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Madrid to impose direct rule in Catalonia to quash independence bid

MADRID/BARCELONA The Spanish government will impose direct rule on Catalonia, firing the regional government and forcing a new election, it said on Saturday, unprecedented steps that brought thousands of pro-independence protesters onto to the streets. | Video