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Tusk to ask EU states to help stop illegal migrants reaching Bulgaria
TALLINN (Reuters) - European Council President Donald Tusk will next week ask EU leaders to approve sending guards and equipment to Bulgaria to help protect its border against flows of illegal migrants from Turkey, following complaints from Sofia.
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At least 3 dead after train derailment in Spain
A passenger train derailed in Spain on Friday, killing at least three people and injuring dozens of others, according to multiple media repo...       
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At least 4 dead in Spain passenger train derailment
Amy R. ConnollyMADRID, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- At least four people died and up to 50 were injured when a passenger train derailed in Galicia in northern Spain.
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Reports: Train crash in Spain kills 3
A passenger train derailed in Spain on Friday, killing at least three people and injuring dozens of others, according to news reports.       
7 points by USA Today | Portugal Spain Iberian Peninsula Galicia Lisbon Portuguese language Brazil Associated Press
Turkey hopeful on EU visa-free deal for citizens
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's foreign minister says he believes Turkey and the European Union can come to an agreement on granting visa-free travel for Turks. Turkey has threatened to scrap a key deal with the EU on stemming the flow of migrants heading from Turkey to Europe if visa ...
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4 killed, 47 injured as passenger train derails in Spain
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.  The Galician regional government said the accident occurred at 9:30 a.m. (0730 GMT) in Porrino, about 280 miles northwest of Madrid....
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Passenger train derails in Spain, killing 4 and injuring 47
MADRID — 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. The Galician regional government said the accident occurred at 9:30 a.m. (0730 GMT) in Porrino, about 450 kilometers (280 miles) northwest of Madrid. It said emergency services dispatched doctors...
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Passenger train derails in Spain, killing 4, 47 injured
Spanish media said the train was carrying around 60 passengers       
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At Least Three Dead After Train Derails in Northern Spain
At least three people were killed on Friday after a train derailed in Galicia in north-western Spain, emergency services said.
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Passenger train derails in Spain, killing 3
The train was traveling from Vigo to Porto, in neighboring Portugal.         
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At least 2 dead in Spain passenger train derailment
Amy R. ConnollyMADRID, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- At least two people died when a passenger train derailed in Galicia in northern Spain.
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Deadly train crash in northern Spain
A train traveling from the Spanish city of Vigo to Oporto in Portugal has "derailed causing deaths and injuries," according to officials.
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At least two dead as train derails in northern Spain
MADRID (Reuters) - At least two people have died after a train derailed in Galicia, in northern Spain, a spokesman for the local emergency services said on Friday.
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At least 2 dead as train derails in northern Spain – local media
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Perpignan Journal: ‘Don’t Erase Us’: French Catalans Fear Losing More Than a Region’s Name
Combining the Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrénées regions under a new name, Occitanie, is regarded by some as a threat to their cultural identity.
4292 points by The New York Times | Catalan language Catalonia Spain French language France Occitan language Pyrénées-Orientales Northern Catalonia
Ronaldo ready for Real comeback against Osasuna
Real Madrid will welcome back the added firepower of talisman Cristiano Ronaldo and striker Karim Benzema when they entertain promoted Osasuna in La Liga on Saturday.
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Quintana stays ahead as Nielsen wins Spanish Vuelta stage
GANDIA, Spain — Nairo Quintana of Colombia preserved his lead of nearly four minutes over Chris Froome in the Spanish Vuelta after a relatively flat stage won by Magnus Cort Nielsen of Denmark on Thursday.Quintana finished with the peloton to stay 3 minutes, 37 seconds ahead of Britain's Froome after the 200-kilometer (124-mile) route from Requena to Gandia on the Mediterranean coast, with Esteban Chaves of Colombia and Alberto Contador of Spain less than 30 seconds behind.
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UK to build a border wall near Calais, France
The U.K.'s immigration minister confirmed plans to build a wall in Calais, France, to prevent refugees and migrants from entering the U.K.
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Toronto: Warner Bros., Memento Board Santiago Mitre’s Ricardo Darin Starrer ‘The Summit’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired distribution rights to Latin America and Spain on Ricardo Darin starrer “La Cordillera” (The Summit) from Argentina’s K & S, which also lead produced “Wild Tales” and Pablo Trapero’s “The Clan.” France’s Memento Films has boarded “The Summit” as a co-producer and its French distributor. Directed by Cannes’ 2015 Critics’ Week... Read more »
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‘Brexit does not mean Brexit, it can be revoked’ – lawyer who wrote Article 50
Brexit does not necessarily mean Brexit, claims a former Eurocrat. The lawyer who helped write the Lisbon Treaty says triggering Article 50 does not mean it cannot later be revoked. Read Full Article at RT.com
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No matter how he tries, Trump can’t ‘soften’ bigotry
Donald Trump’s diatribe on immigration last week dispelled any conceivable doubt: He is a dangerous demagogue who rejects the values of openness and inclusion that made this country great. Rarely has an American politician given such an …
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Catalonia: DNA tests to identify Spain's civil war dead
Catalonia starts DNA project to identify some of the 114,000 who disappeared during Spain's civil war and dictatorship.
1107 points by Al Jazeera English | Democracy Spain Catalonia Francisco Franco José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero Government People's Party Dictatorship
2 Brits & 1 French volunteer arrested for giving food to migrants in Italy-France border town
Three volunteers, two Brits and one French citizen, were arrested while distributing food among migrants in the Italian town of Ventimiglia, near the French border. The three were charged with violating a city order prohibiting food donations to refugees. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Impossible not to connect’: London attack linked to Europe’s migrant policy, Polish PM says
Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo has linked Wednesday’s London attack to Europe’s migrant policy, saying it is “impossible” not to connect them. She went on to suggest the deadly assault justifies Warsaw's refusal to take in refugees. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Mexico spends heavily to help deported migrants at the border
The government of President Enrique Peña Nieto has renewed efforts to facilitate the arrival at the border of deported Mexicans.       
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250 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean off Libyan coast
About 250 migrants are feared drowned after two dinghies sunk off Libya's coast, Italy's coast guard and a Spanish aid organization said Thursday.
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New arrival Orellana leads Valencia to win over Bilbao
BARCELONA, Spain — The playmaking of new arrival Fabian Orellana inspired Valencia to a much-needed 2-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish league on Sunday.Orellana's precise pass through Bilbao's backline set up Nani for Valencia's opener in the 13th minute at Mestalla Stadium.Orellana, who joined from Celta Vigo last month, combined with Munir El Haddadi in a brilliant buildup that ended with fellow winter transfer signing Simone Zaza doubling the lead in the 45th.
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Italy's Ruling Party Faces Quandary as Renzi Steps Down
Italy’s governing center-left Democratic Party was locked in a fierce battle over the best way to pull the country’s economy out of the doldrums as former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi resigned as the party’s leader.
11 points by The Wall Street Journal | Europe Italy Republic of Ireland United Kingdom Spain United States European Union Democracy
Leave Britain alone! EU urged not to punish UK over Brexit
Germany’s foreign minister has said the European Union must resist the temptation to treat Britain too harshly as a result of the Brexit vote. Read Full Article at RT.com
365 points by Russia Today | United Kingdom Europe Germany Republic of Ireland London European Union Spain England
‘Take them in!’ Massive Barcelona march urges Madrid to welcome refugees (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Up to half a million activists have flooded the streets of Barcelona demanding the government in Madrid lives up to the EU-set refugee quota and welcome thousands more of asylum seekers into the country. Read Full Article at RT.com
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160,000 join pro-refugee protest in Barcelona
Eric DuVallFeb. 18 (UPI) -- Tens of thousands marched through the streets of Barcelona on Saturday, demanding the Spanish government honor a 2015 pledge to take in more refugees.
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Being an immigrant in the US today means ...
The United States has a long and proud history as an immigrant nation. But those communities have been left paralyzed by fear following President Donald Trump's sweeping immigration reforms.
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Nearly 500 African migrants storm border
Nearly 500 African migrants pushed their way across the border fence Friday morning from Morocco into the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, one of two Spanish enclaves in North Africa, a Spanish police source told CNN.
308 points by CNN | Spain Africa Morocco Melilla Spanish language Ceuta Sub-Saharan Africa Spanish Morocco
Far-right Wilders targets ’Moroccan scum’ in his election campaign launch in the Netherlands (VIDEO)
As the Netherlands gears up for its general election in March, Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders is laying out his stall to the electorate, including a promise to crack down on "Moroccan scum" in the country. Read Full Article at RT.com
160 points by Russia Today | European Union Netherlands People's Party for Freedom and Democracy Germany Dutch language Spain Party for Freedom House of Representatives of the Netherlands
Spain's Princess Cristina Acquitted of Tax-Fraud Charges
Judges acquitted Spain’s Princess Cristina de Borbón of tax fraud charges in the first-ever trial of a Spanish monarch’s sibling.
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U.K. Retail Sales Fell Again in January
U.K. retail sales shrank in January, after posting the fastest monthly decline in over five years in December, signaling that rising prices are squeezing Britons’ wallets in the wake of the Brexit vote.
6 points by The Wall Street Journal | Republic of Ireland Spain European Union United Kingdom Greece Europe English language Isle of Man
"Day Without Immigrants" resonates across Los Angeles, even if many still go to work
Elias Ortiz was eager to join the boycott. On Thursday morning, however, he went to the corner of State Street and Florence Avenue and did the one thing that guaranteed him $65 at the end of the day. He threw on his blue gorilla costume and worked, waving a red and white sign to promote a nearby...
18 points by Los Angeles Times | Immigration Immigration to the United States Los Angeles Donald Trump Spain Population University
'A Day Without Immigrants' movement spurs march, business closures in Baltimore
Hundreds gathered to parade and demonstrate Thursday in Patterson Park, while elsewhere in Baltimore notable restaurants ceased serving, businesses in Hispanic neighborhoods were closed and children of immigrant families stayed home from school. The moves were part of an effort in cities across...
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'Day Without Immigrants': Protest closes restaurants in US
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The heart of Philadelphia's Italian Market was uncommonly quiet. Fine restaurants in New York, San Francisco and the nation's capital closed for the day. Grocery stores, food trucks, coffee shops, diners and taco joints in places like…
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'Day Without Immigrants': Protest closes restaurants in US
PHILADELPHIA — The heart of Philadelphia's Italian Market was uncommonly quiet. Fine restaurants in New York, San Francisco and the nation's capital closed for the day. Grocery stores, food trucks, coffee shops, diners and taco joints in places like Chicago, Los Angeles and Boston shut down.Immigrants around the U.S. stayed home from work and school Thursday to demonstrate how important they are to America's economy, and many businesses closed in solidarity, in a nationwide protest called A Day Without Immigrants.
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Beechview gathering a show of solidarity for nation's immigrants
About 75 people gathered for a rally and march through Beechview today in solidarity with those honoring the national "Day Without Immigrants" strike.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Donald Trump Spain United States Department of Homeland Security Hispanic and Latino Americans Immigration Immigration to the United States United States Thomas Merton Award
Fearing deportation, undocumented mother seeks refuge in Denver church
Jeanette Vizguerra knew she had an appointment with immigration officers, as she had many times in the past. But this time, she didn’t show up. She’d heard about the Phoenix woman who was taken into custody days earlier by federal immigration officers. Like her, the woman was in the country illegally....
7 points by Los Angeles Times | Immigration Immigration to the United States U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Permanent residency Human migration Illegal immigration Spain Misdemeanor
'Day Without Immigrants' protest closes many US restaurants
PHILADELPHIA — The heart of Philadelphia's Italian Market was uncommonly quiet. Fine restaurants in the nation's capital and New York closed for the day. Grocery stores, food trucks and taco joints in places like Chicago and Boston shut down.Immigrants around the U.S. stayed home from work and school Thursday to demonstrate how important they are to America's economy and its way of life, and many businesses closed in solidarity, in a nationwide protest called A Day Without Immigrants.
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Hundreds march in Detroit against Trump policies
The march in southwest Detroit is part of a nationwide protest designed to show the importance of immigrants        
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Businesses across state close in support of immigrants as protesters rally
Restaurants across Houston and Texas closed Thursday in solidarity with a nationwide rally in support of immigrants and hundreds of protesters marched in Austin against President Donald Trump's recent policies. The protests come just days after highly-publicized immigration raids across the country, including Austin and San Antonio, that lead to the arrest of 680 people who Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said in a statement were public safety threats.
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Mass march in Detroit for 'Day Without Immigrants'
The march in southwest Detroit is part of a nationwide protest designed to show the importance of immigrants        
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Mass march in Detroit against Trump policies
The march in southwest Detroit is part of a nationwide protest designed to show the importance of immigrants        
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Hundreds in metro Detroit protest on 'Day Without Immigrants'
Rally forms in Clark Park in southwest Detroit as about 100 businesses shut doors in support of immigrants        
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Businesses across U.S. close, students skip school on 'Day Without Immigrants'
"From doctors to dishwashers, immigrants are integral to daily life in the U.S.," tweeted Janet Murguia, president and CEO of National Council of La Raza.         
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Cost of wall is less than cost of services for illegals: Report
If President Trump's border wall stopped just 10 percent of new illegal immigrants it would pay for itself by saving American taxpayers from spending money on services for those migrants over their lifetimes, according to a new report from the Center for Immigration Studies. The center, which advocates for a ...
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