Philadelphia police officers and Philadelphia Eagles fans react on a street in Philadelphia at the end of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots, taking place in Minneapolis on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. The Eagles won 41-33. (Mark C Psoras/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

BC-AP News Digest 3 am

February 05, 2018 - 3:12 am

Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST.

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IRAQ-ISLAMIC STATE — Western contractors at a U.S.-led coalition base in Iraq say American troops have started to drawdown from the country following the defeat of the Islamic State group, with U.S. soldiers, weapons and equipment are being transported out of Iraq to Afghanistan. By Susannah George and Qassim Abdul-Zahra. SENT: 800 words, photos.

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TOP STORIES

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SUPER BOWL FOLO — Nick Foles engineered the type of Super Bowl-winning drive that made Tom Brady famous and then watched his defense seal the victory in the most prolific offensive game in NFL history. By Josh Dubow. SENT: 1,080 words, photos. WITH: SUPER BOWL — The Philadelphia Eagles won an epic shootout over the Patriots to win the franchise's first Super Bowl by 41-33. By Barry Wilner. SENT: 1,315 words, photos; SUPER BOWL ADS — Super Bowl ads ran the gamut from tame humor to ... tame messages about social causes. After a divisive year, advertisers during the Big Game worked overtime to win over audiences with messages that entertained and strove not to offend. By Mae Anderson. SENT: 970 words, photos; SUPER BOWL ADS-MLK SPEECH — A Ram truck ad that used a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., is drawing a backlash; SUPER BOWL ADS-WINNERS AND LOSERS; (All sent).

SUPER BOWL FAN REACTION — Philadelphia fans descended on Broad Street, the iconic thoroughfare that will soon host a parade to commemorate the city's first major pro sports championship since the Phillies won the 2008 World Series. By Dave Zeitlin. SENT: 705 words, photos; SUPER BOWL-TRUMP; SUPER BOWL-PHOTO GALLERY (All sent).

BANNING BUMP STOCKS — Some states and cities are taking the lead on banning bump stocks as efforts stall in Washington. The controversial device was used in the Las Vegas shooting, allowing a semi-automatic rifle to mimic a fully automatic firearm. Gun-control advocates say the push fits a pattern in gun politics: inaction in Washington that forces states to take charge. Gun-rights advocates call it a knee-jerk reaction that will do little to stop bad guys from killing, and they're vowing a legal challenge. By Lisa Marie Pane. SENT: 995 words, photos. This will is this week's Tuesday Spotlight.

TRAIN CRASH-SOUTH CAROLINA — Federal investigators are seeking to determine what caused an Amtrak passenger train to slam into a parked freight train in South Carolina, killing an Amtrak engineer and a conductor and injuring more than 100 passengers. By Meg Kinnard. SENT: 965 words, photos, video. WITH: TRAIN CRASH-SOUTH CAROLINA-PASSENGERS — Passengers say people were jolted awake as seats ripped away by the impact and screams and crying broke out. SENT: 645 words, photos, video; AMTRAK DERAILMENTS-GLANCE (sent).

TRUMP-RUSSIA PROBE — Some lawmakers doubt President Donald Trump's claim that a GOP-produced classified memo on FBI surveillance powers clears him in the Russia investigation. And that's both Democrats and Republicans who say that. They express hope that special counsel Robert Mueller's inquiry will go on without interference from the White House. By Hope Yen. SENT: 825 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: House Intelligence Committee meeting set for 5 p.m.

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BON-TON-BANKRUPTCY — Bon-Ton Stores, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and is exploring a sale of all or part of the company. SENT: 625 words.

DUBAI-AIRPORT — Dubai International Airport says it has held on to its top ranking as the world's busiest airport for international travel, after seeing some 88.2 million passengers in 2017. SENT: 140 words.

PEOPLE-KYLIE JENNER — After months of speculation that she was pregnant with her first child, Kylie Jenner has announced the birth of a baby girl. It's the first child for the 20-year-old reality television star and the 25-year-old rapper Travis Scott. SENT: 170 words, photos.

FIELD MUSEUM-CHICAGO — A Tyrannosaurus rex fossil that's been on prominent display at Chicago's Field Museum is being moved to make room for a cast of the biggest dinosaur ever discovered.

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WASHINGTON/POLITICS

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PENCE — From government shutdown threats to each twist in the Russia investigation, Vice President Mike Pence has managed to keep his distance when there's trouble on the horizon. And he's got a full schedule of political and international travel this year that could help keep him at arm's length from future trouble spots. Pence departs Monday for Asia to lead the U.S. delegation to the Olympic Games. The trip also provides him with an eject button as the threat of another government shutdown looms. By Tom LoBianco and Ken Thomas. SENT: 1,000 words, photo.

BUDGET BATTLE — The era of trillion-dollar federal deficits is about to make a comeback — and a brewing budget deal in Congress is hastening the arrival. Members of Congress and aides say lawmakers are inching closer to a two-year, budget-busting spending pact that would give whopping increases to the Pentagon and domestic programs. By Andrew Taylor. SENT: 855 words, photo.

CONGRESS-IMMIGRATION-Q&A — It's beginning to look as though Congress' election-year battle over immigration could end up in stalemate or a narrowly focused bill, not broader legislation like President Donald Trump has proposed. A look at where things stand. By Alan Fram. SENT: 945 words, photos.

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INTERNATIONAL

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COSTA RICA-ELECTIONS — Two Costa Rican candidates with the same last name and opposing stances on gay marriage lead election returns and appear headed to a runoff to decide the Central American nation's next leader. By Javier Cordoba. SENT: 650 words.

YEMEN-THE LONG WAR — Just outside of Yemen's rebel-held capital, the painful calculus of the war tearing at the Arab world's poorest nation is clear. Winning the hardscrabble terrain takes time and costs dearly, only exacerbating the country's humanitarian crisis and prolonging a conflict that's killed over 10,000 people. By Jon Gambrell. SENT: 950 words, photos.

US-ASIA-ARMS SALE — The top U.S. diplomat overseeing arms sales said she would be promoting American weaponry at the largest air show in Asia, where China's military footprint and political influence are surging. By Gerry Shih. SENT: 510 words, photo.

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NATIONAL

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DOCTOR-SEXUAL ASSAULT — Already facing the rest of his life in prison, former sports doctor Larry Nassar faces a third and final sentence in a sexual assault scandal. SENT: 360 words, photo. UPCOMING: Court hearing resumes at 8:30 a.m.

NURSING HOMES-OVERMEDICATION — U.S. nursing homes have significantly reduced the use of powerful antipsychotic drugs among their elderly residents. Yet advocacy groups insist that overmedication remains a major problem. By David Crary. SENT: 920 words, photo.

DEATH PENALTY-JUROR'S REGRET — A juror who voted for a death sentence 20 years ago is now asking Ohio Gov. John Kasich to spare the condemned killer. Ross Geiger of suburban Cincinnati says he felt compelled to follow the law when he voted in favor of execution for Raymond Tibbetts in 1997. Geiger says after reviewing documents presented at a hearing last year, he believes jurors didn't know enough about Tibbetts' rough childhood and abuse suffered in a foster home. By Andrew Welsh-Huggins. SENT: 645 words, photo.

POOR PEOPLE'S CAMPAIGN — The renewed version of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s campaign to lift poor people is holding its first national mobilization, with actions planned Monday in 32 states and the nation's capital. By Martha Waggoner. SENT: 680 words.

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ENTERTAINMENT

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FILM-BOX OFFICE — The heir to "Titanic" is ... "Jumanji: Welcome the Jungle"? For the first time since James Cameron's disaster epic, a December release has topped the weekend box office in February. SENT: 600 words, photos.

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SCIENCE

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TRANSGENDER TEEN STUDY — Far more U.S. teens than previously thought are transgender or identify themselves using other nontraditional gender terms, with many rejecting the idea that girl and boy are the only options, new research suggests. By Lindsey Tanner. SENT: 615 words, photo.

SPACEX-NEW ROCKET — SpaceX's hot new monster rocket makes its launch debut this week, blasting off from the same pad that hoisted men to the moon a half-century ago. The Falcon Heavy lacks the power of NASA's Saturn V moon rocket and the space shuttles, but will still be the most powerful working rocket out there today. By Marcia Dunn. SENT: 1,100 words, photos.

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BUSINESS

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SKOREA-SAMSUNG-SCANDAL — A South Korean appeals court on Monday handed a 2 ½-year suspended jail sentence to Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong in a corruption case seen as a test of the country's commitment to ending cozy ties among political and business elites. By Youkyung Lee. SENT: 400 words, photos.

WAYMO-UBER — A long-foreshadowed court battle begins Monday between a Google-bred pioneer in self-driving cars and Uber's beleaguered ride-hailing service. The case has already featured allegations of deceit, betrayal, espionage and a high-tech heist that tore apart two companies that once were allies — and the trial hasn't even started yet. By Michael Liedtke. SENT: 630 words, photos.

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