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  • Ex-PM Tony Blair says hopes Scotland will vote to stay in the UK

    KIEV (Reuters) - Former Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Saturday that he hoped Scots would vote against independence, saying that breaking up the United Kingdom would not be a sensible step. The fate of the United Kingdom is hanging on a knife edge...
  • Scottish independence battle draws 'day of reckoning' warning to business

    Scottish independence battle draws 'day of reckoning' warning to business
    The battle over Scottish independence took a bitter turn on Saturday when a senior nationalist warned businesses such as BP that they could face punishment for voicing concern over the impact of secession. With the fate of the United Kingdom balanced on...
  • Northern Ireland firebrand turned peacemaker Ian Paisley dies

    Northern Ireland firebrand turned peacemaker Ian Paisley dies
    BELFAST (Reuters) - Firebrand Protestant cleric Ian Paisley, whose unlikely alliance with bitter Catholic rivals helped to bring a belated peace to Northern Ireland, died on Friday aged 88, his family said. As the leading light of hardline Unionism,...
  • Iraq crisis prompts Obama, Cameron to revisit U.S.-Britain ties

    Iraq crisis prompts Obama, Cameron to revisit U.S.-Britain ties
    President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron began Thursday by making a joint call to action in a newspaper piece against “barbaric” terrorists in Iraq. They also visited an elementary school in the morning before attending the...
  • Israel offers to extend Gaza cease-fire, but Hamas has yet to agree

    JERUSALEM An Israeli official said Wednesday that Israel was willing to extend a three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip past its scheduled 8 a.m. Friday expiration, but the offer was not immediately accepted by Hamas, lending an air of uncertainty to...
  • Gaza cease fire begins; Egypt to mediate talks on longer truce

    JERUSALEM A planned 72-hour cease-fire between Israel and Hamas began Tuesday as Israeli forces completed their withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and both sides prepared for indirect talks in Egypt on a longer truce to end a nearly monthlong war. The...
  • 'Masters of Sex' artfully exposes a myth of masculinity

    'Masters of Sex' artfully exposes a myth of masculinity
    It turns out that the pioneering sex researcher William Masters in "Masters of Sex" is most exposed when cloaked in a plush white bathrobe. The July 27 episode of the highly praised Showtime drama had viewers more on edge than the moments before a...
  • China TV anchor known for patriotic views is held in corruption probe

    Think of him as China’s Stephen Colbert – only his patriotism shtick isn’t a put-on. For years, TV news anchor Rui Chenggang has been a China booster and an icon for China’s global “soft power” push. But in a...
  • Gaza death toll reaches 145; U.N. Security Council calls for ceasefire

    Gaza death toll reaches 145; U.N. Security Council calls for ceasefire
    An Israeli air strike on the home of Gaza's police chief killed 18 people on Saturday, Gaza's health ministry said, and Hamas fired the largest salvo of rockets yet on Tel Aviv since the start of the Jewish state's offensive in the Palestinian enclave. ...
  • Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk: 'Killing Daddy' and more

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- MOVIES The Best Man Holiday Writer-director Malcolm...
  • Israel uses search for kidnapped teens to crack down on Hamas

    Israel on Wednesday was pursuing a two-fold mission in the West Bank: Find three Israeli teenagers presumed to have been kidnapped last week and crack down on the Palestinian militant organization Hamas. The three yeshiva students -- Gilad Shaar and...