75 people killed after collapse of landmark high rise building in Tehran

Fars said the downtown Plasco building, built more than 50 years ago, was home to hundreds of garment manufacturers and other businesses. State-run Press TV reported that more than two dozen firefighters were injured trying to put out the blaze and that some were trapped inside the building.

Malia Obama's Next Move: An Internship with Harvey Weinstein

In an interview with People in 2012, Michelle said of her daughter: " Malia has expressed some interest in filmmaking". Her time working for Weinstein will no doubt be a tad more glamorous, although she's no stranger to making coffee runs like every other intern .

Buildings collapse as three tremors hit central Italy

A series of earthquakes shook central Italy on January 18, with the epicenter near the town of Amatrice, which was devastated by quakes a year ago. A 4.5-magnitude tremor followed 10 minutes later about 6 miles northwest of Montereale, which was followed one minute later by a 5.6-magnitude quake 3 miles west-southwest of Amatrice.

10 survivors located after Italy avalanche, 2 pulled to safety: Fire service

Bini said that the survivors had been found in an area above the hotel's kitchen and that they had lit a fire to keep warm. Twenty-two guests and seven staff members were listed as being at the Rigopiano Hotel, among them children, but rescuers say the actual number could be 35.

China urges United States to bar Taiwan delegation from Trump inauguration

However, China is opposed to the Taiwanese delegation attending and said that that it could "disturb or undermine Sino-US relations". China has urged America to bar Taiwan from incoming US President Donald Trump's inauguration, in the latest disagreement between the two countries.

Ellen DeGeneres' moving tribute to the Obamas may leave you in tears

It might be a bit hard to watch, if you're prone to feeling feelings. Ellen opened the five-minute video with an expression of gratitude for President Obama. She was joined by her adorable presidential pet dogs, Sunny and Bo, who accompanied the mum-of-two on her nostalgic walk down memory lane. Ellen DeGeneres and Michelle Obama participated in a push up competition in 2012 .

CBI to probe Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is conducting a probe on Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in connection with a case of alleged irregularities in "Talk To AK" campaign, media reports said. Challenging Modi, the Deputy Chief Minister added that he was not scared. "It is them that you are persecuting, not me", said Sisodia, who is also Delhi's Education Minister.

Illness forces Northern Ireland's McGuinness to quit politics

Mr Flanagan said that although he and Mr McGuinness come from very different political traditions, in the time that he worked directly with him, he experienced a "political leader who was determined to make the future of Northern Ireland , and its people, so much better than its past".

Vladimir Putin's Defense of Donald Trump Is ... Something

There were now no talks on possible nuclear arms cuts with the United States and Russian Federation did not intend to raise the sanctions issue itself in negotiations with foreign countries, said Peskov. He later said in a National Press Club speech in November 2015 that while in Moscow for the Miss Universe contest: "I spoke, indirectly and directly, with President Putin , who could not have been nicer".

SpaceX launch as filmed from 8500ft above ground

Saturday morning's launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California went off without a hitch. Following the launch, SpaceX also announced that the lower part of the rocket also successfully landed on a floating platform in the Pacific Ocean known as "Just Read the Instructions".

Six die in mad rush to board launch at Gangasagar

Meanwhile, PHE minister Mr Mukherjee said a total 16 lakh pilgrims took their holy dip in two days on the occasion of Makar Sankranti at Ganga Sagar. About 25 people were injured in the commotion. A few people fell unconscious while several took ill during the incident, he said. For Gangasagar Mela , massive preparation takes place every year.

What The End Of 'Wet-Foot, Dry-Foot' Means For Cubans

The policy shift means that any Cuban who attempts to enter the United States illegally and without valid humanitarian or asylum cases can be sent back home, like most other migrants in the same situation. Panama began humanitarian airlifts in May that sent more than 3,100 stranded Cubans north to Mexico at the USA border. "The future of Cuba should be in the hands of the Cuban people".

US Military Troops are Being Deployed to Poland to Counter Russian Aggression

Colonel Norrie said: "Their arrival is just one small but meaningful example of how we are quickly building combat power here". The outgoing Obama administration ordered the deployment in 2014 to reassure eastern allies after Russia's actions in Ukraine.

USA to lift 20-year trade embargo against Sudan

In a letter to Congress, Obama said he's determined that the situation that led the impose and continue sanctions had changed over the last six months in light of Sudan's "positive actions". Trump's transition team had been briefed on the move, the official said, adding that the measures do not affect Sudan's label as a state sponsor of terrorism nor does it impact sanctions tied to Khartoum's role in the Darfur conflict.

Dana White makes big money offer to Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather

Mayweather signed off his professional career with a points win over Andre Berto in September 2015 to take his record to a flawless 49-0. "Conor's last (two fights), Conor did 1.3m and 1.5m buys, so I don't understand you think you're the "A" side," White added.

Princess Margaret's ex-husband Lord Snowden dies aged 86

He died peacefully at his home on Friday. Buckingham Palace said the queen had been informed of her former brother-in-law's death but did not comment further. He also worked in design, co-creating an aviary for London Zoo and inventing an electric wheelchair. But the professional photographer - whose full name is Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones - spent almost two decades at the heart of the Royal Family.

Marine Le Pen spotted at Trump Tower

However, asked whether she was there to meet Trump and whether she was there in a professional or personal capacity, she declined to answer. But Le Pen showing up at Trump Tower certainly looks a fitting - if possibly depressing - signifier of the new world order we're now in.

Whistler snowboarder survives avalanche thanks to inflatable backpack

Oye received the backpack from his 82-year-old grandmother as a birthday gift on a recent visit home. " That was a little scary ", he says when he realises he's safe. It also automatically deflates after 3 minutes to give wearers an air pocket in case they're buried. "An airbag helps significantly but it's not a guarantee", he said.

Motorist Kills Man Beating Wounded Arizona Trooper

Col. Frank Milstead , directors of the DPS, says an " uninvolved third party " who was driving by noticed the trooper wrestling with the suspect and stopped to assist. An Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper was shot early Thursday morning. The man who flagged Schober down was another good Samaritan. The suspect is dead, and the trooper is expected to survive.

M&S third-quarter sales rise

CEO Rowe did warn M&S sales in its fourth quarter will take a hit from the timing of its sale and Easter falling later in the year. To win back shoppers, Rowe has already cut clothing prices and promised to pay more attention to its most loyal group of shoppers - fiftysomething women he has dubbed "Mrs M&S".