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A van crashes into pedestrians in Barcelona
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Deadly Van Attack in Barcelona

Police say a van driven into a crowd of people in the Spanish city of Barcelona, killing an unknown number and injuring dozens, is being treated as an act of terrorism. Local media are reporting up to 13 people killed in the attack

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

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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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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

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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5 Soldiers Still Missing After Army Helicopter Crashes

A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise. The UH-60 Black Hawk went missing when another Army helicopter training with it lost contact

HONG KONG-CHINA-POLITICS

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

Violent Clashes Erupt at "Unite The Right" Rally In Charlottesville

Facebook Bans White Supremacist Christopher Cantwell

Facebook has banned the Facebook and Instagram accounts of a white nationalist who attended the rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that ended in deadly violence. Christopher Cantwell was featured in a Vice News documentary about the rally