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Incoming Trump administration Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin departs after working a simulated crisis scenario during transition meetings at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House in WashingtonSteven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs exec, will defend his banking record in the aftermath of the financial crisis.

2017-01-19 05:40:50 -0700

Iranian firefighters work to extinguish a fire at the Plasco building in central Tehran. (AP)An iconic high-rise building in downtown Tehran collapsed following a fire, killing at least 30 firefighters.

2017-01-19 06:35:32 -0700

A helicopter flies during rescue operations near a hotel that was hit by an avalanche in Farindola, Italy. (Matteo Guidelli/ANSA via AP)An avalanche buries a four-star hotel in central Italy after a series of strong earthquakes in the area.

2017-01-19 06:41:45 -0700