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Lockerbie Bomb Suspect Detained in U.S. Custody

The Libyan man suspected of making the bomb that destroyed a passenger plane over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 is being detained in U.S. custody, law enforcement agencies on both sides of the Atlantic confirmed Sunday.

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Scottish Independence Vote Plan Defeated by Top UK Court

Scotland has no power to unilaterally hold yet another referendum on independence without the consent of the British government. That was the unanimous judgement Wednesday from the U.K. Supreme Court in a ruling that will set back the separatist Scottish government’s plan to strike out on its own.

SNP leader and First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon issues a statement at the Apex Grassmarket Hotel in Edinburgh following the decision by judges at the UK Supreme Court in London that the Scottish Parliament does not have the power to hold a second independence referendum. Picture date: Wednesday November …