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Utah man injured, Texas man dies in single-vehicle crash in Idaho 26.8.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
A Utah man was injured and his passenger killed after a single-vehicle crash in Idaho on Thursday morning. The 23-year-old man, of Murray, was driving south on Gentile Valley Road near Grace, Idaho, when he lost control on a curve about 8:20 a.m., according to a news release from Idaho State Police. The driver then overcorrected, which caused the truck to roll. He was transported to a local hospital. The truck’s passenger, Steven Soderborg, 23, of El Paso, Texas, died at the scene. Both occup...
3 dead after what may have been a crossbow attack in Toronto, police say 26.8.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Toronto police say three people are dead in what they are calling a homicide that may have involved a crossbow.

Officers arrived at a home in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough and found two people without vital signs. A third person was found with significant injuries and taken to a hospital.

Police...

2 nuns found slain in Mississippi home; motive unclear 26.8.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Two Catholic nuns were found slain in a Mississippi home where they lived after the women, both nurse practitioners, didn't report to work at a nearby hospital, authorities said Thursday.

Durant Assistant Police Chief James Lee said it was too early to say how the nuns died, but it appears they...

Amber Heard calls out Johnny Depp for donating her divorce settlement directly to charity 26.8.2016 LA Times: Commentary

The dust still hasn’t settled between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp in the wake of the exes’ divorce agreement. 

The actors are still at odds over the “Pirates of the Caribbean’s” star’s donation of Heard’s divorce settlement monies to the charities of her choosing.

The “Magic Mike XXL” actress,...

2 nuns found slain in Mississippi home; motive unclear 26.8.2016 AP National
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Two nuns who worked as nurses to help the poor in rural Mississippi were found slain in their home, and there were signs of a break-in and their car was missing, officials said Thursday....
2 nuns found slain in Mississippi home; motive unclear 26.8.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two nuns who worked as nurses to help the poor in rural Mississippi were found slain in their home, and there were signs of a break-in and their car was missing, officials said Thursday. It was too early to say how the nuns died, but it doesn’t appear that they were […]
No worries at the private immigration detention center in Farmville 26.8.2016 Washington Post: Op-Eds
No worries at the private immigration detention center in Farmville
Investigation Into Private Prisons Reveals Crowding, Under-Staffing And Inmate Deaths 26.8.2016 NPR News
Seth Freed Wessler reported on substandard medical care in privately-run prisons in the federal corrections system for The Nation, which may have led the Justice Department to phase out their use.
Police: 3 dead, 1 hurt in Toronto, crossbow found nearby 26.8.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto police say three people are dead in what they are calling a homicide that may have involved a crossbow. Officers arrived at a home in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough and found two people without vital signs. A third person was found with significant injuries and taken to a hospital. Police […]
Humana leaving Utah health insurance marketplace 26.8.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Humana will not be an option for Utahns shopping for next year’s health insurance on the individual marketplace, but experts say they aren’t too concerned about the loss. “Humana is not a big player,” said Jason Stevenson, Utah Health Policy Project’s education and communications director. “They didn’t really do the marketplace very well.” Without Humana, there will be three carriers on the exchange in Utah next year: SelectHealth, University of Utah and Molina. “We strive to offer affordable, h...
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Autopsy confirms missing Utah man's body was found in Arizona desert 26.8.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
A body found in the Arizona desert last week was that of a southern Utah man missing since late June, an autopsy has confirmed. A Bureau of Land Management geologist stumbled across David Corey Heisler’s body on Aug. 18 in the Mount Trumbull wilderness area in Arizona. The 30-year-old Santa Clara man was reported missing nearly two months ago under suspicious circumstances. Medical examiners were unable to determine a cause of death, according to a Tuesday press release from the Mojave County ... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
Civil War veteran to be buried in family plot, not in military cemetery 26.8.2016 Washington Post
Civil War veteran to be buried in family plot, not in military cemetery
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Orlando Hospitals Say They Won't Bill Victims Of Pulse Nightclub Shooting 25.8.2016 NPR News
Two Florida hospitals treating survivors of the mass shooting will be looking for other sources of payment — or waiving fees altogether — instead of making victims pay for their treatment.
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4 malnourished Hawaiian monk seals taken to hospital 25.8.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

HONOLULU (AP) — Federal wildlife biologists are taking four malnourished Hawaiian monk seals to the Big Island’s monk seal hospital. The Marine Mammal Center said Thursday two of the seals were prematurely weaned by their mothers. One is a yearling. The fourth is an extremely underweight five-year-old. The biologists captured the seals during a trip […]
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Did a Clinton tweet move markets? 25.8.2016 LA Times: Commentary
Campaign 2016 updates: Clinton targets Trump's ties to right-wing extremists Aug. 25, 2016, 12:01 p.m. Hillary Clinton travels to Nevada Thursday after a whirlwind of fundraising in California. Donald Trump holds his next rally in Manchester, N.H. Hillary Clinton hones in on right-wing extremists'...
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DEA sees surge in fentanyl cases 25.8.2016 CNN: Top Stories
According to the CDC, law enforcement submitted 426% more fentanyl to the DEA for testing between 2013 and 2014, while deaths from synthetic opioids increased by 79%.
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Man attacks 3 people with bat near Seattle’s Westlake Park 25.8.2016 Seattle Times: Local

Police say they’ve had “numerous previous contacts” with the suspect, who appears to have mental-health issues.
UN rights chief seeks international probe of Yemen violence 25.8.2016 Washington Post: World
The U.N. human rights chief on Thursday called for an international investigation of rights abuses and violence in Yemen’s civil war, which has killed thousands of people, as he insisted that a domestic panel set up to look into violations has not been up to the task.
Nuns, priest and past quake survivor escape death in Italy 25.8.2016 Washington Post: World
Among the survivors of Wednesday’s devastating earthquake in central Italy were nuns, a priest and survivors of previous quakes. Some saw their houses collapse into debris and dust, while the homes of others are still standing but deemed unsafe.
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Muckraking SF journalist Warren Hinckle dies at 77 25.8.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Warren Hinckle, a muckracking journalist who drew the wrath of mayors, police or anyone who got in his way, has died, his daughter said Thursday. He was 77. His daughter Pia Hinckle said her father had been in declining health and died of complications from pneumonia early Thursday at a hospital […]
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