Spanish Prime Minister removes Catalan leadership

Spain took its largest step yet in opposing the pursued independence of Catalonia as Prime Minister (PM) Mariano Rajoy announced on Oct. 21 that he would remove the leadership of the region and begin a procedure of establishing direct rule by the Spanish central government…

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Trump announces allowance of release of JFK assassination

For historians and conspiracy theorists alike, Oct. 26, 2017—the scheduled date on which classified government files regarding the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy were to be released—has been a day to look forward to for years now. Despite reported opposition from national intelligence…

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McDonald’s to test vegan products in Finland

  Tampere, Finland, will be ground zero for McDonald’s testing-stage product, the McVegan. The meatless burger will have a soy patty and can be served with vegan fries, according to McDonald’s Finland Marketing Director Christoffer Rönnblad. The McVegan’s Tampere test-run through November will determine whether…

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NBA season opens up to major injuries

Within the first six minutes of the first game of the 2017-2018 National Basketball Association (NBA) season, Boston Celtics star Gordon Hayward’s year was likely over, dislocating his ankle and fracturing his tibia after falling awkwardly. The very next night, Brooklyn Nets star Jeremy Lin…

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Looking forward to October: who’s making the cut for the MLB playoffs
Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Chris Taylor (3), center fielder Enrique Hernandez (14) and right fielder Yasiel Puig (66) celebrate after the Dodgers 8-0 shut out of the New York Mets in a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Looking forward to October: who’s making the cut for the MLB playoffs

With the last month of the Major League Baseball (MLB) regular season coming to a close, the MLB playoff picture becomes clearer and clearer. From early this season, it was apparent that the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers would be two of the…

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NBA Off Season Recap: new stars renovate the league

After the shocking trade that saw Boston Celtics’ star Isaiah Thomas and Cleveland Cavaliers’ star Kyrie Irving swap teams, the NBA offseason has finally come to a reluctant standstill. No summer in recent sports history has seen such an array of noteworthy talent change hands,…

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New U.S. foreign policy revealed explosively

After deploying 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles to level a Syrian airfield on April 6 – spurring anger from both war-weary U.S. voters and Russian and Syrian diplomats – the U.S. military dropped a Massive Ordinance Air Blast (MOAB) on ISIS-occupied caves in Afghanistan on April…

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