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Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond speaks during a press conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Scottish voters have rejected independence and decided that Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom. The result announced early Friday was the one favored by Britain's political leaders, who had campaigned hard in recent weeks to convince Scottish voters to stay. It dashed many Scots' hopes of breaking free and building their own nation. (AP Photo/PA, Danny Lawson) UNITED KINGDOM OUT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVE
Scotland's leader: Voters 'tricked' in referendumScottish leader claims voters 'tricked' into staying in UK as politicians fall out over reform
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Attacks kill 6 people in IraqIraqi officials say bombing, mortar fire kill 6 people in Shiite areas of Iraq
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US general: Arab nations needed in Iraq, SyriaJoint Chiefs chairman: Arab nations need direct role in fight against Islamic State group
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Uniformed Secret Service officers walk along the lawn on the North side of the White House in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. The Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Security breach prompts more White House securitySecurity breach at White House by intruder with knife triggers more security, investigation
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Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai speaks during a ceremony for signing a power-sharing deal between two presidential candidates, at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Afghanistan's two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal Sunday, capped with a hug and a handshake, three months after a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and complicate the withdrawal of U.S. and foreign troops. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
New Afghan president, but vote totals kept secretNew president of Afghanistan named after power-sharing deal, but vote total kept hidden
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Egypt to host post-Gaza war talks this weekEgypt to host day of talks on Gaza's future this week, Palestinian negotiator says
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UN ambassador: Others ready to fight Islamic StateUN Ambassador Samantha Power: Other nations ready to join Islamic State group fight
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Syria blasts coalition against Islamic StateSyria blasts anti-militant coalition, says it includes nations that back terrorism
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Faithful wait for Pope Francis to arrive in Tirana, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Pope Francis arrived Sunday in Albania on his first European trip, designed to highlight the Balkan nation's path from a brutal communist state where religion was banned to a model of Christian-Muslim coexistence for a world witnessing conflict in God's name. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Pope denounces perversion of religion for violencePope denounces perversion of God to justify violence during high-security Albania trip
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  • After devastating loss, couple find way to forgive

    After devastating loss, couple find way to forgive Abduction of their soon-to-be-adopted kids in Nigeria shattered their dream of family. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1uoSmN0 Isaiah and Salome Nengean were ready to bring two children from Nigeria to their Urbandale home, when they were abducted in hopes of a randsome. USA Today, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 10:51 PM
  • New Des Moines city manager talks about his goals

    The city of Des Moines now has a new leader at the helm tonight. City Council promoted assistant city manager Scott Sanders to be the new city manager. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 07:55 PM
  • Gallery Players' 'Annie Get Your Gun' starts Friday

    Then Mark Hastings, manager at J.R. Tobacco in Burlington, urged Wilkerson to "take a look at the photo in the warehouse." The picture, of Buffalo Bill, shocked Wilkerson. Burlington Times News, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 05:48 AM
  • Des Moines man arrested in May shooting death

    LB Goodjoint, 23, of Des Moines, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder, a police statement said. Goodjoint fled on foot after he was pulled over in a traffic stop, the statement said. KWWL-TV Waterloo, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 06:16 PM
  • How to Fix America's Recidivism Crisis

    This year more than 650,000 inmates will be released from American prisons, a figure that breaks down to about 75 newly minted ex-cons every hour of every day. Within three years, the federal government estimates, roughly four in 10 of those former prisoners will be back behind bars, either because they committed a new crime or violated the conditions of their release. Slate Magazine, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 05:20 PM
  • How the state deals with OWI offenders

    The man who crashed a red Camaro on a Des Moines freeway Saturday is not the first person to receive more than one OWI charge and allowed to get back behind the wheel. A well known car dealer, charged in two separate incidents remains in jail tonight Steve Luebke charged with abandoning this burning car on the freeway Saturday. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 06:39 PM
  • Man Responsible for Fiery Crash Received OWI the Next Day

    It started with a crash on I-235 just before 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. Witnesses say 57-year-old Steven Luepke was driving recklessly when he lost control of a 2010 Chevy Camaro and crashed into the median. WHO-TV Des Moines, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 09:43 PM
  • Woman whose brother died in Vietnam meets a veteran who served with him

    In 1967, when she was just a high school freshman, Bette Christensen was called to the principal's office at her school in Des Moines, Iowa. Her brother, Donald "Butch" Peddicord, 25, was killed in Vietnam, administrators told her. Stars and Stripes, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 03:44 AM
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