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BC-AP News Coverage Advisory 10:20,ADVISORY

June 12, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change; see the 2 p.m. News Digest for updates. You can find our contact info at the bottom of this advisory. All times EDT.




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

WARRIORS PARADE — Oakland ready to again celebrate NBA champion Warriors. SENT: 320 words, photo. UPCOMING: Parade at 2 p.m.

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.

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


Here are details of those stories, plus others we have in the works for today (all times EDT):





TRUMP-G-7 — President Donald Trump says Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau “learned” from the mistake of criticizing him and it’s going to cost Canada “a lot of money.” SENT: 130 words.

PRIMARY RDP — Though on the other side of the globe, President Donald Trump figures to be a factor in Republican elections in South Carolina, one of five states holding primaries. SENT: 950 words, photo. (Beaumont/Barrow) (Polls close at 7 p.m. EDT in VA and SC, 8 p.m. in Maine, 8 and 9 p.m. in North Dakota, and 10 p.m. in Nevada.) With PRIMARY RDP-THINGS TO KNOW — SENT: 950 words.

KUDLOW — Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack. SENT: 450 words.

CONGRESS-OPIOIDS — The House is commencing a two-week vote-a-thon on dozens of bills aimed at opioids abuse, an election-year swipe at a crisis that is killing tens of thousands of people from both Democratic-leaning inner cities and deep-red rural America every year. UPCOMING: 580 words by noon, photo.




TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT — Clasping hands and forecasting future peace, President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un commit to “complete denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula during the first meeting in history between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader. Yet as Trump toasts his self-proclaimed success, he faces mounting questions about whether he got too little and gave away too much, including an agreement to halt U.S. military exercises with treaty ally South Korea. 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.

TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT — President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have committed to “complete denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula during the first meeting in history between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader. Yet as Trump toasts his self-proclaimed success, he faces mounting questions about whether he got too little and gave away too much — including an agreement to halt U.S. military exercises with treaty ally South Korea. SENT: 1400 words, photos, video. With TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-US-REMAINS — Trump, Kim agree to repatriating U.S. military remains; TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-THE LATEST; TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT-WHAT HAPPENED TODAY — Summit Day: What happened at historic Trump-Kim meeting? See AP’s comprehensive summit coverage: https://apnews.com/tag/Singaporesummit

TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT ANALYSIS — After all the hype, all the vows to tackle what’s perhaps the world’s most urgent crisis, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fell short of the kind of deal the U.S. president himself has long said is needed to settle the North’s decades-long pursuit of nuclear weapons. SENT: 1000 words, photo.

KIM’S COUP-ANALYSIS — All North Korean leader Kim Jong Un really needed to get out of his summit with President Donald Trump was his nuclear arsenal intact for the time being and probably a decent photo op. But possibly to even his own surprise, he’s flying home with that and a whole lot more. By Eric Talmadge. UPCOMING: About 750 words.

TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT-WAR GAMES STOPPED — Trump has rocked the region with the stunning announcement that he is halting annual U.S.-South Korean military drills and wants to remove the 28,5000 U.S. troops stationed in the South as a deterrent against North Korean attack.

TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-THE-HANDSHAKE — Handshake between Trump and Kim lasts 13 seconds, a moment taking place in front of a stunning display of interlocked North Korean and American flags and being dissected around the world. SENT: 960 words, photos, videos. With TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-DAY-IN-PHOTOS — A day of stunning images at U.S.-North Korea summit.

TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT-THE SHOW — Both got the show they wanted: Donald Trump milked his made-for-TV moment for everything he could get and Kim Jong Un got legitimacy from his turn on the world stage at a summit where the substance of the deal was in question even if the showmanship was not. UPCOMING: 790 words by 4 p.m., photos.

SUMMIT-FACT CHECK — A look at misstatements and omissions in the summit statements of President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. UPCOMING: 900 words by 5 p.m., photo.

TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-PRESS ACCESS — The White House restricted journalists’ access to parts of President Donald Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un on Tuesday despite long-standing arrangements intended to ensure the public is kept fully abreast of key presidential moments, such as the first meeting in history with a North Korean leader. SENT: 500 words.

TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-THE VIDEO — President Donald Trump, the former reality television star with a knack for theatrics, tried a dose of Hollywood drama as he sought to sway North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during their historic summit. Using an iPad, Trump said, he showed Kim a short video made on his behalf, laying out the opportunities that could come with an agreement to eliminate North Korea’s nuclear arsenal — a story about “two men, two leaders, one destiny.” SENT: 550 words, photo, video.

TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-THE LIMO —President Donald Trump offered North Korea’s Kim Jong Un a rare glimpse inside the presidential limo known as “The Beast.” SENT: 198 words, photo.

TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-PRESS CONFERENCE — President Trump’s free-wheeling press conference in Singapore following his summit with Kim Jong Un was his first formal news conference in 15 months, and he managed to raise some eyebrows. Some of his greatest hits. UPCOMING: 550 words by 2 p.m., photos.

TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-THE VIDEO — Trump, the former reality television star with a knack for theatrics, tries a dose of Hollywood drama as he tries to sway North Korea’s leader during their historic summit. SENT: 560 words, photos, video.

TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT-GLOBAL REACTION — South Koreans cheer, Japanese snap up a newspaper special edition and China makes a suggestion Trump may not like as the U.S. president held an unprecedented summit with the leader of North Korea. SENT: 840 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; CHINA-US-NKOREA — China suggests sanctions relief for North Korea after U.S. summit; TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-KIM’S-APPEARANCE — What Kim’s suit, shoes and hairstyle tell us about him; TRUMP-G-7 — Trump: Trudeau’s criticism will cost Canada “a lot of money”; IRAN-TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT — Iran spokesman warns Kim about nuclear agreement with Trump.




OFFICER SHOT-ORLANDO — A man accused of battering his girlfriend shot an officer and barricaded himself in a Florida apartment, where police ultimately discovered that he killed the four children he had been holding hostage before killing himself, a police chief says. SENT: 480 words, photos, videos.

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.

PUERTO RICO-SCHOOL CLOSURES — Plans to shutter 265 public schools across Puerto Rico have been temporarily derailed with a judge’s order to stop the closure of at least nine institutions and his recommendation that other judges do the same in lawsuits still pending on other school closures. By Danica Coto. SENT: 350 words.




EUROPE-MIGRANTS — Hundreds of migrants are being split between three ships for a trip to Spain in bad weather, after Italy’s new government used their plight to pressure Europe to revisit its migration policy. SENT: 390 words. With EUROPE-MIGRANTS-THE LATEST.

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: 920 words, photos.




AT&T-TIME WARNER-ANTITRUST — The judge presiding over the government’s legal effort to block AT&T’s purchase of Time Warner will likely deliver his verdict on Tuesday, potentially opening a new era of antitrust enforcement - or maybe just paving the way for an onrush of media consolidation. SENT: 800 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated with court ruling, expected around 4 p.m.

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: 750 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing from 3 p.m. City Council meeting.




WCUP-THE JERSEYS — Spain, your asymmetry is showing. Nigeria, you’re so bright I need shades! Croatia, Russia’s fresh out of Big Boy restaurants. No worries, though, your party duds will be just the ticket once the World Cup gets underway June 14. Those countries are among several of the more festive standouts in jerseys for the global soccer showcase, with loads of sentimental touches in the designs of the 32 teams. By Leanne Italie. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.




SEXUAL HARASSMENT-SCIENCE — Sexual harassment is rampant in science much like in Hollywood and politics, says a new report that urges a culture change in the colleges and universities that train new scientists, engineers and doctors. By Medical Writer Lauran Neergaard. UPCOMING: 500 words, photo embargoed until 11 a.m.




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