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Out with the old, say many Spanish voters

Barcelona (AFP) – As they voted on Sunday, many Spaniards let rip their anger with the two parties that have alternated power for decades — casting their ballot instead for…

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Exit polls: Strong showing in Spain vote by upstart parties

MADRID (AP) — A strong showing by a pair of upstart parties in Spain's general election on Sunday is threatening to upend the country's traditional two-party system, with exit polls…

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Spain votes in landmark polls that could end two-party politics

MADRID (AFP) – Spanish voters went to the polls Sunday in what is expected to be one of the most closely fought contests in modern history as two dynamic new…

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NZ men, Spain women accept Rio Olympic field hockey invites

Former field hockey gold medalists New Zealand & Spain have accepted invites to compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after South Africa rejected the offers. The New Zealand men,…

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Unusual 'sail-backed' dinosaur roamed Spain 125 million years ago

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Along a lush river delta in what is now northeastern Spain, a herd of dinosaurs munched on ferns & conifers similar to modern-day cypresses…

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Unusual 'sail-backed' dinosaur roamed Spain 125 million years ago

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Along a lush river delta in what is now northeastern Spain, a herd of dinosaurs munched on ferns & conifers similar to modern-day cypresses…

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60 arrested in child pornography bust in 10 Latin America countries, as well as Spain and US

MEXICO CITY – Officials say that 60 people have been arrested in an operation against child pornography in 10 Latin American countries, as well as Spain & the United States….

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France takes on Romania at Euro 2016 opener, defending champion Spain faces Czechs in 1st test

PARIS – Defending champion Spain begins its quest for a third straight European Championship title against the Czech Republic, while host France moreover escaped with a relatively unthreatening group in…

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Spain arrests man accused of recruiting fighters for Islamic State

MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish police on Saturday arrested a man suspected of recruiting young fighters for Islamic State in the North African enclave of Ceuta, the Interior Ministry said. The…

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Man linked to 'Jihad Jane' detained in Spain

Barcelona (AFP) – Spain on Friday said it had detained an alleged jihadist wanted by Washington for conspiring with a woman known as "Jihad Jane" to recruit people online for…

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