The Brief

A van crashes into pedestrians in Barcelona
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13 Dead in Van Attack

A van was driven into a crowd of people in Barcelona, killing 13 and leaving 100 injured in an attack being treated as an act of terrorism. Officials say the death toll could rise, while the city has declared three days of mourning in the aftermath

President Trump Speaks On Infrastructure Meeting Held At Trump Tower

Trump Praises Fake Pig's Blood Story

Hours after a deadly terror attack in Barcelona, President Trump suggested that Islamic terrorists should be executed with bullets soaked in pig's blood, praising a discredited story of a 20th-century atrocity

Beth Holloway

Natalee Holloway's Remains May Have Been Found

More than a decade after the infamous disappearance of Natalee Holloway, an 18-year-old from Alabama who was vacationing in Aruba, her father may have broken the case wide open after discovering human remains

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New Therapy May Cure Kids of Peanut Allergy

In a long-term study of the latest treatment for peanut allergy, scientists in Australia report that an immune-based therapy helped children allergic to peanuts eat them without reactions for four years

President Trump Speaks On Infrastructure Meeting Held At Trump Tower

Trump Decries Removal of Confederate Statues

President Donald Trump doubled down on opposing the removal of Confederate statues and monuments, making clear he has no intention of backing down amid widespread criticism over his response to racially-charged violence in Charlottesville

President Donald Trump Makes Statement On Paris Climate Agreement

Steve Bannon: Opponents Are 'Wetting Themselves'

White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon spoke on his rivals, China and Charlottesville. "They're wetting themselves," Bannon said of his opponents in the state, defense and treasury departments

President Moon Jae-In Press Conference Marking His 100 Days In Office

South Korea Considers Diplomacy With North

In an effort to jumpstart diplomacy, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said he would consider sending a special envoy to North Korea for talks if the North stops its missile and nuclear tests

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Lawsuit Says Poland Spring Water Is ‘a Colossal Fraud’

A new lawsuit claims that "not one drop" of the water complies with the Food and Drug Administration's definition of what constitutes spring water, and instead is ground water. The lawsuit seeks at least $5 million in damages for false advertising


Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Imprisoned

The youthful figurehead of Hong Kong's democracy movement, Joshua Wong, was jailed Thursday along with two other leaders of the 2014 protests known as the Umbrella Revolution