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24 min ago | Brandon Sun

Temperley does sneakers, Vivienne Westwood talks Scotland at London Fashion Week Day 3

London Fashion Week swung into Day 3 Sunday, packed from morning to night with next season's womenswear offerings from dozens of designers. Fashionistas were spoilt for choice, with Temperley, Topshop Unique, Paul Smith and Pringle of Scotland all showing their spring and summer collections.

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4 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

Who is part of the coalition to battle ISIS?

In his speech about ISIS last week, President Barack Obama said, "American military power is unmatched, but this can't be America's fight alone." Allies and partners of the United States, Obama vowed, would provide support to degrade and eventually destroy the militant group that has slaughtered many people in Iraq and Syria and beheaded two American journalists and a British aid worker.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, US Military, US Air Force, Terrorism, Francois Hollande, Iraq

5 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

Quebec sovereigntists learn from Scots, reflect on what could have been

Quebecers who've spent decades fighting without success to form their own country are now finding themselves living vicariously through the Scots. As the Scottish referendum nears, the strong push by Scotland's separation movement has been a source of inspiration for Quebec's sovereigntist cause at a time when it finds itself battered and fragmented.

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9 hrs ago | Reuters

At a landmark Berlin rally, Merkel vows to fight anti-Semitism

Germany will do all it can to fight anti-Semitism, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a speech on Sunday, following a surge of abuse against Jews and spreading anti-Israeli sentiment aroused by the Gaza conflict. Merkel made her pledge to thousands at a landmark rally protesting a rise in anti-Semitism that authorities and Jewish leaders blame mainly on Muslim extremists and young immigrants, saying anyone who attacks Jews is attacking all of Germany.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Israel, Middle East

12 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Anti-euro party eyes gains in German state votes

Elections in two German regions are expected to bring further success for an upstart anti-euro group and could bring the country its first state governor from an ex-communist party. The new Alternative for Germany, or AfD, party won its first seats in a state legislature last month.

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16 hrs ago | WHDH

Scottish independence could mean messy divorce

If Scots vote yes to separation on Thursday, a clock starts ticking down to March 24, 2016 - the independence day declared by the Scottish government. The British and Scottish administrations have agreed that they will recognize the outcome of the referendum and appoint negotiators to work out the details of separation "in the best interests of the people of Scotland and of the rest of the United Kingdom."

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

16 hrs ago | News Herald

British PM vows justice after 'act of pure evil'

British Prime Minister David Cameron said this weekend that the apparent beheading of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State militants was an "act of pure evil" and vowed to "hunt down these murderers and ensure they face justice." British PM vows justice after 'act of pure evil' LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron said this weekend that the apparent beheading of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State militants was an "act of pure evil" and vowed to "hunt down these murderers and ensure they face justice."

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Essex County, England, Greater London County, England, Tyne and Wear County, England

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Cool FM

Widespread Revulsion Over Briton's Beheading

Prime Minister David Cameron and Labour leader Ed Miliband put out tweets soon after news broke at around 11.25pm on Saturday that the Foreign Office were trying to verify a video that showed Mr Haines being beheaded. Mr Cameron said: "The murder of David Haines is an act of pure evil.

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SFGate

Obama condemns beheading of Briton by extremists

President Barack Obama on Saturday condemned as a "barbaric murder" the slaying of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State extremists. In a statement issued Saturday night, Obama said the hearts of Americans go out to Haines' family and the people of the United Kingdom.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

WMGI-FM Terre Haute

Conductor Oramo ends UK's Proms season with plea f...

Finnish conductor Sakari Oramo brought the 120th season of the United Kingdom's BBC Proms festival of classical music to a close in London on Saturday with a plea for children around the world not to lose out on the opportunity to hear and learn music. "Music is so many things.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Classical, Arts, Symphony, Neath and Port Talbot County, Wales, Swansea County, Wales, Powys County, Wales, Carmarthenshire County, Wales, Belfast County, Northern Ireland, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

Barriere Star Journal

Scots nationalists tell opponents: no grudges

Supporters listen to Member of Parliament and Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, Jim Murphy, speaking in support of the Union on the final day of his 100 Streets in 100 Days Better Together tour, in Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, Scotland, Saturday Sept. 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

New Hampshire Public Radio -

As Independence Vote Approaches, A Spirited Novel About The Scottish Experience

In my 20s I was living in London, and dating a Scotsman. A friend pulled me aside.

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WMDT

Ukraine government repels rebel attack on airport

Despite the cease-fire agreement, renewed fighting flared up Saturday in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian rebels and government forces, while Moscow sent a second convoy of trucks into Ukraine without Kiev's consent. Ukraine's military operation said in a statement that it had successfully repelled a rebel attack on the government-held Donetsk airport, which came under artillery fire from rebel positions late on Friday.

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SFGate

'New' Scots vote crucial to independence result

On the south side of Glasgow, in the heartland of Scotland's Asian community, support for independence from United Kingdom is strong as Thursday's referendum nears. Colorful displays of Yes posters outnumber those backing the Better Together campaign.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Greater London County, England, Essex County, England

CBS Atlanta

Ukraine, rebels trade 67 prisoners in peace deal

African-American elementary students in California were chronically truant at nearly four times the rate of all students during the last school year, according to a state report released Friday. African-American elementary students in California were chronically truant at nearly four times the rate of all students during the last school year, according to a state report released Friday.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Education Etc., Ohio, State Prisons, Prison, Brian Sandoval, US Governors

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Freepressseries.co.uk

Latest push for referendum votes

Both sides of the Scottish independence debate will make their latest push for votes as the final weekend of campaigning gets under way. Yes Scotland is promising what it called the biggest day of national campaigning ever seen in the country, with some 2.6 million leaflets being delivered to households in the space of 48 hours.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Gordon Brown, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

KSWO

First German governor from ex-communist party?

A woman who lived at a squalid Massachusetts home where the bodies of three infants were found has been ordered held without bail. President Barack Obama is marking the 20th anniversary of the AmeriCorps national service program on Friday by sharing the stage with former President Bill Clinton, the program's creator, at a White House ceremony with... African-American elementary students in California were chronically truant at nearly four times the rate of all students during the last school year, according to a state report released Friday.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Education Etc., Angela Merkel, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

The Washington Post

Protestant firebrand Ian Paisley dies aged 88

For most of his half-century in Northern Ireland politics, Ian Paisley was synonymous with two words: "No" and "Never." The Protestant minister who became the province's most divisive politician used the slogan "Ulster Says No!" to oppose Anglo-Irish negotiations over the future of Northern Ireland.

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Related Topix: Sinn Fein, World News, United Kingdom, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Irish Republican Army, Terrorism

Vancouver Sun

Yea or Nay: Canadians debate Scottish secession, parallels with Quebec

From Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, B.C., to Cape Breton, N.S., two words - Quebec sovereignty - hover like a spectre over the debate on Scottish independence. As the historic Sept.

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Iol.co.za

Celebs pick sides for Scotland vote

Scotland's independence battle is a tough one to call. The "Yes" side has James Bond, but the "No" campaign has Harry Potter.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Harry Potter, Vocal, Authors, J.K. Rowling, Books, Gerard Butler, Alan Cumming, Worcestershire County, England,

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