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November 9, 2018

The Associated Press is covering a series of events marking the 100th anniversary of the armistice ending World War I on Nov. 11, 1918.

Here is a look at coverage plans. All times EST.




WWI-ARMISTICE WEEKEND — Paris always was the grandest prize of World War I, so it is only fitting that victors and vanquished are meeting to mark the centennial of the armistice this weekend in the City of Light, on the famed Champs-Elysees at the Arc de Triomphe. SENT: 500 words, photos, video. With: WWI-ARMISTICE WEEKEND-THE LATEST

WWI-MACRON-ANALYSIS —It’s a weakened Emmanuel Macron who’ll be hosting U.S. President Donald Trump, Russia’s Vladimir Putin and other world leaders at centennial commemorations in Paris this weekend to mark the end of World War I. SENT: 550 words, photos.

WWI-CENTENNIAL-TIMELINE — A look at some key moments in World War I. UPCOMING: 400 words by noon, photos.

TRUMP-PARIS -- President Donald Trump is heading to Paris on a post-midterms trip to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated, arrival expected at 3:50 p.m. EST.




WWI-CENTENNIAL — World leaders mark 100 years since the end of the first global war, with poignant ceremonies planned at iconic wartime sites around northern France and beyond. UPCOMING: 300 words by 0900 GMT, developing through the day, photos, video. With: WWI-CENTENNIAL-THE LATEST

WWI-TRUMP —President Donald Trump visits the site of the 1918 Battle of Belleau Wood, a pivotal moment in U.S. military history, and meets French President Emmanuel Macron. UPCOMING: Developing throughout the day, photos, video. With: WWI-TRUMP-THE LATEST

WWI-BEASTS OF WAR — They led cavalry charges, carried supplies to the front, and died by the millions during World War I — horses, mules, dogs, pigeons, even a baboon, all were a vital part of the war machine. UPCOMING: 1,000 words by 1000 GMT, photos.

AP WAS THERE-WWI ARMISTICE — A series of stories that The Associated Press published on Nov. 11, 1918. UPCOMING: 600 words by 5 a.m., photos.




WWI CENTENNIAL — Countries that fought bitterly a century ago come together to celebrate 100 years since the end of World War I, in a mass ceremony in Paris involving U.S. President Donald Trump and some 60 other world leaders, and smaller events around the globe. UPCOMING: 300 words by 2 a.m., developing throughout the day, photos, video. With: WWI CENTENNIAL-THE LATEST, WWI CENTENNIAL-TIMELINE

WWI-TRUMP — U.S. President Donald Trump takes part in an international ceremony commemorating the end of World War I and visits an American cemetery outside Paris holding war dead. UPCOMING: Developing throughout the day, photos, video. With: WWI-TRUMP-THE LATEST


For more information on World War I, go to The Associated Press’ WWI hub: https://www.apnews.com/WorldWarI


World War I: An AP Centennial Commemorative Edition. Available now exclusively at Amazon: https://amzn.to/2JGrx5U

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