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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
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Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. attends the premiere of "Selma" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) New York Police Department officers stand guard at the wake of officer Rafael Ramos at Christ Tabernacle Church, in the Glendale section of Queens, where he was a longstanding and deeply committed member, Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, in New York. Ramos was killed Dec. 20 along with his partner, Officer Wenjian Liu, as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, later killed himself. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) New York Police Department Commissioner Bill Bratton departs from the wake of officer Rafael Ramos at Christ Tabernacle Church, in the Glendale section of Queens, Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, in New York. Ramos was killed Dec. 20 along with his partner, Officer Wenjian Liu, as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, later killed himself. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) In this Dec. 17, 2014 pool photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington to announce the U.S. will end its outdated approach to Cuba that has failed to advance U.S. interests. Frequently criticized as cautious on foreign policy, President Barack Obama FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2004 file photo, Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman and Chief Executive Michael Lynton is seen in Beverly Hills, Calif. In the weeks before hackers broke into Sony Pictures Entertainment, the studio suffered significant technology outages blamed on employees keeping too many old emails and hackers targeted executives to trick them into revealing their online credentials. The company Police search for suspect Bradley William Stone, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, in Pennsburg, Pa. Schools closed and hospitals and other public places tightened security Tuesday, as police in suburban Philadelphia hunted for the Marine veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) In this Dec. 22, 2014, photo, Manuel Cunha, president of the Nisei Farmers League, poses in front of a vineyard in Fresno, Calif. Cunha says he fears that President Barack Obama Dr. Rick Sacra, an American doctor who contracted the Ebola virus in Africa, speaks at an news conference,  Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 at the Statehouse in Boston. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced a $1 million grant to a partnership of local life sciences companies, nonprofits and academic institutions lead by Diagnostics For All, a nonprofit organization, attempting to speed up the launch of an rapid Ebola detection tool already in development. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia) This Dec. 2, 2014 photo shows the interior of American Coney Island in Detroit. The eatery is known for Coney Island-style hot dogs, which are served with onions, mustard and chili. American was founded by current owner Grace Keros
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BC-AP News Coverage Advisory 1415 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

2015-03-27 11:01 PM

Brazil police report massive tax fraud scheme
By STAN LEHMAN
Associated Press

SAO PAULO (AP) -- Brazil's Federal Police say they have begun legal proceedings against companies allegedly involved in a tax fraud scheme that has cost....Fullstory

2015-03-27 10:42 PM

EU weighs new methods to coax Israel back to peace talks
By LORNE COOK
Associated Press

BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union officials say the EU is assessing new ways to push Israel back to the peace negotiating table with the Palestinians....Fullstory

2015-03-27 10:22 PM

Swiss bankers get probation for tax fraud
By MATTHEW BARAKAT
Associated Press

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (AP) -- Two former Swiss bankers have avoided jail time for their roles in a tax fraud scheme that helped U.S. customers hide....Fullstory

2015-03-27 10:01 PM

UK expands investigation of child sex abuse 'cover up'

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Britain's police watchdog says it is expanding its probe into claims that police officers covered up allegations of child abuse. The Independent Police....Fullstory

2015-03-27 10:01 PM

Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Democratic Minority Leader Harry Reid is announcing he will not seek re-election to another term. The 75-year-old Reid says in a statement....Fullstory

2015-03-27 08:42 PM

Turkey could provide logistical support to Yemen operation

Associated Press

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country could provide logistical support to the Saudi Arabia-led operation in Yemen. Separately, Erdogan has....Fullstory

2015-03-27 08:02 PM

Syria's Assad says 'open' to dialogue with United States

Associated Press

BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian President Bashar Assad says he would be "open" to a dialogue with the United States, but that it must be "based....Fullstory

2015-03-27 06:42 PM

Major power outage hits Amsterdam, halting trains

Associated Press

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- The Dutch capital Amsterdam and surrounding towns are suffering a major power outage, halting trains, trams and affecting flights to Schiphol Airport. Schiphol....Fullstory

2015-03-27 06:22 PM

Shiseido Will Establish the New Research Center "Global Innovation Center*" in the Yokohama Minato Mirai 21 District, Japan

Associated Press

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 27, 2015--Shiseido will establish a new research facility, the "Global Innovation Center*", which is an urban type open lab for research where innovative....Fullstory

2015-03-27 05:42 PM

Spain's 2014 budget deficit below that set by EU

Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- Spain says its budget deficit in 2014 ended up slightly above its target but below that sought by the European Union. Finance Minister....Fullstory

2015-03-27 10:42 PM

OPIS Acquires NAVX

Associated Press

GAITHERSBURG, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 27, 2015--Oil Price Information Service ( OPIS ), a global provider of oil industry pricing, news, analysis and software, has acquired NAVX,....Fullstory

2015-03-27 10:42 PM

Brazil's economy barely avoided recession last year

Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Brazil's economy grew just 0.1 percent last year, barely keeping the country out of a recession. It's the worst result since....Fullstory

2015-03-27 10:22 PM

Greek minister: government ready for 'rupture' in aid talks Greek minister: government ready for 'rupture' in aid talks

Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's alternate minister for international economic relations says his government is prepared for a "rupture" with the country's creditors if its....Fullstory

2015-03-27 10:01 PM

BMW recalls nearly 49K motorcycles; rear wheel can loosen

Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) -- BMW is recalling nearly 49,000 motorcycles in the U.S. and Canada because flanges that hold the rear wheel can crack if bolts....Fullstory

2015-03-27 09:22 PM

Image of Asia: Waiting to pay respects to Singapore's Lee
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

In this photo by Wong Maye-E, tents in a grassy area in front of the Singapore skyline provide shade for people standing in line to....Fullstory

2015-03-27 08:22 PM

Russia denies it's in talks with Argentina on leasing jets

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- A senior Russian government official says Moscow hasn't held negotiations on leasing a dozen of supersonic bombers to Argentina, but would be....Fullstory

2015-03-27 06:42 PM

GSMA Calls on Indian Government to Foster Mobile Investment

Associated Press

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 27, 2015--Tom Phillips, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA comments on the conclusion of the spectrum auction in India: GSMA Calls on Indian Government to Foster....Fullstory

2015-03-27 06:22 PM

Thai airlines face scrutiny over safety, bans on new flights

Associated Press

BANGKOK (AP) -- Thailand is facing bans on new international flights and increased inspections after the International Civil Aviation Organization said there are significant concerns....Fullstory

2015-03-27 06:01 PM

Nigerian leader urges peaceful vote amid electoral violence

Associated Press

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan is urging his nation to vote peacefully and accept results of Saturday's presidential election, which analysts say....Fullstory

2015-03-27 05:22 PM

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