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  • Spain's acting Prime Minister and Popular Party leader Mariano Rajoy poses for the media prior a meeting at the party headquarters in Madrid, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016.  Rajoy is meeting with party members to decide if it accepts conditions a small party has made in return for supporting Rajoy's bid to end Spain's eight-month political deadlock and form a new government. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

    Spanish PM to aim for deal with small party to form gov’t

    MADRID (AP) — Spain’s acting prime minister said Wednesday that his party has authorized him to negotiate a pact with a small party as part of his bid to end the eight-month political deadlock and form a new government.