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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."
7 hrs ago | Common Dreams
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.
11 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo
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.
The campaign for Scottish independence has garnered international interest, especially since recent polls indicated, for the first time, that success is within reach for the movement to break away from the United Kingdom. Some secessionist groups here in the United States are finding inspiration in the developments across the Atlantic and are following what's going on in Scotland particularly closely.
In this image made through a window of the Oval Office, President Barack Obama speaks on the phone to Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah from his desk at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, ahead of his address to the nation tonight regarding Iraq and Islamic State group militants.
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Stirring New Anthology of Sci-Fi and Fantasy Stories Inspired By Japan From an Array of Noted Authors Source: VIZ Media , MediaLab press releases Official Site: haikasoru.com Special Thanks to Jane Lui and Erik Jansen VIZ Media's Haikasoru literary imprint brings a fantastic anthology of short stories inspired by the Land of the Rising Sun to readers across the English-speaking world with the release on September 16th of Phantasm Japan: Fantasies Light and Dark, From and About Japan .
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