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Ottawa thrown into turmoil after shooting claims soldier's life

The Guardian - ‎15 minutes ago‎
The Canadian capital, Ottawa, was thrown into turmoil on Wednesday when a gunman shot dead a soldier guarding the national war memorial before storming into parliament, making it into the heart of the building before being killed by a ceremonial official.
Obama says no full information on motivation of Canadian shootings
Tributes to murdered canada soldier
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Gunfire Erupts in Canadian Parliament After Soldier Fatally Shot Dozens of gunshots rang out in Canada's parliament buildings in Ottawa after a gunman shot and killed a soldier guarding the nearby National War Memorial. Police say one gunman was shot and killed inside the main parliament building. But police at mid-afternoon Wednesday said two or three gunmen were believed to be involved in the rampage and were searching for the other suspe...
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Is Ched Evans engaged? Disgraced footballer sparks rumours after girlfriend ... - ‎58 minutes ago‎
Disgraced football star Ched Evans sparked rumours he might be engaged after his girlfriend was seen wearing a gold ring. Natasha Massey was seen sporting the gold band on the ring finger of her left hand as her convicted rapist boyfriend released a video ...
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Taxpayer-backed bank Lloyds is set to cut 9000 jobs and replace them with ... - ‎58 minutes ago‎
High street bank Lloyds is planning to slash around 9,000 jobs as it looks to replace staff with digital technology. The taxpayer-backed bank will slash around 10 per cent of its workforce in a three-year plan that is expected to include the closure of some ...
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Lukas Podolski's late strike gives Arsenal win over Anderlecht

The Guardian - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Anderlecht midfielder Andy Najar, in purple, was unmarked as he hea ded his goal. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images. David Hytner at Constant Vanden Stock Stadium.
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Baby killed, 7 hurt in Jerusalem terror attack; terrorist dies of gunshot wounds

Haaretz - ‎1 hour ago‎
A three-month-old baby was killed and seven other people were wounded on Wednesday evening when a Palestinian drove his car into a light rail train station near Ammunition Hill in Jerusalem and ran over over passersby disembarking from the train.
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Malaysia '99.9% Sure' Of Finding MH370

Sky News - ‎38 minutes ago‎
The country's defence minister tells Sky News he believes a new search with "cutting-edge" sonar technology will find the jet.
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Ibovespa Falls as Brazil's President Election Too Close to Call

Bloomberg - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Ibovespa fell for a third day as polls showed President Dilma Rousseff remains statistically tied with opposition candidate Aecio Neves before a runoff election this weekend.
Rousseff overtakes Neves 4 days before election, latest poll shows
Brazil Heads To Polls Amid Economic Stagnation EWZ PBR ABEV BRFS
Tourej Ansari
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Brazil's Rousseff pulls ahead of Neves before Sunday's election: poll Incumbent President Dilma Rousseff pulled ahead again in a new poll ahead of Brazil's presidential election and she appears to be the favorite to win Sunday's runoff although the vote is still too close to call. The Datafolha poll, released on Wednesday, was the fourth in three days to show that Rousseff is numerically in front of her rival Aecio Neves, the fi...
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Juncker defends decision on French, British EU commissioners

euronews - ‎1 hour ago‎
Canada police investigating Michael Zehaf-Bibeau as possible suspect in Ottawa shooting, source familiar with matter tells Reuters.
Juncker in warning to Cameron: Freedom of movement within the EU is non ...
EU, in change of tack, keeps medicines filed under health
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Today, the + European Parliament   gave its strong support to the new European Commission with 423 votes in favour, 209 against and 67 abstentions . The Juncker Commission can thus start its term of office on 1 November 2014. President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker said: "After a long democratic journey, today my team crossed the finishing line. I feel honoured that my Commission has received the democratic backing of the European Parliament. Now it is time t...
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Amid Clamor Over Democracy, Hong Kong's Tycoons Keeping Quiet

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
A pro-democracy protester lay on the ground after being injured in a clash with police on Wednesday in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong.
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David Cameron: 'Buck stops with me' on foreign criminals

BBC News - ‎15 minutes ago‎
David Cameron has said the "buck stops with me" when it comes to deporting foreign criminals from the UK. The PM said 22,000 such offenders had been deported since 2010, but that "too many obstacles" hampered the process - including human rights ...
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Reforms 'helping people into work'

Belfast Telegraph - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Government has defended its flagship welfare reform scheme, insisting it is helping people into work. Also in this Section. Ebola preparation 'well on the way' · Drug 'kills dividing cancer cells' · Shots fired in Canadian parliament · Government wins ...
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Boy, 9, and man killed in Penistone house fire

BBC News - ‎40 minutes ago‎
A nine-year-old boy and a 44-year-old man have died after a house fire in South Yorkshire, police said. A second boy aged 11 is critically ill in hospital following the fire in Penistone, near Barnsley.
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HIV group set to be 'next big thing'

The Times (subscription) - ‎1 hour ago‎
A company specialising in treatments for HIV could be bigger than Marks & Spencer or J Sainsbury and might even top the market capitalisation of Next at£10 billion, it was claimed yesterday.
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Tesco considering £10bn float of Asian business - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tesco is considering spinning off its Asian operations and floating them as a separate company as the embattled grocer examines ways to raise billions of pounds to shore up its stretched finances.
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iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 Now Available In Stores via Personal Pickup

Mac Rumors - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Apple's new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 have begun hitting retail stores, as we reported earlier, and the tablets are now available for in-store pickup for a limited number of retail locations that have received shipments.
Apple's iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 now available for pickup at select US Apple Stores
Apple releases thinner iPad Air, iPad Mini 3
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When the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 launched, Apple wasn’t entirely clear on when we might see them in-store. They told us how great both tablets were (or not, depending on your needs), but didn’t commit to a time we’d actually get them. Now it seems…
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Defending Renée Zellweger: Iggy Azalea, Russell Brand, Zachary Quinto and ...

E! Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Folks just can't stop talking about Renée Zellweger! As the Hollywood star made a rare red carpet appearance Monday night at Elle's Women in Hollywood Awards, many fans couldn't help but notice a change in her look.
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Kate Bush pens open letter thanking fans for 'extraordinary' Before the Dawn ...

The Independent - ‎3 minutes ago‎
Kate Bush has written on open letter to her fans, thanking them for giving her “one of the most extraordinary experiences” of her life during her comeback concerts.
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Kasabian frontman dedicates awards

Belfast Telegraph - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan dedicated the band's twin triumph at the Q Awards to two rock 'n' roll survivors - his father and former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson.
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Mario Balotelli, the wayward star of Anfield, is shown up by Real Madrid's ... - ‎32 minutes ago‎
The irresistible brilliance of Real Madrid's front six was more than Liverpool''s great European tradition could withstand.
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Manu Tuilagi does not expect to play this year and faces race to be fit for ... - ‎1 hour ago‎
Manu Tuilagi, the England centre, does not expect to play again this year because of his latest groin injury and now faces a race to be fit for the start of the Six Nations Championship, Telegraph Sport can disclose.
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Dave King holds talks with Sandy Easdale as the clock ticks on his attempts to ... - ‎3 hours ago‎
As the clock ticked on his attempt to gain control of Rangers, former Ibrox director Dave King held talks with Sandy Easdale, the man who holds the key to his chances of success.
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Shaping up to be a Classic

ESPN - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Shared Belief, it says here, is the 7-5 favorite to be Horse of the Year. And when the morning line comes out Monday for the 13-race, $26 million Breeders' Cup World Championships, he'll probably be the 8-5 favorite to win America's richest race.
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Here's What A Comet Looks Like Up Close

Tucson Weekly - ‎1 hour ago‎
Oort Cloud comet Siding Spring made its closest pass to Mars and the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) on Sunday, 19 October 2014.
NASA's Mars spacecraft sends back images of comet Siding Spring
Comet Siding Spring hurtles past Mars in rare close fly-by
Mars One
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An inspiring story to read: in 2013, amateur astronomer Peter Mattisson initiated ESA's Herschel space telescope observations of Comet Siding Spring. - Planetary Society Image credit: ESA / Herschel / PACS / Cs. Kiss et al. 2014
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Halley's Comet set to light up Cambridgeshire night sky

Peterborough Telegraph - ‎Oct 21, 2014‎
Will you be out photographing tonight's light show? Photo of the night sky from near Little Gidding during the Persied meteor appearance in 2013.
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Ebola preparation 'well on the way'

Belfast Telegraph - ‎34 minutes ago‎
NHS workers are not all yet fully prepared for a possible Ebola case but preparations are "well on the way", Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies said.
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US tightens travel restrictions from West Africa to curb Ebola

Los Angeles Times - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Ever since an Ebola case from Liberia arrived at a Dallas hospital last month, political pressure has been building on the Obama administration to restrict travel from the three West African countries where the disease has spread with frightening speed.
America: The unforgiving land
EU earmarks $250 mln to help develop Ebola vaccines -sources
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Cuba sends more doctors to Ebola-hit west Africa - Monrovia AFP - Cuban nurses and doctors headed to Liberia and Guinea Wednesday to help the fight against Ebola, as the death toll from the outbreak neared 4,900 and countries raced to get experimental vaccines ready for real-world use.The latest contingent of 83 reinforcements sent by Havana brought the total number of Cuban health workers in west Africa to at least 248, after 165 medical ...
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