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Puigdemont an unknown entity in Spain until secession drive

Sep 21, 2017

Carles Puigdemont, the bespectacled politician heading the Catalan regional government's drive for secession from Spain, was an unknown entity for most Spaniards until a year ago

StoryCorps' Thanksgiving Listen asks kids to record elders

Sep 21, 2017

StoryCorps is hoping people give their social media apps a break for a few minutes this Thanksgiving and instead use one designed for listening

Le Pen's deputy quits as tensions engulf French far right

Sep 21, 2017

The right-hand man of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has quit the National Front in a power battle stemming from May's bruising election defeat

'Dries Armando Mertens': Napoli goal recalls Maradona feat

Sep 21, 2017

Dries Mertens' improvised long-distance lob in the second half of Napoli's 4-1 comeback win at Lazio was instantly compared to a similar effort by Diego Maradona 32 years earlier

Broadcast journalist killed in northeastern India

Sep 21, 2017

A journalist from a local television network was abducted and killed while covering a protest rally in India's remote northeastern state of Tripura

Leaders to tech firms at UN: Yank terror postings in 2 hours

Sep 21, 2017

The leaders of Britain, France and Italy want internet companies to aim to remove postings that promote terrorism within just one to two hours

Mueller investigators seek documents from the White House

Sep 21, 2017

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower last year

US report points to Egyptian abuses, anti-democracy actions

Sep 20, 2017

Trump administration report says Egypt is failing to protect free speech or investigate abuses by its forces

Facebook tightens ad policies after 'Jew-hater' fiasco

Sep 20, 2017

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg says the company is tightening its policies and tools that let businesses target advertisements to its 2 billion users

South Dakota lawmaker apologizes for Facebook post

Sep 20, 2017

A Republican South Dakota legislator under fire for a Facebook post has apologized and called her actions a "lack of judgment."

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