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September 24, 2018

World leaders have converged on United Nations for their annual U.N. General Assembly gathering that lasts several days. Here are the stories The Associated Press is planning. All times EDT:



UNITED NATIONS — Confronting the dangers of North Korea’s nuclear threat, President Donald Trump arrived at the United Nations on Monday striking a far less ominous tone than a year ago, announcing he likely will hold a second summit with Kim Jong Un “quite soon.” By Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller. SENT: 1,000 words, photos. UPCOMING: Will be updated with Trump and Moon meeting, scheduled for 2:45 p.m. With TRUMP-UNITED NATIONS


World leaders converge on the United Nations where they kick off their annual gathering by honoring a global icon of peace and reconciliation even as attention zeroes in on the U.S. president who has shaken up the international order. By Matthew Pennington. UPCOMING: 600 words, with AP photos. With UNITED NATIONS-GENERAL ASSEMBLY-THE LATEST


U.N. leaders honored Nelson Mandela as an inspiration for the world body, an example for democracy and a reminder that “differences are to be celebrated” as a statue of the late South African leader was unveiled at the organization’s headquarters. By Jennifer Peltz and Edith M. Lederer. SENT: 400 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing:


AP Interview with outgoing Brazilian President Michel Temer, who helped push out his predecessor and is looking to seal his legacy after an uneven tenure with remarks to the AP. By Jennifer Peltz and Peter Prengaman. UPCOMING: Developing from 3:30 p.m. ET Monday interview, all formats.


These are some of the highlights at this hour: NYEV107, NYEV201, NYEV103, XUN103, XUN102, XUN117, XUN109, NYR201


A combination of Lives and edits for broadcast. These have moved for online so far:

UN SAfrica Mandela (CR): UN unveils statue honoring Nelson Mandela

UN Drug Summit (CR): Trump addresses delegates at UN narcotics event

UN Trump Arrival (CR): At UN, Trump says US-NKorea relations ‘very good’

UN Trump Kavanaugh CR: At UN, Trump says he still supports Kavanaugh

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