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Barcelona van attack kills 13 in agonizing repeat for Europe

18 Aug , 2017 World

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) A van veered onto a promenade and barreled down the busy walkway in central Barcelona on Thursday, swerving back and forth as it mowed down pedestrians and turned a picturesque tourist destination into a bloody killing zone. Thirteen people were killed and 100 were injured, 15 of them seriously, in what authorities […]

Utah man indicted in death of wife on Alaska cruise

18 Aug , 2017 World

UNEAU, Alaska — A Utah man accused of killing his wife on a cruise to Alaska has been indicted on a murder count. Kenneth Manzanares of Santa Clara was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in the death of Kristy Manzanares. The indictment was made public Thursday. Kristy Manzanares was found dead in a […]

Legal deal over harsh CIA interrogations marks a milestone

18 Aug , 2017 World

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) A settlement in a landmark lawsuit against two psychologists who helped design the CIA’s harsh interrogation methods used in the war on terror marked the first time the agency or its private contractors have been held accountable for the program, legal experts said Thursday. The deal in the lawsuit from the American […]

Threat looms of more mudslides in Sierra Leone amid burials

18 Aug , 2017 World

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) The president joined with families in paying final respects Thursday to victims of this week’s mudslides and flooding in Sierra Leone’s capital, while the government warned residents to evacuate a mountainside where a large crack opened. Approximately 350 people had been confirmed killed and 600 more remained missing from the disaster […]

Attacker rams van into Barcelona crowd, 13 dead and 100 hurt

18 Aug , 2017 World

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) A van veered onto a promenade Thursday and barreled down the busy walkway in central Barcelona, swerving back and forth as it mowed pedestrians down and turned a picturesque tourist destination into a bloody killing zone. Thirteen people were killed and 100 were injured, 15 of them seriously, in what authorities called […]

Businesses offering exclusive events for once-in-a-lifetime eclipse

17 Aug , 2017 World

JACKSON, Wyo. — At a recent community concert, the official Jackson Hole eclipse event coordinator set up an eclipse information booth. But she has no information about how many eclipse enthusiasts will be headed her way this weekend. “I really have no idea,” Kathryn Brackenridge said. “I think a lot of that will depend on […]

Under fire from GOP Trump digs in on Confederate icons

17 Aug , 2017 World

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) With prominent Republicans openly questioning his competence and moral leadership, President Donald Trump on Thursday burrowed deeper into the racially charged debate over Confederate memorials and lashed out at members of his own party in the latest controversy to engulf his presidency. Out of sight, but still online, Trump tweeted his defense […]

This Is What We Know About The Victims Of The Barcelona Terror Attack So Far

17 Aug , 2017 World

A van driver killed 13 people and injured more than 100 others Thursday after plowing through a crowd on a main tourist and commercial street. A van drove into a crowd of people on Las Ramblas, a popular tourist and commercial street in Barcelona, Spain, on Thursday, killing at least 13 people and injuring more […]

Attacker drives van into Barcelona crowd; 13 dead, 100 hurt

17 Aug , 2017 World

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) A van veered onto a sidewalk and barreled down a busy pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona’s picturesque Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side as it mowed down tourists and residents and turned the popular European vacation promenade into a bloody killing zone. Thirteen people were killed and 100 were injured, […]