- BC-AP News Coverage Advisory 10:15,ADVISORY
Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change; see the 2 p.m. News Digest for updates. You can find our contact info at the bottom of this advisory.
- Aspiring Asia leader China takes no role in Rohingya crisis
BEIJING (AP) — Malaysia has begun searching for thousands of boat people believed stranded in the Andaman Sea. From a hemisphere away in Washington, the U.S. said it will send navy planes. Even the small African nation of Gambia has offered help, saying it could take in the migrants.
- Court sides with Iowa City in 12-year dispute with landlord
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court says Iowa City didn't violate a landlord's constitutional rights by enforcing an antidiscrimination ordinance that was later invalidated.
- BC-IL--Illinois Weekend Digest,2nd Ld-Writethru
Updates with MEDICAL MARIJUANA-ILLINOIS, moving HFR Friday for Sunday or thereafter. Also notes Illinois family angle in PEARL HARBOR-REMAINS.
- Dutch government to sell off nationalized ABN Amro bank
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government says it will sell off ABN Amro bank in phases beginning later this year, seven years after the state took over the ailing bank amid the turmoil of the global financial crisis.
- Guinea families transport bodies on public buses
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Relatives of Ebola victims are transporting their bodies on public transportation in Guinea, seating the corpses upright between other passengers to skirt health controls and contributing to the spread of the deadly disease here, authorities said.
- Deere boosts guidance as construction offsets ag swoon
MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Solid sales in its construction equipment offset a global agricultural slowdown for Deere, and the company raised its outlook for the year.
- French court rejects Uber's challenge to legal restrictions
PARIS (AP) — France's highest court has rejected ride-sharing company Uber's bid to have much of a recent law banning its services declared unconstitutional.
- Winds, choppy seas slow cleanup of California oil spill
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Weather has slowed cleanup efforts at the site of an oil spill that fouled a California shoreline.
- Obama's Senate allies hope to endorse his trade bill Friday
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supporters of President Barack Obama's trade agenda hope to fend off hostile Senate amendments Friday and send a major trade bill to the House, where another fierce debate awaits.
- Feds: Temple professor offered China data on US-made device
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The chairman of Temple University's physics department sought prestigious appointments in China in exchange for providing data on electronics technology invented by a U.S. firm and offered to make the country a leader in the field of superconductivity, federal prosecutors said.
- US stocks open mostly lower; oil price slides
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are mostly lower in early trading as energy companies decline along with the price of oil.
- Suspicious package found at NYC's Grand Central Terminal
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities are investigating a suspicious package found on the lower level of New York City's Grand Central Terminal and have closed the area to the public.
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- Cruise ship that ran aground near Bermuda returns to Boston
BOSTON (AP) — A cruise ship that ran aground on a reef near Bermuda during a seven-day roundtrip from Boston has returned stateside.