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Natalee Holloway's Dad Having Human Remains Tested For DNA

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No one has ever been charged in connection to her disappearance, though a Dutch man, Joran van der Sloot , is the last person known to be seen with her. The Inquisitr already shared that this informant shared that Joran van der Sloot allegedly buried Natalee's body and then dug it up later. He is sure van der Sloot took her home, killed her and, with the help of his influential father, hired South American drug runners to remove Natalee's body from the island, because "they couldn't ... Read More »

North East students await A-level results

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And it definitely doesn't mean that the university door is closed. Thousands of other students will be applying through Clearing and those who show the confidence and fortitude to chase places will be looked upon favourably by admissions tutors. Read More »

BBCI: Sierra Leone mudslide victims buried

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This despite reports that a planned mass burial on Wednesday to relieve pressure on the city's morgues had been delayed. Estimates say more than 500 people are still missing. The mudslide happened after part of Sugar Loaf mountain collapsed. Many victims were trapped under tons of mud as they slept. Koroma fought back tears as he described the devastation during a press conference on Tuesday. Read More »

Utah National Guard member killed, 7 others injured in Afghanistan

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The latest death brings the number of American service members killed while involved in the fight against ISIS-K this year to seven, and the total for USA troops in Afghanistan this year to 10. U.S. Forces-Afghanistan had said that Khan's removal "will deprive the group of an experienced media production director and skilled propagandist". Read More »

Flood situation remains grim in Bihar

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East-Central Railway (ECR) chief public relations officer Rajesh Kumar said no train was travelling beyond Katihar towards the north east as flood waters have inundated the railway tracks. DG, NDRF has informed that apart from relief, the force is also helping in evacuating distressed and trapped people to safer areas and relief camps. Damage to roads and bridges were also recorded in eight districts. Read More »

Assaults Still Being Reported Following Charlottesville Rally

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Robert E. Lee. Virginia State Police cleared Emancipation Park Saturday after a demonstration turned violent, but the action forced attendees into a crowd of counter-protesters. Friday night, hundreds of torch-bearing white supremacists marched through Central Grounds of the University of Virginia, chanting "You will not replace us", "Jew will not replace us" and other epithets too vile to print. Read More »

'George Washington Was a Slave Owner,' Compares Washington to Robert E. Lee

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While Dallas accountant Sunny Kim said he had not heard President Trump's exact statements on memorials to Washington and Jefferson, he said he doesn't believe there's a parallel. The President said not all of those gathered in the Charlottesville park to protest the statue's removal were white supremacists or Nazis, adding that it was unfair to suggest they were. Read More »

USA takes hard line as NAFTA talks kick off

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He says the US is looking to get tougher enforcement of environmental and labor regulations in Mexico. It is unlikely that Mexico and Canada will agree to most of Trump's more radical proposals. Here are some of the examples of what I believe needs to be changed. "This is a historic day for the United States, " Lighthizer said . But experts caution if companies have to produce more parts in the US, it will likely cause American consumers to pay higher prices on cars, clothing and ... Read More »

South Korean Premier Rejects Opposition's Call For Nuclear Armament

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The escalation also followed a report that US intelligence indicates North Korea can now put a nuclear warhead on its long-range missiles. Frank Aum, a former Pentagon adviser on North Korea who contributes to 38 North, an analysis website that focuses on the country, said the crisis could reignite quickly because the "underlying sources of tension are still there". Read More »

Hurriyat terror funding: NIA set to corner separatist SAS Geelani

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Watali is under the radar of the NIA and his residence, offices and property linked to him were raided and searched in May and June this year. "Some of the documents seized relate to receipt of money from suspect foreign sources and distribution of money so received to certain persons in Kashmir no valley", said an NIA officer. Read More »

Pence won't take questions from press in Chile

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Robert E. Lee IN with George Washington. After the meeting, Pence said he will "return from this trip more encouraged than ever that not only will our commerce grow, strengthening jobs and opportunities in America, strengthening prosperity across Latin America". Read More »

Charlottesville Victim's Dad Forgives Her Killer, Because "People Need To Stop Hating"

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She promised that this moment "is just the beginning of Heather's legacy". " You have to find in your heart that spark of accountability". "I'll tell you - it was something that I really appreciated". "They don't know what they're doing,".I include myself in that in forgiving the guy who did this'. Speaking to the media, the mother of Fields, Samantha Bloom, said he had told her he was attending a rally but she thought it was in support of President Trump , rather than white ... Read More »

Antifa Protesters Crash Heather Heyer's Funeral

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Heather Heyer's activism was a part of her life, her father said . I want change. I want equality. So here's what I want to happen. "My child's famous Facebook post was, 'If you're not outraged, you're not paying attention, '" she said. Read More »

Dolly Parton's first children's album to benefit her kids literacy program

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Dolly Parton is coming out with a new album and its her first written and recorded with kids and the young at heart in mind. The Imagination Library is Parton's charity that first began in her hometown of Sevierville, Tennessee. I Believe in You features a new rendition of Dolly's country music classic Coat of Many Colors , as well as tracks titled I Am a Rainbow , A Friend Like You , and Makin' Fun Ain't amusing. Read More »

America declares Hizbul terror organisation, slaps sanctions

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In a statement on its website, the US Treasury Department said it had listed the group as a counter-designated group, freezing any assets it may hold in the United States and prohibiting Americans from any dealings with it. The US Department of State also issued an executive order. The move also comes as a blow to Pakistan and the terror outfit as it could choke its resources and funding. Read More »

Japan, US conduct live-fire drill amid tensions with North Korea

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For years, North Korea has claimed Guam is within its missiles' striking distance, making furious statements each time the USA flew powerful bombers from the island's air base to the Korean Peninsula. It was also to deploy the anti-missile system in neighbouring Ehime, NHK said. He did not elaborate. Calvo said that it was "business as usual" on the island. Read More »

Catriona Matthew replaces injured Pettersen

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I still think it's a lot different. "No", she said. "Very disappointed not to play, obviously". Matthew, who was not surprised to miss out on one of Sorenstam's four wild-card picks after failing to make the cut in the recent Women's British Open at Kingsbarns, had her clubs with her due to the fact she's playing in next week's Canadian Open and had already practised with the rest of the European team earlier in the week when it became apparent that Pettersen might not be able to play. Read More »

Man identified, one charged in Iowa State Fair stabbing

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To get ready for the fair, Miner led, bathed, clipped and walked Audri regularly leading up to the competition. On show day, Mitchell and Audri woke up at 3am, their third straight day or getting up before dawn. Mitchell's mother, Laura, said their family borrows these animals for the summer. Eleven-year-old Madeline Mathews bonds with her cow Georgia May as the two spend time together working on their performance. Read More »

SpaceX Falcon 9 blasts off with 6400 pounds of cargo

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Image: SpaceX launched its 12 resupply mission to the International Space Station from Nasa's Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, US. He also hinted that the initial version of a large rocket created to transport humans to Mars, tentatively named the Interplanetary Transport System, would be smaller in its initial configuration. Read More »

Community Leaders, Lawmakers Call For Removal Of Davis Statue

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She says that "the mayor is refusing to engage with grassroots efforts to remove the statues, even though we have offered hours of research-supported, viable options for [the statue's] removal". It read in French: "To the memory of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate States, who lived in 1867 in the home of John Lovell, which was once here". Read More »

Tourists kill a baby dolphin with selfies

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The group posted two photos of the incident, one of tourists touching the dolphin and another of rescuers removing the animal after she died. Experts from Equinac arrived on the scene after 15 minutes, but it was already too late. "Humans are the most irrational animal there is", the group said in roughly translated post. " It's not an animal for children or adults to caress ". Read More »

Trump on Bannon's WH Future: 'We'll See What Happens'

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Bannon has faced criticism for his ties to the so-called alt-right, especially in the days after violence in Charlottesville, Va., where white nationalists clashed with counter-protestors, leaving three people dead and at least 34 injured. Ms Dooley said voters elected Mr Trump for his "America First" agenda. To pretend to denounce racist rhetoric and dispel actions by white supremacists as "repugnant" while also entrusting in and employing individuals like Steve Bannon , Stephen Miller ... Read More »

DOC inmates escape near Washington-Oregon border

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The Department of Corrections says overnight inmate checks found them in their bunks, but by 2:50 a.m., they were gone. Munter was convicted of assault and theft, both in the second degree. DOC and Goldendale police immediately initiated a search of the area and surrounding neighborhoods, but were unable to locate the two missing inmates. Read More »

Zim war veteran arrested for criticising Grace Mugabe

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Speaking at Ivory Park Secondary School, Mbeki said while he was not completely informed on the scandal surrounding Mugabe, he was optimistic that the alleged assault would not affect the relationship of both countries going forward. Police said Tuesday's abortive court hearing was created to obtain a statement from Mugabe, along with her version of the events, but that she failed to appear as arranged. Read More »

Men's Basketball: Gophers announce non-conference schedule

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Eleven opponents appeared in the 2017 NCAA Tournament including non-conference opponents Arkansas, Duke, North Carolina, Notre Dame and OR and conference foes Maryland , Michigan , Minnesota , Northwestern , Purdue and Wisconsin . UW hasn't finished a season below fourth place in the Big Ten since 2001, but that streak will be tested this season. Northwestern returns four starters from last year's team that won a school-record 24 games and qualified for the NCAA Tournament for the ... Read More »

Clear the Shelters event to save cats across the nation

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The hope is that every dog, cat, rabbit, and other critter in the Society's care will go to loving, forever homes during the pet adoption drive. "Right now, we have dogs, cats, guinea pigs, a few chinchillas - the softest little creature you ever met", Wollschlager said. Read More »

Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi wishes India on Independence Day

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Praising the freedom fighters of the country, Abbasi said, "We are greatly indebted to our ancestors for their sacrifices and we can repay that debt only by making Pakistan a free and independent country". In 1947, Britain ended its rule on the Indian subcontinent by dividing India into two separate countries, Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan. Read More »

August is not just India's Independence Day

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New Delhi's expansionist designs are the main hurdle in constructive relations between the two neighbours, said the new Pakistani PM, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi . During the celebration at Red Fort, many tasks including March past are performed by the Indian army and cultural events are performed by the school students. Read More »

Deputies arrest protester who helped pull down Durham Confederate statue

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Several cities across America have now begun to remove or talk about removing Confederate markers shortly after a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville turned deadly . Lee & " Stonewall " Jackson Monument, the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument, the Confederate Women's Monument and the Roger B. Taney Monument ― are concrete bases. Read More »

FBI Agent Apparently Hurt by Flash Grenade at Federal Plaza in Manhattan

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His injuries were considered not life-threatening, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation . "An FBI employee was injured after an accidental discharge of a flash bang device", said FBI spokesperson Kelly Langmesser. A flash, or stun, grenade is a nonlethal device that makes a loud sound and produces a flash of light created to disorient a target. The building was not being evacuated, officials said, and the explosion didn't appear to be connected to terrorism, a law enforcement ... Read More »