The Denver Post - - NATION & WORLD - Den­ver Post wire ser­vices

At least nine peo­ple were killed and one other be­lieved miss­ing as flood­wa­ters from a sud­den rain­storm bar­reled through a nor­mally tran­quil swim­ming area where more than 100 peo­ple were tak­ing refuge from sum­mer heat, author­i­ties said Sun­day. Some of those washed down­stream clung to trees un­til res­cuers reached them. The flood hit Satur­day af­ter­noon at Cold Springs canyon, about 100 north­east of Phoenix, and some peo­ple were washed sev­eral miles down­stream.

Some res­i­dents couldn’t hear alarms in deadly blaze. HONOLULU»

As flames raged through a Honolulu high-rise build­ing, killing three peo­ple and in­jur­ing a dozen oth­ers, some res­i­dents didn’t even re­al­ize a blaze had bro­ken out un­til they opened their doors or saw fire­fight­ers. Sev­eral Marco Polo high-rise res­i­dents said the sirens are in the hall­ways and they had trou­ble hear­ing them when the blaze started. There were no flash­ing alarm lights or pub­lic an­nounce­ments about the deadly fire, they said.

Singer Carter, girl­friend ar­rested. COR­NELIA,

GA.» Author­i­ties say singer Aaron Carter and his girl­friend have been ar­rested on DUI and drug charges in Ge­or­gia. Carter is ac­cused of drunken driv­ing and pos­ses­sion of less than 1 ounce of mar­i­juana and para­pher­na­lia. Parker was ar­rested for ob­struc­tion and pos­ses­sion.

UAE hacked Qatari gov­ern­ment sites, spark­ing re­gional up­heaval, ac­cord­ing to U.S. in­tel­li­gence of­fi­cials.

The United Arab Emi­rates or­ches­trated the hack­ing of Qatari gov­ern­ment news and so­cial me­dia sites to post in­cen­di­ary false quotes at­trib­uted to Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Ha­mad alThani, in late May that sparked the on­go­ing up­heaval be­tween Qatar and its neigh­bors, ac­cord­ing to U.S. in­tel­li­gence of­fi­cials.

Of­fi­cials be­came aware last week that newly an­a­lyzed in­for­ma­tion gath­ered by U.S. in­tel­li­gence agen­cies con­firmed that on May 23, se­nior mem­bers of the UAE gov­ern­ment dis­cussed the plan and its im­ple­men­ta­tion. The false re­ports said that the emir, among other things, had called Iran an “Is­lamic power” and praised Ha­mas.

“War for the Planet of the Apes” wins weekend box of­fice. HOL­LY­WOOD»

“War for the Planet of the Apes” took down “Spi­der-Man: Home­com­ing” at the North Amer­i­can box of­fice, open­ing with an es­ti­mated $56.5 mil­lion in ticket sales.

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