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This Thursday, July 10, 2014 photo provided by the Grand Teton National Park shows a bus that flipped on its side in Grand Teton National Park. Officials say about two dozen people were taken to a hospital after a bus flipped on its side. Authorities say no other vehicles were involved. It wasn't clear who owned the bus or whether it was on a tour. (AP Photo/Michael Nash, Grand Teton National Park)Officials: A bus carrying tourists flipped on its side on a busy highway in Wyoming.


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This April 20, 1994 file photo shows longtime newspaper executive John Seigenthaler in his office at the Freedom Forum First Amendment center which he founded in Nashville, Tenn. Seigenthaler, the journalist who edited The Tennessean newspaper, helped shape USA Today and worked for civil rights during the Kennedy administration, died Friday, July 11, 2014. He was 86. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)Seigenthaler edited 'The Tennessean’ and worked during the Kennedy administration.


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An Iraqi Shiite fighter chants slogans against the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State group during Friday prayers in the Shiite holy city of Karbala, 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, July 11, 2014. The Sunni militant blitz led by the Islamic State extremist group has effectively cleaved the country along ethnic and sectarian lines — the swath of militant-held Sunni areas, the Shiite-majority south and center ruled by the Shiite-led government in Baghdad and the Kurdish north. (AP Photo)BAGHDAD (AP) — Kurdish security forces took over two major oil fields outside the disputed northern city of Kirkuk before dawn Friday and said they would use some of the production for domestic purposes, further widening a split with the central government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.


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