An exterior view of Bellevue Hospital in New York City, October 23, 2014.  REUTERS/Mike Segar

Ebola in Manhattan

NEW YORK - A doctor who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients was in an isolation unit in New York after testing positive for the deadly virus.  Full Article | Full Coverage 

Stress tests, Ebola cool global stocks after best week of year 5:22am EDT

LONDON - World stocks dipped on Friday, as European bank stress test results due at the weekend and New York City's first case of Ebola prompted investors to lock in profits after the best week for shares in well over a year.

Police officers stand guard near the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa October 23, 2014. REUTERS/Blair Gable

Police probe Parliament gunman's ties

OTTAWA - Canada's capital faced a third day of heightened security as police searched for any clues that the man who shot and killed a soldier and charged into the parliament building had help in plotting his attack.  Full Article | Video 

A body lays covered on Jamaica Avenue near 162nd street in the borough of Queens in New York October 23, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

NYC cop critically wounded in hatchet attack

NEW YORK - A hatchet-wielding attacker charged a group of New York City police officers posing for a photograph, wounded two, one critically, before the assailant was shot dead, police said.  Full Article 

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks during a Microsoft cloud briefing event in San Francisco, California October 20, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

Microsoft sales beat Street hopes

SEATTLE - Microsoft reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by stronger sales of its phones, Surface tablets and cloud-computing products for companies, while keeping its profit margins largely intact.  Full Article 

Unemployed hairdresser and mother-of-three Yasmin Rubiano looks at documents at her flat in Madrid June 30, 2014.  REUTERS/Juan Medina

Why Madrid's poor fear private equity investors

Madrid - Thousands of Spain’s poor now depend for their homes on the generosity of private equity investors including Goldman Sachs and Blackstone, who bought their rent-controlled flats last year, as they face demands for higher rent and threat of eviction.  Full Article 

A woman sits under a yellow umbrella as pro-democracy protesters gather on a main street they occupy at Mongkok shopping district in Hong Kong October 23, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Hong Kong protesters to vote on key proposals

HONG KONG - Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong say they will hold a straw poll on government proposals they had rejected earlier in the week.  Full Article 

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"Darth Vader" campaigns for Ukrainian parliament

Ukrainian Darth Vader campaigns for parliament with the promise of computer classes for all. Julie Noce reports.