Wed 17 Sep 2014 | 5:32 EDT

Islamic State campaign tests Obama's commitment to Mideast allies 5:02am EDT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After about 15 hours of flying and five hours of meetings, sleep finally caught up with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Baghdad. It was 6:04 p.m.   Full Article

Polls show Scottish opponents of independence with slight lead ahead of vote Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scottish supporters of staying in the United Kingdom are 4 percentage points ahead of secessionists with just a day to go before Scots vote in an independence referendum, three different opinion polls showed.  Full Article  

Canadian government urged to support Bangladesh trust fund Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 

TORONTO (Reuters) - A group of more than 50 Canadian organizations, including labor unions, are urging the Canadian government to ask domestic companies to give to a trust fund for the survivors of a disastrous garment factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,100 people nearly a year and a half ago.  Full Article