Here are some of the AP Video-US stories we're working on for the weekend of 11/17/2012-11/18/2012

Here are some of the AP Video-US stories we're working on for the weekend of 11/17/2012-11/18/2012.




PRESIDENT OBAMA AND SEC. CLINTON IN ASIA (SAT/SUN) - President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visit Thailand. President Barack Obama and other world leaders attend the ASEAN summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS (SUN) - The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards take place in Los Angeles, California.




MIDDLE EAST VIOLECE (SAT/SUN) - Tunisia's foreign minister visits Gaza as part of a delegation to offer support to Hamas and increase Arab pressure on Israel while Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a weekly cabinet meeting, days after Israel launched a major offensive against Palestinian militants in Gaza.

SYRIA (SAT/SUN) - Fierce fighting continues in Syria, with multiple incidents occurring along the Turkey and Syrian border.

HOW TO KEEP FIT WHILE CLEANING (SAT) - They're fit, enthusiastic, and keeping Australia's best known beach in pristine condition. It's not just fitness that unites these athletes. The Responsible Runners Bondi team are committed to keeping this strip of sand picture perfect.

DANCING ROBOT TO HELP AUTISTIC CHILDREN (SAT) - They say one day robots will take over the world - and this is a very good start. 'Robot Buddies' are being used in schools to help autistic children with their learning and communication skills.

GADGETS SHOWCASED AT CHRISTMAS EVENT (SAT) - A winter woolly hat that replaces headphones and an iPad app that allows you to make your own Christmas cards. They're just two of the gadgets being showcased at a festive shopping event in London.

SIERRA LEONE ELECTIONS (SAT/SUN) - Incumbent President Ernest Bai Koroma stands for re-election in polls a decade on from the end of the country's brutal civil war.

BAND BENEFITING FROM CROWD-FUNDING (SUN) - Home-grown, crowd-funding websites in Indonesia are now gaining traction in Indonesia, as anyone from rock groups to authors promote themselves to receive funding for a project or an ideal. Crowd-funding enables people with big ideas and little money to find alternative sources of income.

THE GREAT BREAD DEBATE IN BAGHDAD (SUN) - Which tastes better? Bread baked in a traditional mud kiln, or fired up in a clean, modern gas-heated drum? It's a debate that seeing traditional bread making traditions pitched against modern technology in 21st century Baghdad.

ALCOHOL DURING PREGNANCY CAN DAMAGE CHILD'S INTELLIGENCE (SUN) - Scientists say they now have proof that women who drink even small amounts of alcohol during pregnancy may be damaging their child's intelligence. It follows genetic analysis of four thousand British women and their children.

LATIN AMERICAN DESIGNER - THE ONE TO WATCH (SUN) - Two years ago he was little known outside Latin America. Today, Guillermo Jop is the fashion designer to watch in the world's most prestigious catwalks. His young brand - GUiSHEM - is already dressing celebrities like Kirsten Stewart, the 'Twilight' star.


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