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Missing Mexico students: Iguala mayor arrest
BBC NewsMissing Mexico students: Iguala mayor arrest orderedBBC NewsMexico's government has ordered the arrest of the mayor of the southern town of Iguala, where six people died and 43 students disappeared after clashing with local police last month. Mexico's chief prosecutor said Mayor Jose Luis Abarca ordered the police ...Mexican AG's office: Mayor, wife behind attacks on studentsFox News LatinoMayor, wife accused of ordering attack on Mexican studentsLos Angeles TimesMexican mayor linked to deadly attack on students which left 43 missingDaily MailChristian Science Monitorall 211 news articles »
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:21 pm
Suspected shooter identified in Canada
CNNSuspected shooter identified in Canada attackCNN(CNN) -- Michael Zehaf-Bibeau has been identified by Canadian officials to their American counterparts as the suspected gunman in Wednesday's shooting in Ottawa, multiple U.S. officials told CNN. The gunman was killed after two shooting incidents -- one ...Canadian soldier, gunman killed in attack on Ottawa capital complexFox NewsCanada's Capital Goes on LockdownWall Street JournalCanada Shooting: Soldier, Suspect Dead In Parliament AttackABC NewsBusinessweek -NBCNews.com -CBC.caall 3,004 news articles »
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:19 pm
Blast outside Cairo University wounds 11:
ReutersBlast outside Cairo University wounds 11: OfficialsReutersCAIRO (Reuters) - A bomb outside Cairo University wounded 11 people on Wednesday, among them several police officers, Egyptian officials said. The blast occurred in a square outside the university at the end of the school day. Six police officers and four ...UPDATE 1-Blast outside Cairo University wounds 10 - Interior MinistryReuters Africa10 hurt in blast outside Cairo UniversityIrish TimesTen injured in Cairo University blastFox News LatinoWashington Post -Arab Newsall 248 news articles »
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 2:56 pm
Baby killed, 7 hurt in Jerusalem terror
Christian Science MonitorBaby killed, 7 hurt in Jerusalem terror attack; terrorist dies of gunshot woundsHaaretzA three-month-old baby was killed and seven other people were wounded on Wednesday evening when a Palestinian drove his car into a light rail train station near Ammunition Hill in Jerusalem and ran over over passersby disembarking from the train.Israel Says Palestinian 'Terrorist' Driver Kills InfantWall Street JournalDriver Plows Into Group at Jerusalem Train Station, Killing Baby, Police SayNew York TimesPalestinian man attacks Jerusalem crowd with car, killing oneChristian Science MonitorJerusalem Post -The Daily Star -Los Angeles Timesall 654 news articles »
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 2:54 pm
US jury convicts ex-Blackwater guards in
euronewsUS jury convicts ex-Blackwater guards in 2007 Baghdad killingseuronewsCanada police investigating Michael Zehaf-Bibeau as possible suspect in Ottawa shooting, source familiar with matter tells Reuters. U.S. jury convicts ex-Blackwater guards in 2007 Baghdad killings. Reuters, 22/10 23:07 CET. By Aruna Viswanatha and Julia ...Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq killingsSFGateFour Blackwater guards found guilty in 2007 Iraq shootings of 31 unarmed civiliansWashington Post4 ex-Blackwater guards guilty of deadly Iraq shootingUSA TODAYFox News -The Guardian -Los Angeles Timesall 361 news articles »
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 2:29 pm
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2 dead in shooting at Canadian Parliament
Parliament remains on lockdown after a uniformed soldier and a gunman are fatally shot.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:26 am
Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq
WASHINGTON (AP) — Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe and was denounced by critics as an illustration of a war gone horribly wrong.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:25 am
Tests return for dog belonging to nurse with
Bentley, the year-old Cavalier King Charles spaniel owned by Ebola-infected Texas nurse Nina Pham, has tested negative for Ebola, officials said Wednesday.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 9:20 am
U.S. tightens Ebola monitoring for West
By Bill Berkrot NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. health officials unveiled new measures on Wednesday to carry out Ebola monitoring on anyone entering the country from the three nations at the center of a West African epidemic, increasing precautions to stop the spread of the virus. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that beginning Monday, travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea will be directed to check in with health officials every day and report their temperatures and any Ebola symptoms for 21 days, the period of incubation for the virus. ...
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 10:21 am
Autopsy of slain Missouri teen shows
By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - A government autopsy of the unarmed black teenager whose killing by a white police officer set off months of protests in Ferguson, Missouri, suggests he suffered a gunshot to the hand from close range, according to a copy of the autopsy published by the St. Louis Post Dispatch. The autopsy results could buttress claims by supporters of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson that the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, 18, was justified. ...
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 10:00 am
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The Tragedies That Have Shaped Canada's Gun
Police tape blocks Wellington St. at Sussex near the National War Memorial where a soldier was shot earlier in the day, just blocks away from Parliament Hill, on October 22, 2014 in Ottawa, Canada. As noted in much of the coverage of today’s shooting at ...
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:32 am
'Wastebook' calls out government spending:
Washington — A taxpayer dollar is a terrible thing to waste. So the federal government has come up with lots of ways to spend your tax revenue – including teaching a mountain lion to walk on a treadmill and helping Hillary Rodham Clinton promote a book ...
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:30 am
Hot, stagnant weather in 2014 blamed for
Hot, stagnant weather in Southern California pushed smog levels above federal health standards on 94 days in 2014, up from 88 day last year, regional pollution regulators said. This year had been shaping up to be cleaner than 2013, officials with the South ...
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:23 am
Canadians laud sergeant-at-arms for taking
Even as downtown Ottawa remained in lockdown and residents cowered surrounded by a sea of police officers, Canadians took to the Internet Wednesday to praise one man who may have prevented further bloodshed. Kevin Vickers, a 29-year veteran of the Royal ...
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:23 am
Special report: America's perpetual state of
WASHINGTON — The United States is in a perpetual state of national emergency. Thirty separate emergencies, in fact. An emergency declared by President Jimmy Carter on the 10th day of the Iranian hostage crisis in 1979 remains in effect almost 35 years later.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:22 am
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Nine-Year-Old Boy Killed In House Fire
The boy and a 44-year-old man die in hospital,while an 11-year-old boy is in a critical condition after the blaze in Penistone.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:48 pm
Thursday's National Newspaper Front Pages
Sky News takes a look at the stories making a splash on the front pages of Thursday's national newspapers.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:37 pm
Canadian Convert Suspected In Parliament
Buildings remain in lockdown as police try to make Canada's capital safe after a soldier guarding a war memorial is killed.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:36 pm
WWII Ships Found In 'Graveyard Of The
German officials are given time to alert family members of the 45 Nazi sailors entombed in a U-boat found off the US coast.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:11 pm
Footballer Jailed For Impersonating Chelsea
Ex-Derby player Medi Abalimba pretended to be Chelsea midfielder Gael Kakuta, running up huge bar tabs and staying in top hotels.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 2:48 pm
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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 | 4:00 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 | 3:59 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 | 3:59 pm
Soldier killed in Canada shootings
A huge security operation is under way in Canada's capital Ottawa after a gunman killed a soldier at a war memorial and shots were fired in the parliament building.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:56 pm
Boy, 9, and man killed in house fire
A nine-year-old boy and a 44-year-old man die after a house fire in Penistone, near Barnsley, South Yorkshire Police said.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:19 pm
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UNC report: Years of academic fraud
For 18 years, thousands of students at the prestigious University of North Carolina took fake "paper classes," and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, according to a scathing independent report released Wednesday.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:58 pm
Michael Zehaf-Bibeau was killed in rampage
2 shooting locations in Ottawa 1 dead, 3 hospitalized Official lauded for shooting gunman U.S. monitors, tracks developments
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:53 pm
CDC: No more Ebola in nurse
President Obama is cautiously optimistic. Both Texas nurses are getting better. Texas Health Presbyterian admits fault. A hospitalized cameraman is Ebola-free. And the U.S. Ebola czar starts his new job.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:47 pm
Gun laws in Canada
A rundown of the different laws restricting the use of firearms in Canada.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:42 pm
Alcatraz as you've never seen in
It's no coincidence that Ai Weiwei's latest exhibition is located in Alcatraz, a former jail that sits on an isolated island off the San Francisco coast.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:23 pm
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New jury revisits horrors of the first Jodi
In retrial, defense portrays Arias as mentally ill young woman, talks of her remorse.        
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 5:37 am
U.S. Marine supected of murder in Philippine
Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton is accused of killing a transgender Filipino woman.        
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 5:22 am
Rieder: The greatness of Ben Bradlee
He was a towering figure as he turned The Washington Post into a great newspaper.        
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 5:13 am
Secret Service investigates Obama threat in
Guns, computer taken from house; no charges have been filed.        
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 6:11 pm
Wednesday's forecast: More rain for
Find out the weather where you are and get a few tidbits of weather history.        
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 4:25 am
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Former Blackwater Guards Convicted in Iraq
Four former Blackwater Worldwide security contractors were convicted Wednesday on charges stemming from a deadly 2007 shooting in Iraq.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:24 pm
Matter: Man’s Genome From 45,000 Years Ago
The genetic material, extracted from a Siberian fossil, supported a hypothesis that early humans interbred with Neanderthals, and their interaction occurred between 50,000 and 60,000 years ago.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:11 pm
Las Vegas Hopes Its Play to Land Pro Soccer
A city known for gambling but trying to diversify wants to add a Major League Soccer team, but the need for public money for a stadium is a hurdle.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:37 pm
Canadian Soldier Dead After Attack Near
A gunman fatally wounded a soldier guarding the National War Memorial, entered the Parliament building and fired multiple times before he was shot and killed.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:14 pm
Witness Accounts of Ottawa Shootings
A sampling of video and witness accounts of the shootings in the Canadian capital of Ottawa.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:43 am
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AT&T revenue lower than expected as
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc said on Wednesday its quarterly revenue rose but by less than Wall Street anticipated as a wave of subscribers plugged into the network using pre-purchased devices.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:54 pm
Canada's parliament attacked, soldier
OTTAWA (Reuters) - A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, with gunfire erupting near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking, and a soldier was fatally shot at a nearby war memorial, stunning the Canadian capital.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:53 pm
At U.N., China asked to back human rights
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The chief U.N. investigator into human rights cases in North Korea said on Wednesday he has appealed to China to support calls to refer Pyongyang's actions to The Hague on suspicion of crimes against humanity.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:40 pm
Probe: Athletes took fake classes at
RALEIGH N.C. (Reuters) - More than 3,000 students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill received credit for fake classes over an 18-year period as part of a program that allowed many of them to remain eligible to play sports, according to a report released on Wednesday.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:40 pm
Palestinian driver rams Jerusalem station
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli baby died and eight other people were hurt when a Palestinian man slammed his car into pedestrians at a Jerusalem light railway stop, then police shot the driver as he fled, police and a hospital official said.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:08 pm
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​IDF soldiers handcuff, blindfold 11yo
A video of Israeli Defense Forces degrading detention and mistreatment of a disabled 11-year-old boy has surfaced on Youtube, once again sparking harsh criticism of abuse and indiscriminately violent treatment of Palestinians by the Israeli military.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 4:08 pm
‘Ottawa shooting shouldn’t be used as
​Canada should not rush to use the attack on the Parliament as a pretext for stripping away civil liberties and increasing dragnet surveillance on the Canadian people, Annie Machon, former intelligence officer for the UK's MI5 told RT.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:53 pm
YouTube pranksters admit NYPD stop-and-frisk
YouTube pranksters, Adam Saleh and Sheikh Akbar, have revealed that their recent viral video, in which they were stopped and frisked by a New York cop for arguing while wearing Muslim cloths, was actually staged “to depict previous events.”
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 2:37 pm
Feds investigating two dozen potential hacks
A senior official at the Department of Homeland Security tells Reuters that government experts are now investigating upwards of two dozen instances in which high-tech medical products may be prone to hackers.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 1:36 pm
Surgical robot to enter brain through
Researchers demonstrated a robot that will perform brain surgery to prevent epileptic seizures. During the procedure, the machine enters the brain through the cheek, making it a less-invasive option with a shorter recovery time than traditional surgery.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 1:16 pm
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Blackwater guards convicted in Iraq killings
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 | 3:54 pm
Soldier and gunman killed in Ottawa
Gunman killed by police inside parliament building after he fatally shot Canadian soldier guarding war memorial.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:19 pm
Ebola: Winning a battle but losing the war?
Can lessons be learned from Nigeria's success in containing the deadly virus?
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 1:58 pm
Iraqi Kurds to send forces to Syria's Kobane
Kurdish authorities agree to send Peshmerga fighters to northern Syrian town to fight ISIL after Turkey allows passage.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 1:30 pm
Baby killed in Jerusalem 'hit-and-run'
Eight people injured and infant killed as car rams into light railway stop in incident labelled a "terror attack".
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:21 pm
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Speaker says Australian parliament safe
THE Speaker of the House of Representatives has assured Australia's politicians and federal parliamentary staff following an attack on Canada's parliament.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 4:19 pm
Woman's body found in Sydney Harbour
A WOMAN'S body has been found floating in Sydney Harbour near Balmain East, but police say the death does not seem suspicious.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 4:19 pm
Qld cops crack bikie prison drug rings
PRISONERS have been arrested after police and corrective services cracked bikie drug rings operating in Queensland prisons.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 4:19 pm
Soldier killed in Canada shooting
A GUNMAN, identified as 32-year-old Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, has been shot dead in Canada's parliament after he killed a soldier before storming the building.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 4:16 pm
iPhone 6 boosts Telstra
TELSTRA boss David Thodey says the telco performed well during the first quarter of the 2015 financial year, helped by the new iPhone.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 4:01 pm
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Nine-year-old boy and 44-year-old man die in
A nine-year-old boy and a 44-year-old man have been killed, while an 11-year-old boy is fighting for his life after a house fire in South Yorkshire
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:17 pm
Apple-1 computer fetches over £560,000 at
The relic, which sparked a revolution in home computing, is thought to be one of the first batch of 50 Apple 1 machines
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 2:48 pm
Second energy firm blames Labour for failure
Energy minister Amber Rudd says that a second Big Six firm, after Npower, has claimed Labour's price freeze is stopping it cutting prices
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 1:07 pm
'Arm British police' says US intelligence
Mike Rogers, Republican congressman who heads committee which oversees 16 US intelligence agencies, expresses concern over unarmed British police in face of a growing terror threat
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 1:00 pm
Ottawa shooting: Police confirm death of
Canadian police and the Mayor of Ottawa attend a press conference to confirm death of one soldier and a gunman
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:47 pm
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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 | 9:15 am
Israeli soldiers wounded in Egypt border
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 | 8:29 am
Canada: major terror alert as shots fired
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 | 7:51 am
MEPs back Juncker's Commission lineup
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 | 7:36 am
John Kerry visits Berlin ahead of Wall
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 | 6:50 am
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British Gas owner posts huge profits
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 | 6:12 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 | 6:12 am
Bo's wife charged with murder of British
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 | 4:49 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 | 4:11 am
Police numbers drop to lowest level in 9
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 | 4:03 am