• Catalonia strike over jailed leaders brings Barcelona to standstill

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    In the northern town of Girona, protesters bypassed police controls to enter the main railway station. Spanish authorities took the unprecedented step of seizing control of Catalonia, one of Spain's 17 autonomous regions, after a majority of regional lawmakers there ignored Constitutional Court orders and passed an independence declaration on October 27.
  • Man shoots 2 officers; later found dead

    Man shoots 2 officers; later found dead

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    Officers had been responding to a report of reckless driving when a suspect opened fire on them. "Forest Park Middle School has been placed on lockdown and the area has been contained as a search for the suspect is underway", according to Clayton County Police.
  • Trump, Abe Agree to Disagree on Trade

    Trump, Abe Agree to Disagree on Trade

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    To be fair, the president has not come into this visit cold. Traditionalists say that Japan's Chrysanthemum throne dates back more than 2,000 years. Trump's comments were significant for two reasons. By all accounts, this fealty will be in full view while Trump is in Beijing. Encouragingly for Japan, Abe's foreign policy strategy is not only about the U.S.
  • Drug take-back event nets record of discarded prescription drugs

    Drug take-back event nets record of discarded prescription drugs

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    In a report released Tuesday, the agency said almost one million pounds of drugs were collected during their national Drug Take Back Day. Nationally, more than 912,000 pound or 456 tons of prescription medications were collected. I have no doubt that will save lives. "More people start down the path of addiction through the misuse of opioid prescription drugs than any other substance", said acting Administrator Robert W.
  • Minneapolis elects transgender woman to City Council

    Minneapolis elects transgender woman to City Council

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    After campaigning on raising the minimum wage, developing affordable housing, and treating youth violence as a public health issue, Jenkins won in a landslide, pulling over 73 percent of voters' first choice votes. "We're really trying to bring some resources to underserved, underinvested communities", she said. There, she has interviewed 194 people about their experiences as transgender and gender nonconforming people, recording their conversations so that historians and the public can ...
  • HC rejects plea for interim stay on Tipu Jayanti celebrations

    HC rejects plea for interim stay on Tipu Jayanti celebrations

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    The BJP has threatened to stage protests on November 10 against the celebration of Tipu Jayanti. Tipu was killed in May 1799, while defending his fort of Srirangapatna against the British forces. "Conveyed (to) Karnataka government not to invite me to the shameful event of glorifying a person known as a brutal killer, wretched fanatic and mass rapist", Hegde had tweeted.