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Canadian official IDs Ottawa gunman

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian official has identified the dead Ottawa gunman as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau. Learn More

 

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Ottawa hospital says it treated 3 shooting victims

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A hospital says it has received three victims from the shootings in Canada's capital. More »

 

Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Two deadly attacks in three days against members of the military stunned Canadians and raised fears their country was being targeted for reprisals for joining the U.S.-led air campaign against an extremist Islamic group in Iraq and Syria. More »

 

UN inquiry head rejects N. Korea's 'honeyed words'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — "A few honeyed words" by North Korea as it tries to avoid a referral to the International Criminal Court has not changed the human rights situation on the ground there, the head of a U.N. commission of inquiry on the North told reporters Wednesday. More »

 

India picks up pace on economic overhaul

NEW DELHI (AP) — After months of criticism for not moving aggressively enough on promises of an economic overhaul, India's new prime minister has announced a string of policies designed to kick-start Asia's third-largest economy. More »

 

China opposes sending North Korea to int'l court

BEIJING (AP) — China says it's against referring ally North Korea to the International Criminal Court over its human rights record. More »

 

Mexico: Mayor linked to deadly attack on students

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials said Wednesday that a drug gang implicated in the disappearance of 43 students in a southern city essentially ran the town, paying the mayor hundreds of thousands of dollars a month out of its profits from making opium paste to fuel the U.S. heroin market. More »

 

Ebola outbreak forces Liberians into exile

BUDUBURAM CAMP, Ghana (AP) — Henry Boley left Liberia to attend a conference in Nigeria just days after his twins were born. Now, weeks later, he can't get home. Amanda Johnson, a 50-year-old Liberian living in Ghana, awaits her fiance's departure from their home country for their wedding, but refuses to return home because of Ebola. More »

 

Airstrikes target oil field in eastern Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say the U.S.-led coalition has launched airstrikes on an oil field in Syria's eastern province of Deir el-Zour that borders Iraq. More »

 

Palestinian kills baby at Jerusalem station

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian motorist with a history of anti-Israel violence slammed his car into a crowded train station in Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a three-month-old baby girl and wounding eight people in what police called a terror attack. More »

 

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