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Briefly World: US college evacuated,explosives found after man shoots self

Authorities investigating an apparent suicide discovered weapons and explosive devices in a dorm on the University of Central Florida

US college evacuated,explosives found after man shoots self

Orlando: Authorities investigating an apparent suicide discovered weapons and explosive devices in a dorm on the University of Central Florida campus in Orlando Monday,and hundreds of students were evacuated,though the school said there was no immediate threat. University police were called to the dorm at about 12.20 am local time after a fire alarm went off,UCF spokesman Grant Heston said. Arriving officers found a man dead from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside a residence at the dorm. AP

China cites risk of tension over US missile boost

HONG KONG: China Monday said the United States’ decision to strengthen antimissile defenses in response to threats from North Korea risked deepening regional tensions,underscoring Beijing’s caution on further pressuring the North despite its third nuclear test. nyt

Painting in UK identified as Rembrandt self-portrait

London: A 17th-century painting donated to the UK’s National Trust has been identified as a self-portrait by renowned Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn,worth up to £20 million. The painting,now hanging in the dining room of 16th-century English sea captain Sir Francis Drake’s former home,Buckland Abbey in Devon,is “signed” Rembrandt and dated 1635. PTI

Bobby Jindal escapes unhurt after SUV crash

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Washington: Indian-American Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has escaped unhurt after a large rental truck sideswiped his SUV while he was returning home from his son’s soccer game in Baton Rouge. The crash happened on Nicholson Drive near Oklahoma Street Sunday evening,according to the Louisiana State Police. PTI

Egypt President Morsi arrives in Pakistan

Islamabad: Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi arrived in Pakistan Monday on a daylong visit with a high-powered delegation ahead of a three-day official visit to India. Morsi was welcomed with a 21-gun salute on arrival at Nur Khan airbase. PTI

Active bacteria found in ocean’s deepest spot

London: Scientists have discovered a large and highly active bacteria community in the world’s deepest oceanic trench,the Mariana trench,on the Pacific sea floor. PTI