iStock/Thinkstock(BUFFALO, N.Y.) — A Buffalo, New York man was arrested on Wednesday for selling a club drug to someone who later died.

Patrick Morgan is accused of selling the synthetic drug “molly,” a form of ecstasy, to several people including Jeffrey Russ.

At last summer’s Electric Zoo music festival in New York, Russ collapsed and had a seizure. He died at the hospital.

Two others also died from molly overdoses at the festival, prompting the city to call off Electric Zoo.

Despite Russ’s death, Morgan reportedly continued to sell. Court records show he sent a text message in March to Russ’ friends that said “u too call me whenever you want.”

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US Senator Barbara Boxer(WASHINGTON) — Environmental Protection Agency hearings are discussing a proposed rule that would limit carbon pollution from power plants.

The proposal, from the Obama administration, would cut pollution 30% by 2030.

Senator Barbara Boxer supports the proposal, saying it would save and improve thousands of lives.

“It will avoid up to 3,700 cases of bronchitis in children; 150,000 asthma attacks; 3,300 heart attacks; 6,600 premature deaths and 490,000 missed days of school and work,” Boxer said.

Boxer cited a recent ABC News/Washington Post poll that reported about 70% of Americans believe such a rule is needed.

The June poll found 57% of Republicans, 76% of Independents, and 79% of Democrats support limiting greenhouse gases from existing power plants.

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iStock/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) — The last surviving crew member of the American plane that unleashed the nuclear attack on Hiroshima, Japan has died.

Theodore VanKirk, 93, died Monday at home in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Known to his fellow fliers as Dutch, VanKirk was navigator of the B-29 bomber Enola Gay.

On August 6, 1945, Enola Gay dropped the first atomic bomb. The blast killed 140,000 people, hastening the end of World War II.

At a public forum in 2011, VanKirk recalled seeing nothing left other than a cloud rising over the city of Hiroshima.

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iStock/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) — The last surviving crew member of the American plane that unleashed the nuclear attack on Hiroshima, Japan has died.

Theodore VanKirk, 93, died Monday at home in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Known to his fellow fliers as Dutch, VanKirk was navigator of the B-29 bomber Enola Gay.

On August 6, 1945, Enola Gay dropped the first atomic bomb. The blast killed 140,000 people, hastening the end of World War II.

At a public forum in 2011, VanKirk recalled seeing nothing left other than a cloud rising over the city of Hiroshima.

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US Senator Barbara Boxer(WASHINGTON) — Environmental Protection Agency hearings are discussing a proposed rule that would limit carbon pollution from power plants.

The proposal, from the Obama administration, would cut pollution 30% by 2030.

Senator Barbara Boxer supports the proposal, saying it would save and improve thousands of lives.

“It will avoid up to 3,700 cases of bronchitis in children; 150,000 asthma attacks; 3,300 heart attacks; 6,600 premature deaths and 490,000 missed days of school and work,” Boxer said.

Boxer cited a recent ABC News/Washington Post poll that reported about 70% of Americans believe such a rule is needed.

The June poll found 57% of Republicans, 76% of Independents, and 79% of Democrats support limiting greenhouse gases from existing power plants.

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File photo. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Melissa Sheffield)(RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany) — In a shocking turn of events, the C-130 aircraft on which an African stowaway’s body was found this weekend had just been used to transport United States personnel evacuated from Libya.

Officials have now determined that the male teen died of asphyxiation after sneaking into one of the aircraft’s wheel wells in Mali, which means the boy’s remains were aboard when the plane was used to fly the evacuated personnel from Tunisia to Sigonella, Italy.

The C-130 was one of several involved in the mission to evacuate at least 150 U.S. embassy personnel and Marines who had been driven out of Libya into Tunisia early Saturday morning, several U.S. officials say. The State Department ordered the relocation of the personnel from Tripoli because of rising violence levels between fighting militias that posed a threat to embassy staff.

After driving westward into Tunisia, the embassy personnel boarded aircraft that took them to the U.S. Naval base at Sigonella. Two officials say it is unclear whether the aircraft was carrying civilian personnel or Marines.

When the body was discovered Sunday night at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, the aircraft had just completed an eight-day journey, originating in Senegal and then stopping in Mali, Chad, Tunisia and Italy before returning to Ramstein.

One of the officials said the aircraft had originally gone to Africa on a resupply mission before being “reassigned to support the movement of persons from Tunisia to Sigonella, and from there back to Ramstein.”

At a Pentagon news conference Wednesday, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III said U.S. European Command has confirmed “that the young man died of asphyxiation.”

“He got on the plane in Mali,” Welsh said. “I don’t know if he is from Mali or not.”

How the teen managed to get into the C-130′s wheel well “is a huge question mark” and the incident “raised security flags for everybody involved,” Welsh said.

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James agreed, saying, “obviously, whatever happened here, something fell through the cracks that his boy was able to gain access to the aircraft.”

One U.S. official said the boy’s remains were found in a part of the wheel well “that couldn’t be considered accessible by anyone.” Maintenance crewmembers saw what appeared to be an orange rag sticking out of a portion of the wheel well, according to the official.

They tried pulling it out but found it was attached to something. They then removed a panel in the well and found the teen’s remains.

Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby Tuesday told reporters that security measures at airfields in remote locations may not be the same as those found in the United States.

“The aircraft is a rugged aircraft designed to operate in austere locations. It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anybody that the security at some of these fields is not going to be at the same level,” he said. “We shouldn’t expect that the security environment in every location that these aircraft operate in will be at the same high standard.”

The German and U.S. teams that removed the body wore protective clothing because of concerns about the potential for communicable diseases, military officials said.

Subsequent tests were negative, Kirby said.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Stocks finished mixed on Wednesday.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 31.75 points, ending the day at 16,880.36. The Nasdaq rose 20.20 points to 4,462.90, and the S&P 500 finished up 0.12 at 1,970.07.

Payroll processor ADP says hiring slowed a little in July but is continuing at a health pace — possibly enough to lower unemployment nationally. Numbers from the government will be released Friday.

Gross domestic product– a snapshot of all goods and services produced in the United States– rose at an annualized rate of 4% from April to June, the Commerce Department announced.

A study in the journal Administrative Science Quarterly says the best managers empower and encourage their teams and ask for feedback.

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iStock/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) — The U.S. and its European allies have slapped yet another round of sanctions on Russia — punishment, they say, for Russia’s continued meddling in Ukraine.

But Russia says the sanctions will also hurt the U.S. and do a little more than harm relations between the two countries.

Russian officials, meanwhile, are defiant, declaring that Russia will make up the difference on its own. Russia’s Central Bank said it would help financial institutions that were hit by sanctions, including the giant VTB.

But privately, economists and businesses reportedly worry these latest sanctions will push the fragile Russian economy towards recession, even as the latest independent poll finds nearly two thirds of Russians think sanctions won’t affect them.

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ABC/Todd Wawrychuk(LOS ANGELES) — Bachelorette star Andi Dorfman and Josh Murray just announced their engagement, but the groom-to-be is already thinking about starting a family.

Dorfman? Not so much.

“We’re waiting a little while, though he doesn’t want to wait,” she told ABC News. “I was like, ‘When you can afford my push presents!’”

Meanwhile, Murray, said that he’s ready for “a whole team of kids” and is “ready to start poppin’ ‘em out.”

“[But] she’s the boss when it comes to this stuff,” he said, adding hopefully, they’ll have four children. “We want a big family. We love kids.”

First thing’s first, however. Dorfman said that she and Murray are already starting to think about their wedding, which they hope will take place in the spring. Expect to see some of Murray’s former competition from The Bachelorette on the guest list, they said, along with great food and solid entertainment.

“The vibe we would want is just fun,” she added, before turning to her fiance. “I’ll let you come to the tastings… unless you want to come pick out colors and everything?”

Clearly, they’re already on the same page, because Murray didn’t miss a beat.

“I’m gonna pass on that!” he said.

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iStock/Thinkstock(PHEONIX) — A passenger died aboard a US Airways flight from Honolulu to Phoenix.

The victim, a woman in her 50′s, suffered a medical emergency as flight 693 was decending.

She reportedly became unconsious, and when the plane touched down in Phoenix, firefighters say she had no pulse and was declared dead.

Her cause of death is not yet known.

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