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Suspected serial killer charged in another murder in Indiana
2014-10-22: CROWN POINT Ind. (Reuters) - Suspected serial killer Darren Vann, who was arrested on Saturday and charged in the murder of a young woman whose body was found in a motel in Indiana, was charged on Wednesday in the murder of another woman, prosecutors said.
Blast outside Cairo University wounds 11: Officials
2014-10-22: CAIRO (Reuters) - A bomb outside Cairo University wounded 11 people on Wednesday, among them several police officers, Egyptian officials said.
U.S. Court hears arguments on sex discrimination at Goldman Sachs
2014-10-22: NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group on Wednesday attacked expert evidence offered by attorneys for former female employees in a U.S. federal sex discrimination lawsuit, arguing there was no pattern of gender-based pay and promotion disparities at the bank.
Athletes took fake classes at University of North Carolina: Probe
2014-10-22: RALEIGH N.C. (Reuters) - More than 3,000 students at the University of North Carolina received credit for fake classes over an 18-year period as part of a program that allowed many of them to remain eligible to play sports, according to a report released on Wednesday.
Canada's parliament attacked, soldier fatally shot nearby
2014-10-22: OTTAWA (Reuters) - A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, with gunfire erupting near a room where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking, and a soldier was fatally shot at a nearby war memorial, jolting the Canadian capital.
Q&A: Poitras on capturing history in a hotel room
2014-10-22: NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine if Bob Woodward's clandestine meetings in a Washington D.C. parking garage with Deep Throat had been documented — or, better yet, filmed by Woodward, himself.
Ottawa hospital says it treated 3 shooting victims
2014-10-22: OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A hospital says it has received three victims from the shootings in Canada's capital.
WHO: Ebola responsible for 4,877 deaths
2014-10-22: LONDON (AP) — Ebola is now believed to have killed 4,877 people globally and that the spread of the lethal virus remains 'persistent and widespread' in West Africa, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
Ottawa police say they believe there is more than one shooter
2014-10-22: OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Ottawa police say they believe there is more than one shooter.
Palestinian kills baby at Jerusalem station
2014-10-22: JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian motorist with a history of anti-Israel violence slammed his car into a crowded train station in Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a three-month-old baby girl and wounding eight people in what police called a terror attack.
Cases of troubling NYC jail deaths deemed medical
2014-10-22: NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of documents obtained by The Associated Press raise serious questions about the quality and timeliness of care given to least 15 inmates who died over the past five years while being held at New York City's Rikers Island jail.
ACC cherishes exposure of Thursday Night Lights
2014-10-22: Atlantic Coast Conference football has enjoyed a long run in the starring role on Thursday Night Lights.
Redskins' Gruden: RG3 is 'wild card' for Monday
2014-10-22: ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Jay Gruden says Colt McCoy remains the Washington Redskins starting quarterback as of "right now" — but the coach called Robert Griffin III a "wild card" who still has a chance to start Monday night's game against the Dallas Cowboys.
Police say soldier, 1 suspected gunman dead in Ottawa shootings
2014-10-22: OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Police say soldier, 1 suspected gunman dead in Ottawa shootings.
A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen
2014-10-22: WASHINGTON (AP) — If Republicans win the Senate, the Pentagon should brace for constant grilling from Sen. John McCain, who has found fault with nearly every aspect of President Barack Obama's national security policies.
Canada PM talking to lawmakers when attack happened 'outside door'
2014-10-22: OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was addressing a meeting of legislators from his Conservative party in parliament on Wednesday when an armed man burst into the building and ran right by the door of the room, a cabinet minister told Reuters. 'PM was addressing caucus, then a huge boom, followed by rat-a-tat shots. We all scattered. It was clearly right outside our caucus door,' Treasury Board Minister Tony Clement said. Eyewitnesses say police chased the man in the building and say at least 30 shots were fired. ...
U.S. offers assistance to Canada in wake of Ottawa shootings
2014-10-22: WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States offered assistance to Canada on Wednesday in the wake of shootings at the Canadian parliament building in Ottawa, the White House said. Spokesman Josh Earnest said President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke by phone to discuss the incident. He said Americans' thoughts and prayers are with the Canadian people and emphasized the strength of U.S.-Canadian relations. Earnest told reporters that U.S. officials, including from the White House, have been in touch with Canadian counterparts to offer U.S. assistance. He said U.S. ...
Leafs-Senators game postponed after shootings
2014-10-22: OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The NHL postponed Wednesday night's game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Senators because of shootings in Ottawa.
EPA: Gas mileage inflated on 4 Mini Cooper models
2014-10-22: DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government has told BMW to reduce the gas mileage estimates on the window stickers on four of its Mini Cooper models after an audit found the figures were overstated.
At Berlin Wall, Kerry warns of new East-West tensions
2014-10-22: Berlin (AFP) - US Secretary of State John Kerry visited remnants of the Berlin Wall on Wednesday and warned that East-West tensions again threaten freedom in Europe, 25 years after its collapse.
Ottawa police say male suspect in attack and soldier are dead
2014-10-22: OTTAWA (Reuters) - A man suspected of launching an armed attack in Ottawa has died, local police said on Wednesday and confirmed that a male soldier shot at the National War Memorial had also died. 'One shooting victim succumbed to injuries ... one male suspect has also been confirmed deceased,' the Ottawa Police Service said in a statement. It did not say where the suspect had died. A gunman shot and fatally wounded the soldier at the National War Memorial in central Ottawa, and then entered the country's parliament buildings, which remain in lockdown. ...
2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament
2014-10-22: OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot to death Wednesday, and gunfire then erupted inside Parliament, authorities said. One gunman was killed, and police said they were searching for as many as two others.
Nebraska trucker returns bull mastiff to Arizona
2014-10-22: LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A dog-loving Nebraska trucker has taken a lost 95-pound bull mastiff on a 1,380-mile trip back to her owners in Arizona.
Canada soldier, gunman dead in Ottawa parliament attack
2014-10-22: Ottawa (AFP) - Gunfire echoed through the Gothic halls of the Canadian parliament Wednesday as police shot dead a gunman who had killed a soldier guarding a nearby war memorial before storming the building.
Lloyds to cut 9,000 jobs over next three years - sources
2014-10-22: LONDON (Reuters) - Lloyds Banking Group will next week announce plans to cut 9,000 jobs over the next three years, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday. The cuts amount to about 10 percent of Lloyds' workforce and will be announced as part of Chief Executive Antonio Horta-Osorio's strategy review next Tuesday, the sources said. Horta-Osorio's new three-year plan is expected to include the closure of some branches as the bank responds to a growing number of transactions being executed online, and the automation of some back-office functions. ...
Renee Zellweger: 'People don't know me in my 40s'
2014-10-22: LOS ANGELES (AP) — Renee Zellweger says she looks different because she's "living a different, happy, more fulfilling life."
Bank robber who bummed cigarette gets 10 years
2014-10-22: PITTSBURGH (AP) — A bank robber who stopped during his escape to bum a cigarette off a construction worker has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a federal judge in Pittsburgh.
US girls stopped in Germany, suspected of trying to join IS
2014-10-22: Washington (AFP) - Three teenage American girls who were suspected of wanting to join Islamic State jihadists were sent home after they were intercepted in Germany, US media reports and officials said Wednesday.
White House says immigration plans not final yet
2014-10-22: The White House on Wednesday cautioned against making assumptions about President Barack Obama's changes to immigration rules based on a new federal contract proposal from the Homeland Security Department ...
Official WHO Ebola toll near 5,000 with true number nearer 15,000
2014-10-22: GENEVA (Reuters) - At least 4,877 people have died in the world's worst recorded outbreak of Ebola, and at least 9,936 cases of the disease had been recorded as of Oct. 19, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, but the true toll may be three times as much.