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MADRID | Spain premier gets backing for budget in key political test

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s parliament is set to pass the national budget proposal for 2018 on Wednesday, giving the government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy some breathing space as it battles Catalan separatism. Basque nationalist lawmakers have made a last-minute U-turn on their earlier promise not to support Rajoy’s public spending plan as long as … Continue reading MADRID | Spain premier gets backing for budget in key political test