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Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown

September 19, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone confined its 6 million people to their homes Friday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged West African country began what was believed to be the... more »»

 
 
 
France joins US against Islamic State over Iraq

September 19, 2014

PARIS (AP) — France is back at America's side in conducting military strikes in Iraq.

More than a decade after spurning President George W. more »»

After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide

September 19, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — As a drizzly mist enveloped Edinburgh in the grim weather locals call dreich, Scots coped Friday with a potent mixture of relief and disappointment, anger and joy, afte... more »»

Bomb attacks kill at least 31 people in Iraq

September 19, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of vehicle bombings in Iraq killed at least 31 people Friday, officials said, in the second straight day of attacks in Baghdad blamed on Islamic militants who have seized... more »»

Fierce fighting in Yemeni capital kills 120

September 19, 2014

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Shiite rebels and Sunni militiamen battled in Sanaa for a second day Friday in battles that have killed at least 120 people and have shaken the Yemeni capital with thousands... more »»

France strikes Islamic State group depot in Iraq

September 19, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, French fighter jets struck Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot, Iraqi and French officials said. more »»

Scotland picks UK over independence in referendum

September 19, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — The United Kingdom will stay united. Voters in Scotland resoundingly rejected independence in a historic referendum that shook the country to its cor. more »»

Floods shut down Philippine capital, 3 killed

September 19, 2014

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Torrential monsoon rains worsened by a tropical storm flooded large swathes of the Philippine capital and nearby provinces Friday, leaving at least three people dead an... more »»

France: Sarkozy announces political comeback

September 19, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Nicolas Sarkozy may want his old job bac. more »»

Scotland leader to quit after independence loses

September 19, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Scotland's pro-independence leader Alex Salmond announced Friday that he will resign as first minister and leader of his political party, hours after Scots voted to... more »»

Alex Salmond quits as Scotland's leader

September 19, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Scotland's pro-independence leader Alex Salmond resigned as first minister and leader of his political party Friday, hours after Scots voted to remain in the United... more »»

China fines GlaxoSmithKline $492M for bribery

September 19, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline was fined $492 million on Friday for bribing doctors in China, the biggest such penalty ever imposed by a Chinese court. more »»

South Africa's murder rate goes up

September 19, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa recorded about 17,000 murders in the year ending in March, reflecting a 5 percent increase over the previous year, police said Friday. more »»

Dempsey lauds French airstrike against militants

September 19, 2014

CAEN, France (AP) — The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff says the U.S. appreciates France's airstrike against Islamic State militants.

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Syrian Kurds fleeing IS group cross into Turkey

September 19, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Several thousand Syrians, most of them Kurds, crossed into Turkey on Friday, fleeing militants from the Islamic State group, a Turkish official said. more »»

2 French students struck by gunfire on school trip

September 19, 2014

PARIS (AP) — A mentally ill man fired his hunting rifle at a group of students on a class trip Friday, wounding two of them, one seriously, officials said. more »»

Car bomb attacks kill 20 people in Baghdad

September 19, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of car bombings targeting a Shiite mosque and markets in the Iraqi capital killed at least 20 people Friday, officials said, in the second straight day of attacks in... more »»

UK remains united after Scotland referendum

September 19, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — The United Kingdom will stay united. Voters in Scotland resoundingly rejected independence in a historic referendum that shook the country to its cor. more »»

Uganda's president fires prime minister

September 19, 2014

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni fired his prime minister, a former ally who is widely expected to seek the presidency in elections in 2016, a decision that some believe... more »»

Image of Asia: Lighting up the Asian Games

September 19, 2014

In this photo by Dita Alangkara, fireworks explode during the opening ceremony for the Asian Games in Incheon, South Kore. more »»

Iranian youth behind 'Happy' video sentenced

September 19, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Six young Iranian men and women videotaped dancing to Pharrell Williams' "Happy" and the homemade video's director have been sentenced to suspended jail terms and lashes, thei... more »»

 
 

Shadyside Council September 22, 2014

Regular meetings are scheduled for the second and fourth Monday of each month in the community room at the Municipal... more »

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