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Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 4:51 PM

World's Biggest-Ever IPO: Alibaba Priced at $68 a Share

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 4:17 PM

Scotland Remains Part of Britain After Historic Vote

The United Kingdom remained intact Friday after 55.3 percent of Scottish voters rejected independence in a record-breaking national referendum, NBC News reported. The final tally had 'No' with 2,001,926 votes (55.3 percent) while 'Yes' garnered 1,616,989 votes (44.7 percent). More than 84 percent of registered voters turned out. Meanwhile, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron vowed early Friday to draft laws as soon as January giving Scotland's regional parliament more say over tax, spending and welfare. He also promised to grant a "new and fair settlement" for the other three nations in the U.K. Scottish independence leader Alex Salmond announced his resignation as first minister after the defeat, The Associated Press reported. Read »
Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 4:52 AM

Home Depot Data Breach May Have Hit 56 Million Cards

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 1:51 PM

Cancer-Stricken Toronto Mayor Rob Ford: "I Will Beat This!"

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 1:35 PM

Hillary Clinton: Congress Out of Touch on Women's Issues

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 5:38 AM

ISIS Releases Propaganda Video of British Hostage

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 8:25 AM

"America’s War Too": Ukraine's Poroshenko Asks for Help

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko urged Congress Thursday to provide more help to fight pro-Russia separatists who have taken over eastern parts of the country, saying the insurgency is not just an assault on Ukraine but all of the free world, NBC News reported. “The war that these men are fighting is not only Ukraine’s war,” Poroshenko said. “It is Europe’s, and it is America’s war too. It is a war of the free world, and for the free world.” He is also scheduled to visit President Obama in the Oval Office in a meeting the White House says will send a message to Russia that the U.S. stands firmly with Ukraine. Read »
Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 7:52 AM

Bachelorette Party Missing Since Hurricane Is Safe

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 4:37 AM

Scots Vote on Independence, Record Turnout Expected

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 8:06 PM

Iran's President Speaks in Exclusive NBC Interview

In this exclusive interview with NBC's Ann Curry, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani talks about his country's involvement in the fight against ISIS, possible cooperation with the United States and ongoing nuclear negotiations. Read »
Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 7:29 PM

Odile's Heavy Rains Causing Headaches in Arizona

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 5:18 PM

Dad Who Killed 5 Kids Feared They'd Kill Him: Warrant

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 9:58 AM

Australia Raids Foil Alleged Beheading Plot in Support of ISIS

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 4:06 PM

Could Brain Injuries Be Behind the NFL Rap Sheet?

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 3:41 PM

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Has Rare Form of Cancer

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