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

16 min 45 sec ago
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, 15 of them seriously, in what authorities called a terror attack. 2017-08-17T14:21:00-04:00 2017-08-17T18:21:04-04:00

US helping clear 'historic' amount of explosives in Mosul

16 min 45 sec ago
BAGHDAD (AP) — The wires protruding from the small, misshapen stuffed animal revealed the deadly booby-trap tucked inside. 2017-08-17T14:28:00-04:00 2017-08-17T18:28:30-04:00

Under fire _ from GOP _ Trump digs in on Confederate icons

16 min 45 sec ago
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. 2017-08-17T14:09:00-04:00 2017-08-17T18:09:56-04:00

Tense days for business owners without legal status in US

16 min 45 sec ago
MIAMI (AP) — Maribel Resendiz and her husband came to the U.S. from Mexico, sold cool drinks to workers in the tomato fields of South Florida and eventually opened a bustling shop in a strip mall offering fruit smoothies and tacos. Now she is preparing for the possibility she'll have to leave it all behind. 2017-08-17T12:46:00-04:00 2017-08-17T16:46:20-04:00

Why hate came to the progressive island of Charlottesville

16 min 45 sec ago
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The white nationalists behind last weekend's violent rally found an appealing target in the historic town where Thomas Jefferson founded a university and an outspoken, progressive mayor declared his city the "capital of the resistance" to President Donald Trump. 2017-08-17T11:44:00-04:00 2017-08-17T15:44:03-04:00

Tillerson, Mattis insist military options remain for NKorea

57 min 2 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — America's diplomatic and defense chiefs sought Thursday to reinforce the threat of possible U.S. military action against North Korea after President Donald Trump's top strategist essentially called the commander-in-chief's warnings a bluff. 2017-08-17T14:05:00-04:00 2017-08-17T18:05:30-04:00

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

57 min 2 sec ago
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A van veered onto a sidewalk and sped 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 spot into a bloody killing zone. Thirteen people were killed and 100 were injured, 15 of them seriously, in what authorities called a terror attack. 2017-08-17T13:57:00-04:00 2017-08-17T17:57:08-04:00

The Latest: Trump abandons plans for infrastructure council

57 min 2 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT): 2017-08-17T13:24:00-04:00 2017-08-17T17:24:05-04:00

Tillerson, Mattis insist military options remain for NKorea

1 hour 17 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — America's diplomatic and defense chiefs sought Thursday to reinforce the threat of possible U.S. military action against North Korea after President Donald Trump's top strategist essentially called the commander-in-chief's warnings a bluff. 2017-08-17T11:49:00-04:00 2017-08-17T15:49:41-04:00

Trump decries monument removals, 'history ripped apart'

1 hour 17 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump bitingly decried the rising movement to pull down monuments to Confederate icons Thursday, declaring the nation is seeing "the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart." 2017-08-17T11:04:00-04:00 2017-08-17T15:04:43-04:00

Attacker drives van into Barcelona crowd; 12 dead, 80 hurt

1 hour 37 min ago
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A white van jumped up onto a sidewalk and sped down a pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side as it plowed into tourists and residents. Authorities said 12 people were killed and 80 were wounded, 15 of them seriously, in what they called a terror attack. 2017-08-17T12:11:00-04:00 2017-08-17T16:11:10-04:00

Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville

2 hours 37 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence. 2017-08-17T11:58:00-04:00 2017-08-17T15:58:33-04:00

Attacker drives van into Barcelona crowd; 12 dead, 80 hurt

3 hours 15 min ago
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A white van jumped up onto a sidewalk and sped down a pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side as it plowed into tourists and residents. Authorities said 12 people were killed and 80 were wounded, 15 of them seriously, in what they called a terror attack. 2017-08-17T11:37:00-04:00 2017-08-17T15:37:29-04:00

US Jewish criticism of Trump expands to some supporters

3 hours 36 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Ivanka Trump's rabbi denounced President Donald Trump for blaming "both sides" in a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, as the number of American Jewish leaders willing to criticize him grew. 2017-08-17T11:33:00-04:00 2017-08-17T15:33:08-04:00

Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville

3 hours 36 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence. 2017-08-17T10:22:00-04:00 2017-08-17T14:22:48-04:00

Gov: Removing Confederate statues like losing 9/11 memorial

3 hours 36 min ago
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to victims of the 9/11 attacks, Gov. Paul LePage said Thursday, adding that the white nationalist and far-left protesters in Charlottesville over the weekend were "equally as bad" and "disgusting." 2017-08-17T09:21:00-04:00 2017-08-17T13:21:24-04:00

Attacker drives van into Barcelona crowd; 13 dead, 50 hurt

3 hours 56 min ago
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A white van jumped up onto a sidewalk and sped down a pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side as it plowed into tourists and residents. Police said 13 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in what they called a terror attack. 2017-08-17T11:04:00-04:00 2017-08-17T15:04:47-04:00

A grim subway reality: Corpses sometimes kept in break rooms

3 hours 56 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — It's a largely overlooked but gory reality of the New York City subway system: When someone takes their life by jumping in front of a train, police need to find a place to put the mutilated body until a medical examiner truck arrives. 2017-08-17T10:22:00-04:00 2017-08-17T14:22:28-04:00

Attacker drives van into Barcelona crowd; 13 dead, 50 hurt

4 hours 16 min ago
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A white van jumped up onto a sidewalk and sped down a pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side as it plowed into tourists and residents. Police said 13 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in the terror attack. 2017-08-17T10:41:00-04:00 2017-08-17T14:41:29-04:00

Trump decries monument removals, 'history ripped apart'

4 hours 16 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump bitingly decried the rising movement to pull down monuments to Confederate icons Thursday, declaring the nation is seeing "the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart." 2017-08-17T09:42:00-04:00 2017-08-17T13:42:17-04:00

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