OTTAWA - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper pledged to boost security forces' surveillance and detention powers on Thursday, a day after a gunman killed a soldier and raced through parliament before being shot dead. | Video
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CHARLESTON S.C. - South Carolina House of Representatives Speaker Bobby Harrell pleaded guilty on Thursday to criminal ethics charges and agreed to immediately resign from the legislature.
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BRASILIA - Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has a clear lead of between 6 and 8 percentage points over her pro-business challenger Aecio Neves ahead of Sunday's presidential election runoff, two polls showed on Thursday.