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Scots spurn independence but impatient for new powers

EDINBURGH - Scotland spurned independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart, sow financial turmoil and diminish Britain’s remaining global clout. | Video

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Modi says al Qaeda will fail in India: CNN

NEW DELHI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said al Qaeda will struggle to recruit members in the world's second-most populous nation and he praised Indian Muslims for their commitment to fight for the country.

4:07am EDT

France says its jets launch first air strikes in Iraq

PARIS - France said on Friday its jets had launched strikes inside Iraq for the first time since the country promised to join military action against Islamic State insurgents who have taken over parts of the country.

5:33am EDT

China separatism trial of Muslim scholar ends, verdict next week: lawyer

BEIJING - China's trial of a Uighur scholar on separatism charges completed its two days of evidence on Thursday, and his lawyer said a verdict in a case that has drawn international criticism would come next week.

China 5:41am EDT

Hundreds of Syrian Kurds fleeing Islamic State gather on Turkish border

DIKMETAS Turkey - Close to a thousand Syrian Kurds gathered on the border seeking to cross into Turkey on Friday after Islamic State fighters seized 21 villages and besieged a Kurdish city in northern Syria, a Reuters witness said.

Turkey, Syria 5:18am EDT

Shi'ite rebels shell Yemen state TV, residents flee fighting

SANAA - Armed Shi'ite rebels shelled Yemen's state-run television building in Sanaa on Friday and hundreds of residents were fleeing in a dramatic escalation of violence after weeks of fighting and protests in the capital, local officials said.

Yemen, 5:28am EDT

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