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UPDATED: Sanchez replaces Mariano Rajoy as Spanish Prime Minister

UPDATED: Sanchez replaces Mariano Rajoy as Spanish Prime Minister

Spain’s parliament on Friday ousted Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in a no-confidence vote sparked by fury over his party’s corruption woes, with his Socialist arch-rival Pedro Sanchez automatically taking over. An absolute majority of 180 lawmakers voted for the motion to loud applause and shouts of “Yes we can,” converting Rajoy into the first prime […] …

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