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Second Terror Attack Halted, Police Say, After 13 Killed, 100 Injured In Barcelona
Updated at 1:15 a.m. ET Friday. Police treating #Barcelona incident as terror attack. Follow latest developments — BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) August 17, 2017. Enlarge this image.
Spain attacks: Police shoot dead 5 suspects in 12 hours of terrorCNN
The Latest: Catalan govt ties attacks in Cambrils, BarcelonaWashington Post
Five Suspected Terrorists Killed After Twin Attacks on SpainBloomberg
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Trump scraps infrastructure council plan
BBC News
President Trump is dropping plans to create an advisory group on infrastructure, a day after two other business panels were dissolved. The president has faced a backlash from business leaders over his remarks this week on white supremacists. A White ...
Trump Abandons Plan for Council on InfrastructureBloomberg
Presidential Executive Order Establishing a Presidential Advisory Council on InfrastructureThe White House

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Washington Post

Warship captain in collision that killed 7 to lose command
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — 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 ...
USS Fitzgerald's leadership to be removed from their duties over June collisionCNN
Top Two Officers on Navy Ship in Deadly Collision Off Japan to Be Relieved of DutiesNew York Times
Commander and leadership of stricken destroyer Fitzgerald to be relieved for collisionUSA TODAY -U.S. News & World Report -Fox News -Los Angeles Times
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Latest: Greitens tells senator to resign for Trump post
Washington Post
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Latest on a Missouri lawmaker posting and deleting a comment hoping President Trump is assassinated (all times local):. 7:15 p.m.. Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens is calling for the resignation of a Missouri legislator ...
Missouri State Senator Urged To Resign Over Her 'Hope' For Trump's AssassinationHuffPost
Missouri Lawmaker Criticized After Wishing for Trump's AssassinationU.S. News & World Report
Secret Service looking into Missouri lawmaker's Trump postThe Boston Globe
Breitbart News -NewsBusters (press release) (blog)
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U.S. News & World Report

Confederate Statues in the US Capitol? Yes, Thanks to a 153-Year-Old Rule
U.S. News & World Report
A 1864 rule allows states to place two statues each in the Capitol. Several states opted to honor Confederate leaders. By Eric Englert, Contributor | Aug. 17, 2017, at 4:42 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Confederate Statues in ...
Confederates in the CapitolNew York Magazine
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from CapitolUSA TODAY
Nancy Pelosi wants Confederate statues removed from CapitolNew York Post

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Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns, cites recent "drumbeat of distractions"
(Reuters) - Infosys Ltd, in a surprise announcement, said Vishal Sikka has resigned as CEO citing a stream of distractions and disruptions in recent months, pushing down shares of the second-largest Indian IT services firm almost 8 percent on Friday.
How Steve Jobs inspired Vishal Sikka to leave the chaos at InfosysQuartz
Vishal Sikka resigns as MD & CEO of Infosys; stock cracksEconomic Times
Indian IT company Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resignsWashington Post
Bloomberg -India Today -The Hindu -Livemint
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Doug Marrone opens Jags' QB race between Blake Bortles, Chad Henne
Head coach Doug Marrone said Thursday night that Blake Bortles, the third overall pick in 2014 and the team's starter since Week 4 of his rookie season, and Chad Henne will share first-team reps as Marrone searches for a starter before the season ...
Colin Kaepernick's name comes up often as Blake Bortles struggles in preseason contestWashington Post
Jaguars open up QB competition after 12-8 loss to Bucs (Aug 17, 2017)
Doug Marrone: Jaguars' quarterback job up for -Bleacher Report -Orlando Sentinel
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Soon-to-be Tropical Storm Harvey Not a Florida Threat
A new tropical storm is likely to form in the western Atlantic later today, but Meteorologist Jeff Huffman is more concerned with what's behind it. "Soon-to-be tropical Storm Harvey is forecast to become a hurricane, but track well to the south through ...
Tropical Storm Harvey Heads for CaribbeanWKRG
Tropical Storm Harvey continues toward eastern CaribbeanWWL First News
As Tropical Storm Harvey moves west, depression likely to form by the

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Nikkei Asian Review

Top Japan, US officials reaffirm importance of extended deterrence
Nikkei Asian Review
WASHINGTON -- The Japanese and American foreign policy and defense chiefs discussed the bilateral alliance and responses to North Korea on Thursday at their first Security Consultative Committee meeting since Donald Trump became U.S. president.

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Washington Post

This basketball superstar is known around the world as 'KD.' In Prince George's County, he's just 'Kevin.'
Washington Post
Basketball legend Kevin Durant returned Thursday to the rec center basketball court in the Washington suburbs where he played as a child 20 years ago. Voted the most valuable player of this year's NBA Finals, the towering small forward is known the ...
Kevin Durant Says He Won't Visit White HouseBleacher Report
Durant says he will not visit White House if Warriors are invited, cites lack of respect for Trump as reasonColumbia Missourian

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