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Catalonia Leader Turns Up in Belgium After Spain Seeks Prosecution

BARCELONA, Spain — Hours after the Spanish authorities announced that they would seek to prosecute Catalonia’s separatists for rebellion, Carles Puigdemont, the region’s dismissed leader, turned up on Monday in Belgium, where he may seek asylum. Mr. Puigdemont’s reputation for unpredictability has grown with every turn of Catalonia’s secessionist drama. ...

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Spain Dismisses Catalonia Government After Region Declares Independence

BARCELONA, Spain — Spain’s leader fired the government of the rebellious Catalonia region Friday, dissolved the regional parliament and ordered new elections after Catalan lawmakers illegally declared an independent nation. The showdown escalated the biggest political crisis in decades to hit Spain, which is just emerging from a prolonged economic ...

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After Harvey Weinstein’s Fall, Spotlight Finds His Brother

All his life, Bob Weinstein toiled in the shadow of his larger-than-life older sibling, Harvey Weinstein. Coming across more like an introverted accountant than a Hollywood movie mogul, Bob Weinstein has publicly insisted over the years that he never wanted the attention, and did not mind being the lesser-known brother ...

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After Hurricane Maria, Could Puerto Rico Be at Risk of Cholera?

After the deluge comes the deluge. First Hurricane Irma raked Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands in early September, and then two weeks later Hurricane Maria did the same, leaving 3.5 million people in Puerto Rico without clean water, communications, or electricity, amid damaged buildings and floodwaters. Aid is ...

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After Harvey, What Will Happen to Houston’s Oil Industry?

This story originally appeared on CityLab and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. During this year’s record-breaking hurricane season, oil rigs and refineries were just as exposed as any structure on the precarious Gulf Coast, and their owners were limited to the same options as everyone else: evacuate, prepare, and hope the storm ...

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Battered, Not Broken: Pictures of Mexico After the Quake

The earthquake that devastated Mexico on Tuesday knocked over dozens of buildings in the capital alone, killed children at a school and sent waves of people running into the streets for safety — for the second time in just two weeks. By Wednesday morning, less than 24 hours after the ...

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