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  • Canadian soldier killed, Parliament targeted in possible terror attack

    Canadian soldier killed, Parliament targeted in possible terror attack
    Authorities lifted a lockdown on the core of Canada’s capital city late Wednesday, hours after a gunman shot and killed a soldier standing guard at a war memorial and gunfire erupted in the Parliament building within yards of the prime minister....
  • Autopsy of slain Missouri teen shows close-range gunshot

    Autopsy of slain Missouri teen shows close-range gunshot
    (Reuters) - The official autopsy on an unarmed black teenager whose killing by a white police officer in August set off protests in Ferguson, Missouri, suggests he sustained a gunshot wound to the hand from close range, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch...
  • Special Report: Why Ukraine's revolution remains unfinished

    Special Report: Why Ukraine's revolution remains unfinished
    In the afternoon of February 20, after the morning's dead had been cleared away, Volodymyr Melnychuk arrived outside Kiev's October palace. Higher up the hill stood the seats of Ukrainian government, defended by thousands of police. Below lay...
  • Islamist preacher rejects link to Ottawa shootings, warns of threat to Britain

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's most high-profile Islamist preacher rejected suggestions on Thursday he had influenced the man believed to have shot dead a soldier in Ottawa, but warned there could be similar attacks in Britain from angry radicalized...
  • Justice Dept. 'exasperated' by local probe of Michael Brown shooting

    Justice Dept. 'exasperated' by local probe of Michael Brown shooting
    U.S. Justice Department officials on Thursday criticized local authorities' investigation of the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, saying the case had been handled in a "selective" and "inappropriate" manner. The...
  • U.S. jury convicts four Blackwater guards in 2007 Iraq killings

    For 10 weeks this summer in a downtown Washington courtroom, the trial of four former Blackwater security guards unfolded as a morality play about American accountability to Iraqi civilians in the aftermath of the United States’ long military...
  • Baltimore police arrest suspect in shooting, robbery

    Baltimore police arrest suspect in shooting, robbery
    As a man was burglarizing a home in Northeast Baltimore on Wednesday, Baltimore police patrol officers swooped in and arrested him, according to police. During the investigation, police say, they realized that the suspect, Eric Michael Cawthorn, was the...
  • Coroner identifies girl, 9, shot to death outside Anaheim apartments

    Coroner identifies girl, 9, shot to death outside Anaheim apartments
    A 9-year-old girl fatally shot Wednesday while playing outside her home in Anaheim has been identified. Ximena Meza died at 7:56 p.m. at the UC Irvine Medical Center shortly after being shot, according to the Orange County coroner. Ximena was shot...
  • Girl, 9, dies of injuries in Anaheim shooting

    Girl, 9, dies of injuries in Anaheim shooting
    A 9-year-old girl who was shot outside an apartment building Wednesday evening has died, Anaheim authorities said. The shooting occurred about 7:15 p.m. in the 2300 block of West Greenacre Avenue, said Lt. Bob Dunn, a spokesman with the Anaheim Police...
  • Justice Dept. 'exasperated' by local probe of Missouri teen shooting

    (Reuters) - U.S. Justice Department officials on Thursday criticized local authorities' investigation of the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, saying the case had been handled in a "selective" and "inappropriate" manner....
  • Blackwater convictions leave several Iraqi victims wanting more

    Blackwater convictions leave several Iraqi victims wanting more
    After he attended the federal trial in the United States this summer for four Blackwater security contractors accused in 2007 shootings that left 17 Iraqis dead, Sami Hawas Hamoud was eager to keep up with events in the case. But back home in Baghdad,...