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Can Divided Scotland Heal After Bruising Independence Battle?

NBCNews.com - ‎3 minutes ago‎
EDINBURGH, Scotland - Scots woke up Friday united with the rest of Britain - but divided among themselves after an intense and often acrimonious independence campaign that sometimes pitted families and neighbors against each other.
Scotland referendum: Alex Salmond to quit as leader of Scottish National Party
Special Report: Scotland stays in UK, but Britain faces change
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Yahoo Is Both Winner and Loser in Alibaba's IPO

Businessweek - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Yahoo is having a heck of a day. The company just sold chunk of Alibaba stock as part of that company's initial public offering that was worth a cool $9 billion —as much as Yahoo has made in revenue over the last two years.
Here's why Yahoo shares are sinking as Alibaba soars
Alibaba IPO Brings Lucrative Gains for a Select Few
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Alibaba Group generated so much hype for its initial public offering that Wall Street opened trading of the stock Friday at $92.70, skyrocketing from the China-based company’s proposed price of $68 – shattering Wall Street records and valuing the company at $230 billion. http://ow.ly/BHmul
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Car, condo searched in connection with missing student

USA TODAY - ‎44 minutes ago‎
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Police confiscated a car from a Charlottesville-area condominium complex Friday and are searching one condo in the complex in connection with the disappearance of a University of Virginia student almost a week ago.
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Melissa Rivers reveals President Obama sent handwritten note after Joan Rivers ...

New York Daily News - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Melissa Rivers was touched by the outpouring condolences she received after the death of her mother. The 46-year-old daughter to the late comedian makes her first public appearance on E!'s "Fashion Police: Celebrating Joan" special Friday and reveals the ...
President Obama Remembers Joan Rivers, Sends Handwritten Note to Melissa
Giuliana Rancic ponders the fate of Fashion Police without Joan Rivers
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Joan Rivers Death TRUTH will out The Plot Thickens, Doctors Hide http://joeforamerica.com/2014/09/joan-rivers-death-the-plot-thickens-doctors-hide/ Rodney Lee Conover on Sep 18, 2014 in American Culture,  Joan Rivers is dead because a celebrity hound doctor  got the upper hand over the facility director. Here’s what I think happened: Dr. Gwen Korovin, Joan’s ear-nose-throat doctor played Rock, Paper, Scissors with Dr. Lawrence Cohen, medical director of Yorkville Endoscopy over allowing Korovin into the operating room. Korovin...
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Obama asks college men to stop sex predator friends: Will they listen?

Christian Science Monitor - ‎20 minutes ago‎
The White House has taken a lead when it comes to forcing colleges that get federal aid to toughen rules dealing with sex assault allegations.
Obama: Campus sex assault an affront to humanity
Obama rolls out "It's On Us" initiative to combat sexual assault
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President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden announced the launch of a new public awareness campaign to prevent sexual assault on college campuses Friday morning, building on the recommendations of a task force created earlier this year. At the same time, many colleges are ratcheting up their own awareness efforts by mandating sexual assault awareness training for all students, sometimes barring them from class registration for failing to ...
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Au revoir, ISIS fighters: French jets kill dozens of jihadists, destroy munitions facility

New York Daily News - ‎24 minutes ago‎
The French did for President Obama on Friday what they refused to do for his predecessor - they joined the fight in Iraq. Two Rafale fighter planes armed with laser-guided bombs “entirely destroyed” an Islamic State munitions depot and killed dozens of ISIS ...
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Florida man who shot daughter, grandkids had long criminal history

Los Angeles Times - ‎16 minutes ago‎
A Florida grandfather who authorities say shot to death his daughter and six grandchildren before turning the gun on himself had a checkered past, landing in and out of jail several times over the last decade, according to criminal records.
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Madrid opposed to Catalonia independence referendum

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Spanish government in Madrid have said a referendum in Catalonia would be illegal under the national constitution. They have stated they would "take any measure possible" to prevent such a vote taking place, including suspending the powers of the ...
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Utah doctor gets up to life in wife's murder

seattlepi.com - ‎20 minutes ago‎
PROVO, Utah (AP) - A Utah doctor convicted of murdering his wife in a case that became a true-crime cable TV obsession was sentenced Friday to 17 years to life in prison at a hearing in which his daughter called him a monster.
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Former Connecticut governor convicted of new crimes

Fox News - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland, who resigned from office a decade ago in a corruption scandal, was convicted Friday of federal charges that he conspired to hide payment for work on two congressional campaigns.
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Kansas Senate race: Can Mr. Orman go to Washington ... and fix it?

Christian Science Monitor - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Now that the Kansas Supreme Court has ruled that the name of the erstwhile Democratic candidate won't be on the ballot, incumbent Pat Roberts is in a difficult Senate race against Independent Greg Orman, a champion of reform.
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Businesses and markets breathe sigh of relief after Scotland votes No

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
An RBS logo outside Royal Bank of Scotland's headquarters in Edinburgh. RBS yesterday said its contingency plan to move its registered head office to England in the event of a Yes vote in Scotland's independence referendum was no longer required.
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UPDATE 2-Russian stocks get short-lived relief from tycoon's release

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
(Adds reaction to Yevtushenkov release, updates prices). By Jason Bush. MOSCOW Sep 19 (Reuters) - Russian shares got a short-lived boost on Friday afternoon after a well-known tycoon was freed from house arrest, but the market optimism faded, leaving ...
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How much does an iPhone 6 really cost? (Hint: It's way more than $199)

ZDNet - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Apple says the price of the iPhone 6 is either $199, $299, or $399. It's right there on their website. apple-iphone-6-pricing-large.
New iPhone 6 Plus shipments to take several weeks
iPhone 6 launch mania: Bigger phones, bigger lines
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11:15 a.m. – Hundreds of people lined up outside the Apple store at the Stanford University shopping center. They say they iPhone 6 Plus is sold out, but iPhone 6 is still available. Tim Cook was http://nbcbay.com/xJOA3rE (In case you were wondering, Apple gave out the umbrellas.)
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What to Do After You Buy an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus

ABC News - ‎48 minutes ago‎
The new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus is in your hands -- the culmination of weeks of anticipation. Perhaps you were one of the millions of people who woke up in the middle of the night last week to be one of the first to pre-order the new smart phones.
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FCC questions how to enforce net neutrality rules

PCWorld - ‎21 minutes ago‎
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission needs to create explicit rules that tell broadband providers what traffic management techniques they can and cannot use if the agency has any hope of enforcing its proposed net neutrality rules, some advocates ...
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Kaley Cuoco reveals how she found out about nude photo leak: 'I totally have ...

New York Daily News - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Laughter is the best medicine for Kaley Cuoco. The 28-year-old "Big Bang Theory" actress appeared Thursday on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting got nude-photo news via Google alert
Kaley Cuoco Jokes About Nude Photo Leak on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"
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It's a BIG BANG on today's Ellen. Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting stops by and chats about life as a newlywed, and the surprise party she held for her husband. Catch it today at 4 on KCCI! And don't miss the Big Bang Theory premiere Monday at 7 on KCCI!
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J-Lo and Iggy continue the Summer of Butts with 'Booty' remix video

Entertainment Weekly - ‎12 minutes ago‎
It may be the third week of September, but the Summer of Butts swelters on. Last month, Jennifer Lopez released a remix of her song “Booty,” featuring Iggy Azalea—and now they've put out an ass-tastic video to accompany the audio.
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Mama June and Sugar Bear of 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' split up

New York Daily News - ‎4 minutes ago‎
Here comes a break up! Mama June Shannon and Sugar Bear Thompson, the stars of TLC reality show "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," have gone their separate ways, E! News confirmed.
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NFL, NFLPA finalize new substance abuse policy

USA TODAY - ‎7 minutes ago‎
It's official: Cleveland Browns all-pro receiver Josh Gordon will be eligible to return from his suspension in a couple months.
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Giroux hurt as Flyers open camp

Fox News - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux is expected to be sidelined approximately two weeks after suffering an undisclosed lower-body injury on the first day of training camp.
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Antarctica sets records on ice setting sea, but Arctic ice cap continues to melt

Tech Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Antarctica's sea ice crushed a new record this month for the solid third year in a row. But while the Southern Hemisphere seas show record-breaking ice growth, scientists are left worrying about the impact of global warming on the melting Arctic ice.
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Supermassive black hole in a galaxy only 300 light-years wide

EarthSky - ‎1 hour ago‎
It's an unlikely object in an improbable place - a monster black hole lurking inside one of the tiniest galaxies ever known. Artist's concept of the supermassive black hole in the tiny galaxy M60-UCD1.
Massive Black Hole Revealed Within Tiny Dwarf Galaxy
Supermassive Black Hole Discovered Inside Tiny Dwarf Galaxy
Michael A Koontz
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Black holes and bright shiny sun(s) 140 million stars centering one massive black hole, the size of 21 million suns combined Outside of our perfectly manicured garden, wild tigers and other felines roam about in the wild unknown, sometimes you might feel or hear them, invisible but ever present, and at even rarer times, life smiles at you and gift you with the opportunity of their beauty to grace your eyes. Visible or not, you always know tha...
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Only 5 billion years until The Milky Way gets gobbled up

Washington Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
Scientists already knew that big galaxies like to chow down on smaller ones -- which is just a cute way of saying that when they collide, the larger galaxy gains the mass of the smaller one.
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Why Are YOU Marching?

Huffington Post - ‎34 minutes ago‎
On September 21, people will take to the streets of New York City to demand international action on climate change. The People's Climate March coincides with the United Nation's Climate Summit hosted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
The People's Climate March—and Some Companies', Too
Obama faces busy week at United Nations
Pamela Zuppo
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Get Ready for the Biggest Climate Protest Ever! This coming Tuesday, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will meet with world leaders to discuss the global threat of climate change. Two days earlier, he'll be marching in the streets of New York alongside activists hoping to put pressure on the summit's high-powered attendees. "I will link arms with those marching for climate action," Moon told press on Tuesday. "We stand w...
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Sierra Leone starts nationwide lockdown to stop spread of Ebola

CNN - ‎2 hours ago‎
(CNN) -- Sierra Leone starts a three-day nationwide lockdown Friday in an effort to halt an Ebola outbreak that has left thousands dead in the region.
Merkel pledges aid to fight Ebola in West Africa
Sierra Leone Begins 3-Day Lockdown to Fight Ebola Outbreak
Fears amid new Sierra Leone Ebola strategy
Ebola and the Cost of Fear
BBC World Service
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Ebola crisis A three-day curfew has begun in Sierra Leone to enable health workers to find and isolate cases of Ebola, in order to halt the spread of the disease. WHO officials say that under the curfew, Sierra Leone's six million citizens cannot leave their homes between 07:00 and 19:00 each day. Sierra Leone is one of the countries worst hit by West Africa's Ebola outbreak, with more than 550 victims among the 2,600 deaths so far re...
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Obama Administration Tackles Antibiotic Resistance

WebMD - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Sept. 18, 2014 -- The Obama administration on Thursday announced a set of measures aimed at combating the threat of antibiotic resistance, which can happen when these medicines are used too often and lose their power to treat bacterial infections.
Some good, some bad in Obama executive order on protecting antibiotics
Why Reducing Antibiotic Resistance Is Harder Than It Seems
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Children needlessly prescribed antibiotics at an alarming rate http://b4in.org/p8yL In many cases, doctors prescribe antibiotics to children, but most of the time, those viruses don’t even respond to antibiotics, a study finds. When you have a cold, or a headache, there’s a good chance you might just shrug it off, or fight it with an aspirin or some Tylenol - but if your child is suffering, the odds are you might want something better for him. Yet often times, you...
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