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Canadian Prime Minister calls... Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper described the perpetrator of a "brutal and violent" attack on the Parliament complex in Ottawa that left a soldier dead Wednesday as a "terrorist" in an address to the nation. "We will not be intimidated. Canada ... Posted on 22 October 2014 | 4:44 pm
French Quarter building collapses;... A 203-year-old building in the historic French Quarter of New Orleans collapsed entirely Wednesday after a wall gave way Tuesday. WWL-TV, New Orleans NEW ORLEANS A 203-year-old building in the French Quarter that suffered a partial collapse on Tuesday ... Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:45 pm
Man apprehended after scaling... A man was apprehended after he scaled a White House fence Wednesday night, the latest security breach at a time when the Secret Service faces increased scrutiny over its ability to protect the president and his residence. The man, identified by authorities ... Posted on 22 October 2014 | 4:46 pm
Dallas nurse Amber Vinson free of... Amber Vinson, a Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for Thomas Eric Duncan, is now free of the virus, according to her family. Vinson arrived at Emory University Hospital last week for treatment. As of Tuesday night, officials with the ... Posted on 22 October 2014 | 4:44 pm
Turkey kidnap plot raises doubts... A bold yet ultimately unsuccessful kidnapping plot orchestrated by the Islamic State in Turkey raises new questions about the safety of U.S. troops and other American personnel stationed throughout the country. The attempted abduction, reportedly carried ... Posted on 22 October 2014 | 4:57 pm
Canada's parliament attacked near... By Randall Palmer and David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - At least one gunman entered Canada's parliament buildings on Wednesday and many shots were fired just outside the room where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was addressing a meeting of legislators. Harper was safely removed from the building but parliament was locked down. Eyewitnesses said at least 30 shots were fired in dramatic scenes in the heart of the Canadian capital. "PM (Harper) was addressing caucus, then a huge boom, followed by rat-a-tat shots. We all scattered. ... Posted on 22 October 2014 | 2:49 pm
Iraqi Kurds approve sending... By Isabel Coles and Dasha Afanasieva ARBIL Iraq/MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers approved a plan on Wednesday to send fighters to the Syrian town of Kobani to relieve fellow Kurds under attack by Islamic State militants, marking the semi-autonomous region's first military foray into Syria's war. Kobani lies on the border with Turkey and Islamic State fighters keen to consolidate territorial gains in northern Syria have pressed an offensive against the town even as U.S.-led forces started bombing their positions. ... Posted on 22 October 2014 | 2:35 pm
NATO, Swedish fighters scrambled... BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO and Swedish fighter jets were scrambled to intercept a Russian intelligence-gathering plane that briefly entered Estonian airspace on Tuesday, the alliance said on Wednesday. The Estonian Foreign Ministry called the Russian ambassador to the ministry and gave him a protest note over the incursion, the Estonian defense forces said. Fighters from Denmark as well as Portuguese F-16s from NATO's air policing mission in the Baltics took off after radar detected an unidentified aircraft flying close to NATO airspace in the Baltic Sea, NATO said. ... Posted on 22 October 2014 | 2:42 pm
Brazil candidates battle for key... By Brian Winter BELO HORIZONTE Brazil (Reuters) - The two candidates in Brazil's presidential election runoff on Sunday grew up just seven blocks apart, attending the same elite tennis club, watching movies at the same theater and strolling through the same leafy plazas during the 1960s. They cheered for rival soccer teams, though, and eventually went down very different political paths. Dilma Rousseff joined a Marxist group that opposed that era's military dictatorship, while Aecio Neves embraced the more conservative ethos of his grandfather, a legend in Brazilian politics. ... Posted on 22 October 2014 | 1:20 pm
Nigeria talks with Boko Haram but... By Emma Farge and Lanre Ola N'DJAMENA/MAIDUGURI (Reuters) - Nearly a week after Nigeria announced a ceasefire deal with Boko Haram, which it said would include the release of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist group, there is still no sign of the girls being freed. Talks took place this week between the government and the Islamist militant group in the Chadian capital, but they are shrouded in secrecy. A series of attacks blamed on Boko Haram fighters since the announcement, meanwhile, has raised doubts over government claims of a truce. ... Posted on 22 October 2014 | 1:57 pm
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 22 October 2014 | 7:00 pm
Canada 'not intimidated' by attacks Canada "will never be intimidated", PM Stephen Harper says after two deadly attacks - including one that ends in a shootout inside parliament. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:57 pm
Police killer Roberts to be freed Police killer Harry Roberts is to be released from prison after more than 45 years, after a decision by the Parole Board. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:24 pm
Lloyds expected to cut 9,000 jobs Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs - around a tenth of its entire workforce - over the next three years, the BBC understands. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:04 pm
Obama 'optimistic' over Ebola in US President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 6:59 pm
Soldier and gunman killed in... Gunman killed by police inside parliament building after he fatally shot Canadian soldier guarding war memorial. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:32 pm
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 22 October 2014 | 4:30 pm
White House locks down over latest... Man arrested for jumping fence of the presidential residence, a month after previous intruder entered the White House. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:39 pm
Blackwater guards convicted in... Four ex-employees of US security firm found guilty of charges related to shootings of more than 30 civilians in 2007. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 6:54 pm
Ebola death toll rises to almost... Red Cross says epidemic can be contained in West Africa within four months if all necessary steps are taken. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:28 pm
J.P. Morgan Warned on China Hiring... Several executives at J.P. Morgan Chase in New York were warned of potential problems related to the bank???s hiring practices in China more than a year before the program came under scrutiny by the U.S. government.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 9:19 pm
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
P&G Narrows Field For CEO... Procter & Gamble shook up its senior management ranks, naming new leaders for key businesses and narrowing the field of potential successors to CEO A.G. Lafley.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:01 pm
Fracking Firms: Victims of Their... The fracking surge in Pennsylvania???s Marcellus Shale has caused gas prices to crater, forcing drillers to re-evaluate operations.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:21 pm
SEC to Keep Veil Open on ETFs The asset-management industry suffered a setback when regulators rejected a proposal by BlackRock to launch an exchange-traded fund that would have kept its holdings hidden from investors.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:08 pm
Attack on parliament, killing of... WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday evening and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, a Secret Service spokesman said.
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 12:04 am
Man arrested after jumping White... CHARLESTON S.C. (Reuters) - Suspended South Carolina House of Representatives Speaker Bobby Harrell is expected to plead guilty to criminal ethics charges related to misuse of campaign money and misconduct in office, a local newspaper reported on Wednesday.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 10:29 pm
Palestinian driver rams Jerusalem... WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday and was attacked by Secret Service dogs, a Secret Service spokesman said.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 7:57 pm
Canada's parliament attacked,... WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc on Wednesday reported a rise in quarterly revenue, but the increase was less than Wall Street expected as a wave of subscribers plugged into the network using pre-purchased devices.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 7:38 pm
Iraqi Kurds approve sending... 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 22 October 2014 | 7:14 pm
Israeli official: EU proposal to... JPost.com brings you all the latest news on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:25 pm
Baby girl killed in Jerusalem is... "This week's incidents are a grim reminder that Canada is not immune to the types of terror attacks we have seen elsewhere around the world," Canadian PM says after attacks. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 7:20 pm
Netanyahu blames Abbas incitement... Arab suspect from capital???s Silwan neighborhood shot by police after attempting to flee scene on foot near light rail stop. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 1:42 pm
Meretz council members tour Silwan... Sakhnin???s recognition of Bishara created an uproar and was criticized by several Members of Knesset. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:21 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
Canada shooting: PM vows revenge CANADA’S Prime Minister says he “will not be intimidated” after a terrorist today killed a ceremonial guard before being shot down in the halls of Parliament. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:06 pm
???I asked a handsome guard for a... A TOURIST has shared this photo she took in Ottawa on Sunday. The soldier was so handsome she just had to ask for a picture. Today, he was shot dead. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 9:48 pm
Terror in Canada as gunman opens... TERROR has struck the heart of Canada today after a gunman shot dead a ceremonial guard at the war memorial, before being killed in the halls of parliament. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 7:09 pm
Hero who saved Canadian MPs THE heroic Sergeant-at-Arms who shot dead the gunman who killed a Canadian soldier has been revealed as former cop Kevin Vickers. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 4:29 pm
Months needed to control Ebola THE Red Cross warns it will take at least four months to get Ebola under control but for one victim there is good news as he tweets that he is ‘Ebola free’. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:54 pm
Stephen Harper: 'Canada will never... Canadian prime minister delivers defiant message, saying shootings are a reminder that the country is not immune to terror attacks Posted on 22 October 2014 | 9:24 pm
White House in lockdown after... This time dogs tackle man preventing repeat of last month's lapse when Texas man entered mansion Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:11 pm
'Words of Year 2014' announced Have you been using any of these words this year? Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:00 pm
The Cougar phenomenon: why older... Women in their 40s should look for younger partners to boost their chances of becoming pregnant, new research suggests Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:00 pm
Why cougars could be onto a good... Although there is no male menopause, a study warns that a biological clock is also ticking for men - and it could stop altogether at around 43 Posted on 22 October 2014 | 7:42 pm
Family: Amber Vinson free of Ebola... Mother says Dallas nurse, who contracted virus from Liberian who later died, is regaining strength.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:13 am
Chaos in Canada: Gunfire erupts at... Police identify the dead shooter as a Canadian man born in 1982.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 6:41 am
Special report: America's... Obama has declared or extended 30 states of national emergency, giving him broader powers.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:29 am
Exclusive: Koch-linked PAC raises... A super PAC spends heavily in the home stretch to try to flip the Senate to Republicans.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 1:00 am
Statue of Liberty to sport bow... The New York City landmark will don 60-foot bow ties.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:55 am
First Draft: Another Fence-Jumper... A man jumped the White House fence but was immediately apprehended, the Secret Service said. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:41 pm
Royals 7, Giants 2: Royals Beat... The Kansas City Royals evened the series at one game apiece with a win over the San Francisco Giants. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:34 pm
In New York Governor???s Debate,... Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo eagerly and sternly hit back against his main challenger, Rob Astorino, in an event that also featured a pair of third-party candidates. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:05 pm
Canada Worries as Extremism Lures... Attacks and a recent report have compounded concerns in Canada about citizens who go to foreign lands like Somalia and Syria to fight, and then return as threats at home. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 10:56 pm
Mexican Official Links a Mayor to... The attorney general says that the apparent abduction of 43 students in southern Mexico came after Mayor Jose Luis Abarca of Iguala ordered an attack on them. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 10:09 pm
Canada Will 'Never Be Intimidated'... Corporal Nathan Cirillo is shot dead in Ottawa, leading Canada's PM to vow the country will fight terrorists at home and abroad. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 10:08 pm
Nathan Cirillo Made 'The Ultimate... Friends describe Corporal Cirillo as "a great father, son, and brother" as hundreds pay tribute to the soldier. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 10:03 pm
Why Attack Canada? It's About... Until now public places like Parliament Hill in Ottawa were safe, open and peaceful. That???s all changed now, says Sky's Sam Kiley. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 10:44 pm
Canada Shooting: Sergeant-At-Arms... MPs say they are "profoundly grateful" to Kevin Vickers after he shoots dead a suspected gunman inside the parliament building. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 9:06 pm
Cash Incentives To Tackle Obesity... Employers may offer workers cash incentives to lose weight under NHS-backed plans to tackle obesity, smoking and alcohol abuse. Posted on 22 October 2014 | 10:47 pm
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
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
Conservative Pundit: U.S.... Conservative radio host and Rush Limbaugh-wannabe, Michael Savage, told his listeners this week that American soldiers were too busy worrying about their PTSD and depression to fight ISIS. It’s a statement that should go down in history as one of the dumbest, but also one o?… Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:37 pm
Joni Ernst "My Boots Were On... Pretty Simple.
Joni Ernst served?in Kuwait/Southern Iraq?during 2003-2004. Her Boots were not on the ground now held by ISIS which is no where near Kuwait.
Moreover, the Sentiment she is trying to project is also false. Her military service gave her 0 experience in comb?… Posted on 22 October 2014 | 10:03 am
Fox News Hosts Tell Young Women... Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:47 pm
EU leaders consider climate package In the midst of an economic downturn, European leaders will debate at this week's EU summit how to move towards a low carbon economy. Strained… Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:15 pm
Israeli soldiers wounded in Egypt... Two Israeli soldiers have been airlifted to hospital after being injured by shots fired from the Egyptian side of the border between the two… Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:29 am
Canada: major terror alert as... A major terror alert is ongoing in the Canadian capital Ottawa, with a gunman shot dead in the Canadian parliament. Police confirmed that one male… Posted on 22 October 2014 | 10:51 am
MEPs back Juncker's Commission... MEPs have voted to approve the next European Commission lead by Jean-Claude Juncker. Four hundred and twenty-three Parliamentarians voted to back… Posted on 22 October 2014 | 10:36 am
John Kerry visits Berlin ahead of... He lived in Berlin as a boy for a time before the Wall was built. Now as the city prepares to mark 25 years since the Cold War's most potent symbol… Posted on 22 October 2014 | 9:50 am
Are we hypocrites over Renee...
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:38 pm
Mike Rowe defends himself against...
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:17 pm
White House fence jumper quickly...
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Canadian shooting victim...
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Scott of the Antarctic expedition... A photographic notebook from Robert Scott???s ill-fated Antarctic expedition has
been found after a century trapped in the ice.
It belonged... Posted on 23 October 2014 | 12:51 am
US insists it gave nothing for... The US secretary of state, John Kerry, insisted that his government gave nothing in return to North Korea for the... Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:38 pm
Harry Roberts, police killer, to... Britain???s most notorious police killer is due to be released after nearly 50
years in jail, it emerged last night.... Posted on 22 October 2014 | 10:38 pm
‘UK forces to join war on Syrian... Britain is set to stand ???shoulder to shoulder??? with the United States in the fight against Islamic State in Syria,... Posted on 22 October 2014 | 10:09 pm
EU threatens Israel with sanctions... The European Union is to demand that Israel halt three controversial
settlement projects in the occupied Palestinian territories, with Israeli... Posted on 22 October 2014 | 9:00 pm
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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