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Spanish Court Halts Catalan Independence Vote

Spain's Constitutional Court has suspended Catalonia's planned independence referendum. The court said it first needed to consider arguments whether the November 9 vote would violate the country's constitution. It acted on a request from the Spanish central government in Madrid. The court acted hours after Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said the referendum decree represents "a grave attack on the rights of all Spaniards.''   Under Spain's 1979...

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