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Federal court OKs warrantless use of hidden cameras

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A federal court ruling Tuesday served yet another blow to U.S. citizens’ dwindling expectations of privacy from government surveillance. A U.S. district judge sided...   Read More

Scotland seals terms of historic independence vote

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(Reuters) – Scotland set up a historic independence referendum on Monday after its leader and Britain’s prime minister finalized arrangements for a vote that...   Read More

Secessionist Wave Sweeps Belgium

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Flanders, which is the most economically prosperous region of Belgium, has long resented financing the ailing economy of French-speaking Wallonia, and Sunday’s victory will...   Read More

Political Shifts in Bavaria, Land of Tradition, Could Have Wide Repercussions

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“Maps are not for eternity,” said Wilfried Scharnagl, 73, the author of “Bavaria Can Also Go It Alone.” He is fond of pointing out...   Read More

The Return Of The Glorious Venetian Republic

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The Venetian Republic, once a grand, glorious and prosperoustrading state that lasted a thousand years until it fell to Napoleon Bonaparte in 1797, could...   Read More

‘Free Catalonia’: Small town secedes from Spanish government

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Catalonia’s Sant Pere de Torello has declared its independence from the Spanish central government. Local deputies unanimously approved a resolution plan on “free Catalonian...   Read More