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Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and NO campaigner in Scotland's Independence Referendum meets pupils at Kelty Primary school in Kelty Scotland Friday Sept. 19, 2014.  Voters in Scotland resoundingly rejected independence in a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.  But No does not mean a return to the status quo. The referendum led to promises of further powers for each of the four nations in the United Kingdom _ a pledge that will change the country forever.  (AP Photo/Garry F McHarg/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT
Brown credited with turning Scot independence tideDour ex-leader Gordon Brown returns to stage with a bang, rouses Scots against independence
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From left, Alexander Zakharchenko, the leader of pro-Russian rebels in Donetsk, and Igor Plotnitsky, the leader of pro-Russian rebels in the Luhansk region, meet with the media after peace talks in Ukraine in Minsk, Belarus, early Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Participants in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants and withdraw foreign fighters and heavy weapons from the area of conflict in eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Buffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talksUkrainian talks produce agreement on buffer zone, pullout of foreign fighters, heavy weapons
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Winston Peters, leader of New Zealand First party, casts his vote in the national election in Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Polls indicate John Key's center-right National Party is the most popular party, and Key is the front-runner to remain the country's leader. (AP Photo/New Zealand Herald, Jason Dorday) NEW ZEALAND OUT, AUSTRALIA OUT
New Zealand prime minister wins 3rd term in officeNew Zealand Prime Minister John Key wins emphatic victory to return for 3rd term in office
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 file photo, a candle is lit in front of a banner listing some of the names of those who died, at the opening of an exhibition of "video portraits" of some of those closely affected by last year's terrorist attack on the Westgate Mall, at the Nairobi National Museum in Kenya. Kenya will commemorate on Sept. 21 the anniversary of the Westgate Mall attack in which at least 67 people were killed. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
Kenya police chief warns residents to be vigilantKenya police chief: Be wary of attacks during and after anniversary of mall massacre
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Smokes rises from near the Yemeni Government TV building, background, during clashes between Sunni militiamen and Hawthi Shiite rebels in Sanaa, Yemen, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. The Hawthi fighters and militias and army units allied with the Muslim Brotherhood's Islah party battled in Sanaa for a third day Saturday in clashes that have shaken the Yemeni capital, killed over 120 people, and led to thousands fleeing their homes. The violence raises fears that this chronically unstable country could be dragged into the sort of sectarian conflicts that have plagued other nations in the region. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
Renewed Yemen clashes kill 4 civiliansFresh fighting between Yemen's Shiite rebels and Sunni militias in capital kills 4 civilians
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FILE - In this June 30, 2010, file photo, Bishop Blase Cupich, 61, of Rapid City, S.D., poses for a photo at The Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes after his announcement in Spokane, Wash. Cupich will be named the next archbishop of Chicago, The Associated Press has learned. Cupich will succeed Cardinal Francis George, according to a person with knowledge of the selection, who spoke Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, on the condition of anonymity because the person wasn't authorized to speak publicly. (AP Photo/The Spokesman-Review, Dan Pelle)
Pope names Cupich as next Chicago archbishopPope names moderate Bishop Blase Cupich to lead Chicago, replacing conservative George
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FILE - This undated PennDOT identification photo released in this Friday Sept. 16, 2014 file photo by the Pennsylvania State Police shows Eric Matthew Frein, 31, of Canadensis, Penn., being sought in Friday's shooting that left one trooper dead and another critically wounded at a state police barracks in Blooming Grove. Authorities are hunkering down early Saturday morning Sept. 20, 2014 in the overnight darkness of the wooded northeast Pennsylvania neighborhood where a man suspected of the fatal ambush of a state police trooper lived with his parents.  (AP Photo/PennDOT via Pennsylvania State Police, Filr)
Police hunker down in ambush suspect's woodsPolice hunker down in wooded neighborhood of suspect in deadly ambush on state troopers
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Afghan presidential vote result to come SundayAfghan presidential election result to be released on Sunday, capping 5-month-voting process
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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2014 file photo, a an aerial tanker drops its load of fire retardant on the King fire near Pollack Pines, Calif. The massive Northern California wildfire is burning so explosively because of the prolonged drought that firefighters are finding normal amounts of retardant aren't stopping the flames. And so they are dropping record-breaking amounts — more than 203,000 gallons in one day alone. By Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, state firefighters and the U.S. Forest Service together had bombarded the conflagration with more than a half-million gallons of the red slurry, said Lynne Tolmachoff, a state fire spokeswoman. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Calif. fire hit with record amount of retardantRecord-setting amount of retardant dumped on massive Northern California wildfire
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  • As Purcellville awaits final report, outrage grows over youtha s shooting

    A final ruling on whether the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old Loudoun Valley student is justified is expected to be released at the end of next week, according to Loudoun Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Plowman. Loudoun Times, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 07:51 AM
  • Hundreds Participate in Electronics, Appliance Recycling

    Hundreds of people waited in line in Loudoun County, Virginia, for the opportunity to give away their televisions and computers. NBC Washington, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 09:05 PM
  • LCSO to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint Friday

    Before going out in Loudoun County this weekend, make sure to plan ahead with a designated driver or stay sober. The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint this Friday, Sept. Patch.com, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 05:45 PM
  • Loudoun County drops gun charge against Severance

    Loudoun County prosecutors dropped a gun charge Monday against a man who faces multiple murder counts in Alexandria, clearing the way for him to be tried on the more serious charges. Charles Severance, 53, was transferred from Leesburg to Alexandria after Loudoun prosecutors dropped the gun charge against him during a hearing Monday morning. The Intelligencer, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 07:11 PM
  • Public Meeting to Discuss Academies of Loudoun

    The Loudoun County Citizen Volunteer Workgroup will hold a public information session Monday, Sept. 29 to discuss the proposed Academies of Loudoun . Patch.com, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 04:29 PM
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