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A historic referendum that decides the future of Scotland has begun. The Scots are voting Thursday on whether Scotland should become an independent country or stay in the United Kingdom. Voting opened at 7am local time in more than 2,600 polling stations, where voters are given the "Yes" and "No" options to the referendum question: "Should Scotland be an independent country?." More than four milli
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The European parliament and Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday ratified the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, which takes the former Soviet republic a step closer to becoming a member of the European bloc. The Ukrainian parliament in Kiev, also known as Verkhovna Rada, adopted the Law "On ratification...
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Obama15-091114.jpgPresident Barack Obama on Wednesday outlined his comprehensive strategy to eliminate the terrorist group known as the Islamic State. Speaking in a nationally televised primetime speech on the eve of the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Obama vowed to use air power but no combat troops to eliminate the terrorists.
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