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Frustration of Catalonia's 'silent majority'

Hundreds of thousands marched in Barcelona this weekend to protest against the Spanish government’s plans to oust the Catalan leader and his government.  Those you didn’t see are the people who often call themselves the “silent majority” who oppose independence, who stayed away from the referendum but who are now …

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5 former US presidents unite for 'One America' appeal

All five of the US’s living former presidents took the stage last night at a benefit concert in Texas to raise money for victims of the hurricane-ravaged southern US and Caribbean. Barack Obama, George W Bush, Bill Clinton, George HW Bush and Jimmy Carter appeared together onstage for the national …

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3 Dividend Stocks You'll Wish You'd Bought 10 Years From Now

We chronically underestimate the astonishing power of compounding dividend reinvestment. From 2000 to today, for instance, shares of cigarette king Altria  have returned a respectable 1,080%. When we factor in the dividends that the company has paid out during that time, however, the story changes considerably. Here’s what it looks …

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Spain Catalonia: Foreign minister denies 'coup' by Madrid

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMany pictures showing Spanish police acting violently during the referendum were fake – Spanish foreign minister The Spanish Foreign Minister, Alfonso Dastis, has denied that his government’s move to reassert control over Catalonia amounts to a “coup”. The speaker of the Catalan …

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Jaydon Mickens: Jacksonville Jaguars add WR from practice squad

Oct. 21 (UPI) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have promoted wide receiver Jaydon Mickens from the practice squad to the 53-man active roster. Jacksonville announced the move on Saturday. The Jaguars waived first-year wide receiver Max McCaffrey in a corresponding transaction. Mickens, who will wear No. 85 for Jacksonville, signed with …

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What eyes and odours reveal about sexual attraction

The eyes have it DO MEN, in essence, marry their mothers, and women their fathers? And do they also choose mates by smell in a way that is likely to result in healthy offspring? These are both old hypotheses and both have been tested by studies published this week. Only …

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Man seriously injured in Derry assault

An investigation is under way after a man was seriously injured during an alleged assault in Derry. The PSNI said the man, who is aged in his 30s, was attacked by several men on Newmarket Street at around 2am. He is being treated in hospital for serious head injuries. The scene has …

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