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Several missing following MD apartment fire ... Clinton to outline economic plan ... IMF initially agrees to loan Egypt $12 billion



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SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Several people are unaccounted for following an apartment fire in Silver Spring, Maryland and a collapse of at least part of the building. Firefighters were sent to the scene just before midnight outside Washington, D.C. The blaze injured 30 people and three firefighters. Authorities are still trying to locate up to seven people missing.

UNDATED (AP) — Hillary Clinton travels to Warren, Michigan, today to outline her economic proposals. Earlier this week, her Republican rival Donald Trump appeared before the Detroit Economic Club to propose his plan.

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The White House isn't commenting on accusations by Donald Trump that President Barack Obama founded the Islamic State group. In the past, Trump has made the same accusations against his Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton, who was Obama's secretary of state.

CAIRO (AP) — The International Monetary Fund says it has signed an initial agreement with Egypt to loan the country $12 billion over three years. The IMF says the loan, which is subject to approval by the IMF's Executive Board, comes in support of the government's program to reform the economy. Egypt's economy has been struggling since the 2011 uprising that overthrew longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A senior U.S. military official says an advanced U.S. missile defense system to be deployed in South Korea will only target North Korea, not China. China has grown increasingly angry over the plan to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, believing it's capable of tracking missiles inside China. Chinese state media have published daily attacks against the U.S. and South Korea.

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