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Catalonia Lawmakers to Vote on Renewed Independence Effort

Lawmakers in Spain's northeastern Catalonia region are launching a renewed effort Monday to seek independence. The Together for Yes coalition and leftist CUP party, which together control 72 of the regional body's 135 seats, have put forth a proposal to begin an 18-month process toward secession. Catalonian lawmakers are due to vote on the measure Monday. Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy promised last month to use "all political and legal means" to stop an...

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