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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VIENNA - Western states defeated a Russian proposal on Friday to remove Syria's alleged past nuclear activities from the agenda of meetings of the U.N. atomic agency, diplomats said.
BARCELONA - Spanish political leaders hailed Scotland's rejection of independence on Friday, a vote that dealt a blow to separatists in Spain's own northeastern region of Catalonia who have drawn inspiration from secessionist Scots.