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    Canadians seek to understand Parliament shooting

    Authorities and ordinary Canadians sifted through confounding shards of a gunman's life seeking to understand what motivated the man to storm the nation's seat of power.

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    Putin accuses US of undermining global stability

    The United States is destabilizing the global world order by trying to enforce its will, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared Friday, warning that the world will face new wars if Washington fails to respect the interests of other countries.

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    China, 20 other countries initiate new Asian bank

    Twenty-one Asian nations have signed on to a China-driven initiative to create a new development bank for Asia that's aimed at boosting infrastructure investment of all kinds. Beijing sees that as a way to raise its international standing, but Washington opposes the move as an unnecessary and potentially...

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    Smugglers offer $20 passage from Turkey to Syria

    The Turkish border crossing of Oncupinar, an hour's drive from the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, is a chaotic buzz of people waiting to pass into one of the most violent regions in the world. Border guards stand by with machine guns to prevent Islamic militants from joining the flow, but within...

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    Marine murder case reveals US-Philippine sore spot

    American forces are guarding Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, yet a ring of Filipino troops surrounds them. The seemingly redundant security effort around the suspect in a Philippine murder case reflects Manila's uneasy ties with Washington, its former colonial master.

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    AP PHOTOS: North Korea farmers expect good harvest

    Providing enough food to feed the nation is always a struggle for North Korea. But it looks like the residents of Pyongyang won't be lacking for cabbage and vegetables come next month, when the crops will be harvested.

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    UEFA punishes Serbia, Albania for stadium disorder

    Serbia received tougher sanctions than Albania when UEFA punished the Balkan rivals on Friday for the on-field violence sparked by a banner being flown by a drone over the stadium.

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    Attack on Egypt army post kills 17

    An attack on an army post in the restive northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula caused a large explosion and killed 17 people, according to security and medical officials, making it one one of the deadliest attacks on security forces since violence spiked following the ouster of Islamist President...

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    Iraqi officials say IS militants used chlorine gas

    Islamic State militants used chlorine gas during fighting with security forces and Shiite militiamen last month north of Baghdad, Iraqi officials said on Friday.

  • ENTERTAINMENT

    Queen sends first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'

    Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet — and she's signed it "Elizabeth R."

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