The US Ambassador to China and former Washington Governor Gary Locke had his car surrounded by angry protesters in Beijing. Protesters in China are upset about Japan’s wartime occupation and Tokyo’s recent purchase of islands also claimed by Beijing.
Iraqi officials say a roadside bomb explosion has killed four off-duty soldiers near a city northeast of the capital, Baghdad.
The mayor of Granite Falls, Wash., has been released from jail after police arrested him at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, alleging he threatened an adult niece.
Local officials are warning of traffic disruptions and a possibility of violence as several May Day rallies and marches are set to converge in downtown Seattle Tuesday.