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Author: 0 Mogadishu attack: At least 10 killed after explosion outside hotel

AFP images showed security forces and civilians milling about outside the devastated hotel - its windows and doors blown out - after the first explosion, when a second vehicle exploded with a massive blast, sending thick plumes of smoke into the air and sending people fleeing.

Author: 0 Japan's First Military Satellite Launched as Tensions Rise

Kirameki-2 satellite are developed to enhance communications infrastructure through direct connection between naval, the ground, and Japanese air force to deal with north Korea's nuclear threats, stated Kyodo news. The launch of the Kirameki-2 precedes that of the Kirameki-1, which is undergoing fix after it was damaged during transportation to a launch site in French Guiana in South America.

World Media Astana Talks: Syrian govt, rebels agree to ceasefire
Author: 0 Astana Talks: Syrian govt, rebels agree to ceasefire

The changes in the diplomatic landscape indicate the Syrian military and anti-government rebels are now on the same side, fighting to defeat IS. Meanwhile, commenting on the results of the talks in Astana, Boris Dolgov, a senior researcher at the Center for Arabic and Islamic Studies at Russia's Academy of Sciences, said that the talks between the Syrian government and the armed opposition in Astana were important from the psychological point of view, but they were only a first step in a ...

Author: 0 Russia, Iran, Turkey agree to set up ceasefire monitoring mechanism in Syria

Syrian rebel spokesman Osama Abo Zayd says his side will communicate with the government delegation through intermediaries, not directly. The talks in Astana , which started on Monday, saw delegates from the warring sides spar over different interpretations of the December 30 ceasefire brokered by Russian Federation and Turkey, as their respective regional backers met behind closed doors to keep the meeting on track.

World Media French business activity at 5-1/2 high in January - PMI
Author: 0 French business activity at 5-1/2 high in January - PMI

France's PMI rose to 53.8 in January, up from 53.1 in December, its highest level in 67 months. "Perhaps the most encouraging development is the upturn in hiring, with January seeing the largest monthly rise in employment for nine years amid improved optimism about the year ahead", Williamson said.

Author: 0 Falling pound will affect Easyjet's profits

Looking ahead, easyJet said that its seat capacity is planned to grow in the first half year by up to 9 percent, and by up to 9 percent also in the full year, subject to normal levels of disruption and some investment in resilience. Revenue per seat, a measure of fares, fell less than expected amid resilient demand in the run up to the Christmas holidays, it said. Easyjet had originally estimated that the weaker pound would cost it £90m in 2017.

World Media Donald Trump & Narendra Modi To Speak Tonight
Author: 0 Donald Trump & Narendra Modi To Speak Tonight

On January 21, Trump had spoken to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican Premier Pena Nieto. He was sworn-in as the President on January 20. Adding to this, there are huge concerns over the H-1B visa policies of Trump that if implemented could negatively affect the Indian IT companies and workers.

World Media Cabbie hails Elway, realizes he has him in cab
Author: 0 Cabbie hails Elway, realizes he has him in cab

You're in Washington, as driver Sam Snow is, so you of course pick. Third , the cab driver picked Ben Roethlisberger from the Pittsburgh Steelers. 1 quarterback. "Oh, come on man, are you serious?" he exclaimed when he realized it was Elway. This is what happens when he finally realizes he is driving his #1 choice, ' Stearns wrote.

World Media Weekend Storms Wreak Havoc Across the South
Author: 0 Weekend Storms Wreak Havoc Across the South

The latest advisory from the NOAA has warned that long-track, strong tornadoes and severe winds of up to 70mph will tear through South Georgia, north Florida and the southeast of Alabama this evening. Emergency services are still searching through the debris for survivors. Emergency dispatch in Brooks County told USA TODAY that at least two people were killed there in storms Saturday and early Sunday .

World Media High Energy! President Donald Trump's Big First Week
Author: 0 High Energy! President Donald Trump's Big First Week

After initially tweeting a snarky response to the protests, the president called peaceful protest a "hallmark of our democracy" in a morning tweet. Mr Trump's aides said the next week will see a steady, if not daily, drip of executive actions created to get back to his agenda.

World Media Avalanche buries Italian hotel, rescuers say 'many dead'
Author: 0 Avalanche buries Italian hotel, rescuers say 'many dead'

The avalanche may have been triggered by an natural disaster, as that region of Italy has seen several quakes in recent weeks. Up to 30 people are believed to have been in the hotel when it was hit by the avalanche. One of the survivors reported that the guests had all checked out and were waiting for the road to be cleared to be able to leave. Nearly 30 hotel guests and workers are dead or missing after an earthquake-triggered avalanche buried a hotel in central Italy, rescue workers said ...

World Media Italy avalanche rescuers dig for fifth day, alleged delay probed
Author: 0 Italy avalanche rescuers dig for fifth day, alleged delay probed

Teams of mountain rescuers and firefighters had been boosted by Friday's dramatic rescue of all four children who were inside the Hotel Rigopiano , along with the mother of two of them. Flanked by her parents, she said she felt fine. Italian newspapers on Monday reproduced what they said was an email sent by the hotel owner to local and provincial authorities that afternoon asking for help.

World Media U.S. military denies coordinating Syria air strikes with
Author: 0 U.S. military denies coordinating Syria air strikes with

In addition to saying it received coordinates "from the US side via hotline", the Russian Defense Ministry said Monday that two Russian warplanes and two aircraft of the USA -led coalition then struck targets, destroying several ammunition and fuel depots along with militants and weapons.

World Media Trump's National Security Adviser Investigated for Russia Connections
Author: 0 Trump's National Security Adviser Investigated for Russia Connections

In a statement delivered on Sunday night, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told the WSJ , "We have absolutely no knowledge of any investigation or even a basis for such an investigation ". The Trump administration has been particularly incensed by the leaking of a story first reported by CNN that intelligence chiefs and the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, at a briefing for then-President-elect Trump, presented a summary of unsubstantiated accusations from a political ...

World Media Michelle O'Neill replaces Martin McGuinness as Sinn Fein leader at Stormont
Author: 0 Michelle O'Neill replaces Martin McGuinness as Sinn Fein leader at Stormont

Speaking in Stormont today, Ms O'Neill said: "For me to be selected to lead our party in the north is truly the biggest honour and privilege of my life". "It really gives me vast pride to be able to say that I'm going to lead our party into the future". "To follow in the footsteps of Martin McGuinness, a political giant , is no mean feat, but a challenge that I am certainly up for".

World Media Former Gen. James Mattis Confirmed for Secretary of Defense
Author: 0 Former Gen. James Mattis Confirmed for Secretary of Defense

Also, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee could take a vote on the nomination of Rex Tillerson, former Exxon CEO, to be secretary of State as early as Monday. During his career, Mattis led U.S. Central Command and led troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Trump said he was pleased that Mattis and Kelly were confirmed.

World Media South Korea's culture minister arrested over blacklist of artists
Author: 0 South Korea's culture minister arrested over blacklist of artists

Besides arresting Cho, the prosecutors investigating the wider Park scandal also issued an arrest warrant for former presidential chief of staff Kim Ki-choon. The list is reported to contain nearly 10,000 names, including Han Kang, victor of the 2016 Man Booker International Prize, and director Park Chan-wook, victor of the Grand Prix at the Cannes film festival in 2004.

Author: 0 Hungary in mourning after horror coach crash

A huge inferno engulfed the bus, dramatic pictures released by police showed, completely destroying the interior and reducing the vehicle to a burned-out wreck. Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said Sunday that the victims were so badly charred that it may take several days yet to identify them all. There were no skid marks found at the scene.

Author: 0 Trump Strikes Blow to Obamacare With First Executive Order

The House has already taken steps to get repeal underway, passing a budget resolution that would allow them to fast-track legislation to the president's desk as soon as possible . Block grants can take several forms. Trump said additionally said insurance companies would pick up the costs for 'people that can afford it'. "And he means that", she said in the NBC interview.

Author: 0 Turkey welcomes Gambia's new president

But a top Barrow adviser, Mai Ahmad Fatty, said the declaration did not have the new leader's approval. Spokesman Halifa Sallah said by Monday Barrow would begin forming a Cabinet and work with Gambia's national assembly to reverse the state of emergency Jammeh declared in his final days in power.

World Media Tsunami warning after natural disaster near Papua New Guinea
Author: 0 Tsunami warning after natural disaster near Papua New Guinea

The quake struck at a depth of 167 kilometers under Papua New Guinea's most eastern province of Bougainville, where the two South Pacific countries meet in a continuous archipelago, said Chris McKee, assistant director of Papua New Guinea Geophysical Observatory in Port Moresby.

Author: 0 SNL spoofs Kellyanne Conway with Chicago parody

Duh. Instead of answering the questions clearly, McKinnon's Conway annoys Bennett's Tapper by focusing on the fact that Trump won the election. Tapper stopped Conway to remind her just how much power she has as a close adviser to President Trump .

World Media India v England: third one-day global
Author: 0 India v England: third one-day global

England opener Alex Hales is ruled out of the third ODI and the upcoming T20 series due to a hand injury, the batsman is most likely to be replaced by Jonny Bairstow . Jadhav had designs on stealing Stokes' award, and after taking seven from Ball in the 49th over, he plundered a six and a four to open the final over from Woakes and had seemingly put his side in the driving seat with the target now reading six from four balls.

World Media Jared Kushner Can Serve in Trump White House: DOJ
Author: 0 Jared Kushner Can Serve in Trump White House: DOJ

The position, unlike Cabinet posts, does not require U.S. Senate confirmation, and Kushner will not be paid. U.S. President Donald Trump, flanked by Senior Advisor Jared Kushner (standing, L-R), Vice President Mike Pence and Staff Secretary Rob Porter welcomes reporters into the Oval Office for him to sign his first executive orders at the White House in Washington, U.S.

Author: 0 White House's Spicer blasts 'deliberately false reporting' of inauguration crowd size

That same day, Mr Trump blamed the media for making up his feud with the Central Intelligence Agency over its investigation into Russian hacking, as he turned what was meant to be a bridge-building visit to the Central Intelligence Agency into a media-bashing session centred on what he saw as low-ball reports about the crowd size on Inauguration Day.

World Media 15 people killed in severe weather, tornado outbreak in the Southeast
Author: 0 15 people killed in severe weather, tornado outbreak in the Southeast

A more substantial threat for severe weather is expected from the I-4 corridor northward into southern Georgia with a greater risk of wind damage and tornadoes Sunday afternoon and evening. Tornado warnings had been issued for parts of Georgia overnight. The threat for severe storms will be higher south and east of the Triad, but everybody needs to be on guard for severe storms.

World Media US Under Trump Won't Send a Delegation to Syria Talks
Author: 0 US Under Trump Won't Send a Delegation to Syria Talks

Khamis's remarks came as the Syrian delegation to the inter-Syrian Astana meeting flew on Sunday to the Kazakh capital to take part in the Monday meeting, which will put the government delegation with the rebels face to face for the first time in the country's almost six-year-old conflict.

Author: 0 Donald Trump is now the president of the United States of America

Making the epic journey from US Capitol to The White House with Karen and our children at our sides is a memory we will forever cherish. The group spent about an hour together. He and his wife, First Lady Melania Trump, turned and waved to the crowd and Trump pumped his fist in the air. Pence thanked supporters and members of the transition team for getting as many jobs in place as they could ahead of the inauguration.

Author: 0 Dead After Train Derails In India

The express train was travelling from from Jagdalpur to Bhubaneswar in India's Andhra Pradesh state when it came off the tracks in Kuneri station. The injured have been shifted to two hospitals at Parbatipuram and Rayagada. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and AP Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu expressed grief and shock over the accident.

Author: 0 The bull returns: jallikattu to be held across Tamil Nadu tomorrow

He said Jallikattu was held in all parts of Tamil Nadu with the local administration and police taking all precautionary measures to hold the sport. She too thanked Modi and the Centre for their support and said the chief minister and the party MPs had acted at her behest and advice. Leader of the Opposition in the state Assembly and DMK working president MK Stalin suggested that Panneerselvam should take with him representatives of all political parties and protesting youth when he meets ...

World Media White House freezes new regulations
Author: 0 White House freezes new regulations

Mr Priebus said , "There is an obsession by the media to delegitimize this President and we are not going to sit around and let it happen". U.S. president Donald Trump's new administration stepped up its dispute with the media, saying it was presenting "alternative facts" to those reported in the press and vowing to "fight back tooth and nail".

Author: 0 Dozens killed after train derails in southern India

Train accidents in India are very common; on Friday 10 coaches of express train left their track leaving many people injured. The latest accident once again turned the spotlight on the poor safety record of India's huge rail network that transports more than 23 million people every day.

Author: 0 Trump spokesman: Inauguration had 'largest audience in history'

But the president was singing a different tune on Saturday when he visited the lead agency. I love you. I respect you. To do it in front of that memorial wall - 117 stars there, of, many of them unknown intelligence agents who gave their lives in battle.