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Super Rally: Mahomes, Chiefs win Super Bowl with late surge
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes led the Kansas City Chiefs to three touchdowns in the final 6:13, and they overcame a double-digit deficit for the third postseason game in a row to beat the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 in the Super Bowl. The Chiefs trailed 20-10 and faced a third and 15 when Mahomes threw to Tyreek Hill for 44 yards. They scored a touchdown four plays later, and quickly forced a punt. Mahomes then hit Sammy Watkins for 38 yards to set up a 5-yard scoring reception by Damien Williams that put Kansas City ahead to stay with 2:44 to go.
TRUMP-STATE OF THE UNION
Trump speech to project optimism at time of bitter division
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to give his State of the Union address Tuesday night in the Capitol where his impeachment trial is still underway. He's expected to declare the state of the union strong, even when it's bitterly divided, as he asks Americans for a second term. Trump has become just the third president in U.S. history to be impeached, but he's expected to be acquitted in his Senate trial on Wednesday. In a preview, Trump told reporters Sunday that he's looking at giving "a very, very positive message.”
In Iowa, anxiety and unpredictability cloud caucus finish
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — On the eve of the Iowa caucuses, the Democratic presidential candidates are hustling across the state. They're trying to fire up voters and make one last appeal to people still struggling to make a final decision about who to support in the crowded field. Campaigns and voters acknowledge a palpable sense of unpredictability and anxiety as Democrats begin choosing which candidate to send on to a November face-off with President Donald Trump. Four candidates are locked in a fight for victory in Iowa and others are still in position to pull off surprisingly strong finishes.
Shanghai Composite index plunges 8.7% as market reopens
BANGKOK (AP) — China's Shanghai Composite index has plunged 8.7% but rebounded slightly as regulators moved to stabilize the markets as they reopened from a prolonged national holiday amid news the outbreak of a deadly virus has spread further. The Shanghai benchmark was trading 7.7% lower within an hour of the market's opening. Other markets also fell sharply Monday, with Taiwan's benchmark initially down 2.8%. The declines followed a day of bloodletting Friday on Wall Street. Chinese authorities reported the number of people infected by the virus first found in Wuhan has risen above 17,000 as of Sunday night. The virus has killed more than 360 people, all but one in China. The S&P 500 dropped nearly 1.8% on Friday while the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 2.1%.
China finishes new hospital for virus patients as toll grows
BEIJING (AP) — China is sending medical workers and equipment to its just-completed 1,000-bed hospital for treating victims of a new virus that has caused 362 deaths and more than 17,300 infections at home and abroad. Reopening of schools was also delayed in hardest-hit central Hubei province, where the specialized hospital was completed in just 10 days and a second hospital is under construction. China's new totals come as other countries continued evacuating their citizens and imposed travel restrictions affecting Chinese or people who recently traveled in the country. The World Health Organization said the number of confirmed cases will keep growing because tests from thousands of suspected cases are still pending.
DHS: New screening to begin amid coronavirus concerns
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security is warning airline passengers that their flights may wind up rerouted if officials discover mid-flight that someone onboard has been in China in the last 14 days. The warning comes as the U.S. steps up its response to the coronavirus outbreak. DHS guidance comes in a notice released by the department Sunday as new travel restrictions officially go into effect for flights commencing after 5 p.m. EDT. Under the new rules, U.S. citizens who have traveled in China within the last 14 days will be re-routed to one of seven designated airports, where they will undergo enhanced health screening procedures
YEMEN-NAVAL AIR STATION SHOOTING
Al-Qaida in Yemen claims deadly Florida naval base shooting
CAIRO (AP) — The Al-Qaida branch in Yemen has claimed responsibility for last year's deadly shooting at the Naval Air Station Pensacola by a Saudi aviation student. SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadist websites, reported the claim Sunday. The shooter was a lieutenant in the Saudi Air Force in training at the base. He opened fire inside a classroom, killing three people before being shot dead by a sheriff's deputy. SITE reports that the video indicates the shooter and al-Qaida were in communication. Al-Qaida's Yemen branch has long been considered the global network’s most dangerous branch and has attempted to carry out attacks on the U.S. mainland.
Man wearing fake bomb stabs 2 in London and is shot to death
LONDON (AP) — Police in London say a man who strapped on a fake bomb and stabbed two people on a London street before being shot to death by police was recently released from prison, where he was serving for terrorism offenses. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Lucy D’Orsi says police are ”confident" the attacker was 20-year-old Sudesh Amman. D'orsi said a stabbing victim in his 40s thought to be in life-threatening condition has improved. She said the victim is no longer is in danger and that a woman who had been hospitalized has been released. One other female victim is still in the hospital with lesser injuries.
Report: San Diego secures $300M to intercept Mexico sewage
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego region will get $300 million in federal funding for a new U.S. facility to capture sewage spills from Mexico before they foul shorelines north of the border. The Los Angeles Times says the money will be allocated thanks to language included in the overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement signed by President Trump on Jan. 29. Toxic water pollution from Mexico has shuttered shorelines in San Diego County more than 500 days over the last three years. The approach is a shift from longstanding efforts to help Mexico maintain its wastewater system in Tijuana.
PREGNANT WOMAN KILLED-MILWAUKEE
Pregnant woman killed, baby survives in Milwaukee shooting
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee authorities say a gunman in a passing car fired five or six shots outside of a supper club, killing a a pregnant mother of five who was on board a party bus parked in front of the venue. The bus rushed 35-year-old Annie Sandifer to a hospital after the early Saturday shooting on Milwaukee's northwest side, but she didn't survive. Police say doctors were able to deliver her baby by emergency cesarean section. The baby was in stable condition but was born very premature, at just 26 weeks into the pregnancy. Police said Sunday that they hadn't arrested anyone yet.
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