BC-AP News Coverage Advisory 10:15,ADVISORY

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 EST.




Among today’s coverage highlights as we see them at 10:15 a.m. EST:

— 2016-ELECTION (sent; developing)

— 2016-ELECTION-VOTING PROBLEMS (sent; developing)

— 2016-ELECTION-TRUMP (upcoming)

— 2016-ELECTION-CLINTON (upcoming)

— 2016-ELECTION-SENATE (upcoming)

— 2016-ELECTION-HOUSE (upcoming)

— 2016-ELECTION-GOVERNORS (upcoming)


— IRAQ (sent; developing)




— BRITAIN-PRINCE HARRY (sent; developing)






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




2016-ELECTION – A polarized America goes to the polls to pick its 45th president, choosing to elect either Hillary Clinton as the nation’s first female commander in chief or billionaire businessman Donald Trump after a long and rancorous campaign that upended U.S. politics. SENT: 940 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: 950 words with new approach by 4 p.m., photos; updates throughout the evening and night.

2016-ELECTION-THE LATEST – The latest developments in the US elections. SENT: 1,790 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.

2016-ELECTION-VOTING PROBLEMS – The usual tension of a presidential election has a twist this year — questions about the integrity of the election itself. SENT: 710 words, photos. UPCOMING: 600 words with new approach by 4 p.m., photos; updates throughout the day and evening.

2016-ELECTION-AMERICA VOTES – Voter interviews. SENT: 500 words, photos. UPCOMING: 800 words by 11 a.m., photos.

2016-ELECTION-AMERICA VOTES-PHOTO GALLERY – Voters and their photos. Quote box. UPCOMING: 800 words by 6 p.m., photos.

2016-ELECTION-TRUMP – Trump’s Election Day. UPCOMING: 600 words by 4 p.m., with updates throughout the night.

2016-ELECTION-CLINTON – Clinton’s Election Day. UPCOMING: 600 words by 4 p.m., with updates throughout the night.

2016-ELECTION-SENATE – UPCOMING: 800 words by 4 p.m., with updates throughout the night.

2016-ELECTION-HOUSE – UPCOMING: 750 words by 4 p.m., with updates throughout the night.

2016-ELECTION-GOVERNORS – Races for governor and state legislature. Block Text. UPCOMING: 800 words by 4 p.m., updates throughout the night.

2016-ELECTION-BALLOT MEASURES – Questions put directly to voters in states nationwide. Block Text. UPCOMING: 800 words by 4 p.m., updates throughout the night.

2016-ELECTION-MARIJUANA – Votes on legalizing the use of marijuana UPCOMING: 600 words by 4 p.m., updates throughout the night.

2016-ELECTION-MEDIA – How the election played out on television and in the media. UPCOMING: 600 words by 4 p.m., updates throughout the night.

2016-ELECTION-ANALYSIS – Winner will have to help heal wounds, divisiveness in nation. SENT: 820 words, photos. UPCOMING: 800 words with new approach by 11 p.m., photos.

2016-ELECTION-NEWS GUIDE – All you need to know about the election. SENT: 1,250 words. UPCOMING: 1,250 words with new approach by 4 p.m., photos; updates throughout the night.

2016-ELECTION-WATCHING TUESDAY – What to watch for on Election Day. SENT: 880 words, photos.

2016-ELECTION-OBAMA – As campaign closes, the Obamas pass the torch to Clinton in bid to elect her president. SENT: 650 words, photos.

2016-ELECTION-CLINTON TAKEAWAYS – What’s ahead for Clinton. SENT: 770 words, photos.

2016-ELECTION-TRUMP TAKEAWAYS — What’s ahead for Trump. SENT: 770 words, photo.




IRAQ – Iraqi investigators are probing a mass grave that was discovered the previous day by troops advancing further into Islamic State-held territory near the city of Mosul, where soldiers have captured a sliver of land but later halted their advance. SENT: 600 words, photos, video.

GERMANY-ISLAMIC STATE – German authorities arrest five men who allegedly aided the Islamic State group in Germany by recruiting members and providing financial and logistical help. SENT: 570 words, photos.

SYRIA – Turkey says that Washington has promised that U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces will only be involved in encircling the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa and will not enter the city itself. SENT: 610 words, photos.

LEBANON-IRAN – Iran’s top diplomat calls for a political solution to the conflicts in Yemen and Syria, saying that continued violence in the war-torn nations would only lead to more bloodshed, with no one winning the war. SENT: 310 words, photos.

ISRAEL-ARAB WOMEN – A string of murders of Israeli-Arab women by suspected relatives sparks soul searching in the community and unprecedented demonstrations against its treatment of women. After years of silence, Arab citizens are now calling for more police and social services in their long-neglected neighborhoods. SENT: 1,000 words, photos, video.

SKOREA-POLITICS – Scrambling to defuse a massive scandal, South Korean President Park Geun-hye concedes to lawmakers the power to name her new prime minister, a move that could seriously hurt, or even destroy, her ability to govern. SENT: 630 words, photos.

BRITAIN-PRINCE HARRY – Prince Harry condemns the media for subjecting girlfriend Meghan Markle to “a wave of abuse and harassment,” issuing a highly unusual statement that confirms his relationship with the American actress and expresses concern for her safety. SENT: 750 words, photos.

HONG KONG-BRITISH BANKER’S TRIAL – A British banker is convicted of murder for killing two Indonesian women in Hong Kong, torturing one of them over three days in a gruesome case that shocked the Chinese financial hub. SENT: 600 words, photos.

HUNGARY-MIGRANTS-CONSTITUTION – Hungary’s prime minister fails in his attempt to push through constitutional amendments opposing any future plan by the European Union to resettle asylum seekers among members of the bloc. SENT: 670 words, photos.

CAMBODIA-POLITICS – A Cambodian court finds the country’s exiled opposition leader guilty of defamation for alleging that a senior government official sought to inflate Prime Minister Hun Sen’s online popularity by buying “likes” for his Facebook page. SENT: 540 words, photos.

NIGERIA-OIL ATTACKS – A community leader says Nigerian security forces are trying to disarm explosives planted on a state-owned oil pipeline that has been attacked by militants twice recently. SENT: 140 words.

JAPAN-SINKHOLE – Parts of a main street collapse in the heart of a major city in southern Japan, creating a massive sinkhole and cutting off power, water and gas supplies to parts of the city. SENT: 210 words, photos, video.

SWITZERLAND-BRITAIN-TOBLERONE – Mind the chocolate gap: Britons grumble as Toblerone shrinks. SENT: 140 words.




CINCINNATI POLICE SHOOTING – White former policeman on trial for murder in racially charged case could take the stand Tuesday. SENT: 130 words, photos. UPCOMING: 300 words by 3 p.m., photos.

POLICE SHOOTING-NORTH CHARLESTON – Testimony in the trial of a white former South Carolina police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist is raising the questions about how much force is justified. SENT: 420 words, photos.

OFFICERS KILLED-IOWA-FUNERAL – The funeral is held for Urbandale officer Justin Martin in his hometown of Rockwell City, nearly a week after he and a Des Moines officer were gunned down as they sat in their patrol cars. UPCOMING: 280 words by 3 p.m., photos.

HOT CAR DEATH-GEORGIA – Jurors start weighing evidence in the murder trial of a Georgia man who prosecutors say deliberately left his 22-month-old son to die in a hot car. Defense attorneys say it was a tragic accident. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words by 4 p.m., photos.

AOL VOICE-UBER DRIVER – You’ve Got A Ride! Voice of AOL’s ‘mail’ now Uber driver. SENT: 140 words, photo.




UN-CLIMATE TALKS – Hot and wild and with an “increasingly visible human footprint” — that’s how the U.N. weather agency sums up the global climate in the past five years. SENT: 500 words, photos.




FINANCIAL MARKETS – Global stock markets are steady, following strong Wall Street gains the day before, as investors focus on the final hours of a tight U.S. presidential race. SENT: 480 words, photo.

THANKSGIVING DAY SHOPPING – Thanksgiving Day shopping isn’t going away and some stores are rethinking their strategies on whether it makes sense to be open. SENT: 860 words, photos.

TESLA-ACQUISITION – Tesla Motors says it has agreed to buy a German engineering company to help automate its electric car manufacturing. SENT: 140 words.




BRITAIN-ELTON JOHN – He’s one of the most colorful figures in rock ‘n’ roll, but when it comes to photography, Elton John embraces black and white. SENT: 140 words.




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