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Spain Takes Control of Catalonia, Pushing a Crisis Into Higher Gear

Spain Takes Control of Catalonia, Pushing a Crisis Into Higher GearSpain has acted upon Article 155



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Trump prepares to lift limits on military gear for police

Trump prepares to lift limits on military gear for policeWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is preparing to restore the flow of surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies under a program that had been sharply curtailed amid an outcry over police use of armored vehicles and other war-fighting gear to confront protesters.



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Three weeks in July: Opposition groups gear up for next phase of health care fight

Three weeks in July: Opposition groups gear up for next phase of health care fightThe longer the bill is out for the public to see, the better the odds of rallying support to halt it, progressives believe.



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Germany finds emission-cheating gear on 24,000 Audis in Europe

Germany finds emission-cheating gear on 24,000 Audis in EuropeGerman authorities have found emissions-cheating devices on 24,000 Audi vehicles in Europe, including some 14,000 cars in Germany, transport minister Alexander Dobrindt said Thursday. The software was discovered on the carmaker’s diesel A7 and A8 sedans with V6 and V8 motors, built between 2009 and 2013, Dobrindt told Germany’s DPA news agency. DPA said it was the first time that rigged Audis had been found in Germany.



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Baby gear injuries surging, often due to falls

Baby gear injuries surging, often due to fallsBy Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – - Every eight minutes in the U.S., a child under three has an accident related to baby products like strollers, carriers, cribs and walkers, a study suggests. Injuries are on the rise, and roughly four in five are due to falls, researchers report in Pediatrics. “What’s surprising is how many children are still experiencing nursery product-related injuries serious enough to result in a trip to the emergency department – one every eight minutes,” said senior study author Dr. Gary Smith, director of the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.



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