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Police are investigating a murder-suicide at UCLA, Donald Trump gained another Republican party leader's support, and Sri Lankan workers conducted an unusual rescue from a storm drain. Take the BuzzFeed News quiz, made from stories featured in the
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Mainak Sarkar left behind a so-called kill list that included professor William Klug, the name of another UCLA professor who was unharmed, and the Minnesota woman, who is reported to be Ashley Hasti, 31. Klug was Sarkar’s doctoral adviser at UCLA, a university source told the Los Angeles Times.
Ryan said he would
vote for Trump after weeks of expressing doubt about the presumptive Republican nominee.
Prince died of an
accidental overdose of fentanyl — a synthetic opiate typically used to help patients manage severe pain. Prince died on April 21 at his Minnesota estate at the age of 57.
The zoo and the 3-year-old boy’s parents have faced criticism from people on social media, who are using
#JusticeForHarambe to protest the decision to kill the ape — and question how the parents lost track of their child.
Police in Manchester are
launching a pioneering scheme that will track violence among same-sex and trans couples. Whenever an officer attends to a call from an LGBT member of the public alleging such abuse, a special code (“D66”) will be used in the incident report.
The Warriors, who won 96–88, are the
first team to come back from a 3–1 series deficit to take the Conference Finals since the 1981 Celtics, according to ESPN. The Warriors face LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the finals for the second year in a row.
Last week, several former contestants told the
New York Post that the show had encouraged them to take drugs including Adderall and pills containing ephedra, a weight-loss drug that has been banned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
This baby elephant had to be rescued from a
concrete storm drain in Sri Lanka and officials aren’t sure how it got there. Elephants are common on the streets of Hambantota, where they roam freely among residents — except when they get lodged in a storm drain.
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