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Scotland 'Say No' to Independence by 10% Margin

Top U.S. military leadership has approved plan to strike ISIS targets inside Syria, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel tells House panel. 

 

AFP: Strong quake rocks Eastern Japan, "biggest this year" — Fukushima Officials: Experts said Magnitude 8 quake "will occur" offshore; "Temporary seawall built as measure against the accompanying tsunami aftershock" (VIDEO)

 

Tweet by JoNel Aleccia, former NBC News reporter, Sept 2, 2014: Five pregnancies with anencephaly in Central WA state with due dates this year. State, CDC plan interviews w/ moms

 

Japan Stores Nuke Waste Near Rice Farms


NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

John Ivison: ‘No’ for Scotland, but this could just be start of constitutional change in the U.K.

Link corrected: Ebola patients buying survivors' blood from black market, WHO warns

'No' votes cling to slight lead in Scotland's referendum

EDINBURGH - Scots began voting in an referendum that will decide the fate of the United Kingdom, with five polls showing a slight lead for those opposing independence.  Live Coverage | Full Article 

AFRICA

By Sphie Harmon:
Ebola crisis in West Africa: where did all the development money go?. With each week that passes, the Ebola crisis in West Africa deepens. And amid the horror, the fear and a public health response described by Medicine Sans Frontières as “lethally inadequate”, public health…

SPORTS

NFL RUNNING BACK ALLEGEDLY HEADBUTTED WIFE AFTER SHE REFUSED TO HAVE SEX WITH HIM


Chagrined NFL teams bow to pressure on domestic abuse cases

FUKUSHIMA

Leader of Fukushima Study: "Intense exposure" headed toward US west co

Plume traveling very fast via oceanic jet — "High concentrations" to impact California coastal areas; Prolonged period of radioactive upwelling expected (VIDEO)

Radiation Network

TECH

Online Education Guide. Choose your course

Microsoft lays off 2,100, axes Silicon Valley research

Strasbourg court to rule on whether UK mass surveillance is threat to journalism

HEALTH

Avoiding Pesticides in Produce: Go Organic

Vaccines and Monsanto’s RoundUp Cause Autism: MIT Scientist Exposes Consequence of Glyphosate and Aluminum Cocktail

CELEBRITY/ROYALTY


Scotland rejects independence with No winning 55% of vote

Death of Prince Nicholas Romanovich, Claimant to Russian Throne
Prince Nicholas Romanovich Romanov, 1922-2014
Prince Nicholas Romanovich Romanov (1922-2014)

‘They thought she was a prostitute’: LA police handcuff Django Unchained actress kissing her white partner

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Fox News Mocks Victim Of Ray Rice Elevator Assault: ‘I Think The Message Is, Take The Stairs’

"Hundreds Of Thousands Of Retirees Are Losing Social Security Benefits To Pay Back College Loans"

Burger King’s Move To Dodge American Taxes Not Going Over Well

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U.S.

SHOCK POLL: 1 in 4 Americans open to seceding from USA...



CONFUSION: Biden praises ex-senator ousted for sexual misconduct...

U.S. wasted $6.5 million on Afghan broadcast towers: inquiry | Reuters

Obama sending 3,000 troops into Ebola danger zone
Obama sending 3,000 troops into Ebola danger zone...

Odile Poised to Bring Catastrophic Flooding to Southwest US

Defense Spending Won't Fix Pentagons Woes

CANADA

B.C. teachers vote 86 per cent in favour of govt. deal

BC teachers' strike: Watch teachers' vote results here

B.C. teachers vote on the tentative agreement reached with the government. The results of that vote are being announced at 9:30 p.m PT.

Rob Ford diagnosed with ‘rare’ cancer in abdomen

To Those in the City of Toronto

BC teachers’ strike: Tentative deal reached between BCTF and government

A tentative deal has been reached in the education dispute between the BC Teachers’ Federation and the provincial government. Continue reading →

Striking B.C. teachers, provinteachers dealce reach tentative deal. Mediator Vince Ready will not release details of the tentative agreement right now. More details will be released later today.
This breaking story will appear soon at http://www.cbcnews.ca

Rob Ford withdrawing from mayoral race

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is withdrawing from the mayor race over his health. Ford was hospitalized this week and diagnosed with an abdominal tumor.

M.E./ASIA

REPORT: Islamic State shoots down war plane...

Three people were killed as rescuers searched for at least three others still missing with more than a hundred rescued after a ferry sank in waters off the central Philippines, officials said.

ECONOMY/MARKETS/BUSINESS

Alibaba surges 38 percent on massive demand in market debut

Communists dazzle Wall Street
COMMUNISTS DAZZLE WALL STREET...

Fast Food Franchise Owners Ask Congress For Help To Stop Worker Campaign For Wages, Union. by Alan Pyke Posted on September 16, 2014 at 9:33 am: The fast food industry is hoping that a day of lobbying on Capitol Hill can blunt the momentum that fast food workers have gained through nearly two years of strikes and multiple lawsuits.

Can of mealworms: Belgium starts selling products made with insects

Moscow warns against panic as ruble plunges to historic lows...

OP-ED

Some pics from my time in Iraq. Thought I'd share with you all.

Obama's War on ISIS May Be Illegal

SC/ENVIRONMENT

Antidepressants rapidly alter brain architecture, study finds. A single dose of SSRI antidepressants such as Fluoxetine, shown here, can change the brain's functional connectivity within three hours, a new study found.

No-brainer? Chinese doctors discover 24yo woman with part of brain missing

ENTERTAINMENT

Report: Doctor who performed Joan Rivers’ endoscopy steps down.

Showbiz, Music Industry Jobs Drop 19% in Two Years

LIVING

10 Lessons from the Great Depression for Today

 

 

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