Clips shared on Weibo show smoke billowing from the area with police creating a roadblock around a vehicle. The US Embassy , in a separate statement, described the device as a bomb. The explosion was set off by a man from China's Inner Mongolia region surnamed Jiang, police said, adding that his injuries were not life-threatening.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed on Monday to intensify his administration's war on illegal drugs, saying the fight against drug dealers and users is "far from over". "If you think that I can be dissuaded from continuing this fight because of demonstrations, your protests which I find misdirected, then you got it all wrong", he said, referring to critics.
An Oakland woman has spoken out on the recent death of her teen sister. Nia and Letifah Wilson were on the Bay Area Rapid Transit in Oakland, California, on Sunday (July 22), on their way home from meeting with family. "This is really an anomaly", Rojas, the BART police chief said, according to KTVU . California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation spokeswoman Vicky Waters said Cowell had been under "active parole supervision and had no arrest warrants".
Pope Francis sent his condolences to the people of Laos on Tuesday, following the collapse of a hydroelectric dam in the southeast part of the country. The prime minister, Thongloun Sisoulith, called on government organisations, the police and the military to assist in the emergency relief effort in the south-eastern province of Attapeu.
Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen , secretly recorded a conversation with the president in September 2016, in which the pair appear to discuss a payment to former Playboy model Karen McDougal . " Your favorite President did nothing wrong! ". Federal prosecutors obtained 12 audio recordings from the FBI raids on Cohen's offices earlier this year.
On July 19, after the Trump met with Putin in Helsinki, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted that Trump had asked national security adviser John Bolton to invite Putin to Washington , D.C., in the fall, and that "those discussions are already underway".