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1 month ago

Australian police: Raids thwarted beheading plot

SYDNEY (AP) — Police on Thursday said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supporters of the radical Islamic State group. They raided more than a dozen properties across Sydney and were holding six people and have identified the suspected ringleader, officials said….

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1 month ago

Doctor: Ford to undergo 40 days of chemotherapy

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will undergo 40 days of chemotherapy to treat a rare and difficult-to-beat cancer that forced him to do what months of scandals over drug and alcohol abuse could not – drop his bid for re-election….

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1 month ago

UN’s flight marks new era on Israel-Syria front

CAMP ZIOUANI, Golan Heights (AP) — For four decades, a multinational United Nations mission has quietly monitored the sleepy Golan Heights – providing a symbol of stability between bitter enemies as it enforced a truce between Israel and Syria….

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Scots decide whether to declare independence

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Scots held the fate of the United Kingdom in their hands Thursday as they voted in a referendum on becoming an independent state, deciding whether to unravel a marriage with England that built an empire but has increasingly been felt by many Scots as stifling and one-sided….

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1 month ago

Scotland’s independence vote puts UK union on edge

LONDON (AP) — Breaking up is hard to do, especially after 307 years. The entire United Kingdom will find out just how hard if Scotland chooses independence in Thursday’s vote….

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1 month ago

APNewsBreak: NKorea unresponsive to US envoy offer

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea is not accepting American offers to send a high-level envoy to seek the release of three detained Americans, a senior U.S. official said Wednesday….

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1 month ago

Scotland’s independence vote puts UK union on edge

LONDON (AP) — Breaking up is hard to do, especially after 307 years. The entire United Kingdom will find out just how hard if Scotland chooses independence in Thursday’s vote….

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1 month ago

Australian police: Raids thwarted beheading plot

SYDNEY (AP) — Police on Thursday said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supporters of the radical Islamic State group. They raided more than a dozen properties across Sydney and were holding six people, including the suspected ringleader, officials said….

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1 month ago

Scots decide whether to declare independence

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Scots held the fate of the United Kingdom in their hands Thursday as they voted in a referendum on becoming an independent state, deciding whether to unravel a marriage with England that built an empire but has increasingly been felt by many Scots as stifling and one-sided….

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1 month ago

Doctor: Ford to undergo 40 days of chemotherapy

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will undergo 40 days of chemotherapy to treat a rare and difficult-to-beat cancer that forced him to do what months of scandals over drug and alcohol abuse could not – drop his bid for re-election….