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Catalonia referendum: Tense independence vote looms

[ad_1] Story highlightsSpain's central government has issued stern warnings against referendum Public support within Catalonia for independence has become increasingly vocal as vote nearsParents occupied schools in a bid to prevent police from restricting access to their use Sunday as polling stations. Their actions came a day after huge crowds massed in Barcelona, the regional capital, for a final campaign rally by independence supporters, many waving the distinctive Catalan flag.Catalan President Carles Puigdemont gave a rousing call for people to vote despite the obstacles."We are people who have experience with difficulties, and every difficultly makes us stronger," he said. "Friends,...

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Rohingya refugee boat overturns killing 23, 40 still missing

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Pittsburgh Steelers Will Stand For The National Anthem

[ad_1] Looks like somebody DIDN’T get Richard Sherman‘s memo from yesterday that said NFL players would not be bullied by Donald Trump. In fact, those words came out of his mouth. In any event, the Pittsburgh Steelers declared there would be no more kneeling on the sidelines during the national anthem. The decision came as the team continues to receive criticism from mostly outraged white males over BLACK players choosing not to recite the anthem last weekend.   Offensive lineman Alejandro Villanueva was the only Steelers player to stand alone outside the tunnel during the playing of the anthem. After the game, furious fans...

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