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  • Unprecedented turnout seen in Scotland’s independence vote

    EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) – From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots em ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Emotions mount on final day of Scottish campaign

    EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) – For Scots, Wednesday was a day of excitement, apprehension, and a flood o ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • House grudgingly OKs arms for Syrian rebels

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly to give the administration author ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Iraq premier nixes US ground troops

    BAGHDAD (AP) – Iraq’s new prime minister ruled out stationing U.S. ground troops in his country, chi ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Wary lawmakers ready to OK arms for Syrian rebels

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Wary House lawmakers are on track to give President Barack Obama authority to order U.S. military training and arms for moderate reb ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • U.S. consumer prices fall 0.2 percent in August

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices edged down in August, the first monthly drop since the spring of 2013, as gasoline, airline tickets and clothin ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 states

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republ ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the U.S. ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings owners are scheduled to address their middle-of-the-night decision to put Adrian Peterson on hiatus.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Big break in ambush probe: suspect's abandoned SUV

    BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a heavily armed survivalist with a vendetta against law enforcement is the suspect in an ambush that killed ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Red tide off northwest Florida could hit economy

    CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — It's like Florida's version of The Blob. Slow moving glops of toxic algae in the northeast Gulf of Mexico are killing sea turt ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:05 am
  • FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — FedEx plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle another record year for holiday-season package deliveries.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension by NFL

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night, saying that he shouldn't be punished twice for punchi ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Top general: U.S. ground troops possible in Iraq

    WASHINGTON (AP) – American ground troops might be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middl ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Kerry: U.S. open to talks with Iran on Islamic State

    PARIS (AP) – As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State mili ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
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