BC-AP News Digest 7:20 pm


Here are the AP’s latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT.

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NEW/DEVELOPING

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ADDS: FRANCE-ELECTION-ANALYSIS; FRANCE-ELECTION-SCENE; POLICE SHOOTING-TEEN KILLED GERMANY-ELECTIONS; EGYPT-ANTIQUITIES; BRITAIN-STEPHEN FRY

MTV MOVIE AND TV AWARDS — Developing from 8 p.m. ceremony.

OBAMA-PROFILE IN COURAGE: Obama to speak about 8:30 p.m.

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ONLY ON AP

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SCHOOLHOUSE SEX ASSAULT-HAZING, HFR — Perhaps nowhere is student-on-student sexual assault as dismissed or as camouflaged as in boys’ sports. Mischaracterized as hazing, these sexual assaults are embedded in team culture and persist for years, as victims one season turn into aggressors the next. Coaches often know what is happening but fail to halt it or, worse, try to cover it up. By Reese Dunklin. UPCOMING: 2,400 words at 12:01 a.m., photos. Also moved in advance. An abridged version will be available as well. With SCHOOLHOUSE SEX ASSAULT-ONE SCHOOL’S STORY, HFR — Four years later, it’s almost as if the incident — one of the largest single sexual assault cases reported on U.S. school grounds — never happened. UPCOMING: 1,900 words by 12:01 a.m., photos.

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TOP STORIES

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FRANCE-ELECTION —Ripping up France’s political map, French voters elect independent centrist Emmanuel Macron as the country’s youngest president, delivering a resounding victory to the unabashedly pro-European former investment banker and strengthening France’s place as a central pillar of the European Union. By John Leicester and Silvie Corbet. SENT: 1,200 words, photos, video. With: FRANCE ELECTION-THE LATEST; FRANCE-ELECTION-ANALYSIS —Analysis: Despite Le Pen’s loss, European populism lives on. SENT: 900 words, photos; FRANCE-ELECTION-MACRON —Banker, economic adviser and now youngest French president. SENT: 720 words, photos; FRANCE-ELECTION-SCENE —Joy, relief and rousing Louvre party for France’s Macron. SENT: 550 words, photos.

CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL — President Donald Trump urges Senate Republicans to “not let the American people down,” as the contentious debate over overhauling the U.S. health care systems shifts to Congress’ upper chamber, where a vote is potentially weeks, if not months, away. By Darlene Superville. SENT: 900 words, photos, video.

HEALTH OVERHAUL-STATES — From dealing with Medicaid rollbacks to starting high-risk insurance pools, governors and state legislatures across the country are getting ready to make big decisions in response to Republican efforts to gut the Affordable Care Act. Their preparations come even as Republican members of the U.S. Senate promise significant revisions to the health care bill that narrowly passed last week in the House. By Geoff Mulvihill. SENT: 800 words, photos. Eds: This story is this week’s Monday Spotlight.

NIGERIA-KIDNAPPED GIRLS — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari expresses joy at meeting with the 82 Chibok schoolgirls newly freed from Boko Haram extremists — then jolts the volatile country by announcing he is leaving for London immediately for medical checkups as fears for his health continue. By Bashir Adigun. SENT: 830 words, photos.

GANG KILLINGS-SCHOOL BOARD — The father of a New York teenager authorities say was killed by the MS-13 gang is channeling his grief into politics with a May 16 run for his local school board. Robert Mickens’ daughter Nisa was killed last year in Brentwood, one of two Long Island towns where MS-13 has been blamed for 11 deaths since the fall. By Colleen Long. SENT: 830 words, photos.

ISRAEL-BREAKING THE SILENCE — Former Israeli combat soldiers at the center of a recent diplomatic row between Israel and Germany say the sudden international spotlight has given them a bigger stage to speak out against Israel’s 50-year rule over millions of Palestinians. By Karin Laub. SENT: 1,120 words, photos. With PALESTINIANS-HUNGER STRIKE —Israel’s Prison Service releases footage that it says shows the leader of a mass Palestinian hunger strike breaking his fast, a claim dismissed by the Palestinians as false. SENT: 450 words, photo.

CAVALIERS-RAPTORS — LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers look for their second consecutive series sweep of this postseason when they try to close out the Toronto Raptors on the road. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Developing from game.

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WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT

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PROFILE IN COURAGE — Obama receives Profile in Courage Award from Kennedys. SENT: 340 words. UPCOMING: Obama to speak about 8:30 p.m., photos, video.

MTV MOVIE AND TV AWARDS — MTV celebrates start of summer viewing season with Sunday’s Movie & TV Awards. SENT: 210 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing from 8 p.m. ceremony.

BRITAIN-STEPHEN FRY —Police in Ireland are refusing to comment on a blasphemy complaint and investigation involving comedian Stephen Fry. SENT: 140 words, photo.

ALLIGATOR BITES GIRL — Florida authorities say an alligator bit a 10-year-old girl on the leg as she sat in shallow water in a lake in a park. SENT: 200 words.

GREATEST DEAD SHOW — Grateful Dead fans mark the 40th anniversary of one of the band’s most fabled shows — Cornell, May 8, 1977. SENT: 660 words, photos.

FILM-BOX OFFICE — “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” rockets to an estimated $145 million debut in North America, kicking off Hollywood’s summer movie season. SENT: 680 words, photos.

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WASHINGTON/POLITICS

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TRUMP-UNIONS — President Trump says labor unions have an open door to his White House, but so far, he’s holding the door a little more ajar for some organizations than others. Even among unions with most-favored status, there’s some skepticism about whether he’s for workers or just the executives who hire them. By Laurie Kellman. SENT: 840 words, photo.

ZINKE-NATIONAL MONUMENTS — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke starts a four-day Utah trip to assess whether 3.2 million acres of national monuments in the state’s southern red rock region should be scaled down or even rescinded. SENT: 670 words, photo.

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NATIONAL

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POLICE SHOOTING-TEEN KILLED — The family of a black 15-year-old shot and killed by a white suburban Dallas police officer has sued the officer and his department, accusing the department of inadequately training the officer and ignoring warning signs that he was prone to erratic behavior. SENT: 450 words, photos.

RACE DESIGNATION-SCHOOLS — Parents were shocked this year when they were told their children’s Los Angeles middle school was losing a key source of funding. The problem? The school now had too many white students to qualify. SENT: 830 words.

LUXURY CONDO SHOOTING — Police say two Boston doctors found dead this weekend inside the penthouse of a luxury condominium building most likely knew their killer. SENT: 340 words.

WILDFIRE-NATIONAL-REFUGE — Several dozen people in Georgia’s southernmost county are evacuated after a wildfire in the Okefenokee Swamp. SENT: 300 words, photos.

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INTERNATIONAL

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GERMANY-ELECTION —German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives come in first in a local election seen as a warm-up for her bid for a fourth term in a national election in the fall. SENT: 430 words, photos.

NKOREA-DETAINED AMERICAN — North Korea announces it has detained another American citizen over unspecified hostile acts against the country. SENT: 400 words.

EGYPT-ANTIQUITIES —Archaeologists and conservation experts meet in Cairo to discuss the safe transportation of King Tutankhamun’s throne, chests and bed from the Egyptian Museum in central Cairo to a new one being built on the other side of the city. SENT: 350 words, photos.

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BUSINESS

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PACKARD PLANT-STALLED DREAM — Redevelopment has been slow at Detroit’s Packard car plant 3 years after developer bought it in a tax foreclosure auction. SENT: 730 words, photos.

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SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

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GROWING SABLEFISH —Federal scientists are studying ways to make it easier and more efficient to commercially grow sablefish, a deep-sea fin fish found from northern Alaska to Southern California. SENT: 900 words, photos.

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ENTERTAINMENT

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TV-13 REASONS WHY — Netflix has renewed the watercooler hit “13 Reasons Why” for a second season. SENT: 100 words.

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SPORTS

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METS-HARVEY — New York Mets scratch Matt Harvey for his scheduled start against the Miami Marlins and suspend the right-hander three days for a violation of team rules. SENT: 510 words, photo.

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