Trump praises the CIA, bristles over inaugural crowd counts
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.
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Magnitude 8 quake hits Solomon Islands, tsunami possibleWELLINGTON, 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 IndiaNEW 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
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
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 IndiaNEW 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 MH370CANBERRA, 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.
Travel sector zooms in on lucrative gay market
The travel sector is jazzing up its offer for gay tourists, who tend to spend more than most when away from home, taking it beyond parties in sunny hubs like Ibiza. The trend was underscored at the Fitur tourism fair in Madrid, one of the world's largest, which wraps up on Sunday, where tourism boards plugged cultural attractions and nature activities to this market. Spain's western region of Extremadura for example featured posters promoting annual gay pride festivities in the city of Badajoz which began in response to homophobic comments made by a local politician.