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Thousands in Madrid back no-confidence vote against PM Rajoy

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Barcelona, May 21 (AP) - Thousands of Spaniards have rallied in Madrid to support a no-confidence vote against conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy brought by the far-left Podemos party.
Podemos organized the gathering Saturday to bolster its no-confidence vote against Rajoy's ruling Popular Par-ty, which has been hit by a series of corruption scandals.
The rally under the slogan "We have to throw them out" was held in the Puerta del Sol, a large square in the heart of Spain's capital...
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Trump, in address to Muslims, urges fight against terror

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Riyadh, May 21 (AP) - Even as his administration fights for its travel ban from several Muslim-majority coun-tries, President Donald Trump is using the nation that is home to Islam's holiest site as a backdrop to call for Muslim unity in the fight against terrorism.
Trump's Sunday speech, the...
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Colorado governor pardons felon to stave off deportation

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Denver, May 20 (AP) - Colorado's governor on Friday pardoned a Cuban immigrant for an armed robbery he committed 19 years ago in an effort stave off the man's deportation after immigration authorities detained him following a judge's ruling that he should no longer be imprisoned.
The pardon from...
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N Korea vows to strengthen nukes as US increases pressure

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United Nations, May 20 (AP)- The U.S. defense chief warned Friday that a military solution to the standoff with North Korea would be "tragic on an unbelievable scale," while the North vowed to rapidly strengthen its nuclear-strike capability as long as it faces a "hostile" U.S. policy.
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NAACP president won't be returning as leader

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Washington, May 19 (AP) - NAACP President Cornell William Brooks will not be returning as the leader of the nation's oldest civil rights organization, sources told The Associated Press on Friday.
Brooks, the NAACP's leader since 2014, will be let go after his contract expires this summer. Sources...
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