Quickly catch up on the day's news: Thursday, August 17

Witness sees 'a bunch of people dead here'
Witness sees 'a bunch of people dead here'


    Witness sees 'a bunch of people dead here'


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(CNN)Here's what you might have missed on CNN today:

DEVELOPING: Deadly attack in Barcelona

-- At least 13 people are dead and many others injured after a van plowed through a crowd of people in a popular tourist district in Barcelona, Spain. Two officers were also run over at a security checkpoint, police say. Two suspects have been arrested, and ISIS claimed attackers as "soldiers of the Islamic state."
-- (Warning, graphic content) Watch a witness video of the immediate aftermath of the attack.
    -- Follow the latest updates here.

    Charlottesville aftermath

    --As a growing number of cities worked to take down Confederate monuments (there are roughly 1,500 symbols of the Confederacy on public land), President Donald Trump denounced their removal as "foolish."
    -- Meanwhile, Trump continued his feud with GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham, after Graham criticized the President's response to the racially motivated protests.
    -- Christopher Cantwell, one of the white supremacist organizers featured in Vice's documentary about Charlottesville, appears fearful in this video posted the same weekend as the attack.
    -- Spotify deletes white supremacist bands off the streaming service.

    Everything else

    -- Sierra Leone is in a "race against time" to avoid a new landslide only days after a mudslide claimed more than 330 lives.
    -- Malala Yousafzai is headed to Oxford.
    -- Mic becomes the latest media company to lay off staffers to focus more on video journalism.
    -- When someone asks if you'd like a little water with that whiskey, say yes. Your taste buds will thank you.