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Multiple homes searched in missing Temple University student case; man questioned

Multiple homes searched in missing Temple University student case; man questioned

Temple Police posted the "Missing Person" advisory on Twitter with an image of Burleigh's face as well as what the 22 year old was last seen wearing. Her last known location was around Pub Webb, a bar and restaurant at 1527 Cecil B. Hupperterz also popped up on the radar of police in Scranton in 2013, when he allegedly broke into a home and stole electronics, credit cards, laundry detergent, and a half keg of beer. Read More

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Frankfurt evacuates 60000 residents ahead of effort to dispose of old bomb

Frankfurt evacuates 60000 residents ahead of effort to dispose of old bomb

Meanwhile, Koblenz is seeing around 20,000 locals evacuated while experts defuse a smaller, half-ton US bomb . Similar operations are still common 72 years after the war ended. British and American warplanes pummelled the country with 1.5 million tonnes of bombs that killed 600,000 people. Allied forces carried out a heavy bombing campaign, and between 10 per cent and 30 per cent of the bombs that were dropped did not explode. Read More

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PM Modi leaves for China to attend BRICS Summit

PM Modi leaves for China to attend BRICS Summit

Xi said the philosophy of Brics cooperation had gained growing appreciation in the global community. "We have laid the foundation and put in place the framework for BRICS cooperation". "The Chinese government will continue to encourage Chinese companies to operate and take root in other countries and likewise we also warmly welcome foreign companies to invest and operate in China", he said. Read More

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Mueller Has Copy Of Trump's Original Letter Justifying Firing James Comey

The letter, written by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , was used instead as the basis to terminate Comey. Trump ultimately decided not to send the letter after his aides urged caution in doing so, according to the Post . The Associated Press has not reviewed the letter. Mr. Trump told aides at the time he was angry that Mr. Comey refused to publicly say that Mr. Trump himself was not under investigation, something Mr. Read More

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Building collapses in India, killing at least 16; 30 injured

Building collapses in India, killing at least 16; 30 injured

The structure turned into rubble on Thursday morning, soon after which locals went there to rescue people trapped under the debris. It was reported that the building was at least 100 to 125 years old. The building crumpled was a 117-years old building and one of the 791 buildings listed as unsafe this year by the Municipality corporation. But there were many families living there. Read More

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A torn Trump weighs fate of young immigrants

A torn Trump weighs fate of young immigrants

Many House Republicans come from deep red districts where Trump's message to crack down on illegal immigration resonated. They were calling for President Trump to preserve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. "If they have any humanity left in their hearts, they should leave DACA in place", said Ms. Fernandez, 29. "If the litigation is brought, the normal response from a president who has said he supports the program would be to defend DACA in court", he said. Read More

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Mueller Teams Up With New York AG in Manafort Probe

Mueller Teams Up With New York AG in Manafort Probe

Schneiderman has been looking into Manafort's financial dealings in NY for potential money laundering and fraud . Some legal experts believe that the investigation may have shifted after Donald Trump pardoned Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio last week, which many saw as a sign that Trump would use his pardon powers to help his allies in legal troubles. Read More

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'Get out now!' Levee breaches south of Houston as flooding intensifies

'Get out now!' Levee breaches south of Houston as flooding intensifies

The Army Corps of Engineers has released water from both reservoirs, but the amount of water entering exceeds the amount being released, causing floodwaters to overflow the spillways. But he planned to return to the region Saturday to meet with some of the victims, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. The area, near Mount Belvieu, Texas, reached the record around 3:30 p.m. Read More

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Burger King is giving away free Whoppers if you've been fired

Burger King is giving away free Whoppers if you've been fired

I want a free Whopper. Natasha Bach in Fortune: " Burger King has reportedly issued one billion Whoppercoin tokens to date on Waves Platform , though it is possible that there will be more to come", Bach said . Although the currency has been announced by Burger King , there's no firm date on a rollout as of yet. "Experts predict a rapid increase in the value of crypto-currencies, so eating a Whopper today becomes a reserve for financial well-being tomorrow". Read More

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More than 1.8m arrive for Hajj festival

More than 1.8m arrive for Hajj festival

It is one of the five pillars of Islam , or core ritual practices, and considered to be the largest gathering of people in the world, with millions attending every year. Salwa is the only land crossing that links Qatar with the world with more than 1,000 trucks passing everyday loaded with supplies and an annual average of 4,000 per day. Read More

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North Korea missile threat: United States diplomatic efforts failed, Fmr. Navy SEAL says

The missile defense agency director Lt. Gen. Sam Greaves said the test was a "key milestone" in enhancing the country's ballistic defense technologies, CNN noted. President Donald Trump said "all options are on the table" in response to the test. The U.S. military still has numerous missile defense assets - from Patriot interceptors to Terminal High Altitude Area Defense systems - in the area though. Read More

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President Trump Set to Release Tax Reform Plan

President Trump Set to Release Tax Reform Plan

Trump has argued that ambitious reform of the tax code is needed to juice the economy further. President Donald Trump arrived in Springfield shortly before 1 p.m. The Republican Missouri Attorney General has also pushed Congress to support Trump's tax reform agenda. Schumer says if Trump wants to use populism to sell the plan, "he ought to consider actually putting his money where his mouth is" and cut taxes for the middle class. Read More

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Houston officials release water from reservoirs

Houston officials release water from reservoirs

The release was necessary , officials said , to avoid a collapse of the reservoirs' dam and inundate downtown Houston , however it put several thousand homes in the area at further risk. The worst floods are expected on Wednesday and Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. " Both reservoirs are rising more than half a foot per hour ", Zetterstrom said. Read More

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Joel Osteen responds to accusations of closing church doors to Harvey evacuees

Joel Osteen responds to accusations of closing church doors to Harvey evacuees

On Tuesday, the church announced it would begin receiving people who need shelter . His megachurch has a capacity of 16,000. He said , " We have never closed our doors . Lakewood Church sent photos to ABC News Monday evening that it said shows flooding in and around its complex. According to Franklin Graham , "We have pre-positioned Samaritan's Purse disaster relief trucks and materials outside Dallas and will be moving into the hardest hit areas as soon as we are given the ... Read More

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China Stand-off in Sikkim Ends, Both Countries to Withdraw Troops from Doklam

China Stand-off in Sikkim Ends, Both Countries to Withdraw Troops from Doklam

In response to queries on Doklam disengagement, the Ministry of External Affairs said, "India has always maintained that it is only through diplomatic channels such matters can be addressed". The Indian troops, whose number was in a "few hundreds", have also moved out of the stand-off area, the official told PTI tonight, adding it is a "demilitarised" area now. Read More

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Barcelona terror attack victim dies of her injuries

Barcelona terror attack victim dies of her injuries

Five people are still critically injured and four have serious injuries. The death toll in the Barcelona terrorist attack reached 14 on Sunday, when a German woman died from injuries she sustained in the August 17 rampage. The massive march was led by #King Felipe Vi , Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy , and Carles Puigdemont, Catalonia's regional government head. Read More

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ACLU files suit challenging Trump's transgender ban for military

ACLU files suit challenging Trump's transgender ban for military

On Aug. 9, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders, or GLAD, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights, or NCLR, filed a similar federal lawsuit on behalf of several transgender service members. It leaves determining what will happen to transgender individuals now serving to the Defense Defense. At the culmination of a thorough process, the Department of Defense concluded in 2016 that there was no basis for the military to exclude transgender individuals from openly serving their country, ... Read More

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How concerned are you about the prospect of a government shutdown?

How concerned are you about the prospect of a government shutdown?

Flake said that while he's simpatico with Trump on his Supreme Court pick, his policy on regulatory reform and his tax policy, he still has issues with the President's trade policy and "tone". Ryan said building a wall along the country's border with Mexico to deter illegal immigration was necessary, but added that the government didn't have to choose between border security and shuttering operations. Read More

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UN will treat Israel with 'impartiality — UN Chief Guterres

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is apparently anxious for his Monday meeting in order to stress concerns with Iran's creation of a power base in Syria and the United Nations agencies' continuing refusal to acknowledge the blatant flouting of Security Council Resolution 1701 which has allowed the Hizbullah terrorist organization to build formidable arsenals of sophisticated missiles, some 100,000 of which are estimated to be pointed at the Jewish state, and formidable fighting force. Read More

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Trump's sanctions on Venezuela and threats to its economy

Trump's sanctions on Venezuela and threats to its economy

The White House is walking a necessary fine line in imposing additional financial sanctions on Venezuela while trying to hold harmless the long suffering citizens of that beleaguered nation. hospitals, schools, libraries, urban living centres were attacked". But Trump's rhetoric might have worked in Maduro's favor. The event, attended by military officials from China , Belarus and Russian Federation, was a prelude to military exercises Maduro called for this weekend as a deterrent to ... Read More

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