Junk-car dealer dies from beating

Posted: July 28, 2014 at 4:19 a.m.

Police said a Rhode Island dealership owner who was struck with a two-by-four in a fight over a junk-car deal that went wrong has died.

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Ukraine pushes on to secure crash site

A Dutch police officer (right) talks with an Australian officer in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, on Sunday. A team of international police officers that had been due to visit the site of the Malaysian plane disaster in eastern Ukraine canceled the trip Sunday after receiving reports of fighting in the area.

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Dietician Mandy Willing teaches a cooking class focusing on African foods and methods in Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Sponsored by the Boston-based nonprofit Oldways, the class called "A Taste of African Heritage" concentrates on getting black Americans to adopt healthy cooking methods common in African culture.

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