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Spain's Socialists on brink of 'civil war'

Spain's Socialist Party was on the verge of "civil war" Thursday after half its leadership staged a coup, in what could turn out to be good news for those desperate to end the country's political deadlock. "A sad spectacle", "War" -- read headlines in Spanish newspapers awash with news that 17 members of the party's executive resigned Wednesday evening in a bid to oust leader Pedro Sanchez, unhappy about the way he was navigating the Socialist ship through this year's choppy politics.
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