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Spain's Rajoy secures votes to form minority government

Spain's Rajoy secures votes to form minority government

While the voting was taking, place thousands of anti-austerity protesters were outside the parliament building in Madrid demanding parliamentaries to vote "no", since they knew that Rajoy was going to receive the confidence vote. Rajoy and his conservative Popular Party will now head a minority government in Spain's parliament. Fifteen of its members nonetheless voted against Rajoy on Saturday.


Bus driver 'set alight and killed by passenger' in Brisbane

Bus driver 'set alight and killed by passenger' in Brisbane

At 29 the actor, singer, community man was due to be married. Passengers, reportedly including some children and their terrified mothers, were able to escape. A 48-year-old man will face a Brisbane court on Saturday, after he was arrested at the scene of Friday's deadly bus driver attack. Queensland's premier An nastacia Palaszczuk said the horrific nature of the crime was hard to comprehend.


Milledgeville Public Safety officials offer Halloween safety tips

Milledgeville Public Safety officials offer Halloween safety tips

Parents or guardians can mark costumes with reflective tape or glow spray paint to make the costumes easier to see in the dark. Valley News Team's, Danielle Barber, explains some easy and effective ways parents can help their kids reduce the risk of injury.


Stocks sag as bond

Stocks sag as bond "bloodbath" shows no sign of letting up

Remarks by a Bank of Japan governor reiterating a desire for a steeper Japanese yield curve contributed to early selling, while USA economic data added to selling pressure in the bond market. Strong growth data in Britain prompted a sell off in the world's largest benchmark bonds on Thursday, with investors believing the Bank of England is now less likely to cut interest rates at its policy meeting next week.


Closing arguments postponed in N.J. bridge trial

Closing arguments postponed in N.J. bridge trial

Kelly said she discussed the lane closures in mid-August 2013 with the governor. Baroni testified he took Wildstein, his subordinate at the Port Authority and a former high school classmate of Christie's, at his word about the traffic study and abided by Wildstein's directive to not respond to Sokolich's pleas for help as the gridlock worsened.


FIA arrests NAT Geo famed 'Afghan Girl' from Peshawar

FIA arrests NAT Geo famed 'Afghan Girl' from Peshawar

The action was a "complete contradiction" of the Pakistan government's efforts to "win hearts and minds" in Afghanistan, he added. "Two hours ago, I got word from a friend in Peshawar, Pakistan, that Sharbat Gula has been arrested", McCurry wrote on Instagram.