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    Adds TIGER WOODS-GOLF INDUSTRY, NOTRE DAME-ART WORLD, NOTRE DAME-FIREFIGHTING TACTICS, ELECTION 2020-BERNIE SANDERS, MALL OF AMERICA-CHILD HURT, GRAND CHUTE BODIES, OBIT-WOLMAN, MNUCHIN-FEDERAL RESERVE, MEASLES CASES.

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    MED-UNAIDS-MISCONDUCT _ A year after claims of sexual assault and harassment rocked the U.N. agency that fights HIV, UNAIDS looked like it might be on the mend. The top deputy facing the allegations had departed, the leader who presided over the troubled institution announced plans to bow out early and managers vowed to correct the "toxic" atmosphere identified in a scathing probe. But the upheaval is not over. By Maria Cheng and Jamey Keaten. SENT: 1,160 words, photos.

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    FRANCE-NOTRE DAME FIRE _ A catastrophic fire engulfs the upper reaches of Paris' soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it is undergoing renovations, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians look on aghast from the streets below. France's Interior Ministry says firefighters might not be able to save the structure. By Lori Hinnant and Samuel Petrequin. SENT: 760 words, video, photos. UPCOMING: Developing. With NOTRE DAME FIRE-WORLD REACTS _ Shock, prayers around the world for Notre Dame Cathedral. SENT: 130 words, photo. UPCOMING: Developing; NOTRE DAME-FIREFIGHTING TACTICS _ Is there anything firefighters could have done to stop the blaze that tore through Paris’ historic Notre-Dame Cathedral? UPCOMING: 550 words by 6:30 p.m., photos; FRANCE-NOTRE DAME FIRE-CATHEDRAL _ A look at the church’s history. SENT: 230 words, photos. Additional digest lines below.

    TRUMP-RUSSIA PROBE _ As Washington counts down the final hours until publication of the redacted special counsel report _ now expected Thursday _ President Donald Trump steps up his attacks in an effort to undermine potential disclosures on Russia, his 2016 campaign and the aftermath. By Michael Balsamo and Jonathan Lemire. SENT: 1,090 words, photos, video.

    TRUMP-IMMIGRATION _ Top administration officials have been discussing ways to increase pressure on countries with high numbers of citizens who overstay their short-term visas, as part of President Trump’s growing focus on immigration heading into his re-election campaign. Under the plan, the administration could introduce new travel restrictions on nationals from those countries. By Jill Colvin and Colleen Long. SENT: 920 words, photos.

    ELECTION 2020-DEMOCRATS FUNDRAISING _ The crowded field of Democratic presidential candidates is showing early signs of money trouble as donors sit on the sidelines to see how the contest unfolds, signaling a drawn-out primary battle ahead. By Brian Slodysko. SENT: 850 words, photos.

    VENEZUELA-GUAIDO _ Obstacles have met Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó at nearly every turn since he declared presidential powers in a bid to end socialist President Nicolas Maduro's rule, and his visit to the once-thriving oil center of Maracaibo is no different. By Fabiola Sanchez. SENT: 940 words, photos.

    PULITZERS _ The South Florida Sun Sentinel and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette win Pulitzer Prizes and are recognized along with the Capital Gazette of Annapolis, Maryland, for their coverage of three horrifying mass shootings in 2018 at a high school, a synagogue and a newsroom itself. By Jennifer Peltz and Stephen R. Groves. SENT: 1,000 words, photos. With PULITZERS-LIST (sent). Additional digest lines below.

    TIGER WOODS-GOLF INDUSTRY _ The victory by Tiger Woods at the Masters could be a windfall for the golf industry, which has struggled in the years since he became entangled in personal troubles a decade ago. By Business Writer Joe Pisani. UPCOMING: 500 words by 6:30 p.m., photos. With MASTERS-CBS _ CBS rides the wave of Woods' victory. SENT: 750 words, photos.

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    COLLEGE ADMISSIONS-BRIBERY _ "Full House" actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, plead not guilty to charges that they paid $500,000 in bribes to get their daughters into the University of Southern California. SENT: 540 words, photo.

    TRUMP-MAR-A-LAGO ARREST _ A federal judge denies bail for a Chinese woman charged with lying to illegally enter President Trump's Mar-a-Lago club. SENT: 820 words, photo.

    SCAMS-DEMENTIA _ Researchers say seniors who aren't on guard against scams also might be at risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. SENT: 810 words, photo.

    WHITE HOUSE ADVISER-ASSAULT _ Charges dropped against woman accused of assaulting Kellyanne Conway. SENT: 460 words, photo.

    SWEDEN-OBIT-ANDERSSON _ Swedish actress Bibi Andersson dies at age 83. SENT: 130 words, photos.

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    FRANCE-NOTRE DAME FIRE-WATCHING NOTRE DAME BURN _ The 900-year-old Notre Dame cathedral survived the French Revolution, the Nazi occupation and countless bouts of unrest before and since. Now those who watched it burn brush the ash of French history from their hair and wonder how deep the cut will be. UPCOMING: 570 words by 7 p.m., photos. With FRANCE-NOTRE DAME-PRAYING AT THE FIRE _ Parisians turned out to pray as Notre Dame burned. UPCOMING: 500 words by 8 p.m., photos.

    NOTRE DAME-ART WORLD _ Notre Dame, which survived wars and revolutions, is not simply the greatest of the Gothic cathedrals and a towering jewel of Western architecture. It is, says one devastated art expert, “one of the great monuments to the best of civilization.” By National Writer Jocelyn Noveck. UPCOMING: 700 words by 7 p.m., photos.

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    ELECTION 2020-BERNIE SANDERS _ The 2020 presidential candidate releases 10 years of tax returns after promising for more than a month to do so. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 600 words by 8 p.m. following appearance at Fox News town hall, photos.

    TRUMP _ President Trump plays up the benefits of his tax cuts on tax filing day, trying to score political points in a state where he’s aiming to turn a narrow defeat in the 2016 presidential race into a victory in his re-election bid next year. SENT: 600 words, photos, video.

    TRUMP-OMAR-IN THEIR WORDS _ President Trump isn’t backing down from his tweets about Rep. Ilhan Omar, speaking in her home state of Minnesota amid a continuing storm over their comments about the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. SENT: 750 words, photos.

    IVANKA TRUMP _ Visiting Africa to promote female economic development, Ivanka Trump spotlights laws and customs that hold women back, from restrictions on property ownership to child marriage and sexual exploitation. By Catherine Lucey. SENT: 450 words, photos, video.

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    NATIONAL

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    PULITZERS-YEMEN'S DIRTY WAR _ A team of Associated Press journalists wins a Pulitzer Prize in international reporting for their work documenting torture, graft and starvation in Yemen's brutal civil war. SENT: 800 words, photos. With PULITZER PRIZE-NEWSPAPER SHOOTING _ Capital Gazette's Pulitzer citation brings “rollercoaster moments.” SENT: 450 words, photos; PULITZERS-ARTS _ Pulitzer given to Aretha Franklin. SENT: 410 words.

    MALL OF AMERICA-CHILD HURT _ A man charged with throwing a 5-year-old boy off a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America tells police he was angry at being rejected by women at the Minnesota mall and was "looking for someone to kill," according to a criminal complaint. SENT: 360 words, photos.

    FIRE-BLACK CHURCHES _ A white man charged in the burnings of three Louisiana black churches faces a mountain of evidence tying him to the crimes, the state fire marshal says. SENT: 690 words, photo.

    GRAND CHUTE BODIES _ Police say a 17-year-old Wisconsin boy fatally shot his grandparents and was planning to cause harm at his high school. SENT: 400 words, photo.

    RURAL BROADBAND-MAPS _ A $4.5 billion federal grant program to improve broadband internet access in rural America has been stymied by flawed maps. SENT: 900 words, photos.

    OBIT-WOLMAN _ Jonathan Wolman, who over more than 45 years in journalism served as editor and publisher of The Detroit News and previously worked as a reporter, Washington bureau chief and executive editor at The Associated Press, dies at 68. SENT: 1,200 words, photos.

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    NETHERLANDS-FERTILITY DOCTOR’S CHILDREN _ A Dutch fertility doctor who used his own sperm to father 49 children, without telling their mothers he was the donor, may have even more children. SENT: 550 words, photos.

    SUDAN _ The Sudanese protest movement welcomes "positive steps" taken by the ruling military council, which held talks with opposition leaders over the weekend. SENT: 700 words, photos.

    LIBYA _ At least 146 people have been killed since a Libyan military commander launched an offensive on the capital earlier this month, the U.N. says, as Italy calls for an immediate cease-fire and the withdrawal of his forces. SENT: 330 words, photos.

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    GERMANY-VOLKSWAGEN _ German prosecutors charge former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn and four others with fraud in the emissions cheating scandal. SENT: 710 words, photo.

    MNUCHIN-FEDERAL RESERVE _ Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the Federal Reserve's independence is important globally, while refusing to comment on President Trump's latest attack on the Fed. By Economics Writer Martin Crutsinger. SENT: 450 words, photo.

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    MEASLES CASES _ U.S. measles cases surge again, and are on pace to set a record for most illnesses in 25 years. By Medical Writer Mike Stobbe. SENT: 230 words, photo.

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    ENTERTAINMENT

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    TV-HBO AFTER THRONES _ As the end of the powerhouse “Game of Thrones” nears amid unprecedented industry turmoil and executive turnover, can HBO keep its footing? By Television Writer Lynn Elber. SENT: 1,140 words, photo.

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    BOSTON MARATHON _ Kenya's Lawrence Cherono wins the men's Boston Marathon by outkicking two-time winner Lelisa Desisa to the tape. Worknesh Degefa runs alone for the last 20 miles to win the women's race. By Sports Writer Jimmy Golen. SENT: 790 words, photos.

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