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Baton Rouge flooding: 2 die when bus crashes on way to help

(CNN)An undocumented immigrant was piloting a charter bus that he wasn’t licensed to drive when it crashed Sunday morning in Louisiana, killing two people and injuring dozens, police said. The bus was full of workers headed to Baton Rouge to help with the flooding cleanup, said Louisiana State Police Trooper Melissa Matey. The driver was Denis Yasmir Amaya Rodriguez, an undocumented immigrant from Honduras, Matey said.


Visitor misbehavior on display as US parks agency turns 100 | Fox News

Recent events at Yellowstone grabbed national headlines: A Canadian tourist who put a bison calf in his SUV hoping to save it, ending with wildlife workers euthanizing the animal when they could not reunite it with its herd. Three visitors from Asia cited on separate occasions for illegally collecting water from the park’s thermal features. A Washington state man killed after leaving a designated boardwalk and falling into a near-boiling…


Juan Gabriel dead at 66; he was Mexican music icon

(CNN)Latin American music icon Juan Gabriel has died, according to sources close to the family and to Mexico’s news agency Notimex. Juan Gabriel, whose legal name was Alberto Aguilera Valadez, was 66. He sold more than 100 million records during his career, according to his website. Mexican President Enrique Pea Nieto said in a tweet: “We lament the death of Juan Gabriel, one of the biggest musical icons of our…


Tight contest on tough Barclays course

(CNN)Some of the biggest names in golf are struggling to stay with the leading pack at The Barclays tournament at Bethpage Black, Farmingdale, New York. As the first of four tournaments of the PGA playoffs for the FedEx Cup heads towards the final round, both Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy find themselves slipping down the leader board. Only Australian Adam Scott, who shot a magnificent 65 on round three, and…


Stalker Sandra Danevska jailed for trying to frame ex – BBC News

Danevska was found guilty on 29 June at Isleworth Crown Court of three counts of stalking involving serious alarm or distress and of two counts of perverting the course of justice. She was jailed on Friday and issued with a restraining order. The harassment started in 2011, but the series of hoax social media profiles were only traced to addresses linked to Danevska last year. Det Con Dean Puzey said:…


Offensive language ruins search for world’s worst word – BBC News

It added: “Unfortunately, and despite our attempts to prevent negative behaviour on this site, we have had to take down the site. “Whilst this is disappointing, we strongly believe in the importance of engaging with the wider community to enhance our understanding of the English language, and will continue to investigate ways of doing so.” More than 10,000 people had responded to the survey. Before the service was removed, Dan…


A president’s best friend: Commanders in chief and their dogs

Washington (CNN)The presidents’ furry friends have been the source of adoration, humor and drama during their time as first dogs in the White House, from President Barack Obama’s Portuguese water dogs Bo and Sunny to Franklin D. Roosevelt’s beloved Scottish terrier Fala. In honor of National Dog Day, here are some memorable stories about American presidents and their dogs: First dog Sunny overwhelms little girl The energetic puppy jumped up…


Syrian residents, rebels leave besieged city of Daraya

(CNN)Buses packed with people rumbled past bombed-out buildings in the Damascus suburb of Daraya on Friday. An evacuation agreement reached between the government and rebels gave thousands of civilians and hundreds of fighters safe passage out of the besieged city, state media reported. 2012: Life in Daraya, Syria, before massacre Over the next four years, barrel bombs blasted the city. The population dwindled. The 4,000 civilians evacuating under the agreement…


Clinton subject of new Trump campaign apparel

Washington (CNN)Donald Trump’s campaign has unveiled new additions to its merchandise range, with the latest line of products including “Hil-liar-y” T-shirts and “Hillary for Prison” buttons. Some of the new apparel and novelty items available from the Trump campaign’s online store incorporate opponent Hillary Clinton’s official campaign logo — a letter “H” and an arrow — in slogans such as “Guilty as Hill,” “Hill No 2016” and “DisHonest.”


NHS cuts ‘planned across England’ – BBC News

They were asked to find potential savings and efficiencies at the end of last year. Despite being due for sign off in October, many STPs are still unpublished. They are likely to be implemented in the new year. The NHS needs to find 22bn in efficiency savings by 2020-21 to meet the financial targets set out by the former Chancellor George Osborne and NHS England head Simon Stevens. ‘More inconvenienced’…


‘If we don’t talk about us, nobody will care about us’

(CNN)Serkan Yonuk, a transgender man in Turkey, was finally able to trade his pink ID card for a blue one last year. But before his gender identity could be legally accepted by the government, he had to have his ovaries surgically removed. Social media Follow @CNNPhotos on Twitter to join the conversation about photography. Sanchez and Teson said it was very difficult to get transgender people into their studio. Because…


Three killed by crossbow in Toronto

(CNN)Toronto police are investigating a suspicious package linked to the deaths of three people by crossbow on Thursday. The assailant used bolts, a shorter and thicker version of an arrow, police spokesman Officer David Hopkinson said. A 35-year-old man at the scene was treated for injuries and taken into custody. Police did not say what his connection to the victims might be.


How to pay less for your prescription drugs, legally

(CNN)Even a not-so-pricey drug can add up to a nightmare expense when it needs to be refilled every month. The $600 price tag on EpiPens, $1,000-per-pill hepatitis C drug Sovaldi and the $750-per-pill price increase on the AIDS drug Daraprim have spurred outrage over pharmaceutical drug costs. To get prescription medicines for less, many people try these six tricks. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health…