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■ Billy McFar­land, one of the or­ga­niz­ers of the hap­haz­ardly set up Fyre Fes­ti­val that was billed as a pri­vate-is­land ex­trav­a­ganza in the Ba­hamas but was ul­ti­mately post­poned af­ter at­ten­dees who had paid as much as $250,000 each be­gan ar­riv­ing for it, was ar­rested in New York on ac­cu­sa­tions of mak­ing “false rep­re­sen­ta­tions to in­vestors” in the event.

■ Car­les Puigde­mont, pres­i­dent of Spain’s Cat­alo­nia re­gion, praised a let­ter of sup­port for in­de­pen­dence as signed by 500 of the re­gion’s may­ors, and vowed to push for­ward with an Oc­to­ber ref­er­en­dum on au­ton­omy re­gard­less of warn­ings from the gov­ern­ment in Madrid.

■ Mo­hammed bin Ab­dul­rah­man Al Thani, Qatar’s for­eign min­is­ter, re­jected anew the de­mands from four Arab states that have ac­cused the Per­sian Gulf state of sup­port­ing ter­ror­ism, and af­firmed that Qatar is “pre­pared to face what­ever con­se­quences” once Mon­day’s dead­line for com­pli­ance passes.

■ Olivia de Hav­il­land, the 101-year-old Gone with the Wind ac­tress, filed a law­suit against FX Net­works and Feud pro­ducer Ryan Mur­phy, al­leg­ing that the TV drama used her name and iden­tity with­out per­mis­sion and dam­aged her rep­u­ta­tion.

■ James Cromwell, the 77-year-old ac­tor, was sen­tenced to a week in jail for re­fus­ing to pay fines re­lated to his ar­rest dur­ing a De­cem­ber 2015 protest at a nat­u­ral-gas-fired power plant be­ing built in Wawayanda, N.Y.

■ Jaroslaw Kaczyn­ski, leader of Poland’s rul­ing Law and Jus­tice party, praised his coun­try’s “new suc­cess” in get­ting to host Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump ahead of a Group of 20 sum­mit in Ham­burg, Ger­many, and sug­gested that other Euro­pean states are en­vi­ous of the visit.

■ Maj. Gen. Mal­colm Frost, an Army spokesman, re­sponded to a push by New York con­gress­men to re­name Stonewall Jack­son Drive and Gen­eral Lee Av­enue in Brook­lyn, say­ing the street names rep­re­sent in­di­vid­u­als, not causes, and were cho­sen “in the spirit of rec­on­cil­i­a­tion.”

■ Ben­jamin Horn­berger, 23, a par­tic­i­pant at a rally in Penn­syl­va­nia’s Get­tys­burg Na­tional Mil­i­tary Park, re­mained in good spir­its as paramedics took him to a hos­pi­tal for care af­ter he ac­ci­den­tally shot him­self when a re­volver hol­stered to his leg went off.

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