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3 hrs ago | Daily Texan
After this Thursday, the United Kingdom as we know it may cease to exist. Every registered voter in Scotland has the opportunity that day to cast a simple, straightforward vote: "Do you agree that Scotland should be an independent country? Yes/No."
6 hrs ago | Examiner.com
More than 30 naval vessels and tall ships from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Norway, Germany, Spain and Turkey, on Tuesday, bid farewell to Fort McHenry and Baltimore, Md., after participating in the 200th anniversary of The Star-Spamgled-Banner. Sitting on a gently rising elevation, at the end of a peninsula, Fort McHenry, was the target of the Sept.
8 hrs ago | OpEdNews
This coming Thursday, 18th September, the Scottish electorate are to decide whether to stay as part of the United Kingdom or once more to become an independent state, after just over three hundred years of Westminster rule. Overall, it has been a very successful three hundred years - if you regard success largely built on the pillaging of others as success.
The House Select Committee on Benghazi is set to hold its first public hearing this week on September 17th.However, a note of caution should be added not to expect too much "substance" as an outcome. As most readers are now aware the Benghazi FUBAR is essentially two-thirds a result of bad policy, and one-third a result of terrible decisions as a result of that bad policy.
WASHINGTON a Tucking into a dish of Scottish haggis is not a task for the fainthearted. There are various haggis recipes, but basically it is sheep's pluck - the heart, lungs and liver - cooked together, then mixed with suet and oatmeal and boiled in a sheep's stomach, then served, sometimes drenched with Scotch.
While conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Ukraine are dominating headlines across the world, the United Nations released a report warning people about global warming. Or, in other words, the U.N. warned the world about global warming's latest new reincarnation called "climate change."
Every so often, the Scots like to rise up and give the Sassenachs a big scare. Next week, they are threatening to break their union with England and Wales which has been in effect since 1707.
A total of 17 firefighters from Washington, Birtley and Hebburn stations fought the fire at the home, which has 60 rooms. One of the home's residents, an 81-year-old woman, was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead for treatment for smoke inhalation.
Turning its campaign of videotaped terror toward Washington's primary battlefield ally, the Islamic State released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines and threatening to kill another British hostage. The murder makes Haines the third Western captive to be killed by the militants in the weeks since American warplanes first began bombing targets belonging to the Islamic State, the armed group that controls broad swaths of Iraq and Syria.
David Haines, a British aid worker, is shown purportedly before he was beheaded in this image made from video posted on the Internet by Islamic State militants and provided by the SITE Intelligence Group, a U.S. terrorism watchdog, on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.
The United Kingdom is facing one of the toughest battles in recent history yet: the potential independence of Scotland from their country. Reuters reported British Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party David Cameron told Scots not to break apart the kingdom's "family of nations."
WASHINGTON >> Tucking into a dish of Scottish haggis is not a task for the fainthearted. There are various haggis recipes, but basically it is sheep's pluck - the heart, lungs and liver - cooked together, then mixed with suet and oatmeal and boiled in a sheep's stomach, then served, sometimes drenched with Scotch.
Commemorations in the District of historical milestones are frequent. In 2012, it was the 150th anniversary of Emancipation Day.
Nine men from Tyneside, Teesside, Northampton, Nottingham and Slough were given jail terms ranging from two years eight months to 11 years. Operation Patton was launched in 2012 by the North East Regional Special Operations Unit , involving specialist staff from the Northumbria, Durham and Cleveland forces.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:05 pm
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