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Special Report: Shots fired in the Canadian capital

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




A gunman opened fire in the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa Wednesday morning. Authorities in the building shot and killed the suspect. Nearby, a Canadian soldier was shot and gravely wounded at the national war memorial. Police are searching for multiple suspects. Scott Pelley anchors this CBS News Special Report.


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Ottawa shootings

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




After a Canadian soldier was shot and wounded, gunfire was exchanged in and around the Canadian Parliament building in Ottawa


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Oscar Pistorius survives his first night in hell-hole jail

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




The convicted killer was dressed in an orange prison-issue jumpsuit and seemed to be coping ‘so far so good’ when he was seen by a prison official at Kgosi Mampuru prison in Pretoria.

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Oscar Pistorius survives his first night in hell-hole jail

Watch: Gunshots echo in Canadian Parliament

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




This video was taken inside the Canadian Parliament by a Globe and Mail reporter Wednesday morning. A number of very loud gunshots echoed through the chamber while police responded. One gunman is confirmed dead.


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Canadian Parliament shooting as gunman ‘shoots soldier’

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




A gunman shot the soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial before multiple gunmen fired dozens of shots inside the halls of Parliament in Ottawa.

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Las Vegas Hopes Its New Play for Pro Soccer Won’t Be a Loser

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




A city known for gambling but trying to diversify wants to add a Major League Soccer team, but the need for public money for a stadium is a hurdle.




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Malala Yousafzai awarded 2014 Liberty Medal

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




At 17 years old, Malala Yousafzai – the youngest Nobel Prize winner – received the 2014 Liberty Medal for her fight for children’s right to education. KYW’s Diana Rocco reports.


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Support for staying IN the European Union surges to a 23-year high… all thanks to the rise of…

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




Some 56 per cent of people now say they would vote to stay in the EU in a referendum, the highest level since 1991 and up 12 points since 2012 when Ukip were on just 3 per cent in the polls.

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China’s Largest Smartphone Maker Vows To Move Online Services Overseas

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments



In a move that could show the way forward for many Chinese companies hoping to compete in the worldwide tech market, China’s largest smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi, says it will shift its online services to machines running outside the country.

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Shots fired in Canadian capital

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




Dozens of shots were reported fired near government buildings in Ottawa, Canada Wednesday morning. The Canadian Parliament is on lockdown as police search for multiple suspects in the area, one of which has been confirmed dead. Norah O’Donnell reports.


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Syrian teen says ISIS forced him to join battle

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




Holly Williams and her team got an inside look at a Kurdish prison in Syria where forces are holding alleged ISIS terrorists. One 15-year-old boy said that when ISIS captured his village, he was forced to fight or be executed. Williams reports from London.


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Our First Look at Android Lollipop and the New Nexus Devices

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments



We had our first hands-on demo of Google’s new version of its Android operating system, Lollipop, this week running on a pair of Nexus devices, the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9. Here’s what we thought.

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Soap star bar fight blowback

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments



Will Crystal Hunt serve jail time?


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How a Harvard Scientist's Life Changed After He Killed a Puppy-Size Spider

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




Professor Piotr Naskrecki blogged about finding and killing one of the largest type of spider in the world, triggering a barrage of hate mail

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Hartlepool trainee teacher sent away from Catholic school because of her tattoos

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




Mother-of-two Charlotte Tumilty claims she was sent away from her first day at a new job at St John Vianney’s Primary School in Hartlepool because her arms and neck are covered in tattoos.

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5 Walking Dead Characters Who Might Actually Die This Season

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




The death lottery on The Walking Dead is pretty randomly set up, especially when one tries to compare the TV show to the comic book series. But that doesn’t mean some educated guesses are out of the question, so here are five characters that we think might be biting the bullet (or neck-swallowing the machete or whatever) in Season 5.

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Soldier shot at Canadian war memorial near Parliament

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments





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World Boxing Council shortens women’s boxing matches because of periods 

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




In a statement published on its website, the Mexico City-based non-profit said its first World Female Convention decided to shorten championship bouts from 12 rounds to just 10.

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Witness Accounts of Ottawa Shootings

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




A sampling of video and witness accounts of the shootings in the Canadian capital of Ottawa.




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How far would you go to cover up a crime? Secret camera tests reveal how people will hide evidence…

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




Using actors posing as police, hidden cameras, and secret microphones, each person was lured to a central London location and told that the friend desperately needed their help.

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Syria destroys two warplanes used by ISIS to train fighter pilots for terrorist ‘airforce’

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




Monitoring groups in the war-ravaged country last week claimed to have seen the fanatics flying three captured warplanes over short distances from an airbase in Aleppo.

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Egg Freezing: 5 Things You Need to Know

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




The announcement that Apple and Facebook will cover the steep cost of egg freezing for its employees has many people talking about the risks and benefits of the procedure.

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How to Turn a Good Hire Into an Excellent Employee

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




The best way to get new employees on board is to ensure that processes are in place to effectively bring them into the fold, teach them the ways of the organization, learn the values and norms of the culture, and find their own place within the team.




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One Big Mistake Women in Business Make Every Day

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




Do you want to control your work relationships? Are you confident in your abilities? One simple gesture says it all.




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Shy Dahan ‘posed as real estate tycoon to trick Playboy casino staff’

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




Shy Dahan, 33, from Mayfair, allegedly used false Credit Suisse documents to mislead Playboy casino staff into thinking he had more than £1million in the bank.

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Ceremony for 15 British WWI soldiers buried 100 years after they died

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




Proud descendants of the First World War Tommies attended a hugely moving ceremony in the village of Bois-Grenier, near Armentieres, on the Belgium border.

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Camera Traps Catch Chimps Raiding Food | Video

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




Hidden cameras caught chimpanzees in Uganda raiding farmers’ crops at night, an activity possibly brought about by habitat destruction.

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Ukip accuses Red Cross of ‘putting politics over saving lives’ after it rejects donation to fight…

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




Former Radio 1 DJ Mike Read today apologised for releasing the song and called for it to be withdrawn over claims it is racist.

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Ukip accuses Red Cross of ‘putting politics over saving lives’ after it rejects donation to fight…

Toddler drowned in swimming pool of family’s £3million mansion after being left alone watching TV…

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




One-year-old Arthur Belmonte was dragged from the pool by his father after he was found floating face down at the property in Ascot, Berkshire, an inquest has heard.

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Teenage sailor who hanged herself the day after 17th birthday had been taking controversial acne…

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments




Talented sailor Jessica Eales hanged herself the day after her birthday. An inquest heard that the 17-year-old from Lymington in Hampshire had been taking an acne drug linked to depression.

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