCESS — White House restricts U.S. press access at summit; TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-KIM’S-LIEUTENANTS — Kim’s summit entourage includes four women, elderly lieutenants; TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT-SINGAPORE POSTCARD — Singapore Postcard: Summit adds value to North Korea’s coins; TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-HUMAN-RIGHTS — At Trump-Kim summit, human rights is a back-burner issue.

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WASHINGTON/POLITICS

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KUDLOW — Larry Kudlow, the prominent economic commentator who joined the Trump administration this year as the president’s top economic adviser, suffered a “very mild” heart attack, the White House says. SENT: 470 words, photo.

WHITE HOUSE-FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE — Financial disclosure forms show that White House special adviser — and Trump’s son-in-law — Jared Kushner’s wealth and debt both appear to have risen over the year, an indication of the complex state of his finances and the potential conflicts that confront some of his investments. SENT: 760 words, photo.

CONGRESS-GOP SILENCE — Republicans in Congress are often hesitant to publicly criticize Trump, even when they have strong disagreements. By Congressional Correspondent Lisa Mascaro. SENT: 980 words, photo.

NEVADA PRIMARY — Dean Heller, the most vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-election this year, has an easy primary battle thanks to Trump clearing the way, leaving a contentious Democratic battle for governor as Nevada’s most closely-watched primary race. SENT: 650 words, photos. With NEVADA PRIMARY-SENATE — ; NEVADA PRIMARY-HOUSE — NEVADA PRIMARY-BROTHEL OWNER —

MAINE PRIMARY-GOVERNOR — Maine voters have plenty of choices to replace firebrand Republican Gov. Paul LePage, who has served the maximum two terms allowed. SENT: 380 words. With MAINE PRIMARY-RANKED CHOICE VOTING — Ranked-choice voting system faces big test in Maine primary.

NORTH-DAKOTA-PRIMARY — Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer faces a little-known opponent in the North Dakota primary as he looks ahead to a fall Senate race seen as pivotal for control of the chamber. SENT: 300 words, photos.

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NATIONAL

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SOUTHERN BAPTISTS — The Southern Baptist Convention opens its annual national meeting in an anxious mood as the denomination’s all-male leadership grapples with the fallout of multiple sexual misconduct cases. SENT: 620 words, photos.

OFFICER SHOT-ORLANDO — A man who police say shot an officer before barricading himself in a Florida apartment killed the four children he had been holding hostage before killing himself, police say. SENT: 460 words, photos, video.

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INTERNATIONAL

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GUATEMALA-VOLCANO LIFE — Tourism feeds Guatemalan villages like San Francisco de Sales, perched near the peak of the Pacaya volcano neighboring Guatemala’s deadly Volcano of Fire, which recently erupted, killing more than 100 people. SENT: 900 words, photos.

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BUSINESS

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AMAZON-SEATTLE TAX — Seattle leaders say they plan to repeal a tax on large companies like Amazon and Starbucks as they face mounting pressure from businesses. SENT: 600 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing from 3 p.m. City Council meeting.

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ENTERTAINMENT

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LITTLE WOMEN AT 150 — A century and a half before the #MeToo movement gave women a bold new collective voice, Louisa May Alcott’s timeless novel was lending them her own. SENT: 790 words, photos.

HAMILTON-WASHINGTON — The blockbuster musical “Hamilton” is finally coming to the nation’s capital, and the city is preparing in ways that only Washington can. SENT: 500 words, photos.

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SPORTS

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WCUP-ENVIRONMENT IMPACT — The World Cup will leave a divisive legacy for Russian environmentalists. UPCOMING: 730 words by 6 a.m., photos. With WCUP-THE JERSEYS — Nigeria’s bright, trippy uniforms a hit among World Cup unis; ECUADOR-AMPUTEE-SOCCER — Ahead of World Cup, amputee soccer teams compete in Ecuador.

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