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Drugs, alcohol not involved in bus crash; 6th child dies

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A school bus driver had no drugs or alcohol in his system when he careened off a road and smashed into a tree, killing six elementary schoolchildren, police said Wednesday.<p>Chattanooga Police Sgt. Austin Garrett said a toxicology test was performed on Johnthony Walker, 24, …

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Wayne State University officer dies from gunshot wound

DETROIT (AP) — A Wayne State University police officer died Wednesday, a day after he was shot in the head while on patrol near the Detroit campus.<p>Officer Collin Rose, 29, died about 5:45 p.m. at a hospital, Detroit police Sgt. Michael Woody said.<p>"This is a tragedy felt by all of us," Wayne State …

Wayne State University

Suspect arrested in Boston after officers dragged, struck

BOSTON (AP) — Boston police have arrested the driver they say injured four officers with his car.<p>Vincent Weaks was taken into custody at about 10:20 a.m. Wednesday in the Roxbury neighborhood by members of the department's Youth Violence Strike Force.<p>The 34-year-old Boston resident has been charged …

Latin America

US identifies ISIS suspect in Paris, Brussels attacks

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US government has identified a suspect believed to have been involved in the planning of ISIS attacks that rocked the French capital a year ago and Brussels, Belgium, in March.<p>Abdelilah Himich, also known as Abu Sulayman al-Faransi, was named in a US State Department statement Tuesday …

Extremism

Dalai Lama: 'I have no worries' about Trump's election

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said Wednesday he has "no worries" about Donald Trump's election as U.S. president, adding that he expects the businessman will align his future policies with global realities.<p>The 1989 Nobel Peace Prize winner's remarks …

China

Some Trump loyalists warn against Romney as secretary of state

'I’m still very unhappy that Mitt did everything he could to derail Donald Trump,' Huckabee said.<p>Some of Donald Trump’s allies are steering him away from tapping one of his fiercest critics to lead his State Department.<p>Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on …

Donald Trump

Obama strengthens Iran deal over GOP outcry

WASHINGTON —The White House and Iran have taken steps to buttress their landmark nuclear deal even as House Republican leaders urged President Obama on Tuesday to avoid actions that weaken sanctions on Iran before President-elect Donald Trump is inaugurated.<p>“We respectfully request that your …

South Asia

Mylan CEO sold $5m worth of stock while EpiPen price drew scrutiny

Heather Bresch sold 100,200 of shares on same day as release of earnings Transaction was ‘part of a 10b5 plan’, which curtails insider trading suspicions<p>Heather Bresch, the CEO at the center of EpiPen’s 471% price hike, sold 100,200 of her shares earlier this month and earned more than $5m from the …

Pharma

3 Back-to-School Tax Tips for Parents

Image source: Getty Images.<p>It might be hard to believe, but we're already getting close to back-to-school time. And, as most parents can tell you, that can be an expensive time of year. Fortunately, there are some expenses that may be deductible on your tax return. Here's a rundown of two potential …

MAS examining Goldman Sachs' role in bond deals for 1MDB

Singapore's central bank said on Saturday (Jul 30) it is examining the extent of involvement by Goldman Sachs' local unit in bond deals for Malaysian …

Goldman Sachs

1 in 4 Americans Are Making a Big Financial Mistake

Image source: Getty Images.<p>According to a recent survey by Bankrate.com, nearly one-quarter of Americans think cash is the best option for a long-term investment. Even more surprising, less than one in six said stocks are the way to go. Here's why cash isn't the way to go, and what the majority of …

5 Crisis Communication Tips to Prevent Secret Service Style Delays

Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy said it took five days before he was informed that a car carrying two agents struck a security barrier outside …

Digital Crisis Communications: Case Studies and Tips - July 2015

With one of the freshest sets of examples of crises, from sad revelations about Jared / Subway and Bill Cosby, to constant feet-in-mouth celebrities Donald Trump and Paul Deen, to business upheavals like Reddit and United, Scott Monty presents some key takeaways and lessons on handling a crisis in …

Disaster Preparedness 101: How to Even Begin Thinking About DR | OnRamp - HIPAA Compliant Hosting, Colocation & Security

Here’s a sobering statistic: According to the U.S. Department of Labor, roughly 40 percent of companies hit by natural disasters never reopen. Could …

Mitsubishi Motors' Improper Mileage Tests Date Back to 1991

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. said it has improperly tested the fuel economy of its cars for the past quarter century, deepening a crisis that’s already …

Mitsubishi Motors

When Is It OK to Implement Offensive Crisis Management?

What is the goal of crisis management?<p>The goal of crisis management is to salvage your organization’s reputation and bottom line when presented with …

Hungry Venezuelans cry at the sight of food, as economic crisis deepens

Venezuelans cried at the sight of fully-stocked supermarket shelves in Colombia.<p>Pregnant women, children and even elderly Venezuelans crossed into Colombia on Sunday after the border was temporarily reopened, allowing them to buy basic foods and toiletries -- rare commodities in their home …

Venezuela

Islamic State threatens to intensify attacks against France

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) has threatened to intensify attacks against France following the Bastille Day events.<p>Isil-run media outlets Wilayat al-Furat and Wilayat Nineveh have each issued a propaganda video calling for more attacks to be carried out in France after the Nice events …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Brazil arrests group plotting 'acts of terrorism' before Olympics: source

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil arrested 10 people on Thursday suspected of belonging to a poorly organized group supporting Islamic State (IS) and discussing terrorist acts during the next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.<p>The group, described as “absolutely amateur” by Justice Minister …

Brazil

ISIS Trying to Topple Saudi King with Attack on Mohammed's Mosque

Current and former U.S. officials say a recent ISIS attack on the tomb of Mohammed in Saudi Arabia -– Islam’s second holiest site -- shows the terror group is now directly challenging the kingdom’s ruling family and trying to topple the monarchy.<p>“The Saudi king's tiles include 'Protector of the two …

Islam

This chart shows the incredible risks of cyber attacks — and how you can protect against them

The world is becoming an increasingly networked place — with everything from food delivery to banking to local pizza places and education making the move online.<p>All of this connection is making the world a more dynamic, efficient, and accessible place. However, as increasing amounts of personal …

Cybersecurity

Flaws found in security products from AVG, Symantec and McAfee

<b>Updated</b> Patch frenzy imminent, say researchers, thanks to bad use of code hookingHundreds of security products may not be up to the job, researchers …

Information Security

The Vatican Has Been Invited to Mediate in Venezuela Crisis Talks

President Nicolás Maduro’s government has accepted an opposition proposal that the Vatican mediate in talks over Venezuela’s deepening economic …

Venezuela

Almost 3,000 drowned in Mediterranean crisis this year

Some 2,977 people have perished in the Mediterranean Sea so far this year, with people dying at a rate of around 20 a day since March.<p>The benchmark of nearly 3,000 was reached faster this year than in any previous year since the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean began, the International …

Sub-Saharan Africa

First baby with Zika-related birth defect born in New York City

(Reuters) - New York City has reported its first case of a baby born with the birth defect microcephaly related to exposure to the Zika virus, health officials said on Friday.<p>New York City Department of Health officials said the baby’s mother was infected after traveling to an area with ongoing …

Public Health

Seek refuge during Munich shooting using #offenetuer hashtag

Currently, Munich is in the midst of an active shooter situation with reports circulating of several deaths already and police still searching for the gunman.<p>Twitter has joined the fray by offering safe haven for those needing a place to get inside, and away from a potentially deadly scenario on …

Jeremy Corbyn's leadership crisis dominates newspaper headlines

Despite increasing Tory party turmoil over Brexit, it is Labour’s developing drama that gets the bulk of the national press coverage<p>Two political parties have been split asunder by the pro-Brexit vote. But it is Labour’s rebellion against Jeremy Corbyn that dominates the news agenda.<p>Most of …

Boris Johnson