4 Things To Know: DNC Nomination, Japan Stabbing Spree & More

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — From a historic nomination set for the DNC to a stabbing spree in Japan, here are the four stories to know for Tuesday, July 26.

DNC Nomination

History is expected at Day 2 of the Democratic National Convention.

Hillary Clinton will become the first female presidential nominee from a major political party.

Opening night of the convention was filled with drama, despite the party’s attempt to display unity. But both rival Bernie Sanders and first lady Michelle Obama endorsed Clinton.

Japan Stabbing Spree

A 26-year-old man has turned himself in after a stabbing rampage in Japan.

Officials say the incident happened at a facility for the mentally disabled just outside Tokyo.

Nineteen people were killed and more than two dozen others were hurt.

The attack came months after he gave a letter to Parliament, outlining the plan.He was a former employee of the facility.

Flour Recall

General Mills is expanding a flour recall.

Four more illnesses have been reported with a possible link to an E. Coli outbreak. In all, 46 people in 21 states have been sickened.

The recall covers several varieties of Gold Medal and Signature Kitchens flour produced on certain dates through February 10th.

Battle For Last In The AL

It’s a battle of the leagues two worst teams.

The Minnesota Twins take on the Atlanta Braves for a two-game series at Target Field starting Tuesday night.

Minnesota has won 5 of their last 10, while the Braves have lost 5 in a row.

With a win and loss by Tampa Bay tonight, the Twins would actually tie with the Rays for the worst record in the American League.

The game is scheduled for 7:10 p.m.

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