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Scotland votes to remain part of United Kingdom

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Scottish voters have resoundingly rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 September 2014

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Congress backs Obama on aid to Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation requested by President Barack Obama authorizing the military to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants in the Middle East is headed for his signature after a sweeping Senate vote.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 September 2014

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Home Depot breach affected 56M debit, credit cards

NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot said Thursday that a data breach that lasted for months at its stores in the U.S. and Canada affected 56 million debit and credit cards, far more than a pre-Christmas 2013 attack on Target customers.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 September 2014

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Search for ambush suspect centers on dense woods

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police paused to pay tribute to their fallen comrade, then got back to work hunting for the man suspected as his killer — a self-taught survivalist they are trying to flush out of dense, swampy northeastern Pennsylvania woodland.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 September 2014

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France strikes Islamic State group's depot in Iraq

PARIS (AP) — Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, France conducted its first airstrikes Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot that it controlled, Iraqi and French officials said.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 September 2014

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Review: Devices, apps act like one under iOS 8

 

NEW YORK (AP) — The scores of new features in Apple's software update for mobile devices can be boiled down to one word: unity.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 September 2014

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Dance workout puts moves on women's self-esteem

 

NEW YORK (AP) — When Janet Jones was laid off from her job as a financial assistant two years ago and hit rock bottom, inspiration struck.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 September 2014

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Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Shoppers crowded the streets and markets of Sierra Leone's capital Thursday, stocking up for a three-day shutdown when volunteers will identify people infected with Ebola and hand out 1.5 million bars of soap, as authorities struggle to slow an accelerating outbreak.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 September 2014

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