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by | September 30, 2017 | 13:55

Spanish unionists argue Catalonia already enjoys broad autonomy within Spain, along with other regions like the Basque Country and Galicia. The tractors eventually stopped, converging on the regional government building. But the potential independence of Catalonia, roughly the size of Belgium and contributing 19 per cent of Spain's economy, is no laughing matter. "It's a problem of respecting Spanish laws that Spaniards have to resolve", said European Parliament President Antonio Tajani.

by | September 30, 2017 | 09:47

The fees help pay for those efforts. The court's decision to take up the case could set the stage for a potential big legal victory for proponents of employee choice and the so-called "right to work" against the labor unions they have accused of exploiting state-mandated fee collection powers to use the money to buy influence with politicians who set labor rules.

by | September 30, 2017 | 09:22

She worked as an adviser to the San Juan mayor and the president of Puerto Rico's House of representatives, according to her biography. "Damn it, this is not a good news story". In Puerto Rico, where most of the island's 3.4 million residents faced a 10th day without power and struggled to find clean water and fuel, Ms Cruz bristled at Ms Duke's comment.

by | September 30, 2017 | 08:40

Her co-defendant, Anissa Weier, faces at least three years in a mental hospital. Geyser, who initially pleaded not guilty, was set to go to trial for the stabbing in October. Geyser was at Friday's hearing but didn't speak. Friday's plea brings the three-year case to an end. At the time, Geyser's attorney suggested that the only plea that made sense for his client would be one that included a stipulation that her mental condition at the time prevented her from being found criminally ...

by | September 30, 2017 | 08:26

Keenan said Spangler then drew a gun and shot the officers. Ruth was quickly captured, but Spangler eluded capture for most of the day. "He walked out of the woods up on some of the officers that were guarding the perimeter", Keenan said.

by | September 30, 2017 | 07:43

The confusion that stemmed from a September 22 call between elections commission and Homeland Security officials has been "an unnecessary distraction from the fact that Wisconsin's systems are secure and have not been breached in any way", elections commission chair Mark Thomsen and administrator Michael Haas said in a statement issued on Friday.

by | September 30, 2017 | 06:18

All 3.4 million residents in the US territory have been without power since Hurricane Maria devastated the island on September 20. She said that if anyone can send anything solar-powered, she would pick it up and distribute it. "She said that?" San Juan Mayor Carmon Yulin Cruz asked twice during an interview on "New Day" on CNN. Stephen Spencer of Houlihan Lokey, the PREPA Bondholder Group's financial advisor, said: "We are disappointed by AAFAF's and the governor's outright rejection of ...

by | September 30, 2017 | 02:22

Do you think Liam Neeson is perfectly capable of throwing a punch? I'm like: "'Guy's I'm sixty-fucking-five.' Audiences are eventually going to go: "'Come on'". Members of the Felt family and producer Jerry Bruckheimer were among those who also showed support at the premiere. And if all that isn't enough Neeson action for you, he's recently finished filming Hard Powder , a remake of a Norwegian film, which tells the story of a snowplough driver who is out for revenge against the drug ...

by | September 29, 2017 | 23:43

They quickly released ads on Twitter congratulating Saudi women on the right to drive. On Thursday, September 28, 2017, the Saudi-owned Al Arabiya news channel has twitted (at 9.19pm): "Cinemas are coming to Saudi Arabia". Hassan Koya, former news editor of the Jeddah-based Malayalam News daily, said, "Public transportation is poor in the wealthy kingdom". An Arabic Twitter hashtag asking women what vehicle they want to drive already had more than 22,000 responses Thursday.

by | September 29, 2017 | 23:27

Fifty-three state troopers will provide security and public safety assistance. Duke visited the island Friday to survey damage and meet local officials. "This is a story of a devastation that continues to worsen because people are not getting food and water", Cruz told CNN. On Friday, Duke traveled to the U.S.

by | September 29, 2017 | 23:16

Tax brackets on income taxes would be collapsed to just three, at 12%, 25% and 35% for the most wealthy citizens. This would raise the bottom tax rate on low-earning Americans to 12 per cent from 10 per cent. The push for tax reform comes after repeated failures on behalf of Republicans to repeal Obamacare, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said recently that tax cuts are "on track" to occur by the end of the year.

by | September 29, 2017 | 23:13

What has astounded researchers is how the marine creatures survived for so many years on these "ocean rafts". Almost 300 different species of fish, mussels, crabs and various other sea creatures drifted from the shores of Japan to the Pacific coast of the United States on debris sent across the ocean by a tsunami in 2011.

by | September 29, 2017 | 21:25

Colonel James DeLapp, the Army Corps of Engineers commander for Puerto Rico , told CNN earlier on Friday that repairing Maria's widespread destruction was a massive undertaking. "This is a united front, and we are working together and using the resources that the federal government and local state governments are sending to be able to pass this emergency and put a baseline of stability and put a path forward to building a stronger, more resilient Puerto Rico ".

by | September 29, 2017 | 21:22

British media reports 32-year-old Andrew Foster and his wife were avid climbers who were in Yosemite celebrating their first wedding anniversary. According to Yosemite National Park's statement , it was actually seven smaller rockfalls that occurred within a four-hour time span, which longtime climbers say is a rare occurrence.

by | September 29, 2017 | 21:22

The Dubai government has announced plans to build a 1.9 million square foot replica of Mars , and they've gone out their way to make it just as unpleasant and inhospitable as the real thing, without the seven-month flight time. In addition to its many laboratory experiments, the center also hopes to address food, sustainability, and energy issues all over the world. It will be called Mars Science City and will serve as home to interconnected domes housing various laboratories simulating the ...

by | September 29, 2017 | 21:06

The father of one of the children was called by his child the next day, and he tipped off police that the children had been left unsupervised, Johnston police spokeswoman Janet Wilwerding said Friday. "I've never heard of anything like this before", Johnston police Lt. Tyler Tompkins told CBS affiliate KCCI . She didn't plan to return until October 1, but as soon as police learned of the incident they contacted her in Germany and demanded she return to the USA immediately.

by | September 29, 2017 | 21:02

The BNPB had said on September 21 that the current tremors were similar to those that occurred before Mount Agung erupted in 1963, which lasted nearly a year and killed over 1,100 people. "However, a large eruption may follow", the head of Centre for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (CVMPG) said. People at temporary shelter in Bali, waiting out the volcano eruption.

by | September 29, 2017 | 20:01

After the bellicose exchanges, Pyongyang then accused Washington last Monday of declaring war. "Since the United States declared war on our country, we will have every right to make all self-defensive counter measures, including the right to shoot down the United States strategic bombers at any time even when they are not yet inside the aerospace border of our country", he said.

by | September 29, 2017 | 19:56

Silveria said it would be "tone deaf" to avoid acknowledging the graffiti - the words "go home" scrawled alongside a racial epithet - especially given the current tension across the country. "You should be outraged", he told them. The incidents come in the wake of recent protests in the National Football League after President Donald Trump said that team owners should fire players who refuse to stand for the national anthem, describing anyone who didn't stand as a "son of a bitch".

by | September 29, 2017 | 19:25

European parliamentarians want Britain to end "regrettable" practices that discriminate against EU citizens in the workplace and elsewhere, a draft resolution published on Thursday showed. Citizens" rights, the UK's "divorce bill' and the Irish border are the three critical issues on which Brussels is demanding concessions before they allow talks to progress to future trade.

by | September 29, 2017 | 19:09

Trump faced mounting calls to freeze the 97-year-old act, which requires products shipped between USA ports to be moved by American-owned ships. As LawNewz editor Colin Kalmbacher explained on Wednesday , the 100-year-old law doesn't completely ban foreign ships, but it does impose fees and bureaucratic restrictions on them.

by | September 29, 2017 | 19:06

Police said, the suicide bomber carrying a sheep was looking for an opportunity to enter the mosque but on being identified by a police personnel detonated himself. "We were busy offering our Friday prayers when a big bang happened and we stopped prayers and rushed out", Shaheen said. Iqbal Baher, spokesman for the provincial chief of police, says two others were wounded when the militants launched their attack early Friday in Bala Bluk district.

by | September 29, 2017 | 19:05

Trump will attend Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit, demonstrating his continued commitment to the alliances and partnerships of the USA in the region, the White House said. "I want to thank President Xi", Trump said at a news conference with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. It will be Trump's first visit to the region as president, and it comes as North Korea moves closer to its goal of having a nuclear-tipped missile that ...

by | September 29, 2017 | 19:00

Ukip has stepped back from picking a notorious anti-Islam activist as its new leader, saving the party from a threatened mass walk-out. Anne Marie Waters , one of two candidates, has previously described Islam as "evil", leading to several members saying they will leave the party if she wins.

by | September 29, 2017 | 18:56

He said: Gary Linekar is 'an extremely well known sanctimonious, well paid TV celebrity who has his own opinions'. The Match Of The Day hit back: 'But I'm working hard on having someone else's opinions'. It was quickly pointed out how similar Ukip's new logo is to the Premier League lionWill the Premier League take action over the design? He added: 'We did our due diligence before we put these logos to the membership and as I said, we are perfectly comfortable'.