Thousands in Spain protest men cleared of rape charge, given lighter sentence
Thousands of women's rights advocates hit the streets of Spain's major cities Thursday to protest a verdict that cleared five men of rape, instead given lighter sentence.
El Gordo, or "the Fat One," is a lottery that's been drawn on Dec. 22 every year since 1812.
The rally comes after the Catalonian parliament voted to secede from Spain.
Hours after Catalonia's secession move, the Spanish Senate granted the government special constitutional powers to stop the wealthy region's move toward independence.
A referendum on Catalan independence passed this month despite opposition from the Spanish government.
Jared Tucker was visiting the country to celebrate his one-year wedding anniversary.
At least one American was killed and authorities say a bigger attack was intended.
Want to acknowledge that we have now received word and confirmed that one American citizen. In the terrorist attacks and spying. Amongst those who have been killed. We're still confirming the injuries and deaths of others. But obviously we express our deepest sympathies. To the loved ones. This
The minute of silence was held near where the driver of a van started an attack that killed at least 13 people and injured more than 100 others on Thursday evening.
Five more suspected terrorists wearing fake suicide bomb vests were killed by police overnight, raising questions about how many more members of this apparent ISIS cell are still at large.