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Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

People set fires Wednesday after a Catalan pro-independence protest outside the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

Barcelona's Gerard Pique arrives at the Camp Nou stadium, ahead of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of police and private security personnel were deployed Wednesday in and around Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium to ensure that a protest over Catalonia's separatist movement does not disrupt one of the world's most-watched soccer matches. (AP Photo/Joan Monfort)

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Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

Catalan police officers take positions outside the Camp Nou stadium ahead of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of Catalan separatists are planning to protest around and inside Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium during Wednesday's match against fierce rival Real Madrid. (AP Photo/Joan Mateu)

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Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

CORRECT NAME OF THE PHOTOGRAPHER - FC Barcelona's supporters hold an "estelada" or independence flag prior of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of Catalan separatists are planning to protest around and inside Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium during Wednesday's "Clasico". (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

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Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

Security personal check Barcelona supporters at one of the entrances at the Camp Nou stadium, ahead of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of police and private security personnel were deployed Wednesday in and around Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium to ensure that a protest over Catalonia's separatist movement does not disrupt one of the world's most-watched soccer matches. (AP Photo/Joan Monfort)

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Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

Catalan pro-independence demonstrators gather outside the Camp Nou stadium ahead of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of Catalan separatists are planning to protest around and inside Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium during Wednesday's match against fierce rival Real Madrid. (AP Photo/Joan Mateu)

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Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

Catalan police officers take positions outside the Camp Nou stadium ahead of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of Catalan separatists are planning to protest around and inside Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium during Wednesday's match against fierce rival Real Madrid. (AP Photo/Joan Mateu)

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Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

A bus carrying the Barcelona players leaves the Camp Nou stadium, ahead of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of Catalan separatists are planning to protest around and inside Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium during Wednesday's match against fierce rival Real Madrid. (AP Photo/Joan Mateu)

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Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

Catalan pro-independence demonstrators gather outside the Camp Nou stadium ahead of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of Catalan separatists are planning to protest around and inside Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium during Wednesday's match against fierce rival Real Madrid. (AP Photo/Joan Mateu)

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Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

Catalan pro-independence demonstrators gather outside the Camp Nou stadium ahead of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of police and private security personnel were deployed Wednesday in and around Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium to ensure that a protest over Catalonia's separatist movement does not disrupt one of the world's most-watched soccer matches. (AP Photo/Joan Mateu)

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Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

Police officers run during a protest by Catalan pro-independence demonstrators outside the Camp Nou stadium ahead of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of Catalan separatists are planning to protest around and inside Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium during Wednesday's match against fierce rival Real Madrid. (AP Photo/Joan Mateu)

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Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

CORRECT NAME OF THE PHOTOGRAPHER - FC Barcelona's supporters hold an "estelada" or independence flag prior of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of Catalan separatists are planning to protest around and inside Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium during Wednesday's "Clasico". (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

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Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

Catalan pro-independence demonstrators and Barcelona supporters gather outside the Camp Nou stadium ahead of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of police and private security personnel were deployed Wednesday in and around Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium to ensure that a protest over Catalonia's separatist movement does not disrupt one of the world's most-watched soccer matches. (AP Photo/Joan Mateu)

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Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

Catalan pro-independence demonstrators block a road as they protest outside the Camp Nou stadium ahead of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of Catalan separatists are planning to protest around and inside Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium during Wednesday's match against fierce rival Real Madrid. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

Catalan pro-independence demonstrators and Barcelona supporters gather outside the Camp Nou stadium ahead of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of police and private security personnel were deployed Wednesday in and around Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium to ensure that a protest over Catalonia's separatist movement does not disrupt one of the world's most-watched soccer matches. (AP Photo/Joan Mateu)

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Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

Police vehicles drive past the Camp Nou stadium at the end of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of Catalan separatists protested around and inside Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium during Wednesday's match against fierce rival Real Madrid. (AP Photo/Joan Mateu)

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Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

Stewards collect balls with the message "Sit & Talk" thrown on the pitch from the stands during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of Catalan separatists are planning to protest around and inside Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium during Wednesday's "Clasico". (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

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Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

Barcelona's Lionel Messi waits while stewards collect balls with the message "Sit & Talk" thrown on the pitch from the stands during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of Catalan separatists are planning to protest around and inside Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium during Wednesday's "Clasico". (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

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Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

Police officers bar the way to Catalan pro-independence demonstrators during a protest outside the Camp Nou stadium ahead of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of Catalan separatists are planning to protest around and inside Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium during Wednesday's match against fierce rival Real Madrid. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

A man with two dogs walks past a graffiti reading "Independence" outside the Camp Nou stadium ahead of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of Catalan separatists are planning to protest around and inside Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium during Wednesday's match against fierce rival Real Madrid. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

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Minnesota Vikings' playoff push leads to hard-luck Chargers

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins throws a pass to tight end Kyle Rudolph during their game last week against the Detroit Lions in Minneapolis.

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Jury: Elon Musk did not defame British caver in tweet

Tesla CEO Elon Musk arrives at U.S. District Court Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Los Angeles. Musk is going on trial for his troublesome tweets in a case pitting the billionaire against a British diver he allegedly dubbed a pedophile. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Jury: Elon Musk did not defame British caver in tweet

L. Lin Wood, right, attorney for plaintiff, British cave expert Vernon Unsworth, left, arrives for the trial against Tesla CEO Elon Musk at U.S. District Court Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, in Los Angeles. Musk is going on trial for his troublesome tweets in a case pitting the billionaire against a British diver he allegedly dubbed a pedophile. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Jury: Elon Musk did not defame British caver in tweet

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, second from left, arrives at U.S. District Court Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Los Angeles. Musk is going on trial for his troublesome tweets in a case pitting the billionaire against a British diver he allegedly dubbed a pedophile. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Jury: Elon Musk did not defame British caver in tweet

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, second from left, arrives at U.S. District Court Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Los Angeles. Musk is going on trial for his troublesome tweets in a case pitting the billionaire against a British diver he allegedly dubbed a pedophile. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Jury: Elon Musk did not defame British caver in tweet

Tesla CEO Elon Musk arrives at U.S. District Court Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Los Angeles. Musk is going on trial for his troublesome tweets in a case pitting the billionaire against a British diver he allegedly dubbed a pedophile. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Jury: Elon Musk did not defame British caver in tweet

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, second from right, arrives at U.S. District Court Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Los Angeles. Musk is going on trial for his troublesome tweets in a case pitting the billionaire against a British diver he allegedly dubbed a pedophile. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Jury: Elon Musk did not defame British caver in tweet

Plaintiff, British cave expert Vernon Unsworth, right, arrives at U.S. District Court Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Los Angeles. Tesla CEO Elon Musk is going on trial for his troublesome tweets in a case pitting the billionaire against the British diver he allegedly dubbed a pedophile. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

TRI-STATE

Chicago teachers strike ends after 11 days without school

Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey holds a press conference during a rally outside the James R. Thompson Center on Thursday in Chicago.

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Chicago teachers strike ends after 11 days without school

Members of the Chicago Teachers Union rally in downtown Chicago on Thursday.

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Marches and strikes rattle Catalonia amid separatist anger

A protester uses a slingshot during clashes with police Friday in Barcelona, Spain. The Catalan regional capital endured a fifth night of protests over the conviction of nine Catalan independence leaders.

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NFL: Bears join Raiders in London 2 days before game

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Bears join Raiders in London 2 days before game

Chicago Bears’ outside linebacker Khalil Mack takes part in a training session at the Allianz Park stadium in London on Friday.

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Iranian female soccer fan dies after setting herself on fire

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2011 file photo, supporters of Iranian soccer team Esteghlal, hold flags of their favorite team, at the Azadi (Freedom) stadium, in Tehran, Iran. Sahar Khodayari, an Iranian female soccer fan died after setting herself on fire outside a court after learning she may have to serve a six-month sentence for trying to enter a soccer stadium where women are banned, a semi-official news agency reported Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. The 30-year-old was known as the "Blue Girl" on social media for the colors of her favorite Iranian soccer team, Esteghlal. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)

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Iranian female soccer fan dies after setting herself on fire

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2018 file photo, Iranian women cheer as they wave their country's flag after authorities in a rare move allowed a select group of women into Azadi stadium to watch a friendly soccer match between Iran and Bolivia, in Tehran, Iran. Sahar Khodayari, an Iranian female soccer fan died after setting herself on fire outside a court after learning she may have to serve a six-month sentence for trying to enter a soccer stadium where women are banned, a semi-official news agency reported Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. The 30-year-old was known as the "Blue Girl" on social media for the colors of her favorite Iranian soccer team, Esteghlal. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)

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US Soccer, team talks break down; likely head to jury trial

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Families mourn, bury those killed in Ohio, Texas shootings

In this Aug. 4, 2019 photo Annette Gibson Strong places candles at a makeshift memorial for the slain and wounded at the scene of a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio. Annette Gibson Strong started placing candles at a makeshift memorial the day of the shooting on Sunday. Strong says she’s continued to care for the memorial near Ned Peppers Bar in Dayton. It was outside the bar that Dayton police shot and killed the shooter as he approached the bar’s entrance. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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Families mourn, bury those killed in Ohio, Texas shootings

Friends and family mourn Derrick Fudge on Saturday at a church in Springfield, Ohio. Fudge, 57, was the oldest of nine who were killed when a gunman opened fire outside a bar early Sunday in Dayton, Ohio.


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