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No supporters for the Scottish independence referendum celebrate an early result at a No campaign event at a hotel in Glasgow, Scotland, early Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.  From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment - and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath - after voters turned out in unprecedented numbers for an independence referendum that could end the country's 307-year union with England.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Scots reject independence in historic voteVoters in Scotland reject independence in historic vote with unprecedented turnout
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FILE - In this April 6, 2011 file photo, actor Alec Baldwin speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Alec Baldwin, speaking at a reception Thursday Sept. 18, 2014, says he is passionate about green energy. And he's hoping next week's United Nations climate summit brings home to Americans that the United States has fallen behind other countries in promoting wind and solar power.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Alec Baldwin passionate about green energyAlec Baldwin says he's passionate about green energy and wants US to use more wind and solar
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Federal agent Jeff Novitzky listens as Barry Bonds' attorney Dennis Riordan addresses an 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in San Francisco. Nearly 11 years after Barry Bonds testified before a grand jury investigating the illegal distribution of performance-enhancing drugs, a group of judges heard arguments Thursday on whether baseball’s career home-run leader should have his obstruction of justice conviction thrown out. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, Pool)
Appeals court reconsidering Barry Bonds convictionTough questions for both sides as appeals court reconsiders Barry Bonds obstruction conviction
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Police remove a sword as part of evidence found at a residential property in the suburb of Marsfield, in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Police said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supporters of the radical Islamic State group, by detaining 15 people and raiding more than a dozen properties across Sydney. (AP Photo/AAP Image, Paul Miller) AUSTRALIA OUT, NEW ZEALAND OUT, PAPUA NEW GUINEA OUT, SOUTH PACIFIC OUT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVES
Islamic State plot in Australia raises questionsIslamic State plot to conduct beheadings in Australia raises questions about group's reach
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Roadside bombs kills 5 UN peacekeepers in MaliRoadside bomb kills 5 UN peacekeepers, wounds several in northern Mali, spokesman says
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers outside linebacker Lavonte David (54) strips the ball from Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman (24) during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Falcons romp to 56-14 win over hapless BuccaneersRyan, Jones, Hester lead Falcons to 56-14 rout of Bucs, 1 of biggest wins in franchise history
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North Korea struts in style on world sports stageIn the land of K-pop and Gangnam style, North Korean athletes strut their own kind of cool
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Traders Gregory Rowe, left, and Robert Charmack work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. U.S. stocks are opening higher a day after the Federal Reserve made clear it would keep interest rates at record lows for a while. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Pound rises as Scottish results favor unionPound rises as investors bet Scottish reject independence; Tokyo stocks rise on yen weakness
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People walk past an advertising billboard showing the mobile app of Alibaba’s Taobao consumer-to-consumer site at a subway station in Beijing Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Alibaba Group's U.S. stock offering is a wakeup call about an emerging wave of technology giants in China's state-dominated economy. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Alibaba poised to surge on the NYSEAlibaba poised for stock market stardom as it begins trading on the NYSE, could raise $25B
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  • How to Fix America's Recidivism Crisis

    This year more than 650,000 inmates will be released from American prisons, a figure that breaks down to about 75 newly minted ex-cons every hour of every day. Within three years, the federal government estimates, roughly four in 10 of those former prisoners will be back behind bars, either because they committed a new crime or violated the conditions of their release. Slate Magazine, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 05:20 PM
  • How the state deals with OWI offenders

    The man who crashed a red Camaro on a Des Moines freeway Saturday is not the first person to receive more than one OWI charge and allowed to get back behind the wheel. A well known car dealer, charged in two separate incidents remains in jail tonight Steve Luebke charged with abandoning this burning car on the freeway Saturday. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 06:39 PM
  • Man Responsible for Fiery Crash Received OWI the Next Day

    It started with a crash on I-235 just before 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. Witnesses say 57-year-old Steven Luepke was driving recklessly when he lost control of a 2010 Chevy Camaro and crashed into the median. WHO-TV Des Moines, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 09:43 PM
  • How the state deals with OWI offenders

    The man who crashed a red Camaro on a Des Moines freeway Saturday is not the first person to receive more than one OWI charge. Steven Luebke's arrest last weekend led to his third OWI offense, but if you scroll through KCCI's See Who Got Arrested slideshow , you'll find quite a few arrests for multiple OWI offenses. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 03:00 AM
  • New Des Moines city manager talks about his goals

    The city of Des Moines now has a new leader at the helm tonight. City Council promoted assistant city manager Scott Sanders to be the new city manager. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 07:55 PM
  • Preview of 2014 Remodel Tour

    Creighton Cox is with me, he's with the Home- builders Association and Ben Trannel is owner of Red House Remodeling and also chair of the tour this year. Thank you both for coming in. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 12:42 PM
  • UNI Music Scholarship Concert to feature renowned soprano, Nicolle Foland

    Renowned San Francisco Opera soprano, Nicolle Foland, will headline the UNI School of Music's 33rd annual Scholarship Benefit Concert, Friday, September 26, at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center in Cedar Falls. Ms. Foland is a Des Moines native and a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa. KWWL-TV Waterloo, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 10:39 PM
  • Fire Drill Provides Learning Experience

    DES MOINES, Iowa - A new program aims at improving fire safety at Des Moines schools. The program is called Fire Drills as a Learning Experience. WHO-TV Des Moines, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 08:45 PM
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