Scotland's first pro-independence daily paper to launch next week
LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland's first daily newspaper to support independence from the United Kingdom will launch on Monday, reflecting surging nationalist support since Scots spurned independence two months ago.






Islamic State kills at least 25 Iraqi tribesmen near Ramadi: officials
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have killed at least 25 members of a Sunni Muslim tribe in a village on the eastern edge of the provincial capital Ramadi, local officials said on Saturday, in apparent revenge for tribal opposition to the radical Islamists.






11/22: Snowbound western New York braces for flooding; New Yorkers want to save clock from march of time
Days after two storms dumped several feet of snow, cars and trucks are still buried in and around Buffalo, New York, but warmer temperatures pose a potential flooding threat to the area; and, Marvin Schneider is the official clockmaster of New York City and has maintained the clock in the former New York Life Building in lower Manhattan for the past 34 years. Now, a developer's plans threaten to block his access to a piece of history.

Record Release Rundown: The Latest From One Direction, Wilco, David Bowie, and More
Which albums should you be listening to this weekend?

Is 'Harry Potter's' Quidditch going pro?
A broom between their legs, players insist their sport is more high-performance than Harry Potter.

U.S. plans to arm Iraq's Sunni tribesmen with AK-47s, RPGs, mortars
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to buy arms for Sunni tribesmen in Iraq including AK-47s, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds to help bolster the battle against Islamic State militants in Anbar province, according to a Pentagon document prepared for Congress.

Littlest flutist scrapes to survive
CNN spends a heartbreaking day with a young Syrian refugee trying to survive in Istanbul.

Immigration: President Obama 'Damaging Presidency' With Unilateral Action, Boehner Says

Immigration: President Obama 'Damaging Presidency' With Unilateral Action, Boehner SaysHouse Speaker John Boehner said that President Obama is damaging the institution of the presidency by taking unilateral action to reform the country's immigration laws, setting up another political showdown on both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue as Republicans work on a strategy on how best to react to Thursday's announcement."All year long I've warned the president that by taking unilateral action on matters such as his health care law, or by threatening action repeatedly on immigration, he was making it impossible to build the trust necessary to work together," Boehner, R-Ohio, said. ...


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