NFL COMMISH ROGER GOODELL HOLDS A NEWS CONFERENCE FOLLOWING A SERIES OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCIDENTS INVOLVING FOOTBALL PLAYERS *

GOODELL APOLOGIZED FOR THE LEAGUE'S RESPONSE AND SAID THE NFL WANTS TO HAVE NEW PERSONAL CONDUCT POLICIES IN PLACE BY THE SUPER BOWL *

CRITICS SAY THE NFL HASN'T RESPONDED QUICKLY OR EMPHATICALLY ENOUGH TO THE INCIDENTS *

REP TIM BISHOP (D-NY) WARNS UP TO 40 RADICALIZED U.S. CITIZENS WHO'VE FOUGHT ALONGSIDE ISIS HAVE ALREADY RETURNED TO THE U.S. *

BISHOP CLAIMS THAT OF THE 100 OR SO AMERICANS WHO HAVE TRAVELED TO THE MIDDLE EAST TO JOIN ISIS, SOME 40 HAVE RETURNED AND ARE CURRENTLY BEING SURVEILLED BY THE FBI *

WHITE HOUSE SAID LAST WEEK THAT U.S. INTEL AGENCIES HAVE NOT DETECTED ANY PLOTS BY ISIS TO STAGE AN ATTACK ON U.S. SOIL *

FRANCE BEGINS AIRSTRIKES FRI AGAINST ISIS TARGETS IN IRAQ *

FRENCH JETS DROPPED FOUR LASER-GUIDED BOMBS ON AN ISIS WEAPONS AND FUEL DEPOT OUTSIDE THE NORTHERN CITY OF MOSUL *

PRES FRANCOIS HOLLANDE SAYS FRANCE WILL ONLY CONDUCT AIRSTRIKES IN SUPPORT OF THE IRAQI MILITARY AND KURDISH FORCES, AND WILL NOT INVOLVE TARGETS IN SYRIA *

U.S. MILITARY CONDUCTS TWO AIRSTRIKES AGAINST ISIS TARGETS IN IRAQ THURS AND FRI *

AN AIRSTRIKE SE OF BAGHDAD DESTROYED A BOAT ON THE EUPHRATES RIVER RESUPPLYING ISIS FORCES *

U.S. CENTRAL COMMAND HAS CONDUCTED A TOTAL OF 178 AIRSTRIKES ACROSS IRAQ *

HEALTH OFFICIALS IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC SAY THE MOSQUITO-BORNE CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS HAS SICKENED NEARLY 500,000 PEOPLE, INCLUDING 109 NEWBORN BABIES *

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC HAS BEEN HIT HARD BY CHIKUNGUNYA SINCE THE FIRST LOCALLY TRANSMITTED CASE WAS DOCUMENTED IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE IN LATE 2013 *

THE FIRST CASES IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC APPEARED IN MARCH *

THERE'S NO VACCINE OR CURE FOR THE ILLNESS, WHICH IS RARELY FATAL *

DEM NATL CMTE RAISED $7.4 MIL LAST MONTH, BUT STILL OWES VENDORS ALMOST $2 MIL *

DNC, WHICH SPENT $5.8 MIL IN AUG AND HAS $11.2 MIL IN THE BANK, HAS NOW RAISED ALMOST $133 MIL SINCE JAN 2013 *

RNC, WHICH WILL RELEASE ITS AUG FINANCIAL REPORT BY SAT'S DEADLINE, HAS RAISED $140 MIL, EXCLUDING LAST MONTH'S FIGURES *

RNC HAS OUTRAISED THE DNC IN 10 OF THE LAST 19 MONTHS, BUT THE DNC PREVAILED IN SIX OF THE FIRST SEVEN MONTHS OF 2014 *

BRITISH PM DAVID CAMERON SAYS HE'S "DELIGHTED" SCOTLAND VOTED TO REMAIN WITHIN THE UK *

CAMERON ALSO SAYS WESTMINSTER WILL ENSURE MORE DEVOLVED POWERS FOR SCOTLAND, ENGLAND, WALES AND NORTHERN IRELAND *

FAILED INDEPENDENCE BID PROMPTED ALEX SALMOND, SCOTLAND'S FIRST MINISTER AND LEADER OF THE SCOTTISH NATL PARTY, TO RESIGN FRI *

ABOUT 55% OF SCOTTISH VOTERS CAST THEIR BALLOTS AGAINST INDEPENDENCE *

SECOND STRIKE SW OF BAGHDAD HIT A SMALL ISIS GROUND UNIT *

NEGOTIATORS REPRESENTING UKRAINE, RUSSIA AND PRO-MOSCOW REBELS AGREE TO CREATE A BUFFER ZONE IN EASTERN UKRAINE *

THE 19-MILE AREA WILL SEPARATE UKRAINIAN GOVT FORCE AND PRO-RUSSIAN INSURGENTS *

PARTICIPANTS AT THE TALKS IN MINSK, BELARUS, ALSO AGREED TO THE WITHDRAWAL OF ALL FOREIGN FIGHTERS AND MERCENARIES *

NATO OFFICIALS ESTIMATE THERE ARE 1,000 RUSSIAN TROOPS FIGHTING IN UKRAINE *

TWO F-22 FIGHTER JETS INTERCEPTING SIX RUSSIAN MILITARY PLANES THAT APPROACHED WESTERN ALASKA WED NIGHT *

A NORAD SPOX SAYS IT HAPPENED ABOUT 55 NAUTICAL MILES FROM THE ALASKA COAST *

THE RUSSIAN PLANES DID NOT ENTER U.S. OR CANADIAN AIRSPACE *

AUSTRALIA RAMPS UP SECURITY AFTER REPORTED ISIS PLOT TO ATTACK LAWMAKERS *

WALL STREET JOURNAL REPORTS AUSTRALIAN OFFICIALS INTERCEPTED INTEL POINTING TO ATTACKS AGAINST LAWMAKERS, INCLUDING PRIME MIN TONY ABBOTT *

REPORTED PLOT TRIGGERED A SECURITY ALERT FRI AT THE COUNTRY'S PARLIAMENT BUILDING *

THIS COMES A DAY AFTER AUSTRALIAN POLICE CARRIED OUT RAIDS IN MAJOR CITIES TO DISRUPT AN ALLEGED ISIS PLOT TO KIDNAP AND KILL RANDOM PEOPLE *

NEARLY 5,000 FIRE PERSONNEL WORKING TO CONTAIN MASSIVE WILDFIRE IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA *

FIREFIGHTERS HAVE DROPPED MORE THAN A HALF-MILLION GALLONS OF FIRE RETARDANT ON THE FLAMES, WHICH ARE THREATENING 12,000 HOMES *

THE FIRE, WHICH IS ABOUT 60 MILES EAST OF SACRAMENTO, HAS TORCHED ALMOST 120 SQ MILES AND IS 10% CONTAINED *

MAN SUSPECTED OF DELIBERATELY SETTING THE FIRE, 37-YR-OLD WAYNE ALLEN HUNTSMAN, PLEADED NOT GUILTY FRI TO AN ARSON CHARGE *

HUNTSMAN IS BEING HELD ON $10 MIL BAIL *

IRAN, U.S. AND FIVE OTHER WORLD POWERS BEGIN ANOTHER ROUND OF TALKS FRI ON TEHRAN'S NUCLEAR PROGRAM *

TALKS RESUMING AS THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETS IN NYC *

U.S. AND OTHER WORLD POWERS WANT IRAN TO CURTAIL ITS URANIUM ENRICHMENT IN EXCHANGE FOR AN EASING ECONOMIC SANCTIONS ON TEHRAN *

COUNTRIES HAVE UNTIL A NOV 24 DEADLINE TO REACH A DEAL *