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Scotland votes 'No' to independence
Posted: Friday, September 19, 2014

Scotland votes 'No' to independence
As Scotland votes to stay in the UK Alex Salmond calls for the pledge of more devolved powers to be carried out, and David Cameron says the commitments will be honoured in full.

Report: NSA shared unedited data on Arab Americans' calls with IDF intel unit
Ex-NSA contractor Snowden told author Bamford that data could enable Israel to target callers' relatives in Israel and territories.

Shanghai Co-operation Council emerges as rival to West
Some of the SCO's most powerful players meeting in the Tajik capital have the ability to strengthen, or scupper, some of Washington's best-laid plans in Iraq and Syria.

House grudgingly approves arms for Syrian rebels

'US seeks to use IS to weaken each state in the region'
The US is attempting to use ISIS to destroy each government in the region including Syria and Iraq, and is trying to drag Iran into this, Soraya Sepaphour-Ulrich, a researcher and expert on Iran, told RT.

After Obama speech, Islamic State wins new recruits in Syria-monitor

Obama insists ground troops will not join ISIS fight, US military less sure
US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry continue to insist that American ground troops will not be involved in the fight against Islamic State militants a pledge that has been called into question by US Army generals.

ISIS-related arrests in US, Europe, Australia as intel warns of 'gruesome' attacks
The world is in the midst of a global crackdown on Islamic State and its ideas. European, American and Australian mass arrests were carried out amid frightening intelligence reports, as the US continues efforts at building an anti-IS coalition.

Syrian Forces Are Seen Stepping Up Attacks on Rebels as U.S. Sets Sights on ISIS

US Can't Track Westerners Fighting in Syria

FBI: US Airstrikes Increasing Support for ISIS
Group Using US Attacks to Boost Recruitment

Iraq Premier Nixes US Ground Troops
Iraq's new prime minister ruled out stationing U.S. ground troops in his country, chiding the international community Wednesday for inaction in Syria and lamenting the "puzzling" exclusion of neighboring Iran from the coalition being assembled to fight the Islamic State group.

Apple will no longer unlock most iPhones, iPads for police, even with search warrants
The move, announced with the publication of a new privacy policy tied to the release of Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 8, amounts to an engineering solution to a legal quandary: Rather than comply with binding court orders, Apple has reworked its latest encryption in a way that prevents the company or anyone but the device's owner from gaining access to the vast troves of user data typically stored on smartphones or tablet computers.

John Key says Edward Snowden 'may well be right' about NSA spying on NZ
New Zealand prime minister refuses to rule out that Kiwi metadata is being intercepted by American intelligence

US Official: Venezuela Fighting Drug Trafficking

Houthi rebels push into Yemeni capital
Residents and officials say Shia fighters advancing along Thalatheen Street, a major route into western edge of Sanaa.

Libya meeting rejects military intervention
Gathering in Madrid of ministers from Tobruk government and several nations comes as PM seeks approval for new cabinet.

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