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August 18, 2017 - 8:56 pm
(BARCELONA) -- Fourteen people are dead, including one American, and more than 100 others are injured following a series of terror attacks in Spain. Police have linked four events in Spain to the same group of individuals: a home explosion in the town of Alcanar; a driver who mowed down pedestrians...
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August 18, 2017 - 5:25 pm
(SEOUL) -- U.S. and South Korean forces are preparing for a joint military exercise just weeks after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un threatened to launch missiles toward Guam. For months, the U.S. and South Korea have been planning for Ulchi Freedom Guardian, an annual exercise that will involve 14...
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August 18, 2017 - 12:25 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- At least one American was among the 14 killed in vehicle-ramming attacks in Catalonia, Spain, over the past two days, according to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Tillerson said Friday that the Department of State had "received word and confirmed the death of one American...
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August 18, 2017 - 11:39 am
(NEW YORK) -- One person was killed and one person was injured in a stabbing attack in the German city of Wuppertal-Elberfeld Friday, according to police. Wuppertal police are still searching for one or more suspects related to the stabbings. No information has been released about the possible...
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ABC News
August 18, 2017 - 8:21 am
(BARCELONA, Spain) -- American tourist Shari Weise was visiting Barcelona on Thursday when she suddenly heard the sound of banging metal. A white van began mowing down pedestrians in the city's famous La Rambla boulevard. Weise said she saw "bodies fly up into the air" as a sea of people fled for...
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August 17, 2017 - 7:39 pm
(NEW YORK) -- An attacker killed at least 13 people and injured dozens more in Barcelona on Thursday using what has become a hallmark of recent terror attacks: a vehicle. Local police say a rented van jumped the curb and plowed into pedestrians in the city’s famous Las Ramblas tourist area, and two...
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