Hungary police say Budapest blast was directed at officers
BUDAPEST Hungary's police were the target of a home-made shrapnel bomb that rocked central Budapest late on Saturday, injuring two officers, the national police chief said on Sunday.
SAN FRANCISCO Laurene Powell Jobs, widow of Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) late co-founder Steve Jobs, will be joining her alma mater Stanford University's Board of Trustees as of October 1.
She will serve for 5 years at the elite university where she received her masters degree in business administration in 1991, Stanford said on Wednesday.
The Jobs family has deep connections to Stanford University. In one of the university's notable commencement speeches, late Apple CEO Steve Jobs recounted in 2005 his experience dropping out of Reed College in 1972.
Powell Jobs is the founder and chair of Emerson Collective, which supports people and organizations working in education. She is also the president of College Track, an after-school program she co-founded in 1997 to prepare high school students from low-income families for college.
The University has 32 members on its Board of Trustees, including Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) co-founder Jerry Yang.
(Reporting By Poornima Gupta; Editing by Richard Chang)
BAGHDAD A suicide bomber blew himself up in a commercial street of Baghdad on Sunday, killing seven and wounding 28, police sources said, as Islamic State steps up attacks in Iraq.
UNITED NATIONS The United States on Sunday called Russia's action in Syria "barbarism," not counter-terrorism, while Moscow's U.N. envoy said ending the war "is almost an impossible task now" as Syrian government forces, backed by Moscow, bombed the city of Aleppo.