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IVANKA TRUMP (sent)
BRITIAN-TRUCK BODIES (sent, developing)
BERLIN WALL-REAGAN (sent, developing)
CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-PARADISE (sent, developing)
OHIO STATE-YOUNG (sent, developing)
WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT
TRUMP-IMPEACHMENT-HEARING ROOM _ Hot, crowded and secret: Impeachment hearing room becomes Trump-era Washington lore. SENT: 970 words, photo.
SWEDEN-RAPPER _ American rapper A$AP Rocky will perform in Sweden several months after he was convicted of assault in a street brawl in the capital of Stockholm. SENT: 130 words.
NOT DEAD YET _ The Iowa Appeals Court has ruled against a convicted killer who says he “died” during a medical emergency and thus fulfilled his life sentence. SENT: 130 words.
DISNEY WORLD-GROPED CHILDREN _ A Florida man charged with molesting two children at Disney World is now accused of molesting two other children at the Florida theme park. SENT: 130 words.
FRANCE-PETE DOHERTY _ Singer Pete Doherty detained in Paris over cocaine sale. SENT: 100 words, photos.
FOX-VETERANS-DAY _ Fox NFL pregame show to originate from West Point on Sunday. SENT: 420 words, photo.
IVANKA TRUMP _ Ivanka Trump echoes her father’s view that the House impeachment investigation is an attempt to overturn the 2016 election. But, in an interview with The Associated Press, she parts ways with President Donald Trump by calling the identity of the impeachment whistleblower “not particularly relevant. SENT: 1058 words, photos, videos. UPCOMING: Updates possible. (Only on AP)
ELECTION 2020-BLOOMBERG _ Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, warning that the current field of candidates is ill equipped to defeat President Donald Trump. SENT: 1040 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing, 1030 words by 5 p.m., photos, video upcoming.
TRUMP-BLACK VOTERS _ President Donald Trump launches a “Black Voices for Trump” campaign initiative aimed at “recruiting and activating Black Americans in support of President Trump.” Trump has drawn consistently dismal assessments from black voters, who overwhelmingly disapprove of the job he’s doing. SENT: 1150 words. UPCOMING: Developing from 3 p.m. event, 750 words by 5 p.m., photos, video.
TRUMP-IMPEACHMENT-WITNESSES _ House Democrats have subpoenaed acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney in their impeachment probe as they wrap up closed-door interviews and move into a public phase of the investigation. SENT: 800 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing, 800 words by 5 p.m., photos, video.
TEACHING IMPEACHMENT _ Teachers across the United States are incorporating impeachment into their lesson plans, as the House inquiry into President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine unfolds. SENT: 1200 words, photos.
UNITED STATES-POMPEO _ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has tried to shrug off the impeachment inquiry that has ensnared the State Department and raised questions about his leadership. But he may not able to do so much longer as top diplomats prepare to testify in public and he considers a run for Senate. SENT: 880 words, photos, video.
BRITIAN-TRUCK BODIES _ UK police said Friday that 10 teenagers were among the 39 Vietnamese found dead in a truck container in southeast England, including two 15-year-old boys. SENT: 180 words. UPCOMING: 500 words by noon, photo.
BERLIN WALL-REAGAN _ The U.S. Embassy unveils a statue of Ronald Reagan on a site overlooking the location of the former president’s iconic speech imploring the Soviet Union to remove the Berlin Wall. Saturday marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Wall. SENT: 580 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated to 700 words, photos by 5 p.m.
SYRIA-US OIL MISSION _ As U.S. troops beef up in eastern Syria to protect oil fields, residents hope their mission will bring stability and prosperity to the remote and resource-rich region _ and keep the Syrian government out. By Sarah El Deeb. SENT: 1,230 words, photos. With UNITED STATES-SYRIA _ Senior U.S. envoy in Syria highly critical of troop withdrawal; SYRIA _ Turkish, Russian troops conduct third joint patrol in Syria (all sent).
SYRIA-TURKEY-MISINFORMATION _ As Turkish forces invaded northern Syria in early October, supporters of the offensive launched a different kind of campaign _ online. Dozens of images claiming to show Turkey’s soldiers cuddling babies, feeding hungry toddlers and carrying elderly women spread across Twitter and Instagram where they were liked, retweeted and viewed thousands of times thanks also to popular hashtags. By Amanda Seitz. SENT: 1,040 words, photos.
BRITAIN-BREXIT-ELECTION-MISINFORMATION _ Social media companies are under pressure to combat political misinformation ahead of next month’s general election in the United Kingdom. By David Klepper and Danica Kirka. SENT: 1,110 words, photo. With BRITAIN-BREXIT-ELECTION _ UK election boosts hopes of pro-independence Scottish party (sent).
MEXICO-BORDER KILLINGS _ After holding funerals for and burying some of the nine American women and children slain in a cartel ambush, residents of this town of about 300 are left to come to grips with the fear the attacks inspired among the tightly knit community. By Peter Orsi. SENT: 980 words, photos, videos.
HONG KONG-PROTESTS _ A Hong Kong university student who fell off a parking garage after police fired tear gas during clashes with anti-government protesters died Friday in a rare fatality in five months of unrest, fueling more outrage against authorities in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. SENT: 800 words, photos.
VENEZUELA-SECONDHAND MARKETS _ Flea markets are popping up across Venezuela’s capital as a steady flow of migrants sells off personal items before following the path of an estimated 4.5 million countrymen who have already left. SENT: 890 words, photos.
IRAN-EARTHQUAKE _ A magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes northwestern Iran, killing at least five people and injuring over 300 others, officials say. SENT: 260 words, photos.
CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-PARADISE _ The Northern California town of Paradise which was mostly destroyed by a wildfire is commemorating the one-year anniversary of the blaze with 85 seconds of silence to honor the victims who were killed. SENT: 510 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.
WILMINGTON COUP MARKER _ The state of North Carolina is moving away from using the phrase “race riot” to describe the violent overthrow of the Wilmington government in 1898 and is instead using the word “coup” on the highway historical marker that will commemorate the dark event. SENT: 500 words, photo. With WILMINGTON COUP MARKER TEXT (sent).
ALL NATIONS FOOTBALL _ Native American football is enjoying a rebirth in South Dakota thanks to a new league formed by smaller schools. SENT: 590 words, photos.
UFC-FIGHTER-MISSING-STEPDAUGHTER _ Authorities have arrested the man wanted in the disappearance of UFC heavyweight Walt Harris’ stepdaughter. Jail records show Ibraheem Yazeed was arrested in Florida. He’s charged with first-degree kidnapping in the disappearance of 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard. SENT: 310 words, photos.
HEALTH & SCIENCE
MERCURY TRANSIT _ Mercury is putting on a rare celestial show next week, parading straight across the sun in view of most of the world. Transit starts at 7:35 a.m. EST Monday. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m.
CHINA-HUAWEI’S-FOUNDER _ The 75-year-old founder of Chinese tech giant Huawei says its troubles with Trump are hardly the biggest crisis he has faced while working his way from rural poverty to the helm of China’s first global tech brand. An AP Interview. By Business Writer Joe McDonald. SENT: 1,770 words, photos. With abridged.
TOKYO-PLACIDO DOMINGO _ The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee says opera legend Placido Domingo has said he won’t perform at pre-Olympics cultural events in Japan. SENT: 320 words, photos.
OHIO STATE-YOUNG _ Ohio State star defensive end Chase Young won’t play Saturday against Maryland because of a possible NCAA “issue” in 2018. SENT: 250 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.
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