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US President Barack Obama delivers a statement from the White House in Washington, DC on September 18, 2014President says airstrikes on Islamic State will continue; whether targets include Syria is unclear.

2014-09-18 17:37:19 -0600
Police in Arizona arrested one man and were seeking another at Phoenix's Sky Harbor International Airport on Thursday after officers pursued a car there carrying suspects in a shooting at a nearby gas station forecourt, authorities said. No one was being allowed into the airport's Terminal Four due to police activity, and people were told to avoid the area, said Sergeant Steve Martos, a Phoenix Police Department spokesman. Sergeant Mike Pooley of the Tempe Police Department said a patrol car had followed the suspect vehicle from the scene of the shooting to the airport. ...
2014-09-18 17:30:48 -0600

A voter in Scotland's Independence Referendum, right, walks past a YES supporter as she arrives at a polling place in Edinburgh,Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Polls opened across Scotland in a referendum that will decide whether the country leaves its 307-year-old union with England and becomes an independent state.(AP Photo/David Cheskin)After Scotland’s polls close, England’s fate hangs in balance.

2014-09-18 16:02:02 -0600