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NEW YORK | Book of Garcia Marquez’s journalism to be published

NEW YORK — In the beginning, Gabriel Garcia Marquez was a reporter. A selection of the late Nobel laureate’s journalism is coming out in Spanish next month, Vintage Espanol announced Wednesday. It’s called “El Escandalo del Siglo.” The English edition, “The Scandal of the Century,” comes in May. Garcia Marquez, who died in 2014, went … Continue reading NEW YORK | Book of Garcia Marquez’s journalism to be published

PAMPLONA, Spain  | 5 injured in Pamplona’s annual running of the bulls in Spain

PAMPLONA, Spain  — Medical officials overseeing the annual Running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, say that five people have been injured at the traditional festival, with at least one gored by a bull’s horns. Red Cross spokesman Jose Aldaba says ambulances were taking the injured to a nearby hospital just minutes after the race … Continue reading PAMPLONA, Spain  | 5 injured in Pamplona’s annual running of the bulls in Spain

BRUSSELS  | Belgian court rejects Spanish extradition bid for 3 Catalans

BRUSSELS  — A Belgian court has rejected a Spanish request for the extradition of three Catalan separatist leaders. The court ruling was the latest in a series of legal disputes between Spain and Belgium, where former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont and five others took refuge last year fearing they would face imprisonment at home. The … Continue reading BRUSSELS  | Belgian court rejects Spanish extradition bid for 3 Catalans

Fugitive Puigdemont in Denmark, Spanish seek arrest warrant

COPENHAGEN, Denmark/January 22, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The fugitive former leader of Catalonia arrived in Denmark Monday, and prosecutors in Spain immediately started proceedings to have him arrested and extradited. Carles Puigdemont landed at Copenhagen airport in the morning on a flight from Belgium, where he has been since fleeing Spain. He was immediately surrounded by media, but … Continue reading Fugitive Puigdemont in Denmark, Spanish seek arrest warrant

Modric appears in Madrid court in tax fraud case

MADRID/January 09, 2018(AP)(STL.News)—Croatia midfielder Luka Modric has appeared in court in a tax fraud case in Madrid. Officials said Tuesday Modric was in court for about 10 minutes along with his wife and lawyer. The player’s wife, Vadja, is also being accused of tax irregularities. Spanish prosecutors have accused the Real Madrid midfielder of defrauding … Continue reading Modric appears in Madrid court in tax fraud case

In Mexico quake camps, a bit of holiday cheer for youngsters

MEXICO CITY/January 05, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Aid workers in the Mexican capital brought toys and other gifts to brighten the Epiphany holiday for children living in dozens of makeshift tent camps more than three months after a deadly earthquake. The Jan. 6 holiday is commonly known as “Day of the Magi” in Latin America, and it’s when … Continue reading In Mexico quake camps, a bit of holiday cheer for youngsters

8 migrants dead, 84 rescued from sinking boat off Libya

ROME/January 06, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Italian coast guard says the bodies of eight migrants have been recovered and 84 other migrants have been rescued from a floundering smugglers’ dinghy off the Libyan coast. It said an aircraft on patrol for a European mission against migrant smuggling in the Mediterranean spotted the rubber boat that was in … Continue reading 8 migrants dead, 84 rescued from sinking boat off Libya

Llorente scores against former club Swansea as Spurs win 2-0

SWANSEA, Wales/January 02, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — Fernando Llorente marked his first Premier League start for Tottenham with a goal against former club Swansea in a 2-0 win on Tuesday. The Spanish striker started ahead of Harry Kane, who had been ill in recent days, and pounced in the 12th minute by heading home Christian Eriksen’s free kick. … Continue reading Llorente scores against former club Swansea as Spurs win 2-0