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The Latest: Spain says Kabul airport chaos hinders airlifts

Spain’s defense minister says the country’s military transport planes are leaving Kabul partly empty because chaos at the city’s airport is preventing Afghans from evacuating.

Spanish judge questions Twitter hacking suspect wanted by US

A Spanish judge is expected to questions 22 year old Joseph O'Connor, a British citizen wanted in connection with hacking of more than 100 social media accounts of prominent celebrities, politicians and technology moguls.

Widow says antivirus pioneer John McAfee was not suicidal

The widow of John McAfee, the British-American tycoon who died in a Spanish prison this week while awaiting extradition to the United States, says her husband was not suicidal when she last spoke to him.

‘A stroke of luck’ to be on global cruise during pandemic

For Spanish traveler Carlos Payá, being on an around-the-globe luxury cruise while the rest of world scurried into their homes for fear of the COVID-19 pandemic was beyond surreal. It was “a stroke of good luck.”

Spain to follow Italy into lockdown, US expands travel ban

Spain has drawn up plans to lock down its 46 million people.

Belgium hopes to act on warrant for hiding Catalan leader

The ousted leader of Catalonia remained the subject of a European arrest warrant Saturday as questions mounted over how long he would elude the Spanish justice system by staying undercover in Belgium and delaying extradition.

Ousted Catalan leader vows to fight Spain’s takeover

Catalonia's ousted separatist president on Saturday called on Catalans to peacefully oppose Spain's imposition of direct rule in the region, in a veiled refusal to accept his Cabinet's dismissal as ordered by central authorities.

Spanish PM aims to take over Catalan govt; residents aghast

Spain announced an unprecedented plan Saturday to sack Catalonia's separatist leaders, install its own people in their place and call a new local election, using previously untapped constitutional powers to take control of the prosperous region that is threatening to secede.

Spanish government denounces majority vote for independence in Catalonia

The region has 5.3 million voters and includes the city of Barcelona.

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This Wilmington brewery has beer made with pumpkin pies

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Deputies identify 19-year-old man killed in Chadbourn shooting

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed in a Chadbourn triple shooting.

NHCS: Threatening social media post prompted lockdown at three schools

Anderson Elementary, Murray Middle, and Ashley High schools were placed under a brief lockdown Friday morning.

New Hanover County reports record-high COVID-19 deaths in the past week

New Hanover County Public Health officials reported 37 deaths from COVID-19 over the past week, bringing the total number of county residents who have died from COVID-19 to 250.