Mexico's president to meet with Trump amid populist pressure at home
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:32:42 -0500
By Michael O'Boyle IXMIQUILPAN, MEXICO (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and U.S. President Donald Trump will meet at the end of this month to discuss trade, immigration and security issues, as the Latin American leader faces increased populist pressure at home. Trump's spokesman Sean Spicer told a news conference on Saturday that the two leaders will meet on Jan. 31, the week after senior officials of both administrations hold bilateral talks in Washington. Trump is committed to renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and would move to withdraw if no "fair deal" is forthcoming, according to the White House website.
Trump praises the CIA, bristles over inaugural crowd counts
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:27:15 -0500
LANGLEY, Va. (AP) — On his first full day in office, President Donald Trump on Saturday berated the media over its coverage of his inauguration, and turned a bridge-building first visit to CIA headquarters into an airing of grievances about "dishonest" journalists. But it was Trump who spread inaccuracies about the size of the crowds at his swearing in.
Leonard scores 41, Spurs down Cavaliers 118-115 in overtime
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:26:40 -0500
CLEVELAND (AP) — As Kawhi Leonard peeled the ice bag off his swollen left hand, Manu Ginobili hobbled through San Antonio's locker room, his back stiffened from a run-in with LeBron James.
The Latest: Former CIA chief says Trump should 'be ashamed'
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:21:36 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST):
Magnitude 8 quake hits Solomon Islands, tsunami possible
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:16:25 -0500
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful magnitude 8 earthquake hit the Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands on Sunday and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said it could generate tsunami waves on nearby islands.
At least 32 killed, 50 injured as train derails in India
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:12:38 -0500
NEW DELHI (AP) — An overnight passenger train derailed in southern India, killing at least 32 people and injuring 50 others in the latest accident to hit the country's massive, disaster-prone rail network.
Ugandans invent 'smart jacket' to diagnose pneumonia
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:09:37 -0500
A team of Ugandan engineers has invented a "smart jacket" that diagnoses pneumonia faster than a doctor, offering hope against a disease which kills more children worldwide than any other. The idea came to Olivia Koburongo, 26, after her grandmother fell ill, and was moved from hospital to hospital before being properly diagnosed with pneumonia. "It was now too late to save her," said Koburongo.
27 killed in latest India rail disaster
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 23:54:15 -0500
Rescuers battled to pull survivors Sunday from the wreckage of a train crash which killed at least 27 passengers in southern India, the latest in a series of disasters on the country's creaking rail network. "We can confirm the death toll has gone up to 27 and 50 people have been injured," J. P. Mishra, a spokesman for East Coast Railways, told AFP.
At least 23 killed, 50 injured as train derails in India
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 23:38:20 -0500
NEW DELHI (AP) — At least 23 people were killed and 50 others injured after a passenger train derailed in southern India, railway officials said Sunday.
Families lobby Malaysian minister to resume search for MH370
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 23:36:36 -0500
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Relatives of passengers and crew aboard the missing Malaysian airliner plan to present the Malaysian transport minister in Australia with letters urging that the search resume.