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Five Barcelona attack suspects killed

Aug 18, 2017

Five Barcelona attack suspects killed

Police on Friday shot and killed five people wearing fake bomb belts who staged a car attack in a seaside resort in Spain's Catalonia region hours after a van plowed into pedestrians on a busy Barcelona promenade, killing at least 13 people and injuring ...

/ Aug 18, 2017

South Korea's 'Poop School' to change name

A South Korean elementary school whose name means "shit" has decided to adopt a more fragrant moniker, school officials said Friday. Many Korean names and words are based on Chinese characters, so when rendered in the Hangul alphabet they can have the same sound but ...

Brazil's da Silva launches unlikely bid to retake presidency

/ Aug 18, 2017

Brazil's da Silva launches unlikely bid to retake presidency

Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has never taken the easy path but Thursday the onetime shoeshine boy turned political giant embarked on his most audacious challenge yet: to recapture the presidency — and avoid prison. The presidential election won't take place until ...

Confederate monuments to stay at Gettysburg battlefield

Aug 18, 2017

Confederate monuments to stay at Gettysburg battlefield

Officials with the National Park Service said the Confederate monuments at Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania will not be removed from the battlefield. Katie Lawhon, senior adviser for the park service's Gettysburg battlefield office, told the Reading Eagle the site-specific memorials are important, and ...