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AP-NY--New York News Coverage Advisory, NY

September 25, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in New York. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to Kiley Armstrong at 212-621-1670.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

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


UNITED NATIONS — President Donald Trump can’t escape the growing shadows of domestic political troubles as he returns to the pinnacle of global diplomacy with an address to the U.N. General Assembly. Ahead of Trump’s Tuesday speech, White House aides cast his New York visit as an opportunity to assert American sovereignty before the multinational body. SENT: 820 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated following Trump’s address to the U.N. at 9:45 a.m.


NEW YORK — A 52-year-old caregiver was charged in the knife attack on five people, including three newborn babies, at a home that was apparently being used as an unlicensed nursery for new mothers and their children. SENT: 230 words.


NEW YORK — Michael Kors is buying the Italian fashion house Gianni Versace in a deal worth more than $2 billion (1.83 billion euros), continuing its hard charge into the world of high-end fashion. The deal Tuesday comes just 14 months after the New York handbag maker spent $1.35 billion adding to its portfolio Jimmy Choo, the shoemaker that that rocketed to fame on the high heels of “Sex and the City.” By Anne D’Innocenzio and Michelle Chapman. SENT: 545 words, photos.


The little herring is one of the most important fish on the East Coast, and federal fishing managers on Tuesday will consider a host of potentially major changes to the industry that harvests the species. By Patrick Whittle. SENT: 396 words. Will be updated in mid-afternoon after the meeting.


TAMPA — New York plays Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.


NEW YORK — The Mets plan to reinstate captain David Wright from the 60-day disabled list then they host NL East champion Atlanta. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.


— NORTHWAY-FATAL CRASH: Authorities say the death of a robbery suspect on an upstate New York highway has been ruled a suicide because he intentionally drove his car head-on into a pickup truck while driving the wrong way.

— EEOC-NEW YORK EMPLOYER: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says an upstate New York company turned a blind eye to blatant racism and sexual harassment in the workplace.

— BUFFALO DIOCESE-SEX ABUSE: A priest in the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo has been placed on administrative leave following a complaint of abuse.

— MARIJUANA SENTENCING: A 41-year old Canadian man has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for conspiring to smuggle thousands of pounds of marijuana into the United States through the Akwesasne Mohawk Indian Reservation in northern New York.

— LABOR GRANT-NEW YORK: The New York State Department of Labor will receive $8 million in federal grant money to train dislocated workers.

— SOUTHERN TIER-ENERGY COMPETITION: The winner of a $1 million sustainable energy contest is set to be announced in Binghamton.

— WWII VETERAN-BRIDGE NAME: Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that names a bridge on a western New York highway in honor of a local World War II veteran who flew more than 50 missions in the Pacific.

— BURIED BODY-CHARGES: A 62-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to fatally shooting a man last year and burying the victim on his Adirondack property.

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