BC-What We’re Talking About 8:30,ADVISORY

A selection of AP offerings that are especially good reads, shareable, consumer-friendly, or likely to generate talk or buzz. Please see the News Digest and News Coverage Advisory 10:15 for top stories and other highlights. All times EDT.


GOP 2016-TRUMP-WASHINGTON POST – Donald Trump says presidential campaign is revoking credentials provided to The Washington Post. SENT: 410 words, photo.

EX-STANFORD SWIMMER RAPE-JUROR – A juror who helped convict a former Stanford University student-athlete of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman complained to the judge about his “ridiculously lenient” six-month jail sentence, a newspaper reports. SENT: 420 words.

TV-OBIT-ALF ACTOR – Michu Meszaros, a former circus performer who played “ALF” in the popular NBC sitcom, has died, according to his manager. SENT: 130 words.

NBA FINALS-LEBRON RESPONDS – LeBron drops the hammer on Golden State with 41 points to force Game 6. SENT: 900 words, photos.

GAMES-E3-MICROSOFT – Xbox One is shrinking in size and growing in power. Microsoft unveils during its media briefing at the Electronic Entertainment Expo a new, slimmer version of the video game console. SENT: 440 words, photos.

SINGER SHOT-FLORIDA-NJ – Slain singer’s New Jersey hometown plans vigil in her honor. SENT: 260 words, photos.

FLINT-WATER-BEYONCE – Beyonce helps raise over $82,000 for Flint residents. SENT: 140 words. UPCOMING: photo.

BRITAIN-TUBE-ADVERTISING – London mayor takes aim at body-shaming advertising on Tube. SENT: 130 words.

INDIA-TRUMP BIRTHDAY – Hindu group celebrates Trump birthday with cake in New Delhi. SENT: 160 words, photos.

FROG SEX – For the Kermit Sutra? New mating position reported for frogs. SENT: 370 words, photo.

ITALY-BERLUSCONI-SURGERY – Media mogul and three-time Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi undergoes heart surgery at a Milan hospital to replace his aortic valve. SENT: 270 words, photos.

BRITAIN-TATE MODERN – Art powerhouse Tate Modern expands with pyramid-shaped tower. SENT: 140 words, photos.




US FL MATEEN REAX – A customer of the Florida nightclub says the man who shot up the place was a “regular.” Jim Van Horn says he saw Omar Mateen trying to pick up men on several occasions. With text, photos videos.




LED ZEPPELIN-COPYRIGHT SUIT – A federal court must determine if Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” copies its opening notes from the song “Taurus” performed by the rock band Spirit. SENT: 400 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing from hearing, timing uncertain.

HOWE-VISITATION — The family of hockey Hall of Famer Gordie Howe is opening the doors of Joe Louis Arena, home of the Detroit Red Wings, allowing adoring fans of their father to pay respects. By Hockey Writer Larry Lage. SENT: 130 words, photos. Will be updated following visitation beginning at 9 a.m.




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