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Barcelona Suspect: We Planned to Blow Up Church, Other Sites

Terror group's mission was partly foiled when Alcanar bomb-making 'factory' blew up

(Newser) - The suspected driver of the van that rammed into crowds in Barcelona is now dead , but details are still emerging about last week's carnage that left 15 dead in two attacks and injured more than 130. The newest development, per the Guardian : A 21-year-old suspect in custody told a... More »

'Unprecedented' Step Taken by Imams on UK Terrorists

More than 130 Muslim religious leaders pen letter slamming 'reprehensible actions'

(Newser) - As England continues to flesh out the details of two terror attacks there over the past two weeks, one group has taken what BuzzFeed calls an "unprecedented" stand against the perpetrators. More than 130 imams and other Muslim religious leaders from "diverse" backgrounds across the UK have penned... More »

Mattress Store Yanks Reviled Ad Spoofing 9/11

‘Our intentions were not to hurt anyone at all,’ says Miracle Mattress

(Newser) - After sparking a firestorm of outrage, a San Antonio mattress store has pulled an ad spoofing the World Trade Center attacks, reports the Dallas Morning News . “What better way to remember 9/11 than with a Twin Tower sale?” Miracle Mattress manager Cherisse Bonanno asks in the video . Two faux-screaming... More »

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