Bombing attack in Somalia
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Bombing attack in SomaliaAt least three people have been killed and eight others wounded after a car bomb exploded near a checkpoint close to the Somali parliament headquarters. The attack that comes amid a political crisis in Somalia after the country's president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo's mandate expired on February 8 with no timely elections. New policyThe Biden administration announced plans for tens of thousands of asylum seekers to be allowed into the United States while their cases proceed. The move is a major step toward dismantling one of former President Donald Trump's most consequential policies to deter asylum-seekers from coming to the U.S. Super MarioMario Draghi, the former head of the European Central Bank, has agreed to serve as the next prime minister of Italy. Draghi, nicknamed “Super Mario” for his role in saving the euro, has overwhelming support from the Italian press, which over the last week has feted him as “a new Italian miracle”. Suspended for a weekA White House official tried to quash a story about his relationship with a reporter by issuing threats and using derogatory language to another reporter pursuing it. White House deputy press secretary TJ Ducklo has been suspended for a week without pay.