BC-What We’re Talking About 8:30,ADVISORY

A selection of AP offerings that are especially shareable, consumer-friendly, or likely to generate talk or buzz. Please see the News Digest and News Coverage Advisory 10:15 for top stories and other highlights. All times EST.

PASTOR SHOT — An Ohio pastor with deep roots in the Dayton community was shot and killed in his church office as service was winding down Sunday, and police say they plan to charge his brother. SENT: 350 words, photos, video.

KKK PROTEST STABBING — Five Ku Klux Klan members who were arrested following a vicious brawl in Anaheim were released because evidence shows they acted in self-defense, police said. SENT: 950 words, photos.

STARBUCKS IN ITALY — Starbucks says it plans to enter probably its most intimidating market yet: Italy. The coffee chain said Sunday that the first Starbucks will open in Milan in early 2017. SENT: 270 words.

SWEDEN-UNMANNED STORE — A Swedish entrepreneur opens an unmanned convenience store where customers use their smart phones to open the door and scan their purchases. SENT: 500 words, photos.

FLINT WATER-OSCAR NIGHT BENEFIT — “Creed” director Ryan Coogler, actor Jesse Williams and Stevie Wonder appear at #JusticeForFlint, a benefit for residents affected by the water crisis.

BURIED BY SNOW — A 2-year-old girl was killed and two other girls remain in the hospital after they were buried by snow and ice that slid off a roof at an Idaho resort, authorities say. SENT: 160 words.

FRANCE-AIRBNB CORPSE — French authorities are investigating the death of a woman whose decomposing body was found in the garden of an Airbnb rental in suburban Paris. SENT: 100 words.




OSCARS-FASHION HIGHLIGHTS — From knockout glamour to soft, girly hues, there was something for everybody on the Oscars red carpet. Risk-taking was at a minimum, and so were the trains as some walkers went for shorter hemlines. Ten photos, video, 840 words.




OSCARS-CHRIS ROCK — Highlights of the opening monologue of comedian and Oscar host Rock about the lack of diversity at this year’s Academy Awards. With text, photos, videos.




DEM 2016-SANDERS-JEWS Bernie Sanders has come closest to becoming the first Jewish major-party presidential nominee, but has mostly avoided discussing his identity as a Jew. UPCOMING: 900 words, photos by 11 a.m.

PEOPLE-BILL COSBY- Bill Cosby’s lawyers seek to dismiss a defamation case filed by model Janice Dickinson, centering on Cosby’s denials of her claims the comedian raped her in 1982. UPCOMING: 130 words, to be updated after 11:30 a.m. hearing.

JFK’S FLORIDA BUNKER The fallout shelter where President John F. Kennedy would have been whisked if World War III erupted while he vacationed in Florida — code-named “Hotel” — is in a legal battle between people who operate it as a tourist attraction and Florida officials accused of shortchanging it financially. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos, videos.

MEAL KIT EXPLOSION Get your next dinner in the mail. That’s the pitch from Blue Apron, HelloFresh and a growing list of companies that ship ready-to-cook meals-in-a-box. SENT: 800 words, photos.




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