Friday September 19, 2014

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Goodell says 'we have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong. That starts with me'

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Commissioner Roger Goodell says that "over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong; that starts with me."...

posted: September 19,2014

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Court hearing set for man accused of deliberately starting massive California wildfire

PLACERVILLE, Calif. - Higher humidity Friday helped slow the growth of a massive Northern California wildfire that has forced some 2,800 to evacuate and likely burned homes, while a man accused of deliberately starting the blaze was set to ...

Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown, ordering 6 million people to stay home

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - 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 most sweeping lockdown against disease since the...

Spain's Catalan separatists push for their own secession vote after Scots reject independence

BARCELONA, Spain - Despite Scotland's decision to reject independence, lawmakers in Spain's Catalonia region voted overwhelmingly Friday to give their leader the power to call a secession referendum that the central government in Madrid...

France becomes 1st country to join US airstrikes on Islamic State group in Iraq

PARIS - France is back at America's side in conducting military strikes in Iraq....

As Scotland rejects independence, businesses and investors breathe sigh of relief

LONDON - Scotland's decision to reject independence from the United Kingdom gave British markets a short-term lift Friday but worries over future constitutional changes kept a lid on the relief rally....

Rebel-held city of Donetsk holds clean-up day despite continued shelling in eastern Ukraine

MINSK, Belarus - Peace talks to regulate the ongoing crisis in east Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists have battled Ukrainian troops since April, started late Friday in the capital of Belarus....

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