Mar 23, 2016

China detains 37 people linked to illegal vaccines

Chinese police have detained 37 people linked to a vaccine scandal and are investigating three pharmaceutical companies, state news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday. The case involves nearly $90 million worth of illegal vaccines against meningitis, rabies and other illnesses, which are suspected of ...

Tree climber disrupts Seattle traffic

Mar 23, 2016

Tree climber disrupts Seattle traffic

Police were trying to coax a man out of a sequoia tree in downtown Seattle after he climbed nearly to the top on Tuesday, disrupting traffic. Police say someone called 911 after 11 a.m. to report a man in the conifer next to Macy’s ...

Paris suspect backed out of suicide attack

Mar 20, 2016

Paris suspect backed out of suicide attack

The prime surviving suspect for the Nov. 13 Paris attacks planned to blow himself up at a sports stadium with fellow Islamic State militants but changed his mind, he told Belgian investigators on Saturday. The admission by Salah Abdeslam came a day after he ...

Mystery man left many questions in wake of Paris attacks

Mar 19, 2016

Mystery man left many questions in wake of Paris attacks

Beardless, with short-cropped hair and a mild manner, Salah Abdeslam slipped from one world to another as easily as he slipped for four months through an international dragnet. The fugitive who had evaded several close calls with police — until he was caught Friday ...

Ex-baseball star Kiyohara freed on ¥5 million bail

Mar 17, 2016

Ex-baseball star Kiyohara freed on ¥5 million bail

Former pro baseball player Kazuhiro Kiyohara was released on ¥5 million bail on Thursday following his arrest last month and subsequent indictment for alleged drug possession and use. Media failed to capture the face of the 48-year-old celebrity as he left the Metropolitan Police ...