North Korea fires short-range missiles in latest test

 

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired several rockets into the sea Saturday in the continuation of its rapid nuclear and missile expansion, prompting South Korea to press ahead with military drills involving U.S. troops that have angered Pyongyang.

  • Written by By KIM TONG-HYUNG , Associated Press

Palace suspect drove at UK police, went for 4-foot sword

 

LONDON (AP) — British counterterrorism police on Saturday were investigating a man who was detained after he drove a car at police outside Buckingham Palace then "reached for a 4-foot sword," injuring three police officers.

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  • Written by By SYLVIA HUI, Associated Press

National security aide Sebastian Gorka leaves White House

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sebastian Gorka, a national security aide whose hard-line views on immigration and terrorism caused discord inside and outside the White House, is the latest official to exit President Donald Trump's administration.

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  • Written by By GARANCE BURKE and CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press

Barcelona readies for massive rally against violence

 

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Thousands of people are expected to flood the streets of Barcelona to reject violence after the deadly attacks on Aug. 17-18 that killed 15 people and wounded over 120.

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  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

US senators call on FDA to ban sale of menthol cigarettes

 

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is calling for a ban on menthol cigarettes, arguing that tobacco companies disproportionately target African-Americans when they market and promote the cigarettes.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS