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  • Scots vote against independence in four small constituencies

    Thursday, 7:20 PM

    A ballot box is emptied as workers prepare to count ballots at a counting centre in Aberdeen, ScotlandBy Alistair Smout and Angus MacSwan EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scotland voted against breaking apart the United Kingdom in four small constituencies, early referendum results showed on Friday, as Scots agonized over the fate of their country following a divisive independence campaign. Scotland's verdict on the union should be clear around breakfast time on Friday, but a YouGov poll of 1,828 voters the organisation had previously polled indicated 54 percent of Scots would back the union while 46 percent would seek independence. ...

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  • British journalist purportedly shown in IS propaganda video

    Thursday, 9:38 AM

    By Alexander Dziadosz BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released a video on Thursday that they said shows British journalist John Cantlie in captivity saying he will soon reveal "facts" about the group to counter its portrayal in Western media. The Islamic State, which controls territory in Syria and Iraq, has already beheaded two American journalists and one British aid worker in recent weeks in what it said was reprisal for U.S. air strikes against it in Iraq. ...... read more

  • Australian PM cites 'chatter' of attacks on government, parliament

    Thursday, 7:45 PM

    Australia 's PM Abbott speaks to defence personnel at RAAF Base Williamtown, located north of Sydney, before they depart to join U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants in IraqBy Matt Siegel SYDNEY (Reuters) - Intelligence "chatter" has revealed that militants plan to attack Australian politicians and government buildings, the prime minister said on Friday, a day after hundreds of police carried out a sweeping counter-terrorism operation. Prime Minister Tony Abbott said he had ordered security boosted at Parliament House in Canberra, amid mounting concerns over the possibility of attacks by Australians radicalized in Iraq or Syria. ...

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  • Scotland referendum: Live Report

    Thursday, 8:34 PM

    Anti-independence supporters react to an early strong result for the Better Together campaign, at the Royal Highland Centre counting hall in EdinburghEdinburgh (AFP) - 03:31 GMT - 'No' piles grow in Salmond's area - In the Aberdeenshire count - Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond's area - the piles of "No" votes appear to be bigger than the piles of "Yes" votes, in early counting, as our colleague Robin Millard reports.

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  • Loser to Sen. Thad Cochran files appeal arguments

    Thursday, 8:26 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A defeated Senate candidate in Mississippi is arguing that a state court judge was wrong to dismiss his lawsuit that sought to overturn his Republican primary loss to incumbent Thad Cochran.... read more

  • U.S. strikes jihadist training camp as France to join air war

    Thursday, 8:02 PM

    Iraqi policemen secure an area after government security forces and militia retook the city from Islamic State group jihadists in Dhuluiya on September 17, 2014U.S. warplanes hit an Islamic State group training camp in Iraq Thursday in their first strike not directly supporting Iraqi or Kurdish forces as France announced it will join the air war.

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  • Reuters Sports Schedule at 0001 GMT on Friday, Sept 19

    Thursday, 5:01 PM

    Reuters sports schedule at 0001 GMT on Friday: - - - - TENNIS Rumours swirl of Li Na to retire Li Na, Asia's first grand slam singles champion is set to announce her retirement due to injuries, according to Chinese media reports (TENNIS-LI/, expect by 0100 GMT/9 PM ET, 300 words) - - - - NFL Winless Buccaneers visit Falcons The Tamp Bay Buccaneers, who dropped their first eight games last season, look to avoid going 0-3 to start the 2014 campaign when they visit Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome to kick off Week 3 action. ...... read more

  • Judges mull appeal against baseball legend's conviction

    Thursday, 4:50 PM

    Barry Bonds attends a press conference on March 10, 2014 in Scottsdale, ArizonaLos Angeles (AFP) - A panel of US judges called into question Thursday home-run king Barry Bonds' conviction for giving evasive testimony about doping, as they heard an appeal against the ruling.

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  • Washington says quit over infidelity

    Thursday, 4:14 PM

    Former manager of the Texas Rangers Ron Washington, pictured here on September 3, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri, says he resigned over marital infidelityDallas (AFP) - Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said Thursday that his resignation earlier this month was the result of him "not being true to his wife."

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  • Apple's iPhone 6 Plus includes chips from Qualcomm, Skyworks: iFixit

    Thursday, 8:20 PM

    The A8 processor of the Apple iPhone 6 Plus is shown during a product teardown by iFixit in Melbourne, AustraliaBy Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple's iPhone 6 Plus uses chips from Qualcomm , Skyworks Solutions , Avago Technologies and other companies, according to gadget repair firm iFixit, which pried one of the devices open in Melbourne early on Friday. Apple said it received a record 4 million first-day pre-orders for the new phones, double the number for the iPhone 5 two years ago, underscoring investors' expectations the new handset will maintain the Silicon Valley company's stellar growth. The company is releasing a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus. ...

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  • Google to encrypt data on new version of Android by default

    Thursday, 8:06 PM

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - JANUARY 30: A sign is posted on the exterior of Google headquarters on January 30, 2014 in Mountain View, California. Google reported a 17 percent rise in fourth quarter earnings with profits of $3.38 billion, or $9.90 a share compared to $2.9 billion, or $8.62 per share one year ago. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)Encryption has been optional since 2011, but Android L, due out later this year, will include activation procedures for automatic encryption.>

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  • Unboxing Samsung Level Box mini

    Thursday, 8:03 PM

    Unboxing Samsung Level Box miniAbout a month ago, Samsung introduced series of Level Box mini. And earlier this month the cute and shiny wireless speakers made an appearance at IFA 2014. The Samsung Level Box mini has more compact …

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  • Second container possibly leaked at New Mexico nuclear dump

    Thursday, 7:39 PM

    By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) - A second container of plutonium-contaminated debris may have contributed to a radiation leak that has led to the indefinite suspension of operations at an underground nuclear waste dump in New Mexico, a U.S. Energy Department official said on Thursday. Preliminary findings from an investigation of a Feb. 14 accident at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad that sent high levels of radiation into a salt mine half a mile (0. ...... read more

  • Sierra Leone launches controversial Ebola shutdown

    Thursday, 7:26 PM

    A sign warning of the dangers of Ebola outside a government hospital in the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown on August 13, 2014Freetown (AFP) - Sierra Leone launched on Friday a controversial three-day shutdown to contain the deadly spread of the Ebola virus, as the UN Security Council declared the deadly outbreak a threat to world peace.

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  • U.N. Security Council declares Ebola threat to peace and security

    Thursday, 6:36 PM

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Thursday declared the Ebola outbreak in Africa a "threat to international peace and security" and called on all states to provide urgent resources and assistance to help tackle the crisis. The 15-member body unanimously adopted a resolution that also calls on states "to lift general travel and border restrictions, imposed as a result of the Ebola outbreak, and that contribute to the further isolation of the affected countries and undermine their efforts to respond." (Reporting by Michelle Nichols; Editing by James Dalgleish)... read more