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GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) " The pro-independence Scottish National Party Friday secured a third term in government with an historic third consecutive victory in the county's parliamentary elections. With 92 out of 129 seats declared, the SNP had secured 58 compared to the Conservatives with 15, Labour with 11, Liberal-Democrats with four, and four for the Green Party. However, despite their extraordinary performance the SNP could still fail to win enough seats to form an outright...

Updated at 4:43 AM

HONOLULU (AP) " A Colombian fisherman has been reunited with his wife and family after spending two months adrift in the Pacific Ocean, an ordeal that he says left his three shipmates dead. A merchant ship rescued the man more than 2,000...

Updated at 4:18 AM

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) " A concrete retaining wall supporting a surface parking lot collapsed in Pennsylvania onto two businesses below, authorities said. The ground supporting the wall adjacent to the Mulberry Street Bridge gave way Thursday...

Updated at 2:44 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " James Taylor thought back four decades to his Carnegie Hall debut and said it was "the sort of cultural sign" that he had made it to a certain level of stardom. "We celebrated," the singer and songwriter said. "That's why I...

Updated at 1:21 AM

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) " Republican Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail for his first rally as his party's presumptive nominee on Thursday night, delivering a series of searing attacks against likely rival Hillary Clinton and making clear...

Updated at 12:48 AM

HOUSTON (AP) " A large blaze at a warehouse complex in Houston on Thursday caused explosions, forced the evacuation of hundreds of students from a nearby elementary school and led to the contamination of nearby creeks with pollutants. The...

Updated at 12:45 AM

Few will likely accuse Javan Cruz of being a big, loud talker. But the smile on the 12-year-old's face said enough to the people he met Thursday morning at Pioneer Ridge Middle School in Independence. Jaysa Camacho wanted a chance for...

Updated at 12:43 AM

Once the best kept secret in Independence, it is now one of the premier wedding venues in the metro area. Russ Lawrence's Changing Seasons presents A Secret Garden (11014 E. Winner Road in the Englewood Arts District) is a fantasy land...

Updated at 12:41 AM

American leaders have consistently misread the true interests and true intentions of their Arab allies, says an ambassador who has served in the Middle East under several recent American presidents. “We have consistently misread what...

Updated at 12:40 AM

Donned in a red cape, a blue T-shirt with a Superman logo on the chest with “JESUS” written across it, a Royals baseball cap and a dyed blue beard, well-known Kansas City resident Michael Wheeler runs and runs. He has two...

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