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Barcelona truck attack reportedly leaves at least 12 dead and 80 injured

Thanks;Barbara Kollmeyer

Published: Aug 17, 2017 4:27 p.m. ET

People move from the scene after a van crashed into pedestrians near the pedestrianized central thoroughfare Las Ramblas in Barcelona… 422 more words

International Relationship

Sense paraules

I saw a list today of everything that’s happened in the US and the world in the last three weeks and it’s done a lot to explain my general feeling of malaise. 60 more words

Richard Armitage

Barcelona Heartache.

Just over two months ago I was strolling downing La Rambla in Barcelona with new friends, a new phone thanks to some pesky pick pockets, and a spring in my step, taking pictures of every little detail that filled the busy mall. 239 more words

Social Issues

An illustration of BBC under-reporting of terrorism against Israelis

As regular readers know, the vast majority of non-fatal terror attacks against Israelis do not receive any BBC coverage and in 2016 that meant that just 2.8% of the total attacks were reported. 436 more words

BBC

No Rest for the Wicked

Sorrow to Barcelona, that wonderfully exquisite and usually-peaceful little city.

Is it not curious how human wickedness seeks out an equal but opposite wickedness to partner with as an enemy? 931 more words

Politics

Pauline’s Peek-a-Boo

~ image from Senate CCTV footage

PAULINE Hanson’s stunt in the Australian Senate on Thursday – for that is what it was, banal to its bootstraps – has caused an outbreak of comment. 504 more words

Australia

#GlobalPulse: GOP leaders won't have Trump's 'fine people' bigotry, making terror simpler

Republicans won’t have Trump encouraging neo-Nazis, it seems

Donald Trump “has not demonstrated he understands the character of this nation,” Sen. Bob Corker has just said. 622 more words

Global Pulse