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Cop protecting Obama shoots self in leg

A police officer assigned to guard President Barack Obama during his visit to India accidentally shot himself in the leg, news sources report. According to QMI Agency, the incident took place at the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai, where the president and First Lady Michelle Obama were staying. The hotel…

Erupting Indonesian volcano kills dozens

ARGOMULYO, Indonesia (AFP) – Indonesia’s most active volcano killed at least 58 people Friday in its biggest eruption in over a century, driving thousands more into emergency shelters, smothering homes and grounding flights. The latest deaths bring the total toll to more than 100 since Mount Merapi started erupting on…

Indonesian volcano erupts powerfully; quake hits

Indonesian volcano unleashes its biggest eruption yet; strong earthquake hits eastern province Indonesia’s deadly Mount Merapi erupted Wednesday with its biggest volcanic explosion yet, forcing hasty evacuations of more villagers and the panicked refugees who already fled the initial blast a week ago. A strong earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia…

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