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Utah solider killed when booby trap exploded in battle with IS in Afghanistan

Aaron Butler

The family of the slain solider identified him as Aaron Butler, 27, of Monticello, Utah.

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Terror in Barcelona leaves at least a dozen dead and scores injured

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. LONDON - A driver swerved a van onto a pedestrian area Thursday in Barcelona’s historic Las Ramblas district, ramming into crowds and leaving more than a dozen people dead and scores of others injured along a bloodied stretch of tree-shaded sidewalk. The Islamic State...


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Pence likens Trump to one of his heroes: Teddy Roosevelt

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. PANAMA CITY - On a normal day, Vice President Mike Pence’s praise of his boss knows few limits. But on Thursday, it seemed to reach a new level. During a visit to the Panama Canal here, Pence spoke of President Donald Trump as the modern reincarnation of one of the...


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Terror in Barcelona leaves at least a dozen dead and scores injured

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. LONDON - A driver swerved a van onto a pedestrian area Thursday in Barcelona’s historic Las Ramblas district, ramming into crowds and leaving more than a dozen people dead and scores of others injured along a bloodied stretch of tree-shaded sidewalk. The Islamic State...


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Terror in Barcelona leaves at least a dozen dead and scores injured

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. BRUSSELS - Spain came under repeated attack starting Thursday in what authorities called linked terrorist incidents, when a driver swerved a van into crowds in Barcelona’s historic Las Ramblas district, killing more than a dozen people and injuring scores of others....


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Terror in Barcelona leaves at least a dozen dead and scores injured; second potential

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. BRUSSELS - Spain came under repeated attack starting Thursday in what authorities called linked terrorist incidents, when a driver swerved a van into crowds in Barcelona’s historic Las Ramblas district, killing more than a dozen people and injuring scores of others....


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Police kill five suspects, thwart second attack connected to Barcelona violence

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. BRUSSELS - Spain came under repeated attack starting Thursday in what authorities called linked terrorist incidents, when a driver swerved a van into crowds in Barcelona’s historic Las Ramblas district, killing more than a dozen people and injuring scores of others....


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Asian shares slide as Wall Street fall, Spain attack weigh

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HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks sank Friday as global investor sentiment was battered by big losses on Wall Street amid U.S. political turmoil and a deadly van attack in Spain. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 1 percent to 19,505.23 and South Korea’s Kospi shed 0.2 percent to 2,...


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The Latest: Catalan govt ties attacks in Cambrils, Barcelona

Spain Barcelona Pedestrians Hit-13

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Barcelona attack (all times local): 5:42 a.m. The Catalan government says an attack in the seaside resort town of Cambrils is linked to the vehicle attack on a popular Barcelona promenade that killed 13 people. The region’s Interior Minister Joaquin Forn...


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Barcelona van attack kills 13 in agonizing repeat for Europe

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A van veered onto a promenade and barreled down the busy walkway in central Barcelona on Thursday, swerving back and forth as it mowed down pedestrians and turned a picturesque tourist destination into a bloody killing zone. Thirteen people were killed and 100 were injured,...


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Officials say extremist group beheads 3 people in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan officials say suspected Islamic militants have beheaded three people and burnt houses in an attack along the Indian Ocean coast. Lamu County Commissioner Gilbert Kitiyo says gunmen believed to al-Shabab militants attacked Maleli village near Witu town. Beheadings by al-...


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