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Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change. HIGHLIGHTING: Among today's coverage highlights as we see...full story
updated 2014-09-17 11:22 PM
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This undated photo provided by Utah State University shows the Holy Ghost group of the Great Gallery, a striking Barrier Canyon-style rock painting in Horseshoe Canyon of southern Utah FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2013, file photo, Olin Feuerbacher, left, aquaculturist at the Ash Meadows Fish Conservation Facility, and volunteer Hal Fairfield collect a spawning mat that was collected from the water at Devil's Hole 90 miles west of Las Vegas. For 10,000 years, a tiny iridescent blue fish has lived in the depths of the cavern in Nevada's desert, but a new study says climate change and warming waters, and its lack of mobility, are threatening the pupfish and decreasing its numbers. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, David Becker, File) FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2014 file photo, protesters hold their hands up as they walk in the middle of Crenshaw Blvd. to protest the shooting of an unarmed man in Ferguson, Mo., and of other victims of police shootings in Los Angeles. Details may differ, circumstances of their deaths may remain unknown, but the outrage that erupted after the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of the unarmed, black 18-year-old by a white officer in Ferguson, Missouri, has become a rallying cry in protests over police killings across the nation. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) This undated photo provided by Utah State University on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 shows USU alum Melissa Jackson Chapot, collecting rock samples for optically stimulated luminescence dating, in southern Utah This Sept. 6, 1951 handout image obtained by The Associated Press shows the first of a two-part Air Force memo informing Federal Bureau of Investigation Director J Edgar Hoover of the assignment and project, code worded Police and firefighters work on the scene where three people were killed and two others injured after an airplane crashed in a field northwest of the main runway at Erie Municipal Airport while coming in for a landing in Erie, Colo., Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Cliff Grassmick) This photo taken Dec. 21, 2012 photo Sen. Diane Feinstein, D-Cal., chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, speaking at a Capitol Hill news conference in Washington. Sunday in Washington, Aug. 31, 2014, Feinstein said President Barack Obama may be "too cautious" in his approach to dealing with Islamic State militants. Speaking on NBC's "Meet the Press" she said that the Defense and State departments have been putting together a response to the threat, and has seen nothing to compare to the viciousness of the militants who have overrun large portions of Iraq, killed civilians and beheaded American journalist James Foley. Feinstein says the Islamic State group has financing, military structure and weapons unlike any other militants and called them "extraordinarily dangerous." (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, File) This 1961 photo shows released by the Defense Intelligence Agency shows Air Force Lieut. Gen. Joseph Carroll upon his nomination to first director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). In the early Cold War years following World War II, the U.S. feared a sudden Soviet invasion and occupation of Alaska, and recruited and trained Alaskan fishermen, bush pilots, trappers and other private citizens for a covert intelligence network in support of military commanders, according to declassified Air Force and FBI documents. FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover teamed up on the secret project, code-named "Washtub", with the newly created Air Force Office of Special Investigations, first headed by then Hoover protege and former FBI official Joseph Carroll. This was not civil defense of the sort that became common later in the Cold War as Americans built their own bomb shelters. This was an extraordinary enlistment of civilians as intelligence operatives on U.S. soil. (AP Photo/Defense Intelligence Agency) This undated handout image obtained by The Associated Press shows the second of the two-part memo to FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover about "Washtub," the codeword assigned to the Office of Special Investigations. Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S. government in the early Cold War years recruited and trained fishermen, bush pilots, trappers and other private citizens across Alaska for a covert network to feed wartime intelligence to the military, newly declassified Air Force and FBI documents show. (AP Photo) FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2014 file photo, people protest for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. Details may differ, circumstances of their deaths may remain unknown, but the outrage that erupted after the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of the unarmed, black 18-year-old by a white officer in Ferguson, Missouri, has become a rallying cry in protests over police killings across the nation. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
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BC-AP News Coverage Advisory 1445 GMT

Associated Press

Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change. HIGHLIGHTING: Among today's coverage highlights as we see....Fullstory

2014-09-17 11:22 PM

Former Ukraine midfielder Gusin dies at 41

Associated Press

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Andriy Gusin, a former Ukraine midfielder who helped his country reach the 2006 World Cup quarterfinals, has died, the Ukrainian football....Fullstory

2014-09-17 11:01 PM

Image of Asia: Lighting up the track in Singapore
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

In this photo by Wong Maye-E, lights illuminate the Singapore Grand Prix race track at dusk as seen from the 65th floor of Swissotel The....Fullstory

2014-09-17 10:22 PM

AP Interview: Iraq premier says no foreign troops

Associated Press

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq's new prime minister says foreign ground troops are neither necessary nor wanted in his country's fight against the Islamic State group. In....Fullstory

2014-09-17 10:01 PM

Sousa, Nieminen advance at Moselle Open

Associated Press

METZ, France (AP) -- Joao Sousa saved all four break points to beat Ivan Dodig 6-2, 6-2 in the first round of the Moselle Open....Fullstory

2014-09-17 10:01 PM

US consumer prices fall 0.2 percent in August
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. consumer prices edged down in August, the first monthly drop since the spring of 2013, as gasoline, airline tickets and clothing....Fullstory

2014-09-17 09:01 PM

Russian swimmer Makov banned 2 years for doping

Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Russian swimmer Sergei Makov has been banned for two years for doping and will miss the 2015 world championships at home. Swimming's....Fullstory

2014-09-17 09:01 PM

FedEx tops Street 1Q forecasts

Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- FedEx's fiscal first-quarter net income rose 24 percent, thanks partly to a strong performance by its ground division. Its results beat analysts'....Fullstory

2014-09-17 09:01 PM

Top Saudi clerics issue edict against terrorism

Associated Press

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's highest body of religious scholars has issued a religious ruling calling terrorism a "heinous crime" and saying perpetrators....Fullstory

2014-09-17 08:42 PM

N. Korea powerful temptation for some Americans
By FOSTER KLUG
Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- One shouted about God's love as he crossed a frozen river, clutching a Bible. Another swam, drunk and naked. Several....Fullstory

2014-09-17 08:23 PM

Senate: China hacked military contractor networks
By JACK GILLUM
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. Senate investigators are blaming China for nearly two dozen successful hacker break-ins of computer networks belonging to Pentagon contractors. A yearlong investigation....Fullstory

2014-09-17 11:22 PM

Czechs to train Iraqi helicopter pilots

Associated Press

PRAGUE (AP) -- The Czech Defense Ministry says it has signed a deal with Iraq to provide training to 31 helicopter pilots from the Iraqi....Fullstory

2014-09-17 11:01 PM

US stocks rise slightly in opening trade

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stocks are rising slightly in early trading, ahead of a Federal Reserve announcement this afternoon that might signal when the....Fullstory

2014-09-17 10:22 PM

Kerber reaches quarterfinals at Pan Pacific Open

Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- Ana Ivanovic stalled Victoria Azarenka's comeback from a foot injury with a 6-3, 6-4 win to make the Pan Pacific Open quarterfinals....Fullstory

2014-09-17 10:01 PM

Family Dollar tells investors to reject takeover

Associated Press

MATTHEWS, N.C. (AP) -- Family Dollar is telling shareholders to reject an unsolicited, $9.1 billion takeover bid by its rival, Dollar General. Family Dollar is currently....Fullstory

2014-09-17 09:22 PM

US current account deficit dips to $98.5 billion
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. current account trade deficit narrowed slightly in the April-June quarter, reflecting gains in exports of oil and civilian aircraft and....Fullstory

2014-09-17 09:01 PM

Seoul held to 0-0 draw in 1st leg of semifinals

Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Western Sydney Wanderers held FC Seoul to a 0-0 draw Wednesday in the first leg of the Asian Champions League....Fullstory

2014-09-17 09:01 PM

Asian News Digest, AS

Associated Press

ASIA: THE LURE OF NORTH KOREA SEOUL, South Korea -- One shouted about God's love as he crossed a frozen river, clutching a Bible. Another swam, drunk....Fullstory

2014-09-17 08:42 PM

'NBA 2K15' drafts 3D face mapping for latest game
By DERRIK J. LANG
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "NBA 2K15" is angling for a slam dunk with an innovative new feature that allows players to put their game faces....Fullstory

2014-09-17 08:42 PM

UN envoy says Cyprus peace talks enter new phase

Associated Press

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) -- A United Nations envoy says talks to reunify the ethnically divided Mediterranean island of Cyprus have moved up a gear with....Fullstory

2014-09-17 08:01 PM

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