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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.”

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.

Militant gains illustrate plight of Syrian Kurds

Militant gains illustrate plight of Syrian Kurds

“This is a complicating factor in the equation,” said Fawaz Gerges, a Middle East expert at the London School of Economics.

Ukraine's pleas for lethal aid from US go unmet

Ukraine’s pleas for lethal aid from US go unmet

“Blankets and night vision goggles are important, but one cannot win a war with a blanket,” Poroshenko said before heading to the White House for his meeting with Obama.

Doctor: Flamboyant Mayor Ford to undergo 40 days of chemotherapy 

Doctor: Flamboyant Mayor Ford to undergo 40 days of chemotherapy 

Dr. Zane Cohen, a colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai hospital, said Wednesday Ford has a malignant liposarcoma. Ford, who has been hospitalized for a week with a tumor in his abdomen, announced Friday that he was pulling out of the Oct. 27 race and his brother Doug would run in his place

Australian police: Raids thwarted beheading plot 

Australian police: Raids thwarted beheading plot 

“That’s the intelligence we received,” he told reporters. “The exhortations — quite direct exhortations — were coming from an Australian who is apparently quite senior in ISIL to networks of support back in Australia to conduct demonstration killings here in this country.”

Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good show

Scientists’ colossal squid exam a kraken good show

“This is essentially an intact specimen, which is almost an unparalleled opportunity for us to examine,” she said. “This is a spectacular opportunity.”

Scotland took long road to independence vote

Scotland took long road to independence vote

“I’ve always felt we could run ourselves. We used to, years ago,” said David Hall, whose job is winding the clocks on some of Edinburgh’s most famous structures, including the Nelson Monument on Calton Hill.

Belgium grants jailed rapist, murderer euthanasia

Belgium grants jailed rapist, murderer euthanasia

“He has clearly said that he didn’t want to leave prison because he didn’t want to risk creating further victims,” he said.