At least 37 people were killed when fire ripped through a shopping centre in an industrial city in western Siberia, Russian news agency TASS reported, citing investigators, with scores more reported missing. Hundreds of firefighters were deployed to fight the blaze at the Winter Centre in the city of Kemerovo which also contained a sauna, multiplex cinema and bowling alley and is believed to have been packed with people. “At this time, we can confirm the deaths of 37 people in the fire at the Kemerovo shopping centre”, Russia’s Investigative Committee said, according to TASS.
By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump is considering the expulsion of some Russian diplomats in the United States in solidarity with Britain over the poisoning of a former Russian spy in England, a source familiar with the situation said on Sunday. An announcement of the U.S. decision could be made as early as Monday, the source said. European Union member states agreed on Friday to take additional punitive measures against Russia for the nerve-agent attack on the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, who have been critical in hospital since they were found unconscious on March 4 on a bench in the city of Salisbury.
After months of headline grabbing intrigue, adult film actress Stormy Daniels is speaking publicly about an alleged affair with President Donald Trump in her first televised interview about the subject. Ms Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, will appear on CBS’s 60 Minutes, interviewed by longtime host Anderson Cooper. The interview, which was actually taped earlier this month, will be broadcast even though Mr Trump’s lawyers have sought to stop the interview from being made public.
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump will not be adding two new lawyers to the legal team defending him in the special counsel's Russia investigation after all, one of the president's attorneys said Sunday.
A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia in the early hours of Monday, triggering a brief tsunami alert that was swiftly lifted, according to seismic monitoring organisations. The quake struck deep at some 171 kilometres (106 miles) below the surface of the earth in the Banda Sea, the US Geological Survey said. A tsunami alert was initially triggered by the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System (IOTWMS).
The Saudi air force intercepted a missile over the northeastern part of the capital Riyadh late on Sunday night, Saudi state television said. Yemen’s Houthi-run SABA news agency reported that the group’s missile force had targeted King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh with a Burkan H2 missile. Saudi authorities could not immediately be reached for comment.