Could Catalonia make a success of independence?

Amid speculation that the Catalan parliament might unilaterally declare independence, some of the region’s banks decided to move their legal headquarters to other parts of Spain. Meanwhile, the government in Madrid says any such declaration would have no effect. But supposing the region did eventually secede, would Catalonia be able to stand on its own two feet? Trappings of statehood […]

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North Korea ‘hackers steal US-South Korea war plans’

The stolen documents reportedly include a plan to kill North Korean leader Kim Jong-un Hackers from North Korea are reported to have stolen a large cache of military documents from South Korea, including a plan to assassinate North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un. Rhee Cheol-hee, a South Korean lawmaker, said the information was from his country’s defence ministry. The compromised documents […]

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Elon Musk says he can rebuild Puerto Rico’s power grid with solar

Mr Musk says his solar storage technology is scalable for Puerto Rico’s needs Renewable energy entrepreneur Elon Musk says he could rebuild Puerto Rico’s shattered electrical infrastructure with his solar energy technology. The vast majority of the island territory remains without power, weeks after it was hit by Hurricane Maria. On Twitter, Mr Musk said his technology, which powers several […]

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White House plans to demand immigration cuts in exchange for DACA fix

White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller has been working to bring the president back to the tougher stance he took during his campaign.  Aide Stephen Miller, Trump’s top immigration adviser, is crafting a hard-line plan that risks blowing up any deal with Democrats. By JOSH DAWSEY, ANDREW RESTUCCIA and MATTHEW NUSSBAUM The White House is finalizing a plan to […]

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Here’s what protesters did in St. Louis after cop was acquitted in shooting death of black man

Why can't we all act like civilized people? All rioting does is ruin local businesses and negatively impact their local economy. You have a right to be angry and express anger. You do NOT have a right to inflict bodily harm, or commit any crimes due to your anger or frustration. Freedom of speech and expression is American, committing violent acts claiming amendment rights that violates another's is a crime. LEARN THE DIFFERENCE.

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