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EU must intervene in Spain’s ‘Catalexit’ crisis

Catalan pro-independence supporters held flags late last year during a demonstration in Saint Jaume square in Barcelona.

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Spain took steps on Thursday to crush Catalonia’s destabilizing bid for independence, one of the most severe political crises the country has faced in the last four decades.

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The White House and GOP’s proposed corporate tax cut presents a real danger to the American people and economy.

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A wise president would cut his losses and direct his attention and that of his party to other issues.

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We must link arms and stand publicly against racism, in all of its ugly, hateful forms.

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The Trump administration has purged vital data from its website regarding sexual assault.

JOAN VENNOCHI

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This Hollywood creep is just more proof that sexual harassers are not limited to any political persuasion.

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EU must intervene in Spain’s ‘Catalexit’ crisis

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