VideoVin Scully is returning for another year. Suddenly, the heat wave is a lot more tolerable. The Dodgers’ inconsistent effort doesn’t seem so bad. And despite the playoffs not starting for another month, it seems like the perfect time to have a ticker tape parade. Every last Angeleno will tell you that 
Tropical Storm Erika was losing its punch as it drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic early Saturday, but it left devastation in its path, killing at least 20 people and leaving another 31 missing on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said. The U. S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said that mountains and an unfavorable environment would likely knock Erika below tropical storm force, though there's a small chance it could recover as it moves along Cuba and then approaches Florida late Sunday.
Ashton Eaton is closing in on another decathlon world title, and keeping the world record in sight, too. The American finished just behind his closest rival, Damian Warner of Canada, on Saturday in the 110-meter hurdles before a sizable discus throw brought him within 13 points of his world-record pace.
Vienna (AFP) - Four people arrested after the decomposing bodies of 71 migrants were found in a truck in Austria will appear before a judge in Hungary Saturday, officials said as the discovery sent shock waves through Europe. The truck, found Thursday on a motorway near the Slovakia and Hungary borders, was carrying refugees believed to be fleeing the war in Syria, and included a toddler and three young boys, Austrian police said.
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