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Spain sets up 800 checkpoints in Catalonia in manhunt for Barcelona suspect

Monday  08:16,   21 august 2017
MSN

As the driver of the car in last week’s attack continued to elude police, attention also turned to a missing imam in the 12 suspects’ home town.Authorities could not say whether Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, was still in Spain or had crossed the border[...]

North Korea warns of nuclear war if U.S. drill turns to 'actual fighting'

Monday  07:36,   21 august 2017
USA TODAY

North Korea warned Sunday that the joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises set to start Monday will be "adding fuel to the fire" of already heightened tensions with the United States and its allies . An editorial in North Korea's[...]

Mother of Spain Terror Suspect Says 'Go to the Police'

Monday  07:06,   21 august 2017
NBC News

<p>The mother of a man who authorities believe was involved in a pair of deadly vehicle attacks in Spain last week publicly pleaded with him on Sunday: Turn yourself in.</p>"He must go to the police," Hannou Ghanimi said of her son,[...]

South Korea's Moon says military exercises with U.S. not meant to raise tensions

Monday  06:33,   21 august 2017
Reuters

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday joint military exercises starting with U.S. forces on Monday are purely of a defensive nature and do not aim to raise tensions on the Korean peninsula. South Korean and U.S. forces will conduct[...]

Barcelona Attack Suspects Had Ties to Imam Linked to ISIS

Monday  05:51,   21 august 2017
The New York Times

The imam, Abdelbaki Essati, brought the young men under his influence in their mountain town of Ripoll, even though few of them regularly attended mosque. 2/4 SLIDES © Samuel Aranda for The New York Times Younes Abouyaaqoub, one of the suspects[...]

10 sailors missing after U.S. Navy destroyer collides with merchant ship

Monday  05:07,   21 august 2017
CBS News

USS John S. McCain sustained damage on its port side aft Monday, Navy's 7th Fleet saysSearch and rescue efforts are underway, U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet says. Officials say 10 sailors are missing and five are[...]

Saudi says Qatar blocks planes from transporting pilgrims

Monday  05:06,   21 august 2017
AFP

Qatar has blocked Saudi planes from transporting hajj pilgrims, Saudi state media said Sunday, after Riyadh reopened the border despite a major diplomatic crisis roiling the Gulf. Riyadh last week reopened its land border with Qatar and allocated [...]

AI Experts, Elon Musk Want UN Ban On AI Military Weapons

Monday  04:31,   21 august 2017
International Business Times

The letter urges the U.N. to be proactive about the dangers of smarter military weapons.Tesla CEO Elon Musk is among several major tech industry figures and researchers who’ve signed an open letter urging the United Nations to regulate the use of[...]

AI Experts, Elon Musk Want UN Ban On AI Military Weapons

Monday  04:31,   21 august 2017
International Business Times

The letter urges the U.N. to be proactive about the dangers of smarter military weapons.Tesla CEO Elon Musk is among several major tech industry figures and researchers who’ve signed an open letter urging the United Nations to regulate the use of[...]

Afghan Forces Are Praised, Despite Still Relying Heavily on U.S. Help

Monday  04:30,   21 august 2017
The New York Times

Even as leaders commended the performance of the country’s commandos, there is worry Afghanistan’s security forces cannot defend the country on their own.CAMP MOREHEAD, Afghanistan — In an hourlong ceremony in a valley a few miles southeast of Kabul [...]

Afghan Forces Are Praised, Despite Still Relying Heavily on U.S. Help

Monday  04:30,   21 august 2017
The New York Times

Even as leaders commended the performance of the country’s commandos, there is worry Afghanistan’s security forces cannot defend the country on their own.CAMP MOREHEAD, Afghanistan — In an hourlong ceremony in a valley a few miles southeast of Kabul [...]

USS John S. McCain collides with merchant vessel

Monday  03:45,   21 august 2017
USA TODAY

The U.S. Navy said the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with a merchant vessel in waters east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca early Monday. Initial reports indicated that the destroyer sustained damage to her port side[...]

USS John S. McCain collides with merchant vessel

Monday  03:45,   21 august 2017
USA TODAY

The U.S. Navy said the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with a merchant vessel in waters east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca early Monday. Initial reports indicated that the destroyer sustained damage to her port side[...]

Why does Emmanuel Macron’s presidential approval rating keep falling?

Monday  03:44,   21 august 2017
MSN

The French elected him by a landslide in May. Now his poll standing is near Trump’s.In many countries, the 39-year-old French president remains a symbol of youthful dynamism, a darling of social democrats shocked by Brexit and the ascent of Donald[...]

Attack victims came from around world to celebrate Barcelona

Monday  03:25,   21 august 2017
Associated Press

The victims of last week's attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort town came from around the world and across generations — a Canadian with an adventurous spirit, a Portuguese woman celebrating her 74th birthday, a 3-year-old Spanish boy[...]