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China officials take blame in deadly shelter fire

China

Illegal orphanage known before fire

BEIJING — A local Chinese government on Saturday admitted that it had tolerated the existence of an illegally run orphanage where six children and one young adult died in a house fire. The Lankao County government in Henan Province said Yuan Lihai illegally took in and cared for 18 abandoned children and young adults, reported People.com.cn, the official website of the party-run People’s Daily. (AP)

Italy

Fashion executive’s
airplane missing

ROME — Rescue crews used boats and aircraft on Saturday to search for a small plane that disappeared in Venezuela carrying Vittorio Missoni, the chief executive of Italy’s Missoni fashion house, and five other people. But 24 hours after the BN-2 ­Islander aircraft disappeared from radar screens on its short flight from Venzuela’s coastal resort island of Los Roques, no sign of the plane had been found. (AP)

N. Ireland

Protests over flag
again turn violent

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BELFAST — Northern Ireland police used water cannons to fend off brick-hurling protesters in Belfast on Saturday as violent demonstrations over flying the British flag stretched into a third day. More than 1,000 demonstrators marched on the Belfast City Hall earlier Saturday afternoon. (AP)

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