Opposition groups Ciudadanos, the Catalan Socialists (PSC) and the Catalan Popular Party (PPC) walked out in protest during the vote.
And Facebook got paid!
- Company says it found no link to any presidential campaign
- Findings support conclusions Russia was active in shaping US election
Facebook said on Wednesday that it had found that an influence operation likely based in Russia spent $100,000 on ads promoting divisive social and political messages in a two-year-period through May.
The social media network said that many of the ads promoted 470 “inauthentic” accounts and pages that it has now suspended. The ads spread polarizing views on topics including immigration, race and gay rights, instead of backing a particular political candidate, it said.
A new study says the more the media covers terrorism, the more we inspire copycat attacks. What’s at work? Is it a conscious plan by terrorists or the psychological phenomenon known as the Werther effect?
The police are conducting a criminal investigation into the arrest of a nurse at the University of Utah Hospital that was captured on video and led to widespread condemnation.
Bird flu not far behind More than 900 people have contracted it from backyard poultry this year — the highest number ever — and the trend is expected to continue.
When will someone hack into one of these drones and use it for??? Or is skynet the real future? France unveiled plans on Tuesday to start using armed drones, joining a growing number of countries worldwide to operate the deadly unmanned aircraft.
Murder of democracy most foul!
Exclusive: Home Office paper sets out detailed proposals including measures to drive down number of low-skilled migrants from Europe
Britain will end the free movement of labour immediately after Brexit and introduce restrictions to deter all but highly-skilled EU workers under detailed proposals set out in a Home Office document leaked to the Guardian.
The 82-page paper, marked as extremely sensitive and dated August 2017, sets out for the first time how Britain intends to approach the politically charged issue of immigration, dramatically refocusing policy to put British workers first.
Typical of a dolt who doesn’t have a clue about the job he is supposed to be doing #TraitorTrumP WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump has decided to scrap a program shielding immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children from deportation but will give Congress six months to craft a bill to replace it, sources familiar with the situation said.
A residential college named for a proponent of white supremacy will be rededicated to Rear Adm. Grace Hopper, a computer programmer.