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Protests Return to Barcelona as Standoff Over Catalan President Deepens

Protests broke out in the city of Barcelona Tuesday after the Catalan parliament postponed a vote on who should be president of the semi-autonomous Spanish region.  Pro-independence parties, which form a majority in the parliament, had nominated only one candidate — exiled former leader Carles Puigdemont.  But to the surprise of lawmakers on both sides, the speaker of the Catalan parliament, Roger Torrent, postponed the session in a televised address. “The confidence vote...

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