McCain, Obama step up battleground blitz
Democrat Barack Obama and Republican rival John
McCain take their White House duel deep into the American heartland
Friday in a final push for votes ahead of next week’s historic
Police detain suspects after India blasts
Indian police interrogated about a dozen people
Friday over suspected links to serial bombings in the state of Assam
that claimed 76 lives and left hundreds injured.
58 in eastern China sickened with scrub typhus
Some 58 people in eastern China have been
sickened with scrub typhus after being bitten by mites, health
officials said Friday.
Suicide blast kills 8 in northwest Pakistan
A suicide bomber blew himself up near the convoy
of a regional police chief in northwestern Pakistan on Friday,
killing three police officers and five civilians, officials said.