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As Scotland Eyes Independence, Poll Gives Edge To Leaving The U.K.

As Scotland Eyes Independence, Poll Gives Edge To Leaving The U.K.The debate is far from over — and there's a chance it could continue far beyond the vote. For now, signs urging a "Yes" or a "No" vote on the question of leaving the U.K. are popping up at demonstrations and on buildings.

Iraq’s Prime Minister Maliki Says He Will Step Down

Iraq’s Prime Minister Maliki Says He Will Step DownIraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki announced today that he will step down and endorse his nominated successor, state television says.

Landslide Win Puts Opposition Party In Charge In India

Landslide Win Puts Opposition Party In Charge In IndiaIn a historic result, opposition leader Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party are celebrating a resounding win in India's elections Friday, after ousting the Congress party that has long dominated politics in the world's largest democracy.

McCain’s ‘Liberal’ Record Earns Him Censure From Arizona GOP

McCain’s ‘Liberal’ Record Earns Him Censure From Arizona GOPThe Arizona Republic says: "Saturday's censure came two weeks after the Maricopa County Republican Party passed a resolution to censure the senator on a 1,150-to-351 vote.

Congress Poised To Pass $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

Congress Poised To Pass $1.1 Trillion Spending BillThe House is expected to vote Wednesday on a $1.1 trillion spending bill that would fund the federal government into October and bring to an end, for now at least, the bitter partisan battles that have led to one government shutdown and threatened to push the U.S. into defaulting on its bills.

Tragedy In Virginia Preceded By Son’s Psychiatric Evaluation

Tragedy In Virginia Preceded By Son’s Psychiatric EvaluationAs authorities try to piece together what happened inside the home of a prominent Virginia lawmaker Tuesday, there's word that a lack of space in psychiatric facilities may have played a role in the tragedy.

China Unveils Major Economic Changes

China Unveils Major Economic ChangesChina said it would loosen restrictions on foreign investment in e-commerce and other businesses, and allow private competition in state-dominated sectors.

San Francisco BART Transit Workers On Strike

San Francisco BART Transit Workers On StrikeFriday's commute in San Francisco is frustrating now that workers for the region's largest transit system, known as the BART, are on strike.

Court Rules That Arizona Sheriff Engages In Racial Profiling

Court Rules That Arizona Sheriff Engages In Racial ProfilingA U.S. district court has ruled that Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio's department has violated the rights of Latino drivers by racially profiling them as part of a crackdown on illegal immigration and issued an injunction to halt the practice.

Read The Report On IRS’s ‘Inappropriate’ Scrutiny Of Groups

Read The Report On IRS’s ‘Inappropriate’ Scrutiny Of GroupsThe language is not dramatic but the message is clear: A much-anticipated report from the Treasury Department's inspector general for tax administration is straight forward about how Internal Revenue Service personnel unfairly singled out some conservative groups for unnecessary scrutiny during the 2012 campaign cycle.
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