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19:47 World
Gunshots heard in hotel and office complex in Kenyan capital

One man came out covered in blood as students were evacuated from a nearby university building. Four ambulances and a fire truck arrived at the scene as fleeing office workers told Reuters colleagues were still huddled under their desks.

18:38 World
Kumbh Mela: World's largest gathering of humanity kicks off in India

From now until March, up to 120 million pilgrims -- nearly double the population of the UK or France -- are expected to descend on Prayagraj in India's northern Uttar Pradesh state for the Kumbh Mela.

18:16 World
Stormy Daniels sues police for $2m over strip club arrest

Lawsuit claims officers were Trump supporters who tried to discredit Daniels with charges that were dropped within hours.

17:45 World
Hundreds of Hondurans set off toward United States in new caravan

Television footage on Monday showed several hundred people in the violent city of San Pedro Sula huddled together and waving Honduran flags as they began a journey that will likely take weeks or even months to reach the U.S.-Mexico border.

17:24 World
50 best drone pictures of last year have been announced by Dronestagram, and they’re breathtaking

This year's first prize winner was Hungry Hippos by zekedrone, an atmospheric shot taken at a low altitude, showing a bloat of hippos hanging out happily together in some muddy water.

17:00 World
New migrant caravan leaves Honduras for journey to US border

The caravan left the northern city of San Pedro Sula earlier than expected. There was chatter on social media that the group would leave at 5 a.m. on Tuesday. It is unclear why the group left earlier, but rainy weather could have played a role.

16:38 World
China warns state-run companies to refrain from travel to US, its allies amid arrest of Huawei top exec in Canada

The State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission, a government group that oversees state-owned companies – told some use a secure company-issued laptop when traveling abroad or avoid business trips to Western countries altogether, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the request.

16:16 World
Cadillac reveals images of the brand’s first EV, built on GM's 'BEV3' platform to challenge Tesla

So far, we have no details other than two images, showing it to be a crossover-style vehicle.  We are still waiting on a name, timeline, and other specs – which Cadillac says will be revealed 'closer to launch'.

15:01 World
Australia extreme heatwave: 'code red' issued as Port Augusta hits 48.9C

Severe weather conditions forecast to bring maximum temperatures 8C to 16C above average, as three towns record overnight minimums of 33C.

14:44 World
David Wagner leaves job as Huddersfield manager with the club bottom

Huddersfield said the decision had been reached by mutual consent after discussions with Wagner, who had been in charge since November 2015.

14:26 World
New Samsung Galaxy Fold rumor points towards much smaller battery

Allegedly, the Galaxy Fold will launch with two 2,200mAh battery packs on the inside, bringing its total capacity to 4,400mAh.

13:41 World
China's Moon mission sees first seeds sprout

It marks the first time any biological matter has grown on the Moon, and is being seen as a significant step towards long-term space exploration.

13:28 World
Republican Steve King ousted from House panels over race remarks

Republican leaders in the US House of Representatives voted to remove the Iowa congressman from the Judiciary, Agriculture and Small Business panels.

12:43 World
Saudi teen says fleeing 'worth the risk'

Rahaf Mohammed, 18, locked herself in a Bangkok hotel room and refused to fly back home earlier this month.

12:29 World
L.A. teachers strike for first time in 30 years, the Nation’s largest school walkout

The strike effectively shut down learning for roughly 500,000 students at 900 schools in the district, the second-largest public school system in the nation.

12:02 World
California utility firm suspected of starting deadly wildfires goes bankrupt

Pacific Gas and Electric, which supplies 16 million residents, is under investigation for its role in the Camp fire and others.

11:16 World
Strike by thousands of junior New Zealand doctors cripples hospitals

The strike spotlights the difficulties Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s government faces in delivering on its promise to pour money into social services and rein in economic inequality when it took office in 2017.

10:45 World
China court sentences Canadian to death as diplomatic row deepens

The ruling, and Trudeau’s reaction, could aggravate already sour relations between Beijing and Ottawa following the arrest of a Chinese executive in Canada and China’s subsequent detention of two Canadians.

10:27 World
Carbon monoxide leak leads to hospitalization of 43 from Montreal school

Martel said a defective heating system was to blame for the gas, which left dozens of students and staff feeling nausea and dizziness. Some were vomiting, and an emergency room physician said nine children lost consciousness at the school.

17:45 World
Navy divers find Indonesia Lion Air flight’s cockpit voice recorder

Ridwan Djamaluddin, a deputy maritime minister, told reporters that remains of some of the 189 people who died in the crash were also discovered at the seabed location.

17:25 World
Avalanche kills 3 skiers in Austria as 2 ski patrollers killed in French Alps by avalanche charges

The bodies of the men in Austria, ages 57, 36 and 32, were recovered Saturday evening near the ski resort of Lech hours after they were reported missing.

17:00 World
Super Bowl: Maroon 5, Big Boi and Travis Scott to perform

It's one of the biggest gigs in the world - more than 100 million people watched Justin Timberlake's 2018 show.

16:38 World
Iran cargo plane crash 'leaves 15 dead'

The Iranian army said only one person - a flight engineer - of the 16 people who were on board was found alive and taken to hospital.

16:16 World
Left-wing Italian terrorist, convicted of murder, arrives in Rome to serve life sentence

An Italian military aircraft carrying Cesare Battisti landed at Rome's Ciampino airport shortly after 11:30 a.m. local time on Monday, as snipers kept watch.

15:45 World
Canada air traffic controllers buy US counterparts pizza as shutdown continues

The head of the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association (CATCA) said the idea took root on Thursday when employees at a control center in Edmonton, Alberta, decided to buy pizza pies for controllers in Anchorage, Alaska — nearly 2,000 miles away.

15:27 World
Katie Boulter soars into second round despite forgetting new tie-break rules

It took the 22-year-old Leicester prospect two hours and 24 minutes to win 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (10-6), but she got in a muddle at the end when she forgot the new match tie-break was in operation, celebrating three points too early.

15:01 World
NFL playoffs: Saints end Eagles' reign as Brady leads Patriots past Chargers

Using a dominant ball-control offense after a horrendous start, Brees took the Saints on scoring drives of 92, 79 and 67 yards. And a few gambles paid off to assure New Orleans will host the Rams (13-4) next Sunday for a spot in the Super Bowl.

14:44 World
Zimbabwean protesters burn tires, block roads over fuel price hike

Police fired teargas to disperse youths protesting outside the high court in Zimbabwe’s second city of Bulawayo, according to video footage from the Center For Innovation & Technology, a local news service.

13:28 World
Passenger carries firearm through TSA screening at Atlanta onto Delta flight

Delta Airlines also issued a statement to CNN, saying that "upon the customer's disclosure, the airline reported the incident to the TSA."

13:00 World
Divers find crashed Lion Air's cockpit voice recorder

The discovery of the device Monday, more than two months after the crash, is a significant breakthrough for investigators trying to piece together the final moments of the brand-new Boeing 737.

12:43 World
Snowstorm takes out power in US mid-Atlantic after five deaths in midwest

Virginia state police said the driver of a military surplus vehicle was killed late on Saturday after he lost control on Interstate 81 due to slick road conditions.

12:02 World
India's top court seeks govt response on plans to snoop on citizens' computers

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi issued the notice to the government against the controversial order. However, the Supreme Court has not stayed the order.

11:38 World
Former Nissan boss Ghosn suffers 'harsh' treatment in jail

In a nine-page letter to Kanae Doi, the rights group’s Japan director, Carole Ghosn asked it to “shine a light on the harsh treatment of my husband and the human rights-related inequities inflicted upon him by the Japanese justice system”.

10:27 World
Al Pacino poised to make TV series starring debut in 'The Hunt'

The project, produced by Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions and Sonar Entertainment, was created by David Weil (Moonfall), who will write and executive produce.

10:00 World
Artificially-intelligent pet bowl is made to prevent food-theft

Currently being showcased at CES 2019, Mookkie features a removable magnetically-mounted bowl, along with a front-facing wide-angle camera.

18:38 World
Paris 'gas explosion' kills four in city centre

Two were firefighters who were responding to a gas leak when "a dramatic explosion" occurred, said Interior Minister Christophe Castaner.

17:24 World
University of California tells students not to use WeChat, WhatsApp in China

The guidance from one of the biggest school networks in the US is the latest concern to be raised over Western travel to China following the December 1 arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou at the request of US authorities.

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