One American was confirmed among the fatalities. Authorities — who are still searching for the driver whose van plowed into a crowded Barcelona promenade — think at least eight people plotted the assaults, giving them a level of sophistication that ranked them alongside recent major attacks in Paris and Brussels.
The worst terrorist attack in Spain since 2004 leaves a nation wondering how ordinary vehicles could suddenly transform into weapons of mass destruction.
Jared Tucker and his wife Heidi Nunes earlier this week. (Family photo)
Jared Tucker and his wife Heidi Nunes earlier this week. (Family photo)
Jared Tucker left his wife at a kiosk to use the bathroom. She never saw him again.
A father with two children, an engineering student on vacation and a grandfather are among the dead.
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A relative discovered all three with “trauma to the body” in a quiet neighborhood in Prince George’s County, officials said.
Gov. Larry Hogan did an about-face on whether the memorial to the Supreme Court justice who wrote the controversial Dred Scott decision should remain. The 145-year-old monument was dismantled overnight.
The man smashed into several vehicles and fought a security guard at an Annandale shopping center, authorities said.
Robin Bell drove his van to the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue and projected a series of slides on the facade.
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