Updated at 6:41 a.m. ET Friday Hours after a van drove into a crowd of people in Barcelona, Spain, Spanish police say they stopped a second terrorist attack. Authorities say the two attacks are linked. Police say five suspects wearing explosives — later determined to be fake — were killed after a shootout with security forces in the Catalan coastal town of Cambrils located about 70 miles southwest of Barcelona. Six civilians and a police officer were injured, police said early Friday. By...
“I see a deficit of just over $1.5-billion, correct? That's the fiscal cliff we keep talking about?” New Orleans Representative Gary Carter asked, as the latest tally of next July's fall off in state revenue was presented to the Joint Budget Committee last week. Yet despite all the warning signs, some lawmakers don't see the drop as being all that steep.