Spain leader urges Senate to grant powers in Catalan crisis

Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is applauded after a speech at the Senate in Madrid, Spain, Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. Rajoy has appealed to the country’s Senate to grant special constitutional measures that would allow the central government to take control of Catalonia’s autonomous powers to try to halt the region’s independence bid. (AP Photo/Paul White)


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