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WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's campaign are going back and forth about the death of an Iranian scientist who was executed for spying for the United States. Trump tweeted that "many people," as he put it, have linked Clinton's hacked emails to the scientist's execution. A Clinton spokesman retorted that "many people are saying" equals "I made this up."

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say three people have fallen from a Ferris wheel at a county fairground in eastern Tennessee. The Greeneville Sun quotes police as saying all three fell 30 to 45 feet from the ride this evening, and that the oldest of the three is a 16-year-old girl. No word yet on their conditions.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Kansas, say a 10-year-old boy who died while riding the world's tallest water slide suffered a fatal neck injury. Police say Caleb Schwab was one of three passengers riding in a boat Sunday on the water slide at Schlitterbahn Waterpark. Two women, non-related, sustained minor facial injuries. The ride remains closed indefinitely.

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Police in Pueblo, Colorado, say two sisters, ages three and five, and their 17-year-old female baby sitter drowned in a swimming pool in a mobile home park. The Pueblo Chieftain says police are investigating what led to the drownings but say no foul play is suspected.

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Tropical Storm Javier is bearing down on the resort city of Cabo San Lucas at the tip of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula. Meanwhile, the death toll from former Hurricane Earl rose to 45 in the country's eastern mountains.

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