September 18th @ 8:44 AM GMT
Reuters Islamic State fighters have seized 16 Kurdish villages in northern Syria in a major advance towards the city of Ayn al-Arab at the border with Turkey, a Kurdish military official and a group that tracks the civil war said on Thursday.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c/35217/f/654198/s/3e95404c/sc/1/mf.gif' border='0'/><br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a href=''http://da.feedsportal.com/r/206157919698/u/49/f/654198/c/35217/s/3e... (World)
September 18th @ 6:11 PM GMT
CBS News AP: Senior U.S. official says Washington won't give into attempts to ''extort'' political gain from the detentions (World)
September 19th @ 10:30 AM GMT
Wall Street Journal Voters in Scotland rejected a heated bid for independence, with 55% saying ''no.'' The U.K. prime minister said work would begin to grant Scotland more powers, but in a surprise move he also endorsed greater autonomy for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. (World)
September 19th @ 5:59 PM GMT
Yahoo! The founder of Italy's pro-devolution, anti-immigrant Northern League expressed bitter disappointment at the result of the Scottish independence referendum and said voters had been intimidated by the media. Umberto Bossi, who created the movement for autonomy for Italy's rich northern regions in the 1980s and was a longstanding ally of former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, said he had followed the Scottish independence debate closely. ''We are not happy, we are sad,'' he told Reute... (Top Stories)
September 19th @ 7:44 AM GMT
Yahoo! Six years ago, little-known North Carolina state legislator Kay Hagan upset Sen. Elizabeth Dole after Hagan and her Democratic allies drilled in voters' minds the idea that Dole was too closely aligned to an unpopular president. (Politics)
September 18th @ 11:40 PM GMT
Yahoo! A couple accused of kidnapping two Amish sisters in northern New York state in August were charged on Thursday in federal court in Syracuse with sexual exploitation of children and child pornography possession. Stephen Howells II, 39, and Nicole Vaisey, 25, of Hermon, New York, were indicted for the sexual exploitation of three girls, ages 12, 8 and 7. Both were also charged with one count each of conspiracy to sexually exploit children and Howells was also charged with possession of child ... (U.S. News)
September 19th @ 9:39 AM GMT
Wall Street Journal The U.K. prime minister pledged to honor his commitment to devolve more powers to Scotland's government, but said England, Wales, and Northern Ireland should also have greater independence. (World)
September 20th @ 4:04 AM GMT
CBS News Reporters and others evacuated after an unidentified individual ran toward the complex's North Portico (Politics)
September 19th @ 5:33 AM GMT
SlashDot Taco Cowboy writes A recent study by researchers at Harvard Medical School and the University of Tübingen in Germany has found that present day Europeans are descendants of three different groups of people — A near east farmer group, an indigenous hunter gatherer group, and an ancient North Eurasian group from Siberia. ''Nearly all Europeans have ancestry from all three ancestral groups,'' said Iosif Lazaridis, a research fellow in genetics in Reich's lab and first author of... (Technology)
September 19th @ 5:58 AM GMT
Wall Street Journal Japan said that talks with North Korea over the fate of Japanese nationals abducted by Pyongyang have hit a snag, damping prospects for progress on the emotional issue. (World)
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