BC-AP News Coverage 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 EDT.

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HIGHLIGHTING:

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

-- OBAMA (sent; developing)

-- CAMPAIGN 2016 (sent; developing)

-- CAMPAIGN 2016-CLINTON EMAILS (sent; developing)

-- CAMPAIGN 2016-VETERANS (upcoming)

-- DEATH PENALTY (upcoming)

-- CONGRESS RETURNS (sent; developing)

-- ISLAMIC STATE ANALYSIS (upcoming)

-- TROPICAL WEATHER-NEWTON (sent; developing)

-- APPLE-GOODBYE HEADPHONE JACK (upcoming)

-- POLICE-BODY CAMERAS (upcoming)

-- PORTLAND'S HOMELESS EMERGENCY (upcoming)

-- TV-FOX-CARLSON (sent; developing)

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WHAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT:

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-- BILL COSBY (sent; developing)

-- BRITAIN-BA (sent; may develop)

-- CAULIFLOWER RICE (upcoming)

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PHOTOS:

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KYRGYZSTAN-NOMAD GAMES-PHOTO GALLERY - Goat polo, stick-wrestling, bone-throwing at nomad Olympics. SENT: 17 photos, 230 words.

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

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POLITICS

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CAMPAIGN 2016 — With Labor Day behind them, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are pushing ahead in key presidential battlegrounds in the South. SENT: 720 words, photo. UPCOMING: Developing. Clinton in Florida: rally, Tampa, 1:45p. -Trump in Virginia: town hall, roundtable, Virginia Beach, 2 p.m. Trump in North Carolina: rally, Greenville, 7 p.m.

CAMPAIGN 2016-CLINTON EMAILS - Republican-led House panel asks prosecutor to determine whether Hillary Clinton and others working with her played a role in the deletion of thousands of her emails by a Colorado technology firm overseeing her private computer server in 2015. SENT: 990 words, photos. UPCOMING: May develop.

CAMPAIGN 2016-VETERANS - Two years ago Republicans hatched a plan to bolster the turnout of veterans in 2016, but that was before Donald Trump's mocked Sen. John McCain for being captured during the Vietnam War, threatened to withdraw from NATO and feuded with a slain soldier's family that criticized him. UPCOMING: 800 words by 4 p.m., photos.

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WASHINGTON

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CONGRESS-RETURNS — Election-year politics will rule the congressional calendar when lawmakers return from a seven-week recess. SENT: 830 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.

DEATH PENALTY — Is the death penalty in America gradually dying? There have been just two executions since May 1 and the total for 2016 probably will hit a 25-year low. UPCOMING: 780 words by 4 p.m., AP Graphic.

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WORLD

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OBAMA — On historic trip to Laos, Obama aims to heal that country's wounds from the Vietnam War. SENT: 796 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.

OBAMA-NORTH KOREA — After North Korea missile launch, Obama vows to work with U.N. to tighten sanctions against the reclusive Asian nation. SENT: 360 words, photo.

ISLAMIC STATE-ANALYSIS - Expelling the Islamic State group from the last territory it controlled along the Syrian-Turkish border has effectively cut the militants' supply lines from the outside world. UPCOMING.

IRAQ - A car bomb rips through a bustling commercial area of central Baghdad overnight, killing at least 12 civilians, Iraqi officials say. SENT: 570 words, photos. With EUROPE-ISLAMIC STATE-MASS GRAVES - EU lawmakers seek help to preserve Syria, Iraq mass graves.

AFGHANISTAN - Militants storm a building housing an international aid organization in Kabul, provoking an overnight firefight with security forces in which three gunmen were killed and six civilians were wounded, Afghan officials say. SENT: 580 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.

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US

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TROPICAL WEATHER-NEWTON - Hurricane Newton slammed into the twin resorts of Los Cabos on the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula Tuesday morning, knocking out power in some places as stranded tourists huddled in their hotels. SENT: 480 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.

TROPICAL WEATHER-HERMINE - Hermine is expected to begin weakening as it churns hundreds of miles offshore in the Atlantic Ocean, but forecasters warn it could continue to impact areas from New Jersey to southern New England with pounding waves, coastal flooding and beach erosion. SENT: 410 words, photos, video.

BILL COSBY - Bill Cosby due in Pennsylvania court with streamlined legal team on sexual assault case. SENT: 450 words, photo. UPCOMING: Updates from 1 p.m. hearing.

POLICE-BODY CAMERAS - As Boston police get ready to launch a body camera program after months of stiff resistance, the largest police union will be in court Tuesday asking a judge to issue an injunction. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated following hearing; 500 words by 5 p.m.

PORTLAND'S HOMELESS EMERGENCY - Skyrocketing rents, cripplingly low vacancy rates and a severe shortage of affordable housing are forcing Portland, Oregon, to re-examine its live-and-let-live attitude in a place where residents have long been tolerant of everything but intolerance. UPCOMING: 850 words by 2 p.m., photos.

MARIJUANA PLANTS-DAY CARE - State inspectors have found more than 600 marijuana plants growing behind a Connecticut day care center, and police say arrests are forthcoming. SENT: 130 words, photos.

UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE CENTER-SHOOTING - Authorities say a security guard has been shot near a university conference center in Maryland during a robbery. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

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HEALTH

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ELECTRIC FANS-ELDERLY (HOLD FOR RELEASE, 11 a.m.) - Using electric fans in heat waves might make things worse for the elderly, whose bodies are less adaptable to temperature fluctuations, a tiny experiment suggests. UPCOMING: HOLD FOR RELEASE, 11 a.m., 400 words.

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SCIENCE

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SPACE STATION - An International Space Station crew ends their six-month mission and returns to Earth, including the American astronaut who now holds the U.S. record for time in orbit. UPCOMING: 130 words with undocking around 6 p.m.; will be updated with landing in Kazakhstan about 9:15 p.m., photos.

ASTEROID CHASE - CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA is sending a spacecraft to chase down an asteroid, scoop up some dust and gravel and bring it back to Earth. A timeline. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 3 p.m. Launch scheduled for 7:05 p.m. EDT Thursday

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TECH

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APPLE-GOODBYE HEADPHONE JACK — Critics hate the idea that the next iPhone might dump the headphone jack, but what's the big deal? UPCOMING: 700 words by 2 p.m., photos.

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BUSINESS /ECONOMY

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BRITAIN-BA — British Airways travelers are suffering delays globally due to a computer glitch in the check-in systems, the latest in a string of technical failures to hit major international airlines. SENT: 260 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: May develop.

CARS-TECH FOR OLDER DRIVERS - With 70-somethings expected to nearly double in number over the next 15 years, there's a huge need for car technology that can keep drivers, passengers and pedestrians safe as boomers' eyesight deteriorates and their reflexes slow. UPCOMING: 800 words by 3 p.m., photos.

CAULIFLOWER RICE - Green Giant wants to take the cauliflower rice trend mainstream as it tries to modernize its image and reverse declining sales. UPCOMING: 475 words by 11 a.m.

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ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

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TV-FOX-CARLSON - Former Fox News Channel anchor Gretchen Carlson has settled her sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes, the case that led to the downfall of Fox's chief executive with stunning swiftness this summer. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

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HOW TO REACH US

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At the Nerve Center, Alina Heineke can be reached at 800-845-8450 (ext. 1600). For photos, Alyssa Goodman (ext. 1900). For graphics and interactives, (ext. 7636). Expanded AP content can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact [email protected] or call 877-836-9477.
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