This is AP News Minute.
Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney are campaigning across Florida ahead of Tuesday’s Republican presidential primary. Romney spent time Saturday attacking President Barack Obama while Gingrich defended his fault for colonizing the moon.
The head of IMF appears to be making headway in her drive to boost the institution’s financial firepower. She wants $500 billion so it can help Europe prevent crippling debt crisis from further damaging the global economy.
Another body has been found in the grounded cruise ship off the coast of Italy. It was the 17th body to be found so far. Meanwhile rough seas prevented crews from removing the fuel still aboard the damaged vessel.
The third-seeded Victoria Azarenka hammered No.4 Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-love to win the Australian Open when also allows her to claim the No. 1 ranking.
Sandy Kozel, the Associated Press with AP News Minute.