• New search for missing Iowa student

    New search for missing Iowa student

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    Thank you for signing up for the Sunrise Newsletter. Tibbetts, a 20-year-old University of Iowa student, hasn't been seen since July 18. One of the most powerful moments came when Calderwood said she felt her daughter's presence each day.
  • Trump administration reveals plans to roll back vehicle fuel standards

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    The administration said vehicle manufacturers would benefit from the proposed rollback, but the USA auto industry is pushing for a negotiated settlement between states and the administration to lift uncertainty over the kinds of cars and trucks it will need to produce for the American market in the coming years.
  • Trump praises Italy's Conte on immigration

    Trump praises Italy's Conte on immigration

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    In response, Trump told him "you'll always be treated warmly". Today, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will visit with US President Donald Trump in Washington. Trump spoke of his "great meeting" with Russian President Vladimir Putin last month, but said "sanctions on Russia will remain as is". "I will be, personally, the carrier of the message, and I'll try and make the others understand these positions", Conte said.
  • Prestigious Mathematics Medal Stolen Minutes After It Was Awarded

    Prestigious Mathematics Medal Stolen Minutes After It Was Awarded

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    Caucher Birkar's medal was stolen after the University of Cambridge professor placed it, along with his phone and wallet inside his briefcase and left it on a table in the event hall's pavilion. The Fields Medal is awarded every four years to researchers under 40 to recognize outstanding mathematical achievement and the promise of future achievement.
  • Trump Asked John Kelly to Stay Through 2020

    Trump Asked John Kelly to Stay Through 2020

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    Kelly, who hit his one-year mark in the White House on Monday, had been expected to step aside as early as this summer . A retired Marine general, Kelly replaced Reince Priebus in the role. "We didn't cover ourselves in glory", Kelly told a gathering of reporters last March . Unwilling to cede control to a powerful chief of staff again, Trump mused aloud to confidants that he might leave the job open, according to the official.
  • Facebook shuts down fake pages, accounts ahead of midterms

    Facebook shuts down fake pages, accounts ahead of midterms

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    But the tech giant did say "some of the activity is consistent" with that of the St Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency (IRA) - the Russian troll farm that managed many false Facebook accounts used to influence the 2016 vote. The oldest of these accounts was just over a year old, with the newest created in May of 2018, and in total, they had amassed some 290,000 followers.
  • Sarah Sanders Won’t Tell CNN’s Jim Acosta He’s Not The Enemy

    Sarah Sanders Won’t Tell CNN’s Jim Acosta He’s Not The Enemy

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    When Acosta raised his hand for the semi-rare opportunity to ask the president a question directly, Trump refused to call on him-with extreme prejudice. Sanders started to answer, but Acosta cut her off. "Certainly we have a role to play, but the media has a role to play for the discourse in this country as well".
  • National Archives: We can't produce all Kavanaugh docs until end of October

    National Archives: We can't produce all Kavanaugh docs until end of October

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    Bush administration. "This unprecedented process appears to be designed intentionally by Republicans to deny the Senate and the American people the information they need to evaluate this critically important nomination", Schumer said. "I think we should receive the entire record from the Bush library", Sen. But earlier Thursday, he declined to set a date for beginning confirmation hearings, only saying he hoped to start "sometime in September".
  • Assam NRC Final Draft is Communal and Sectarian

    Assam NRC Final Draft is Communal and Sectarian

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    Chief Minister of Bengal, Mamata Banerjee has said that she would welcome Assamese refugees. The first draft was published on December 31, 2017, and names of 1.9 crore of the 3.29 crore applicants were incorporated. "The EC, with its objective of "no voter to be left behind", has asked CEO Assam to coordinate closely with State Coordinator NRC so as to ensure that all eligible persons are included in Electoral Roll during Summary Revision 2019".
  • Presumed US remains from site of famous Korean War battle

    Presumed US remains from site of famous Korean War battle

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    John Byrd, director of analysis for the U.S. Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA), told reporters at Osan that the family of the soldier identified by the dog tag had been notified. McKeague said North Korea did not receive any payment for the transfer this week. "None whatsoever. No caveats". "Looking back on it, I would say it was challenging but very successful", said Byrd, who took part in the joint field operations that stretched from the mid-1990s to the mid-2000s.
  • Police name suspect in murder of former Bush doctor Mark Hausknecht

    Police name suspect in murder of former Bush doctor Mark Hausknecht

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    This man is unsafe, this man is capable, this man has some skills. "We are relieved that the Houston Police Department has identified the suspect", he said. "So it appears this may be a 20-year-old grudge that this man held", Acevedo said. Police said Pappas and Hausknecht were on their bicycles on July 20 when the suspect rode past the doctor before turning around and fatally shooting him.
  • White House trots out five top officials to reassure election safety

    White House trots out five top officials to reassure election safety

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    To drive the point home, leaders from four U.S. intelligence agencies and John Bolton , President Donald Trump's national security adviser, addressed Russian election influence campaigns at a press briefing Thursday. They, along with National Security Agency director Gen. Paul Nakasone and FBI Director Christopher Wray , appeared at the White House Thursday to try to reassure the American people they are doing everything in their power to address the threat.
  • Extreme Conditions Expected as Firefighters Battle California Blazes

    Extreme Conditions Expected as Firefighters Battle California Blazes

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    Media personnel on scene said the fire was especially intense near Dessie Drive and Hendricks Road. "We're in for a really rough ride, and it's going to get expensive, it's going to get unsafe", Brown said. Tens of thousands of people remain under evacuation orders . Another CalFire spokesman said roughly 40,000 people were under evacuation orders statewide, many from a pair of fires burning close together at the southern end of the Mendocino National Forest.
  • UK Jewish leader urges apology over Labour anti-Semitism

    UK Jewish leader urges apology over Labour anti-Semitism

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    He further acknowledged that in the past, he has "on occasion appeared on platforms with people whose views I completely reject". Mr Corbyn compared Israel's blockade of Gaza to "the siege of Leningrad and Stalingrad". The early day motion, of which Mr McDonnell was the lead signatory, backed "the launch of the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network and its founding Charter".
  • Pope declares death penalty 'inadmissible' in Catholic teaching update

    Pope declares death penalty 'inadmissible' in Catholic teaching update

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    The Church will now work with determination for the abolition of the death penalty worldwide, a statement from the Holy See said. The catechism's paragraph on capital punishment, 2267, already had been updated by St. It also argues that today's more effective detention methods protect citizens and "do not definitively deprive the guilty of the possibility of redemption".
  • Aeromexico plane carrying 101 people crashes in northern Mexico

    Aeromexico plane carrying 101 people crashes in northern Mexico

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    The governor of Durango said that the plane made it off the ground, but was hit by a gust of wind as it left the runway causing the plane to land abruptly on its left wing. The plane, a Brazilian Embraer 190 was carrying more than 100 people. A total of 97 people were admitted for treatment following the crash, majority for "very light" injuries, according to Durango civil defense spokesman Alejandro Cardoza.