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Ex-Mountie honored in Canada’s Parliament

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 … Full story    

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Ex-Mountie honored in Canada’s Parliament

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 … Full story    
Updated 19 hours ago

Mayor vows to calm city

JERUSALEM – Jerusalem’s mayor on Thursday called for a crackdown against a wave of Palestinian unrest, as police beefed up security after a Palestinian motorist … Full story    
Updated 19 hours ago

More than 500 killed in Syria

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) – U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in Syria have killed more than 500 people since they began last month, mainly Islamic militants, activists said … Full story    
Updated 19 hours ago

2 dead in shooting attack at Canada’s Parliament

OTTAWA, Ontario – A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation’s war memorial Wednesday, … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Social Security benefits get another tiny increase

WASHINGTON – Come January, nearly 60 million Social Security recipients will get benefit increases averaging $20 a month, the third straight year of historically small … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks

WASHINGTON – Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

NEW YORK – At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

‘Blade Runner’ Pistorius gets 5 years in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa – Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, completing a transformation from an acclaimed … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

WASHINGTON – In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place. The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor who invigorated … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Homeland Security orders new screenings for Ebola

WASHINGTON – Everyone coming to the United States from the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

North Korea frees US man; 2 more still detained

WASHINGTON – North Korea’s reclusive government abruptly freed an American man Tuesday, nearly six months after he was arrested on charges of leaving a Bible … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Another TV fight: CNN, Cartoon Network disappear from Dish Network

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Turner Networks has pulled channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN from Dish’s programming lineup as a deadline passed for renewing … Full story    
Published:  October 21, 2014

Iraq bombings kill at least 33

BAGHDAD (AP) – Militants unleashed attacks on Iraq’s majority Shiite community on Monday, killing at least 33 people, the latest in relentless assaults that have … Full story    
Published:  October 21, 2014

Nigeria is declared Ebola-free

ABUJA, Nigeria – Water laced with salt and sugar, and gallons of the nasty-tasting stuff. Doctors who survived Ebola in Nigeria credited heavy doses of … Full story    
Published:  October 21, 2014

Pope beatifies Paul VI at conclusion of synod in Vatican City

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the … Full story    
Published:  October 20, 2014

Marine accused in Philippine killing tests country’s ties to US

OLONGAPO, Philippines – Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands … Full story    
Published:  October 20, 2014

Obama says GOP is peddling fear

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. – Marching onto the campaign trail for the first time this year, President Barack Obama accused Republicans of peddling fear and cynicism … Full story    
Published:  October 20, 2014

Liberia president describes heavy cost of Ebola

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) – Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in her country and has brought it to … Full story    
Published:  October 20, 2014

Koreas exchange shots along border

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – Troops from the rival Koreas exchanged gunfire Sunday along their heavily fortified border in the second such shooting in less … Full story    
Published:  October 20, 2014

Southwest looks for spark from expansion in Dallas

DALLAS – When Southwest Airlines recently introduced a new paint job for its planes, a senior executive joked that at 43 years old and being … Full story    
Published:  October 19, 2014

Records chronicle how Ebola killed patient

Despite five days of intensive treatment, Thomas Eric Duncan’s condition was deteriorating. By the morning of Oct. 2, nurses noticed blood in the Liberian man’s … Full story    
Published:  October 19, 2014

Can all US hospitals treat Ebola?

The idea that all U.S. hospitals may not be able to safely treat Ebola patients seemed to find more acceptance Monday as a second federal … Full story    
Published:  October 19, 2014