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August 17, 2018

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One year on, Spain remembers victims of jihadist twin attacks

One year on, Spain remembers victims of jihadist twin attacks

A year after jihadist attacks in Barcelona and a nearby seaside resort killed 16 people, Spain's King Felipe VI will on Friday preside over a ceremony in memory of the victims.Fourteen people died -- including two young children aged three and seven -- and ov

Meat-heavy low-carb diets can 'shorten lifespan': study

Meat-heavy low-carb diets can 'shorten lifespan': study

Middle-aged people who get roughly half their daily calories from carbohydrates live several years longer on average than those with meat-heavy low-carb diets, researchers reported Friday.The findings, published in The Lancet medical journal, challenge a trend

South Sudan's child soldiers hope for life after war

South Sudan's child soldiers hope for life after war

By the time Baba John escaped the tribal militia he had joined as an 11-year-old, he had long stopped counting the number of people he had killed."I shot people. We all did," said Baba John. "I received a gun and was told how to shoot and point the gun. I d

Canadian killed, American wounded in Mexico shooting

Canadian killed, American wounded in Mexico shooting

A Canadian man was killed and a Mexican-American badly wounded in a gun attack at a shopping center in Mexico's second city Guadalajara, prosecutors said.A group of four people was entering the shopping center Wednesday night when gunmen approached them in th

Russian teens moved from jail to house arrest after protests

Russian teens moved from jail to house arrest after protests

A Russian court on Thursday moved two teenagers accused of "extremism" from prison to house arrest the day after hundreds of people took to the streets in Moscow demanding their release. The Moscow Dorogomilovsky court ruled to put 18-year-old Anna Pavlikova