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October 27, 2017 1:52 PM Catalonia votes to establish republic, but Spain could soon take control

Spanish prime minister takes steps to invoke Article 155, oust Catalan President Carles Puigdemont In an impassioned address, Spain's prime minister urged the Senate on Friday to grant his government special constitutional measures that would allow it to take control of Catalonia's autonomous powers and halt the region's independence bid. But in Barcelona 499

October 26, 2017 10:51 PM B .C. man linked to farm search appears in court in unrelated case

A man connected to a rural British Columbia property where police are searching for human remains appeared in court on Thursday in an unrelated case. Curtis Wayne Sagmoen, unshaven and wearing an orange jumpsuit, made his second appearance via teleconference in a Vernon courtroom. Mr. Sagmoen, 36, faces six charges related to an Aug. 27 incident in which 71

October 26, 2017 6:02 AM Thailand grieves in elaborate final goodbye to King Bhumibol

'I want to be here together with a group of people who dearly love their king,' mourner says Tearful Thais clad in black mourned on Bangkok's streets or at viewing areas around the nation Thursday as elaborate funeral ceremonies steeped in centuries of royal tradition were held for King Bhumibol Adulyadej following a year of mourning. Three separate 72

October 24, 2017 2:43 AM Hillary Clinton calls on citizens to fight destabilizing forces

MONTREAL -- Citizens in the West must continue standing up for minority rights in order to help fight off the forces trying to destabilize democracies around the world, Hillary Clinton said Monday on the second Canadian leg of her book tour. Clinton used her oft-repeated line since her book came out, "clear and present danger," to describe the threat 113

October 23, 2017 6:02 AM Indonesia seeks answer to why U.S. blocked military chief's travel

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia on Monday said it was still awaiting a detailed explanation why the United States barred its military chief from traveling to the U.S., despite having a visa and an official invitation, although it had accepted an official apology. On Saturday, armed forces commander General Gatot Nurmantyo was stopped from boarding an Emirates 74

October 22, 2017 12:25 AM 4 arrested, cop hurt at City Hall protest

The other was describing itself is anti-hate and in favour of the current government. By the time the protest at Nathan Phillips Square had ended Saturday afternoon, four people were arrested by Toronto Police and taken away after a clash of about 150 people on each side. “A police officer was assaulted,” said Toronto Police spokesperson Const. Allyson 132

October 21, 2017 4:10 PM Spanish PM announces plan to wrest control from Catalonia leaders

The Spanish government announced an unprecedented plan Saturday to sack Catalonia's separatist leaders, install its own people in their place and call a new regional election, using previously untapped constitutional powers to take control of the prosperous region that is threatening to secede. After a special Cabinet session, Spanish Prime Minister 69

October 21, 2017 1:37 PM Trudeau reluctant to reveal too much on Quebec's face-covering law: Aaron Wherry

ANALYSIS: A look at the prime minister's options should he choose to oppose Bill 62 Over the course of three days this week, the prime minister was poked and prodded for a position on Bill 62. The Quebec law, passed by the provincial legislature on Tuesday, prohibits anyone delivering or receiving public services from covering their face. That again 79

October 21, 2017 1:18 PM Spain's PM seeks senate permission to dissolve Catalonia's government

Catalan activist groups call for another protest in Barcelona over jailing of 2 pro-independent leaders Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says he wants his country's senate to give him direct power to dissolve the regional Catalan government and to call an early election as soon as possible. Rajoy said after meeting with his cabinet on Saturday that the central 57

October 19, 2017 8:18 PM Florida: Anti-racists rally against Richard Spencer

Anticipating clashes over alt-right leader's speech, Florida's governor declares a state of emergency. Chanting "No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA", protesters marched on the University of Florida's (UF) Gainesville campus to rally against a speech by white supremacist Richard Spencer. Livestream video of the demonstration showed community members, anti-racists 89