Woman hit by ball in face sues Little Leaguer2012-06-22 - MANCHESTER, NJ, UNITED STATES
- A woman has sued a Little League catcher for hitting her with a ball in the face during bullpen session two years ago. Elizabeth Lloyd has sued Matthew Migliaccio, seeking $500,000 in damages after she allegedly suffered multiple fractures in her face.
Ex-Romanian Prime Minister attempts suicide
2012-06-21 - - Former Romanian Prime Minister Adrian Nastase on Wednesday reportedly attempted suicide at his residence when police came to take him to prison.
Iraq ambassador pick withdraws before Senate nomination hearing
2012-06-19 - - President Barack Obama's top choice for the Iraq ambassadorial post, Brett McGurk, withdrew from his nomination Monday, a day before the Senate was to vote on his appointment.
Pakistan Supreme Court disqualifies prime minister
2012-06-19 - - Pakistan's Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has been disqualified from holding office since his conviction for contempt on April 26 after he refused to comply with a court order to reopen the money laundering case against President Asif Ali Zardari.
Chinese spacecraft in orbit, to dock with space lab
2012-06-18 - - China's spacecraft carrying the first Chinese female astronaut is to dock with the country's orbiting space lab on Monday.
Oklahoma City named most manly city
2012-06-15 - - Oklahoma City has been dubbed "America's Manliest City," in the fourth annual Combo's survey.
Update: Hand, foot mailed to schools belonged to murdered Chinese student
2012-06-15 - - A severed hand and foot mailed to schools in Vancouver belonged to the Chinese student murdered and dismembered by suspect Luka Magnotta, according to Montreal's police.
City block-sized asteroid's near-Earth flyby shown online
2012-06-14 - - A newly-discovered asteroid the size of a city block is passing near Earth around 8 p.m. ET and a telescope in the Canary Islands will monitor the flyby for live showing on the Internet.
German police try to identify 'Forest Boy' with photo
2012-06-13 - - Berlin police have released a photo of the English-speaking teenage boy claiming to have been living in the woods for five years after his parents died last year in the hope that someone could identify him.