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Solider and one gumman killed in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

A soldier standing guard at a war memorial and one gunman were killed. Police are hunting for other gunmen.

Social Security benefits to go up by 1.7 percent

Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the government announced Wednesday. Read more »

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California orders churches, others to pay for abortion, despite federal protections

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Despite a 2004 federal law, the state of California is telling churches and other faith-based employers their health insurance programs must pay for elective surgical abortions. Two Christian... Read more »

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American man detained in North Korea for leaving Bible in restaurant returns home

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Jeffrey Fowle is back on American soil, but there are still many reasons to question North Korea's religious freedom violations, analysts said. Read more »

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This week in history: Communist China is admitted to the UN

On Oct. 25, 1971, the United Nations voted to expel the Republic of China, based on Taiwan, and admit the communist People's Republic of China to both the General Assembly and the Security Council. Read more »

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Can Christians celebrate Diwali?

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The lights are hung, the candles lit, the feast prepared, the New Year is almost here, families gather and children wait to hear the dramatic re-telling of stories from the ancient past. No, it is... Read more »

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Shots ring out at Canada's Parliament

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A masked gunman dressed all in black shot a Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital Wednesday, then entered Parliament, where dozens of shots rang out,... Read more »

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

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For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

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Jury reaches verdict in Blackwater guards trial

A federal jury has reached a verdict in the case of four Blackwater security guards on trial in the shootings of more than 30 Iraqi citizens. Read more »

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EPA: Gas mileage inflated on 4 Mini Cooper models

The U.S. government has told BMW to reduce the gas mileage estimates on the window stickers on four of its Mini Cooper models after an audit found the figures were overstated. Read more »

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Hearing postponed for man suspected in 7 killings

A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana refused to respond to the judge during his initial court appearance Wednesday, prompting her to postpone it and to warn him he'd... Read more »

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Survey: Harassment a common part of online life

A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life. Read more »

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Fans go crackers for crazy Cheez-It creations

Chocolate-covered Cheez-Its, wedding cake Cheez-Its, even a Cheez-It cocktail... They're all out there. Ditto for Cheez-It jewelry and even Cheez-It tattoos (would that be Cheez-tats?). Read more »

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Erdogan: US airdrop to Kurds in Kobani a mistake

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that the U.S. made a mistake in airdropping weapons to Kurds defending the Syrian city of Kobani from the Islamic State group. Read more »

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Missile, fire from Egypt wounds 2 Israeli troops

Attackers from the Egyptian side of the border fired an anti-tank missile and gunshots at an Israeli military vehicle on Wednesday, wounding two soldiers in a rare cross-border incident, the... Read more »

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UK man faked coma for 2 years to avoid court

He might have got away with it if it hadn't been for his supermarket loyalty card. Read more »

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US journalist recovers; Ebola 'czar' gets to work

A TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday, the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a U.S. hospital, as President Barack Obama's new Ebola "czar" got... Read more »

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Tribes in tense Abu Ghraib vow to keep IS out

The Baghdad suburb of Abu Ghraib, best known for its infamous prison, sits close enough to Baghdad's airport that you can see the control tower in the distance. It's an enticing potential prize for Islamic State militants. Read more »

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Ebola airport checks expand; nurses get training

The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and nurses ready in case another patient turns up... Read more »

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Iraqis return to school after delay from unrest

Iraqi students returned to school on Wednesday amid tightened security as the academic year began a month late because thousands of people displaced by last summer's onslaught by the Islamic State... Read more »

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Indiana man was violent long before 7 killings

With hindsight, there were signs years ago of increasing violence against women by Darren Vann, who police say has confessed to killing seven women in northwestern Indiana and is scheduled to... Read more »

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Judge reviews mental state of stabbing suspect, 12

A Wisconsin judge is expected to decide Wednesday whether the second of two 12-year-old girls charged with stabbing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man is fit to stand... Read more »

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At Berlin Wall, Kerry warns against Cold War redux

Surrounded by relics of the Cold War, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his German counterpart warned Wednesday against a return to the bitter divide between east and west over the current... Read more »

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Q&A: Journalist Dan Rather speaks on courage and authenticity and the profession's strain on family

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In an interview with former CBS correspondent Dan Rather by KSL senior producer Candice Madsen, Rather talks about the courage it takes to be an authentic journalist, especially in the digital age. Read more »

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Ebola cases rise sharply in western Sierra Leone

The number of people infected with Ebola in western Sierra Leone, on the other side of the country from where the first cases emerged months ago, is soaring with more than 20 deaths daily, the... Read more »

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Jodi Arias sentencing retrial opens in Arizona

The Jodi Arias sentencing retrial has started in Arizona with a new jury and opening statements by lawyers to decide whether the convicted murderer should live or die after killing her boyfriend. Read more »

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