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Catalonia calls for Spain mediation amid referendum dispute

Catalonia's leader on Monday called for international mediation and for the European Union "to stop looking the other way" in the region's bid to secede from Spain, a day after a violent crackdown by Spanish police trying to block referendum voting.

Separatists vow to defy police ultimatum over Catalonia vote

Catalonian separatists vowed Saturday to ignore a police ultimatum to leave the schools they are occupying to use in a vote seeking independence from Spain. As police methodically sealed off hundreds of schools, some parents decided to send their children home and girded for pre-dawn confrontations Sunday with police.

Peace marchers flood the streets of Barcelona

A street-wide white banner with black letters reading "No Tinc Por" —"I'm not afraid" in Catalan— is making its way down one of Barcelona's main street in a massive march against violence.

Spain: Police shoot man wearing possible bomb belt

A police operation was underway Monday in an area west of Barcelona, and a Spanish newspaper reports that the fugitive in the city's van attack has been captured.

Spain manhunt deepens as Barcelona insists ‘I am not afraid’

Newsstands were open selling papers and souvenirs near Plaza de Catalunya, but the iconic flower shops that line the promenade remained shuttered.

Game of Thrones episode shown in Spain apparently by mistake

The episode was available to Spanish subscribers early Tuesday for about an hour before being removed. The 71-minute episode is due to be officially available Aug. 21.

Passenger train derails in Spain, killing 4 and injuring 47

A passenger train derailed Friday in Spain's northwestern Galicia region, killing four people and injuring 47 others who were taken to hospitals, authorities said.

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Sunset Beach councilwoman resigns during meeting over ‘lack of transparency’ and ‘skewed ethics’

Sunset Beach Town Councilwoman Jan Harris dramatically announced her resignation from the council Tuesday morning effective immediately.

Video captures dozens of sharks feeding below Surf City pier

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NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher adding new otters to exhibit

The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher will soon expand its otter exhibit.