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BC-NY--New York News Coverage Advisory, NY

May 17, 2019

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in New York. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to Kiley Armstrong at 212-621-1670.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org .

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

BRANDED WOMEN

NEW YORK _ Lauren Salzman, a former member of Keith Raniere’s inner circle and the daughter of NXIVM’s top executive, testifies for the government at Raniere’s sex-trafficking trial. By Tom Hays. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 p.m.

SNAPCHAT-GENDER SWAP

NEW YORK _ Snapchat’s new photo filter that allows users to change into a man or woman with the tap of a finger is not necessarily fun and games for transgender people. By Jeff McMillan. SENT: 832 words. With photos, video.

MUELLER PROBE LAWYER-JURY DUTY

NEW YORK — One of Robert Mueller’s top lieutenants in the special counsel’s pressure-cooker probe embroiling President Donald Trump has returned to private life only to get a more mundane and unexpected legal assignment: juror in a slip-and-fall case. By Tom Hays. SENT: 384 words.

BBA--RAYS-YANKEES

NEW YORK _ First place in the AL East is on the line when CC Sabathia (2-1) and the New York Yankees host Tampa Bay in the opener of a three-game series. The big lefty has gotten into heated exchanges with the Rays the last two times he’s faced them _ once last year, once this season _ when he grew angry over Yankees hitters getting plunked. By Baseball Writer Mike Fitzpatrick. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.

BBA--METS-MARLINS

MIAMI _ New York plays Miami at Marlins Park. With photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.

BBM--TEBOW’S JOURNEY

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Six weeks into his latest baseball adventure, Tim Tebow is still struggling to find his stroke with the Syracuse Mets at the top rung of minor league ball. He remains unflappable in spite of the numbers. By Sports Writer John Kekis. SENT: 1039 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

_ FACIAL RECOGNITION-LANDLORDS: New legislation introduced in New York state would ban the use of facial recognition software by landlords in residential buildings.

_ MARRIAGE FRAUD: Five people have pleaded guilty in federal court in Connecticut to their roles in a fraudulent marriage scheme designed to get non-citizens U.S. immigration benefits.

_ CANAL-NEW TUGBOAT: Boating season on the Erie Canal is opening with the dedication of a new tugboat named after women’s suffrage movement leader Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

_ BREWERY-SOLAR: New York officials say a new array of more than 8,000 solar panels will provide Anheuser-Busch with enough electricity to brew 3 million cases of beverages annually.

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