OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper pledged more surveillance and detention powers for security forces in Canada after a gunman rampaged through parliament before being killed. Video | Full Article
NEW YORK - A New York City hospital is running Ebola tests on a healthcare worker who returned to the United States from West Africa with a fever and gastrointestinal symptoms, the city's Health Department said on Thursday.
MATEUS LEME, Brazil - President Dilma Rousseff looks positioned to narrowly win a second term on Sunday thanks to a slight rebound in the economy and her success in portraying her rival as an elitist who would take Brazil back to a more heartless era. Full Article
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says an agreement has been reached on sending 200 Kurdish peshmerga fighters from Iraq through Turkey to help defend Kobani against Islamic State militants. Pavithra George reports.