• China nursery bomber had 'kill' on walls of house
China nursery bomber had 'kill' on walls of house

The explosion also wounded 65 people, eight of whom sustained serious injuries. He was reportedly suspended from his school because of mental issues. Li Meijin, a professor in the department of criminology at the People's Public Security University of China in Beijing, said numerous attackers appear to the men in the prime of their life, who may ...

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  • CPI(M) gives Govt. June 20 as 'deadline' to declare Prez candidate
CPI(M) gives Govt. June 20 as 'deadline' to declare Prez candidate

The two ministers are part of a three-member committee which includes defence minister Arun Jaitley who is in Seoul. Stepping out from the almost 30-minute meeting, Yechury told media persons that the BJP panel would meet them again. They are unlikely to be considered for the post, said party sources. The RSS does not contest elections was th...

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  • Seven sailors missing after USS Fitzgerald collides with merchant ship off Japan
Seven sailors missing after USS Fitzgerald collides with merchant ship off Japan

Vice Admiral Joseph P Aucoin, the commander of the 7th Fleet, said: "This has been a hard day". DESTROYER DESTROYED Damage is seen on the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald off the Shimoda coast, after it collided with a Philippine-flagged container ship.

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  • Lead detected in 20 percent of baby food samples
Lead detected in 20 percent of baby food samples

Of the 2,164 baby food samples, 20 percent had detectable levels of lead . Root vegetables: 86 percent of packaged baby food sweet potatoes and 43 percent of baby food carrots contained lead. "The fact that 55 percent of baby food apple juice samples have detectable levels of lead compared to 25 percent for regular apple juice deserves...

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  • Frazier, Davidson power White Sox past Blue Jays, 5-2
Frazier, Davidson power White Sox past Blue Jays, 5-2

It was an encouraging sign for the would-be ace of the Blue Jays staff, suggesting that he's getting closer to a return. The White Sox jumped out to a quick 4-0 lead in the first inning off Blue Jays starting pitcher Joe Biagini . He had been in the disabled list since May 15 with a strained right calf. He drove in Dwight Smith Jr., to cut the...

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  • Casey recovers from triple-bogey as Day, McIlroy miss cut
Casey recovers from triple-bogey as Day, McIlroy miss cut

With a record number of scores under par in Round 1, it's no surprise the course was set up tougher for Round 2. "Yeah, it was a bit of a roller coaster". "I think at this point in time I just need to play". Johnson , who arrived late at Erin Hills following the birth of his second child on Monday, will now have extra time to spend with his ...

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  • Congressman faces third surgery today after ballpark shooting
Congressman faces third surgery today after ballpark shooting

Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In May 17, 2017 file photo, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. speaks with the media on Capitol Hill in Washington . Pelosi and other Democrats charged that Trump himself bears responsibility for the virulent state of political discourse - and some said for Wednesday's attack as well, given his embrace of ...

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  • Johnson, McIlroy and Day miss US Open cut
Johnson, McIlroy and Day miss US Open cut

Open at Erin Hills . Johnson was hitting it so well that he appeared to be safe even when he was on the cut line. That group does not include defending champion Dustin Johnson , who fell away in the second half of his round, while Rory McIlroy and John Rahm will both have a watching brief during the concluding rounds in Wisconsin .

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  • Patient awarded $870000 after doctor removes wrong testicle during surgery
Patient awarded $870000 after doctor removes wrong testicle during surgery

However, Hanes discovered that his left testicle - the healthy one - had been removed in the procedure. Hanes said that Long also told him during a surgical follow-up visit that the wrong testicle was removed. The lawsuit alleged that the surgeon should have been able to easily identify the correct testicle because "medical imaging and records sh...

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  • Four-way tie at US Open
Four-way tie at US Open

After a couple of tap-in birdies to start his round, Johnson missed a short attempt on the fourth hole and never got untracked. Paul Casey and Rory McIlroy provided quite the contrast here on the second day of the 117 US Open .

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  • Sarfraz, Imad: Pakistanis to win an ICC final vs India
Sarfraz, Imad: Pakistanis to win an ICC final vs India

In the current championship tournament against India at Edgbaston, Pakistan pacers and spinners looked blunt as India recovered from a slow start easily to post 319/3 in a revised 48 overs tie. Yet Misbah-ul-Haq revived the contest by thumping off-spinner Harbhajan Singh for three sixes. Just like its 2004 version, the Champions Trophy of 2...

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  • Most Think Trump Interfered With Russia Investigation
Most Think Trump Interfered With Russia Investigation

The latest White House crisis struck on the evening of Trump s 71st birthday, after a day in which he had won plaudits for his handling of the shooting of Republican Congressman Steve Scalise. On Wednesday, The Washington Post reported that Trump was under investigation for obstruction of justice, citing unnamed officials. While the invest...

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  • Michigan Officials Charged With Manslaughter for Flint Water Crisis
Michigan Officials Charged With Manslaughter for Flint Water Crisis

Schuette said the five officials (plus another facing other charges ), failed to notify the public or take action after a move to save the bankrupt city money ended up contaminating Flint's local water supply. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder said in a statement that Lyon and Wells have his "full faith and confidence" and would remain on duty a...

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  • Upbeat EU calls Britain to order in Brexit talks
Upbeat EU calls Britain to order in Brexit talks

The EU's executive Commission said in a statement Friday that the first round of negotiations in Brussels will be part of a "sequenced approach to the talks". While May has repeatedly said she wants a special and deep partnership with the club Britain joined in 1973, she has also laced her assurances with threats that a breakdown of talks could har...

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  • Democrats urge Congress to protect state medical marijuana programs
Democrats urge Congress to protect state medical marijuana programs

Attorney General Jeff Sessions wrote to congressional leaders against legislation that protects states' medical marijuana programs. "I believe it would be unwise for Congress to restrict the discretion of the Department to fund particular prosecutions, particularly in the midst of a historic drug epidemic and the potentially long-term uptic...

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  • Fowler leads on day of subpars and sobs
Fowler leads on day of subpars and sobs

This might have been more than anyone was expecting. BROOKS KOEPKA , Paul Casey , Tommy Fleetwood and Brian Harman share the 36-hole lead at the U.S. A straightforward par on the first was followed by a superb eagle on the 330-yard par-four second where McIlroy's length off the tee came to the fore.

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  • Did Trump just lay the groundwork to fire the special counsel?
Did Trump just lay the groundwork to fire the special counsel?

President Donald Trump acknowledged on Friday that he is personally under investigation as part of a widening probe into alleged Russian meddling in last year's USA presidential race and possible collusion by his campaign, an inquiry that has cast a shadow over his five months in office.

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  • Fowler Leads Open After First Day
Fowler Leads Open After First Day

Jamie Lovemark and J.B. A rattled Casey added another bogey at the 15th to extend his miserable run before hitting the turbo-charger and firing off five consecutive birdies. There were as many amateurs who broke par as players in the top 10 in the world - two each. He gave Dustin Johnson a good chase in Mexico, finishing one shot behind.

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  • House votes to weaken Obama-era bank crackdown law
House votes to weaken Obama-era bank crackdown law

The House approved the legislation amid excitement over the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director's much-hyped Senate Intelligence Committee testimony. The Financial Choice Act would allow the conditions for the next financial crisis to fester, Democrats say. "The American people know the greed and abuses of Wall Street all too we...

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  • Number of victims in London tower fire rises to 30
Number of victims in London tower fire rises to 30

The Guardian newspaper reported that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of panelling in the renovation that ended in May 2016. Experts said the intensity of the fire will make naming victims extremely hard. And with the Grenfell Tower fire , the situation is even more urgent.

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