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Netflix woos Japan with new original series about a reporter

Sep. 17, 2020 3:55 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Netflix is producing and shooting an original series set in Japan about a journalist who challenges authority, hoping to woo this nation that’s hooked on watching good old TV. Good timing. The series’ heroine is based on a muckraking real-life reporter, Isoko Mochizuki, who has...

A barge runs aground along downtown Pensacola, Fla., on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, as Hurricane Sally moves inland. Hurricane Sally lumbered ashore near the Florida-Alabama line Wednesday with 105 mph (165 kph) winds and rain measured in feet, swamping homes and trapping people in high water as it pushed inland for what could be a slow and disastrous drenching across the Deep South. (Tony Giberson//Pensacola News Journal via AP)

The Latest: Sally weakens to depression; still dumping rain

Sep. 16, 2020 10:48 PM EDT

Here are the latest developments on tropical weather: MIAMI — Sally has weakened to a depression but is still dumping torrential rains over eastern Alabama and western Georgia. The National Hurricane Center said winds of the once-powerful hurricane have decreased to about 35 mph, with some higher gusts....

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) passes in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)

For television executives, return of football is good news

Sep. 15, 2020 7:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pro football has probably never been more important to television executives than this year, and its return has them ready to do a happy dance in the end zone. A schedule of opening week games brought viewers back to their sets, led by a Hall of Fame caliber matchup between Tom Brady, a new...

President Donald Trump waves from the top of the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. Trump is heading to Philadelphia for a town hall event hosted by ABC News. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Trump a new regular on 'Fox & Friends'? Not so fast

Sep. 15, 2020 4:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's coming back as a regular guest on the morning show “Fox & Friends.” The response from Fox News Channel: Not so fast. In an odd moment during the president's interview on the Fox morning show Tuesday, Trump said he had agreed to appear on...

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Pandemic forces journalists to rethink campaign coverage

Sep. 15, 2020 11:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When the coronavirus shutdown began, ABC News' Martha Raddatz figured her plan for a cross-country road trip to meet voters would be shelved, too. Instead, this week Raddatz nears the end of a 6,000-mile journey, where in Ohio she found a man who said President Trump “almost walks on...

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Emmy predictions when predicting the future is folly

Sep. 15, 2020 8:54 AM EDT

Stipulated: “Watchmen” will win the Emmy Award for best limited series and Regina King, its indomitable center, will be honored at Sunday's largely virtual ceremony hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Most everything else about the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards is a question mark, including how smoothly the...

Boy killed in shooting remembered for his work ethic

Sep. 14, 2020 11:43 AM EDT

TROY, N.Y. (AP) — An 11-year-old boy who was recently celebrated in a local TV newscast for his eagerness and unusual work ethic was killed Sunday in a drive-by shooting in the upstate New York city of Troy, police said. Ayshawn Davis died after being shot in the head around 11:40 p.m. by an unidentified...

A Chinese journalist wipes his forehead while looking at his smartphone during a daily briefing by Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs office in Beijing, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. A Chinese-born Australian journalist for CGTN, the English-language channel of China Central Television, has been detained in China, Australia's government said Monday. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Australia minister warns foreign journalists amid China spat

Sep. 12, 2020 9:36 PM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — A senior Australian government minister on Sunday warned foreign journalists working in the country they might come under the scrutiny of federal agencies if they provide a “slanted view” of Australian affairs. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton made the comments during a...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Sep. 12, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Jason Miller, adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign; Symone Sanders, adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's campaign. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” —...

MSNBC expands weekend programming, gives Hunt weekday shift

Sep. 10, 2020 3:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC is giving Washington correspondent Kasie Hunt a pre-morning coffee shift on weekdays and expanding its weekend lineup to have more live hours of news. Hunt will revive the “Way Too Early” news program that will air at 5 a.m. Eastern on weekdays, leading into...