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  • Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada car attack
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 12:04 pm
    A young convert to Islam who killed a Canadian soldier in a hit-and-run had been on the radar of federal investigators, who feared he had jihadist ambitions and had seized his passport, authorities said Tuesday.
  • Iran president pledges to back Iraq amid attacks
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 11:50 am
    Shiite powerhouse Iran has pledged enduring support for the Shiite-led government of Iraq in its battle against an ascendant Sunni insurgency spearheaded by the Islamic State group.
  • Stocks gain, helped by China growth, Apple results
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 11:48 am
    U.S. stock indexes marched higher Tuesday, putting the market on track for a fourth gain in a row, following an encouraging report on the Chinese economy as well as strong quarterly results from Apple and other big companies. Stocks continued to recover from last week's plunge.
  • NATO intercepts Russian jets over Baltic Sea
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 11:42 am
    NATO scrambled fighter jets twice in two days to intercept Russian military aircraft over the Baltic Sea, it said Tuesday amid reports that Russian military activity in the region is increasing.
  • One American released from North Korea, two remain
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 11:30 am
    American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held.
  • Anti-government cleric ends protest in Islamabad
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 11:20 am
    A fiery anti-government cleric has ended his 65-day long sit-in protest in Pakistan's capital Islamabad Tuesday.
  • IS fighters seize weapons cache meant for Kurds
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 11:14 am
    Islamic State group fighters seized at least one cache of weapons airdropped by U.S.-led coalition forces that were meant to supply Kurdish militiamen battling the extremist group in a border town, activists said Tuesday.
  • Spanish woman free of Ebola, final tests show
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 10:50 am
    Conclusive tests show a Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola is cured of the virus, doctors said Tuesday, signaling a huge step forward in her 15-day battle for survival.
  • Pistorius sentencing: What it means
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 10:42 am
    How much prison time will Oscar Pistorius ultimately serve for killing his girlfriend? And will the double-amputee Olympian ever run competitively again on the carbon-fiber blades that made him one of the world's most recognizable athletes?
  • Homeland Security orders new screening for Ebola
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 10:30 am
    Everyone coming to the United States from the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened for the deadly disease at one of five airports, the Homeland Security Department said Tuesday.
  • Hong Kong students, officials talk but don't agree
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 10:12 am
    Hong Kong student leaders and government officials talked but agreed on little Tuesday as the city's Beijing-backed leader reaffirmed his unwillingness to compromise on the key demand of activists camped in the streets now for a fourth week.
  • Total CEO killed in Moscow runway crash
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 10:12 am
    Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who helped establish the multinational oil company as one of the world's biggest, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was reportedly drunk.
  • China economy grows at slowest pace in 5 years
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 10:12 am
    China's economic growth waned to a five-year low of 7.3 percent last quarter, raising concerns of a spillover effect on the global economy but falling roughly in line with Chinese leaders' plans for a controlled slowdown.
  • Jerusalem stone may answer Jewish revolt questions
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 10:01 am
    Israeli archaeologists said Tuesday they have discovered a large stone with Latin engravings that lends credence to the theory that the reason Jews revolted against Roman rule nearly 2,000 ago was because of their harsh treatment.
  • WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 10:00 am
    Tens of thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines could be available for "real-world" testing in West Africa as soon as January as long as they are deemed safe, a top World Health Organization official said Tuesday.
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