Ottawa shooting will not intimidate Canada, PM declares
The prime minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, vowed a tough and uncompromising response to a brazen gun attack on the national parliament on Wednesday...
Ex-Blackwater guards convicted in 2007 shooting of more than 30 Iraqis
Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American...
Canada shooting suspects on the loose as Parliament gunman is shot dead
A gunman has been shot dead inside Canada’s parliament after dozens of shots were fired inside the building, according to media and eyewitnesses.
President Rousseff pulls ahead, but Brazil election still ‘too close to call’
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...
Cuban response to Ebola outbreak helps thaw relations with U.S.
Cuba’s contribution of hundreds of doctors and nurses to fight Ebola puts the island at the forefront of the international response and is even thawing...
Ben Bradlee, top editor during Watergate coverage, dies at 93
Ben Bradlee, the raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor who invigorated The Washington Post and became famous for his role in toppling U.S.
Soldier dies after hit and run in Quebec in attack linked to ‘terror ideology’
Police say a car was driven deliberately into two soldiers, killing one of them in what Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney called an act of violence...
Remains of as many as four dead infants discovered in Winnipeg storage locker
Police say the discovery of as many as four dead infants in a storage locker is “tragic beyond belief” but it was not yet clear Tuesday if...
U.S. restricts entrance of people from Ebola-stricken West Africa to five airports
Travelers to the United States from Ebola-stricken Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea must fly into one of five airports that have enhanced screening in place...
Attack on Canadian soldiers by ‘radicalised man’ sparks terror fear
One of two Canadian soldiers hit by a car in an apparent terrorist attack has died of his injuries.
Transgender troops seek end to U.S. military taboo
For Donna Harding, joining the Australian army was a bid to try to suppress what she had known from an early age – she was a girl trapped in a boy’s...
Indiana authorities say serial killer suspect spree dates back decades
Police investigating the slayings of seven northwestern Indiana women whose bodies were found over the weekend said Monday it could be the work of a serial...
Nazis expelled from U.S. were paid millions in Social Security
Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in payments from the U.S.
Bodies of 7 women found in Indiana after killer confesses
The bodies of seven women have now been found in Indiana, U.S., after a man confessed to killing one woman who was found strangled at a motel and leading...
Fidel Castro says Cuba would cooperate with US against Ebola
Cuba stands ready to cooperate with the United States in the battle against Ebola, former leader Fidel Castro said in an article published Saturday.
Police in Virginia find body in hunt for missing student Hannah Graham
Police searching for missing student Hannah Graham have found a body they believe could be hers.
Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west
Hurricane Ana was on course Saturday to miss Hawaii while generating strong winds and heavy rains that prompted flash-flood warnings and lured surfers...
Bolivian President Evo Morales wins reelection with 61 per cent
President Evo Morales swept to a third term with 61 per cent of the vote, electoral officials said in confirming the result.
Ferguson policeman who shot dead teen ‘feared for his life’
The police officer who shot dead Michael Brown in the US town of Ferguson says he was pinned in his vehicle and struggling over his gun with the black...
Mexico arrests drug gang leader in missing students case
Mexican authorities announced the arrest of the “maximum leader” of a drug gang accused of colluding with crooked police in the disappearance...
Caught snooping: Hospital staff wrongly viewed Rob Ford’s medical record
The Toronto hospital treating Mayor Rob Ford for cancer said a privacy violation was made when two staffers incorrectly viewed his medical record.
FBI renews call for wider wiretap powers
FBI chief James Comey (seen above) renewed a call Thursday for broader authority to tap into emerging technologies, saying the Edward Snowden revelations...
U.S. President Obama may appoint Ebola ‘czar’ to lead U.S. efforts
President Barack Obama said on Thursday he is considering appointing an Ebola “czar” as the lead U.S.
Find My iPhone, find me: App guides rescuers to woman trapped in ravine
A driver who crashed into a remote ravine and was left stranded for 17 hours was discovered after police used the Find My iPhone app to pinpoint her smartphone’s...
Hurricane Gonzalo takes aim at Bermuda
People on the small British territory of Bermuda are hurrying to batten down for Hurricane Gonzalo, which is churning toward them as a major Category 3...
Down with the kids: First Lady turn(ips) Lil Jon
So what will Michelle Obama turn out for? Turns out it’s a turnip. Video of the first lady dancing with a turnip has gone viral after the White House...
As 2nd U.S. nurse with Ebola identified, worldwide fears spread about travel
A second health care worker in Texas tested positive for Ebola, U.S. officials said Wednesday, as concerns mounted worldwide over the possibility that...
Controversial Ebola suits this year’s ‘most wanted’ Halloween costume
Emergency protection gear seems set to be all the rage for Halloween this year as the world struggles to get to grips with the Ebola crisis.
Missing Mexican students not in mass graves, trail of corruption deepens
The mystery over the fate of 43 Mexican students missing since an attack by gang-linked police deepened Tuesday after authorities said none were among...
Atomic spy David Greenglass of Rosenberg spying case dies at 92
David Greenglass, who rose to infamy for his role in the most explosive atomic spying case of the Cold War and gave testimony that sent his brother-in-law...