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Chicago man gets 99 years in mom's murder-for-hire killing

CHICAGO — An aspiring Chicago rapper who posted a video on YouTube of himself throwing thousands of dollars that he inherited from his mother to his “fans” has been sentenced to 99 years in prison for her 2012 murder-for-hire killing.
Israel's Holocaust museum apologizes for inaccurate videos

Israel's Holocaust museum apologizes for inaccurate videos

JERUSALEM — Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust memorial, issued an apology Monday for videos presented during a ceremony attended by world leaders last month, saying they included “a number of inaccuracies.

Air Canada flight due to make emergency landing in Madrid

MADRID — Spain's port operator AENA says that an Air Canada Boeing 767 aircraft is to make an emergency landing at the airport in Madrid Monday after reporting technical problems.
US construction spending dips 0.2% in December

US construction spending dips 0.2% in December

WASHINGTON — Spending on U.S. construction projects edged down a slight 0.2% in December, closing out a year when total construction registered its first annual decline in eight years.
Trump bashes Democratic rivals during pre-Super Bowl show

Trump bashes Democratic rivals during pre-Super Bowl show

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump used a Super Bowl pregame interview to rail against Democrats, accusing them of hatred and offering schoolyard insults about his potential 2020 rivals. “I see the hatred. ...
Drone sighting disrupts air traffic at Madrid airport

Drone sighting disrupts air traffic at Madrid airport

Madrid's international airport was closed for over one hour on Monday due to the reported sighting of drones, authorities in Spain said.
Pakistan delays decision on movie that offended Islamists

Pakistan delays decision on movie that offended Islamists

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's government on Monday postponed its decision on whether to lift a ban on a movie that had offended hard-line Islamists in this Muslim-majority country, after asking a high council of clerics to weigh in on the film.
Super Bowl ads dialed up fun as an antidote to politics

Super Bowl ads dialed up fun as an antidote to politics

NEW YORK — In the real world, political primaries are looming, impeachment is ongoing and heavy news never seems to stop. But during commercial breaks in the Super Bowl, advertisers did their best to serve up an antidote heavily spiked with fun.
Ukraine: Recordings show Iran knew jetliner hit by a missile

Ukraine: Recordings show Iran knew jetliner hit by a missile

KYIV, Ukraine — A leaked recording of an exchange between an Iranian air-traffic controller and an Iranian pilot purports to show that authorities immediately knew a missile had downed a Ukrainian jetliner after takeoff from Tehran, killing all 176 p
Super Rally: Mahomes, Chiefs win Super Bowl with late surge

Super Rally: Mahomes, Chiefs win Super Bowl with late surge

MIAMI — Patrick Mahomes needed just the waning minutes of Super Bowl 54 to end a whole lot of frustration. A championship 50 years in the making for the Kansas City Chiefs. A two-decade wait for an NFL title for coach Andy Reid.
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