Barcelona Terror Attack Kills 13 as Van Hits Tourist Spot
A van plowed into pedestrians on Barcelona’s most iconic avenue at the height of the tourist season, in a terrorist attack that left 13 people dead and echoed similar incidents in other European cities.
Neo-Nazi Daily Stormer loses its Russian domain, too
When the Daily Stormer lost control of its .com domain in the face of a social media protest, the infamous hate site sought virtual refuge in Russia. For a few hours on Wednesday, the site re-appeared at the domain "dailystormer.ru" before the site lost DDoS protection from CloudFlare and disappeared from the Web once again.
Trump Abandons Plan for Council on Infrastructure
President Donald Trump will not move forward with a planned Advisory Council on Infrastructure, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday.
‘Appallingly bad’ F-35 fighter jets to cost UK taxpayers even more as pound falls
The price tag attached to Britain’s next generation F-35 fighter jets is expected to rise dramatically. The controversial aircraft is in urgent need of an upgrade at a time when the British pound continues to fall in value.
Most countries, including US allies, trust Putin more than Trump on foreign policy – poll
US allies Germany, France, Japan, and South Korea are among countries which trust Vladimir Putin more than Donald Trump in handling foreign affairs, a new Pew poll shows.
Trump's lawyer trolled for posting collage of his black friends to show he isn't racist
US President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen took to Twitter on Wednesday (16 August) to condemn racism and post a strange photo montage of himself posing with several black Americans.
US-led coalition raids against Isis kill 60 civilians in Raqqa
Air strikes conducted by a US-led coalition against Isis in its Syrian 'capital' have killed dozens of civilians instead.
Exclusive: U.S. forces to stay in Syria for decades, say militia allies
Washington's main Syrian ally in the fight against Islamic State says the U.S. military will remain in northern Syria long after the jihadists are defeated, predicting enduring ties with the Kurdish-dominated region.
Philippines war on drugs and crime intensifies, at least 60 killed in three days
Police killed at least 28 people overnight in a crackdown in the Philippines capital Manila, authorities said on Thursday, a second night of heavy bloodshed this week in an intensification of President Rodrigo Duterte's fierce war on drugs and crime.
China cracks down on VPN vendors
China's latest crackdown on those attempting to skirt state censorship controls has seen it warn e-commerce platforms over the sale of illegal virtual private networks (VPNs).
PETA seized family dog & euthanized it without consent
PETA will pay out $49,000 to a family in Virginia after members of the animal rights group took their dog from a trailer park and euthanized it without consent.
Loner drowns on Durham beach after having sickness benefits stopped
A 54-year-old man died going into the sea in County Durham after being told his sickness benefits were being withdrawn.
Venezuelan Violinist Says National Guard Did Not Smash Violin
Wuilly Arteaga stated, “At no time did the National Guard smash the violin," adding, "the media always tries to put a sensationalist headline.”