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Nicola Sturgeon faces indyref2 warning at SNP conference

THE prospect of a second referendum on Scottish independence will rear its head at this week’s SNP conference ­despite Nicola Sturgeon’s attempts to focus on the campaign for next May’s ...

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Mike Nolan, baseball player declared brain dead after weeks in hospital

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A 23-year-old baseball prospect who was shot last month in a fast-food parking lot in New York has died. A spokeswoman for the New York City medical examiner’s office says ...

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Scotland’s 4 richest families wealthier than poorest 20%

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SCOTLAND’S four richest families are wealthier than the poorest 20% of the population, a new report on inequality has revealed. Oxfam Scotland also calculated the country’s 14 wealthiest families are ...

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Obama says Kanye West is thinking of running for speaker of the House

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President Obama took satirical aim at the Republican party’s struggle to find a new speaker of the House of Representatives on Saturday, opening a San Francisco fundraiser by telling more ...

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FTSE 100 records biggest weekly rise in nearly four years

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The FTSE 100 has recorded its biggest weekly rise for nearly four years, buoyed by optimism that central banks would continue to support the struggling global economy. The leading index ...

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US to pay compensation over Afghan hospital bombing

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The Pentagon has announced it will pay compensation to families of those killed and the injured from US air strikes on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in the northern Afghan ...

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Thousands of African-Americans gathering for Million Man March 20th anniversary

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They came by bus from around the country, again, black Americans calling for justice and equality, again. Twenty years to the week after the Million Man March, 52 years after ...

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Children spending too long on computers risk shortsightedness

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CHILDREN should spend at least two hours playing outside and spend less time on tablets and mobile to prevent an epidemic of shortsightedness, according to research. About a billion people ...

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David Torrance: No room for debate at SNP conference

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FOR the past decade or so the SNP’s annual gatherings have been among the most carefully choreographed of the autumn conference season. As the party became more professional under the ...

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USA 2-3 Mexico: Concacaf Cup

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Paul Aguilar scored with two minutes left in extra time to put Mexico into the 2017 Confederations’ Cup in Russia with a 3-2 victory over the United States in Saturday ...

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