A Palestinian kicks back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli security forces during clashes in the Abu Tor neighbourhood of east Jerusalem October 30, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

East Jerusalem erupts

JERUSALEM - Israeli police on Thursday shot dead a 32-year-old Palestinian man suspected of having tried to kill a far-right Jewish activist, leading to fears of a new Palestinian uprising.  Full Article 

Maine nurse defies state Ebola quarantine, leaves home 10:48am EDT

- A nurse in Maine vowing not to be bullied by politicians and threatening to sue the state over an Ebola quarantine she calls unscientifically sound, defied the order and left her home for a bike ride on Thursday, according to television images.

Students and community members attend a vigil at the Grove Church after a shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington October 24, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Calls for gun control rise in Washington state

SEATTLE - A ballot measure to tighten background checks for gun buyers in Washington state, which is reeling from a deadly school shooting last week, was drawing strong support ahead of a Nov. 4 vote, a poll showed.   Full Article 

People are silhouetted as they pose with mobile devices in front of a screen projected with a Samsung logo, in this picture illustration taken in Zenica October 29, 2014. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

Samsung seeks smartphone revamp

SEOUL - Samsung Electronics said it would revamp its smartphone line-up to take on competitors in the rapidly growing mid-to-low range segment, after third-quarter earnings set it on course for its worst year since 2011.  Full Article 

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak (R) arrives for gas talks between the European Union, Russia and Ukraine at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels October 29, 2014.  REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Ukraine- Russia gas talks deadlocked

BRUSSELS - Ukraine's efforts to unblock deliveries of Russian gas as winter sets in were deadlocked as Moscow's negotiators were quoted demanding firmer commitments from the European Union to cover Kiev's pre-payments for energy.  Full Article 

Rough Cut
NYC hatchet attack victim goes home

One of two NYC police officers wounded last week in an attack by a hatchet-wielding man, is discharged from the hospital amid cheers. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).