Amid US racial divisions, Auschwitz memorial issues warning

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The memorial site of Auschwitz-Birkenau is weighing in on the anti-Semitic and racially charged violence that has erupted in the United States, noting that hatred comes from people who promote it.

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  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville

 

NEW YORK (AP) — It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence.

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  • Written by By BARBARA ORTUTAY , AP Technology Writer

Attacker drives van into Barcelona crowd; 13 dead, 50 hurt

 

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A white van jumped up onto a sidewalk and sped down a pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side as it plowed into tourists and residents. Police said 13 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in the terror attack.

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  • Written by By BARRY HATTON and JOSEPH WILSON , Associated Press