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Madrid had warned Catalan separatist leaders they could not hold the vote in a region deeply divided over independence , stating it was illegal and courts had ruled it unconstitutional. The ministry said 11 police officers were slightly injured in disturbances. The claim was contested by Spanish President Mariano Rajoy , who said police stopped the referendum from happening.
  • Saints face Dolphins in Wembley Stadium

    Saints face Dolphins in Wembley Stadium

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    For the players, perhaps the biggest challenge of playing in London is adjusting to the time change, with England being five hours ahead of the Eastern time zone. We will see if head coach Sean Payton will let the hot back get more burn, or continue to try to make the three-headed monster work. Dolphins' linebacker Ray Maualuga (hamstring) and defensive lineman Jordan Phillips (ankle) are questionable.
  • Texas Tech-Oklahoma State

    Texas Tech-Oklahoma State

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    After a missed 18-yard field goal by Oklahoma State, Tech started on its own 20-yard line . On the drive following the interception, Oklahoma State moved the ball well again, only to have Matt Ammendola wind up missing a 22-yard field goal that bounced off the upright.
  • Texas A&M rallies to defeat SC

    Texas A&M rallies to defeat SC

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    We were still positive. We stayed as a team and we executed. They'll face each other as both teams go for their fourth win on Saturday, beginning at 7:30 p.m. "I think it's a combination of a couple of things. I thought our fans were outstanding tonight in a close football game that needed that energy". Ford knotted the game up at 17 with 12:27 to go in the game with a 7-yard touchdown run, gaining extra help from a platoon of linemen who helped plow the power back in for six.
  • Geoff Johns Now Says That the DC Extended Universe Is 100% Connected

    Geoff Johns Now Says That the DC Extended Universe Is 100% Connected

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    Johns added, "Some of the movies do connect the characters together, like 'Justice League.' But, like with 'Aquaman , ' our goal is not to connect Aquaman to every movie". With that in mind, DC and Warner Bros. will be moving forward with a different approach after Justice League releases this November. In an extensive piece from Vulture , DC executives shared their vision of future DC films.
  • Trump Attacks San Juan Mayor Who Criticized Hurricane Response

    Trump Attacks San Juan Mayor Who Criticized Hurricane Response

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    This is why San Juan's mayor, Carmen Yulín Cruz, has desperately tried to draw more urgency to the crisis. I am begging anyone that can hear us to save us from dying. If anybody out there is listening to us, we are dying , and you are killing us with the inefficiency". Sanders is also suggesting that Trump may care less about helping the people of Puerto Rico due to their race.
  • Barack Obama 'quizzes Prince Harry about love life' at Invictus Games

    Barack Obama 'quizzes Prince Harry about love life' at Invictus Games

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    During the star-studded performances, Harry stole a kiss from his girlfriend of a year on the cheek before cuddling up to his leading lady for the rest of the ceremony. In an excellent interview with Vanity Fair , the renowned American actress confirmed that they are indeed in a serious relationship and are truly in love.
  • Taapsee and Team Just Delivered a Bomb

    Taapsee and Team Just Delivered a Bomb

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    Judwaa 2 , which opened across 4,000 screens worldwide, did not receive a great response from film critics but it has been hailed by Bollywood celebrities like Karan Johar, Alia Bhatt, Sonakshi Sinha and Anupam Kher. The film has collected around Rs 20.55 cr crores at Indian Box Office. All set for a HUGE Sun and Monday [holiday]. But this time, Taapsee assured a full-dose of glamor and romance onscreen in her recent Bollywood release Judwaa-2, featuring Varun Dhawan in the lead.
  • Melbourne Storm wins 2017 NRL Grand Final

    Melbourne Storm wins 2017 NRL Grand Final

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    I'm really keen on Melbourne to cover a 12-point handicap but I think it will be a slow start to the game before they really pull away from North Queensland in the second half. Your loyal supporters up there in North Queensland. In comparison, the AFL grand final yesterday got underway at 2.30pm (AEST) with 100,000 packing into the MCG to see Richmond hand Adelaide a surprise defeat.
  • Trump Administration Demands Facebook Hand Over Information on Anti-Trump Activists

    Trump Administration Demands Facebook Hand Over Information on Anti-Trump Activists

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    Those seem like reasonable protections to me, considering that without them, any of the 6,000 Facebook users who gave a thumbs-up to disruptJ20's Facebook page will be exposed to prosecutors for the mere act of clicking a like button. "We successfully fought in court to be able to notify the three people whose broad account information was requested by the government", a Facebook spokesperson said in an email.
  • Trump sells tax plan as 'historic' opportunity

    Trump sells tax plan as 'historic' opportunity

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    United States President Donald Trump said wealthy Americans would not benefit under his tax plan and that he would not negotiate on the Republicans' tax framework proposal to lower the corporate tax rate to 20 per cent. The perk - first enacted with the income tax in 1913 - is most heavily used in coastal, bluer states that include New York, California, New Jersey and CT.
  • YouTube vanishes from Amazon's Echo Show

    YouTube vanishes from Amazon's Echo Show

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    No YouTube access could put many Amazon customers off buying an Echo Show . "There is no technical reason for that decision, which is disappointing and hurts both of our customers", Amazon told The Verge . Amazon Echo Show users won't be able to watch YouTube on their smart speakers anytime soon. It also unveiled a miniaturized version of its Echo Show , a voice-activated assistant that sports a screen, called the Echo Spot .
  • Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive: Here's how Twitter reacted

    Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive: Here's how Twitter reacted

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    That same year, around 150 clerics and religious scholars held a rare protest outside the Saudi king's palace against efforts by women seeking the right to drive . Despite these openings, Saudi women remain largely subject to the whims of men due to guardianship laws, which bar them from obtaining a passport, travelling overseas or marrying without the consent of a male relative.
  • Women are finally being allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia

    Women are finally being allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia

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    Prior to the new decree, only men were allowed licences and women faced prosecution if they were caught behind the wheel of a vehicle. The decision by Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive in the country could impact the Dubai-based ride hailing app Careem, which said in July it was planning a major push in the kingdom to target almost 3 million women that cannot drive and had no means of transport outside of their immediate family.
  • Bombardier C Series faces stiff penalty in initial trade ruling

    Bombardier C Series faces stiff penalty in initial trade ruling

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    The U.S. Department of Commerce on Tuesday recommended a 219.63 percent tariff on the delivery of Bombardier's C Series jetliner in a dispute between the Canadian company and Boeing. Consequently, Fallon delivered the clear message to Boeing that this could jeopardise lucrative defence contracts within the UK. Earlier Mrs May, who has directly lobbied US President Donald Trump over the dispute, expressed regret at the decision.
  • 'When Is The Right Time For Black People To Protest?'

    'When Is The Right Time For Black People To Protest?'

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    I don't know if Trump is racist, but I do know he definitely prefers white people to black people. Focusing on the part of Trump's "unhinged rant" where the president suggested fewer people are watching the National Football League because they're more focused on the reality show that is his administration, Meyers said, "That's right in Donald Trump's mind, people are turning off National Football League games, gathering their friends and ordering pizza to watch an out of shape ...