• Body of missing Temple University student found in Wayne County
Body of missing Temple University student found in Wayne County

He confessed to "elements of the crime", police told reporters, and is expected to be charged in the woman's death. 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.

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  • PM Modi leaves for BRICS meet in China, to visit Myanmar
PM Modi leaves for BRICS meet in China, to visit Myanmar

Xi added that the "construction of a tall building starts with a foundation". Some have questioned the relevance of BRICS and China's commitment to its New Development Bank (NDB) in light of Xi's own global Belt and Road development initiative and the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

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  • Tremor detected in N.Korea after sixth nuclear test
Tremor detected in N.Korea after sixth nuclear test

The state news service cited Kim referring to the device as a "thermonuclear weapon with super explosive power". Japan concluded that the tremors detected in North Korea were a nuclear explosion, marking the sixth atomic test by Pyongyang since 2006.

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  • US Troops Are In Afghanistan, Thousands More Than Previously Acknowledged
US Troops Are In Afghanistan, Thousands More Than Previously Acknowledged

The Taliban responded by saying that Afghanistan would become "another graveyard" for the U.S. if it did not withdraw its troops. The White House earlier this year announced that setting troop levels for Afghanistan, as well as Washington's war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria , would fall to the Pentagon chief.

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  • Supreme Court Backs Scott In Death Penalty Battle With State Attorney
Supreme Court Backs Scott In Death Penalty Battle With State Attorney

Scott hailed Thursday's decision, saying in a prepared statement that it is "a great victory for the many victims and families whose lives have been forever changed by ruthless, evil acts of crime". "None of them has either expressed or has been confirmed as having no opposition to death penalty". "State Attorney Ayala's statement today leaves to...

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  • Florida State vs Alabama
Florida State vs Alabama

They've each won a national title in the last five years, and Alabama has collected four in a decade under coach Nick Saban . He finished the year with 3350 yards and 20 touchdowns. After finishing last season against No. 2 Clemson in the national championship game, No. 1 Alabama kicks off 2017 by facing the nation's third-ranked team, Florida S...

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  • Four Companies Picked to Build Border Wall Prototypes
Four Companies Picked to Build Border Wall Prototypes

There appears to be a lack of political will to fund a continuous barrier. Each prototype is anticipated to cost between $300,000 - $500,000. The four companies chosen are Caddell Construction of Montgomery, AL; Fisher Sand & Gravel/DBA Fisher Industries of Tempe, AZ; Texas Sterling Construction in Houston; and W.G.

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  • Gas prices spiking in Tennessee; analysts point to Hurricane Harvey
Gas prices spiking in Tennessee; analysts point to Hurricane Harvey

Fuel futures and cash markets experienced five-cent to 10-cent swings early Tuesday as traders tried to parse news from rumors about refinery outages and pipeline shutdowns, according to analysts at TAC Energy. "If you're seeing gas close to $2.50, go somewhere else", he said. Meanwhile, wholesale prices for gasoline have been rising nationally ...

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  • Amber Alert issued after mother, 1-year-old son taken at gunpoint
Amber Alert issued after mother, 1-year-old son taken at gunpoint

Zayed has black eyes and brown hair. A photo of him was released, but he might have shaved his head since it was taken. Zahid Adams has brown eyes and brown hair. Adams has a cancer-survivor ribbon and butterfly tattooed on her wrist, police said. He weighs about 130 pounds and was last seen wearing a black baseball cap.

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  • State Department Hits Back At Russia For Kicking Out US Diplomats
State Department Hits Back At Russia For Kicking Out US Diplomats

The State Department wants them closed by September 2. I asked Rogin where the diplomats would go and he confirmed that they would go to "A$3 ny of facilities in the USA the Russians choose". Nauert said the USA was prepared to take additional actions "as warranted". The forced closures were the latest in an intensifying exchange of diplomati...

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  • It Is Not Mohanlal But Another Malayalam Actor In Prabhas's Saaho!
It Is Not Mohanlal But Another Malayalam Actor In Prabhas's Saaho!

They shot for some action sequences including hand-tohand combat scenes. It remains to be seen how cleverly director Sujeeth handles the pile of Hindi actors without missing the nativity factor. "I am happy to be a part of Saaho with Prabhas , who is one of the biggest actors in India at the moment". After the confirmation of Shraddha Kapoo...

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  • Theresa May threatens more sanctions against North Korea
Theresa May threatens more sanctions against North Korea

Talks over the course of the day focused on North Korea, which on Tuesday fired a missile over Japan , but Brexit was also touched upon. Fox is accompanying Prime Minister Theresa May on her current visit to Japan. She said: "We are very clear that the actions of North Korea are illegal". "We must work together to enhance our collective resp...

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  • Trump calls for a broad tax reform, but remains stingy details
Trump calls for a broad tax reform, but remains stingy details

He wants United States business taxes reduced to 15%, in a bid to bring American multi-nationals back to USA soil. "We just need Congress to marry up with the president and deliver him tax reform , so that he can sign it this year", said Bossie.

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  • Ending the 'Dreamers' Program Could Cost Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs
Ending the 'Dreamers' Program Could Cost Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs

It has granted deportation protections to almost 800,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children. Since January, he has taken no action to eliminate DACA, despite repeated promises to do so during the campaign. Getting a work permit allowed her to secure a better-paying job, Ms. Fernandez said. Brenda makes the case for why imm...

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  • Mueller begins Manafort probe, teams up with Schneiderman
Mueller begins Manafort probe, teams up with Schneiderman

Reports , citing sources, have noted that the NY prosecutor's office also is looking into some of Trump's business transactions and could potentially share those records with Mueller's team. He's already won a $25 million settlement on behalf of the marks who were scammed by the president* through his Trump University long con. The President ha...

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  • Doctor's body found in seashore after Mumbai deluge
Doctor's body found in seashore after Mumbai deluge

Incidentally, the manhole ends at the Worli seashore, where his body was found this morning. Sunil Deshmukh, a police officer at Dadar said, "Some eye-witnesses present at the spot informed us that Dr Amarapurkar fell into a manhole and the police recovered his umbrella from the spot".

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  • Mississippi National Guardsmen Head To Texas
Mississippi National Guardsmen Head To Texas

Abbott on Monday activated his state's entire National Guard force in response to Hurricane Harvey, bringing the total number of deployed Texas Guard members to roughly 12,000. The Guardsmen will assist in the ongoing search and rescue effort for any Texans in immediate danger, and will be heavily involved in the extensive recovery effort in the ...

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  • Left-wing MSPs rule out Scottish Labour leadership bid after Kezia Dugdale quits
Left-wing MSPs rule out Scottish Labour leadership bid after Kezia Dugdale quits

She wrote: "With almost four years now until the next Scottish Parliament elections, I am convinced that the party needs a new leader with fresh energy, drive and a new mandate to take the party into that contest". He said it would be "wrong to speculate" on who he would like to stand. Speaking to the Guardian, Labour MSP Neil Findlay, a close ...

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  • SEA Games: Official explains 50-gold forecast after Team PH misses target
SEA Games: Official explains 50-gold forecast after Team PH misses target

In a visibly upbeat mood, Najib said the government wished to record its appreciation to the Malaysian athletes, games officials and organisers for the achievement in the games. But the Philippines made no progress from its sixth-place showing the last time and instead crashed down in terms of gold medal haul at the close of the KL Games here yeste...

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  • Still room for diplomatic solution with North Korea: Mattis
Still room for diplomatic solution with North Korea: Mattis

That directive gave Mattis until February 21 to "determine how to address transgender individuals now serving in the United States military " and called for "further study" of the issue even though there has already been extensive study on transgender service members.

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  • Not angry with Kapil Sharma: Ajay Devgn
Not angry with Kapil Sharma: Ajay Devgn

If the media reports are to be believed, the incident has left Sony channel miffed with the ace comedian. There have been many stories from the sets of The Kapil Sharma Show off late when Bollywood biggies have walked off the sets. Ajay Devgn was also on time by 11 am and made to his vanity van for makeup and setting first. I really don't kn...

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  • Joel Osteen's church opens as a shelter as volunteers sort donations
Joel Osteen's church opens as a shelter as volunteers sort donations

After Osteen got eviscerated nationwide for not volunteering to help Houston residents displaced by flooding, the Lakewood Church leader made a decision to finally open his doors - even though he denied that they were closed in the first place.

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  • Coalition Airstrikes Move to Block Transfer of ISIS Fighters, Civilians
Coalition Airstrikes Move to Block Transfer of ISIS Fighters, Civilians

Video of that engagement showed the Syrian army and fighters from Hezbollah - a Shia Islamist militant group and political party - pounding Islamic State positons in the mountain region close to the Lebanon border last week. But Lebanon's move to halt the fight after IS was squeezed into a small sliver on the border and then let the militants fle...

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  • Gov. Rauner Signs Voter Registration, Immigrant Protections
Gov. Rauner Signs Voter Registration, Immigrant Protections

Opponents of the TRUST Act say it makes IL a sanctuary state and puts the state at risk for losing federal law enforcement grants. The Democratic-controlled General Assembly and Republican governor have been unable to agree on school funding reform since July.

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  • India, China Agree to Disengage Troops Along Border
India, China Agree to Disengage Troops Along Border

The Ministry of External Affairs of India said in a statement on Monday that both the countries had communicated with each other regarding the Doklam issue in the last few weeks. Since India's support to Bhutan's claim of the plateau, there was a faceoff between China and India. That meeting-between the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and...

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  • Already Flooded, Houston Braces As 2 Swollen Reservoirs Are Opened
Already Flooded, Houston Braces As 2 Swollen Reservoirs Are Opened

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. Foreboding images of Harvey were lighting up weather radar screens early Tuesday, the 12th anniversary of the day Katrina made landfall in Plaquemines Parish.

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  • Cruz: 'Texas spirit of determination ... will guide us forward'
Cruz: 'Texas spirit of determination ... will guide us forward'

Other federal agencies involved in the Harvey response efforts include the National Guard; the Coast Guard, which has performed some 2,000 rescues; and the Department of Health and Human Services, which has 500 people on the ground in Texas and Louisiana with medical equipment and supplies.

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  • Harvey affects United States refineries, boosts gasoline prices
Harvey affects United States refineries, boosts gasoline prices

Houston also marks the beginning of the Colonial Pipeline, which transports more than 100 million gallons of gasoline, heating oil and aviation fuel each day to as far as the NY harbor. "We already heard that some Asian refiners are trying to send gasoline to the USA, this is in addition to the traditional European supply, so I think some refineri...

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  • Boos for King Felipe at Barcelona terror parade
Boos for King Felipe at Barcelona terror parade

The woman, who has not been named, died on Sunday in the intensive care unit of Hospital del Mar in Barcelona , according to the regional health department. The 51-year old woman from Germany had been critically injured after a van mowed down the iconic street of Las Ramblas, killing 13 people and injuring more than 100.

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  • Odds of government shutdown rise after Trump threat
Odds of government shutdown rise after Trump threat

While devastating flooding from Hurricane Harvey swept through Texas, Trump turned his attention a bit south of the Lone Star State on Sunday. Trump had several times promised Mexico would pay for the wall , but Mexico has so far refused.

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