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Scotland voted Thursday in an independence referendum…

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The Islamic State group has released a video showing…

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A life of making headlines
A life of making headlines

Greg Ansley, the Herald's man in Australia for more than 20 years, passed away this month.

Australia weighs threat of Isis on home soil
Australia weighs threat of Isis on home soil

The Islamic State plot to carry out random beheadings in Sydney alleged by police is a simple and barbaric scheme that has…

A yes for no and a no for yes
A yes for no and a no for yes

New Zealand-based Scots were last night hoping English political leaders would honour promises to treat their homeland better…

Archbishop shares his doubts over God
Archbishop shares his doubts over God

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Justin Welby, has disclosed that he questions whether God exists. Britain's…

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2 Iranians arrested in Kenya with forged passports

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) A Kenyan official says two Iranians carrying forged Israeli passports have been arrested in Nairobi. The…

John F. Kennedy's WWII letters sell at auction

BOSTON (AP) A collection of letters John F. Kennedy sent to the family of a lost PT-109 crewmate has sold for $200,000…

Lawyer: EU court agrees to hear Berlusconi appeal

ROME (AP) A lawyer for former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi says the European Court for Human Rights has agreed…

Greece: New bailout 'out of the question'

ATHENS, Greece (AP) Greece's finance minister says his country will not seek additional rescue funds from other eurozone…

Germany, France to provide airlifts in Ebola fight

BERLIN (AP) Germany says it plans to work with France to establish airlifts to Ebola-affected countries. The foreign ministry…

Air France pilots extend strike to Sept. 26

PARIS (AP) Air France pilots are prolonging a walkout that has grounded more than half the airline's flights all week. Unions…

Procter & Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion

NEW YORK (AP) Procter & Gamble is canceling an on-field breast cancer awareness promotion it had been planning with the…

UN urges global support for Iraq to fight terror

UNITED NATIONS (AP) The U.N. Security Council urged the international community Friday to expand support for the Iraqi…

UN reaffirms support for force in Golan Heights

UNITED NATIONS (AP) The U.N. Security Council is reaffirming its "unconditional support" for maintaining the U.N. peacekeeping…

Foreign fighters, Ebola top Obama's UN agenda

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama will call on fellow world leaders next week to back a United Nations resolution…

Sweden: Russian military jets violate air space

STOCKHOLM (AP) Sweden says it has summoned the Russian ambassador over an air space violation by two Russian military aircraft. The…

Mexico struggles to return order to Los Cabos

MEXICO CITY (AP) Mexican authorities are still struggling to restore services and calm residents five days after Hurricane…

Al Jazeera America sues former VP Gore

NEW YORK (AP) Al Jazeera America is suing former Vice President Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, the former owners of the TV network…

Cameron moves to curtail Scottish MPs' voting powers

David Cameron has announced that he will fast-track proposals to prevent Scottish MPs voting on English-only issues in the…

Scotland: Yes supporters crying in the rain
Scotland: Yes supporters crying in the rain

Supporters of Scottish independence reacted with bitter disappointment after their hopes of breaking…

Mega-rich squeeze out last drops

Nestled under the Santa Ynez mountains and cooled by the Pacific Ocean breeze, the billionaires' bolt hole of Montecito…

6 dead in cartel-style killings in western Mexico

MORELIA, Mexico (AP) The bound bodies of six men were found dumped on a street Friday in the western Mexico state of Michoacan…

Montana gay couple denied Communion after marriage

BILLINGS, Montana (AP) A gay couple has been told they can no longer receive Communion or participate in church ministry…

Exxon to wind down Russian drilling project

NEW YORK (AP) Exxon Mobil said Friday that it will wind down a drilling project in Russia in compliance with U.S. sanctions…

Bahrain: Protesters dismiss government plans

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) Thousands of opposition supporters rallied in the tiny island nation of Bahrain on Friday to protest…

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Dial up a space taxi service?
Dial up a space taxi service?

Nasa has awarded its first private contracts for ferrying astronauts to the International Space Station.

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Syria

British hostage in new Isis video
British hostage in new Isis video

The Islamic State group released a video showing a British journalist who says he is a prisoner of the extremists.

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