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AP Top International News At 10:10 p.m. EDT

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

Hospital says it has received 3 victims from Ottawa shootings, 2 are in stable condition.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- A hospital says it has received three victims from the shootings in Canada's capital....

Canada's PM says shooting rampage at Parliament was terrorism; gunman and soldier are killed
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms. Canada's prime minister called it the country's second terrorist attack in three days....

UN inquiry head rejects N. Korea's 'honeyed words,' urges China not to veto ICC referral
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: North Korea's release of 1 American may not help 2 detainees with more serious cases
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....

Liberians exiled by Ebola fears pray for end of outbreak
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 vote to send peshmerga fighters to Kobani in neighboring 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....

Mexico prosecutor: Iguala mayor linked to attack on students that left 6 dead, 43 missing
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....

Palestinian motorist plows into crowded Jerusalem train station, kills baby in apparent attack
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....

Chinese author Yan Lianke receives the Franz Kafka literary prize in the Czech Republic
PRAGUE (AP) -- Yan Lianke, a Chinese author who has seen some of his novels banned in his homeland, has received the prestigious Franz Kafka Prize in the Czech Republic....

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Africa
Nigeria: Fighting with Islamic extremists continues, no news of kidnapped schoolgirls

Asia
Asian, African women migrants abused in UAE homes, excluded from labor law, rights group says

Europe
AP interview: Albania PM seeks to ease tensions with Serbia caused by brawl at soccer match

Latin America/Caribbean
Mexico prosecutor: Iguala mayor linked to attack on students that left 6 dead, 43 missing

Middle East
Palestinian motorist plows into crowded Jerusalem train station, kills baby in apparent attack


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