Canada's Parliament Hill reopens following Wednesday shooting
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadians returned to the grounds of their parliament building on Saturday, three days after a homegrown radical rushed in armed with a rifle after shooting dead a soldier in the second attack on the country's military at home in a week.
(Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:26:21 GMT)
On eve of poll, Ukraine leader seeks support for pro-Europe course
KIEV (Reuters) - President Petro Poroshenko called on Ukrainians on Saturday to elect a majority on Sunday that would see through a pro-Europe, reform agenda and break with the Soviet past.
(Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:25:54 GMT)
Ebola medical worker quarantined in New Jersey tests negative for virus
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A medical worker in New Jersey quarantined after arriving at an airport after treating Ebola victims in West Africa has tested negative for the virus, the state's health department said on Saturday.
(Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:16:55 GMT)
U.S., allies stage 22 air strikes in Iraq: U.S. Central Command
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies conducted 22 air strikes against Islamic State forces in Iraq on Friday and Saturday, the U.S. Central Command said.
(Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:14:56 GMT)
Medical worker quarantined in New Jersey under new Ebola safeguards
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A medical worker quarantined in New Jersey on her return from treating Ebola victims in West Africa was being evaluated in a hospital isolation ward on Saturday after new contagion-control safeguards were imposed for America's biggest urban center.
(Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:39:15 GMT)
Police seek motive in fatal Washington state school shooting
MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - Authorities were seeking a motive on Saturday as to why a high school student in the United States' Washington state shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others in a campus cafeteria before killing himself.
(Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:21:59 GMT)
Two deputies killed, two others hurt in California shooting spree
SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - Two California sheriff's deputies were killed and two others were wounded in a shooting spree that started in a motel parking lot in Sacramento on Friday, authorities said.
(Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:30:40 GMT)
Coal mine accident in far west China kills 16: Xinhua
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Sixteen workers were killed after a coal mine collapsed in China's far western region of Xinjiang, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday, highlighting the poor safety standards in the world's biggest coal producing country.
(Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:16:28 GMT)
Canada vows tougher laws as citizens worry in face of attacks
OTTAWA/HAMILTON Ontario (Reuters) - Canada vowed on Friday to toughen laws against terrorism in ways that critics say may curtail civil liberties as a country that prides itself on its openness mourned the second soldier this week killed by homegrown radicals.
(Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:23:05 GMT)
Hacker sentenced to 21 months in U.S. prison for $15 million scheme
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Massachusetts man was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Friday for his role in a cybercrime scheme that hacked accounts at banks, brokerage firms and government agencies in an attempt to steal more than $15 million, U.S. prosecutors said.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:52:30 GMT)
U.S. says Palestinian-American killed by Israeli forces
RAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian-American youth during clashes on Friday, the U.S. State Department said, calling for a quick and transparent investigation.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:22:13 GMT)
Attacks in Egypt's Sinai kill 33 security personnel
ISMAILIA (Reuters) - Two attacks in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula killed 33 security personnel on Friday, security sources said, in some of the worst anti-state violence since Islamist President Mohamed Mursi was overthrown last year.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:18:35 GMT)
Two U.S. states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries and the U.S. government is considering the same step after a doctor who treated patients in Guinea came back infected, officials said on Friday.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:01:27 GMT)
Two killed, four wounded in Washington state school shooting
MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - A student fatally shot one classmate and wounded four others when he opened fire in the cafeteria of his Washington state high school on Friday, following a fight with fellow students, authorities said.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:58:17 GMT)
Virginia remains identified as those of missing college student
(Reuters) - Human remains found in Virginia were identified on Friday as those of missing university student Hannah Graham, and prosecutors are focusing on more charges against the suspect in her disappearance, authorities said.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:34:42 GMT)
Fannie Mae settles shareholder lawsuit for $170 million
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fannie Mae has reached a $170 million settlement of a lawsuit accusing it of misleading shareholders about its finances, risk management and mortgage exposure before it was seized by the U.S. government during the 2008 financial crisis.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:32:24 GMT)
NYC police say hatchet attack by Islam convert was terrorism
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The hatchet-wielding man who wounded two New York City police officers, one of them critically, was a self-radicalized convert to Islam who is believed to have acted alone in what law enforcement officials on Friday called a terrorist attack.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:22:28 GMT)
Canada vows tougher laws as citizens worry in face of attacks
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada vowed on Friday to toughen laws against terrorism in ways that critics say may curtail civil liberties as a country that prides itself on its openness mourned the second soldier this week killed by homegrown radicals.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:03:35 GMT)
Drone strike kills three al Qaeda-linked militants: tribal sources
SANAA (Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike killed three suspected members of the al Qaeda-linked group near their battlefront with arch-rivals from the Shi'ite Muslim Houthi group, tribal sources said.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:26:30 GMT)
Exclusive: Ford to overhaul Lincoln brand, this time with big bucks
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co's new chief executive, Mark Fields, is giving the automaker's long-moribund Lincoln brand what his predecessor Alan Mulally never could: a little love and a lot of cash.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:16:21 GMT)
Kurds reject Erdogan report of deal with Syrian rebels to aid besieged Kobani
ISTANBUL/BEIRUT (Reuters) - A senior Syrian Kurdish official on Friday rejected a report from Turkey's president that Syrian Kurds had agreed to let Free Syrian Army fighters enter the border town of Kobani to help them push back besieging Islamic State insurgents.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:52:28 GMT)
U.S. appeals court rules for GM over Spyker's Saab sale
(Reuters) - General Motors Co persuaded a federal appeals court to uphold the dismissal of a $3 billion lawsuit in which Spyker NV accused it of derailing a plan to sell the Swedish automaker Saab to a Chinese company.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:15:37 GMT)
'We won't pay,' furious Cameron tells EU over surprise bill
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - In a vivid display of 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 the calculations used.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:59:20 GMT)
25 European banks set to fail health checks: sources
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A group of 25 banks have failed European health checks, while up to 10 of those continue to have a capital shortfall, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday, providing a snapshot of the health of the region's lenders.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:27:20 GMT)
Ford's lower profit beats estimates; sales down on F-150 launch
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co on Friday reported a 34 percent drop in third-quarter profit, and revenue fell due to the cost of introducing the F-150 pickup truck.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:26:25 GMT)
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