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Scotland votes no to independence  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:36:56 GMT
Scotland votes to stay in the United Kingdom after rejecting independence. 
Obama hails Congress vote on Syria  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:48:52 GMT
President Obama says Congress's backing for his $500m plan to aid moderate Syrian rebels shows that the US is united against Islamic State. 
Ebola 'threat to world security'  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:10:52 GMT
The UN Security Council declares the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a threat to international peace and security. 
Australia boosts parliament security  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:44:28 GMT
Security is being upgraded at the Australian parliament following "chatter" suggesting extremists could target it for attack, PM Tony Abbott says. 
Eight dead in Florida house shooting  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:36:07 GMT
A grandfather shot dead his daughter and her six children before taking his own life at a home in Bell, Florida, police say. 
Video of British hostage released  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:00:17 GMT
A new video is released showing a British man, identified as journalist John Cantlie, believed to be held hostage by Islamic State militants. 
Obama praises 'excellent' Poroshenko  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:53:57 GMT
President Barack Obama has given his support to the visiting Petro Poroshenko, describing himself as a "strong friend" to Ukraine's leader. 
Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps down  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:14:29 GMT
Multi-billionaire Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps aside to focus on product engineering, as Mark Hurd and Safra Catz are named as co-chief executives. 
Ebola team 'found dead in Guinea'  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:26:15 GMT
Officials in Guinea say they have found the bodies of several people thought to be part of a team of health workers and journalists who went missing earlier this week. 
Alibaba sets share price at $68  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:52:57 GMT
Chinese online giant Alibaba prices its shares $68 ahead of the start of trading on Friday, making it one of the biggest stock market listings ever. 
China tennis star Li Na to retire  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 04:26:44 GMT
China's sporting hero Li Na announces her retirement from tennis at the age of 32, citing injury problems. 
VIDEO: 'Home of golf' accepts women members  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:16:05 GMT
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St Andrews has voted to accept women members for the first time in its history. 
VIDEO: London hosts Turner and Constable shows  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:02:19 GMT
Rivals in life, two of Britain's greatest painters William Turner and John Constable, are the subjects of major exhibitions in London. 
VIDEO: TV forecaster breaks endurance record  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:47:47 GMT
Eli Kari Gjengedal has broken the world record for continuous weather presenting, with 33 hours on screen. 
VIDEO: One-minute World News  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:16:21 GMT
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