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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Jan. 29, 2015.

 Rescuers survey the damage in Mexico (Photo: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images)

Rescuers survey the damage in Mexico (Photo: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images)

Two dead, dozens hurt in explosion outside Mexico City hospital

A woman and a child were killed and dozens more injured after a gas truck exploded outside a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City. Several babies were found alive under the rubble of the building, 70 percent of which was destroyed.

[Read more from Reuters]

 (Photo: Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

(Photo: Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

Obama seeks to spend extra $74 billion

President Obama has called for an end to automatic budget cuts, known as sequestration, and proposed a 7 percent spending increase above the cap Thursday. The White House has said Monday's federal budget will include $74 billion extra in "discretionary investments."

[Read more from USA Today]

 Typhoon jets. (Photo: MoD, Flickr)

Typhoon jets. (Photo: MoD, Flickr)

Britain sends jets to intercept Russian bombers

Fighter jets were scrambled to intercept Russian bombers that were flying close to British airspace this week. Russia's ambassador to Britain has been summoned to explain why two bombers were flying over the English Channel.

[Read more from CNN]

 Josh Gordon. (Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Josh Gordon. (Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Suspended NFL star responds to critics with letter

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has responded to criticism from commentators about his latest NFL suspension following a failed substance test by penning an open letter explaining his situation.

[Read more from Medium]

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