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Spain's Constitutional Court said September 21 it will begin fining 22 electoral board members appointed to oversee Catalonia's planned independence referendum between $7,200 and $14,400 a day as long as they fail to comply with a court order suspending the ballot.
Forn said the chief of the Mossos d'Esquadra had expressed his opposition to the measure during a meeting Saturday with the top state prosecutor in Catalonia and chiefs of two other national police forces, the National Police and the Civil Guard.
The Catalan interior minister said the new state forces on the ground were one more step toward taking over the local police, a move that is seen as unlikely by most observers because it would be reminiscent of the 1936-39 Spanish Civil War, when the force was abolished.
Catalonia's president, Carles Puigdemont, blasted the police operations as "unlawful" and accused the national government of adopting a "totalitarian attitude".
"That (the referendum) can not be held in the circumstances that we wanted is obvious", he said.
Meanwhile, Ian Williams, the other contributor on the panel, said the Catalan separatists are playing very cleverly by provoking the government in Madrid, "because they know the government is stupid enough" to fall in the trap.
Iran joins North Korea, tests new ballistic missile
What's new, he said, is that Iran says its ballistic missiles can carry multiple warheads and maybe several cluster bombs. Trump on Wednesday said he had made his decision, but was not yet ready to reveal it.
Organizers also denounced what they describe as the Canadian government's timid response to the intensifying Spanish crackdown ahead of a planned October 1 referendum. All the arrested this week had been released by Friday, although six of them remain under investigation for allegedly helping in the logistics for the vote.
A pro-independence civic group in Catalonia is calling on residents to begin a long-term street protest against Spanish authorities' surprise crackdown on the region's plans to hold a secession referendum.
Several hundred students have spent the night inside a Barcelona university to protest the government's efforts to stop a referendum over Catalonia's secession from Spain, local media reported today.
"We are showing that, as students, we have a part to play", student spokesman Jordi Vives told Catalan public television.
His televised statement came as Spain's Finance Ministry said it was imposing further controls over the Catalan government's finances to ensure no public money is used for the referendum.
Although polls show less than half of Catalonia's 5.5 million voters want self-rule, most in the wealthy northeastern region want the chance to vote on the issue.
Mysterious green and blue flashes were seen by witnesses in Mexico City after it was rocked by a magnitude 8.2 natural disaster . Thousands of people were evacuated in the coasts of Chiapas, where tsunami warnings were triggered, which was later lifted.
Angelica, however, peaked at the right moment and prompted reality show odds makers to believe that she could pull off an upset. It was a cute meet, but it would have been more fun to see Darci surprised by someone she probably admires tremendously.
The team rose in value by 16 percent thanks to the opening of Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the sponsorship dollars committed. At nearly $5bn, Jerry Jones' team is the most valuable franchise in any sport worldwide.
It would be a huge surprise were Liverpool not to heavily rotate for the Carabao Cup fixture tomorrow night. Liverpool can now turn the mood around with the same fixture coming up twice in just a few days.
Hours later, Kim's foreign minister told reporters in NY that Pyongyang could launch a nuclear missile test in response. The secretary of state also hinted that the current pressure campaign against North Korea is starting to bear fruit.
If I am to continue to be in this business I'd love to work with my children if they choose to be in this business", noted Jolie. The actress underwent a double mastectomy medical procedure in 2013, and also went through an ovarian removal procedure.
Because Hurricane Jose is so far from land, the National Hurricane Center has issued no watches or warnings yet. Before this hurricane season, the United States had gone a record 12 years without a major hurricane landfall.
His and Pakistan's only hundred in a Twenty20 worldwide had come against Bangladesh during the World Twenty20 tournament in 2014. The global level cricket remained suspended in Pakistan following an attack on Sri Lanka's cricket team in 2009.
Prior to the scandal, German automakers were hesitant about electric cars because of the high costs and limited range. VW claims a range of over 500km and Volkswagen says it intends to limit the production version's top speed to 180kph.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus wins sixth Emmy award for 'Veep' role
The Veep star sang about Trump in show host's, Stephen Colbert, opening song at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California . The political satire comedy show even managed to replace " Modern Family " on the Emmy stage in the best-comedy category.
Apple Just Made A Big Change to iTunes
If you want to buy an app for your iPhone or iPad , you'll have to do it via the App Store on the device itself. It was a redundant, inefficient feature that added confusion to an already bloated piece of software.
New Apple TV will come with 4K and HDR support
With the new Apple TV , when you buy any HD content from iTunes, Apple will upgrade it to 4K for you without any additional cost. That's an unbelievable amount of power for a set-top box, and it will ease 4K streaming on the device.
US Open round-up from day 12
Across the first five rounds, he has dropped just two sets and played dominant tennis everytime he stepped on the court. Anderson downed Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta in 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 in his semi-final at Flushing Meadows on Friday.
Things To Look For: #13 Auburn vs. #3 Clemson
Auburn bolstered his decent day with two strong performances from Kam Martin and Kerryon Johnson , who ran for 136 yards apiece. Despite the close score at the end, there's no denying that the defending national champion No. 3 Clemson controlled the game.