2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

Canada Shooting-2

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, then stormed Parliament in a hail of gunfire...


Lloyd leads US women past Mexico 3-0

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — After the United States’ path to the World Cup hit a snag four years ago, Carli Lloyd was happy to help send the team through smoothly this time....


Next Women's World Cup a big chance for US soccer

The chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!” can rev up again next summer. And this time, they won’t conflict with the workday. A year after the World Cup transformed millions...


'Terrorist ideology' blamed in Canada car attack

SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Quebec — A young convert to Islam who killed a Canadian soldier in a hit-and-run had been on the radar of federal investigators, who...


Nepal closes trekking route after 38 die in storm

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepalese officials closed a section of a popular Himalayan trekking route Sunday after rescuers, overwhelmed with last week’s...


'Bullet-ridden' Halloween cheerleader costume rage in UK

UNITED KINGDOM - A British supermarket chain is under fire for 'Halloween Cheerleader' and 'Halloween American Footballer' costumes which are designed to...


Powerful Hurricane Gonzalo approaching Bermuda

MIAMI — Hurricane Gonzalo is roaring toward the British territory of Bermuda as a powerful Category 4 storm and forecasters say it will likely bring damaging...


Nepal blizzard, avalanche death toll rises to 29

KATMANDU, Nepal — Rescuers widened their search Friday for trekkers stranded since a series of blizzards and avalanches battered the Himalayas in northern...


Ebola death rate hits 70 percent

GENEVA — The death rate in the Ebola outbreak has risen to 70 percent and there could be up to 10,000 new cases a week in two months, the World Health...


'No country is safe' from Ebola, says UN official

The number of deaths from the Ebola virus soared to 4,033 as of Thursday, according to the latest report released Friday by the World Health Organization WHO). The...


Teenage survivor of Taliban attack wins Nobel Peace Prize

Pakistani-born Malala Yousafzai a human rights advocate for women and education has won the Nobel Peace Prize, sharing the prize with Indian child rights...

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