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Catalan News tells you all about today's decision, the reactions - and, what might come next. The charges are in connection with the Catalan regional government's unauthorised referendum on independence from Spain and a subsequent unilateral declaration of independence by the separatist-controlled regional Parliament.
  • Israel adopts controversial Jewish nation-state law

    Israel adopts controversial Jewish nation-state law

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    It states that "Israel is the historic homeland of the Jewish people and they have an exclusive right to national self-determination in it". "Israel is the nation state of the Jewish people that respects the individual rights of all its citizens".
  • 13-year-old boy bitten by possible shark

    13-year-old boy bitten by possible shark

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    The head lifeguard said the lifeguards and EMT assumed it was a small shark when they found the tooth lodged in the boy's wound. Two children have been injured in shark attacks off the coast of Long Island in NY in the first such incidents in the state for 70 years, officials said.
  • Facebook CEO walks back defence of Holocaust deniers

    Facebook CEO walks back defence of Holocaust deniers

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    But overall, let's take this whole closer to home. When asked about who was to blame for the Cambridge Analytica scandal and subsequent data misuse, the 34-year-old entrepreneur and philanthropist took responsibility, saying he "designed the platform, so if someone's going to get fired for this, it should be me".
  • Reports UK investigators know who poisoned Skripals

    Reports UK investigators know who poisoned Skripals

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    Police started a murder investigation after Ms Sturgess's death and are now said to be closing in on the people who carried out the attack. Matthew Rowley told the BBC in an interview published Sunday that his brother, who regained consciousness last week, said he picked up a perfume bottle that contained the chemical.
  • Trump’s ‘squirming’ reversal: I meant opposite of what I said with Putin

    Trump’s ‘squirming’ reversal: I meant opposite of what I said with Putin

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    In Helsinki, as Putin looked on, Trump said the following to a question about whether he believed U.S. intelligence agencies, or Putin's denials of interference: "My people came to me ... His skepticism drew a quick formal statement - nearly a rebuttal - from Trump's director of national Intelligence, Dan Coats . Trump took on his critics via Twitter on Tuesday morning, saying he had "a great meeting with NATO" and "an even better meeting" with Putin, but saying that "it is not being ...
  • Ex-FBI chief Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

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    The move to endorse Democrats comes after the controversial summit in Helsinki, Finland on Monday between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin . At the news conference, Trump appeared to side with Putin over the USA intelligence community, which has concluded that Russian Federation interfered the US election in 2016.
  • Nine pro-Assad fighters killed by Israeli blamed strikes, says monitor

    Nine pro-Assad fighters killed by Israeli blamed strikes, says monitor

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    The Syrian government has on multiple occasions slammed Israeli aggressive actions and also warned about the "dangerous repercussions" of Israeli assaults on its territories. Israeli air strikes have hit Syrian army positions near Damascus and in the central provinces of Homs and Hama in the past. Other unconfirmed Arab media reports claimed up to 10 " Israeli " missiles struck an air base that held Iranian military forces.
  • Iran sues U.S. for re-imposing sanctions

    Iran sues U.S. for re-imposing sanctions

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    Although the court's decisions are binding, it has no power to enforce them. The Trump administration has said more than 50 foreign companies have withdrawn their business from Iran since Trump announced the USA was withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and the United States , Germany , France, Britain, China and Russian Federation.
  • U.S. Intelligence Chiefs, Current And Former, Fire Back At Trump

    U.S. Intelligence Chiefs, Current And Former, Fire Back At Trump

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    Trump has said he will raise the election meddling but does not expect to get anywhere. Putin dismissed the idea during a post-summit news conference, though he did not explicitly deny it. "The disagreements between our two countries are well-known and President Putin and I discussed them at length today", Trump said. A placard is displayed during "Helsinki Calling" protest ahead of meeting between the U.S.
  • Fox News hosts react to the Trump-Putin summit

    Fox News hosts react to the Trump-Putin summit

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    Fox & Friends happily bought into it. Fox News hosts have been known to speak directly to him - an audience of one. Huntsman pushed back on Pirro, asking whether the president should stand by his own country's intelligence community, which has determined that Russian Federation interfered in the election.
  • Displaced Syrians turned away from Israeli border as they flee fighting

    Displaced Syrians turned away from Israeli border as they flee fighting

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    In reference to a raft of fresh Israeli restrictions on Gaza, the group said: "The more they tighten the siege, the more fires we'll set [inside Israel ]". Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The Daraa onslaught took less than three weeks to break the rebels' grip, with the regime now in control of more than four-fifths of that province's territory, the Observatory said.
  • Britain to unveil model of planned new fighter jet

    Britain to unveil model of planned new fighter jet

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    Charles Woodburn, chief executive of BAE Systems, told BBC Radio 4's Today program that the new jet would be some time in coming. It's seen as a ploy by two of Europe's leading countries to help reinvigorate EU integration and has raised questions over Britain's role in future European defense projects, with Brexit looming.
  • American University on lockdown after armed intruder reports

    American University on lockdown after armed intruder reports

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    According to a university statement, campus police ordered a lockdown out of an abundance of caution after receiving a report of a man in the 3300 block of New Mexico Avenue with an exposed handgun at approximately 1:11 p.m. "I'm not necessarily going to be checking AU's alerts and checking their Twitter page every single day to make sure my life isn't threatened". All other locations remain on lockdown, they say.