India rail disaster kills 36, fears toll may rise
Rescuers struggled Sunday to pull survivors from the wreckage of a train crash which killed 36 passengers in southern India, the latest in a series of disasters on the country's creaking rail network. Officials were investigating whether Maoist rebels had tampered with the track, after eight coaches and the engine of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar express were derailed at around 11:00 pm (1730 GMT) on Saturday. It is a possibility that it may rise further," Anil Kumar Saxena, national railway spokesman, told AFP.
UK's May to discuss trade, NATO in White House with Trump
LONDON (AP) ? British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday she plans to discuss free trade and the importance of the NATO military alliance when she becomes the first foreign leader to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington.
Britain's Dave Ryding leads World Cup slalom after 1st run
Gambia awaits new leader, but exiled one has right to return
BANJUL, Gambia (AP) ? Gambia's capital on Sunday was awaiting the arrival of the country's new leader and an era of democracy, hours after the authoritarian ruler of 22 years flew into exile with an extraordinary set of assurances from the international community.
Trump turns to routine matters after day of bashing media
WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Donald Trump, who spent his first full day in office berating the media over their coverage of his inauguration, will spend Sunday engaged in more routine matters, like overseeing the swearing in of high-level staffers.
Tsonga brings Brit Evans down to earth at Australian Open
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga became the first Frenchman to reach five quarter-finals at the Australian Open with a four-set win over Britain's Dan Evans on Sunday. The 2008 finalist and 12th seed won 6-7 (4/7), 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 over the 51st-ranked Evans in two hours and 53 minutes to set up a last-eight match with Stan Wawrinka. Wawrinka leads Tsonga 4-3 in their meetings and has won their past three matches.
Serena Williams, Barbora Strycova renew Grand Slam rivalry
Gambia's Jammeh leaves power after 22 years
Gambia's veteran leader Yahya Jammeh flew out from the country he ruled for 22 years to cede power to President Adama Barrow and end a political crisis. Jammeh refused to step down after a December 1 election in which Barrow was declared the winner, triggering weeks of uncertainty that almost ended in a military intervention involving five other west African nations.
4 dead mourned in Mississippi storm as living begin recovery
PETAL, Miss. (AP) ? Cynthia Holland has to repair her liquor store. William Carey University has to find a place to hold classes. Michelle Kirk has to allay her 11-year-old daughter's anxieties while living in a damaged house.
Ugandan engineers 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.