By Jeff Mason and Michelle Price
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Saturday that President Donald Trump will pick Kathy Kraninger, an Office of Management and Budget (OMB) official, to head the U.S. consumer watchdog, drawing criticism from consumer advocates and dividing conservatives.
Blasts Kill 31 People in Northeast Nigerian State of Borno
By Ahmed Kingimi
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Blasts killed at least 31 people in the northeast Nigerian state of Borno, two residents said on Sunday, marking the largest attack in several weeks in a part of the country blighted by the Islamist militant Boko Haram insurgency.
The residents, who were among those who counted the dead, said the blasts occurred in the Damboa local government area in the south of the state, on Saturday around 8:30 p.
Former NBA Player Facing Armed Robbery Charge
Former NBA player J.J. Hickson was arrested on a charge of armed robbery and is being held in Coweta County Jail in Georgia.
The 29-year-old Hickson was arrested on Friday. Coweta County Sheriff Department spokesman Jimmy Yarbrough said the arrest was in relation to a home invasion in Senoia, Ga.
Brazil Held to 1-1 Draw by Switzerland in Group E Opener
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (Reuters) - A second-half header from Steven Zuber canceled out a sensational early goal from Philippe Coutinho as Switzerland and Brazil drew 1-1 in a tight Group E World Cup opener on Sunday.
With 20 minutes gone, Coutinho gathered a clearance 25 yards from goal and curled a marvelous shot into the far corner off the post to give the five-times world champions the lead.
Suspect Dead after 20 Hurt in Shooting at New Jersey Arts Festival
(Reuters) - A suspected gunman was fatally shot after multiple people opened fire at an all-night arts festival in New Jersey, wounding 20 people including a boy who is in critical condition, authorities said on Sunday.
Prosecutors said a 33-year-old man was killed and a second suspect arrested after gunfire erupted at 3 a.
RECALL: Edamame, Undeclared Allergens
World Variety Produce, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Spicy Edamame Because Of Undeclared Allergens