Here are some of the AP Video-US stories we are working on for 12/10/2012

Here are some of the AP Video-US stories we are working on for 12/10/2012:



ROYAL PRANK CALL - Australian DJs tearfully apologize for the hoax phone call to the Duchess of Cambridge's nurse in the hospital, apparently leading to the nurse's death. See International.

JENNI RIVERA - Wreckage of a plane believed to be carrying international star Jenni Rivera was found in northern Mexico. See National.




AP EXCLUSIVE: NUKE MATERIALS BLACK MARKET - A spate of previously unreported nuclear material smuggling busts in Georgia in Eastern Europe has international authorities investigating whether there has been a breach of a significant nuclear facility in the region.




FISCAL CLIFF - Obama heads to Detroit to visit auto workers to sell his fiscal cliff plan a day after sitting down with Boehner for the first time since Election Day.

PLANE BELIEVED TO BE SINGER'S FOUND IN MEXICO - The wreckage of a small plane believed to be carrying Mexican-American music superstar Jenni Rivera was found in northern Mexico on Sunday and there are no apparent survivors, authorities said.




CA, RIVERA FANS HOLD VIGIL - Fans of Mexican-American singing star Jenni Rivera held a vigil Sunday night in Lynwood, California. AVAILABLE NOW.

NY, DSK TRIAL - A court date is scheduled for Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former managing director of the IMF, and the housekeeper who accused him of sexually assaulting her. The housekeeper, Nafissatou Diallo, is expected to be present.

MN, WINTER STORM POUNDS MIDWEST - The heaviest winter storm in two years is pounding the upper Midwest. More than 17 inches of snow fell in Southwestern Minnesota. AVAILABLE NOW.

TX, COWBOY CHARGED IN FATAL CRASH WITH TEAMMATE - Dallas Cowboys practice-squad linebacker Jerry Brown was killed in a one-car accident and teammate Josh Brent was charged with intoxication manslaughter. (Dec. 9) AVAILABLE NOW.

OR, CHRISTMAS SHIP PARADE - Dozens of decorated boats took part in the annual Christmas Ship Parade in Portland, Oregon. Each boat owner designs his or her own Christmas display, and this is the event's 58th year. (Dec. 9) AVAILABLE NOW.




ROYAL PREGNANCY HOAX - 2DayFM radio DJs Mel Greig and Michael Christian in a press conference said through tears that they were shattered upon learning that the nurse who was duped by their prank had died.

MANDELA REMAINS IN HOSPITAL - Former South African president Nelson Mandela spent a second night in a Pretoria hospital for what authorities are calling 'routine tests.'

TIBET PROTESTS - Around 500 Tibetan exiles gathered in New Delhi to show solidarity for dozens of self-immolators inside Tibet who they say have lost their lives protesting against Chinese rule in Tibet.

AFGHAN RESCUE MISSION - NATO issues statements following the rescue of an American doctor who was abducted by the Taliban five days ago.




OBAMAS AND PSY ATTEND HOLIDAY CONCERT - President Obama and his family attended the annual "Christmas in Washington" concert, which benefits Children's National Medical Center. South Korean rapper PSY performed. AVAILABLE NOW.

STARS GLAD TO BE BACK IN MIDDLE-EARTH - Stars including Cate Blanchett and Elijah Wood return to the fictional world of Middle-earth with next week's general release of the first movie in 'The Hobbit' trilogy. (Dec. 9) AVAILABLE NOW.




CYCLING SAFETY IN BRITAIN - A billion pound project, which could be rolled out across the UK, is being launched in London to try to make the streets more cyclist friendly.

ZIMBABWE GOLD - Gold panning may soon be legalized in Zimbabwe, if President Robert Mugabe gets his way. He says laws that call for the arrest of gold panners are an unfair legacy of the country's colonial past.

THE POWER OF LOCAL TV IN INDIA - The first local cable TV station in Dharavi, one of Asia's largest shanty towns, is using the power of media to fight municipal apathy and give voice to the poor shanty town dwellers who say their complains go unheard by the authorities.

VIOLENCE THREATENS EGYPTIAN TOURISM - The violence in Egypt is having a serious impact on the country's economy, especially the tourism industry.


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