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46 min ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

McCartney appeals to Scotland to stay in UK

Beatles star Paul McCartney became the latest high profile figure to sign a letter calling on Scottish voters to choose to remain part of the United Kingdom in a vote on independence next month.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Celebrities, Children TV, Animated TV, The Beatles, Entertainment, Paul McCartney, Television, Mick Jagger, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones

4 hrs ago | Daily Times

Lawmaker who called for Israel boycott attacked in London : August 30, 2014,

LONDON An outspoken lawmaker who declared an Israel-free zone in a northern English city suffered a suspected broken jaw in an attack believed to be linked to his support for Palestinians, his party said on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, United Kingdom

8 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

UK terror threat raised to 'severe' with attack 'highly likely'

This means that a terrorist attack is "highly likely", although Mrs May stressed that there is no information to suggest an attack is imminent.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, United Kingdom

11 hrs ago | The Star Online

Executive asks for firm's name to be removed from pro-Scottish independence letter - FT

A British businessman who signed a letter supporting Scottish independence has asked for the name of his employer, a restaurant group and one of the biggest firms to appear on the list, to be removed, the Financial Times reported on Friday.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage

Ukip leader Nigel Farage has predicted further defections should Tory deserter Douglas Carswell win a by-election and become the Eurosceptic party's first MP.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), World News, United Kingdom, Prison, Home Listing, Home

FOX23

Dozens of planes grounded in German pilot strike

Thousands of passengers are feeling the impact of a pilots strike in Germany after negotiations between the country's biggest airline Lufthansa and the union representing pilots collapsed over a long-running dispute regarding wages and early retirement benefits.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany

NBC12

Cameron promises tough action to fight militants

Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Friday to plug gaps in Britain's armory to combat terror, describing the extremist threat posed by the Islamic State group as being more dangerous than even that of al-Qaida.

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

Stars and Stripes

Pro-Russia separatists in control of coastal town

Pro-Russia separatists, relaxed and well-equipped, held firm control on Friday of the strategic coastal town of Novoazovsk, a day after Ukraine claimed tanks and armored vehicles had invaded from Russia.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

Wandsworth Guardian

EU uncertainty 'damaging Scotland'

Alex Salmond claimed a No vote in the Scottish independence referendum could see the country 'being dragged out of Europe' against its will The First Minister repeated his warning that a No vote in the Scottish independence referendum could see the country in danger of "being dragged out of Europe" against its will, due to Conservative proposals to ... (more)

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

Silver City Sun-News

Austrian SWAT team raids wrong apartment

Police official Josef Knoflach has confirmed a media report that a SWAT team that used a battering ram to bust into an apartment at daybreak and surround its sleeping tenant with guns drawn was actually meaning to target the neighboring dwelling.

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Related Topix: Austria, World News

The New Zealand Herald

German economic fears growing but Merkel strong

Ordinary Germans are spooked about the future. Businesses are starting to see black clouds on the horizon.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin,

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Age

Edward Snowden speaking to European officials by videoconference link in June.

Few contemporary figures can claim to have shifted the political agenda as much as National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Privacy, Germany

Canada.com

Fisher: Canadian troops off to Europe as part of NATO plan to rein in Putin's ambitions

Corporal Jason Nolet, Sergeant Brent Currie and Corporal Mohammad Balouch from the Land Task Force of Operation REASSURANCE did a wings exchange jump from a CC-130J Hercules from 436 Squadron Trenton in Eastern Europe on August 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), North America, Canada, Germany, Vladimir Putin, US Military, US Marine Corps

Navy Times

Finland suspects Russian airspace violation

This handout picture from the Finnish Air Force taken Thursday shows a Russian AN-72 transport plane, taken by a Finnish aircraft pilot.

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Related Topix: Finland, World News, US Military, US Air Force,

Heraldseries.co.uk

Asbestos-related deaths 'will peak in next five years'

ASBESTOS deaths are set to reach a record high in Oxfordshire in the next six years, it has been warned.

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Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Health, Mesothelioma,

CBS News

Rebels seem to control another key town in Ukraine

The strategic southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appeared firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists Thursday, and Ukraine's president called an emergency meeting of the nation's security council as concerns grew about the opening of a new front in the conflict.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Journalism, Russia, Turkey, Middle East, Vladimir Putin

The New Zealand Herald

EU struggles with dearth of women in top jobs

Don't be fooled by Angela Merkel. The German chancellor may be the most powerful leader in the European Union, but she hardly paints a true picture of the place of women in EU politics.

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Related Topix: Angela Merkel, Luxembourg, World News

Business Times

Uber eyes aggressive expansion in Germany despite bans

US car service Uber is planning an aggressive expansion in Germany despite a backlash from cities such as Berlin and Hamburg, which have questioned its right to operate in highly regulated markets dominated by traditional taxis [FRANKFURT] US car service Uber is planning an aggressive expansion in Germany despite a backlash from cities such as ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Peninsula

IMF chief charged with 'negligence' over graft case

PARIS: IMF chief Christine Lagarde , one of the world's most powerful women, announced Wednesday she had been charged with "negligence" over a multi-million-euro graft case relating to her time as French finance minister.

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Related Topix: France, World News

Stalbans Review

Cameron praises 'single market' UK

David Cameron will tell business leaders that the UK is 'one of the oldest and most successful single markets in the world' The Prime Minister will hail the UK as one of the world's "oldest and most successful single markets" as he campaigns to keep the country together.

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

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