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  • newMultiple shootings in Canada's capital
    A Canadian soldier was shot and killed as he stood guard at Canada's Parliament war memorial as shootings also unfolded in Parliament and a shopping mall in Ottawa. One gunman also is dead.
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:38pm -
  • newISIS threatens Iraq's priceless cultural heritage
    ISIS is threatening priceless cultural artifacts, particularly in the ancient city of Hatra, says the director of the Iraq National Museum in Baghdad.
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:13pm -
  • newSweden hunts for mystery object beneath sea
    Whatever has been lurking beneath the waves of the Stockholm archipelago, Russian sub or not, is not only drawing threats of martial force from Sweden's military, it's also getting on Lasse Schmidt's nerves.
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:57pm -
  • new10 pics to change how you see China
    Contemporary Chinese art is a formidable force in today's art market and a thorny jungle for the uninitiated. Expert Wu Hung, the founder of the Center for the Art of East Asia at the University of Chicago, has chosen 10 stunning works that can syste…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:32pm -
  • newEmotional reunion for American freed from N. Korea
    After five months of detention in North Korea, Jeffrey Fowle arrived home in Ohio early Wednesday for an emotional reunion with his family.
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:01pm -
  • newSaving space in Israel
    With a tiny land mass relative to its 8.2 million residents, the state of Israel is running out of room to bury their dead.
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:51pm -
  • newPay off poachers, save wildlife
    In Namibia, the question of who owns the wildlife has often been fraught with difficulties.
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:29pm -

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Anger simmers as Israeli settlers move into Arab zone
Anger simmers as Israeli settlers move into Arab zoneThe Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has toughened laws against Palestinians selling land to Israeli settlers.Israelis are increasingly acquiring more buildings in a hotly disput…
- 16 mins ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:42am -
The Stream - What's next for Catalonia
The Stream - What's next for CataloniaOn The Stream: Now that a binding referendum has been called off, what lies ahead for the Catalan independence movement.From:Al Jazeera EnglishViews:80 3ratingsTime:31:02More inNews & Politics
- 4 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:04pm -
Blackwater guards convicted in Iraq killings
Blackwater guards convicted in Iraq killingsFour former employees of the US security company Blackwater have been convicted of almost every charge related to the shootings of more than 30 unarmed Iraqi civilians in Baghdad seven years ago.Al Ja…
- 4 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:54pm -
What’s next for Catalonia? The Stream examines the future of the independent movement - Highlights
What’s next for Catalonia? The Stream examines the future of the independent movement - HighlightsCatalonians on both sides of the independence debate weigh in on the upcoming referendum in the region. For more, watch the full show: http://bit.…
- 4 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:34pm -
Stream Leads 10-22-2014 - Racial profiling video revealed as hoax; Province in Pakistan recognises D
Stream Leads 10-22-2014 - Racial profiling video revealed as hoax; Province in Pakistan recognises DFollow The Stream and join Al Jazeera’s social media community:FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AJStreamTWITTER: https://twitter…
- 5 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:27pm -
Soldier and gunman killed in Ottawa shootings
Soldier and gunman killed in Ottawa shootingsA gunman armed with a rifle has shot and killed a Canadian soldier guarding Ottawa's war memorial, before being pursued by police into the national parliament building and shot dead himself. Canadian…
- 5 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:19pm -

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    Injured Kurds smuggle themselves from Syria to Turkey for medical help
    Injured Kurds smuggle themselves from Syria to Turkey for medical helpTurkey’s border remains closed for Syrian Kurds battling the Islamic State for Kobani. But if wounded in skirmishes and seeking medical help, Kurdish fighters told RT they ar…
    - 47 mins ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:11am -
    'Many protests against police brutality not big enough'
    'Many protests against police brutality not big enough'Under the rainy skies of New York City, several hundred people marched into Times Square, protesting police brutality and calling for reform and justice on behalf of those killed by law enfor…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:32am -
    ‘Ottawa shooting shouldn’t be used as pretext for stripping away more civil liberties’
    ‘Ottawa shooting shouldn’t be used as pretext for stripping away more civil liberties’Ottawa remains in partial lockdown as police scour the streets for perpetrators of multiple shootings across the Canadian capital. A soldier and one gunma…
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:11pm -
    Shooting at Canadian Parliament, area in lockdown, manhunt underway
    Shooting at Canadian Parliament, area in lockdown, manhunt underwayA manhunt is on for one or more armed assailants after several rounds of gunfire tore through Parliament Hill, as well as National War Memorial in Ottawa, Canada. The city of Otta…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:53pm -
    Biometrics needed to control EU immigration – ex-Italian FM
    Biometrics needed to control EU immigration – ex-Italian FMEU member states need to start implementing stronger policies to ensure that “foreign fighters” and refugees remain under observation for the safety of all residents, Former Italian…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:20pm -
    Cashing In: Ebola virus becomes brand name
    Cashing In: Ebola virus becomes brand nameWorld Health Organization says it hopes to test two new Ebola vaccines in West Africa by January. They will be given to twenty thousand front line health care workers to begin with. And while the epidemic…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:01pm -

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    • newAsia stocks down on mixed China data, weak Wall St
      TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks fell Thursday after another slump in oil prices dragged Wall Street lower and China's manufacturing output grew at the slowest pace in five months.
      - 7 mins ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:51am -
    • newKenny G doesn't support Hong Kong protesters
      HONG KONG (AP) — Smooth jazz star Kenny G insisted Thursday he's not a foreign provocateur supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, after Beijing signaled its displeasure over his inharmonious visit and repeated concerns about meddling by ext…
      - 10 mins ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:48am -
    • newSuspect arrested after jumping White House fence
      A man who climbed over the White House fence was nabbed by Secret Service agents and dogs, a spokesman for the agency said. "At approximately 7:16 pm (1116 GMT), an individual climbed the north fence line of the White House," the spokesman said. "The…
      - 19 mins ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:39am -
    • newEbola death toll rises to almost 4,900
      The number of people with Ebola is set to hit 10,000 in West Africa, the World Health Organization said, as the scramble to find a cure gathered pace. The UN's public health body said 9,936 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone -- the three coun…
      - 21 mins ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:37am -
    • newTop Asian News at 2:30 a.m. GMT
      MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Many Asian and African women working as domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates say their employers beat them with sticks or cables, punched and slapped them, and there's little they can do because they're excluded f…
      - 26 mins ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:32am -
    • newRights group: Migrant workers abused in UAE homes
      MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Many Asian and African women working as domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates say their employers beat them with sticks or cables, punched and slapped them, and there's little they can do because they're excluded f…
      - 35 mins ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:23am -
    • newCanada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism
      OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms. Canada's prime minis…
      - 48 mins ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:10am -

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    • newAdrenaline Junkies Dive Into Their Own World Series (VIDEO)
      Adrenaline junkies the world over have been following a different World Series. The Cliff Diving World Series recently wrapped up at the Ik Kil cenote, also known as the "well of sacrifice," on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula. It was exactly what you w…
      - 15 mins ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:43am -
    • newRon Wyden Blasts CIA For Censoring Torture Report
      WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Ron Wyden says the CIA is trying to blunt the impact of an upcoming Senate report examining the harsh treatment of al-Qaida detainees by insisting on censoring the pseudonyms used for agency officers mentioned in the document…
      - 2 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:11am -
    • newCanada Prime Minister Harper: Ottawa Attacks Are Terrorism
      OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada's prime minister says Wednesday's fatal shooting of a Canadian soldier in Ottawa and a hit-and-run that killed another earlier this week are grim reminders that Canada is not immune to terrorism."But let there be no…
      - 2 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:45am -
    • newNBC Freelancer Ashoka Mukpo Leaves Hospital After Battle With Ebola
      OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola at an Omaha hospital left the facility Wednesday afternoon and is heading home to Rhode Island, a hospital spokesman said. Ashoka Mukpo, who contracted the virus…
      - 2 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:44am -
    • newRomanian Princess Irina Walker Sentenced For Cockfighting
      PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Romanian princess was sentenced Wednesday to probation after apologizing for her role in an Oregon cockfighting enterprise that she said brought shame to her and her family."I'm very sorry about my involvement in this busi…
      - 4 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:12pm -
    • newMexico Mayor And Wife Were 'Probable Masterminds' Behind Missing Students
      By Gabriel Stargardter MEXICO CITY, Oct 22 (Reuters) - A Mexican mayor and his wife were "probable masterminds" behind the disappearance of 43 student teachers last month in the restive southwest, the country's attorney general said…
      - 4 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:07pm -
    • newThis Viral Short Film In India Makes A Strong Statement On Women's Safety
      WASHINGTON -- Can India, a country struggling to combat an increasingly high-profile rape culture, envision a society where women feel safe in the company of unknown men?A new short film on women's empowerment, "Going Home," urges its audience to i…
      - 5 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:23pm -