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Scotland votes to remain part of United Kingdom 

Scotland votes to remain part of United Kingdom 

“We have chosen unity over division,” Alistair Darling, head of the No campaign, said early Friday in Glasgow. “Today is a momentous day for Scotland and the United Kingdom as a whole.”

Sheriff: Fla. man kills 6 grandchildren, daughter 

Sheriff: Fla. man kills 6 grandchildren, daughter 

chultz said a deputy who arrived after Spirit called 911 to say he might harm himself and others made contact with the man, who then committed suicide. Authorities then found the other seven bodies

Economy remains slow in rural parts of 10 states

Creighton University economist Ernie Goss said Thursday that crop prices are significantly lower than last year, and that’s a drag on the economy in rural areas.

Senate races: Democrats decry birth control plan

Senate races: Democrats decry birth control plan

Republicans still want to repeal “Obamacare,” they said, and insurers generally don’t pay for over-the-counter products.

'Three Cups of Tea' author plans reluctant return

‘Three Cups of Tea’ author plans reluctant return

“I feel like a criminal coming back,” he added.

Couple in Craigslist slaying sentenced to life

Couple in Craigslist slaying sentenced to life

“Even if they each serve 50 years, they still will not feel any guilt or sympathy,” said Holly LaFerrara, the victim’s sister.

Trooper ambush suspect added to most wanted list

Trooper ambush suspect added to most wanted list

Dickson “was no ordinary trooper,” police Commissioner Frank Noonan told hundreds of mourners gathered at St. Peter’s Cathedral in Scranton.

CDC tells healthy adults not to forget flu vaccine

CDC tells healthy adults not to forget flu vaccine

“The best way to protect yourself against the flu is to get a flu vaccination,” said CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden on Thursday, before rolling up his sleeve to get his own flu shot.

Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola

Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola

“If we do not sell here we cannot eat,” said Isatu Sesay, a vegetable seller in the capital.

Witness: 21 killed by Mexico army had surrendered

Witness: 21 killed by Mexico army had surrendered

“A soldier stood the kid up and killed him,” said the witness, who said she had gone to the warehouse the night before to try to retrieve her daughter from the gang she had apparently joined.