Things you should know today: 8/21/18


Police find body believed to be Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts

FILE – This undated file photo released by the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation shows Mollie Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student who was reported missing from her hometown in the eastern Iowa city of Brooklyn on July 18, 2018. Greg Willey, the vice president of Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa, said a body found Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, is believed to be Tibbetts. No information has been released about where the body was found. (Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation via AP, File)

Investigators have recovered a body which they believe could belong to missing Iowan college student Mollie Tibbetts. Tibbetts disappeared from her hometown after going on a routine evening job about a month ago. It’s unclear whether she returned to the home where she was dog-sitting for her boyfriend and her boyfriend’s brother, who were both out of town. Investigators said that foul play and the possibility that Tibbetts was abducted are likely involved, seeing that Tibbett’s past behavior would be inconsistent with her disappearance.

US deports 95-year-old ex-Nazi guard to Germany

In this Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, frame from video, Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi concentration camp guard, is carried on a stretcher from his home in the Queens borough of New York. Palij, the last Nazi war crimes suspect facing deportation from the U.S. was taken from his home and spirited early Tuesday morning to Germany, the White House said. (ABC via AP)

The U.S. deported a 95-year-old ex-Nazi guard residing in New York City for decades. Jakiw Palij was flown to Germany after being carried out of his home by a stretcher by federal agents Tuesday morning. The deportation could prove to be the last U.S. deportation of a World War II-era war-crimes suspect. The deportation came after weeks of diplomatic negotiations because Germany, Poland, Ukraine and other countries refused to take him.

Mississippi could re-examine 1959 racial killing of teenager

In this Aug. 9, 2018 photo, Eberlene King poses with a photograph of her brother William Roy Prather when he was about 15-years-old at her home in Doraville, Ga. Prather was shot in the face on Halloween night 1959 in Corinth, Miss., and died the next day. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

William Roy Prather, a 15-year-old from Corinth, Mississippi, died a day after he was shot in the face by a group of white teenagers that cruised through their black neighborhood in a pickup on Halloween night 1959. Eight white teens were charged with murder, but only one was convicted and served less than a year in state prison. Now, the U.S. Justice Department says it has referred Prather’s killing to the state of Mississippi “for potential prosecution.”

Post Malone is trending on Twitter after the plane that he was a passenger on safely made an emergency landing in New York after blowing two tires during takeoff.

Trumps’s former lawyer Michael Cohen is trending on Twitter after reaching a plea deal with federal authorities regarding his case in New York City. Cohen will tentatively plead guilty to campaign finance violations and other criminal charges.

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