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  • McDonald's workers called police after a customer pulled out an AR-15 style airsoft gun in the restaurant's drive-thru when he was told the ice cream machine was broken. (Credit: Fort Myers Police Department via CNN Wire)

    Cops: Florida Man Told McDonald’s Ice Cream Machine Broken, Pulls Out Weapon

    Employees at a McDonald’s in Delray Beach, Florida, got quite a scare last week after police said a customer pulled out a weapon because the ice cream machine was broken. The workers called police Aug. 13 after a customer pulled out an AR-15 style rifle in the restaurant’s drive-thru at about 11:49 p.m. The rifle was actually an airsoft gun, but police said it had no markings to indicate it wasn’t an actual AR-15 rifle. Employees at the McDonald’s told […]

  • People leave stuffed toys, candles, messages, flowers and other objects at the Canaletas fountain on the Rambla boulevard for the victims of the Barcelona attack. (Credit: JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

    Vehicles as Weapons: Barcelona Crash Is Part of a Deadly Trend

    Once again, a driver has plowed into a crowd of innocent pedestrians, turning a car into a deadly weapon. This time, it was in the popular Barcelona area of Las Ramblas, where many locals and tourists were strolling the historic streets. Now the Spanish city joins a list of cities worldwide that have fallen victim to a growing trend. “Steal a lorry or a car and then drive it into a crowd,” former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt tweeted after an April attack […]

  • Italian Father of 2 Is First Named Victim of Barcelona Terror Attack

    Bruno Gulotta, an Italian father-of-two, is the first named victim of Thursday’s terror attack in Barcelona. He was on holiday with his partner Martina and two children, five-year-old son Alessandro and daughter Aria, who is a few months old, according to his employer. “Yesterday afternoon in Barcelona the terrorists killed friend and colleague Bruno Gulotta,” his employer, Tom’s Hardware Italia, said in a statement Friday. “Today is a day of mourning.” Gulotta lived in Milan, Italy, according to his LinkedIn profile. […]

  • A CNN graphic shows the upcoming covers for Time, New Yorker and Economist magazines on Aug. 17, 2017.

    3 Top Magazines Take on Trump and Hate in Upcoming Covers

    Three of the most prominent and widely read magazines — Time, The New Yorker, and The Economist — are reacting to the latest controversies rocking the Trump administration with bold, pointed art on their covers. The New Yorker’s upcoming cover reacts to Trump’s response to a violent white supremacist rally in Virginia. It features a sketched image of the president seated in a rowboat, blowing into a sail that’s drawn to resemble the white hoods worn by members of the […]

  • 13 Killed in Barcelona Attack Called ‘Jihadi Terrorism’; Several ‘Taken Down’ in 2nd Possible Attack

    Spain saw one of its most violent days in recent memory as a spate of incidents throughout the country appeared to be connected to a terror attack Thursday in Barcelona that left 13 people dead and more than 100 injured. Authorities said they are working under the assumption that two other deadly events, a terrorist incident in the seaside city of Cambrils and a house explosion farther down the coast in Alcanar, were linked to the van attack in Barcelona […]

  • Tony Schwartz, the ghostwriter for President Trump's book "The Art of the Deal," is shown in an undated CNN photo.

    Ghostwriter for Trump’s ‘Art of the Deal’ Thinks President Will Resign

    The ghostwriter of “The Art of the Deal” thinks President Donald Trump will eventually call it quits. Tony Schwartz, the man behind Trump’s 1987 memoir, took to Twitter on Wednesday to vocalize his forecast for Trump’s political future. “The circle is closing at blinding speed,” Schwartz tweeted. “Trump is going to resign and declare victory before Mueller and congress leave him no choice.” In a follow-up tweet, he added: “Trump’s presidency is effectively over. Would be amazed if he survives […]

  • The USS Fitzgerald suffered damage to its starboard side above and below the waterline after it collided with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan. (Credit: Japanese Coast Guard)

    USS Fitzgerald’s Leadership to Be Removed From Their Duties Over Deadly June Collision

    The commanding officer, executive officer and senior non-commissioned officer of the USS Fitzgerald are due to be removed from their duties for cause amid the fallout surrounding the deadly collision between the USS Fitzgerald and a cargo ship off the coast of Japan on June 17. “They will be detached from the ship for cause, which is, we’ve lost trust and confidence in their ability to lead in those positions and they will not return to the ship,” Vice Chief […]

  • Indian students of Saint Joseph Degree college participate during an anti-rape protest in Hyderabad on September 13, 2013. (Credit: NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)

    Child Rape Victim in India Unknowingly Gives Birth After Family’s Plea for Abortion Rejected by Court

    A ten-year old rape victim who was denied an abortion has given birth in northern India. The 10-year old delivered a baby girl via Caesarian section at the Government Medical College and Hospital in Chandigarh, a city in North India. Both the girl and her baby are in stable condition, according to Dasari Harish, one of the doctors caring for the girl. The girl was forced to have the baby after India’s Supreme Court rejected the family’s plea for an […]

  • Father and Son, Both 9/11 First Responders, Die of Cancer Months Apart

    They were father and son. They were first responders on Sept. 11, 2001, and now, their recent deaths are being tied to their heroism on that horrific day, more than 15 years later. Robert Alexander, 43, died this week of cancer related to his service at the World Trade Center site after the 9/11 attacks, according to a statement released Wednesday by the Uniformed Firefighters Association. His death follows that of his father, Raymond Alexander, who about nine months ago died […]