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Spain manhunt deepens as Barcelona insists 'I am not afraid'
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Police shot and killed five people wearing fake bomb belts who staged a deadly car attack in a seaside resort in Spain's Catalonia region Friday, just hours after a van plowed into pedestrians on a busy Barcelona promenade....

The Latest: Spain leader says terror Europe's main problem
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The Latest on the Spain attacks (all times local):...

Crowds returning to Las Ramblas are subdued and pensive
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Tourists and Barcelona residents tentatively returned to Las Ramblas on Friday morning for a subdued stroll down the leafy boulevard, a day after a van attack filled it with fear and bloodshed....

Barcelona's victims: A snapshot of the world
PARIS (AP) -- The dead and injured in Barcelona were a snapshot of the world - men, women and children from at least two dozen nations - testifying to the huge global appeal of the sun-kissed city with its bounty of must-visit sites and star-studded football team....

The real revolution in NKorea is rise of consumer culture
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Like all North Korean adults, Song Un Pyol wears the faces of leader Kim Jong Un's father and grandfather pinned neatly to her left lapel, above her heart. But on her right glitters a diamond-and-gold brooch....

Chinese traders furious after crackdown on N. Korean imports
BEIJING (AP) -- Furious Chinese businesspeople said Friday that Beijing's decision to enforce U.N. sanctions on North Korean seafood imports would hobble the economy of an entire northeastern city, sparking a rare public protest earlier this week after the surprise move suddenly choked off border trade....

US soldier killed in battle with IS in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An American soldier was killed and several others were wounded in a battle with Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan, the U.S. military said....

Warship captain in collision that killed 7 to lose command
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Poor seamanship and flaws in keeping watch contributed to a collision between a 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....

Sierra Leone mudslides death toll now above 400, UN says
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- More than 400 bodies have been pulled from the debris of Sierra Leone's mudslides as burials and recovery efforts pressed on Friday amid the threat of further disaster. The Red Cross said they still hope to find survivors "but the chances are getting smaller every day."...

Russian Bombardier worker charged with aggravated bribery
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A Russian employee in the Swedish branch of Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier was charged Friday with aggravated bribery and faces up to six years in jail and deportation if found guilty....

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