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MONTREAL (AP) — Quebec separatists tried Friday to find the silver lining in Scotland's decision to stay within the United Kingdom.Members of Quebec's movement to break away from Canada had hoped a victory for the Scottish Yes side would give th ...more

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic candidate for Wisconsin governor Mary Burke said Friday she had severed ties with a consultant she blames for copying several sections of her jobs plan from platforms of other Democrats.Burke has built her campaig ...more

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EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — The United Kingdom will stay united. Voters in Scotland resoundingly rejected independence in a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.But No to a break-up doesn't mean a return to the status quo. The r ...more

Reuters News - 15 mins ago

NEW YORK (Reuters) - National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell, after more than a week out of public view, will hold a news conference on Friday on the league's handling of domestic violence as he looks to quell one of the biggest crises in N ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Scotland's decision to reject independence from the United Kingdom gave British markets a short-term lift Friday but worries over future constitutional changes kept a lid on the relief rally.The No campaign won 55.3 percent of the ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — 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. diplomatic post and CIA compound when it came u ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 classified information held by the National S ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredom, he said, he soon began sending profane messages about sex, drugs and alcohol.Daniel nev ...more

Reuters News - 37 mins ago

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Panamanian Foreign Minister Isabel de Saint Malo personally invited Cuban President Raul Castro to the Summit of the Americas her nation is hosting in April, according to a Cuban government statement published ...more

Reuters News - 39 mins ago

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The killing in Guinea of eight people trying to educate locals about Ebola showed how much rural populations in West Africa mistrust authorities after years of instability and conflict, the World Health ...more