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Catalan independence referendum descends into chaos

[ad_1] In scenes that reverberated around Spain, riot police smashed their way into some polling locations and beat back voters with batons as they attempted to take part in the referendum. Hundreds of injuries were reported.The mood on the streets of the regional capital, Barcelona, was tense as polls closed Sunday night. Crowds gathered in Plaza Catalonia to await results.Shortly after voting ended, Spain's Prime Minister said there was no referendum and that most Catalans were fooled into participating in an illegal vote."At this point, I can tell you very clearly: Today a self-determination referendum in Catalonia didn't happen. We...

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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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A perilous journey for Rohingya refugees

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UN chief: Rohingya refugees have ‘absolutely nothing’

[ad_1] Grandi, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, said that including some 300,000 Rohingya refugees already in Bangladesh, between 700,000 and 800,000 people were now sheltering there in overcrowded and insanitary conditions, posing a risk of epidemics. On top of that, he warned that "the risk of the spread of terrorist violence in the whole region is very, very high" if the situation is not resolved."It is very clear that the cause of this crisis is in Myanmar, but the solution of this crisis also lies in Myanmar," he said. ');$vidEndSlate.removeClass('video__end-slate--inactive').addClass('video__end-slate--active');}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj...

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Montia Sabbag: ‘I Had Sex With Kevin Hart 3 Times In Las Vegas’

[ad_1] Montia Sabbag, the woman at the center of a sex tape scandal involving Kevin Hart has opened up to DailyMailTV — claiming she slept with the comedian THREE times and never realized he was married. Sabbag told the show that she had sex with Kevin, who is married to pregnant Eniko Hart, three times in Las Vegas in August. She also tells all about the ensuing sextortion plot, which saw Hart publicly apologize to his wife and his two children for a ‘bad error in judgment.’ 26-year-old Sabbag claims she and Hart became ‘intimate’ hours after they arrived in Vegas together...

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Breaking: The US is not at war with North Korea

[ad_1] There had been some confusion among the North Koreans.North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho on Monday accused US President Donald Trump of declaring war on his country by tweeting over the weekend that North Korea "won't be around much longer.""Last weekend Trump claimed that our leadership wouldn't be around much longer and declared a war on our country," Ri said, according to an official translation of his remarks to reporters in New York."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...

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Presidential nicknames, from ‘Little Marco’ to ‘Rocket Man’

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