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Court jails 2 Catalan independence leaders in sedition probe

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Barcelona, Oct 17(AP) - Spain's confrontation with its independence-seeking region of Catalonia intensified Monday when a judge ordered the leaders of two pro-independence groups jailed while they are investigated on possible sedition charges for organizing demonstrations before the region's disputed secession vote.
The jailing of Jordi Sanchez and Jordi Cuixart, the heads of grassroots organizations Catalan National Assembly and Omnium Cultural, sparked an immediate outcry in Barcelona...
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Cause of deadly Honolulu high-rise fire can't be determined

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Honolulu, Oct 17 (AP) - The cause of a deadly high-rise apartment building fire that claimed four lives and re-sulted in more than $107 million in damage cannot be determined, Honolulu fire officials said Monday.
"The HFD fire investigators have completed an extensive and scientifically based...
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Minnesota Somalis mourn, pray for those impacted by bombing

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Minneapolis, Oct 17 (AP) - Members of Minnesota's large Somali community said Monday they are heartbro-ken and grieving but searching for ways to help after the weekend bombing in Somalia that killed more than 300 people.
The truck bombing in Somalia's capital of Mogadishu on Saturday also left...
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276 killed in deadliest single attack in Somalia’s history

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Mogadishu, Oct 16 (AP) - The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia's capital killed 276 people with around 300 others injured, the country's information minister said early Monday, making it the deadliest single attack in this Horn of Africa nation. The toll was expected to rise.
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Austrian poised to become Europe's 1st millennial leader

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Vienna, Oct 16 (AP)- At age 31, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz is poised to become the first millen-nial to lead a European country following his party's victory in a national election Sunday.
While no party won a majority, the telegenic Kurz is most likely to be sworn in as Austria's...
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