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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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The Latest: Paris mastermind tried to recruit women in Spain

PARIS (AP) — The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris. (All times local): 4:50 p.m. Spain's interior minister says Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the alleged mastermind of the Paris attacks, had…

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Space rains junk on Spain

It's raining space junk in Spain. Rocket fuel tanks, chunks of satellites or something else entirely… In just over one week, three mysterious objects have fallen from the sky onto…

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Motorist Caught On Video Driving Car With Van On His Roof, No Big Deal

One motorist has quite literally taken the “man with a van” to the next level. Video footage has emerged from Spain of a man driving down a street in his…

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Italy to relocate 100 refugees to France, Spain: immigration chief

By Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) – Italy will send 100 refugees to France & Spain next week as part of a European Union relocation plan aimed at easing the burden…

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Half-Century Later, US Promises to Clean Up Spanish Nuke Accident

The U.S. & Spain announced their intention today to work to once-and-for-all “remediate” a coastal region of Spain, just shy of 50 years after the U.S. Air Force accidentally dropped…

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Spain's Getafe launch dating app to spawn fans

Spanish football side Getafe have launched a smartphone application to assist fans hook up at matches, hoping supporters will couple & boost the club's fanbase by making Getafe-loving babies. The…

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Messi and his father to stand trial in Spain on tax fraud; could face nearly 2 years in prison

MADRID – Lionel Messi will stand trial in Spain on three counts of tax fraud & could be sentenced to nearly two years in prison if found guilty. A Spanish…

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