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Attack on parliament, killing of soldier stun Canada's capital

OTTAWA - A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, with shots fired near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking, and a soldier was killed at a nearby war memorial, stunning the Canadian capital. | Video

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Support group of Japan's new trade minister spent funds at S&M bar

TOKYO - Japan's new trade minister, installed this week to replace a minister caught in a funding scandal, said on Thursday a political support group of his spent money at a racy bar, a potential new headache for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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Mexican security forces capture wife of top drug lord

MEXICO CITY - Mexican security forces have arrested the wife of one of the country's most wanted drug cartel bosses, Servando Gomez, authorities in the violent western state of Michoacan said on Wednesday.

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At U.N., China asked to back human rights case against North Korea

UNITED NATIONS - The chief U.N. investigator into human rights cases in North Korea said on Wednesday he has appealed to China to support calls to refer Pyongyang's actions to The Hague on suspicion of crimes against humanity.

Palestinian driver rams Jerusalem station killing baby

JERUSALEM - A baby died and eight other people were hurt when a Palestinian man slammed his car into pedestrians at a Jerusalem light railway stop, then police shot the driver as he fled, police and a hospital official said. | Video

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Scion of Pakistan's Bhutto dynasty throws down gauntlet to PM

NAUDERO Pakistan - The scion of Pakistan's leading political dynasty, emerging from the shadow of his mother and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto seven years after she was assassinated, has vowed to resurrect her party's flagging fortunes.

United Nations 22 Oct 2014

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