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By Alistair Smout and Angus MacSwan EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scots agonised over the fate of their country on Friday after record numbers voted in a divisive independence referendum that could break apart the United Kingdom. Scotland's verdict on the union should be clear around breakfast time on Friday, but a YouGov poll of 1,828 voters the organisation had previously polled indicated 54 percent of Scots would back the union while 46 percent would seek independence. ...
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — The hunt for a man charged with killing a Pennsylvania State Police trooper appeared to intensify late Thursday as authorities blocked roads around the home of the suspect's parents.
Edinburgh (AFP) - 00:29 GMT - Campaign observers - At the count for rural Aberdeenshire, being held in the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, counters are watching election officials unfold and stack up the ballot papers from particular polling stations, AFP's Robin Millard tells us. Observers from both campaigns are counting up the "Yes" and "No" votes as they are piled up to check the total number of ballot papers matched the total number of votes issued from that polling station.