Qatar has been isolated by neighboring countries in a heated diplomatic standoff. But on Thursday, Saudi Arabia announced it plans to open its border to allow pilgrims from the tiny Gulf country to attend the annual hajj to Islam's holiest sites.

The announcement comes after a meeting between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and a member of the Qatari royal family, Sheikh Abdullah Al Thani.

In the aftermath of the white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Va., many civil rights activists took to Twitter and shared photos of people who allegedly were at the march. The idea was to identify who they were and shame them. But identifying someone from a photo can be tricky — and the activists managed to make at least one mistake.

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A van drove into a crowd of people on a popular pedestrian street in Barcelona, Spain, injuring at least 32 people and causing at least one fatality. Police say the driver fled the scene and that a search is underway.

Regional police are describing the deadly incident on Las Ramblas boulevard as a terrorist attack. As of 1:20 p.m. ET (7:20 p.m. local time) police say they can confirm one death, while local media are reporting more than a dozen fatalities.

Sierra Leone, a country that has been battered by Ebola, civil war and massive floods suffered yet another tragedy this week. Government and international aid workers are racing the clock to find survivors after a mudslide struck capital city Freetown early Monday morning.

Some 600 people are still missing, and there are reports that some people are still alive, trapped in their homes underneath the mud.

President Trump's chief strategist, Steve Bannon, unloads on white nationalists, China and some of his administration colleagues in an interview with the liberal magazine The American Prospect.

Bannon, who successfully harnessed the so-called alt-right as executive chairman of Breitbart News and later as an architect of Trump's unlikely election victory, dismissed white nationalist ideology as a "fringe element" that appeals to "losers" and a "collection of clowns."

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