BC-US–GOP 2016-Convention Digest,ADVISORY, US


Here are the AP’s latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. All times EDT.

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TOP STORIES

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GOP 2016-CONVENTION — Donald Trump seeks to right his Republican convention after a chaotic start that raised questions about his campaign’s steadiness. Trump is set to end the night as the GOP’s official nominee. SENT: 870 words, photos, video. Will be updated.

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— GOP 2016-CONVENTION-THE LATEST – A running account of all political news nationwide and happenings inside the convention hall.

— GOP 2016-CONVENTION-NEWS GUIDE – All you need to know about the day at the convention and in Cleveland. SENT: 970 words. UPCOMING: 1,000 words by 11 p.m.

— GOP 2016-CONVENTION-THINGS TO WATCH – What to look for on Wednesday at the GOP convention. UPCOMING: 750 words by 11 p.m.

— GOP 2016-ARMCHAIR – A review of the day’s TV and media coverage. UPCOMING: 750 words by 12 a.m.

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WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT

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GOP 2016-CONVENTION-MELANIA TRUMP — Accusations of plagiarism mar Melania Trump’s triumphant moment. A defiant Trump campaign slaps away criticism amid questions about what happened. By Erica Werner and Jill Colvin. SENT: 930 words, photos, video.

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— GOP 2016-CONVENTION-POLITICAL PLAGIARISM-GLANCE – Past instances. SENT: 670 words.

— GOP 2016-CONVENTION-WRITING THE SPEECH-GLANCE – Major convention speech typically involves big team, intensive vetting. SENT: 670 words.

— GOP 2016-CONVENTION-MELANIA TRUMP-SOCIAL MEDIA – Social media outlets lit up with jokes surrounding the Melania Trump plagiarism allegations. By Patrick Maris. SENT: 370 words.

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ALSO MOVING MONDAY

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AP EXPLAINS-A GRIM AMERICA — Speaker after speaker at the GOP convention casts the U.S. as a nation in dire straits – riddled with terrorism and racial strife, a place where no one is safe. It fits Trump’s “law and order” message. By Bill Barrow. UPCOMING: 800 words by 6 p.m., photos.

GOP 2016-CONVENTION-THE MANAGER – Trump’s top aide is everywhere at the convention. But with Paul Manafort’s high profile come new questions about his role, message. By Steve Peoples. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos.

GOP 2016-CONVENTION-PENCE – Donald Trump’s running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, is trying to reassure Republicans nervous about Trump’s conservative credentials by vouching for his character and comparing him to Ronald Reagan. By Jonathan Lemire. SENT: 530 words, photos.

GOP 2016-CLEVELAND-BIKE PATROLS — Cleveland police trying to keep protests calm are relying on bicycle-mounted officers, more maneuverable and viewed as friendlier and less intimidating. By Mark Gillispie and Mike Hill. SENT: 600 words, photos.

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— GOP 2016-CLEVELAND – Small outbreak of norovirus believed among California convention delegation at Ohio resort. SENT: 360 words, photos.

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HOW TO REACH US

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At the Nerve Center, Mike Stewart can be reached at 800-845-8450 (ext. 1600). For photos, ext. 1900. For graphics and interactives, ext. 7636. Expanded AP content can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact [email protected] or call 877-836-9477.

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