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because of high pollution levels. There are fears falling snow could


be dangerously contaminated. Security officials in the US state


of Florida say five people have been killed in a shooting


at Fort Lauderdale The local sheriff said eight


people were also wounded. The gunman is understood to be


in police custody and is believed this scene is considered fluid and


active. One of the more critical pieces of information is we have the


shooter in custody. He is unharmed, nose or enforcement fired any shots.


The subject is being interviewed by a team of FBI agents and Sheriff's


office homicide detectives. That was the local sheriff. Let's get the


latest from Barbara Plett usher in Washington. Some interesting details


have come out, including details on how the shooter may have got hold of


a gun. Yes, the Sheriff you just heard they didn't reveal how the


shooter got the gun over where he came from, but the county


commissioner has said that the shooter was a passenger on a flight


that came from Canada and that he had checked his gun, he claimed his


bag, had gone into the bathroom and loaded it and then came out


shooting. As I said, the showers didn't confirm that the county


Commissioner is the local executive so is probably being briefed by law


enforcement. According to witnesses, the shooter just calmly and quietly


walked through the baggage claim area, firing and reloading his gun


at least once, didn't say anything. People were screaming and running


and trying to hide and panicking and then he was arrested, according to


the Sheriff, without being shot himself and is in custody and as far


as the investigation has discovered and it is very early days yet here,


they say they believe he was the only shooter and they are trying to


find out now whether he was acting alone or whether he was part of an


organisation. We don't know any more about the motive, do we? No


information about that at all. We don't know if it was a loner or


somebody who was mentally disturbed or whether it was a terrorist act.


None of those things, the investigation has revealed so far.


But the FBI have come in to help out the local police. They are now sort


of helping the police but if it looks like it is going to be decided


that it isn't a terrorist attack, the FBI will take over. They haven't


done so at this point, they'll still trying to find out what motivated


this man and whether he was acting alone. About 90 minutes after he was


arrested when things have calmed down, suddenly there was a panic


again with reports of gunfire at another terminal, so you had police


and people running again in panic but the sheriff said that there


hadn't been any other shooter discovered, that there was only one,


there were no other gun fired and nevertheless, you heard him say it


is an active and fluid situation and they are trying to evacuate the


airport and a lot of people still sheltering places, some have landed


and haven't been able to get off so there was a discussion about whether


they should just take off again and land somewhere else, so right now,


there is a big focus on clearing the airport passengers safely and going


through and sweeping it clean and making sure there is no other


threat. Barbara Plett usher, thank you very much.


President elect Donald Trump has released a statement describing


a briefing from senior intelligance officials as "constructive".


Mr Trump has ends a cuddle it suggested the investigation into


hacking is a political witchhunt against him.


He says he will appoint a team to deal with cyber hacking within 90


And he says that while Russia, China and other countries and outside


groups and people are consistently trying to break through the cyber


infrastructure, there was absolutely no effect on the outcome of the


election and no tampering whatsoever with voting machines.


Let's cross live to Washington where we can speak to Katty Kay.


First of all, with this particular statement that Donald Trump has


released, it's not exactly an about-face, is it? Not really. He is


tacitly acknowledging that the Russians, amongst other countries,


Russia, China and other countries, are consistently trying to break


through our cyber defences, so he is acknowledging that there has been


outsider tampering and he also says very firmly that this didn't affect


the outcome of the American election and he says that America needs to


control aggressively itself against cyber attacks like this, so in a way


it is a tacit acknowledgement that Russia was involved in hacking, but


not an outright condemnation of Moscow, which is, of course, where


other Republicans, Democrats, Hillary Clinton and indeed the US


intelligence services themselves have been heading. There is also


this report that we expected would come out next week, that has now


emerged and there are details. Tell us about that and whether it is in


line with this Donald Trump statement. I have just got that and


we are reading it right now. This is the declassified version of the


report Donald Trump was given access to today up in Trump Tower and, of


course, the administration has already seen as well. This is the


report that has been drawn up by the US intelligence services on the


hacking of the American presidential election. They have given us access


to their key findings and the most interest is -- interesting is they


are saying the Russian goal was to undermine public faith and denigrate


Secretary Clinton and harm her electability. So they are saying the


Russians deliberately targeted Secretary Clinton and they are


associating this with President Putin and the Russian Government. So


I think what we have seen from them is in line really with what we heard


in news reports last night that the Russians did this, that this went to


the Russian Government and it was an active effort to hamper Hillary


Clinton's chances of winning the US presidential election. You have been


speaking to outgoing Secretary of State John Kerry and he said... He


had a bit to say about this issue, tell us about that. Earlier today,


Donald Trump had said, again, dismissed the idea really that there


was so much attention on the Russian hacking of the election and I asked


him about what he thought about Donald Trump's reaction to this


whole affair. We have an extraordinary professional


intelligence community. The men and women who work every day to give us


information are patriots and hard workers and some of them sometimes,


in many different ways, are doing things in places of great risk, in


order that we can be informed and make decisions. I think a DNI


Clapper could not have spoken more clearly, he said that healthy


disparagement is a good thing and disparagement is not and he felt it


fell on the side of disparagement, so he has spoken to this


administration and I will leave it on that. Where does this leave us


all know? I think what John Kerry was referring to there and what is


critical here is what is going to be Donald Trump's relationship now with


US intelligence services? Because as director Clapper had suggested, the


intelligence services do feel they have been denigrated by Donald


Trump. There is going to be a crisis that hits the Trump administration


on the foreign policy front, it is almost bound to happen at some point


during his presidency and he will need those intelligence services to


provide analysis and provide ideas on how to keep America safe and I


think that is the concern that some people in the intelligence services


have here, that to come into the administration having created so


much bad blood between intelligence officers and the new president isn't


in this country's interests, it doesn't provide the best working


relationship and it doesn't mean that Donald Trump is going to be


getting the best advice from those intelligence services, so this is


defining issue. Donald Trump's transition in the weeks running up


to his inauguration are being dominated by this hacking story and


how he is handling it and the intelligence services and it puts


the CIA and other intelligence officials into very difficult


position. Kathie Kay in Washington with excellent analysis as always


and we can join her on world News America later this evening, where


she will have much more about her interview with John Kerry, the


outgoing Secretary of State. Now look at some of the day's other


news. Police in Bangladesh say they have


killed one of the masterminds of last year's terror attack on a cafe


in the capital Dhaka which left 20 hostages - mostly foreigners


- dead. Nurul Islam Marzan and another suspected Islamist extremist


died in a pre-dawn raid The world's biggest art gallery, the


Louvre in Paris, says the number of foreign visitors fell by 20% last


year in the wake of Islamist attacks in the city and


elsewhere in France. The director of the Louvre, Jean-Luc Martinez, said


the drop in visitor numbers had cost the museum more than $10.5 million.


He described 2016 as difficult. Other galleries in


Paris also saw a decline in foreign Michelle Obama has delivered her


final speech as First Lady of the United States with an impassioned


call on young people to have hope and fight for their rights. Speaking


at a ceremony in the White House to empower themselves with a good


education and lead by example. by saying that being First Lady had


the been Empower yourselves with a good


education then get out there and use that education to build a country


worthy of your boundless promise. Lead by example with


hope, never fear. And know that I will be with you,


rooting for you and working to And that is true, I know,


for every person that is here today, and for educators and advocates


all across this nation who get up every day and work their hearts out


to lift up our young people. And I am so grateful


to all of you for your passion and dedication and all the hard work


on the behalf of our next generation and I can think of no better way


to end my time as First Lady So I want to close the day


by simply saying thank you. Thank you for everything you do


for our kids and for our country. Being your First Lady has been


the greatest honour of my life An iceberg about fifty times


the size of Manhattan is close to breaking away


from the Antarctic ice shelf. If and when it happens,


it would be one of the Scientists have been monitoring


the break-up for months. They say climate change is not to


blame. Stretching for around


100 miles in length, the 100-yard wide rift in the Larsen


ice shelf has grown rapidly Just 12 miles of frozen material


is keeping this enormous iceberg Collapsing ice shelves


are common in Antarctica. As these pictures show,


these fragmentations can dramatically affect the landscape,


creating icebergs of A team of British researchers have


been travelling to Antarctica to monitor the growing rift


in the Larsen sea ice shelf for several years,


but they have been surprised by the dramatic expansion


in the rift that's taken place What we've found is that the rift


that's been in this ice shelf for a number of years has broken


through another 18 kilometres and is now at risk of giving birth


to an iceberg about a quarter And the significance


of that is it is a very large iceberg that will go out


into the open ocean, but the remaining ice shelf


we believe will be less stable When large icebergs break off


the edge off an ice shelf like the Larsen B in 2002,


it can have a dramatic effect on the stability


of the whole structure. At Larsen B, most of the remaining


shelf disintegrated Experts at the British Antarctic


Survey are worried that any new iceberg formation


could have long-term consequences. When the ice shelf loses this ice,


it may then start to collapse and if that were to occur,


then the glaciers that feed the ice shelf could flow faster


and contribute more to sea-level When it shears away,


the new iceberg will be one of the biggest recorded -


around 50 times the size But despite concerns


about the impact of global warning, researchers they receive no evidence


evidence that climate change is playing any significant role


in the new iceberg's formation. Well, much more coming up, including


the man with the printed face. We will speak to a cyclist who has had


his jaw rebuilt using 3-D technology.


The Japanese people are in mourning following the death of Emperor


Hirohito. Thousands converged on the Imperial Palace to pay their


respects when it was announced he was dead. Good grief. After half a


century of delighting fans around the world, Charlie Brown and the


rest of the gang are calling it quits. The singer Paul Simon starts


his tour of South Africa tomorrow, in spite of protests and violence


from some black activist groups. They say international artists


should continue to boycott South Africa until majority rule is


established. Teams were trying to scoop up lumps of oil, as France


recognises it faces an ecological crisis. Three weeks ago, the


authorities confidently assured these are areas that oil from the


broken tanker Erika would head out to sea. It didn't. The world's


tourist skyscraper opens later today, it is easily overtaken its


nearest rivals. This is BBC World News today, the


latest headlines: five people have been killed in a shooting at Fort


Lauderdale International airport in Florida. And US intelligence


officials have released a report saying Russian President Vladimir


Putin directly try to influence the US presidential election to


undermine Hillary Clinton and support Donald Trump. Now, for much


of the past month, a huge swathe of northern China has been shrouded in


a thick layer of toxic smog. Pollution has reached such high


levels that Beijing's met office this week issued a warning


against venturing out into the snow because of fears it's


dangerously contaminated. Somewhere, underneath this


murky gloom, is a city And for the unfortunate


residents, this is normal. For the past 30 days,


the average air quality in this city has measured as hazardous


on the official scale. You can smell, even taste the coal


dust in the air, the grim, tangible reality of this country's


model of economic growth. And people have no choice


but to live, eat and sleep in this "It's like living under a cloud",


this noodle seller tells me. "The smog is harming


my children's health". "Of course I want to leave",


this man says, "but I can't afford to, and anyway,


the whole country is polluted". 200 miles away, the pollution


literally rolled into A toxic mix of coal dust from power


stations and car exhaust. The smog now regularly blankets


a huge swathe of northern China. And it is believed to cause


more than a million Public concern has forced


the Chinese government to begin investing heavily


in renewable energy. Those working in the sector believe


China can clean up its air, just as wealthier and more developed


countries once had to. So the experience in the UK,


they have spent, I think, over 40 years in solving


the air pollution issues. Actually, we don't need that much


time for the science research. We don't need that much time


to develop relevant technologies. So I think a lot of things are ripe


for us to make faster solutions. Those solutions can't come fast


enough for this city. Fossil fuels may have lifted China's


economy to ever greater heights, Now the sport. British cyclist Chris


Froome says he turned down the chance to use a therapeutic use


exemption in 2015 because of moral concerns. The three times Tour de


France winner has twice previously used medications under the rule, but


when given the option during a race two years ago, he chose not to. They


basically said, your condition is severe enough that you need


medication and the medication you need would require a TUE. And that


didn't sit well with me at the time. I didn't feel as if having a TUE in


the last week of the Tour de France was something I was prepared to...


Didn't sit well morally with me that that was something I was going to


do. You think therefore it is right we are asking questions of things


like Bradley Wiggins having three corticosteroids in the run-up to the


races? I think it is healthy to ask those questions but yeah, I am not


giving commentary on his situation, that is something he is going to


have to address himself. That was Natalie Perks asking the questions


and it's important to add there is no suggestion that serve Bradley


Wiggins has done anything wrong, he was prescribed the TUE for his


asthma. The opening match of the third round of the FA Cup is under


way, between two Premier League sides, West Ham and Manchester City,


but it is very one-sided. With 70 minutes gone, West Ham are losing


4-0 at the London stadium. With the Australian Open just ten


days away, the world's top two male tennis players are having the ideal


warm up, through to the final of the Qatar open. Novak Djokovic is


through after beating Fernando Verdasco while world number one Andy


Murray beat Tomas Berdych in straight sets. It is Andy Murray's


28th win in a row. The final takes place on Saturday. And that is the


sport. Thank you very much.


There is increasing talk about all the different ways 3D


printing will change our lives - but what about when it comes


Surgeons are labelling the technology a revolution


for the field - as the ability to print bespoke implants gives


patients quicker recovery times and a better end result.


Katie Silver's been to meet someone whose face has been


But, in 2011, he had an accident which tore


What happened next, I slammed into a piece


Not a good idea to hit something with your chin at 30 miles an hour,


and a titanium metal plate to rebuild his jaw.


They then covered it with a skin flap.


He didn't have any bottom teeth and his new mouth was tiny.


It is very difficult to speak when you have the opening


At her centre in North London, Veronique and her team


input George's CT scan into into a 3-D printer.


input George's CT scan into a 3-D printer.


This is basically an oven, filled with nitrogen and powdered nylon.


It has a very hot temperature, but when the laser hits the nylon,


it pushes it to the point where it melts.


Here, they are making an engineering part, layer by layer.


Here in the corner is a 3-D printing on George's jaw.


And it is a pretty exciting time for surgery.


George's doctor, Ian Hutchinson, says that 3-D printing has


We use it to plan the operation, and we use it to actually design


Apart from planning the operation, George's doctors also used the model


to make him an implant, perfectly fitted for his new jaw.


The technology has helped him maintain a sense of hope.


First of all, if you know that you are going to get a solution,


it means you can keep going, and second, red wine helps!


And there's also that passion for cycling, which survives,


in spite of everything he's been through.


Orthodox Christians around the world are celebrating Christmas as Eastern


churches believe Jesus Christ was born on the 7th of January.


Dozens of cities - from Bethlehem to Athens


- have been engaging in festive traditions


- each with their own unique way. Many Christian


communities have also been marking the Epiphany day, which commemorates


the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River. Let's have a look at some of


Thanks for joining me. I will be giving you a flavour of the week and


prospects in the British Isles and just a couple of minutes but first


of all, Espana across the Atlantic to take a look at what has been


going on with the weather


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