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August 21, 2017

First Line News Articles for Monday, August 21 2017

Top Stories

10 sailors missing after USS John S. McCain collides with oil tanker

The USS John S. McCain, a guided-missile destroyer, was involved in a collision early Monday with a oil tanker east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca resulting in damage to its port side aft (left rear), according to the U.S. Navy.

Solar eclipse 2017: Anticipation builds as millions pack prime viewing spots

A swath of the U.S. from Oregon to South Carolina was drawing a crowd Sunday in anticipation of the nation’s first coast-to-coast, total solar eclipse in almost a century.

Defense Secretary Says Trump Has Settled on an Afghan Strategy

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said that President Trump, who had been accused by lawmakers of dragging his feet on Afghanistan, had settled on a new strategy after a “rigorous” review.

Barcelona Attack Suspects Had Ties to Imam Linked to ISIS

Until Thursday, just hours before the Barcelona attack, many of the young men seemed to be living completely normal lives. One had slept late, his mother said. Another had worked as a waiter serving wine in a mountaintop restaurant days before. Several were eating kebabs, looking relaxed.