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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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Pentagon chief: Afghan situation 'confused and complicated'

MADRID (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Sunday promised a full & transparent investigation into whether a U.S. aircraft providing support for American & Afghan commandos was responsible…

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Volkswagen to refit cars affected by emissions scandal

By Andreas Cremer BERLIN (Reuters) – Volkswagen said on Tuesday it will repair up to 11 million vehicles & overhaul its namesake brand following the scandal over its rigging of…

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Catalans vote in crucial poll over independence

Barcelona (AFP) – Catalans voted Sunday in an election seen as crucial for Spain's future, with opinion polls pointing to a win by separatists who vow to declare the region…

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Madrid says breakaway Catalans would lose Spain nationality

Barcelona (AFP) – Spain's foreign minister Wednesday warned Catalans they would lose their Spanish nationality if the region became independent & urged them against what he said would be a…

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Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

The Mediterranean diet may be able to add "reduces risk of breast cancer" to its long list of health benefits, according to a new study from Spain. In the study,…

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Spanish police find body of missing U.S. tourist

MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish police have found the body of U.S. tourist Denise Pikka Thiem, who went missing in April as she was walking the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route…

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Transfer window: Club rifts, failed moves, record spend

LONDON (AP) — A record $1.3 billion was spent by English Premier League clubs in the summer transfer window. But the most intriguing moments at the end of the frenzied…

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Madrid joins Barcelona in network to help migrants

Madrid (AFP) – Madrid said Tuesday it was joining Barcelona's initiative to form a "network of cities" to welcome some of the hundreds of thousands of desperate migrants arriving in…

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City doesn't waste Chelsea slip, Madrid wins big in Spain

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea's Premier League title defense is already floundering after a rare home loss let Manchester City increase its lead following a fourth consecutive win on Saturday. The…

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