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The Latest: Divers assessing damage on USS John S. McCain


The U.S. Navy says divers are assessing the damage to the hull of the USS John S. McCain after a collision ripped a gaping hole in the ship's side near the waterline

Italy quake rocks resort island of Ischia, at least 1 dead


An earthquake has rattled the Italian resort island of Ischia at the peak of tourist season, killing at least one person and trapping a half dozen others, including children, under collapsed homes

1 dead as vehicle rams bus stops in Marseille, France

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Investigators have ruled out terrorism as a motive for the driver of a van that rammed into two bus stops in the French port city of Marseille

The Latest: Magnitude readings vary widely on Italy quake


Different seismological agencies are reporting significantly different magnitudes for the earthquake that struck the Italian resort island of Ischia late Monday

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10 sailors missing in collision between US warship, tanker


At least 10 U.S. sailors are missing after the USS John S. McCain collided with a tanker east of Singapore, the second accident involving a ship from the Navy's 7th Fleet in two months



Manhunt intensifies in Spain for suspected final cell member

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Authorities say the lone fugitive from the Spanish cell that killed 15 people in and near Barcelona has been shot to death in a vineyard just outside the city he terrorized


Suspected driver in Barcelona attack shot and killed: Police

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Younes Abouyaaqoub was named in the attack that killed 13 and injured scores.

How to make a safe eclipse viewer for kids from a cereal box

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How to make a pinhole projector from a cereal box to safely view the total solar eclipse. You don't need fancy equipment to watch the celestial event.


Big Ben bell to go silent in London for repairs until 2021


After more than 150 years as Britain's most famous timekeeper, London's Big Ben bell has fallen silent for four years of repair work that will keep it quiet on all but a few special occasions

Finland names suspect in stabbings that killed 2, wounded 8


Finnish court names suspect in stabbings that killed two, wounded eight as 18-year-old Moroccan Abderrahman Mechkah.


Iraqi forces close in on IS-held town west of Mosul


The U.S.-led coalition says Iraqi forces have made significant progress as they close in on the Islamic State-held town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul

WATCH: 10 missing after US Navy destroyer collides with merchant ship off Singapore

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A Navy guided-missile destroyer, the USS John S. McCain, collided with a commercial vessel east of Singapore early Monday, 10 sailors are missing and five were injured, the Navy said.


China's Great Wall considers bid for Fiat Chrysler Jeep unit


Spokespeople for Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motors say it is considering making a bid to buy Fiat Chrysler's Jeep unit, in a possible ambitious new step onto the global stage for China's fast-growing auto brands

Total solar eclipse wows crowds across the US

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A total solar eclipse has begun in parts of Oregon, with the moon casting a shadow on Earth, darkening the sky and dropping temperatures.


US Embassy in Russia suspends issuing nonimmigrant visas

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The U.S. Embassy in Russia says it will suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas in Moscow for eight days and will stop issuing visas at its consulates elsewhere in Russia in response to the Russian decision to cap embassy staff


China to again have one of the world's fastest bullet trains


After cutting back the speed of the Beijing to Shanghai bullet train following a deadly crash, China is set to again make it one of the world's fastest


The Latest: Las Ramblas barriers idea considered inefficient


A Catalan official says regional and local authorities discarded the Spanish government's suggestion to place traffic barriers to protect the Las Ramblas promenade because they deemed the barriers inefficient


The Latest: Singapore helicopter evacuates 4 injured US crew


The U.S. Navy says four sailors injured in a ship collision were evacuated to a hospital

Sunday, Aug 20

The Latest: Trump to address nation Monday on Afghanistan


Trump to reveal plan for war in Afghanistan in national address Monday night

Trump will address path forward on Afghanistan

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White House announces that President Donald Trump would address the nation's troops and the American people Monday night to update the path forward in Afghanistan and South Asia

Philippine churches to ring bells to protest drug killings


Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines will ring bells every night for three months to raise alarm over a renewed police crackdown that has left more than 80 drug and crime suspects dead in just a week

Indonesia angered after Malaysia shows its flag as Poland's


Indonesia is accusing the Malaysian organizers of the Southeast Asian Games of negligence after the Indonesian flag was printed upside down in a guidebook

Saturday, Aug 19

President Trump cheers Steve Bannon's return to Breitbart News

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He was one of Trump's top advisers.

From age 3 to 80, Barcelona victims represent a wide world


An Italian father, an American groom, and a Portuguese grandmother were but a few of the more than 100 people from around the world killed or injured in Barcelona's attacks

Finland: Stabbing that left 2 dead being investigated as act with 'terrorist intent'


A stabbing in the Finnish city of Turku on Friday that left two people dead and eight others injured is now being investigated as acts "with terrorist intent."

Macron's wife on 25-year age gap: 'We have breakfast together, me and my wrinkles'


"We have breakfast together, me and my wrinkles," she tells Elle France.

Friday, Aug 18

Witnesses recount chaos, horror of Barcelona attack

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"It was like being an extra in a Hollywood movie, except it was real."

5 'terrorists' dead in Spain police shootout after attacks killed 14, injured 100

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Five alleged terrorists were killed in a shootout with police in Spain's Catalonia region early Friday following deadly attacks there that killed at least 14 people.

Sierra Leone death toll now up to 450 after mudslides

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Sierra Leone mudslides death toll now 'up to 450' as hundreds still missing, UN says

Queen Elizabeth II expresses sadness over Sierra Leone


Sierra Leone's president has joined with families in paying final respects to victims of this week's mudslides and flooding in the capital, while the government is warning residents to evacuate a mountainside where a large crack opened

Thursday, Aug 17

The Latest: North Korea warns US on nuclear weapons talks


Chile rejects US request made by Vice President Mike Pence to cut ties with North Korea

Israeli leader resists calls to criticize Trump


Israel's Netanyahu resists calls to denounce Trump's response to violence, anti-Semitic displays in Charlottesville

A young mother grows desperate as Venezuela's crisis deepens

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For Claudia Vivas, a 29-year-old mother living in Caracas, the violence of the protests and the government's response to them have added to an already hard life.

1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, UN says


1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, UN says in world's fastest-growing crisis