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Spanish Prime Minister calls deadly Barcelona attack 'jihadi terrorism'
(CNN) [Breaking news update, published at 10:15 p.m. ET]. A fifth terrorist involved in an incident in Cambrils, Spain, has died from his injuries, Catalan police say. [Previous story, published at 9:46 p.m. ET]. At least 13 people were killed and more ...
Van plows into crowd in Barcelona, killing 13; second, related attempt is thwartedWashington Post
Spain hunts driver who killed 13 in Barcelona, says foils bomb plotReuters
The Latest: Spanish police shoot, kill people near BarcelonaMiami Herald
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Republican senators are striking back in Trump's public war of words
Washington (CNN) Sen. Bob Corker's questioning of the President's competence Thursday is the starkest signal yet that Republican senators are returning fire in the public and pointed battle Donald Trump has waged with members of his own party. Rarely ...
Republican Corker: Trump has not demonstrated 'stability' or 'competence' to lead effectivelyWashington Post
GOP Senator: Trump Lacking 'Stability,' 'Competence' To SucceedNPR
Key Republican Calls for 'Radical Changes' in Trump's PresidencyBloomberg
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Top two officers and other sailors aboard the USS Fitzgerald to be disciplined following deadly collision at sea
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The top two officers and the top enlisted sailor who were aboard the destroyer USS Fitzgerald are among about a dozen sailors who will face discipline following an early-morning collision June 17 that killed seven crew members, a senior Navy officer ...
USS Fitzgerald's leadership to be removed from their duties over June collisionCNN
Navy fires top two officers of US destroyer for collision that killed seven sailorsLos Angeles Times
Navy Punishes Leadership of USS Fitzgerald Following Deadly Collision Off
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Confederate Memorial in Arlington: Honoring Rebels on nation's sacred ground
Washington Post
On the western edge of Arlington National Cemetery stands a 32-foot-tall bronze hymn to soldiers of a bygone past. Such monuments are common on the hallowed ground where more than 400,000 are buried and honored for service to the country. But the ...
Confederate Leaders' Descendants Say Statues Can Come DownNew York Times
Trump's Confederacy fight threatens GOP agenda in CongressPolitico
Trump fans the flames with Confederate defenseThe Hill
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What scientists hope to learn from the eclipse
For complete coverage of the Eclipse of the Century go to Watch live, in virtual reality, as the eclipse moves coast to coast on August 21st. (CNN) The Eclipse of the Century may also turn into the Science Experiments of the Century ...
Still need a pair of solar eclipse glasses? Here's where to find them. (Maybe.)Washington Post
Solar eclipse 2017: What you need to knowBBC News
There's still time to get eclipse glasses — but you'd better act fastLos Angeles Times
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Nikkei Asian Review

Top Japan, US officials reaffirm importance of extended deterrence
Nikkei Asian Review
WASHINGTON -- The Japanese and American foreign policy and defense chiefs discussed the bilateral alliance and responses to North Korea on Thursday at their first Security Consultative Committee meeting since Donald Trump became U.S. president.

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Art of the Deal Writer Says Trump Will Resign Before Year's End: Reminds Me of 'Last Days of Nixon'
Author Tony Schwartz spent 18 months with Donald Trump putting together The Art of the Deal — Trump's best-selling book. And having spent so much time with the man who is now President, Schwartz is convinced — he won't be President much longer.
Is Trump about to resign? Or will he double down, down, down … ?Washington Post
Trump Will Resign, Says 'Art Of The Deal' Ghostwriter Tony SchwartzInternational Business Times
Who Is Tony Schwartz? Trump's Ghostwriter Says The President Is About To ResignBustle
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As Tropical Storm Harvey moves west, depression likely to form by the weekend
As Tropical Storm Harvey, located a couple of hundred miles east of the Windward Islands, headed west Thursday evening (Aug. 17), the National Hurricane Center was monitoring two other Atlantic systems: Showers and thunderstorms associated with an ...
No place for the homeless as storm approachesNation News
Four systems out there and hurricane season hasn't even hit its peak yetMiami Herald
UPDATE: Tropical Storm Harvey forms; 70% chance of new systemMyPalmBeachPost (blog)
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White House disbands another advisory council, this one on infrastructure
Washington Post
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — A White House advisory council on infrastructure on Thursday became the latest casualty of the pique of business leaders over President Trump's response to the hate-fueled violence in Charlottesville. Two other outside corporate ...
President Trump disbands infrastructure advisory councilUSA TODAY
One of Trump's most critical councils was just killed offCrain's New York Business
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U.S. News & World Report

American Cancer Society, Cleveland Clinic Ditch Mar-a-Lago for Galas
U.S. News & World Report
The groups on Thursday announced they would not hold fundraising galas at the president's "winter White House." By Andrew Soergel, Economy Reporter | Aug. 17, 2017, at 6:10 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. American Cancer ...
Cleveland Clinic, American Cancer Society pull events from Trump
Three organizations pull events from Trump resortGant Daily
Trump's Mar-A-Lago Club Is Having Trouble Keeping Fundraisers Booked10News

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