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Security tight in Canada as police probe Parliament gunman's ties

OTTAWA - Canada's capital faced a third day of heightened security on Friday 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. | Video

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In eastern Ukraine, parliamentary election deepens divide

NOVOTROITSKE Ukraine - Standing at the village polling station where she will oversee Ukraine's parliamentary election on Sunday, Irina Sobko points across a field of wilted sunflowers to a town controlled by Russian-backed rebels where she says there won't be any voting.

Russia 10:47am EDT

Majority of Swiss oppose proposal for strict immigration limits: poll

ZURICH - A majority of Swiss voters are against proposals to place strict limits on immigration that will be put to a national vote next month, a closely-watched survey showed on Friday.

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Suspicious yellow powder sent to Canadian, Belgian, German, U.S. consulates in Istanbul

ISTANBUL - Packets of an unidentified yellow powder were sent to the Canadian, U.S., Belgian and German consulates in Istanbul on Friday, prompting security alerts following two militant attacks in Canada this week.

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"We won't pay," furious Cameron tells EU over surprise budget

BRUSSELS - In a vivid display of public fury at European Union technocrats, British Prime Minister David Cameron refused to pay a surprise 2.1-billion-euro bill on Friday as EU leaders ordered an urgent review of how the budget figures were arrived at.

Italy, Greece 11:01am EDT

Protesters in Hong Kong to vote on government proposals

HONG KONG - Hong Kong protesters plan to hold a straw poll on government proposals they rejected earlier in the week as their street campaign pushing for democracy for the Chinese-controlled city entered its fifth week on Friday.

United Nations 10:52am EDT

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