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After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide

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EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — As a drizzly mist enveloped Edinburgh in the grim weather locals call dreich, Scots coped Friday with a potent mi... Full Story

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  • After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide
    After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide

    EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — As a drizzly mist enveloped Edinburgh in the grim weather locals call dreich, Scots coped Friday with a potent mixture of relief and disappointment, anger and joy, after voting to reject independence.

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  • Britain plans political upheaval after Scot vote
    Britain plans political upheaval after Scot vote

    LONDON (AP) — The saga of Scottish independence is over, but a new journey of political upheaval is only beginning for the United Kingdom.

  • France strikes Islamic State group depot in Iraq
    France strikes Islamic State group depot in Iraq

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  • Scotland 'No' fails to stop Catalan secession push
    Scotland 'No' fails to stop Catalan secession push

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Scotland's decision to remain in the United Kingdom has cost separatists across Europe political momentum. But the parliament in Spain's Catalonia region on Friday overwhelmingly gave its leader the power to call a secession referendum that the central government in Madrid hs denounced as illegal.

  • Bomb attacks kill at least 31 people in Iraq
    Bomb attacks kill at least 31 people in Iraq

    BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of vehicle bombings in Iraq killed at least 31 people Friday, officials said, in the second straight day of attacks in Baghdad blamed on Islamic militants who have seized large parts of the country.

  • Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown
    Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Thousands of health workers began knocking on doors across Sierra Leone on Friday in search of hidden Ebola cases as the entire West African nation was locked down in their homes in an unprecedented effort to combat the deadly disease.

  • Fierce fighting in Yemeni capital kills 120
    Fierce fighting in Yemeni capital kills 120

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Shiite rebels and Sunni militiamen battled in Sanaa for a second day Friday in battles that have killed at least 120 people and have shaken the Yemeni capital with thousands fleeing their homes. The violence raises fears that this chronically unstable country could be dragged ino the sort of sectarian conflicts that have plagued other nations in the region.

  • Artist says tax case shows China's dark side
    Artist says tax case shows China's dark side

    BEIJING (AP) — China's best-known dissident artist, Ai Weiwei, has accused his country's Communist government of losing its principles and using underhanded ploys to try to silence critics.

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