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Uganda's president fires top challenger for powerUganda's long-serving president fires prime minister, a former ally turned rival for power
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In this Sept. 8, 2014 photo, election billboards line a road in Kaitaia, New Zealand. New Zealand has more restrictive campaigning and media rules than most developed nations and when voters go to the polls Saturday, Sept. 20, there will be almost nothing about the election on television or in the newspapers. (AP Photo/New Zealand Herald, Petrina Hodgson) NEW ZEALAND OUT, AUSTRALIA OUT
New Zealand's election-day gag: no public politicsNew Zealand's election-day gag bans politics on the Internet, TV, even in song
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Ballot boxes are opened as counting begins in the Scottish Independence Referendum for the Aberdeenshire Council area, Aberdeen, Scotland, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. As the polls closed late Thursday and the vote counting began, many Scots settled in to stay up all night in homes and bars to watch the results. A nationwide count began immediately at 32 regional centers across Scotland. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
Investors breathe sigh of relief at Scottish voteAs Scotland rejects independence, businesses and investors breathe sigh of relief
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Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond looks down during a press conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Scottish voters have rejected independence and decided that Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom. The result announced early Friday was the one favored by Britain's political leaders, who had campaigned hard in recent weeks to convince Scottish voters to stay. It dashed many Scots' hopes of breaking free and building their own nation. (AP Photo/PA, Danny Lawson) UNITED KINGDOM OUT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVE
UK to make changes after Scotland vote keeps unionUK government planning changes after Scotland votes to remain in union
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Workers of a foreign exchange dealing company monitor electric screens, under the U.S. dollar rate against the Japanese yen, top, and Nikkei stock index, bottom,  in Tokyo, Friday, Sept.19, 2014. Japanese stocks rallied as the yen extended losses against the dollar while the pound jumped as investors bet that Scottish voters would reject independence based on early results from the referendum. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Pound, stocks rise as Scotland votes to stay in UKPound rises as Scotland votes to stay in United Kingdom; Tokyo stocks rise on yen weakness
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In this Sept. 18, 2014 photo North Korean athletes sing during a team welcoming ceremony at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. North Korea is making a statement on the international sports stage — a fashion statement. With teams from 45 countries ready to roll after the games officially open Friday, the North's sportswear has already created something of a buzz in Incheon. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
North Korea struts in style on world sports stageIn the land of K-pop and Gangnam style, North Korean athletes strut their own brand of cool
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Gilchrist county sheriff Bobby Schultz talks with the media following the shooting deaths of 8 members of a familhy in  Bell, FL, Thursday, Sept., 18, 2014. Schultz said a man killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself.  (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)
Convicted Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildrenConvicted felon shoots, kills his 6 grandchildren, daughter, himself in small Florida town
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Judge to hear objections to Hopkins settlementJudge to hear objections to $190 million Johns Hopkins settlement over gynecologist recordings
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China fines GSK $492 million for briberyChina fines British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline $492 million, jails executives in bribery case
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  • Attorney general candidates agree to debate

    Schimel, a Republican, and Happ, a Democrat, said Thursday they've agreed to a debate sponsored by Wisconsin Public Television, Wisconsin Public Radio and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in Madison on Oct. 24. Schimel, who serves as Waukesha County district attorney, and Happ, who serves as Jefferson County district attorney, are set to square off in the Nov. 4 election. The winner will replace incumbent Republican J.B. Van Hollen, who isn't seeking re-election. WIBA-AM Madison, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 07:24 PM
  • DNR Trying to Remove Bear from Green Bay Neighborhood

    The Wisconsin DNR is working to tranquilize a bear that has caused quite a bit of excitement in a neighborhood on Green Bay's west side. Officials are working to calm the bear. WBAY-TV Green Bay, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 11:19 AM
  • Man charged with 6th OWI on east side

    A Cottage Grove man faces his sixth charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after he was arrested following a minor car accident late Monday, according to Madison police. The incident happened just before midnight in the parking lot of Murphy's Tavern in the 3700 block of East Washington Avenue. Channel3000, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 08:02 AM
  • Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide

    The judge in the murder trial against Oscar Pistorius says the double-amputee athlete is guilty of culpable homicide, or negligent killing, in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Judge Thokozile Masipa said Friday that Pistorius was not guilty of murder, as prosecutors had alleged. WKOW-TV, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 08:44 AM
  • A long road ahead

    Photo by Mark Ignatowski. Nancy Lopez and Angel Anguiano live near Verona Road. Added traffic from the construction makes it hard to get around the neighborhood and to places beyond the construction zone. Fitchburg Star, Sun, Sep 14 2014 @ 07:38 AM
  • Bicyclist suffers concussion after being struck by a vehicle

    A 22-year-old bicyclist suffers a concussion after being struck by a vehicle Monday evening. The accident happened near the intersection of University Avenue and N. Randall Avenue. WKOW-TV, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 01:38 PM
  • Former deputy planned homicides

    A judge doubled bail to $2 million Thursday for a former Wisconsin sheriff's deputy accused of killing his wife and sister-in-law after prosecutors argued he had carefully prepared for the slayings by arranging the couple's wills and leaving instructions on the care of their children. Andrew Steele is charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the deaths of his wife, Ashlee Steele, and sister-in-law, Kacee Tollefsbol. WKBT, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 04:02 PM
  • Drunken driving suspect nearly hits police car

    A woman faces drunken driving charges after she nearly drove into a Madison police squad car early Saturday morning, according to a release. Rachel L. McCartney, 39, of Sun Prairie, was driving east in the westbound lanes of the 4300 block of East Washington Avenue just after 1 a.m., police said. Channel3000, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 03:39 PM
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