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Soldier Killed, Suspect Dead In Shooting Near Canadian Parliament

Soldier Killed, Suspect Dead In Shooting Near Canadian ParliamentA gunman opened fire at Canada's National War Memorial on Wednesday, killing one soldier, Ottawa police said in a statement.

Family Says Nurse Amber Vinson Free Of Ebola

Family Says Nurse Amber Vinson Free Of EbolaA Texas nurse who contracted Ebola while treating Thomas Eric Duncan in a Dallas hospital is now free of the potentially deadly virus, her family says.

Blackwater Guards Found Guilty In 2007 Shootings In Iraq

Blackwater Guards Found Guilty In 2007 Shootings In IraqFour private security guards working for the Blackwater Worldwide firm who were charged in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis have been found guilty by a federal jury.

Another Man Jumps White House Fence, But Is Stopped On The Lawn

Another Man Jumps White House Fence, But Is Stopped On The LawnA month after a man armed with a knife leapt the White House fence and got deep into the first floor of the building, another man made a run across the North Lawn Wednesday night.

3 American Teens Reportedly Suspected Of Trying To Join ISIS

3 American Teens Reportedly Suspected Of Trying To Join ISISThree teenage girls from the Denver suburbs were taken into custody by German authorities over the weekend at Frankfurt airport while trying to travel to Turkey, U.S. officials reported on Tuesday, according to The Associated Press.

American Freed By North Korea Arrives Home

American Freed By North Korea Arrives HomeJeffrey Fowle, an American held since May in North Korea for allegedly leaving a bible at a club for foreign sailors, has arrived at a U.S. Air Force Base in his home state of Ohio after Pyongyang released him on a "special dispensation."

Watchdog: $7 Billion U.S. Effort Doesn’t Dent Afghan Poppy Production

Watchdog: $7 Billion U.S. Effort Doesn’t Dent Afghan Poppy ProductionThe Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) has some more bad news for U.S. taxpayers: The $7.6 billion the United States has spent on its counternarcotic efforts in Afghanistan has done little to reduce poppy production.

Missouri Governor Announces Creation Of ‘Ferguson Commission’

Missouri Governor Announces Creation Of ‘Ferguson Commission’Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced on Tuesday that he was forming a panel that would study the social and economic conditions that fueled violent protests in Ferguson, Mo., over the killing of an unarmed 18-year-old this summer.

Judge Says 1,000 Potential Jurors May Be Screened For Boston Bombing Trial

Judge Says 1,000 Potential Jurors May Be Screened For Boston Bombing TrialA judge in Boston says that some 1,000 pre-trial jurors may be asked to complete a questionnaire for the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in January.

Fashion Icon Oscar De La Renta Dies At 82

Fashion Icon Oscar De La Renta Dies At 82Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who designed gowns for first ladies and for Holluywood stars died Monday. He was 82.
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