Striking protesters disrupt roads, trains in Catalonia


Demonstrators block a highway during a general strike in Borrassa, near Girona, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. A worker’s union has called for a general strike Wednesday in Catalonia. The regional government was sacked by Madrid and many of its members jailed in a rebellion probe after pushing ahead with secession from Spain. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

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Venezuela: Helicopter strafes court in ‘terrorist attack’

Nicolas Maduro

FILE – In this June 22, 2017 file photo, Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro gives a news conference in Caracas, Venezuela. Maduro said a helicopter fired on Venezuela’s Supreme Court in a confusing incident that he claimed was part of a conspiracy to destabilize his socialist government, on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillo

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Oregon is epicenter as Trump protests surge across nation

A driver’s windshield was damaged after she drove in the area with protesters demonstrating against Tuesday’s U.S. presidential election results, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, in Portland, Ore. President-elect Donald Trump fired back on social media after demonstrators in both red and blue states hit the streets for another round of protests, showing outrage over the Republican’s unexpected win. (Jim Ryan/The Oregonian via AP)

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Ethiopia declares state of emergency to stop protests

FILE – In this Friday, June 10, 2005 file photo, members of the Ethiopian army patrol the streets of Addis Ababa. The Ethiopian government has declared a state of emergency effective immediately following a week of anti-government violence that resulted in deaths and property damage across the country, especially in the restive Oromia region. (AP Photo/Karel Prinsloo, File)

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China warns US Navy after ship sails by Chinese-built island

FILE – In this May 27, 2014 file photo, the USS Lassen is anchored in Yokosuka near Tokyo. The U.S. Navy is preparing to sail the USS Lassen near artificial islands built by China in the South China Sea in a long-anticipated challenge to what it considers Beijing’s “excessive claim” of sovereignty in those waters, two U.S. officials said Oct. 26. The officials said the White House approved the movement by the USS Lassen, a guided missile destroyer, around the Spratly Islands archipelago, a disputed group of hundreds of reefs, islets, atolls and islands in the South China. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

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