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Catalonia isn’t just Spain’s nightmare – it is Europe’s | Simon Jenkins

With Basques, Bretons, Bavarians and many more eyeing the outcome of events, could this be the moment to formalise various levels of autonomy?<p>The EU countries may be right that Catalonia is legally a matter of Spanish constitutional law. But they should also be frightened. Catalonia is Europe’s …

Harvey Weinstein is the subject of multiple criminal investigations, but detectives face challenges

In the three weeks since allegations of sexual misconduct by Harvey Weinstein first surfaced, the famed movie mogul has already become the subject of criminal investigations in at least four jurisdictions.<p>But it’s probably going to take time for detectives to investigate the various accusations …

Apple shares gallery of images celebrating iPhone X launch around the world

The iPhone X is now available around the world. The first customers started getting their hands on the device late last night and now Apple has shared a gallery of images showcasing the first users to successfully pick one up from a retail store…<p>Apple shared a slew of images in a press release this …

Commercial Spaceflight Is About to Get Real

Next year will mark the 50th anniversary of the first manned lunar mission, during which three Apollo 8 astronauts orbited the moon and gave the U.S. …

US passports to identify convicted child sex offenders

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The State Department began revoking the passports of convicted child sex offenders this week, in order to comply with a law passed last year. Those affected will have to apply for new passports, which will be marked to indicate their conviction.<p>International Megan's Law, which …

The headmaster who banned mobile phones... and now wants to bring back textbooks

Stepping into the office of Mr Peter Phillips – freshly anointed as Britain’s best prep school head – feels like stepping back in time. Hung along the walls are sketches of former bespectacled head boys, a clarinet sits in an open case, and a tartan ottoman heaves with teapots and pastries.<p>But more …

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The New York attacker was from Uzbekistan. Here's why that matters.

Uzbeks have become a prime recruiting target for terrorist groups.<p>Sayfullo Saipov, the sole suspect in the New York City terror attack on October 31, wasn't from Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, or other countries that have been the birthplaces of militants who've struck the US in recent years.<p>Instead, …

Houston Astros Win First World Series

LOS ANGELES—Jeff Luhnow inherited the worst team in the majors in the autumn of 2011, a broken organization with no direction, no plan and no answers. The Houston Astros lost 106 games the season before he was named general manager, the road to improvement blocked by a farm system that ranked among …

US identifies Russian officials behind election hack, report says

The investigation into Russian meddling has gotten closer to finding the culprits behind a critical hack during the 2016 presidential election.<p>Justice Department officials have compiled evidence against at least six Russian government officials believed to be responsible for hacking the Democratic …

Republicans Release Tax Plan, Cutting Corporate and Middle-Class Taxes

WASHINGTON — Republican lawmakers unveiled a sweeping rewrite of the tax code on Thursday, outlining a $1.5 trillion plan that will deliver a significant tax cut for corporations and more modest savings for middle-class families while tilting the United States closer, but not entirely, toward the …