Chinese treasury futures surge as new virus spreads

Chinese police and travelers wear protective masks at Hongqiao high-speed railway station before Chinese New Year in Shanghai, China, on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. Chinese government bond futures surged on Thursday as investors’ worries heightened over the spread of a new flu-like virus that has forced China to lock down a city of 11 million people. Chinese 10-year treasury futures for March delivery, the most traded contract, rose 0.42% in afternoon trade to 99.57. Yields on China’s 10-year gove


Chinese police and travelers wear protective masks at Hongqiao high-speed railway station before Chinese New Year in Shanghai, China, on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.
Chinese government bond futures surged on Thursday as investors’ worries heightened over the spread of a new flu-like virus that has forced China to lock down a city of 11 million people.
Chinese 10-year treasury futures for March delivery, the most traded contract, rose 0.42% in afternoon trade to 99.57.
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Chinese treasury futures surge as new virus spreads

Chinese police and travelers wear protective masks at Hongqiao high-speed railway station before Chinese New Year in Shanghai, China, on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.

Chinese government bond futures surged on Thursday as investors’ worries heightened over the spread of a new flu-like virus that has forced China to lock down a city of 11 million people.

Chinese 10-year treasury futures for March delivery, the most traded contract, rose 0.42% in afternoon trade to 99.57.

Yields on China’s 10-year government bonds fell below 3%.

China is putting a transport lockdown on the city of Wuhan, which is considered the epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people, as health authorities around the world work to prevent a global pandemic.


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China coronavirus: The confirmed cases and where they are

A new strain of virus that was first reported in China has killed 17 people and infected nearly 600 others. Abroad, Thailand has confirmed cases, and the United States, Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan have each reported one case. On Thursday, China put on lockdown the two cities at the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak. State media reported highway toll booths around Wuhan were closing down, which would effectively cut off road exits. Here’s a snapshot of the number of known cases and where


A new strain of virus that was first reported in China has killed 17 people and infected nearly 600 others.
Abroad, Thailand has confirmed cases, and the United States, Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan have each reported one case.
On Thursday, China put on lockdown the two cities at the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak.
State media reported highway toll booths around Wuhan were closing down, which would effectively cut off road exits.
Here’s a snapshot of the number of known cases and where
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China coronavirus: The confirmed cases and where they are

A new strain of virus that was first reported in China has killed 17 people and infected nearly 600 others.

Sometimes referred to as the Wuhan virus, it has been temporarily named the “2019-nCoV” and belongs to a family of viruses known as coronaviruses, which can be transmitted from person to person.

The deadly pneumonia-like disease was first identified on December 31, 2019, in the Chinese city of Wuhan in Hubei Province. It has since spread beyond Wuhan to major cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Macau, and Hong Kong. Abroad, Thailand has confirmed cases, and the United States, Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan have each reported one case.

China’s capital city Beijing canceled major public events including two well-known Lunar New Year temple fairs, the state-run Beijing News said on Thursday, as authorities try to curb the spread of a deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Separately, the country’s railway operator, China State Railway Group, said passengers would be able to receive full refunds on tickets nationwide starting on Friday.

On Thursday, China put on lockdown the two cities at the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak. Most transport in Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, was suspended on Thursday morning and people were told not to leave. Hours later, state media in neighboring Huanggang, a city of some 6 million people, said it was imposing a similar lockdown.

Wuhan’s city government said it would shut down all urban transport networks and suspend outgoing flights from 10 a.m. (0200 GMT). Domestic media said some airlines were operating after the deadline, however.

State media broadcast images of one of Wuhan’s transport hubs, the Hankou rail station, nearly deserted, with gates blocked or barred. The government is urging citizens not to leave the city.

State media reported highway toll booths around Wuhan were closing down, which would effectively cut off road exits. Guards were patrolling major highways, one resident told Reuters.

Similar measures will take effect starting Friday in the nearby city of Ezhou. Theaters, internet cafes and other entertainment centers were also ordered closed, further increasing the economic costs of the response to the outbreak.

“The lockdown of 11 million people is unprecedented in public health history, so it is certainly not a recommendation the WHO has made,” Gauden Galea, the World Health Organization’s representative in Beijing, told Reuters.

The World Health Organization is debating on whether it should classify the outbreak a global health emergency.

Here’s a snapshot of the number of known cases and where they are, as well as confirmed deaths.


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Coronavirus cases rise to nearly 650 worldwide as new countries confirm infections

Travel bans were in effect for at least seven cities, including Wuhan where the virus was first flagged to world health officials on Dec. 31. An NBC affiliate in Los Angeles reported Thursday morning that someone was quarantined at the airport there after showing symptoms of the virus. The passenger was on an American Airlines flight from Mexico City and taken to the hospital, according to KNBC Los Angeles. There was no confirmation that the passenger was infected, and the Los Angeles Internatio


Travel bans were in effect for at least seven cities, including Wuhan where the virus was first flagged to world health officials on Dec. 31.
An NBC affiliate in Los Angeles reported Thursday morning that someone was quarantined at the airport there after showing symptoms of the virus.
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Coronavirus cases rise to nearly 650 worldwide as new countries confirm infections

Travelers wearing face masks stand in line inside the departure hall at West Kowloon Station, operated by MTR Corp., in Hong Kong, China, on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. Paul Yeung | Bloomberg | Getty Images

The total number of coronavirus cases in China rose to 634 Thursday as local authorities quarantined at least two major cities and canceled Lunar New Year’s events in Beijing, China state television reported. The virus — which was first diagnosed less than a month ago — has already killed at least 17 people in China and infected roughly 650 people around the world, including firsts in Singapore and Saudi Arabia, according to multiple reports from international and local media. Medical teams have been dispatched to impacted cities and hospitals are asking for donations of essential items including face masks, eye protectors, protective uniforms and sanitizer. Local authorities in China have quarantined Wuhan and Huanggang, which have a combined population of 17 million, and planned a similar lockdown for Ezhou, a city of 1 million, on Friday. Travel bans were in effect for at least seven cities, including Wuhan where the virus was first flagged to world health officials on Dec. 31.

China is offering to refund domestic flights and train tickets nationwide. An estimated 246,000 travelers arrived in Wuhan either via plane or train on Thursday before all transportation in and out of the city was shut down. The number of people leaving the city is currently unknown. U.S. health officials began screening passengers flying from China at major international airports this weekend, and confirmed the country’s first case on Tuesday. A Washington state man is quarantined with the virus in a hospital outside of Seattle after flying back from Wuhan, U.S. health authorities said. An NBC affiliate in Los Angeles reported Thursday morning that someone was quarantined at the airport there after showing symptoms of the virus. The passenger was on an American Airlines flight from Mexico City and taken to the hospital, according to KNBC Los Angeles. There was no confirmation that the passenger was infected, and the Los Angeles International Airport didn’t immediately respond for comment. British TV network BBC News reported Thursday that four people in Scotland are being tested for the virus.


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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is ‘cautiously confident’ the city is ready to deal with coronavirus

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaking at a press conference in Hong Kong on October 4, 2019 where she announced that an emergency law will be invoked and face masks by protesters will be banned. DAVOS, Switzerland — The coronavirus is bringing back ghosts of the past to Hong Kong, but the city’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, said the territory is ready to deal with the virus. “Hong Kong has learned from the past,” Lam told an audience at an informal event at the World Economic Forum in Da


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DAVOS, Switzerland — The coronavirus is bringing back ghosts of the past to Hong Kong, but the city’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, said the territory is ready to deal with the virus.
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is 'cautiously confident' the city is ready to deal with coronavirus

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaking at a press conference in Hong Kong on October 4, 2019 where she announced that an emergency law will be invoked and face masks by protesters will be banned.

DAVOS, Switzerland — The coronavirus is bringing back ghosts of the past to Hong Kong, but the city’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, said the territory is ready to deal with the virus.

Coronavirus, which was first diagnosed less than a month ago, has killed at least 18 people and infected more than 650 people around the world. In China, where a total of 639 cases have been detected so far, major cities are on quarantine and Lunar New Year celebrations have been canceled.

“Hong Kong has learned from the past,” Lam told an audience at an informal event at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday.

“We have paid a huge price for this deadly disease that we encountered 17 years ago and since then we built a robust and resilient system,” the city’s leader said.

In 2003, the city saw an outbreak of SARS. In less than three months, a total of 1,750 cases were identified and 286 people died of the disease, severe acute respiratory syndrome, according to data from the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.

“I am cautiously confident that the system we have built … will take us out of this current problem,” Lam said.

She added that there are isolation wards in hospitals that are ready and that two cases of the virus have been confirmed so far in Hong Kong.


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Public transportation suspended in China city to combat coronavirus outbreak, says state media

A man wears a mask while walking in the street on January 22, 2020 in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. Government officials in Wuhan, China are suspending all public transportation, including buses, trains, airplanes and ferries, to better combat the coronavirus outbreak, Reuters reported Wednesday, citing Chinese state media. Officials are also asking citizens not to leave the city unless there are special circumstances. Additionally, people in public places will be required to wear masks to preve


A man wears a mask while walking in the street on January 22, 2020 in Wuhan, Hubei province, China.
Government officials in Wuhan, China are suspending all public transportation, including buses, trains, airplanes and ferries, to better combat the coronavirus outbreak, Reuters reported Wednesday, citing Chinese state media.
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Public transportation suspended in China city to combat coronavirus outbreak, says state media

A man wears a mask while walking in the street on January 22, 2020 in Wuhan, Hubei province, China.

Government officials in Wuhan, China are suspending all public transportation, including buses, trains, airplanes and ferries, to better combat the coronavirus outbreak, Reuters reported Wednesday, citing Chinese state media.

Officials are also asking citizens not to leave the city unless there are special circumstances. Additionally, people in public places will be required to wear masks to prevent exposure to the illness, local officials said.

The actions came after public health officials said earlier in the day that deaths from China’s new virus, which is believed to have started in Wuhan, rose to 17 with more than 540 cases confirmed.


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New York the top city globally for entrepreneurial talent, Adecco says

New York is the best city in the world for talent competitiveness, according to annual rankings by HR provider, the Adecco Group. The U.S. city led the way thanks to its strong performance across four of the five pillars on which Adecco bases its research — enabling, attracting and growing talent, as well as its ability to develop global knowledge skills. London came in second place, followed by Singapore, San Francisco and Boston rounding out the top five places. Adecco released the 2020 Global


New York is the best city in the world for talent competitiveness, according to annual rankings by HR provider, the Adecco Group.
The U.S. city led the way thanks to its strong performance across four of the five pillars on which Adecco bases its research — enabling, attracting and growing talent, as well as its ability to develop global knowledge skills.
London came in second place, followed by Singapore, San Francisco and Boston rounding out the top five places.
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New York the top city globally for entrepreneurial talent, Adecco says

New York is the best city in the world for talent competitiveness, according to annual rankings by HR provider, the Adecco Group.

The U.S. city led the way thanks to its strong performance across four of the five pillars on which Adecco bases its research — enabling, attracting and growing talent, as well as its ability to develop global knowledge skills.

The report referred to the success of New York-based start-up Pymetrics, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) — the core theme of this year’s report — and neuroscience to match people to jobs, helping the labor market.

London came in second place, followed by Singapore, San Francisco and Boston rounding out the top five places.

Adecco released the 2020 Global Talent Competitiveness Index at the World Economic Forum in Davos. It measures talent competitiveness across 132 countries and 155 cities, in partnership with business school INSEAD and tech giant Google.


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Human-to-human transmission confirmed in China coronavirus

Some medical workers have also tested positive for the virus, the English-language China Daily newspaper reported. The head of a Chinese government expert team said Monday that human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of a new coronavirus, a development that raises the possibility that it could spread more quickly and widely. Wuhan health authorities said Monday an additional 136 cases have been confirmed in the city, raising the total to 198. The outbreak has put other coun


Some medical workers have also tested positive for the virus, the English-language China Daily newspaper reported.
The head of a Chinese government expert team said Monday that human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of a new coronavirus, a development that raises the possibility that it could spread more quickly and widely.
Wuhan health authorities said Monday an additional 136 cases have been confirmed in the city, raising the total to 198.
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Human-to-human transmission confirmed in China coronavirus

A man leaves the Wuhan Medical Treatment Centre, where a man who died from a respiratory illness was confined, in the city of Wuhan, Hubei province, on January 12, 2020.

In Geneva, the World Health Organization announced it would convene an Emergency Committee meeting on Wednesday to determine whether the outbreak warrants being declared a global health crisis.

“The recent outbreak of novel coronavirus pneumonia in Wuhan and other places must be taken seriously,” President Xi Jinping said in his first public statement on the crisis. “Party committees, governments and relevant departments at all levels should put people’s lives and health first.”

The late-night announcement capped a day in which authorities announced a sharp uptick in the number of confirmed cases to more than 200, and China’s leader called on the government to take every possible step to combat the outbreak.

Team leader Zhong Nanshan, a respiratory expert, said two people in Guangdong province in southern China caught the virus from family members, state media said. Some medical workers have also tested positive for the virus, the English-language China Daily newspaper reported.

The head of a Chinese government expert team said Monday that human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of a new coronavirus, a development that raises the possibility that it could spread more quickly and widely.

Such declarations are typically made for epidemics of severe diseases that threaten to cross borders and require an internationally coordinated response. Previous global emergencies have been declared for crises including the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo, the emergence of Zika virus in the Americas in 2016 and the West Africa Ebola outbreak in 2014.

The spread of the viral pneumonia comes as the country enters its busiest travel period, when millions board trains and planes for the Lunar New Year holidays. The outbreak is believed to have started late last month when people picked it up at a fresh food market in Wuhan, a city in central China.

Wuhan health authorities said Monday an additional 136 cases have been confirmed in the city, raising the total to 198. Three have died.

Authorities elsewhere also announced cases in other Chinese cities for the first time.

Five individuals in Beijing and 14 in Guangdong have also been diagnosed with the new coronavirus, CCTV reported Monday evening. A total of seven suspected cases have been found in other parts of the country, including in Sichuan and Yunnan provinces in the southwest and in Shanghai.

Zhong said the two people in Guangdong had not been to Wuhan but fell ill after family members had returned from the city, the China Daily said.

The outbreak has put other countries on alert as millions of Chinese travel for Lunar New Year. Authorities in Thailand and in Japan have already identified at least three cases, all involving recent travel from China.

South Korea reported its first case Monday, when a 35-year-old Chinese woman from Wuhan tested positive for the new coronavirus one day after arriving at Seoul’s Incheon airport. The woman has been isolated at a state-run hospital in Incheon city, just west of Seoul, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement.

At least a half-dozen countries in Asia and three U.S. airports have started screening incoming airline passengers from central China.

Videos posted online show people in protective suits checking one-by-one the temperatures of plane passengers arriving in Macao from Wuhan. A man surnamed Yang who works for the Macao Health Bureau confirmed over the phone that such checks are taking place in the southern Chinese region.

Canada’s Chief Medical officer, Dr. Theresa Tam, said additional signage will be in place in the coming days at airports in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. There will also be additional screening questions at electronic kiosks at customs asking people if they have traveled to areas where coronavirus is and if they have flu like symptoms.

“The Chinese lunar year is coming so out of abundance precaution that’s why we are putting out additional information for travelers,” Tam said.

Many of the initial cases of the coronavirus were linked to a seafood market in Wuhan, which was closed as authorities investigated.

Since hundreds of people who came into close contact with diagnosed patients have not gotten sick, the municipal health commission maintains that the virus is not easily transmitted between humans.

China’s National Health Commission said experts have judged the current outbreak to be “preventable and controllable.”

“However, the source of the new type of coronavirus has not been found, we do not fully understand how the virus is transmitted, and changes in the virus still need to be closely monitored,” the commission said in a statement Sunday.

Coronaviruses cause diseases ranging from the common cold to SARS, or severe acute respiratory syndrome. SARS first infected people in southern China in late 2002 and spread to more than two dozen countries, killing nearly 800. The Chinese government initially tried to conceal the severity of the SARS epidemic, but its cover-up was exposed by a high-ranking physician.

“In the early days of SARS, reports were delayed and covered up,” said an editorial in the nationalistic Global Times. “That kind of thing must not happen again in China.”

“We have made great strides in medicine, social affairs management and public opinion since 2003,” the editorial said.

Xi instructed government departments Monday to promptly release information on the virus and deepen international cooperation.

China has notified and maintained close communication with the World Health Organization and other relevant countries and regions, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said at a regular news briefing.

Wuhan has also adopted measures to control the flow of people leaving the city, Geng said.

The virus causing the current outbreak is different from those previously identified, Chinese scientists said earlier this month. Initial symptoms of the novel coronavirus include fever, cough, tightness of the chest and shortness of breath.

On the Weibo social media platform, which is widely used in China, people posted prevention advice such as wearing masks and washing hands. State broadcaster CCTV recommended staying warm, increasing physical activity, eating lightly and avoiding crowded places. Some people said they had canceled their travel plans and were staying home for Lunar New Year.


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49ers, Chiefs reach Super Bowl after dominating conference championship games

The stage is set: The Kansas City Chiefs will take on the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl after they dominated their conference championship games on Sunday. Garoppolo and the 49ers will host quarterback Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs in the Super Bowl on Feb. 2 in Miami. Earlier Sunday, the Chiefs ended a 50-year Super Bowl drought when they took down the Tennessee Titans in the AFC championship game, 35-24. Hall of Fame quarterbacks Joe Montana and Steve Young led San Francisco to its fi


The stage is set: The Kansas City Chiefs will take on the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl after they dominated their conference championship games on Sunday.
Garoppolo and the 49ers will host quarterback Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs in the Super Bowl on Feb. 2 in Miami.
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49ers, Chiefs reach Super Bowl after dominating conference championship games

Darwin Thompson, of the Kansas City Chiefs, jumps over Adoree’ Jackson, of the Tennessee Titans, in the second half in the AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium on Jan. 19, 2020 in Kansas City, Missouri.

The stage is set: The Kansas City Chiefs will take on the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl after they dominated their conference championship games on Sunday.

The 49ers bulldozered the Green Bay Packers behind running back Raheem Mostert to claim the NFC championship, 37-20.

Mostert, who scored four touchdowns and rushed for 220 yards, was an explosive force for San Francisco as quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo threw for just 77 yards. The Niners’ defense capitalized on the sluggish Packers offense, turning a second-quarter interception into Mostert’s third touchdown.

The 49ers had a commanding 27-0 lead at the half. Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers tried to jump-start his offense in the fourth quarter, but the Niners’ lead was insurmountable. After Sunday’s loss, Rodgers is 0-5 when trailing by 17 or more points in the playoffs.

Garoppolo and the 49ers will host quarterback Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs in the Super Bowl on Feb. 2 in Miami. Earlier Sunday, the Chiefs ended a 50-year Super Bowl drought when they took down the Tennessee Titans in the AFC championship game, 35-24.

For the second week in a row, the Chiefs overcame an early double-digit deficit after the underdog Titans got out to an early start in the first quarter. Titans running back Derrick Henry rushed for a touchdown after the team had converted a gutsy fourth-and-2 play earlier in the drive.

But Mahomes put on a Super Bowl-worthy performance in front of a home crowd at Arrowhead Stadium, with two passing touchdowns and a 27-yard rushing touchdown, the longest of his career, in the first half. By halftime, the Chiefs were leading, 21-17.

And they didn’t look back.

Mahomes and the offense tacked on two more touchdowns in the fourth quarter after a scoreless third, solidifying their place in the Super Bowl and avoiding a second straight year of heartbreak in the conference title game. The game was a reality check for the sixth-seeded Titans, a team that had electric momentum after an unexpected playoff run in which it knocked out two heavy favorites, the New England Patriots and the Baltimore Ravens.

Garoppolo will lead the 49ers to the franchise’s seventh Super Bowl appearance. In its most recent, the Niners lost to the Ravens in 2013. Hall of Fame quarterbacks Joe Montana and Steve Young led San Francisco to its five Super Bowl titles, winning four and one, respectively. Garoppolo joins Montana and Young as the only 49ers quarterbacks to win at least 15 games in a season, including playoff games.

Mahomes will lead the Chiefs to the franchise’s first Super Bowl appearance since 1970. Fifty years ago, the Chiefs of the old American Football League beat the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League on the cusp of the two organizations’ merger to form the current NFL.

Since then, Kansas City has made several playoff appearances, often petering out in the wild card and divisional rounds. Last year, the Chiefs lost in the AFC title game to Tom Brady and the Patriots, who went on to win the Super Bowl.


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Shootings in Kansas City, Honolulu and San Antonio leave six dead

A Honolulu police vehicle enters the Nimitz Gate entrance to the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard in Honolulu, Hawaii on Dec. 4, 2019. In Kansas City, Missouri, police said say at least two people were killed and 15 more were injured in a shooting outside a bar. Two people were found dead, a woman in the parking lot and and a man police believe to be the gunman. In a tweet, Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas praised the actions of the security guard, who he said “appears to have kept the situation from


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A Honolulu police vehicle enters the Nimitz Gate entrance to the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard in Honolulu, Hawaii on Dec. 4, 2019.

A series of shootings across the country on Sunday claimed the lives of six people, including two police officers in Hawaii.

In Kansas City, Missouri, police said say at least two people were killed and 15 more were injured in a shooting outside a bar.

Officers found “a chaotic scene” at 9ine Ultra Lounge shortly before midnight Sunday and had to call in help from around the city. Two people were found dead, a woman in the parking lot and and a man police believe to be the gunman.

The alleged gunman was shot by an armed security guard, police said, after opening fire on a line of people waiting to enter the bar. His motive was not known.

At least 15 people were being treated at area hospitals — three were listed in critical condition.

In a tweet, Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas praised the actions of the security guard, who he said “appears to have kept the situation from being even worse.”

A Facebook post showed the club hosted a sold-out celebration party Sunday night as the Kansas City Chiefs clenched a spot in this year’s Super Bowl.

“It’s hard to stand here and talk about this kind of tragedy on really one of the best days Kansas City has had in a long time,” said Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker.

In Hawaii, officers Tiffany Enriquez and Kaulike Kalama were killed as they responded to a stabbing call in Honolulu Sunday. The city’s Police Chief Susan Ballard said a man shot at the officers as they attended to a woman who had been stabbed in the leg.

Police said the home where the incident unraveled then caught fire and became fully engulfed in flames. The fire also spread to six other homes in the area.

The suspect, who police identified as Jerry Hanel, in his 60s, along with two other women who are believed to have been inside the house at the time of the shooting are unaccounted for after the fire. Officers are scouring the area for remains.

Ballard said Hanel did not have any gun permits. Neighbors have described him as mentally disturbed, the Associated Press reported.

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell tweeted his condolences to the families of the two officers calling it an “unprecedented tragedy for not only the city and county of Honolulu but the entire state of Hawaii.”

In San Antonio, Texas, an argument inside a club claimed the lives of two people and left five more injured Sunday night, police said.

The argument broke out during a concert, resulting in the suspect pulling out a gun and shooting at people inside.

One victim died at the scene, and another six were transported to a hospital, where one was pronounced dead shortly after arrival. All were patrons.

Police said it was not clear if the shooter fired shots at anyone specifically or indiscriminately. The gunman was still on the loose, they said.


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Former Walmart exec, Royals owner David Glass dies at 84

Former Walmart chief executive David Glass, who owned the Kansas City Royals for nearly two decades before selling the franchise last fall, died last week of complications from pneumonia. The Glass family said the businessman died Jan. 9. Glass began negotiations early last year to sell the Royals, who reached the World Series twice under his ownership and won the title in 2015. The deal valued at about $1 billion with a group led by Kansas City businessman John Sherman was completed Nov. 26 aft


Former Walmart chief executive David Glass, who owned the Kansas City Royals for nearly two decades before selling the franchise last fall, died last week of complications from pneumonia.
The Glass family said the businessman died Jan. 9.
Glass began negotiations early last year to sell the Royals, who reached the World Series twice under his ownership and won the title in 2015.
The deal valued at about $1 billion with a group led by Kansas City businessman John Sherman was completed Nov. 26 aft
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Former Walmart exec, Royals owner David Glass dies at 84

Former Walmart chief executive David Glass, who owned the Kansas City Royals for nearly two decades before selling the franchise last fall, died last week of complications from pneumonia. He was 84.

The Glass family said the businessman died Jan. 9. He had been dealing with health issues for some time.

Glass began negotiations early last year to sell the Royals, who reached the World Series twice under his ownership and won the title in 2015. The deal valued at about $1 billion with a group led by Kansas City businessman John Sherman was completed Nov. 26 after Major League Baseball owners voted unanimously to approve it.

Glass began his business career in the 1960s in Springfield, Missouri. He was later recruited by Walmart founder Sam Walton to become the company’s chief financial officer, and he was promoted to president and CEO in 1988. He served in that capacity for 12 years, helping Walmart through a period of extraordinary expansion.

The family said a memorial will be held Jan. 27 at Northwest Arkansas Fellowship Bible Church in Rogers, Arkansas.


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