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BC-AP News Coverage Advisory, 10:15 ADVISORY

May 15, 2019

Here are the AP’s latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at https://newsroom.ap.org






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PEOPLE-LAMAR ODOM _ Former NBA star Lamar Odom regrets cheating on Khloé Kardashian and lying to her about his addiction to cocaine during their four-year marriage. SENT: 150 words, photo.

FARMER AMPUTATES LEG _ A Nebraska farmer is recovering after cutting off his own leg with a pocket knife to save himself from a piece of farm equipment he had become caught in. SENT: 150 words.

GERMANY-STOLEN FERRARI _ German police recover a valuable 1980s Ferrari stolen during a test drive, search for the man who is believed to have sped off with the car. SENT: 150 words, photo.

SOTHEBY’S-MONET _ One of Claude Monet’s iconic paintings of haystacks has fetched a record $110.7 million at an auction in New York. SENT: 200 words, photo.

MISSING NEWLYWED _ Judge declares a missing Florida newlywed dead almost two years to the day she disappeared while honeymooning in the Bahamas with her husband. SENT: 150 words.

FRANCE-EIFFEL TOWER _ Paris is wishing the Eiffel Tower a happy birthday with an elaborate laser show retracing the monument’s 130-year history. SENT: 130 words.




ABORTION-ALABAMA _ Alabama legislators give final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have the strictest abortion law in the country. By Kim Chandler. SENT: 670 words, photos, video.

TEACHING-CLIMATE-CHANGE _ Teachers across the country describe struggles finding trustworthy materials to help them teach climate change. Online searches bring up materials produced by climate change doubters, lesson plans developed by the oil industry, and countless other sites with misleading or outdated information. It’s a dizzying chore for educators who often are learning about the topic alongside their students. By Michael Melia. SENT: 1,310 words, photos, video.




ELECTION 2020-KAMALA HARRIS _ Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris wants to ban the importation of AR-15-style assault weapons by executive action if elected president. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing from 10 a.m. event in New Hampshire, 500 words by 3 p.m., photo.

TRUMP-POWER _ As President Donald Trump heads into a turbulent re-election campaign, historians and observers are wondering just how far the president might be willing to go in using the levers of presidential power to advance himself politically. UPCOMING: 890 words by 4 p.m., photos.

TRUMP _ President Donald Trump speaks at a memorial for fallen law enforcement officers. UPCOMING: Developing from 11 a.m. remarks, 300 words by 2 p.m., photos.

ELECTION 2020-SANDERS _ Bernie Sanders is quick to slam Joe Biden’s past support of free trade deals and the Iraq War. He is warning him against a “middle ground” approach to addressing climate change. His campaign sends fundraising appeals with a simple, foreboding subject line: “Joe Biden.” In his nearly three weeks as a presidential candidate, Biden has become Sanders’ favorite foil. SENT: 860 words, photo.

CONGRESS-FEMALE VETERANS _ Congresswomen with military service in their past, some of them forged on post-Sept. 11 wars, are hoping to create their own caucus to drive an agenda to support the nation’s growing ranks of female service members. SENT: 480 words, photo.

NORTH CAROLINA-DISPUTED ELECTION _ North Carolina’s most infamous political story lines of recent years are merging into a congressional race this summer that pits the architect of the state’s “bathroom bill” against a Democrat who was granted an electoral do-over after evidence of ballot fraud tainted his prior opponent’s campaign. State Sen. Dan Bishop topped nine other Republican candidates seeking the 9th Congressional District nomination, winning almost half of the ballots cast in an extremely low turnout election that drew less than 10% of the eligible voters. He will face Democrat Dan McCready, as well as Libertarian and Green candidates, on Sept. 10. SENT: 700 words, photos.




PERSIAN GULF-TENSIONS _ Iran’s supreme leader issues a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is seeking war,” saying it wouldn’t be difficult for the Islamic Republic to enrich uranium to weapons-grade levels amid rising tensions with the U.S., state

FIGHTING ONLINE EXTREMISM _ Several world leaders and tech bosses are meeting in Paris to find ways to stop acts of violent extremism from being shown online. SENT: 450 words, photos.




FINANCIAL MARKETS _ Most global stock markets followed Wall Street higher Wednesday after President Donald Trump downplayed his escalating tariff war with Beijing and said a settlement is possible. SENT: 550 words, photos. UPCOMING: Will be updated through 5 p.m.




TV-NEW SEASON _ Coverage of CBS announcement of its 2019 fall prime-time lineup, including CBS’ presentation to ad buyers. By AP Television Writer Lynn Elber. SENT: 500 words, photos. With: TV-NEW SEASON-CBS SCHEDULE.

FRANCE-CANNES FILM FESTIVAL _ Jim Jarmusch, Bill Murray and Selena Gomez discuss their pointedly political zombie movie, “The Dead Don’t Die.” By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos, video.




BKN--TRAIL BLAZERS-WARRIORS _ Stephen Curry had all kinds of room for a change and capitalized, finding his shooting touch in a hurry to get Golden State on a roll. Portland’s defenders were too far back in the paint or a step behind all night. So far, the Warriors are showing they can keep winning until Kevin Durant gets healthy. By Janie McCauley. SENT: 970 words, photos.

BKN--DRAFT LOTTERY _ Zion Williamson has never been to New Orleans. That may be changing very soon. The Pelicans bucked seriously long odds Tuesday night, winning the NBA draft lottery and the right to have the first chance at selecting the former Duke star next month — and potentially pairing him with Anthony Davis, in what would immediately become one of the league’s most intriguing frontcourt duos. By Basketball Writer Tim Reynolds. SENT: 940 words, photos.




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