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CBS 6 Richmond
Judicial nominee invoked Nazi Germany in describing treatment of Christians in USPresident Donald Trump’s nominee for a federal judgeship in Texas invoked relig
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 13 hours ago
President Donald Trump’s nominee for a federal judgeship in Texas invoked religious crackdowns by the Nazis in Germany and other totalitarian regimes to describe the treatment of Christians in the US during three interviews in 2013 and 2014. Jeff... Read more
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Reuters
Germany's top court rejects challenge to ECB asset purchasesKARLSRUHE, Germany (Reuters) - Germany’s Constitutional Court rejected on Wedne
Reuters / Posted 22 hours ago
KARLSRUHE, Germany (Reuters) - Germany’s Constitutional Court rejected on Wednesday a request for an injunction to stop the Bundesbank from taking part in the European Central Bank’s 2.3 trillion euro ($2.7 trillion) asset purchase program, the court... Read more
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Daily Mail
Spain's top court declares Catalan independence referendum illegal two days before deadline for regional leader to confirm plans to break away C
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
two days before deadline for regional leader to confirm plans to break away Catalan regional parliament had passed a 'self-determination referendum law' Regional leaders went on to... Read more
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CBC.ca
In Catalonia, 2 intractable sides battle for hearts and minds: Margaret Evansanything, so we cannot use Catalan when coming to the justice or sometimes to t
CBC.ca / Posted 6 days ago
anything, so we cannot use Catalan when coming to the justice or sometimes to the health system." "When you come [to court] in German you have a translator but when you come in Catalan you're asked to change your language, your mother... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Spain PM: No constitution allows right to secededeadline to clarify whether he declared independence. Rajoy announced the measu
Lake Placid News / Posted 7 days ago
deadline to clarify whether he declared independence. Rajoy announced the measure Wednesday in a veiled threat to trigger a constitutional article that could end with the suspension of Catalonia's autonomous powers. 6:55 p.m. Spain's leader says... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Catalan official urges Spain PM to accept talksdeadline to clarify whether he declared independence. Rajoy announced the measu
Lake Placid News / Posted 7 days ago
deadline to clarify whether he declared independence. Rajoy announced the measure Wednesday in a veiled threat to trigger a constitutional article that could end with the suspension of Catalonia's autonomous powers. 6:55 p.m. Spain's leader says... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Spain PM: Catalan leader must get answer rightdeadline to clarify whether he declared independence. Rajoy announced the measu
Lake Placid News / Posted 7 days ago
deadline to clarify whether he declared independence. Rajoy announced the measure Wednesday in a veiled threat to trigger a constitutional article that could end with the suspension of Catalonia's autonomous powers. 6:35 p.m. Spain's prime... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Spain gives Catalan leader Monday deadlinedemand sent to the Catalan government. Rajoy announced the measure earlier on
Lake Placid News / Posted 7 days ago
demand sent to the Catalan government. Rajoy announced the measure earlier on Wednesday in a veiled threat to trigger a constitutional article that could end with the suspension of Catalonia's autonomous powers. 5:10 p.m. Catalonia's... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Spain gives Catalan leader Monday deadlinedemand sent to the Catalan government. Rajoy announced the measure earlier on
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 days ago
demand sent to the Catalan government. Rajoy announced the measure earlier on Wednesday in a veiled threat to trigger a constitutional article that could end with the suspension of Catalonia's autonomous powers. 5:10 p.m. Catalonia's... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Spain gives Catalan leader Monday deadlinedemand sent to the Catalan government. Rajoy announced the measure earlier on
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
demand sent to the Catalan government. Rajoy announced the measure earlier on Wednesday in a veiled threat to trigger a constitutional article that could end with the suspension of Catalonia's autonomous powers. 5:10 p.m. Catalonia's... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Catalan leader wants talks without preconditionsand that not a single country supports Catalonia's push for secession. 2:40 p.
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 7 days ago
and that not a single country supports Catalonia's push for secession. 2:40 p.m. Spanish news reports say the National Court is summoning for further questioning two senior officers of Catalonia's regional police force and the leaders of two... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Europe has plenty of secessionist movements like Catalonia. Most don't want full independence, though.is also seen as a way of protecting unique cultural identities or regional lang
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
is also seen as a way of protecting unique cultural identities or regional languages and dialects from being swamped. In Germany, the region of Bavaria has long entertained the thought of separating from the rest of the country, although such... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Spain's premier rejects Catalan mediation offersand that not a single country supports Catalonia's push for secession. 2:40 p.
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
and that not a single country supports Catalonia's push for secession. 2:40 p.m. Spanish news reports say the National Court is summoning for further questioning two senior officers of Catalonia's regional police force and the leaders of two... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Spain PM: Catalan independence 'good for nobody'and that not a single country supports Catalonia's push for secession. 2:40 p.
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 days ago
and that not a single country supports Catalonia's push for secession. 2:40 p.m. Spanish news reports say the National Court is summoning for further questioning two senior officers of Catalonia's regional police force and the leaders of two... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Catalan officials to be questioned againLatest on the crisis over Catalonia's independence bid (all times local): 2:40
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
Latest on the crisis over Catalonia's independence bid (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Spanish news reports say the National Court is summoning for further questioning two senior officers of Catalonia's regional police force and the leaders of two... Read more
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Daily Mail
Spain's PM warns Madrid could take control of Cataloniasocialist opposition leader Pedro Sanchez said he supports Rajoy's request to P
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
socialist opposition leader Pedro Sanchez said he supports Rajoy's request to Puigdemont and wants a committee to look into constitutional reform to solve the crisis. It comes after Spain's foreign minister went on French radio this morning to... Read more
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WA Today
Catalonia tiptoes to the brink of independence in cliffhanger speechTurnout was only 43 per cent, partly reflecting the decision by 'No' voters not
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
Turnout was only 43 per cent, partly reflecting the decision by 'No' voters not to take part in a poll that the country's constitutional court had declared illegal. Recent opinion polls had put the region evenly divided on the question. On the... Read more
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The Age
Catalonia tiptoes to the brink of independence in cliffhanger speechTurnout was only 43 per cent, partly reflecting the decision by 'No' voters not
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
Turnout was only 43 per cent, partly reflecting the decision by 'No' voters not to take part in a poll that the country's constitutional court had declared illegal. Recent opinion polls had put the region evenly divided on the question. On the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Catalonia tiptoes to the brink of independence in cliffhanger speechTurnout was only 43 per cent, partly reflecting the decision by 'No' voters not
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Turnout was only 43 per cent, partly reflecting the decision by 'No' voters not to take part in a poll that the country's constitutional court had declared illegal. Recent opinion polls had put the region evenly divided on the question. On the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
SC votes to keep De Lima in jail— Sen. Leila de Lima will have to stay in jail and stand trial for the drug cha
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
— Sen. Leila de Lima will have to stay in jail and stand trial for the drug charges against her after the Supreme Court (SC) yesterday dismissed her petition seeking release from detention. The SC justices voted 9-6 to deny for lack of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Nazi-saluting thugs launch attack during Valencia marchthe 54-year-old Catalan president will actually go ahead with it in defiance of
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
the 54-year-old Catalan president will actually go ahead with it in defiance of the central government and national courts, play for time or simply back down is still a mystery. Violent scenes broke out during brawls between right-wing... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Spain awaits Catalan declarationthe regional administration and sending in security forces. The Spanish leader
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
the regional administration and sending in security forces. The Spanish leader has said he is willing to invoke a constitutional clause that allows Madrid to take over direct control of regions if they violate Spain's constitution -- a... Read more
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9d
NBC Philadelphia
Spain on Edge Before Possible Catalan Secession DeclarationMariano Rajoy vows he will use all lawful means to keep Spain intact. The Span
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 9 days ago
Mariano Rajoy vows he will use all lawful means to keep Spain intact. The Spanish leader has said he is willing to use a constitutional clause that allows Madrid to take over direct control of regions if they violate Spain's constitution — a move... Read more
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9d
BBC News
Pressure mounts on Catalan leaderspeculation that he could announce a unilateral declaration of independence fol
BBC News / Posted 9 days ago
speculation that he could announce a unilateral declaration of independence following a disputed referendum. France and Germany have both expressed support for a united Spain. The mayor of the Barcelona urged Mr Puigdemont and Spanish PM... Read more
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9d
Boston Globe
Spain on edge before possible Catalan secession declarationMariano Rajoy vows he will use all lawful means to keep Spain intact. The Span
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
Mariano Rajoy vows he will use all lawful means to keep Spain intact. The Spanish leader has said he is willing to use a constitutional clause that allows Madrid to take over direct control of regions if they violate Spain’s constitution — a move... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Spain on edge before possible Catalan secession declarationMariano Rajoy vows he will use all lawful means to keep Spain intact. The Span
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 days ago
Mariano Rajoy vows he will use all lawful means to keep Spain intact. The Spanish leader has said he is willing to use a constitutional clause that allows Madrid to take over direct control of regions if they violate Spain's constitution - a move... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Barcelona mayor says all sides must de-escalateis the central government, and urges Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to avoid esca
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 days ago
is the central government, and urges Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to avoid escalating the crisis further by resorting to a constitutional clause that would allow central authorities to take over some or all regional control. "Don't take any... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Spain on edge before possible Catalan secession declarationMariano Rajoy vows he will use all lawful means to keep Spain intact. The Span
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 9 days ago
Mariano Rajoy vows he will use all lawful means to keep Spain intact. The Spanish leader has said he is willing to use a constitutional clause that allows Madrid to take over direct control of regions if they violate Spain's constitution - a move... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Barcelona mayor says all sides must de-escalateis the central government, and urges Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to avoid esca
Hawaii News Now / Posted 9 days ago
is the central government, and urges Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to avoid escalating the crisis further by resorting to a constitutional clause that would allow central authorities to take over some or all regional control. "Don't take any... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Spain on edge before possible Catalan secession declarationMariano Rajoy vows he will use all lawful means to keep Spain intact. The Span
Hawaii News Now / Posted 9 days ago
Mariano Rajoy vows he will use all lawful means to keep Spain intact. The Spanish leader has said he is willing to use a constitutional clause that allows Madrid to take over direct control of regions if they violate Spain's constitution - a move... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Barcelona mayor says all sides must de-escalateis the central government, and urges Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to avoid esca
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 9 days ago
is the central government, and urges Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to avoid escalating the crisis further by resorting to a constitutional clause that would allow central authorities to take over some or all regional control. "Don't take any... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Spain on edge before possible Catalan secession declarationMariano Rajoy vows he will use all lawful means to keep Spain intact. The Span
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 9 days ago
Mariano Rajoy vows he will use all lawful means to keep Spain intact. The Spanish leader has said he is willing to use a constitutional clause that allows Madrid to take over direct control of regions if they violate Spain's constitution - a move... Read more
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The Columbian
Spain on edge before possible Catalan secession declarationMariano Rajoy vows he will use all lawful means to keep Spain intact. The Span
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
Mariano Rajoy vows he will use all lawful means to keep Spain intact. The Spanish leader has said he is willing to use a constitutional clause that allows Madrid to take over direct control of regions if they violate Spain’s constitution — a move... Read more
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CTV News
Spain on edge before possible Catalan secession declarationMariano Rajoy vows he will use all lawful means to keep Spain intact. The Span
CTV News / Posted 9 days ago
Mariano Rajoy vows he will use all lawful means to keep Spain intact. The Spanish leader has said he is willing to use a constitutional clause that allows Madrid to take over direct control of regions if they violate Spain's constitution -- a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Spain on edge before possible Catalan secession declarationMariano Rajoy vows he will use all lawful means to keep Spain intact. The Span
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Mariano Rajoy vows he will use all lawful means to keep Spain intact. The Spanish leader has said he is willing to use a constitutional clause that allows Madrid to take over direct control of regions if they violate Spain's constitution — a move... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Barcelona mayor says all sides must de-escalateis the central government, and urges Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to avoid esca
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 9 days ago
is the central government, and urges Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to avoid escalating the crisis further by resorting to a constitutional clause that would allow central authorities to take over some or all regional control. "Don't take any... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Spain warns Catalonia independence bid risks economic meltdownand Catalan debt and assets before "things will eventually normalize." Spanish
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
and Catalan debt and assets before "things will eventually normalize." Spanish 10-year bonds rose, with the spread over German bunds narrowing by six basis points at 11:38 a.m. in Madrid to 119 basis points. Spain's benchmark stock index has... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Global Markets Bounce As Germany, China, Spain Lift World Stocks, Turkey Crash Ignoredfollowing last weekend's RRR cut. World shares rose to start the week, with Ch
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
following last weekend's RRR cut. World shares rose to start the week, with Chinese stocks hitting 21-month highs and the German index setting a new record, while political uncertainty triggered big moves in sterling, the Turkish lira and Spanish... Read more
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Fortune
Spain Will Not Be Divided, PM Rajoy Promisesits push for independence Asked if there was a risk that Spain would be divide
Fortune / Posted 9 days ago
its push for independence Asked if there was a risk that Spain would be divided, Rajoy said in an interview published in German daily Die Welt, Monday: “Absolutely not. Spain will not be divided and national unity will be preserved. We’ll do... Read more
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The Hindu
May use constitution to block Catalan Independence, says RajoySpanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said he would not rule out using the const
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said he would not rule out using the constitutional powers to remove Catalonia's autonomous status if it claimed independence as tens of thousands took to the streets to call for talks. The wealthy northeastern... Read more
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Reuters
Spain's PM says may use constitution to block Catalan independenceMADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Satur
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Saturday he would not rule out using the constitutional powers to remove Catalonia’s autonomous status if it claimed independence as tens of thousands took to the streets to... Read more
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Swissinfo
Spain's PM says may use constitution to block Catalan independenceEdwards MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
Edwards MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Saturday he would not rule out using the constitutional powers to remove Catalonia's autonomous status if it claimed independence as tens of thousands took to the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Spaniards take to streets as Catalonia independence tensions risehas long claimed to be distinct from the rest of the country and on Sunday held
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
has long claimed to be distinct from the rest of the country and on Sunday held a referendum on leaving Spain, a vote the constitutional court had banned. The Catalan authorities say that a majority of those who voted supported a split from... Read more
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DW
Anti-independence Catalans have been 'abandoned' by Spain's central government |crimes based on the Spanish penal code, this would be the application of Articl
DW / Posted 11 days ago
crimes based on the Spanish penal code, this would be the application of Article 155, which was actually inspired by the German Basic Law. If Spain's autonomous communities do not comply with national law, the article authorizes the central... Read more
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Gulf News
Spaniards take to streets as Catalonia independence tensions risehas long claimed to be distinct from the rest of the country and on Sunday held
Gulf News / Posted 11 days ago
has long claimed to be distinct from the rest of the country and on Sunday held a referendum on leaving Spain, a vote the constitutional court had banned.The Catalan authorities say that a majority of those who voted supported a split from Spain,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Thousands protest in Spain against Catalonian independencesix days after Catalonia held a referendum on secession that Spain's government
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
six days after Catalonia held a referendum on secession that Spain's government warned was illegal and the country's top court had suspended Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the Plaza de Colón in Madrid to protest against Catalonian... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Thousands take to the streets in Spain as independence tensions riselong claimed to be distinct from the rest of the country and held a referendum
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
long claimed to be distinct from the rest of the country and held a referendum on leaving Spain last weekend — a vote the constitutional court had banned. The Catalan authorities said a majority of those who voted supported a split from Spain,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Spaniards take to streets as Catalonia independence tensions risehas long claimed to be distinct from the rest of the country and on Sunday held
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
has long claimed to be distinct from the rest of the country and on Sunday held a referendum on leaving Spain, a vote the constitutional court had banned. The Catalan authorities say that a majority of those who voted supported a split from... Read more
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Reuters
Spaniards take to streets as Catalonia independence tensions risehas long claimed to be distinct from the rest of the country and on Sunday held
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
has long claimed to be distinct from the rest of the country and on Sunday held a referendum on leaving Spain, a vote the constitutional court had banned. The Catalan authorities say that a majority of those who voted supported a split from... Read more
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Swissinfo
Spaniards take to streets as Catalonia independence tensions risehas long claimed to be distinct from the rest of the country and on Sunday held
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
has long claimed to be distinct from the rest of the country and on Sunday held a referendum on leaving Spain, a vote the constitutional court had banned. The Catalan authorities say that a majority of those who voted supported a split from... Read more
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