MADRID/BARCELONA - Catalonia’s leaders said they would not accept direct rule imposed on the region by the Spanish government, as a political crisis that has rattled the economy and raised fears of prolonged unrest showed no signs of easing.
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Trump tax cut plan gains momentum after U.S. budget vote
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Japan voters to deliver verdict on PM Abe's nearly five-year rule
Japanese voters deliver their verdict on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's nearly five years in power in an election on Sunday that will determine if he has the clout to push ahead with his cherished goal of revising the post-war, pacifist constitution.
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California judge tosses $417 million talc cancer verdict against Johnson & Johnson
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Fox signed O'Reilly again knowing of new harassment settlement: report
Bill O'Reilly, the Fox News commentator forced to resign in April, agreed to a $32 million sexual harassment settlement in January, and the network's parent knew about the deal when it gave him a new contract the next month, the New York Times reported on Saturday.
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