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  • Canada gunman wanted a passport to go to Mideast

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — He seemed lost, "didn't fit in," and went more than five years without seeing his mother. In recent weeks, he had been staying in a homeless shelter, where he talked about wanting to go to Libya to get away from drugs but griped that he couldn't get a passport....

  • 1 killed, 11 injured in German gas pipe explosion

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say one person was killed and 11 were injured in an explosion after a gas pipe was damaged during construction work in a western German city. Police in Ludwigshafen said the explosion outside a house in the city happened midday Thursday. Gas transport company...

  • Cremation fears leave empty Ebola beds in Liberia

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Even as Liberians fall ill and die of Ebola, more than half the beds in treatment centers in the capital remain empty, an unintended consequence of the government's order that the bodies of all suspected Ebola victims in Monrovia be cremated. Cremation...

  • Ex-Mountie hero of shooting at Canada's Parliament

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The standing ovation began even before Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers entered the Parliament chamber in his black robe, carrying the golden ceremonial mace on his right shoulder. For more than two minutes, the lawmakers applauded and pounded their desks Thursday...

  • 1st Ebola case in W. African nation of Mali

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali's health minister says the West African country has confirmed its first case of Ebola. The announcement made on Malian state television Thursday evening by Ousmane Kone said that the patient was a 2-year-old girl who had come from neighboring Guinea. The...

  • Dad: White House jumper has "mental health" issues

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest person to climb over the White House fence had the paranoid belief he was being watched by cameras and had previously been arrested at the executive mansion, his father said. Dominic Adesanya, of Bel Air, Maryland, was ordered held without bond in an...

  • Man charged with assault in Seattle groping case

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — A man accused of groping a woman — who took his picture and publicized it on social media — has been charged with assault with sexual motivation. The city attorney's office said Thursday that 36-year-old Daryl R. Sharma of Kirkland was charged with a gross misdemeanor...

  • Feds to bring indoor plumbing to Alaska village

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A remote Alaska Native village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to water and wastewater systems with more than $352 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of...

  • At least 2 hurt in midair collision in Maryland

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — At least two people have been hospitalized after police said an airplane and helicopter collided in midair at the Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland. Frederick police Lt. Clark Pennington says the aircraft collided Thursday afternoon, and that Maryland State...

  • Lawmakers seek to end benefits to former Nazis

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation to stop suspected Nazi war criminals from receiving U.S. Social Security benefits will be introduced soon, members of Congress announced Thursday, the latest response to an Associated Press investigation that revealed millions of dollars have been paid to...

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