Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Fifth NewsWatch-

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(EU-Spain-Barcelona-Pedestrians-Hit) (Audio: 05)

Catalonia's regional president says at least one terrorist is still out there after attacks in Barcelona and the resort town of Cambrils.

Thirteen people were killed and more than 100 wounded after a speeding van drove onto a sidewalk in Barcelona's city centre.

Three people have been arrested, although the driver of the van escaped.

Another six people -- including a police officer -- were injured when a car plowed into pedestrians near the boardwalk in Cambrils.

Police shot and killed five suspects in that attack. (5)



No Canadians are said to be among the tourists who were killed or injured in terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain.

However, Global Affairs Canada says it is ready to provide assistance if necessary, and those Canadians needing help should contact their local consulate.

The department is urging Canadians in Spain to let their loved ones know they are safe. (5)


(Youth-Racism) (Audio: 01)

A Canadian former neo-Nazi is warning parents that disconnected youth can easily be lured into the hateful thinking displayed during a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend.

Tony McAleer (MAC'-uh-leer) says he was befriended by skinheads when he was a teenager, leading him to spend the next 15 years living in violence and hating non-whites and gay people.

He now helps others leave similar lifestyles through his non-profit organization Life After Hate.

He says parents need to talk with their kids about the violence in Charlottesville now, adding that if they "wait until they come home with a fascist haircut and a tiki torch," it's probably too late. …

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