Sebastian Rotella

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Sebastian Rotella is a senior reporter for ProPublica. A former correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, based in Europe, he's the author of Triple Crossing and The Convert's Song.

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Police in Barcelona say at least 13 people have died and the  Associated Press  reports 80 more were injured today after a speeding van plowed into crowds on Las Ramblas — a tourist…

Terror van mows down a crowd in Barcelona

Police in Barcelona say at least 13 people have died and the Associated Press reports 80 more were injured today after a speeding van plowed into crowds on Las Ramblas — a tourist…

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Now not all warfare was cyber warfare in 2016.

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The battle is on to retake Mosul, capitol of the Islamic State in Iraq. The next major target will be Raqqa, the Syriun capitol of the so-called Caliphate.

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