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Finland stabbings 'a likely terror act;' ties to Spain eyed

HELSINKI — The knife attack in western Finland that left two people dead and seven others wounded is “a likely terror act,” Finland’s intelligence agency said Saturday, while police said Europol was investigating if it had any ties to deadly…

Authorities search for Spain van driver and missing Moroccan imam

BARCELONA, Spain — Authorities in Spain searched Saturday for a member of an Islamic extremist cell that staged vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a seaside resort, focusing on links with his Moroccan comrades, a missing imam believed to have radicalized…

Duke removes damaged Robert E. Lee statue

DURHAM, N.C. — Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early today after it was vandalized amid a national debate about monuments to the Confederacy.

Thousands march through Boston week after Virginia bloodshed

BOSTON — Thousands of leftist counterprotesters marched through downtown Boston on today, chanting anti-Nazi slogans and waving signs condemning white nationalism as conservative activists rallied a week after a Virginia demonstration turned deadly.

Trump to skip Kennedy Center arts awards

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — In a break with tradition, President Donald Trump and the first lady have decided not to participate in events honoring recipients of this year's Kennedy Center Honors arts awards to "allow the honorees to celebrate without any…

Border agents track drone from sky to drugs on ground

SAN DIEGO — A 25-year-old U.S. citizen has been charged with using a drone to smuggle more than 13 pounds of methamphetamine from Mexico by drone, an unusually large seizure for what is still a novel technique to bring illegal…

1 police officer killed, 3 injured in 2 shootings in Florida

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — One police officer was killed and three wounded in nighttime shootings in two Florida cities where the officers were responding to suspected drug activity and reports of a suicide attempt, police said today.