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Canadians seek to understand Parliament shooting

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OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Government leaders gathered in a show of resolution a day after a deadly attack on Canada's Parliament, as authorities and everyday Canadians sifted through confounding shards of the gunman's life seeking to understand what motivated the man to storm the nation's seat...(more) 



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Syrian refugees bunk down in converted Berlin school

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Syrian refugees are bedding down in the converted classrooms of a former Berlin high school as Germany grapples with being Europe's number-one destination for asylum seekers. Among the newcomers is Mohammed Nabil, 28, who after a perilous land and sea journey now shares a small and...(more) 



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As insurgency burns, revival of Thai south script points way to peace

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A high-pitched chorus pours out from a Muslim nursery school in Thailand's insurgency-battered south, as girls in crisp, white hijabs read aloud the curls and flourishes of a homegrown script virtually erased from public life. Thailand annexed the Muslim-majority south more than a century ago and...(more) 




Midterm elections will rack up $4 billion in spending: watchdog group

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Congressional candidates and outside groups will spend almost $4 billion this year — breaking the record $3.6 billion spent in the 2010 midterms four years ago, a watchdog group said Thursday.  



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Man attacks NYPD officer with hatchet

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A New York City police officer is recuperating in a Queens hospital after a man went at his head with a hatchet, police said Thursday night.          



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South Korea economic growth weakest in 5 quarters

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's economic growth slowed to 3.2 percent in the third quarter, the lowest in five quarters, as weakness in exports and spending by companies offset the boost from government stimulus. 



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Protesters in Hong Kong to vote on government proposals

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By Diana Chan and Donny Kwok HONG KONG (Reuters) - Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong say they will hold a straw poll on government proposals they had rejected earlier in the week as the campaign in the Chinese-controlled city entered the fifth week on Friday. With...(more) 



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Bangladesh Islamist leader convicted of war crimes dies

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DHAKA (Reuters) - A Bangladeshi Islamist party leader serving 90 years in prison for crimes during Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence has died, a doctor said. Ghulam Azam, 92, a former leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party suffered cardiac failure, doctor Abdul Mazid Bhuiyan told media shortly...(more) 




Michigan man on rape, murder rampage gets life

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A Michigan man who mistakenly attacked his neighbors in a fit of rage was sentenced to life plus 202 years in prison after breaking into the house across the street and repeatedly raping three woman after killing one victim's mother.  




Bellevue Hospital is prepared to treat doctor who contracted Ebola

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Now that we know this patient has Ebola, he will be intensely monitored for progression of the disease. Once symptomatic, patients with Ebola get worse quickly.  




Columbia University ranks No. 1 in NY in safe sex education

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An annual Sexual Health Report Card ranked Columbia No. 1 in the state for providing students accessibility to sexual health resources, health clinics and information.  



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Iraqi army months away from major offensive: US officials

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The Iraqi army is still months away from staging a major offensive to retake ground lost to the Islamist State group and is regrouping after suffering battlefield defeats this year, US military officials said. Iraqi security forces were now able to stage small-scale attacks against the...(more) 



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