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Barcelona attack: Royals attend special Mass for victims
King Felipe and Queen Letizia attend the Sagrada Familia to commemorate 14 killed in attacks. ... read more

Finland killings: Knifeman 'targeted women in Turku terror attack'
Police cite a terrorist attack as an 18-year-old Moroccan is held over Friday's double killing. ... read more

Erdogan critic Dogan Akhanli arrested in Spain
Germany accuses Turkey of intimidation after the detention of German-Turkish writer Dogan Akhanli. ... read more

Band halts gig after fan is groped
The Architects interrupt a gig in Amsterdam because the lead singer claims he sees a fan being groped. ... read more

Russia knife attacker wounds seven in Surgut
The man stabbed people apparently at random in the city of Surgut before being shot dead by police. ... read more

French fighter jet 'tracks' airliner
A Jet2 passenger said the fighter jet was so close she could read the writing on its tail fin. ... read more

Woman raped by Roman Polanski asks for 'mercy' to end case
A Los Angeles court rejects a plea by a woman raped by the director to dismiss the 40-year-old case. ... read more

Turkey's Erdogan says German leaders are enemies
The Turkish president tells German-Turkish voters to reject Germany's main parties. ... read more

Kit Kat accused of copying Atari game Breakout
Nestle's marketing mimics the 1970s Atari computer game Breakout, a court case alleges. ... read more

Calories in popular foods must be cut, say health officials
Health officials target pizzas, burgers and ready meals to help tackle child obesity in government drive. ... read more

Barcelona attack: What is the mood?
The BBC witnesses defiance and grief, but also anger and panic after a van attack killed 14 people. ... read more

British paramedic: “I’m no hero”
Hassan Zubier was stabbed as he tried to save a woman caught up in the terror attack in Finland ... read more

The migrants making a clean sweep in Rome
Two Nigerian men are paying their way in the city by volunteering to clean up the streets. ... read more

Finland stabbings: We won't give in, says eyewitness
Hear the defiant message of Anttoni Numminen, who was in a bar close to the attack in the city of Turku. ... read more

Back with Spain?
Hopes in Madrid that a common front against terrorism will dampen secessionism may be misplaced. ... read more

IS kids
On the streets of Europe, we meet teenage boys trained by IS. Their testimony reveals wide-ranging plans to turn children into killers. ... read more

Mum v Dad
A Spanish woman disappears with her children as a judge threatens her with jail in a custody row. ... read more

Pushing back
From bringing flowers to challenging haters, people are pushing back after the day of terror. ... read more

Cyber pirates
Weak defences are leaving cargo vessels vulnerable to cyber-attacks, say experts. ... read more

Spain shaken again
The long-running fight against Basque militants has helped Spain to combat jihadists too. ... read more

The warning comes ahead of US-South Korea military exercises
North Korea warned Sunday that the upcoming US-South Korea military exercises are "reckless behavior driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war."
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After 72 years, Atomic bomb delivery ship found
It's been 72 years since the USS Indianapolis went missing after a Japanese submarine torpedoed it in the final days of World War II.
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President applauds protesters in Boston 'speaking out against bigotry'
President Donald Trump tweeted his support for the Boston Police Department's handling of a self-described free speech rally and counterprotest march that brought thousands to the city's downtown Saturday, adding that he applauded "the many protestors in Boston who are speaking out against bigotry and hate."
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Opinion: Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are failing a moral test
I first heard the silence late Tuesday night, while pecking at my phone, waiting for Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump to denounce President Donald Trump's latest comments on neo-Nazis after the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the death and mayhem that resulted.
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Mnuchin to Yale classmates: I stand by Trump
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Counterprotest dwarfs free-speech rally
A self-described "free speech" rally on Saturday in downtown Boston was dwarfed by thousands of counterprotesters opposed to the organizers' right-wing views.
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Message hidden in arts committee's resignation letter
It was an act of protest in form and function.
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Trump gushes over Bannon's return to Breitbart
President Donald Trump wished his former chief strategist Steve Bannon well upon his return to the conservative website Breitbart News, tweeting Saturday, "Fake News needs the competition!"
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Dick Gregory, civil rights activist and comedian, dies
Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory died Saturday at the age of 84, his son said on Gregory's official social media pages. Dick Gregory died in Washington, Christian Gregory said, without giving details.
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Powerball jackpot jumps to $650M after no winner drawn
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Barcelona attacks: Spanish royals join memorial for victims
Spain united in grief Sunday as hundreds gathered at the famous Sagrada Familia in Barcelona to mourn those who lost their lives in last week's terror attack.
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A bomb factory in a beach town may be key to Spain's terror attacks
Nuria Gil had heard rumors of men squatting in a vacant property around the corner from her home, but she had never seen them herself.
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In Berlin, neo-Nazis take to the streets
Neo-Nazis marched in the streets of Berlin on Saturday as counterprotesters assembled to meet them, a week after a white supremacist rally turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Black Lives Matter PSA: This is not a game
Singer and actress Kat Graham reveals her PSA on race and Black Lives Matter with CNN's Jim Acosta.
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Doctor: White people have refused my care
Dr. Esther Choo is an Asian-American emergency room physician who has practiced medicine for more than a decade. Yet, she says, a few times a year, a patient will refuse to let her treat them. Solely because of her race.
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Unmasking the leftist Antifa movement
On the morning of Donald Trump's inauguration, Keval Bhatt hunted through a closet in his parents' Virginia home for the darkest clothes he could find.
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Holocaust survivor: Trump must apologize
Holocaust survivor Abraham Foxman speaks out on protests in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Charlottesville mayor: I've changed my mind about Confederate monuments
Earlier this year, Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer voted against moving the Robert E. Lee statue out of a city park. Instead, he wanted to create "a new context" around the statue of the Confederate general.
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Pastor to quit Trump's advisory board
A New York City megachurch pastor became the first religious leader to step down from President Trump's evangelical advisory board.
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Trumps will skip Kennedy Center Honors
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will not attend the annual Kennedy Center Honors in December, the White House announced Saturday morning.
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How Boston Successfully Managed 40,000 on the Streets
Boston dealt with tens of thousands of protesters on Saturday but largely avoided violence or damage to public property. ... read more

President Trump, First Lady Back out of Kennedy Honors
The decision came after multiple honorees said they would boycott the 40th annual gala that is traditionally hosted by the President and First Lady. ... read more

A Historic Wildfire Has Been Burning in the Arctic for Weeks
The wildfire appears historic in both its size and its duration, but no one can say for sure — because Greenland doesn't have longstanding records of fires. ... read more

Angry? Here's How to Make a Difference
Don't underestimate the power of continued, small actions to change your community. ... read more

Darkness Falls: Everything You Need to Know About the Solar Eclipse
On Monday, Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse will be visible from a narrow strip of land that stretches all the way across the U.S., from Oregon to South Carolina. It will be the first total solar eclipse since 1918 to cross the United States from coast to coast. ... read more

Comedian, Civil Rights Activist Dick Gregory Dies at 84
Dick Gregory was a celebrated satirist who deftly commented upon racial divisions at the dawn of the civil rights movement. ... read more

How This Tiny Rural Town Is Bracing for an Eclipse Influx
Spring City, Tennessee, is an eclipse totality epicenter. It's bracing for an onslaught of eager visitors. ... read more

Bannon Returns to Breitbart, Vows to 'Crush the Opposition'
Bannon returned as the executive chairman for Breitbart News Friday, a spokesman for the site confirmed to NBC News. ... read more

Program Aims to Keep OB/GYNs in Rural America
A new program aims to encourage obstetricians and OB/GYNs working in rural America, so women don't have to travel for hours to give birth in maternity wards ... read more

Drone Used to Smuggle 13 Pounds of Meth From Mexico
A 25-year-old U.S. citizen has been charged with using a drone to smuggle more than 13 pounds of methamphetamine from Mexico by drone. ... read more

Big Ben Won't Chime Until 2021 — and Some Brits Are Furious
London's Big Ben was built 158 years ago, two years before the American Civil War. This week it is at the center of a nationwide storm over its famous chimes. ... read more

Rescuers Form Human Chain to Save Swimmer off Beach
Rescuers formed a human chain to save a swimmer from the waters off the Jersey Shore on Saturday evening. ... read more

Duke University Removes Robert E. Lee Statue
Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday, days after it was vandalized amid a national debate about monuments to the Confederacy. ... read more

Democrats Could Win 50 House Seats. Here's How
Democrats are optimistic 2018 will be a wave election. But winning the House means flipping places like Dubuque County, Iowa, where Donald Trump made big gains. ... read more

Head Spinning? Who's In and Who's Out at the White House
Steve Bannon is the latest in a line of shakeups in the White house. Who has left the administration since Trump was sworn in? ... read more

5 Apps That Can Make Your Financial Life Easier Today
What if we told you getting control of your finances may be as easy as reaching into your pocket? ... read more

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Do you have a story to share with us? Did you witness something you think should be reported? Reach out to our journalists by sending in your news tip. ... read more

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