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  • Lax security in focus after attack at Canada's parliament

    OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) - Security in Canada's capital came under criticism on Wednesday after a gunman was able to run through the unlocked front door of the main parliament building and get close to Prime Minister Stephen Harper before being taken down...
  • Blackwater guards found guilty in 2007 killings of Iraqi civilians

    WASHINGTON An infamous chapter of the Iraq War closed Wednesday as a jury convicted four former Blackwater Worldwide contractors of killing unarmed civilians in the chaotic streets of Baghdad. The former Blackwater men were charged with killing 14...
  • Teen arrested in deadly Catonsville raid sentenced

    Teen arrested in deadly Catonsville raid sentenced
    A teenager, charged with illegally possessing a gun during a raid in Catonsville last year that left a police officer and another man dead, was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in jail. Taquan Barney, now 18, was charged after officers with Baltimore...
  • Obama says Canada shootings tragic, offers assistance

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama called the shootings in Ottawa on Wednesday "tragic" and said they reinforced the need for vigilance against acts of violence and terrorism. U.S. officials said there was no specific indication of a similar...
  • NHL roundup: Senators-Leafs postponed after shootings

    The Sports Xchange NHL roundup: Senators-Leafs postponed after shootings The NHL postponed the game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators after a series of shootings in downtown Ottawa on Wednesday. The shootings resulted in the death...
  • Washington state soldier pleads not guilty to murdering wife

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - A U.S. soldier accused of shooting his wife to death as she sat working on a computer inside their home in Washington state pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to a charge of first-degree murder. Prosecutors said Army Specialist Skylar...
  • Investigators pursue terrorism link in Canadian Parliament shooting

    OTTAWA, Ontario The suspect in Wednesday's shooting in Ottawa was a 32-year-old who was known to police and had been designated a "high-risk traveler" by Canadian authorities, news reports said. Michael Zehef-Bibeau recently had his passport confiscated,...
  • Autopsy of Michael Brown shows close-range gunshot: report

    Autopsy of Michael Brown shows close-range gunshot: report
    The official autopsy on an unarmed black teenager whose killing by a white police officer set off months of protests in Ferguson, Missouri, suggests he sustained a gunshot wound to the hand from close range, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The...
  • Man dies 5 months after Southwest Side shooting

    Man dies 5 months after Southwest Side shooting
    A Gresham man has died five months after he was shot on the Southwest Side this spring, authorities said Tuesday. Kevin Roberson, 21, was pronounced dead at 6:18 a.m. Tuesday at a Kindred Chicago hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner&...
  • Hartford Man Charged With Murder

    Hartford Man Charged With Murder
    HARTFORD — A 21-year-old city man was charged with murder Wednesday in connection with the fatal shooting of a man on Vine Street in June. Cleveland Brown was previously arrested on charges of first-degree assault and criminal possession of a...
  • Poconos resident mistaken for Frein says he was assaulted

    Poconos resident mistaken for Frein says he was assaulted
    Five weeks into the search for Eric Frein, Canadensis resident James Tully knows the drill. Stop when a police officer approaches. Show identification. Be cooperative. Tully, 39, doesn't own a car and must walk five miles along heavily wooded Route...