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Spain Challenges Catalonia Independence Bid

The Spanish government filed a legal challenge Wednesday to a decision by lawmakers in the country's northeastern Catalonia region to seek independence. The regional parliament approved a roadmap for secession in a vote Monday that supporters hope will lead to separation within 18 months. Lawyers for the government asked the Constitutional Court to suspend the resolution immediately while it is being studied. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said the government's action is about...

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