Spain gives ultimatum to Catalonia: Back down or be punished

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy speaks at the Spanish parliament in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Rajoy said he rejected offers of mediation in the Catalonia crisis, and called for respect of Spanish law while addressing Spain’s parliament a day after Catalan officials signed what they called a declaration of independence from Spain. (AP Photo/Paul White)


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