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Canadian shooting: What we know --... (CNN)-- A day after a gunman killed an army reservist in the Canadian capital of Ottawa, many questions remain. Why did he shoot? Why did he target Nathan Cirillo? Is he connected to the the militant group ISIS? Here's a list of what we know -- and don't ... Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:57 pm
Election countdown: Colo.... A new USA TODAY/Suffolk University poll shows Republican Cory Gardner has gained ground on Democratic Senator Mark Udall since September. VPC The 2014 campaign is entering its final stretch. Each day until voters go to the polls on Nov. 4, USA TODAY will ... Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:11 pm
Alleged White House Fence Jumper... An alleged fence jumper was apprehended Wednesday outside the White House after he scaled the north fence, a Secret Service spokesman told ABC News. A K-9 unit caught a man identified as Dominic Adesanya about 7:16 p.m. on the North Lawn, said Secret ... Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:51 pm
Evidence supports officer???s... Activists march in the streets in Missouri to protest police brutality two months after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Oct. 13, 2014 Protesters, including Cornel West, second from right, march to the Ferguson, Mo., police station in Ferguson. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 12:18 am
New details emerge on Canada... As the investigation of Wednesday's shooting rampage in Ottawa continues, it's still unclear whether the suspect had any accomplices in the attack, but CBS News can report that his passport was revoked by Canadian officials after he contacted individuals ... Posted on 23 October 2014 | 12:13 am
Canada PM vows crackdown after... By David Ljunggren and Leah Schnurr OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper vowed to redouble the country's fight against "terrorist organizations" abroad after a reported convert to Islam rampaged through parliament, shocking the usually tranquil capital city. Shortly after a gunman shot dead a soldier at the National War Memorial in central Ottawa on Wednesday morning, a man armed with a shotgun burst into the Center Block of Parliament, pursued by police. He died after dozens of shots rang out a few yards away from where Harper was talking to his legislators. ... Posted on 23 October 2014 | 3:03 am
U.S.-led air strikes killed 521... BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes by U.S.-led forces have killed 521 Islamist fighters and 32 civilians during a month-long campaign in Syria, a monitoring group which tracks the violence said on Thursday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the vast majority of the deaths, 464, were militants from Islamic State, an al Qaeda offshoot which has grabbed large areas of Syria and neighboring Iraq. The attacks also killed 57 members of the al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front, the Observatory said. Six of the civilians were children and five were women, it added. ... Posted on 23 October 2014 | 5:32 am
Special Report: Why Ukraine's... By Richard Woods (Note: Contains language readers may find offensive in paragraph 12 of section headed 'FEB 21: THE DOWNFALL') KIEV (Reuters) - In the afternoon of February 20, after the morning???s dead had been cleared away, Volodymyr Melnychuk arrived outside Kiev???s October palace. Below lay Independence Square, or Maidan, covered in protesters??? camps and scarred with barricades and the detritus of battle. In fierce clashes that morning scores of protesters and government forces had been killed. A bullet hit him as he stood next to his partner of 13 years, Maria Kvyatkovska. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:07 am
East of Kobani, Turkish town... By Humeyra Pamuk AKCAKALE Turkey (Reuters) - Residents of a Turkish border town, an hour's drive from where Islamic State is battling for control of Kobani, appreciate the quiet they say the Sunni militants brought when they swiftly seized neighboring Syrian territory. Months of infighting last year between Islamist groups and the Free Syrian Army (FSA), a rebel group aiming to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, kept Akcakale residents on their toes with daily explosions and mortar shells. ... Posted on 23 October 2014 | 5:46 am
Ukrainian PM warns Russia may try... KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk on Thursday warned of possible attempts by Russia to destabilize Sunday's parliamentary election in Ukraine and ordered security to be boosted to prevent "terrorist acts" being carried out. "It is clear that attempts to destabilize the situation will continue and be provoked by the Russian side. They did not succeed during the presidential election (in May) ... but their plans have remained," he told a meeting of top security chiefs and election monitors. "We need ... ... Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:04 am
NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul' The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:18 am
Canada 'will never be intimidated' Canada's prime minister insists his country will not be intimidated, after a gunman rampages through parliament before being shot dead. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:25 am
Singer Alvin Stardust dies aged 72 Singer Alvin Stardust dies aged 72 after recently been diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:00 am
Tesco boss to quit over profits... Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent will leave the firm after the company announced a bigger-than-forecast hole in its profits. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 4:30 am
Police killer Roberts to be freed Police killer Harry Roberts is to be released after more than 45 years - a Parole Board decision described as "scandalous". Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:23 am
PM vows to 'fight terror' after... Stephen Harper says killing of soldiers in Ottawa and Quebec are "grim reminders" Canada is not immune to terrorism. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:39 am
Police battle fighters in Tunisian... At least one member of the security forces killed in shoot out between officers and fighters in a town near the capital. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:27 am
Iraqi Kurds to send forces to... Kurdish authorities agree to send Peshmerga fighters to northern Syrian town to fight ISIL after Turkey allows passage. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:41 am
Hazaras shot dead in attack on... At least eight members of the Shia ethnic community killed when gunmen opened fire at a bus in a market outside Quetta. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:32 am
Mexico orders mayor's arrest over... Authorities accuse Jose Luis Abarca of masterminding last month's attack that left six students dead and 43 missing. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:35 am
Credit Suisse Beats Expectations Swiss bank Credit Suisse said third-quarter profit more than doubled, beating expectations, as it streamlined its wealth management unit.
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:21 am
Comcast Profit Rises 50% Comcast???s third-quarter profit rose 50%, as the cable giant benefited from a one-time income-tax adjustment and a boost in earnings at its NBCUniversal entertainment arm.
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:01 am
Air Bag Recalls Trigger New... A suddenly expanded recall of air bags is turning into a new safety crisis for the auto industry and intensifying scrutiny of U.S. regulators??? ability to oversee auto makers and their suppliers.
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 12:36 am
Tesco Chairman to Step Down Tesco said Chairman Richard Broadbent would step down as it revealed the accounting practices that led to an overstatement of its profit had occurred in prior periods as well.
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:05 am
Hedge Funds Add to Venture-Capital... Maverick Capital plans to launch its first venture-capital fund on Jan. 1, as hedge funds add to the push to invest in young, privately owned companies.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:16 pm
Drugmakers may need indemnity for... (Note: Contains language readers may find offensive in paragraph 12 of section headed 'FEB 21: THE DOWNFALL')
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:25 am
Business activity improves in... NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. federal prosecutors are trying to determine whether Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp misled U.S. regulators about the number of defective air bags it sold to automakers, including Toyota Motor Corp and Honda Motor Co Ltd , The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:47 am
Eight Pakistani Shi'ites killed in... LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - At around noon on Thursday, the euro zone's 130 biggest banks will receive the European Central Bank's final verdict on their finances after a review aimed at drawing a line under persistent doubts about the health of the region's banking sector.
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:05 am
U.S.-led air strikes killed 521... MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A Mexican mayor and his wife were "probable masterminds" behind the disappearance of 43 student-teachers last month in the restive southwest, the country's attorney general said on Wednesday.
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 5:32 am
At U.N., China asked to back... OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper vowed to redouble the country's fight against "terrorist organizations" abroad after a reported convert to Islam rampaged through parliament, shocking the usually tranquil capital city.
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 3:52 am
Hamas, Islamic Jihad salute... JPost.com brings you all the latest news on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:26 am
Mashaal: Hamas tunnels were... Border Police and regular police personnel are conducting searches of the vicinity. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 5:00 am
Report: Palestinians accept US... Economy minister criticized Netanyahu on Thursday for failing to provide what he perceives as an adequate response to the simmering violence in Jerusalem. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 2:32 am
Israeli official: EU proposal to... Shimshon Halperin, mourns the loss of his granddaughter Chaya Zissel Braun. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:25 pm
Ma???aleh Adumim mayor: E1 is... Premium special: A glimpse into historical moments in Israeli news from this week in 'The Jerusalem Post' front covers. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:37 pm
Australia, we must shirt-front... OPINION: When the worst happens overseas, the poorest people that are hit first, and hit hardest. In the case of Ebola, we are fighting an invisible enemy. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 9:00 am
Oscar???s ???special??? prison... OTHER disabled prisoners at the jail housing Oscar Pistorius can only dream about the special treatment he’s receiving. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 9:00 am
???If you ignore us you will be... DETAILS of how Indonesia’s airforce nearly shot down two Australian pilots have been revealed, as they were allowed to leave after violating the country’s aviation laws. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 5:58 am
Sons in Bali to see ???killer???... BALI police have revealed a local society queen paid just $14,000 to have her husband gruesomely executed as their sons arrived in Indonesia to face her. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 4:25 am
Tattooed teacher sent home on day... CHILDREN are sent home from school for not wearing the proper attire. Has it happened to a teacher on her first day before? Posted on 23 October 2014 | 3:48 am
MPs will not get an official cat... Parliament told a 'herd of cats' would be needed to counter rodent infestation, creating 'very clear practical and technical difficulties' Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:56 am
North Korea shuts its borders to... North Korea has become the world's first country to shut its borders because of Ebola Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:42 am
Man and son, nine, killed in house... South Yorkshire police say Darren Sykes, 44, and nine-year-old Paul David Sykes die after blaze at home in Penistone, near Barnsley Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:32 am
Joss Stone launches Poppy Appeal... The soul singer clutched a picture of her great-great-grandfather, who died in the First World War, at the vigil to mark the start of this year's Royal British Legion appeal Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:24 am
Alvin Stardust dies after short... Singer and actor dies at home surrounded by family after being diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:20 am
Autopsy: Ferguson officer shot... St. Louis Post-Dispatch says it has obtained copy of an autopsy report on Michael Brown.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 4:53 am
Police probe multiple shootings,... Witnesses say man started shooting near the National War Memorial outside the government complex.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 6:41 am
American held by N. Korea gets... Jeffrey Fowle was detained for nearly half a year for leaving a Bible at a nightclub.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 2:51 am
China's Communist Party weighs... Rule of law has different meaning in China than in the West.
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 11:13 pm
U.S. 'grateful' after teens bound... Three Denver-area teenage girls were stopped during a possible attempt to join Islamist fighters.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 6:46 am
City Room: New York Today: What... Thursday: one more rainy day, a heated debate for governor, and record subway ridership. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:18 am
First Draft: Today in Politics President Obama is turning to scientists for ideas on battling Ebola, Gov. Rick Perry of Texas is making another trip to Iowa, and the White House???s fence remains penetrable. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:09 am
Latest News: Canada Terrorism,... Here???s what you need to know to start your day. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:06 am
In the West, a Growing List of... Individuals who have professed their support for radical Islam or might be sympathetic to militant ideology are tied to a number of attacks in the West in recent years. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:00 am
Tesco Chairman to Step Down as... The chief executive of Britain???s leading grocery store said that there was no timeline for Sir Richard Broadbent???s exit and that it was in engaged in a review of operations. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 5:32 am
Canada Will 'Never Be Intimidated'... Canada's PM vows to fight terror, as footage appears to show a gunman leaving the area where soldier Nathan Cirillo was shot dead. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 5:47 am
Canada Killer Believed 'Devil Was... A friend says Ottawa attacker Michael Zehaf-Bibeau often talked about demons, as it emerges he had been on a terror watch list. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 5:10 am
Tesco Profits Plunge 92% In... An inquiry reveals historic failures in the supermarket chain's accounting - and chair Sir Richard Broadbent steps down. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:49 am
Singer Alvin Stardust Dies Aged 72 The performer - famous for his leather outfits and black glove - was a huge star in the glam rock era and enjoyed success on TV. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:27 am
NHS Demands Extra ??8bn In Plan To... The drastic five-year plan warns "decisive action" is needed to cope with a rise in the size and age of the population. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:00 am
British Gas owner posts huge... British Gas' owner has increased profits at its residential arm by 23 per cent in a move fanning flames of anger over recent price hikes.Related StoriesCentrica criticised over profitsBatman shootings: Amateur video of audience fleeingJamie Heaton's parents visit Shaw explosion siteBo's wife charged with murder of British businessmanRelated StoriesFirst outing for fastest cubs on landMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingPolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 yearsKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego Posted on 26 July 2012 | 9:12 am
Warsi cleared of expenses fiddle The Conservative Party says its co-chairman Baroness Warsi has been cleared of allegations she wrongly claimed Parliamentary expenses.Related StoriesDavid Cameron heckled at Olympic eventMost over-the-top PMQs question ever?Cameron: 'We have to deal with banking culture'David Cameron confronted by angry Yorkshire residentRelated StoriesDavid Beckham surprises Team GB fans in photo boothAll children to be given flu vaccineOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungePolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 years Posted on 26 July 2012 | 9:12 am
Bo's wife charged with murder of... The wife of scandal-hit Chinese politician Bo Xilai is to be prosecuted for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.Related StoriesNorth Korean soldiers dance to celebrate Kim's promotionBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWedding party's cars plunge into river as bridge collapsesRelated StoriesChina shows off elite Harbin Z-9 helicopterAdorable white lion cubs born in MexicoBreathtaking volcano eruption in JapanSenior Syrian diplomats defectKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego Posted on 26 July 2012 | 7:49 am
Olympics kicks off with flag gaffe Olympic organisers LOCOG have been forced to apologise to the North Korean women's football team, after the South Korean flag was displayed before their first match.Related StoriesDavid Beckham: 'I have a small role in opening ceremony'London 2012 kicks off with footballOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedTall ships sail to the Thames for the Olympics Posted on 26 July 2012 | 7:11 am
Police numbers drop to lowest... The number of police officers in England and Wales has fallen to its lowest level in nine years, figures showed today.Related StoriesEngland and Wales are ageing faster than ever beforeBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeRelated StoriesBritish Gas owner posts huge profitsHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San DiegoWarsi cleared of expenses fiddle Posted on 26 July 2012 | 7:03 am
^^^^^ can get you blocked, who... Supporting a comment from a fellow viner in GOP-Viners I innocently replied to the comment with a ^^^^. ?Deleted and blocked for the privilege. ?Irony is that as the viner I was supporting is a well known conservative peer who we all know and love. ?His comment sti?… Posted on 22 October 2014 | 5:52 pm
Why Conservatives Opt for...
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Blackwater Founder Remains Free...
A federal jury in Washington, D.C., returned guilty verdicts against four Blackwater operatives charged with killing more than a dozen Iraqi civilians and wounding scores of others in Baghdad in 2007.
The jury found one guard, Nicholas Slatten, guilty of first-degree murder, w?… Posted on 23 October 2014 | 4:52 am
Conservatives Threaten To Kill...
Conservatives Threaten To Kill Hispanic Man Because He Legally Delivered Absentee Ballots To A Polling Place (VIDEO)
Author: Stephen D Foster Jr October 22, 2014 3:38 pm
A Hispanic volunteer in Arizona is now in fear for his life after conservatives accused him of voter fraud?… Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:48 pm
North Korean Diplomats Get an... He flew in from Pyongyang to protest attempts by “hostile” elements, including America and Australia, to defame his country, but North Korean official Choe Yong-nam was also forced to hear an earful about his country’s human rights record Wednesday.
In an extra?… Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:04 am
Ebola: Nearly 5,000 dead in new... At least 4,877 people have died in the world's worst recorded outbreak of Ebola, and at least 9,936 cases of the disease had been registered. The… Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:34 am
Rousseff edges ahead in polls days... Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff is emerging as the slight favourite ahead of Sunday's election decider. The incumbent has been comforted by… Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:05 am
Mexico: Mayor's arrest is ordered... The plight of 43 students missing for nearly a month in Mexico's southwest has mobilised thousands in the capital. Protesters gathered around the… Posted on 23 October 2014 | 4:25 am
Anti-occupy demonstrators attempt... no comment : Anti-occupy demonstrators attempt to clear Hong Kong protests Posted on 23 October 2014 | 4:02 am
Firefighters battle barn blaze... no comment : Firefighters battle barn blaze California Posted on 23 October 2014 | 3:50 am
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White House fence jumper has...
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Report: Airstrikes kill 553 in...
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Canada troops ordered out of... Canada has ordered its soldiers to stop wearing uniform off-duty after a lone
gunman went on the rampage on Ottawa???s... Posted on 23 October 2014 | 8:09 am
Caterham facing final lap after... The future of the Caterham Formula One team looks black after staff were
locked out of their factory on Thursday... Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:41 am
Air-traffic trainee arrested with... A trainee air-traffic controller was among four more Russians taken into
custody today in connection with the crash of a private... Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:30 am
Japan minister Yoichi Miyazawa... Shinzo Abe, the Japanese prime minister, already lashed by cabinet scandals,
suffered another embarrassment today when his trade minister admitted... Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:29 am
Debenhams suffers from a lack of... Hard-pressed consumers are still reluctant to splash out according to the boss
of Debenhams, who delivered a cautious verdict on... Posted on 23 October 2014 | 5:09 am
Obama: Allies Will Soon Take... Filed under: Democrats, Republicans, Foreign Policy, Obama Administration, International, Congress, Conservatives'I have absolutely no doubt that we will be able to transfer control of this operation to an international coalition,' President Obama said Tuesday. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 10:11 pm
Democrats Could Lose Senate, Biden... Filed under: Senate, Democrats, Republicans, 2012 ElectionsDemocrats are only four seats away from losing control of the Senate to Republicans in 2012, Vice President Biden warned supporters in a online appeal for donations Tuesday. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 7:30 pm
South Dakota Governor Signs Tough... Filed under: AbortionThe measure would require a women seeking an abortion to wait three days after meeting with a doctor and receive counseling before undergoing the procedure. Opponents promise a lawsuit. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 7:04 pm
Republican Sen. Scott Brown: GOP's... Filed under: Senate, House, Democrats, Republicans, Abortion, CongressThe Massachusetts Republican joins another GOP senator, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, in expressing concerns about a proposal to end federal funding for the organization. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 4:44 pm
Half of Americans Approve of... Filed under: Polls, Foreign Policy, Obama Administration, Poll Watch, IndependentsObama's marks for his handling of Libya come despite criticism from the left, right and abroad that he waited too long to act against the Gadhafi regime, and that once he did, the mission was not as defined as he promised it would be. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 1:46 pm
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