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Catalan separatists won a crucial snap poll on Friday, plunging their region into further uncertainty after a failed independence bid rattled Europe and triggered Spain's worst political crisis in decades. The 54-year-old historian wants Spanish authorities to "sit down to negotiate on a realistic basis". A Spanish judge investigating Catalan separatists for leading an illegal independence push in October is widening the probe to six more politicians.
  • Pakistan condemns Houthi missile attack on Saudi royal palace

    Pakistan condemns Houthi missile attack on Saudi royal palace

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    The first missile was shot down on November 4 near the Riyadh worldwide airport, while the second was intercepted on November 30 in the south of the country. According to Saudi state TV, there have been no reports of any damages so far. Nikki Haley said Iran's actions threatened to drag the world "deeper into a broadening regional conflict".
  • Portugual urges dialogues over governance after Catalan election

    Portugual urges dialogues over governance after Catalan election

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    Global stocks were flat on Friday as a drop in shares of United States footwear company Nike helped offset any gains, while Spanish bond yields rose and European stocks stumbled after separatists prevailed in a Catalan election. And he pointed out that a pro-union party, Ciudadanos (Citizens), known in Catalonia as Ciutadans, had outpolled every other party. "Firstly, as president of Catalonia, I would like to congratulate the Catalan population for this great lesson in civicism and ...
  • Sevilla sack Eduardo Berizzo a week after returning from cancer surgery

    Sevilla sack Eduardo Berizzo a week after returning from cancer surgery

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    Sevilla have taken just one point from their last three league games, but still remain fifth in the La Liga and under Berizzo's guidance they reached the last 16 of the Champions League and are also in the last 16 of the Cup. They finished second behind Liverpool in Group E to qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League. Sevilla now sit fifth in La Liga but they have played more games than the teams directly above and below them.
  • 30 killed in Rajasthan bus accident

    30 killed in Rajasthan bus accident

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    According to witnesses, the bus was trying to overtake another vehicle on the narrow bridge. Death toll may rise, police said. Expressing anguish over the mishap, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted: "Anguished by the bus accident in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur district".
  • Court verdict at 3pm; Lalu appeals for peace

    Court verdict at 3pm; Lalu appeals for peace

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    The RJD chief cleared that it would be his sons, Tejashwi and Tej Pratap, who will lead his party if he is jailed. Lalu Prasad , found guilty in 2013 in another fodder scam case, was given a five-year prison term, disqualified from Parliament and banned from contesting elections.
  • Conagra Returns to Sales Growth

    Conagra Returns to Sales Growth

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    Analysts See Conagra Brands, Inc . Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 6,144,061 shares of the company's stock valued at $219,711,000 after purchasing an additional 6,083,663 shares during the last quarter. of Wisconsin " published on December 21, 2017, Prnewswire.com published: "Conagra Brands Announces Details Of Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Earnings ..." on December 07, 2017.
  • Confederate Statues Come Down in Memphis Park After City Officials Sell Land

    Confederate Statues Come Down in Memphis Park After City Officials Sell Land

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    Memphis mayor Jim Strickland explained in a statement that the city council had been struggling with ways to destroy the statues for some time but could not find a way clear to do so. She talked about conservative state governments assuming greater control over what happens in more liberal city governments, such as Decatur's. "If you're going to take away our liberal control, we're going to find a way to get around that".
  • New Zealand votes to condemn USA over Jerusalem at UN

    New Zealand votes to condemn USA over Jerusalem at UN

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    Speaking to reporters in Ankara, Binali Yildirim said the UN General Assembly's clear-cut rejection of the USA decision on Jerusalem was "a clear message to the U.S.". The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley , warned about 180 of 193 member states with "taking names" of countries voting in favor of the UN resolution, The Guardian reported.
  • SPIRITUAL HIGHLIGHTS: Imbler church offers two Christmas Eve services

    SPIRITUAL HIGHLIGHTS: Imbler church offers two Christmas Eve services

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    Church of the Open Bible, 404 Powell St., Streator will offer a special Christmas Eve worship service 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 24. Members of the Zion Lutheran Church in La Grande will worship at 9:30 a.m. The service will end with carols by candlelight. Zion's Lutheran Church , Perry Township: A children's service will be held at 4, followed by candlelight services at 7 and 10.