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Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy presides over a Cabinet meeting in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. The meeting is expected to outline the measures to take over control of the northeastern Catalonia in the latest attempt to stop an independence bid by regional authorities. (Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Pool Photo via AP)
Spanish Cabinet meets to revoke self-government in CataloniaThe Spanish government is activating a previously untapped constitutional article to take control of the Catalonia region in a bid to stop a rebellion from separatist politicians
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Sandra Vonderloh, 18, of Anaheim protests outside of California Republican Convention in Anaheim, Calf., on Friday Oct. 20, 2017. Protesters have gathered outside a Southern California hotel where former White House adviser Steve Bannon is expected to give the keynote speech at a state Republican convention. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Bannon faults George W. Bush for 'destructive' presidencyFormer White House adviser Steve Bannon has broadened his attacks on the Washington establishment to include a former Republican president, depicting George W. Bush as a failure
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Steve Bannon, a former White House adviser to President Donald Trump, speaks at the California Republican Convention in Anaheim, Calf., on Friday Oct. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Bannon faults George W. Bush for 'destructive' presidencyFormer White House adviser Steve Bannon brings pro-Trump message of Republican revolt to Democratic California
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2017 file photo Steve Bannon, former strategist for President Donald Trump, speaks at a campaign rally for Arizona Senate candidate Kelli Ward in Scottsdale, Ariz. Bannon wants to oust Republican senators that he sees as disloyal to President Donald Trump. But when he comes to Southern California Friday, Oct. 20 he'll be in a state Trump lost by over 4 million votes and where Republicans have become largely irrelevant in state politics. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin,File)
The Latest: Bannon bashes GW Bush at California GOP meetingFormer White House adviser Steve Bannon says there has not been a more destructive presidency than George W. Bush's
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Medical students in limbo as young immigrant program endsImmigrant medical students in the U.S. are taking an active role in the debate over the future of a program that shields hundreds of thousands of people from deportation
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Texas city requires no Israel boycott for hurricane reliefA civil rights group is calling unconstitutional a Houston suburb's hurricane repair grant program that requires individuals to not boycott Israel as a condition of receiving any money
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis walks up stairs as he arrives on Capitol Hill for a meeting with Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, to discuss the ambush that killed four soldiers on an operation in the African nation of Niger, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
The Latest: White House defends Kelly in fight over war deadThe White House is defending chief of staff John Kelly after he mischaracterized the remarks of Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson
The Associated Press8 hours ago
President Donald Trump shakes hands with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump: UN has 'tremendous potential' under new leadershipPresident Donald Trump says the United Nations has "tremendous potential" that "hasn't been used over the years nearly as it should be." Trump is meeting with U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
The Associated Press8 hours ago
John Kerry bashes Trump on climate, Department of State jobsFormer U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is faulting President Donald Trump's administration for failing to fill many diplomatic positions and top Department of State posts and is criticizing his stance on climate change
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Activists with Planned Parenthood demonstrate in support of a pregnant 17-year-old being held in a Texas facility for unaccompanied immigrant children to obtain an abortion, outside of the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
DC court blocks for now immigrant teen's access to abortionA Washington appeals court is blocking for now an abortion sought by a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant being held in a Texas facility
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Appeals court takes early look at lawsuits in DACA casesA federal appeals will get an early look at President Trump's decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks to a student at a job training center in Cleveland. On Friday, Oct. 20, Yellen is scheduled to speak at the British Embassy in Washington on the subject of monetary policy since the financial crisis. (AP Photo/Dake Kang, File)
Trump: Considering Powell and Taylor for Fed's top 2 postsTrump opens door to dual Federal Reserve appointments of Powell and Taylor
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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