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  • Leaders of Spain, Catalonia hold secession talks

    MADRID (AP) — The leader of the economically powerful Catalonia region held firm in a meeting with Spain's prime minister on Wednesday, saying he intends to push ahead with a secession referendum in November despite the central government's vows to stop it from happening. After a 2 1/2 hour...

  • Spanish police bust gang that eased entry to the US

    MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have broken up a gang suspected of selling forged passports and resident cards for entry into the United States, arresting 14 of its members. The organized group was allegedly composed of Cuban nationals who charged between 1,000 and 1,500 euros...

  • American author gored at Spain's Pamplona festival

    PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — An American who co-authored the book "Fiesta: How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona" became one of their victims Wednesday when he was one of two men gored at the festival. Bill Hillmann, a 32-year-old from Chicago and a longtime participant in the nine-day Pamplona street...

  • Spain's new king and queen invite pope to visit

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Spain's new king and queen have met with Pope Francis at the Vatican in their first foreign trip as monarchs and have invited the pontiff to visit Spain. King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia, wearing white as is standard protocol for a queen visiting the pope, were greeted...



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