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BC-AP News Coverage Advisory 10:20,ADVISORY

June 11, 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.




TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT (sent, developing).








SUPREME COURT-OHIO VOTER ROLLS — Supreme Court allows Ohio voter purge. SENT: 100 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

TONY-AWARDS-ROBERT-DE-NIRO — Robert De Niro bleeped at Tony Awards for Trump F-bomb. SENT: 290 words, photos.

BRITAIN-ROYALS —Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to visit Australia, Fiji. SENT: 140 words, photos.

MUSIC-SUMMER-JAM — Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne celebrate Summer Jam’s 25th year. SENT: 150 words, photo.

MELANIA TRUMP — First lady attends annual Ford’s Theatre gala in Washington. SENT: 140 words.

WCUP-STICKERS — A sticker book that challenges fans to collect little pictures of players, stadiums and flags is growing new fans in Brazil and other countries ahead of the World Cup in Russia. SENT: 770 words, photos.


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





TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT — President Donald Trump and leader Kim Jong Un barrel toward an unparalleled summit that juxtaposed the elusive promise of peace against the specter of nuclear war, even as top American officials gingerly sought to keep expectations in check. Meanwhile, the White House has announced that Trump will leave Singapore earlier than expected Tuesday. SENT: 1155 words. UPCOMING: 800 words by 5 p.m., to be topped with summit kick-off, photo op at 9 p.m.

TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-DISTRACTIONS — Miles from Washington, staring down a perilous meeting with a North Korean autocrat, President Trump still has plenty of time to tweet about other matters with characteristic pique. UPCOMING: 800 words by 5 p.m., photos.

TRUMP-FOREIGN FAVORS — A Maryland federal judge hears arguments in a case accusing President Donald Trump of violating the Constitution by accepting payments from foreign and state governments. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing from 10 a.m. hearing.

AP POLL-TRUST IN MEDIA — A pair of polls finds agreement on what Americans want from the news media and what journalists want to report. The surveys from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the American Press Institute reveal the public wants news stories that are factual and offer context and analysis. That’s what journalists say they want to provide. But the polls found that 42 percent of Americans believe journalists stray too far into commentary. SENT: 750 words, graphic.

2018 MIDTERMS-DEMOCRATS — It’s not one-size-fits all when it comes to Democratic candidates running for House seats this fall. But the crop of nominees so far is trending more liberal than the more conservative House members who were voted out in 2010 when the GOP took control. SENT: 980 words, photo.

TRUMP-G-7 — President Donald Trump took more swipes at Canada and its prime minister over trade issues as he settled in for a summit with North Korea in Singapore, contending that “Fair Trade is now to be called Fool Trade if it is not Reciprocal.” SENT: 8890 words, photo.

TRUMP-LAWYER-IMMIGRATION FIRM — Some companies regret turning to Michael Cohen for help, but a Florida immigration firm appears to have gotten nearly everything it wanted. SENT: 1100 words, photo.




TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-KIM’S-PLAYBOOK-ANALYSIS — Wit, humility and deep knowledge of U.S. and Korean history are likely to be tactics Kim employs during his summit with Trump. By Eric Talmadge. SENT: 830 words, photos.

TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT-EXPENDABLE ICBMS? — After years of effort to develop nuclear missiles that can target the U.S. mainland, Kim could decide to get rid of them — but still keep the country’s shorter-range weapons. SENT: 1,230 words, photos. With KOREAS-TENSIONS — South surveying war-split kin for planned Korean reunions.

TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-VIEW-FROM-PYONGYANG — North Koreans have gotten their first big dose of news from Singapore as Kim’s summit with Trump draws near. SENT: 620 words, photos. TOP VIDEO: — NKorea AP Reporter (CR) — North Korean state media reports on Kim trip. With TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-SINGAPORE-POSTCARD — Summit a chance to showcase Singapore’s food; TRUMP-KIM-SUMMIT-DAY-IN-PHOTOS — U.S., North Korea get ready for Trump-Kim summit.




BANNING LEGAL BROTHELS — Nevada confronts its status as the only place in America where you legally pay someone for sex as a coalition of religious groups and anti-sex trafficking activists pushes referendums to ban brothels and the state’s most famous pimp runs for a seat in the state Legislature. SENT: 1,160 words, photos. This is the Tuesday Spotlight.




EBOLA VACCINE-STOPPING A KILLER — For the first time since the Ebola virus was identified more than 40 years ago, a vaccine has been dispatched to front-line health workers in an attempt to combat the epidemic from the onset. The world is watching to see if this time, a promising but still experimental vaccine might help stop this terrifying disease faster than typical health measures ever have. BSENT: 1,550 words, photos, graphic.

SYRIA-ORPHANS ESCAPE — Nearly 50 Syrian children orphaned by the war escaped the hell that was their hometown Aleppo as government forces moved in under a hail of fire. Since, their orphanage has been transported two more times to escape more violence and crowds of others fleeing violence. Nearly two years later, they have settled in a small sleepy town along the border with Turkey— the new place they call home. SENT: 750 words, photos. With SYRIA — U.N.: Worse may still come in Syria, after airstrikes in Idlib.

EUROPE-MIGRANTS —The leaders of Italy and Malta are thanking Spain for allowing a rescue ship with 629 migrants aboard to dock in Valencia. SENT: 510 words, photos. With EUROPE-MIGRANTS-THE LATEST; LIBYA-MIGRANTS — Libyan coast guard intercepts 180 migrants in Mediterranean.

VATICAN-CHILE-SEX ABUSE — Pope Francis accepts the resignation of the bishop at the center of Chile’s clerical sex abuse scandal and two others, launching the purge of a Catholic Church that has lost its credibility under an avalanche of accusations of abuse and cover-up. SENT: 820 words, photo.

MEXICO-HAITIAN MIGRANTS — Many of the Haitian migrants who made headlines last year when they tried to cross from Mexico into the U.S. are now putting down roots in the Mexican border city of Tijuana. SENT: 830 words, photos.

MOZAMBIQUE-EXTREMIST ATTACKS — Mozambique’s government has been shaken by beheadings and other deadly attacks by suspected Islamic extremists in a northeastern region touted internationally for its offshore reserves of natural gas. SENT: 760 words, graphic.

AFGHANISTAN — A suicide bomber strikes outside a government ministry in the Afghan capital, killing 12 people and wounding 31 days before the start of a holiday cease-fire with the Taliban. SENT: 390 words, photos. With AFGHANISTAN-THE LATEST.

JAPAN-MALAYSIA — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said he supports free trade but small countries like his should unite in a broad group to deal with challenges especially as America is turning protectionist. SENT: 390 words, photos.

JORDAN-ECONOMY — Three Gulf Arab states pledge $2.5 billion in aid to Jordan in an effort to stabilize the U.S.-allied kingdom as it faces its worst protests in years over government austerity plans that included tax increases. SENT: 400 words, photos.

ISRAEL-NATURAL MUSEUM STOREROOM-PHOTO GALLERY — The hyena, pelican and monkey had never met before they were frozen in time in a Noah’s Ark of formaldehyde. SENT: 310 words. With 22 photos by Oded Balilty, highlighted by XOB101.




TECHNOLOGY’S TRUST PARADOX — Technology giants like Facebook, Google and Amazon ask us to trust them with ever-more sensitive aspects of our lives, from our relationships to our private conversations. But there’s a catch: If they prove unworthy of that trust, the repercussions are scant and alternatives seem hard to find. UPCOMING: 900 words by 2 p.m., photos. With NET NEUTRALITY ROLLBACK — Consumers aren’t likely to see immediate changes following Monday’s formal repeal of Obama-era internet rules that had ensured equal treatment for all. Rather, any changes are likely to happen slowly, and companies will try to make sure that consumers are on board with the moves, experts say. UPCOMING: 450 words, photos.




TIM DAHLBERG-TIGER WOODS — As Tiger Woods docks his yacht near Shinnecock Hills this week, he’s still a golfing enigma of sorts. By Sports Columnist Tim Dahlberg. SENT: 910 words, photos.




TONY-AWARDS — An intimate musical about cultural understanding is a top winner at the Tony Awards, on a night where tolerance and inclusion were constant themes. By National Writer Jocelyn Noveck. SENT: 970 words, photos, videos. With TONY-AWARDS-ARI’EL-STACHEL — Ari’el Stachel wins Tony with tears over “The Band’s Visit”; TONY AWARDS-LIST.

BETTY FORD PLAY-Q&A — Q&A: A new documentary play about former U.S. first lady Betty Ford, whose clinics have helped generations of celebrities and ordinary Americans overcome addiction, premieres this month in Boston. SENT: 690 words, photos.




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