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AP NEWS 2017-08-19
08-24-2017, 10:32 PM
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AP NEWS 2017-08-19

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More than a dozen people are dead, dozens more have been injured in a terror attack in Barcelona, Spain. A motorist drove a van into a crowd of pedestrians, 2 suspects have been taken into custody. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility.

Top US and Japanese military leaders and diplomats met in Washington Thursday to discuss how to deal with North Korea's nuclear threat. Defense Secretary James Mattis said the US and its allies will deter and if necessary defeat any threats from North Korea.

Two Russian cosmonauts climbed out of the International Space Station and launched a number of small satellites, called Nano-satellites. They also performed maintenance and collected research samples in this year's 7th spacewalk at the International Space Station.

A new ocean speed record between Key West, Florida and Havana, Cuba was set Thursday when this red Lucas oil racing boat sped into Havana Bay after crossing the Florida straits in an hour and 18 minutes. The boat made the crossing at speeds up to 127 miles per hour.

Ned Barker, the Associated Press with AP News Minute.
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