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Officials say remains of boy abducted in 1989 found

News that Jacob Wetterling's remains were found has sent a shock through the state of Minnesota and North Dakota - where so many had been holding their breath, hoping for a different outcome. Jacob's disappearance generated more than 50,000 leads. ". We will hope and pray that we will have the answer to the one question we have asked forever: Where is Jacob?" "Our family is drawing strength from all your love & support", Patricia Wetterling, said on twitter .

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Remains of boy missing since 1989 found

Those hopes were crushed Saturday when they learned that a longtime suspect in the 1989 disappearance had led authorities to the remains of the 11-year-old, whose abduction from St. Their statement Saturday said they "didn't want Jacob's story to end this way". The image became a lasting metaphor for the boy's disappearance, and residents in central Minnesota had taken up the tradition of leaving their own porch lights on each year on the anniversary of his disappearance.

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Pope declares Mother Teresa a saint at Vatican Holy Mass

Just 106 years after her birth, Mother Teresa of Calcutta is officially a saint in the Catholic Church. Hundreds of Missionaries of Charity sisters attended the event, along with 13 heads of state or government. The Church defines as saints those believed to have led such holy lives they are now in Heaven and can intercede with God to perform miracles - two of which are needed to confer sainthood.

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Hermine's path shifting away from New York City

The center also extended its Tropical Storm Warning to west of Watch Hill, R.I., including Long Island, Long Island Sound and New York City. It was classified as a Category 1 hurricane until it lost strength while cutting across Florida and Georgia, but forecasters expected winds to return to hurricane force of more than 74 miles per hour (119 kph) by Sunday evening.

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Giant panda is off the endangered list, thanks to conservation efforts

A Giant Panda cub is seen on show at China's largest breeding Programme at Chengdu Research Base Of Giant Panda Breeding. The IUCN uses the Red List to classify organisms according to the severity of their extinction risk; in descending order of threat, the categories are "critically endangered", "endangered", "vulnerable", "near threatened" and "least concern", The list also includes categories for extinct and data-deficient species.

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Philippines 'not leaving' United Nations amid Duterte threat

However, Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay has brushed off Duterte's comments, saying they were a "statement expressing profound disappointment and frustration". Mutual accusations between the United Nations and Duterte is going on, Philippines' leader accused the United Nations of failing on terrorism, poverty, hunger and stopping conflicts.

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No survivors in mid-air collision of 2 small planes in Alaska

Of the pilot, who is survived by two children, she said: 'My uncle had the biggest heart. He is going to be missed by so many. A string of crashes in 2013 and 2014 placed Hageland under close scrutiny, the Dispatch reported, but improvements have been made, and Johnson said the company's troubles are "in the past".

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Coldplay honors Gene Wilder and it's 'Pure Imagination'

I expected that he would go, but when it happens, it's still tremendous. I'm still reeling from.no more Gene. "I can't... And he was such a wonderful part of my life". "Look in the mirror". In 1972, Wilder appeared in the Woody Allen film " Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (*But Were Afraid to Ask )".

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Williams looks strong in third-round US Open win

Turns out, though, that NY is proving a very special place for an athlete who was retired at this time two years ago. That was in 1998 - the first year that she entered. Her older sister, Venus, is looking to recapture her wonder years and moved into the fourth round in convincing fashion, defeating Laura Siegemund of Germany, 6-1, 6-2.

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Coffee will go extinct by 2080

The "Bean Belt", which covers 70 countries located between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn and comprises the world's coffee-growing region, depends on specific climate conditions to produce the best product. Lady Gaga donned a dress made from coffee filters and Green Prophet even brought you 15 #LifeHacks using coffee grounds. This way communities where coffee beans are grown can prepare for the effects of global warming.

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Juno Jupiter Sends First Images of Jupiter's North, South Poles

Unlike rocky Earth and Mars, Jupiter is a gas giant that likely formed first, shortly after the sun. Scientists will continue to use the special instruments on the spacecraft to further probe Jupiter's many layers and understand more about the largest planet in our solar system .

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US bans antibacterial soap chemicals over health risks

Manufacturers will have one year to remove the ingredients from their products or to take them off the market. It was only in 2013, after a lawsuit was brought against the FDA by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) for "failing to issue a final rule regulating the chemicals triclosan and triclocarban ", did the agency look at "data [that] suggested that long-term exposure to certain active ingredients used in antibacterial products...

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Homeland Security Launches 'Open Investigation' into Leslie Jones Hack

Some of Jones' personal information, in addition to racist images, appeared on her site, www.JustLeslie.com, which is no longer active. In a post on Twitter, Hillary Clinton offered up some of her support, making it clear that "no one deserves" what she's been through - especially "someone who brings us so much joy".

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Irish Government To Appeal EU's £11bn Apple Tax Bill

Fine Gael's partners in Government, the Independent Alliance express concern at the decision to appeal the ruling . "Ireland did not give favorable tax treatment to Apple ", he added. Mr Cook told the Irish Independent , "I think that Apple was targeted here". Sewell said Apple paid $400 million in corporate income taxes in Ireland in 2014.

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Loss of Amos-6 satellite a major setback - Israel space agency head

In collaboration with Facebook, Eutelsat had contracted a multi-year agreement to lease AMOS-6 satellite coverage of sub-Saharan Africa, with the goal of launching broadband services early next year, the release said. "Over the previous year Facebook has been exploring ways to use aircraft and satellites to beam internet access down into communities from the sky", Zuckerberg wrote in his AMOS-6 announcement.

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IFA 2016 - What To Expect From The Big Guns

While the event is only to start on September 2, the pre-IFA events are already buzzing with new announcements from LG. That's what we are looking forward to over the IFA event how about you? Chinese company Huawei announced the Mate S at IFA past year.

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NASA to launch InSight in May 2018

A NASA probe created to land on Mars and study its geological activity has been scheduled for a March 2018 launch after structural problems with its science instruments forced a delay from the original launch date six months ago. InSight's primary goal is to help us understand how rocky planets formed and evolved. France's space agency, the Center National d'Études Spatiales (CNES ), will aid in developing sensors for the new instrument.

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Mexico will pay for wall, 100%: Donald Trump

After realizing that 77 percent of Americans are vehemently against his plan to deport the 11 million-plus undocumented immigrants in the USA, the Donald Trump campaign set out to soften its stance. He pronounced Peña Nieto "a friend". After Trump left, Pena Nieto took to Twitter , saying he made it clear to Trump during their meeting the Mexican government would not pay for the wall.

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Broncos cut QB Mark Sanchez

Denver Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch (12) warms up prior to an NFL preseason football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. "Dak Prescott is expected to be the starter against the Giants on September 11", the team's website said. Minnesota may have been one of them but the Vikings made a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles to acquire Sam Bradford , who Sanchez backed up past year in Philadelphia.

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Advertisers Continue to Abandon 'Jill & Jessa: Counting On'

Their reality show " 19 Kids and Counting " is the longest running show on TLC and it was canceled untimely due to Josh Duggar's molestation scandal. When a Gerber Life ad aired during the premiere of Counting On , a spokesman for the company issued a statement, obtained by InTouch magazine. TLC aired the second season premiere of Jill and Jessa: Counting On , and during commercial breaks many advertisers were surprised to see their commercials aired.

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Luddites rejoice! Americans still prefer printed books

Pew's study surveyed readers, and found that while the total number of Americans who had read a book in the past year had dipped slightly (73 percent, down from 74 percent in 2012), the number of readers who read a printed book had essentially remained the same, at 65 percent.

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Space X Rocket Explodes At Cape Canaveral Launch Pad

An explosion has destroyed a rocket during test firing at Cape Canaveral in Florida. The blast marks a major setback for California-based SpaceX and its founder, internet entrepreneur Elon Musk , who wants to revolutionize the launch industry by making rocket components reusable .

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India extends $500 million Line of Credit to Vietnam for defence

India's ONGC Videsh Limited is engaged in oil exploration projects in Vietnam for over three decades and there may be announcements about new projects in the sector during the bilateral visit, which is taking place after a gap of 15 years. "Our common efforts will also contribute to stability, security and prosperity in this region", Modi said. Later in the day, he will depart for Hangzhou in China where he will attend this year's G-20 summit on September 4-5.

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Apple revives Twitter account before iPhone7 launch

Well, today the account got some new activity suggesting that Apple may be bringing it to life ahead of the iPhone 7 event . However, it doesn't show up on Apple's timeline or on its Twitter page . According to Tweetdeck, Apple is sending the "thank you" tweets using QWVR, which links to this website . Is it also possible that both Apple and Twitter are drawing attention to the account because the two firms are planning some sort of collaboration? Twitter's struggles have given oxygen ...

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China parliament ratifies Paris climate change agreement

Obama said the climate deal is "the moment we finally chose to save our planet". In Paris last December, almost 200 countries agreed on a binding global compact to slash greenhouse gases and keep global temperature increases to "well below" 2 degrees Celsius.

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Hailing cooperation, US and China join global climate deal

Yet both sides indicated they will not avoid topics that they disagree on, such as the South China Sea dispute, how to tackle the North Korean nuclear threat and the human rights situation in China. Last week, White House Senior Director for Asian Affairs Daniel Kritenbrink said Xi and Obama were expected to discuss the "positive" aspects of their bilateral ties, according to White House Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes.

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Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 over fire cases

The news comes as Samsung's archrival Apple is due to unveil its iPhone 7 on Wednesday. Samsung has so far sold one million units of the Note 7 in countries including South Korea and the US. "Alternatively, Spark customers can choose to retain their device and receive the replacement Note 7 at a later date". Yonhap News said five or six explosions were reported by consumers, including Park's case, citing pictures and reports of severely damaged phones shared in local online ...

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Tech company to replace customer's Note 7 device over mishap — Samsung

On Thursday, eNCA reported that Samsung was delaying shipments of the Galaxy Note 7, to perform more quality-control tests. This is one of the reason why it has chose to recall the device from the market. USA operators have been taking pre-orders since early August. Fast forward to today, Samsung has officially announced the total global recall of the Galaxy Note 7 .

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NASA asteroid mission on track despite SpaceX rocket explosion

This, in turn will tell us how the thermal properties of Bennu affect the small forces that can change its orbit over time". A sample of at least two ounces of surface material will be returned to Earth for investigation. As part of her work, Crandall attended a science team meeting near the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, where she met with scientists collaborating on the mission.

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All 5 People Aboard Two Planes That Crashed Midair Are Dead: Authorities

Mid-air collisions are rare in the United States and most occur near airports. "Active research is ongoing and we expect to know the results soon", said Clint Johnson, chief investigator for the Alaska National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).

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LePage apologizes for voicemail, Dems say LePage needs professional help

Drew Gattine (gah-TEEN') had called him one. The governor made the remark at a town hall in North Berwick, Maine, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. Drew Gattine of Westbrook, challenging him to "prove that I'm a racist". After leaving the voicemail, LePage invited reporters to the governor's mansion, where he said he wished he could turn back the clock so he and Gattine could face off in a duel.

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Retailers scramble as shipper bankruptcy puts goods in limbo

And its impact is already being felt, with the Wall Street Journal reporting that Asia-based freight brokers estimate that roughly 25,0000 containers cross the Pacific Ocean on Hanjin vessels on a daily basis, and that on August 31 three of its vessels scheduled to berth at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, with cargo headed to retailers, factories, and warehouses, were marooned indefinitely.

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Scientists May Have Just Discovered Another Earth

It orbits our closest neighboring star, Proxima Centauri . The featured image shows the sky location of Proxima Centauri in southern skies behind the telescope that made numerous discovery observations: ESO's 3.6-meter telescope in La Silla, Chile.

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Regrets? Colin Kaepernick booed & jeered by angry crowd, suddenly offers a 'compromise'

He later added, "I've been very blessed to be in this position and make the kind of money I do, and I have to help these people ". "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color", he said after Friday night's game.

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China ratifies Paris agreement ahead of G20 Summit

The U.S. and China are the world's biggest polluters, together comprising 40 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. With the US and China joining the deal, "you can see a very clear and credible path toward the paris agreement entering into force in 2016", Deese said.


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