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David Aguilar from Catalonia, who is visiting Scotland to support the Scottish independence referendum, holds up a placard supporting a Yes vote at passing motorists in Edinburgh, Scotland, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Polls have 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/Matt Dunham)Vote counting underway in Scotland's historic referendum on whether to end nation's union with England.


2014-09-18 15:16:41 -0600

A closeup of an electronic payment station at a Home Depot store in Daly CityThe Home Depot says it has eliminated malware from its U.S. and Canadian networks that affected 56 million unique payment cards between April and September. The Atlanta-based home improvement retailer ...


2014-09-18 15:00:36 -0600

Turkish soldiers stand guard as Syrians wait behind the border fences near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa provinceIslamic State fighters have besieged a Kurdish city in Syria after seizing 21 villages.


2014-09-18 15:19:21 -0600