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08/18/2017 04:01 PM
Spanish police hunt driver who left trail of carnage in Barcelona
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spanish police have not yet identified the driver of a van that ploughed into crowds in a tourist hotspot in Barcelona, killing 13 people and wounding scores of others, and are still searching for him, the regional police commander said on Friday.
08/18/2017 03:56 PM
Scotland's Sturgeon says nationalism a difficult word
EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scotland's pro-independence First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Friday she wished her Scottish National Party (SNP) had chosen another name when it was founded because of the negative connotations of nationalism.
08/18/2017 02:47 PM
Iraqi forces prepare to retake Tal Afar from Islamic State militants
BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Five weeks after securing victory in Mosul, Iraqi forces have moved into positions around the city of Tal Afar, their next objective in the U.S.-backed campaign to defeat Islamic State militants, Iraqi military commanders say.
08/18/2017 02:40 PM
Nigeria's freed Chibok girls to return home 'fully recovered'
ABUJA (Reuters) - More than 100 girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in the Nigerian town of Chibok in 2014 are ready to return to normal life after being released and receiving psychological and medical treatment, the government said on Friday.
08/18/2017 12:25 PM
Frankfurt and Dublin make bankers feel wanted in battle for Brexit jobs
LONDON/DUBLIN (Reuters) - "I'm here to send you the regards of the Federal Chancellor. I am entitled to tell you we want you in Germany." This private message from Angela Merkel, delivered by a regional politician to Wall Street bankers last year, is having the desired effect.
08/18/2017 11:52 AM
Anglo American swims against the current in backing fuel cells
LONDON (Reuters) - Anglo American is placing a contrarian bet on hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as it tries to squeeze more profit from its platinum reserves, but risks being left behind as rival miners look to cash in on battery-powered cars.