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Blast at academy wounds 4

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia—Officials in Russia say an explosion inside an elite military academy in the country's second-largest city has wounded four people.

An unidentified explosive device went off early this afternoon inside the prestigious Mozhaisky Academy in St. Petersburg, which trains officers for the army's missile defence unit, according to acting governor Alexander Beglov.

Trump is a 'symbol of greed': Bush

WASHINGTON—Barbara Bush didn't bite her tongue in recent years when it came to Donald Trump: She just didn't like him.

But a new biography of the former first lady finds that her disdain for the Republican president, who transformed the party her own family had embodied for generations into his likeness, dates as least as far back as a 1990s diary entry.

In Sweden, naked policeman arrests fugitive in sauna

COPENHAGEN — There’s no escape from the long arm of the law in Sweden. Not even sitting naked in a sauna.

Police spokewoman Carina Skagerlind says an off-duty police officer found himself sitting in the same sauna in Rinkeby, a Stockholm suburb, as a fugitive who had dodged a jail sentence for aggravated assault, among other offences.