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Polls show a race too close to call as Scots wait for the results of a referendum that would give their country independence from Great Britain. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Vote Counting Begins For Scottish Independence Referendum

97 percent of eligible voters registered for the historic election that could spell the end of Scotland’s 307-year union with England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

09/18/2014

A granite memorial in Lockerbie, Scotland commemorates the 270 people lost their lives. (Getty Images)

Memorials Mark Lockerbie Attack Anniversary

Families of some of the 270 people who died in the bombing of an airliner over Scotland 25 years ago gathered Saturday for memorial services in the U.S. and Britain.

12/21/2013

Rescuers search for people who may be trapped inside The Clutha pub in Glasgow, Scotland after a police helicopter crashed through its roof. (Getty Images)

Report: 3 Dead In Glasgow Pub Heliopter Crash

A police helicopter crashed into the roof of The Clutha pub in Glasgow.

11/30/2013

Hard-line parliamentarians challenged Monday the Cabinet proposed by Iran's new president, accusing him of nominating ministers who are friendly to the West or who back "sedition" against the country's clerically dominated system of government. (ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

Hard-Line Iranians Challenge New President For Being Too Friendly With The West

Hard-line parliamentarians challenged Monday the Cabinet proposed by Iran’s new president, accusing him of nominating ministers who are friendly to the West or who back “sedition” against the country’s clerically dominated system of government.

08/12/2013

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