Police: soldier shot at war memorial in Ottawa
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A gunman shot a Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday, police said. Witnesses said the gunman entered Parliament and shots rang out.
Attorney: North Korean detainee was treated well
WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — The lawyer for an American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub says the man was treated well by the North Korean government and is in good health.
US journalist recovers; Ebola 'czar' gets to work
WASHINGTON (AP) — A TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday, the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a U.S. hospital, as President Barack Obama brought together top aides and his new Ebola "czar" to coordinate a national response to the deadly disease.
Experts: Autopsy shows close-range wound for Brown
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two experts say Michael Brown's official autopsy shows the 18-year-old was shot in the hand at close range the day he was killed by a Ferguson police officer.
Hearing postponed for man suspected in 7 killings
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana refused to respond to the judge during his initial court appearance Wednesday, prompting her to postpone it and to warn him he'd spend "the rest of his life in jail" unless he cooperates.
Erdogan: US airdrop to Kurds in Kobani a mistake
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that the U.S. made a mistake in airdropping weapons to Kurds defending the Syrian city of Kobani from the Islamic State group.
Colorado girls make possible bid to join militants
DENVER (AP) — Three teenage girls from suburban Denver flew to Europe in a possible bid to join Islamic State militants in Syria, and now authorities are looking at their friends to see if any have similar intentions.
Doctors differ on preteen suspect's mental state
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Doctors disagree over whether the second of two 12-year-old girls charged with stabbing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man is fit to stand trial, a judge and attorneys said Wednesday.
The Clintons, the Democrats' 2014 super surrogates
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Defending their allies, Bill and Hillary Clinton are barnstorming the country for Democrats struggling through a bleak campaign season in states where President Barack Obama is deeply unpopular.
Bumgarner, Giants top Royals 7-1 in Series opener
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Win or lose, Jake Peavy is a treat to watch when he pitches.
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