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  • Cameron: 'We will do everything in our power' to find Haines' killers

    Cameron: 'We will do everything in our power' to find Haines' killers
    The extremist group known as Islamic State released a video Saturday that purports to show the beheading of a British aid worker who was kidnapped in Syria near the Turkish border in March 2013. The video, apparently showing the death of David Haines,...
  • EU legal fog lets Scots bank on politics to keep them in

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - If Scots vote for independence, it will be in part because they believe assurances that their small Atlantic peninsula can quit the United Kingdom without ever leaving the secure embrace of the European Union. That, however, is not...
  • Conductor Oramo ends UK's Proms season with plea for music for children

    LONDON (Reuters) - Finnish conductor Sakari Oramo brought the 120th season of the United Kingdom's BBC Proms festival of classical music to a close in London on Saturday with a plea for children around the world not to lose out on the opportunity to...
  • World waits for white smoke from U.S. Fed

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve may give clearer hints on when it will hike the cost of borrowing in the United States in the coming week, as struggling Europe braces for a tight vote in Scotland on whether to leave the United Kingdom....
  • Europe changing shape whichever way Scotland goes

    PARIS (Reuters) - Whatever the outcome of this week's Scottish referendum on independence, the shape of Europe is changing as power ebbs away from old nation states, sparking a backlash in some places. If Scots vote "Yes" to splitting from England...
  • Video shows Islamic State henchman executing British aid worker

    WASHINGTON The Islamic State posted a video Saturday of the execution of a British aid worker for what the killer said was retaliation for Britain's decision to join the international coalition that the United States is leading to fight the radical...
  • UK's Cameron says will hunt down 'murderers' of David Haines

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Saturday the murder of aid worker David Haines by Islamic State was an act of pure evil and vowed to bring his killers to justice however long it takes. "This is a despicable and appalling...
  • Rupert Murdoch says Scotland is alive with debate ahead of independence vote

    EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch visited Scotland on Saturday, praising the country of 5 million people for being alive with debate ahead of a independence vote that could break apart the United Kingdom. Murdoch, whose global media...
  • Poll shows rising Scottish support for staying in United Kingdom

    EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scottish support for independence has declined, a poll for Survation showed on Saturday, widening the lead for the pro-union campaign just 5 days before Scotland votes on whether to separate from the rest of the United Kingdom. A...
  • Fall Movies: Film Festivals, 'Diamond Ruff' Screening

    Fall Movies: Film Festivals, 'Diamond Ruff' Screening
    Alternative-movie offerings are plentiful this fall. In addition to festivals featuring indie and foreign films — the Feminist Film Festival, the EROS gay film festival, the Festival of Ibero American Cinema, the Manhattan Short Film Festival...
  • U.S., Britain to send troops to help fight Ebola in West Africa

    U.S., Britain to send troops to help fight Ebola in West Africa
    The United States and Britain are sending troops and equipment to West Africa to help curb the spread of Ebola, officials said Monday, as the World Health Organization warned that the outbreak is outstripping the capacity to respond in one of the worst-...