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Barcelona attack driver still at large, identity confirmed

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Barcelona, Aug 21 (AP)- Spanish authorities confirmed on Monday the identity of the driver of the deadly van attack in Barcelona and said that he is the last member of the 12-man Islamic extremist cell still at large.
Catalan interior minister Joaquim Forn told Catalunya Radio that 22-year-old Moroccan suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub is the final target of a manhunt that has been ongoing since Thursday's attack in Barcelona.
Forn said that "everything indicates" that Abouyaaqoub was the driver of...
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10 sailors missing in collision between US warship, tanker

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Singapore, Aug 21 (AP) - Ten U.S. sailors are missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and a tanker early Monday east of Singapore, the second accident involving a ship from the Navy's 7th Fleet in the Pacific in two months.
The Navy said five sailors were hurt in the collision...
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Lebanon starts offensive to clear border of IS militants

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Beirut, Aug 19 (AP)- Lebanon's U.S.-backed army on Saturday launched its biggest military operation yet against Islamic State militants, who gained a foothold along the border with neighboring Syria in 2014.
The long-awaited campaign aims to defeat the militants in their last enclave and put an...
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Spain presses manhunt for ringleader in dual attacks

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Barcelona, Aug 19 (AP)- Spanish authorities pressed their search Saturday for the supposed ringleader of an Islamic extremist cell that carried out vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a seaside resort, as they looked into links among the Moroccan cell members.
Early in the morning, police searched...
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Border agents track drone from sky to drugs on the ground

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San Diego, Aug 19 (AP) - A 25-year-old U.S. citizen has been charged with using a drone to smuggle more than 13 pounds (6.1 kilograms) of methamphetamine from Mexico by drone, an unusually large seizure for what is still a novel technique to bring illegal drugs into the United States, authorities...
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