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Spanish PM faces crisis after violent secession vote in Catalonia

SANT PERE DE TORELLO: Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy faces Spain’s biggest constitutional crisis in decades after Sunday’s violence-marred independence referendum in Catalonia opened the door for its wealthiest region to move for secession as early as this week. The streets of Barcelona, the Catalan capital, were quiet on Monday, but newspaper editorials said the referendum, in which Catalan officials said 90 percent of voters had chosen to leave Spain, had set the stage for a decisive clash between Madrid and the…

People in California call for independence from US after Trump’s victory

WASHINGTON: A sizable segment in the United States has voice in strong opposition to accept Donald Trump as triumphant in presidential polls, and that sparked protests across different cities and unexpectedly triggering a secession movement in one of the most populous US states –  California. YesCalifornia, which is pushing for California to secede and become a separate country, staged a daylong "informational session" Wednesday outside the State Capitol in Sacramento hours after Trump was declared winner. Proudly…