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

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....

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....

AP Exclusive: Driving up revered N. Korea mountain
LAKE CHON, North Korea (AP) -- When North Korea opens its doors, it does so for a reason. So it was when the authoritarian government granted permission for a road trip so extensive that few North Koreans - let alone a pair of American journalists - could imagine taking it....

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....

Analysis: Fowle was North Korea's easiest US case
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Why did North Korea free Jeffrey Fowle, and only him, when two other Americans remain in prison there? Probably because Pyongyang considered him the most minor of the three offenders, and may believe that releasing him could improve abysmal U.S. relations and even temper growing international criticism of its human-rights record....

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....

Brazil race hinges on fickle lower middle class
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The political debate boiled in Lena's Salon in Rio's Cantagalo slum, as patrons argued about who should win Sunday's presidential election....

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....

Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers OK fighters for Syria
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- Lawmakers in Iraq's largely autonomous Kurdish region Wednesday authorized peshmerga forces to go to neighboring Syria and help fellow Kurds combat Islamic State militants in the key border town of Kobani, providing much-needed boots on the ground....

World Video
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Africa
Nigeria truce is shaky, no news of abducted girls

Asia
India picks up pace on economic overhaul

Europe
Official: crews locate wreckage of missing plane

Latin America/Caribbean
Brazil race hinges on fickle lower middle class

Middle East
Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, rivalry


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