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Barcelona: Van hits crowd in terror attack near Las Ramblas
(CNN) A van rammed into a crowd of people in the heart of Barcelona, causing a "number of deaths" and "many injuries," a Catalan police spokesman told CNN. Police confirmed that the incident Thursday afternoon was a terror attack. The force has ...
Van Hits Pedestrians in Barcelona; Deaths ConfirmedNew York Times
Barcelona: Van rams crowds in Ramblas tourist areaBBC News
Clemson, Ore. St. OK in Spain after attackESPN
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Trump mourns loss of 'beautiful statues and monuments' in wake of Charlottesville rally over Robert E. Lee statue
Washington Post
President Trump on Thursday mourned the loss of “beautiful statues and monuments” in the wake of the violent clashes in Charlottesville during a white supremacist demonstration protesting the planned removal of a statue depicting Confederate military ...
Why Confederate Monuments Must FallNew York Times
Momentum to remove Confederate monuments building post-CharlottesvilleCBS News
Trump defends monuments to the pro-slavery ConfederacyReuters
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Defiant Trump digs in as racial, GOP tensions flare
A defiant President Donald Trump on Thursday further inflamed racial tensions and the GOP divide, tweeting out his support for “beautiful” Confederate statues and attacking Republican senators who have panned his response to the violent Charlottesville ...
Trump, Graham feud over President's Charlottesville responseCNN
Deepening GOP split, Trump attacks Republican senators Graham, Flake as 'publicity-seeking,' 'toxic'Washington Post
CNN political director: Trump 'desperate for an enemy'The Hill
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Trump adviser Cohn to remain as talk swirls of White House departures
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House Economic Adviser Gary Cohn is remaining in his post, a White House official said on Thursday, after speculation earlier in the day of Cohn's possible departure rattled the U.S. stock market and the dollar. "Gary ...
Dow falls 177 points on concern Trump controversies have derailed Republican pro-business agendaCNBC
False rumors that Gary Cohn is leaving the White House just spooked Wall Street — for a good reasonBusiness Insider
Donald Trump said wages 'haven't gone up for a long time,' but that's wrongPolitiFact
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Powerball ticket worth $150K, 6 more worth $50K sold in NJ
While none of the three, second-prize tickets for Wednesday's $432.5 million Powerball drawing were sold in New Jersey, seven people in the state won at least $50,000. The winning tickets matched four numbers and the Powerball. One is worth $150,000 ...
Powerball Jackpot Jumps To $510 Million, Where To Buy Tickets In
No Powerball winner; jackpot jumps to $510 millionLos Angeles Times
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Los Angeles Times

Phoenix mayor calls on Trump to halt campaign-style rally next week
Los Angeles Times
Ahead of Trump's planned campaign-style rally in the city on Tuesday, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton released a statement this week, calling on the president to halt his plans as the nation continues to grapple with fallout from the violence in ...

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Washington Post

10-year-old Indian rape victim gives birth after a court denies her request for an abortion
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A 10-year-old Indian girl whose parents say she was raped and impregnated by her uncle has reportedly given birth after a court rejected her request for an abortion last month. Doctors at the Government Medical College and Hospital in the northern city ...
Indian rape victim, 10, denied abortion by Supreme Court gives birth: reportUSA TODAY
Rape victim, 10, delivers baby after Supreme Court bars abortionReuters
Girl, 10, Gives Birth in India After RapeU.S. News & World Report
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Where to watch the solar eclipse in Washington
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Monday's solar eclipse is a very big deal: A total solar eclipse visible from the West Coast to the East Coast hasn't occurred since 1918. While D.C. will only get a partial solar eclipse, it's still worth seeing. The eclipse will begin at 1:17 p.m ...
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Here's how to avoid wrecking your car during the eclipseThe Verge
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Australian Senator Wears Burqa in Parliament to Push for Ban
New York Times
Senator Pauline Hanson wore a burqa in the Senate at Parliament House in Canberra, the capital, on Thursday. She said that she wanted to draw attention to her party's push to ban full-face coverings in public. Credit European Pressphoto Agency. SYDNEY ...
An Australian senator wore a burqa in Parliament — then called for a ban on Muslim immigrantsWashington Post
Pauline Hanson: Far-Right Australian Leader Shocks Wearing Burqa in Senate, Demands BanNewsweek
Politician wears burqa in parliament in bid to ban themNew York Post
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Woman arrested for snorting cocaine in parent pick-up line at Florida school
FORT MYERS, Fla. – A sheriff's deputy arrested a woman outside a Florida middle school after he allegedly spotted her chopping up and using cocaine while waiting in the parent pick-up line Tuesday. The Lee County deputy said he was patrolling Lexington ...

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