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11 Foods to Avoid If You Want to Lose Weight

The foods you eat can have a major effect on your weight.<p>Some foods, like full-fat yogurt, coconut oil and eggs, help with weight loss (1, 2, …

5 Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfasts

Put in a little work on Sunday, and you'll be set for the rest of the week.<p>What better way to start the New Year off right then to re-think your …

The Best Travel Products of 2015

Not only is this Rimowa carry-on a stunner, but its utilitarian inside includes a quilted tech fabric with two removable dividers to maximize …

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19 Books To Read If You Loved The "Harry Potter" Series

Maybe you'll never find a book better than Harry Potter, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy reading other novels about magic, friendship, and adventure.

Polls put Scottish unionists a nose ahead as vote approaches | Reuters

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Supporters of keeping Scotland in the United Kingdom have clawed back a tiny lead over separatists less than a week before Scots vote in an independence referendum that is balanced on a knife edge, opinion surveys showed on Friday.<p>A YouGov survey for The Times put Scottish …

Scottish independence vote neck and neck in new poll

Supporters of keeping Scotland in the United Kingdom have moved back into a narrow lead over the ‘Yes’ camp.<p>The YouGov survey for The Times and Sun newspapers puts the ‘No’ campaign ahead at 52 percent with less than a week before Scots vote on independence.<p>A survey last weekend gave Scotland’s …

New Polls Show The Odds Of Scottish Independence Just Got A Lot Worse

The odds of a Yes vote on online gambling site Betfair have blown out from 3 to 1 to over 5 to 1 after a second poll showed the No vote holding a narrow lead.<p>The YouGov poll release late on Thursday showed the pro-union support back in front by 52% to 48%. Though that lead is narrower than at any …

Scottish secession favored in poll for first time

The race for Scottish independence reached a new level of intensity Monday after a weekend opinion poll showed a majority of voters for the first time favoring secession from the United Kingdom.<p>Increased uncertainty over Scotland's future resulted in immediate turmoil in the markets. The British …

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Scottish independence campaign gaining ground, polls suggest

With less than two weeks to go until Scotland's referendum, polls suggest an increase in those favoring independence from the United Kingdom, with one survey for the first time putting the "yes" vote ahead.<p>On September 18, voters in Scotland will be presented with a simple yes/no question: Should …

What Scottish Independence Might Mean for a Less-Great Britain

The economic effects could be minor; the cultural ones, more profound.<p>As advertised, I don't plan to host an open-ended forum on the merits of the Scottish independence vote. If you'd like to see the Scottish government's white paper supporting a 'Yes' vote, go here. If you've missed Paul Krugman's …

Scotland: Could the Kingdom still be united? | Scotland

There is alarm in the UK that the union could fall apart when the Scottish go to the polls for a referendum on independence on September 18. That alarm was triggered after a survey suggested that nationalists are poised to win.<p>The spectre of a "Yes" vote is said to have dominated discussions …

If Scotland Ever Leaves U.K., What Stays Behind?

Robert Siegel talks with Andrew Tickell, author of the blog "Lallands Peat Worrier" and law lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University. He's a supporter of Scottish independence and talks about how it might affect currency, armed forces, treaty obligations, regulations and law.<p>Transcript<p>ROBERT …