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Catalonia independence: Huge Spain unity rally in Barcelona

Media playback is unsupported on your device At least 350,000 people gathered in Barcelona, capital of Catalonia, for a rally against independence from Spain. They waved Spanish and Catalan flags and carried banners saying “Together we are stronger” and “Catalonia is Spain”. It was the largest such rally in Catalonia amid speculation that Catalan leaders will declare independence from Spain next week. Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy has warned he would not rule out anything “within the law” to halt Catalonian independence. Similar rallies were held across Spain on Saturday. The ...

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Theresa May: Tories rally round PM after speech woes

Media playback is unsupported on your device Tory MPs have rallied round Theresa May after her conference speech on Wednesday was marred by mishaps. James Cleverly said he was “proud” of the PM for contending with a persistent cough and a prankster and John Redwood said MPs backed her “strong message”. However, it is thought dozens of MPs are discussing the possibility of trying to persuade Mrs May to stand aside. But it is not clear whether they will have enough support to move. Cough sweet In the keynote address ...

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Josh Rosen lets his play do the talking with UCLA's miracle rally

3:05 AM ET PASADENA, Calif. — Jedd Fisch wanted to take a chance. His team was in the process of erasing a monumental 44-10 third-quarter deficit, so Fisch, in his first game as UCLA’s offensive coordinator, decided to roll the dice on third-and-5 from the Texas A&M 10-yard line. Forget that there were barely 40 seconds left in Sunday’s game at the Rose Bowl, and history was on the line. Fisch figured in that moment, the best answer was to get cute. He was about to ask his superstar quarterback ...

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Rally for Kaepernick held in front of NFL HQ

9:07 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Supporters of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who refused to stand for the national anthem to protest police brutality against blacks, showed their solidarity with him and his cause at a rally outside the headquarters of the National Football League on Wednesday. More than 1,000 people, many wearing jerseys bearing Kaepernick’s name, crowded the steps outside the NFL’s midtown Manhattan offices. “I do not think he is done,” a head coach without a quarterback opening said. “I think he can ...

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Boston march against alt-right rally draws thousands

Media playback is unsupported on your device Tens of thousands of anti-racism protesters are converging on a “Free Speech Rally” in the US city of Boston that features far-right speakers. They have surrounded a fenced-off area on Boston Common, where the rally is taking place, and are being held back by police barriers. Rally organisers said they would not offer a platform to racism or bigotry. Tensions are high after violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend turned deadly. The BBC’s Aleem Maqbool at the scene says those who have ...

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Charlottesville: State of emergency over US far-right rally

Media playback is unsupported on your device Officials in Charlottesville in the US state of Virginia have declared a state of emergency ahead of a large march by white nationalists. Thousands of people are expected to join the “Unite the Right” rally against plans to remove a statue of a pro-slavery US Civil War general. Violent clashes between far-right groups and counter-protesters have left at least two injured, police say. President Donald Trump has condemned the violence. On Twitter, he said: “We ALL must be united & condemn all that ...

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Baby panda rally: Zoo's new arrival boosts Tokyo restaurant stocks

How to fly a panda halfway across the world Call it “pandanomics.” News of the birth of a panda at a Tokyo zoo sent shares in two local restaurant operators soaring. Ueno Zoo announced Monday that its giant panda Shin Shin gave birth to at least one cub — the zoo’s first in five years. That’s prompted investors to bet on a baby panda boom for businesses in the area as visitors flock to see the new arrival. Totenko, which specializes in Chinese restaurants, and Seiyoken, known for French dining, ...

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Celtics' rally culminates with shooter's roll from Bradley

4:55 AM ET CLEVELAND — There’s something about the city of Cleveland that seems to bring out the best in Avery Bradley. Maybe it’s the challenge of defending Kyrie Irving. Maybe it’s the opportunity for Bradley and the Boston Celtics to measure themselves against the class of the East. Whatever the reason, Bradley has saved some of his top recent performances for visits to Northeast Ohio. So maybe it should come as no surprise that, in the new biggest moment of the Celtics’ season, coach Brad Stevens scribbled up a ...

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Trump rally saved by best earnings season in 5 years

Mnuchin: thank me for rally in bank stocks Wall Street has yet to flinch at the turmoil in Washington that threatens to unravel the agenda at the heart of the Trump rally. Despite little progress on the tax cuts investors are craving, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit new record highs once again on Monday. CNNMoney’s Fear & Greed Index recently flipped back to greed mode, and caution seems to have disappeared as evidenced by the VIX volatility index, which is at 23-year lows. So, what gives? After all, stocks ...

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