Things you should know today: 1/28/19



Firefighters search mud after Brazil dam collapse; 58 dead

Leo Correa
Firefighters are resupplied as they search for victims of a dam collapse in Brumadinho, Brazil, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. Firefighters spent four days navigating treacherous conditions in search of survivors or bodies in the collapse. (Associated Press)

A dam collapsed in Brumadinho, Brazil, burying the surrounding neighborhoods and mine buildings in up to 24 feet of iron and waste. The death toll rose to 58 today, and rescuers are still searching for survivors four days after the tragedy.

Trump sets odds of reaching deal on wall at less than 50-50

Gregory Bull
A migrant sits with his children as they wait to hear if their number is called to apply for asylum in the United States, at the border, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. (Associated Press)

President Donald Trump admits that the odds to get a deal signed that would allow him to build his border wall are “less than 50-50”. However, the president is prepared to use his executive powers and declare a national emergency to build the wall if the rest of the government won’t cooperate.

NFL playoff ‘do-over’ lawsuit moved to federal court

Gerald Herbert
Los Angeles Rams’ Nickell Robey-Coleman breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints’ Tommylee Lewis during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game, in New Orleans. (Associated Press)

A lawsuit filed by two New Orleans Saints season ticket holders to examine crucial calls missed by in-game officials has been moved to federal court. The lawsuit seeks a long-shot do-over of the NFC championship game that ended in a win for the Los Angeles Rams.

Viral content of the day:

A primary school principal in China implemented a daily dance routine wth his students to encourage physical activity and heatlh among students.

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