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From Quebec To Kashmir, Separatists Watch Scotland Vote

Scotland's referendum on independence has implications beyond the borders of the United Kingdom. We take a look at several other regions with breakaway movements.
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Iran's Foreign Minister: U.S. 'Not Serious' About Defeating Islamic State

In an interview with NPR, Mohammad Javad Zarif says the U.S. has been hesitant and contradictory in its approach to defeating the Islamist insurgency.
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Who's Giving What: Nonprofits Step Up Anti-Ebola Efforts

Nonprofits have an important role to play in fighting Ebola, Obama said yesterday. Indeed, they are now donating millions, dispatching doctors and sending over critical supplies.
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Obama Rules Out Another Ground War In Iraq

The president said U.S. airstrikes, combined with military expertise, would be more effective in defeating the group that calls itself the Islamic State.
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Mistura Food Fest Gives Peruvian Cuisine A Chance To Shine

Every September, top chefs from around the world gather to celebrate the diversity of Peruvian cuisine. But not everyone is convinced the food boom is the answer to the country's historic challenges.
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For Scotland's 16-Year-Olds, The First Vote Will Be On Independence

Scotland has lowered the voting age from 18 to 16 for Thursday's referendum on independence. But it looks like the youngest voters won't be casting ballots in the way that many had initially expected.
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Bangladesh Court Commutes Islamist Leader's Death Sentence

Delwar Hossain Sayedee will instead spend the rest of his life in prison. He was convicted last year for his role in the violence surrounding the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan.
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House Poised To Vote On Arming, Training Syrian Rebels

The expected vote on whether to authorize the Obama administration's plan to arm and train moderate fighters comes as the president meets with military officials at U.S. Central Command.
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Royal Canadian Air Force Tries To Keep Aging Fleet Flying

The Ottawa Citizen reports that technicians from the Search and Rescue unit had to raid an air force museum for navigational equipment to use in some of its Hercules aircraft.
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Police Try To Nab Thief Who Steals Flowers From Graves

Police in the English village wrote a poem: All we can do now to show we cared is to lay flowers at a grave for feelings we shared. Please admire not take our bouquets and our wreaths.

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