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BC-CA--California News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, CA

April 8, 2019

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in California. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Los Angeles bureau at 213-626-1200, or losangeles@ap.org. John Antczak is on the desk, followed by Robert Jablon. AP-California News Editor Frank Baker can be reached at 213-346-3134 or fsbaker@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Pacific.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

UPCOMING TODAY:

UGANDA-AMERICAN KIDNAPPED

KAMPALA, Uganda _ U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged Uganda to find the kidnappers of an American tourist who has been freed, amid conflicting reports over whether a ransom was paid. By Rodney Muhumuza. SENT: 476 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated.

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS BRIBERY

SAN FRANCISCO _ Stanford University has expelled a student who lied about her sailing credentials in her application, which was linked to the college-admission bribery scandal. SENT: 137 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated.

POLICE HEADQUARTERS SHOOTING

HAWTHORNE, Calif. _ A man shot and killed the mother of his 17-month-old child during a custody exchange in front of a Southern California police station and was arrested several hours later, authorities said. SENT: 280 words.

PINTEREST-IPO

NEW YORK _ Pinterest, among the gaggle of tech companies hoping to go public this year, set a conservative price range Monday for its initial public offering. It hopes to raise as much as $1.5 billion in its initial offering of shares. By Mae Anderson. SENT: 427 words, photos.

NEW ZEALAND-FACEBOOK

CANBERRA, Australia _ New Zealand’s official privacy watchdog on Monday described Facebook as “morally bankrupt” and suggested his country follow neighboring Australia’s lead by making laws that could jail executives over streamed violence such as the Christchurch mosque shootings. By Rod McGuirk. SENT: 758 words, photos.

UPCOMING TOMORROW:

_No event coverage planned.

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