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After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide
EDINBURGH, Scotland — Following a long night that brought floods of relief for some and bitter disappointment for others, Scotland awoke with a hangover Friday after voting to reject independence. ...
September 19, 2014 10:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide
UPDATE: Following a long night that brought floods of relief for some and bitter disappointment for others, Scotland awoke with a hangover Friday after voting to reject independence.
September 19, 2014 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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France joins US against Islamic State over Iraq
UPDATE: More than a decade after spurning President George W. Bush's war against Saddam Hussein, France on Friday became the first country to join U.S. forces pounding targets inside Iraq from the ...
September 19, 2014 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Italian village honoring pilots of WWII US bomber
Nearly 70 years after they died when their crippled bomber slammed into a northern Italian mountain, the two Americans at the controls of the ill-fated warplane are being honored by residents of a ...
September 19, 2014 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Case of American jailed in Cuba back in US court
UPDATE: A government subcontractor who has spent over four years imprisoned in Cuba should be allowed to sue the U.S. government over lost wages and legal fees, his attorney told an appeals court F...
September 19, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Huge license plate scanner networks track drivers
UPDATE: A battle over massive systems that use cameras to monitor license plates and track drivers' comings and goings across the country has raised the ire of those who are being rebuffed in their...
September 19, 2014 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Utah doctor gets up to life in wife's murder
A Utah doctor found guilty of killing his wife in a trial that became a national true-crime cable TV obsession will serve 17 years to life in prison, a state judge decided Friday.
September 19, 2014 01:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dog branded with profanity gets cosmetic surgery
A young dog that was found branded with a profane word has undergone cosmetic surgery in Kentucky to mask part of the word that was chemically burned into her.
September 19, 2014 12:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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AP EXCLUSIVE: CIA halts spying in Europe
The CIA has curbed spying on friendly governments in Western Europe in response to the furor over a German caught selling secrets to the United States and the Edward Snowden revelations of classifi...
September 19, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ambush suspect could be aided by dense woods
UPDATE: With tens of thousands of acres of undisturbed northeastern Pennsylvania forest offering ample opportunity to hide, the self-taught survivalist accused in last week's deadly ambush at a sta...
September 19, 2014 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown
UPDATE: Sierra Leone confined its 6 million people to their homes Friday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged West African country began what was believed to be the most sweeping lockdown a...
September 19, 2014 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family of CIA contractor slain in Benghazi may sue
The family of a CIA contractor killed in Benghazi, Libya, has filed claims seeking $2 million in damages from the CIA and State Department, alleging there was inadequate security at the U.S. diplom...
September 19, 2014 02:00 PM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kenya: 1 year after attack, guards still unarmed
David Odhiambo was one of the blue-uniformed security guards tasked with protecting Nairobi's Westgate Mall one year ago when four heavily armed terrorists attacked. The work David was paid to do —...
September 19, 2014 01:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hearing set for man accused of starting huge fire
UPDATE: Higher humidity Friday helped slow the growth of a massive Northern California wildfire that has forced some 2,800 to evacuate and likely burned homes, while a man accused of deliberately s...
September 19, 2014 01:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Suspect in 1998 bombings pleads to lesser charges
An Egyptian lawyer pleaded guilty on Friday to lesser charges in the 1998 plot to bomb U.S. embassies in Africa as part of a deal that would greatly reduce his sentence.
September 19, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Warning lifted after threat at UGA campus
Authorities say an evacuation order for a building on the University of Georgia campus in Athens has been lifted. The order was prompted by a threat of violence on social media.
September 19, 2014 01:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fierce fighting in Yemeni capital kills 120
Shiite rebels and Sunni militiamen battled in Sanaa for a second day Friday in battles that have killed at least 120 people and have shaken the Yemeni capital with thousands fleeing their homes. Th...
September 19, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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University of Georgia on pace for record enrollment
UPDATE: Final numbers are not yet in, but the preliminary numbers could eclipse last year's final fall semester enrollment of 34,536 and the 2009 record enrollment of 34,885, officials said.
September 19, 2014 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Britain plans political upheaval after Scot vote
Prime Minister David Cameron responded Friday to the passion of the failed Scottish breakaway by promising sweeping new powers to the U.K.'s regions. Scotland's rebellious spirit and England's own ...
September 19, 2014 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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