(Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union will no longer defend hate groups seeking to march with firearms, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, a policy change that comes on the heels of protests by white nationalists and counter-protesters at the weekend in Virginia. The newspaper quoted
At least 13 people were killed and more than 100 others injured after drivers slammed into pedestrians in two quick-succession, separate attacks on Barcelona's most popular street and in another busy Spanish seaside city. The promenade in the heart of the city centre is one of Barcelona's busiest
Public anger at the monarchy following the death of Princess Diana marked a turning point for the royal family, forcing a revolution in its communications machine that helped revive the brand. As mourners left thousands of bouquets of flowers at the gates of Buckingham Palace and nearby Kensington Palace
Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Charlize Theron hopes to create an AIDS-free generation in her home country South Africa which has one of the highest rates of HIV infection in the world. The star who is the founder of Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project which supports community-based HIV programmes
Highlights of this day in history: Mongol ruler Genghis Khan dies; Women in U.S. clinch right to vote; James Meredith graduates from Univ. of Miss.; Vladimir Nabokov's 'Lolita' published in U.S.; Actor-director Robert Redford born. (Aug. 18)
MADRID (Reuters) - Catalan emergency services said six civilians and a police officer had been injured in an attack in the town of Cambrils, which police said was linked to Thursday's Barcelona van attack. Catalan police said on Twitter that a bomb squad in Cambrils would carry out several controlled
MADRID (Reuters) - A Catalan government official said the death toll from a van attack in Barcelona on Thursday could rise above the 13 so far confirmed. Joaquim Forn, from the Catalan government's interior ministry, told a news conference that over 100 people had been injured when the van mowed
(Reuters) - Following are some of the deadly attacks in Western Europe in recent years: Aug. 17, 2017 - A van ploughs into crowds in the heart of Barcelona, killing at least 13 people, a regional official says, in what police say they are treating as a terrorist attack. June 3, 2017 - Three attackers
MADRID (Reuters) - Residents of a house in Catalonia, where an explosion linked to Thursday's Barcelona van attack killed one person, were preparing explosives using gas cylinders, a Catalan police source said. Police said earlier that the explosion, about 100 km (62 miles) southwest of Barcelona
MADRID (Reuters) - Catalan police said on Friday the situation in Cambrils, south of Barcelona, was under control after they killed four attackers and left another wounded in an operation that followed Thursday's van attack in Barcelona. Police said on Twitter the operation in Cambrils was still
By Andrés González and Richard Martin BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spain mounted a sweeping anti-terror operation on Friday after a suspected Islamist militant drove a van into crowds in Barcelona, killing 13 people before fleeing, in what police suspect was one of multiple planned attacks. Islamic State
Two men arrested after a van attack in Barcelona which killed at least 13 people on Thursday were connected to the incident but neither was the driver of the vehicle, police said. Police confirmed that another man who ran over two officers at a checkpoint in Barcelona was shot dead, but added that it
By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee was defaced at North Carolina's Duke University and there were more arrests on Thursday over the toppling of a similar statue as communities in the U.S. South faced a contentious debate over such divisive monuments
After North Korea and the United States traded bellicose threats of nuclear conflagration, all eyes will be on an annual war game in the South next week that could send tensions spiralling back upwards, analysts say. Pyongyang tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) last month that appeared
Drivers ploughed into pedestrians in two quick-succession, separate attacks in Barcelona and another popular Spanish seaside city Thursday and Friday, killing 13 people and injuring more than 100 others. In the first incident which police qualified as a "terrorist attack," the driver of a
A group of Californians has submitted yet another initiative to secede from the United States as the country is gripped by one of its worst political crisis in recent history. The new "Calexit" ballot proposal put forward on Thursday by a fringe political group calls for a constitutional convention
Police investigate a house in Alcanar linked to the Barcelona attack after an apparent explosion on the premises. No reporter narration.
The commander of a US Navy ship that collided with a Philippine-flagged cargo ship off Japan, killing seven American seamen, will be relieved of duty and several other sailors face punishment, a senior admiral said Thursday. Among those being disciplined from the crew of the USS Fitzgerald are its commanding
The cast of “Manhunt: Unabomber” say real life was much stranger than fiction when it came to the story of Ted Kaczynski. (Aug. 17)
Australian senator Pauline Hanson dresses in a burqa during a session of the Australian parliament in an effort to have the Islamic garments banned. No reporter narration.
By Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Japan will step up their defence cooperation to deal with the threat from nuclear-armed North Korea as tensions in East Asia remain high, officials from the two allies said on Thursday. "For this threat of North Korea, at this meeting
By Hugh Bronstein CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela will hunt down and jail leaders of violent protests that have rocked the country since April, its new top prosecutor said on Thursday, a day before a hate crimes law was expected to be approved despite fears that it will be used to crush dissent. The
By Josh Smith KABUL (Reuters) - Navigating a chaotic maze of cars and people, the convoy of British army armoured vehicles weaves slowly through Kabul. The job of about a dozen soldiers is to protect just two international advisers on their way to meet Afghan soldiers. While every mission varies,
Clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend sparked a national conversation on the value of preserving or removing statues and monuments honoring the Confederate side of the Civil War.