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Catalan President Carles Puigdemont, front raw, center, takes part at a march to protest against the National Court's decision to imprison civil society leaders, in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. The Spanish government moved decisively Saturday to use a previously untapped constitutional power so it can take control of Catalonia and derail the independence movement led by separatist politicians in the prosperous industrial region.(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
October 21, 2017 - 2:11 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Catalonia's effort to break away from Spain and the Spanish government's response (all times local): 8 p.m. The speaker of the Catalan parliament says Spain's central authorities have made an effective "coup d'etat" in what she called an "authoritarian" attempt...
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This Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 photo provided by the Pennington County Sheriff's Office shows one of two bear cubs that escaped from a South Dakota wildlife park investigating Deputy Kylie Kintigh's patrol car in Rapid City, S.D. A man spotted the cubs lollygagging in his neighbor's yard about a block away from the Bear Country USA park. When Deputy Kintigh arrived, the bears seemed more interested in following her around than making a getaway. Park workers eventually arrived to return them to the park. (Kylie Kintigh/Pennington County Sheriff's Office via AP)
October 21, 2017 - 10:35 am
BROKE? NOPE. MAN SAYS HE'S PENNILESS, BUT DEPUTIES FIND $4K ON HIM COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio defendant who vowed he was penniless and couldn't pay a fine now faces a big one after deputies escorting him from court found he had over $4,000 in his clothes. The Columbus Dispatch reports that 36-...
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A cyclist pedals through the morning smog a day after Diwali festival, in New Delhi, India, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. Environmental pollution - from filthy air to contaminated water - is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015 - about 9 million - could be attributed to disease from toxic exposure, according to a major study released Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 in The Lancet medical journal. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
October 20, 2017 - 6:23 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. IMPACTING THE POCKETBOOK After approving the president's $4 trillion budget plan, GOP senators begin efforts to enact the first tax overhaul in three decades by the end of the year. 2. CHIEF...
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October 19, 2017 - 9:41 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Olympic cycling gold medalist Marty Nothstein is the latest to announce he's running for the eastern Pennsylvania congressional seat being vacated by fellow Republican U.S. Rep. Charles Dent. Dent, a former state senator, is a centrist Republican who has held the seat since...
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President Donald Trump, right, sitting next to Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., left, speaks during a meeting with members of the Senate Finance Committee and members of the President's economic team in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 19, 2017 - 6:06 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TOURISTS NOW QUESTIONING INVISIBLE ATTACKS IN CUBA Chris Allen, visiting Havana from South Carolina, tells the AP exclusively he had similar neurological symptoms as a U.S. government worker...
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Cameron Douglas, son of actor Michael Douglas, leaves Manhattan federal court in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Douglas got the approval Wednesday of the judge who sentenced him to a decade in prison to go to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. (AP Photo/Larry Neumeister)
October 18, 2017 - 6:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge who sentenced Michael Douglas' son to nearly a decade in prison several years ago told him on Wednesday that he can go to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman cleared a path to Hollywood for Cameron Douglas after attorney Ben Brafman...
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October 18, 2017 - 4:11 pm
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio launched an $8 million effort Wednesday to attract ideas for using technology to solve the national opioid addiction crisis that has touched scores of families, including that of Columbus mother Jacqueline Lewis, who said solutions can't come too soon. During a news...
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Kennesaw State University cheerleaders, from left to right, Shlondra Young, Tommia Dean and Kennedy Town stand outside the student center on the school's campus in Kennesaw, Ga., Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. The three are part of a group of cheerleaders from the Georgia college that say they'll take a knee in the stadium tunnel when the national anthem is played at Saturday's homecoming game since their university moved them off the field after an earlier demonstration. (AP Photo/Jeff Martin)
October 18, 2017 - 11:57 am
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A powerful lawmaker texted a Georgia sheriff, boasting how they pressured a university president to take action after black cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem at a football game. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution obtained the text messages under Georgia's open records...
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FILE - In this May 5, 2017 file photo, lead singer of The Tragically Hip Gord Downie salutes fans during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series between the Toronto Raptors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Toronto. The widely revered lead singer died Tuesday night, Oct. 17, 2017. He was 53. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP File)
October 18, 2017 - 10:42 am
TORONTO (AP) — Gord Downie, who made himself part of Canada's national identity with songs about hockey and small towns as lead singer and songwriter of iconic rock band The Tragically Hip, has died at age 53 after a battle with brain cancer. A statement on the band's website said he died Tuesday...
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October 17, 2017 - 6:17 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man has been sentenced to a 10-year federal term for sexual abuse of a 16-year-old in connection with sex parties arranged by a former Pennsylvania girls' basketball coach. Fifty-six-year-old Daniel Teed was also ordered Tuesday to spend 20 years on probation after completing...
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