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Two dead, six injured in Finland stabbing spree
Police shot and wounded a suspect after a stabbing spree in which a man killed two people and wounded six others in the Finnish city of Turku. Within hours of the attack on Friday the force had announced increased police patrols across the country. Two dead and six injured," Turku police tweeted after the assault in a market square.
Moroccan suspect in Barcelona attack turned more conservative in past year: family
By Samia Errazzouki MRIRT, Morocco (Reuters) - A suspect still at large after the Barcelona van attack began showing more religiously conservative behavior within the past year and refused to shake hands with women during a visit to his birthplace in Morocco in March, family members say. The relatives expressed shock and anger on Sunday after discovering the alleged involvement in the Barcelona attack of Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, as well as his brother and two cousins, all originally from the small Moroccan town of Mrirt. Abouyaaqoub is one of 12 suspects in Thursday's attack on Las Ramblas, Barcelona's most famous boulevard, in which a van plowed into holidaymakers, killing 13 people.
The storm around America's statues isn't about history. It's about whiteness | Eddie S Glaude, Jr
Confederate statues are part of a politics that trades on white fears and cultural wars that scapegoat black and brown people. During his infamous press conference this Tuesday, as he vehemently defended his claim that both sides were to blame for the violence in Charlottesville, Donald Trump declared ?many of these people were there to protest the taking down of the statue of Robert E Lee. ?Not all of those people were white supremacists,? he said.
'A lot of years and not enough change': Protesters in New York rally against white supremacy
In the wake of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, right-wing groups have cancelled rallies around the country. In New York, dozens of people took part in a rally outside Google?s corporate campus. The protest organisers, however, cancelled the rally days before, citing ?alt left terrorist threats?.
Evacuation orders affect hundreds in California, Oregon
SISTERS, Ore. (AP) ? Evacuation orders affecting hundreds of people were issued in California and Oregon as wildfires neared small towns, including one that's a prime location for viewing the eclipse.
Man Caught Smuggling 13 Pounds of Meth Into US Via Drone
Spain attacks: The imam who 'ate up the brains' of youths
In a little Spanish town by the Pyrenees mountains, a Moroccan imam has come under intense scrutiny, accused of creating the terror cell that allegedly launched the twin attacks in Spain. The blast likely changed the plans of the attackers, who instead used vehicles to smash into pedestrians on Barcelona's busy Las Ramblas boulevard and in the seaside resort town of Cambrils. "On Tuesday morning, he left saying he was going on vacation to Morocco," said fruit-seller Nordeen El Haji, 45, who four months ago moved into the apartment that Satty occupied in Ripoll.
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