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People holding a Catalan flag gather for a minute of silence in memory of the terrorist attacks victims in Las Ramblas, Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Spanish police on Friday shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack that killed at least 13, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe's latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
The Latest: 4th person arrested over Spain attacksCatalan police say they have arrested a fourth person in connection with the attacks in Barcelona and the resort of Cambrils that have killed at least 14 people
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Map locates the events of the deadly Las Ramblas district truck attack in Barcelona, Spain; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm;
Barcelona's victims: A snapshot of the worldThe dead and injured in Barcelona were a snapshot of the world _ men, women and children from at least two dozen nations _ testifying to the global appeal of the sun-kissed city with its bounty of must-visit sites and star-studded football team
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Russian Bombardier worker charged with aggravated briberyA Russian employee in the Swedish branch of a Canadian plane and train maker has been charged with aggravated bribery
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A man holding flowers waits before Spanish embassy staff members observed a minute of silence in memory of the terrorist attacks victims in Spain, Friday Aug.18, 2017 in the courtyard of the embassy in Paris. Spanish police say death toll in Spain attacks rises to 14 after woman injured in seaside resort dies. (AP Photo/Bertrand Combaldieu)
Spain manhunt deepens as Barcelona insists 'I am not afraid'Spain intensifies the manhunt for suspects in the back-to-back vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a seaside resort, as Barcelona quietly tries to return to normal
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Family members attend a mass funeral for victims of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent at a cemetery in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Thursday, Aug. 17 , 2017. The government has begun burying the hundreds of people killed earlier this week in mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital, and it warned Thursday of new danger from a large crack that has opened on a mountainside where residents were told to evacuate. (AP Photo/ Manika Kamara)
Sierra Leone mudslides death toll now above 400, UN saysSierra Leone mudslides death toll now above 400 as hundreds still missing, UN says
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FILE - In this Saturday Feb. 27, 2016 file photo, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, left, and his wife Grace attend his birthday celebrations in Masvingo, Zimbabwe. President Robert Mugabe is in South Africa as his wife is accused of assaulting a young model. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
Zimbabwe's first lady remains quiet amid assault claimsZimbabwe's first lady remains quiet amid assault claims as South Africa weighs immunity request
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Police technicians board the amateur-built submarine UC3 Nautilus on a pier in Copenhagen harbour, Denmark, Monday  Aug. 14, 2017, to conduct forensic probes in connection with a missing journalist investigation.  Police from Sweden were assisting their Danish counterparts on Tuesday for clues in the search for a missing Swedish woman who apparently was aboard an amateur-built submarine a day before it sank. (Mogens Flindt/Ritzau Foto via AP)
Missing woman's family in Denmark submarine case fears worstThe family of a Swedish journalist missing since a trip off Copenhagen a week ago on a home-built submarine says "it seems the worst has happened."
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Austrians first in Europe to make bacon on industrial scale?Austrians were making bacon thousands of years ago and a researcher says they were probably the first to it on an industrial scale
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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford, fourth from left, talks with Japanese Chief of Staff, Joint Staff Adm. Katsutoshi Kawano, fourth from right, during a meeting at Defense Ministry in Tokyo, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. The U.S. top military official reiterated Friday his country's pledge to defend Japan against a North Korean missile attack, as western Japan carried out a test of an emergency alert system. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
US general pledges to defend Japan from North Korean attackAmerica's top military official has pledged to defend Japan against a North Korean missile attack
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Burundi: 1 killed, 29 injured in grenade attacks, say policeBurundian police say 1 person has been killed and 29 others injured in overnight grenade attacks in the capital
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In this July 11, 2017 photo provided by U.S. Navy Office of Information, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) moves into Dry Dock 4 at Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka, Japan, to continue repairs and assess damage sustained from its June 17 collision with a merchant vessel. Poor seamanship and flaws in keeping watch contributed to a collision between the Navy destroyer and a commercial container ship that killed seven sailors, Navy officials said, announcing that the warship captain will be relieved of command and more than a dozen other sailors will be punished. Adm. William Moran, the vice chief of naval operations, told reporters Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, that the top three leaders aboard the USS Fitzgerald, which was badly damaged in the collision off the coast of Japan, will be removed from duty aboard the ship. (Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter Burghart/U.S. Navy photo via AP)
Warship captain in collision that killed 7 to lose commandThe captain of a Navy warship that lost seven sailors in a collision with a commercial container ship in June will be relieved of command and about a dozen others face punishment, and the Navy acknowledged Thursday that both ships had made mistakes
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Emergency workers stand on a blocked street in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. A white van jumped up onto a sidewalk and sped down a pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side as it plowed into tourists and residents. Police said 13 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in what they called a terror attack. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Barcelona van attack kills 13 in agonizing repeat for EuropeA van veered onto a promenade and barreled down the busy walkway in Barcelona, Spain, killing 13 people and wounding dozens
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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