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  1. Ed Miliband in Edinburgh on the campaign trail for the Scottish independence referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Witney Gazette

    Rivals on both sides of the Scotland's referendum debate will take to the streets today for one final day of campaigning before the historic ballot. Voters north of the border go to the polls tomorrow to decide whether or not Scotland should remain part of the United Kingdom.

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  2. Scotland vote coming down to the wire for independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The News-Star

    ... formed since WWII. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://usat.ly/1s56LBi Independence from the United Kingdom has been the life's work of Scottish National Party leader Alex Salmond. With polls narrowing ahead of Thursday's referendum, ...

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  3. The business of changeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... kickbacks, not least from the new government. Even if the no campaign triumphs and Scotland remains in the United Kingdom, do the unionist supporting companies really think they will be immune from the anger of Scottish nationalist consumers? The ...

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  4. Wednesday, September 24Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    1932 - The Poona Pact between Hindu religious leaders, forced by Mahatma Gandhi's hunger strike, gives new electoral rights to low-caste "untouchables" in 1948 - First conference in London of representatives from Britain's African colonies; Mildred Gillars, accused of being Nazi wartime radio propagandist "Axis Sally," pleads innocent in Washington to charges of treason. She ends up serving 12 years in prison.

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  5. Scotland independence debate heats up as sides scramble for votersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... promising Scots "extensive new powers" - including tax-raising authority - if they remain part of the United Kingdom. Labour Party politician Douglas Alexander said a No vote meant "faster, safer, better change for Scotland," while independence ...

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  6. 5 things to know about Scotland's independence voteRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Voters in Scotland go to the polls Thursday to answer this question: Should Scotland be independent from the rest of the United Kingdom? Here are five things to know about the vote. 1. Scotland has been part of the United Kingdom since 1707.

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  7. U.S. leaders hoping Scotland won’t ‘divorce’ BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Ahead of Thursday's referendum on Scottish independence, U.S. policymakers are speaking out - albeit tentatively - in support of a united United Kingdom. The growing recognition that Scottish voters might really choose to annul their 307-year political union with England and Wales is raising concerns on both sides of the Atlantic about the fate of the "special relationship" that Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt forged in World War II.

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  8. .com | Scottish 'don't knows' hold key to historic voteRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News24

    Scotland's independence campaign has stoked strong passions on both sides but with just two days until Thursday's historic referendum, it is the quiet waverers who may hold the balance of power. Scotland decides on 18 September whether to sever centuries-old ties with the rest of the United Kingdom.

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  9. Shirtless prime suspect caught on CCTV near to Thai beach party...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Police believe shirtless prime suspect caught on CCTV near to Thai beach party where two British tourists were bludgeoned to death 'is still on the island' Mr Miller's girlfriend, Jessy Howorth, said: 'We were meant to have so much more time together, but I'll continue loving you every day forever' David William Miller, 24, and Hannah Victoria Witheridge, 24, were found dead on a beach on the island of Koh Tao and are believed to have been battered to death with a gardening tool. In the video footage, captured by a camera installed at a bar, the Asian-looking man can be seen walking back and forth near the crime scene.

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  10. Make My DayTHE Birds and Bees are Out to Get MeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Developments in the United Kingdom and Italy may ease some bon and stock market pressures, but on the eve of an emergency G-7 Finance Ministers' meeting Friday, I will provide them with a list from my money prescription pad, which, like my kids, they will likely ignore. First, how we got here, or rather the last few days of how we got here.

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  11. Men's Soccer Suffers Setback against Bowling Green 9/16/2014 Despite...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MGo Blue

    The University of Michigan men's soccer team outshot the Bowling Green Falcons 20-10 on the match and 16-3 in the second half but was unable to overcome a Bowling Green goal in the 17th minute, falling to the Falcons, 1-0, on Tuesday at U-M Soccer Stadium. The Wolverines maintained the vast majority of the pressure in the opening 15 minutes.

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  12. Yes hails polls momentumRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... Earlier in his final campaign speech in Clydebank, Gordon Brown pleaded with Scots not to break up the United Kingdom, claiming a Yes vote would lead to a "messy, expensive and difficult divorce". In a passionate address, the former Labour Prime ...

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  13. Miliband hits back at 'murderer' jibes from No campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... Their faces are paraded around Glasgow...This is not something you would expect to find anywhere in the United Kingdom. Scotland is a bastion of freedom of speech." A spokesman for Yes Scotland made clear it agreed with the NUJ and that all abuse of ...

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  14. Tate icons to be seen all over the UKRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Art Daily

    Iconic art works will be lent to museums and galleries all over the UK giving audiences the chance to see some of Tate A's most famous works. Tracey EminA's My Bed 1988, on long-term loan to Tate, will be shown at Turner Contemporary in Margate, EminA's home town, as well as in London and Liverpool.

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  15. Explosion in population makes ground fertile territory for a Yes voteRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    The High Street, pedestrianised outside the modern shopping centre at the top, down the ranks of bakers, pound shops and empty premises, could be almost anywhere in Scotland except for the splendid Guildhall half way down, now a pub, and the distinctive clock tower of Dunfermline City Hall at the foot. The nearby abbey is a reminder that the old Royal Burgh was for centuries the ancient capital of Scotland and its fortunes, civic and trade, have waxed and waned over the years.

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  16. Backlash from Tory MPs after PM promises more powersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... that this is a 'pledge' by party leaders, but that is not a guarantee that that would be implemented in the United Kingdom Parliament." "If Scotland is going to decide some tax rates as well as spending for itself, so should England. What is good ...

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  17. For an independent Scotland, no easy path to EU membershipRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... place on Sept. 18, when Scotland will vote whether or not to end the 307-year-old union with the rest of the United Kingdom. But if Scots vote "Yes" on Thursday, it's unclear how seamlessly it could rejoin the 28-member bloc and, more contentiously, ...

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  18. One Step Ahead: Shaun Zygadlo competing over the high hurdles for Pembrokeshire Harriers.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Western Telegraph

    ... record and made him not only double Welsh champ but he is also ranked first in Wales and tenth in the United Kingdom. At the same event Shaun also achieved an outstanding Long Jump PB of 5.80 metres which has ranked him joint second in Wales whilst ...

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  19. Throw Back: Neyland judo star Ria Jones has been graded a Black Belt Second Dan.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Western Telegraph

    When Ria Jones received her Black Belt Second Dan at Neyland Judo Club, Bill Carne was honoured to present her with the beautifully embroidered belt, watch her being thrown around by every member there, and then talk to her about her achievements . . . WHEN Ria Jones achieved her Second Dan Black Belt at Neyland Judo Club everyone was delighted for her but her reward at the very next training session was to go on the mat and be thrown by every member at the session, from club coach Damon McGarvie down to a nine year old.

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  20. 'Bloodshed' threat before Algeria attackRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    A WORKER at an Algerian gas plant where British hostages were killed in a terrorist siege allegedly threatened management with "bloodshed" the night before the attack. A WORKER at an Algerian gas plant where British hostages were killed in a terrorist siege allegedly threatened management with \"bloodshed\" the night before the attack.

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