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Tainted liquor kills 6 in northern India

Lucknow, May 28 : At least six villagers died and five others were hospitalized after drinking tainted liquor in northern India, police said Tuesday. The deceased bought the liquor from a shop in a village in Barabanki district in Uttar Pradesh state on Monday night, police officer Ajay Sahni said. They started vomiting after drinking it and were rushed to ...

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Brazilian officials say 42 inmates found dead at 3 prisons

Photo: A woman asks police officers for more information outside the Anisio Jobim Prison Complex in Manaus, Amazonas state, Brazil, Monday, May 27, 2019. Rio De Janeiro, May 28 : Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state Monday, authorities reported, a day after 15 died during fighting among prisoners at a ...

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India’s Modi faces foreign pressures in 2nd term

Photo: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation on the country’s Independence Day in New Delhi, India. New Delhi, May 28 : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi won a second term in office after responding to a suicide attack on Indian paramilitary forces in troubled Kashmir with an airstrike inside Pakistan, allowing him to turn voters’ attention away from ...

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Knife-wielding man attacks schoolgirls in Japan, killing 2

Photo: Rescuers work at the scene of an attack in Kawasaki, near Tokyo Tuesday, May 28, 2019. kawasaki, May 28 : A man carrying a knife in each hand and screaming “I will kill you!” attacked a group of schoolgirls and adults near a bus stop just outside Tokyo on Tuesday, killing two and injuring 16 before killing himself, officials ...

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Fighting between inmates at Brazil prison kills 15

Fighting at a prison in northern Brazil has left 15 inmates dead, according to local officials. The clashes reportedly broke out on Sunday during visiting hours at Anísio Jobim Penitentiary Complex, in Manaus. Some of the victims were stabbed with sharpened toothbrushes in front of visitors, whilst others were strangled to death.Officials say the violence has been contained and an ...

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Trump says he backs Japan’s efforts to talk with Iran

Photo: President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Akasake Palace, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Tokyo. Tokyo, May 27 : President Donald Trump on Monday backed the Japanese prime minister’s interest in using his country’s good relations with Iran to help broker a possible dialogue between the U.S. and its nemesis in the ...

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Nobel-winning physicist Murray Gell-Man dies at 89

Photo: In this Nov. 14, 2003, file photo, Santa Fe Institute co-founder Murray Gell-Mann, winner of the 1969 Nobel Prize for physics, is seen Santa Fe Institute in Santa Fe, N.M. The Santa Fe Institute was born of a fervent wish among a broad range of scientists that some day they might work together on some of the world’s seemingly ...

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Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum

Photo: U.S. first lady Melania Trump talks with children during a visit to a digital art museum in Tokyo Sunday, May 26, 2019. Tokyo, may 26 : Melania Trump was perfectly cool Sunday at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a digital aquarium on the wall, as she ...

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Trump and Abe tee off amid US-Japan trade tensions

Photo: U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe smile before playing a round of golf at Mobara Country Club in Mobara, south of Tokyo, Sunday, May 26, 2019. Japan, May 26 : Golf never seems to be far behind whenever President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe get together. So on Sunday, during a ...

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Mexico confirms 6 killed in crash of military helicopter

A Mexican Navy Mil Mi-17 helicopter registration number 1714 crash near Queretaro crashed in a wooded area while engaged in a fire fighting mission. All six occupants died in the crash. Photo: Collected Mexico City, May 26 : Authorities in Mexico have confirmed that six people died when a military helicopter that was helping fight forest fires crashed in the ...

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