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Special Report: Lead poisons children in L.A. neighborhoods rich and poor


LOS ANGELES With its century-old Spanish-style homes tucked behind immaculately trimmed hedges, San Marino, California, is among the most coveted spots to live in the Los Angeles area.

Spanish graft probe intensifies as police search OHL and Indra

MADRID A Spanish High Court graft inquiry that has led to the arrests of people linked to the ruling People's Party widened on Thursday as police searched the offices of construction group OHL and technology firm Indra.

World, Apr 20 2017

Spain's PM called as witness in slush fund trial

MADRID Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has been called to stand as a witness in a trial of members of his ruling People's Party (PP) following a long investigation into an alleged party slush fund, a court spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

World, Apr 18 2017

Snap stock falls as alleged CEO comments rile some on social media

SAN FRANCISCO Shares of Snap fell 1.5 percent on Monday as the Snapchat owner faced criticism for comments allegedly made by its CEO about not prioritizing growth in India and Spain because they were "poor" countries.

Tech, Apr 17 2017

Factbox: Profile of U.S. Masters champion Garcia

AUGUSTA, Georgia Profile of golf career of Spain's Sergio Garcia, who on Sunday won the U.S. Masters at Augusta National for his first major golf championship:

Sports, Apr 09 2017

Russian computer programmer arrested in Spain: embassy

MADRID A Russian computer programmer, Pyotr Levashov, has been arrested in the Spanish city of Barcelona, a spokesman for the Russian embassy in Madrid said on Sunday.

World, Russia, Apr 09 2017

Bloody campaign and gradual demise of Basque group ETA

MADRID Basque separatist group ETA is due to hand over its weapons on Saturday, signaling an end to Western Europe's last insurgency, which killed more than 850 people in Spain over half a century.

World, Apr 06 2017

Spain swoop targets uncle of Syria's Assad for alleged money laundering

MADRID Spain's High Court said on Tuesday it has confiscated millions of euros worth of property owned by an uncle of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and his associates as part of a probe into alleged money laundering.

World, Syria, Apr 04 2017

Gibraltar says EU boss like 'cuckolded husband,' Spain bullying

LONDON Gibraltar's leader on Monday cast EU Council President Donald Tusk as a "cuckolded husband taking it out on the kids" for explicitly proposing that Spain be given a veto over the ties between the British enclave and the European Union after Brexit.

World, Apr 03 2017

Britain 'steadfastly committed' to Gibraltar: PM May

LONDON Britain is "steadfast" in its commitment to Gibraltar and will work with the territory on the southern tip of Spain to secure the best possible outcome from Brexit talks, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday.

World, Apr 02 2017