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The protest comes as tensions spiked following the Catalan Parliament’s vote Friday to declare unilateral independence. In a sea of red-and-yellow Spanish and Catalan flags, protesters marched down Barcelona’s Passeig de Gràcia shopping strip, some chanting for the imprisonment of deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who led the divisive independence drive.
The charges are still sealed under orders from a federal judge. Plans were prepared Friday for anyone charged to be taken into custody as soon as Monday, the sources said. It is unclear what the charges are. A spokesman for the special counsel’s office declined to comment.
Earlier this month, US President Donald Trump announced that he would no longer make regular certifications that the lifting of sanctions under the deal — known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) — had been in US interests. The agreement was negotiated in 2015 with the P5 +1 powers and the European Union.
Kenya’s Supreme Court previously invalidated the results of the original August 8 poll that handed victory to the incumbent, President Uhuru Kenyatta, after his opponent, veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga, claimed the results were electronically tampered with.
The first blast, outside the Nasa Hablod Two Hotel, near the Villa Somalia presidential palace, was followed by a second blast in the same area moments later, according to police Capt. Osman Mohamed. The bombings were followed by a firefight, with at least three armed militants inside the hotel, police said.
Amazon stock jumped 13.5% on Friday after the company turned in another incredible earnings report — more than a quarter-billion dollars in profit in three months. Bezos owned nearly 80 million shares in Amazon as of August, according to the most recent available data from FactSet.
The iPhone X, which hits store shelves November 3, is Apple’s most expensive phone yet. But the higher price tag isn’t reserved just for the phone. Repairs are more expensive, too. A broken screen will set you back $275, according to repair costs posted to the Apple web site.
The Aitape skull — named after a small coastal town in the north of Papua New Guinea, where it was found — was discovered in 1929 by Australian geologist Paul S. Hossfeld. Since then, archaeologists and anthropologists have been trying to unravel the circumstances that resulted in it ending up there.
There’s only one thing in this world sharper than Ryan Reynolds’ cheekbones, and that’s Ryan Reynolds’ sense of humour. Even the briefest of visits to his Twitter feed will provide beautiful proof of this.
Brooke Amelia Peterson, who filmed a video of the iPhone X before its release, revealed in a YouTube video that her father had been fired for letting her get the footage. Peterson’s father was a radio frequency engineer at Apple. She filmed the iPhone X in the Apple cafeteria, in the open, but no one said anything.
A cyclist flipped off the president’s motorcade multiple times as it passed her on Saturday in Virginia, departing the Trump National Golf Club. The odds that President Trump will make a statement claiming the middle finger is a sign of great respect have shifted to about 2-to-1.
Hey … seals like to sunbathe, too. A 450-pound bearded seal was removed from a runway at Wiley Post-Will Rogers Memorial Airport in Utqiagvik, Alaska on Monday after it caught some rays for a little too long. By human standards, anyway – not necessarily by seal standards.
One Stranger Things star was notably absent from Thursday’s Season 2 premiere in Los Angeles. British actor Charlie Heaton, who plays creepy photo stalker man Jonathan Byers in the Netflix series, was barred entry to the U.S. last Saturday. The reason?
The White House has been steadily undergoing a makeover since President Trump took office. But a new report from NBC places the price tag for the redecorating at $1.75 million dollars. The Trump administration has not clarified where that money is coming from.
BARCELONA, Oct 29 (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of supporters of a unified Spain filled Barcelona’s streets on Sunday in one of the biggest shows of force yet by the so-called silent majority that has watched as regional political leaders push for Catalan independence.
British actor Charlie Heaton was denied entry into the U.S. after “trace amounts of cocaine were found in his luggage” at Los Angeles International Airport a week ago, according to The Associated Press. Law enforcement officials told The Hollywood Reporter that the actor admitted to consuming the drug.
One of the most stunning parts of the White House’s debacle over Donald Trump ‘s recent call to a Gold Star family was how it caught both the president and the chief of staff in outright lies.
Colton Haynes is officially off the market. The “Teen Wolf” and “Arrow” star, 29, married Four Seasons artistic director Jeff Leatham, 46, in a Saturday evening ceremony in Palm Springs, California, People reports. The nuptials took place in front of 120 guests and were officiated by none other than Kris Jenner, a longtime friend of the couple.
The FBI’s investigation of Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, includes a keen focus on a series of suspicious wire transfers in which offshore companies linked to Manafort moved more than $3 million all over the globe between 2012 and 2013. Much of the money came into the United States.
The Somali government has fired two top security officials after twin blasts and a siege left at least 27 people dead on Saturday. They came just two weeks after at least 358 people died in another attack, one of the deadliest ever to hit Mogadishu.
Theresa May has ordered an investigation into allegations about the conduct of minister Mark Garnier. Mr Garnierr admitted asking his secretary to buy sex toys for him and calling her “sugar tits,” according to the Mail on Sunday.
Roger Stone, a high-profile supporter of Donald Trump, has been suspended from Twitter after using the network to attack journalists. Mr Stone, who advised Mr Trump during his election campaign, said he had been told he had violated Twitter’s rules.
A mill town with high unemployment has seen its fortunes changed by Facebook’s need for data servers. But will the town have to radically change to save itself? The people of Prineville live deep in a valley surrounded by dense forests.