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Canadians seek to understand Parliament shooting

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OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Authorities and ordinary Canadians sifted through confounding shards of a gunman's life seeking to understand what mo... Full Story

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  • Canadians seek to understand Parliament shooting
    Canadians seek to understand Parliament shooting

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Authorities and ordinary Canadians sifted through confounding shards of a gunman's life seeking to understand what motivated the man to storm the nation's seat of power.

  • Smugglers offer $20 passage from Turkey to Syria
    Smugglers offer $20 passage from Turkey to Syria

    ONCUPINAR, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish border crossing of Oncupinar, an hour's drive from the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, is a chaotic buzz of people waiting to pass into one of the most violent regions in the world. Border guards stand by with machine guns to prevent Islamic militants from joining the flow, but within their sight smugglers offer to take travelers across for a surprisingly sma...

  • Turkey says 1,300 Syria rebels heading to Kobani
    Turkey says 1,300 Syria rebels heading to Kobani

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Turkey's president said Friday that Ankara would allow hundreds of Syrian rebels to travel to the embattled border town of Kobani in order to help Kurdish fighters there fend off an Islamic State onslaught.

  • WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015
    WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015

    LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March.

  • Putin accuses US of undermining global stability
    Putin accuses US of undermining global stability

    MOSCOW (AP) — The United States is destabilizing the global world order by trying to enforce its will, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared Friday, warning that the world will face new wars if Washington fails to respect the interests of other countries.

  • Ukraine's key election fails to spark enthusiasm
    Ukraine's key election fails to spark enthusiasm

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Gazing across the Maidan square, Evelina Martirosyan recalls how euphoric she was as she joined protests that changed Ukraine's history. Since the revolution this year that toppled a despised president, her dreams of a better future have been blunted by war and near economic colapse.

  • Hong Kong protesters to vote on staying in streets
    Hong Kong protesters to vote on staying in streets

    HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong plan to hold a spot referendum Sunday on whether to stay in the streets or accept government offers for more talks and clear their protest camps.

  • Marine murder case reveals US-Philippine sore spot
    Marine murder case reveals US-Philippine sore spot

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — American forces are guarding Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, yet a ring of Filipino troops surrounds them. The seemingly redundant security effort around the suspect in a Philippine murder case reflects Manila's uneasy ties with Washington, its former colonial master.

  • Iraqi officials say IS militants used chlorine gas
    Iraqi officials say IS militants used chlorine gas

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants used chlorine gas during fighting with security forces and Shiite militiamen last month north of Baghdad, Iraqi officials said on Friday.

  • AP PHOTOS: North Korea farmers expect good harvest
    AP PHOTOS: North Korea farmers expect good harvest

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Providing enough food to feed the nation is always a struggle for North Korea. But it looks like the residents of Pyongyang won't be lacking for cabbage and vegetables come next month, when the crops will be harvested.

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