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Officials wait for ballot boxes to be opened as counting begins in the Scottish Independence Referendum at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland, Thursday Sept. 18, 2014. As the polls closed Thursday and vote-counting began, there was a quiet thrill of history in the making on the fog-shrouded streets of Scotland's capital, Edinburgh. Many Scots were staying up all night in homes and bars to watch the results roll in. (AP Photo/David Cheskin)
Huge turnout seen in Scotland's independence voteHugh turnout reported in Scotland's historic referendum on independence from UK
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President Barack Obama gestures during a statement in the State Dining Room of the White House, on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Washington. Obama spoke after Congress voted to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels in the fight against the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Strong Senate vote for Obama on Syria rebel aidSenate votes overwhelmingly to back Obama on aid to Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State group
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
Spending bill leaves out immigration courtsCongress' spending bill ignores Obama request on courts for unaccompanied minors at the border
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New lawsuit filed in dispute in Kansas Senate raceDemocratic voter files petition with Kansas court to force party to pick new Senate nominee
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This combo of file photos shows Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., speaks during an event in Denver in a March 1, 2014 file photo, left, and then Colorado Democratic Senatorial candidate Mark Udall in a Oct. 16, 2008 file photo. Facing off in one of the most contested Senate races in the nation, Udall and Gardner, found something to agree on this week _ giving President Barack Obama the authority he’s asked for to train and arm Syrian rebels taking on brutal Islamic State militants.  (AP Photo/Files)
Senate candidates face dilemma on arming SyriansMeasure to arm Syrians unites some Senate candidates, divides others, as they tread carefully
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Obama: Vote shows US united against Islamic StateObama says Senate vote authorizing arms for Syria rebels shows US united against Islamic State
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House GOP repackages election-year billsOne more time: House GOP passes election-year package of tax, energy bills already approved
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 photo, Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Speaking to a small group of reporters after meeting with his French counterpart on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 in Paris, Dempsey said it will take three or four months to begin the $500 million training program, which the House approved on Wednesday and sent to the Senate, where members of both parties predicted easy passage.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
US: Syrian rebel training may take 12 monthsDempsey says it may take 12 months to complete training of moderate Syrian rebels
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Congress OKs bill to cut rape evidence backlogCongress sends Obama bill to cut big backlog of analyzing DNA evidence in rape cases
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Senate approves bill with training for Syrian rebels, clearing it for Obama to signSenate approves bill with training for Syrian rebels, clearing it for Obama to sign
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Senate blocks effort to stop Obama on immigrationSenate blocks effort to bar Obama from taking executive action on immigration
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this June 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama wipes perspiration from his face as he speaks about climate change at Georgetown University in Washington.   Having spent political capital fighting climate change at home, President Barack Obama will turn his sights overseas next week, urging fellow heads of state to be as ambitious as possible as they negotiate a make-or-break global treaty to be finalized in Paris next year.   (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
At UN, Obama to urge nations to go big on climateAt UN summit, Obama to pressure foreign leaders to make bold commitments on climate change
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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