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Canadian official IDs Ottawa gunman

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian official has identified the dead Ottawa gunman as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau.

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2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation's war memorial Wednes…

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Nigeria truce is shaky, no news of abducted girls

Nigeria truce is shaky, no news of abducted girls

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Days after Nigeria's military raised hopes with the announcement that Islamic extremists had agreed to a cease-fire,…

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Slide in energy sector drags US stock market lower

Slide in energy sector drags US stock market lower

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell broadly on Wednesday, snapping a four-day winning streak for the Standard & Poor's 500 index, as investors sha…

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North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio

North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio

WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub returned ho…

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UN inquiry head rejects N. Korea's 'honeyed words'

UN inquiry head rejects N. Korea's 'honeyed words'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — "A few honeyed words" by North Korea as it tries to avoid a referral to the International Criminal Court has not changed…

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Missile, fire from Egypt wounds 2 Israeli troops

Missile, fire from Egypt wounds 2 Israeli troops

JERUSALEM (AP) — Attackers inside Egypt fired an anti-tank missile and automatic rifles at a military vehicle in Israel on Wednesday, wounding…

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Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, rivalry

Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, rivalry

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Several dozen tons of cement bags stored in a warehouse are one of the few tangible achievements so far of a $2.7…

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Libyan army troops advance into Benghazi

Libyan army troops advance into Benghazi

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan army troops on Wednesday pushed into Benghazi, the first time in two months that government forces had entered t…

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Tourists watch solar alignment in Egypt temple

Tourists watch solar alignment in Egypt temple

ABU SIMBEL, Egypt (AP) — Hundreds of visitors gathered in Egypt on Wednesday at the Great Temple of Ramses II to watch the sun illuminate colo…

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Dozens released Ebola-free from Sierra Leone site

Dozens released Ebola-free from Sierra Leone site

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Dozens of Ebola survivors have been discharged from a treatment center near Sierra Leone's capital and told they…

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Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers OK fighters for Syria

Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers OK fighters for Syria

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Lawmakers in Iraq's largely autonomous Kurdish region Wednesday authorized peshmerga forces to go to neighboring Syria and …

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Palestinian kills baby at Jerusalem station

Palestinian kills baby at Jerusalem station

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian motorist with a history of anti-Israel violence slammed his car into a crowded train station in Jerusalem on We…

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China's Yan Lianke receives Franz Kafka prize

PRAGUE (AP) — Yan Lianke, a Chinese author who has seen some of his novels banned in his homeland, has received the prestigious Franz Kafka Pr…

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Albania PM seeks to ease tensions with Serbia

Albania PM seeks to ease tensions with Serbia

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's prime minister said Wednesday that his nation and Serbia must try to end decades of hostility toward one anot…

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Iraqis return to school after delay from unrest

Iraqis return to school after delay from unrest

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi students returned to school on Wednesday amid tightened security as the academic year began a month late because thousand…

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Albania PM seeks to ease tensions with Serbia

Albania PM seeks to ease tensions with Serbia

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's prime minister said Wednesday that his nation and Serbia must try to end decades of hostility toward one anot…

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Ottawa hospital says it treated 3 shooting victims

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A hospital says it has received three victims from the shootings in Canada's capital.

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Estonia: Russian military plane violated air space

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia on Wednesday summoned Russia's ambassador over an airspace violation by a Russian military aircraft.

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Hospital says it has received 3 victims from Ottawa shootings, 2 are in stable condition

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Hospital says it has received 3 victims from Ottawa shootings, 2 are in stable condition.

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