The suspected driver in the Barcelona attack has been shot and killed by police in a vineyard. Meanwhile, crowds continued to lay flowers and candles on Las Ramblas where 13 pedestrians were killed and 120 injured.
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A total solar eclipse has completed its path from coast-to-coast across the United States. Millions of people observed the rare celestial event.
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