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  • UK's opposition Labor to tell voters ahead of election: Trust us on economy

    MANCHESTER England (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labor party will try to convince voters it can be trusted with the economy by promising on Monday it would cut ministerial salaries and curb public spending if it wins a national election next year....
  • UK's Cameron shifts tack on constitutional shake-up to mollify Scots

    UK's Cameron shifts tack on constitutional shake-up to mollify Scots
    MANCHESTER England (Reuters) - Scotland will get more autonomy with no "ifs or buts", Prime Minister David Cameron's office said on Sunday, after Scottish leader Alex Salmond accused him and other politicians of tricking Scots out of independence....
  • A Scotland made anew by surge in political engagement

    A Scotland made anew by surge in political engagement
    On the cobbled streets of Edinburgh on Saturday, the "yes" and "no" campaign offices were dark, the doors locked, the insides strewn with deflated balloons and abandoned leaflets รข€” the frozen-in-amber detritus of a once-vibrant struggle now...
  • Why do Americans hate America?

    After some hand-wringing over British citizens who have chosen to fight with ISIS, Prime Minister David Cameron said he thinks one reason for the defection is that too many of the defectors have forgotten what it means to be British. As a means of...
  • Support for Scotland staying in United Kingdom at 53 percent: Ipsos

    LONDON (Reuters) - Supporters of keeping Scotland within the United Kingdom held a 6 percentage-point lead in a final independence opinion poll which was published as voters were taking part in the referendum on whether Scotland should break the 307-year-...
  • Egyptian militant admits links to 1998 U.S. embassy bombings

    A longtime Egyptian militant with ties to Al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden admitted in federal court Friday that he had links to the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Africa, a surprise guilty plea that the judge sharply questioned because it reduces his prison...
  • Scottish referendum results in shift in power across Britain

    The campaign signs are coming down. Gone are the colorful “yes” and “no” buttons that seemed to grace every lapel in Scotland. The dream of independence is dead, perhaps for a generation or more. But though the status quo...
  • Scotland rejects independence in historic vote

    Scotland rejects independence in historic vote
    Scotland rejected independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart, sow financial turmoil and diminish Britain’s remaining global clout. A vote for the 307-year union is a relief for millions of Britons...
  • Scotland's 'no' to independence sets up battle in Europe's other breakaway regions

    EDINBURGH, Scotland European leaders worried about other would-be breakaway regions were able to breathe again Friday after Scottish voters' resounding rejection of independence, but in the still-intact British Isles, the reaction was mixed for many,...
  • Scotland opts to stay with Britain

    Voters in Scotland have rejected independence from Britain, opting to preserve a more than 300-year-old union in a referendum Thursday that sent shock waves through Europe and opened the door to continuing political tumult in Britain. With turnout at...
  • U.S. stocks climb higher in early trading

    NEW YORK (AP) — Major market indexes are heading higher Friday as the Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba prepares its stock-market debut. The Standard & Poor's 500 index pushed above the record level reached the day before. KEEPING SCORE: As of 9:...