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    Scots reject independence in historic vote

    GLASGOW, Scotland (CNN) — Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom — along with England, Wales and Northern Ireland — following a historic referendum vote. A majority of voters rejected the possibility of Scotland breaking away and becoming an independent nation. Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond admitted defeat in a televised statement early Friday — and urged the rest of Scotland to do the same. He thanked Scotland “for 1.6 million votes for Scottish independence.” A turnout of 86% […]

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    JetBlue plane makes emergency landing after engine exploded

    (CNN) — A JetBlue flight with 147 people aboard made an emergency landing at a California airport on Thursday after an issue with one of its engines, a spokeswoman for the airline said. Four people were injured when JetBlue Flight 1416 returned to Long Beach Airport, CNN affiliate KCAL reported, citing a fire official. One person who was having breathing difficulty went to the hospital, Jake Heflin of the Long Beach Fire Department told the station. Actor Jackson Rathbone tweeted […]


    Scotland decides: Stay or leave U.K.?

    Scotland's voters head to the polls today to cast their ballots in the country's landmark independence referendum.

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    Four of La.’s five reps vote to arm, train Syrians

     (CNN) — The U.S. House of Representatives approved President Barack Obama’s request to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight ISIS. The vote was 273 -156, with significant opposition to the proposal in both parties. The proposal would authorize the Pentagon to provide assistance to “appropriately vetted” members of the Syrian opposition and require the administration to give Congress a detailed plan for helping the rebels before that assistance could begin. The Senate vote on the proposal could come as […]

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    Richard III’s bones reveal fatal blows, scientists say

     (CNN) — Richard III was the last English king to lose his life on the battlefield. Scientists who have been testing his remains — found under a parking lot in the English city of Leicester — now believe they know how he died. The 15th-century king was best known to modern Britons as the hunchbacked Shakespearean villain accused of murdering his nephews, the “Princes in the Tower,” to usurp the throne. His life has always been a controversial chapter in […]

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    Former Raven Ray Rice appeals NFL suspension

     (CNN) — Ray Rice took the first step toward a possible return to the football field Tuesday evening when the NFL players’ union announced it had filed an appeal of his indefinite suspension by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Goodell initially had suspended the running back for two games without pay and fined him the equivalent of another game’s pay. Rice was just a few days away from the end of the original suspension when the commissioner decided to increase the […]

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    Apple offers a way to ‘return’ that free U2 album

    (CNN) — Apple learned an important lesson this week: Not everyone likes U2. And even those who do really don’t like it when you put music in their libraries without asking. A week after giving away a U2 album to most iTunes users, Apple has announced a way for customers to get rid of it. The company released instructions on how to delete the album from an iCloud account, complete with a giant “Remove Album” button. Somewhere, a single tear […]

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    ISIS fight: Congress to vote on arming Syrian rebels

     WASHINGTON (CNN) — House Republicans will require the White House to provide a detailed plan for arming and training Syrian rebels to fight ISIS in exchange for giving it the OK to carry out the mission. The provision — which is expected to be added to a must-pass spending bill funding the government through mid-December and could face a vote as early as Wednesday in the House — would require the Secretary of Defense to explain how the Pentagon is […]

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    Fighting ISIS: America, allies joining forces

    (CNN) — 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. The United States has conducted more than 150 airstrikes in Iraq against ISIS, and Secretary of […]